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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 28, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the 100 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires The newspaper that m a kes a 11 N o r t h I 0 wa n s LOBEGAZETTE neighbors 7e a Paper Consists of Two One HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 28 1961 No tf JFKs bud hit b PALM BEACH Fla President Kennedy gave priority Thursday to work on his Stale of the Union message with Secretary of Agriculture Orville L Freeman joining the conference sessions The President basking in the 1 warm sun of his seaside White House continued a holiday sched ule of relaxation conferences and hospital visits to his ailing 73 yearold father Advisers here let it be known Wednesday that work has been US pipe smokers jvanishing Victims of the times By JON BRADSHAW New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORKTightlytailored clothes and the exigencies of the second world war have combin ed to deplete the ranks of that most debonair species theJ American pipe smoker T According to Jerry Nagler ex court in New York where he ecutive director of the Pipe and pleatl guilty to three counts Tobacco Council pipe smoking grancl larccny following a has fallen to an alltime low and 38colint indictment on grand in c only recently has made any ind forgery charges mjght noticeable sfpnc nn thr involving S819601 Tnhin nf GRAND AP Photofax LARCENYSamuel Rubin 49 appears at criminal involving Rubin of N Y and noticeable steps on the way back involving to recovery I Atlantic Beach Were just now starting to re of a group of finance gain a little ground he said We have only onethird the num ber of pipe users now that we had in 1941 A whole generation has been lost to cigarettes Lamenting this deficiency Nag ler said when war broke out the men stopped going to college where the pipe generally makes most of its new friends Instead they went to war where its no1 pipe easy matter to light crouched in a cramped guntur ret Nor did the soldier want to bother cleaning and caring for a pipe while moving across battle fields When they came home he said they were either confirm ed cigarette smokers or non companies used forged prom issory notes according to the indictment Keokuk blaze fatal to 2 KEOKUK API One man burned to death in a tavern fire early Thursday and another died of a heart attack at the scene James Short 43 ocrishpri when a blaze swept the Stune 1 avcrn and Restaurant George Fortune owner of the concluded on the 1963 budget that Kennedy has approved it and that it is balanced It is expected to be in the neighborhood of billion about billion above this year Thursday the President turned tothe important State of the Un ion Message which he personally will deliver to Congress shortly after it convenes on Jan 10 Pierre Salinger White House press secretary said Kennedy probably will spend the rest of the week working on this review of the nations progress in the past year both foreign and do mestic It also traditionally in cludes a prediction of what may lie ahead Kennedy also plans to push such controversial legislation as medical care for the aged de spite the prospect of explosive fights in Congress Kennedys associates realize there will be a thumping con gressional fight over his impend ing efforts to liberalize the recip rocal trade program through au thority to lower tariffs But the inner circle expects the toughest battle to involve the ad ministration plan for financing medical care for the aged through the Social Security system Key administration figures say that should thc plan be stopped Congress a g a i n Kennedy this powerful amrnu the 1962 congressional nition in elections Progress on the State of the Union message was reported as substantial although as a work ing document which Kennedy will deliver to congress in person the message will not be completed for another 10 days at least Five toptevel advisers have been sitting in on the daily ses sions with Kennedy The latest was secretary of the Treasury Dpviglas Dillon whodrove here Wednesday from his winter home at nearby Hobe Sound After looking in on the elder ENJOYING THE Sgt Har n rwhe center of family attention dur ing this holiday season the Presi dent returned for his own year were badty burned Ernest Rittman 54 suffered iintiiiciii jjunereu a smokers and few of them changfatal heart attack while helping ed We just lost a generation jto battle the flames Rittman was alonS camc thatnight foreman at the Hubinger htMrrincr o tightfitting continental look andCereal plant across pipe smokers discovered that thefrom the tavern tobacco pouch and pipe were much too bulky to carry about So they surrendered the pipe rather than have their streamj lined clothes bulging at the Bur yes even so weve been making inroads and hope to have a two per cent increase by the end of this year over 1960 in the number of pipes sold And he said hopefully the nev batch of college kids may begin to revert to the old days when freshmen left for college with their text books under one arm and pipe and tobacco under the other the street On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Society News67 Clear Lake News 8 Sports 910 North Iowa News 11 Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 Comics 14 Transit ScheduleU Dr Preston Wade a New York specialist reported the health of the President 44 was generally excellent and that his troublesome back condition had improved SAME N North I owa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday with scattered light snow Thursday night and contin ued cold Lows Thursday night 5 to 10 belowzero Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday with scat tered light smnv in northeast Thursday night Continued cold Thursday night and Fri day Lows Thursday night 5 to 10 below zero Highs 510 above in northeast 1520 in the southwest daj and Further outlook Consider able cloudiness and continued cold Saturday Minnesota Flurries continued cold Highs Friday around 12 GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum data 13 11 Pipe manufacturers are assidu ously attacking thc problematic continental styles Weve gone streamlined too7 Nagler said We are marketing a pipe with a continental shape and we are trying influencing continental clothes manufacturers to sew in a pipe and tobacco pocket Pipe models are now generally slimmer and less bulky and the tobacco is packaged in flatter pouches Continuing h i s lamentation Nagler recalled a survey taken in 1958 where 64 per cent of the women queried preferred men who smoked pipes Tweeds were big then he said and women preferred pipe smoking because it added to their generally tweedy virile aspect And now that men no longer wear tweeds Well still prefer thc pipe Nagler said the pipe industry was at its peak in 1918 when 34 million pipe smokers burned 257 million of tobacco In 1955 he noted the poundage had dropped to 70 millions This year according to project ed figures the industry estimated 13 million regular pipe smokers to use 78 million pounds of to bacco FLOOD RELIEF LEOPOLDVILLE the Congo United States Thursday donated to thc United Nations and the Congo central NORTON Va A series of explosions wrecked government for relief of victimsj the Atlas Supply Co powder plant and destroyed or waters of home in thc tiny mountain village of i Sutherland Twentysix persons were injured Seek to stop Sunday sales campaign to get signed pledges from area residents to refrain from unnecessary shopping on Sunday was under way here Sponsored by religious leaders the pledge signup was the latest move in a drive against Sunday sales An apology from U N LEOPOLDVILLE Congo The United Nations apologized for the arrest of Katangese justice min ister Valentin Ilunga in Elisabethville by a Swedish UN patrol Union Communist infiltrated Subversive Activities Con trol Board examiner has recommended that the In ternational Union of Mine Mill and Smeller Workers be declared a CommunistInfiltrated organization to bargain for any employes British force in MidEast LONDON British troops planes and warships converged on the tense Middle East but the govern ment refused to say whether the force was being sent to protect the oilrich sheikdom of Kuwait The movement of 3000 men an aircraft carrier two frigates and a tanklanding ship from England and Kenya responded to an alert of units of Britains highly mobile troubleshooting Explosions wreck plant No problem on New Years Eve DES MOINES AP The State Safety Department said Thursday it anticipates no traffic enforcement problem next Sun day night New Years eve But it is taking no chances Safety Commissioner Carl Pcsch I said the Highway Patrol will be lout in force both Saturday and Sunday nights looking for the drunken driver Although many night spots will be closed Sunday night he said I expect there will be a intoxicated motorists No more ideas please Mailmen solve By LOUIS G PANOS Unless you have one thats really sure fire dont bother to send the Post Office Department any ideas for solving its dogbite problem It has enough Theyve been of dogbites I WllUlJ streaming in ever since the dcibnts to cats But the mailmens plight caught theimagination of many con cerned and inventive citizens and of many who apparently dont much care for dogs They came up with batches of suggestions most of them urging the use of special equipment ranging from partmcnt announced last month that it would change its policy on dogs with a yen for mailmens shank A Valicr Mont man preferred the subtle approach Give the car rier a cat he suggested When the dog attacks turn the cat loose vhn 11 mi lUUoc The present policy of warning and while the dog is chasing the n CC1 1 rV ft 1 I Wl L t the offending dogs adopted three years ago after more than G000 car riers reported 1957 canine attacks in The Post Office said Thursday its new policy under which the owner will be telephoned to pick up his own mail will become ef fective Jan 13 cat the mailman can get his work done Others proposed less dramatic water pistol filled with ammonia a tear gas gun which is painful but harmless electric shock canes like those used by livestock auctioneers dogbiteproof leather boots or even dogbiteproof pants made of aluminum thread To help bail out the UN Will request million WASHINGTON APIPresident Kennedy will ask Congress for million to buy United Na tions bonds to help pay for the UNs Congo operations In announcing this today Har lan Cleveland assistant secretary of State for International organi zation affairs acknowledged that he expects the request will stir debate Some lending legislators have been critical of the UN Congo action But it is in the national interest jof the United States to help bail thc UN out of its financial woes Cleveland said adding Congressional approval of this proposal will frustrate the Soviet attempt to starve the United Na tions into submission and will preserve thc UN for its vital j executive role in international pol lilics Cleveland said Kennedy will pro pose that Congress authorize US purchase of up to million of the 3200 million worth of bonds the UN General Assembly has voted to issue to pay for the UN peace and security operations in thc Congo ami the UNs smaller peacekeeping emergency force in thc Gaza Strip along thc Israeli Egyptian border The bond issue plan is tied in with other efforts to get the UN now financially dragging on a solvent basis Thc Congo operation has drained UN funds at the rate of mil lion a year The United States has been paying about 475 per cent of the cost A main cause of the UN financial deficit is refusal by the Communist countries and by Highland Park and Belgium to chip in rl J L V But man would shim these purely dej their share feusive measures in favor of he toothforatooth philosophy Thc Post Office should set up centers for dogs of its own he said and these should be trained to attack any dog attacking a postman As in any great public debate even thc experts clashed A Suitland Md mail carrier said hes licked thc 4 tots heroic mother killed in fire at home EVANSVILLE I n d UPD Four children and their heroic said hes licked the problem by OU1 aml ncir lici carrying dog biscuits on his route wcere killcd Thursday i and making friends of fourlegged foes But a carrier in Jamaica NY rebelled in rhyme was a mailman There Frankfort Who fed ort dogs more than he He tendered a strudel To a friendly poodle And now he is three fingers short number of around NEW DIES YORK AT 67 Robert M LaFollette Jr 67 widow of the former senator from Wiscon sin died Wednesday Her hus band served as Republican sen ator from Wisconsin from 1925 to 194fi succeeding his father who was senator from Wisconsin for 19 years LaFollette Jr died in 1953 at the age of 58 warm NWAPtK River Itll stay cold rest of week Iowa was held in the grip of another cold wave Thursday with thc mercury skidding below zero across all of the state early in the day Charles City reported the state low of 16 below Dubuque had 15 below Readings of n below were reported at Mason City Waterloo Spencer and Cedar Rapids Atlantic and Boone had 12 be low with Otlumwa and Des Moincs reporting 10 below The warmest spot in the state about dawn was Sioux Citywhich had a low of one below The Weather Bureau said the cold spell will continue through the weekend with highs Thursday expected to vary from 5 to 10 above in the north and from 15 to 20 above in thc south Top readings Wednesday ranged from 13 above at Mason City to 25 above at Lamoni The forecast for Thursday night called for slightly warmer weath er with lows ranging rom 5 be tow to 10 above Light snow flurries moved across Iowa Wednesday night but accumulations were light The oniive in a h o m e Fire sparked by a gas heater Viola Kirkpatrick 34 was dead of suffocation beneath thc debris of a stairway which collapsed as she climbed through dense smoke and flames in a fruitless effort to rescue three of her n children from upstairs bedrooms The three children ranging in age from 4 to 9 were found dead of suffocation in a bedroom when firemen battled their way through the smoke and fire A fourth child 2yearold Mike lost his life when a ceiling col lapsed and jolted him from the amis of his father James who was carrying him and two other youngsters toward an exit t Told no one of invasion Nehru 1 NEW DELHI India AP j Prime Minister Nehru said Thurs day he did not discuss Indias ivasion of Goa and two other Por jtugucs enclaves with the Soviet Union beforehand and had no ad ivance indication of Moscows sun Iport He told a news conference We tried to find some way of escape from military attack But he re jected any suggestion that India from the former Portu guese territory now AP Phptofw i Nchrl1 said the invasion date bbKlMNADES BOSS R Sargent was Postponed twice because of 1 eace Corps director turns his ear 1ipmTatic approaches by the ONLY THE NEWSPAPER his such audience for news and advertising Peo pla look to newspapers for in formation about the world the nation the thtir heaviest inch snowfall was about an Newspaperboy finds charity pays offfor himself too chccr Omuch DIES PASADENA Calif Hendrix described by Ca greatest telescope opticians ilicdiself KINGSPORT Tcnn AP Kingsporfs littlest Santa the ncwspapcrhoy who put his profits into the Salvation Army Christmas kcUIc goodwill his deed would from throughout the nation gifts and financial aid are pouring in Thc lad identified only as Gary was noticed dropping his 2 cents profit from each paper sale into the Salvation Army kettle When Wednesday at age 56 v to give to others moved ov iw II lUVvtl hearts across thecountry and mns basket last year family of very moderate means was the guest of the Exchange Club He was given a bicycle and a jacket and a savings account was started in his name That was only the beginning Newspapers and radio stations throughout the nation used an As Gary one of five children in ajsociated Press story telling of V ;