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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Warns of complacency CSee story on page 6 HOME EDITION Beats the cold KANSAS CITY Kan UP Jerry Havenhill eats breakfast with a black box at his elbow It has switches and signal lights He flips a switch It starts the engine of his car parked outside Another switch starts the engine of his wifes car A few minutes later Havenhill 24 flips two more switches and the car heaters go on I didnt like sitting out in the cold and waiting for the engine to warm up and then waiting for the heater to produce heat Havenhill explains The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14 1943 10c a copy No 5 Snow and coldbig business u The good offsets bad By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Business men throughout much of the na tion might well be humming the old popular song with the lyrics Let it snow let it snow let it snow King Winter is a tyrant but he distributes handsome largesse Jingle bells jingle cash registers Sales of snpw tires are re ported at a record high this year Hotcakes should sell like tire chains rock salt shovels car batteries best ever in heaters and quick windshield defrosters Sales of oil and natural gas in the areas hardest hit and that covers the West Midwest East and parts of the South are up 20 per cent or more Deliveries of foreign fuel oil were slowed by the East Coast dock strike but domestic producers were able to take up the slack Retailers have some room for complaint A heavy snow in New York City can put a million crimpin department store and retail sales But most of these sales are delayed not lost forever and meantime men women and children are load ing up on stretch pants snug gies longhandled drawers rub bers galoshes and gloves In most cities men are taking un ashamedly to earmuffs and Khrushchevstyle karakul hats The reajl winter doom is in outdoor sports The fastest growing sport is skiing which will attract 4 million enthusiasts this season three times as many as in 195253 Last year skiers spent an estimated million on equipment transpor tation and food and lodging One reason for tha growth is the artificial snowmaking machine which makes skiing available in areas which see little natural snow Some 50 re sorts in New York State have these and they arc spreading rapidly The Homestead at Hoi Springs Va which may or may not get natures own snow on its Blue Ridge trails can now guarantee skiing whatever the weather So can resorts in state which rarely if ever saw skierj 10 years ago Washington DC now boasts two ski centers botl doing a brisk trade in equip ment In recent years i n t e i carnivals have proliferated The most famous is the 10day ski andskate fest in St Paul in late January Of the numerous college and prep school car nivals the one at Dartmouth has grown so robustly that several years ago the college authorities began to take steps to see that it did not get too commercial There is of course another GIRLS AFTER 32MILE Medic hSp5 George Battle looks at blistered foot of Alice Schneider of Cincinnati a secretary to Rep Donald Clancy ROhio after congressional secretaries re turned to the Capitol from their 12hour dawnto dusk physical fitness 32mile hike Others from left are Patricia Hughes with her boss Rep Cornelius Gallagher DNJ who greeted the girls on their re turn and Shia Green from the office of Rep Charles Joelson DNJ FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CAPE CANAVERAL Th United States installed its new yncom communications satel 1 i t e in a difficult hanging orbit above earth Thursday ut lost contact with it The 150pound Syncom de iigned to relay radio and tele Dhone conversations betweei Morth America and Africa rod into the sky aboard a trust ihree stage Delta r o c k e launched at am But more than five hour ater the first signs of possibl rouble appeared At that point high over the island of Madagascar a smal rocket inside the satellite wa fired to stabilize Syncom in an orbit about 22300 miles above earth The maneuver itself apCongress with word that our parently was successful aciouth deserve and require a bet News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES To withdraw B47s WASHINGTON The Defense Department plans to start withdrawing aging B47 nuclear bomb ers from overseas bases during the next 16 months it has been learned The cutback will follow the dis mantling of Thor Missile sites in England and Jupiter missile sites in Italy and Turkey and will coincide with the rapid increase in Minuteman and Polaris missiles based respectively in the U S and in sub marines in the Atlantic Submarinesalso are slated to go to the Mediterranean this spring Cuba holds U S skindivers HAVANA The Castro regime announced cap ture of nine Americans suspected of carrying out a study of Cuban coastal artillery installations The un identified men claimed to be on a skindiving expedi tion Bunnies banned in Boston have been banned in Boston The bunny is a curvaceous cocktail waitress and her costume is an abbreviated green satin leotard that the licensing board said left too little to the imagination Goldfine fosses in sponge textile magnate Ber nard Goldfine has agreed to the sale of all his corpor ate and personal assets to settle federal tax claims of several million dollars against him because he had neither the strength nor the money to continue a court fight Goldfine 73 had extensive holdings until President Eisenhowers assistant Sherman Adams admitted accepting gifts from him This led to congressional investigations during which Adams resigned and tax charges were triggered Venezuelan vessel hijacked by Reds FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES side to the issue A snow storm i CARACAS VenezuelaU s ows manufacturing and llnits Thursday sighte struction cuts back car freighter hijacked ings causes postponement ofby Communists in the Caribbeby j hard goo restaurant lit However there was the S sibility that US warships might Syncom may be in trouble Lose contact with satellite FRILLS AGAIN IN VOGUE got many just like says Ida May Conners who will be 93yearsold in May as she examines the fancy lace valentine which is back in public favor Mrs Conners received frilly valentines from her pupils when she taught country school near Waverly she said and later saw thousands go through the mails when she was post master at Waverly Now she makes her home with Mr and Mrs R J Kalous Mason City Route 4 President reveals vast youth coi WASHINGTON APIPresident Kennedy wrapped together in a single unprecedented package rw Thursday all his proposals to aid I that the existing Peace Corps P called again for a domestic peace would be named the Na 111 tional Service Corps He asked crease in juvenile arrests and de f Vi f krt tt growing proportion of unemploybe a month plus travel and ment among young people the in the nations youth He sent it to ter chance We must afford them every op pjortunity to develop and use their taWnts Kennedy we serve them better now they will serve their nation better when the burdens are theirs alone Accordingly Kennedy asked Congress for legislation and fi nancing on a broad scale He bid for a Youth Conservation Corps to work in parks and for ests He urged creation of a sort of the mounting birth rate the cording to early information but within 13 seconds tnereaft r tracking stations on the ground suddenly lost radio con tact with Syncom Scientists managed to get a reading from a radio beacon on board syncom about one hour later Then they lost contact again Hours later ground stations were still trying to reestablish the vital link A spokesman for the Federal Space Agency said the causes could still be normal maybe t Syncom was a little too hot to start with or it could be fac ing in the wrong direction We will know more a little later Because a satellite at the 22 300mile altitude would be in range of more than onethird of the earths surface a system of three syncoms at equally spaced points around the equa tor would provide continuous worldwide communications cov erage The 22300mile altitude is the point in space in which a satel lite will travel at the same speed as the earth rotates on its axis frosty temperatures A check of about 6860 miles an hour Thus the eight polling places just be both earth and satellite swingfore 2 pm showed 2868 votes around once each day or everycast as compared with 1621 at 23 hours 56 minutes and 4 secUhe same hour Feb 10 1959 onds The special school election in overseas be expanded by nearly onehalf And the President emphasized need for action on juvenile delin quency family welfare education and health and physical fitness The total price tag for all the projects is obscure even though Kennedy has recommended all of them before in general if not spe cific terms Kennedy buttressed the plea for actioncwith figures and arguments he lias used many times He spoke linquency As outlined in the message and ay officials who would have some of the responsibility for them the various corps would shape up this way Youth Conservation Corps present day version of the Civilian Conservation Corps that built parks trails lakes and roads in the depression of the 1930s It would start with 15000 boys and be allowed a maximum of 60 000 at any one time They could enroll for six months originally and serve a total of two years o d Ul J Ceil S of home town youth corps He lovercrowding of schools the Jby reenlisting Basic pay would eother vote turnout Voting was heavy on the Mason City School bond issue despite It was the 15th straight suc cess for the ThorDelta rocket combination this countrys most reliable She hands hubby one for the road CHESTER England Mary Nichols 41 calmly hand ed her newborn son to her hus band and then disappeared po lice reported Thursday Police said John Nichols40 was driving his wife home from the hospital when she asked him to stop the car She handed Nichols the infant said This is for you Im off and vanished into a crowd on the street The Nichols have two other children Richard 13 and June 11 YES OF QUARTZ PIERRE S D South 1959 passed t h e John Adams Junior High School bond issue by a vote of 3790 to 1293 The total vote of 5166 that day was unusually heavy particularly since the voters had to deal with a 10inch snowfall the day before The snow accounted for the heavy late vote that day Mason City school district voters went to the polls Thurs day after an intensive campaign by those favoring the bond is sue to build high school ment costs Polls close at 7 pm but re sults of the known until Voting was being done on paper ballots and counting does not begin until the polls close The voting places are 1st pre cinct School Administration Bldg 2nd precinct Water works A new including equip votc will not be some later hour and theatre trade The killing frosts have set back citruj growers in some South Southwest and Coast much as six years And the toll in lives is mount ing The bitter weather has been warships ment national Siberation forces rock 3 close in on the freighter jwho claimed in a radio m Informed sources here said to be pursuing peaceful 3rd precinct Court t v i is leaving nohouse 4th precinct McKinlcy fit wasrhJackcdstonc unturned It has voted thejSchool 5th precinct Pritclards pfthc quartz the official slalcgaragc 6th precinct Roosevelt School 7th prccinctriS and R garage 8th precinct National the most popular spot in the American flying boats ends The message bore the 3126ton Anzoategui bound nine signatures of men in the for Houston Tex at the time raiding party which seized the o the capture at dawn freighter and said ail aboard The ship was reported to have were safe and unharmed been sighted on between a line about the Venezu in this in western and central Europe aud more than 75 in Japan Venezuelan warships were beion against the present govern lievcd steaming out to intercept ment in Venezuela t On the inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 89 North Iowa News10 Sports 1M2 Comics 14 Clear Lake News 18 SAME Iowa Sifetj BUck FUg Means Traffio Death In Past 11 Bonn North Iowa Generally fair Thursday night lows 510 be low Partly cloudy Friday highs 510 above Iowa Generally fair Thursday night lows zero to 10 below Partly cloudy Friday with scattered light snow north west warmer west and cen tral highs 510 northeast to near 20 southwest Further cloudy and warmer Saturday Minnesota ucd cold Highs Friday 8 to IS Globe Gazette weather up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 27 Most fair contin data 21 4 4 Trace iving expenses Home town youth corps Both boys and girls could enroll for vork in hospitals schools parka and settlement houses The corps could hire up to 40000 youngsters he first year and go up to a max mum of 50000 later The pay scale has not been determined The conservation and home own corps would take in semi skilled or unskilled young people 16 to 21 years old in an effort to joost the economy cut unemploy ment and train young people who otherwise would be idle Kennedy has included million for the programs in his new budget State and local governments would have o supply an additional mil lion National Service Corps This would be open to both young and older persons on a volunteer ba sis It is intended to attract per sons with skills that could be put to use at once under professional guidance to provide needed serv ice in hospitals on Indian reser vations to families of migrant workers and in social and educa tional institutions in slum or im poverished rural areas The corps probably would start with 100 or 200 volunteers reach a maximum of 5000 pay to a day and perhaps offer a bonus at the end of a years service Overseas Peace Corps Ken nedy wants to raise the present limit of 9000 volunteers to 13000 He hasincluded in his budget an increase of nearly million for an enlarged Peace Corps which would almost double the present total The President asked that the present threeyear federalstate program to combat juvenile delin quency be extended three more years North lowans reign King queen of hearts DES M01NES Iowa House took time out from the serious business of passing laws Thursday to crown a king and queen of hearts in a gay observance of St Valentines Day The king was 61yearold bachelor Henry C Nelson R Forest City His queen was 18y c a rold Rose Mary Logan Charles City whose beauty has made Desk 105 Guard Armory The vote at about 2 p m Thursday and at the same hour in the 1959 special election was as follows 1st 230 110 2nd 355 223 3rd 374 216 4th 365 109 5th 390 398 6th 534 206 7th 392 250 8th 228 109 The vote by precincts is not entirely comparable since some changes have been made in pre cinct boundaries since 1359 T House chamber After his own coronation by a committee of bachelor House members Nelson placed a dainty cardboard crown on the brunette tresses of Miss Logan and presented her a heartshaped box of candy This is to serve notice on the page boys that they have competition Nelson said Miss Logan blushed and giggled as the bachelor law makers lined up to favor her with Valentines Day kisses The stage was set for the frivolous ceremony when House members found the chambers calendar of pend ing bills printed in red and decorated with hearts Tho top item on the calen dar was a resolution calling for a joint convention to ob serve St Valentines Day When Speaker Robert Na dcn RWebster City sounded the convening gavel he first recognized the gentleman from Heart County Mr King Nelson responded and read the resolution When it was put to a vote it was adopted unanimously N a d c n appointed Mr King Nelson as chairman of a special committee to work out the details of the joint convention We dont want any beat up old married men on the com bachelors in full bloom Nelson told Naden The speaker appointed Reps Reed Casey DCorydon Charles Frazier RKcokuk Vince Stcffen DNcw Hamp ton and William Winkelman RLohrvillc They converged in front of the speakers rostrum one carrying the king card board crown on a pillow Tho coronation of Nelson com pleted Rep Wayne Shaw R Charles City rose and es corted his secretary Miss Logan to the front of the chamber for her part in ceremony ;