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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1962, Mason City, Iowa Daijy leWspdper Edited for tto VOL 102 The newspaper Wires LOBE thaf mokes all North lowans HOME EDITION n eighfaprs i 7c a Paper ConsUU of Two SecUoasSeclion One War of words over theMexicanaffdiiv Wasitunjustified THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Atty Gen Robert F Kennedys comment that the uSMexican War of 184648 was unjustified has touched off a war of Texan rebuttal the strongest This was a campaign which won territory from the Rio Grande to the Pacific for the United States US annexation of Texas which threw offMexican rule in 1836 and resisted when the USsent troops into a disputed region te tween the Nueces Riverand the Rio Grande Religious Brotherhood Week nears By JULES LOU J NEW YORK few weeks ago the board of parish United Lutheran Church in America abruptly can celed the impending publication of a book that had been nearly six years in preparation Titie of the book was The Difference It explored things that divide Lutherans and Catho lies Considerable time has elapsed since this course was first pro jected and the climate has under gone a marked change in the in explained The Rev Dr H Getz editorial division the The Mexican War wasbrought up by a student at Jakarta In donesia during Kennedys visit The student mentioned the war in connection with the DutchIn donesian dispute over West New Guinea Kennedy I would say that as far as the war with Mexico although there might be some from Texas who disagree I would say we were unjustified I dont think that this is a very bright page in American history Commented Gov Price Daniel of Texas I cannot believe that he Kennedy Intended to leave the im pression that he disapproved of the heroic fight for free dom and liber ty which was made by Tex ans in 1836 year of the Alamo and RKENNEDY Texas inde pendence and the subsequent an nexation agreement and defense thereof by the United States Daniel noted that eight Mexi cans died fighting on the Ameri can side of the Alamo Former Maj Gen Edwin A Walker a native Texan who quit the Army in a dispute over troop indoctrination said of Kennedys statement Devastating and un pardonable David Donald a history pro standing each Similar manifestations of this new religious climate are oc curring in every partof the na tion and its safe to say that next weeks 28th annual Brother hood Week will be observed in an atmosphere closer than ever before to that which its sponsor the National Conference of Chris tians and Jews seeks to promote The new climate is reflected in a series of four pamphlets the NCCJ has issued for Ms years observance Their common title is Platformof Good Will and they present the viewpoints of Catholic Protestant Jew and Eastern Orthodox Though they were written sep arately a thread of similarity runs through all four pamphlets which further points up todays emphasis on conversation and un derstanding noted by Dr Getz The notable achievements in the fight against religions intoler ance during this century writes Protestant Jaroslav Pelikan pro fessor of ecclesiastical history at Yale Divinity School make it possible perhaps for the first time to think about going beyond mere tolerance to genuine under standing The Rev Walter J professor of English a University feels the world into which we are moving is one which cannot endure unless men in crease their understanding of one Another and Jhat understanding is possible only when there is some degree of communication between those seeking it The Rev Leonidas C Contos dean of the St Sophia Greek Orthodox Los Ange les says the followers of the vari ous religions instead of talking to themselves have begun to say some meaningful things to vost of the o Seminary of America also sees the need for conversation and suggests it begin by discussing similarities rather than ences But he also says this is not to imply that any energies needed to preserve the distinctive faiths should be diverted from that purpose ANOTHER ABLAST suss its Nevada test site This was the 14th announced underground test since the United states re sumed nuclear testing zer Prize winnei in mid19th cen tury American history com mented that 25 years ago most US historians would have agreed with Kennedy but not now said the war was made Almost inevitable by the fact at Mexicans wouldntnegotiate the entire garrison Allan Nevins he disagrees with Kennedy but says the at torney generals position is tena ble Continued Nevins Its one of those questions thatwill never be settled The general view of his torians used to be that it war was wrong More recently however historians have taken the opposite view As a result of the Mexican War the United States got the dis puted Texas land as wellas what is now Arizona New Mexico Cal ifornia Nevada Utah and a part of Colorado The US also paid Mexico million for these areas Photofax ACTOR Dl ES Vladimir So koloff veteran Hollywood character actor died of a stroke at his Hollywood home at the age of 71 He is pic tured as he appeared in his most recent role that of a Cossack chief in Taras Bui ba a new film still unre leased CLOUDY Fiveday I o w a Temperatures will average near normal Fri day night through next Wed nesday with little change ex cept for a turn to colder near the first of the week Precipi tation will average 25 of an inch in s now mostly about the first of the week North Iowa Cloudy with inter mittent light snow and colder through Saturday Lows Fri day night in the teens Highs Saturday in the20s Partly cloudy east cloudy west Friday night and Satur day Colder east and central Friday night lows 10 north east to 20 southwest Occa sional light snow likely north west Saturday coldernorth east highs 20s northeast to middle 30s southwest Further outlook Afostly cloudy scat tered snow likely and cold Sun day Minnesota Mostly cloudy light snow Colder highs Saturday in 20s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 34 Minimum 22 SAME DATE mi 56 News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES boy FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES admitted arson CHICAGO A 13yearold boy admitted setting firewhich killed 95 persons when told there were 92 children and three nuns sitting in heaven watch ing you a private lie detector expert testified The expert John E Reid appeared as a witness at a de linquency hearing involving the unidentified boy who admitted and then denied setting the Our Lady of the Angels school fire Dec 1 1958 2 questioned in Yanks death i Congo Police brought in for questioning in the slaying of Lt Dorris Stogner the assistant US military TT is the chauffeur of Col Ben Matlick the U S air attache Some duty tours extended SAIGON South Viet Nam Tours of duty in South Viet Nam for certain US Army personnel serving in helicopter units have been extended to 18 months from six An informant emphasized that a lengthened term would not apply to most of the esti mated 4000 U S servicemen now in South Viet Nam L earner grounds Bobby of storms on his flight from Bali to Bandung The Presidents brother and his wife were in a Russianbuilt Indonesian airliner which does not have a pressurized cabin and was not able climb a high altitudi and fly the storms owons P60 Grinnel College and Iowa Mate Uftiversity were represented amontr students who took part in a Turn Peare demonstr tion at the i White House demonstia now is 0day But Glenn is patient CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP United States effort to rocket an astronaut around the world is now off until next Tues the of bad weather in the Atlantic re covery areas And Marine Lt Col John H Glenn Jr will still be the astro naut despite the procession of delays which might have cracked the confidence of the aver age man Glenn has shown no signs of tension that might affect his per formance and there is no basis for considering his replacement Dr William Douglas persona physician to the astronauts said Friday Im as close to this man as I am to my brother Douglas said and I couldnt let my brother fly if I thought he would be in danger If I detected anything wrong I would take immediate action Douglas reiterated that Glenn has complete confidence in the program is an experienced test pilot and used to such delays This was the 10th postponement since the 81000mile flight was originally scheduled Dec 20 The further delay was an nounced at am Central Standard Time Friday at a special weather briefing by the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis tration In addition the NASA spokes man said the entire countdown forboth the 360000poundthrust Atlas booster and the 4J200pound space capsule would be recycled This means that all systems in both the missile and the capsule will be checked all over again from top to bottom despite the previous exhaustive checks Because certain electronic parts in both the missile and capsule had been activated for test pur poses in the previous checks they will have to be replaced to insure peakperformance Further there is a strong like lihood that the attitude control system operated by hydrogen peroxide jets will have to bere placed These Diets were loaded two days ago and the gas has a tendency to corrode theescape valves which Glenn would use to maintain his position relative to the horizon while on his fight On the Inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 5 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News89 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 13 Comics14 Clear Lake News 17 Transit Schedule 18 Infant victim of crash on bridge MISSOURI VALLEY AP Jacqueline Jean Shelton one yearold daughter of Mr and Mrs John Shelton of near Mondamin was fatally injured in an automo bileaccident Thursday Authorities said a car driven by the childs mother Mrs Darlene Shelton 20 and one driven by Marvin A White 26 of Monda min collided headon on a country road bridge over the Soldier Riv er GIVE generously to your newspaperboy to keep RADIO FREE EUROPE on the air More tension t at Macon Go COLD WAVE DOWN Cummings shovels a foot of fresh snow outof a culvert at Florida Mass high in the Berkshire hills ThisFlorida on Photofax Mohawk Trail has population of 569 souls but some have been known to go down to visit Florida in winter Is air corn FROM OUK WIKE SERVICES BERLIN The Western Big Three are reported ready to send jet fighter patrols into the Berlin air corridors unless Soviet MIGs stop buzzing Allied mili tary and passenger planes Tjie Sovietswere accused of playing a reckless and danger rtburg s Student at Wa road victim NEW member of the Wart burg College wrestling team was killed in a highway ac cident Thursday evening while on the way with his wife and baby girl to watch his brothers team perform in a district high school wrestling tournament here Jack Freiderichs 21 Fort Dodge was killed when his car rammed into the rear of a semi trailer tractor being towed by an other semitrailer tractor The drivers side of the car was ous game by Allied officials would have to be cleared indi who admitted they were puzzled vidually by the fourpower by the Soviet harassment U S officials in Washington expressed fear that a dangerous situation could develop rapidly if the Soviets keep up their air antics in the 20milewide corri dors linking West Berlin and West Germany The United States Britain and France in stiff notes to Moscow Thursday charged the Soviets with aggressive and dangerous behavior and warned the Allies were determined to protect their rights to clear airpassage to this outpost 110 miles inside Communist territory The Soviets five times in the past week asked for exclusive use of various of the three Berlin air corridors belpw the 7500 foot flight level for certain peri ods to carry put maneuvers The Allies sensing a move to chop away at their air rights to iso lated Berlin rejected the Soviet requests and said each flight safety center in Berlin Despite the earlier Allied re fusals the Soviets again asked exclusive use Friday of the HamburgBerlin corridor below sheared crashed off into and the a ditch vehicle leaving Freiderichs half out of the car His wife suffered minor bruises and was shaken up and their yearold daughter was unhurt They were examined at the New Hampton hospital and released The accident happened on US 63 about 3Vz miles south of here Chickasaw County Sheriff Galen Folkers said the icy condition of the road was responsible for the accident The lead truck was driven by Serhart Meyer 37 Waverly and the truck struck by the car was driven by Reed Bolin 44 Water loo Neither trucker was injured The trucks were owned by the Carnation Milk Co Waverly Norman Freiderichs is coach of the Janesville High School wrest ling team Massive election INVITE TO GRAHAM UVTIAGO Chile UPI Billy Graham said Friday he hasaccepted invitations to visit Red Poland and Hungary I cannot say yet when I will go begun in India NEW DELHI India In dians began voting Friday for a new Parliament and new state legislatures in the worlds biggest demonstration of democratic elec tions There are 210 million voters on the electoral rolls and 14744 can didates contesting for 494 seats in Parliament and 2930 Seats in state legislatures The last results will not be known until March 2 air for three hours Western military airmen backing protest to Mos cow flew to isolated Berlin in the corridor whose lower levels Union wanted to re servefor its own planes The weather was bad This time the HamburgBef lin corridor northernmost o three suchlinks was involved It runs across Communist terri tory to Berlin from the area o the British zone Commercial planes kept regu sr schedules They generally fly above the altitude the Soviets set for the lowerleve operations Alexander J Bogomblov the Soviet press attache at the em bassy in East Berlin said the Russians have no plans to change their tactics So far as I know they will continue as they have he said You must remember those three corridors are fourpower corridors not just Besides why havent you pro tested before now if youre un Chappy BREMEN HANOVER GERMANY DRESDEN GERMANY COLOGNE BONN O FRANKFURT AIR CORRIDORS HIGHWAYS RAILWAYS CANAL NO LOVERS LANES THESE Heres a look at the air corridors out of West Berlin which the Communists are frying to squeeze We will keep them flying said Gen Lucius D Clay President Kennedys representative in West Berlin Bus boycott by Negroes set it off By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mayor Edgar Wilson of Macon iaid he would call representatives if both sides together Friday in an effort to solve a Negro bus boycott and end a growing wave if violence in the middle Georgia ity I do not want to see a situa ion develop which will create larm that will take years to re pair he told a news conference Thursday after a hurried trip back fromWashington Wilson said police were taking ixtra precautions in the tension filled city but did not spell but details Negroes began the boycott Mon day seeking desegregation of the citybuses and job opportunities for members of their race As the boycott cut into the revenue of the Bibb Transit Co counter moves were made to supplement income The company purchased radio and television time urging white persons to ride a bus and help break the boycott Numerous minor disturbances were reported Thursday Several Negroes and white youths were arrested during downtown fist fights Part of a windshield and two windows on a bus were smashed by rocks A bus containing several ele mentary school age children was struck by gunfire during the day but police said they could not tell whether the incident had anything to do with the boycott There were no injuries Detec tives said the shooting occurred near a weeded area where some one might have been hunting Farther south at Albany Ga Pohce Chief Laurie Pritchett said the Rev Martin Luther King Jr of Atlanta has been called for trial in Recorders Court Tuesday The integration leader will be the firstof 735 Negroes to be tried on charges of disorderly conduct and congregating to obstruct traf fic during December racial dis turbances King who is president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference led a street demon stration against the earlier ar rest of Freedom riders and others seeking to desegregate transportation terminals and fa cilities A later Negro boycott shut down the city bus system The Los Angeles branch of the National Association for the Ad vancement of Colored People re leased a report on 10 case his tories charging some Los Angeles police officers with treating Ne groes brutallyi WhiteHouse restoration fdind grows WASHINGTON UPDDonors ncluding Life magazine have con ributed to Jacqueline Kennedys fund to make the White louse resemble the era in which t was built White House press secretary ierre Salinger said of his had been spent in the first adys campaign to buy antique urniture paintings arid other ob ects for the White House He said the other 513348 is in a special account with the National Park Service official custodian of the White House The question of the contribu tions arose when the New York Herald Tribune said that CBS which originated the televised tour of the White House Wednes day night planned to make a con tribution to the restoration fund The paper said Life magazine which carried a picture spread on the White House also made a contribution to the fund reported to be at least Salinger said that as far as knew there had been no discus sion of donations from either CBS or NBC which also carried the program He said Life magazine made a contribution but did not give the amount He said the White House would continue to respect any request of anonymity by doftors of cash or objects to the project vT ;