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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Scared by Red jets See story on page 2 Huge toll in earthquakes BENGHAZI Libya A series of three shat tering earthquakes left more than fourfifths of the coastal town of Al Marj in ruins Friday and hundreds were believed dead or injured Radio Libya put casualties at 250 dead and 100 injured A U S Air Force spokesman said unconfirmed reports indicated 500 were killed and 1000 in jured The Air Force sent 11 air transports loaded with relief supplies from its base near Tripoli Most of the casualties appar ently came in the first shock Thursday afternoon Two more quakes struck Friday morning as rescue work was in full swing Hospitals Al Marj Barce and Benghazi 55 miles to the southwest were filled with the injured Rescue workers dug through the debris for others feared trapped or killed US and British military forces and Libyan soldiers and po lice rushed food and tents to sur vivors The quakes centered in an area of 20 square miles in and around Al Marj which has a population the way out iof 50000 The US Public Health Servi Tne first shock struck at sun Measles on their j way out Vaccine is ready By AL KUETTNER ATLANTA UPI Measles one of mans oldest diseases ami still a major killer in some parts of the world apparently is on ice university researchers and the drug industry have isolated and produced both live and dead virus vaccines that should be ready for general use within several months The National Institute ofj Health is now preparing the publication of regulations for the new vaccine in the federal register Thats the first step in licensing the vaccine for mass production by the drug manu facturers In the United States nine out of 10 persons get the measles down Thursday as most persons were sitting clown to their evening meals People fled into the streels Buildings and houses toppled trapping many in the ruins A second shock came at am as relief workers toiled in the ruins The third came an hour and a half later British troops took charge of rescue operations after an appeal for help from local Libyan author ities British aid was flown from the Benghazi area and from Cyprus by the time they are 15 years of age There are from 400 to 500 deaths per year mostly from complications like pheu A BritishAmerican control cen ter was established in Al Marj US relief supplies were flown in from the Air Forces Wheelus rowing out of theibase near miles west of the quake area Asian flu finally has reached Iowa DES MOINES AP Presence of several reported cases of Asian flu in Iowa had public health au thorities on the alert Friday for possible outbreaks such as those that started in eastern states and moma disease Thats twice as many deaths as now caused by polio In the socalled developing na tions the silualion is more serious In Chile an estimated 50 per cent of the deaths among communicable diseases can be traced to measles according to Dr Vincent Guince chief of the measles surveillance unit of the Communicable Disease Center here The research produced both live and dead virus vaccines and both will play their part in the early immunization Guiriee explained that the live virus af fords more protection but alsoheaded westward often produces reaction that is about as bad as the measles The dead virus shots produce much less reaction but may not be as effective and long lasting Like polios Drs Jones Salk and Albert Sabin measles also has its vaccine discoverers They are Drs John Enders and Thomas Peebles of Harvard who first isolated a measles virus in 1954 U was strain in ston the 11yearold Belhesda Md boy who provided a virus thai was less loxic poisonous than most The Public Health Service has been testing the live virus for Two confirmed cases of the disease were found among pa tients in the Slate Hospital for the Mentally Retarded at Woodward Another was at Clarinda in southwest Iowa but was not con nected with the Clarinda State Mental Hospital The State University of Iowa College of Medicine at Iowa Citv t f h of Asian flu virus in this state From eastern states it had reach ed states bordering on Iowa State Health Commission Ed mund G Zimmerer and Dr Al bert McKee director of the virus RECEIVING The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 103 MASON CITY OWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22 1963 ClOc a copy No 13 Russia rattles rockets Photofax FULL HOUSE EMPTIED Students arrested in six days of antisegregation demonstrations line up at a discharge point in Baltimore Md city jail The students some of whom were in jail five days were released after an agreement was reached to cease picketing a segregated movie theater if the theater would admit Negroes More than 400 students were arrested during the demonstrations again on Says attack would cause world war FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Soviet Union warned the United States Thursday that any attack on Cuba would start World War III Soviet Defense Minister Marshal Rodion Malinovsky also said that Russia and its allies would regard a war against Cuba as a war against all of them This war will be waged not only in Cuban territory but on the territory of the United States loo Malinovsky said in a ma jor speech Malinovsky issued his warning at a lime when Soviet ships were reported enroute to Cuba to remove several thousand ofj the estimated 17000 troops stationed there It also came shortly after the U S sent a sharp note to Cuba de manding an explanation of the attack by MIG fighters on an unarmed American shrimp boat in the Florida straits Soviet Premier Khrushchev appearing in his army uniform for the first time in 18 months listened attentively as Malin ovsky spoke Malinovskys threat was the first real rocketrattling by Rus MARSHAL MALINOVSKY sia since before crisis of last fall the Cuban Solon in strategy move DES MOINES Rep David Stanley RMusea tine said he will tack the implied consent bill onto any proposed measure to legalize sale of liquor by the drink to get the Senate to accept it Stanley was one of the sponsors of the implied consent bill which would require drivers to submit to a chemical test for drunkenness if they are arrested on suspicion of drunken driving or face suspension of their drivers license Defends caution by pilots WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Robert McNamara said the U S jet pilots who chased off Cuban MIGS that attacked an American shrimp boat were properly cautious in not shooting since the boat flew no identifying flag McNamara said that since the shrimp boat did not fly a flag it could have been a Cuban boat as far as the U S pilots knew Blast danger passes EL DORADO Ark A train loaded with high ly volatile chemicals rammed a gasoline truck and burst into flames at nearby Norphlet The towns 1200 residents fled but five hours after the crash a civil defense official said the clanger of an explosion was past if No Medicare action now WASHINGTON Congress wont decide on President Kennedys health care program before next year key supporters and opponents agreed Hughes Must alter image Malinovsky spoke at a Kretn in meeting marking the 45th anniversary of the Soviet armed forces Seated near him was Premier Khrushchev making a appearance in uniform He wore the uniform of a lieuten ant general with several rows of decorations on his chest The uniform was pale blue with gold shoulder boards and wide gold stripes down the sides of his trousers Touching on a recent speech by his American opposite num ber Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara Malinovsky said I maintain emphatically lhat in retaliation to the 344 missiles with which Mr McNamara is threatening us we shall deal a simultaneous blow of several times more missiles and such a tremendous nuclear yield that it will wipe off the earth all targets industrial and adminis trativepolitical centers of the United States will destroy com pletely the countries which have made available their ter DES MOJNES A survey showing thi Iowa has a farm image among eastern industrial ists indicates we have a lot of work to do Gov Harold Hughes said Friday He told a news conference how ever that lowans should not be concerned about this survey be cause Iowa naturally is known as a great farm state because we are a great farm state But we also want to tell about our industrial potential I dont feel that we ought to do anything to detract from agriculture in Iowa but we should point out the well known industries and the fine supply has of labor that the state ritorics bases for American w a r On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 67 Mason City News 8910 Latest Markets 9 1112 15 the past three years and said the disease now dead virus for two years Morecould reach epidemic proportions than 1200 children in Buffalo Jin Iowa NY Cincinnati Ohio Dckalbl Anyone who didnt lake flu shots1 Sports County Ga Rochester NYilasl fall probably will find lhat it Comics and SeattleKing County Wash wont help now Dr Zimmerer North Iowa News 18 were the guinea pigs for the said I TV Guide Pullout Section test Some of the children received tlrrec of killed virus vac cine others a combination of killed and live virus and a third SAME The audience of 6000 included military attaches of many na tions of East and West Thc incoming reports from news tickers and other chan nels provoked no outward con cern at thc vacation White House in Palm Beach Fla The White House declined comment on thc threat Instead Kennedy announced new emphasis on honoring Americans who contribute toj national security to world peace or to cultural or other significant public or private en jdeavors He said there will be Jan award each year of a prcs iidcntial medal of freedom to the most outstanding individual along those lines Hughes said the survey presents the state with a fine opportunity Fiveday Iowa Temperatures10 wnat needs to done in will average 5 to 8 degrees beIowa The survey is worthless if low normal east and 3 to 5 il is Put on thc shelf and l degrees below normal weslthere for lne next 10 years Hughes said he was surprised that many easterners did not Saturday through nexl Wed nesday Normal lows arc from 10 lo 18 north and in thc 20s south Normal highs arc from 32 lo 40 degrees It will be warmer at the beginning of the period turning colder about Tuesday and Wednes day Precipitation will aver age less than 10 of an inch issue Warning sounded by JFK Will fire on attackers WASHINGTON Kennedy has laid clown an unmis takable warning that US fire power will blast any Cubanbased warships or planes that dare at tack American vessels or aircraft But Kennedy indicated Thurs day that for the time being at least American jet fighters and Navy craft Will be restrained from chasing back to Cuba to punish them If Wednesdays MIG strafing of a wallowing shrimp boat develops into a pattern of attacks the President may then give the sig nal for hot pursuit Several hours after Kennedy ut tered the warning at a news con ference the Cuban government rejected and denied categorical ly the charge that its jets poured rocket fire near the dis abled shrimp boat Ala in the Flo rida Straits Wednesday afternoon And Prime Minister Fidel Cas tro was expected to have some thing to say about it in a televised address Friday night Once before when a U2 was shot down at the peakof the Cu ban crisis last fall a stern US warning apparently deterred any more antiaircraft missile firings on US reconnaissance planes op know that Collins Radio had a major plant at Cedar Rapids That is one of the states finest industries and is making a major contribution to the country Hughes said The governor also said he be in occasional light snow a bill passed in the Senate Tuesday North Iowa Partly cloudy through Saturday with chance of scattered light snow Satur day Warmer Friday night Thursday eliminating the seven per cent level of interest corpor ations can pay on money they borrow probably will help in dustries now in the state for in ventory purposes or for immedi lows zero to 8 above Highs atc construction problems Saturday 1522 He said however he thought in erating over Cuba Congressional critics were not stilled by Kennedys orders that all necessary action be taken by the military forces to prevent any more attacks like the strafing of the helpless shrimp boat Several suggested the incident discredited the administrations contention that the Sovietbuilt MIGs are in Cuba for defensive rather than offensive operations against the United States Ken nedy said he saw no reason to change his view Kennedy said he had instructed the Pentagon to make any nec Iowa Partly cloudy throiHi tcrest ratcs of ovcr seven Per cent essary rcvisions in standing or Saturdav with scattered ightshouU a short lcrm bnsisjdcrs so as to insure that action w likely north Saturday am that ll vouki not bc of taken against any vessel s Friday night zero to 5 licuar benefit in attracting aircraft which strikes at an group a solution containing vaccine no Out of the experiments came the conclusion that a dead shot followed in a month by a live shot appeared to produce the best protection with a min imum of reaction Guinee said Everyone in family can play Virus wild new game By DICK WEST WASHINGTON year my family has managed to make the long winter days and nights seem longer by playing a little game that we call virus tennis The f u n began several As the research on measles continues medical science fore sees the early use of a dead measles vaccine along with thc familiar DPT dipthcria whoopj weeks ago when my older ing cough and typhoid for all daughter brought home infants Guinee emphasized that the she had picked up in school new vaccine has no effect on thc Catch Mother she called measles a tossing one to my wife who lobbed it on to me I gave it a that socalled German threeday variety Giinee said a G c r m a n measles virus has just recently been isolated putting the re1 search about where the general measles vaccine development was five years ago a backhand spin that my younger daughter look on Ihe first bounce and returned with a forehand drive lo her sister Almost before we knew it we were playing regularly At first we were unable to keep more than one virus in thc air at one time But as the winter prog ressed we were batting around several different vi ruses simultaneously As our form improved we switched from singles to doubles That is rather than have just one player in bed with a virus we had two The youngest member of the household being only a year old was too small to play so we let him be the virus boy This is thc equi valent of a ball boy in lawn tennis He would chase the viruses that the rest of us had missed and bring them back lo us I understand thc game has enjoyed wide popularity but in case it hasnt caught on yet in your area heres the way it is played One player is called the server Ho tosses a virus into Ihc air and propels it by means of a cough or sneeze toward the second player who is called the receiver To be a valid serve thc virus must land in the receiv ers upper respiratory tract Whrn thai happens on the first servo it is called an ace If it misses it is called a fault and the server must serve again snow Low above northeast 1015 south west Warmer south and ex treme west Saturday highs 15 northeast to 30 southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday Minnesota Some cloudiness warmer Highs Saturday 18 22 Globe Gazette weather data up o 8 am Friday Maximum l Minimum 13 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 20 Minimum 2 Proposes fee for some of parks Scoring systems vary but DES MOINKS en in general the following rules tering state parks of more than are used One point for a run50 acres would be required loi ny nose two points for an have a windshield sticker cost earache three points for a ling under provisions of a bill filed in thc Iowa Senate Friday The measure provides that fees collected would be used for the Bonus points arc givrn if operation and maintenance of the receiver is l hcciridden statc parks Violators would for at least 24 hours subject to fines of to 2 calls a doctor Players who take flu shots before the season opens have a 50point handicap My older daughter is thc leading scorer in our house but she has an advantage iiuhistry to Iowa NEATNESS DOESNT PAY American ship or plane over Ca ribbean international waters He didnt elaborate and de fense officials refused to discuss BROOKSVILLE Miss AP the standing orders or the Four prisoners who escaped fromchanges jail were recaptured Thursday But competent sources said it when they stopped for a haircut was quite clear the President is sore throat and four points for a temperature of ICO degrees or more be FLIES TO PARIS WASHINGTON UPI Am bassador Livingston T Mer chant flew Friday tr Paris to talk over with NATO allies President Kennedys plan for over thc rest of us She plays a lot at school giving them a share in a scaj borne Polaris missile force and more say in nuclear strategy A thoiofax CREWMEN DESCRIBE MIG ATTACK IVris Jackson loft and Benjamin Washington describe how Mid jots from Cuba flow over their disabled fishing boat in the Florida Straits They thought the MIGS lived machine guns but U S airmen who suw the attack said they were rockets ;