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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 6, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North ijowas Daily Newspaper Editor for ttw GlTYG GAZETTE VOL 100 newspaper that nvalcey ail North lowans and United Press International Full Wife MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 1962 HOME EWTION n e i g h bots Paptr Consists o Two SectionsSection 71 A change in press format JFK wants givetake By KEERAN DeWITT York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Dont be surprised if President Kennedy makes some changes in press conference procedures at the White House But what they conld be insiders wont say One top official who has dis cussed the subject with JFK says The President isnt too pleased with all of his press conferences He doesnt think there is enough real give and take between the reporters and himself You know thats when hes at his best Any thought of moving the State Department auditorium to smaller quarters to limit number of re porters and create a cozier atmos phere Thats one possibility says the White House aide V Treasury Douglas Dillion and his top aides played a key rolejn President Kennedys drive to budget a small surplus and were responsible for knock ing out a number ofspendingpro grams that were pushed by other agenciesDillion revealed a tough streak that surprised many Kennedy officials Look for a gradual shift in emphasis of US Information Agency activities abroad Hereto fore USIA has scattered its effort around the globe putting offices into almost any country which welcomed them Thisis expensive and not always effective In the future a system of priorities vill govern placement of OSIA offices This means that some countries may not have any while they attempt to tell Americas story abroad will be concentrated in other areas where itis needed or can do the most good Whereis Lydon Johnson these days Down on his ranch in Tex as The vice president declined to take a major role in the admin istratkras regional White House conference and Att Gen Eoben F Kennedy substituted for him Johnsons disappearance act hes rarely seen these days arounc the White House has administration bigwigs puzzled Is he sulking If so why No knows New Internal Revenue figure show that bookmakers paid 000 during the month for federa wageringstamp tax as agains a year ago Authorities concede most bookies operate without stamps But the recen rash of federal arrests have convinced some that it safer to buy the stamps anc risk local prosecution than it is to get in wrong with Uncle Sam Western naval intelligence ser vice are not taking very seriousb Minister Nehru raised his fist arid shouted in anger Friday at thousands of admirers who gate crashed a convention of the Con gress party and broke up the meeting The 72yearold prime minister biad to be restrained forcibly from jumping into the surging Phot of ax OUTSIDE Bing Crosbys wife Kathy sits outside the singing actors room with Dr1 D A Roman after Crosby had two kidney stones removed by surgery at Santa Monicas St Johns Hospital Crosby is expected to be hospitalized for a week It wasCrosbys third kidney operation in nine years and was described as successful More revelations due in k mart prob Too many jadmirers Nehru raises fist in anger PATNA India Primei threw two attendants from the esti by po crowd mated lice at up to a in his demand for An In news agency Nehru said show ered blows on security guards who held him back NEHRU a nd literally platform Nehru himself escapedunhurt but 25 persons were injured in the mob demonstration two crit ically Twelve persons were arrested one man with a dagger But po said the crowd was made up of admirers of the Indian leader who stampeded only to get a closer look at him Nehru left in a huff after ad dressing the convention He brushed aside British and American criticism of Indias seizure of Portuguese Goa For the first fame he claimed the seizure of the territory was partly to prevent the enclave on Indias west coast from becom ing a North AtlanticTreaty Or ganization base Portugal is a member of NATO Redfaced weatherman Hes Mr Anonymous KANSAS CITY Mo fl Thursday U S Weather Bureau forecast 10 inches of snow for Kansas City During the night it changed the first forecast to 3 inches then to 1 The first forecast turned out to be right Wading through the snow to a luncheon club meeting Fri day forecaster H L Jacobson showed up with this inscription on his name badge Anonymous N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES US puts pressure on Laos WASHINGTON The United States has left unanswered the question of whetherit will suspend its million monthly aid to the proWestern govern Guinea According to the latest ment was generally regarded as an at information President Sukarno temPt to pressure the government of Laotian Prince Boun Oum to go ahead with negotiations for a coali tion government Injunction hits welfare code GOSHEN N Y The city of Newburgh is un derpermanent injunction from enforcing 12 of the 13 points of its controversial welfare code The code drawn up last July would deny welfare payments to unwed mothers having more illegitimate children and Blizzard misses N Iowa BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A snowstorm that paralyzed parts of nearby states swerved across southeastern Iowa leaving up to 8 inches of snow Saturday The hardest hit Iowa area was a twotier block of six counties Davis Van Buien Monroe Wapello and Jefferson Sheriff Paul W Thomas of Ap panoose County said CenterviUe received 3 inches of snow Sheriff James W Yates ofneighboring Davis County said Bloomfield hac to 8 inches Ottumwa reported 72 inches o snow and Fairfield got 5 inches Keosauqua was hit by a half a foot of new snow and Albia re ceived A or 5 inches the Monroe County sheriffs office sai3 West and east of this area the snowfall amounts were lighter Lamoni and Burlington had inches Cedar Rapids 3 and Dav enpor 4 North Iowa completely es caped the blow All primary highways were open but many of them rangec up to 100 per cent snowpacked There was drifting reported on county roads Snowplows were ou in some counties most of the night The absence of strong winds prevented more serious drifting especially in the cities The threat vof a severe storm for the entire secom in two a num ber of southwest Iowa schools to send pupils home early Friday While the southeastern area was tiit by heavy snow the remainder of the state was pierced by biting cold Spencer had an over night low of 3 below zero but temperatures ranged up to 27 at Davenport in the snow area Kansas City was nearly para lyzed w i t h a 10inch snowfall that caused monstrous traffic tieups St Joseph Mo had inches and Olathe and Topefca Kan had 6 Sixfoot drifts were common in the area where 50 60 mile winds reduced visibility at times to a few feet information President Sukarno has only 12 to 15 landing craft and the nearest island base from which he could mount any kind of an offensive is some 1100 miles Satellite diplomats are privately chuckling at this story A Hung arian peasant named Janos runs in from the fields to his hut and a sians are on the moon No an etlts to each month for a review of their cases swer Janos repeats The Rus sians are on the moon Wearily liona looks up at him and asks Ail of them SEGREGATION SIGNS DOWN A workman removes a rest room sign at Montgomery Ala Municipal Airport Photofax ing room furniture and close toilets and water fountains But they said these and the airport restaurant will be v cum me 011 pyx t win jucj in compliance with a federal court or closed if there is a concerted Integra r4 ri rr r 4C i j i der banning segregation However city officials delayed plans to remove wait tion attempt Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night warmer west and cen tral portions lows 10 to 15 near 20 south In cJoudiness Sunday north to creasing warmer east and south Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 12 Minimum 2 At 8 a m 9 Sunrise Sunset 453 YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 22 BAN STEEL KNIVES SAN QUENTIN Calif TJPl Quentin prisoners Satur daybegan eating with plastic knives at their meals Prison of Communist China bought six or more Vickers Viscount turboprop airliners from Britain beacuse Moscow refused credit to Peiping for the purchase of new Russian planes Does that mean Britain sold its airliners to the Commun ist China on credit Only silence in Londonon that question SAME Department Figures Rusk Clay in conference of State Dean Rusk and Gen Lucius D Clay President Kennedys spe cial representative in Berlin met to discuss the prob lems of the U S military commander in Red encir cled West Berlin Clay has argued that the local American commander in the city needs a freer hand to deal with crises created by the Red wall dividing the city GOP chief in warning t WASHINGTON The United States is being outvoted outmaneuvered and outpropagandized in the United Nations says Republican National Chair man William E Miller He told a cheering conserva tive group that if the situation continued the United States must take a whole new looksee at the United Nations Walker denies political aims AMARILLO Maj Gen Edwin A Walker of the controversial Birch Society says a re port he will seek the Democratic nomination for gov ernor of Texas is news to me The snow belt extended into ficials removed some 5000 Texas where Chiliicothe had stainless steel knives from the five inches whippedby 73 mile tables after four stabbings at an hour winds Schools and theprison roads were closed in northwest ern Oklahoma where snowfall measured up to six inches The and sleet also ex tended into northwestern Arkan sas coating highways with ice Snow flurries were reported as far south as Hope Ark which is 40 miles north of the Louisiana line Doctor is coach baby delivered ELL Mich Morris Chelsky couldnt get to an expect ant mothers bedside because the road to Hell was coated with ice Friday But he called from his office in Howell 15 miles away and coached three neighbor women by telephone They delivered Mrs John Aid rich of a ninepound son Mother and son were reported doing well On trie inside Edjforials Page 4 Comics S Church Features 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Society News 12 Sports 1314 Business News 1718 Clear Lake News 20 Transit Schedule 20 North Iowa News 22 EXSOLON DIES CLARKSBURG Va Former US Sen John D Hoblit zell Jr died unexpectedly Satur day of a art atttack Tornado rips Florida town CRESTVIEW Fla cue vorkers toiling around the clock sifted through the wreckage of a tornadostricken city Satur day In a grim search for dead and injured Only one victim a 6monthold girl was known to have perished in the twister that spun out of a squall line like a yoyo and tore a threemile long zigzag path through this western Florida pan handle community But Capt J W Jourdan direct ing a highwaypatrol emergency team said Theres a possibility a lot of dead people will show up in the flattened debris of the more than 300 homes damagedby the storm Approximately 63 persons were injured five of them serious enough for an 1500 were left homeless by the deadly funnel which apparently dipped to the ground three times The Pensacola Journal said 50 house trailers also wore de stroyed A series of squall lines blowing across the lower half of the Gulf coastal states spawned the torna do which pounded Crestview and other cities Slight property dam age was reported at Destin and Paxton Fla and at Glenwood Ala A Grestview estimated the property loss here alone at million or more State troopers and other officers stood guard through the night to prevent loot ing The dead child was Donna Joyce Johnson the daughter o Mr arid Mrs Kenneth Johnson A falling wall in their brick ve neer home crushed the child to death Amex to clean house WASHINGTON AP The biggest stock market scandal in 23 vjars ha hit the American Stock Exchange and further reve lations seem certain The nations second largest fastest growing stock exchange was blistered Friday by federal investigators who cited evidence of manifold andprolonged abus es of market safeguards adopt ed after Wall Streets 1929 deba cle Ina 127 page report the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission ripped into the Ainer idari Exchange in terms reminis cent ofa similar reform probe of the larger neighboring New York Stock Exchange in 193839 The american Exchange had no immediate comment on the document Three developments were ex pected to flow from the SECsac tion 1 Increased pressure on the ex known to Wall Streeters as the Amex to adopt reforms more sweeping than those already in the works The SEC told the exchange to clean house in a big way or pre pare to take orders from Wash ington 2 Formalproceedings by the SEC and perhaps the Justice De partment against some of the Amnx members named as wrong PhotoFax posite side coming to rest in a snow NIGHT INTRUDER Harvey Zinner wMUfe itou tll n olluw man Highspire Pa looks at the dam bank against the side of a gasoline sta age that was created when a car veered out of control and crashed through the front of his home and went out the op tion Neither the driver of the car nor the Zinnerman family which Vas asleep at the time were injured doers The SEC is known to be hold ing back consumable evidence against some of these dence which presumably would be produced in a hearing room Asked why the report only hint ed at market rigging and made no direct charges an SEC official said We cant try these guys in a report 3 More vigorous policing of ex changes by the SEC The Amex investigation and a broader SEC study of the entire securities business authorized by Congress and just getting started grew put of commission proceed ings against Jerry and Gerard Re specialists The Res father and son were expelledfrom the exchange last May for multiple stock rigging and illegal transactions involving more than million They have since been arrested on criminal charges The scope of the Re case jarred the SEC becauseas specialists they held the most important po sitions in the market being re sponsible for the conduct of fair and orderly auctions in assigned stocks Reporting on the followup in quiry the SEC investigators charged that Top Amex officials had conflicts of interest that may have curbed their freedom to enforce honesty or the trading floor Among those named in this connection was Ed ward T McCormick a former SEC commissioner who was oust ed as Amex president on Dec 11 The Amex has been domina J for about 10 years by a self perpetuating clique that allegedly closed its eyes too often to serious misdeeds Listed as members of the ingrbup were Joseph F Reil ly who has agreed to step down next month as president pro tern and chairman of the board of gov ernors Charles J Bocklet vice chairman James R Dyer chair man of the Finance Committee and John J Mann chairman of the Floors Transactions Commit tee The last three all are cialisK The big specialist firm of Gil ligan Will 4Co violated laws and regulations on a wholesale basis and held a whip hand over many other specialists by finan cing their operations the SEG said When the investigation was an nounced MtCorinick said it would dispel unwarranted inferences stemming from the Re Case Like other Amex officials McCormick contended the Res were isolated offenders ;