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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 11, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper f for tfw CITY G VOL 10ft The newspaper that makes all North lowans HOME EDITION Aswclated Prws and United Press Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA JANUARY IT 1962 n e i g h b s 7c a Paper Consists ot Two SectionsSection NO n Peru isfatal to LIMA Pent giant ava uciwtrcii ar lanche of snow and water caused 4000 persons lost their lives by a thaw roared down oh the The avalanche rushed down the town of Ranrahica and several Huascaran Mountains ripping up ranches in Peru Wednesday night Authorities said The major issues for Most of them controversial By JANE DeMENTHE WASHINGTON UPDThe 87th Congress began its 1962 session with an electionyear list of new andold problems most of them tough Anxious for a shorter than usuaj session so they can return home to campaign House and Senate members hope to dispose of their legislative business by midsum mer The majorissues Trade protectionists are pre dieting that the President will gei little if any of the board author ity he wants to cut American tariff duties in exchange for sun ilar concessions from Western Europe Outcome uncertain Medical care Democratic leaders fear they may be unable to enact even a skeletonized ver sion of Kennedys plan to provide hospitalization and nursing home care for the elderly under Social Security Prospects doubtful aid to col leges for classroom construction and students scholarships likely Aid for public elementary and high schools seems dead Bu Congress probably will subsidize educational television stations Tax revision Approval prob able for billiondollar tax incen tive for business to modernize plants and equipment Other re visions may include withholding taxes on dividends and interest and tighter on business expense accounts Postal s rates Congress is likely to add a penny to the cost of mailing first class and air mail letters raising the average familys cost of Jiving about qne half centra day But Kennedy will have trouble getting any in crease in postal rates for adver tising circulars and wont get all the revenue he wants from pub Ushers v Federal revision in pay scales almost certain Any boost in postal revenues to reduce postal deficit will be partly offset by higher pay Welfare Enactment likely for some version of Kennedys gov ernmentbacked retraining pro gram for workers whose jobs have been eliminated by automa tion Revision in welfare pro gram for the needy also likely United Nations Strong op position developing to administra tion proposal that United States buy million worth of U N bonds to save the world organiza tion from threat of bankruptcy caused by refusal of other na tions to payUN military assess ments has only 50 50 chance if that of getting new cabinetlevel department of hous ing and urban affairs Claims wifes sister caused him to lose affection of spouse EDINA Minn UPI An Edina man has sued his wifes sister foralienation of affection Th suit has been filed in Hennepin County District Court by Melvin Halvorson Married since 1926 he says that Violet Hove has insisted on living with him and his wife for more than 20 belittling and humiliating him FATAL SMASHUP PITTSBURGH UPI Five Air National Guard officers were killed Wednesday night when their disabled C47 crashed into a farm field they feared between3000 and trees crushing farm houses anc sweeping in its destructive path The village of Ranrahica about 200 miles northwest of Lima anc 30miles north of the commercia center of Hiiaraz vas feared to have been wiped out The town has a population o about 3000 and police said aboul that many persons were missing One unconfirmed report said a smaD mountain lake was pushec from its banks flooding the sur rounding area Meager information from the scene said enormous ice chunks were torn from the side of Mt Huascaran a 22205foot peak highest in Peru The ice melted and at pm Wednesday a great mass of ice snow and water broke loose anc rumbled like thunder down the mountain and crashed onto the agricultural cpmrhurity below It sped to the edge of the Santa River and smashed into Ranra hica Comm unication lines were de stroyed in the deadly swath ham pering rescue and preventing ac curate reports on the extent of the disaster The first news reaching Lima just after midnight said the ava lanche was more than half a mile wide and 12 yards deep New distance i mark set by jet bomber MADRID Spain new SV B52H superbomber roaret into the Torrejon airbase near Madrid Thursday after a record smashing 12519mile flight from Okinawa without refueling The plane and its eightman Air Force crew headed by Maj Clyde T Evely 39 of Petersburg Va broke the old world distance mark of 112356 miles without re fueling It had beenheld through the first 15 years of the jet age by a propellerdriven U S TCavy plane named the Truculent Tur tle Aviation experts here called the flight a potent example oj the new planes ability to deliver a cargo of nucleararmed mis siles almost anywhere in the world The huge Boeing superbomber had been in the air 22hours and 10 minutes and had spanned two oceans and the North American continent when Evely set it down on the bases 15000foot runway the longest in Western Europe Waiting on the runway to pin the Distinguished Flying Cross on Evely and his crew for their achievement was Maj Gen David Wade commander of the US 16th Air Force with head quarters at Torrejon The Air Force claimed the new mark subject to confirmation by the International Aeronautic Fed oration Federation ttves checked the Okinawa Ma drid flight both from theplane itself and from other checkpoints Ten other long standing speed records alsowillbe claimed The old mark was set by the Columbus Ohio On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 567 Comics 8 North Iowa News10 Sports Clear Lake News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Transit Schedule 18 STICKEM UP Ingersoll WHERES THE STfAPV Figgjns BOO Pipta HAPPY ENDING Kjeldstadli STOOPS TOCONQUER Grouetfe HEADING FOR HOMES mCO cold weather cuts into classroom time at the schools because the youngsters need more time to get dressed for the long walk home during the current frigid spell These candid shots were snapped at Lincoln School It really is cold as Jarl Kjeldstadlis mother shown with Jarl in lower photo above will vouch Recently arrived from Norway Mrs Kjeldstadli says lowas winter weather is worse their native country Cold gradually Warmer kair was spreading over A iie oiu mane hxr fho Iowa Tnursday bringing an end Truculent Se and Us crewrj T re four US Navy officers in 1946 on a flight from Perth Australia to winds and sunny rninmHiiQ nvn skies were exnected to SAME DATEWlll were expected to push the mercury to between 15 and 25 de grees across the state during the afternoon The warming trend began in lorthwest Iowa during the night ut other sections of thestate again reported subzero readings at dawn Lows early Thursday ranged rom 7 below zero at Council Bluffs to 15 below at Boone Dav enport and Dubuque reported lows of 12 below Mason City had 13 below The warming trend is expected to continue through Saturday but the Weather Bureau has predicted another cold wave for Sunday and Monday The mercury remained below zero for the second straight day Wednesday in many sections of the state with highs ranging from 4 below at Mason City to 4 above at Council Bluffs The Weather Bureaus forecast call for Thursday night lows of between 5 and 10 below in the and 8 to 15 above in the west The mercury is expected to climb into the 20s in all of Iowa Friday Freezing weather covered the entire nation Florida western parts of the Pacific Coast states andeastward into southwestern Arizona Zero temperatures stung parts of the Southland Snow fell in Pensacola in northwest Florida It was 1 below in Nashville Tenn and Louisville Ky zero in Memphis and near zero in Huntsville and Birmingham Ala and Jackson Miss The maximum reading in Memphis Wednesday was 6 a record since 1918 FIRE CHIEF DIES WATERLOO IflRay Tiller 71 Waterloo fire chief for 42 years and a member of the partment since 1908 died of a heart condition at a hospital Thursday Power requested to cut tax tariff 11 miners killed in Ilinoi Blast deep underground CARTERVILLE 111 liam Orlandi director of the Illi nois Mines and Mineral Depart ment said 11 miners trapped in a small coal mine 168 feet below the surface were found dead ealy Thursday He said the bodies were foum by rescue teams which had been seeking to locate the men for sev eral hours Orlandi said the bodies would be brought to the surface after the mice has been ventilated Rescue workers had described the bottom of the shaft murky and filled with smoke and debris They said poisonous carbon mo noxide gas was present in the tun nel Orlandi said that all of the miners trapped have been ac counted for and they all are dead A member of the rescue team said the men apparently were killed instantly by explosion The cause of the blast was not deter mined immediately Miners the scene said compressed air was used folr underground that dynamite and other explo sives were not used The blast occurred shortly after 6 pm about two hours after the men entered the mine which is located in a rural area 85 miles southeast of St Louis The mine operated by the Blue Blaze Coa Co was opened about six months ago The men were trapped in the mine Wednesday night afteran explosion and police earlier had said it appeared unlikely that any had survived The sixman rescue team low ered into the mine with a make shift elevator had reported short ly after midnight that they had sighted one body at the bottom of the shaft The rescue teams pushed their way into a 500foot tunnel where the men the night crew at the mine had been working North Iowa v Partly cloudy to cloudy and warmer Thursday night lows zero to 5 above Mostly cloudy with occasional snow likely Friday hjghs 2530 Iowa Partly cloudy to cloudy Thursday night and Friday Occasional snow likely north Friday Rising temperatures over the state Thursday night and in south Friday Lows Thursday night zero to 10 above Highs Friday 2530 Further out look Considerable cloudines Saturday Minnesota Cloudy light snow warmer Highs Friday around T Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum Sunset t More pay for federal engineers scientists WASHINGTON UPI The Civil Service Commission Thurs day authorized higher starting pay for engineers and scientists o help federal agencies end a shortage in these occupations The commission approved raising en pay to a year effective later this month for engi neers and scientists in grades 9 10 and II This would bringtheir pay to for grade 9 cor grade 10 and for grade It v In annual message What JFK said WASHINGTON UPI Highlights of President Kennedys State of Hie Union Message good But congress should approve legis lation to retrain workers displaced by machines and train youths for the work force For business he wants an 8 per cent tax credit for investment in machinery and equipment wants authority to lower personal income taxes temporarily in periods of recession Sources said it could amount to a 25 per cent cut He wants similar power to speed up such programs as reclamation flood control irriga tion and construction of urban water and sewer systems in economic crises will submit a balanced budget for fiscal 1963 and a bill to give federal employes new pay scales closer to private industry He wants a postal rate hike and ex tension of the present excise and corporate raffes will send Congress a fiveyear trade expansion bill to gradually eliminate tariffs between the United States and the common market on items in which they supply 80 per cent of the worlds would permit a gradual reduction of duties up to 50 per cent on some other goods government expects to get nearly 300 more Polaris missiles this year The countrys military strength has steadily improved in the past year CPLD Day seems very far away threat to Berlin remains but he believes a solution can be found if only Russia will recognize the basic rights and interests involved UNITED asked Congress to approve partici pation in the U N bond issue Officials said he would request permission to buy as much as half of a 5200 million issue to keep the world organization solvent LATIN proposed a special longterm fund of S3 billion for the Alliance for Progress program HEALTH AND WELFAREHe said Congress has no more important business remaining from last year than his plan of medical care for the aged under Social Security He proposed a mass immunization program against childrens diseases and promised new welfare program stressing services instead of support l w said he would present a plan to attack adult illiteracy and urged congressional approval of his school aid programs Man missing in CRESTON in subzero weather destroyed three buildings arid threatened four oth ers in downtown Creston Thurs day The owner of a tavern John Kelley 31 who lived in p n e of three apartments above his place was missing The fire broke out apparently in one of thej apartments authori ses said shortly before 5 am The temperature was 12 below zero Young Keliey has not been seen I since he reentered the building to rescue a dojj Cause bf the fire was not im mediately r known The fire spread and destroyed the Bluegrass Tavern next door to the Kelley place and an empty building formerly occupied by a furniture store The other structures in the half block long string of buildings threatened are the VFW club rooms John Deere implement store an empty store and the Hawks insurance owned by Arnold W Cook N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Prison term doctor CAMDEN Dr Albert L Werner 44 physician was sentenced to two to four years in prison and fined 812000 as a result of his conviction for manslaughter in the deaths of 12 pa tients Dr Weiner allegedly had usedunsterile hypo dermic equipment Vi To heck with the rings KANSAS CITY Kan Helen Martin mixed the concrete as her husband Tom laid the foundation blocks for a tworoom addition to their home The next day Mrs Martin missed her diamond engage ment and wedding rings valued at Then she remembered The last time she saw the bands was on an unfinished block where she had put them while helping her husband Asked if he intended tearing into the foundation in search of the rings Martin said The wall cost more than the rings Tshombe charges ELISABETHVILLE Congo Katanga Presi dent Moise Tshombe charged that Central Congolese troops had massacred 1000 civilians at Kongolo in northwestern Katanga He also accused the soldiers of assaulting hundreds of women in the area Iowa girl to get a pony DBS MOINES Gov Norman A Erbe reported that an 11yearold Marshall town girl will get a pony she was willing to work to earn money to buy The governor said a Centervitte man has offered to give a pony to Bonnie Darling wno earlier had written Erbe asking how she could get a job to eanvmoneyto buy a pony Kennedy Concentrates on economy FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Kennedy asked Congress Thurs day for an array of new eco nomic tools including discre tionary power to cut tariffs and reduce personal income taxes to strengthen the free world against the Communist of fensive In his State of the Union message to the newly convened lawmakers Kennedy said a cold war armistice seems very far away He ticularly the critical problems posedby Berlin Laos and Viet Nam He cited with obvious pride however 4U S military prog ress during his first year in the White House and said his new defense budget provides for more missiles men and sub stantial increases m air force fighter units This said has re jected atiy ailornothmg pos ture which would leave no choice but inglorious retreat or unlimited retaliation Kennedys wide ranging ec onomic defense and foreign policy proposals were keyed to the theory that prosperity must be maintained at home to coun ter successfully the constant threat of military political and economic aggression by the Communists The President sought an ex tensive d o m esti c legislative package some parts of which were sure to provoke contro versy in jthis election year Toslow any future recession tie asked forstandby author ity subject to Congressional yetp to cut personal income tax rates within a specified range While he did not go into details it was learned he want ed power to cut the basic tax rate from 20 to 15 per cent The President renewed his for health insurance or the aged financed through the Social Security system a plan Ameri can Medical Association and many conservative members of Congress Healso requested federal financing of mass immunization against disease and anew con cept of public welfare to shift federal emphasis from direct relief to rehabilitation Kennedy renewed in strong erms his request for federal to education for public school construction teacher salaries loans for new college buildtngs federally financed college scholarships and a new nationwide attack on adult il iteracy He seemed assured of getting a college aid program but the public school plan apparently was dead killed by last years controversy over extending it to parochial or private schools Top item on Kennedys for ign agenda was trade He pro posed a new fiveyear plan to replace the expiring reciprocal rade act It would gradually eliminate certain tariffs in re urn for similar concessions by ne European Common Market Tariffs in other areas would be reduced by as much as 50 per cent The Communist economic of ensive is under way he said n urging his liberalized trade wogram The opportunity is initiative is up to nd the time is now His request for standby au hority to cut income taxes to ombat a recession was quickly ttacked by the GOP Senate Republican leader Ev rett M Dirksen said the pro osal appears as a request for ongress to surrender its au hority in this field and would eem to be a movement intha ;