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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the J VOL 100 newspaper Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease HOME EDITION that makes all North I owans MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 15 1962 neig h bors r 7c a Paper Consists of Two One No IS N at sea umea it Dutch sink 2 Indonesian vessels FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HOLLANDIA Dutch New Dutch Navysaid Monday it sank two Indonesian motor otorpedo boats off the coast of New Guinea Monday in breaking up a possible invasion attempt Dutch naval spokesman Capt R iM Elbers said it looks as if we frustrated anIndonesian invasion attempt He added hat the Indonesian v e s s e I s looked like they were built in Russia or East Germany The Dutch announcement said a thirdrlndonesiari motor torpe do boat was seen fleeing with the rest of the invasion fleet aftera brief naval battle Elbers battleitook place off the town of Kaiinana capital of the Bum mountain district on Triton Bay in west ern New Guinea about 500 miles southwest of Hollandia The Dutch cabinet went into at the Hague shortly after word was received of the clashin the disputed West New One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sun KWLC Deeorah 1210 pmSun WO Arnw 618 WTAD Qoincy 930 pm WSUI IOTI City 910 Excellence needs more defenders THE CULT OF THE EXCEL lent is sorely in need of more and more dedicated champions and guardians That ideal is probablya betterword than attack from all sides by the anythinggoesifenoughpeopie doit school of thought Were living in a day IwHen what passes for an dbstract painting upside down for 47days in a New York gallery before one woman who thought shesensed something wrong could make herself believed by those in charge of the establishment Were living in a day a feliow named Rudolph Flesch can persuade a formidably high percentage of my fellow editors that they ought to design their newspapers for a third or fourth grade level of intelligence and education within their reading public The alternative would be to try getting readers into the fifth or sixth grade Were living in a day when that usually staid old British Broadcasting Company and a possible fore cast of things to come inmusic a primitive cacophony produced COLDER the Indonesian been summoned cabinet had into session North Iowa Partly cloudy chance of occasional snow flurries late Monday night or early Tuesday Locally colder Monday night lows 3 above earlier in the day There was speculation in Jakarta at that time that the would de cide whether Indonesia should try to seize Dutch New Guinea by force as Sukarno has threat ened to do or to move diplo matically to win the Dutchcon trolled area whichtheIndone sians claim as West Irian A Dutch defense ministry spokesman at the Hague said no comment when first asked the clash meant a start of war existed between Holland and In donesia Later he said that al information leaving his office now was under full security checks as inwartime Elbers said the Indonesian m while fleeing in stolen car highspeed 35mile chase ended in death for a 16yearold St Paid youth near here early Sunday morning Thomas Lygfit was killed when the stolen car he was driving smashed into an Iowa High way Patrol car which had been set up asa road block at the intersection of Highways 65 and 134 west of The crash ended a chase which had started in Ma son City and at one time involved five highway patrol cais and a Mason City policecar Speeds of 80 to 90 miles an hourrwere maintained throughout the chase according to Sgt Vern Jackley Mason City highway N j AE Photofax HEADING IN AND OUT looks Richmond as Virginias 64th chief ex for a as if Virginiahas a dou ecutive Retiring Gov J Lindsay Al bleheaded governor when AlbertisA mond Jr away after the Harrison Jr turns to accept ceremony on the Capitols steps congratulations after being sworn in at to 6 512 below Highs Tuesday Iowa Considerable cloudiness Monday night and over state Tuesday Occasional snow West and central Tues day Low Monday night zero northeast to 10southwest High Tuesday 10 northwest to 20 southeast Further outlook fair and quite cold again Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the next five days wilLav erage 5 degrees below normal in eastern Iowa to about 10 de grees below normal in the western part of the state Nor malhigbs are the middle 20s along the riorttiern border to the lower 30s in the south It will be cold at the beginning of the period with a warminj trend after Thursday Precipi tation will average 10 to 15 inches occurring as ligh snow early in period and again toward the weekend Minnesota Mostly fair snow flurries very cold Highs Tuesday around zero t GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday in vasion fleet first was picked up by radar mounted on Dutch ships and planes When the Indone sians failed to heed a challenge in Dutch waters the spokesman said Dutch surface vessels backed by Americabuilt Nep tune bombers opened Ore He said no Indonesian aircraft took part in the engagement Word of the battle brokehere a few thousand miles from Che Huge space balloon splits after launch a i scene late at night This capital city of Dutch JNew Guinea in deep sleep1 was speculated that the In donesian fleet sailed out of the East Moluccas and hugged the coastline to the southwestern tip of New Guinea That area is the southern side of the ing the Vogelkop peninsula1 with the rest of New Guinea A dispatchfrom Jakarta quoted an authoritative source as saying that the Indonesian moved 30000 troops CAPE CANAVERAL Fla huge space balloon broke apart hundreds of miles above the as it was inflat ing to the size of a 13story build The breakup of the big bal loortdubbed Big Shot show ered several pieces of aliirninum plastic into the ocean aboutt600 miles southeast of the Cape The pieces illuminated brilliantly by the rays of the ris army has into South Celebes from Java during the past month Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 20 5 5 30 25 GlobeGazette weather data up Minimum SAME DATE lWrl2 Town Safety Department Figures Black Means Traffic Death in Past 24 Hours Temperatures dive by pans and whatever am Sunday within easy reach m the Maximum where the well heralded concert credited to a fictitious composer originated The public was more than a little suspicious of the spoof but for the most part professional critics andselfappointed au thorities reviewed the BBC of fering in an earnest style One or twosuggested that it might be a mite topheavy with un musical sounds but there were others who conceded theymay have experiencedcontact with the wave of the future All of these things are a parl of the overall abandonment of standards But my concern is with what has been done and what is being done with the principal tool of my profession and words written and spokenThe sluggards and sloths are posing a threat herr too In their struggle against ore cise word meanings and pro nunciations t hese forces for fuzziness won an important beachhead toward the close of last year Websters Third New International Dictionary came off the press in the late autumn with an almost complete sur render to the thesis that there can be no such thing as indis putably correct pronunciation In reply to my letter telling him of my deep disappointment with the fourinchthick volume Philip B Gove its editorin chief stated rather succinctly the principal guideline for him and his 100 associates about twothirds of them with doctor Turn to Page 2 Please 30 15 New wave of air Biblical scholar Goodspeed is dead LOS ANGELES JB Biblical scholar Edgar Johnson Good speed who worked for 15 years on a new translation of the re version of the New Testament is dead at the age of 90 He died of a stroke Saturday at a rest home here Dr Goodspeed who wrote more than 50 books and 200 articles was one of nine scholars who labored over the revised stand It was published over Iowa ng sunprovided a spectacular how for observers The 500pound bundle of plastic leeting was folded neatly in a anistef in jhe nose of a Thor rocket m in an experiment at esting techniques for launching an advanced Echo communica toris satellite A few minutes afterthe launch he National Aeronautics am Space Administration announcec Uatytbe balloon had separatee rdm the Thor and had startec o inflate But a short while later he space agency said that to balloon haoL splu After viewing a television film officials theorized that perhapi the sphere carried too much resi dual air which caused itto expanc oo quickly ard version in 1946 loss in Des Moines blaze r DES MOINES UPI fire Monday gutted a threestory building on Des Moineseast side causing damageestimated at more than The building housed the Country Club tavern and Gooside and Son clothing store on the ground floor Thetop two floors have been vacant for some years Britain switches to the centigrade scale A wave of cold air swept across Iowa and sent temperatures bad below zero Monday morning LeMars had 14 below zero am Sibley also in northwest Iowa was only one degree warmer Tb overnight lowreadings ranged u to 9 above at Davenport Mason City had a low of 5 belov and in contrast to southern Iowa no new snow Preceding advance of col air was a snowstorm Sunday that left 2 to 5 inches of snow over the southeast part of the state Lineville got the 5 inches of new snow and therecame a quick an nouncement of the closing Monday of the Lineville Clio Allerton school The school had jusjr reopened for Friday and Saturday classes after being closed for a week be cause intense cold and drift clogged schoolbus routes The new snow was accompanied by strong northwesterly winds whichcaused some drifting The winds were continuing However the Weather Bureau said the extreme cold would move on rather quickly Mondays high est temperatures were expected to be mostly in the teens But avnew storm was approach ig expected to drop ight snow in the west Monday night and move eastward uesday night V On tfie inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 6 Society News 101112 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Latest Markets 16 MasonCity News 1617 Comics 18 Transit Schedule 20 The TV film relayed from a amera in the Thor booster yividly the separation o canister from the rocket with one all uddeh inflation ofthe balloon am ne almost immediateDripping The tear first appearecl about Eiree seconds after inflation and immediately split trie balloon into everal pieces Walter a project of icial said the expansion of the balloon wasmuch more rapid than anticipated indicating that per laps an overdose of air had been placed in the sphere before aunching to help the inflation Actually the amount of was small The main inflation was caused by 50 pounds of sub imating powder which turned to gas in space Big Shot was to have inflated toa diameter of 135 feet which would have made it the but not the vehi cle ever sent aloft NASA has a backup Thor and balloon and expects to repeat the shot as7 soon as Mondays trouble is pinpointed If thesecond shot is successful a similar sphere will be rocketed into orbit later this year as Echo n in a ufsHill From pur Wire Serrices Stride feared NEW The Transport Workers Un ion will set a strikedate nextSaturday against the Pennsylvania and New York Central rail roads unless the railroads guarantee that no jobs will be eliminated be cause of a proposed merger Objects to safe WASHINGTON United Stages has object ed to Britains recent sale of six Viscount turbo prop transports to R e d China and has warned a US firm against fur patrolman The drama started about am Sunday when a car bear ng Minnesota license plates pulled into the EricksonHoliday service station at 1201 S Fed eral in Mason City When the driver of the car sped away headed south without paying for the gas he had ordered Robert Gray service station attendant notified Mason City police n i s h i n g navigational equipmentfor them Angola debated UNITED The General Assembly plunges into debate oii Angola an issue which could lead to Portugal coming the first member to quit the United Na tions Erbes tails DES MOINES The federal government has disappointed Gov Nor manErbe in his efforts to get federal money to help finance a fallout shelter for the new Iowa Employment Security Commission bui 1 d i n g here Erbe said he had been told thatno federal money is available for shelters in t buildings in which the normal opera tions of state and local government is conducted A check on the license plata number with Minnesota officials at Austin revealed that the car had been stolen Saturday at Northfield The Mason City po lice relayi this information to the highway patrol radio station at Belmond which then informed its units in the area Jackley and Patrolman James Lind also of Mason City were jatroling Highway 65 in the lockwellSheffield area when he call was received They leaded toward Ma son City thinking could inter cept the Lyght auto In the meantime a Mason City police car had spotted the stolen car around 19th Street and S Federal and started chasing it Lind heard the police report and iwitti his car about three miles north of RockwellThe block covered about half the highway and Lyght followed closely by the Mason City police car went around itwithout slowing down Jackley saw the approaching flashing light of the police car and pulled off the road The Lyghtauto nearlywent into the ditch as it passed his car Jack ley said LONDON UP Temperatures took a steep dive all over Brit ain Monday but winter had nothing to do with it Britain began shaking off a tradition and switched from the Fahrenheit to the centigrade scale of thermometer marking The change to the continental way of measuring hot and cold was the first phase of an official program to convert Britons to the decimal system of measur ing On the centigrade scale freez ing is zero degrees On the Fahrenheit scale it it 32 The switch was gradual Television and radio weather casts gave both centigrade and Fahrenheit figures Eventually Fahrenheit will be quietly dropped S o me London newspapers printed centigrade tempera tures in their weather reports with Fahrenheit demoted to brackets alongside A government move is also under way to discard pounds shillings and pence for easier toreckon decimal currency A committee has been appointed to work out how the change can best made 10 personsdie in house blaze MORRILTON Ark persons including eight children turned to death when a predawn fire swept their farm home 25 miles north of here Monday Sheriff Marlin Hawkins identi fied the victims as Mr and Mrs And Paladino and their children ranging in age from 3 tb 12 years The fire fanned by a swift wind had swept through the two si or j frame house before being discovered by a neighbor Haw kins said FATAL The crash involving died when the stolen car top he was the two cars above proved fatal to Thomas Lyght 16 St Paul Minn near Geneva Sunday morning Lyght driving struck a highway patrol car bottom which had been set up as a road block Russell Barman Photos Another road block was set up south of Rockwell by Patrolman Carl Condon Hampton but Lyght again pulled out around it Patrolmanv Lind reported that Lyght drove the miles be tween Sheffield and Hampton With his lights out and on the wrong side of the highway Sev eral times approaching autos had to pull off theshoulder to avoid a crash Lind said In Hampton Patrolnian Don Sturges joined the chase when he saw Lyghts car riin tHe stop sign at the intersection of High ways 65 and 3 at high speed By this time word of the chase had been called ahead and Sgt Harry Lown Iowa Falls had jset up his road block at the in tersection of Highways 134 and 65 Officers reported that Lyght made no attempt to avoid the patrol car and hit it broadside Lyght was taken to a Hampton hospital but died shortly after of a broken neck Lown had left his car and was standing on the side of the road when the crash occurred He wasuninjured Officers at the scene said there was room for the Lyght car to get around the patrol car The flashing light on top the patrol car made it visible for a good distance Jack ley added Senate tackles DuPont matter WASHINGTON UPI Sen Albert Gore DTenn said Mon day that 13 years of government efforts to break a DuPonUGen eral Motors monopoly would be thwarted by passage of the pending DuPont tax bill Gore made the statement at the opening of Senate debate on the controversial bill designed to ease the impact of a supreme court antitrust order that Du Pont dispose of billion worth of GM stock Gore earlier had urged Presi dent Kennedy to request a de lay in Senate action on the mea sure Gore said he had received a letter from Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy slating that the Jus tice Department felt a Chicago federal court should rule on the method of stock disposal before any tax legislation is passed ;