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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 16, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Roadblock at Northwood See story on page t wi war won t be forgotten Keep contact despite strike By M G BUSYMAN NEW YORK UPI New York citys major daily news papers shut down for 40 days by the printers strike are making a determined effort to keep in touch with their readers during the newspaper blackout The p r o m o t ion campaign relying heavily on the resources of radio and television as well as on posters plastered on news stands and in subway cars tends to hammer away at two themes The first is to remind readers how much they enjoyed their favorite newspaper when it was available every day at the corn er newsstand And the second is to assure the faithful that Well be back a move de signed to scotch the recurring rumors that one or more papers would be driven out of business by the long strike The citys radio and tele vision stations have reaped the benefits of this dont forget us campaign The promotional activity has furnished them with consider able revenue from paid spot an nouncements and in some in stances sponsored news pro grams The newspapers also have made their top newsmen and columnists available to the stations many of them feature taped interviews or brief hews broadcasts by some of the citys the nations most dis tinguished journalists The New York Times for ex ample has expanded its regular news programs on radio sta tion WQXR which it owns In addition NBC presents a tele vision program The New York Times of the Air in New York and Washington every Sunday Although NBC produces the pro gramTimes newsmen are used exclusively Because of its news service and West Coast edition the Times and Herald Tribune con tinue to function as a news gathering organization Hun dreds of their employes here and abroad still are on the pay roll The Herald Tribune also had a radio station available for its use when the strike started The Tribune was under contract to supply hourly newscast ma terial to radio station WPAT in Paterson NJ beginning Jan 1 and when the strike began on Dec 8 the contract became effective at once The Herald Tribune also has gone in for an extensive sub way poster program One poster suggests the best way to spend Sunday in New York is to read the Herald Tribune but for the time being take a bus tour For the first three weeks of the strike the News sponsored news shows oh several radio stations making available their featured columnists and sporL writers The commercialfor the shows usually included the news slogan Shut down but not up The Mirror this week em barked on a new radio and tele vision venture assuring its readers that well be seeing you The Mirror also has made extensive use of tack cards with the Well be seeing you slogan and the promise that the poststrike Mirror will be brighter bigger more enter taining more informative Two of the evening newspap ers the WorldTelegram and Sun and the JournalAmerican have tried to fill in the gap by giving their commuting readers at least something to read on the ride to suburbia The TeJegram which is cov ering the city with its slogan We miss you hands out onepage newspapers featur ing a different columnist each day and giving the best bet TV programs for that day The JournalAmerican hands out a news letter to com muters at Grand Central and Penn Station The front page of the news letter summarizes the days news The reverse side carries excerpts from lead ing JournalAmerican colum The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEG VOL 101 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16 1963 copy No 291 Dispute on plan by Shaff DES MOINES Shaff plan for reapportionment of the Iowa Legislature was bucking the first of its legislative obstacles Wednesday with a dispute at the 1963 session over a single word in its language When the plan was approved in 1961 it said existing apportion ment provisions are repealed and the following proposed in lieu thereof Four Republican senators who oppose it said the use of the word proposed made it ineffective They offered an amendment to substitute the word adopted which they claimed would meet constitutional requirements Those offering the amendment which they said would delay the Shaff plan at least two years were Sens J T Dykhouse Rock Rapids Richard C Turner Coun cil Bluffs p C Nolan Iowa City and Edwird Wearin Ifted Oak author of the plan1 vid 0 Shaff RClinton said the four senators may be quibbling over words and there wont be any problem in the courts oroth erwise Since the plan involves a con stitutional amendment its provi sions in identical form need ap proval at two consecutive legisla tive sessions and then by the vot ers to become effective The controversy it produced in 1961 is being revived at the cur rent session Senator Majority Leader Robert Rigler RNew Hampton1 said the point raised by the four senators is a technical one which could be answered by a competent legal authority He added If they are right I would say the Shaff plan is in serious trouble Shaff said he is relying on the advice of the attorney general that the wording is correct He said Atty Gen Evan Hultman was asked to study the proposed constitutional amendment before it was approved and on Jan 26 1961 recommended the phrasing to which the four senators object The Shaff plan calls for a House of 99 members one from each county and 58 senators from new districts based on population The House representation is one of the main points of controversy raised by opponents who say counties with the least population can con trol legislation Hultman said Wednesday he is sued an opinion last January in which he held that the measure would accomplish what it was in tended to do He said he studied the questioned phraseology at that time and approved it Hultman declined further com ment because he said he has had no formal request for another opinion However he gave no in jdication that he had changed his mind On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News U Society News 1415U17 Sports 19M Comics 22 North News 24 Latest Markets 28 Mason City News Death tm Put 24 AP Photofax COLD CASH torn Artes 20 Britt a sophomore at Luther College Decorah picked the coldest night of the winter to sleep out in the snow to win a bet from a college friend David Miller a junior from Harmony Minn With the temperature dropping to 38 Artes put ori boots insulated underwear and parka and climbed into his sleepingbagplaced in the snow Artes survived thenight to claim his if Mercury climbing Relaxes hold on icy Iowa A fresh covering of snow whitened parts of Iowa Wed nesday as the extreme cold weather was slightly relax ing its icy hold on the state Approximately an inch of new snow fell in central Iowa as temperatures suddenly started to rise during the night Northeast Iowa again had the lowest temperatures Mason City tasted a frag ment of the warming trend At 8 am Wednesday the mercury had risen to 5 below following a low of 27 below at the same time Tuesday Temperatures moderated gradually during the day and night New Albin in the far north east corner of the state ap parently was the coldest spot early Wednesday with 32 be low zero the weather observ er there Carl Van Deroe said New Albin had 44 be low Tuesday morning Elkader and Marquette had 30 below Wednesday It was 26 below at McGregor 25 be low at Waterloo 24 below at Waukon 21 below at Ma quokcta and 20 below at Cresco and Oelwein Overnight 1 o w readings ranged up to zero at Council Bluffs The warming trend is mov ing across the state and temperatures should vary from near zero in the north east to 1015 above in the southwest Highs Tuesday were from 4 below at Waterloo to 11 above at Lamoni N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Creating life in test tube BOSTON The Boston Traveler said in a copy right story that University of California scientists are on the verge of creating life in a test tube The story from Berkeley Calif said the scientific break through could take place within one month Market bid supported BRUSSELS Britain picking up support for its membership bid against French opposition made another conciliation offer to the Common Market states on tariff concessions Informed sources said the negotiations on Britains application to join the Common Market had relaxed considerably from the tension caused by French President Charles de Gaulles rejection of the British position Port strike talks broken off NEW YORK Negotiations in the longshore men s strike which has tied up Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports for 25 days were broken off paving the way for possible presidential action in the walkout Castro sounds the call KEY WEST Fla APIPrime Minister Fidel Castro Wednesday sounded his most aggressive call yet for revolution in Latin Ameri ca and declared world commu nism must heal its split to help he masses rise The liberating movement i Fighting in Latin America and ihis fight needs all the united orces of the Socialist revolution he shouted in a televised speech which lasted nearly three hours Castros call for Communist uni ty and LatinAmerican came as Soviet Premier Khrush chev issued the same appeal for iinion in a major speech at Ber lin but Khrushchev said social isms principal task is to seek world peace Castro toid his ly women froni many Latin na task Is to lead the conti nent in Cubastyle revolutions In the world in which the Amer icon woman lives the woma necessarily has to be a revolution ary he declared Cuba he said faces a difficul situation In the first place it is the fun damental target of imperialism1 he said Second there are divi sions within the socialist camp 1 mean that for us the crisis 01 the Caribbean is not resolved War is averted but the peace i not won Our problem today is how to create all we require to satisfy our necessities This is not easy to do with the claws of imperialism over us Soys U S has 40000 bombs BERLIN Iff Soviet Premier Khrushchev told us Communist comrades Wednesday the United States has 40000 atomic or nuclear warheads and Communist policy cannot be based on war If all the American bombs were dropped he said 700 mil ion to 800 million people would be killed and whole nations wiped Departing from his text Khrushchev spoke of the Soviet Unions giant nuclear bomb implying it could be used only igainst the United States Dear comrades now I tell you a secret he said Our scientists have developed a new 100megaton bomb This bomb ould not be used m Western Europe because it would hit France md Germany and you too This bomb could only be used over eas against a potential aggressor In a wideranging speech to the sixth Communist party con tress of East Germany Khrushchev thus answered the Chinese ommumsts who have accused him of being afraid of United he backed down on Cuba r Pouring scorn on Pekings warandpeace theories Khrush ihcv warned the East German Communist partys big convention communism cannot win in most powerful and aggressive im perialistic nation in the world But said Castro to prolonged ap i i vveatnei plause Thls country never will be up to 8 am Wednesday cnnmierprl AnH if ti the al North Iowa Mostly cloudy and not quite so cold Wednesday night and Thursday Lows Wednesday night 510 below Highs Thursday 812 Iowa Mostly cloudy occasion al light snow extreme south Wednesday night slowly in creasing and gradually spreading over south and west central Thursday Not quite so cold Lows Wednesday night 510 below extreme north zero to 5 above south Highs Thursday 510 north east 1520 southwest Further cloudi ness with light snow and a little warmer Friday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 12 to 15 degrees below normal T h u f i y through next Monday Norma highs are 24 to 32 degrees and normal lows 4 to 15 above zero It will be quite cold at the beginning of the period fol lowed by a slow rising trend becoming more pronounced about Sunday and Monday Precipitation will average 10 a nuclear war Such a conflict said would bring unimagin able destruction and death in he world Speaking clearly in the con ext of his argument with Pe ting over war and peace as i applies to Communist expan ion Khrushchev pleaded tha he fight for peace was th prime task for socialism In his malor policy speech In last Berlin the Soviet premie also Called for establishment o West Berlin as a free city guar anteed by the United Nation remaining under thi with foreign troops for a certain time UN flag Claimed he was victorious he Cuban crisis prevented th United States from attacking th island and thereby kept commu nism alive there of an sional snow inch or less in occa brief periods of light idiioiii uvd US with the incessant hostility of the Minnesota Partly cloudy some what warmer Highs Thurs day 8 above to 5 below GlobeGazette Weather Data conquered And if one day Yankee imperialists using their strength and resources de cide to destroy this country the most they will be able to do is de itroy but not defeat us His battery was snug at home EAU CLAIRE Wis Ronald Beaton 19 couldnt start his car but it wasnt because it was 28 below zero He turned on the ignition and nothing happened A wrecker gave him a push and when he put the car in gear still nothing happened A check under the hood re vealed battery Beaton remembered he had taken the battery inside his home so it would be warm enough to use Fluoridation gets OK at Decorah DECORAH The City Coun cil Tuesday night brushed aside protests by local residents and passed a fluoridation ordinance The measure passed 50 with two members of the council ab staining The council denied a petition by 650 residents asking that a referendum be held on whether to flouridate the city water sup ply The council said City Atty Tom Lunch had ruled that Iowa law provides no basis for a ref erendum on flouridation MUSCATINE FIRE MUSCATINE W Fire de stroyed two huge barns one of them containing 3000 laying hens on the Kent Feeds Re scrach Farm near here Tucs day Officials said the seconc barn could have been saved but for a lack of water to fight the blaze Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset 0 27 SORRY GIRLS EFFINGHAM 111 Jane Musser had planned to at tend a stork shower her friends gave her Instead she tele phoned her greetings from the hospital where she had gone ew hours earlier to give birth o a daughter Jo Beth Called for conclusion of a Ge man peace treaty which will n bring gains to one side and los es to the other But he set no deadline saying the Berlin wa had made a treaty a less press ing problem Assured the East German Com munists Germany will be reun fied as a Communist state an antiCommunist forces in Wes Jermany will be swept away The Soviet leader in his 2V2hou speech scornfully reviewed Pe tings arguments against his po icies He denied that he ha turned soft under US pressure He stressed again the need fo Communist unity 1 In the relation between Commu nist parties one has to show pa ience Discussions are possibl sut one has to approach our com mon goal patiently he said delegate sat expressionle hrough Khrushchevs speech the rising ovation at the end W stood with his arms stiffly at hi sides Khrushchev ridiculed the Re Chinese idea that peaceful coe istence meant giving up the clas struggle in capitalist lands cal ing that Peking idea a stupi nursery maids tale Khrushchev had kind words fo the Yugoslavs Photcrfax BUNNIES CAN Doherty clad in her costume as a bunny at the new Play boy Club in New York works at her post as door check A state supreme court justice ruled in defense of the bun nies freeing them to cavort as Playboy Club waitresses Earlier the city license com missioner denied the club a cabaret license because of its scantily clad waitresses Plea on secrecy DES MOINES UPI A wa tered down antisecrecy amend ment was defeated during a squabble over rules in the House An amendment by Rep JDavjiJ Stanley RMuscatine to end secret voting in House Steering and Sifting committees was re jected by a vote of after the first fullscale debate of the session The House members ignored Stanleys plea to reveal c o m mittee votes Stanley said ev ery legislator who advocates secret voting should ask himself an elected representative of the people by what right is your vote none ofthe peoples business But his plea was ig nored The lowerchamber then tem porarily adopted rules that wers followed two years ago Stanleys compromise amend ment to the rules was opposed1 by the Republican leadership WM Hsui Chuan he Red Chinese GOP leaders said votes cast in a sifting committee would bs misinterpreted by the public and the Democrats opposed it because the measure did not go far enough AIR CRASH KILLS 13 SAO PAULO Brazil A crippled Brazilian airliner overshot the airfield here in a rainstorm Tuesday and crashed in the city killing at least 13 AP HEADS NEW TOGO GOVERNMENT Grunitsky 49 former oppo Dahomey Grunitskys brotherinlaw sition leader who will head a new gov Togo President Sylvanus Olympic was ernment in logo is shown on arriving assassinated Sunday by former soldiers in Lome logo from exile m Cotonon who seized power in the African nation ;