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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper fw G VOL 100 Associated Press United Preu talerMlionrt mi The newspaper that makes all North lowans HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY U 1962 neighbors 7c CopyjThis Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Oat Helping alcoholics keep jobs Firms find it pays off By CHRISTINA KIRK Ntw York Herald Newt Service NEW YORK We dont have any problems with alcoholics We fire em the toughminded boss who made that statement doesnt know or chooses to ignore is that the alcoholic employe is costing American industry a billion dol lars a year in lost skills produc tion and man hours Andlike it or not every employer is helping1 to foot the bill Before his drinking has become so obvious that it can ho longer vbe covered up wellmeaning co workers and supervisors he typical alcoholic employe has cost his employer at least a year through accidents absentee ism and substandard work Hiring fhe alcoholic also js a costly solution Management for feits a training investment of thousands of dollars each time it discharges a skilled mechanic salesman or junior executive for drinking Whats more firing the alcoholic employe merely passes the problem on to another em ployer or to a taxsupport wel fare or law enforement agency Any way you figure it ah esti mated 2 million alcoholicworkers 3 per cent of the work force represent a hidden expense in dustry can ill afford Management is slowly accept ing the idea that the problem drinker like the diabetic or ulcer victim can be rehabil itatedand that it has a stake in his recovery The number of companies with programs lor the detection of alcoholic workers has in creased from a half dozen1 five Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near to slightly above normal Friday night through next Wednesday Normal highs from the mid 20s north to mid 30s south Noima lows from5 above north to the upper teens south Temperatures below riormai at the beginning of the period with a rising trend over the weekend and little change thereafter Precipita tion will average 15 of an iiich in light snow at the be ginning of the period and again toward the end of the period North Iowa Partly cloudy and much colder with cold wave Friday and Saturday Lows Friday night 512 High Satur day 1015 Iowa Clearing to partly cloudy Friday night except occasion al snow southeast Partly cloudy west and north Satur day with snow continuing southeast Much colder Friday night and Saturday with cold wave north Lows Friday night 510 north to near 15 south Highs Saturday 1015 Further outlook Generally fair and not quite so cold Sunday Minnesota Clearing colder Highs Saturday around 10 above GlobeGazette weather data northern counties A mass of cold up to 8 am Friday Maximum 36 Minimum 21 Sunrise Sunset Luciano once US vice lord dies UVKU tlYV NAPLES Italy AP Charles years ago to a LucianopreWorld War 11 vice lord in the United States mo today These industrial p ro g ram sdied here Frida of a heart attack break down into four basic types1 The Italian collapsed The Alcoholic Anonymous NaPles Oapodichino airport selor the community clinic the whlle he was for friends medically oriented plan and the amvulg on a from Paler multipleservices technique Alcoholics Anonymous counselor plan works something like this A company employe who is himself a recovered alcoholic and an AA member is assigned to had been living in this south ern Italian city under police sur World War II t j ne was deported after serving the personnel department Superjlo years o ear visors trained to spot early the symptoms refer all suspected alcoholics to the AA counselor He interviews them to determine the extent of their problem and their willingness to do something about it He then reports his findings and recommendations to personnel executives for man agement action This usually means putting the worker on probation for a few weeks to a Frigid wave to retu rn Heavy icing i in S Iowa Up to threequarters of an inch of freezing rain Friday placed an icy glaze on highways in southeast and central Iowa and cold air began pouring into arctic air given a push by brisk north westerly winds resulted in cold wave warnings being posted for Northern Iowa Friday night with lows expected to drop to about 5 above zero tonight in the north and to 15 in the south The colder trend replacing generally abovefreezing tem peratures is expected to keep marks overall of Iowa on Satur day between 1015 above The ice coating resulted in several schools being closed in Clinton and Jefferson counties Every school in Clinton County outside of the city of Clinton was closed and Sheriff Marvin Bruhn said country roads are impassable and warned motorists to stay off them Bruhn said cars are in ditches all over the county In Jefferson County all un paved roads were termed ice covered and school buses from Fairfield started making their runs but cancelled them and returned the children to their homes when roads became hazardous An estimated 25 to 30 cars and trucks were in ditches but no one was reported injured Rainfall during the night was ess than an inch with Burling ton getting 53 inch Davenport 60 Cedar Rapids 38 Des Moines 28 Albia 60 Fairfield 72 Clinton 50 LeClaire and Maquoketa 42 Oskaloosa 57 and Brooklyn 34 At present indications are ihat Iowa will get moderating temperatures Sunday but the weather bureau said the outlook was a bit uncertain at this time Fallout shelter used for an illegal still INDIANAPOLIS Ind No GLENN naut John Glenn 40 Ui K ine on which are drawn the heavenly bodies as he pre attempt Photbfax for his scheduled three orbitalflight the earth It will be this countrys first manned orbit Weathers fine for orbiting G enn CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP John H Glenn Jr was described Friday as being well prepared to make his historic rip Saturday around the world in a space capsule Meanwhile weather or the flight still looked good that is the seas were fairly calm and the skies were still clearboth here and downrange v For the first time since the news briefings began for the launching of the astronaut aNa tional Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration spokesman Lt Col dy to go 1 gram1 5ieuii He said he had talkedto Glenn r f that if the brakinS earlier and Glenn felt that evewr example faUed to thing possiblelhadSen fc rednce the risk Si remained nonetheless and Glenn VJjno U1U lUini veillance almost all the time Police saitL Friday a strange since he was deported to his naodor led them to a fallout shel teJtfly New York after ter wfaich Qad been converted white slavery His convictionin New York in was brought about by crimebusting prosecu tor Thomas E Dewey Ten years later as governor of New York Dewey pardoned Luciano from prison and ordered him deported since he never had had citizen ship papers Luciano claimed the pardon was granted for services he ren into an illegal still Officers sniffed their way to a 6 by 10 foot underground shelter in a residential area and found a man who identified himself as Eddie Williams 66 cooking a batch of liquor They said Wil liams admitted ownership of the shelterand contents which officers said did not resemble the traditional survival kit On the inside year during which time he mustjdered to the US Navy just prior either join AA or seek medicaljto the invasion of Sicily After Editorials North Iowa News JVJJil UA VVl help If He refuses to months in Italy he took a he iseither suspended or fired trip to CubasAn uproar followed in the United States and Luciano Page 3 4 Living costs dip Outlook is stable he iseither suspended or fired The community clinic often is the answer forcompanies not big enough to support their own in planf alcoholism programs Medicallyoriented programs are favored by a number of large companies Employes first are interviewed by lay members of the medical staff and then given a physical checkup by a doctor The drinker is counseled on his need to seek help and is referred to AA A set probation period of three to twelve months is prescirbed and if at the end of that time the employe is making no progress he is discharged The shotgun approach or mul tipleservices technique is admin istered under a firms personnel service division of the industrial relations department Counselors trained to help with many em ploye relations problems includ ing alcoholism are brought into the picture The program also utilizes the services of the other divisions of industrial relations the medical department line supervision and outside agencies The managements of top com panies say they set up alcoholism treatment programs not because they have a disproportionate number of drunks on their pay rolls but because they recognize that for the expenditure of about a year they have a better thaneven chance of reclaiming a valued employe and saving hundreds of dollars in the bargain was bounced right back to Italy Police in this country kept an eye on himsince he always was rumored to be one of the big men in international crime WASHINGTON W Living costs declined onetenth of one per cent in December chiefly because of lower average prices for automobiles gasoline and clothing The Labor Department re ported Friday its consumers price index dipped to 1282 per cent of the 194749 level Despite the overall decline there were rises in some major items Food prices averaged slightly higher and costs of services continued their steady rise Robert J Myers deputy com missioner of Jabor statistics CobGazette 5 said the price index for January Mason City News 47 Latest Markets 7 Society News g Sports 910 Comics 13 Clear Lake News 16 TV Guide Pullout Section Their good record is phenomenally News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Red pilot to be tried ROME A young Communist Bulgarian pilot who crashed while apparently taking pictures of bases insouthern Italy will be tried on spy charges a reliable Italian government source said Lt Milusc Solakov 22 crashed only 600 yards from a secret missile base near Acquaviva in south ern Italy last Saturday Turnabout by Russia GENEVA The Soviet Union refused to aban don the threeyearold nuclear testban talks in a maneuver which apparently took the US and Britain by surprise The Russians thus appeared to have made air aboutface on their frequent demands that the testban issue be discussed in a wider just as the West had come at least partly around to the boviet point of view GoWfines empire seized BOSTON The govenvment moved to collect more than million in federal taxes from jailed in dustrialist Bernard Goldfine as 80 Treasury men in five states seized his sprawling corporate and finan cial empire AttyGen Robert F Kennedy announced tiling ot a suit to recover taxes alleged due and to have receivers appointed for three Goldfine firms and February may rise slightly but that the 1962 outlook is for continued price Average weekly wages hit an alltime high in Iowa last month reaching S10048 the Iowa Em ployment Security Commission said Most of the states major employment areas hadbeen rej porting earnings over most million Des Moines fire loss Photo onPage 3 H f DES MOINES AP A down town corner building which con Moines largest department store Younkers stood only as a shell Friday after a fire which caused damage estimated at a million and a half dollars Officials said it was the citys worst fire since 1956 Breaking out at pm ain Thursdays evening rush hour it paralyzed the citys electric busses in the loop area snarled traffic and roared for about three hours be fore it was brought under control The big Younkers Bros main store connected with the burning building by a passageway was threatened but escaped with wa ter damage Police ordered evac uation of the nearby Aultum Hotel as a precautionary measure Five business places on the ground floor of the three story building a hotel many years ago were burned out The cause of the fire apparent o tjaiiu ujjutu rvauons uay in nion starting in one corner of the wage had missed reachtana shocked this state of about structure had not been deter mg the level The inhabitants GOV DONALD NUTTER Governor of Montana is crash victim WOLF Gov Donald G1 Nutterof Mon tana his executivesecretary the state agriculture commissioner and three crew membersperished Thursday in aplane Death of the Republican gover nor who recently refused to pro Day in remain in orbit for a wee or 10 days before slipping back to the atmosphere He pointed out that Glenn would have oxygen only for 24 hours and that the carbon dioxide re moval unit would function for about 24 hours in space Inthe course of the discussion about the projected man flight firm commitment to go three or tained some facilities of Des iiub LILaL OUUct Glenn probably would make three is a member of the OAS and can orbits if launched around not be read out within terms of am Iowa time Saturday Glenn the OAS charter If they have s V1 at nivil ivaj tuc C11CLL UUU1U Uc launched after am Powers least to delay Cubas ejection continued and only one orbit launched after 10 am 40yearold Marine lieoten colonel is expected to enter wage was 81 cente a week high er than the month and a week up fronvDecember 1960 Not a place for man nor beast CIRCLEVILLE Ohio h iield botanist searching for rare moss at a farm south of here stumbled into a quicksand bog and sank to his waist Floyd hartley 74 finally reached a hunk of grass and then a lifesaving shrub Hartley relating his experience 6 the woman on the farm failed to stir much excitement We lost two cows in tfjere re cently she told him WIVES WIN OUT PHILADELPHIA Reading Railroad said Friday it is dropping plans to install a bar car on the evening com muter runs The railroad said overwhelming opposition from Housewives whose husbands ride the trains was the cause Nutter 46 a World bomber pilot and former state GOP chairman completed his firstyear in officei Jan1 He was elected in November I960 to afouryearterm ending in Jan uary 1965 Taking over as chief executive will be the lieutenant governor Republican Tim 1C Babcock 42 aBillings truck firm operator and formerstate legislator Nutter came into national prom inence last October by refusing to Day sayinr he felt the organization has become a sounding board of Communist propaganda The twinengine C47 Guard plane was carrying the governor and his party to a speak ing engagement at Cut Bank in northern Montananear the Cana dian border The plane crashed about pm about 30 minutes after the plane left Montanas capital city 35 miles south of Wolf Creek Copilot of the plane was Jo seph Devine native of Sfgour ney Iowa A brother Larry livesat WhiUemore Y Owners of the building 25 members of the FrankeLaiid Ro senfield families Des Moines mer chants Younkers leased the second and third floors for its mail order service alterations records per Sonnel branch and will call de partments and storage IKs main store was in business as usual Walgreens drug store onthe corner of the one o the larger establishments affected by the fire It employed 117 persons In the last month the city has had five other fires which caused total damage of SAME DATE196J30 difficulties or inflight problems the NASA spokesman said tha will make only two orbits i Impasse on Cuba issues US fears soft line PUNTA DEL ESTE Uruguay United States fought Friday for stern action against Castro communism but hopes sagged sharply under the pres sure of mounting opposition among its hemispheric partners Uruguay joined the ranks of the jocalled soft seven favoring kid glove treatment of the Havana re gime The eight nations evidently in tended to pull the teeth from US proposals to quarantine Castro ism set up safeguards against in filtration sever trade links and drum Havana out of deliberations of the Organization of American States v The sudden adherence ofUru guay the host nation to the soft seven bloc imperilled prospects for the necessary twothirds vote for stern measures Some delegates admitted an im passe had beenreached but still expressed confidence some solu tion will be found this weekend Rusk and Venezuelan Foreign Minister Marcos Falcon Briceno met throughout the morning with foreign ministers of three nations of the Chile and Brazil But the sessionbroke up without any progress toward budging the opposition particular ly Brazil The deadlock tossed the iuter American foreign ministers con ference back another 24 hours The ministers agreed to extend tlje deadline for presentation of a resolution for inclusion in the final conference act The deadline is now17 pm Saturday all other members of the so called soft bit terly to the US plans for a watchdog committee against sub version The United States wants the committee set up by the in terAmerican defense board This vould tend to give it a military chaVacter There are also objections to theprocess by which Cuba be readout of OAS bodies Work ing groups were trying to devise to most The main point in Barring unforeseen launching this is that Brazil Mexico and if Fisti tlfirt i t f i 11 i the others of their group stand on the legalistic ground that Cuba their way the effect could be at TO LEAVE CONGO LEOPOLD VIL L E Congo Nations in the Congo since July i960 or 90 minutes before launch js resigning his post here A Powers pointed out howevei UN announcement said Lin that all these times were tenta tive and subject to revision if troubles are encountered at any point in the launch procedure nei of Sweden will leave the Congo next month and be re placed by Robert L Gardiner of Ghana 6MC0M0 PUCCINI IOWAN IN MET Margherita Roberti Margaret O AVWVI m yAixcbl v V Davenport and Mrs Richard von Maur a hometown friend chat in front of a billboard outside the Metropolitan Opera House in New York Miss Roberts will make her debut in tHe opera Tosca Saturday night V ;