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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 30, 1962, Mason City, Iowa NorjJi Iowas Daily Newspaper CITY GLOBE VOLMOt T h newspaper i fttu United International rul that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 30 1962 HOME EDITION Erbe race for governorship 7c Paper Consists Two No dazzler in politics Has formula for success By EARL MAZO Ntw York Newt Service LANSING Mich George W Romney the t newest star ii Americas political firmament shows signs of Becoming one o the most dazzling Considering his achievements to date as an industrialist bus iness executive salesman pro moter ofcivic causes and leade in the Mormon Church manj people figure the Romney sue cess formula is bound to cllc also in the field of politics The Republican and Democrati professionals are well aware tha the 54yearold president o American Motors Company has never run for public office o even worked an election precinct But they are careful about appjy ing the words political novice So far sjid publicly only that he is thinking of runninj for governor and will declare him self in or out of therace by Feb 10 But the mere prospect of having George Romney head the ticke and visions of him amassing votes t as he did profits on the spectacularly successful Ram bier has Republicans smilinj Democrats frowning Meanwhileit is becoming more and more obvious that Bornney is one of those exceeding rare individuals who up as naturals for elective office His knack for turning into assets keepsamaring Romne wellwishers and confounding his opponents In his home state nearly all the talk about George Romney is a the Governor level v But HM country including the headquarters of both national parties in Washington he is viewed as the hottest new face or dark horse prospec for a Republican presidentia nomination since Wendell L Wdlkie the 1940 nominee ant Dwight D Eisenhower who made it in 1952 Romneys national prospects depend largely of course on whether he stands for governor this year and wins Among his homestaters most Republican leaders many inde pendents and some authentic Democrats are insisting that he succumb to his iwn apparent in cimations and run Appeals are also piling up from beyond Michigans borders Per haps the most enthusiastic have come from Gen Eisenhower and former Vice President Nixon While his pending candidacy for governor would be Romneys first effort atoff he already a toe to the campaign and found it delicioiisly inviting In his first actual appeal for votes the race for delegate to the Constitutional C o n v e n t ion from Oakland County last Sep tember Romney was opposed by a popular Democratic attorney and town councilman named Wil liam A OBrien Romney swept to victory by as to l margin carrying s u c h overwhelmingly Democratic communities as Hazel Park Oak Park and Ponttac which nominally range from 60 to 75 per cent Democratic With Romney as leader the Republicans surprised themselves and practically everyone else by winning control uf the convention by 99 to 45 Iowa medics find four airmen alive TEHRAN Iran A US medical team found four of five TJS airmen alive Tuesday around the wreckage of their small Army airplane high up on snowcovered Zardkyh Moun tain where it crashed last Satur day The medics who parachuted to Ihe wreck were two sergeants attached to the US hospital in F Peck of 01 lie Iowa and Harold C Sagers of Douds Iowa GOV NORMAN ERBE Cold wave roars back into Iowa Cold air was sweeping over Iowa Tuesday bringing a quick end to mild weather which had covered the state in recent days Temperatures were expected to skid throughout the day after the mercury climbed above the freez ing level in all of Iowa Monday The mercury dropped 17 de grees in five hours in Des Momes Tuesday morning with lows around the state ranging from 4 above at Mason City to 32 above at Burlington which the cold air had not yet chilled The coUf airwas being spread by northerly winds of 15 to 25 miles an hour Lightsnow or snow flurries were likely over the state Tuesday By Wednesday morning tem peratures are expected to range from 10 below zero in the north east to about 10 above in the southwest The cold weather is expected to linger Wednesday with some warming likely Thursday Mondays high in Mason City was a balmy 40 SAME To promote pay as you go policy DBS MOINES AP Gov Norman Erbe said Tuesday he will seek reelection in order to follow through on his administra tions program for progress on a pay as you go basis The governor is the first to announce his intention to seek the Republican nomination for governor in the June primary Commerce Commissioner Harok Hughes of Ida Grove has an nounced he will seek the Demo cratic nomination In announcing his candidacy Erbe said Iowa progress shoulc be pushedahead as rapidly as we can afford in areas where the basic needs of people are involved education job oppor tunities sound economy safety and mental health I hope the people of Iowa will give this administration the opportunity to continue the work we have under way the gover nor said Erbe said that during his first year as governor his admmistra tion had provided the greatest amount of state services ant capital improvements in low history without a tax increase For the first time in many years he said the budget in eluded a million increase for capital improvements at state colleges and universities and a 25 per cent increase in state aic to schools his administration added the Iowa legislature was one of the few the nation to reapportion itself He also pointed out that the legislature last year provided a62 per cent increase in funds for urban streets an road systems Erfae also cited increased em phasis on industrial development in Iowa and an aggressive cam paign to stimulate tourism in the state as examples of his admin istrations program to boost the states economy He said the states civil de fense program is being revitalized and that operating procedures oi several major state departments are being changed to gain greater efficiency Many of these programs need more time to develop full re sults the governor added in asking for support Hesaid he did not plan to make any special recommen dations on taxes during his cam paign because this is the proper unction of the legislature North Tartly cloudy and much colder Tuesday night lows 510 below Mostly fair continued cold Wednesday highs 1015 Iowa Considerable cloudiness and much colder Tuesday night with scattered light snow west and extreme south lows zero tp 5 below northeast 1015 southwest Partly cloudy Wednesday colder southeast Minnesota Mostly cloudy ligh snow continued cold High Wednesday near 20 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 40 Minimum 4 Sunrise Sunset 523 YEAR AGO Maximum 18 Minimum i 6 indicted in Kenny kickbacks WASHINGTON federal grand jury charged two former employes of the Sister Elizabeth Kenny Foundation Tuesday with taking nearly in kickbacks from contributions to the founda turn Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy announced the charges were made in an indictment returned in Min neapolis Minn He said the 16count indictmen charging fraud also namet asdefendantsfour executives o Chicago directmail firms and i former auditor of the foundation matt firm executives went accused of diverting to the foundation employes some of the money paid to the firms for so liciting contributions The auditor was accused of falsifying audits of the foundations books Kennedy said the defendants are Marvin L Kline r57 former ex ecutive director of the foundation and Fred Fadell 53 formerpub licity agent of the foundation both of Minneapolis Abraham L Koolisb 77 and his son David F Koolish 42 both of Chicago who control the Chicago directmail Asso ciates Empire Industries Inc Lemarge Mailing Service Co Inc and the New Century Corp News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Divorce hurts in Missouri NEW President Harry S Tru man said he doesnt think Gov Nelson Rockefellers marital breakup would hurt the governor politically in New York but added I know it would in Mis souri Union hejdi in fraud TT JLippv president of United District 1 was arrested by EBl agents here in connection with a em bezzlement at the First National Bank of Exeter Pa of which he is chairman of the board widow Eugenie Petain widow of Philippe Petain former chief of state of Vichy France in World War II died Tuesday in her Paris apartment TV viewers fickle National Broadcasting Co executive said that most people do not practice the television dial what they preach to the pollster Hugh M BevilleJrj NBCs vice president for plan ning and the Federal Communications Commission that there are wide divergencies be tween what viewers say they want to see on TV and what they actually watch Shoup never censored Gen David M Shoup Marine Oorps commandant said that nonevof his speeches ever has been censored but that the Pentagons mili tary speech agency provides a useful serv ice Shoup was the first witness as a Senate sub committee resumed hearings into charges of alleged of the antiCommunist views of military otficers He said not one of his proposed speeches been changed even slightly by the Department John B Carneli SO and Philip Rettig age unknown also of Chicago both of whom had served as presidents of New Century J George Zimmerman 50 Min neapolis former foundation audi tor Kline was convicted of grand arceny in Minneapolis District Court last April 6 for raising his foundation salary from to 48000 by trick His appeal of the conviction is pending Kennedy said the foundation has een reorganized after disclosures of irregularities in 1960 and has been given clearance by the Min nesota attorney general r On the inside Editorials Page 4 North News Clear Lake News 7 Society News89 Sports ji12 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics 16 Farm News 17 Transit Schedule J8 UN bonds Cabinet job go t Could b ngress CONGOTIERO AT NEWS CONFER Array Maj Dick Law son who rescued European missionaries fromthe ho mansland of North Katanka in the Congo is shown atriews conference in United Nations headquarters at Eeopoldville With him are Victor Monekay 17 a guide Photofax and Conrad Mwano both of whomaccompanied Lawson to Kon gola in North Katanga where they de fied spears and rifle butts to evacuate three is a career officer servingwith UN forces in Leopoldville Prestige of US suffers as Latin America nations waver PUNTA DEL ESTE Uruguay United States and its 13 LatinAmerican supporters sacked away Tuesday from a de mand for an immediate vote by lie hemispheric foreign jninisters conference to exclude Cuban 3rime Minister Fidel Castros re gime from the Organization of American States ONLY THE NEWSPAPER develops intelligent public opinion day by day through reporting sentiments opinions and views and views of your neighbors majority group eased its stand in an effort to break a dead ock over how and when the sus pension should takeeffect The conference which was sup posed to end Monday continued o drag on after hours of fruitless bargaining As hopes faded for an early adjournment United States srestige appeared to suffer a loss to Decorah firm in garage fire DECQRAHlAbput dam age wasrdone to the main main enance building of the Fred CarlsonConstruction Cohere in a fire than gutted the structure arly Tuesday j Firemen battled the blaze for hours before putting it out The 40by60fobt cement clock and metal building was located just outside the city limits and firemen forced to faring in about 20000 gallons of water when the pressure failed Four trucks tools andseveral machines were destroyed LeRoy building gutted by fire LEROY leveled a twostory building housing a bowl ing alley and lodge quartersTues day causing damage estimated at businesses suffered smoke and water damage and flames damaged communication lines disrupting telephone service to most of the business area and a residential section TO CHRISTEN SUB WASHINGTON Navy Tuesday said Mrs John F Ken nedy has 4ccepted an invitation to christen the first of a new class of nuclear submarines The 14nation group metfor two hours and named a threenation committee todraft a compromise amendment to be offered to the six nations holding out for vet glove approach i The United 13 Lathi American nations backing a tough line against Fidel Castros gov ernment had just the necessary twothirds majority to carry a formal resolution to oust the Havana government from the OAS councils They scheduled another bar gaining session Tuesday in an ef fort to win over six of Latin Amer icas biggest and most influential nations demanding a delay in the formal ouster of Cuba The six were Brazil Mexico Argentina Chile Bolivia and Ecuador Both sides emerged from a closeddoor eighthour bargaining session early Tuesday assertini some progresshadbeenmade on the issue threatening a deep spli m interAmericpi relations The foreign ministers wen without dinner Monday night in an to break the impasse After the session there were hint of compromise in the works Asked if the meeting producec any progress US Secretary o State Dean Rusk said I think One conference informant said the United States appeared to be leaning toward what he called the Argentine view that it would be better to have all 20 nations cen sure Cuba than a majority out law it Phototax OTTUMWA FIRE Overshadowed by an ominous pall of smoke dozens of firemen pour water on the J B Sax store here Monday This photo made about 1 pnf shows the situation just a mo ment before the big store and another burst into lull flame and were consumed Lawmakers promise to work fast Fireworks may erupt WASH INGTONGM President Kennedy Tuesday sent Congress his plan for a new Cabinetrank depart ment of urban affairs and neatly wrapped political time bomb He also 7 officially asked Con gress for million to buy United Nations bonds and help bail the world organization out of its Congocaused financial crisis The fate of the Cabinet post issue is uncertain It becomes law in 60 days unless either House of Congress vetoes it but the measure has become em broiled in racial and partisan controversy Senate rejection of the plan is considered unlikely but the pros pects in the House are uncertain In a special message to Con gress accompanying the plan said The times ue live in urgently call for this ac faonrWe wilf neglect our cities at our peril for in neglecting them we neglect the nation The llth Cabinet department would contain the several agen cies now embraced in the Housing and Home Finance Agency and Kennedy has announced that HHFAs administrator Robert C Weaverwouldbecome secretary of the new first Negro Cabinet officer in history Kennedy announced the plan1 to name Weaver for the new iob at a news conference last week and a few hours after theHouse Rules Committee had rejected by a 96 vote a bill to create the depart ment by regular legislative means Kennedy scolded Republicans fortheir solid committee opposi tion to the bill The five GOP members were joined by four Southern Democrats The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People promptly notified the Republican National Committee thafthe op wsition to the plan will be in erpreted as racially motivated The chairman of the House Re publican Policy Committee Rep John W Byrnes of Wisconsin ater accused Kennedy of a crude attempt to interject the race issue into the controversy M Dirksen of Illi nois Senate Republican leader brought up the states rights is sue by charging that the plan ould encourage the cities to take their problems to Washington in stead of to their own state gov ernments As the message was delivered Capitol Hill Sen John Spark man DAla announced that the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee is prepared to start hear figs on the bond issue next Tues day with Secretary of State Dean Rusk as the first witness Kennedy mustered a broad ange of arguments as to why the Jnited States should buy up to 100 million of the bonds which voiild be half of the total issue He took the stand that the pur hase would save money in the ong run because the bond issue its into a program aimed to orce other UN members who ave not been carrying their share f various UN costs to pay up The 2 per cent bonds repayable ver 50 years are planned as an bligation of the UN general unds paid in by all member na tions Those who do not pay their jssessed shares are supposed to ose their votes in the world or anization With every nation thus chipping n Kennedy said the US con ribution to special UN opera ons like the Congo can drop to 12 per cent from the present so er cent t ;