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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbor s HOME EDITION VOL 102 Associated Pttst and United Presi International Full Wlrtf o MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 17 1962 10c Paper Consists of Two No W Senate kills Medicare plan 5248 Women in space is debated They want the chance By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGarette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Space in the words of President Kennedy is the new ocean and the women want to get their feet wet They want to be astronauts Seriously And inasmuch as our lawgivers are ever gallant and occasionally willing to for sake their nalural desire to avoic the limelight the women are being taken seriously The story goes back to last summer when 12 women were certified by the Lovelace Founda tion Albuquerque N M as qualified lo be astronauts They had undergone Ihe same exact ing physical and psychologica tests given to the Project Mer cury spacemen Then in March Mrs Philip A Hart 41 wife of the senator from Michigan and a licensed heli copter and airplane pilot wrote letters to members of the Senate and House science committees urging tjjat women be included in the US space program And on March 15 Mrs Hart and Jerrie Cobb a woman pilot from Okla homa who holds the worlds al titude and speed records for worn en called on Vice President Lyn don B Johnson chairman of the National Aeronautics and Space douncii They told Johnson that thi United States would lose anothe space first to Russia if this country did not start training a woman for space flight soon Russia vvill put a woman in orbi by Seplember they said Johnson not unskilled at avoiding com mitments said he had no author ity to make a decision of thi sort Tactfully he suggested tha they talk to the people at the Na tional Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration Technically the only thing Mrs Hart Miss Cobb and their 1C sister space volunteers lack to qualify for NASAs Project Mer cury is experience as jet tes pilots At any rate the letters written last March got results A special subcommitee of th House Committee on Science and Astronautics is launching a serie of hearings at which Mrs Hart Miss Cobb and the other as ye unnamed Lovelace graduates wil be given a chance to testify Chairman of the House group Rep Victor Anfuso says heli call some NASA people H has in mind also consulting sue prominent lay women as Eleano Roosevelt and Mrs Harry S Tru man The Washington hearings are expected to take about three days Anfuso and his colleagues plan subsequent hearings in California the Midwest and New York Con gress as of midJune has ap proved about 7 per cent of the administrations legislative re quests has rejected finally 2 per cent has taken no action a ail on 263 per cent The committee presumably wil call Dr Randolph W Lovelao II who says of the potentia women space pilot She weigh much less than a con sumes less oxygen needs les food and has proven herself to be belter capable of slanding psy chological strains in ccrlain stres situations By and large she i better looking too One woman who lias emphatic aliy refrained from volunleering for ouler space is Mrs Llewellyn E Thompson Jr wife of th former ambassador to Russia Maj Yugi Gagarin the Sovie Unions first cosmonaut askec Mrs Thompson at the New Years Eve parly Wouldn you like lo fly into space No replied Mrs Thompson I do not have a license to drive that kind of thing She evidently doesnt intend lo apply for one either FLEE TO WEST BERLIN border guarc a customs official from Eas Germany have escaped lo th West in the past 24 hours Wcs Berlin police reported Tuesday MAJ BOB WHITE Wins rating of astronaut in the X75 EDWARDS AFB Calif UPI Force Maj Bob White be came Americas first winged astronaut Tuesday by zooming the X15 rocket ship more than 58 miles into space for a new world airplane altitude record First semiofficial computa lions subject to revision later showed that While went 310000 feel or approximately 587 miles high It was the highest any man ever has venlured above the earth in a fully pilotcontrollec craft The successful flight came on Whiles lucky seventh at earlier attempts hac been scrubbed American and Russian space men in orbital and suborbita flights have soared miles or only witr very limited personal commanc of their ships Whites historic feat of rock eting above the 50mile mark won him the honor of being Ihe fiflh man to qualify for the spac award medal and to wear Amcr icas coveled aslronaut wings He now joins ranks with his spacecraft counterparts John Glenn Alan B Shepard Gus Grissom and Scolt Carpenter The old altilude record for the X15 was about 47 miles GUARDS SUSPENDED SAN FRANCISCO UP Two guards have been suspended a a result of last months escape from Alcalraz by three still un accounted for bank robbers Orders woman retried Deyo decision overturned JEFFERSON CITY MoThe Missouri Supreme Court Monday irdered a new trial for Grace Deyo 45 Clear Lake woman charged with the first degree murder in the poison death of icr husband Mrs Deyo in June 1961 was round guilty by a jury in Gaines ville Mo Her husband Kenneth Deyo died in July 1959 Mrs Deyo was arrested later that year at Clear Lake The authorities in Missouri charge that Mrs Deyo conspirec with Bill Shindlcr Almarlha Mo 0 murder her husband Shindler las nol been tried on the charge Missouri authorities chose lo trj Mrs Deyo first because they had a signed confession Ihey contend she gave afler her arrest Altorney Edward Boyle Cleai Lake argued that Mrs Deyo has a low intelli gence and was not mentally capable to give the confession He contended the wording of the confession was not the type used by a person of low mentality He introduced tes timony to show MRS DEYO that Mrs Deyo had low intelli gence The judge in the trial last year instructed the jury to determine whelher Mrs Deyo was insane and to determine whether the confession was hers The Supreme Court ruled that the lower judge should not have instructed the jury to determine whether Mrs Deyo was insane The judge should have instructed the jury to determine whether she was of low mentality There were several other grounds on which the Supreme Court called for a new trial Mrs Deyo lives in Clear Lake and has been free on bond Major setback for JFK Big crowd in gallery A CLIFF the way Senate Dem ocratic Leader Mike Mansfield viewed the outcome of the Senate vote on whether to kill the administrations compromise health care plan for the elderly Mansfield speaks to newsmen at the White House after a breakfast meeting with President Ken nedy and Democratic congressional leaders Rep Carl Albert of Oklahoma is at left and Vice President Lyndon Johnson at center N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVJCES Income up output steady incomes of Americans and the nations industrial production advanced in June to record highs But the income gains were only half as great as in the previous month and in dustrial production rose so slightly as to remain almost on dead center JFK to meet Red envoy WASHINGTON President Kennedy will meet with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin at the White House to discuss such crucial issues as Ber lin disarmament and Laos It will be their first meeting of any length since the ambassador pre sented his credentials on March 30 Congolese in protest ELISABETHVILLE thousand Afri can women many of them carrying babies charged a United Nations roadblock shouting UN go home let us have the Belgians back They beat and stoned Indian UN troops who fired over their heads dur ing the threehour melee that was broken up when a UN helicopter flew low over the demonstrators Air traffic harrassed Russians were reported to have resumed their harassment of Berlin air traffic A Russian jet buzzed an American aircraft flying to Berlin 7ofs allegedly mistreated DES Judge Don Tidrick has ordered the removal of five children from a private lyowned school at Stuart because he said he has had reports of mistreatment at the school The five children all from Polk County and with learning or emotional problems were taken out of the Rusley School and Home for Exceptional Children and placed in the Polk County Juvenile Home Pennsy and NYC offer merger plan CHICAGO Pennsyl vania and New York Central rail roads announced Tuesday a mer ger plan that they estimate wil save an estimated million i year within five years The lines said freight service will be improved generally and passenger service will not be changed except for terminal oper ations in New York and Chicago The plan announced in Chicago and in New York envisions a million capital plant improvement program which the companies said will give new impetus to the national economy This will be financed partly through sale of released duplicate facilities materials and real estate As for passenger service it would not be changed except ihat New York Central longdis tance trains operating via Har mon Albany Syracuse and Buf falo would use Pennsylvania sta tion in New York All other trains including com muters would continue to use present facilities In Chicago all trains would use Union Station except those New York Central trains now using the Illinois Central Terminal These would continue to do so Spokesmen for the lines said North Iowa Variable cloudiness Or so says the boss Not a lick of work DETROIT W Someone who signed himself D Deduc tion wrote to the city regarding Detroits new one per cent income tax You ask on the withholding form what proportion of my work is done in Detroit I was all set to fill in 100 per cent But I had a long talk with about my work He made if very clear that as far as he can see f have not done a lick of work all year So I have put down zero on my withholding statement If you want to argue argue with htm Car dispatcher is forced to resign DES MOINES Carj Erbe said a state car driven Dispatcher Max Olson has re signed by request Gov Norman Grand Avenue in Des am doing abo Erbe said Tuesday The governor said he asked for alone Moines at doing about of damage to the car Olson was and received Olsons resignation June 2 i i 3C1IU UCb IVlUHllib after learning Monday that the police investigated the accident car dispatcher had made unaubut made no charge against 01 thorized use of a state car on S0n Olson 37 of Humboklt also was assistant secretary of the State Executive Council His two jobs paid a total of a year Erbe said he has directed tight er enforcement of rules prohibit the merger would result initially in the loss of 7800 jobs over a fiveyear period They said this compares with 11000 jobs lost each year over the past decade due to traffic losses and in creased costs The two lines now have about 120000 employes DIVORCESUIT SANTA MONICA Actor Gary Granl was sued for divorce by his third wife on grounds of mental cruelty Act ress Betsy Drake Grant charged the performer with causing her grievous mental suffering prior lo their separa tion Oct 29 1958 Only the Newspaper A ONLY THE NEWSPAPER lets you pick the tima and place to read and relax to be carried away with wide wonderful world of hap penings cm page and not much change in tem peratures through Wednesday with chance of few thunder showers late Tuesday night or early Wednesday Lowest Tuesday night 57 to 62 High est Wednesday middle 70s Iowa Partly cloudy through Wednesday with scattered thundcrshowers likely north west and extreme west Tues day night or Wednesday morning Little change in tem perature Low Tuesday night generally near 60 High Wed nesday 70s northeast to near 80 southwest Outlook for cloudy and slightly warmer Minnesota Variable cloudiness scatlered showers Warmer high Wednesday near 82 GlobeGazelle weather data up lo 8 am Tuesday Maximum 70 Minimum 58 At 8 am 61 Precipitation Trace Sunrise Sunset On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 7 i Society News 89 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics IS Farm 17 ing private use of public vehicles T and is investigating several unf Wli the case unlil the authorized use incidents involving minute other persons Olson was not immediately available for comment DROWNS IN LAGOON MOUNT VERNON 111 UPI James H Coleman 17 leaped into a lagoon at Memorial Gar dens Cemetery Monday to res cue a dog that appeared to be drowning Coleman drowned but the dog swam to shore Olson struck two trees on The governor said Des Moines Erbe denies an audience to slayer DES MOINES WiGov Nor man Erbe said Tuesday he has denied an audience to condemned slayer Charles Keliey who is scheduled to hang next week Keiley of Minneapolis was scheduled to hang July 18 at the Fort Madison State Penitentiary but he has asked the Iowa Su preme Court for a new hearing and a new execution date will be set if his conviction and sentence are upheld Erbe said Keliey wrote to him S from the penitentiary asking for an opportunity to talk with the governor Erbe gave no reason for denying the request but said he would deny such a request from any condemned person in the same circumstances Keliey and a companion Charles Noel Brown also of Min neapolis were sentenced for kill ing Alvin Koehrsen 54 of Walnut early last year in Council Bluffs Brown is scheduled to hang July 24 Asked whether he had reached a decision as to commuting Browns sentence to life imprison ment Erbe replied Not neces sarily As far as I am concerned SAME WASHINGTON Senate Tuesday voted to kill President Kennedys Social Security health care plan for the aged in a shat tering administration de feat The roll call vote was 5248 The vote adopted a motion by Sen Robert S Kerr DOkla to table and thus kill the administra tions plan After this vote the Senate nailed down the result adopting by voice vote a motion to table a motion to reconsider The roll call vote was carried with votes of 21 Democrats and 31 Republicans It was opposed by 43 Democrats and 5 Republi cans Administration supporters were trying to get the proposal adopt ed as an amendment to a House passed bill revising the public welfare laws The defeat means the Social Se curity plan is dead at least for this Congress It also throws a psychological pall over many other key Kenne dy measures For killing the plan Democrats for of Virginia Eastland Ellender Er vin Fultaright Hayden Hill Hol land Jordan Kerr Long of Lou isiana McClellan Monroney Ran dolph Robertson Russell Smath ers Sparkman Stennis Tal madge Thurmond Republicans for Aiken Allott Beall Bennett Boggs Bot tum Bush Butler Capehart Carlson Cotton Curlis Dirksen Dworshak Fong Goldwater Hick enlooper Hruska Miller of Iowa Morton Mundt Murphy Pear son Prouty Saltonslall Scott Smilh of Maine Tower Wiley Williams of Delaware and Young of North Dakola Against killing the plan Democrats against son Bartlelt Bible Burdick Byrd of W Virginia Cannon Car roll Chavez Church Clark Dodd Douglas Engle Gore Gruening Hart Hartke Humphrey Jack son Johnston Kefauver Lausche Long of Missouri Long of Ha waii Magnuson Mansfield Mc Carthy McGee McNamara Met calf Morse Moss Muskie Neu berger Pastore Pell Proxmire Smith of Massachusetts Syming ton Williams of New Jersey Yar borough and Young of Ohio Republicans against Cooper Javits Keating and Ku chel It was one of the most drama lie legislative showdowns of the session and one laden with political ammunition for the fall election campaigns All 100 senators showed up The nip and tuck aspects of the Senate fight was well pub licized in advance A huge crowd turned up in the senate chamber to watch the outcome Members of the House joined tourisls and even congressional staff employes in the galleries CUBANS SEEK em AP ployes of Fidel Castros National Agra scribedas Russian type was equipped rian Reform Institute tired of condi as a spray plane and loaded with in tions in Cuba flew this singleengine sccticide Immigration and airport off I biplane to Miami and asked for asylum cials look over the plunc in the United States The plane de ;