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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for The VOL 102 CITY GLOBEGAZETTE newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION united InternUona ruU Uu MASQN IOWA FRIDAY a eopyThta Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One No W I Religious admission standard Contacts in the pews By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International The story is told of a confi dence man who moved into an American city where he was a stranger to everyone including the police Needing respectable connec tions to impress his intended victims he tried to join various clubs But he couldnt get into any of them because he lacked the necessary character refer ences So he joined the citys lead ing church This tale may be apocryphal but it is not farfeched Most of Americas churches welcome new members with open arms and few questions They assume in practice if not in theory that anyone who applies for church membership is a committed Christian The assumption is to put it mildly unrealistic It is prob ably rare for a practicing criminal to use church mem bership as a camouflage But it is by no means unusual for people to join churches for slightly more reputable secular reasons such as a desire to establish social and business contacts Clergymen are well aware of this The question is what if anything churches should do about it One viewpoint is that they shouldnt do anything about it Exponents of this view ac knowledge that there are mil lions of men and women on church membership rolls to day who do not know the rudi ments of Christian doctrine and who do not live any differently from their unchurched neigh bors But they say that all of these nominal Christians are potential converts and the best way to bring them into a genuine rela tionship with Christ is to in clude them in the life of the community where he is known and served Another view which appears to be gaining adherents is that churches should welcome all comers to their worship serv ices and other activities but reserve full membership to those who have genuinely ac cepted Christ as their Lord and master Those who favor stricter stan dards for church membership argue as follows The world will not take Christianity seriously until it sees evidence that this faith really docs have a transforming effect on the lives of those who are seized by it The presence of many nominal members in the church gravely weakens its mission of providing a living witness to the power of Christ to change human lives Many clergymen who are sympathetic to this general line of reasoning remain hesitant about admissions standards be cause they fear that they might 1 be used by some modern phar isccs as an excuse for enforcing their own rigid views of what constitutes orthodoxy in doc trine or for inquisitorial at tempts to judge an applicants motives One approach which seems to overcome these objections is to require all applicants for membership to complete a course in the teachings of the church which will be sufficiently comprehensive to give them a clear idea of what theyre actually committing themselves to when they take the vows involved in baptism or con firmation Few churches however have yet gone as far as the Church of the Saviour in Washington DC organized in 1948 bythe Rev Gordon Cosby a former Army chaplain it extends a warm welcome to anyone who wishes to attend its services or participate in its activities But stiff requirements are laid down for those who would enter into full membership They must complete two full years of in five collegelevel courses oh the Bible and Christian doctrine They must agree to tithe give 10 per cent of their income to unselfish causes And they must become active participants in a mission group f fV U S AIRMEN GIVEN MILITARY HONORS Flagdraped coffins con taining bodies of US airmen killed in South Viet Nam last weekend are shown at Saigon airport where they were given military honors before be Photofax ing flown home Four were killed when their helicopter was downed by Com near Laotian border The other American died in wreckage of C47 which crashed in takeoff at Kontum On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News IS TV Guide Pullout Section GOP picks Sweesy Strickland DES MOINES North lowans were elected Friday to positions in the Third District Republican Central Committee Leo M Sweesy Mason City was reelected chairman during the district caucus before convening of the state GOP convention in DCS Moincs Charles E Strick land Clear Lake was elected to the permanent organization com mittee Others elected during the dis trict caucus were Mrs Ernest Fossum Cedar Falls district vice chairman Rep Henry Nelson Forest City to the resolutions committee Zoe Deo Webster City to the credentials commit tee Harry Slife Cedar Falls to the rules committee The only contest in the 3rd Dis trict was for central committee woman won by Mrs Fossum who defeated Mrs Howard Schwieger of Dows Mrs Schwieger con ceded before the completion of the first ballot Sen Bourke B Htckenlooper RIowa told delegates that the Kennedy administration has fal len down As convention keynoter he called on Republicans to re store national confidence and the dependence upon the individual initiative and responsibility which has made our nation great Republicans of the 4th Con gressional District selected Mrs Barbara Olerich Rolfe farm wife over Mrs Louise Dvorak of Sioux City as their district committcewoman She defeated Mrs Dvorak by a vole of 293 to 281 Mrs Olerich and Fred Benson Sheldon businessman were chosen to represent the 6th District In the 5th District caucus Mrs Henry Schudder of Nevada de feated Mrs Nelle Kenison of Madrid 225 to 190 for com mil teewoman Robert D Ray of Des Moines was unopposed as he other district member Another close battle was in the 1st District Mrs Willa Wcldin was chosen committeewoman over Mrs Mablc Miller of Kco sauqua 264 to 241 Senate gives its OK to Celebrezze WASHINGTON WThe Sen ate Friday confirmed President Kennedys nomination of Mayor land to be secretary of welfare uj ti i no jrttll Cclebrezze 51 a Democrat sueriage to Beverly Aadland cccds Abraham A Ribicoff for the Senate from Connecticut Kennedy Cabinet N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Rail unions ponder action CLEVELAND Ohio Railroad union presi dents decided to hold another meeting to discuss what action to take against railroad managements plans to dismiss 13000 firemen on Aug 16 The union leaders have not commented so far on the possibility of a nationwide strike against the railroads Demonstrators on trial I1K Sixteen more antisegregation m demonstrators went on trial charged with disturbing the peace of this old southern Illinois river city Witnesses testified that the demonstrators blocked the entrance of a swimming pool and that lifeguards had to shove them aside so that white patrons could enter T to vote on contract LOS ANGELES Spokesmen for two unions say they will hold mass meetings Saturday and Sun day to vote on contract proposals by three major aerospace companies A nationwide strike at plants and missile bases is set Monday Wants taconite tax break ST PAUL Minnesota Gov Elmer L Ander sen asked the state iron ore committee to pave the way for a special legislative session to provide a 25 year tax break for the taconite industry Rusk to meet Gromyko GENEVA Secretary of State Dean Rusk ar rived for key EastWest talks with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Qromyko and said agreement to make Laos neutral was a good basis for its future To stop all aid to Peru WASHINGTON The State Department said the United States will cut off all arms aid as well as economic help to the new military regime in Peru The state department also said that U S military representatives have been ordered to break off all of ficial dealings with Peruvian military officials Unions to vote on offer by Star and Tribune MINNEAPOLIS UPI The striking Typographical and Mailers unions are expected to vole Sunday on contract offers from the Minneapolis Star and Tribune The nonstriking ma chinists union was scheduled to vote Friday night on a tentative agreement The tentative settlement be tween the newspaper and ma chinists was hammered out be tween company and union ne gotiators Tony Schullo secre tarytreasurer of the striking Teamsters said the contract of fer made to the typographers and mailers was not made yet to his Ihe proposal as we understand it will not be acceptable by us if it is of fered The strike started April 13 PLANS DIVORCE HOLLYWOOD wi Draftsman it mi ui animaii Anthony J Celebrezze of CleveMaurice de Leon 23 said Thurs day that his oneyearold mar time Errol Flynn protege is on ui Aijim jyi i un wno resigned last week to run the rocks He said he called the 20yearold singer in in This is the first change in the Mass and told her to institute divorce proceedings 93 INJURED sons were injured eight serious and stfc luiumii in bus accidents m Japan Friday June quarter of 1961 Norsta resigns as ead er Court rules UNs military expenses are regular dues THE HAGUEThe Internaiby the General Assembly in its tional Court of Justice Friday Dec 20 iim said Congo and Gaza United Na tions military intervention costs are regular dues to be paid by all UN members Nine judges voted in favor of this advisory opinion asked for PARTLY CLOUDY Fiveday Iowa will average Temperatures near normal Wednesday through next Normal highs 83 to 90 Normal lows 62 to 68 Day to day changes will be minor Precipitation will averL age moderate to heavy oc curring as occasional showers Doc 20 1961 resolution The court giving its advisory opinion on Article 17 Paragraph two of the UN charter which regulates payment of dues by UN members rejected Soviet claims that payment of these costs was not prescribed by the UN charter Five judges of the total of 14 which dealt with this case dis sented They were President Bohdan Winiarski of Poland Judge Basdevanl of France Moreno Quintana of Uruguay Koretsky of Russia and Busta mantey of Rivcro of Panama The courts opinion is not binding but merely advisory The court refected Soviet ar guments that it was incom thunderstorms Sunday and again about Tuesday or Wed nesday Amounts will average one to locally three inches North Iowa Considerable cloudi ness cooler Friday night lows in low 60s Fair to partly cloudy Saturday highs in upper 70s potent to deal with the ques tion because it was alleged to be of a political nature Winiarski said the interpreta on of a treaty provision was sssentially a judicial task not GEN LAURIS NORSTAD Kennedy moves to Lemnitzer or Taylor WASHINGTON APIPresident Kennedy accepted Friday the res ignation of Gen Lauris Norstad as supreme Allied commander in Europe and chief of NATO forces The White House had nothing to say immediately as to a succes sor Reports were circulating that Gen Lyman L Lemnitzer chair man of the US joint chiefs of staff might replace Norstad But there also was talk of Gen Max well D Taylor now presidential military adviser Norstad has held the Allied po sition with headquarters in Paris since 1956 He is known as Economy is up but rate is punchless WASHINGTON na tions Gross National Product reached an annual rate of 5552 bil lion in the second quarter of this year President Kennedys Coun u a cil of Economic Advisers reported stronS advocate of increasing uni rl I V f TT political Friday The second quarter figure was billion higher than the 5545 bil lion annual rate for the first quar Reliable sources estimate the but fell well be costs of the Gaza Strip and e admimstrations hopes It Congo operations not covered have an bearing by payments from U N mem011 whether Kennedy asks for a bers at between S35 to milCUt this year to spur the econ lion a month The Soviet bloc and most Arab states do not pay towards omy UK F j iVS Cli U3 Iowa Partly cloudy northwestthe of the U N force considerable cloudiness withjin tne Gaza Strip while the So scattered showers Union some Arab states storms east and south FridayJFrance Belgium Portugal and night cooler lows 50s northSoutn Africa refuse to meet west to 60 southeast Fair to iheir share of Congo costs partly cloudy Saturday highs 75 to 80 Further outlook Continued fair and cool Sun day Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued quite warm Highs Sat urday around 85 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum It was estimated here that the United Nations is about S170 un 5uuu3 dim services million in the red including is one of the key economic indi nonpaymcnt by certain closely watched by all oi other costs connected with ernment and business economists 80 62 66 183 79 57 U N membership The question at issue was whether the expenses for the U N military operations in the Congo and along the Gaza Strip GM SHOWS GAINS Kennedy predicted In January the GNP for 1962 would jump to a billion rate for the full year compared with billion in 1961 To have any chance to reach this figure the second quarter rate should have been in the billion range The GNP which measures the y among the Western European Mlies and between them and the United States Word that the general had sub pitted his resignation came first rom the newspaper Le Monde in Paris v Norstad said in a letter to Ken nedy We Vive in a time of continuing crisis but for the moment at least there is no unusual pres sure on my office I request there fore that I be relieved of my as signment on or about 1 Nov 1962 output of all goods and services The figures confirmed that the business picture is far from buoy ant Speculation has arisen wheth er the economy is merely going through a slight pause to be fol come under the heading of nor U N dues Under Article 19 of the UN charter memsion is beginning bers are liable to lose their vot ing rights in the General As sembly if they do not pay their dues A number of countries have refused to pay The chief executive replied in a Dear Larry letter voicing deep regret at Norstads decision to step out of uniform after 36 years and also lavishing high praise on a man he said has had a military assignment of unparalleled impor tance to the defense of the free world Kennedy said he knows of no one who has been better able to bear the burdens and that Nor living The bulk of the billion D national product increase reflected a rise in consumer spending Spurred by monthly new highs in has become upturn war recesment to the Alliance the strength of the Alliance itself Norstad took over the NATO sessments on the grounds they are special expenses outside the regular budget NEW YORK Mo tors Corp reported Friday salesj and earnings in both the second quarter and first half of 1962 were at record levels Net in come for the quarter set a rec ord for the third consecutive TOKYO perQuarterly period totaling million compared with mil SAME ing advanced billion to a record yearly pace of billion With new car buying at a near command from Gen Alfred M Gruenther He was the fourth American to hold the post since NATOs creation in 1951 A graduate of West Point 1930 Norstad began his military I boom pace outlays for durables career in the cavalry but soon picked up reversing their winterjtransfcrrcd to the then relatively dec me Spending for soft goods small air corps His rise U the continued to advance but at a top was brisk At age 36 he was slower pace than in the March for services quarter Spending rose again STRIKE CONTINUES ROME statccm a brigadier general and nine years later became a full general Norstad called on Kennedy at the White House Monday and dis cussed his retirement at that time but offered no hint to newsmen SISTERS have fun as near Jy 1500 of them visit the Chicago Free Fair a south west side civic project held by business and fraternal A1J Photnfix organizations in area This group is enjoying the woman driver role as the cars twirl and bump one another in one of the rides on the carnival midway ployed doctors carried a strike that their meeting had been any into the third day Friday Strikthing but routine ing doctors seek more pay and However Norstad recalled in improved working facilities his letter to the President that ns long ago as last January they had mentioned the possibility of his leaving his present assign ment some time this winter if no particular crisis developed in the meantime 3 Americans on crashed airliner BANGKOK Thailand United Arab Airlines jet with 28 persons aboard crashed into a junglecovered mountain in cen tral Thailand Thursday night and an American military search par ty reported its first check Friday indicated there were no survivors Three of the 18 passengers aboard the Britishbuilt Comet IV were Virginia Tiilbertson of Bradford Woods Pittsburgh PH her daughter Ihristinc and her son Eric COMPOSER DIES NEW YORK Pink ard 65 song writer and pub isher who wrote the hits Sweet leorgia Brown and Gimnifi a ilUc Kiss Will Ya Huh died Thursday after a brief illness ;