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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Tht North Iowas Daily Ncwspopci Edited for the Home newspaper that mokes all North lowons MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Alaska asks for help Poor fishing stalls economy NAKNEK Alaska AP An aura of helpless insecurity tinged with anger settled over Alaskas Bristol Bay area Friday in the wake of the worst salmon season ever for the bays rich red sal mon fishery In normal years hordes of red salmon a fish highly prized by the canning industry enter the bay in early July enroute to spawning streams This year the red run for some asyetunexplained reason was a mere trickle It left 3500 persons of the area whose living is tied pri marily to the red salmon on the brink of poverty with a harsh Alaskan winter coming on The state and its congressional delegation have asked President Kennedy to declare the Bristol Bay a disaster area The total 1963 American catch on the bay an arm of the Bering Sea 350 miles southeast of Anchor age was only an estimated 25 million reds compared with a catch of 29 million in 1958 the worst previous year on record The Bristol Bay red run pro duced 203700 cases of canned sal mon this year compared with 926441 cases in 1961 the top pack in the last 10 years on the bay An important question mark in the failure of this years Bristol Bay run to fishermen and to state officials alike is the extent of the Japanese high seas catch Prohibited by the International North Pacific Fisheries Conven tion from high seas salmon fish ing east of 175 degrees west longitude the Japanese neverthe less take many immature Bristol Bay reds west of that abstention line Smith is critical after crash Michael B Smith 30 215 9th NW was reported in critical condition at Mercy Hospital Friday with injuries received Thursday evening in a headon collision on Highway 65 Smith was reported to have received severe chest and head injuries when his car and one driven by Ruby Pearl Mullen 46 rural Manly smashed to gether 4 miles north of Mason City about 6 pm Mrs Mullen and a passenger in her car her daughter Dixie Lee Ellefson 26 Algona were reported in fair condition at Mercy Hospital Friday Mrs Mullen had severe lacerations on her legs and Mrs Ellefson received a broken arm and lac erations on her head and body A highway patrolman investi gating the accident said it has been determined that Smith was driving south on the wrong side of the road and the Mullen car was being driven north The patrolman said the two cars met headon on the east side of the center of the highway The Mason City and Manly fire departments Snells Am bulance Service and sheriff deputies were on the scene along with the patrol within minutes after the accident was reported Patrolman James Lind credit ed the immediate response and action of the fire department and ambulance crew with pos sibly preventing a fatality The first report of the acci dent mentioned fire at the scene but passing trucker extin guished the flames and the fire department crew assisted in re moving the injured and freeing Smith North Iowa Weather outlook Partty eleudy FrWay night Saturday scattered show ers or rtwndershewers north west part Saturday Lows Fri day nifbt around 79 Locally cooler Saturday in rho PrtM tad UaJUd Prw laiernaUmul FuU Utm MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY U 1HJ Ptptr Conslsli of Two SectiOBiStcdori No 144 WMlfter details on 2 Living costs in U S hit an alltime record tir A WASHINGTON UPI T h e nations living costs jumped to an alltime high in June and sliced four cents off the buying power of a bill the labor department reported Friday The department said its June consumer price index increased by fourtenths of 1 per the biggest one month increase in nine months Higher prices for sugar cig arettes and increased real es state and sales taxes pushed up the index to 1066 of average 195759 prices This means it took to buy the same goods and serv ices that cost about five years ago Arnold Chase price expert for the labor department said chances are that living costs will climb again in July to achieve another record peak But he said the increases re flect past inflationary pres sures rather than present or fu ture inflationary dangers The June increase means about 105000 workers will re ceive cost of living pay boosts ranging from 1 to 3 cents an hour Sugar prices soared in Juno and wore 32 per cent higher over the month The average American housewife paid 84 cents for five pounds of sugar last per cent more than she did a year ago Fresh fruits also cost more and frozen and canned juice prices kept climbing be cause of the shortage resulting from last winters freeze dam age in Texas and Florida Pork prices also advanced 28 per cent as fewer hogs were sent to market Quake kills more than 1000 ONE WILL BE CHOSEN Miss Iowa Joleen Wolf Des Moines hri ff a Hneup of beauties participating in Miss Iowa Iowa river rift goes to courts DBS MOINES injuncj around the plant at Waterloo dur tion suit will be filed against construction Waterloo demanding that it Hultman said the injunction ac iiAn tn tion to filed ti iIf under the antistream cease pollution of the Cedar Riv er with insufficiently treated sx Friday Hultman after a meeting with State Health Department offi cials said he is also urging the department to launch an overall attack on stream pollution in the state bringing in other state agencies and local interests as well as the Health Department Cedar Rapids had demanded that the state launch court action to force Waterloo to speed up a program of sewage treatment plant improvements and stop al leged stream pollution Hultman said he concluded that an injunction suit should be filed after meetings this week with offi cials from both cities and the Health Department He said Waterloo officials had promised to cooperate to speed the court action as much as possi ble Paul Houser director of pub lic health engineering for the Health Department said Cedar Rapids filed its demand for court action after it found extremely high bacteria counts in the river the last week in June and the first week in July Moutei said bacteria counts nor mally run from GO to 24000 but jumped to 700000 the first week in July He said one sample showed a count of 7 million which he said was definitely associated with bypassing raw sewage souri tne state Inside The Globe PRESS HUNT for 86 in giant jaiibreak Page DENOUNCES beauty con test bathing suit compe tition Page 3 BROWNIEScookies vs lit tle girls Page 10 Editorials Comics Clear Cake 7 Mason City news Latest markets f Society news Sports news 1314 Television news 15H Classified 2021 North lewa news 23 GETS CAS CHAMBER JEFFERSON CITY Mo UPI Sammy Aire Tucker 28 of Fresno Calif was executed in the state penitentiarys gas VVrl IllCtlJ O KtfO t chamber early Friday for the cach charec i D i murder of a policeman two Syncom 2 launched CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP towering Delta space rocket vaulted skyward Friday in an ef fort to boost the Syncom 2 com munications satellite into an orbit in which it would seemingly stand still 22300 miles above the equa tor If successful Syncom 2 will be come the worlds first operating synchronous orbit satellite one which appears to hang like a star in the sky because it travels at the same relative speed the earth rotates If telephone teletype and radio experiments with the satellite work as planned the United States will make a great advance toward a comparatively lowcost worldwide space communications network requiring only three satellites far enough out and so spaced that one would be in range from any point here Bond was set at JFK to appeal to US on test pact WASHINGTON WtPresidcnl Kennedy goes before the nation Friday night to whip up support for a nuclear test ban treaty dramatically initialed Thursday in Moscow and heralded as a major break in the cold war The presidential message at 5 pm Central Standard Time on radio and television will be part of an administration cam paign to convince critics the testing in outer space in the atmosphere and under not endanger US security To become effective the US Soviet and British agreement must be ratified by a twothirds vote of the Senate and the measure of public support for the treaty may tip the scales there The agreement climaxes years of onandoff negotiations at times by the thunder of nuclear most as old as the nuclear age itself The three foreign American Secretary of State Dean Rusk Britains Lord Home and the Soviet Unions Andrei A sign the treaty in Moscow in the near future a communique said Immediate congressional re and the SenateHouse Atomi Energy Committee In Paris President Charles dc Gaulles government rcaf firmed that it would not be bound by the agreement in its efforts to make France an in dependent nuclear power In the treaty a marvel o conciseness at about 800 words of the three powers un dertakes to prohibit to preven and not to carry out any nuclear weapon test or any other mi clear explosion at any place un der its jurisdiction or control Then the treaty spells out iha1 Please turn to page 2 Rowland jailed in Charles City on check charges CHARLES J Row land 42 Osceola is in jail here bound over to District Court on bad check charges Rowland appeared in the Jus tice Court of Robert Gilliland Thursday night and waived preliminary hearing He is charged with passing a check for July 16 and one for i July 17 at the Melody Lounge action to the agreement was II f n L1 A Belgrade in site of giant tremor BELGRADE Yugoslavia A catastrophic arthquaice struck the minareted city of Skopje at dawn nclay toppling tall buildings and homes and possibly ailing more than 1000 people Radio Belgrade said there are thousands of in ured adding it was impossible to say how many were killed but the must be very great The official news agency Tan iug put the estimated death toll over 1000 The radio said fires broke out n a technical school and a boys high school Most of the citys population o 270000 were caught in their bed by the thunderous quake Manj ran out of their apartments i their night clothes Tens of thousands stood in th rubblefilled streets some weep ing others just staring at thei former homes which had lapsed Tanjug reported Skopje parks were turned int CO ollection points for the homeless All citizens were ordered to lay out of their homes for the next 24 hours as a safely meas ure Tanjug reported that the earth quakes center lay right in the heart of Skopje the capital of the province of Macedonia The down own section was hardest hit The entire province of Mace Ionia southeast of Belgrade was mobilized for relief work Roads leading to the stricken city were jammed with trucks bringing in supplies and manpow er and then turning around to evacuate the Injured fight for Rock Island CHICAGO AP The support f Rock Island Lines stockholders or a merger of the Rock Island vith the Union Pacific Railroad s being sought in a campaign pcned by the UP The UP seeks to defeat a recent iroposal by the Chicago and Vorth Western Railway which ilso wants to merge with the lock Island The UP placed advertisements JKUW maceaon n several New York and Chicago ia Packed with guests was newspapers appealing for support levelcV most of the guests merger plan from Rock vverc kllled But the eyewitness stockholders employes Aleksander Blagojevic said it ap iii t DflJirPn tn riim tic Vm ii if its sland shippers and the public It also asked the Interstate ommerce Commission to dis miss an application by the North iVestern which has asked for per mission to acquire control of the Rock Island through slock acqui ijlion The North Western immediately ssued a statement contending hat the advertisement contains many false and misleading state ments of material fact The also said the adver isement did not receive the prop er federal clearance required by aw Its statement said We are in ormed that this advertisement lad not been filed or cleared with he Securilics and Exchange Com mission as the law required Day quits postmaster job for private life generally favorable on Rusk has already done the early spade work on Capitol Rowland arrested in DCS Hill He spent long hours Lane r m e d Services Committee WASHINGTON AP Post master General J Edward Day who lefl a position as a West Coast insurance execu tive to join President Kennedys binet has resigned to return private life The Post Office Department con firmed Thursday night that Day submitted his resignation July 19 and that President Kennedy had accepted it A spokesman said the effective date had been left to the Presidents discretion A source close to Day said he would be succeeded by former Sen Benjamin A Smith II a former Harvard roommate the President who served two years in the Senate after Kennedys election to the presidency Day 49 will become partner in charge of the Washington law of fice of the Chicago firm of Sidley Austin Burgess and Smith Day was formerly an attorney with the firm as was Adlai E Stevenson now US ambassador to the United Nations Later Day served as Illinois commissioner of insurance during Stevensons term as governor In his letter of resignation Day said because of an unusual op portunity that has been offered me I can no longer postpone my return to private life northeast of beds for the injured Doctors were rushed jh from all lowiis in he area Belgrade Radio described kopje as a great Iragic work ng place The water supply was cut off nd Yugoslav army unils set up mcrgency distribution centers Telephone and telegraph lines ore cut and radio provided the nly link with the outside world Tanjug said it was impossible o estimate the damage and this ras born out by the first refugee o reach Belgrade from the his oric capital of Macedonia He told of the most solidly built uilding in the city the Yugoslav a army barracks being razed along with others Tanjug said the New Macedon peared to him as he drove to the airport that only part of the hotel was damaged He said other hotels and many other buildings were badly dam aged or destroyed The first shock hit with shat tering force at pm CST Thursday while most of the in habitants were asleep This was followed by a series of lighter shocks Blagojevic a pilot for the Yugoslav Air Transport Co told Radio Belgrade that he was dressing in his room at the Hotel Invalid opposite the railroad sta tion when the quake struck I saw the railroad station go down in front of my eyes he said It was a terrible sight About five hours later two more minor quakes hit as relief workers swarmed through the debris Tanjug reported The great quake was felt in wide areas of southern Yugoslav ia and as far away as Greece but damage seemed to be con fined to the Skopje area Tanjug reported that Skopje hospitals were badly damaged The few wards that still can be used are crammed with injured people receiving emergency treat ment SAME DATEIH22U f ;