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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Pay TV makes an invasion Critics call it a success By WARREN BERRY New York Herald Triburw News Service family contains a bore it used lo be Uncle Charlie with his war stories Nowadays its the lit lle black box that dominates liv ing room conversations Last week the boredom was shattered by African dancers muscular y o u n surfers a prison drama and the Dodg ers 11 was the debut of subscrip tion television the electronic scheme hatched by Sylvester L Ial Weaver onetime ad agency genius and the man who introduced the To d a night show formal to televi sion when he was president of NBC There were few bugs but critics here have begun to cau tiously call the debut a suc cess A newspaper spot check showed that subscribers argued over whether to watch the ball game ballet archaeology etc Most seemed happy if not in trigued with the possibility Only 2500 homes were hooked in over the special lot luss than the systems boosters had been talking about origi nally The entire project has been snagged in controversy Pressure groups headed by the local movie theater owners and California womens clubs have lobbied against the first commercial pay TV venture in the nation But Weaver says he has both the law and the public on his side From the west Los Angeles target area subscrip tion TV is expected to spin a web over the rest of the sprawl ing city and then head north for its San Franciscobay debut on Aug 14 Hopefully the right television critics will give it rave reviews As it now stands the news cov erage alone has been encourag ing to the systems backers A headline sure to lure the base ballcrazy citizens of this town read Dodgers Pay TV Debut Called a Masterpiece Walter OMalley of the Dodgers an astute business man has dealt his team in as a partner in the At n game the sports fan might be expected to sign up lo have the company install a tiny box on his set which can bring in any one of three pro grams on the unuscd channel 6 of his regular set Firstrun movies will go on later at box office prices which the pay TV men point out is cheaper taking the whole family to a drivein Up San Francisco way trie Iffcal fans will also be able lo tune in the Giant games they havent been allowed to see Aside from the obvious light en tertainment features the Wea ver approach will play up the sort of highbrow fare not avail able on commercial television Over the weekend for in stance viewers paid lo see Sponono the Alan Paton play about a South African prisoner who wanted to go straight For the Teenagers in this water logged community there was a surfing film called Gun Ho which one critic said contained some of the greatest surfing shots ever made It cost to watch Later came an archaeological The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL IM MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 29 1964 10o a Paper Consists ol Two iisoclaled 1reu Full No 144 rought grasps N Iowa Iowa GOP omifs extremism plank Counties may ask US aid DES MOINKS Al The platform Committee of the Iowa Republican party voted Wednes day not to condemn extremists groups The controversy over extrem ists was the main topic of dis cussion of delegates at the state convention The platform had included a plank which would have con demned ex t r e m i s t s without identifying them by name Hut the committee voted lo delete that section before presenting the platform to the 3500 dele gates There was a possibility how ever that delegates who want ed a plank condemning extrem ists would take the issue to the convention floor The proposed plank against exrcmists had received the ap proval earlier in the week of Ally Gen Evan Hultman Re publican candidate for gover nor he said Wednesday The plank which was eliminat ed would have condemned ex tremists who take the law into their own hands and who have been the peddlers of hate and violence The eliminated plank said The Republican party re jects action within our society which tends to deprive others of their liberty freedom right of movement or expression How ever the Republican party de fends the right of any Amer ican lo voice his opinion Jf there is an issue on ex tremism in 19G4 let the record be clear The extremists are those persons who have taken thu law into their own hands and those persons who have been the peddlers of hate and GOP Continued on Page 2 Barry bid for unity CLOSE CALL FOR HEAR HUNTER Ralph Flowers professional bear hunter from Aberdeen Wash is shown at his home after being released from an Aberdeen hospital for treatment of a severe mauling by a wounded black bear Flowers wounded the bear Saturday and tracked it into dense tarush Finding lyingriinjithe brush the hunter thought it was d e a d and walked to it The bear rearedup and charged Flowers Flowers stuck his right hand into the bears mouth to protect himself when his gun misfired He finally got free of the bear by kicking it in the stomach Flowers was taken to the hospital by another hunter He received 28 stitches to close the wounds Ranger 7 looks like a bullseye film about cents Egypt Price 75 CITES ARMY ERRORS WAS HINGTON The General Accounting Office said PASADENA Calif cameracarrying Ranger 7 spacecraft probably will hit its target area on the lighted side of the moon a space scientist said Wednesday after an appar ently successful midway mancu vcof the craft Dr William H Pickering di rector of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory which is guiding the 806pound vehicle on its 228000 mile voyage told a news con ference I think well get in the target area a 300mile widc plain just above the equator in the center of the lef half of the moon The area called the Sea of Clouds by ancient astronomers who imagined the flat spaces on we can determine the impact area precisely if everything goes according o schedule the Ranger 7 rock it and its picturetaking appa ratus will crash to the surface of the moon at 8 am Friday Ranger 7 latest attempt of the space agency to take close up pictures of the surface of the moon was launched from Cape Kennedy Tuesday morn ing WASHINGTON AP Re publican runningmates Barry Goldwater and William E Mil ler spent more than an hou with GOP congressional leader Wednesday seeking to cemen party unity for the campaign ahead Millera New York congress man called it another stop in the drive to unify all Republi cans and said We have no doubt that they will be success ful Goldwater hurried out of the closeddoor conference to a waiting elevator and said only ft was all about Republi cans A dozen GOP leaders of the House and Senate were onhand one top Republican was missing Senate Whip Thomas Kuchel of California who bat tied Goldwatcrs bid for the nomination was not on hand Senate Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois said Kuchel had a conflicting appointment to have his eyes examined Dirksen said he and House Republican Leader Charles A Halleck of Indiana would issue astatement on the session later The best I can tell you now is in the words of Caesar Veni Vidi Vici We came we saw Tuesday that bad administra tion of the Armys allotment system is costing the govern ment about million a year in erroneous payments At least of this amount is never recovered from the service men who get the erroneous pay ments the congressional agency added the moon were bodies of water was chosen as a photographic target because it could be a good UiHuing spot for US as tronauts within a few years Pickering obviously elated said It appears the spacecraft did what it was supposed to do but we must analyze tracking data for several hours before Administration wants House to kill meat bill WASHINGTON islration officials Wednesday looked lo the House to kill a meat import quota bill passed by an overwhelming 7215 Sen ate margin The legislation long sought by the livestock industry won voles from 50 Democrats and 22 Republicans late Tuesday after a sixhour Senate debate Only nine Democrats and six Republicans mostly from large consumer stales opposed it North Iowa Weather outlook Generally fair through Thursday Cooler Wednesday night Thursday in Weather 2 The bill wouUi establish quo as on beef veal and million im orts based on 1959G3 levels This would mean a cut to abou 2 billion pounds from Ihc re cord 17 billion level of last yea a 30 per cent reduction The bills foes said the meas rre had a strong political appca in the Senate because the caltl industry has become natiomvid and affects a majority of th states But they argued Ihc bill would inevitably load to higher prices and that the consumer interest would be more important in the House The administration was count ing on he strong liberal trade majority in the House Ways and Means Committee which han dles all such legislation lo de feat thfe meat bill we conquered lots of things From another of the confer ees word came that one of the Republican partys top stra tegists Leonard Hall of New York would soon be on hand to help Goldwater in the cam paign Rep Clarence Brown of Ohio told newsmen that Hali the for mer Republican national chair man who helped manage the campaigns of President Dwight D Eisenhower was coming to Washington soon to help Goid watcr schedule his fall cam paign Brown said Goldwater told them he planned no active cani paigi until after Labor Day but would fulfill some commitments he had made before his nomin ation Hansel I boy is killed by tractor Pastore to speak for Demos Ponder action to be taken By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director Five North Iowa counties may seek Federal assistance in face of worsening drought con ditions Counties which may ask to ba Inamcc emergency areas in or der to receive help for bonedry agricultural areas are Worth Mitchell Howard Winneshiek and Allamakee if these counties do seek as WASHINGTON MVScn Pastore passionate liberal F0 thcf USDA they would ba ator from Rhode Island was for low interest loans 10Sen Wednesday as keynoteFllh which to purchase feed pcaker for the Democratic f the might onaL convention ftc al to livestock oa Tapped by President Johnsondlvcrted acrcs astore 57 was approved by The mutual drought problems he arrangements committee for of thcse counties and the pro ic convention opening Aug 24 ceclurcs to be followed in seck n Atlantic City mS tnis assistance were d i s cussed Tuesday at a special The selection was in line with meeting in Cresco olmsonian stratgcy of trying to ail down the industrialized east as part of the drive to thwart Republican Sen Barry Goldwa ers bid for the presidency Of Italian descent Pastore las carved himself a respected place in the Senate with inti mate knowledge of legislation and his fiery willingness lo take mlnisl on all comers in debate gram The keynoter technically Wednesday known as temporary chairman pulls out all stops in praise of his own party and in disdain of the opposition Pas tore has been a strong support er of the Johnson program in cluding the civil rights bill The committee formally rati fied the selection of H o u s e Speaker John W McCormack of Massachusetts as permanent chairman of the convention and Rep Carl Albert of Oklahoma House Democratic leader as head of the platform committee Originally there had been ten tative plans to tab Sen Edward M Kennedy of Massachusetts Attending the meeting wero officials of government agricul tural agencies in the counties as well as Fred McLain chairman of the Iowa Agricultural Stabil ization and Conservation ASC Committee McLains commit tee would have charge of ad ministering any emergency pro Maurice OReil ly a member of the state ASC TALK TO TRAPPED Rescue workers talk with nine miners trapped in a limestone mine in eastern Pholofax France Contact was made through an air tube punched about 200 feet below the surface in a 36hour operation Rescuers find nine miners trapped alive 200 feet down CHAMPAGNOLE France It are believed to be Rescue teams worked franticCapped Hopes for the five ally Wednesday to open an escape shaft to nine miners trapped alive by a limestone quarry cavein more than 200 feet below the surface Another team using bull lozcrs punched an entrance into a were slight The rescuers made contact JOHN PASTORE Fiery speaker the youngest senator ami brother of the late President committee said each county will have to ask for assistance separately There also is a pos sibility that townships within counties can obtain assistance Officials in Worth Mitchell and Howard counties saici Wed nesday they still are studying the situation The possibility of seeking this assistance is being consid ered here said Edgar Dorow Mitchell County extension direc tor A meeting of the county ASC committee and township committeemcn will be held lo discuss the pros and cons of be ing named an emergency area Dorow added Although h e entire area is hard hit by drought Mitchell County probably is in the worst shape Dorow added Some farms in the northeast part o the county havent received any rain since May 28 There are some points whera rain wouldnt help now Dorow continued The majority of Ihe county however would benefit by a rain although it wouldnt Torrential rains hampered the rescue work Tuesday but the sky was blue Wednesday The limestone quarry lies beneath through an air tube with theMe Rivel near the Swiss border nine men Tuesday night 3GJ A hole was opened by bulldoz hours after the cavein in Wednesday morning to pcr mine in the Jura Mountains rescue teams to enter the eastern France The miners saidjentance tunnel where the cave three of their five missing comj occurred Monday and clear tunnel where five other panions wcrc caught by dcbris by hand u was bc John F Kennedy for the job at the Atlantic City convention Kennedys serious injuries in a June 19 plane crash made this impossible The arrangements committee headed by National Chairman John M Railcy had been ham pered in its choice of a keynoter because so many of the pros jni c a n a normal yield Dorow said One reason some people are hesitant about being named an emergency area Dorow said is that they feel there is a stigma attached to it which will reflect in lower land prices Also somo people believe livestock buyers will come into the area and ex pect to be able to purchase ani He could use some of that US aid money Ronnie Mur phy 17 was killed Wednesday morning when the tractor he was using to mow roadside ditches overturned on C18 Minister Ucnc Chalmers of him one mile north of he says ms government dc tcrsectum of Highways 107 andiscrvls vast economic aid from UNITED NATIONS W For rock and may have that the five missing men They said there was no trace in this gallery the other two Qthcr CSCV1C tcams werc dig ing a 3foot vertical shaft through lie 211foot layer of rock above the chamber where the nine known survivors werc Drillers sank a small pipe into the underground gallery Tues day night and exchanged sig nals with the miners Then they AP Photofnx Dorothy John son Pocalello Idaho 19year old Negro telephone operator and student at Idaho State University a s among the 15 semifinalists in the Miss USA Miami contest at the Miss Beauty Pageant in 3 three miles south of here There wcrc no witnesses lo the accident but officials be lieve Ihc tractor hit a culvert nd overturned Victor Steding Hampton who vas mowing come distance und Murphy was the first per son on the scene lie rushed to he Robert Pats farm nearby got anolhcr tractor to pull he tractor off Murphy Both Murphy ami Steding wcrc working for Franklin County The accident was investigated officers of the highway pa tro and the Franklin County sheriffs office This was the first traffic fatality of the year in Franklin County Murphy was the son of Mr and Mrg Donald Murphy who farm north of Ilansoll Inside The Globe peels have been mentioned at a nvcr Pricc possible vice presidential candi dales The group didnt want to Tppcar to be promoting any of these Puts fork in toaster Tot is electrocuted the United States because it has consistently supported US for eign policy About million over a 10 y e a r period would do nicely Cliaimers told a news confcr ncc Editorials Clear Lake news lowered North Iowa news Society news 101112 Sports news 1718 Latest markets 20 a microphone to the 7 mon pushing through a lar ger pipe Down went food warm clo MUNCIE Ind An IS monthold girl was electrocuted Wednesday when she pushed a fork into a toaster at the break fast table Diana Riggin was dead on ar 10101 in a i net 3 t i i n it ii i mlllil u l it It UN til Mason Cily news 2021 tlunShot drinks flashlights am iva a Ralf Hospital Transit timetable 26cigarettes Wives and daughters she was a daughter of Mr Classified pages 2627 spoke to the trapped men land Mrs Richard Riggin Faubus nabs easy victory One of the results of drought conditions in Mitchell County Dorow pointed out has been Ihe discovery of high con lenl of nitrates in corn In five samples taken by Dorow last week two wera found to have lethal amounts of nitrate and the other three wcra found to h a v c dangerous amounts Farmers who want lo put droughtdamaged corn in silos arc advised to have iho corn tested for these nitrates Perhaps the biggest problem in deciding whether to have Iho areas declared emergency areas Ihc officials involved agreed is brought out by thi fact lhat the drought conditions DROUGHT Continued on Page 2 LITTLE ROCK Ar AP statement sv Orval E Faubus won ant would ncci Gov easy sixterm nomination in Tuesdays Arkansas Democratic primary and moved immediate ly to unite his parly for a fall campaign against Republican Winthrop Rockefeller Calling his three primary op ponents fine men in a victory Faubus said he an would need help from their sup porters in his race against the millionaire candidate Rockefeller spent the evening of the election organizing his support innortheast Arkansas Ho said Faubus1 victory proved what he had said all along that Faubus controls Arkansas With returns from 2252 of the states 2325 precincts almost complete The Associated Press count showed Faubus 228804 Odell Dorscy 66272 Joe Hubbard 37445 and R D Burrow 16042 Dorsey Hubbard and Burrow were political unknowns Only Dorscy had enough financing to open a statewide headquarters and conduct a regular cam paign Rockefeller is the brother o New York Gov Nelson A Rock cfeller and grandson of John D Rockefeller lie moved to Ai kansas in 1953 and quickly be came a and civic lead cr SAME DATEW3JS3 hi tl J V r i iV1 ;