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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Edited for the Home The CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated fnu and United taUmatioB1 Full LeaM wirci I I IWVVM PKILJAT 77 UOc a Paper or Two SectionsSection One MASON CITY IOWA City Jife isnt for everyone A vote for open spaces EDITORS writer this article was with The Associated Press for IV years was a follow war correspondent with Hal Boyle and lived with him for a while in Europe He is now editor and publisher of the Abilene Kan Reflector Chronicle By HENRY B JAMESON ABILENE Kan dash This is my reply to my good friend Hal Boyles recent column on the joys of raising a child in NIJW York instead of the wide open spaces We carried Hals column as usual in my paper but I still dont agree with him T Hes been cooped up around New York too long He should come out more often and the other half lives how we really live There is a dif ference between living and exist ing My viewpoint is not based on lack of experience I too lived in big citiesfrom Kansas City and St Louis to New York andLon don Our son was born while I was a war correspondent in Europe A desire not to raise him too veddy veddy well over there was one reason for not accepting an AP of fer to remain abroad We lived in New York until Junior was three years old What a horrible experience that a thirdfloor walkup apartment in Far Rockaway It leaked We had experience with those playgrounds Boyle wrote about Theyre all right when theres nothing better but its unfortunate some people liave toflive like that The only grass the kid eversaw was on a nearby church yard He did learn to fight there however Had order to get a ride down the slip pery slide in the playground I rode a train an hour aday each way and seldom got ac quainted withthe family except on weekends Going to thehot and crowded beach now and thento be pushed around was a big deal Those poor kids thought they were having fun Our little guy has grown up to be a 6footl college sophomore University of and a per fect specimen of health He grew up near a creek that runs through our town He could run away and play but never get lost He learned to fish swim boatsledice skate outdoors on real ice within walk ing distance big two story house with a large lawn on which he and his pals dug the usual cave He got dirty He went barefooted he walked to elemen tary schools he learned the enjoy ment of picnicking and cooking out he had an air rifle and a place to shoot it along the creek out in the country or at the nearby country club shooting range or lake Boyle talks about supervised playgrounds in the city offering everything from hopscotch to basketball What a pity We have those too But our kids all have basketball courts in the backyard too The little girls have dogs cats and other pets and play out in the wide open freedom spaces right along wth the boys We have 700 little boys and some girls playing organized baseball at the city park Our son had bicycles and free dom to ride He had fa pony avail able A municipal swimming pool was within easy reach Boyle glosses over city life with Look at the culture they get Were not exactly uncultured But our kids dont have to go to a 200 to see a cow horse fox buf falo or coyote What do the city kids know about wheat corn bar ley alfalfa combines We have fine libraries and museums too And we watch the same movies and television shows Boyle says If your child is a genius or retarded or has a par ticular health problem he is more likely to find facilities for special care in the big city We have smart kids too and just as many Phi Beta Kappas percentagewise We have fine hos pitals with the same facilities just as close and probably easier to reach than across town in New York Boyle calls the roll of a few fa mous people raised in the big eity mostly musicians actors and Let him call the roll of the pres idents of the United Stales See how many came from the country No IIS SHOW OF HANDSU S Secretary of btate Dean Rusk is greetedwithout stretched hands by the crowd outside West Berlins Schdeneberg CityHall on his arrival to visit Mayor Willy Brandt O c PhOtofaX borne 3000 persons gathered to wel come him Rusk later met with Chan cellor Konrad Adenauer and said they reached fall agreement on Berlin and all other matters of mutual interest NorthIowa Partly cloudy through Saturday Chance of scattered showers and thun derstorms mostly during nighttime Lows Friday night in upper 50s Highs Saturday upper 70s or low 80s scat tered showers and thunder storms through Saturday Lows Friday night 6065 Highs Saturday near 80 Fur ther ers and thunderstorms mostly during afternoon and night Sunday slightlywarmer Minnesota Mostly fair and warmer Highs Saturday around 80 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 83 59 64 84 61 Ozark walkout to have effects here An OzarkAir Lines pilot strike that would cut off fast travel from and to Mason City still is threatened for Friday midnight Mason City would be left with rail service north south and to the west and bus service in all directions Convenient passenger travel to Chicago in particular would end if the strike gotiators at StLouis Friday re ported no headway toward head ing off the strike Airport Ma n a g e r Michael Griffin said such a strike would severely handicap the city without a question We would live through it but itwould give the community an idea of what it would be like if we did nothave an airport Since Milwaukee Road rail passenger service to Chicago was dropped years ago air service has been the only fast service in that direction Chicago traffic smakes up the greatest share of airline traffic here More than 30 persons leave Mason City by Ozark Air Lines daily and a comparable number arrive Mason City is only one of 54 cities in nine states which will be affected if the strike is car ried out Ozark offersfthe only commercial flights here going to the Twin Cities and Omaha as well as Chicago plus inter mediate stops The contract talks have been under way for 15 months The unionasked for a two per cent wage increase and company payment of pension contribu tions amounting to approximate ly 75 per cent of the payroll The presentscale for pilots ranges from a month to firstyear copilots to for captains with eight years ex perience assigned to pistonen gine equipment and per month for captains with eight years experience assigned to jetprop equipment nr r snowpacked Qrimselstrasse enroule to 113 dead in crash of Air France jet Substitute farm bill sought House kills Kennedys proposals FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Kennedy indicated Friday he had not given up hope for farm legislation this year despite House rejection of the admin istrations program Republican leaders also said they would try to come up with a substitute bill to replace the one rejected by a combination of 167 Republicans and 48 Dem ocrats Thursday night Kennedy was quoted by a White House caller Rep Victor Wickersham D Okla that Were going to work out some kind of program later on House GOP leader Charles Halleck suggested at a news conference that Democrats res urrect some guide lines for a arm program recommended years ago by then President Dwight D Eisenhower The 1960 Democrat controlled Congress rejected the plan The Kennedy farm program would have imposed strict con rpls aimed at reducing farm surpluses Unless Congress akes action the present con rdls over feed grain produc ion will expire and growers will be under no obligation to hold Dlantinggs to this years level Halleck said the current con trols over feed grain production at least would be extended for another year The sudden death came at Jm in the tensionfilled House 48 Democrats not all Southern con servatives by any means helped 67 Republicans do it in Only one Phil Weaver of with 204 Demo crats against scuttling the bill by lending it back to committee The White House immediately ssued a statement saying the de eat will dost the taxpayers of he United States at least an ad litional billion next year and eturn the country to the ruinous deficit farm programs with ac companying growth in our already taggering billion surplus It is regrettable that the Re uiblican members of the House vith only one exception chose to makeparty issue of this matter nstead of voting in the national nterest They will now have to war the responsibility for the continuing chaos in our agricul ural surplus situation The statement made no refer Jice to the Democrats who voted against the bill The powerful American Farm Jureau Federation which ightagainst the billcalled the louse action a victory for farm jrs consumers and taxpayers adding the only losers were the wlitical empire builders in Wash ngton On the inside Editorials Mason City News Latest Markets Society News Clear LakeNews Sports Comics North Iowa News 4 67 7 9 1112 15 20 OILMAN DIES LOS ANGELES W Reese T Taylor 61 president of the Union Oil Co died Friday SAME Black Flag Doth to Part 24 aUmri ews in a nutshell I FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Railroads break off talks CHICAGO The nations railroads broke off negotiations with five operating unions for the second moves to eliminate what the rail roads contend is featherbedding J E Wolfe chief spokesman for the rail lines said It is obvious that no progress can be made by prolonging the present endeavors Ike in a fighting role WASHINGTON Republicans expect former President Dwight D Eisenhower to rip into the Ken nedy administrations domestic program at a 000 fundraising dinner Eisenhower who seems to be enjoying a political role more than he ever did while in the White House has emerged as the single national figure around whom all Republicans seem able to rally in their efforts to regain control of the House in the November elections Loos inaguraiion set VIENTIANE Souvanna Phourna announced agreement has been reached among the three Laotian factions on all points of difference whicli have been delaying the inauguration of a coali tion government Souvanna who will head the coali tion said the Cabinet will be installed Saturday Philippines claim N Borneo MANILA4 President Diosdado Macapagal claimed Philippine sovereignty over British North Borneo andproposed that Britain and the Philippines begin negotiations to settle the issue Sen Francis Case WASHINGTON AP Sen Francis Case RSD a 25year veteran of Congress died Friday He was 65 Case born in Everly Iowa on Dec 9 1896 served seven terms n the House and two in the Sen ate He was the ranking Republican member of the Seriate Public Works Committee Case long had been associated with legislation concerning water conservation and the nations high ways He was treated at the nearby 3elhesda Naval Hospital in mid March for what was described as a mild heart involvement after an earlier bout with the flu He was taken back by ambu lance from the Capitol Thursday night and died at am Fri day On June 5 Case swamped South Dakota Ally Gen A C Miller yearly 5 to 1 to win renomination or a third term Case did virtual ly no campaigning in the primary He was to have faced Democrat acorge McGovern who quit as President Kennedys Food for Peace director in the November election Cases death leaves a lineup of 64 Democrats and 35 Republicans n the Senate Case a former newspaper edi tor raised Hereford cattle and saddle horses on his ranch near Bister in South Dakotas Black Hills He was an expert horseman It was a Case resolution adopt ed in 193940 while he was in the louse which produced the studies hat led to authorization of the SEN FRANCIS CASE Missouri River Flood Control Act of 1944 He also authored and got through Congress a provision re serving half of Ihe power gener ated from Big Bend Dam on the Missouri River for use in South Dakota Case submitted the first legisla tive proposal for selling surplus farm commodities to foreign coun tries in exchange for foreign cur rencies He was the third ranking Re publican member of the Senate Armed Services Committee Through his two important com mittee posts he served as an ex officio member of the Senate Appropriations Committee for na tional defense and rivers and har bors bills Spent boyhood in N Iowa Sen Francis Case spent much of his boyhood in North Iowa where his father the Rev Herbert L Case served van ous pastorates elder Case grew up at Clear Lake and graduated from high school there in 1888 Pastor Case who preached his first sermon in 1889 in a country school between Mason City and Clear was pastor of Methodist churches at Lake Mills Swaledale Everly where the senator was Plover Wesley Sanborn and Marathon The Rev Case died in 1954 at Mankito Minn where he served for many years 3rd pileup of Boeing in month By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A Boeing 707 Air France liner with 113 persons aboard crashed Friday on a forested hill side of the Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe Circling search planes reported no sign of life in the wreckage Debris was reported to have burned The plane met dis aster as it beaded in for a landing before dawn at the airport of PointeaPitre on a regular flight from Paris to Santiago Chile The US Coast Guard said the air traffic control center at PointeaPitre Airport reported the big jet had been cleared for ts final approach when its radio went dead A small laterspot ied the wreckage 2Vz milesinland from the north coast of the Basse Terre section of Guadeloupe the Coast Guard said Weather was reported clear at the time and the pilot had ra dioed he was making a visual approach to the field The Coast Guard in New York said its information was that the plane was carrying 103 pas sengersand 10 crewmen However a list announced by Air France inNew Yorkshowed 10 crewmen counting thehostess es and stewards The crash occurred at about am local time am the hour theplane o land at Guadeloupe on a flight from Santa Maria the Azores Firstword that the Air France iner was in trouble came am EST when tpe Coast Guard received thisrtessage Distress Air France Flight 117 B707 over due An allships distress signal lashed to naval vessels asking tern to proceed to the area Two Coast Guard amphibious planes anda patrol boat were dispatched crom San Juan Puerto Rico At 7 am came word that wreckage had been spotted The naval assistance callwas can celed but Coast Guard planes continued to sweep the area to be sure there was no wreckage at Guadeloupe is composed of two slands Basse Terre and Grande Terre The airfield is on Basse Terre The crash of an Air France plane on the West Indian Island of Guadeloupe Friday was the ifth involving a Boeing 707 jet iner in passenger service since the plane was introduced into service in 1958 Itwas the third 707 crash in just one month The worst single airplane disaster in aviation History and he most recent also involved an Air France Boeing 707 jet which crashed during takeoff from Orly Field Paris only 19 days 3 Committee changes date for tax cuts WASHINGTON UPI Senate Finance Committee Fri day changed its mind and amended the travel tax cut bill o make repeal of the 10 percent ax on rail bus and ickets and a reduction from 0 to 5 percent on airline tickets iffective Oct 1 Earlier the ine cut had been made effefe ive next Jan l and the bus travel reduction vas to have gone into effect uly 1 CANCER CHAIRMAN CHICAGO Ameri can Cancer Society Friday an nounced apopintment of televi sion personality Ralph Edwards as chairman of its 1963 fund aising crusade ;