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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBE VOL 102 The newspaper Associated and United International Full HOME EDITION that mokes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 23 Rivals in the US Congress Coequals on surface By RAYMOND J CROWLEY WASHINGTON AP Youd better smile pardner if you cal the US House of Representatives the lower house Otherwise youre in trouble with House members For there is nothing in the Con stitution which says the Senate is higher than the House They are coequal As a matter of fact some authorities feel that if ei ther branch is expendable it is the Senate not the House But though House members get the same sena tors it has long been surmised that many of them have hidden inferiority complexes For one thing the size of the House 437 as against 100 senators tends to dilute an individual members prestige And ito get any work done the House has developed rules which regiment its runof themill members No represent ative can makea marathon speech for example At any rate the House has long suspected the Senate of haughti nessSo now representatives have their backs up They are insisting that the chairmanship of Senate House Conference Committees ap pointed to iron out differences in appropriations bills shall rotate instead of always being held by a senator This dispute has tied up several appropriations bills and many government employes face payless paydays including the valiant Secret Service Though the Constitution makes no mention of it some people con tend Congress has a third house its system of conference committees When Senate and House pass a bill in different form a conference committee usually is appointed to reconcile the dif ferences Working in secret conferees wield great power Sometimes in the past they have altered legis lation almost beyond recognition And sometimes especially in ses sionend logjams Congress has passed the conferees compro mise without knowing exactly what was in it Suggestions sometimes have been made that America could get along with a onechamber Congress Many foreign countries and one American state Nebras ka manage to do it But it is inconceivable that either Seriate or House would vote for a con stitutional amendment to put it self out of business The present clash Senadministration has decided to ig ate and House though tense is nore tnis otl grounds that investi conducted quietly in gentlemanly Cations nave shown there is nc fashion Both chambers have basis for tw general charges rules against using the floor to aSainst McManus speak ill of colleagues in either large sum of from the house Gone are the good old days r when Congressman Sockless Teamsters Union for his politica Jerry Simpson 18421905 of camPaigns and that he had a fc I Qre The be towed l neigh bo rs i OOc Consists of Two Sccllons5ccUou One No Itt Cut budget Ike tells WASHINGTON AP Gen put it this way at a Dwighl D Eisenhower stunned ttcRepublican party dinner On mi I itary side we Re publicans as well as Democrats Friday night with a call for 1 r ti across the political aisle for bUlion defense budget strength by Waste The former presidents unexand strength not loaded by hys pected assertion that current milteria itary spending reflects unjusli ujijusunere i must recoro my fled fears plus a reluctance in personal belief that substantial some quarters to relinquish outamounts in our current defense modedconcepts caught Republibudget reflect unjustified fears can congressional leaders short plus a reluctance in some quar Eisenhower did not elaborate ters to relinquish outmoded con He did not say where he would cepts cut the defense spending which UVUJKJU f JL has been regarded by both parties I am surevery little as sacrosanct and above the decompany in either bate over balancing the budget McMqnus Hanson WASHINGTON UP President Kennedy Satur day nominated Edward J McManus to be a U S dis trict judge for Northern Iowa and WilliamC Hanson to be a U S district judgefor Northern and Southern Iowa McManus would succeed Judge Henry N Graven retired Hanson would fill a recently created judgeship The nominations are subject to Senate confirmation McManus 41 of Keokuk is a former Iowa lieutenant governor He was the Democratic nominee for governor in 1958 and previous y served two terms in tbe Iowa Senate Hanson 52 and a Republican of Jefferson has been a Distnc Tourt judge since 1954 Previously ie was Greene County attorney tor eight years The judgeship nominations have een for months It has been reportedthat one of the rea sons was controversy among Iowa Democrats as to whom should ge the nominations Also Democratic ranks have been critical of the prospects o he Democratic Kennedy admin stration nominating a Republican for one of the judgeships The Des Moines Register said Saturday that there remains some opposition to McManus among Iowa Democrats but the Kenned The newspaper said it was charged that McManus received Kansas could arise on the House floor and call a colleague a po litical cannibal autocrat Nowadays the steam seems to have gone out of presidential lan guage too It is hard to imagine President Kennedy saying of any senator what President Andrew Jackson wrote of John C Calhoun in 1832 His best former friends say he ought to be hanged Burns are fatal to Parkersburg woman PARKERSBURG Mrs Dick Christiansen 44 Parkersburg died at a Rochester Minn hos pital Friday ol burns suffered Monday at her home Authori ties said cleaning fluid she was using apparently was ignited by a water heater in the base ment 2 teenaged girls killed in accident WEBSTER UPI Two teen age girls were killed and an other injured Saturday when their car careened out of con trol and smashed into a tree north of Oskaloosa Rosalie Rit ter 19 Blakesburg and Karen Phillis 18 Shenandoah were killed in the accident TROOPS LEAVE KINGSTON Jamaica last British troops left Jamaica Saturday ending a 300year oc cupation of the island which fctcomes independent in August meeting with some teamsters and others under questionable circum stances Atty Gen Robert Kennedy the Register said initiated an inves tigation of this report from some key IowaDemocrats and con cludedthat tbere was no sub stance to the report that McMan us was at the meeting The northern Iowa federal dis trict judgeship has been vacant since Judge Graven retired near ly a year ago The judgeship to which Judge Hanson was nomi nated was created as a roving judgeship to help the jurists in EDWARD McMANUS WILLIAM HANSON both the northern and southern districts of Iowa Congress provided for the rov ing judgeship because of increas ing caseloads in both districts The sitting judge in the southern district is Judge Roy Stephenson of Des Moines Last summer the Kennedy ad ministration indicated an intention to appoint McManus and J E Heiserman of Anamosa a Repub a former District Court judge The mention of Heiserman brought opposition from Demo crats While the judgeships went un filled the Kennedy administration was reported to have considered nominating another Democrat in stead of McManus He is Law rence Mason 55 of Mason City former US attorney in the north ern district The judgeships carry a salary of a year and the irtuaUy a lifetimeassignment Churches to continue Doctrinal talks CLEVELAND UPI Doc rinal discussions between Pres byterians and Lutherans will Continuation was as ured Friday when delegats to he 45th triennial Lutheran IhurchMissouri Synod meeting gave theirapproval of the meetings In asking for pcrmis ion the doctrinal unit commit ee emphasized that the meet ngs were not designed to es ablish church unity but to pro ride for exchange of doctrinal nformation NEW RECORD ISTRES France UPI jFrench flier Jacqueline Auriol set a new womens world air speed record Friday by whip ping a French Mirage IH jet fighter around a 62mile closed course here al a speed of 1149 MPH authorized sources said PARTLY CLOUDY i i Iowa Partly cloudy through Sunday Scattered thunder storms northeast and centra Saturday night widely scat tered thunderstorms Sunday Cooler northwest Low Satur day 55 northwest to mid 60 southeast Highs Sunday up per 70s northwest mid 80 southeast Partly cloudy Mon day little chaange in temper ature GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum gl Minimum 55 Precipitation trace Sunrise 434 Sunset 757 YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum g9 Iowa banker again foils robbery try CORRECTIONVILLE AP The president of the Corn Bel State Bank escaped from an armed man who planned to hole up the bank Saturday morning President P S Hart said hi went out to the garage to ge his car to drive to thebank when a man stepped from behind a doo and stuck a gun in his back Hart said the man asked him what time the banks vaul opened Harts wife noticed the car had not left and came bu to seewhat was the matter The bandit told Mrs Hart to come out but she began scream ing Then the bandit told Hart to open the garage door and drive him to the bank Hart opened the door and ran off The wouldbe bandit fled the other way When asked by a newsman what kind of a gun the bandit had Hart said he didnt know saying it wa some sort of pistol with a barre as big as a stove pipe He described the man as about 30 years old of fairly heavy build and dark complexion It was the second such experi ence for Hart About three years ago two bandits entered the Harts louse and kept him and his ied for four hours Only the Newspaper ONLY THE NEWSPAPER has this advantage It may be studied and reread digested and saved Theres something for every member of the fam ily in the newspaper The former president bluntly laly reduced Democrats have finally ispute FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES jiiai wab Uiti A pilots strike against Ozark nations laborpicture Saturday Airlines was settled at the las moment and a big walkout in lines scheduled for midnight the auto industry is coming to Friday never came off An an end On the other hand a agreement between Ozark and strike threat looms against two 180 pilots represented by the Air Lines Pilots Association was Thanks Fine response V Thanksxto the people of Ma son City and the surrounding area for the excellent re sponse to our appeal for ad ditional Band Festival edi tions I W Hillstrom circu lation manager states that we now have sufficient numbers of the big edition to take care of orders for the paper We thank everyone who helped us meet this demand for the souvenir edition New cabinet in Laos takes office VIENTIANE Laos Savang Vathana of Laos Saturda installed the 19man coalition cab inet headed by neutralist Prince Souvanna Premier Prince Boun Oum and the ministers of his antiCommu nist Vientiane regime submitted their resignations earlier in the day and cleared the way for the new government which the Unit ed States hopes will take Laos out of the cold war Boun Oum stepped out after an 18month term in office marked ay civil war and the growing power of the proCommunist Pa thet Lao The United States joined he Soviet Union and other big nations in pressing the rightwing Vientiane government to step aside for the coalition of conser vatives neutralists and proCorn munists Boun Oumr Souvanna and Prince Spuphanouvong of the pro Communist Pathct Lao agreed June 13 on the formation of the new cabinet But bickering up un the last minute threatened to hatter the agreement even be ore the coalition took office Final agreement on the disputed vording of the installation decree vas hammered out Friday and he stage was set for Saturdays eremonies SAME Department Firurtit Black Meani frame Death hi Past Zl Hourt major airlines That was the The strike against Ozark Air announced early Saturday The agreement thereby kept normal traffic in andoutof Ma Crash at Forest City injures pilot FORESTCITY A crop graying plane banking into a turn at the end of a run hit a power line and cartwheeled into a pasture Friday injuring the pilot Harold Miller about 45 manag er of the Forest City Municipal Airport was listed in fair condi tion in a Forest City hospital He suffered a head laceration a broken right leg and fractured ribs The plane an Aeronca caught a wing on the power line throw ing it into the field Witnesses said it rolled up like a ball The crash occurred about four miles southwest of Forest City The plane pulled down 2275 feet of wartime steel cable part of an REA line into a nearby farm house Authorities said the cable un like copper or aluminum cable used now remained intact The lighter cable would have snapped Miller was spraying weeds in a pasture on a farm owned by Al vin Clausen Roger Clement Millers assist ant was at the opposite end of the field from where the plane crashed Clement was working as a flagman for miller spacing the planes passes over the field son City which is one of 54 cities in eightstatesserved by the local carrier Eleventhhour negotiations be gan at 8 am Friday and con until the settlement dis closed1 by Frank Switzer feder al mediator Switzer said terms of the agreement were not immediate ly available The union had asked for a 2 per cent wage increase and pension contribu tions by the company amount ing to approximately llh per cent of the payroll The old salary scale for pilots ranged from a month for a firstyear copilot Captains with eight years experience received monthly as pilots of pis ton engine equipment and 544 a month as pilots of jetprop aircraft Shortly after that announce ment thecloudy labor picture cleared in another transporta tionconnected industry At Cleveland Ohio agreement was reached in the 16daylong strike of the United Auto Workers against the Ford Motor Co which has idled about 75000 employes throughout the nation But the agreement must stili be ratified by UAW Local 420 at the Walton Hills stamping plant in Cleveland where a walkout of 3200employ es halted production of parts needed at other Ford plants The workers were to vote on the settlement Sunday Flight engineers for Pan American World Airways and Eastern Air Lines planned to strike at 2 p m unless a satis factory settlement was reached before then The action was taken Friday night in New York after officers of the Flight En gineers International Associa tion found an agreement reached by fellow engineers with Trans World Airlines completely unacceptable No negotiations were set for Satur Hnx POWKR r INv city Summit o HUs i UWLK LliSfc This is all that remains of a plane piloted by Harold Miller manager of the Forest City Municipal Airport after it hit a power line and slammed into a pasture Miller was sprayinj weeds at the time Y Here must record my Accordingly I personally be defense budget should be substan contended in almost every instance that Presi dent Kennedys increased defense spending aimed largely at beef ing up conventional ground forces was completely justified Repub licans have not objected to more than 2billion increase Ken nedy made in that budget Rep Charles A Halleck of In diana the House Republican lead er swallowed a bit and said ha was not really top surprised by Eisenhowers statement Kj Gen Eisenhower remains the best authority in the country on the defense budget Halleck said If he thinks it should be cut I believe we can find places to doit Sen Hugh Scott RPa was somewhat taken abackby Eisen howers suggestion But he rose quickly to respond I have always thought Scott said that any agency of govern ment could take at least aHOper cent cut in its budget Perhaps the Defense Department would provide tighter operationif it were cut by 10 per cent Eisenhower andhis wife Ma mie an r autographsigning good Republicans of1 all shades of opinion lined up to get he signatures that were still re garded as valuable in GOP ranks When theamenities wereover the former president tore into Kennedys administration on al most every domestic issue Eisenhower said among other things that our national economy has become uncertain fearful ill at ease He said it was obvious that the Kennedy administration floundering thrashing aimlessly and a bit desperately the surging financial fiscal and economic currents of our time Unions charge railroads want them to strike CHICAGO AP Angry union officials representing 200000 trainmen have accused operators of the nations railroads of trying to provoke a nation wide rail strike The accusations came after management representa ives walked out of a negotiation meeting with union officials Fri day It was the second time rail road operators had walked out of a bargaining session with the rainmen The last walkout oc curred May 17 The break in bargaining arose over work rules the carriers con iider for unnecessary jobs The unions maintain the rules are a requisite or safe and efficient transporta ion Since the start of the present conferences carrier representa ives have sought unilateral appli cation of the p r e s i d e n t i al commissions report and ad amantly refused to negotiate ssues The presidential commission rec ommended last February that 40000 firemen on diesel locpmo ives be eliminated over a period of years The total membership of the firemens union is around 60000 On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Editorials1 4 Comics 5 Religious News 47 Society News I Sports MO Mason City 1213 Business News 1514 North 3owa News W ;