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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Red spies are faceless See story on page 2 ity as d Prisoners address students Experiment at school By CAROLINE PLATTSBURG JONESBORO Ga AP The tall blond teenager fumbled with a yoyo and told of committing 30 burglaries Twelve hundred Jonesboro high school pupils lis tened in shocked silence The youth was identified only as Pat Clad in the drab blue denim uniform of a Georgia re formatory he was one of five young prisoners who addressed the school assembly recently The quintet and an adult felon called Jim are appearing at meet ings of parents and teenagers as volunteers in an experimental crime prevention program Op eration Teenager It was the idea of Supt Walter Matthews of the Georgia Industri al Institute for Boys where this state sends juveniles who run afoul of felony laws Matthews started the project in the hope that it will prevent othws from following in the footsteps of young criminals Toying with his yoyo Pat said he had never taken so much as a piece of candy until he started running around with older boys His first theft was a yoyo a toy on a string The funny part of it Pat said is that I had three yoyos at home 1 had plenty of every thing at home The first petty theft led to an other then another Arrests fol lowed and he was placed on pro bation three times Then came the string of 30 burglaries and prison sentences totaling 14 years I bought a yoyo like this for 14 years of my life Pat told his listeners The other Operation Teen ager volunteers arebabyfaced Wink doing life for murder John with a high IQ serving 810 years for 75 burglaries Cleve who says he always has been a cheat un der a long time burglary sen tence and Harold a selfstyled black sheep of my family serv ing 410 years for armed robbery The Jonesboro high schoolers filed quietly from the auditorium at the conclusion Its the most impressive pro gram weve ever had one said The weather North Iowa Considerable cloud iness with occasional light snow or flurries through Fri day Colcter Thursday night and Friday Lows Thursday night 1520 Highs Friday 30 35 Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Friday with occasion al light snow or flurries east and north a little colder east Lows Thursday night 1520 east 2025 west Highs Friday near 30 northeast to 4045 southwest Further outlook Little change Saturday The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 7 1963 10c a copy No 23 ews in a utshefl FEOM OCR WIRE SERVICES Fire cause MASON CITY 111 Authorities say they are undecided what action to take if any against a 17yearold youth who admitted setting off a firecracker in high school shortly before the school was wrecked by fire Tuesday New shyings BOSTON Two wid ows one in Boston and the other in nearby Law r e n c e were found stabbed todeath in their apartments Their deaths brought to 10 the number of unsolved slay ings of women in the greater Boston area since last June Charge by Faubus LITTLE KOCK Ark Orval Faubus ac cused the government of secretly recruiting Ar kansas National Guard pilots and planes for the 1961 Cuban invasion and then betraying them Brig Gen Frank Bailey chief of staff of the Ar kansas Air National Guard said he did not know what Faubus was talking about but he added the Guard did not have any planes in volved Copter downed SAIGON South Viet Nam Communist Viet Cong ground fire shot down a TJ S Marine H 34 helicopter but no one aboard the chopper was injured Shut up Rep George Mahon D Tex said loose talk both in Congress and the ad ministration is wrecking U S intelligence efforts He called on all con cerned to shut up GIFT CHAIRS WASHINGTON7 bidder the contract was given to the GeneralDynamics Corp of Fort Worth Tex and the investi gations subcommittee is trying to determine if favoritism played any part in the award At issue Thursday were esti mated savings in producing the temperature change Friday 2533 GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 37 Minimum 18 Sunrise Sunset Jac sented two antique maple side chairs made by an ancestor data around 1820 The White House said Thursday the chairs were made by Michel Bouvier a cabinetmaker and presented by Mr and Mrs Henry T Mac Neill Whitford Pa In jet contract million ii n i I error cited WASHINGTON W A Senate investigator con tends Secretary of the Air Force Eugene M Zuckert understated by million the amount the govern ment stood to save if it awarded the Boeing Co a con tract to develop the new TFX warplane And according to the Senate Investigations subcommittee this brings to a total of about million the extent of apparent errors Jay Zuckert in the plane design would have been Although was the jowmillion not the million men tioned bv Zuckert A difference of some mil lion Adlerman commented Iowa mental health director dies at 61 DES MOINES UP Paula M TFX asasingle aircraft system MOINES Ufi Paula M with somewhat different versions Roblnson 61executive director On the inside 6 feared dead in flooding Norwich Conn has tragedy NORWICH Conn W With five persons dead an other missing and mud covering much of the busi ness district officials met Thursday to determine what caused a dam to break flooding the city A wall of water poured down from a pond in a hillside park when the rock and earth struc ture 20 feet high gave way Wednesday night in this eastern Connecticut city of 40000 popula tion As water swept into the down town section a mile away it poured into a cordmanufacturing plant where a night shift was working It touched off a boiler explosion that demolished one wing of the threestory building Four persons were killed in the blast and another died at the William W Backus Hospital On a nearby street a car was North Iowa counties have caught up and overturned As Mr planned Sabin oral polio clinics and Mrs Thomas R Moody anc this weekend tlier tliree sons toward Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 8 Society News 91011 Clear Lake News 12 Sports 1314 North towa News 15 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 Oral polio clinics in 3 counties Medical Societies in three for the Air Force and compared to the cost of develop ing different aircraft for the two services of the Iowa Association for Men tal Health since 1954 died at a DCS Moines hospital Wednesday night She had suffered a heart attack Tuesday Miss Robinson In a Pentagon memorandum was the first executive director Medical Association will have clinics at Hampton School gym from 8 am to 12 in the for Storc made public last Sunday Zuckert called it significant that the Gen eral po tential savings of million while Boeings indicated only million In Wednesdays closed door hearing subcommittee counsel Jerome Adlerman produced a doc ument which he said showed the estimated saving from the Boeing of the mental health association 4TJVI JO1 lAtUlf JJ1 J HT BIRMINGHAM Ala munity School Buffalo Center ifv Pnm mtccinrioy T P Amtitnritini PHi mer Evans Furniture from 1 to 8 pm A tentativeschedule for ad ministration of the other two types of vaccine is Type II April 5 Type II May 31 HancockWinneshiek Medical Society will hold clinics Satur day from 9 am to 8 pm at the Memorial Hall Britt Com Then Moody said the roof col lapsed and he put the children in a tree to keep them out of the City Commissioner J T Wag goner who got only 1872 of nearly 45000 votes cast in the fourman race for mayor re fused to concede Thursday Just wait until the farm vote comes in he said water The Thomas 6 James 4 and Shawn 10 months there for about two hoxirs before they could be rescued po lice said I thought my wife was behinc us all the lime Moody said know what happened to and three Civic Auditorium Forest City Memorial Building Garner Dates for subsequent clinics are April 6 and May 4 The cost of a single dose at each of the clinics is 25 cents but no one will be refused The dam has burst A tip for NY taxi driver NEW YORK TVTaxi driver Harry Kuester picked up a man about 2 am in the Bronx and drove him about eight blocks Wednesday The passenger smartly dressed in a camels Mir coat and gray fedora handed Kue ster what the latter thought was a bill for the 40ccnt ride The passenger left the cab without waiting for change I called him back telling him he had change coming said Kuester The man waved his hand and told him to keep the Change Kuestcr said Later Kuester 45 discov ered it was a bill He discussed the situation with his wife Elsie thought it over all day telephoned his mother Lillian Vje decided to go to the police Kuester said Police will check to deter mine whether it is part of the proceeds from a crime If not and if no one claims it it will be returned to Kuester who has three children After he turned over the bill he said It was the most beautiful thing I ever saw dont her The women who were rescued from the rubble were admitted to the hospital in fair condition It was about pm when the dam broke Harold pub lie works director said police dis covered a few minutes earlier that the break was imminent and had warned nearby residents Thirty minutes after the brcak thc water from the 15acre lake reached the downtown area where it stayed for three and one half hours before flowing on hrent of further major appeared lessening in the hard hit Dhio River Basin region but heavy rains and snow in the east ind south increased the danger of overflows there Flood waters in five states have been blamed for 12 deaths includ ng four in Ohio 3 inWest Vir ginia 2 each in Indiana and South arolina and 1 in Tennessee As rivers and streams in the major flood belt of West Virginia Ohio Indiana and Pennsylvania continued to recede some fami ics returned to their homes But housands still remained home ess The Red Cross said that in he Ohio River Basin alone some 2000 persons have been affected by the Inte winter flooding High waters also have hit areas n Maryland the Carolinas and Tennessee and minor flooding was reported in sections of Maine Kentucky and Southern Illinois Property damage in the flood zones was estimated in the mil ions of dollars The floods have orccd the closing of schools and v photo by Moont READY AIM FIRE A high school boy melting snow that readily compacts into a sphere shaped missile an extremely fast camera lens and an alert photographer combined to make this por trait of the latewinter season Ronnie Behr uncoils and fires a snowball with j u s t anything as a target The worlds bread box Midwests role in the 1970s By CHARLES W WALK As the worlds population continues to increase Hem muuie iiowmg on our Midwest will become even more important as a food mostly into the Thames River Producing area those attending the third annual North Elsewhere in the nation the iowa Agricultural Institute were told Thursday Howard Roach Plainfield president of the Soybean Council of America told the Hotel Hanford gathering that the worlds population is expected to increase by nearly a billion by 1970 If these people are going to be fed Roach predicted we in the Midwest are going to be doing most of it The biggest shortage of food will be in proteins Roach added This will put a premium on the land in the Midwest which produces so many crops rich in protein Roach was the first speaker at the institute The theme of this years event was A Look at Farming in the 1970s The event was sponsored by the ricultural Committee of the Ma son City Chamber of Com merce On the afternoon program r e e by the production and products of the era Hobbs predicted that by 1970 nearly o n ethird of the r o nvaiiv 11 f UI a pane dscussmg the peorllral actorics in many areas Hun dreds of roads were impassable bcrs of the panel were Dr Daryl Hobbs Iowa State sociol ogist Brick Hawley public re lations representative for Safe way Stores Inc and Richard Albrecht editor of Wallaces Farmer Herb Plambcck of Sta tion WHO was moderator Hawley who spoke on prod ucts pointed out that the buy ing habits of the American housewife are influenced by fads and case of preparation the 1150Q farms in a seven county area around Mason City 3000 are populated by people who arent fulltimc farmers A bout 45 per c e n t of the farmers in Iowa produce S5 per cent of the products Hobbs pointed out These are the farmers who will be around 10 years from now he continued These commercial farmers The fad that is influencing thenave a of things in and bus and train service was buying habits at this time Hawlcommon hc First they delayed or halted jicy said is diets To prove this are committed to farming as In Cincinnati the Ohio Kiver he pointed out that since an Second they massed the flood stage of 52 feet the sale of ice low calilook on primarily as a Vednesday night and officials one increased wilh Profit as the ma Jlanned to put up flood gatesiper cent and the sale of cottage01 motivcThird they believe lowever no immediate danger of cheese another low calor1oin scientifC farming methods lowever no immediate cianser of looding was indicated as damage s only minor until the river goes cheese another low calorie increased 161 per cent AFTER THE DAM BURST Flood w a t e r covers downtown Norwich Conn after a park dam burst top Nearly every business estab AP Photofax lishment was affected In the lower photo debris surrounds the battered mili where several lost their lives Fourth they place more em area are reccdjtruth Hc said although t iiv t s t xcn t has increased lwitivc atti lercentagc of j disposable income spent for food has decreased Hobbs also pointed out the percentage SAME at was down to 19 of a bigscr Hobbs speaking on agriculjway ho says their nroduc tural population in the 1970s should be increased said the rural population will About 300 people attended the be determined to a large dei afternoon program ;