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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa Daily Newspaper for Hw i MASON CITY GLOBE VOL W Tht newspaper that makes all North I o wans AuocUUd and Full Lent Wire MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 11 1961 neighbors 70 a Copy Paper of Two Ill A familiar UN story EastWest in standoff Just what are hard n ii times A conflict of opinions By DICK WEST WASHINGTON UPI Any one old enough to remember the depression era will recal that economic conditions in those days could be sunimarizec in just two words hare limes When a government officia used that expression knew what he was talking about Consequently there was some measure of understanding be tween the government and the people Then the government began bringing large numbers of pro fessional economists to Wash ington and that was when the government and the people be gan to lose 2ontact with each other EACH ECONOMIST arrived a briefcase load ofnew terms with which to describe economic conditions When the briefcases were opened it turned out that one economists recession was another econo mists readjustment The result is that we dont have hard times any more Now we have dips and and downturns and other giddy sensations Thus it has become possible for a government official to talk about the economy with al most no danger of being under stood by anybody And that me To the illustraled parl of my lecture Recently the New York Her ald Tribune printed a sort of parody of the economic jargon currently in Vogue On the same day Walter W Heller chair man of the Presidents Council of Economic Advisers testified before the Joint Congressional Economic committee I HAVE TAKEN some ex cerpts from the parody and shuffled them together with some excerpts from Hellers testimony These I have dealt out in paragraph form below AP Photntax MESSAGE FOR MAINLAND CHINESE Work ers in a Taipei factory in Formosa insert a picture of Nationalist President Chiang Kaishek into a food package to be dropped by plane over Communist China The airdrop plan was instituted by Chinese Nationalists after reports of famine conditions in some parts of the Redruled mainland Censorship by Russia to end You arc invited to read these excerpts in random juxtaposi lion and sec if you can separate the parody from the real Ihing Here we go and income figures show an easing up of Ihe rate at which business is easing off there is a slow but notice FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LONDON Diplomatic advices from Moscow reported Saturday that the Soviet government is con idering the imminent abolition of censorship for for ign correspondents working there Informed diplomatic sources said the matter has been under iscussion in Moscow for several months and that an announce mcnt may be expected shortly They said the announcement wil nable foreign correspondents in Moscow to transmit news and ommcnl freely from the Soviet Union without prior submission if their copy to censors Diplomatic observers noted that lifting of censorship wouk able slowing up of the slowiregime They said it would stem down ipartly from Soviet realization be another in a series of liberalizing reforms introduced since Premier Nikita came to supreme leadership These observers also said the lifting of Soviet censorship would be another reflection of the growing sense of confidence characteristic of the Krushchev are a few signs in the economy that give some hope of an upturn At the same time there still arc some soft spots that are not so reassur ing QUlCKENINGof the pace of recovery following a reversal of the inventorycycle mechanism does not appear likely until after midyear course if the slowdown should speed up the decrease in the rale of increase in un employment would turn into an increase in the rate of decrease of unemployment In other words the deceleration would be accelerated is hard to tell before the slowdown is completed whether a particular pickup is going to be fast fast pickup is very much less promising than in the previous recessions For the benefit of the com pletely bewildered I will not reveal that paragraphs 2 3 and 6 arc the real DRASTIC CUT ASKED MA1D1SON UPI Gov Gaylord Nelson introduced a proposed constitutional amend ment in the Wisconsin assembly Friday that would cut the num ber of state agencies from 73 to 20 Nelson said many of the stale agencies were doing the same jobs were inefficient and expensive that in the modern world cen sorship has become obsolete and that Soviet interests would be better served by an unfettered flow of news DIPLOMATIC sources con sidered it likely that after the lifting of censorship other pos itive reforms would follow that would further facilitate and make easier the efforts of for eign correspondents to reporl the news from Russia Representatives of the world non Communist press have smarted under one form or another of Soviet censorship for the past 43 years THERE HAVE bten somt ex ceptional shortlived censor less periods The six months preceding the SovietFinnish war in 1939 and during the visits to Moscow of British Prime Minister Harqld Macmillan and Vice President Richard Nixon in 1959 The censorship has functioned in varying degrees of rigidity or liberalism depending on the character of the news the po litical situalion of Ihc clay or the altilude of individual con sors COMPOSER DIES NEW YORK W Wilbur C Swcatman 79 band leader and songwriter died Thursday CLOUDY North Iowa Partly cloudy Sat urday night colder lows 24 to 28 Considerable cloudiness Sunday highs 38 to 44 Iowa Mostly cloudy northeast generally fair south and west Saturday night cooler lows in the 20s Partly cloudy to cloudy Sunday highs low 40s northeast to low 50s south west Further ly cloudy chance of showers Monday Minnesota Clearing little tem perature change Highs Sun day 3242 GlobeGazelle weather dala up to 8 am Salurday Maximum Minimum Al 8am Sunrise Sunscl 36 10 33 SAME US wants cold war issues tabled UNITED NATIONSN Y The United Na tions General Assembly wound up the first week of its resumed session Saturday apparently as far as ever from agreement on whether to lop cold war items off its docket The smaller nations still looked for the Soviet Union and the United States to reach some accord on weeding out contro versial issues but they could derive little encouragement from EastWest exchanges so far Main sticking point appeared to be Soviet insistence on a full airing of the arms queslion highlighling Soviet Premier Khrushchevs call for total disarmament The United States reportedly does not oppose limited dis cussion of disarmament issues but it wants to defer full debate next fall and spend the i ii i interim in quiet negotiations Hickenlooper in blast at new farm bill WASHINGTON Sen Bourke Hickenlooper Saturday levelled a blast at the pared down version of President Ken nedys feed grain bill which passed the Senate Friday 5226 The measure is a watered down version of Kennedys ef fort to ease the costprice squeeze of feed grain growers by curtailing production and raising government price sup ports Hickenlooper contended the bill was bad in principle and harmful to the economy of the feed grain area Further it is unwarranted tinkering by the government with the soybean crop which Hickenlooper said is taking care of itself on the open market The bill now will go to a joint HouseSenate committee The House earlier had passed a bili which would allow the secre tary of agriculture to sell gov ernmentowned surplus grain at less than support and market prices The Senates bill did not lave this authority Caroline Kennedy Johnson confer WASHINGTON ine Kennedy a young lady of continuing surprises popped up at the White House lobby Sat jrday for a brief and confiden ial huddle with Vice President yndon Johnson The tall Texan squatted down to talk to the hreeyearold blonde daughter of President and Mrs Kennedy Young Miss Kennedy wearing light blue blouse and over lls had strolled into the press iffice asking for an apple On the Inside Some diplomats were hopeful the talks just concluded in Si beria between Khrushchev and U S Ambassador Llewellyn E Thompson might have a fruitful bearing pn the Congo and other issues facing the assembly Diplomats speculated that the ThompsonKhrushchev talks may also help determine wheth er the two powers can agree on dropping cold war items from the agenda A number of African dele gates have been pressing for immediate as sembly debate on the Congo crisis but with t h e Security Council sched uled to con tinue discus s i o n next T u e sday on racial violence in Portugals West African territory of THOMPSON Angola it was doubtful the Con go would come up until later in the week Authoritative sources here said Friday night seven more AsianAfrican nations are con sidering sending troops to beef up the UN force in the Congo If all seven go through with their plan the 14500man force will be bolstered by more than 6000 men it was learned India said Friday night it would send a full brigade about 5000 the Congo to fight for the very existence of the United Nations AP Photofax DECISION Douglas Johnson 50yearold unemployed janitor mulls over the decision he made in Los Angeles that made him the center of attention of newsmen and the rTBI Johnson out looking for a job found a bag containing lying on the street It had rolled out the open door of a Brinks truck He turned it over to the FBI I couldnt face my kids if I didnt N ews in a nu FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES tshell 3rd FinchTregoff trial nears end LOS ANGELES UPI One year ago Sunday Dr R Bern ard Finch and Carole Tregoff were visibly shaken when a jury hearing their first murder trial vas dismissed Monday their hird trial nears its conclusion with the defendant lovers still Clear Lake News Page 3 separated by jail bars The Church News 45 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 910 Editorials 11 Comics 12 Building News 1314 North Iowa News 16 prosecution began its final ar guments in the third trial Fri day with coprosecutor Joseph Powers launching a scathing at tack on Finch characterizing Miss Tregoff as the moving force behind the asserted scheme to kill BarbaraJean Finch the doctors wife More auto cutbacks DETROIT The auto industry plans its most drastic production cutback of the year Faced with a millioncar inventory and disappointing sales Ford General Motors and Chrysler will send home for one week more than 83000 workers at 33 plants across the country if Three death sentences TALLIN Estonia A Soviet court sentenced three Nazi wartime police officials to death for the mass murders of Jews Gypsies and Soviet citizens during World War II The court at the end of a six day trial found all three guilty of shooting to death many thousand prisoners and concentration camp victims during 1942 1943 and 1944 No verdict reached HAVANA Military authorities said no verdict has been reached in the military trial of American ad venturer William A Morgan and 13 others accused of conspiring against the Castro government A mil itary tribunal was reported earlier to have sentenced him to death Two of desperados nabbed GRASSY Mo Authorities captured two of three desperados and it appeared the other was near the abandoned car they used in a shooting rampage The three men killed an elderly policeman wounded two other officers and a farmer in a rampage in the rugged hills of Southeast Missouri 30 miles west of Cape Girardeau Communist troops gain VIENTIANE Laos Leftist Pathet Lao forces showing a new strength that threatens peace plans sent government troops fleeing in two directions from a showdown battle for the Sala Phou Koun Road junction Pacificists demonstrate PORTSMOUTH N H Pacifist demonstrators picketed the naval shipyard in an attempt to disrupt commissioning ceremonies for the Polaris submarine USS Abraham Lincoln Nixon declines to run Doesnt want governorship SACRAMENTO Calif Ml Richard M Nixon said Friday night he will not run for gov ernor of California next year He urged California Republi cans to launch a talent search for new faces in the 1962 elec tion campaign I am confident that we can win a sweeping victory in Cali fornia he told the Republican State Central Committee But I have a word of warn ing We cannot win by assum ing that the present governor will enevitably fall on his face and be a pushover THE FORMER vice president in his first political speech since he lost the presidential election last November outlined a pro gram of action designed to re store the oncedominant GOP to power in the state Nixon offered to provide lead ership to his home state party But he did so only after ruling out his own possible candidacy for governor He authorized a group of leg islators who conferred with him Friday night to quote him as saying I am not a candid date I have no intention to be a candidate or institute a draft ASSEMBLYMAN Joseph G Shell RLos Angeles said how ever Nixon cant be counted out entirely It may be Shell said that the party wont be able to come up with anyone else strong enough to win Nixon said a Los Angeles law firm will announce his affilia tion on Monday He declined to identify the firm until then On Republican prosp e c t ahead Nixon said the key to victory in 1964 lies in the elec tions of 1962 I refer not only to the con tests for House and Senate but o the gubernatorial races par icularly in the major states of w York Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan and California million aid measure approved House rriday passed a million aid jill for children of the unem ployed It was the second major measure in President Ken nedys economic program to win House approval The bill passed by voice vote now goes o the Senate It would extend o children of the unemployed he federalstate benefits now available to children whose sup xrt is lacking because of death isability or desertion of the arent Slight setback for Liz Taylor LONDON Eliza eth Taylor suffered a slight etback in her recovery from ouble pneumonia early Sauir ay and doctors were sum oned hurriedly to her hospital om A friend of the movie ar said the complication was not serious enough to put Miss Taylor back on the danger list but her doctors are taking no chances Clings to Bible in loneliness Missing tots mother still hopeful WINTHROP UP I cling to the Bible in my loneliness explained the mother of 4 year61d Jimmy Franck who disappeared five days ago as if vanishing in thin air Outside Ihe farmhouse in norlheasl Iowa were some of Ihc hundreds of searchers neighbors of Mr and Mrs Everett Franck and olhcrs who had tramped for miles around and were willing to Lramp some more but were hungry and had tobe fed The farm Friday was lurncd Into a veritable canlecn wilh sandwiches and cakes la be served and coffee to be poured from 5gallon cans Jimmy liked to go to Sun day school said Mrs Franck wislfully It was a happy time tor him because he got lo play with other children The sun had come out to melt a little of the snow drifts that piled up last Tuesday evening Little Jimmy had wandered off several hours before the storm hit while his father was doing chores and his mother was in the house There was not a trace of where he went Every foot on the 280acre Franck farm had been scoured for miles around Well continue to search as there are volunteers said Sheriff Emery Hart as he or ganized another group Satur day hope now that Jimmys JIMMY FRANCK been kidnaped said the boys father Id say Id be lucky if he has been kidnaped Its the only way well ever see him alive again The Lord is in charge of this now said Mrs Franck All I can do is to accept it humbly The Francks have three other children Ted 12 Lee 11 and Peggy Ann 9 The kidnaping theory arose when neighbors reported see ing a slrange man in a blue car prowling about the vicin ity of the Franck farm the day Jimmy disappeared Everybody in Buchanan Coun ty with a blue car has been checked oul The area searched Friday was a hilly section three miles soulhwesl of the farm Search crs were directed to thai re gion by a telcpathist in The Netherlands who was con tacted by transoceanic tele phone The only thing found was some tracks in the fields but officials said there was no way to determine by whom they were made Franck said he was told about a woman at Waterloo who is a myslic He tried lo contact her and was told she was in Alabama Ill try anything the father said Sheriff Hart reported Ing telephone calls from all over the nalion with lions on how to find the boy Were trying every he added ;