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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1962, Mason City, Iowa Iowas Daily Newspapci for ftw VOL 102 The newspaper Associated Press and United Press Intcrnajlonal Full Lease Wires CITY GLOBEGAZETTE that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 12 1962 neighbors 10c a coiyThis Paper Consists Of TWO SectionsSection One HOME EDITION No 27 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GfobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WOJ Decorah Ames POJ Sun 1 45 Sun ifm rues Our foreign competition is real now TTS ONE OF doxes of our very countries THE PARA time that the vuuiiiiica that suffered most from the devastation of World War II have surged for ward farthest and fastest in economic expansion Japan is a case in point Japan lost 45 per cent of the territory it controlled Twofifths of the area in 66 bombed cities was destroyed Fortyfour per cent of its manufacturing facili ties were wiped out But in spite of this Japanin the past 10 years has increased its national product 2Vi times The six Common Market coun tries of Western Europe have in creased their production 70 per cent in the past 10 years Some of the poorest countries at the wars end made the most strik ing gains The gross national product in Italy rose 64 per cent in the 50s In i960 Italy moved up another 92 per cent and 1961 another 68 per cent This for ward surge accounts largely for Italys highly favorable balance of trade today Another miracle of recovery has been West Germany Pros trated by the war it has man aged a 72 per cent annual growth rate these past 10 years Its no secret that Uncle Sam played a major part in getting these nations back on their feet From 1947 to I960 we spent billion on foreign aid About half of it was in Europe Japan got billion in the first decade after the war billion of it in direct aid This money has been described as the blood which sustained the weakened economies of these nations and gave Oiem strength to work out their ownrecovery The fact is that the ruined fac tories in these countries proved a blessing in disguise It led to the installation of modern equip ment and the latest technology1 U S knowhow was exported along with our dollars Much of the aggressive spirit of Ameri can business went along too One of the ideas now taking root in both Europe and Japan is that wage earners constitute a profitable market for manu factured goods when adequately paid This technique dates back to Henry Ford in the early days of our automotive industry The CLOUDY North Iowa Cloudy with snow flurries Monday night and Tuesday Winds diminishing Monday night colder lows in mid 20s Highs Tuesday in low 30s Iowa Snow flurries and colder with slowly diminishing winds Monday night lows in the 20s Tuesday partly cloudy with snow flurries east and extreme north highs in low 30s Fur ther outlook Partly cloudy with below normal Wednesday temperatures Minnesota Cloudy snow flurries Highs Tuesday in 30s FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal through Satur day with no decided day to day temperature changes Normal lows are in the 20s and normal highs in the 40s Precipitation will average about 10 to 30 of an occurring as rain or covers N Iowa Flurries to continue 1ST THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A late winter storm eased up in northern Iowa Monday but snow continued to fall intermittently Northerly winds of from 20 to 35 miles an hour should cause con siderable blowing of snow in the northern part of the state Snow on the ground was soggy and heavy but if the mercury dips as predicted any new snow could cause drifting problems the weather bureau said The Mason City area had four to five inches of slushy snow over the weekend bringing the sea sons total to 57 high est in recorded history and only inch snow nch from VA OAlUVr mostly the latter part of the data week GlobeGazette weather am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 35 3 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum Precipitation rain snow 07 34 30 31 Snow 37 12 heaviest fall in 1959 second 33 BIG DECISION THE HAGUE UP The Dutch cabinet may decide this week whether to send troop re inforcements to West New Guinea The decision could have farreaching effects on dip lomatic efforts aimed at a peaceful settlement of the Dutch Indonesian dispute GENEVA AP Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet For eign Minister Andrei Gromyko spent three hours Monday discuss Berlin and disarmament prob At Cherokee the now caused lemsf without reaching any settle postponement of the boys dis mt trict final basketball tourna Dlgn Secretary Lord Home Spencer reported a cover of 27 inches Sioux City with 9Vi inches of new snow and Mason City had 24 inches on the ground Dubuque had 17 and Cedar Rapids reported 12 inches The Iowa Highway Patrol said travel in the northwest part of the state was not recom mended Numerous schools were closed in the area In the Sioux City area alone about 50 schools were forced to close be cause of the blowing snow Several roads leading from Sioux City into Nebraska and South Dakota were blocked in cluding US 77 and US 20 Iowa 12 in Plymouth County also was drifting badly OUTSIDE North W L U ll r 3 lowans awoke Monday ciobecazette Pupto by j0 that chng white stuff and accumulated icicles contrast sharply Maddox home Indians salute Jackie Gandhi shrine is visited Photo on page 3 NEW DELHI India AP Indians welcomed Mrs John F Kennedy warmly Monday and watched with interest as she placed a wreath of white roses at the shrine of Mohandas K Gandhi More than 100000 turned out to witness the arrival of Americas First Lady from Rome for a nine jday visit to India and other thousands showed up for a glimpse of her as she made a round of official calls pomp and ceremony of ports no success G lers I SAME ment Sioox City now has received 54 inches of snow this winter all but 16 inches of it since Feb l The Weather Bureau said 5 inche of snow fell at Sheffield 4 inche at Dumont and 2 inches at Clutier and Walford The Highway Patrol warned motorists to exercise caution in driving on highways which ranget up to 100 per cent snow packec or ice covered especially in the western and northern sections of the state Fairly mild daytime tempera tures however were putting a small dent in the ground cover labor spread between foreign n is stil but its being reduced Expansion of the European economy was further strength ened by the European Common Markets formation in 1957 With the gradual reduction of tariffs among the six member coun tries the stage was set for rapid growth If and when the six nations now constituting the Common Market Belgium France Italy Luxembourg Holland and West joined by Great Britain and certain smal News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICFS Railroad merger studied DES MOINES A hearing over what may be come the largest railroad merger in American his tory opened before an Interstate Commerce Coriimis son examinerThe hearing one of three scheduled costs and our own is still great lsr ont the merger of the Great Northern and the Spokane railroads race set MINNEAPOLIS The race for Minnesotas lirstfouryear term as governor appeared as a bat tle between Republican Gov Elmer L Andersen and Lt Gov Karl Rolvaag a Democrat The DFL picture cleared suddenly when the two other leading con tenders for the right to oppose Andersen announced their support for Rolvaag Blame it on mom and dad auu teiLcun smai TVTEHU ler countries western Europe YUKK Edward M Ted Kennedy will become a tarifffree vounfest brother of the President when asked ttnf n i WI rl O r ri l n i n 1 l i r i will become a tarifffree area with appreciably more people than US has Goods and workers eventually will move as freqly across na tional borders as is the case with respect to slate boundarie in United States Such giant expansion in West ern Europe and Japan is of tremendous importance in in creasing the power and influ ence of the Free World against communism This strength is imparted to other less developed countries by the fact that these industrial nations need raw materials which by the very nature of things are supplied by more backward areas Indus trial growth in the free world thus brings direct benefit to poorer nations and may be ex pected to make communism less attractive to their leaders Now comes a natural ques tion In this new dynamic growth of the Free World industrial na Turn to 2 Please experts accomPanied bv President Kennedys demand that i Because of the length of the dis cussion the Berlin review pre sumably went further than a mere repetition of previous US complaints over Soviet harass ment tactics in the air corridors j UVJLU AHJIIIC Jiicilt LtiCUCS la Lu6 of Britain bowed out of the talks to the isolated city temporarily to allow Rusk to em phasize Western views on the is sues The discussions took place over a long lunch at the Soviet villa Warm greeting for Powers in his home town BIG STONE GAP Va U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers was the center of a warm recep A British spokesman said Homes temporary withdrawal from the foreign ministers ses sions was a logical development since the Americans and theBrit ish are speaking in Geneva with one voice Rusk Gromyko and LordHome ironclad inspection provisions be written into any treaty Rusk again warned Gromyko that unless an agreement can be reached by the middle of April the United States will go ahead with a series of nuclear atmos pheric tests in the central Pacific Home supported the US stand After dinner the three men and their interpreters spent about 90 minutes in private conversation most of the time presumably de voted to Berlin When the dinner conference ended shortly before midnight radars and increasing use of the corridors by Soviet aircraft in an evident harassment campaign There was some speculation among Western diplomats that the Soviets were trying to provoke the United States Britain and France into some drastic counteraction According to this theory they would then walk out of the four power air safety center in Berlin The center is the last important ouuiiiy oecor here for the opening of the 17Rusk told newsmen it was a good nlhts work We Seed 11 3r VMIt at dinner but reports were that little progress was made The Western Allies called on Russia to stop harassing Allied A t ion Monday in his first to Berlin lest increas ace meeting with his southwest tensions there endanger Virginia neighbors since his redllarmament negotiations Virginia neighbors since his re lease from a Russian prison Its almost impossible to tell the how I feel the pilot 32 mented on his reception They ail seemed happy to see me and believe me Im lad to be back com very He met with his old friends in a small Norton cafe prior to a more formal homecoming cere mony later in the day at an armory here Powers his hair tinged with gray told a newsman It sure s nice to hear a Virginia accent again The usually phlegmatic moun am folk greeted the man in the imply cut Ivy League suit with congratulations Francis or Were glad youre back Gromyko denied knowledge of Soviet interference in the Berlin air corridors Rusk also told Gromyko the United States and Britain would like to get to work promptly on a nuclear test ban treaty Gromyko dimmed hopes for a quick agreement by raising the old spyscare issue to counter We dontlike them the inci and we let them know it Asked whether he obtained any satisfaction from Gromyko Rusk replied Well find out in a day or two Rusk did not say what specific Berlin incidents he protested but three matters are understood to have been covered by him and Home Those were the wounding of a British military chauffeur by an East German border guard half a mile inside East Germany the scattering of metallic snow by Soviet planes in the Berlin air ways Friday to confuse On the inside Page 4 Society News 101112 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Comics 17 semiofficial but the reception had the and color of greetings for such previous visi tors as President Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth II Mrs Kennedy donned a com pletely white outfit for her round of calls She wore a white silk rajah coat designed by Oleg Cas sini and a broadbrimmed straw hat turned up and worn off the ace The First Lady her sister Princess Lee Radziwill US Am bassador John Kenneth Galbraith and Indias ambassador to Wash ngton B K Nehru stopped first at the massive home of President Rajendra Prasad From the presidential house she was driven across the city to a spot near the Jumna River where Gandhi the hero of Indian inde pendence was cremated 14 years ago Thousands of Indians gathered at the shrine to watch Mrs Kennedy walked to the xic icmci i me last important waiKea to the fourpower agency left in operaconcrete slab where Gandhi was tion in Germany cremated and placed a wreath of white roses The slab had been decorated with pink and red rose petals spelling out Oh God in Hindi Thesewere the last words uttered by Gandhi when he was shot down by an assassin in New Delhi Keepers of the memorial gave Mason City News 2021 Latest Markets 21 Transit Schedule 22 ON SCRAP PILE SAN PEDRO Calif The light cruiser USS San Juan is going back to the country she scrap The 20 yearold ship was sold for S210 000 and is being chopped into scrap at this Southern Califor Mixup in hospitals baby formula nia port for shipment to Japan his autobiography The crowd outside the shrine broke into a big cheer as Mrs Kennedy drove off to the Embassy chancery Mrs Kennedy got only five hours sleep as her special Air India jet airliner flew from rainy Rome into the rising sun Pope John XXIII granted her one of the longest private audi ences he has ever held Sunday minutes They usually run only 15 to 20 Did salt cause infants to die u 4u V x icomciit wnen asKecl whether his political ambitions might bring charges of a Kennedy If you think there are too many Kennedys you should have taken that up with and father when they were getting started Trade policy battle opens The administration opened its battle to liberalize US trade policies when Commerce Secretary Luther H Hodges said there was a danger of a serious loss of jobs and profits unless Congress responds favorably Hodges was the leadoff witness as the House Ways Means com mittee began exhaustive hearings on Kennedys oro tariff walls so the us can compete with the European Common Market Leery of NikeZeus XTWASHINGTON Defense Secretary Robert S McNaraara has all but decided against allowing the Army to put its vaunted NikeZeus antimissile mis sile into production no matter how successful it is in some sci lu ccuar sc breakthrough that would overcome what he fS S vvpeaknesses the NikeZeus coud budge McNamava from his present belief that the weapon should not be produced and deployed 200 Red guerrillas slain in Viet Nam SAIGON South Viet Nam lift 200 Communist guerril as have been killed mostly in air strikes by Americansup plied planes in a threeday gov ernment offensive in the River delta A US military source said all US army troop carrying helicopters that look part in last weeks operations m the south were back in Sai gori ready for duty At least five of them had been hit by smallarms fire and needed re pairs Erbe wont comment on Nicholas blast DES MOINES Norman Erbe refused to com ment on statements made by William H Nicholas who an nounced Friday he would op pose him in the Republican gu bernatorial primary race June 4 Nicholas former lieutenant gov ernor and presently a member of the Iowa Highway Commis sion accused Erbe of being a donothing governor who ailed to provide leadership to ivc up to his campaign prom scs eMhhvr Tc other infants were enth baby died Monday three critically y of poisoning from salt placed sugarcan m a cityowned Death claimed Micheie Bowser 4 daysold of Bingham ton as investigators sought to by mistake in the infants feedins pmpomt the cause of the other formula at Binghamton General aeatns Hospital The salt apparently was used INVESTIGATE INFANTS DEATHS N Y detective John Qillen and District Attorney Stephen bmyk examine a can which norr A pregnant mother Lillie Col vin 29 a practical nurse who refilled the sugar container last Tuesday for the formula room declared I have done absolutely nothing wrong My prayers and sympathy arewith the parents Mrs Colvin also said in a state ment issued through her attorney I have three small children my self and can understand the heart ache suffered by the parents who lost their babies as a result of the tragedy The hospital has suspended Mrs Colvin pending completion of an investigation by state and local officials She was questioned by D5st Atty Stephen Smyk but was not held No charge i She said she was positive she had filled the can from a sugar container not a salt container She had been v with the hospital as a practical nurse for about three months and gave every indication of being a good em jploye a hospital spokesman jsaid Ironically the salt in the sugar1 can was discovered by another practical nurse who was violating TI Photofax nurse was violating denSll was acci rules Police said May Pier Who dental y filled with salt and six infants was in nt L Co uolvn iroom of the broke a regulation when a IUU Ul coffee She tasted the salt and ;