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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1962, Mason City, Iowa 1 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full ue Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 4 1962 UOc a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One No 7 Rail s union rap new pay formula The eyes will be on Texas Walker fades as candidate By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Voters in Texas choose candidates for gov ernor and for the US House of Representatives in a primary election on Saturday If no can didate receives over 50 per cent of the vote in any contest a run off election between the two top candidates will be held on June 2 As elections go in Texas the coming primary is a tame one That is not to say that there will be no close races Indeed the consensus is that most of them will have to be settled by run offs But this primary lacks some thing of the cheerful opera bouffe quality that is so typical of Texas voting Just as an example the special Senate election a year ago last March had 70 Democrats and one Republican as candidates and that wasnt all There were three Johnsons none related to Lyndon B a brace of Wilsons and sev eral other duplications three wom en one of them a preacher the first Negro senatorial candidate in modern memory n Texas and Bing Crosbys fatherinlaw That wasnt all either but this piece is about this years election It had been hoped early on that this years voting might have some special significance because of the candidacy for the Demo cratic nomination for governor of former Major Gen Edwin A Walker He of course is the self avowed member of the John Birch A friend in need Silent diaperchanger OMAHA Neb hour of am is an odd one in which to be awakened in your home by the sound of a strange voice singing But thats what happened to Zelma R Brewer of Omaha Friday Mrs Brewer told police she awoke to hear a man singing She followed the sound to her kitchen There she found a young man changing the diapers of her oneyearold daughter Quickly the young man explained he had heard the child crying as he passed by and had knocked on the door When there was no answer he crawled in a window Then he said he began singing as he changed the baby With that he handed the child to the mother and left via the kitchen door SHOWERS North Iowa Partly cloudy with scatter ed thundershowers Friday night continuing early Friday night Saturday in Saturday Lows near 50 Highs middle 70s Iowa Partly cloudy scat tered thundershowers Friday night and in east and extreme Showers cooler naturally as weekend nears Showers and cooler tempera ures should move back into low Friday night and in parts of th state Saturday But fair and cool weather i Forecast for Sunday Summerlike temperatures pre vailed Thursday with highs rang ing from 87 at Sioux City to at Dubuque Mason City had 85 Northwest and extreme western Iowa can expect cooler tempera tures Saturday with highs of 70s south central Saturday Lows Friday night in the 50s Cool er nortluvest and extreme west Saturday highs 70s northwest to the 80s south east Further outlook Fair and cool Sunday Minnesota Showers and cool er Highs Saturday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal in Iowa through next Wednes day Normal highs 65 in the northeast to 70 in the south west Normal lows middle 40s northeast to upper 40s south west It will be warm at the Tom Dooleys town captured by Reds VIETIANE Laos Ml village of Muong Sing where the late Dr Tom Dooley found ed a jungle hospital only five miles from Red Chinas border was reported captured by pro Communist troops Thursday U S military sources said they got word of the Red victory from Laotian Thursday was versary of a that has never wholly halted the Criticize boards report Suggestions unrealistic WASHINGTON AP Non operating rail unions and raiload executives Friday citicized a pub lic boards recommendation to President Kennedy that 450000 union members get a annual pay increase The union spokesmen describ ing as deplorable the boards rec ommendation Thursday of a 102 cent hourly average increase thought it was too low The rail leaders said it was too high G E Leighty chairman of the committee representing 11 unions of nonoperating rail those engaged in service and maintenance as contrasted with engineers and other operating per the proposed pay in rease departs from all recog ized standards of justice in wage etermination He repeated his charge that the ailroads had tried to prejudice IB board in advance by declaring ast month that a wage increase neant a rate hike The unions whose workers av erage an hour had sought LETS GO FAST SHOUTS DIANA SUE Trade army circles the first anni ceasefire order beginning of the period butjkingdoms civil war will turn cooler with showers Saturday and Sunday Scat tered showers are likely again about Wednesday Precipita tion amounts will be general ly 25 to 50 inches Globe Gazette weather data Society who resigned his army up to 8 am Friday commission after having been rebuked and reassigned on charges of partisan political activity in commanding the 24th Infantry Division in Europe Walker is a favorite of the ex tremist right He has attacked the ultra ultra liberalism of the Kennedy administration and Americas nowin policy It would have been interesting to see what political strength he could muster in such meccas of Texas conservatism as Houston and Dal las But his generally ineffective campaign was further weakened by an inept appearance before a Senate Armed Services subcom mittee on military muzzling An April statewide survey by the Texas Poll gave him only 5 per cent of the Democratic vote And a newspaper poll of April 29 gave him only Ite per cent in Dallas The Democratic gubernatorial primary appears to have narrowed to a two just possibly a three horse race The statewide poll cited above gave Gov Price Daniel 30 per cent of the Demo cratic vote John Connally who resigned as secretary of the Navy to run 27 per cent and Don Yarborough Houston attorney no relation to the present senior sen ator from Texas 15 per cent Daniel appears to be the solid man but Connally is spending big money and running a blitz cam paign His opponents allege that he is the candidate of Vice Presi dent Johnson and the one favored by the White House Whether this will help or hurt is unclear An other unknown factor is the polit ical strength ofthe liberal Yar borough for paradoxically liberal ism as well as conservatism is on the rise in the Lone Star State A ConnallyDaniel runoff is the expectation and that would be a dfiozy The almost sure Republican candidate for governor is Jack Cox a 39yearold oil man who as aDemocrat amassed a sur prising 42 per cent of the vote in Daniel two years ago Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset 85 51 On the inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 5 Society News 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports 1112 Clear Lake News 15 Comics 16 North Iowa News 20 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES KIM DOES TRICKS TOO JO SHOWS A FIRM GRIP MAY MERRYGOROUND What is so fair as a warm day in May and the children out from underfoot Photog rapher Jo Moore stopped off at a play ground at llth SW and President and snapped these youngsters giving a mer Fotsom may ask recount MONTGOMERY Ala Former Gov James E Kissin Jim FoJsom said his personal poll shows he made the April 29 democratic gubernatorial runoff by 710 votes He probably will demand a recount The unofficial complete returns in Tuesdays primary put the twotime Alabama governor in third place how ever behind exjudge George C Wallace and state Sen Rvan deGraffenried Revolt at Venezuelan base CARACAS 1000man garrison of Venezuelas second largest naval base at Carupano revolted against the government and seized the city The rebels broadcast a proclamation demanding the immediate resignation of President Romulo Betan court To break up refugee camp ELISABETHVILLE The Congo The United Nations will begin breaking up Elisabethvilles Bal uba refugee camp next week The crowded unhy gienic camp now numbering an estimated 42000 refugees came into beinglast August when a few hundred Balubasfrightened of the proTshombe Af ricans left their homes as relations between the United Nations and the Katangese deteriorated rap idly Indonesian troops on move HOLLANDIA West New Guinea Indonesian paratroopers have been dropped on West New Guin eas south coast Informed sources in The Hague said the paratroopers numbered about 25 but that they had modern equipment Not worried about tests WASHINGTON Dr James A Van Allen said he believes the highaltitude American nuclear blasts planned for June or July will not have any permanent effect on the earthcircling radiation belts bearing his name 25 cent increase The estimated cost the 102 cent increase com ares with a net income of nillion reported by all US rail roads in 1961 Said Wayne Johnston Illinois Central president Where are we oing to get it its worse than he steel settlement Ben Heineman chairman of Northwestern Railway called the hreeman public boards recom mendations avery severe blow o the industry It is difficult to see where well get the money In an apparent allusion to Pres dent Kennedys stated desire that wage settlements generally con orm to productivity increases Leighty said in his statement To conform to that policy have required a wage in crease for these railway workers much greater than that which the emergency board recommends Railroad labors productivity has risen much fasterthan the gener al national average Under the law both sides have 30 days in which to bargain be fore a strike can be called The 11 unions have already obtained authority from their members to order a walkout at the end of the ostrike period The emergency board headed y labor arbitrator Saul Wallcn f Boston roundly criticized allics for furthcr prol ail industry and unions for poorj largaining records in past years The boards recommendations 1 A fourcent hourly pay boost lating back to Feb 1 On top of his would come an increase ef ective May 1 of Vk per cent vhich averages out at about 62 cents in addition to the 4 cents making the 102cent total The unions had asked for a 25 cent hourly raise The industry had called for a 20 per cent pay cut in many pay categories and w pay change in the balance 2 A moratorium against the un ons seeking creases for a 1963 3 A rule providing for advance nolice of five working days be fore employes are dismissed due to force reductions The unions had asked for sixmonth advance notice but the board said thi would amount to a job freeze for unnecessary employes THE BREEZE FEELS GOOD JEFFIE LAUGHS rygoround and the spring season a real whirl Those with featured roles are Diana Sue Davis 5 Jo Van Lengen 4 Jeffie Davis 6 and Robin Van Lengen 5 Reds want us to think heats off on Berlin Rusk insists ATHENS Greece Secretary of State Dean Rusk seeking approval of all the United States North Atlantic Treaty Or further wage in year until May 1 SAME ing talks with the Soviets on of NATO Rusk warned that the Berlin said Friday the Soviet Unidca of no crisis was the impres ion currently wants the West tosion the Soviets wished to make think no Berlin crisis is pendingEven if true he added there was Speaking at the spring meeting no way of determining whether il was permanent or only a tempo rary shift in Soviet maneuvering But Rusk said the West should take advantage of the Soviet atti or we fade JFK plugs new program NEW ORLEANS La AP President Kennedy beckoned to America today to spurn timidity and lead the free world into a gen uine Atlantic Partnership of ex panding twoway international trade The choice confronting the na tion in May 1962 Kennedy said in a prepared address is to trade or fade More trade the President in sisted will mean more jobs more national security and a bulwarked foreign policy And the tools to obtain them he said are in a leg islative proposed trade expansion law now before Con gress The arguments were old ones but the phrases were new and so was the setting for new wharf in Americas third greatest port I know of no occasion Ken nedy said where the topic and ihe location of a presidential ad dress have so neatly fit together The President flew down from Washington to make the address accept a key to the city and then fly on to Eglin Air Force Base in western Florida to watch the Air Force display its might Once more in his New Orleans speech Kennedy spelled out what he considers some old and new economic facts of life which he said require Americas moving ahead For what we are moving to ward is an open partnership among all free nations a gradual levelingof trade barriers that will draw the wholenonCommunist world together with the strings of economic selfinterest And that partnership will be specifically and initially expressed in terms of a genuine Atlantic between the Common Market of Europe and the common market of 50 united states he said That partnership will be based on what already comes close to a trillion dollar economy It will pro duce nearly 90 per cent of the free worlds industrial power the lions share of its technical skills two of its greatest markets for raw materials and a very large portion of the capital available for investment and development The United States Kennedy said must be willing to buy as well as sell It must be willing to allow European producers easier access to our market in return for opening the doors in their common tariff wall This is what Kennedy seeks from power to re duce and in some cases wipe out tariffs on a reciprocal basis A few people and industries may be hurt he conceded But safe guards have been built into the projected trade law for them No one he said is going to be sacrificed to the national inter est with a medal and an empty tude regardless grocery bag The trade law he said will im prove US security by building a sufficient surplus of exports over imports to halt the out flow of gold thus financing with overseas earn ings the S3 billion a year it costs to maintain US troops abroad An American source said Rusk presented the foreign and defense a sweeping war problems ministers conference of cold stressing Berlin nuclear testing and disarmament NASSER REPORT DENIED CAIRO A wellinformed source Friday jlies published denounced as reports that He said the United States was j President Gamal Abdel Nasser Phototax WEEPS FOR TRAIN VICTIMS National Railway President Shinji Sogo weeps in front of train victims coffins at a Buddhist Temple in Tokyo A triple train crash in Tokyo took the lives of 163 persons and injured more than 380 Five train crew members have been arrested for negligence ready to sign a nuclear Lest ban treaty at any time but saw no possibility unless the Soviet Union was willing to grant necessary inspection i Husk said the US test scries j will continue He also saw every j prospect the Soviet Union will soon resume testing He told the NATO ministers thcj failure to obtain a test bnn treatyj vvis considered by President Ken nedy as the biggest disappoint ment in his first year in office The ministers also will examine conditions of a new US plan to give all the NATO allies a voice in the employment of nuclear arms against a Communist onslaught in Western Europe A conference source said Rusk outlined the Berlin talks he has had in Washington with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly F Dobrynin his plans to continue them j Implicit in his report was a bid I for the support of the smaller al had been shot and wounded Only the Newspaper ONLY THE NEWSPAPER takes a stand on vital issues of the day Todays news paper is the conscience of Ihe community Citizens look to it for guidance as well as for information Newspaper read ers are good citizens ;