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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1963, Mason City, Iowa What a thrill Cooper exclaims as he orbits on the way to U S space record Photofax ON THE shoots from Atlas rocket flying through sky over Cape Canav eral as it lifts astronaut Gor don Coopers Faith 7 space craft into orbitfee an intended 22orbit flight which would keep him aloft for more than 34 hours The newspopcr that mokes all North lowans neighbors i MASON CITY GLOBEG HOME EDITION VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 15 lOc a Paper Consists of Four Associated Press and United Intelnational Full Lease Wires No 82 Vote for withholding after House revolts withholding plan had been dis cussed for two days as one of the key concessions the Repub licancontrolled legislature would have to make to get Democratic Gov Harold E Hughes to ac cept a 3 per cent sales tax Rep RileyDietz RWalcott raised the question when Ver meer brought up the issue Dietz admittedly would prefer to scut New plan tossed in tes to appoint in spite of posts salary threat Barry DES MOINES UPI Iowa House members in a rare revolt against their presiding officer Tuesday overruled the ruling by which Speaker Robert Naden RWebster City held that an in come tax withholding amend ment was out of order Naden turned beetred with anger as his ruling was ap pealed to the House membership and the lawmakers tolled off a 5447 vote against him WhenRep Elmer Vermeer RPella tried to sooth the rebuff by saying he had respect for the chair and regretted the ne cessity of making the appeal Naden snapped Now youre out of order Get on with the debate The House proceeded to hag gle over the entire merits of the income tax withholding system for an hour before passing it by a bare constitutional majority 5548 Two members who did not Vote on the original roll call later had the chief clerk record them as voting against the pro posal Nadens ruling struck the me JUCAI House like a thunderbolt The two Jcars on the income from present taxes Nadens ruling was based on the fact that an identical amend ment had been defeated by the House last month during its first sevenday marathon tax debate At that time it was sponsored by meer show him how the two measures differed ways arid means Vermeer committee chairman held a hurried huddle with Worthington and State Comptroller Marvin S e 1 d e n They conceded that the with holding sections of the amend ment were identical and the DES MOINES new approach to financing prop erty tax relief based on a 2 per cent sales tax on services including newspaper advertis ing and a 3 per cent income tax was laid before the Iowa House Wednesday The plan offered by Rep LeRoy Peter sen RGrimes and others was greeted with favorable comment tie the whole tax bill and let the state operate for the next DES MOINES Har old Hughes said Tuesday night he will appoint Robert Barry to the State Highway Commission even if the Danbury auto dealer has to become a dollaroftheyear man The Iowa Senate rejected Hughes appointment of Barry and its Appropriations Committee recommended Tuesday that the become effective at some future date Claiming the twoyear system unfair to the people of Iowa Hughes said A lot more could be accom plished even by a weak governor in four years He was noncommittal about any plans he might have to seek a second term legislature make it clear that u L j Barry cannot be paid if given an Jfe interim appointment the Sthaff Plan oMegisla reapportionment on which The governor told the annual iowans will vote Dec 3 He added spring meeting of the Iowa Assothat the Iowa Farm Bureau Fed ciated Press Managing Editors eration will try to get out the in ivsi i that he expects Barry will be a farm vote for it member of the Highway Commis sion Hell work for a dollar a year and give me a good campaign is sue said the Democratic chief executive Declaring that the commission has created a bad image before the public and legislature Hughes said if I could have had my way I would not have rcappointcd any of the present commission ers The editors fired questions at the governor about issues of the day One of these concerned the boundary dispute between Iowa and Nebraska and the claim on the town of Carter Lake which is on the Iowa map but is on the Nebraska side of the Missouri fiver channel If it was up to me Hughes said Id give Carter Lake away and end the border dispute A bifl on the it ate boundary is up in the Iowa House Sifting Committee The governor predicted that about 20 per cent of Iowa counties WH vote dry after liquor by the drink becomes legal on July 4 He put in a plug for annual sessions of the legislature which nc said is a step in the right di rection and long overdue also said the legislature change the term of gover from two to four years to Jn answer to a question Hughes said he has received wonderful treatment from the press The APME Newswriting Contest awards were presented Gordon Gammack Des Moines Tribune columnist won the Sweepstakes Award given in hon or of the late Mr and Mrs D W Norris longtime publishers of the Marshalltown TimesRepubli can Fellow editors presented a tran sistor radio to W Earl Hall re tiring editor of the Mason City GlobeGazette for his long serv ice only difference was the provi sion for redeeming the bonus bonds Naden then ruled that the bond section was not an integral part of the withholding program and the entire amendment was out of order The payrolldeduction with holding plan similar to the fed eral income withholding pay ment would result in lowans paying 18 months of state taxes in one year in 1963 because of a sixmonth overlap The state would derive an estimated windfall of million Weather North Iowa Mostly cloudy little temperature change through Thursday few show ers and thunderstorms Lows Wednesday night near 50 Highs Thursday near 70 Minnesota Partly cloudy and warmer south Thursday high Frees tiny satellite CE Fliu Gordon Cooper soared round and biz stn t en to a U S maninspaS record and another big step toward landing Americans on the moon in this decade Pvpn fthe flilhf quite vthSU and said he felt so wonderful that he even dozed otf for a while above the Pacific Ocean He completed the fourth orbit ound Early in the definite goahead least seven of the planned 22 orbits A decision on his capability to proceed to the next go nogo 17th scheduled officials gave the Air Force major near the end of the seventh he told astronaut Scott Carpenter orbit around pm If the flight goes the full i A 11 Llic LUII route it will last 34 hours obJects 19 minutes and end with a W9S Wlin TnaT nnie ra landing southeast of Midall night last night he said way Island in the Pacific ra Jr holds the present U caPacity of staying up for 92 or S record of six orbits bits before the tus of gravity would pull it back into the at Primary goal of the marathon mosphere However Cooper did mission is to gather medical data have enough life support o determine mans ability to perequipment aboard to stay up that form during prolonged exposure to long During weightlessness Several scientific experiments were on the timetable some aimed at devising techniques for Project Gemini the maninspace program that will follow Mercurv ter During the third orbit Cooper pushed a lever to launch his own Schirra private satellite a 10pound sphere from the base of the cap msttalled m the Cooper at Houston Mrs Cooper and the couples GORDON COOPER Beautiful says astronauts Tex L Gordon Cooper said Wednes Mrs 56 minutes SSSS fKohf M OIDIIS hours 35 minutes flight into space Mrs Cooper sent the oneword description of her reaction out by Dave Schwartz a public af Liquor plea to Hughes Take the heat oft DES MOINES UPI Iowas new liquorby thedrink law is already causing trouble on the home front Gov Harold Hughes who signed the hill into law Tuesday effective July 4 said he received a call from an unidentified mayor of a town of about 5000 population The mayor Hughes said asked if something couldnt be done about the law to take the heat off the councilmen who have to issue the licenses The mayor teld the governor that three council men said they were going to resign because as busi nessmen they could be hurt by either granting or de nying licenses Hughes said he told the mayor the only solution was to find councilmen who can take the heat Rep Lome Worthington to 75 Weather Data Vermeer protested that to 8 am Wednesday amendment he was offering 65 not identical since it 4g a provision for 4 50 enough state revenue to pay 730 about million in AGO bonus 85 Naden demanded that 64 Henry is to replace WASHINGTON AP To Minows resignation to take place Newton N Minow as June 1 set off a shuffle in man of the Federal five jobs tions Commission President fill the vacancy on the com nedy has picked a the President announced lawyer who finds some intention to appoint Asst Atty shoots sprouting in what Lee Loevinger 50 who has once described as a vast in charge of the Department the field of Justices antitrust division Minow 37 handed in his his replacement Kennedy nation Tuesday five years he would name William H his term ends to become Jr 47 now deputy under tive vice president and of state for administra counsel of Encyclopaedia nica Orrick it will be a return To take his place familiar grounds Before being chose E William Henry to the State Department member of a Memphis last July he served tor more law firm who has served as a year as assistant attorney commissioner on the FCC in charge of the civil di last He is said to be a trusted of Atty Gen Robert F 11 1 fnrtin t fairs officer for the National Aug 12 1962 Aeronautics and Space Admin istration almost an hour after her husbands journey started She said she would have no more to say for the time being Drops her knitting TECUMSEH Olka UPI Mrs Hattie Cooper dropped her knitting when her astronaut son was launched into orbit Wednes day and said Dont you know Gordon is thrilled Mrs Coopers eyes clouded with tears as the time for the launch neared A green afghan she was knitting dropped idly into her lap as she intently watched a television set When Faith 7 capsule lifted into the sky she put her head in her hands for a moment then went into the kitchen and came back dabbing her eyes with a handkerchief I was so thankful as I watched it Mrs Cooper said Tenth man in space of job changes was reported to be com pleted with William J Cockett now assistant secretary of state for administration in charge of personnel succeeding Orrick and CAPE CANAVERAL Fla CAP Aslronaul LGordon Cooper Jr the 10th man ticketed to rocket office On f he inside Editorials 4 Society News 111JU North Iowa News 2721 Clear Lake News3f37 Latest Markets 41 Mason City News 4343 Comics 44 Classified Paoes 5951 into space since the first went aloft just over two years ago The previous nine five American four Russian are orbit one hour 48 minutes April 12 196 US Navy Cmdr Alan B Shepard Jr suborbit flight 15 minutes May 5 1961 US Air Force Capt Vhjil I Grissom suborbit flight 16 min utes July 21 1961 Soviet Maj Gherman Titov 17 orbits 25 hours 18 minutes AUK 6 1961 US Marine Lt Col John II Glenn Jr 3 orbits 4 hours 5fi minutes Feb 20 1962 US Navy U Cmdr Malcolm 3 May 24 s 4 hours 1962 Aug 11 1962 Soviet Lt Col Pavel Popovich 48 orbits 70 hours 57 minutes US Navy Cmdr Schirra Jr 6 orbits minutes Oct 3 1962 Walter M 9 hours 13 about pm Thursday cury Control computations showed Astronaut Walter M Schir The ball was equipped with two flashing lights designed to blink every second Cooper was to ob serve them in a test of his ability o judge distances and lights of mown intensity in space But he reported he was unable to spot the flashes although he maneu vered his spacecraft to several angles At the end of orbit No 3 Coop er reported he had seen all of California and Florida on a pass across the southern United States and that both looked beautiful Shortly afterwards Mercury Control Center at Cape Canavera reported the voyage was going so well that comparing figures and times on the planning charts with the actual flight figures was al most like following a textbook1 The ball was equipped with two lashing lights designed to blink ivery second Cooper observed hem in a test of his ability to judge distances and lights of tnown intensity in space He could not locate them dur ing a nighttime pass during the third orbit but in the fourth orbit WATCHING Abort team watches from top of am phibious emergency vehicle as Atlas rocket rises from a cloud of smoke and flame after successful launch carrying astronaut Gordon Coopers space craft Faith 7 into orbit for planned 22orbit mis sion at the Hawaii tracking station hat he had spotted the blinking I was with that little rascal Carpenter told Cooper that Mer he Faith 7 capsule had the orbit No 3 Coopers wife Trudy at Houston was urned in on a conversation be ween the astronaut and Walter at Mercury Control Cen heard the exchange of equipment that had been s Sigma 7 craft October The equipment had wo daughters could not talk with Cooper but she reported it was very reassuring to hear his voice rom space As he swung into orbit No 2 looper reported he was slightly warmer than normal but felt nere was no problem His suit temperature was re ported as only 58 degrees but pos sibly the cabin heat made him feel warmer than that In his discussion with Grissorn at Guaymas Cooper 36 an Air Force major described his flight as quite a thrill He said he had seen many of the sights witnessed by previous American astronauts including the air glow layer on the horizon As he passed over the Pacific near the end of orbit No I he saw the fireflies first reported by John H Glenn Jr on his pio neer orbital flight last year The fireflies are created by flakes of frost falling off the cap sule and being illuminated by the rays of the rising sun Cooper described his view of sunrise as he came over the Pa cific as tremendous As on all previous American manned orbit flights the city of Perth Australia turned on all its ights as a greeting Cooper said ie saw the lights clearly from his vantage point about 160 miles n space He hit the high point of his orbital path over Australia Destined to be an astronaut CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP a boy Leroy Gordon Cooper r read Buck Rogers in the unny papers and wondered vhcther man would fly into spact before the 25th century Now hes amazed at the swift ness of events which have sent istronauts into space in his life his pnrticipation as one jf the pioneers of this great effort If anyone seemed destined for pace flight it was Cooper Ht las been flying as long as he can c member His father an Air Force cote ie was a close friend of such iviation greats as Wiley Post and Earharl and Gordon used o listen intrigued to their flying onversations The elder Cooper ook his son aloft almost before ie could walk his fellow astro lauls call first han lling the controls of a plane when was 6 and flying tys first solo 16 mother says her son ilways was interested in air ilanes Gordon made a lot of model slanes she reported recently at her Carbondctle Colo home Later when he was a senior in ugh school at Shawnec Okla he a good friend who ran an mport Gordon worked there to pay for flying instruction He soloed then while his father was ;