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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Its ticker tape HOME EDITION VOL 103 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE for our osfronauf MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 22 1963 10c a Paper Consists of Four One Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires COOPER ON PARADE Astronaut Gordon Cooper looks up as motorcade moves up Broadway during traditional Photpfax ticker tape parade in New York Sitting with Cooper are his wife Trudy and Vice President Lyndon Johnson NY yells for Coop NEW YORK of New Yorkers cheered astronaut Gordon Cooper Wednesday along Broadway in a tumultuous ticker tape citys salute to national heroes A maelstrom of tape confetti and torn paper swirled from skyscrapers in the citys tribute to the smilingAir Force major who last week orbited the earth 22 times Wheat plan killed shouting their acclaim A crowd swarmed around Coopers open car at the ery start of the parade from Bowling Green to City Hall Even before the 20car motorcade reached Bowl ig Green the official starting point the crowds along he streets were in a turmoil Police had difficulty TICKER TAPE FOR and streamers swirl down on motorcade honoring astronaut Gordon Cooper as parade moves up Lower Broadway in New York City WASHINGTON TAP Wheat growers have sounded a loud no to President Kennedys pro gram for stricter controls on their crops raising a cloud of confusion over the nations farmland The administrations program which needed twothirds of the vote in Tuesdays referendum failed even to muster a majority getting only 478 per cent o the 114 million votes cast But farmers who rejected the program of high price supports and tight controls on production in hopes Congress would write new legislation this year got a jolt from the reaction of the ad ministration Tuesdays referendum mean an alternative program ot los price supports for those who vo untarily cut non for those who reject any acreag controls will govern the 196 wheat crop Administration spokesmen from Kennedy on made it clea they plan to hold the farmers t their choice lowans favor JFK plan Kennedy said the administra The administration stand prom on accepts the judgment of the ised to put heavy pressures or farmers who voted for ic right to produce whatever icy desire in 19G4 for whatever ic market will pay rather than or higher prices and limited pro iuction Secretary of Agriculture Orville j Freeman who before the vote aid defeat of the administration plan would be chaotic said flat y the alternative provided by he referendum will be in ef ect for the 1964 wheat crop The point of view which pre vailed in the referendum is en Congress Many Republicans have new programs drafted and plan to introduce them at once Charles B Shuman president o the American Farm Bureau Fed eration which played a leading in piling up the heavy no vote hailed the results of the elec tion as a bright day for agricu ture The way now is open for th Congress to solve the wheat su plus problem on a basis consisten with the maintenance of the ma ket system Shuman said titled to a full and fair trial he said And DLa Sen Allen J Ellender chairman of the Senate learing the way The slim spaceman sat inj he rear of the car smiling and waving as the police truggled with the throngs Dozens of persons broke for a chance to cheer their hero About 2000 guests were in USsubs to NATO OTTAWA United States ipalch up differences over the fuspecifically designated NATO nu ancl Britain Wednesday formally lure role of nuclear weapons in clear force which he views as a committed submarine and bomber contingents to an emerging inler vited by the city to a lunch eon honoring the 36yearold Air Allied nuclear force U S and d that British officials re Secretary of Stale shouting Hello Coop Wonderful job Coop and Go go Gordon This is wonderful ex citing he was heard to re mark This is great stuff Vice President Lyndon B Johnson rode next to Cooper in the traditional parade to City space flight Cooper concluded his eight minute address to the joint meet ing the Senate and House Tuesday with a prayer he com posed on his 17th orbit spinning high over the Indian Ocean and recited into a tape recorder Coopers first stop was at the Lord Home mitment at sion of the North Atlantic NATO Council announced the com the first closed ses its defense plans NATO Secretary General Dirk U Stikker and British Foreign Secretary Lord Home president the NATO Council also ap pealed for continued solidarity in he face of persisting Communist hreats way of consolidating US power in Europe De Gaulle has made plain he wants France to lead the West European allies A delicately negotiated arrange ment provides that the force will come into being by endorsement of certain decisions by NATO Agriculture Committee said he would do all in his power to pre vent any further wheat legislation this session Democracy has spoken and the wheat farmers have voted them selves out of a program Ellen der said I wish them well The administration had thrown I its prestige behind its program and suffered a stinging defeat Complete returns gave 545776 voles for the plan and 595851 against it Only in the Southeast did the administration get any heavy sup port And this area grows little wheat but has become accus tomed to rigid controls on its cotton tobacco and peanut crops Hall for medalpinning ceremonKyhite House where Kennedy ies pinned on his lapel the Distin Although Iowa wheat pro ducers supported the referen dum by only 637 per cent pro ducers in 10 North Iowa coun ties supported the plan by more than a 75 per cent majority In Iowa the vote was 5432 for the referendum and 3097 against it In the 10 North Iowa counties the vote was G72 for and 215 against The counties in the area andj their yesno vote were Butler 10 Cerro Gordo 13819 Chicka saw 03 Floyd 13 Franklin 11 Hancock 227 Kossnth 6734 Mitchell 3722 Winncbago 298 46 and Worth 10750 j Winnebago County with morcj than 87 per cent of the producers voting yes gave the referendum the strongest support in Iowa Wheat prices fall sharply CHICAGO selling knocked wheat futures prices1 down as much as 5 cents a bushel at the opening of the Board of Trade Wednesday in a reaction to the defeat of the governments wheat subsidy and control pro gram Traders said the drop was a psychological impact in as much as the wheat futures currently be ing traded are not affected by the wheat farmers rejection of the proposal The control program would have applied to the 1964 crop Evade demand for pilots PANMUNJOM Korea Communist North Korea evaded again Wednesday demands for the re turn of two American helicopter pilots forced down Friday in Communist territory To bolster their defenses CANBERRA Australia Australia plans to spend an additional million in the next four years for expanded air sea and land defenses Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies said Wednesday There were fair skies No ill ind would have cooled the en lusiasm of New Yorkers eager guished Service Medal of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration To supply water to needy HONG KONG Ships of the U S 7th Fleet and British Navy in Hong Kong harbor will make surplus water from their distillation plants available to Hong Kongs million droughtstricken popula tion navy commanders said Wednesday 17th space shot in series MOSCOW The Soviet Union Wednesday launched the 17th in a series of unmanned space sat ellites in a program believed preparing for a new space attempt by a man or woman Jackie wont say He wouldnt guess WASHINGTON got little Jack right here on the button boasted Kelly Green weigher of peo ple Thirtythree pounds exactly Little Jack is John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr son of the President The scarletclad youngster playfully romped Tuesday through the amusement park in suburban Glen Echo Md with his sister Caroline 5 and his cousin Steve Smith 5 Young Johns mother Jacqueline 34 also was there Expecting a baby in August she did not romp But she did walk through the mirrormaze And she did manage to get cotton candy on her white coat So did the Presidents sister Mrs Stephen Smith young Steves mother The first a cloudy uncrowded weekday afternoon and were rewarded with nearprivacy for an entire hour Little John fired a water pistol into a hole aided by his mother He fired a real rifle at a metal duck aided by a Secret Service man He hit it Green who has been guessing weights al Glen Echo for a dozen years overshot Caroline by two pounds when he guessed 5G And he guessed 54 pound Steve Smith weighed 55 Then he turned to the First Lady Youre next Kelly Green said Oh no Jacqueline Kennedy said Park officials had had no warning of the Ken nedys visit One official said Caroline had made the trip once before but not with her mother He said Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy and his children are frequent visitors to Glen Echo At the same time Canadas Foreign Minister Paul Martin told his NATO colleagues that hi countrys air division in Europe comprising 144 fighter bombers also will be assigned to Gen Ly man Lemnitzer supreme Allied ommancler in Europe Earlier the ministers heard Canadas Prime Minister Lester I Pearson appeal for an equal artnership between North Amer ca and Europe in the direction nd guidance of the alliance Pearson addressed the opening ession of a three clay NATO min slcrial session which seeks to Foreign and defense ministers of the 15nation alliance met in the Canadian House of Commons chamber The Atlantic allies in the face of a Soviet warning pre pared to form an interAllied nu clear strike force The nuclear force was the main business before the foreign and defense ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization at their annual threeday spring meeting opening Wednesday in Canadas House of Commons The ministers were resolved to make the nuclear move without fuss or fanfare as if it were a normal military regrouping oper ition The object was to get around the opposition of French resident Charles de Gaulle to a member countries BROOKS DIES NEW YORK UPI throp II Brooks 73 retired board chairman of Brooks Brothers clothing firm died Tuesday in St Barnabas hos owa Fair and unseasonably cool Wednesday night frost or freezing temperatures east lows 3035 east to upper 30s west Generally fair and warmer Thursday highs 50s northeast to GOs southwest Further outlook Generally fair and warmer Friday North Iowa Mostly fair throng Thursday Continued unsea sonably cool Wednesday nighli with frost or freezing temper atures lows 303R Warmer Thursday highs 5664 Minnesota Fair Thursday with pital On the inside Editorials 4 Society News 89101112 North Iowa News 1617 Clear Lake News 2223 Sports News 2526 Comics 34 Latest Markets 38 Mason City News 3839 Classified Pages 4647 Activities canceled Fears growing for Pope John VATICAN CITY AP Pope John XX11I reported suffering from a new and severe setback in the illness that felled him last fall curtailed his activities Wed nesday on doctors orders The 81yearold Roman Catholic pontiff canceled his regular week ly general audience in SI Peters Basilica on short notice However sonic cloudiness extreme appcarct at his apartment north late in day highs in the 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 48 Minimum 31 At 8 am 3 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum The cancellation was the first since last November when a sim ilar weekly audience was called off at the last minute A day later the Vatican an nounced that the Pope was suffer ing from a stomach disorder and cncmia The exact nature of the ailment never was disclosed There have boon reports that the Pope was suffering from cancer or an ulcer The Pope has appeared to re wimlnw to bless a crowd of 15000 in St Peters Square below The Pope stood at the thirdcover although there have been floor window about three min utes Seen through binoculars he appeared very pale But his voice carried through micro phones was vibrant and strong as he gave his blessing He paused twice to clear his throat The audience in the Basilica reports of relapses Reports cir culated Tuesday that he became ill Monday night but Vatican offi cials said they knew of no re lapse Later Tuesday the Vatican an nounced the pontiff would begin was canceled 40 minutes it was to have started spiritual Ascension Dav Thurs Kennedy speaks WASHINGTON Ident Kennedy Wednesda he accepts the judgment Americas wheat farmers i rejecting his strict 1964 whea control program He voice hope their choice would prov wise one for themselves an naticn Do gals distract guys Report finds women students top men nineday day Vatican officials said the novena is in preparation for Pentecost Sunday June 2 But it was also said at the Vatican that retreat would enable the Pope to have a complete rest DES M01NES AP People who claim that women arc smart er than men now may point to of ficial statistics to support their ar gument Coeds arc making belter grades than men students at Iowas three state institutions of higher learn ing Is this because women arc smarter than men Do the fiirls distract the boys from study meanwhile keeping their own noses buried in the books The Stale Hoard of R c g c n I s avoided commenting on Ihcsc questions in figures it released c o m p a ri n g women students grades with mens at Iowa Stale University State College of Iowa and University of Iowa Authorities at each school look a look at grrdcs of the class en tering in the fall semester of direct from high school By taking the normal fouryear load Ihcse students should be graduating this spring Of the students remaining in school at the middle of Ihc cur rent semester the women had n superiority in grades the board said Slightly more than liO per cent of all students at the University of Iowa had an average of better than C But f74 per cent of the women were above this mark while only 514 per cent of the men lopped a C average At Iowa State fi4 per cent had C or better averages but they in cluded 7ft4 per cent of the women and only 5K2 per cent of the men The State College report was similar With fil8 per cent of all students doing better than C f54 per cent of the women were in this fnnip with per cent of I he men The women were al Ihcir host when I he comparisons reached Ihc lop grade levels from 35 hull way hot ween a B and an A up to a straight A average The percen tage of females in this bracket was as much ns three times as high as the male proportion Of all the students 4 per cent made average of 3f or better at the University of Iowa 43 por cent at Iowa State and 21 per cent at State College At Iowa G4 per cent of the wom en scored in this bracket while only 2 por cent of the men reichcd it The Iowa Slate cords got fi per cent of their number into Ihc lvorbcllM while only Ifi per cent of the men made it At State College per cent of the women and 11 per cent of the men made it At the b o 11 n m of the heap among those making an average of less than D a check made ear ly in their college careers put men in an oven worse litht Al the end of one school year at Iowa State 27 per cent of the men and only 2 per cent of the women had averaged less than At Iowa 88 per cent of the men and 24 per ccnl of the women scored averages less than D in their first semester At State Col lege there was a higher percent age of women than men in this compared to all of the women beat all of the men within the division POPE JOHN ;