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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for HM Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated and United Prest Full Wiret MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 26 1961 7c a Copy Paper Consuls Two NO in Drastic foreign aid changes asked SVihour test for youths Peace Corps takes shape By LOUIS G PANOS WASHINGTON USSome 7000 candidates will puzzle over a writtea examination Saturday for the privilege of working long hours at low pay among living conditions often far below U S standards These are the candidates for volunteer service overseas with Americas Peace Corps They will start taking the examina tions at 340 centers across the nation Although copies of the exam ination to be given are secret the Peace Corps officials have made available sample ques tions These afford other Amer icans an opportunity to match wits with Peace Corps candi dates if they desire THE TEST is the initial step in screening out the human tal ent and skills which the United States will lend underdeveloped countries under a special pro gram set up March 1 by Presiior freezing at many places jin Iowa Friday morning making it the coldest May 26 on record ThoUrfax MR PRESIDENT YOUR CAKE A twoton cake made for the Presidents 44th birthday Monday starts on a 500mile trip from Hartford Conn to Washington under guard of two armored cars White house replica is five feet by seven feet Cake stands five feet high Plans of riders enlarged Foes file lawsuits 31 at airport Record Iowa low readings Temperatures dropped to neanthe previous record low set in dent Kennedy The examination is basically of the multiplechoice variety Seven sections are designed to deter mine the candidates knowledge or aptitude in Eng lish foreign language U S his tory and institutions farming health sciences and mechanical skills Two other sections seek per sonal information on the candi a m i 1 y and education background hobbies and lead ership experience such as school team captain army pla toon sergeant club presidencies etc at some points The Mason City airport re ported a chilly 31 degrees 2 de grees under the previous low for this date recorded in 1910 The in town Mason City low reading was 34 DUBUQUE Cedar Rapids and Waterloo each had 33 degrees The reading at Dubuque broke a record low of 36 degrees for this date set in 1925 Lamoni reported 36 degrees breaking the previous record of 39 set in 1925 Ames reported 37 degrees Burlington and Ot 1905 Lows ranged up to 42 degrees at Council Bluffs which also was a record low for the date one degree under the old mark set in 1940 A large cold Canadian high pressure system was settling down over the central part of the nation and it will dominate Iowas weather for the next cou ple of days SKIES WILL be clear through Saturday and temperatures will remain unseasonably cool Fri day and Friday night The Weather Bureau said some scattered frost is likely in northeast and east central Iowa Saturday morning The over Examination copies have been closely guarded by Dr Nicholas Hobbs director of personnel se lection for the Peace Corps saidreading was one degree underieast to 40 to 45 in the southwest these are typical questions tumwa 38 each and Des Moines night lows are expected to range 39 degrees The Des Moines from 30 to 35 degrees in north IE N ews m a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES A RELATED pair of words or phrases is followed by five lettered pairs of words or phrases Select the lettered pair which best expresses a relation ship similar to that expressed in the original pair Torch Liberty A Tray Waiter B Scales Justice C Candle Poverty D Bars Pun ishment E Lever Power The desired answer is Which of the following was the primary objective of the na tions which signed the North At lantic Pact A To form an al liance for military conquest B To insure economic stability in Democratic states C To re place the Marshall Plan with a new alliance D To destroy the effectiveness of the Soviet veto udice exists in this country but predicted a Negro Nostrike pledge at bases NEW YORK Labor Secretary Arthur J Gold berg has announced that union and management of ficials have made firm nostrike nolockout pledges to guarantee uninterrupted and efficient work at U S missile and space bases At the same time Presi dent Kennedy set up an 11man commission to han dle disputes and issue directives which Goldberg said both sides will respect Negroes making gains Bobby Gen Robert F Kennedy said in a world Voice of America broadcast that prej m the United Nations E To united for collective defense The desired answer is AFTER a seven year period of drought an area had so much rain that floods were common However farms in these areas were still considered to be droughtstricken because A Farmers had not had time to plant and harvest any crops B The water table had not been raised significantly C The economic losses had not been made up D The floods had washed away the topsoil E The larger reservoirs had not yet been filled to capacity The desired answer is This general examination will be followed June 5 by a special test for candidates who would like to teach overseas at the high school level Another gen eral examination is planned for early July Time study check results in walkout WATERLOO union walkout protesting a reported change in pay scale f6r some of the workers at the Chamberlain Corp here halted production at the plant Friday About 500 members of Local 1318 of the International Association of Ma chinists walked off their jobs or failed to show up for work after learning of the pay scale change which reportedly fol lowed completion of a time study in the plant by company officials could be elected president of the United States within the next 30 or 40 years More Eichmann evidence JERUSALEM Hungarian Jew pressed into slave labor testified that he saw Adolf Eichmann take part in the murder of a Jewish boy accused of stealing cherries from the Gestapo chiefs garden The eyewitness account had the impact of a thunder clap on the packed courtroom where in the six weeks since the trial started Eichmann has been accused mainly of highlevel direction of the Nazi slaughter of six million Jews Vote more for housing WASHINGTON The House Banking commit tee approved a broadgauged billion housing bill after Democrats defeated a Republican move to hold spending to limits of billion recommended by Pres ident Kennedy Watchdog group for Laos VIENTIANE Laos The three rival Laotian factions agreed to set up a military watchdog com mittee to check the uneasy ceasefire and set terms of reference for the International Control Commission supervising the truce which went into effect May 3 MONTGOMERY Ala Wl With some of their leaders in jail and another ambushed by rifle fire freedom riders stepped up their assault on seg regation Friday both in and out of court A spokesman predicted a mas sive demonstration against bus station racial barriers in wait ing rooms and restrooms when Negroe college students start for home in the next few days Segregation challenging bus riders waited for a hearing on a federal court suit filed here to block enforcement of racial barriers in interstate terminals THE SUIT setks an injunction to prohibit Montgomery police from arresting Negroes for vio lating segregation laws or for violation of a state court order against continued freedom rides E 1 e v en integrationists re mained in jail on charges re sulting from their arrest during a bus station challenge Thurs day Their attorney said four white college professors and a Negro student probably would seek re lease under bond of each but the others may stay behind bars until a court hearing set for June 16 In Middletown Conn faculty members at Wesleyan Univer sity sent as bail for two of their colleagues In addition students and faculty embarked on a campaign to raise money for traveling and other ex penses the two Wesleyan pro fessors may encounter as a re sult of the arrest AT JACKSON Miss 27 Free dom riders were scheduled to go on trial in the same courtroom where earlier this year other Negroes were convicted for at tempts to integrate Jacksons main public library and city bus system The 27 were ar rested Wednesday after their arrival on two separate buses from Montgomery In New Orleans the an nounced destination of all pre vious Freedom Rides the City Council adopted a resolu tion urging police to escort the integrationists and other agi tators nonstop through the city Dist Atty Richard Dowl ing said he would charge any such traveling groups with vio lation of a state law similar to the Mississippi antiintegration breach of peace law CUBAN PRISONERS FELLOW FIGHTERS PRAY FOR The 10 Cuban rebel prisoners sent to this country to arrange for a swap of 500 American tractors in exchange for 1200 men cap tured during the unsuccessful April 17 A blow to prestige AP Photofax antiCastro invasion attended mass in downtown Miami Special prayers were uttered for those in Prime Minister Fidel Castrosjails This group must re turn to GOP assails KennedyYOK to tractor deal with Cuba WASHINGTON Wl Republi But now President Kennedy that loss by day called President Kennedys support of the tractorsforprisoners exchange another blow to our fastdiminishing world leadership The disastrous handling of the Cuban invasion has caused America to suffer an enormous loss in prestige abroad the GOP leaders his official sponsorship of a so called citizens movement for the American people to make blackmail payments to Fidel Castro THE STATEMENT approved by a conference of Republican Senate and House leaders was read to newsmen by Sen Everett M Dirksen of Illinois Senate GOP leader While a number of Republicans notably Sen Homer E Capehart of Indiana have kept up a constant attack on Kennedys support for raising funds to buy 500 tractors to ransom upwards of 1200 Castroheld in GENERAL KILLED HARRISBURG Investigators sought Friday the cause of a F1D4 jet crash that killed Brig Gen Barnie B McEntire Jr 43 chief of staff of the South Carolina Air National North Iowa man victim of vasion prisoners Fridays ac tion was the first official party attack on it Resolutions were introduced in both the House and Senate Thursday aimed at putting Con gress on record against ransom jfor more than 1200 rebels cap Iturcd in the USsupported in vasion In Detroit the Tractorsfor Freedom Fund said it had re ceived 200 to 250 letters this week at its United Auto Workers Union headquarters Brendan Sexton UAW fund co ordinator said the letters in cluded a number of inquiries from fairly significant people and organizations in other cities to conduct fundraising drives there THE FUND was organized by Eleanor Roosevelt UAW Presi dent Walter P Reuther and Dr Milton Eisenhower president of Johns Hopkins University and Kennedy expands policy billion is wanted WASHINGTON UP President Kennedy asked Congress Friday for a dras tic overhaul of the foreign aid program a billion aid effort for next year and a multibillion loan system for future years Kennedy said the proposed long range program is of paramount importance for protection of the free world against the Communist threat The President made his pro posal in a letter to Congress transmitting the legislation he wants enacted A NUMBER of influential legis lators have shown coolness to parts of the Kennedy package however and what type of bill Congress will finally approve re mains uncertain In what would be the most dras tic shakeup since the aid program got under way on a large scale after World War II Kennedy proposed establishment of a single aid organization combining pre viously separate units The new master aid agency would be called AID The Agency for International Its head would have undersecre tary of state rank and would re port to the secretary of state and the President Under Kennedys bill arms aid would be separated from eco nomic aid in the future and would be treated as part of the regular US defense budget KENNEDY SET out these fig ures for the program in the fiscal year starting July billion for economic aid o countries around the world The sum includes 500 million for a presidential contingency fund for flexible use in emergencies such as recent developments in Southeast Asia twice the amount Kennedy estimated for that pur pose earlier for arms as sistance This is the amount Kennedy mentioned in Thurs days message which outlined much of the program presented Friday million in borrowing au thority for funds to make long term loans for overseas eco nomic development projects million additional to come from repayments by for eign countries on previous loan aid programs and to be reused SAME DATE1MO1I2 On the inside Editorials 4 CubGazette 5 North Iowa News f Society News Jo Mason City News 1011 Sports 1M4 The BlueJ 17 Comics Clear Lakt News 22 TV Guide Rollout Section BUFFALO Herman jGruis 78 was killed instantly Thursday afternoon at an inter section miles northeast of Ti tonka on the BancroftForest City road Gruis was driving north and was hit broadside by a car being driven east by Richard Goche 22 Bancroft GRUIS WAS thrown from the car according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst who investigated the accident Goche was taken to the Buffalo Center Hospital with cuts and bruises No charge has been filed as yet Mr Gruis is survived by his wife five children Mrs Herman for widows of many Harms Titonka Mrs policemen and firemen will beJEd Jennie Ricks Buffalo Cen increased after July 4 Thejter BenWoden Mrs Jim Dor In yet another development the Florida NAACP president or dered a segregation test of all rail and bus lines and terminals in Florida The Rev Leon Low rey Tampa instructed all NAACP chapters to seek serv ice in terminal restaurants take front seats on trains and buses and use white only rest room facilities Erbe signs bill on pensions for widows DES MOINES Pensions boost was assured Thursday when Gov Norman Erbe signed into law a bill which establishes any death of a policeman or fireman from heart or lung dis ease as an accidental death suffered in the line of duty The widow will then receive death benefits on onehalf her hus bands pay instead of one fourth as in other deaths BEEP SAYS JUNE SANTA MONICA Calif UP Actress June Allyson recovering from surgery in which polyps were removed from her vocal chords is communicating with a jicycle horn She couldnt speak Thursday as she left the hospital but she beeped the horn happily One beep meant yes two indi cated no otliy Rippentrop Titonka Her man Jr Buffalo Center and 22 grandchildren FUNERAL arrangements are in compete at the Winters Funeral Home Buffalo Center Mr and Mrs Gruis observed their 50th wedding anniversary in March Errant Polaris is blown up at Cape CAPE CANAVERAL Fla W The Navy Friday sought to learn why a Polaris missile failed to follow its intended path causing its deliberate destruction 10 sec onds after it was launched from a ship The rocket a longerrange A2 model was programmed for a more than 1600mile lest flight brother of former President Dwight D Eisenhower new projects Kennedy also In Miami Fla the 10 Cuban iasked for authority to use such prisoners sent here to negotiate funds for the same purpose in i the preparing to rejfuture years estimating them at about million annually FOR THE FOUR years start ing July 1 1962 Kennedy re quested billion a year in fur ther borrowing authority for long term economic develop ment loans This plus the million for HERMAN GRUIS turn to Cuba on Saturday They had been given a 10day parole by Cubas Prime Minister Fidel Castro to make the arrange ments President Kennedy who helped organize the fund drive has said he feels contributions should be deductible from in come taxes the coming year would bring the Capehart introduced two borrowing authority to lutions against the tractor ex change in the Senate Thursday and Rep William Jennings Bryan Dorn DSC offered one in the House If passed none of the resolutions would be bind ing on the Kennedy administra tion The weather North Iowa Fair through Sat urday Unseasonably cool Fri day night scattered frost like ly lows 30 to 38 Warmer Sat urday highs 63 to 69 Iowa Fair Friday night and Saturday Warmer northwest Friday night local frost east lows near 30 northeast to low er 40s southwest Warmer Saturday highs in the 60s Further outlook partly cloudy and warmer Sunday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs arc from 71 to 77 and normal lows from 51 to 56 degrees Rising tem peratures Saturday and Sun day then turning cooler Tuesday or Wednesday Rain fall will be moderate to heavy averaging 50 to one inch in showers and thunder storms the last of the period Minnesota Fair somewhat warmer High Saturday near 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 68 Minimum 34 At 8 am 47 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 68 Minimum 57 S73 billion over the next five years Inasking for this core of his new longrange program Ken nedy said Real progress in economic development cannot be achieved by annual shortterm dispensa tions of aid and uncertainty as to future intentions These long term methods are essential to our new approach to develop ment assistance to the effective ness of that approach Food stomp program will begin Monday WASHINGTON The Agrl culture Department will start its first pilot food stamp program Monday in McDowell County W Va The department said the other seven pilot programs will be un der way by July 3 Under plan the government will issue stamps to needy persons who can use them to buy food at ng grocery stores The stamps will permit these persons to ob aina larger variety of foods than they now get under the present distribution of surplus commodi ies to the needy ;