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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 10, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The AuecUtod Prew and Halted fnu IntenuUouJ rail newspaper that makes oil North lowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10 neighbors UOc Coruiiti tt Two No 221 n price tag for JFKs Home wont be small By MERRIMAN f TH UPI White HOUM Reporter WASHINGTON at the White House The big question at Middle burg Va these days How do you build a house with seven bedrooms five and a half baths two dining rooms a study a library a kitchen and a large butlers pantry for The White House announced the estimated construction cost at the above modest figure for a house which President and Mrs Kennedy are building in the heart of the Virginia hunt country Futhermore the White House said the place was being built with union labor and would be completed in the spring The official version of the new house represents either modesty or optimism according to long time residents of the area Construction thus far has reached the point of a founda tion outline into which a thick concrete slab will be poured in lieu of a basement Theres a real money saver not having to big a basement in the rocky terrain of rattlesnake mountain the hill where the house is situ ated west of Middleburg The Kennedys have the use of Glen Ora the estate theyve rented for nearly two years until their new house is ready Considering the weather it could be late summer before the Rattlesnake Mountain home is ready If it is true that the house is being constructed entirely with union labor it must mean im portation of quite a few workers Middleburg is in a section of the country where the building and construction trade unions areseldom found outside of cities What interests the people most is the estimated building cost of The 39 acres of land cost the Kennedys about The building estimate apparently was based on the Fauquier County construction permit It is quite customary for such construction permits to be registered at considerably below actual costs Considering the size and equip ment of the Kennedy house and the practices of other builders who make out construction per mit applications with a view to later real estate and property tax assessments the prevailing local thought is that the new Kennedy place will cost more than It is possible that during con struction the government may want certain types of security equipment included in the build ing and this would send the cost even higher But should such additions be put in at govern ment request for the protection of the President and his family Uncle Sam would fodt the bill for the extras This was the case of the house former P r e s i d e n t and Mrs Dwight D Eisenhower built at Gettysburg Pa after his 1952 A large quantity of structural steel was added at government request plus steel reinforced concrete housing for security equipment An interesting sidelight on the Kennedy construction project turned up in MioMleburg a few days ago One of the oldtimers said that back in 1953 although the Eisenhowers had purchased their Gettysburg land they had not started to build The Eisenhowers drove by an estate up for sale near Middle burg Eisenhower toured the premises with intense interest and came back to the main house glowing with approval According to the Middleburg Version Eisenhower went into a highly laudatory appraisal of the estate and suddenly popped his wife with a glowing question to this effect How do you like it Mamie because I think this is where we should settle She gave him a beaming smile put her foot down politely with a reminder that they had decided on Gettysburg and Gettysburg it would And it was to this very day W PARALYZED CAIRO of poison fa cooking oil have stricken 119 persons paralyzing their feet and hands Egyptian health of ficials said Saturday CUBAN PERIMETER PATROL Armed U S Ma rines ride a mechanical mule light personnel car rier as they patrol highway along fence separating American naval base at Guantanamo from Cuban territory Cubans have added row of sharpbarbed Base in Cuba a stronghold GUANTANAMO BAY Cuba base Friday for the first time just three weeks the since the quarantine went into ef US naval base in eastern Cuba has been transformed into a fear some stronghold The changes wrought by the Cuban crisis are startling The base is bristling with com batready Marines brought here within five hours after they re ceived orders at Camp Pendle ton Calif WASHINGTON AP More than half the 40odd Soviet mis iiles secretly installed in Cuba are reported on their way back o Russia The rest are due to be leaded home by Monday night Soviet Premier Khrushchev is also understood to be pulling out several thousand military techni cians assigned to the Cuban rock et bases But there were indications the end of the US blockade may not be soon Khrushchevs cleanup of the knosvn missile sites and at an cactus on their side of fence American preparedness has been beefed up since start of Cuban crisis Henry Burroughs AP cameraman was in the first press party permitted on base since the crisis Prior to President Hie naval Kennedy quarantine announced Oct 22 this base was a relative ly cheerful place Sailors wives tended flower gardens and their children attended school here The families were whisked out on short notice Now bicycles lean forlornly against deserted porch es and the gardens stand neg lected Marines have dug in at outposts ringing the fenced base AH ap proaches are guarded by sand bagged checkpoints The Marines carry new M14 rifles and light machine guns Tents dot the lush golf course and cactuscovered hillsides Newsmen were allowed on the feet against Cuba North Iowa Fair Saturday night partly cloudy Sunday Warmer Sunday Lows Satur day night 25 to 30 Highs Sun day in upper 50s Literally scores of concreteIowa Fair Saturday night part banked with earth with sandbags and block pillboxes with interlocking fields offirehave appeared Some still are unfinished Those completed are little fortresses in themselves and topped steel plate Rear Adm Edward J ODon nell the base commander said there were no signs of a Cuban military buildup around Guanta namo although an estimated 7000 to 10000 Cuban soldiers and mil itiamen remain on duty around the base The 3000 Cuban civilians who still work here dashed toward the main gate Once they ambled and ly cloudy and mild Sunday Low Saturday 25 near 30 south and west Highs Sunday upper 50s east to 60s west laughed They race now a guard ex plained because they fear being detained by Cuban intelligence of who have established a checkpoint 400 yards from the gate If one worker is detained for questioning all others must wait until the interrogators are through with him N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Thalidomide verdict awaited LIEGE Belgium Riot police stood by with water cannon to prevent any outbursts when the jury delivers its verdict in the trial of a mother a doctor and three other persons accused of murdering a baby born deformed by the drug thalidomide Feeling was high as the trial went into its final day with the pub lic appearing to favor acquittal Red troops still in Laos LONDON The Foreign Office released a re port from the International Control Commission for Laos saying only 40 of an estimated 10000 Commu nist troops from North Viet Nam are known to have left the landlocked jungle kingdom Under the terms of the Geneva agreement Russiansubs tracked NEW YORK The chief of U S Naval Opera tions confirmed that the Navy had tracked both sub merged and surfaced Soviet submarines in the At lantic and Caribbean during the Cuban crisis Sentenced for slaying Jews BONN Wilhelm Doering former chief of the Siegburg criminal police was sentenced to six years in jail as a wartime accomplice in the murder of Rus sian Jews including 16 Jewish children Soviet seamen gracious aboard Russian ships being checked off the Cuban coast have been most gracious and agreeable the Navy reported One cap tain however filed a complaint about the dropping of Jares by search thought he was being shot at GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 45 Minimum 20 At 8 am 23 Sunrise Sunset 455 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 53 23 Iowa City man shot slain by wouldbe bandit 110foot high dome Friday spread downward into the terior and mediate decision on whether to rebuild the tourist attraction CITY AP Edward Kriz 43 the owneroperator of an Iowa City tavern was shot and killed early Saturday by a young man wearing a halloween mask Kriz his wife and an employe had gone to a restaurant after closing the tavern As they left the restaurant y a back door they encountered the gunman Police said they believed the masked youth about 17 or 18 had intended to rcb Kriz Without provocation authorities said the youth fired three shots One of the shots grazed Krizs leg and hit his foot Another struck Krizs arm and passed into his chest A third shot hit a door frame The gunman wearing dark clothing fled on foot Police were checking a report that a man was seen to run across a yard in the neighborhood and jump into small away foreign car which sped Tank battle shaping up in Ladakh area NEW DELHI India MI Red Chinese troops launched new attacks along Indias north east Himalayan border but were repulsed the Defense Min istry announced Saturday Indi an and Red Chinese tanks were reported poised on Ladakh on the northwestern front SAME iBUek Meant Traffic i On the inside Clear Lake NewsPage 3 Editorials 4 The Surveyor 5 Religious Features 67 Mason City News89 Latest Markets9 Society News 10 Comics 14 Business News 1718 North Iowa News20 Ford Rotunda DEARBORN Mich UP The Ford famous mark in the Detroit area for 26 a mass of twisted steel day and stone rubble Satur Prompt halt of Cuba blockade not anticipated unexpected with the apparent end of Soviet First Deputy Premier Anastas I Miko yans mission to Havana US officials now take it Miko yan has failed in any effort he may have made to pressure Cu ban Prime Minister Fidel Castro into accepting international in spection to verify removal of the missiles and dismantling of the bases In Havana Mikoyan was re ported to have conferred again Friday night with Castro after having spent Thursday touring Governorships still undecided WASHINGTON electil Nov 20 Then either side may ion is over but the battle of the ask for a recount Ballot box continues and resi j A AOIUIIU VJL UU dents of four states may not know ably wont be settled before Nov who their next governor is for 21 Democratic Gov John A several weeks And two losing Republican Sen ate candidates from South Dako a and Alabama have indicated they may challenge the first count of ballots that showed their Dem ocratic opponents ahead The gubernatorial battles are in Massachusetts Minnesota Maine and Rhode Island As of Saturday unofficial figures showed Repub lican incumbents to be ahead in Maine and Minnesota while Demo crats held tenuous leads in Rhode Island and Massachusetts In Massachusetts Endicott Pea body jumped further ahead when the official canvass of Boston and some revisions in other areas Notte held a 47vote lead over Re publican John H Chafee in the unofficial count Tuesday Bu State Board of Elections employes wont start tackling some 5000 absentee ballots until Monday In Maine State Elections Division rushed work on the of Eicial tabulation hoping to have it by Tuesday Democrat Maynarc C Dolloff who trailed Gov John H Reed by 405 votes in the un him a 3868vote margin over Republican Gov John A Volpe t Two remote North Woods pre last two to be heard to Minnesota Gov Elmer L Andersens unofficial lead but a 100vote error was dis nyr votes With about nalf of the states Motor Co made no im87 counties officially canvassed The Minnesota Canvassing Board wont declare a winner un The Rhode Island question prob olleclive farms with him But Washington officials believe Mi may leave this weekend So far as President Kennedy is oncevned officials said this as umed failure of Mikoyan means will not live up to hat part of his Cuban crisis agreement that called for interna ional verification Kennedy informants added plans to maintain prolonged naval blockade and aerial surveil ance of the island to safeguard against any new sneak Soviet op Tation The US Navy began Friday to ntercept merchant ships hauling he Soviet rockets away from Cuba The missiles were loaded as deck cargo and photographs made public showed eight on one ship and six on each of two other ves sels Newsmen aboard a Navy patrol jlane Friday night saw an Amer ican destroyer sweep in beside he Soviet freighter Anosov catch it in the glare of a powerful search light and by signals ar range to inspect it after daybreak Saturday We have arranged an inspec tion without boarding the de stroyer Barry reported by radio This will include a closeup view by daylight and photographsthe inspection pattern reported to have been followed Friday The Anosov appeared to be heavily loaded with military equipment including what looked like eight missiles The Soviet government had begin next Thursday and woul take three to four weeks official count has said hell ask agreed to let the ships be checked a recount which probably could by the Navy so that the United In South Dakota a former Food lantic for Peace Director George Me Govern a Democrat went hunt ing saying the question of his election to the Senate is up to the Soviet government has the tabulators and the lawyers McGovern led by 201 votes in would be finished by Monday the unofficial count Sen Joe Bottum the Republi night As the missile menace S boxes re ported Democratic Sen Lister targets led Republican James Martin by 6059 votes AIR VIEW OF X15 CRASH This view shows how Space Agency test pilot John McKay narrowly escaped failure and McKay made a nor mal landing coming in from left of pic ture when the landing gear broke and the plane flipped over on its back Mc Kay was not injured seriously and the of three such ably can be repaired States would know that missiles were going back across the At It wasreported here that nine Soviet ships would be involved in a rocket retreat from Cuba and formed Washington the operation The impression here is that Cas utro would like to keep the planes More than two dozen such bomb ers are understood to be on Cuban territory But Kennedy has labeled them as offensive and Khrushchev agreed at the height of the crisis to remove all the offensive weapons to which Kennedy ob jected Officials said Kennedy does not intend to release Khrushchev from this committment Iowa Falls woman killed when run over by trutk IOWA FALLSMrs Howard Wood 57 was killed Friday when a truck from which she was unloading rocks rolled backward over her Mrs Wood had been picking up rocks from a field and had put them into the truck She had driven to a low place in the field to unload them Her hus band was working in a nearby field on their farm miles northwest of here when the ac cident happened Funeral services will be Mon day at 2 pm at the First Con gregational Church with burial in Aldcn Cemetery Anderson Home for Funerals is in charge Surviving are her husband a daughter Mrs W E Lumley Waterloo four grandchildren a sister Mrs Kasper Lena Moycr Bradford four brothers Fred Harms New London Wil Ham John and Harm Harms all of Aldcn DRAFT CALL CUT WASHINGTON UPI The Army will draft 4000 men in January 2000 fewer than in December The Pentagon said m announcing that the call will raise to 2777450 the number of men drafted for the armed forces since the start of the Ko rean War in 1950 ;