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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa Newspaper Hi F MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL m The roll Wirci newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 27 1M2 Iowa budget requests up MOINES upward trend in pro posed expenditures by state departments continued Tuesday as budget hearings conducted by Govelect Haroja Hughes passed the midway point The requests submitted by various state agencies thus far nave followed a pattern of more money for higher salaries but no increase ux services Tuesday was a comparatively light million day so far as the states general fund is concerned The highway commission which is only partly under bud get control also submitted its 196365 askings but that money comes from the road use tax fund and is not included in the overall state budget General fund requests submit ted Tuesday by five depart ments and commissions totaled The same depart ments received for million each year of the current bienni Only one capital improve ments request was filed Tues day The superintendent of pub lic buildings and grounds re quested for the two year period up from the current appropriation Tuesdays askings boosted the from the school children of annual operational askings by America a century ago helped various state departments to Monument to US culture million subscription By WILLIAM DICKINSON JR GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Pennies monument to spirit In contrast to build the famous white marble obelisk in honor of George Wash ington that dominates the sky line of the nations capital Now the people of the country are being called upon to pool their efforts in raising mil lion for a cultural center on the Potomac River waterfront the creative most great capitals of the world Washing ton has an unenviable reputa tion as a cultural backwater Lack of a permanent home for the performing arts has been in part responsible Barnlike Constitution Hall the only large concert hall is illfitted for musical events When the Met ropplitan Opera or a celebrated ballet company visifs Washing ton it most frequently uses the Capitol Theater a movie bouse The need for something better was dramatized a few weeks ago at the Bolshoi Ballets open ing there before President and Mrs Kennedy The companys several faltering moments were blamed by reviewers on the Capitol Theaters cramped hardwood stage which is only 28feet deep from footlights to stage wall The Bolshois stage in Moscow is 200 feet deep and floored with soft pine Moreover the theaters wings were too narrow to allow great entrance leaps The proposed National Cul tural Center would have a 1200 seat theater a 2750seat sym phony hall and a 2500seat hall for opera ballet and musicals It would provide a national stage where the eight million tourists and large broadcast audiences could and hear noted per formers Creation of the center was authorized by Congress in 1958 and a 13acre site was sub sequently made available by the District of Columbia But Con gress stipulated that develop ment of the center must come irom funds raised by volun tary contributions If enough money isnt forthcoming by September 1963 to start construc tion and give promise of finish ing it Congress said its authoriz ing act will cease to be ef fective Success of the fund drive is by no means assured even though the million could be raised by donations of only 16c per capita In Washington which has the most to gain directly from the center ticket sales to a dinnertelevision show on Nov 29 have been lag ging For each raised in Washington during the coming 10month effort is expected to come from other parts of the nation to Congress for funds are almost a certainty once con struction begins Underestimation of building costs has become an art in of ficial Washington Yet it re mains to be seen whether Con gress which last yeat auth orized million for a national aquarium few people thought necessary could be persuaded to become a substantial patron of the arts As a matter of historical in terest it is recalled that the Washington National Monument had to be finished at govern ment expense once popular sub scriptions waned millions up million from the million appropriat ed for the same agencies by the 1961 legislature The capital improvements re quests now total million up million from the million allocated to the same de partments for the current bien nium The largest request came from the superintendent of build ings and grounds who in addi tion to capital improvements asked for per year for administration of his office maintenance repairs altera tions and equipment The figure is an increase of over the current budget of The pattern of hearings ap pears to reflect the publics de mand for local property tax re lief with a minimum of state tax increases Department heads seem reluctant to propose new programs especially those re quiring any hefty hike in addi tional funds They apparently realize the next legislature will be struggling to procure enough money to reduce property taxes and meet other state needs However the askings have been up sharply as department heads point up the need for high er salaries to retain present key employes and attract skilled replacements to state government In the past most departments have been content to request ad ditional funds to boost employes a single step up the salary scale This year there has been several requests for double steps for each year of biennium DRIVERS STRIKE NEW YORK UPI Police Tuesday took the wheels of city hospital ambulances replacing city chauffeurs who went on strike EVELYN MITCHELL smile 10c ol Two tto 241 BANCROFT BOY Heldorfer Bancroft Route 2 is crowned state tractor winner by Miss Illinois Pamela Gilbert as Vice President J Howell Turner of Standard Oil Founda tion Inc congratulates him at the 41st National 4H Club Congress in Chicago As the champion of the Iowa 4H trac tor program Philip won a free trip to Chicago Philip is a senior at St Johns High School and has been a 4H Club member for eight years serving one term as president He is a member of the Greenwood Boys 4H Club and lives on a 400acre farm with his par ents Mr and Mrs Erwin Heldorfer in a family of 11 Bankrupt Farmers Elevator leased by three local firms The facilities of the bankrupt Farmers Elevator Inc of Ma son City have been leased to three local firms according to Robert G Logan receiver for the company The elevator and office facili ties of the company have been leased and Grain Inc for the purpose oi buying and selling grains and selling feeds Dr Sterling Bar N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Luecke wanted for top post BONN Konrad Adenauer asked housing minister Paul Luecke if he was will ing to take over the defense ministry held by contro versial Franz Josef Strauss This would indicate Ade nauer was preparing to yield to the Free Democratic Party FDP demand that he fire Strauss Tungsten stockpiling inquiry investigators sought to learn why the government bought three times as much tungsten million worth as its an nounced need for defense stockpiling and why it cost so much The Senate Armed Services subcom mittee hasreceived testimony that the stockpile ob jective called for 50 million pounds of various types of tungsten but the government wound up owning nearly 1615 million pounds 5th plot against De Gaulle they have arrested a for mer naval officer on suspicion of plotting to kill President Charles de Gaulle This would be the fifth plot against De Gaulles life since September 1961 JFK heartened after tour WASHINGTON President Kennedy and the nation 3 military chiefs returned heartened and en couraged after seeing the fighting men and awe some firepower massed in the Southeast facing Uuba Compendias home auctioned off MINEOLA Roy Campanulas heavily mortgaged 11room ranch home for which He paid 60000 was sold at public auction for The onetime star Dodger catcher who has been partial ly paralyzed since an auto accident several years ago has not lived in the house since his separation from his wife ber Mason City veterinarian is president and sole stockhold erpf the corporation The new firm plans to apply for a state warehouse license in the near future Barber said Tuesday Whether the firm wil eventually attempt to purchase the leased facilities will depend on how good business is and whether we think we can pro vide a service to the commu nity Barber continued Two former employes of Farmers Elevator Inc Cletus Hepp and Larry Swanson working with the new firm Logan said the lease with the new firm is subject to revoca tion if a prospective buyer is found for the property Logan named receiver of Farm ers Elevator Inc in Septem ber Suits totaling more than have been filed against the firms owners are The warehouse the elevator have facilities of been leased by Al Dicks Super Service International Harvester The two firms are using for storage of and Inc the warehouse equipment Congress is on aworld tour SAME 97 are dea in Peru crash Mikoyan tells of impasse UNITED NATIONS NY AP First Deputy Premier Anastas I Mikoyan said Monday night that sharp differences over Cuba still exist between the United States and the Soviet Un ion He indicated there was no softening of Fidel Castros stand The Kremlin troubleshooter talked to newsmen after attend ing a dinner acting Secretary General U Thant gave for US and Soviet negotiators on the Cu ban crisis Mikoyan returned to New York Monday after a 24day visit to Havana U S Ambassador Adiai E Stevenson who attended the din ner said he expects to resume discussions on Cuba Wednesday with Soviet Deputy Foreign Min ister Vasily V Kuznetsov He said he expected the meeting to be quite important Mikoyan said very sharp ques tions were discussed at the din ner with Stevenson and John J McCloy head of President Ken nedys Cuban coordinating com mittee But there was no quarreling the Soviet leader said smilingly in his talk with Ml koyan came out strongly for Cas tros fivepoint demands includ ing US withdrawal from the Guantanamo naval base and ah end to the US economic boycotl of Cuba Stevenson said the Cas tro demands were not discussed at the dinner Mikoyan also praised the Cuban governments offer to allow UN inspection of Soviet withdrawal of offensive weapons from Cuba in return for the UN bases in the United States Puerto Rico and elsewhere from which antiCastro exiles are operating against the Cuban regime The State Department brushed off the Cuban proposal FORD PLANT STRUCK MAHWAH NJ 4200 Ford Motor Co workers went on strike Tuesday at the a r g e s t automobile assembly slant in the world At issue were 81 grievances of members of the United Auto Workers North Iowa Mostly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 3540 Highs Wednesday near 50 Iowa Considerable cloudiness CLOUDY fBOM OUR WIBE SERVICES LIMA Peru A Varig Air ines Boeing 707 jet airliner carrying 97 persons on a flight with occasional drizzle Tuesfrom Rio De Janeiro to Los An day night and Wednesday Litgeles vanished Tuesday and of tie temperature change Lows ficials said it crashed into moun Tuesday night near 40 Highs tains 8 miles south of here Wednesday 5055 Further out look mild with ground search party to the re chance of rain Thursday Minnesota Variable cloudiness continued mild Some lighi rain Highs Wednesday arounc 50 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 55 Minimum 25 Sunrise 7 21 Sunset 44i State Dept lifts order WASHINGTON State Department annouhcec that it is suspending the reg ulations instituted during the Cuban crisis which required al officials in the department t report on their contacts and discussions with newsmen Assistant secretary of state fo public affairs Robert J Man ning said however that the de partment would reinstitute the procedures if it becomes neces sary or advisable Manning said he had discussed the information policy with Sec retary ofState Dean Rusk a some length and talked about i briefly with President Kennedy A Defense Department spokes man said there was no presen plan to cancel a similar order in effect at the Pentagon since Oct 27 On f he inside Editorials 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 89 Sports H12 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics 14 Farm Features 17 Disarm talks still in rut of deadlock IOWAN IN INDIA NEW DELHI India Bourke B Hickenlooper R lowa continued a threeday visit in India Tuesday after meeting India President Sarve palli Radhakrishnan on his ar rival Monday Hickenlooper I t IIMIIV TwIuMllVl LelItc Reback in its familiar deadlocked the new rut Tuesday after resuming with expressions of hope that nuclear weapons tests would soon be banned Neither the Western pow ers nor the Communists showed ligns of giving ground on the in GENEVA 17nation disarmament conference was indicated at negotiations spection issue After both sides he reopening of Monday that the Cuban crishTnad created a new sense of urgency or progress in Geneva their statements on nuclear testing put hem once again on a deadend course Soviet Delegate Tsarapkin expressed his willing ness to sign a testban agreement but oniy on Soviet terms without any kind of international inspec tion and supervision demanded by the United States and Britain Tsarapkin contended existing national detection systems are adequate to enforce a test ban He also rejected an American British proposal for a ban on sur face and atmospheric liced only by national detection experts try to get together on the thorny under ground testing problem He said the Russians want to stop all nu cicar tests now not just some of them soviet Deiegate Semyon K them Question put to boss worth million to secretary MIAMI FJa question Davis decided to take her hours nf MIAMI Fla question a secretary asked her boss 12 years ago was worth more than a million dollars to her Tuesday The question was asked in the Washington office of the Alumi num Company of America where Miss Evelyn Mitchell was head receptionist and secretary to Ar thur Vining Davis chairman of the board I knew Mr Davis was setting up an office in Miami Miss Mitchell recalled Monday So I asked him if he planned to take a secretary along Davis decided to take her He was a hard worker and spent long hours on the job she added And he expected you to work long hours and work without complaint In Miami Miss Mitchell soon learned her principal job was to take care of affairs at Journeys End thc Davis home south of town After Davis suffered an illness in 1952 Miss Mitchell was seldom away from his side He had become used to long hours of work following the death of his wife Mrs Elizabeth Hawk ins Davis in 1933 and he liked to keep busy as much of the time as possible she said After Davis suffered a critical illness in 1956 Miss Mitchell be came his constant companion and looked after him night and day until he died Nov 17 at the age of 95 His will filed for probale Mon day left her million in cash and a palatial home opened only last May She also will receive monthly payments for life from the income of an insured trust Other bequests by Davis include cash and income in monthly installments to Dorothy A Given daughter of his late sec ond wife cash to William B Given of New York City her husband to Mary Davis daughter of Davis late brother Albert Davis cash and insured life monthly pay ments to Anthony Pctrilli his chauffeur To Agnes Fiores a former em ploye now living in New York and a month for life monthly for life to Carrw Voss Davis former boat captain and other monthly payments for life to former employes Unnamed educational religious and charitable institutions are to be paid at the discretion of trust ees income and principal from 75 per cent of thc estate after pay ment of the specific bequests Davis wealth has been estimat ed at to million Toll for 5 days now 179 Authorities dis p a t c h e d of life spotted aircraft mote area near Mala Peru where the wreckage was spotted Two helicopters look off for the scene There were no signs Helicopters crews who he wreckage said the was destroyed The airliner had been reported preparing to land at the Lima airport and officials had be lieved it had crashed into the sea until the wreckage was sighted The area where the wreckage was sighted is on the western slope of the Andes mountains near the Pan American high way Reports that the wreckage had been spotted came after a morn ing of conflicting accounts about the missing airliner A total of been killed crashes on four continents in the last five days and Tues days smashup would boost the toll to 179 A United 82 persons in major have plane Air Lines Viscount crashed near Ellicott City Md with 17 persons aboard A Rus sianmade Hungarian Airlines Ilyushin crashed and burned near Paris Le Bourget Airport killing all 21 passengers and crew members and a Portu guese C54 transport caught fire in the air and plunged to earth with the loss of 16 of the 32 per sons aboard on the island of Sao off Portuguese West Tome Africa Another 26 persons were killed in the aerial collision of Brazilian Vasp airliner and small private plane near Sao Paulo Brazil Varig is one of South Ameri cas most progressive airlines with a fleet of Boe ng 707s It operates flights be tween New York and Brazil as well as in Brazil In the past year or so it took over the inter national operations of the Bra zilian Real Line and started lights to Los Angeles Varig said nine of the 80 pas sengers aboard were ticketed for Los Angeles the others for atinAmcrican points Among passengers reported y Varig to be aboard were Raul Ccpcro Bonilla economic adviser to Fidel Castro and resident of the Cuban National Bank and the Peruvian minis cr of agriculture Jesus Mclgar with his wife They had been attending a regional meeting of he Food and Agriculture Or anization in Rio dc Janeiro Authorities said the planes row radioed a normal position five to seven minutes bc orc the scheduled landing and ave ics no indication of difficul LADY IS MOTHER LONDON Julfc Andrews who starred in My air Lady in New York and onrion gave birth to a 7 pound 2 ounce girl in the London Clinic Tuesday Miss Andrews 7 married British stage dc igner Anthony Walton 28 in Nlay 1959 This is their first ;