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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for Hon T CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 100 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors WUA lDteraitlonal Uai WM MXsQN JOWA NOVEMBER lf1 HOME JIPITIOft Battle of skirts jeans a Pacer Consists of Two SecHonsSecuon No 41 Gals vanquished boys next BRENTWOOD NY Embattled officials of Brent wood High School Thursday claimed victory over girls short skirts and prepared to take on boys tight trousers The victory cost the suspen sion of 37 girl students who refused to wear their skirts at least as long as midknee Principal Frederick L Wea ver said There is a group of girls just doesnt like to con the principal said We suspended these girls Weve also had some trou ble with boys he said They like to wear pants that are very short and tight The student council is working on that problem Weaver said the suspensions Silver is back in spotlight came after pleas warnings threats and parents efforts to bring about hemline conform ity Vice Principal Harvey S Brickman said the student council last spring ruled that skirts were to extend at least to midknee but some of the giris refused to go along with this Teachers tried telling the that fashion experts con sidered a hemline located just below the knee to be fashion able Then came the warnings followed by alleged trickery on the part of girls favoring disclosure of the knee Brickman said girls outwit ted hemchecking mothers by rolling up their skirts at the waist after leaving home He said they lowered the skirts again when teachers sent them to the principal Weaver finally resorted to the suspensions in a lastditch effort tostamp out the peek aboo knees The student council pre viously attempted to bring about propriety in boys trousers But it defined im proper trousers as those which were excessively tight and short waisted Thetrouble was the princi pal said nobody could figure out what was excessive and what was not He said the stu dent council had set about the task of exactly defining ex cessively Users vs producers By SAM DAWSON AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK AP commodity or a backing for mon ey And what price silver Today the metal is under a spot light perhaps more intense than at any time since the days of Wil liam Jennings Bryans cry for 16tol status for silver As a commodity silver has been teetering on the edge of short sup ply Miners say its official prices has been too low to encourage sufficient output Users wanted the price held down As a backing for paper money It supports some billion ofpa per currency all bills and some and billsknown assil ver certificates and it circulates as coins President Kennedy has ordered the Treasury to stop selling it at a pegged rate of 9L5 cents an ounce He also wants the silver certificates replaced gradually by Federal Reserve the most widely used form of folding money That makesminers happy and many others in states where min ing activity may perk up It makes users unhappy although many agree it seemed inevitable Some silver dealers here say the price might jump above an ounce now that the Treasury isnt selling at what they call bargain rates Commercial use of silver has been production of silver has been dropping If goes into jewelry and silver ware But use has been soaring for photographic film and elec tronics equipment for use in mis siles in organic chemistry even food preservation and for electri cal circuits in such appliances as TV sets and radios Higher metal prices could in time affect the retail prices of such items Supplies have grown tighter be cause much silver output was closed down miners saying they couldnt operate profitably at the legal cents an the Treasury paid for their metal The gap between demand and supply in this country has been bridged by the US Treasury sell ing part of its supply At the start of the year the Treasury had 1235 million ounces not tied up as back ing for currency The steady com mercial demand has whittled that down to 22 million ounces Now commercial users must look to the world prices seem bound to rise even if they fluctuate widely for a time American silver those in other that the expected higher price for the metal will start up production in mines now idle With more production they ar gue the metal winsome back to adequate supply and the price will be stable Big users arent so happy East man Kodak uses nearly 285 mil lion ounces a year to make silver nitrate for its films It has tried to build up a stockpile wishes it could have got more Some users are philosophical about ft At the rate the Treasury stockpile was dwindling there wouldnt have been much left in it anyway even hadnt acted if the President AP Photos GEORGE LODGE TO George Cabot Lodge 34year old son of former UN ambas sador Henry Cabot Lodge as he announced his candidacy for Republican nomination for U S Senator from Massa chusetts a seat once held by his father and President Ken nedy C10UDY North Iowa Mostly cloudy with FROM OUR wins SERVICES occasional drizzle Thursday night and early mm non scoe rsdav night in the 30s Highs Fridaj has bePn f I J y the party hlgh command in the 40s has been shuffled but refused to identify the alleged new leader in the 40s Cloudy with occasiona early Fridaj Partly cloudy west cloudy east Friday warmer extreme west highs 40s north to about 50 e south Lows Thursday night in the 30s Further Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Saturday Minnesota Cloudy through Friday Light drizzle or snow Highs Friday in low 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 35 29 trace 23 6 N ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Delegates leave GENEVA The top American and British delegates at the nuclear test ban talks have de cided to return home but will leave their deputies to continue the dead locked conference The Western side believes the Soviet Union has elimin ated any prospect for a disarmament agreement at this time by rejecting the location on its terri tory of any international machinery to control nu clear weapons testing New war scare BANDUNG Indonesia Sukarno said the decisive moment for the liberation of Dutch New Guinea is at hand He said he would call on all progressive forces and friends for help in wresting the ter ritory from the Dutch and he ordered his armed force to ready itself Trade anyone weeks joke among East Berlin ers according to a letter from one published in a West Berlin newspaper w i 11 trade luxurious Jakeside villa for hole in the wall Bloodbath feared OR AN ing bands of young Eu ropeans attacked Algeri ans and set fire to shops in the fourth day of a rampage that harassed police apparently are un able to quell Fears of a blood bath grew as terror in Algerias second city mounted Ten 9 of them were killed and 40 in jured wont register f f the party hlgh command that the ol OL1 Communist operations may have been moved Official disclosure of the reshuffle followed a of he party had been reduced in an attempt to keep dozen others outof prison Cold front backs away from Iowa Skies cloudy A cold front which tried to pen etrate Iowa during the night was retreating to the north Thursday It brought low cloudiness and fog to many parts of Iowa but ran into another air mass which diverted the colder front eastward toward the Great Lakes The Weather Bureau said part ly cloudy to overcast skies would persist over Iowa Thursday with some scattered light drizzle in northern sections Only minor temperature changes are expected through Fri day The outlook is that Fridays high temperatures will be about the same as Thursday The three were identified as chairman Elizabeth G a r 1 e y Flynn national secretary Ben jamin Davis and general secre tary Gus Hall Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy repeated that the Department of Justice will enforce the law Kennedy commenting on the partys new statement that its officers would ignore the dead line said in Washington All that the Communist party and its officers are beingrequired to do is register in accordance with a law passed by the Con gress and affirmed by the Su preme Court after a full and fair judicial procedure The law was passed in 1950 and the registration provisions were upheld by the Supreme Court last June after 10 years of litigation instituted by the party On 87th birthday A tribute to Winnie 87th his 1 am very grateful to House Churchill said before hs conservatve party colleagues and his Laborite and Liberal opponents rocked the ancient chamber in an almost unprece trrbute Churchill who mobilized the English with his sweat and tears wartime oratory last spoke in his beloved Commons two years ago on his 85th birthday Then he made a Hword speech Half that number appeared enough this time Prime Minister Harold Macmillan interrupted a debate to turn toward Churchill and pay tribute to the greatest of my predecessors Domii reg i m Balaguer refuses to quit SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic Troops and police Thursday hurled tear gas and noise bombs to break up a mob of thousands that surged right up to the gates of the National Palace The rioting was the worst yet on this third day of a genera strike seeking the ouster of Presi dent Joaquin Balaguers govern ment Crowds poured into the streets when a rumor spread1 that Balaguer had resigned The pal ace denied the report The army sent tanks rumbling to the palace gates to hold back the crowd Some lagbearing youths defied troops to mow them clown The soldiers just took their Hags away Despite the noise only one cas ualty was reported a youth in new gunbutts as the steel troops moved into ac jured by iielmeted tion The political opposition made what it called its final offer for a settlement of the grave politi cal crisis Meanwhile the National Civic Union strongest of the opposition groups proposed creation of a provisional governing council as a formula for solving the grave governmental crisis following the demise of the Trujillo dynasty The council which would be made up of five or seven mem bers would elect a chairman by simple majority The new proposal appeared to belie earlier reports that only de tails remained unsettled in talks with Balaguer on formation of a new government Arturo Morales Carrion US deputy undersecretary of state for LatinAmerican affairs met with the Civic Union president Viriato Fiallo but declined to give any information on the talk The work stoppages which closed virtually all shops and businesses in the nation erupted into scattered clashes in Santo Domingo between heavily armed troops and angry mobs Wednes day SAME Black Flag Means Traffic in Past 31 Hours NAMED TO MAKE ORBIT Astronauts John H Glenn Jr and Scott Carpenter pose in front of a Mercury capsule at Cape Canaveral T JMa alter Glenn was named to make this countrys first manned orbital flight Carpenter was chosen as his backup pilot U S troop movements annoy Reds FROJI OUR WIttE SERVICES BERLINThe Soviet Union said Thursday U S troop move ments along the 110mile auto bahn in East Germany to West amounted to provoca Berlin tions The troop movements the of ficial Soviet news agency Tass said arc fraught with danger ous consequences Tass singled out Gen D Clay President Kennedys y special representative in Berlin as an inspirer and of the convoys The Tass warning was con tained in a dispatch from Ber lin which was distributed by the agencys headquarters in Mos cow The convoys Tass said were a trick to cover up U S determination to maintain un controlled communications be On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 13141516 Sports North Iowa News 21 Latest Markets 22 Mason City News 2223 Comics 24 Clear Lake News 25 Transit Schedule 30 Champion steer from Iowa sold for a pound CHICAGO AP The grand champion steer of the Internation al Live tinned Glenn gets call for orbit ride CAPE CANAVERAL John Herschcl Glenn Jr a 40 yearold Marine lieutenant colo nel was named Wednesday as the first US astronaut to be rocketed into orbit over the space route blazed by the chimp Enos Navy Lt Cmdr Scott Carpenter was named backup pilot for the AberdeenAngus senior calf shown by Iowa State Uni versity Ames was purchased by the Stock Yards Packing Co Chi cago meat purveyors The champion named Jack had an official weight Thursday of 1050 pounds That meant a sale price of When lack won the title Monday his weight a pound Thursment rcad by Project Mercury director at Berlin and West twccn West Germany Publication of the dispatch in dicated that the Communists might be planning new controls on the autobahn which would supplement their rcccntlyin creased controls on the East was given as 930 pounds The record price for a news conference following Wednesdays successful chimpan zee orbit Gilruth named Donald Slayton fo be Ihe pilot for the second manned orbit flight with astro naut Walter Schirra backing him up THEIR CASE IN KIEV COURT Adolf Werner a West Ger man tourist and his wife Hermina stand behind microphones and before a packed room as they plead their case in a Soviet military court at Kiev in the AP Pnotofax notoax Ukraine They were tried on charges of spying in the Soviet Union for the United States Werner and his wife were both convicted He was sentenced to 15 years in prison Mrs Werner re ceived a sevenyear sentence champion steer at the Internation al is i a pound paid in 1957 r Netherlands plan 400 more shelters THE HAGUE Netherlands an dc Quay toldj Gilruth said me naming of border crosspomls Parliament Wednesday the Dutch tcanrs docs not necessarily mean n i i Alan B Shepard Jr who made Americas first suborbitai space grand flight last May was named flight technical advisor for the Glenn Carpenter team Virgil I Grissom who made the second US suborbitai flight in July was named flight tech nical advisor for the Sloyton Schirra team West Berlin police reportedgovernment plans to build that the East German Commujpublic nuclear fallout shelters in 400 nists have erected new barriers and watch towers on the border of the divided city National Guard post to Lt Col Hubbeii DES MOINES Col Verris C Hubbell DCS MoincsJ Thursday was named senior staff assistant for the 34th Infantry Di vision of the Iowa National Guard a veteran of more than 28 years service with ilhe division will succeed Col Jun ior F Miller who was recently appointed adjutant general of Iowa to fill out the unexplrcd term of retiringMa j Gen Fred C Tandy 1962 Each shelter will have room for 100 persons De Quay said there now arc 262 shelters in the Neth next Mercury flight will be a manned flight nor that the next flight will be made in this calendar year Officials close to the program maintained that midJanuary or erlands with room for 50 persons February were more realistic in each The countrys populationdates for the manned missions is more than 115 million The SViycarold chimp and the bellshaped spacecraft were taken to Bermuda Friday Sci entists hoped to bring both back i to Cape Canaveral for detailed i examinations that might deter mine how the chimp fared and what went wrong with the cap sule Project Mercury director Rob ert R Gilruth minimized the problems He said that if a man had been inside the capsule the minor flight flaws could have been corrected easily ;