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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 2, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Associated Press and United Press International Full tease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 2 1961 neighbors 7c a Paper Consists of Two One No 307 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE pm Sun pm Sun Ames WO Tues QmncJ 930 Tllurs City 9101 mjn A childs right to good teeth Dispelling the fog of supersti tion and prejudice has been no easy task for those who long ago sensed that scientifically achieved fluoridation could mean sound teeth for multiplied millions our people History has been repeating itself Vaccination which has made smallpox an almost unknown disease not only in America but throughout the civilized world had to combat precisely the same forces of blind ig norance Many of the same wholly irresponsible claims made against vaccination have been revived and used against fluoridation But Im pleased to report the tide does show definite signs of turning At latest count announced earlier this year in connection with the an nual meeting of the American Dental Association some 2000 communities in US with population of million are adjusting the fluoride level of their water supplies through the scientific addition of fluoride bearing compounds An additional 7 million Americans live in some 1900 communities where fluoride oc curs naturally My own com munity is in this latter cate gory although I note a grow ing belief by some dentists that the fluoride content bestowed by nature and the level ad judged precisely right for best effects on the teeth of our youngsters suggest the earnest consideration of a fluoridation program in my community Despite the national recogni tion of our dental health pro gram the reasoning of some is that1 a full utilization of science in this area might make an al ready excellent program even better Being near the top in dental health isnt as good as being clear at the top it is reasoned by some of my den tist friends And I think theyre exactly right As matters stand less than a third of the nations 180 mil lion people are enjoying the benefits of fluoridation natural or scientific U S Public Health Service has estimated that the lag in community fluoridation is costing the na tion million a year in wholly unnecessary dentalbills and depriving 40 million chil dren of protection from tooth decay afforded by fluoridated For a few minutes lets con sider the whys and wherefores of fluoridation Its purpose of course is to prevent tooth de cay through the enrichment tooth enamel This is ac complished by more than 60 per cent through the simple process of raising the fluoride level of drinking water to one FLEES CRUMBLING WALL Tom Shepherd AP Ph6tofax for safety as a wall of the burned wall collapsed He escaped without Injury The build out Redman building collapses Shepherd was assist ing his father Ralph L Shepherd when the entire ing was destroyed Sunday with loss estimated at FAIR part per million parts of water No matter what you hear to the contrary there has been conclusive proof of the pro North Iowa Blostly fair a n ri warmer through Tues day Lows Monday night in upper 30s Highs Tuesday in lowei 60s owa Generally fair through Tuesday Warmer north Mon day night lows 3540 Warm er Tuesday highs in the 60s Further Fair little temperature change Wednes day FiveDay Iowa From Monday night through Saturday the temperatures will average 2 to 5 degrees below normal with only minor daily changes through the week but warm ing Friday and cooler again Saturday Normal high tem peratures this week are 67 to 65 in the northeast to 72 to 68 west and south Normal low temperatures are 52 to 48 in the south to 47 to 41 in the north A few showers at the end of the week may average up to one tenth of an inch of rainfall Minnesota Partly cloud y warmer Highs Tuesday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data cedure in reducing dental deup 8 a m Monday cay Its effectiveness been demonstrated through controlled studies in numerous places Best known of these are New burgh NY Grand Rapids Mich Brantford Ontario Evanston 111 although there have been some impressive suc cesses closer home On the question of safety we go to the Kettering Laboratory and the Institute of Industrial Health at the University of Cincinnati directed by Dr Robert A Kehoe After collect ing and appraising more than 8500 scientific reports on the subject Dr Kehoe made this unqualified statement The question of public safety of fluoridation is nonexistent from the viewpoint of medical sci ence Those who originate the wild talcs about the possibility of lethal results never back up their claim with one authentic even though fluoridalion Turn I Please Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Sunrise Sunset VEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 53 32 41 67 37 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Sunday Oct 1 Maximum Minimum 45 33 More refugees flee unrest in Katanga ELISABETHVILLE Katanga i Hundreds of persons car rying household posse s s i o n s poured into the already over crowded U N refugee camp hero Sunday after an outbreak of tribal fighting in Elisabeth villes African quarter The UN camp now houses more than 30000 African refugees who have left their homes in Elisabcthvillc through fear of intertribal troubles N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Ford deadline nears DETEOIT Ford Motor Co and the United Auto Workers resumed negotiations amid reports both sides have made compromises to head off a strike of 120000 Ford production workers at 10 a m Tuesday Move to replace Dag UNITED NATIONS The United States stepped up its efforts to win a strong successor to the late Dag Hammarskjold as secretary general of the United Nations Encouragement came from a break in the Soviet record of insistence on a three man troika to replace him Since last Thursday the Soviet Union has been circulating a proposal calling for an organizer and three deputies to fill Ham marskjolds unexpired term until April 1963 New tropical storm SAN JUAN P K Tropical storm Frances continued westward in the Caribbean and a hurricane watch was in effect for Puerto Rico and the Domini can Republic Berlin policy mapped BLACKPOOL England Britains Labor party at its annual conference proposed a measure of West ern recognition of Communist East Germany as part of a plan to ease the Berlin crisis in rare coins Some of the nicest things are found in dusty attics BLACK EARTH Wis UPI Laboratory tech nician Gilbert J Cockroft is thoroughly sold on the do ityourself method of home repairs And if he needed any con vincing he got it over the weekend The plumbing needed re pairing in the old house he bought three years ago so the Veterans Administration employe climbed to the attic to do the work While wrtstling with the pipes he spotted an old box Inside it were two cans Stuffed in them was money in all It was obvious the hidden horde had been there for many years Much of the money was in and gold pieces bearing 19th cen tury dates The oldest coin had been minted in 1851 Cockroft called town mar shal Clarence Obright who hauled the money off to the Black Earth State Bank Mortician Harold Schannel who sold the house to Cock roft said he had no idea how tht money got into the attic or who the owner was Schan nel hed searched more thoroughly before sell ing the building said tht structure had been his fath ers home and wat very old 1 Obright wat attempting to locate the owner Cockroft the father of two admitted he hopes Obright isnt too good a detective I sure could use the said monty Cockroft On tfie inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 5 Society News 101 North Iowa News 14 Sports 1516 Latest Markets 18 Mason City News 1IH9 Clear Lake News20 Comics 21 Transit Schedule 24 Brassy prison escapee back in Iowa custody LE MARS convict who authorities said walked away from a Nebraska prison work de tail wired his bank for and bought a car with it was back in custody Monday Delbert L Miles 26 of Chero kee Iowa was arrested Sunday evening outside Le Mars He waived extradition and officers from the Nebraska State Peniten tiary at Lincoln returned him here He walked away Saturday from a dairy crew at the penitentiary where he vas serving a 10year term for forgery He was sen tenced from Omaha in December 1960 Officers said Miles showed up a few hours later in York Neb and wired a bank in Cherokee for money When the money arrived lie bought a used car with it and fled Accident claims f Greene farmer GREENE Fred Miller 65 was killed Monday when he ap parently became entangled in the power takeoff of a feed grinder on his farm about eight miles southwest of here His body was found by other mem bers of the family TAKES OWN LIFE BLOEMFONTEIN South Af rica David Beresford Pratt wealthy white farmer who shot and wounded Prime Minister Hendrik F Verwocrd 18 months ago was found dead in his cell room in a mental clinic Sunday night the South African Press Association re ported Pratt was found with a bed sheet tied around his neck Syrian regime wants U S to recognize it Settlement in Berlin brighter Talks are continuing WASHINGTON Unit ed States and the Soviet Union are reported inching toward agreement on negotiations that could lead to a compromise set tlement of the Berlin crisis Prospects seemed brighter than 10 days ago when Secretary of State Dean Rusk began a series of talks with Soviet Foreign Min ster Andrei Gromyko that there vill be an early highlevel meet ng to deal with the dispute over ne divided German city Its probable form would be an lastWest foreign ministers con ference next order of business is a continuation in Washington oi the RuskGromyko talks The two met three times in New York in 10 days After the third meeting Satur day Gromyko said We both probably have a deeper under standing of our position US of ficials privately agreed with Gro mykos estimates and said thi talks had been Gromyko probably will come here Tuesday or Wednesday to see Rusk and to call on President Kennedy at the White House Presumably by then Gromyko will have further instructions Tom Moscow He might bring to some informal message from Soviet Premier Khrushchev although high administration in formants say privately that Ken nedy has no plan to send a per sonal letter to Khrushchev urging a Berlin settlement Rusk is known to have placed a great deal of emphasis on West ern determination to fight for its jasic rights in Berlin if neces sary Nor wiH the Allies yield heir right of access to Berlin across East German territory However they probably would be repared to consider some prac ical recognition of East German authority over operation of the supply lines US authorities believe it is now up to Khrushchev to decide wheth er he wants to risk war by push ing demands that infringe on the Western powers interests AP Photofax TURNS IT IN Motorcycle officer Timothy Kreis who is one of 35 Denver policemen named in a widening investi gation of alleged burglaries and other criminal activities i n y o 1 v ing the department Kreis shown at the Colo radoState Capitol where he turned in his equipment on orders from Police Chief James E Ghflders Dies under Nasser in counter actions An impartial stand sought WASHINGTON W The pro isional government of Syria ias asked the United States for iiplomatic recognition the State Department reported Monday The department spokesman aid the request was under tudy The request reached Wash ngton Sunday afternoon depart ment press officer Francis W Tully said Washington diplomats were known to feel the usual concern about possible Soviet bloc recog nition of the new government be ore Western powers would do so There is no sign so far that VIoscow is hastening to extend recognition to the Syrian regime officials here said Egyptian President G a m a Abdel Nasser has announced he is breaking relations with the first two countries to recognize the Syrian and Turkey ButNationalist China announced recognition Sunday Damaseusradio1said IOWA FALLS UBA 19yearold youth who had borrowed a tracto o pull his stalled car was killed Sunday when the vehicle over turned on a county road seven miles northwest of Iowa Falls victim was Arnold Jerry Hartkopp son of Mr and Mrs Arnold Hartkopp ofLatimer Officers said the youth and two friends had borrowed the tractor rom a nearby farmer and Hart rapp was driving it when it wen into a ditch and overturned SAME Safety Department Figures Black Flat Means raffle Oeslb ID Past 21 Hours AP Photofax CLOSING OFF STEINSTUECKEN East German soldiers fell trees around the Steinsteucken enclave in Berlin to seal it off from West Berlin Some con crete posts are already in place for the barbed wire to be attached Steinstuecken is a U S administered village inside the Russian zone near Berlin which now can be reached only by helicopter he new regime The United States wants to re nain impartial in the Syrian gyptian dispute neither sup jorting nor unduly angering either side Egyptian broadcasts mean while called on the Syrian peo ple to revolt against their revo utionary regime President Nas ser declared the Syrians now were fighting to save their unity Ignoring denials from Damas cus that fighting against the ebel regime is taking place Sfasser declared in a speech at a student rally in Cairo The Syrian people who struggled against all forms of imperial sm will never give the exploit ers a chance to rule But Nasser conceded the back in Syria might set off a eaction of treason throughout he Arab nations He blamed mistakes conceit and trickery or the success of the revolt As Cairo opened up on his ourdayold regime that broke way from Nassers United Arab Republic Syrian Premier Mamoun Kuzbari moved swift ly to rid Syria of Nasser ence Kuzbari arrested a potential rival Abdul Hamid Serraj for mer strong man of Syria who quit as UAR vice president In Cairo sources had blamed him for the rebellion A Da mascus broadcast said Serraj was arrested to prevent giving a personal nature to this move ment Erbe cancels trip in Guard plane DES MOINES UPI Gov Norman A Erbe Monday can celled a meeting of the state executive council scheduled for Ottumwa next Monday because he felt members were not unani mously in favor of it I feel we should get out to the people in the state more but were not go ing unless its unanimous the governor told the members Erbe said later he was referring to objections made by Secretary of State Melvin Synhorst and State Treasurer M L Abraham son over the use of National Guard planes TRAFFIC VICTIM WATERLOO UPDOni woman was killed and two other persons were hospitalized when the car they were riding in was hit by an empty gasoline port truck on US 218 here Mon day Killed was Miss Helen Berg 68 a resident of the Sunnycrest Home in Dysart ;