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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 2, 1962, Mason City, Iowa i North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOMt EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper that makes alt North I owans neighbors Associated Press anfl United Press International Full Leasa Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 2 1W2 lOc a Paper of Two SectionsSection One No 21 Tro opers rule Barnett hearing held the apron A change at Los Alamos By HAROLD R WILLIAMS LOS ALAMOS NM federal government is preparing to cut the Los Alamos atomic apron strings But most of the 13600 residents of this atomic city dont like the prospect and wish they could con tinue under the benevolent thumb of the Atomic Energy Commis sion A bill awaiting President Ken nedys signature provides for dis posal of all Los Alamos prop erty not di r e c 11 y con nected with AEC projects The action fol lows similar dispos a 1 s at Oak Ridge Term and Richland Wash Ramon Sanchez 23 a gas sta tion attendant summed up Los Alamos community feeling This town really had it made The AEC did everything for you for free I hate to see it go The AEC does do everything for its dwellers from fixing a leaky faucet to repairing mowing lawns in some cases The Zia Co the AECs giant house keeper does most of the chores Disposing of property in Los Alamos which the AEC owns lock stock and barrel will not af fect the Los Alamos scientific laboratory Its research projects and experiments continue with no change Another reason Los Alamos doesnt like the chaneover is be cause of the big bite it will take out of the pocketbook With the AEC owning every thing there were no taxes other than personal because the federal government cant be taxed Now with Los Alamos residents owning their homes and ground taxes make a bigger dent in the take home pay The AEC will sell and give away residences businesses even churches schools and the police station Los Alamos has some 3500 Negro student in classes as Army units ring campus FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES OXFORD James Meredith began his second day of classes Tuesday at a University of Mississippi campus tightly guarded by 15000 US troops There were no incidents The 29yearold Negro was ac companied by Chief US Mar shal James McShane and a num ber of other officers To reach the graduate school building for TROUBLE SPOT The small his class in American colonial his town of Oxford population 5tory he was driven past the de scene of the University of bris of Sunday night rioting that Mississippi disorders lies north left two dead 75 injured and of Jackson the state capital more than 200 arrested Meredith is he Wont retreat OXFORD Miss H Meredith first Negro ever admitted to the University of Mississippi said Tuesday his morale was high and come what may he plans to finish his education here At this point it is more for America than it is for me Meredith said as he sat in his bare whitewalled room on the setond floor of Baxter Hall Meredith said In the classes students spoke to me but there was no conversation At a political science class Tuesday he sat toward the back of the room with no student occupying the chairs on either side of him He was jeered when he left the class When they gather in the corridors the lecture halls they refer to him as he They said He just came in the build ing Or He has gone to his classroom Meredith was asked if two days of classes had discour aged him and whether he had ever considered giving up the whole thing If this stops me he said then it is no different from a legal block He estimated it would take him a year and a half or two years to finish at the university At New Orleans meanwhile at torneys for the federal govern ment and Mississippi conferred with three circuit court judges and then announced there would ing be an open hearing into the con tempt charges against Gov Ross Barnett and Lt Gov Paul John son Barnett and Johnson were ruled in contempt last week for refus ing to admit Meredith The Justice Department told the court it did not advocate ini mediate action against Gov Barnett but only wanted as surance he would comply with court orders regarding integra tion Barnetts attorneys told the court the governor had complied with court orders The court then recessed for two hours A final decision on the case was delayed until Oct 12 to al low Barnett and Johnson more time to prove they had purged themselves of contempt nore what was going on but it took determination on a campus that was an armed camp There was little laughing and banter During the early morning hours a campfire flickered on the campus as soldiers tried to keep warm in the chill air much as Yankee soldiers burned ago0 OXFORD ON THEIR MINDS The Photofax minds as they chat in a doorway at the Negro troops whose presence Kennedy brothers President John White House They conversed after a Monday aroused white crowds to right and Atty Gen Robert have fury were not seen the Oxford Miss disorder on their ceremony honoring retiring Army Gen Lyman Lemnitzer Weather looking better for Schirras 6orbits dwelling units ranging from kitch enette apartments to singlefamily homes the latter in the minority only 34 per Theperson living in the house at the time of the sale will be giver first chance to buy it Store keepers will get an opportunity to purchase their business buildings There art 45 stores The total community facilities to be put up for sale are estimated to be worth million The federal government will do nate municipal facilities valued between and million Most of these are churches schools parks a hospital and county of fices The proposed new law provides for spending million in im provements will likely in clude a new courthouse and or million in annual subsidy pay ments over a 10year period Actual sale of the rep estate fs riot expected to start before mid1964 The Federal Housing Administration must appraise the homes each one separately and this isnt expected to be done un til early 1964 Cuba quarantine under discussion WASHINGTON of State Dean Rusk met with Latin American foreign ministers Tuesday to discuss new ways of crackingdown on the Sovietsup ported Castro government of Cuba Indications as the conference opened were that the ministers would favor tougher economic and political steps and stronger military arrangements CAPE CANAVERAL Fla weather conditions in Atlantic recovery areas Tuesday brightened hopes that astronaut Walter M Schirra Jr will be launched Wednesday on his in tended sixorbit around the world mission The National Aeronautics and Space Administration reported Tuesday that a change in course removed tropical storm Daisy as a threat to the third orbit landing area 200 miles north of Puerto Rico The agency said there was a possibility the storm could bring cloudy weather to the second orbit drop zone 375 miles south of Ber muda But it reported the storm would have to move faster than its present 12 miles an hour if it is to bother this area Before shifting her 40mile winds to a more northerly course overnight Daisy was on a path wliich would have crossed the third orbit recovery area in the morning Conditions appear generally good for a launching a NASA spokesman reported He said the first part of the split countdown on the Atlas spacecraft combination went with out a hitch Tuesday This in cluded fueling of the Atlas with tons of fuel Afterwards Schirra and his backup pilot Leroy Gordon Coop er attended an engineering brief ing on the mission On schedule later were additional studies of the flight plan which calls for Schirra to circle the earth six times in 9 hours 11 minutes the longest manned space flight planned by the United States Scheduled blastoff time Wednes day is between 6 and 8 am In a television speech Monday Barnett put blame for violence directly with the President of the United States Barnett blamed reckless triggerhappy federal marshals for being di rectly responsible for the vio lence at Ole Miss I call on the President to put a stop to further violence by immediate removal ofMeredith and the withdrawal of federal troops and marshals from Mis sissippi soil the 64yearold aid Washingtons rebuttal wasa mounting building of nearly 12 000 soldiers including the crack 101st Airborne Division the par atroop outfit that quelled the 1957 school integration violence at Little Rock Ark Troops streamed into Oxford outnum bering the college hamlets cit izenry 21 in the strongest dis play of federal might since the end of the Civil War nearly a century ago Although the campus was quiet there were reminders that it was the armed might of the federal government that kept it i TROOPS IN troops round up a pair of trouble makers near the University of Mis sissippi campus at Oxford1 More than 40 guns and FJiotofax dozens of knives and other weapons have been seized from the rioters about onethird of whom came from outside the Oxford area so During the night 27 persons armed with shotguns baseball bats and lead pipes were ar rested at some of the numerous road blocks around the city A machete was found in one car Those arrested were taken to the airport and placed in a com pound The campus was anything but a typical college scene Besides the litter including burnedout automobiles and mounds of tear gas cannisters soldiers with rifles and combat fatigue uni forms lounged where coeds nor mally strolled Many of the coeds were not around they were taken from the campus by anxious parents A professor who came early to his lecture in the graduate school building turned and stared at the line ofmilitary equipment parked outside the building The troops were ob viously ready to put down in a moment any outbreak of trouble over Merediths arrival The federal government was in firm undeniable control Downtown the college town of Oxford also was tightly guarded by armed troops Soldiers slept overnight on the courthouse lawn in sleeping bags and fox holes Were dug on a hill over looking the airport highway Cars were stopped in a search for arms Students at the university ap peared to be attempting to ig North light rain ending Tuesday night cooler lows in upper 40s Partly cloudy warmer Wednesday highs in mid 60s Iowa Considerable cloudiness Tuesday night light rain or drizzle south cooler north lows 40s north 50 to 55 south Light rain or drizzle extreme south east Wednesday partly cloudy a little warmer highs 65 to 70 Further outlook Partly cloudy warmer Thursday Minnesota Continuing light rain cooler Highs Wednesday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum Precipitation Sunrise Sunset 58 49 46 BIG LANDING large recovery fleet will be needed to pluck astronaut Walter Schirra 39 out of the sea Should he go the planned six orbits his space capsule will come down 300 miles Midway Island in the Pacific Other recovery areas also must be manned in case the flight is terminated earlier SAME Safety Department Firvret IBUek Meant Traffic OtaUb tn Put H No landing gear trouble just faulty indicator CHICAGO AP Ozark Air lines flight 786 which bypassed its scheduled landing at Dubuque Iowa Monday night because an instrument panel indicator showed the landing gear wasnt down landed without mishap at Chtca 10 The plane carried 25 passengers and a crew of three The contro tower here said the landing gear was down and secured when the plane landed The flight originated in Mason City and stopped at Waterloo on its way to Dubuque A company spokesman said the plane by passed Dubuque because of lack of emergency equipment and re pair facilities N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Missile experts killed SANTA CLARA Calif Six missile experts and a pilot enroute to Vandenberg Air Force Base were killed when a transport plane plunged into the ground near Santa Maria airport The men were sci entists engineers and technicians employed by the Martin Co builder of the Titan missile Federal action praised Communist press bitterly criti cized the United States for the racial violence in Mississippi but most other newspapers around the world praised the federal governments action in suppressing the riots Pope to visit shrines VATICAN John XXIII announced an historic 400mile train trip to pray at two Roman Catholic shrines for the success of the forthcoming ecumenical council The oneday trip Thursday to the shrines of Loreto and St Francis of Assisi will break a centuryold tradition that the pontiff remains close to the Vatican UN bond bill signed Kennedy signed the United Nations bond bill and gave the first of the dozen pens he used to UN Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson Under the measure Kennedy may lend the United Nations up to million on 2 per cent 25year bonds but not more than the total pur chases of all other UN members At last count 17 other nations had bought million worth of the proposed bond issue and 26 other na tions had pledged to purchase million more Students leave Oxford OXFORD estimated at least onethird of the approximately 6000 students at the University of Mississippi returned home temporarily after Sunday nights campus riots About 50 to 75 per cent of the coeds andj 25 to 50 per cent of the male students were believed to have left On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News67 North Iowa News8 Sports910 Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 Cortiics 14 Farm Features15 Charles Laughton has cancer of the spine LOS ANGELES say actor Charles Laughton has cancer of the spine The Britishborn actor entered dars of Lebanon Hospital July 30 for surgery on a collapsed ver ebra The fact that the actor has cancer wasnt disclosed until Mon day A hospital spokesman said aughton is in fair condition He has all his faculties and cheerfully converses with nurses and the few visitors he has the spokesman said Last June Laughton underwent surgery in New Yorks Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Dis eases reportedly to correct a col arbone fracture suffered in a bathtub fall in January Santa Fe strike delayed 10 days CHICAGO federal court judge Monday barred the Broth erhood of Railroad Trainmen Tom striking against the Santa Fe Railway for 10 days The dis pute involves work rules chiefly the question of dropping of 40 000 firemen and guaranteeing employes who fill in for firemen a minimum amount of time The Santa Fe argument is not a part of the nationwide controversy over work rules pending in the US Court of Appeals in Chi cago ;