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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBE VOL 102 The newspaper that makes ail North lowans Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 12 1962 neighbor s lOc a Paper ConsUts o Two HOME EDITION NO nt Russ oust secon Yank fo ii When is a club not g a club Bob Kennedy may decide By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON When a club wishes to be exclusive it had best be careful to maintain its club status at all times This may seem to be laboring the obvious but a petition has been laid before Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy in which the central issue appears to be when a club is truly a club Involved is the Merchants Club of New York founded in 1871 The AntiD efamation League of Bnai Brith is peti tioning Kennedy to investigate the club for what it terms viola tion of the Sherman Antitrust Act How can a club be monopol istic Well according to Arnold Forster general counsel for the league the Merchants Club has never admitted a Jew to mem bership since its founding This of course could be said good many other clubs Virtually all private in the New York area exclude Negroes and Jews as members except those clubs organized by Jews and NegroesAnd the membership of the latter usually is equally exclusive But the AntiD efamation League has come up with anew gambit It cites an appeal by the Merchants Club on a tax refund action before the United States Court Claims in De cember 1945 The club a c co r d i n g to Forster furnished an affidavit which asserted that it occupies an important place in the tex tile industry Membership in the club the statement went on is regarded as a business neces sity by the top executives of the commission houses dealing in the primary cotton textile mar kets And the court said There is no official stock exchange for the marketing of cotton textiles and the club serves as a clear ing house for all information dealing with the industry The AntiDefamation Leagues CYRUS EATON Ml runaway U 71 r spying Move is latest in diplomatic game MOSCOW UP The Soviet Union Friday charged the U S Embassys first secretary Kermit S Midthun ith spying and ordered him out of the country Midthun is the second U S diplomat expelled within a eek in apparent retaliation for the United States expulsion on charges last week o two Soviet diplomats at the United Nations US CounsellorMinister John M McSweeney said Deputy For eign Minister N Smirnovsky or dered the American Embassy to send Midthun home at a meeting at the Foreign Ministry Friday In a statement read to Me Sweeney the Russians charged that the 41yearold diplomat at tempted to induce a Soviet citi Poor little rich boy not floppy NASHVILLE Tenn AP He said he was Seth a poor orphan who had knockec about the country He had a hoi in his pocket and he borrowed a needle and thread to mend it HI just wanted to complete his edu said Then when vyith th facts young Cyrus Eaton lit i grandson of a multimillionaire broke down and cried Im not want to star a new life the 16yearold saic After 11 years in a privat school I wanted to see what i was like in a public school There were severalholes in th Seth Frenchstory For example he claimed to have little educ tion yet had a detailed knowiedg of Latin Why Nashville for a boy run ning away from a sheltered hf of untold wealth Ive heard a lot about the cit from different people young Ea ton said and I especially ha heard about West End Hig Schools football team He tried to enroll in the schoo Thursday watched the team prac tice and spent the night in th home of a halfback Cyrus Eaton II flew into Nash ville Thursday night and talke with his runaway son and D Forrest Evans director of spe cial The education boy had Evans custody for city school been placed i argument then is the Jews arel The is confused th active in the textile industry father will be no d that they are barred from the CJSIon made at Present Merchants Club and that hence the club is a combination or a conspiracy in restraint of in terstate trade and commerce New York is one of a score of states which have antidis crimination laws The State Commission Against Discrimina tion however interprets the New York law as forbidding dis crimination in places of public accommodation not clubs But clubs can get in trouble in New York and other states when they have other than club like functions A sticky case came up in 1959 when the West Side Forest Hills Tennis Club refused to extend membership to the 15 yearold son Dr Ralph J Bunche The trouble was that Forest Hills for years had been the home of US Lawn Tennis Associationsponsored national championships and Davis Cup matches both open to the pub lic both desegregated West Side eventually backed down under community pressure There appears to be no ques tion that a club can make any rules its members want so long as it remains a club The at torney general who himself re signed last year from an exclu sive Washington club which would not admit Negroes now appears to be faced with the unenviable task of deciding when a club is a club and when it is not Shift aim in suit on remapping DES MOINES labor nion officials Friday shifted the im of their reapportionment ourt suit to the 1965 Iowa Leg slature instead of the one con ening next year In the suit filed in US District ourt here last Sept 7 Charles Davis and Arthur J Lewis sked the court tp order the 1963 3gislature be elected at large or irohibit any election unless the egislahire is reapportioned ac cording to population They amended their complaint Friday to remove any objection o electing the 1963 legislature un der existing laws But their suit still seeks to force a reshuffling of the states lawmaking body be fore the 1965 legislature is seated zen an employe of the govern ment institutions to transmit t him information of a secret chai acter It said this was inconsistent with Midthuns status as a diplo mat and ordered his immediate departure from the Soviet Union McSweeney said Smirnovsky would not give further details of the alleged incident He said Mid thun denied the charge and could hink of no basis for it The Soviets last Friday ordered Asst US Naval Attache Ray mond D Smith out of the country on charges that he spied on mili tary installations during a trip to the Baltic seaport of Leningrad Smith and his family left Moscov Monday Davis is pjesiclerit and Lewis is secretarytreasure of the Iowa Federation of Labor AFLCIO They are of Des Moines In a statement filed with their amendment to the complaint the two noted that the general elec ion for the 1963 legislature is Nov than a month away and that courts have been in no hurry to act in other reapportion ment suits Action of the courts in similar suits elsewhere they said has been with a minimum of speed and with studied deliberation ev en where invidious discrimination is patently evident The two also amended their complaint at several other points inserting claims of invidious dis crimination in addition to con tentions they had made of mal apportionment and disparaties in voting strength All three of Iowas US District Court judges will sit at a hearing Oct 20 when attorneys will argue the issue of dismissing the suit TITAN LAUNCHED CAPE CANAVERAL Air Force Friday fired its might iest war rocket the Titan II 5000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean for its fourth success in six shots Affairs that the first secretary of the US Embassy in Moscow Ker McSweeney said he had not pro tested the Soviet action against Midthun as he had in Smiths cas because the embassy knew nbth ing of the alleged attempt to ob tain Soviet secrets The text of the note as published in the government newspape vestia read Competent Sovi formed the Minist organs in f Foreign mil S using his stay in the Soviet Union for an activi incompatible with his status a Being teliigence aged in colle 3ata Midth took an attempt citizen an ernploye state institu secret infor GOES WITH HER FATHER Mrs schoolteacher who retained Percy Baugh reaches for her daughter custody Potter and Mrs Batigh were 3 in a Detroit courthouse corridor seek divorced in 1961 The Baughs will ap ing a short reunion with the child Mrs Baugh now married to a Negro doctor in California was denied Donnas cus tody At left is Donald Potter a Detroit itighs peal the verdict claiming the judge made the decision because of the racial issue To seal Monaco border PARIS govern ment of France pop 46 mil lion plans to seal off neigh boring Monaco pop 30000 with customs barriers authori tative reports said Friday The French plan for a crackdown on the tiny do main ofv Prince Rainier II and Princess Grace was reported Shortly after the two countries broke off negotiations in their long tax dispute France and Monaco have been trying for months to negotiate a new treaty that France insists is needed to halt the flight of French companies to the tax haven There now arc no restric tions on travelers between France and Monaco There was no immediate re action from Prince Rainier or from Princess Grace who be fore her marriage was Ameri can movie actress Grace Kel ly They have been vacation ing in Paris as relations be tween France Monaco have continued to deteriorate In addition to enforcing a customs barrier France also could cut water gas electrici ty telephone and other serv ices to Monaco and with ex piration of the deadline set by France residents of the 300 acrc principality would be come liable to French taxa tion and military service Word that negotiations in Paris had been hroken off stunned Monacos citizens Surely one said theres So Ions set to adjourn Only one hurdle left WASHINGTON UPI The second session of the 87th Con gress appeared to be drawing to a close after the House and Senate declared a truce in one of their hottest battles Leaders hoped for adjournment late Fri day The break in the legislative logjam came when Senate House conferees reached com promise agreement on final terms of a multibilliondollar appropriation for farm pro grams This left only one barrier to quick adjournment settlement of a dispute over a bill that would authorize construction of more than 200 water develop ment projects throughout the country Senate and House conferred in Speaker John W McCormacks office in an un successful attempt to break this They met again Fri day afternoon Sen Robert Kerr DOkla chief negotiator for the Senate said the problem was to get agreement between two stub born old men himself and ep Howard Smith DVa Democratic leaders prodded joth sides to work out agree ment With almost onehalf of he lawmakers already back tome campaigning for reelec ion the leaders feared they might soon be unable to muster a quorum to business not going to be a wall shame here like in of The border in somerases runs down the middle o streets and through houses Theyll have to put cops iti a lot of bedrooms said one Monegasque because thats where the border runs in some places ing of Berlin showdown calculated US strategy icn lers the in the So and re y to take Inview tioned the minist further stay of M viet Union unde quests the embt ures for his immediate from the Soviet Union The fveday Iowa will average above normal through Wednesday Normal highs 62 to 67 Normal lows 40 to 45 Day to day changes will be minor Precipitation will oc cur as scattered light showers about every other day with total amounts generally less than onetenth inch Iowa Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday with scat tered showers likely Lows Fri day night near 66 Highs Satur day in mid 70s owa Partly cloudy with scat lered showers likely over mos oE state Friday night and cast Saturday Warmer northwes Friday night lows 5560 Highs Saturday in the 70s Further out cloudy followed by rain and cooler late Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy show ers Highs Saturday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 am Friday EXPRISONER HEARS Cuban invasion prisoner4 Enrique RuizWilliams right listens to New York attorney James Donovan after Donovan returned from Havana where he has been negotiating with Fidel Castro for release of 1113 Bay of Pigs invasion prisoners Williams returned from Cuba several months ago with other sick and wound ed prisoners Donovan said he was optimistic about the negotiations and would a decision from Castro Maximum Minimum At 8 am 82 48 52 On the inside Editorials Page Mason City News67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 89 Clear Lake News 9 North Iowa News 10 Sports1112 Comics16 CubGazette17 dministration officials on a calculated JOHN M HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON are carry impaign to ry to persuade Soviet Premier hrushchev that he is risking nuclear war if erlin crisis to the military action Secretary of Defense Robert S IcNamara has taken the lead in war warnings in atcments er opportunity for caution rave dange forces the ary statements will be offered the administration next week when West German Foreign Minister Gerhard Schroeder holds policy talks here with President Kenne dy Secretary of State Dean Rusk and McNamara The reasoning behind the drive high officials said covers these points 1 The best informed authori ties in Washington believe that Khrushchev is planning a new ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES British warn of attacks LONDON Britain warned she would take a serious view of any attacks on her Cubabound ship ping by the Cuban exileorganization known as Alpha 66 The British have not said so officially but private ly assert that Alpha 66 operates from U S territory using largely U S equipment Kennedy campaigns again NEW YORK President Kennedy opened a threestate political invasion by plotting strategy with northern New Jersey leaders and shaking hands at a fundraising breakfast for Robert M Morgen thau Democratic challenger to New Yorks Gov Nel son A Rockefeller Employment rate is record WASHINGTON The number of U S jobhold ers increased by 500000 in September to reach a rec ord employment level of 562 million Despite the in crease in jobs however the nations unemployment rate remained at 58 per cent of the total labor force The administration goal is to pare it to 4 per cent No escort for Meredith OXFORD Miss James H Meredith is step ping up the tempo of hus activities on the University of Mississippi campus moving around for the first time without an escort at his side But Justice De partment officials federal marshals and Army sol diers remain nearby whenever the 29yearold Negro leaves his tworoom apartment crlin crisis beginning about a month from now 2 The greatest danger in such i crisis if it develops is that the ovict leader may not believe ven alter the repeated state ments of Western determination o stand firm in Berlin that the Vestcrn powers actually will fight vhen the chips are down He may herefore overplay his hand 3 The probability is that final decisions on Soviet actions with espcct to Berlin arc still to be made Khrushchev has recently jccn away from Moscow Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko has been in New York but is expected o return to the Soviet capital next week In these circumstances US policy makers believe that now is he time to tryto avoid an over assessment by Khrushchev of how ar he can go in seeking to force a Berlin settlement on his terms According to reports known to the White House and State De partment Khrushchev has told a number of Western visitors in re cent weeks that he intends to have Ji Berlin settlement along the lines of a SovietEast German peace treaty In his view this would end ihe occupation rights of the United Stales Britain and France in West Berlin The Western powers see Khrush chevs arguments as designed simply to justify a slow motion Communist takeover of West Ber lin beginning with the removal of protective presence of US Brit ish and French troops What the Kennedy administra tion is once more trying to get across is that Western powers have no intention of removing their troops nor will they admit Soviet troops or UN forces as partners or replacements in West Berlin CRASH IN SPAIN SEVILLE Spain UPI An Iberia Airlines plane crashed near here Friday killing all 18 persons on board The session already is the long est in 11 years Smith held the whiphand on the public works authorization bill exercising his power as chairman of the House Uvues committee he allowed differing House and Senate bills to go to a conference committee for compromise negotiations only after exacting a promise on the final terms He got the House negotiators to agree in advance that certain projects among the 50 added by the Senate would be deleted from the final bill One of the projects Smith decreed must be scratched is a major Oklahoma project sponsored by Kerr A similar tug of war over con struction of pork as some lawmakers call it was involved in the farm money bill dispute House negotiators refused to go along with an at tempt by the Senate to add funds for seven new farm re search laboratories in various states plus laboratories identified v 175 million for not planned or In one final action the House unanimously passed and sent to President Kennedy a bill that would cut taxes for people over 65 who have big retirement comes The special treatment would be in addition to the double personal tax exemption given all people 65 or older The next tax cuts effective immediately would range as high as for individuals and a year for couples The bill would cost the Treasury an cstjmatcd million a year in revenues Both sides claiming victory in Yemen CAIRO of Yem ens rebel regime Friday were reported battling tribesloyal to the toppled monarchy on the northern southern and eastern frontiers Both sides claimed victories Informed nonEgyp tian sources in Cairo reported President Gamal Abdel Nassers United Arab Republic had sent enough planes troops and tanks into Yemen to insure the vic tory of the revolution SAME Surety Department White Traffic ta Put 24 ;