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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1962, Mason City, Iowa Nbrth Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for Horn The VOL Press Bd P ntraauonal I ITY newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 15 W2 i It HOME EDITION UOc a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 WOI Ames WO pm Sun Tues When picking a career comes easy mHENEVER MEET UP wittf a youngster whos having a hardtime trying to make up his mind about wha career he should follow I think back on how luckyI was My memory doesnt stretch back to a time in my life when I wasnt sure that I was going to be a newspaper man This was in my thinking dur ing my grade school days when I must confess my prin cipal interest in newspaper was in the sports page Excep for the colored funnies on Sun day how well I remember the Katchenjammer comics were an unverified rumor remember when Jiggs and Mag gie and Mutt and Jeff were born the precursor of the myr iad comic strips and panels in todays dailies Fresh in my memory is little notice which one week found itself among the loca items of my hometown paper It was a call for a printers devil There was a reminder that Horace Gireeley began his illustrious career in that lowly job which consists of doing everything around a printshop so menial or unpleasant that printers view it with disdain But to in Horatio Alger was an invita tion ingilded letters I was waiting at theVffoht door of the Bee office when the first workman showed up next morn ing Sofar as Irknow I was the only applicant for the job That Its National Newspaper Week This commentary by Earl Hall has special pertinence Its the beginning of National Newspaper Week may explain why I landed it I wont tell you what my pay was but Ill do some hinting by con fessing that I havent been as impressed by the starvation in comes in underprivileged na tions as otherwise I might be That was a bit more than a half Century ago How do I feel about my choice of career as I indulge in a backward look Ill answer that by saying that I haven4 even one slight re gret Id do the same thing again The most I ever do is look back over my shoulder and ask myself what work Id like most AFTER journalism And the answer always comes back the My attitude toward my pro fession approaches that of a fellow editor in Texas Walter R Humphrey of the Fort Worth Press In QUILL the magazine of Sigma Delta Chi journalistic fraternity he wrote an article called A Newspapermans Love Affair Its a personal testi monial Humphrey went away to col lege expecting to train himself forlaw One day he wrote a news story for the campus news paper It was ex actly as he had written it but there it was And he was the proudest student on the campus He forgot about law He was a newspaper man That he recalled in his Quill piece is the way this pro fession of mine captures young men and women It holds out Its band to anyone seeking ex citement and adventure and leads him through a maze of wonderful experiences I cannot for the life of me he added see how any young man or woman looking for the thrills and satisfactions of liv ing can pass it by Nothing compares to it Other things are dull other careers routine and colorless when stacked up against it Thats why Im in it But the newspaper has more than glamor the Texas editor went on to say It has life to it life in all its degrees and colors covering the whole spec Turn to Page 2 Please Pholofax CHOPPERS DRY OUTFIELD Base ball Commissioner Ford Frick watches CanNevv Yorl Yankees and dlestick Park in San Francisco their Giants After days of rain the game fanlike rotors drying outfield grass for went on as scheduled the sixth game of World Series between is optimistic about Monacos tax war MONTE CARLO Monaco UPI Princess Grace said with a hig smile Monday that she was optimisticthat the little tax war between Monaco and France would have a happy ending for her tiny Naturally we are very concerned the former Holly wood actress said But I am optimistic that everything will turn out allright The princess who rules her 360acre country with her hus band Prince Rainier added I really cant say anything because it is a political mat ter She indicated she expected to live happilyever after with Rainier in ed by their wealthy subjects expensive hotels ornate gam bling casino and harbor full of yachts The presence of the princess in the town seemed to inspire confidence in the hearts of the beleaguered Monegasques When she passed Hotel de Paris the up a snappy salute Prince Rainiers palace has set up a press center across the street for the 30 foreign journalists who call them selves war correspondents A tour of the battleground revealed six French customs officers on one roadleading from Monaco the Italian border They were erecting a stopped cars little sign which read duane coming from Monaco to France but not those entering the little state France was reported ready to tighten its squeeze on Mon acountil the tiny principality gives up a greater share of its taxfree wealth Reliable sources said French President Charles de Gaulle was pre paring to step up customs double the principalitystele phone and mail rates and force truck drivers leaving Monaco to carry documents showingthe value of their Requests fine for Bdrnett Not purged says Bobby FROM OUK WIBE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Justice Department Monday asked that Mississippi Gov Ross R Bar nett be fined for failing o purge himself of contempt of ederal court In a brief filed with the 5th Circuit Appeals in New Orleans the department also asked that Barnett be fined an additional a day until he does take action to purge him self The would repre sent d day for the period between Oct 2 arid Oct 12 The departments action was announced by Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy who had directed action against Barnett after the jovernor defied a court order toadmit James H Meredith as a student at the University of Mississippi The Justice Department brief aid Barnett partially purged umself by personally arranging or Meredith and federal officers o enter the university on the night of Sept 30 However the brief said Barnett failed to in struct state officers to preserve aw and order and this led to he riots that occurred after Meredith appeared on the cam pus Kennedy also pointed out that Jarnetts attorneys in a hearing n New Orleans last week re racted his earlier agreement to comply with court orders and in dicated he would comply only with such orders he L believed con the policies law of Mississippi Therefore Kennedy said the fines should be levied until Bar nett appropriate insfruc cargo Monaco baltledjjack virtually its words A note from Prince Rainier loWe Gaulle wasto be the Frencl foreign office in Paris note protested Frances in Posfjfcrf a ar oundTioh a co he subtnitsjta the court a signet statement specifying his past an intended compliarice with the courts orders TnefSth Circuit judges now have ett case understudyand decideJater whether he of contempt partment brief Ron taken earlier tentthat Barnett Gov told the that imprisonment rve no useful purpose the a las N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Schirra receives medal ORADELL N Walter M Schirra Jr cheered at every turn by the homefolks he knew as a boy received the National Aeronautics a n d Space Administration distinguished service medal for his sixorbit flight around the world jrd week at university OXFORD Miss Negro James Meredith had breakfast at the University of Mississippi cafeteria and then strolled leisurely across the campus to begin his third week of classes at the once rigidly segre gated school TJ S marshals were in the area but did not doghis footsteps A jeep occupied by three soldiers was parkediri jffont yf the cafeteria Russia slates rocket tests Spviet Union will test a new series of multistage carrier rockets in two regions of the central Pacific beginning Tuesday and extend ing through Nov 30 The of ficfar Soviet Tass news agency said the rocketswill be types designed for cosmic objectives GOP campaign office robbed BOSTON Massachusetts Republican State Committee office has been robbed of in cash and checks most of which represented payments for a fundraisingdinner for former President Dwight D Eisenhower Monday night Kennedy plans more campaigning President Kennedy catches his campaign breath for the next two days then dashes off through eight states in another firebuild ing mission for 1962Working for New Frontiers men reckons on a 25 per cent defection of Demo crats on crucial domestic votes Hopeful of Congo solution NEW YORKTAdIaiE Stevenson U S Am bassador to the United Nations told President Ken nedy thatdevelopments of the pastfew days give us some hope of a solution of the problems in the Congo North Iowa Mostly cflftdy windy and colder through Tuesday Scattered showers or I night and eafei ITffeslgy t near 50 MIAMI Fia scribed by the raiderswho sank a Cuban patrol boat and rescued two wounded Cuban militien e a s t of Ha up Lows Monday ni Highs Tuesday EydAlelfbi per 50s Iowa Mostly cloudy and windy through Tuesday Occasional rain north and central Mon day night colder lows 40s northwest to 50s southeast Occasional rain north an d central Tuesday colder highs near 50 northwestto near 60 southeast Further outlooki Partly cloudy cool Wednes day FiveDay Iowa For the period Tuesday through Saturday tem peratures will average near nor mal Normal highs are 60 to 66 and normal lows r are 38 to 44 Much colder Tuesday with a slow warming trend until colder again Friday or Saturday Pre cipitation will average moder ateto heavy occurring as occa sional rain Monday night and again Thursday or Friday in amounts of onehalf to one inch Minnesota Mostly cloudy show ers Cooler Tuesday highs in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 74 62 65 58 36 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 73 Minimum 52 raiders rested after Cuban attack MVSi i ix men de Guard as fe beirfTquestioned by im m authorities The un men were taken to Key a Coast Guard boat from of Cay Sal Sun fey had sought ref il after the raid lot allowed to talk On the inside EditorialsPage 4 Society 47 News Quit7 Sports910 Comics 11 Latest Markets 1J2 Mason City News 12 13 North Iowa News 14 Clear News 15 COLLECTS HIS PRIZE British Prime Harold Macmillan reaches for the kiddy scooter he won at a function in Llandudno Wales England The function washeld in connection with the annual Con servative Party conference in Llandudno which Mac millan addressed Lady Dorothy Macmillan the prime ministers wife stands next toher husband The scooter will be given to a grandchild of the Mac millans kb US eras I Mason Cityan victim CHARLES Oelkers 41 Mason City Route 2 was fatally burned Monday Svhenthe truck he was bus at an intersection on Highway miles southof here Eleven children the school bus1 and the driver escaped serious injury The bus burs into flames after the collision with the truck which was carryingfar 1 Oelkers diedintheCedar Valley Hospital Charles City six lours after the crash His son Terry 20 who was with him in the ruck is hospitalized with leg burns The collision occurred on U S Highway 218 four miles outti of Charles City about am as the bus was turning out a farm driveway According to the sheriffs offi Alden trucker gets 60 days for tax evasion ELDORA A rural Alden rucker was sentenced to 60 ays in jail Monday after plead ng guilty to charges of state ncome tax evasion for 195960 Herbert FranklinWelch was harged on two counts of state ncome tax evasion in a com ijaint filed by the attorneygeh LIHi VLll wfcJV tttnj OcUU UI cers the bus was crossingHightne87th it was thethird way 218 when it was struck side by the truck traveling on the high way irals office The Iowa Tax Commission ad reported that Welch owed bout in state income tax rid penalties for the two years Hardin County District Court udge Ed Kelley sentenced iVelch to 60 days on each count with the sentences to run con urrently STILL HOSPITALIZED NEW YORK Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt confined to Colum ia Presbyterian Medical Center vith a lung infection since Sept Solonsto debate record GOP critical of Congress Congress sputtered to adjourn ment over the weekend signaling the beginning ofa politicaltug of war over that will continue through the Nov 6 gene ral election During its longest session since 1951 Congress gave President Kennedy part of what he asked considerably altered some of his requestsand completely blanked theadministration on three major programs v Congress supported the presi dent on his foreign policy re In addition sub stantially what he asked for id the Reciprocal Trade Expansion for depressed areas man power retraining program postal rate and federal employe pay in creases and increased minimum wages His incentive tax exemption and strict farm production control programs were approved in part But Congressturned a deaf ear to administration requests for fed eral aid to schools and colleges health insurance for the aged fi nanced through higher social se curity taxes and estabUshment of a department of urban affairs The final week saw congress rying desperately to pass a com paratively appropriation and authorization measures in the face of a revived prestige tween the House and Senate Sunday less than 24 hours after both houses adjournedthe Re publican leaders issued a state ment blasting the Wfthas a con gress which accomplished little and mismanaged much In the statement Senate Republi can leader of Illinoisandhis House counterpart Charles HaIIeckv6fInifana7 placed miich blameon Kennedy They said Kennedy saddled Con gress with many requests most of which were aimed at spending more money or concern rating more power in the federal government Whatever else may be said propriated for current and future Officers said some of the chilfical vearsThis was exceeded dren suffered minor cuts and th wartime bruises but were not seriously hurt Bert HiUief 57 diaries City bus driver and the chil dren scrambled through an emer gency exit of the bus before it caught fire Thetruck owned by the E Roofing Company Mason City was loaded with roofing1 tar en route job in JanesyilleThe truck burst Into flame when the collision occurred and the bus caught fire shortly after from tar splashed on it from the truck Oelkers was trapped in the cab of the truck until rescued by fire men from Charles City and Nashua Oelkers lived at Portland REPORT ON MARINER WASHINGTON 2 launched Aug 27 at 7 am Monday was 8029040 miles from the earth on the way to L11C 26 is not as well as in recent planet Venus which it is expect ays the hospital reported Moned to reachDec 14 Its radio iav signal continues to be good INVOLVED IN CRASH This is the schoolbus south of Sit Sift Cllildren the tally burned after it collided with a caped injuries wth in congressional total of billion ap 1942 and billion of 1943 Still this years total was about billion less than Kennedy had asked question of prestige was ivery much in evi dence in the closing days Does the House have the exclu sive right to initiate appropria tions measures The House said yestheSenate said no The hassle reached a climax Friday when Rep Clarence Can non DMo veteran House Appro priations Committee chairman demanded a roll call in an attempt to defeat a sur vey item which the Senate had tacked onto the public works appropriation measure Cannon lost the votebut it dis closed what houseleaders had tried to avert all of a quorum due to the exodus home of members anxious to get started on their election campaigns Leaders of both houses ham mered out a compromise late Fri day night The House passed the public works appropriation meas ure but sidetracked a1 lton supplemental appropriation which included funds for u creased pensions for retired fed era employes Cannon had vowed to block thejatter measure by a parliamentary maneuver SUCCESSFUL SURGERY WASHINGTON DC AHDirk Stikker NATO secretarygener al is making a normal recovery from an operation he under went Monday for removal of a malignancy located in the intestine SAME ;