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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 100 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press United Vna International Ful MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 18 1961 a Copy Papef Consists ef Fooi1 SecHonsSecHon No t JFK prods allies on buildup To maintain pressures COOL By M G TWOCARS New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Pre sident Kennedy is far from satisfied with the rate of the NATO al lies military buildup But he plans no public moves to make them do more He listened quietly and sym pathetically at the White House last week when Gen Lauris Norstad NATOs Supreme Com mander explained the situation In the end the President was unconvinced His aim is to keep the pressure always be hind the gain greater contributions particularly from Britain and France US negotiators are quietly pressing West Germany to ac cept a novel money saving plan They want the Germans to buy military supplies through American military depots in West Germany The Germans would be saved the cost of building duplicate facilities for their growing forces and the US would earn badly needed deutschemarks by charging the Germans for the supply service Administration budget experts who are keeping an unusually close watch on farm crop re ports already dont like what they see All the evidence is that farmers are now harvest ing bumper crops and that spells budget trouble since the extra surpluses will be turned over to the government under the price support program Pre liminary estimates indicate that the government will have to much larger sums to help the farmers than the Adminis tration had anticipated That means another boost in outlays and another step toward a big ger federal deficit Those nine Russian scientists who were not allowed to go to New York for a Rocket Society meeting because the Russians refused similar permission to American scientists there are not veally unhappy about it They had no papers to deliver Besides I prefer to remain in Washington as a tourist one said Ironically they may be later permitted to visit facilities on the West Coast which they had previously asked to see Top aides of Secretary of De fense Robert S McNamara have that eerie feeling of a cop on a tough beat when things are too quiet Things are going well one of them commented McNamara the strongesthanded boss in Penta gon history got along great with Congress and now bis relations with the military brass are im proving But storm clouds are gathering His new rules about what military personnel may talk about in public are sure to raise a ruckus perhaps even become an issue in next years Congressional campaign One of the Presidents closest personal friends has quietly and without publicity resigned from Washingtons exclusive Metro politan Club which bars Ne groes from its premises The friend Charles L Bartlett Washington correspondent of the Chattanooga Times sent a let ter to the club submitting his resignation in protest against the organizations color line At torney General Robert F Ken nedy quit the club last month 4f The State Department grape vine is alive with rumors that the next ambassador to Argen tina will be Henry R Labouisse head of the International Co operation Administration which has been replaced by the new AID agency Mr Labouisse had at one point been consid ered to head the new foreign aid agency but the post went to New York Attorney Fowler Hamilton North Iowa Partly cloudy Wed nesday night frost or light freeze north lows 3035 north 3540 south Partly cloudy continued cool Thursday highs in the 50s Further out look Partly cloudy Friday somewhat warmer southeast Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered frost or freezing tem eratures Wednesday night lows 3036 Mostly fair and continued cool Thursday highs in the 50s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees below normal with only minor daily changes Thursday through next Monday Normal highs are from 58 to 65 and normal lows from 36 to 42 de grees Precipitation will be light to moderate occurring as rain Friday or Saturday and again about Monday Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued cool Highs Thursday near 60 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 84 Minimum 39 Sunrise Sunset Countdown JEFFERSON CITY Mo AP you think you got teenage telephone trouble Consider the plight of the Jef ferson City doctor whose number is 54321 Teenagers have been calling and when the doctors reception ist answers This is 54321 the kids shout Blast off Theyre going to get the num ber changed Village is saved in face of grass fire TAMARACK Minn UPI 229 hurt in blast FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES The village of Tamarack in northern Minnesota is slightly scorched but still standing Aj CHICAGO The chemical mixing plant of a sprawling cosmetics factory exploded Wednesday in a blast of flying glass followed by choking acid fumes More than 225 persons were injured A count of injured at seven hospitals showed 229 persons treated The blast at the 16building Helene Curtis plant rocked Chi cages northwest side and shattered windows in a 20block area Fumes from hydrochloric acid used in the preparation of perma nentwave lotion and detergents spread through the area Firemen had to put on gas masks as protection from the fumes At one point they were forced to turn off their hoses for a chemical reaction with the fumes would touch off new explosions Neighborhood resi dents were forced from their homes Two persons including a Helene Curtis chemist were re ported missing in the wreckage However company president Willard Gidwitz to allay the fears of relatives issued a statement saying that there were no confirmed fatalities The explosion was triggered in a long oneandahalf story building where the main chemi cal components for cosmetics were manufactured It sent shrapnellike barrage of glass flying across the industrial thor oughfare of North Ave into a Zenith Corp plant where 3500 employes were just starting N ews in a utshell PKOM OCR WIKE SEEVICES LAGOS N i g e r i Margery Michelmore 23 American Peace Corps member under fire for remarks about primi tive living conditions in Nigeria is expected to leave for home Thurs day NDOLA The Rhodesian govern ment reported that an in vestigation thus far has failed to disclose the cause of the airplane crash in which U N Sec r e t a r y General Dag H am m a r s k j old was killed Sept 18 But it ruled out the likelihood of sabotage W The United States has shelved a request by Yugoslavia to buy 500 000 tons of surplus American wheat This was an outgrowth of the fastmoving grass and forest fire displeasures of President has been brought under control toward the But for several hours Tuesday it seriously threatened the town of 350 The flames actually burned a few buildings on the north edge of town One of the 500 fire fighters suffered minor facial burns The fire is be lieved to have started in a hay field where a baler caused a spark Bulletin SANTIAGO Chile violent earthquake hit South ern Chile Wednesday The epi center was believed to be Con cepcion site of the last great Chilean earthquake which struck in May 1960 government because of proSoviet positions Yu goslavia took at the re cent conference of 25 un aligned nations half West Berlins 6500man U S garrison rolled out for a threeday test of combat readiness PARIS The French government decided to expel 1500 Algerians swept up in Tuesday nights curfew rioting and said this is only the start of a giant weeding out process work From 35 to 40 persons were struck by flying glass or fell victim to shock in the Zenith plant Only 13 of the injured were in the chemical building where the blast occurred The force of the explosion was so great that it smashed all plate glass windows about 300 on one wall of a plant of the Zenith Corp Windshields and windows of scores of automo biles of Curtis and Zenith em ployes parked in the area were smashed in as if by sledge hammers ONLY THE NEWSPAPER ONLY THE NEWSPAPER gives you such freedom of choice Every member of the family can choose what he wants to when he wants to read it National Newspaper Week Photnfux BLAST LEVELS BUILDING AT COS structure More than 100 workers in METICS chemical build the plant and in nearby factories were ing at the Helene Curtis Industries injured The building located on Chi plant is a mass of smouldering wreck cagos west side was flattened by the age after a blast and fire leveled the explosion that could be heard for miles Nikita tells of goals Pie in sky proposals BASHIR LIKES HIGHPRICED BEEF Bashir Ahmad the Pakistani camel AP Pholofax sold at auction for a pound At right is Judy Viningy 17yearold 4H cart driver touring this country looks Club girl from Osage Iowa who owned over MaybeII the grand champion steer of the American Royal Livestock show in Kansas City Mo after it was the 980pound champion In center is J W Putsch owner of a Kansas City restaurant where the steer is consigned Skullduggery we say of Russ Ablast plans UNITED NATIONS NY Aitiator for a permanent con A 50megaton blast is equivalent US charge that Russia seeks a trolled and inspected nuclear 1to the force of 50 million tons of new moratorium to prevent nu clear tests by others after it winds up its own series with a test ban Dean made the charge as the General Assemblys 101 nation political committee pre 50megaton blast on Oct 31 conpared to wind up a weeklong fronted the United Nations Wednesday The charge was made by Ar thur H Dean chief US nego for champion Osage steer Another Story On Page 2 KANSAS CITY Show sold Wednesday for S5 10 a pound Sale of the big blocky An gus meant for Judy and Joy Vining 4H Club girls from Osage Iowa Successful bidder on the 980 pound champion was Eddie Williams who said he was buying it for a Kansas City restaurant STRETCHING A POINT LITTLE ROCK Ark argument on which of its agen da items should be debated first Dean pointed out that Russia resumed nuclear testing in Sep tember without warning and with obvious preparation car ried out while a moratorium was in effect and it was engaged in apparently good faith negoti ations at Geneva on a perma nent test ban The Soviets have announced tho date for the end of their current scries of tests Dean TNT and about 2500 times more powerful than the US atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima US strategists hoped the White House statement citing the lack of military purpose for such a test would rally world opinion against the Kremlin MOSCOW AP Premier Khrushchev told the 22nd Soviet I Communist party congress Wed nesday that the downfall of im perialism and the triumph of so cialism on a world scale are in evitable The Soviet premier took the rostrum at the second session of the congress to discuss the mas sive new party first since 1919 which the Kremlin claims will make communism su preme and irresistibly attractive o the rest of the worldby 1980 Khrushchev told the more than 4000 delegates in the new Krem lin Palace of Congresses that the experience of a large group of countries had confirmed that the socialist system inevitably re placesthe capitalist system Imperialism the standard Communist term for Western irretrievably lost ts hold on the bulk of the worlds jeoples he declared asserting hat socialism is the main avenue along which mankind advances The premier said the Soviet peoples living conditions have jeen radically altered as a result of these colossal traisforma unemployment had been wiped out long ago work ers real wages have risen 480 per cent and the real incomes of the peasants have risen more than 500 per cent The party program before congress was published July 30 and many Westerners imme diately called it a pieinthesky scheme With a target date of 1980 it calls for free rent medical care education utilities local trans portation and factory lunches by then It also pledges to overtake the United States in per capita pro duction to maintain peaceful co existence between socialist and capitalist states to support inde pendence movements throughout the world and to keep Soviet mil itary forces at top efficiency American capitalism has passed its prime and is declin ing Khrushchev declared as On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 101112 Sports 2728 Clear Lake News 3435 Mason City News 4243 Comics 44 North Iowa News 52 Arkansas Supreme Court Wed y this assembly supporting an uncon trolled uninspected moratorium on nuclear tests The Soviet Union will then have completed its current se ries of tests so that the effect of that moratorium will then be di rected squarely against the United States and the United Kingdom both of whom have observed the previous mora torium It is perfectly clear that the United States would then be placed in a most difficult posi is also apparent that this Ycanning factory employe Wl11 havebeen tricked workmens eonv na s entitled to ensation benefits because she Hilled a shoulder muscle while juttinj on a sweater at the lant and deluded if it allows itself to be toyed with in this manner The White House has asked the Soviet Union to reconsider its de cision to explode a 50megaton nu clear bomb charging that the test would be unnecessary and could only serve some unconfessed political purpose It said the United States had the materials and knowhow to produce bombs in the 50100 meg aton that such weapons are not essential US military needs and that full scale tests arc not necessary to develop them Ihotofax A W AITS JURYS Reis onetime chorus girl accused of masterminding a burglary that police claim netted her and her accomplices nearly a half million dollars awaits a jurys verdict at Potts ville Pa with her attorney Edward J OConnell The 32yearold night club owner is accused of hiring burglars to crack the safe in the Pottsville home of a wealthy coal magnate The case has been marked by the violent deaths of two of the alleged participants Merchants offer big values during Greater Mason City Days THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY OCT 19 20 amf 21 ;