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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for G v The VOL 102 newspaper that makes all North towans XHOME EDITION Associated Press and United Intenwtioiii Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14 neighbors UOa a Paper Consists of Two No 114 Launch attl e to save ond s plan The high cost of TV labor m Educational outlets hit By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau NEW YORK WNDT Chan nel NewYorks new educa tional television station goes on the air Sunday evening WNDT will most certainly be the most ambitious operation in the growing activity of educa tional television Its firstyear operating budget will come to about million about six times as much as say San Francisco spends on its educa tional TV station Itwill tele cast 15 hours a day for five days a week But the big story involves no the magnitude of the operation but a labormanagement dispute that could affect educational TV everywhere The preceden could be set before Sunday eve nings op e n i n g show on WNDT The American Federation Television and Radio Artists AFTRA Tuns a union shop I claims jurisdiction over ievery bocly vrho appearjsrgn aregulat basis When gramming required services of teaichers professors journalists like AFTRA said effect No dough no show You join the union you pay uniondues you get paid scale or better or you dont get in the studio The network succumbed easily The money involved wasnt worth an argument let alone a strike that couid calf out en tertainment stars What seems routine practice for commercial television can be prohibitively expensive for educational TV and that goes for union wages As Samuel B Gould president of the Educa tional Broadcasting Corp owner of WNDT put it Our annual budget of Channel 13 is roughly equivalent to that spent by a major network on programming in one week WNDT is willing to pay union performers union scale Recent ly Zero Mostel star of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum agreed to tape a humorous lecture on comedy for Channel 13s opening program He was willing to work gratis but the station in sisted on paying scale But AFTRA said in effect if Mostel works for scale everybody works for scale The people who appear on WNDTsdaytime programs will be teachers paid not by the station but by their own school systems And most of the people on the evening programs will not be entertainers except in the unions board definition of the word AFTRA is of course a union which claims nationwide juris diction What goes for WNDT must logically go for educational TV everywhere Indeed it would seem inevitable that college stu dents appearing regularly on collegeowned TV stations would be swept into the AFTRA net Labor relations is WNDTs biggest immediate problem Its biggest lasting one will be in the elegent show biz phrase how to meet the nut In his speech last May Gould said obviously with union problems in mind If we cannot make arrangements in keeping with the very nature of noncommer cial television arrangements that are within the scope of our resources then let us be com pletely frank and admit that only two choices are given us To do an inferior piece of work or to close shop Personally 1 would prefer closing Not the time or place Flirting in the pews ROMFORD England UPI A Church of England vicar said Friday that teenage boys and girls come to his church only to make eyes at each other Im no square the Rev Marcus Nicklin 31 said but I was amaied to find that most of the teenagers were interested only with sex Young love is only natural and he said but there is a time and a place for everything And church is not a courting haunt The Rev Mri Nicklin said he plans to ask every teenager coming to church why he or she was there If I think the only lure is the opposite sex I shall order them to leave he said Ive never caught anybody necking in the back pew he added but 1 wouldnt be surprised if it went on behind my back 7 J2 coses in Canada Order restudy of oral polio serum WASHINGTON AP The meeting of a US advisory com mittee on oral poho vaccine has been moved up following a rec ommendation by the Canadian Health Department that general use of the Sabin oral vaccine be suspended The Canadian move announced Thursday was accompanied by a report that at least four persons who took the Sabin vaccine devel oped paralysis A spokesman for the US Public Health said the advisory committee will meet Saturdayin stead of Sept 27 as The spokesman said that 12 cases similiar to the four in Canada were reported in the United States on Aug 22 but that none has been reported since He said the US advisory group stud ied the 12 cases and decided it could not be determined that Sa bin vaccine caused them The Canadian Health Depart meht said that although four cases of paralysis among four million Canadians who took Sabin vaccine is extremely low it was considered that there should be a temporary deferment in the oral vaccination program to allow time Farmers Elevator plans studied The Farmers Elevator in Ma son City will be closed tempo rarily as of noon Saturday Rob ert Logan the receiver an nounced He said details for its continued operation are now being considered There are three possibilities now under consideration he said They are liquidation by sale liquidation by long term ease and operation by the re ceiver The interests of the creditors will determine which of these or some other action finally will be taken he said Logan was appointed receiver or the elevator by the District ourt for a full investigation of all case of poliomyelitis occurring in Can ada during the current period The department added that par alytic polio was at a low point in Canada this year and that the older Salk dead virus vaccine has effectively protected much of the Canadian population Salk vaccine is administered by njection The Sabin live virus vaccine is taken orally Two state health departments Michigan and withdrawn use of type three Sabin vaccine on grounds that greater caution should be used in connec tion with it The Public Health Service approved types one and two for use last year and type three in March of thisyear Each type is aimed polio at a different strain of At Fort Dodge Webster County medical officials postponed for at least one week oral polio vaccine clinics scheduled to be held at three communities this Sunday The clinics scheduled to be held at Fort Dodge Harcourt and Badger were postponed on advice of the US Public Health Service and the Iowa Department of Health Efforts to trim it rejected JFK seeking million FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES The House Friday beat back an attempt to cut President Kennedys million UN bond purchase pro posal to million The lawmakers shouted down an amendment by Rep H R Gross RIowa He had de manded that the proposed bond purchase be brought into line with this countrys regular share of the UN budget The United States pays 3202 2r cent of the world organiza ions ordinary expenses The U S share of the overall bond ssue would be 50 per cent In presenting his amendment Gross bitterly criticized former President D wight D Eisenhow er a supporter of the UN bond alan He said Eisenhowerwas condoning deadbeats overseas while pointing a finger at dead beats in this country The UN bonds are designed to help theworld organization solve a financial crisis brought on by thefaUure of many UN members to pay their debts to the organization A bipartisan led bj Rep Thomas E Morgan DPa and wasrfightihgto save the bond pro posalfor revisions But it ap peared theyfaced an uphill fight Other developments SteeURepublkans on the Sen ateJudiciary committee indicated hey would refuse to votecon empt citations against four steel firms who have refused to reveal secret cost data on steel produc jon Sen Hugh Scott RPasaid he contempt citation demanded by the Senate Antitrust and Mon opoly subcommittee was one of he most undemocratic procedures hat Ive seen Sen Kenneth Keating RNY said he agreed with the steelmakers that the secret data would give foreign competition an edge over Amef can producers and could cause unemployment in the industry sent Presi lent Kennedys mass transit bill o the Senate Commerce commit ee decreasing chances of pass ng it before Congress adjourns The committee was instructed to report the bill back to the floor n 10 days Reserves The House Armed Services committee gave unani mous approval to President Ken ledys request for standby N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Advisers to leave Laos VIENTIANE Laos The first contingent of American military advisers sent here to advise Lao tian right wing strongman Phoumi Nosovans troops is expected to leave Laos Monday A U S embassy spokesman said The U S Military Assistance Ad visory Group has drawn up plans for a phased with drawal of personnel which will ensure full compliance with the pro visionsof the Geneva accords Public works bill signed rtp President Kennedy signed the public works Authorization bill and called it a significant milestone in an effort to strengthen our economy Kennedy who shortly will ask Congress for an appropriation to put the program into effect said the program will be designed to car ry out worthwhile and necessary projects in areas with high rates of unemployment Key worker in a latrine FARNBOROUGH England member of a Royal Air Force latrine detail said he cant get a dis charge because hes classed as a key worker Im fed up with it said leading aircraftsman Tim Mahoney I spend five days a week from 8 am to 5 pm cleaning out lavatories cleaning windows and ing up the place au au hority to call 150000 Reservists o active military duty The ac ion clears the way for a House rote Monday on the resolution vhich the Senate passed unani mously Thursday EDIE GETSTHEIR CUSTODY Act their mother Kovacs first wi EiSe lafe the girls saicl Canted to continue mme Kovacs hugs the comedians two living with the actress A daughters and Bette said their mother only vanned thtmfor 15 after being awarded their custody the financial gain Edie won a tearful court battle with Fiveday Iowa Temperatures average near normal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal highs are fromthe lowe 70s in the 70s southNormal low are from the upper 40s in th extreme the middle 50 in the south It willturn a little cooler at the beginning of the period with little change there after Rainfall will average 25 to 50 of an inch in shower Tuesday or Wednesday NoHh Iowa Mostly fair through Saturday Cooler Friday night lows in upper 40s to low 50s Saturday in upper 70s owa Partly cloudy through Saturday little temperature change Scattered showers thunderstorms Southwest and extreme south Friday night lows near 50 north to near 60 south Highs Saturday 7580 north 8085 south Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued mild Highs Saturday around 78 GlobeGazette Weather Data up 6 8 ani Friday Maximum 77 Minimum 45 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News CubGazette 7 Mason City News g9 Sports nw North Iowa News 15 Clear Lake News14 17 Decker recalls w Two hundred workers laid of a ago byJacob E Decke and of a of hog receipts will go back t work Monday morning Receipts of hogs tins week havi been through out interior Iowa as welt as 16 cally plan manager reported Friday We receipts next week o be back near normal he said Top prices for hogs at the Ma son City plant dropped Wednes day from a hundredweight o and have remained teady since The drop was at ributed to increased receipts of togs Other meat packers also be an recalling workersThey in cluded Wilson Co at Ceda Rapids and Albert Lea Minn Co Rath Packing Co at Columbus Junction and the Dubuque Pad ing Co Dubiique Lower prices dominated man livestockmarkets as the Na tional Farmers Organization wound up the second week o ts rebellion to boost onhoo pricesof livestock There were ew reports demonstra ions at midwestern markets Where farmers and NFO mem icrs gathered Thursday At Corning Oren Lee Staley resident of the NFO said the ampaign to withhold livestock rom market could run many veeks Glenn has been busy space agency agrees BOM OUK WIRE SERVICES HOUSTON Tex The space gency agreed Friday with As ronaut Walter Schirra that John Glenn has been busy with mat ers other than space and that he public should have been told hat Scott Carpenter had landed afely after his orbital flight But Schirras candid criticism Caused a stir at the Manned ipacecraft Center MSC here Al Chop deputy public affairs fficer for the center agreed hat Glenns popularity since his RUSSIANS USE BUS A Soviet bus taking guard replacements for the Rus sian war memorial in British sector of West Berlin passes gate at crossing point at Sandkrug Bridge On both sides of the bus are East German bor j T Photofax der guards It was the first time since Aug 21 that the Soviets used a bus Since that date the Russians have used armored cars and the West ordered them to stop the practice orbital flight had resulted in constant requests for personal appearances But Chop declined to agree with Schirra that Glenns commitments h a v e just about wiped him out of the space program Glenn has had to relocate and has been busy finding a house Houston getting his children in school finding tem porary quarters until his hoftse is built and reacting topublic pressures put upon him for pub lie appearances Chop said Chop confirmed that a com munications breakdown within the public affairs department caused anxiety over Carpenters landing But he said it was a mistake and we will try to do better next time Schirra criticized the Mercury control information center for not telling the public that Car penter was safely down during 35 min utes of com m u n i c a tions black out We had s i x beautiful radar fixes within six miles of where Scott landed Schirra said We had a lot SCHIRRA of information there and yet it never came out feel badly about har pooning someone on this be cause if they do it to me Im going to be furious because too many people I know will be con cerned and I think many were in Scotts case A MSC spokesman in Houston said Glenn may make a state ment after studying the text of Schirras comments line for Castro Dont go any further JFK ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTONPresident Ken edy Thursday drew the line on ist how far Castro Cuba will be lowed to go He laid down six editions that would prompt the nited States to move swiftly gainst the Sovietaided Cuban igime At the same time the President aid the Cuban military buildup id not present a serious threat any country He cautioned gainst loosetalk by Americans bout invading Cuba He added We shall neither initiate nor ommit agression But he told a news conference hat if the United States should forced to take military action jairistcommunism in Cuba all Fidel Castros Communistsup lied weapons would not change he result nor extend the time eded to defeat him Kennedy in one of his most out poken references to Cuban exiles n this country also pledged to with their leaders who are edicated as we are to that na ons future return to freedom Here in the Presidents own vords are the conditions that vould prompt US military action gainst Cuba If at any time the Com munist buildup in Cuba were to endanger or interfere with our any way including our at Guantanamo our passage to the Panama Canal our missile and space activities at Cape or the liver of American citizens in this country or if Cuba should ever attempt to export its aggressive purposes by force ef the threat of force agajnst any nation in this hemisphere or become an offensive military base of significant capacity for Soviet Union then this country will ox whatever must be to protect ifs own that of itsallies Pledging to deal swiftly in the vent of any such developments lie President said healready had ull authority as commanderin hief to act had asked Con ress to authorize a callup of 50000 military reservists if they hould be needed Shortly before Kennedy spoke Ie Senate voted 760 to give him he standby authority Both the louse and Senate also went to ork on separate proposals af rming US determination to fight necessary to block any Cuban Egression The President called on our riends in Latin America to ealize the potentialthreat Castro toses to their peace and freedom Jid said we shall make further roposals to them Likewise he said that this ountrys NATO allies who permit heir ships to be used to send sup lies to Castro must realize the mplications jof their ships en aging in the Cuban trade Space gets new team WASHINGTON ff Nine new members of the Ameri can astronaut team will be named Monday the National Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration announced Fri day They will be introduced at a news conference at 1 pm Monday at the University of Houston by Dr Robert F Silruth director of Hous ton Manned Space Flight Cen ter So far the pilot pool for space operations has consist ed only of the original seven named in April 1959 The nine new members are the survivors of a long check out on some 200 applicants 389 SAME ;