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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1957, Mason City, Iowa I I I Grave of John Brown Marks His Planned Slave Refuge NORTH ELBA N Y UP The grave in h i c h John Browns body lies amouldering is on a farm in this Adirondack Mountain community where the fiery abolitionist hoped to build a refuge for escaped slaves Brown who believed he had a divine commission to destroy settled here in 1849 and made a vain effort to farm the land With him were his seven children and 10 Negro families The farm remained his home wrote his family I think it would be better for me to die at this time I think that my object will be nearer fulfillment if I do eeds in the monkeys The seeds seem to cause a total loss of nemory apparently because hey send off meaningless brain vayes that disturb the rest of the raiu tissue the scientists re ported Besides monkeys the research ers are using mice and tiny fruit Jies to study the effects of ra diation hanged for treason at Charles On Dec Hanged 2 1859 Brown was His body was farm at North town W Va brought to the Elba A small museum ofmementoes and a the abolitionist arc Salt hasnt joined the parade o rising prices The average price today is cents a pound the same that it was in 1812 Mislaid Petition Gives Motorists Free Parking MEDINA Ohio A cleri cal error made 13 years ago re sulted in two months of free parjo ing for motorists here Recently redfaced authorities ordered the removal of 235 park ing meters because a petition against the meterordinance in 1944 was pigeonholed instead p Aug 2 1957 CItj being sent board Because to the citys election the document may have carried the necessary num ber of signatures for a referen dum vote on the ordinance the city council was forced to abolish themeters until the law could be set right The meters had been bringing in about a year plus about in parking fines SKIS ON ICE Jay Seller and Miriam Seabold go through spins falls high kicks and somersaults in a special Ice Varieties act on circular skis 10 feet long The rou tine will be part of the program of the Ice Varieties of 1957 when the revue ap pears at the North Iowa Fair next week IN HEW JERSEY Controversy Over Prayer Before Lunch EDGEWATER PARK Controversy rages in this town of 350 residents over whether elementary school children here can say grace before lunch The attorney general of New Jersey says its illegal The su pervising principal says ridicu Edgewater Park has two ele mentary schools with a total at tendance closetn 400 of the pupils those who come from some distance to school and lunch in the cafeterias had been saying grace for some years in their class rooms just before leaving to eat Practice Abandoned This practice was abandoned in March after the School Board re ceived a protest It was resumed in April when a petition bearing 603 names objected Meanwhile the School Board asked the state attorney general Grover C Rich man Jr for a ruling Richmans decision read Grace invokes the Divine Blessing before a meal As a re Ligious exercise it is barred in the public schools of this state There can be no legal or con stitutionaj objection however to the reading of passages from the Old Testament or the repeating of the Lords Prayer immediately prior to the noon New Jersey law requires the reading of at least five verses ot the Old Testament without com ment in each classroom to star the school day The State Su preme Court has ruled that the Lords Prayer and the Old Testa ment are nonsectarian Religious Exercise Richman also held that an in terval ot silence understood bj children tohe for grac would be a religious exercise anc herefore illegal He said th silence period could be observec without any understanding grac was to be repeated by the childre to themselves To all this Mildred Magowai Riverton N supervising prin311111011 years cipal of the schools objects I would say 98 per cent our people are in favor of the children saying Mr Study Preserved insects From PreHistoric Era BERKELEY Calif ects which crawled over the arth 30 million years ago now erfecQy preserved in bits of am er are currently being studied y scientists of the University of lalifornia here The studies are being conducted iy J Wyatt Durham professor if paleontology and entomolo ists Paul D Kurd and Ray F Smith Durham said the insects prob ably were caught in tree resin millions of years ago The resin eventually became amber Durham and Hurd collected the specimens in Mexico last year So far the three scientists have identified about 75 species of pre listoric insects The insects are important to discovery of the type of climate and vegetation that existed 30 resulted in the use of the grave marker Held Arsenal With a handful of men Brown attacked the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry hoping to gel arms for an underground railroac stronghold For a day and a nigfr the group held the arsenal Bu when the state militia arrived 10 of his men were killed and Brown was captured Monkeys Used in Wisconsin Radiation Tests although he and his sons made on the 160acre farm maintained frequent excursions to the Southjby the New York State Conseri in his fanatical attempts to Department the slaves i Return Trips On one of his return trips to the farm Brown stopped off at Tor rington where he was born in 1800 and removed hfs grand fathers tombstone He brought the slab with him to North Elba and on it he carved the initials J Shortly afterward he be gan an enterprise that eventually MADISON Wls nonkeys reached an altitude of feet recently in a 62hour jalloon ride as part of an experi ment to learn about the effects of cosmic rays University of Wisconsin scien tists said the ride left no visible effects on the animals In fact tests showed that their hebavior and learning abilities were as good if not better than those of two monkeys that stayed behind The scientists are now study ing the effects of grain injuries From his prison cell Brown I by implanting radioactive cobalt WELCOMES 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