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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 2, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE r i Tht Newspaper That Makes All North I o wa n N e i g h b o rs HOME EDITION VOL AstocUUd Blew ruH MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 1 7c Copy Paper Consists of Two 171 Religious Retreats Popular Even Politicians Taking TimeOff ior Meditation By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International Shortly before 5 oclock last Friday afternoon four officials of the U Department left their offices in Washington got into a car and drove to a secluded old house on the banks of the Potomac about10 miles south of They were joined there by similar groups from the De fense Department Congress and other government men inall They spent the en tire weekend in the old house A spy peeking through the unguarded windows could have seen them engaged in long earnestconversations But if foreign agent did get wind of this rendezvous he can relax THE GOVERNMENT officials were not talking about high strategy They were talking about the Christian faith and its relevance to their lives Their meeting was a retreat conducted by the noted Quaker philosopher Dr Elton True blood Weekend retreats for laymen are a relatively new and in creasingly important aspect of U S religious life More than o r g a n i z e d retreats were conduct ed in this country year And the movement is gro wing so rapidly the number easily iri a y double this year This trend is heartening to Dr Trueblood former religi ous director of the U S in formation Agency who now serves as professor of philoso phy at Earlham College Rich mond Ind AP Photofax A SUCCESSFUL TRIP Secretary of era strategy talks at Paris him State Christian Herter left walks are Harry Stimpson special from his plane Nation assistant and Undersecretary of State al Airport after Kis returnfrom West Douglas Dillon CASSELS THE RETREAT is one of the most tures of the current religious he said in an inter view It is capturing the inter est of laymen from coast to coast It seems to meet ly felt need of contemporary Trueblood pointed out that re treats are not a modern inven tion Jesus conducted frequent retreats for his disciples He taught that even good works such as sick must be laid aside occasionally to withdraw from the world for a period of prayer study and meditation Modern Christians especial ly men and women who are carrying heavy responsibilities particularly need this kind of spiritual refreshment accord ing to Trueblood PEOPLE TODAY art so caught up in the immediacies of life that they have little chance to reflect on the Jie need to get away from everyday home and business and the tele phone long enough to take their bearings The purpose of a retreat is to deepen your life both intellec tually and spiritually so that you can go back and perform your daily work more adequate1 ly It gives you a chance to see who you are and where you are going and Godfreys Condition Excellent Doctors NEW YORK God to Ike frey was reported in excellent condition Saturday at the Co lombia Presbyterian Medical Center where he is recovering from an operation for lung cancer A bulletin issued by the hospital said Godfrey had spent a comfortable Godfrey was out of bed twice Friday aft ternoon GETTYSBURG Pa UVSec retary of State Christian Pferter flew back Salurday from West ern strategy talks in Parisand promptly reported to President Eisenhower He arrived at the Eisenhower farm home where the Presi dent is spending the weekend from Washington by helicopter and landed in a pasture only a few yards from the Presidents front door He went into the house im mediately to report to Eisen hower on the Western foreign ministers plans for negotiations with Russia at Geneva on Ger man problems ON HIS ARRIVAL in Wash ington Herter said the Paris talks with foreign ministers of Britain France and West Ger many were very successful in depiding on the Western posi tion for the Geneva negotiations starting May 11 Both in spirit and in sub he We reached complete agreement on a highly important Western This should assist us greatly in making progress at Geneva if the Sovjet Union demon strates an honest desire to nego Herter was asked whether the complete agreement he re ported at Paris had been reached because the Western foreign ministers made no at tempt to settle many details We settled every detail that came Herter said HE WAS ASKED wtwtfwr is optimistic about the pros pects for the negotiations with the Russians at the showers in vicinity Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night in mid 60s Not much change Sunday high in 80s Iowa Scattered Ihundershowers Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night in 60s Lo cally cooler highs in 80s Further outlook showers and cooler Minnesota Cloudy showers Little change in temperature GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 87 63 73 61 43 SAM eign ministers meeting which will open May 11 If I knew Vhat frame of mind the other fellow was in I could answer that he answered Herter was met by Under secretary of State Douglas Dil 1 o n Deputy Undersecretary Robert Murphy and Deputy Un dersecretary Loy Henderson his chief officials in the State De partment He said he plans to confer with former Secretary of State John Foster Dulles during the weekend Dulles is at Wal ter Reed Army Hospital suffer ing from cancer Thursday evening be will tell the nation by radio and televi sion abot Western plans and prospects for the Genera Big Four foreign minis ten meeting Stacyville Girl Dies of Injuries OSAGE 7 daughter andMrs Her bert Wagner in a hospital here Friday of injur ies she received when she was struck by a pickup truck Wed nesday Police said the girl ing home from school when some papers blew out of her school bag She was hit by a car driven by Dennis Stacyville when she darted out into the tiighway to retrieve the papers No charges were filed against Meek Find Liquor Slots in Two Club Raids r BOONE county and state officers staged simul Unlikely WASHINGTON possi bility appeared remote Satur day of any Senate censure of Morse DrOre for bis actions in the controversy that Luce to quit as ambassador to Brazil Republican leaders indicated privately they want no part of a proposal by Sen Homer Cape hart RInd that the Senate of ficially reprimand Morse for in quiring of Mrs Luces physi cian whether she had recevied psychiatric treatment Influential Democrats laughed off the suggestions as just another stanza in the run ning feud between the Indiana Republican and the Oregon Democrat Morse said he would welcome a censure attempt by Capebart Capehart told a news confer cncc Friday he believed Morse acted with the height of irre sponsibility in calling Dr Michael Rosenbluth of New York to ask about treatments di rected for his patient 775 D4VS r tfAST Legislative Session i Longest in 25 Years By WILLIAM 1BIRLINE DBS MOINES odds art the 1959 Legislature will quit awl g6 home next week without taking any positive ac ionon the hottest issue before reapportioriment HouseMajority Floor Leader Clark McNeil Belmond says he thinks the lawmakers will wind up their work by mid week There another lastgasp effort early in the week to agree oh a planfor a fairer distribu tion of teals in the General As sembly But its the consensus of most legislative observers that the move will be onlyper functory This has been one of the longest legislative sessions in years It completed its HOlh day Friday and probably will run about 115days You have to go back to 193334 when a special session lasted from Nov 6 1933 to March 12 1934 to liiid a longer one THE REAPPORTIONMENT battle which has had more em phasis this session than in any for more than 50 years is large ly responsible for the sessions length Leaders of bothparties and both Republican and Democrat ic advocates of reapportionment have spent days on the prob lem The debate at times has grown acrid as plan after plan was offered and defeated most ly by legislators from small population counties Rep Willard Freed RGow rie at one point accused two small county Jessie M Parker 79 Noted Educator Dies Panamanian Invaders Surrender PANAMA Cuban invaders if Panama who surrendered without firing a shot arrived in he capital as captives during he night Saturday in eight icavily buses Informed sources said astros Cuban Embassy may seek leniency for the smalHaand who threw themselves on the of the Panamania in laying down the arms Hundreds of curious Pana maniansisiiently watched the 8 risoners one a woman marched into jail THEY WILL BE qutstioncd efore the government decides what to do with them A source with official con nections reported antigovern ment forces operating near the Caribbean coastal town of Nom re de Dios where the main roup of the Cuban invaders ave up Friday The strength of the rebels was ot determined First reports id not indicate they were Panamanians who have een waging hitandrun attacks gainst1 the government for weeks or new foreign invaders THE BACK OF Cuban ased expedition was believed roken however The bedraggled band of revo utionisls said they came to anama on being told the coun ry was ruled by a dictatorship but we were Panama defenses aided by S planes patrolling the coast on the alert against the anger of more invasions JESSIE M PARKER Mason Citys 87 Reading Sets Mark Warm soulh Winds pushed empcraturcs into IhrBOs and 90s Saturday as lowans enjoyed another day of balmy summer weather The mercury soared to 93 de grees at Council Bluffs and ioux City Friday the warm est readings of the year in the tate MasonCitys hfgh of 87 was a record for the date The pre ious highwas 86 recorded on if ay1 1909 Lows Saturday morning were mostly in the 60s Saturday lightrcadifigs also were expcct id to be in the 60s Scatteredshowers were fore asl for Salurday nighl the Weather Bureau said with cool r temperatures predicted for unday and Monday taneous raids clubrooms in Madrid VFW on the Eagles Boone and the clubrooms late Friday and seized seven slot machines and more than a case of liquor Liquor and three slot machines were fotfnd in the Eagles clubrooms here and the other four machines plus and numbers game equipment was found is the Madrid VFW club HERTZ ACCUSED NEW YORK UiTbe govern ment Friday accused the Hertz Corp of throttling competition in car rentals throughout he United States Headed Iowa Schools for 25 Years LAKE MILLS Jessie M Parker 79 former state super intendent ot public instruction is dead Miss Parker who had served the state in an educational ca pacity for move than 25 years died of cancer late Friday at her familys homestead here Qldllmers in the educational field storied Ihe when vWasa public schooVteacher and used io lake chocolate drops from her fa thers drugstore in Lake Mills to handout to pupils She also was knomi as the teacher who knew how to get along with rowdy little MISS PARKER ran for office of head of the Slate De partment of Public Instruction in 1938 and was elected She re tained the office until she re tired in 1954 Prior to 1938 she was the de partments rural schools super visor for 10 years One of the accomplishments of her state administration was to accelerate the program for reorganization and consolidation of public school districts Miss Pa r k c r started her caching career in 1898 and at the lime of her retirement looked back on 55 years of serv ice in helping to educate Iowa youngsters Her own education was In the public schools here at Iowa Stale Teachers College Grin ncll College Valparaiso Uni versily and old DCS Aloines Uni versity FROM THE ELEMENTARY field she became a teacher and then principal at Lake Mills Richard Stephens RAinsworth and Sen J Kendall Lynes R Plainfield of extreme deceit and The charge was hurled after both signed a plan proposed by a joint SenateHouse conference committee then worked and voted against it on the floor THE PLAN was approved by the Senate but was defeated by t h e House Reapportionment proponents agreed that probab ly was the death knell for fair representation in this session The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed eration is named by most back ers of reapportionment as the villain in the plot It is unde niable that small county legis lators have been put under heavy pressure by the Farm Bureau which insists no plan is acceptable except one offered by Rep Paul Walter Stephens and others TheIowa i Farm Bureau should quit trying to run the declared Rep Sernard Balch He offered this analysis of the silualion The Fann Burcavj and rural legislators controlled by it in sist that one house be based solely on area the other solely on BUT IT HAS become abun dantly clear that to achieva Lrue population representation in the House one of these two alternatives must be adopted 1 Some small counties must the representative they now have V 2 The membership of the House must begreatly increased if given brie rep to 340 or 350 members They arent willing to fact up to the implications of ei Balch commented matter of lact they really dont want reapporlionment at Rep David Stanley RMusca who has taken a leading part in the struggle said at weeks end he is through Ive written four reappor liomncnt plans this session and theyve all gone for he said Let somebody else SEN DUANE DEWEL RAI who has pushed for re apportionment through several legislative ses sions blamed the deadlock on two vocal sides who have insisted oh having their way or noth ing The city groups de nt a n d total c a p i t u 1 a lion from the rural group DEWEL Af TRAFFIC Men denhalJ Pittsburgh and C L As scrap shavings overturned while they perheim Boloit were talking base were waiting for a traffic light Believe ball in their car when the roof literally it or not the two crawled out of the de fell in on truckload of steal bria with only scratches High School In 1915 she be came the first woman to be elected as county superintend ent in Winnefoago County From there she cnlercd serv ice with the slate department As state superintendent she established the hometoschool telephone system for children ill at home promoted profes sional certification of teachers expanded curriculum aids and set lip a new accounting system for school budgets Miss Parker a member of the F c d e r a I c d Womens Clubs Business and Professional Womens Club and the Eastern Star Survivors include a sister Mrs Norman Marthinson Lake Mills and a brother Eli Parker Minneapolis Funeral services will be Tues day at 2 at the Anderson Funeral Home and at at the Methodist Church here The Rev Ellis Ulland will officiate Burial will be at the Sunny side Cemetery Boone Has First Fatality of Year BOONE Boone had its first traffic death of 1959 on record Saturday Emil Gilberg 91 a resident of the Evangelical Free Church Home here was killed in carpedestrian Friday accident and the rural group is demand ing the same from the city Both factions he said make it tough for the moderates who truly are seeking a fair to everybody It is the legislator who stands back and looks for some tiling good who gets it in the neck from both he said One senator has been so badgered by both sides that he is unable to sleep Several lawmakers who have worked hard to pass some sort of reapportionment plan say they now arc pinning their hopes on persuading the people to vote for a constitutional con vention in 1960 THIS IS A PROPOSAL Hwf under the Constitution must be submitted to the people at least once every 10 years Such a convention could reshuffle the seats in the Legislature as well as make other changes in Iowas centuryold Constitution Some elements are talking of such drastic measures as a tax payers strikeor a suit filed in Federal District Court as a means of forcing some action on reapportionment But these steps wouldnt ne cessarily assure fair represen tation for Iowas more populous areas in the Legislature To ac complish this some means must be found of compromising the stronglyheld vitws of UM two sidct 1   

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