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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Daily Newspaper EdiWd for LOBE E HOME iDITION The Newspaper That Makes All North I o wa n N e i g h bo VOL Associated Prcu tad Prtu International Full LCXM Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 4 1959 7e Copy of Two 177 Closes High Route to Be One Afans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU llHW WOI WTAO Qwiaey WSUt U CHj Education Our No 1 Business IN THIS VISIT with you Im back to an old and favorit subject education For as long as I can remember Ive re garded it as Americas No business Without effective ed ucaUon we face a dismal fu ture in our life and death strug gle with world Communism with effective education victory for America and the free world is assured s There isnt anything cheap abouf education any where along the line from kinder garten graduate work in our universities Expenditures hav been high and theyre going to be higher Thats as sure as to morrows sun and wed better get set for it by according edu cation a priority over other governmental services which are nice but notessential In the immediate past the cos of education has been rising somewhat faster than the of increase in our national in And thats only half of the story That trend is going to continue Surveys indicate a doubling of costs in the dec ade which started in the middle Expenditures for public and private education will total 20 billion this academic year A recent Rockefeller Fund fore cast was for an annual bil lion outlay by 1967 MOST OF THIS is at the grade and high school level but not all of it by any means The Presidents Committee on Edu cation Beyond High School has estimated that the overall cost of higher education now about billion a year will climb to billion by 1970 Another study has disclosed that if present trends continue expenditures for public ele mentary and secondary schools in 1970 will require added rev enues equivalent to the yield from a 3 per centretail sales tax a twothirds boost in prop erty taxes and a rise of from 20 to 24 per cent in the basic rate of federal income tax on individuals or a doubling of state personal and corporation income tax rates These things I mention not to frighten you but because they should be in our plans Theyre vital Now let us proceed to examine the causes behind the cost in creases that have taken place and those which lie ahead And we start with the most import ant the greatly increased num ber of children to be educated INCREASED BIRTHRATES since the war have necessitated a tremendous expansion of the WINNIES OFF FOR U S An unofficial dele gation of three youngsters say goodbye to Sir Win ston Churchill as the 84yearold British statesman heads for the United States and a visit with Presi AF Pholoftx dent Eisenhower The boys are the sons of a Churchill family friend Lady Hesketh The men in background are not identified school building program to pro vide classrooms Even with the plainest and most functional architecture new schools are costly For thing building trades labor still commands more in wages than do oun teachers Next children slay in school longer than in past The minimum goal is a high school diploma with a steadily increas ing proportion going on to col lege Preparation for some pro fessions calls for as much as 20 years of education High schools in 1900 enrolled only a half million in 1940 it was million now its 10 million plus Total enrollment in public and private schools from kinder garten through college has jumped 9 million to 43 million Red Envoy Foiled in Escape Try RANGOON Burma MVA So iet diplomat convoyed by 4C i u s k y Russian guards was mstled out of Rangoon by plane unday after he tried to escape y leaping from a hospital win dow Hospital sources identified him s Col Mikhail E Stryguine oviet military attache They aid he had denounced the So iet regime and apparently wanted to seek asylum after he was brought in last Monday suf ering from an overdose of leeping pills There was no official con rmation of the identity Re orters who tried to question ie slightly built diplomat on is arrival at the airport were oughed up by the Soviet guard THE DIPLOMAT looked wan nd haggard as he was hurried o a wailing Chinese Commu ist transport plane with such sle that part of his luggage as left behind Eyewitnesses at the hospital account W hie n the diplomat was rought to the hospital the ory was that he tried to lake is own life when told he mus eturn tothe Soviet Late Monday night a woman rrived with two other Rus ans The woman was said to IOWA HOUSEWIVES RAP Nonworking Title DES MOINES The Iowa Ltgislaturt is courting the wrath of the housewife who it strictly a homennaker The House last week passed a bill which defines a wife who stays at home with the kids the cooking the kitchen and the washing as a nonworking But if do chores and work outside the also she becomes a working under the bill The terms are in bll to biost unemployment compensa tion The measure has passed both houses and now is in the Senate for concurrence in Women around the Legislature have made it clear that they dont like the nonworking description of a house wife But theres a bright spot in the bill for the little and her hubby too A husband who is out of work through no fault of his own would get more unemployment benefits if his wife is a nonworking GIRLS BODY FOUND Mystery of Missing Family May Be Solved VANCOUVER Wash UP The body of a little girl found bobbing in a Columbia River slough provided a probable solu tion Monday to the baffling mystery of the missing Ken Martin family of Portland The body found Sunday and identified as that of 11yearold Susan Martin had been in the water for a considerable time said Coroner Paul Mylan It may have been submerged since ft lI AO ttrl in the past five years Public school enrollment this minute approximates 35 million with 40 million expected by the U S Office of Education within five years College enrollment now 3V4 million will hit 5 mil lion by 1965 6 million by 1970 NUMBERS ALONE have added tremendously to educa tions cost But this too is only part of the story We not only hart more children to educate CONTINUED ON MCI 2 be Mrs Slryguine She was weeping The woman and the two Russians slayed at the pa tients bedside throughout the night EARLY TUESDAY morning the patient on recovering shouted denunciations of the So viet regime in English He de manded that Burmese officials be summoned He asked partic ularly for Lt Col L Win di rector of military intelligence This was believed to support the theory that the diplomat wanted to seek the protection of Burmas army and possible asylum The two Russians demanded the patient return to the em bassy He refused When they tried to remove him he ran across the ward and jumped through a window The ward is on the first floor One witness said the diplomat was making a leap for not trying to commit suicide TIMELY TIP DAVENPORT UPI A ra dio station here KSTT gives money for the best news lip U receives A woman called the station Sunday to report a burn ing car It turned oul to be one of the cars the Dec 7 disappearance of Ken Martin 54 hiswife 48 and heir three pretty young tcrs Barbara 14 Virginia 13 and Susan Police who have run down scores of clues in the monlhsold case five believe the Martin car plunged off ahigh way into the Columbia River or one of iis The body of Susan apparently floated free of the wreckage in the spring current and was washed to a backwater slough near Camas a few miles east of this lower Columbia River cily Dr E A Waterman the Martins dentist examined the body and said he was certain it was that of the missing girl The body was clad in red and white striped pedal pushers and a blue quilted coat Friends and relatives of the Martins said Susan was wearing similar pedal pushers the day the fa in ly vanished and that the coat belonged to Virginia The family after telling friends they were on their way lo the woods to get Christmas greens happily climbed into heir red and white station wagon Sunday morning Dec 7 and drove east up Ihc Oregon side of the Columbia River to ascade Locks where Martin purchased a small amount of gasoline Then they disap eared BOYS RESCUED CEDAR RAPIDS ft Two teenage boys were rescued by motor boa Is after a sudden wind and rain storm capsized their rowboat oh the Cedar River here Saturday City Occasional showers and thunderstorms through Tuesday with heavier and most intense showers Monday night Lows Monday night mid 60s Cooler Tuesday high about 80 Scallered showers and Ihunderslorms through Tues day thunderstorms mosl nu merous and intense wilh heavy showers central Mon day night Litlle cooler north west Monday night lows 50s northwest to 60s elsewhere Cooler northwest half Tues day highs 70 northwest to 80s southeast Further oullook Wednesday few scattered showers and cooler Minnesota Cloudy cooler showers Highs 5575 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 Monday Maximum 85 Minimum 65 At 8 72 Precipitation 02 YEAR AGO Maximum 72 Minimum 40 GlobeGazelle weather data up lo 8 Sunday Maximum M Minimum 59 PrtcipiUlion If 5 Hurt in Accident at Belmond ROCHESTER Minn Ellen Weinbcrg one of five Der Moine junior high school stu dents and a mother injured in cartruck crash near Bel mond Iowa Saturday was still in critical condition Mon day Ellen was rushed here by am bulance plane with a fractured skull K broken arm and other injuries The girls all 3yearsoId were in one of three cars tak ng Franklin Junior High School of DCS Moines students to Bel mond to the wedding of their English Teacher Betty Hender son to James E Houscr a Drake University student WRIGHT COUNTY Sheriff Robert Blecker said the stu dents car struck the side of a ruck loaded with fertilizer as the truck driver Ernest Feller Uarion started a left turn into service station on 69 about eight miles south of Bel mond Iowa The driver of the car Mrs J W Coppola Des Moines told Blecker the accident happened as she tried lo pass the truck at speed of 65 to 70 miles an The car skidded sideways across the service station drive way slammed through a fence and rolled 320 feet into a AH of the passengers were thrown out ELLEN IS THE daughter of Mr and Mrs Harry A Wcin erg Mrs Coppola suffered a jack injury cuts and bruises The other injured children were Michelle Brown daughter of Mrs Marcia Brown frac urcd skull ciai bones and fractured fa Nancy Ralston daughter of Mr and Mrs Wai er V Ralston broken collar bone and scalp cuts Mnrcia Winkelman daughter of Dr and Mrs George Winkelman dislocated hip Lucia Lynner daughter of Mr and Mrs Darwin T Lyn ner abrasions and Bobby Cop pola daughter of the driver of the car a brain concussion and a back sprain The Injured except for the Weinbcrg girl were treated at a Clarion hospital Chariton Boy 16 Victim of Crash CHAH1TON UPI Irving E n s 1 o w 16 Chariton was killed Sunday evening when his car went out of control on Iowa H near here rolled over three times and totted kirn out Crucial Parley to Open Hope to Avert Incident FKOM OUfc WIRE SERVICES PARIS The United States has suspended high altitude lights to West Berlin pending critical negotiations forthcoming with the Soviet Union according to diplomatic sources The sources said the1 United States has decided to keep its planes below the r 000foot level arid not to fly any armed fighter planes in the air corridors to Berlin for the time being They said leaders believe the recent highaltitude C130 flights sufficiently demonstrated hat the West has the right to into the any altitude it chooses THE RUSSIANS protested in Doth cases insisting that in the 14 years since the war it had be come an established rule b common usage that no Western plane fly those routes above 10 000 feet In both cases the Soviet ai force sent up two or more armce Tighter planes to harass th American craft officials deny the high al tiludc flights were provocative They say the flights were mere ly designed to demonstrate ha as newer planes come into use the has the right to us 1 hem on the West Berlin run The C130 is replacing all qlhc smaller slower craft as th basic cargo machine of th American air force IN WASHINGTON diplomat authorities said they expec Soviet Foreign Minister Andre Gromyko to lake a tough posi ion in the initial stages 6f the Geneva Conference beginning next Monday They said they hoped how ever thai the Russians subse qucntly would modcrnle Ihcii stand enough to make possible an agreement on fruitful areas for discussion at a summit con rerence The Soviet newspaper Izves ias attack on the Western Al ics reported package plan for German unification came as no reat surprise to authorities here They had not expected he Russians at this point to jublicly announce abandonmcn of their longstanding opposition o handling German reunifica tion on Western terms HOWEVER the feeling in of icial quarters here was that the Russians faced with i united Western fronl at Gen cva would recognize that Iheir lopes for a summit meeting rested on their willingness lo discuss the proposals of the Western Allies Secretary of State Christian A Herlcr Sunday reported lo iis old chief John Foster Dulles on the package proposal o be handed Russia at the Gen eva talks Hcrter and two aides con erred with Dulles in the for mer secretarys room al Wal cr Reed Medical Center ulles now a consultant lo r e s d ent Eisenhower was briefed on last weeks Paris meeting of the Wcslcrn foreign ministers Hcrter is scheduled o make a radiolelcvTsion report to the nation Thursday night on the results of the Paris lalks and Allied strategy for the Geneva meeting Father Snatches Daughter to Safety as Auto Sinks DUBUQUE Kunr natchcd his 5ycarold daugh ter lo safely Sunday moments before the car in which the girl had been silling sank in 14 feel of water in I h e Mississippi River Kunz had parked Iho car on a slight incline and left Ihc girl inside while he went down to the river to fish Seeing the car headed toward tho river Kunz ran toward it and got Iho girl oul when the car was in water up lo the floor board Tho car continued on Into water AP Pbotofax IOWA PRESS QUEEN IQWRS press photographers have a new queen for 1959 Shes Mary Ann Shehan 19 a State University of Iowa coed from Highland Park 111 Shev was chosen over the weekend photogs annual meeting at Ames STAY ALIVE LONGER Relax Live EDITORS NOTE modern men killing himself to pro duce better world for his wife and children to enjoy Why do five times as many men die from Heart attacks today at did 25 years ago To what extent is a wife responsible for her husbands untimely death How can every woman help her husband slay alive longer In a highlyprovocative series of 20 articles Lelord Kordel brings new hope and encouragement in dealing with rhese mafor problems of modern living Dont miss even one of the 20 installments of which this is the first By LELORD KpRDEL Installment One ONCE ON A TOUR of a worldrenowned cemetery in Genoa I stopped before a large imposing statue of a little old woman Who was she 1 asked with a touch of awe What did do She sold flowers in the said my guide But that statue in her I insisted she must havej done somcliiing Heroic maybe Foolish more The guide shrugged She worked hard all her life selling flowers i saved every penny had no fun not even enough lo cal so she could have a big monument built in her honor when she wouldnt be here to The scene changes from the quid of a Genoa graveyard to the noisy frenzied pncc of New York But the pattern remains the same I was having dinner with a mine Bob Swanson is a busy successful execu tive whose company manufactures business machines These machines are designed lo operate wilh ease and efficiency A husky former allAm erica n Bob had ibrgottcn that the mechanism of his own body was the most delicate and efficient ever conceived He wouldn t have thought of driving his car without gas and oil yet he continually pushed body to the breaking point without giving it the proper food lo keep il operating The next I saw Bob he was ly ing white and still on a hospital bed after a heart attack FUNNY man aged a feeble office is running fine without me Just goes to show you no man is in Bob was one of the lucky ones he recoVefed His heart attack was a warning which he was wise enough to heed He put himself on a fivedayweek schedule learned to delegate authority bought a cottage by a lake and spent every week end there with his family Im learning to he told me later I was a damn fool For years Id worked as though thered never be a to morrow And you know some thing There almost wasnt begins at forty THATS WHAT Dr M McCay of Cojrneil University tells says its around this age that a man looks back over his first four decades then SAM ON PA6I I Fatal Crash at Thompson THOMPSON WrVEmctt Lan dc 33 of Thompson was killed early Sunday in a onecar acci dent on Highway 9 about one mile east of here Winnebago County Sheriff ilorris Munson said Lande ap paently lost control of his car a straight stretch of road Lnndc was alone in the car Iis body was found by passing motorists about   

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