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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 9, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE v X The Newspaper T h Makes All North I o wa n s N e i g h b o r s HOME EDITION VOL Associated Press and United Press International Pull Lease Wlrci MASON CITY JUNE 1959 7e Copy Paper Consists ot Two 20t Gala Band Festival Hello to Bairds Warning Handed 1 to Russ Herter CHAMPION Joyce R i c e Greenfield U S senior baton twirling champion struts her stuff down Federal Avenue in Mason City at the head of the 21st North Iowa Band Festi val parade She returned to the festival Tuesday after winning national cham pionship last winter Redistrict Bill OKd in Minnesota ST PAUL House Tuesday passed two reappor tionment bills by overwhelming votes pushing legislative re districting closer to reality than it has been in 46 years Reap portionment boosters said they were convinced the rezoning bills also would pass the Senate If they do pass voters will act on a constitutional amend ment at the 1960 general elec tion which would put an area factor into the constitution Presently it provides only that area be used in legislative re FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES h e Western Big Three handed Russias Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko an ul timatum Tuesday that unless he stops stalling on Berlin the present Big Four talks will be broken off without any hope of a summit conference High Western sources said the West was in agreement that there was no point in carrying the 30dayold foreign ministers conference any further unless Russia abandons its determina tion to undercut Western rights in Berlin Secretary of State Christian Herter French and Brit ish partners into a secret session with Gromyko deter mined lo have aquick show down f HIMSELF was re pessimistic about the chances of reaching any worthwhile agreement here He and French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Mur ville rate the danger of abreak down greater than does Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd of Brit ain highly placed authorities said All three still hope that Gro myko will get instructions from Moscowin a few days enabling him to make lastminute con Bitt Herter particularly is how HONORED Charlemane thepuppet lipn was right up Their daughter is directly behind Mason City Mayor George E there with the honored guests of the 21st North Iowa Mendon and Mrs Mendon As for Charlemane he has plenty of val parade He rode with Bil and Cora Baird Xmeri friends in Mason City in fact all that he hasnt already eaten cas puppeteers and their two children Peter and Laura much less s p e c t in capped an hour zoning The House and onehalf debate by passing the statutory bill 8435 Minutes later after only a few words of debate the House passed the constitutional amendment meas ure 9520 The 1961 session of the Legis lature would retain the same districts existing now However in 1962 legislative candidates would run for office in the new Court Upholds Passport Power of Jtare Dept WASHINGTON M The U S Court of Appeals Tuesday up held the right of the State De partment to deny passports to Americans to travel to Red China and other areas it regards as potential trouble spots The ruling was handed down in the case of newsman William Worthy Jr Worthy visited Red China in 1956 and Hungary in 1957 and was denied renewal of his pass port when he refused to agree to abide by restrictions against traveling lo those countries gain He brought suit for the passport hopeful in this re view of statements made by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in an interview published in Hungary last week end Gromyko made no conces sions but neither did he slam door on further negotia ions Western diplomats had peeled him to receive orders rom the Kremlin before this Now they believe it may be sev eral days since Khrushchev is conferring in Moscow with top East German officials WESTERN DIPLOMATS as sume lhat the Moscow confer deals with the Red sources in ence talks Geneva Geneva also have hinted that Khrush chev Walter Ulbricht East Ger man party chief and Premier Otto Grotewohl may be polish ing up a SovietEast German peace treaty for signing at some future date Soviet spokesman Mikhail Kharlamov told newsmen the conference now in its fifth week is nearing Western leaders are stil con vinced Khrushchev wants a summit conference and will be willing to modify his Berlin de mands lo get it Khrushchev has said flatly he will concede noth ing 11 Freight Cars Derail at Bassett Photo on Page 2 BASSETT Eleven cars of a Milwaukee Road freight5 train Tuesday morning about 6 miles east of Charles City No one was injured in the de railment which occurred at a Highway 18 overpass near here W J DOHRER telegraph operator for the railroad at New Hampton said four of the cars were loaded with general freight The other five were empty Dohrer said its not known what caused the derailment One of the cars was smashed and officials said it would prob Mason City Fair lo partly cloudy and continued warm through Wednesday highs 85 90 Lows night Des Moines Fire Claims Victims cloudy TuesdVy nighfand Wednesday Chance ably be sometime Tuesday night before the single line night and Wednesday Chance of scattered showers southeasl Tuesday night and east por tion Wednesday High Wednes day 8590 Lows Tuesday night 6570 Further MOINES WirTwo worn en trapped on the third floo tCK death Tuesday in apartmen day partlycloudy with temperature change little Minnesota Variable cloudiness showers Continued hot highs near 90 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday The bodies of the womei charred almost beyond recog nition were Bonnie Wolf abou 58 and her daughter Lorett Jones about 25 CAUSE OF THE blait whic HEADS VETS WATERLOO U Bert E Barnes Knoxville is the new department commander of the Iowa Spanish American War track is cleared The cars were over about an eighth of a mile of track THE FRONT undamaged sec Lion of the train was uncoupled and proceeded west Seven cars remained upright but were stalled behind the derailed sec tion of the train The train was bound from Marquette to S D The westbound passenger train due in Mason City at was rerouted through Austin Minn A delay of about six hours was anticipated in its arrival time Tractor Overturns Hamburg Boy Killed HAMBURG UPI Danny LeeHarbin 10 was killed Mon day when he was pinned beneath an overturned tractor Officials said the boy suffered a broken neck His father Max Hardin Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 88 64 79 73 57 burned most the building of the interior c was not jmmed But firemen sai Prof Robert Wylie of SUI Dies at 89 IOWA CITY emeri tus Robert B Wylie 89 a mem ber of the State University of Iowa faculty for 53 years died Tuesday of suiting from complications surgery on a re hip injury Dr Wylie head of Ihe botany department from 1919 until his retirement in 1940 had suffered the injury in a recent fall Veterans Barnes elected at thejleft the tractor on a hill The groups annual encampmentboy got on it it slid down the here Monday succeeds Thorpe Cedar Falls Rayjhili and rolled over on top of Ihitn the blaze to which 12 pieces o equipment were dispatched ap parently slarled on a third floo back porch into th apartments The bodies of the victim were found within 10 feet o each other One was in the roa of a third floor apartment and the oUier inthe nearby third floor hall District Fire Chief Virgi Quinn said we could hear thei moans but the fire was so in tense we couldnt get to then in QUINN SAID the second and third floors of the aparlmen building were severely gutted He said there also was cxten sive damage lo first floor apart mcnts Several residents of he build ing were at home when the fire broke out street ia clothes Some fled into the only their night EASES CONGESTION CHICAGO Archi tect Paul Gerhardt who is also chief of maintenance for the mu nicipal cenlral building solved one of Chicagos Iraffic problems Monday He eased Ihc congestion in the fifth floor mens lounge by suspending 10 city janitors he found lounging overtime Our Band Festival A Complex Story of Many Persons jivptjier yjewed tbevparade cvi long watching of he busies City from 10 The North Iowa Band Festi val parade is the story 6 thousands of re actions their carnival spirit their fourhour and waiting Its he story spot in Mason o noon That was the side walk around the two water foun tains in Centra Park IIs the story of Hie hot sun light hat overcame two young slers and sent hem to the first aid station in Central Park The station was not used by anyone else Often it is the story of many mothers and grandmothers and fathers loo holding babies and young children who find the almost endless flow of march ng bands the cause of faligue WHENJHE LAST of the pa rade passed and the crowd scat ercd the parade route was left strewn with torn newspapers crushed pop corn boxes cracked peas from peashooters pop bot at one corner a brok en babv bottle discoyery Wiiile othersadmirec he queen candidates this chile admired her fist Sidewalk businessmen were profiting from the sale of cot ton candy popcorn folding chairs and pop Even the Globe Gazette newspaperboys w e busy plying their trade with the special North Iowa Band Festi val issue The pea industry got a boost along wtih the refreshment in dustry Boys using pea shooters had their pockets filled with their dried ammunition Other lads hoisted water guns and did their juvenile courting hat way THE PARADE WAS the occa sion for much courting on the sidelines Boys whistling from he sidelines tried to make riends with queen candidates Keep smiling one boy ellcd when Kathleen James Meservey passed in a con vertible At one spot a young dark haired boy leaned against a tore window held his girl Throng Jams Streets Honored Son Impressed By DAVE DALE GlobeGazette Staff Writer It was just terrific chorused New York pup peteers Bi and Cora Baird at the end of Tuesday mornings 21st annual North Iowa Band Festival parade And with this enthusias tic commentary the band festicals honored guests summed up the feelings of the thousands of North Jowans jamming downtown Mason City streets for the twohour event Thousands of high school bandsmen perhaps marched in 8G bands and S5 onndidalcs for the title of Miss North Iowa 1959 paraded regal ly in open cars under mostly clear skies in 80degree temper atures Bil a former Mason City resi dent and wife Cora themselves rode along the 17block parade route then retired lo a shaded reviewing stand in Central Park to watch the rest of the gigantic procession WITH THEM sat their young sters Peter 7 and Laura 3 as well as Charlemane the lion puppet and hosts of other Cora who hasrbeen and now calls Mason was oponmouthed at the grandeur of the bands queen candidates floats and other parade units Ive never seen anything like i in New she gasped as the last of the bands marched smartly by the reviewing stand We had asked Meredith Will son flast years honored festival guesl what to expect and he was just speechless in trying lo describe said Cora BIL WAS EQUALLY niaybc more so with he whole thing II was great Im a real roud man he grinned roadly while filling the re quests of scores of autograph seekers I guess I was choked up most of all by all the little kids in hese bands toting instru Bil went on You can see when you look at them what hcyre going to have when they grow up And theyre never go ng lo lose The grand finale of the fes Life on he sidewalk on go by ricnd in his arm light lo hisjtival comes at Roosevelt aist and watched the queen with the evening show Field After adders on the bleachers erccl d in Cenlral Park and from the windows of business buildings as interesting as the actual aradfi Only the tiny babies were When Miss JoAmic MacDon ald Ames Miss Iowa of 1958 passed one boy with his father looked at the Beauty and at the cabin on which she was omplcleiy unconcerned with the assing bands One father leaning against a ispiay window watched the adc and held his tiny baby on is shoulder The little girl iisied herself by waving at herj wn reflection riding He exclaimed Boy look at Another lad said I know a guy whos got one just like that over at the Evidently they were im pressed by the boat THE REAL STORY was the grand entry of bands begin ning at a massed band concert a performance by batontwirler Joyce Rice and other entertainment will be cli maxed by the naming of the new band festival queen The Bairds like the thousands of others who viewed the two hour spectacular were highly On the Inside 10 General Editorials Society Comics Ckar Lake News 1M3 Local Mews 1415 Latest Markets 17 North Iowa News Farm Section how these thousands of onlook ANOTHER BABY lying on crs found seating to view he her back in a buggy while herjparadc The parade route was crowded and in many places packed One girl was overheard yelling Ouch my sunburn impressed with the floats honor ing their TV and stage careers Warren A Ruby high school art instructor was in charge of In designing and building the color ful in all The six Baird floats like the 14 or so other floats in the pa rade were alive with color and fun as they moved along carry ing out a puppet and marion Only one man was seen who cttc ihad no problems viewing the Tnc Kiwanis float bore a parade lie must have been at h portrait of the least 6foct scvonmches all Bairds aml Charlemane as well He stood bchmd the spectatorsjas he clyde and looked over their heads marioneltes the talented couple Everything possible was used for seating space Customers in one bar took the slools out and set on them while watching the parade The steps at the City Hall were occupied Windows of buildings along the parade route werc opened and people looked lout or sat on the ledges and watched Many young people climbed to roofs of buildings and viewed the parade from these vantage points At the corner of 1st and Federal someone had parked his pickup truck Inside FLOAT HONORING BAIRDS LEADS MASSIVE BAND FESTIVAL PARADE the box a tractor umbrella had been erected A family sat the shade has made famous The Lions Club enlry had a rider garbed in Charlemane costume while the ElksExchange Club float featured a famed puppet on a stage leprechaun PETER AND Wolf was the center of interest on the Junior and Senior Womens Clubs float as on the WaTan Ye entry which had the wolf and other creatures in a wood land setting The Rotary Club float featured the title charac ter and his seahorses from Davy Jones Mr Weatherman again smiled on the band festival just as has done in the previous 20   

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