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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowof Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspoper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOC PreM U4 Oaitod Mmatioul rnB LMM MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE tt Copy Paper ot Two OM 21f One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE ItGLV WOL ABM r WTAD Qataey KM VSUI U Surpluses Could Be Our Strength ONE OF AMERICAS most talkedabout problems is our farm crop surplus Some times it almost appears that the land given over to those steel storage bins adds up to more than gqt taken out of production by thesoil bank program Our carryover from year to year continues to grow When President Eisenhower took office in January 1953 the government investment in sur plus foods was slightly under billion Except for a decrease in one year 1957 this sur plus has become larger Secre tary of Agriculture Ezra Ben son estimates that by July 1 this year some billion will be tied up in governmentheld wheat corn cotton tobacco and soybeans The cost entailed instoring all this surplusage is enormous It is expected to reach ah an nual totalof one billion by the end of this year It now costs a day to hold wheat alone This will according to Benson hit a day in the foreseeable future SURPLUS STOCKS of wheat tt is anticipated will reach billion bushels by midyear This by the way was about the amount harvested in 1958 to which was added a big carry over from the previous year of 881 million bushels The nation consumes about 610 million bushels a year 4 Youths Get Life for Raping Coed lowan Takes AP Photofauc HAPPY in band day Reynolds leaped with his child in ages Robert Reynolds New York com his arms from the third floor to a sec forts his frightened daughter Barbara 1 in Coney Island Hospital after they pud floor roof then dropped Barbara into the arms of a passerby before escaped from their burning home Sun jumping to safety himself The corn supply which we in this area help provide is about billion bushels Corn farmers it recalled voted in referendum Nov 25 to scrap limitations As sult we have 20 per cent more land in corn That means an even larger carry over Prospects are will be billion bushels piled up in storage cribs in I960 The situation ismuch th same in The Depar ment of Agriculture reported i January that the volume of co ton placed under loan wa larger than in any year excep 1953 and 1955 when the harves Herter Will Give TV ort on WASHINGTON W Secre taryof State Christian A Herter Monday gave President Eisen hower an hourlong report on the deadlocked Geneva foreign ministers talks now recessed until July13 After the conference Herter confirmed hewill go on nation wide television and day night to tell the America people about the thusfar futil efforts to reach agreement witl the Soviet Union regarding Ber liii and otherproblems Herters 15minute broadcas starting at 7 CST will b carried live by all the majo was The supply of soybeans greatly in excess of last year Soybean production was so hig that a carryover of about 9 million bushels is anticipate by Oct 1 1959 compared wit 20 million bushels last October All of this is evidence tha 30 years of government effort to hold down farm prices b limiting production at a mini mum loss of freedom to th farmers has failed to solve th nations core problem of exces supply OVER THE YEARS variou methods have been suggested t bring the supply of farm good under control One of the plan for a massive soil bank am more rigid controls has been suggested by a wellrespected editor of North Iowa Carl Ham ilton of the Iowa Falls Citizen Times For a dozen years h was associated with the Depart ment of Agriculture The fact is that in these 3C years the government has tried acreage controls marketing agreements and sofl conserva tion schemes But no plan or combination of plans has sue ceeded in holding down for any extended time the bounteous output of American farms In trying to hold up farm prices the government has acquired these tremendous stocks of com modities Reasons for these growing furpiuses are apparent to any one who studies the situation While the government has tried to cut down the supply by re ducing acreage there have been other powerful forces at work increasing the supply A great technological revolution has tak en place and is continuing to take place in agriculture The per acre yield particularly in corn is almost beyond belief HELPING TO BRING this about are the improvement of and greater use of fertilizers insecticides and weed killers New highyield and disease re sistant has been evolved machinery has been intro 1COWTINUID ON PAGf 1 r Says Arrests Unjust MINNEAPOLIS UP The so cialite heiress he tried to elope with headed for a Riviera honey moon with another man Mon day and rejected suitor Lang don Marvin Jr was a bitte man I wish her Marvin sal of the departed Jean Shevlin The thing that gets me is wh arranged lo have me put in jail Marvin 40 a private research er in Washington says h the victim of trumped up arrests by police in Mason City Iowa and Owatonna after Miss Shevlin ac used him of taking her for a ride against her will the day efore her wedding Despite the uproar the 21 yearold Vassar graduate was married Saturday night to Lt Col James Gerard a Army officer stationed in Paris WHILE SHE was exchanging ows with the resplendent colo net Marvin was busy in his lotel room a mile away issuing tatements denying any abduc ion by the wildest stretch jf the imagination was our drive o Iowa Friday an he said We agreed the drive might clarify Miss Shevlins hinking about he aid In an earlier disclaimer he cknowledgedHhey took the trip uddenly and unexpectedly Miss Shelvin told Mason City xjlice she thought Marvin was riving her home after they left is hotel room where she had one to tell him she intended to o ahead with the marriage to erard SHE SAID she tried to im several times but agreed o take a premarital blood test t Mason City for fear that Mar io would injure her Marvin ays she took the tests freely Police converged on Marvin liter the girl made some lele honc calls to Minneapolis He was held first at Mason ity and released after Miss hevlin declined to file charges be was picked up at Owa mna allegedly for making a ireatening telephone call lor a man Marvin says he neve heard of He also was accused of pos sessing an open bottle of liquor in the taxi cab to Minneapoli from Mason City He paid on that charge and was releasec after an overnight stay in jail Marvin said he is seriously considering bringing action for false arrest Massachusetts Man to Head Glen wood State Institution DES MOINES Peter A Peffer of Brockton Monday was named superinten dent of the Glenwood State School The appointment of Dr Peffer now head of Veterans Hospital in Brockton will be ef fective Sept 9 Peffer 57 who has headed the psychiatric hospital at Brockton since it was opened in 1953 will succeed Alfred Sasser 33 who resigned in May Sasser had been a controver sial figure since he became di rector of the Glenwood school in 1957 Dr J 0 Cromwell state mental health director has been serving as Glenwood superinten dent until a successor was named Osage Attorney Gets Catholic Mens Post OSAGE B Casey Osagc attorney has been named chairman of the newly organ zed Religious Activities group of the Dubuque Archdiocesa Council of Catholic Men Casey s chairman of the Iowa State Bar Assn ethics and conduct committee radio networks and by the NBC and CBS television net works will carry a de layed broadcast at Herter said he reported to Eisenhower in general terms and that they discussed just where we are in efforts to ease a sked about pros conference of the Western heads ofgovernment with Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev That is something I just dont want to go into at the present Herter replied he went on to say that at no time during the six weeks of Geneva talks did the Western foreign ministers discuss with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko the possibility of a summit That matter did not come up at all the secre tary said Herler flew in Sunday from the fruitless first round of the oreign ministers meeting He said then the Soviets had re vealed that their real aim is to absorb free West Berlin and ceep Germany divided until hey can bring the whole coun try under Communist influence Mrs America Mother of 4 FORT LAUDERDALE Fla Wl slender Mrs Margaret Priebc Des Moincs mother of four children Saturday night was chosen Mrs America of 1959 f Mrs Priebe 36 with black jhair and blue eyes gpsped when judges announced her selection as the nations foremost home maker after a week of competi tion She was crowned on the stage of War Memorial Auditorium by Helen Giesse of Cleve Ohio Mrs America of 1958 MRS Elizabeth Stokes of Traverse City was named runnerup and Mrs Wis consin Vernell Jones of Mil won third place in the field Other semifinalists were Mrs Ellen Purneil Pennsylvania Mrs Mary Ann Doswelt Ha waii and Jean Simp son North Carolina As Mrs the 1959 winner receives a vacation tour of South America her hus band a two weeks Fort Lauder dalc vacation during years America pageant a com plete kitchen a poo a silver service for 12 an organ a set of kitchen uten sils water softeningequipment and home building products SHE ALSO WILL be given a 40 horsepower outboard motor a AP Pholofax MRS AMERICA Moines new Mrs America perfects her organ playingability of the skills that scored for her in the field of homemaking versatility at the Fort Lauderdale competition Methodists Warned Against Wrong Religious Attitudes Many re Ilgidus values of wha Patrol Seeks Car Arsonist The Iowa Highway Patrol Monday continued a search for jrebugs who patrolmen believe et fire to a 1951 Ford owned y Marvin K Dikeman Charles City The car was found burning at bout Sunday in a itch along old Highway IS bout 1V4 miles east and one alf mile south of Mason City Dikeraan told the investigat ng patrolmen that Friday night is car stalled miles cast of Jason City on Highway 18 Dikeman said he left the car nd planned to return later to et it The patrolmen have theorized hat someone pushed the Dike man car onehalf mile south nd set the car on fire The atrolmen believed gas or die el fuel was used to set the savings bond a complete wardrobe a years supply of meat products and various food household and beauty items The new Airs America is mar ried to C i r k Priebe a Des Moines purchasing agent They have two girls and two boys Mrs Priebe stands 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 135 pounds The new Mrs America served her husband a Fathers Day breakfast in bed Sunday then kept a date with photogra phers who filmed the tall Des Moines homemaker for hours Its all very Mar garet Priebe 36 said between poses Im so MRS PRIEBE AND HER they do for pf wha they are offering to God Bishop F Gerald Ensley of Des Moines said Sunday evening He spoke to the opening session in Mason City of the North Iowa annua husband L Clarke Priebe a purchasingagent met at Union Park Methodist Church in DCS Moines where she still teaches Sunday schooJ They were wed while he was serving in the Air Force and she taught public school classes at intervals while following her husband through training Mrs Priebe said he was sur prised by her selection Every one was better than she pro tested ame Patrolman James Lind said SAME DATEltii251 tat tire marks and footprints t the scene of the fire indi cated the Dikeman car was pushed into the ditch On the Inside General Page 2 North Iowa News 7 Latest Markets Clear Lake News 9 Methodist Conference It tool News 1011 1M4 IS Society U17 Mason City Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday Low Monday night in the low or mid 50s High Tuesday up per 70s Iowa Partly cloudy and coolerj Monday Highs will range from the mid70s to the mid 80s Generally fair Monday night cooler in the southeast Lows will be in the 503 Mon day night Further outlook is conference of the Methodis Church The bishop attributed unhappy expediences between pastor am people and the lack of spiritua power in many churches to tha measure of religious values WORSHIP S not selfmdul gence but said Bishop Enslcy This is the historic Catholic altitude At this point the Catholic is far nearer to the essence of rclig ion than the Protestant with his subjectivity Indeed subjectivity is the curso of the Prolcstant The bishop closed with a pica for personal association with Christ My plea is for old fashioned devotion to Christ To know Him is to love Him To love Him is to obey Him To obey Him is to be remade into His likeness BUT FOR THIS to happen we must first know him by the same way we know persons by More than Methodists from about 450 congregations are expected to attend the five day conference Voting dele gates will include about 300 min isters and a like number of lay delegates from 52 of Iowas 99 counties Two other bishops are sched uled as speakers during the con ference They are Bishop Marshall R Reed of Detroit who will be conference lecturer Monday Tuesday and Wednes day evenings and Bishop Cos ton Jordan Harrell of Decatur who will deliver the ordina lion address Thursday CANDLES WERE I Ig hted during the conference Monday for nine ministers and fives wives or widows who died dur ng the past year Speaker a the memorial service was the Rev Dr George W Dunn pas tor of St Lukps Methodis1 hurch in Dubuque Honored were the lata Revs R Maynard Bell Britt Josepl Wnrton Clear Lake Clar ence E Olson Chapin William N Baker Ft Dodge George W Turner Clear Lake Joseph Yates Lisbon Andrew G Hcd die Iowa Falls William C Cleworth San Gabriel Calif and the Rev and Mrs Earic A Baker Cedar Falls Other wives or widows re membered Monday were Mrs Edwin G Copeland Fairfield Mrs William J Pylc Deland Mrs John Clarion and Mrs W Feller Marvin G lambo Des Moincs At Monday Bishop Marshall Reed of Detroit will leliver the first conference lec ure on the subject Unseen fel Also Monday eve ing the higher education ban juet will be held in First Meth dist Church with President lussell J Humbert of DePauw University Grecncaslle s chief speaker Bulletin WASHINGTON The Supreme Court Monday de nied a hearing to Charles Starkweather condemned murderer who terrorized the Midwest a year and a half ago with a series of 11 slay ings Mondays brief order leaves Nebraska free to carry out the electrocution Florida Judge Decides Sentences Are Maximum FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES TALLAHASSEE Fla All our white youths convicted ot raping a Negro coed were hand ed life prison sentences Monday by Circuit Judge W May Walk er Life sentences vere the maxi mum possible under the lune 14 verdict of guilly with a recom mendation of mercy The electric cnair would have seen the jury had returned a Verdict of guilty with out a recommendation of mercy Mo white man over has gone to the chair in Florida or any other state for raping a Negro Under Florida law parola from a life sentence is possible after six months but lifers con victed of rape customarily serve at least 10 years before being considered for parole THE FOUR drawing life sen tences were Willion Ted Col linsworth 23 a telephone com pany lineman D a v i d Ervin Beagles a husky 18yearold high school senior Patrick Geuc Scarborough a 20year old Air Force man and Olhe Stoutamire a skinny palerfaced 16yeurold high school dropout vThe nearly empty Noi viadvance word had jeen givernbf the sentencing and only the lawyers and relatives f the four youths were on hand long with a few newsmen THE FOUR YOUTHS admitted ui signed confessions that they bductcd the 19yearold Negro ocd at gunpoint May 2 and her The name of the rape rictim is protected from publi ation by Florida law There was not a sound in the courtroom as Judge Walker who las two teenage sons of his wn asked each of the defend ants in turn Have you ever icard of the Supreme Ruler of he universe NO tach replied The Supreme Ruler is he judge told them He is the One to whom you should direct our appeal May He offer you Attorneys in the case had until une 29 to file a motion for a ew trial However the youths and their amilies decided not to appeal in rder to get started as soon as ossible on the sentence Negro Rapist Not to Be Executed MARIANNA Fla If A cgro youth convicted by an 11 white jury of the rape of a hite woman without a recom mendation of mercy Monday scaped the electric chair Circuit Judge E C Welch ranted the Negro Jimmie Lee lark 16 a new trial The outh immediately pleaded uiltyand was sentenced to life mprisonment The action came only two ours after four white youths ere sentenced to life imprison ment at Tallahassee for the ape of Negro college girl for scattered showers warmer Wednesday and Minnesota Fair and rather cool GlobeGarctte weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Minimum 50 At 8 62 Precipitation 02 Driver Charged With HitandRun A carbicycle accident in which two small boys received minor injuries Sunday afternoon resulted in a Mason City man being bound over lo District Court under bond Howard Lee Franscn 41 Park Inn Ho tel waived preliminary hearing in Police Court Monday morn ing on a charge of leaving the scene of a personal injury acci dent lie was freed on bail A car driven by Franscn struck a bicycle being ridden by Donald Davis 8 2022 Jefferson and Douglas Johnson 4 1007 10th The auto hit the bicycle from the rear on the 2300 block of Jefferson Police were told that as the boys tried to crawl from be neath the car after being knocked from the bicycle Fran sen backed the auto south for two blocks without stopping to aiti them The Johnson boy son of Mr snd Mrs Floyd A Johnson was treated at a hospital for cuts and bruises and released while the Davis boy son of Mr and Mrs Richard W Davis wai treated for cuts After backing the car to James D Richey residence 2605 Jefferson got into another auto driven by Richey and the tvo drove north on Jefferson past the injured boys who had been moved to the side of street by bors A witness to the accident W H Fischer 2315 Jeffersoo   

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