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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowdV Daily Newspaper HOME EDITION VOL 97 PTMM ud The Ntwspaptr That Mdfcts All Norfir lowahs NeigKbors run LMM ifIIM MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21 IW 29T Former Senator William Tate One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GloboGaxette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO Sud WO1 Aanei CM Tuesday WTAD WSUL City lit I One Tool We Refuse to Use CANT THINK OF ANY thing more discouraging in my 30 years of contact with the organized safety movement in America than our refusal to face up to the fact that alcohol is killing thousands of people on our streets and highways I say our refusal because we are a practicing democracy What has or more accurately what hasnt hap pened is a reflection of pop ular opinion We arent crack ing down on drunken drivers for one overall reason The public just isnt for that course of action We have several forms of sci entific tests for the determina tion of intoxication They are almost as infallible as the fingerprint test which has been a recognized part of crime de tection for a century or so Each year sees a little extension of but we move for ward grudgingly Why Is it because so very many of those who make up the American public are imbibers themselves and therefore afraid that strict enforcement1 of the law against drivifl ing would William H Bill Tate 59 Mason Cityari who has been a real estate officer with S Post Office died early Sunday at a Des Moines hospital He had been ill for eight months Tate was state representative for Cerro Gordo County from 1950 to 1956 and state senator from this district from 1956 to 1957 He resigned as senator in 1957 to become real estate officer in western Iowa and northwest Missouri for the Post Office Department Tate and his wife had been living in Des Moines in connec ion with his federal work but were planning to return to Ma son City While here he had op erated a real estate and insur ance business for 15 years Tates Mason City jome was at 202 Virginia S E eforehe went to Des Moines a lifelong resi Reared at Inde COULD IT BE ernments sanction of liquid which for sitting at the an automobile has something to do with our re luctance to deal sternly with the problem The state which engages in the liquor business for profit or the federal government which profits substantially from the tax levied on intoxicants isnt in the best of positions to judge harshly about what is doneafter the product is consumed Whatever the explanation there is no fair question about the role intoxicants play in the Killing and maiming on our highways Let me dip into what I regard as the last word on this subject the most recent Fact Sheet on Drinking and put out by the Nation al Safety Council It starts out by noting that a drinking driver was involved in at least 30 per cent of all traffic accidents in 1957 and that 23 per TATE WAS dent of Iowa pendence he holds a bachelors degree from Upper Iowa Uni versity and a masters degree from the University of Iowa He was at one time superintend ent of schools at Elma Manly and Atlantic He was from a family of athletes He was born at Independence Aug 11 1900 He servedin the Army in World War I and was gassed and wounded inaction In the IowaHouse Tate had such important committee ap pointments as chairman of the Public Lands and Buildings Committee Schools Appropria tions Cities and Towns Insur ance Public Health and Phar DES iMOINES schedule for Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev in Iowa TUESDAY Arrives Des Moines Air National Guard hangar to Hotel Fort Des Moines Des Moines Packing Tour John Deere Des Moines Works given by Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Hotel Fort Des Mbines Khrushchev will speak WEDNESDAY 9 hotel for 165 mile tour of Iowa Pioneer Hi Bred Seed Corn Co plant at earby Johnston at Coon Rapids for visits to farms and Garst Thomas Seed Co Buf fet luncheon will be served by Mr and Mrs Roswell Garst 3 Coon Rapids for Ames Iowa State University and experiment station at Ames Leave Des MAY HURT PEACE TALKS rmoM ovm WUK UEVICES The White House said Monday that Presi dent Eisenhowers desire far constructive talks with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev is not being helped by any pert sonal discourtesy shown the Russian leader on his cross country tour Secretary James G Hagertjr reminded n e w s m that the Presidents basicpur pose and desire is to have Chairman Khrushchev see our country prior to the discussions of interestvthat he will have him at Camp David this is looking for ward to these discussions and as he said before hopes that they can be Hagerty added Hagerty made the comment when asked whether the Presi dent felt any need for a new statement calling upon the American people to be courte ous to the Soviet premier He was asked such a state ment was felt necessary in view of Khrushchevs over remarks made to him Saturday night by Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson and by some other incidents which have aris en since Khrushchev began his coast to coast j swing Poulson touched off the biggest rumpus of Khrushchevs S tour Saturday night by chal lenging him on his statement that We shall bury Khrushchev angrily accused Poulson of distorting the remark and threatened to fly straight back to Moscow Officials said Khrushchev ap parently isnt accustomed to give and take Americanstyle news conferences or debates The Premier regained his usual ebullience on a sunny train trip north and after a warm reception from the crowds at San Francisoc made it plain he has no intention of cutting short his tour His schedule Monday called for sightseeing arid by automobile with a look at a housing development a super market and a drug store Along w it h sightseeing Khrushchev will drop in on the San Jose jplant of Interna tional Business Machine lunch with the workers in the cafeteria and look at the big electronic monsters that so in trigued him at the American fair in Moscow Theres a big banquet Monday night and then Tuesday its oo to Des Moines where hes arrive at Moines Airport forPittsburgh other committees macy Mines and Mining and Partly cloudy witR scat tered showers and thunder storms through Tuesday being most numerous west and cen Mason City Partly cloudy con tinued warm chance of an oc casional shower or thunder storm through Tuesday Low Monday night low 60s High Tuesday low 80s tral Lows Monday night up per 5Qs northwest to southeast Highs Tuesday iip per 70s 30 southeast Iowa Temperatures week will average 3 centof all adult pedestrians killed that year had been drink ing BEFORE GOING FURTHER Id like to pause for a footnote or two on these figures 30 per cent of all fatal traffic ac cidents and 23 per cent of all WILLIAM H TATE term in the House he was made a member of the Interstate Committee on Higher Educa tion a 14state body IN THE IOWA SENATE he was chairman of the Committee on Insurance Also among his Senate duties was membership on the Schools Committee During his time in the Legis FiveDay for the to 6 degrees above normal highs from 72 to 75 in the northwest to 7982 in the south east Lows will range from 48 to 51 in the northwest to 5861 southeast Precipitation will average onehalf inch or more from scattered showers through most of the period Minnesota Scattered showers mild Highs Tuesday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum 81 Minimum 61 At 8 64 Precipitation 03 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum 71 Minimum 63 Precipitation 34 SAN FRANCISCO Khrushchev kept his peculiar brand of belligerent diplomacy going full blast at a tumultuous dinner session with a rgroupJbf American labor leaders SundTay night The Soviet Premier according to the union chiefs blew up on at least a halfdozen occasions and wound up conceding Our positions are Walter Reuther Auto Workers Union president and spokesman for the labor group said Khru shchev accused him of being a dictator arid capitalistic I CERTAINLY think Khru shchev feels we lave him a very bad he made that quite clea r R 3ut her tolda jam m ed news conference after the three hour private dinner The union L said they blasted Communism in no un certain terms andtold Khru shchev of American workers said and both sides thereupon agreed to No was made to tone down questions Reuther said although there had been ad vance word State Department officials avoid having Khnishchev further irritated on his American tour Reuther said his group had received no re quest for a kid glove approach KHRUSHCHEV didnt budge an inch When asked about the 1956 revolt in Hungary sup pressed by Soviet troops hevac cused the revolutionaries of be ing hooligans and is it that Soviet workers CROWNING MOMENT Janice Rada after winning the Iowa of the Furrow contest in Mason City Sunday night Crowning Miss Radabaugh is Waterloolast years so pedestrian deaths liquor I know and every other newspaper editor that these estimates are ap preciably lower should be The story is simple Unless the fact of intoxication or im bibing is unmistakable and demonstrable in a court of law a newspaper wants no part of lature Tate helped pass the law giving Korean War veterans the same tax exemption as World War II veterans He was active in efforts to aush a good road program through to completion and sup ported bills for legislative re apportionment Tate cosponsored a bill for a county zoning law and a wa ter resources bill aimed at con ates are apservation of water in Iowa than they He was a member of the Wes ley Methodist Church Kiwanis Club the American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars Ma sons and Elks involving does the responsibility in fixing the blame on liquor To do so would be to invite court action and de fending itself in court isnt the business of a newspaper To a somewhat lesser extent law en have this same forcers proach Its this which prompted the National Safety Council to in clude this observation in its re port on drinking and driving In many accident cases the fact that a driver has been drinking is not recorded and is never entered on the drivers official IN SPITE OF PAST and present efforts to increase safety education and traffic enforce ment too many drinking driv ers are still operating on our streets and highways la my files are letters 4rom I CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 SURVIVING ARE his wife Vivian his mother Mrs Alice Tate Franklin Park three daughters Allhea at home Mrs Robert Wolf Omahav and Mrs Robert Rome N two sons Thomas at aphome and Sgt William Tate Enid with the Air Force Four brothers Edward and SAME DATErot3Se have no right to strike a freedom extended workers in this country Khrushchev was asked His reply the union men said was that Soviet workers have such a right but never exer cise it feeling according Khrushchev their government will take care of them Emil RFeve board chairman of the Textile Workers asked Khrushchev if it werent pos sible to have socialism without dictatorship He sort of lost control of himself at this Reulher said He attempted to dismiss it as a stupid question not worthy of discussion He never Story County Girl Chosen Iowa Queen of the Furrow Car Into Tree Photo on Page 16 Elvin G 57 314 In diana S Sunday morn ing when his car rammed into tree at 1828 Taft S W Dr J E Christopherson county said an autopsy indicated that Johnson probably lost control of the car because of a heart attack However the doctor said death was due t9 injuries received in the crash The death will be counted as a traffic fatality Tohnson had suffered a heart attack last February Tracks indicated that John son had not applied the brakes before into the tree The car had south and went side of the road onto the driveway en trance to the Country House Verne of Waterloo Paul La Junta and Fae Robert Humboldt two Mrs Ella Ritchie Indepe n d e n c e and Mrs John Greiff Franklin Park and seven grandchil dren also survive Funeral services will be held at 2 Wednesday at the Wesley Methodist Church in Ma son City The Rev Lloyd C Kellams will officiate Masonic and military services will be held at the graveside in Memor ial Park Cemetery The Patter sonJames Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements An aubunvhaired Story Coun ty farm girl is the 1959 Iowa Queen Janice Kay Radabaugh 17 Ames thehonor Sunday at the opening night banquet of the 13th annual conference of the Iowa Soil Conservation Dis trict Commissioners at the Hotel Hanford inMason City A senior at Milford Township High School Miss Radabaugh won the title from eight other girls w h o together with her self represented the nine soil conservation districts of The daughter of Mr and Mrs rving Radabaugh Miss Rada baugh has been active in 4H work and at present is vice pres ident of the Story County Girls 4H Clubs Part of her prize for winning the title was a wardrobe JUDGES FOR THE contest were Mrs George Eason Le Mars wife of a farmermember of the State Soil Conservation Committee Mrs Wendell Pel let Atlantic wife of a member of the board of directors of the state committee Frank Men dell director of the Soil Conser vation Service in Iowa Keith Kirkpatrick farm reporter for WHO in Des Moines and Jim Moore Chicago representing the American Wire vahd Fence Division of the cosponsors of the Other finalists inv the contest were Judith Caldwell Moun Vernon Peggy Fenn Murray Patricia Greiman Garner Jan ice Grmdle Malvern C a r y Henry Decorah Jovita Mi bach Williamsburg Jane Swanson Alta and Chariott Wasson Yale Miss Radabaugh was crowne by Kay Klingaman Waterloo the 1958 Iowa Queen Her first official ro as Queen of the Furrow wi be Friday when she will reig over the State Field Day an Plowing Matches to be held nea Sioux City In other activities at the open ing day of the threeday confer ence Diane Troyer 17 Kalona won first place in the speec contest sponsored by the ladie auxiliary of the Iowa Assn o Soil Conservation District Com missioners AP Pbotofnx A GOOD VIEW Soviet Premier Khrushchev takes in all the beauty of California from the picture win dow of his train taking him from Los Angeles to San Francisco Behind him is Russian Ambassador Men shikov Standing at right is the Premiers son Ser gei while seated at front is U S ambassador to Mos cow Llewellyn Thompson On the Inside General Page 2 Eat Crow Younger 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society M Comics 10 North Iowa News 12 Sports 1314 Mason City li17 Latest Markets 21 POLIO VICTIM DES Marilyn Thornton 23 Iowa Falls was hospitalized with noneparalytic polio here Sunday She had re Iceived four polio shpts SECOND PLACE in nSe con test went to Mclvin Anderson 18 third place was won by Lora Lee Swanson 15 Moville The youths spoke on How Soil Conservation Affects My Miss Troyer won while Miss Swanson and Anderson won each The contest was cosponsored by the Midwest Metal Culvert Des Moines Mrs Cameron Stafford Blairsburg secretary of the ladies auxiliary intro duced the winners at the eve ning banquet where they pre sented their orations Nearly 300 persons attended the Sunday night program Ac cording to Hubert Beasley edi tor of the Iowa Soil and Water magazine it was the biggest crowd ever to attend an opening night session of the conference GLENN POGELER manager of the North Iowa CoOp Proc essing Assn plant in Mason City acted as master of cere monies for the program Gil bert Fridley president of the Iowa Assn of ti o n District and Soil Conserva Commissioners Fred Cherry chairman of the State Soil Con servation Corrlmittee intro duced special guests Sunday afternoon the commis sioners were treated to a pic torial trip through South Amer ica by Newman Lyle IASCDC vice president Tfhey also saw some film of New Zealand shot by Kenneth Wagner farmer member of the State Soil Con servation Committee AT THE MONDAY noonlunch eon meeting ofthe commission ers the Audubon and Webster Soil Conservation Districts were named the two outstanding dis tricts in the state and received the by the Goodyear Tire and Rub ber Co The awards presented by M R Jacobson district representa tive forthe Goodyear con sist of a bronze plaqueto each district and an allexpense paid vacation to Arizona for one member of the district govern ng body Also on the Monday noon pro gram was a talk by W Earl editor of the Mason City rlobeGazetle Halls speech entitled Mans Most Im portant Industry dealt with his ravels abroad He was intro uced by Floyd Andre dean of he Extension Service at Iowa itate University night the commis ioners and their wives will at end a banquet at which the main speaker will be William C Richards president of the National Assn of Soil Conserva ion Districts NEWMAN LYLE will preside ver the banquet which will also eature theawarding of the tate Soil Conservation Commit ee Awards by George Eason armermember of the commit ee There will also be an ward presenter1 to the outstandi ng district commissioner That ward is sponsored by the TlobeGazette and KGLO radio nd television The award will e presented by Al Heinz farm irector at KGLO The ladies auxiliary of the ASCDC was also busy Monday morning as its members vis ed the IOOF Home in west ason City and also the Mason ity Public Library Vof tfie car was demolished Johnson was pinned Between the carseat which was hrown forward and the steer ng wheel He suffered head and chest injuries The speedometer of the car was jammed at 19 miles an lour Officers said that the cars speed before the crash could not have been much high er than that The accident was just outside the city limits The east side of Taft Avenue is inside the city The west side is outside JOHNSON WAS presi dent andforeman at the Ray E Pauley a furnace and sheet metal concern He h a d been employed by the company 36 years Elvin Gibson Johnson was born April 23 1902 the son of Frank and Winnie Johnson at Rockwell He is survived by his mother at Rockwell his wife Maxine a son Robert of Mason City and a daughter Mrs Jim Mar garet VanHeel also of Mason City Also surviving are two sisters Mrs Robert Ger trude Kiskadden Downey and Mrs George Doris Piersol Kankakee 111 He was preceded in death by his first wife Helen July 2 1946 His present wife is the former Maxine Priebe of Mason City Funeral services will be held at 10 Wednesday at the First Methodist Church Dr George Truman Carl pastor of the church will officiate Bur ial will be in the Rockwell Cem etery The PattersonJames Fu neral Chapel is in charge of arrangements iLVIN   

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