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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                I M North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the CITY GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL n The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated nd United Prew rul Ltu Wtiu MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 30 7e Copy Paper Consist Two On No 44 Ike briefs solons as k historic jaunt nears One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGoxette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU USOO Sunday HOI Ames Tuesday WTAD Qutncj 930 Thurs WSUL Cltj 910i Sat Unblocking the trade channels M The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Mon day night little cooler low 2025 Mostly fair and cooler with fresh northerly winds Tuesday high 3740 Iowa Partly cloudy mild Mon day night warmer extreme southeast lows 2028 north west 2832 southeast Mostly fair Tuesday cooler north west northerly winds 2030 miles per hour highs upper 30s north to upper 40s south Wednesday mild mostly fair and ARKED IMPROVEMENT in the economy of Great Britain has been reflected in a number of significant ways Perhaps the most recent mani festation oE this was the land slide victory for the Macmillan government in the face of the pollsters unqualified forecast that the race would be neckand neck Another product of the new British prosperity is the liber alization of important restraints just now beginning to make it self felt in the world market The overwhelming majority of imports from all sources other than Japan the Soviet bloc and China are free after 20 years of restrictions under the new British policy that went into ef fect Nov 9 Hundreds of items including such hitherto sensitive articles as automobiles textiles tailored clothing and scientific instru ments can now be brought into the British Isles Other items on the list include Additional types of machinery electrical equipment glass fi ber oil amusement machinery laboratory and decorated glass ware wire cloth stockings sta tionery sports goods toys cut lery imitation jewelry paper articles parking meter clocks photographic and movie equip ment and film jewelry precious stones gold and silver goods worked stone and lace fresh and frozen salmon fresh citrus fruit except grapefruit IT ISNT SURPRISING that this has caused an immediate stir in the trading centers of the world The fact that Britain is returning to her traditional role as world banker and trader is significant news FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the week will average 3 to 6 degrees above norma with no Highs will range from the upper 30s north to the lower 40s south Lows will range from the high teens and 20s north to the middle 20s south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum 30 Minimum 25 At 8 30 YEAR AGO Maximum 9 Minimum 3 Minnesota Snow flurries con tinued 2532 mild Highs Tuesday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Minimum 20 5 Four dead in crash at Holstein By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tom Rivers 19 outstanding Drake University track athlete died Monday at a Cherokee hospital of injuries suffered in an auto accident near Holstein Sunday Rivers death resulting hos pital authorities said from a skull fracture brought the number killed in that accident to four and Iowa traffic deaths in the fourday Thanksgiving holiday period to eight H E Hughes to be candidate f for governor IDA GROVE Com merce Commissioner Harol E Hughes Saturday announce his candidacy for the Demo cratic nomination for governor Hughes 37 elected to a four year term on the commissio last year was the first Dem A bid for bipartisan support Plans talk to people ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTONPresident Ei enhower in a bid for bipartisan upport Monday gave Republi an and Democratic congres ional leaders a preview of his joodwill tour of 11 nations which begins Thursday The President held a special breakfast conference at the Vhite House to tell the legisla ors what he hoped to accom lish on the unprecedented 370 mile trip to Europe Asia and Africa The White House meanwhile said the President will speak to the nation Thursday before setting out Secretary of State Christian A Herter and Undersecretary of State Robert D Murphy at tended the White House discus sion which got under way at OTHERS lives in the WHO lost their cartruck collision at the intersection of Highways 20 and 59 near Holstein all Drake students were Carroll Theresa Ann John Daniel crat to announce for gove nor in next Junes primar election He said however he would withdraw if Democratic Gov Herschel Loveless runs again Although he has not revealed his plans the Governor report edly is considering running for senator Holiday toll falls short of prediction Brown 19 Skaff 20 and Lang Jr All were from Sioux City and were returning to Drake after spending the holiday there Mrs John Christian 43 Ro land died Saturday of injuries received Thanksgiving morning in a two car crash at Ames OTHER TRAFFIC deaths in cluded Robert Norton 77 Charles City who died Sunday of injuries received when struck by a car at a Charles City inter section Friday night Walter An To us on this side of the Atdrew Dean 81 Traer killed in WASHINGTON7 LPi Nearlv complete tabulations Monday showed the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend took a toll of 641 lives slightly under the pre diction The total included 437 traffic deaths 70 from fires and 134 from miscellaneous causes Murphy will accompany Ei senhower on his tour INVITED TO the meeting were Vice President Richard M Nix on Speaker Sam Rayburn D Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson Sen ate Republican Leader Everett Dirksen and House GOP Leader Charles A Halleek Others asked to attend were Chairman J W Fulbright CD Ark of the Senate Foreign Re lations Committee Chairman Thomas E Morgan of the House Foreign Affairs Corrir mittee and the top Republican members of the two commit GLOBAL CAKE FOR AP This is the birthday cake for Sir Win countries to signify greetings from all ston Churchill who celebrated his 85th over the world Mary Cunningham of birthday Monday at a party in Hyde the New York firm that baked it holds Park Gate England The fourtiered a book which also was presented to cake contains ingredients from 120 Churchill Interview with star ofMusic Man caps weeklfor 4Hers at Chicago Hudson blaze costly Four Firms burned out HUDSON Fire raged irough a downtown block Mon ay morning destroying four msinesses threatening others nd driving three families from fieir smoke filled apartments A crisis developed when water pressure fell to zero after five tours of battling the blaze The iudson Cooperative Creamery alleviated the situation by bring ng well water in tank trucks Some companies pumped water from Blackhawk Creek 300 yards away Firemen from Waterloo nine miles away and Cedar Falls Reinbeck and Hud son sprayed the buildings through thick smoke that hung over the town of 613 population THREE FAMILIES escaped with no injuries but saved little more than the clothes they were wearing and a few belongings The families are Mr and Mrs Bud Sloan and their six children Mr and Mrs Lawrence Johnson and their one child and Mr and Mrs Seedorff and their two chil dren The demolished businesses are the Towsely Grocery Store Tri angle Tavern Keith Motor Co and Laundromatic Laundry Firemen said the blaze may riave started in the motor com pany where a coal stoker they said apparently was not work ing properly j Owners of the stores helping firemen said the loss may run more than FACES OELWEIN CHARGES UPI Louis lantic lifted restraints on dol lar goods promises to open new opportunities for American busi ness and industry For 20 years since the start of World War has maintained strict import controls to protect a onecar accident Friday on Highway 3 about 15 miles west of Hampton and Paul Current 55 Maquoketa killed Thursday when his car collided with a pickup truck on Highway 61 six miles north of DeWitt Leo Oelwein faces charges be cause the football season was one week too long Leo was ar rested for selling football par ley sheets here Saturday the last big date on this years col legiate schedule her pound sterling The shooting victim was Patty Many other countries ofGarrily daughter of John Gar course have resorted to similar ty DCS Momes She was shot types of restrictions during and since the war The move was sanctioned by the International Monetary Fund and by other world economic institutions as a device for monetary protec tion It has been recognized that a country can only buy from abroad with its earnings abroad The receipt of American aid made possible some imports in Britain but close control of im ports by licensing continued to be necessary BRITAIN is so situated that she has to depend on import for the greater part of her food and raw materials for industry Priorities had to be established to make sure that the scarce foreign currency was spent in such a manner as to bring in only essential imports Britain unlike the United Stales which is virtually self sufficient has to import food o perish It was the need to pro vide work as well as food fo residents of the little island country that brought about the drive for the establishment of a colonial empire For generations the British colonies provided the mother country with raw materials for her factories After the process ing had been accomplished in the British Isles thc finished product was returned to mej colonies With earnings from aturday by her brother Jackie 3 who accidentally pulled the rigger while reloading his 20 auge shotgun SAME Iowa senators have no relatives on payrolls tees Sen Alexander Wiley Vind Rep Robert B Chiperfield IN HIS TALKS with the heads of other nations and in about 30 public addresses dur ing his tour Eisenhower is ex pected to spell out free world objectives for negotiations which may lead to a summit confer ence with the Soviets next year Although he has only a little more than 13 months remaining in office there is no feeling here that Eisenhower is likely to encounter any lame duck treatment in dealing with European Asiatic and African heads of states Sen John Sparkman a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said in an interview I suppose some of these heads of states may have it in the back of their minds that we are going to have a new President they will have to deal with in 1961 But I dont expect the President to make any longrange commitments in these talks As I get it this tour is de signed to show that we want to be a good neighbor to the other nations of the By CHUCK WALK GlobeGazette Farm their stay in Chicago rapidly drawing to a close the 267 persons on the KGLONorth Iowa Fair Special seem to have one thing in com have enjoyed it Its not difficult to see why they have enjoyed it when one becomes aware of the activities that took place over the week end From a twohour bus tour of the Windy City to Meredith Willsoos Music the North lowans have made no at tempt to hide the fact that they have had a ball One youth pretty well summed t up when this reporter asked him what he had enjoyed most on the trip Gee I dont he said after a short pause its all WASHINGTON W Iowas two Republican senators have no one on their payroll with the same surname it was dis closed Monday when official secrecy was lifted for the first time from the salaries paid to staffs of the senators Sen B B Hickenlooper Ce dar Rapids has nine persons on his staff and Sen Thomas E Martin Iowa City has 14 the list showed Highest paid of the two groups of staff members is C Russell Turner Martins administrative assistant whosequarterly pay amounts to Top man on the Hick enlooper staff is Dan OBrien administrative assistant whose pay is quarterly Several months ago before publication of the senators payrolls was authorized Mar tin had as a member of his staff his son Dick Soon after wards Dick left thc payroll More than a dozen senators do have relatives on the pay roll however One of thc better paid em I ploycs is Sam H Johnson a nt m 1A T rt Lyndon B Johnson of Texas He draws salary at an annual rate of as a clerk of the Senate Democratic Confer ence But topping him were some others Joseph A Bernier brother inlaw of Sen Margaret Chase Smith employed as clerk in her office at for the quarter or at an an nual rate of Charles A Murray son of Sen James E Murray CD employed as his fath ers administrative assistant at for the quarter or at an annual rate of Other senators having rela tives on the payroll included Sens Richard B Russell D Leverett Saltonstall R James O Eastland D John J Sparkman CD Pat M c N a m ar a CD John Sherman Cooper Albert Gore Andrew R Schoeppel John A Canoil Carl T Curtis John F Kennedy D Ralph Yarborough DTex and Olin Five lose lives in Wisconsin blaze Sinatra and Darin get song awards BEVERLY HILLS Calif Bobby Dar in sharing honors with the olc pro Frank Sinatra in the annu al Grammy Awards said Mon day I hope to pass Frank in everything hes Darin 23 the cocky and con fident current singing idol an Sinatra 41 the swoon king c the 40sstook the top places i the second annual Nations been so much fun it wouldnt be fair to pick out any one FOR ABOUT 50 members of the group however the big thrill Saturday night after they had sat through the delightful Music With the theater cleared of all others the North lowans moved down front to the seats directly in front of the stage and held a 20minute ques tion and answer period with the shows star Forrest Tucker Al though he had just spent three hours in a very difficult and aysically taxing role Tucker eemed delighted to answer uestions on anything from the ears he spent in Iowa to his resent role He told the group of attending igh school in Knoxville anc es Moines and of selling mag zines around Boone Newton nd Marshalltown He pointed ut that he doesnt consider his art in Music Man as a job ecause he enjoys it so much When asked if he had found t difficult to switch from mov westerns to the tagc he said In the west rns thc horse carried me around Now I have to do my jwn Although he is grateful MERRILL Wis Academy of Recording Arl thorities said a faulty oil heater and Sciences awards progran Sunday touched off a fire which killed five persons two of or him Tucker prefers the stage Give me a stage and a role like I have and Im con One reason he likes Music Man so much is because it las the respect of every audi nce This is due primarily to he talents of Willson and a real supporting lieves cast he be FIREMEN JOINED forces shortly after first alarms rang just before 7 The families in the upstairs apartments were routed out into the morning cold with little warning that the struc tures would soon be destroyed Schools were ordered closed when the water shortage be came apparent and the lack of water was hampering operations all over the community Firemen fought the flames al most to the noon hour hoping to save some of the buildings in the block for everything movies have done WHILE THOSE North lowans were listening to Tucker five other area persons were re ceiving honors The 4H livestock judging team from Franklin County added another feather to the North Iowa award hat by tak ing firstplace in the 4H judg ing the International Livestock Exposition Taking the honors in competition with state champions from 28 other states the Franklin County boys bedame the first Iowa team to win the contest The team members are Arl Wagner William Dohrmann Bob Lathan and Charles Akcrs Carl Rehder Franklin Coun ty extension associate is coach of the team His boys won their first award this year at the North Iowa Fair and then went on to capture the judging con test at the Iowa State Fair Rough landing for balloonists M A N H A T T A N Kan Anyone could do say aerialists Malcolm Ross and Charles B Moore of their 15 milehigh weekend jaunt into the stratosphere Ross a commander in the Navy and Dr Moore a scien ist rode in an instrument filled gondola under a huge plas tic balloon to feet where they took photographs of the planet Venus through a 16inch telescope They jettisoned the balloon as the gondola touched ground but the parachute dragged their seven foot aluminum sphere a quartermile across a rough pasture Moore wasnt hurt but Rosi was shaken up them children in a farm house about five miles east of here The victims were Norman Laabs 37 his two sons Larry 6 and Gregory 2 and Laabs father August 66 and his wife Anna 65 Laabs wife Marie 35 and three other sons Ricky 2 months Duane 9 and Myron 11 escaped injury Au thorities said Laabs had fled the two story frame home but reentered in an attempt save his two young to CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 brother of Democratic Leader D Johnston as awarded a giving the best I HOPE fo have an Oscar and an Emmy some day to go along with these Grammy said Darin Im anxious to prove this isnt a oneshot The handsome singer won his Grammies as the best new ar tist of the year and as singer of the hit tune Mack the The song was named best rec ord of the year Sinatra w Grammy for male vocal performance of the year with his version of Come Dance With The album Come Dance With Me was voted the best of the year and brought Sinatra his other award HEADS COMMITTEE DES MOINES iffi Mrs Jo jseph F Smith Norwalk Mon day was named chairman of thc Iowa Stale Education Action Committee foi Educational Legislation AP Photofax GRAMMY of cere in The latter was named the best new monies Meredith Willson center pre artist of the year and his version of sents Grammy awards to pianist Van Mack the Knife was chosen as the Cliburn left and vocalist Bobby Dar best record of 1959   

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