Mason City Globe Gazette, January 7, 1960

Mason City Globe Gazette

January 07, 1960

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edrtod for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes AH North lowans Neighbors HOME VOL91 Associated and United International Full Wirej MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 7 Copy PnjMir Conilstf ot Tour Our most prosperous year Rome set Olympics Highlights WASHINGTON UPI Highlights of President Eisen howers State of the Union Message to Congress PEACE Recent Soviet deportment andpronouncements sug gest the possible opening of a somesvhat less strained period in the relationships between the Soviet Union and the free world whether this is to become an era of lasting promise re mains to be tested by actions The United States is always ready to participate with the Soviet Union in serious discussion of these or any other subjects that may lead to peace with justice DEFENSE America possesses an enormous defense power It is my studied conviction that no nation will ever risk general war against us unless we should be so foolish as to neglect the de fense forces we now so powerfully support It is worldwide knowledge that any nation which might be tempted today to at tack the United States even though our country might sus tain great losses would itself promptly suffer a terrible destruc tion But I once again assure all peoples and all nations that the United States except in defense will never turn loose this destructive power AGREEMENTS Though the need for dependable agreements to assure against resort to force in settling disputes is apparent to both sides yet as in other issues dividing men and nations we can not expect sudden and revolutionary results But we mUst find some place to begin One obvious road on which to make a useful start is in the field of widening communication between pur two peoples another avenue may be through the reopen ing of negotiations looking to a controlled ban on thetesk ing of nuclear weapons still another avenue may be found in the field of disarmament ECONOMY A year ago when I met with you the nation was emerging from an economic downturn even though the signs of resurgent prosperity were not then sufficiently convincing to the doubtful Today our surging strength is apparent to everyone 1960 prom ises to be the most prosperous year in our history LABOR It is my intention to encourage regular discussions be tween management and labor outside the bargaining table to consider the interest of the public as well as theirtnutuariri terest in the maintenance of industrial peace price stability an economic growth INFLATION We must prevent inflation to prevent steadily rising costs and prices calls for stern selfdiscipline by every citizen No person city state or organized group can afford to evade the obligation to resist inflation for every American pays its crippling tax SPACE Our military missile program going forward so suc cessfully does not suffer from our present lack of very large rocket engines which are so necessary in distant space explora tion the United States is pressing forward in the develop ment of large rocket engines to place much heavier vehicles into space for exploration purposes FARM Farm legislation is woefully outofdate ineffective and expensive once again I urge Congress to enact legislation that will gear production more closely to markets make costly ANOTHER NEW structure at surpluses more manageable pnnide freedom in farm opera EUR is a 20000seat velodrome tions and steadily achieve increased net farm incomes CIVIL RIGHTS The Civil Rights Commission has developed additional constructive recommendations I hope that these will be among matters to be seriously considered in the current session FOREIGN AID We must induce all industrialized nations of the free world to work together in a new cooperative endeavor to help lift tne scourge of poverty from less fortunate nations This will Among them is the Little Sports provide for better sharing of this burden and for stil further T T nitnf rt n J BUDGET Despite the unsettling influences of the recent steel strike we estimate that our accounts will show on June 30 this year a favorable balance of approximately million I shall present to the Congress for 1961 a balanced budget SCHOOLS We cannot be complacent about educating our youth But the route to bettertrained minds is not through the swift ad ministration of a federal hypodermic or sustained financial transfusion CONGRESS I look forward to and shall dedicate myself to a close and constructive association with the Congress Every minute spent in irrelevant interbranch wrangling is precious time taken from the intelligent initiation and adoption of coherent policies for our national survival and progress Ultramodern to blend with ancient arenas WASHINGTON As host for the 1960 Olypmic Games Rome is busy with building and re furbishing preparations that will change many aspects of t h e Eternal City A longrange program for new highways will help ease expect ed traffic jams New parks and gardens will bring fresh green areas to the city particularly in northern and southern sub urbs where many of the con tests will be held A whole Olympic Village destined later to become a gov ernment has been built to accommodate the visiting athletes IN PRESENTING the biggest show of the sports world Ro man scene setters have the ad vantage of a wealth of both ul tramodern and ancient arenas says the National Geographic Society Some of the events scheduled between next Aug 25 and Sept 11 will be staged in streamlined stadia representing the latest architectural techniques Others will be enacted against battered walls and broken columns that recall the grandeur that was Rome Tailormade fer the games was the Plazzo dello Sport erected south of the city near Ihe monumental cluster of gov ernment and internationaltrade buildings known asEUR Uni versal Exhibition of The huge domeshaped Sports Pal ace is of prefabricated concrete with rim supports instead o viewblocking inside pillars It holds about 16000 spectator and will be used for boxing anc basketball for Olympic cycling competi tions Fencers will duel in the exhibition areas stately Confer ence Palace On the opposite side of Rome other new and relatively new sports theaters are ready for swimming hockey soccer track and field tournaments 10 JJitLit OMUL Lo Palace the Palazzetto an profitable trade earlier model of the bigger building to the south Another is the 55000seat Flaminio Sta dium Near by in the vast recrea tion area called the Italian For um stands the citys largest sports arena the Olympic Stadium It is linked by tunnel with the smaller statueringed Marble Stadium built by Musso lini THE OLYMPIC Stadium was also a product of the Italian dic tators ambitions but work on it was halted by World War II It was completed eight years ago and recently enlarged to seat 100000 people Olympic authorities will stage appropriate performances at some of Romes most historic sites Gymnastic contests will be presented at the majestic ruins of the Baths of Caracalla where early Romans played at similar sports between hot and cold dips perfumed massages and revels Wrestlers will strain and groan within the arched remains of the fourthcentury Basilica of Maxentius rising massively amid ragged columns and tem ple fragments of the ancient Roman Forum Along the Ap piars Way Marathon runners will tread paving stones that still stand after 22 centuries as a monument to Imperial Romes roadbuilding genius The original Olympic Games were held in Greece where j Olympia kept the first known tecord such athletics in 776 PRESIDENT EISENHOWER big year ahead Hansen to run for Lt Governor DES MOINES Han sen 58 Manning a member of the Iowa Board of Centrol Thursday announced his candi dacy for lieutenant governor Hansen pledged that if elected he will help carry forward the Loveless administrations poll cies of sound humanitarian government in Iowa He said his candidacy is basec on the assumption that Lt Gov Edward J McManus will no seek runs again for lieutenant gov ernor Hansen said he woul withdraw Hansen said he will either re sign or take a leave of absence from the Board of Control be fore the primary election nex June He has never heldany elective office He was appointed to the Board of Control by Gov Hersche Loveless in 1957 He had long been active in the Democratic Parly and served as Carrol County Democratic chairman for six years starting in 1944 From 1952 until he was named to the Board of Control he was a member of the Democratic rep State Central Committee resenting the 6th District On the inside North Iowa news Page 3 Editorials 4 Society news 56 Comics 12 Clear Lake news15 Mason City news 1617 Latest Markets 17 Sports 19 SAME SAFETX DEPARTMENT FIGURES Black means traffic demth ta past 24 houri New threats cars burned nonunion employes are beaten at Albert Lea ALBERT LEA Minn UPI Youd better get rid of those scabs or well kill you A rooming house operator told police Thursday this threat came from an anony mous telephone caller Wed nesday night during a rash of violence and threats stem ming from the explosive Wil son Co strike The woman whose name was withheld said at least 10 telephone calls were to her home because some of her roomers are non union workers at the packinghouse Police said other threaten ing calls were made to a sec ond rooming house Several nonstriking workers reported up and at least four cars in Albert Lea and Freeborn County were either burned tipped over or found submerged in water More than 1000 members of the United Packinghouse Workers have been on strike here since Oct 29 On Dec 11 Gov Orville L Freeman sent the National Guard to quell violence on the picket line but troops were re moved last week About 500 nonunion work ers many of them from sur rounding states were hired after the strike began and the plant has operated on a lim ited scale Two employes said they stopped at a cafe to have breakfast Thursday morning on the way to work and were jumped and beaten up by five men workers were from Iowa and did not recognize the assailants authorities said Wilbur Schmidt Henderson Minn another nonunion em ploye said two men jumped into his car when he stopped at a main street crossing and ordered him to drive to country where they beat him up Two cars belonging to non striking workers were found burned in the city and two others were found tipped over in the country Another worker said his car was pushed into water channel reported no arrests in any of incidents says President addresses Congress New session under way WASHINGTON Eisenhower predicted Thursday hat 1960 will be the most pros perous year in Americas his ory And he declared the world s entering a vast new techno ogical age which can make poverty and human misery ob solete He also expressed guarded iplimism about belter relations vith Ihe Soviet Union We must strive he said to break he calamilous cycle of fruslra ions and crises which if un rhecked could spiral info nu lear disaster the ultimate in anity IN HIS ANNUAL State of the Jnion message to Congress the President personally told a joint session of the House and Senate he nation is armed with enor mous defensive military might which must be meticulously maintained until the Soviet Union agrees to effectively safe guarded disarmament Eisenhower predicted no na tion ever will risk general war against the United States if this might is maintained He an nounced spectacular new ad vances in precision use of this countrys Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile The President also rejected criticism that the Soviet Unions development of s u p e rthrust rocket engines threatens Amer ica in the military missile field The US program in that field does not suffer from our pres ent lack of very large rocket engines which are so necessary in distant space exploration Eisenhower said He added this country is pressing forward with develop ment of engines with tremen dous thrust and said or space projects will be prac tically about a bil lion dollars a year IN HIS LENGTHY address carried nationwide on television and radio the President spoke of record prosperity in 1960 and also called for vigorous new ef orts to check inflation Eisenhower told a cheering Congress his new budget will call for a surplus Eisenhower announced that the budget for the fiscal year begin ning July 1 will propose expen ditures of This meant with his prediction of a surplus that he anticipated rev enues would be about S84 billion Eisenhower said he wants the predicted excess of revenues applied as a reduction of the national debt Father got his infant children drunk police say ROCK ISLAND 111 UPI Police jailed a 39 year old father here because he helped get his two tiny children dead drunk Officers said they raided an apartment Wednesday and found James Schultz 39 Aubrey Wy rich 46 and Schultz two chil dren a 3Ayearold girl and a 1yearold boy drunk The little girl was so intoxicated she could not stand up the officers said Three empty wine bottles lit tered the apartment they said The children were reported in good condition at a hospital after their stomachs were pumped Mrs Schultz said she left the apartment early in the afternoon when her husband promised to take care of the children CHOICE ITEMS COLORADO SPRINGS Colo the Army sur plus items to be put on sale Jan 14 at Fort Carson are an iron ing board five straw table mats and 18900 drab neckties AP Photofax NATIVES MEET U N natives cant go to the United Nations in Ghana in a meeting with that na so the U N comes to them U N Secre tions leaders in Accra Hammarskjold tary General DagHammarskjold shakes is touring Africa and since has departed hands with Nii Amonarkwa oldest chief for the Belgian Congo Prospects brighter at Cresco oil weft By CHUCK WALK GlobeGazette Staff Writer CRESCO Not yet but were working on it Thats the way George Nie wald 71 a farmer west of Cres co answered a report that oil had been struckon his farm The report from the United Press International quoted Hans Jesperson president of the II L Oil Co which is drill ing on the Niewald farm as saying that he believes the well will be the first commercial oil well in Iowa Niewald is hoping Jesperson is right but as of Thursday after noon there was no oil gushing Tom the Howard County land IN AN INTERVIEW with the Globe Gazette Niewald re vealed that the well Jespersons company is drilling on his property is the third to be pul down in search of oil in the last five years The first two Niewald drilled himself with a moderate amount of success Although the first well has been abandoned the ccond is producing enough oil or Niewald to run his tractor That well was put down last winter and is 140 feet deep In the United Press Interna tional report Jesperson is quot ed as having said We arc cer ain this one will produce com mercially He also said that he believes the well will pro duce up to 25 barrels a day the commercial minimum by March 1 North Iowa Mostly fiir Thurs day night low in middle 20s Partly cloudy and cooler Fri day high inthe 30s Iowa Mostly fair Thursday night cooler northwest lows 1824 northwest 2428 south east Variable high cloudi ness locally cooler Friday highs 2936 northwest 3744 southeast Further Saturday mostly cloudy and mild Minnesota Partly cloudy cold er Highs Friday 1025 GlobeGazatte weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 34 Minimum 25 At 8 am 34 YEAR AGO Maximum 24 Minimum 10 telephone bill charged to teenaged girl FRESNO Calif agers are renowned for their ong telephone conversations but Helen Jackson 13 must be some kind of a champion The Pacific Telephone Co is suing Myrtle Jackson for in toll charges which Helen was responsible for during the Christmas vacation The com panys records show that Helen made 462 long distance calls to Los Angeles She made as man as 20 calls a costing as much as called one family 123 limes The calls were placed to eight families most of whom have children near Helens age She gave the numbers of other Fres no subscribers but the company traced the calls to the Jackson home i Mrs Jackson a widow said she is not able to pay the bill but she put a chain and lock on the telephone and shes keeping the key Rep Simpson of Pennsylvania dies WASHINGTON MVRep Rich ard M Simpson for years one of Capitol Hills lead ing apostles of conservatism died Thursday He was 59 Death came at am at the Naval Medical Center at nearby Bethesda Md where Simpson underwent brain surgery Dec 14 The operation was to deter mine whether Simpson had a brain tumor The results never were announced WHETHER THE WELL comes in or not Niewald admits that he has had a lot of fua with it And if it ever comes in he added he and his wife Anna will stay around and just watch the oil When asked if he didnt think that drilling for oil was a rather expensive hobby he said Yes but not if we really hit some thing He admits that the first two wells he drilled by himself cost him quite a bit At present Niewald says Jes persons company has two mea working at the drilling site They have been at the Niewald farm for the last five months Minor breakdowns in equipment has held back the drilling operation periodically Niewald reveals NIEWALD SAYS Jespersons company doesnt want it re vealed how deep it has gone in tha drilling operation Theyre drilling a tight hole so that the information wont leak out to the other oil companies Nie wald says Some 1000 barrels already have been pumped out of the well the company said and an analysis showed it was very high grade He said the 50foot oil rig stands in the middle of his 80 acre farm all of which is in the soil bank Niewald said he is not real interested in the money the well might bring him I dont need the money in my old age Ive made mine YOUNGSTERS TO WED Jimmy Darren 23 SJest of the actorvocalists who have captured the fancy of the nations teenagers and Evy Norlund 21 a former MissDenmark embrace after revealing their wedding Now an actress Evy represented her country in the Miss Universe contest two years ago Theyll swap rings ia two V ;

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