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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Pres tnd Prest International FuB Uaw Wire MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 26 Copy Thli Papw of Two HOME If ION 91 now must hunt for money GOP however in much better financial shape By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON There was a stretch of almost 20 years when any Democratic national chairman could make out a check without fear of its bounc ing His Republican opposite number had to scratch and peck for funds All thats changed as this years fundraising dinners dem onstrate As of Jan 1 1959 the Demo cratic National Committee had a deficit of By Oct 31 according to Chairman Paul M Butler that had been reduced to It was further re duced by funds from the Demo cratic Advisory Councils S1QO aplate dinner last Dec 7 hon oring Mrs Franklin D Roose velt but the amount which will go to the national committee so far has not been disclosed THE 5100APLATE dinner in Washington last Saturday bene fited by the presence on the ros trum of former President Tru man and seven presidential hopefuls But it suffered from the absence of Adlai Stevenson who thought his appearance would be inconsistent with Ms declaration that he is not a can didate As one national commit tee aide put it Of course it would have been a bigger suc cess with Adlai A lot of people go to hear him the way they go to a concert On the Republican side ev erythings coming up in the words of a Broadway hit roses Although last year pro duced a backlog of unpaid bills the national finance committee in October launched a campaign to raise SI million by Jan 1 National Committee Chairman Thruston B Morton on Dec 6 said the committee would finish the year in the black The 75 Dinner with Ike gatherings around t h e nation this Wednesday should put the party in the big dough Party finance functionaries rarely like to deal in specifics they pre fer phrases like Were not ex actly broke or t h e simple We need the the Republicans admit that the 1956 Ike dinners brought in a cool million NIGHTTIME TRAGEDY ON HIGHWAY 65 NORTH COLMANS AUTO AT LEFT WALKS DEATH CAR OVERTURNED AT RKIir 4 youths hurt in crash at sugar plant Smashup near here fatal to 2 Two persons were killed and three others critically injured in a headon collision that tele scoped two cars at am Tuesday a mile north of Mason City The cars smashed together at the north edge of the High way 65 curve by the American Crystal Sugar Co plant David Gene Walk 17 and Duane E Iverson 22 both of Albert Lea were killed in a car Walk was driving north apparently at a high speed Critically injured were Peter John Colman 20 Rockwell driver of a southbound car Steven James Mandt 18 546 9th S E a passenger in that car and Wayne Lee Ackland 17 Albert Lea who was in the Walk auto Colman and Mandt have mul tiple injuries and Ackland suf fered severe concussion head cuts and contusions Michael James Kirschbaum 19 1629 Wilson S W a passen ger in Colmans car also was in critical condition with chest injuries and possible other in juries Mandt and Ackland are in Park Hospital Colman and Kirschbaum are in Mercy Hos pital Officers said Walks car was on the wrong side of the high way when the two autos came together The southbound Col man car was knocked back to the north about 66 feet and the car from Albert Lea came to rest about 20 feet south of that Highway patrolmen sheriffs and firemen worked more than half an hour to get the people out of tiie cars Mason City po lice assisted in controlling traf fic The cars met almost squarely and the left front of each was pushed back about to the wind shield line The top ofthe Al bert Lea car was smashed FUND RAISING dinners are not necessarily the chief source of party revenues Back in 1936 for example the Democratic Jackson Day dinners the cost of which ranged from 35 to a plate brought but that was only 61 per cent of national committee receipts By far the most lucrative single source 48 per cent was cash contributions The Democrats began to see by the hard light of political reality in 1948 when the well heeled guessed wrong and Tru man won despite a scanty purse In 1952 the fat catsguessed right By 1953 the trend was well established Adlai Steven son lured enough contributors to a February JeffersonJackson Day dinner in New York to re duce the Democratic deficit of by But three months later it took two New York hotels to hold the Repub licans who wanted to see and hear President Eisenhower The dinners took in and the national committee was in the black Then came 1956 and the inno vation of dinners in 56 cities in 33 states linked by closedcir cuit television Although further Democratic dinners are sched uled throughout the nation this year including a dinner for congressional Demo crats in Washington on April 30 looks as if 1960 is a year when he GOP will continue to get richer and the Democrats will get only a little less poor Barrymore death to be probed NEW YORK Di ana Barrymore 38 who made her life a tragic struggle to ful fill the mythical promise of her name died Monday Her nude body was found ly ing face down in bed by a maid at her fashionable East Side apartment HER PHYSICIAN said she died of a heart attack but he refused to sign a death certifi cate because Miss Barrymore had no history of heart trou b 1 e Police started an in v e s t i g a tion Authori ties said there was no indica tion of suicide Miss Barry m o r e who was trying to make a the DIANA atrical come back after a life of alcoholism degradation and broken mar riages had once made a suicide attempt She told her story in the best seliing autobiography T o o Much Toa Soon She was the daughter of the late John Barry more whose swashbuckling ofi stage matched anything he die on stage and the late Blanche Oelrichs who wrote plays anc poems under the name Michael Strange HER AUNT WAS Ethel Bar rymore and her uncle was Li onel Barrymore Her theatrics ancestry went back four gener ations in this country and Eng land In 193839 she was New Yorks Personality Deb tante Her smiling young face was photographed in all the fashionable night spots with cafe society escorts Encour aged by her father s h launched a theatrical career in summer stock and quickly moved on to Hollywood Miss Barrymores movie fail ures led her to excessive drink ing As ayoung woman sh moved swiftly through two un successful marriages first to Bramwell Fletcher an actor and then to John Howard a pro fessional Icnnis player Jupiter near end of test program CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UPI Americas Jupiter in termediate range ballistic mis sile Tuesday stood one step away from completing its cur rent series of research and de velopment tests here The 60 foottall rocket one of the most SAME IOWA SAFETY HEPAKTMENT FIGURES AP Photofax JACK Chvistensen Thornton farmer and Mason City businessman whose ample tummy caught the attention of Russian Premier Khrushchev last fall got out of jail Tuesday at DesHomes Christiansen arrested Monday for not havinghis polio shots as a March of Dimes gimmick was sup posed to have stayed in his downtown street corner jail until had been raised But because of the cold weather Christensen was released after in cash and pledges had been raised Ike in assurance to Cuban people WASHINGTON Eisenhower assured the Cuban people Tuesday that the United States has no intention of interfering in their domestic affairs or becoming a party to any reprisals at this time The President said he and Secretary of State Christian A Herter were concerned and perplexed by recent attacks on the United States by Cuban Premier Fidel Castro Eisenhower added however that the American people still have the greatest affection for the Cuban people and expect their firm and mutually friendship to continue The President discussed the Cuban crisis at his news confer ence Im mediately No decision yet in case against Erbe DES MOINES District Judge Robert Van Pell Tuesday took under advisemen1 a claim by 20 publishers that Atty Gen Norman Erbes ban of 42 pornographic maga zines amounted to precensor ship Indications are it will be a least two weeks if not longer before a decision is handec down in the controversial case Erbe attempted to prove tha news dispatches of his ban made it clear th a t the ban appliec only to issues of the 42 maga zines which were purchased be fore Sept 1 The publisher contend that magazine distribu tors understood that the ban was a continuing one and also covered subsequent issues Van Pelt refused to include as evidence the UPI as well as As sociated Press news dispatches Ray Rosenberg one of the attor neys for the magazine publish ers objected on the grounds that the news stories tended to be self serving for Erbe and were not the best evidence DUKE DIES WICHITA FALLS Tex W R Duke 78 national com mander in chief of the Umte Spanish War Veterans die Tuesday after a long illness gainst the steering wheel The inal body removed from that ar waspinned by part of the notor AFTER THE LAST body was aken from the Minnesota car t uncovered a can of beer lying nside the tou of the auto It vas no t known whether drinking vas involved Truckers at the scene said the roung men in the Cerro Gordo bounty car had been at a high vay cafe just north of the ac ident scene a few minutes earlier Colman is home on leave rom the Navy H i g h w a y G5 traffic was North Iowa Cloudy with occa sional light snow Lows Tues day night 1820 Warmer Wed nesday highs 2530 Iowa Cloudy through Weclnes day with light freezing rain o drizzle south and central anc snow extreme north Tuesda night lows 1825 Light rain o drizzle over most of state Wed nesday freezing north half warmer northeast highs mic 20s to mid 30s Further out look Cloudy occasional rain or snow turning colder north west Thursday Minnesota Light snow warmer Highs Wednesday 2030 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Algeria situation tense Debre warns of disaster PARIS Wi Premier Michel Dcbrc warned Frenchmen Tues day that all can be lost order is not established and maintained in Algeria Debreissucd4he warning in an official statement after his return from a middleofthe night visit to Algiers where French insurgents still occupy the heart of the city It was a clear warning to Frenchmen that rightwing ex tremists are threatening the fu ture of France itself unless they abandon their stubborn upris ing THE INSURGENT diehards were reported to have been promised the French army will not shoot them out of their bar ricades But Debre declared the policy of selfdetermination for Algerians stands Nothing has happened that will deter pursuit of the aim President Charles de Gaulles administration to let Algerias nine million North Africans de cide their own future he said The French Press Agency said De Gaulles military command er and civil representative Algeria promised army will fire on the stirgents agency quoted blocked until nearly 2 am by he wrecked cars in tlie road The autos were left in place until Uie coroners and officers investigations were completed THE FIRE department was called to the scene not only to aid in removing the victims but to guard against fire starting before the work was done Gaso line from both autos was on the highway and on the cars A number of ered in spite of the cold and Echo DAlgcr an Agi e r s newspaper saying Maurice le army com mander and Paul Delouv DEBRE rer De Gaulles representative in the territory gave the as surance in a meeting with City Council members THE COUNCIL members Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 21 9 It 0 NIXON ENTERED SPRINGFIELD 111 Back ers of Vice Richard M Nixon have entered his name in the Illinois preferential primary in an effort to attract a large Republican turnout April 12 It was Nixons second entry into primary competition His first shire was in New Hamp nesota car had from spectators caused some difficulty at the outset One SnelPs Ambulance Service worker inside the Min to fight free who assumed he was one of the injured and were attempting to remove him When the most seriously injured were removed from the Cerro Gordo County car ambulance personnel found their waiting stretchers occupied by onlook ers who had fainted Those per sons were sent to cars The temperature was well be low freezing Sources at Albert Lea said all three of the Albert Lea residents have been in trouble with the iaw for larceny Iverson has been convicted third degree burglary and the two younger youths are on juvenile proba tion The bodies of Walk and Iver son are at the Colonial Funeral Home Funeral arrangements are incomplete conference he following the issued a five versatile and U S arsenal ful reliable in the made a success 1500milc experimental trip lover the Atlantic Ocean point restatement of US policy toward Cuba which was critical of Castro for promoting the un founded illusion of aggressive acts and conspiratorial activities aimed at the Castro government by the United States While professing close friend ship for the Cuban people Eis enhower said recent statements of Castro and members of his government would hardly fa cilitate the development of relations of understanding and competence between the two governments Castros increasingly insult ing remarks about the US government including charges that it is plotting to overthrow his and his seizure ol some Americanowned property in Cuba have brought US Cuban relations to a lowest ebb US Ambassador Philip W Bon sal was recalled from Havana Jast week for complications of in Profit on Miltown described small WASHINGTON The mak ers of Miltown tranquilizer said Tuesday their profit is a little more than a penny a tablet Henry H Hoyt president arter Products Inc said testimony for the Senate anti monopoly subcommittee that no reduction would be warranted in the present price of 10 cents a tablet The subcommittee is investigating prices charged for various drugs It contends some of the wonder drugs are priced so high they cannot be bought by persons who need them MEAN1E FINED FREMONT Calif Dr W V Shyre 40 a dentist accused of tricking Halloween young sters with laxative pills instead of treating them with candy has been fined placed on two years probation and given a fourmonth suspended jail sen tence for outraging public de cency BODIES REMOVED A rescue work second victim of the crash just er continues to work inside the over turned car of David Walk 17 Albert Lea in afl attempt to free Walks body north of here Duane Iverson 22 also of Albert ground Lea lies covered in fore to have asked representatives were reported the two Paris not to use force against the in surgents dug in behind the bar ricades Debre his moves cloaked in secrecy since Monday when President de Gaulles govern ment dispatched him on the troubleshooting mission ar rived in the tense North African city Monday night His plane whisked him back to Paris again aeforc the sleeping populace was aware of his presence The 0 Algiers deputies were expected to come to Paris later Tuesday to continue the talks MEANWHILE both sidesth 1000 to 3000 insurgents and the paratroopers who ringed icld their fire in the hope there would be a peaceful solution But a crowd of nearly 5000 massed before a statue of Joan of Arc in downtown Algiers in demonstration of their sym pathy for the embattled insur gents There was no immediate report of disorder and as the lemonstrators did not appear in an ugly mood troops made no effort to break up the crowd But the fact that the Premier of France had ducked in and out of Algiers without making a public appcarnnce seemed an indication of the public temper in the city where 24 settlers and police were killed and 140 in jured in Sundays battle between enraged mobs and riot police Salesmans death due to Violence PAULLINA UPI The death of a Faribault Minn in surance salesman here appar ently was caused by an act of violence County Coroner J A Vander Ploeg said Tuesday The body of Michael Madigan 23 was found in the Miller Motel here Monday by a cleaning lady who came into his room gan suffered a brain concussion as well as cuts and bruises on the arms and chest Police had trouble locating Madigans wife who was found visiting her parents in Olin Iowa The Madigans have two children RECORD YEAR DES MOINES ers Grain Dealers had record 1959 sales totaling most on 37 million bushels of corn Don E Edison the associations executive retary said Tuesday Wv   

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