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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL ft The Newspaper That Makes All North I o wans Neighbors Aswclited tnd United Preu full LCIM MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 5 1WO Copy rili Paper TVo OM How about faiths of I other 5 Religion plays large role in candidates lives By LOUIS CASSELS WASHINGTON the six men most often mentioned as possible presidential candi dates five are members of Protestant churches and one Sen John F Kennedy is a Catholic Kennedys Catholicism has been the subject of a good deal of public discussion But rela tively little attention has been focused on the religious affilia tions of the other potential can didates A distinguished Catholic edi tor John Cogiey of Common weal magazine suggests that there is a reason other than mere prejudice for this differ ential of interest WE ALL HAVE legitimate interest in how the president reaches his ideas of wrong and right good and bad Cogiey wrote recently In the case of Protestant presidents with the Protestant emphasis on individ ual judgment it h a s largely been a question of sizing up the man A Catholic president on the other hand would have to ac knowledge the teachings of the church The Catholic believes that the church is a visible body hierarchically organized which speaks with God given authority on questions of faith and morals It is possible of course to conjecture situations in which the religion of a Protestant can didate might become a political issue Take for example the case of Vice President Richard M Nikon NIXON IS USUALLY des cribed as a Quaker If he sub scribed to the traditional Quak er teaching of pacificism many Americans might feel that his religion was a matter of polit ical concern since the president must serve as chief architect of the nations defenses and Troubles ahead for sch oo I bill Bv JOE HALL WASHINGTON The Senate has passed a school aid bill to provide federal grants both for classroom construction and for teachers sal aries Hut there were indications Friday that Ihe House would not approve he salary provisions and that President Eisenhower would veto the measure if Congress passes it in its present form The 51IM vote by which the Senate passed the measure Thursday night is far short of the twothirds that would be needed to override a veto House Democratic leaders say that they expect to pass school legislation before the 8Gth Con gress quits nut they assert their branch is likely to limit the funds to school construction omitting teacher salaries which were included in the Senate bill The Senate vote was the latest move in a long fight running Publishers of books fight code OlobeGazelU Ilioto by Mussur FLAMES LIGHT UP NIGHT SKY AS BARN AND CONTENTS ARE REDUCED TO ASHES On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Mason City News67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports910 North Iowa Features 11 CubGazette 12 Comics 15 North Iowa News 18 TV Guide Pullout Section commander in chief of the armed forces Actually Nixon has made it clear that he is by no means a pacifist In fact there is some question whether Nixon should now be described as a Quaker or as a Methodist Although he is still listed as a member in good standing of the Friends Meeting of East Whittier Calif Nixon and his family regularly attend the Met ropolitan Memorial Methodist Church in Washington The Nixon children are enrolled in Sunday School there The same situation obtains with regard to three other po tential candidates Adlai Stevenson has been a Unitarian most of his life but in recent years has frequently attended Presbyterian churches SEN LYNDON B JOHNSON was baptized into the Disciples of Christ denomination which is best known in his native Texas as the Christian Church But when Johnson goes to church in Washington it is usually at St Marks Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill Sen Hubert Humphrey is listed as a member of the First Congregational Church of Min neapolis But he and his family regularly attend the Chevy Chase Methodist Church in Washington arjd are regarded there as associate members Sen Stuart Symington is the only prospective candidate be sides Kennedy whose church af filiation can be given in a single word Symington is un equivocally an Episcopalian He attends Washington Episcopal Cathedral Jury fails to indict young Iowa mother CEDAR RAPIDS grand Jury has failed to indict Marie Aakre 24 in the death of her 2 monlhsold daughter Susan last November Mrs Aakre who po lice said admitted smothering the child by pushing its face into a pillow to still its crying is a patient at the Independence State Mental Health Institute She was charged with murder and bound over to the grand jury which returned the no bill Wtdnesdaj Heavy loss in tire on Hennagir farm By JIM OWENS GlobeGazette Staff Writer Fire Thursday night destroyed a barn containing baled hayand equipment on the Roy Hennagir farm miles west of Mason City on Highway 18 There was no loss estimate but Hennagir said the loss would total thou sands of dollars The cause of the fire was not determined Most of the barn was involved before those at the Hennagir home discovered the blaze shortly before They had been watching televi sion Hennagir said arid did not look of the houseuntilSome one drove into the driveway Clear Lake and Mason City fire departments each sent a truck to the scene and firemen saved a pumphouse and farm equipment near the barn The Mikoyan in Havana met by gunfire HAVANA UP Intense gun fire broke out Friday in the vicinity of the Fine Arts Palace as S o v ie t Deputy Premier Anastas I Mikoyan and Cuban President Osvaldo Dorticos pre pared to open the Soviet trade exposition there The anticom munist demonstration broke out from a balcony across the street from the Fine Arts Pal ace just as Mikoyan and Dor ticos stepped inside its doors There no signs anyone One of The men of the destroyer Daly was injured fatally op iboard as the vessel lurched unexpectedy Ten others were overboard and of these only five were rescued Many hours after the accident at pm Thursday ships and planes still combed the area 200 miles off Cape Henry with Six sailors feared lost when pitched off ship NORFOLK Va Wl A steep roll by a ship doomed to the Navys mothball fleet left one of its crewmen dead and five others missing and presumed dead in the icy waters of the Atlantic off the Virginia coast was hit in the crowd The firing lasted about 10 minutes It broke out near the statue of Cubas liberator about four blocks from the Fine Arts Palace where Mikoyan had shortly before1 deposited a big red and white floral wreath topped by a red hammer and sickle A group of persons idcnti 59 killed in Bolivia crash LA PAZ Bolivia nine persons aboard a Lloyd Aereo Boliviano airliner were ficci by some in the crowd asjkilled Friday when the plane antiCommunists had attempt ed to place another wreath at the statue The opening of the shiny Soviet exposition setting the stage for talks between Mikoy an and Prime Minister Fidel Castros tradehungry govern ment was only slightly de layed A shortsleeved throng of 300 to 400 mostly Cuban laborers had hailed Mikoyan at the wreathlaying ceremony crashed near Cochabamba hope almost gone for finding any of the missing seamen alive barn was beyond saving when firemen arrived and the farm water system had been put out of commission by breaking of electrical wires due to the fire Firemen remained on the scene until about 1 am Friday when the barn was flattened and there was little danger of fire spreading from it One section of the barn was machine shed area and the rest of the bottom floor was workshop and storage space Among the equipment destroyed vas acetylene welding apparatus and tanks an air compressor a partly full deep freezer and a boat and boat trailer In the upper floor was 700 to of hay The barn about 40 by 60 feet in ground dimensions was an insulated building WHEN THE FIRE was dis covered Hennagir moved a trac tor corn sheller and other equip ment to the north of the barn The wind was from the north and an intense blast of heat prevented much work to the south of the barn until firemen arrived The pumphouse and a com bine were directly south of the barn and firemen set up an old North Iowa Considerable fog scattered light snow or freez ing drizzle Friday night lows 2532 Saturday mostly cloudy and a little warmer highs in middle 30s Iowa Considera Me fog scat WASMINGTON UPI The nations book publishers Friday completely and unalterably opposed any industry group to police sex in books because they said it was impossible to make rules separating trash from art Dan Lacy managing director of the American Book Publish ers Council said an effective selfpolicing moral code would doubtless mean that we had a pure though sterile literature Lacy said the best guarantee against obscene books was the individual publishers responsi bility to the law and public opin ion He said none of the billions of books published by members of Ihe council since 1950 hac been found obscene in a fina court action tercel light snow or freezing drizzle east Friday nigh t lows 1825 west and north 25 32 east Cloudy to partly cloudy and warmer Saturday highs 35 east to 42 west Fur ther fair to partly cloudy and warmer Minnesota Cloudy flurries Highs Saturday in 30s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 6 to 9 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday with little daily change except for some warming during the end of the period Afternoon highs will average from 30 to 40 de grees and overnight lows from 15 to 25 degrees Precipitation will average 25 to 50 of an inch occurring mostly as snow intermittently during the period few minutes after takeoff at Cochabamba enroute to La Paz The airline reported however that all persons aboard per ished There were 55 passengers and 4 crew members The pas sengers included 45 adults and 10 children Among the latter were five babies Most if not all those aboard were believed to be Bolivians The Daly and two other as a shicld from lhe hcal troyers based at Newport R Iwhile they directed waler on Young and the Gotten were the pump buikling At one point a tire of the combine began burning from the heat in which The DC4 airliner crashed a their last cruises vhen the tragedy look place Their sea trials enroute r o m Newport to Hampton Roads will end shortly with their entrance into the Norfolknaval shipyard where they will be mothballcd in preparation for oining the reserve fleet Three of the 10 who went overboard were plucked from he sea by the Daly herself The other two were picked up by the merchant ship Alabama One of hese two was seriously injured A Coasi Guard cutter took aboard the two injured men and anded them at the Little Creek Va amphibious base The Navy said the sea trials were routine to determine if any repairs were necessary mothballing MIKOYAN IN CUBA AP Photofax Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan of Russia in Cuba on a trade and friendship mission exchanges light talk with Cuban President Osvaldo DorticosMikoyan highest ranking Soviet official ever to go to Cuba GlobeGazette weather up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m data Precip 40 31 3i snow HE MADE THE statements before a House Post Office sub committee investigating com plaints that movies film ads ant Dooks arc too sexy During the past three days the subcommit cc has questioned witnesses on whether Hollywoods sclfpolic ng codes should be tougher Hollywood standards regulat ng the presentation of sex sui cide homosexuality and other subjects Lacy said have largely denied to films the role of social criticism and they have often made difficult a searching look into the realities of human life IN OPPOSING a book Indus try moral code Lacy said i would be flouted by publisher who put out only pornography These publishers he said ig nored existing obscenity law and would do the same to a self enforcing code Lacy belittled the moviemak ers1 moral code He said it wa intended primarily to assur that they offend as few pcopl las possible back to 1871 to win congression al passage of general federal id for public elementary and igh schools SENATE AIDES said it ic first time in history that upporl of teacher salaries hatl ecn singled out for specific mention in an education bill The outcome was an impor ant victory for the National Ed ucalion Assn and other teacher organizations over the nation Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen RIM told the Senate lisenhower would be particular y unhappy with the teacher salary provision The states would decide how much would go to salary in creases and how much to new buildings THE ANNUAL grant total in he bill was obtained by mul tiplying the number of school age children in the country by However the money would be allocated among the states on formula based on relative schoolage population as wcight d by relative income per school age child There would be no matching requirement the first year in the second year the states would have to put up an average of one dollar for each four of fed eral aid but this would vary sharply among the states based on their wealth Money taken in breakin at Britt BRITT Thieves broke into the office of the Farmers Co operative Elevator here Thurs day night Entrance was gained through breaking a window Galen Nolder manager said a hole was chiseled in a vault and an undetermined of money taken amount firemen were working The entire barn was a mass of flames just before 11 pm About 10 minutes later the fuel tanks of the welding apparatus blew their valves throwing blowtorchlike jets of hot flame Hnto the rest of the burning mass before SUSPENDED TERM KEOKUK Cale 18 Keokuk recently convicted of manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of his stepfather Thurs day was given a suspended eightyear prison sentence SAME THEN AS THE blazing mass of hay began settling into the bottom floor bursting cans of grease and oil stored below add ed fuel and heat to the fire Red flares stored in the work shop area gave a rosy glow to the general blaze The fire began its final de cline about and continued 0 die away until there was nothing left to burn Men of the sheriffs office and lighway patrol directed traffic and stood by in case of other need for them Waterloo man found guilty of murder WATERLOO Jones 36 Waterloo was found guilty of second degree murder Thursday in connection with the death of his commonlaw wife The jury deliberated only two hours before finding J q n cs guilty of shooting liis wife Ber tie 36 Jan 13 She died five days later The defense con tended that Jones was drunk and did not know what he was doing HERES HOW YOU DO IT Rep Mel vin Price DIH holds a glass in the AP Photofax illustrated brochure now withdrawn came to light at a hearingIt also told fashion prescribed in an Air Force brohow to wash the generals dog set his chure for enlisted men assigned as aides tea table make drinks for his guests or stewards to general officers The and shine his shoes   

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