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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 20, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper VOLN PNM tad United ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North Iowa us Neighbor ran MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20 IHi Copy rtpcr OWTWJ Tw Ne 1U Selling on Sunday is not topic People find it it continues By HELEN B SHAFFER GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Time was when about the only thing you could buy on Sunday was some thing like a newspaper or a quart of ice cream at the corner drug store a few slices of cold meat or a loaf of bread at the delicatessen or a dozen ears of corn at a farmers roadside stand Times have changed Double page spreads in the Sunday pa per now depict a multitude of tempting buys furniture TV sets electrical appliances and the like that will be available all day at a warehouse sale in Ihe suburbs or at a bargain cen ter five or 10 miles out of town on the main highway to Some town LOTS OF PEOPLE think this is fine Many of them are in the habit of taking z Sunday after noon drive Why not go o u t Route 00 and look around the Super Sales Mart Father can help keep the kidsin order and theyll have a swell time trying out the swings or the slide in the childrens play area The whole family will enjoy the free hot dogs too However convenient and pleasurable such a Sunday ex cursion may be for some peo ple there are others who de plore it Religious considera tions or a general sense of what is fitting or not fitting on the Sabbath may dictate how they feel Or they may simply think that commercial establishments along the highway are an eye sore and a nuisance and that the traffic jams they sometimes create make driving hazardous Still others may object be cause the pocketbook nerve is touched downtown merchants hurt by the competition or highr way merchants within the limits of a Sunday dosing town who lose business to merchants a fcw miles farther down the road where Sunday selling is p e r mitted A COMBINATION of the var ious objectors Save Sunday crusaders local commercial in terests sometimes also localla bor unions can put quite a lot of pressure on the police or on state legislators But when its a matter of law enforcement the police are likely to be handi capped The only law they have to enforce is often an obsolete Sunday closing statute of pri marily religious origin that has been generally ignored for years Some states have recently re vised their Sunday closing laws or repealed them altogether and substituted bans on specific ac tivities on Sunday But the at tempts at tightening or liberal izing have by no means got rid of all the inconsistencies And the inconsistencies encourage litigation now that the Sunday merchant has become an inter ested party The old Sunday laws forbidding Sunday labor other than works of necessity or charity were upheld by the Supreme Court at the turn of the century as a valid exercise of state police powers Since then the court has refused to in terfere in cases of alleged dis crimination in the enforcement of such laws NOW HOWEVER it is possi ble that the Supreme Court will take a closer look at the Sunday closing laws The Catholic Church has been the leader of the battle against Sunday commercialism in the past decade Protestant min isters also have been active in local Save Sunday drives Spokesmen for SeventhDay Ad ventists and Jews oppose Sun day closing laws or want them revised to exempt persons who observe Saturday as the Sab bath Some religious leaders are torn between a desire to move against profanation of the Sab bath and a belief that Sunday closing laws encroach on re ligious liberty Although religious arguments have been prominent in the con troversy over Sunday legislation commercial competition is tend ing more and more to become the dominant factor And the fact that Sunday selling seems lo on the increase indicates that a greatjnany people find it to their convenience DEFENDS HIS TEXTBOOK Homer Hyde 54 author of a controversial military manual on communism and religion points to a paragraph in the book at a press conference Hyde a civilian errf Glaring inaccuracies AP Iliotofax ploye at Lackland AFB Tex wrote the book and was quick to defend it At right is Col W L Helman toler information chief at Randolph Field Tex Military manuals cleanup Browns action debated Legislative fight seen SAN FRANCISCO W Gov Edmund G Browns 60day re prieve for Caryl Chessman pop ular with opponents of capita punishment stirred a mounting storm of criticism Saturday in Sacramento legislators pro tested that the governor pro posed to dump Ihe problem i their laps by calling a spccia session in March concurren with the budget session t reconsider abolishing the deal penalty in the stale In Washington D C critics blasted the Stale Department for notifying the governor of adverse reaction to be expected in South America by President Eisenhower if the Chessman ex ecution should take place The President starts a fournation South American tour next week BROWN WHEN he announced he was calling off Chessmans execution to let the California Legislature decide the issue of capital punishment said he aiso had given serious consideralion to the message from Asst Sec retary of State Roy R Rubol lom Jr It said hostile demon slrations could be cxpecled in Uruguay and Brazil if the 8 yearold conviclaullior shouk be executed in San Quentin Governmental leaders in Uru guay applauded the reprieve Western Europe generally ap AP 1lintolax PREMIER Han sen Socialist premier of Den mark died at a Copenhagen hospital Friday I hi risen 53 had entered Ihe hospital last December pleurisy suffering from WASHINGTON The sec retaries of the Army Air Force and Navy will be held person ally responsible for any more glaring inaccuracies or lack of common sense and good taste in their training manuals That word came from the boss of the Pentagon Secre ary of Defense Thomas S rates Jr He ordered a sweep ing review of all service publi cations after several turned up that he said were inappropri ate to military training The Air Force so far hasbeen the main producer of training fronts manuals that have raised pub From brushes to forks lie outcry The latest was one that charged that some Protest ant clergymen were cardcarry ing Communists that a large proportion of those who revised the King James version of the Bible were members of Red That came on top of some North Iowa Snow possibly be coming heavy Saturday night with local accumulations ol 4 inches or more by Sunday morning Snow diminishin Sunday Locally warmer Sat urday night Little tempera ture change Sunday Lows Saturday night 15 to 20 Iowa Heavy snow warning Sat urday night in narrow band from northeast to southwest Iowa Snow becoming heavy Saturday night in narrow band from northeast to south west accumulating 4 inches or more in this zone by Sun day morning Locally warmer Saturday night lows 15 to 22 Little temperature change Sunday Outlook for Monday cloudy and rather cold Minnesota Light snow not so cold Highs Sunday 815 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 22 Minimum 11 At 8 am 13 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 9 Minimum 17 Gl shortcourse WASHINGTON UPI Brushes are used for mSny pur poses such as for scrubbing woodwork pots and pans The refrigerator is used to preserve food in its normal temperature without freezing Knives are used to cut This is news Well apparently the Air Force thinks some body in its ranks needs such instructions THEY ARE PART of a new Air Force cooks manual turned up by Rep Frank Kowalski a former Army colonel They come on top of other pamphlets telling airmen how to wash officers dogs mix drinks baby sit and get dates for bachelor officers Kowalski found no fault with sections of the new document dealing with complicated kitchen equipment But he thought it was a waste of the taxpayers money to include the fol lowing advice On forks The fork is used to lift turn or move large or small pieces of food in a sanitary and practical manner Grasp handle of fork firmly and pierce object to be moved turned or lifted deep enough to secure a good hold The fork also can be usedto mix or separate various foods KNIVES A sharp piece of steel set in a handle Knives are used to cut slice or chop foods in portions Spoons Grasp handle place scoop end in food lift up and out hold directly over eating utensil turr wrist a half turn or until food has left spoon Other instructions Mixing bowls are used to mix or biend foods in The chopping board is used to chop or cut foods on Napkin dispensers are used to hold napkins for easy dispensing The bucket maybe of different shape or size It contains a handle to lift or carry from one place to another other controversial Air Force manuals which were repudiated and withdrawn when they came to light Secretary of the Air Force Dudley C Sharp disclosed thai Ihe manual referring lo Com munist infiltralion of churches was written by Homer II Hyde a civilian employe at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas AT LACKLAND Hyde 54 defiantly defended his pam phlet I felt the manual could not be completeiy effective as a tool for combatting Commu nistic activities with which the NCO might come in contact either on or off duty unless he lad all the evidence of such activity available lo him that it was possible to provide he said But Maj Gen Robert M Still Bulletin man commander of the base training center said Mr Hyde did deviate from the planned outline of this manual without authority And it was complete ly inappropriate His super visors erred seriously in failing to pick this up HYDE IS A member of a San Antonio Baptist church I am not ashamed of my religious beliefs he said but added thai Ihey were not necessarily re flected in the manual He said his sources for the pamphlet were Circuit Riders Inc of Cincinnati Dr Billy James Hargis a radio evan gelist from Tulsa Oka an edi torial in the San Antonio Light and a government bulletin he proved the action but crtticizec the motive In Washington senators cril cized the State Departments al leged intervention as impinging on stales righls UNWARRANTED interfer ence with the judicial processes of a state said Sen Gordon Al lot of the State Depart mcnt message Very questionable proce dure said Chairman J Wil liam Fulbright DArk of the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee But it was in Sacramento that storm clouds loomed where Brown an avowed foe of capi tal punishment had set Ihe stage for a spectacular fight with the Legislature which has beaten down efforts to ban capj tal punishment several times in the past 27 years Gov Brown pointed out tha Patrolman nabs thug in house BELMOND A St Paul Minn man picked the wrong muse lo break inlo police said Saturday Dallas D Grccnbush 22 was n the Wright County jail here at Clarion following his arrest nside the Dr L R Parson res dencc Friday nighl Two other St Pavil men also were ar rested HIGHWAY patrolman John Graham lives right across from the Parson home lie said lie no liced a man walking back and forth in front of the Parson res idence He said Ihe man finally walked up to the front door broke a window and forced his way in Graham radioed for help from ity police and they fount ireenbush hiding under a table n Ihe Parson home The SI Paul man was holding a bayon ct but didnt offer any resist ancc Iowa has surprise snowfall 4 inches by early Sunday A fastmoving snow storm sneaked up on tht Weather night and the outlook was that there would be a fresh blanket of four or more inches of snow by Sun day morning By noon Saturday Atlantic had had 2A inches of new snow Pes Moines and Sioux City 2 inches and Spencer and Ot tumwa an inch apiece Mason City had a halfinch THE IOWA Highway Commis sion said roads in an area bounded by Highway 169 on the cast and Highway 141 on the north were generally snow packed Highways outside this area the commission said are generally normal There was a possibility that GREENBUSH TOLD author ics lie was looking for a tele phone to call his mother in Min neapolis A short time later Patrol Scr leant L W Dickinson arrestet Gorman D Lowrie 23 and Ger aid E Scherblc 21 both SI aul The men were parked in a car two blocks from the Par son home SQUAW VALLEY Calif UP Soviet Union soared into the unofficial team lead in the eighth Winter Olym p i c s Saturday by scoring sweep in the ladies 10kilo meter ski race But Ger manys Helga upset the favored Russians by taking womens 500 meter speed skating event in 459 seconds Girl 12 stabbed to death on school bus WAUSEON Ohio MVThirty children watched horrified Fri day as a schoolgirl was stabbed to death by a 13yearold boy on a school bus Karen Smith 12 Delta died instantly of two stab wounds in the back inflicted by a seveninch hunting knife offi cials said Douglas Konrath a neighbor of the victim is being held for investigation in the kill A motive has not been learned Prince Philip to be here in June LONDON WJ Prince Philip husband of Queen Elizabeth II will visit New York June 10 to open a British exhibition Buck ingham Palace announced Fri day night The prince will go to New York from Canada He is due in Ottawa and Toronto June 8 and 9 SAME identified as Religion Communism anc 22 arrested in raid at Waterloo WATERLOO UPI two persons were arrested early Saturday in a gambling raid on Lynns Barbecue here Eight Waterloo police officers staged the raid and broke up a dice game in the establishment although he reprieved Chessman for 60 days I am still con vinced he is guilty Chessman 38 whose parents are dead says another man committed the sex crimes he was convicted of Snow blamed in fatal accident ASHTON man wa killed and another seriously in jurcd Saturday when their ca slammed info a bridse abutmen north of here during a snow storm Killed in the crash wa Matthew Joseph Jonas 26 Ash ton who suffered a broken bad in the crash Louis John Klein 30 Ashton the driver of the car suffere severe spinal injuries and a dis located right hip He was serious condition in City hospital Siou THAYER DIES M A R S Ff A L L TO WN W George F Thavcr 87 Marshall town former business manage of he MarshalHown TimesRe nublican for nearly 30 years died Fridav Mason City could escape the brunt of the snow front The snow was in a narrow 100mile clt swingingacross Iowa from oulhwcst to northeast The Wa erlooOelwein area which aught the last two snowstorms eaclon again is directly in the alh of the new storm The snow was falling ahead of storm center moving up from he Texas panhandle The wind due to switch to northerly at about 30 to 35 miles per hour n the southwest Saturday light T h is was expected to cause considerable drifting owcr visibility and hazardous driving The eastern states mean vhile were engulfed by a second najor snowstorm in a week Sixteen deaths were reported in five slates Sections of Pennsyl vania and northern New Eng land also bore the brunt of the storm that began Thursday ALTHOUGH THE snowfall let up winds that reached 50 miles nn hour churned the snow into drifts up to 10 feet Friday night Snowplow crews were unable to cope with the drifts along sec lions of the New York Thruway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike The Thruway closed a 130 mile seclion from Syracuse west to Williamsville AP Photo fax A HAPPY DAY The Duke and Duchess of Wind sor hold an AP Wirephoto showing announcement of the birth of a baby to the Dukes niece Queen Elizabeth IT being posted on Buckingham Palace gates The Duke who once ruled England as King Edward VIII currently is visiting in New York Diary tells of last days of Lady Be Good crew WIESBADEN Germany tragic story of prayers and despair in the North Afri can desert was told Saturday in the diary of copilot of U S Air Force ghost bomber of World War II The diary was found in Sahara where the re mains of five of the nine crtw members of fourengine Lady Be Good were recov ered lastVeek The plane was found a year ago The Air Forces European headquarters said the diary was kept by Lt Robert F Toner North Atttofcoro Mass copilot ef the Liberator He bailed out along with the rest of the nineman crew follow ing a bombing raid on Naples Italy April 4 1943 Written in pencil the pocket shed book describes eight days in the miles from merci less heat alternating with bit ter cold lirrte water and no hope One crewman 2nd Lt John S Woravka called only John in the diary was lost when the airmen bailed out Air Force officials said the diary indicates that the trek of the main group lasted four The three crewmen whe went on in search for help on April 9 could be identified through their first names as Sgt Guy E Shelley New Cumberland Pa Sgt Harold S Ripslinger Saginaw Mich and Sgt Vernon L Moore New Boston Ohio No trace of these three or Woravka who failed to join the main party has been re ported The text of the entries as released by the Air Force follows Sunday Apr 4 well mixed up lost returning out of lumped landed in desert at 1 AM morning No badly find John all others present Monday Apr 5 Start walk ing now still no John A few rations Vi canteen of water one cap full per day Sun fair ly warm good breeze from northwest Nite very cold No sleep rested and walked Tuesday Apr Rested at Sun very warm no breeze spent PM in hell no planes etc rested until PM walked and rested all nite 15 mint on 5 mins off Wed Apr 7 same routine everyone getting weak cant get very far prayers all the time again PM very warm hell Everyone cant sleep everyone sore from gout Thurs Apr 8 hit sand dunes very miserable good wind but continuous blowing of sand everyone now very weak thought San and Moore were all done Lamotte eyes are gone everyone elses are bad Stiff going NW north Fri Apr 9 Shelly Rip Moore separate and try to go for help rest of us all very weak eyes bad not any travel still very little water Nites are about 35 de grees good no wind no shel ter 1 one parachute left Sat Apr 10 still having prayer meetings for help ne signs of anything A couple of birds good wind from north Really weak now cant walk pains all over nites very cold no sleep Sun Apr 11 stilt waiting for help stilt praying bad lost all our weight Ach ing all over Could make it if we had water just enough left to put our tongue te Have hopes for help very seen no rest still same place Mon Apr 17 no hope yet very cold nite And there the pathetic diary ends   

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