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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowai Daily Newspaper for HM h MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL n The Newspaper Tha t Makes All North lowans Neighbors Pren ind United Frew International Full Lease Wlriet MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 7 11M Tc Cojiy Paper of Two One m Draft Nicholas campaign launched One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE JCGLO U300 L2M5 pm Sunday WOI Amei GIO pm Tuesday WTAD Quinoy 930 pm Thurs WSUI Iowa City 910 am Sat US role in guarding your food WHAT A TIZZY our country went into jus ahead of Thanksgiving last fai when the announcement cam out of Washington that the in nocent looking little red objec known as the cranberry rhigh be an agent for the transmis sion of cancer In making the announcement Arthur Flemming secretary of the Department of Health Edu cation and Welfare made it clear that the offending berries were from a limited area where a certain weedkiller had been used principally Oregon and Washington But housewives generally werent disposed to take a chance A Cranberry growers in other sections of the country notably Massachusetts and Wisconsin set up a mighty complaint that they had been financially in jured in a big way With some plausibility they demanded thai be reimbursed for their losses during the cranberrv peakseason Backed up by the principal supplier of thechemical thc head of Ocean Spray Cranber ries Inc cooperative that handles about fourfifths of the crop asserted that humaa be ings would have to consume carloads of cranberries treated with the herbicide to suffer any ill effects AFTER A PERIOD of noisy controversy the industry and Ihe government agreed to co operate in an inspection pro gram All uncontaminated lots JUST LIKE IN GRANDPAS DAY In the good old our grandpar ents tell us hard Iowa winters brought snow so deep that it covered fences and almost hid buildings Well take a look at this is Iowa I960 The scene is on the Gene Dunphy farm near Al Pholofax Creston where drifts 15feet high cover a fence on which Mary Dunphy 5 is sitting and on which brother Tom 12 is standing A corn crib background nearly is obscured Whats more it was 16 below zero when the photo was taken Wave of fires in Iowa take one lifecause heavy damage BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ten fires caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in property damage and look one life ini Iowa over the weekend Fire Lt Albert L BarUow 46 ifighling a blaze in an empty the home of Ransom Owings building a block from his home j while he was away from home Sunday Neighbors rescued an elderly roomer who was not injured More than half a million dol Bartlow collapsed after run ning from the smokefilled were to be labeled safe This helped somewhat but the indus try suffered a loss running into the millions Incidentally cran berries have become a S50 mil lion crop in the United States During and since that contro versy Secretary Flemming has defended his course on the grounds that it was his duly to protect the public from even a chance of harm In doing this he and his department made history Never before had an arm of government reached ou so far to protect consumers when it meant painful losses to producers The cranberry crisis there fore was an important mile stone in the expansion of gov ernment regulation of foods since that first national pure food law in 1906 It was the symbol ofa growing responsibil ity on government to guard over the health and wellbeing of the American public WHEN THE FIRST port food law was adopted 54 years ago the major problems were deemed to be adulteration and false labeling unsanitary prac tices in handling food and the unregulated addition of poison ous substances to processed foods Some of the evidence un covered in connection with the passage of that 1906 law seem unbelievable on a basis of to days standards in the food in dustry Here are some of the findings Potted chicken containcc no chicken adulterated wrtti shells Butter adulterated with lard Maple made of cane sugar Extensive use of coal tar dye to color food Use of acids and formaldehyde as preservatives In some cases harmful pre Des Moines lost his life while Mr Winter refuses to relax grip Large areas of winterweary Iowa were hit again Monday by lemperalures so far below zero as lo again set new records forj March And there was more new snow j A moderating trend is veloping the weather bureau said bul il may only be slight Temperatures fell lo 19 below at Walerloo Ihe lowest ever recorded Ihere this late in Ihe season Olher morning lows all subzero readings were Mason ity 13 Spencer 9 Davenport 7 Cedar Rapids 5 and Ottum wa 1 Highest was 12 above zero at La mom and Council Bluffs Snow which pushed across Ihe state Sunday left one lo two inches in soulhcrn and easlcen tral counties and up to 3 inche in thc north Mason Cify had i inches Sundays top reading varicc from 12 at Mason City Cedar Rapids lo 23 al Burling ton Tuesdays lows are expected to be from zero to 10 below in the north and from zero to 10 above in the south 100 Luther students put on probation building He was taken lo a hos pital and pronounced dead of a jheart attack John Slatter 78 Fort Atkin son bachelor was awakened by lars damage was done to the Su persweet Feeds Co elevator mill and warehouse in Esther ville late Friday At Cambria the only store in Primary battle is awaited New Hampshire may set pace CONCORD NH iV lilical leaders of both majoi parties in New Hampshire in tensified the drive Monday lo get out whopping voles for Vice President Richard M Nixoi and Sen John F Kennedy Massachusetts the two princi pal figures in Tuesdays prcsi dential primary election The New Hampshire balllc i Ihe first of 16 stale primarie in the nalion Kennedy campaigning bar in an llth hour push drew sub slantial crowds everywhere THE TURN OUT and Ihe re sponsc of his audiences ind cated he has succeeded in stii ring up enthusiasm amon Democratic voters Nixon has not come into Hampshire Republican chief tains led by Gov Wesley Pow ell are carrying the brunt of his campaign They are con ccnlraling on personal appeals via telephone lo thousands of registered Republicans and in dependents Paid radio state ments urging votes for Nixon bomb a r d New Hampshire lisleners almosl around Ihe clock Since slate law does not per mil Republicans to vote for Democrats in the primary and vice versa thc election does not provide a direct test of strength between Kennedy and Nixon However as thc nations first primary the New Hampshire election has a potentially pow erful impact on the other stale primaries and on thc nominal ing convcnlions of bolh parlies IT COULD START a band wagon and it could pul Ihe kes on the drive for cither candidate This is the first ballotbox Bid for governor wanted New move by Nortrrlowans Nomination papers for gover nor were taken out Monday by two supporters of William H Nicholas Clear Lake former lieutenant governor of Iowa and now a member of the highway co in miss ion Don Running DCS Moines and Willard Archer Nashua are seeking to nominate Nicholas on the Republican ticket despite his statement to them Sunday evening that he is not too in terested Nicholas was not available for comment Monday but Mrs Nicholas said she heard his end of the telephone conversation Sunday evening lie did not def initely take himself out of the race she conceded although he previously has said he is not a candidate smoke early Sunday when his the southcentral Iowa village was deslroyed Salurday with house caught fire Neighbors managed to rescue thc man IN RAYMOND damage Firemen fire damaged Chariton the twoapartment home of John Schafer and Ronald Schares No one was injured In Ida Grove fire destroyed On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 North Iowa News 12 Sports 1314 News Quiz 15 Clear Lake News 15 Comics 17 estimated at 550000 from Humcstbn and were aided by farm ers who hauledtwater from rur al wells in 10galion milk cans after wells in the town were ex hausted The general store was known as the Trading Post FIRE DESTROYED the Moel Icr Shoe Store in Gladbrook Sat urday doing an estimated S15 iOOO in damage A barn and other buildings wcre destroyed on the Leslie Fairchild farm near Boone AP Pliotolax STIRS COMPLAINTS Richard Tucrgens 11 dressed in a lieutenants uniform and holding an Army raincoat swagger stick and note pad is photo graphed during a recent inspection at Munich Germany It was this episode that brought complaints from GIs Army troops protest uniform inspection by son of colonel when fire broke out there Less serious damage was suffered on the farm of Duane Hinton near Rockwell City Fire routed Charles E Bird of Belle Plaine from his home Saturday He was not injured The Earl 0 Galletin home was nearly destroyed in Fort Dodge Sunday afternoon Galletin was not at home at the time arometcr as distincl from 3051s and samplings of Ihe aopularily of Nixon and Ken nedy who may very well be the wo contenders for the presi dency next November Hence for the past two days Kennedy has been telling New Hampshire voters that this state launched Gen Dwight D Eisen hower on Ihe road to the White House in 1952 and helped Sen Eslcs Kcfauver DTenn lo be come Ihe Democratic vice presidential nominee in 1956 What would constitute a vie lory for Nixon or Kennedy Thc answer may lie in some simple figures in the cocalled beauty contest section of thc ballol where volers indicate a direct preference for the presi dency Republicans have the advan tage on Tuesday of the New Hampshire town meetings which citizens gather to vole on in town problems Most of the New Hampshire towns unlike the cities are Republican GOP leaders expect voters to vote in thc presidential primary when MUNICH Germany US Army Monday investi gated GI complaints that their commanding officer look his 11yearold son onan official inspection lour and Ihe boy bawled oul a soldier for his uniform The youngster is Richard lucrgens son of Col E K Juergcns For the inspection he wore a miniature liculen anls uniform complete with campaign ribbons and swag ger stick The boy reporledly lore aparl one soldiers display of his clothing held up a parka and barked to the first ser geant This guy doesnt have a shoulder palch His name is The kid should be spanked his old man too said one sergeant An Army spokesman said the inspector general is in vestigating the incident which took place here Feb 2f bul declined official comment Col Juergcns commanding thc 17th Ordnance Group with headquarlcrs in Munich ac knowledged to reporters his son accompanied him on the inspection of a company here Richard is my only son and hes quilc a pal of mine Ihe colonel said When I look him along I just didnt think the men would be embar rassed or upset about it When he learned later some of Ihe GIs were ing it a mockery of inspec tion and disgrace of the uni colonel returned and apologized to the com pany Jucrgens said his son is a mascot of the 71st Ordnance Battalion of which the in spected company is part The colonel said he paid for the material of his sons uniform and gave it to thc commander of thc battalion who had a tailor make it up they have finished town business voting on MORSE TO RUN Strike is called at Iowa plant B E T T E N D ORF UP JAboul 1000 workers went on strike Saturday at the J I Case Co in a contracl dispute JThc workers members of Lo of thc United Auto SAME IOWA SAFEXX DEPARTMENT FIGURES CARTOONIST DIES LOS AXGELES ANNAPOLIS Mri Son cal 858 Gene Ahern M creator ofjWaync Morse DOrcgon MonWorkers Union walked off the Major Hoople and other charday entered Marylands Mayjjoh at midnight A contract with actcrs of Our Boarding House died Sunday of a heart attack 17th presidential primaryjthc firm expired Jan 30 and against Sen John F Konnedylnegotiations since then have THE CLEAR LAKE farm operator was delivering poults in North Iowa and South ern Minnesota Monday Mrs Nicholas said and might not be home until evening There are indications that Nicholas still believes the Re publican stale cenlral commit tee is opposed to him as a can didate He charged two years ago that some party leaders threw their support to Iowa Slate University Prof William C Murriy Murray beat Nicho las for thc GOP nomination for governor ia bul iost lo Gov Herschel Loveless in the general election Archer a realtor and insur man and Running an at orney said they took thc action because We believe he is the only Republican who can be elected in the fall They said they had talked with Republican State Central Commillce on our own and without thc knowledge of Nicho las in an effort to rebuild cer tain fences which have been broken in the party and gain some support for Bill that he did not have two years ago THERE HAVE BEEN of a rift between Nicholas and certain members of the state committee ever since the pri mary election campaign of 1958 During that campaign many in fluential Republicans supported Murray and this led to a charge by Nicholas that the kingmak ers arc out lo get od bill If Nicholas gets into the pri mary election race this year I h c r e is a slrong possi bility I h a t the nomination might go lo the Republican stale conven lion Already announced for the GOP nom ination are Slate Sen Jack Schroe der D a v e nNICHOLAS Monday night GcnNorman low Highs Tuesday 1823 I Robert Carson Independence at lorney and John Knudson Al lowa Variable cloudiness Monjbion farmer day night and Tuesday conS Binning and Archer said linucd cold Scattered veryjNJchola5 vvas aware lhat they light snow wesl and launch a move to get him The Weather North Iowa Variable cloudi ness continued cold Monday niglH and Tuesday Lows ihad little success North lowans among road dead Alfred Henry Dailcy 36 Alalone at the gona was killed instanlly Satur of day afternoon when his car went servatives were used to cover up inferior quality or deteriora tion of the food product One of the requirements of this early law was that food pro cessors should disclose on labels the contents of any package or College here announced Sunday that 100 students were p laced on conduct probation for stag ing a forbidden dance at a near by town recently College spokesmen said the dance was a clear violation of college pol icy which prohibits dancing by students Although there appar ently was no drinking or disturb out of control and plunged into a ditch beside a county road west of Galbraith southwest of Algona Dailey was one of four Iowa traffic victims over the week end In addition two lowans were killed and eight persons in jured Sunday in a collision on Born Feb 23 1924 Highway 65 at Clarks Grove Benedict he was the dcnl time of thc accijstruction Co He was a Schriber 73 all of Spirit iof the VFW and the HaggTurniLakc Funeral services will be Tuescr Post of the American Legion The second car carried Ed day at 10 am in St Benedicts Catholic Church St Benedict The Rev Francis Conway will officiate Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites Hamilton Funeral Home Algona is in charge of the ar rangements at St Surviving are his mother Peterson 53 Stillwater Mary Dailey St Benedict two brothers Wilbur St Benedict son Bruce 13 Minn his wife Virgic 52 and and Vernon Luverne Dead in the Minnesota crash are Mrs Victor Ahrens 40 and Edward Schriber 74 both of Spirit Lake Mrs Ahrens Sheriff Stovern Freeborn County said there was no doubt the accident was caused by the extremely icy condition of the highway He said neither and Schriberjapparently was speeding car son of were passengers in Ihe car driv Victims of the other fata Monday night lows 212 soulh wcsl 2 above to 12 below northeast Highs Tuesday 18 28 Further little warmer with chance of scat tered light snow Wednesday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures through Saturday will average 6 to 12 degrees below normal wilh a slow warming trend Highs will average 20 lo 27 iK Average lows will be from 9 toD0 a 16 Precipitation will generally IWlth average less than a quarter of j Archer said he was mindful of an inch from occasional lighttwo things in taking out nomina 41 1 Cr snow into the race HES COMING down Itm week and I think we will have some evidence for him that he should run Running said As a longtime Republican in terested in thc parlys welfare and service to the state I want to nominate a man for governor on the partys ticket who can serve the he said ances al the student affair colMinn just north of Albert LeaJMorris and Mary Mulert Daileycn by Mary Ann Bcuthicn alsojcrashcs all occurring earlier Saturday were Margaret Hjort shoj 40 Allanlic Ronald Dai chow 21 Maquoketa and Jack II I I j container Processors officials said sponsorship Kossuth County Deputy SherjIIc served in thc Army during of Spirit Lake Others in the car were reluctant to disclose the Continued 2 dance by Ihe students was jiff Donald Wood said Dailey unprecedented punishment and requiredwas thrown out of thc car and it passed over him He was World War IF He came lo Alwere Mrs Bcuthicns daughter gona four years ago and was employed by the Merriman Con Linda 10 Richard Ahrens 3 Ronnie Ahrens 6 and Mrs Ed Carmichael 20 Des Moines Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued cold light snow Highs Tuesday 1525 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Pvecipitalion 2Va 13 13 6 snow tion papers for Nicholas First he said the Re publican Party must have a man of his character ability ex perience in the Statehouse and success in business to win Secondly the people of Iowa will welcome a chance lo vote for this man whose integrity and ability lo do the job are unquestioned   

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