Mason City Globe Gazette, March 17, 1960

Mason City Globe Gazette

March 17, 1960

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 17, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Th e Newspaper ThatMakes AH North I owans Neighbors Associated Preii tnd United Press International FuU Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 17 1WO 7o a Copy Paper of Four m Immigrant revision sought FEOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Thursday pro posed extensive liberalization of existing restrictions on im migration to do away with racial and nationality qualifi cations for admission to this country In a special message to Congress Eisenhower p r o posed immediate action to double the number of quota immigrants now admitted an nually About 154000 immi grants are now admitted un der annual quotas The Presi dent would raise this to some thing over 300000 by legisla tion providing for acceptance of onesixth of one per cent of the total US population each year The Presidents second maj or proposal was for special legislation to provide for ac ceptance of thousands of refu gees from oppression and those forced to flee their homes because of political racial or religious persecu tion including those from Lat in American countries Under this new systsem for example the annual quota for Italy would not be based on the size of the socalled Ital ian ethnic group within the United States but on a per centage of actual immigration from Italy between 1924 and 1959 The President also asked that unused quotas of under subscribed countries be dis tributed among the oversub scribed countries on a propor tionate basis Eisenhower suggested that the present annual ceiling of 2000 on quotas covering the eastern and southeastern Asi atic countries within the so called AsiaticPacific triangle be removed While these Asian countries includingJapan would still be subject to an annual quota their quotas would not be sub ject to a regional ceiling The White House this would have the effect of liberalizing immigration from he Orient Few clues in slayings n Neck and neck race continues Nixons lead on Kennedy now is negligible By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON a pres idential election were being held in the nation today and Vice President Nixon was the Re publican candidate and Sen John Kennedy the Democratic the results would be very very close judging by the latest measurement of sentiment Today the Nixon lead over Kennedy is almost negligible Nixon 500 Kennedy 494 Undecided 6 Excluding the undecided vote the figures become Nixon 503 Kennedy It must be kept in mind that all public opinion samplings are subject to a margin of error o approximately 4 per cent when the findings are at or very near the 50 per cent mark the way they are per cent for Nixon 497 per cent for Ken nedy Seven weeks ago findings on the same question showed the following Nixon 505 per cent Kennedy 485 per cent unde cided 1 per cent IN OTHER WORDS the NixonKennedy race is getting tighter and tighter Over the past seven weeks sentiment for Nixon has dropped onehalf per cent that for Kennedy has edged forward ninetenths of one per cent and the undecided voter group has dropped twofifths of one per cent When todays vote is stacked up alongside the findings re ported in two previous surveys with the undecided vote ex cluded the trend looks like this Ken Nixon nedy Oct 291959 522 478 Jan 281960 510 490 Today 503 497 From the above it can be that Nixon today is not do ing so well against Kennedy as he was doing in late October 1959 or in early January 1960 albeit todays findings in no way indicate that either Nixon or Kennedy is losing What todays findings do mean is that less than eight the elections will be held differences between two top contenders for the nations highest elective office are very slight It must be understood that todays poll findings reflect only current sentiment and that opin ion can and may change be tween now and fewer than eight months away Two tots recovering after gulping aspirin DES MOINES UPI Two small children were in fair con dition here Thursday after they shared nearly bottles of as pirin Wednesday night James Brown 5 and Penny 4 chil dren of Mr and Mrs Craig Brown were led by curiosity to investigate the shelves of the family medicine cabinet Anc they didnt climb down until they had their fill of pills The children were rushed to a hos pital for treatment and were held overnight for observation 41 ask at Rudd Wheres my check The 41 people who are accustomed to getting theirmonthly Social Security checks through the Rudd Post Office are still waiting for those which should have arrived two weeks ago Whats worse says Elmer L Iske manager of the district Social Security office in Mason City it may be April before new checks can be issued and delivered Ive had two or three telephone calls or visits from most of the 41 Iske reported Thursday You cant blame them when forexample an elderly woman calls to tell me that she lives on the monthly her bills are due on the 10th and the check should have arrived on the 3rd or 4th No one seems to have any idea where the checks are Iske said They were issued by the U S Treasury office in Kansas City and delivered to the post office there They cant be traced any farther All those who shouldhave received the checks are re quired to sign forms before payment can b4 stopped on the checks and new ones issued Iske said That likely will take until the end of the month Teddy Nadler TV quiz champ fails census test ST LOUIS UPI Teddy Nadler who won on television quiz shows Thursday lost a chance for a job as a census taker when he flunked the qualification test Jack W Traverse Jr regional field director for the Census Bureau said Nadler did well on the first 30 questions but did not make the grade on the final 16 The first part of the lest con sisted of multiplechoice ques tions on the definitions of words The second part was a map comprehension section The ap plicants were asked to do such things as indicating which of several buildings was closest to a certain highway Traverse said Nadler apparently got mixed up on east and west Nadler said his TV winnings were gone and that he needs a job GETS POST LAWRENCE Kan UPI Dr Franklin D Murphy has re signed his post as chancellor of the University of Kansas and will take over duties as chan cellor of the University of Cali fornia at Los Angeles July 1 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 North Iowa News 8 Latest Markets 10 Mason City News 1011 Clear Lake News 141516 Sports 1718 Comics 28 North Iowa Clear partly cloudy Thursday night cold er lows 714 Partly cloudy Friday highs 2632 Iowa Clear to partly cloudy Thursday night colder east lows 714 Partly cloudy Fri day warmer west highs 26 32 east 3237 west Further outlook Partly cloudy mod erating temperatures Satur day Minnesota Growing cloudy light snow Warmer Friday highs near 35 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 26 Minimum 12 Precipitation IVi snow threw kraut in Mrs Murphys Irish chowder DETROIT There are some very sad Irishmen at the University of Detroit Thursday St Patricks Day The Irish of the St Francis Club dined on ochenschwanx suppe schnecken hassenphef fer and kartofflepuffa which is German for ox tail soup snails rabbit and potato pan cakes The reason is the Irish lost their annual tugofwar to fel low St Francis members of German descent The winner gets to select the St Day menu 3 women bludgeoned to death Illinois park is scene FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES STARVED ROCK STATE PARK melted down a deep cover of snow with flamethrowers Thursday in search for a hidden clue tha would lead them to the maniac or maniacs who murdered anc raped three society matrons in a rugged canyon Crime laboratory investigators examined a heavy bloodstainec chunk of wood believed to have been the murder weapon and sought to determine why twist ed twine was wound around th left wrist of one victim and th right wrist of another They also prepared to develo a partially exposed film foun in a dented camera at th mouth of a lonely cave wher the womens bodies their cloth ing torn and their skirts pulle over their heads were foun Wednesday in pools of froze blood THE WOMEN all neighbor in a fashionable Chicago subur and wives of prominent exect tives met death while on a ge away from it all hiking exped tion in beautiful canyonslashe Starved Rock State Park on th banks of the meandering Illinoi River It was a sex crime the mos horrible Ive seen in my 19 year as a policeman said State Po lice Supt William H Morris The victims were Frances Murphy 47 wife o R W Murphy vice presiden and general counsel for Bor Warner Corp Mildred Lindquist 50 wife o Robert Lindquist vice presiden f the Harris Trust and Savin Sank Lillian Getting 50 wife eorge H Getting general si pervisor of internal audits fo AP Pholofax 1VVHERE BODIES WERE FOUND Under the sandstone rocks of Starved Rock State Park near Ottawa 111 stands a state trooper In the cave be hind him lie the bodies of the three women victims of a maniac or maniacs IRISH READY FOR SPRING With the traditional luck of the Irish a new bonnet and a glance at the calendar can spring be more than the width of a Shamrock away Two Irish gals team ing up to rid St Patricks Day of the GIobeGnzcKe pholo by Jo Moore winter weather blues are Tess Mullaney Sunday owner of a Mason City millinery and Mrs Thomas Lewis the former Janice Janice chooses a white top hat with a green piume on the side fitting for both the Irish holi day and the spring season that begins Thomas Pattee found Missing for nine days Thomas Pattee 29 671 3rd PI SK was found in a motel room Thursday morning by Minne apolis police Paltee was missing since March 8 Minneapolisauthorities lo cated Paiteo at about am He was reported in good health No charges were made against him by Minnesota authorities and he was turned over to his brothers Dr James Pattee Golden Valley Minn and Frank PaUee Minneapolis A Minneapolis detective as signed to the case said that Pattee had been thinking over his problem The detective said Patlce had a lot of person al obligations THE ODEA Finance Co Wednesday filed a chattel mort gage on Pattees household furniture with the Cerro Gordo County recorders office The mortgage is for The loan had been made last December Records in the courthouse al so show that last Friday the Ol son Finance Co filed a chattel mortgage on Pattees house hold goods in the amount of The loan had been made last August Filed last May was a mort gage in the amount of The mortgage is held by Darold Blazck the records show and is on an undivided onehalf inter est in beauty shop equipment Storm moves east Sun breaks through n Iowa counted at least five deaths Thursday in the wake of the states latest marauding snow storm just three days before the official arrival of spring But as the storm moved northeastward the western and central sections watched sun shine break through the clouds and slowly begin to melt the snowcover which measured up to 32 inches at Council Bluffs The weather bureau said that temperatures would continue Late news Highlights LOS ANGELES Carole Tregoff Thursday was released on bail but Superior Judge John G Barnes ordered her lover Dr R Ber nard Finch held in jail until be Illinois Bell Telephone Co their trial May 23 for the slay THEY HAD CHECKED into he allyear resort Monday for a few days of rest and hiking along the trails which have made the 1436acre park along he Illinois River famous They were not missed until Wednesday when Murphy tele phoned the lodge to check up A search was organized and a group of boys from a state cor rectional camp discovered the ory scene after trudging hrough heavy snows The pieces of red cord were ound around the wrists of two of the victims Investigators heorized that the assailant or assailants tied the two together while they attacked the third ing of the surgeons wife WASHINGTON Two crude swastikas were mysteri ously scribbled over the name of Konrad Adenauer in the Na tional Gallery of Art guest book minutes after the West German chancellor paid a visit Bjornson drops out of race ST PAUL UPI Minnesota treasurer Val Bjornson ha withdrawn as a candidate fo the Republican gubernatoria II VliW VI11J VI I Authorities said they had nononima suspects and few clues Bjornson said Thursday it i quite evident that no one amonL the top three leading contenders could gain the 60 per cent con vention vote required for en dorsement in June He said from the beginning he woul Omaha trucker is victim of accident HOMESTEAD Omaha truck driver was killed and his relief driver injured early Thursday when their semi trailer truck skidded on icy election pavement near here and crashed The victim was Jack M Wolf 43 Injured was George L Reimer 39 Council Bluffs JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE LONDON UPI The Daily Mirror reported Thursday that an Irishman was cleared of drunk and disorderly charges after he told the judge I got not be a candidate in a primary where Jthree good friends woulc try to knock each other out jus seven weeks before the genera wild because a man said Patrick was a Scotsman St SAME DATE19S1W nseasonably cold however but here may be a moderating rend Saturday TWO OF THE five stormas ociated fatalities were claimed traffic crashes late Wednes ay night It raised the traffic onnected storm deaths to hree The other two deaths ere blamed on heart attacks uffered while fighting the atest snowfall Bad roads caused a spectacu ar tieup early Thursday on L S 30 between Cedar Rapids nd the Benton County line Au horities said from 75100 semi railer trucks were lined up on ic westbound lane of the high vay The big carriers were un ble to get wheel traction on le slick roads Sioux City woman dies of injuries SIOUX CITY UPI Jean Severs 62 Sioux City died in a ocal hospital Wednesday of in uries suffered about three Aeeks ago in an auto accident Highways in all but the ex rcme north and northwest part of the state were reported from a little slick to 100 per cent ice and snow covered U S 6 WEST of Atlantic still had some oneway traffic and cattered highways in the east ern part of the state also were imited to oneway travel The Midwest wasnt the only area to be hit hard The South and East also got a good dose In central Florida torrential rains forced hundreds of persons from their flooded homes and vashed out crops and roads One drowning was reported An esti mated COO persons were tem porarily homeless in Plant City a community of some 9000 which was hit by a damaging tornado Wednesday The town near Tampa was declared a disaster area The tornado struck buildings and nine planes at the airport causing damage Heavy snow warnings were is sued for eastern Pennsylvania with falls ranging from 6 to 12 inches and much drifting MINNEAPOLIS police had been watching various Ushments in the area in their search for Pattee whose car was found March 10 abandoned about three miles north of Anoka Minn on Highway 56 Police said Pattees description had re ceived good circulation in the area Minneapolis police said that someone in a night club re ported having seen a man an swering Pattees description Po lice said Pattee had been at the establishment several times and lad said things that indicated where he was staying Police hen found Pattee in a motel in Brooklyn Center a suburb north of Minneapolis THE POLICE did not question Pattee at great length They iled no charges against him he cause he committed no viola ion of any law He had been living at the motel for about a week accord ng to the report from the Minne apolis police Pattee a Mason City insur ance man had been the subject of an intense air and ground search by authorities in Anoka and Minneapolis ACCIDENT VICTIM OMAHA Neb Lantz farmer near Anita Iowa died in a hospital here Wednes day of injuries suffered in an accident at his farm V REAL COOL Roberts member of a timber crew working near Fraser Colo believes in enjoying solid comfort during lunch periods He hauled this overstuffed couch to a AP PhotofM warming area near the Continental Di vide Roberts with his chain saw and lunch pail close at hand stretches out to relax contemplating the beauti ful snow drifts ;