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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowai Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL 98 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 21 I960 7o Copy Paptr ConnlsU o Two ScctlontScctlon No IN Ban atomic rockets West asks Russ One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sundiv WOI AMES 610 pm Tuesdiy WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs WSUI Iowa City 910 am Sit At last a true story of McKinley R REASONS HARD TO explain most Americans hold President William McKin ley in rather low esteem Hes regarded as having been putty in the hands of an illodored po litical boss Mark Hanna and he is looked upon as a symbol of reactionaryism proponent of high tariff gold standard and all those other issues synony mous with arch conservatism Its fortunate therefore that Margaret Leech author of Reveille in Washington came along and interested herself in one of the least understood of our Presidents In a book off the Harper Brothers Press titled In the Days of McKin ley she either corrects or amends some of these general ly held misconceptions concern ing the Ohio man who occupied the White House at the turn of the century With documentary evidence to support her Margaret Leech widow of Ralph Pulitzer de picts William McKinley as a rather strong character possessed of much charm hu mor and compassion The por trait is against the background of the era in which the United States began to sense her manifest destiny as a world power AT THE OUTSET of this visit it might be in order to clarify the true relationship between McKinley and Mark Hanna Theres the image created by the Hearst press in which Mc Kinley sneezed every time Han na sniffed And theres the image accepted by Margaret Leech in her book Let me dip into Chap 4 of that Leech book for this little excerpt That Hannas influence ruled McKinley was the invention of the political opposition of young William Randolph Hearsts newspapers in particular Han na on the contrary treated Mc kinley with conspicuous defer ence This was an appraisal shared by William Allen White of Em poria Kans then a youthful re porter and by Charles Gates Dawes a youth who was in fact closer to William McKinley than Mark Hanna ever was According to Dawes McKin ley gave the orders and Hanna obeyed them without question H H Kohlsaat McKinleys chief editorial supporter in Chi SHES QUITE THE COP MY WIFE Marie Cirile 32 a New York police woman takes her job seriously Mrs Cirile shown here with her husband a plainclothesman on the force was off duty when she spotted a hitrun acci dent She took off after the culprit Ro mulo Aldomovar 29 chased him three miles exchanged gunfire wrestled him to the ground and called her who took the lug to jail Mrs Cirile then went home to tend to her sixyearold daughter Inquest ordered in Cresco death CRESCO inquest has been ordered into the death of Fred Buri 68 tavern operator here whose body was found in the driveway of his home Sun day Coroner Norman Bradley said the body was run over by an auto driven by Buris wife Bradley said Buri may have suffered a stroke orfal len on ice and was already dead before the car ran over him Mrs Buri said she did not see the body in time to stop The couple had closed the tavern for the night and Buri left for home before his wife She ran over the body as she approached the garage at their home Funeral services will be held Tuesday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church here with burial in the New Oregon Cemetery Bradley Funeral home is in charge of arrange ments Surviving are his wife a son David two brothers and a sister cage described Hannas tude toward McKinley as atti cthat of a big bashful boy toward the girl he loves NOW FOR A THUMBNAIL sketch of the Cleveland man so closely linked with McKinleys Speed limit put on Lockheed Electras WASHINGTON LR The government has set flight speed limits on Electra turboprop airliners pending further investiga tion of last Thursdays Indiana air tragedy Sixtythree persons died when an Electra disintegrated in flight Authorities want a study to see if metal fatigue has been developing in the Electras when flown at the higher speeds The Federal Aviation Agency announced the limits Sunday successful campaigns first forjnight in advance of a meeting it scheduled here Tuesday with the governorship of Ohio thenjrcpresentatives of the Civil Aeronautics Board operators o the Presidency of the United Ekctra lancs and fe f States the planes and their Polly Thomson Helen Kellers companion dies BRIDGEPORT C o n n Polly Thomson companion of ielen Keller died in Bridgeport Hospital Sunday night after a ong illness Miss Thomson 75 entered the lospital in December She ived with Miss Keller at the amous blind authors home in Easton Conn She was born Mary Agnes Thomson in Glasgow Scotland jut became generally known as Polly In 1913 she came to the united Slates to visit an aunt in Swampscott Mass In October of the following year she came to the attention of Anne Sullivan Macy teacher of Helen Keller After Mrs Macy died in 1936 Miss Thomson and Miss Keller became inseparable Health plan to be aired Help wanted for aged WASHINGTON 1t A parly splitting battle with organized labor taking an active hand starts in the House this week over proposals to add govern mentpaid health care to social security coverage After a week of preliminarj discussions the House Ways and Means Committee gets down to cases Wednesday whei it receives administration rec ommendatioiis for social sccur ily law revision from Secretary of Welfare Arthur S Flcmming THERE WERE weekend in dications these may inclucli some form of government pay mcnts for health care of oldc persons Many influential Republican as well as conservative Demi era Is in the House have op posed a plan advocated by Rep Aimc J Forand Thi plan is backed by labor unio forces headed by Prcsiclcn Walter Rcuther of the Unite Auto Workers an AFLCIC vice president Strong conservative oppos lion con let be expected also t any administration backc health plan and the America Medical Assn is actively figh ing any such proposal On the other side are election year political pressures for broadening social security bene fits FORAND SAID he will try to bypass House leaders and the Ways and Means Committee if necessary to bring his govern ment old age hospitalization bill directly to the floor Forands bill would provide orth Iowa Increasing cloudi ness and warmer Monday night 1 o w s 218 Mostly cloudy with a few brief snow flurries and fresh northerly winds and considerably cold er Tuesday highs 1824 owa Increasing cloudiness and warmer Monday night lows Ki northwest to 22 southeast Mostly cloudy with fresh northerly winds brief snow flurries and colder spreading southward across the stale Tuesday highs 18 northwest lo 35 southeast Further Oullook cloudy and continued unseasonably cold Wednes day Fiveday Iowa Temperatures for the week will average 10 to 20 degrees below seasonal normals with continued cold Highs will average 28 lo 3f Lows will average 10 lo 18 Precipitation will average 20 in the northeast to 25 to f0 in the south and west occur ring as snow in the first part of Hie week and again toward the end Minnesota Colder light snow Highs Tuesday 1525 Eisenhower giving serious thought to proposal by Reds FKOM OUR WIKP GENEVA The West called on Russia Monday to join it in banning nuclear rockets and scrapping exist ing nuclear warheads Until this and other vila stages in an EastWest disarma ment agreement arc completed the West said the United Slates will not pull its troops out of Europe The West also told the Russians that an international force will be needed to keep the even after holh sides have slashed Ihcir arms and armies to police levels The Western conditions were delivered to tlic fifth session of the 10nation Geneva disarma ment conference by Italys Gae lano Marline and Britains Dav id OrrnsbyGore SIX IN RACE data up to 120 days a year of gov ernmentpaid hospital and nurs ing home care for old age social security pensioners It would be financed by an addi ional Vz per cent social secur ty payroll tax President Eisenhower told news conference last month the administration was considering an additional increase in the social security lax lo make greater provision for the care of the aged FIRKINS DIES AMES W Services will be icld Tuesday for Bruce J Fir tins 64 professor of agronomy at Iowa State University who iad been on the staff since 1919 Firkins died Saturday after a icart attack SAME IOWA SAFETV IIKPARTMKVT FIGURES BUck Mac means traffic death In past 21 hoars GlobeGazcltc weather up to 8 am Monday Maximum 2 Minimum 5 At 8 am 14 Precipitation trace GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 33 Minimum 14 On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 7 Society News 78 Current Events Quiz 9 Sports News 1314 Mason City News 1617 Latest Markets 17 Comics 21 North Iowa News 24 Special treatment for Queen Farah Countryman to campaign for Senate DES M01NES Ml Formei Atty Gen Dayton Countryman 41 Nevada Monday entered the race for Ihe Republican nomina tion for U S senator saying he was genuinely pleased will the favorable rcaclion of Repub lican leaders to his proposer candidacy He is the sixth to enter the Republican primary contest for nomination lo the office now held by Republican Sen Thomas Martin Iowa City Martin will not run for reelection COUNTRYMAN SAID he had contacted a number of Republi can leaders throughout Iowa about Ihe possibility of running for senator Many have encouraged me to run some have discouragec me and some have taken neutral position Countryman said Those who tended lo discour age me gave as their reason lhat it is late and that suppor has been committed lo some of Ihe candidates he said Those who have encouraged me have generally said that it gives strength and vitaiily to our Republican Party to have a number of good candidates running from various sections of Ihe slate THE FIVE OTHER candidates TEHRAN Iran Queen Farah is taking special treatment which doctors believe gives at least 50 per cent as surance that she will provide a male heir for Irans throne A royal court spokesman con firmed Sunday that the 21year old third wife of Shah Moham med Reza Pahleviis expecting a baby A court source said the ORMS8YGORE told Valerian Zorin of the Soviet Union that the Wcsl wants nuclear rockets banned at the same time pro duction of nuclear material for military purposes is halted and existing nuclear weapon stock piles arc switched to peaceful uses These would be vital moves in any East West disarmament agreement OrmsbyGore saJd Earlier Martino told the con ercnce thai the Unilcd Slates vill not pull its troops out Europe until both Russia and he West have disarmed Zorin in what Western dele ales described as a mode rale speech said Ihe Russians also arc interested in banning he means for delivering nucle ir includ ing rockets although he did not spell this out He also intimated that the Russians would not be rigid about insisting lhat this should be done only in the final phase of an EastWest agreement disarmament for the Republican nomination are state Sen Jack Miller Sioux City state Rep Ken Stringer Davenport Ernest J Seemann Waterloo Oliver Reeve Wavcr and Floyd Moeckly DCS October The treatment to baby is due in nature of the bring about a boy was not disclosed Try quiz on page 9 Hows your news IQ Hey all of you amateur congressmen Before writing an angry letter to your senator or repre sentative on that bill that didnt get passed find out if you could make wiser decisions The broad but simple news quiz on page 9 can tell you The Mason City GlobeGazette runs this quiz weekly as part of our current affairs education program This program also includes distributing the wellknown VEC News Film strip weekly to 55 schools in our area Answers to the News Quiz are on page 10 DAYTON COUNTRYMAN THE WEST HAS objected that under Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchevs plan for world wide disarmament in four years nuclear weapons would not be banned until conventional arms and armies are slashed to Ihe 3onc However Weslcrn delegates said laler Zorins remarks did not appear lo indicate any start ing new Soviet concession At Washington meanwhile hc White House said a new Soviet proposal for banning nuclear tests is under serious consideration The statement was issued after President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Christian A Herter conferred on the Russian proposal for an unlimited test moratorium White House news secretary James C Hagerty told report ers Many people in the gov ernment are taking a very care ful look at it The Russians announced they favor a moratorium on all ex plosions including the smallest which arc hardest to detect and suggested joint efforts to find ways to detect all underground tests BLASER DIES DES MOINES J Blaser 67 known as Mr Income Tax in Iowa died at his home here Sunday Blaser retired in 1957 after 40years of service to the Internal Revenue iService Hanna was an expansive man bluff hearty and dynamic Though his speech was rough and his manner aggressive he made warm friends as well as hot enemies And his advanced opinions on the relations of man agement and labor and his just and cordial dealings with his own employes had brought him the esteem of workingmen in Ohio In choosing McKinley as the object on which to lavish his energies Hanna had not made a purely rational decision He had been magnetized by a polar attraction Cynical in his ac ceptance of contemporary po litical practices Hanna was drawn to McKinleys scruples and idealistic standards like a hardened man of the world who becomes infatuated with virgin innocence Throughout the 700 page vol ume there are allusions to the fact that McKinley clung to the Continued on 2 power plants FAA Administrator E R Quesada said the planes should be operated at not more than about 316 miles per hour at al titudes up to 15000 feet Slower speeds were set on a sliding scale at higher altitudes THE LOCKHEED Aircraft Corp which makes the Electras said their normal cruising speed is 400 miles per hour A Lock heed spokesman said 136 of the planes have been delivered to airlines The FAA said seven airlines use Electras Thursdays accident was the third involving a fourengine Electra One operated by Amer ican Airlines plunged into Yorks East River on Feb 3 1959 with a loss of 65 lives An other Electra Braniff Airway crashed last Sept 29 near But falo Tex with a loss of 34 lives Iowas Sweet Spring will get job done somehow Lease is up but Woeful Winter wonf budge Editors Note Did you take the coming of spring Sunday pretty much for granted You shouldnt have As the following tale proves persuad ing winter to leave Mason City is no easy matter even for Miss Spring and her wom anly wiles By DAVE DALE GlobeGazette Staff Writer No merger Woeful Sweet Spring smiled politely at Woe ful Winter Sunday morning you gotta go But baby its cold outside and Id like to keep it that way A conflict was brewing on the fourth floor at City Hall before am Sun day Mr Winter had been bumming around Mason City for three months anticipat ing March 20 when this sweet thing called Spring would make the scene Object Mat rimony With a doll like Miss Spring around Id be a fool to leave hed been telling himself Woeful dear boy the ver nai equinox is upon us You know perfectly well lhat the snows of yesteryear are out of style and besides its time to plant the posies So git she said nicely But baby we could make such beautiful You heard me lover Ge hen heraus Vamoose Beat it Bug out Amscray Shuffle off Depart Like Go For one traditionally so sweet and innocent Miss Spring can display a surpris ingly shrewish temper com plete with sleet and cold waves Even Winter dodg ing a barrage of could sec that But he wasnt giving Marry me my love and change your name from Sweet Spring lo Stormy Spring Or even to Shivering Spring or Slushy Spring or Sloppy Spring But she was firm Go peddle your frostbite Mind the manners Miss Spring Ive already put a cold nose on the March lamb and given the St Patricks Day leprechaun a nice snowy re ception Winter boasted I could stick around and freeze the ears on the April Fool you know That wouldnt be any epi dermis off my proboscis ugly So scat and save the snow job She was swinging now But the people would blame YOU my dear Not me And from what I hear theyre up to their necks with this snow bit I could even foul up the Easier parade if I wanted to This last threat of harass ment was too much A tear slid from one of Miss Springs big blue eyes She swallowed hard and then her voice took on a soft new tone reminding eavesdroppers of magnolia blossoms and waving seas of bluegreen grass Oh Woeful honey yojuall wouldnt do that to liP oPme would you I jest gotta wear mah new bonnet on Easter Sunday The sudden shift in the wind melted Winters icy resolve Okay kid dont bawl Ill go he grumbled But Ill be back As Woeful Winter left Sun day m o r n i n north on Federal Miss Spring beamed in tri umph There was still snow on the ground she of it packed hard And the air was still pretty nippy with hints of a few more cold blasts still shots from Mr Winter Nevertheless she was cheer ful It will take time Miss Spring told grateful Mason Cityans but I think we can make things grow again After all when spring comes caa summer be far behind   

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