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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 23, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 23 1960 Tc Copy Paper Consists o Two SccilonsSeetten No 192 Hawaii surveys amages after a I waves hit One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 113001 pm Sunday WOI AMES 640 pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Tburs WSDI Iowa City 910 am Sat Dont sell our youth downstream MY FOREMOST RESOLU tion as I was completing my tour of duty as a correspond ent hi the European theater in World War II was that NEVER would I be found guilty of sell ing American youth short I had seen our youngsters under fire I had seen them in pain and suffering Not once did I find them wanting I think that if I ever found myself wavering on that resolu tion I would seek the compan ionship of a friend whose half century almost of contact with American youth in a col lege classroom has undergirded his confidence in and affection for what we call the younger generation My reference is to Kirk H Porter who for many years was head of the political science de partment at the University of Iowa Now in the process of tapering off toward retirement he confines his educational ac tivities to teaching which in cidentally is his first love And his classes to his surprise but not mine are filled to over flowing There is of course a rather widely held and frequently exj pressed belief that students in American colleges and univer sities dont take as much inter est in politics as they should It isnt even debatable that they do not generally speaking par ticipate in political activity tc any great extent AT THIS POINT I think Im going to let my good friend Kirk Porter take over and dea with this characteristic in youth to which Ive referred Firs theres an unqualified admission that the criticism is well based People who have tried to ge the voting age reduced from 21 to 18 Porter pointed out have met with very little success They have been both surprised and disappointed when they ge little or no support from young people themselves Even the college students who fall squarely in the 18 to 21 age bracket seem to be apathetic and uninterested in suffrage the Iowa City po litical scientist admitted But he was quick to add I do not think it is surprising People do not take an interest in voting until they begin to be aware that the results will defi nitely affect their own interests THIS HAPPENS when they get jobs in business establish ments try to launch business ventures themselves join unions undertake to buy a house invest their modest sav ings get going in a profession or try to make a success at farming There is overwhelming evi dence that young people do not vote in large numbers until they reach this stage in their lives Doctor Porter pointed out It is not until they reach their middle 20s that they begin to be concerned with political issues Then they come to a realiza tion that they themselves may be vitally affected by proposed legislation Then they take n good look at political parties and candidates It is idle he concluded on Continued on Page 2 CHANCE of RAIN North Iowa Variable cloudi ness chance of a few thunder storms west portion late Tues day afternoon or evening Lows Monday night mid 50s Highs Tuesday 7480 Iowa Variable cloudiness scattered southwest and thunderstorms extreme west Monday night and central and west Tuesday occurring mostly during afternoon Lows 5462 Highs Further out and thunder Monday night Tuesday 7584 look Showers storms turning cooler Wed nesday Minnesota Continued fair mild Highs Tuesday in 80s FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the period Tuesday through Saturday will aver age near normal turning cool er about Thursday and warm er last of period Highs will average in the upper 70s Lows will average in the low er 50s Precipitation will av erage a half inch as showers and thunderstorms about Wed nesday and again last of pe GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 74 46 66 56 48 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum Precipitation 66 53 15 ews m a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES PRAGUE Czechoslo vakia An explosion be lieved caused by me thane gas killed 54 min ers in a coal pit at the big industrial center of Ostrava 170 miles east of here PARIS Georges Claude 90 French scien tist and inventor whose discoveries made pos sible the neon light died Monday He also was pri marily responsible for the development of poi son gases used by the French in World War I WASHINGTON CAB blocked temporar ily fare boosts proposed by four major airlines and announced it would deal with higher passen ger fares on an industry wide basis ROEDBY A Communist MIG17 jet fighter violated the Dan ish border passing over a home guard shooting range in south Denmark less than 1000 yards above the ground RUTHERFORD N J A private plane mak ing an instrument land ing at Teterboro Airport crashed into a residen tial area killing the four persons aboard MRS MORGAN DIES NEW YORK Morgan 7 known as the Mother of the itagc Door Canteen in World iVar II died Sunday Hilo bears brunt of seas fury HONOLULU series of four tidal waves slammed into the Hawaiian Islands Monday leaving 16 known dead anc an unknown number of injured and widespread damage Hilo the islands second larg est city suffered the worst dam age from the crushing waves an aftermath of devastating earthquakes in South America The deaths were reported at Hilo Many were reported in jured and an unknown number were trapped in flooded build ings THE BIGGEST six at am am sending a wall of water into the Hilo theater and plunging the city in darkness when it shorted out the citys power station Hilo with a population of 25000 bore the brunt of a tidal wave in 1946 when 159 persons were killed and 163 injured The waves which ranged in size from three to more than six feet struck at famed Waikiki Beach in Honolulu and all of the other islands in the chain Civil Defense authorities said the death toll might have been much higher if residents had not been warned to head for higher ground Police cars with sirens wailing and red lights flashing were out three hours before the first wave and the islands ra dio stations broadcast continu ous bulletins RESIDENTS AND tourists in Honolulus plush Waikiki Beach resort area and other lowlying coastal zones were evacuated to higher ground Tourists some in pajamas were moved out of the swank hotels Hilo is a scene of utter dev astation said reporter Edward Engledow In a telephone call There are many injuries Some people are trapped in buildings and are shouting for help Engledow said an entire city block was reduced to shambles One building has been sucked completely across the street by a giant wave Homes lave been carried several locks inland by the waves he said Engledow said nearly every building in Hilos Waikea dis trict a waterfront community vith mostly frame onestory structures was knocked down by the third wave SOFT GAME MY EYE Donald Prant 11 and his biother Gerard 8 wear identical shiners on different eyes after a Little League softball game at Tariffville Conn Donald got his when he col lided with the pitcher in fielding a pop fly Gerard made it a family doubleheader by catching the ball with his eye instead of his glove GOP decries criticism spy plane WASHINGTON UPI Two sep arate Senate probes of the U2 spy plane incident shaped up Monday after a week of cau ious political sparring over the collapse of the summit confer ince Sen J William Fulbright D chairman of the Senate foreign Relations Committee said over the weekend he thinks lis committee should investi gate events leading up to the summit debacle Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson of Texas im mediately gave his blessing to the probe Theres no better way to plan the future than to look at the mistakes of the past he said Earlier Sen Henry M Jack son DWash had announced that his policy machinery study ing committee starting closec door hearings Tuesday woulc look into the spy plane incident as it relates to the adequacy of the decisionmaking process at the top level of government During the past week John son and other Democratic lead ers in an effort to preserve na tional unity behind the Presi dent had steered clear of di rect criticism Tipsy husband jailed ON OAHU Waikiki heavily damaged vas across main Halukaua street at Beach water seeped into the luxurious Royal Hawaiian Hotel swamped the irst floor of the Moana Hotel and lapped avenue the Waikiki The water started moving back it seemed for miles said a witness at Waikiki Then it started to rush back First softly then with a deaf ening roar On Maui Island the sea moved about threequarters of No sympathy at home CORPUS CHRISTI Tex W When police responded to a hurryup call Sunday night a housewife told them her hus band was drunk and she wanted him arrested But a man cannot be arrested for being tipsy in his own home the officers explained So the little woman picked him up carried him into the street and dumped him Hes in a public street now arrest him she shouted So the men in blue booked him at city jail One of most infamous Nazis finally captured JERUSALEM Israel UPI Premier David BenGurion said Monday Israeli security services have found and arrested Adolf Eichrnann one of the most infamous of the Nazi war criminals Eichmann has been accused of ordering the extermination of about six million Jews before and during World War II Ben Russians ready move regarding plane incident BERLIN UP The Soviet Em bassy says a move will probably be made Tuesday concerning fte USAir Force plane downed mile inland around Kahalui m East Germany with nine Many sections of Wailuku aboard were under three feet of water for a time A sixfoot wave struck the town of Hana on Maui A preliminary check showed ittle damage done to other areas on Oahu At Los Angeles surging tides and freak currents also blamed on the earthquake ripped an estimated 300 boats from their moorings in Los AngelesLong Beach harbors and damaged many docks the Coast Guard reported Chile shattered by the series of earthquakes which spawned hc tidal waves has counted at cast 350 deaths thousands of njurics and heavy damage Aid was rushed from Latin Ameri can neighbors and US bases n Panama The C47 strayed into East Germany last Friday on a rou tine passenger flight from Cop enhagen to Hamburg The next day the Soviet Embassy said the plane was forced down by Soviet armed forces presuma bly fighter planes and that the Americans were in Soviet hands and in good shape On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 5 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 8910 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 North Iowa News r 20 said he was being held in an Israeli jail and would stand trial shortly Eichmann escaped from an American internment camp in 1945 In the postwar years he had been reported in such places as Egypt and Kuwait His whereabouts were con sidered one of the great mys teries of the search for missing top Nazis Eichmanns arrest leaves one major Nazi still unaccounted for Experts still debate whether Adolf Hitlers top aide Martin Bormann died in or sur vived the Soviet armys capture of Berlin Britt man hurt in accident RAPID CITY SD UPI Keith Nelson 35 Britt Iowa was listed in critical condition Monday with injuries he suffered Sunday when his car hit a train just west of Wall SD on US 1416 Nelson who was driving alone had been working in the Spear fish area He suffered head back and in ternal injuries and underwent emergency surgery here Eisenhower to make report on summit collapse Spying debate opened Threat to Reds UNITED NATIONS N Y United States asserted Monday that the Soviet Union has heightened world tension by jbringing spy plane charges be fore the U N Security Council Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge told the 11nation council the charges brought against the United States were fallacious but he added he welcomed an j opportunity to state the U S case Lodge took the floor briefly before Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko began present ing his demand for condemna tion of the United States for the May 1 flight of the U2 intelli gence plane over Soviet terri tory Chief US delegate Henry Cabot Lodge said he confi dent he could deflate the Soviet complaint He was expected to contend that espionage is as old as history that it is carried on by the Soviet Union and that it is no threat to peace BECAUSE OF the part the U S intelligence flights played in the breakup of the summit con ference the council debate com manded unusual attention The US Information Agency said the full proceedings would be broadcast by the Voice of Amer ica This included T live broad cast beamed at the Soviet Un ion The Soviet foreign minister planned to press for council con demnation of such flights as that of the TJ2 spy plane downed on Soviet territory May 1 He also demanded that they be stopped although President Eisenhower announced at the summit conference the flights had been stopped and would not be resumed Diplomats at the UN agreed however that Gromyko would THE DEMOCRATIC Advisoryifind Iittle support for his con Council issued a statement Critdemnatlon Proposal The gen icizing President Eisenhower forjeral belief was that only the his handling of recent events i Soviet Union and Communist and said US policies played Poland would vote for such a into the hands of Soviet Premier resolution which requires seven Nikita Khrushchev affirmative votes for passage The administration cannot BEHIND THE scenes tha prevent free and open discussion councii president for May Sir of our international Corea of Ceylon was re said Democratic National working w i t h other man Paul M Butler mreleasingjsmallpower mcmberSi seeking the statement He added that if a resoiution that might hplp T ri T t U AT AP Photofax Even as he endorsed Ful brights probe Johnson said at Oklahoma City I dont want to emphasize the mistakes be cause 2020 hindsight is always easier than 2020 foresight WASHINGTON Vice President Richard M Nix President on improve USSoviet relations t wants to brush ll ndcj thc It also was reported that Eisenhower will go on were not going to let himic workin on a DTO and radio Wednesday evening Sens John F Kenncdy Mass and Stuart Symington Dmake no unauthorized flights endorsed the statementover tne territory of another na contenders for thction but this was denied White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty said the Pres idents 30minute talk would start at 6 pm In addition to the summit col They are Democratic presidential nominaj Lociges strategy was not dis tion SEN EDMUND MUSKIE D speaking at a jclosed in advance He returned ito New York Sunday after lapse he said the talk also will Jackson Day dinner at deal with the future aims and goals of the United States and days of consultations in Wash Eisen of State and Secretary Americans had any right to Christian A Herter indeed of its allies and the world SAME different I was assumed that Lodge jfronTthe Russians He asked thejwould devote his mam effort to I lowans to imagine that the U2trymg to shovv that the Soviet had been a Russian plane is as guilty of espionage down over Iowa and the Sovietas the United States One US premier had said that it wassource said he undoubtedly just one of a steady stream ofwould cite a few cases planes which had been spying Lodge has said that at the and would continue to do so proper time the United States Would public opinion have let will present a proposal for a U aerial surveillance system our president go to tne summit to d a inst ise at with any different reaction thantack us offidals said how u K h r Sh Vever he wanted to hold off un showed Muskie asked tu after the Soyiet complaint Most Republicans decried been dealt with icism of the U2 incident THE U N SITE OF SPY PLANE DEBATE   

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