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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated and United Press International Fun Uas MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 26 1960 t 7c Copy Thl Paper CouUti of Foar NO m Iowa population up years DES MOINES pre liminary and unofficial 1960 census was 2739299 a gain of around 4Vi per cent over 10 years ago figures indicated Thursday The states official 1950 popu lation was 2621073 The population increase prob ably isnt enough to prevent Iowa from losing one seat in Congress after all the returns are in Final official figures for the state will be released from Washington about in November They probably will be slightly higher than the preliminary totals because they will includeiof Representatives trimmed people counted while they werefrom eight to seven away from home The unofficial count shows Iowas gain in the last decade is its greatest percentagewise since the 19101920 period when the population jumped 81 per cent But it also points up the fact that Iowa is growing much more slowly than the more dy namic areas of the nation such as California and Florida It is because other areas grew so much more in the past 10 years that Iowa will have its representation in the US House The preliminary count also underscored these points that students of population trends have been making 1 IOWANS MOVED off the farms by the thousands in the past 10 years to take advantage of increasing industrial growth in the states larger cities 2 The trend to fewer and larger farms and greater mech anization of farming operations which started in the 1940s con tinued unabated during the 1950s Dems hike margin in House Poll of voter opinion shows definite trend By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON N J If an election for Congress was held today the Democrats would win control of the House by a bigger margin than at any time since 1936 the year the Democrats picked up 585 per cent of the nationwide vote for Congress and the year in which Franklin Delano Roosevelt took every state except Maine and V e r mont What should be of real con cern to GOP leaders across the nation presently busy with plans for this Novembers presidential and congressional elections is that todays figures show that the margin by which the Demo AP Photofax HEADS SCHOOL Lee A Iverson 35 has been named superintendent of the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School at Vinton He has been principal of the Department for the Blind at St Augustine Fla 3 Despite the expansion of in dustry in Iowa the state con jtinues to lose more population by migration than it gains Indi cations are that Iowa may have lost about 250000 people by mi gration between 1950 and 1960 4 Although the state as a whole showed a small increase in population during the last 10 years about twothirds of the 09 counties had losses 5 Iowas large city counties accounted for the bulk of the states population increase IN GENERAL its a case of the rich get richer and the poor get poorer in Iowa pop ulationwise Five of the states large Polk Scott Po tawattarnie and Woodbury showed increases totaling 11 724 more than equal to th indicated gain for the entir state By contrast Adams Countj which was the smallest in th 1950 census with 8753 souls WETLANDS IN NORTH of North Iowas croplands are soggy but the Armstrong vicinity veritable lakes have popped up in low areas followingthe weeklong rains Nearly 12 inches have been recorded at Armstrong in the last seven days Field work is far behind schedule in all sections of Iowa Minor ews m a utshell crats would win has hit a newi peak FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Voice of America report FOR EXAMPLE todays find ings show that if an election was held today the Democrats would win by a margin of 1 per cent Seven weeks ago the Democratic margin was 12 per cent Todays figures become even more meaningful when it is real ized that in the 1958 congres sional elections the year the Democrats swept the nation the margin between the two parties was 12 per cent In that year Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives re ceived 56 per cent of the popular vote the Republicans 44 p e r cent Here are the figures that show presend day RepublicanDemo cratic strength FOR HOUSE OF REP Democrats 58 Republicans 42 Seven weeks ago findings on the same question showed the following Democrats 563 per cent Republicans 437 per cent Thus over the past seven weeks Democratic House candidates have registered a 17 per cent gain WHEN TODAYS vote is stacked up alongside the nation al congressional vote in the last seven presidential elections the trend looks like this 1M2 Popular vote 5156 431 House seals US 117 89 inn 523 I7H inn JflIK 537 4S3 n 1952 no2 198 213 231 1056 514 I8fi 235 200 Republicans won control of House by margin of eight scats From the above table it can be seen that the GOP was un able to win a majority of the popular vote in any one of the last seven congressional elec tions held in presidential elec tion years albeit theh GOP did win a majority of the House seats in 1952 Worthy of particu lar mention too is that despite President Eisenhowers impres sive 1956 victory the Democrats won control of the House by a margin of 35 seats Srephenson wins Senate approval WASHINGTON UPI The Senate Thursday approved the nomination of Roy L Stephen son DCS Moines to be a U S district judge for the southern district of Iowa Stcphcnson suc ceeds Edwin R Hicklin who retired ed the Soviet Union jammed all but the first 10 minutes of President Eisenhowers broadcast about the illfated sum mit conference NEW YORK F Kennedy presently engaged in promoting the presidential candi dacy of his brother Sen John Kennedy has been named Father of the Year by the National Fathers Day committee Kennedy 34 has seven children ALBANY N Y Al fred E Perlman presi dent of New York Cen tral Railroad disclosed that the road is holding merger talks with sever al other railroads but de clined to name them WASHINGTON A plan to make the secre tary of state the presi dents chief officer for all national security af fairs including over seas military has been offered to the Senate WASHINGTON Senate Thursday killed a bill to let the Navy serve oleomargarine to sailors was down to 7390 in the uno ficial count or about 15 pe cent Ringgold County with 952 population ten years ago dropped to 7841 or nearly 1 per cent And Appanoose Coun ty which boasted9683 peopl in 1950 fell off nearly 20 pe cent to 15830 IOWAS FOUR largest citie recorded a total increase o 76386 They are Des Moines with 207 054 compared with 178000 in 1950 Cedar Rapids 90623 against 72386 ten years ago Sioux City up from its 1950 figure of 83991 to 89167 and Davenport which spurtec from 74549 to 88660 Dubuque now has 56 359 compared to 49671 in 1950 Thirty six counties population They are Benton Black Hawk Bremer Buchanan Carroll Cedar Cer ro Gordo Clay Clinton Dallas Delaware Des Moines Du buque Emmet Fayette Grun dy Hamilton Hardin Iowa Jackson Jasper Johnson Jones Lee Minn Marshall Mitchell Muscatine Plymouth Polk Pottawattamie Scott Story Warren Webster and Woodbury gained The rain slowly moved east ivard out of Iowa Thursday afte soaking the state for severa days and sending many river and creeks to their third floo crest of the spring Skies were clearing along the border of the state and the Weather Bureau said th storm should be out of eastern Iowa by Friday Nearly an inch of rain was left at Mason City RUNOFF WATERS from thi storms which dumped more than three inches of rain on some southern sections were causing lowland flooding Thurs day Rivers in northwest and central Iowa were nearing flooc levels The Little Sioux River a Cherokee stood at 207 feet Thursday the highest level in six years and was still rising Flood stage there feet ant the flood waters inundated two parks poured into many base ments and covered hundreds 1jf acres of farm FLOODING WAS predicted along the Raccoon Des Moines owa and Skunk rivers although no serious damage was expected unless more rains fall A tornado funnel touched down iriefly south of Spirit Lake ucked out nine windows of a ugh school under construction nd then disappeared Two tor ado funnels also were reported ear Audubon The heavy rains added to last inters record snowfall are de aying field work Churches at ayette have designated Sunday s a day of fasting and prayer or drier weather so farmers can lant their corn North Iowa Decreasing cloud ness and cooler Thursda night lows 4852 Mostly fai Friday high near 70 Iowa Clearing and coole Thursday night lows 4553 Fair Friday warmer west highs 6878 Further outlook Fair and mild Saturday Minnesota Cloudy scatterec showers Warmer in west and south Friday highs 6575 GlobeGazetle weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 68 Minimum 57 At 8 am 57 Precipitation 83 YEAR AGO Maximum 75 Minimum 63 On the inside Society News Pages 67 Editorials 9 North Iowa News 11 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News1415 Clear Lake News1819 Sports 2122 Comics 24 Red complaint vetoed UNITED NATIONS NY W The UN Security Council Thursday rejected by a one sided vote a Soviet attempt to brand the United States as an aggressor for sending spy Dlanes over Russian territory Despite a vigorous lastmin ute attack on the United States Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko failed to win any Western or neutral support for his tough resolu tion 2 field hospitals US rushes aid to quake victims ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The US Thursday began flying two com lete Army field hospitals and 20 doctors nurses and enlisted nedical personnel to help files earthquake victims Twenty four big transport lanes were loaded and started aving Ft Bragg NC an ndrews Air Force Base Me Large supplies of medicine in cluding antitetanus and anti gangrene serum and blood plas ma were included in the ship ment The Defense Department said The vote was 2 in favor 7 against and 2 abstaining Only Communist Poland joined the Soviet Union in voting for the proposal Tunisia and Ceylon abstained Gromyko earlier bluntly re jected Eisenhowers bid for an international aerial surveillance system as another scheme to spy on the Soviet Union At the same time he warned that any new violations of Soviet air space would be duly re pulsed THE SOVIET diplomat at tacked the United States for what be called lying expla nations of the U2 spy plane incident of May 1 He said American U2 spy plane policy brought a very strong odor of the Hitlerite thinking on the eve of World War II U S Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge then told the coun 27 doctors and 62 nurses were tolcii Russia had planted a micro BULLFIGHTER DIES SEVILLA Spain el Gomez El Gallo 77 one f Spains leading bullfighters in he 1920s died Thursday in bed itation against US increasing in TOKYO of thou ands of stonethrowing Japa iese besieged Premier Kishi in arliament for hours Thursday nd then marched on the US mbassy for an antiAmerican emonstration They were pearheaded by flagwaving Communist and leftist agita ors Police estimated that two mil on Japanese turned out for the atiomvide rally called by the ommunistdominated Sohyo abor confederation to protest the new USJapanese security pact In Tokyo where the rally took on a decided antiAmerican flavor some 200000 partici pated More than 8000 riot police stood guard behind a barricade of trucks around the Parliament WIESBADEN Germany Six Soviet MIG jets fired ma chine gun bursts to force a U S Air Force transport plane to land in East Germany last Friday Then the Russians went out of their way to make the nine Americans aboard comfortable The Russians helped us out in any way they could for our comfort the pilot of the C47 Capt James Lundy Findlay Ohio told a news conference Thursday Russian interrogators only casually mentioned the U2 spy plane the incident that has plunged U SSoviet relations to a new low Lundy said At time did the Russians try to connect the U2 incident with the C47 he added Lundy grounded by the Air Force after his return blamed false wind information for stray ing into East Germany There was no indication that we were off course until the MIGs appeared Lundy said There was no doubt in my mind but that they wanted us to land The machine gun fire did not hit the C47 THE OTHER eight Americans reported food and treatment good Put up at Soviet headquar Iters the men played volleyball one Building during the more the Russians The 12 hours seige by the demon strators chanting Kishis resignation and cancel lation of President Eisenhowers scheduled visit next month Silence WAS golden Mums the word George passenger was visited demands for by a Soviet Officers wife The C47 and its crew of six and three passengers reached Wiesbaden Wednesday night after the Russians allowed the plane to take off from the muddy field where it landed The Air Force in grounding the 41yearold pilot for investi gation said he clearly had vio lated pertinent flying direc tions LOUGHTON England UPI George Lushers wife bawled him out for coming home late from golf one day he decided not to say another word to her until she apol ogized The way Mrs Lusher fig ured it why should she speak if George didnt From 1949 to 1956 through the Korean War a Labor gov ernment leaky plumbing and the rampages of two healthy young children the Lushers did not exchange a single word Then George asked for a cup of tea The one knows how one word will lead to the couple in divorce court Thursday Since the couple was not speaking there of course could be no talk of a divorce They remained under the same roof George a travel ing salesman got his own meals Day after day month after month year after year neither George now 54 nor Mrs Lusher now 48 so much as grunted in the others direc tion Finally Mrs Lusher said she wrote George a letter suo gesting possibility of con versation and his request of a cup of tea was the re sult Mrs Lusher said the falling out after they started talking to each other again was about Georges reluctance to do his share of the dishes That she said made a di vorcemandatory The judge however did not agree He turned down her petition ruling that in their own way each is still fond of the other His Honor did concede however that George when upset tends to withdraw and become silent SAME ieave in the first wave of planes Enlisted medical personnel to ialing 331 men also were going to staff the two field hospitals phone in the American embassy in Moscow The Soviets did not come to the Security Council with clean The Mercy airlift was the first jhands Lodge refutation major step in a western hemis0f Soviet Premier Khrushchevs pheric program to aid the that the Russians actu sands of homeless and injured ally sent out spies Chiles disaster areas Lodge displayed a handcarved A state department spokes wooden replica of the Great Seal man reported that two Air0f the United States which he Force planes packed with hosisaid was presented to the U S pital equipment tents in Moscow It was supplies and blankets from thehung up in his office right back Panama Canal zone left for San0f his desk Lodge said A tiago the capital of Chile clandestine listening device was No respite appeared in sightdiscovered inside this replica or southern Chile wrecked by ive days of continuing earthj THE us has In quakes tidai waves avalanches ycarsIn Iron and volcanic eruptions The official 3829 dead I tries well over 100 such devices or missing fourth of the nations and 3300 Lodge said he had resorted to property be count was mountmg Thcre had nothing like it in the U N since With countless R Austin Lodges pre till cut off and the upheavals ofdecessor produced a Russian ature continuing officialsitommygun from beneath the ould not even predict the desk durinS debate on the Korean War oil Lowlying clouds and ranr At Washington President Ei ampered aenal rescue opera senhovver said Khrushchev may ons Smoke and ash from lhave scuttled the summit con anoes hung over much of under pressure by the outhern part of the mountainjStalinists and the Chinese us land iReds OF HIS GROUNDING Lundy said he expected the investiga is routine in the Air Force on occasions like this In my opinion he added everything was satisfactory Lundy said he landed his plane in a sod field about 15 miles north of the East German itown of Grcvesmuehlcn j As soon as the plane bumped over the field and came to a islop Lundy went on the five j crewmen and four passengers jjumped out and waited in an ad jjoining field for about five min utes until East German police arrived TELL ABOUT INCIDENT Three of the nine Americans aboard the U S plane forced down in East Germany tell of their experiences Left to right AP Photofax arc apt and Mrs Paul MiCash Atlan ta Ga and Capt James Lundy Find lay Ohio the pilot   

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