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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hie Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 93 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Fun Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 22 I960 To Copy Paper Coasisti nt Two No Speedy action by Senate treaty Hoover i I Dam has i j birthday Work still not completed after quarter century By GREGG KING Dam which helped make the Ameri can Southwest bloom is cele brating its 25th anniversary this year The dam still isnt quite fin ished work is in progress on the last and largest generator the structure was dedi cated in 1935 after most of the concrete had been poured Once called Boulder Dam Hoover is the height of a 66 story building the National Geo graphic says Its reservoir im pounds the largest artificial body of water in the Western Hemisphere In 1955 the Amer ican Society of Civil Engineers designated it one of the seven civil engineering wonders of the nation HOOVER HAS made dam viewing an important industry in Nevada A half million peo ple take guided tours through the dam and power plant each year Several millions visit the Lake Mead Recreation Area Lake Mead was formed by Hoovers blocking of the Colo rado River Hoover has brought power and irrigation as well as vis itors to an area which an Army officer on reconnaissance in 1857 described as altogether valueless It can be approached only from the south and after enter AP Photofax SPECS FREED Joseph Specs OKeefe 51 who helped mastermind the Brinks rob bery in 1950 and then turned states evidence on his 10 cohorts was declared a free man at Boston Wed nesday He had spent nine years in prison while his companions are up for life Here hes being driven to Philadelphia to face a secondary charge of possessing firearms but that count probably will be waived ing it there is nothing to do but leave the disenchanted officer told the War Department Ours was the first and doubtless will be the last party of whites to visit the profitless locality MORMONS AND other settlers filtered into the area in the late 1800s but drought and floods repeatedly destroyed their crops In 1922 the Colorado River Commission was formec with Herbert Hoover as chair man Six years later President Coolidge approved the Boulder Canyon Project Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to build and operate the proposed dam The projects gigantic dimen sions made it seem almost pre posterous Many persons de clared flatly that the dam could not be built Some skeptics said the river could not be controlled while construction went on Oth ers feared that the construction would induce an earthquake Silt was expected to destroy the gates valves and turbines Pessimists argued that no con tractor would risk bidding on so large a job with so many con struction problems The build ing site lay in a blazing desert ews in ufshell Only Ikes signature NEW TEAM IN ORBIT At left is the big 223 back satellites put into orbit A first for U S North Iowa Generally fai Wednesday night lows 525 Considerable cloudiness little temperature c h a n g Thursday highs 7580 Iowa Partly cloudy and warm er northwest fair and locallj cooler southeast Wednesday night lows 50 north to 6 south Considerable cloudines north partly cloudy south warmer extreme southeas Thursday highs 7582 Further outlook Partly cloudy with chance of light showers north east Friday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures for the fiveday period Thurs day through Monday will av erage about 8 degrees below normal with lijttle day to day fluctuation during the first of the period and cooler during the latter part Highs will av erage from the mid 70s north to near 80s south Lows will range from the 50s north to near 60s south Precipitation will average 65 to 80 of an inch as showers and thunder storms Minnesota Mostly fair warm er Highs Thursday 7585 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday where temperatures rose to 130 degrees in summer Millions of tons of material would have to be transported across the waste land and down a sheer 800foot canyon BUT THE GOVERNMENT went ahead exploring probing investigating and testing In 1931 contracts were let to a group of six companies The bid was the largest labor contract which the United States Government had ever as signed The engineers drilled tunnels through the canyon walls to di vert the Colorado Then coffer dams were built to block the river The site was excavated and the dam and power plant constructed The dedication on September 30 1935 was a national event Hoover has lived up to the dreams ol the men who con ceived it The dam not only im pounds the raging Colorado dur ing the flood period it provides a stable supply of water to ir rigate hundreds of thousands of acres in California andArizona Its electric power illuminates a number of cities Lake Mend by desert is the haunt of black bass blue gill perch crappies and anglers Maximum Minimum Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 65 45 12 86 50 FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON House Democratic farm leaders reversed them selves and agreed to give President Eise n h o w e r broad authority to cut Cubas sugar marketings in the U S WASHINGTON House took up a state federal program of health aid for a limited group of needy and near needy older persons TOKYO An llth hour leftist demonstra tion to stave off activa tion of the U SJapan security pact lost steam as a mob of 40000 began wearily dispersing WASHINGTON a week the earth may lose radio contact with Pio neer V now orbiting around the sun more than 20 million miles away Its batteries are rapidly deteriorating WASHINGTON Senate Labor committee approved and sent to the Senate a Democratic sponsored bill to increase the federal minimum wage gradually from tojl25 an hour Japan pushes its end WASHINGTON The Senate overwhelmingly ratified the pound Transit IIA satellite with its piggybackr42 USJapanese security treaty pound sister mounted on top The artists drawing at Wednesday all but finally seal ing a pact which was still trig gering leftist mob demonstra ions in Tokyo The vote was 902 Sens Rus sell B Long DLa and Richard B Russell DGa cast the only opposing votes The 10year mutual defense agreement put through its inal ratification stages in Japan Tuesday night permits continuance of US bases in Japan under conditions more favorable to that government All that remained was for he ratified treaty to be rushed o Hawaii for signing by Pres dent Eisenhower and then or the Japanese and American documents to be exchanged in Tokyo probably Friday THE EXACT TIME of the ex change was expected to be kept secret to avoid a bitterend demonstration by Communist agitated mobs which have riot ed against each earlier stage of treaty action The Senate debated the treaty about eight hours Tuesday but postponed final approval until Wednesday A limitation of just 30 minutes was placed on final debate Worldwide interest in the pact mounted in recent weeks because it had been drawn into Japans current political whirl wind and had figured in can cellation of President Eisen lowers goodwill visit to that ountry The treaty was approved here four days after its firststage ratification became effective in Tokyo Tuesday night Prime Minister Nobosuke Kishis cab net and Emperor Hirohito ap plied the finishing touches for heir country outwitting thou ands of leftists who staged a astditch demonstration against he agreement ONE YEARS notice after the 0year period is required to nake changes in the treaty The United States agrees for he first time in writing to come o Japans defense in case of ttack and relinquishes a form r right to crush internal dis rder in Japan It also agrees consult with the Japanese overnment before making any hanges in its armed forces or bases there and be 6 r e deploying Japanbased AP Photofax right shows the two satellites in space with the smaller one just separated through the use of ex plosive springs Each has its own duties to perform CAPE CANAVERAL Fla iff shiny new US satellites zipped cockily across the skies Wednesday demonstrating to the world that Uncle Sam stil has some tricks up his missile sleeve The space intruders were hurled into orbit shortly after midnight by a single rocket scoring a spectacular first for American missileman The doubleheader rocket the trick was a twostage ThorAbleStar an Air Force ve hide making only its seconc flight It rose smoothly from its searchlight illuminated pad a am and streaked like a fiery comet toward the southeast The second stage fired for about four minutes shut off anc coasted for 20 minutes then reignited for 13 seconds to kick the satellites into two new moonlets flashing the skies are Transit IIA a second experimental navigation aid satellite and a basketbal sized aluminum sphere crammed with instruments to measure solar radiation The latter is called a piggyback satellite because it hitchhiked a ride aboard the larger Transit payload Transit IIA is a 36inch ball weighing 223 pounds The tinier Sharp dif By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Further evidence emerged Wednesday of the sharp differences between candidates in both the Republican and Democratic races for the presidential nomination a On the Republican side the latest evidence was in public view Vice President Richard VI Nixon and Gov Nelson A Rockefeller of New York offered it in major speeches ruesday On the Democratic side the atest evidence involved private Darty meetings Supporters 1 es on boH The NixonRockefeller differ ence concerned the nation economic growth and its method of making high policy decisions IN A SPEECH in St Louis Nixon criticized those who say that the Soviet Union is growing at a much faster economic rate than the United States and who call for government steps to change this They invite us to join Russia n playing what is rapidly becoming the most i sides In the Democratic political infighting Kennedy supporters were asking party workers whether Johnson a Texan could carry New York California anc other large states The Kennedy peoples implication was Johnson could not On the other hand Johnson supporters were asking party workers whether Kennedy a foman Catholic could carry any of their states The implication of the Johnson people was hat Kennedy could not Another Democratic candi 42pound package looking much like a sea divers helmet was clamped to it until a spring de vice separated the pair in orbit As far as is known the Soviet Union has not attempted such a feat CONFIRMATION OF orbif came IVz hours after launch when the satellite duo the smaller leading the over a Seattle station on their first globecircling passes Both were aimed at nearcir cular orbits 500 miles high and at courses which would take them over all parts of the world between the Arctic and Antarc tic circles This covers most of the Soviet Union Transit IIA is an advanced version of Transit IB which was hoisted into orbit by the first ThorAbleStar last April 13 Both are forerunners of an operational network of Transit satellites that can give ships submarines and airplanes ac curate position fixes in any weather day or night anywhere n the world TWO OR ransits are THREE more test scheduled for Sen John F Kennedy of Mass achusetts and Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas were ex changing warnings that the other man couldnt win in No vember merican forces anywhere in sia It retains for the life of the reaty the right to maintain nilitary bases in Japan but nves up its veto power over let ng a third nation have bases in apan Eichmonn case heard by U N UNITED NATIONS NY W game of our game we might call growthmanship But Rockefeller in Bingham he relative strength of the Jnited States and the Soviet ton N Y said economic growth Union We have lost a great aunching before the system be omes operational probably in 962 Then four of these space ighthouses will whirl about the arth in evenly spaced orbits c hey will radio a constant date Sen Stuart Symington of information to be Missouri gave his estimate of translated by navigators into was far more important than deal in recent years he said parlor game It affects the lives and wellbeing of the peo ple of our country ANOTHER ATLAS TEST CAPE CANAVERAL F 1 a THE GOVERNOR who only opera longitude and latitude They are expected to provide accurate fixes within onetenth of a mile Present navigation aids give position fixes of half a mile at best and are depend ent on weather Also aboard were Argentina told the UN Wedneslfor an increased growth in the Peaceful coexistence not forgotten says Khrushchev LONDON an appar ent rebuke to Red Chinas leaders Soviet Premier Ni kita Khrushchev said Tues day the Kremlin has no in tention of giving up its policy of peaceful coexistence and relaxation of tension No world war is needed for the triumph of Socialist ideas throughout the world Khrushchev said in a speech af the third congress of the Romanian Congress party in Bucharest These ideas will get the upper hand in the peaceful competition between the coun tries of socialism and capi talism he declared Khrushchev did not mention Red China but his remarks were an obvious reply to Pei pings snapshooting at the Soviet premiers professed policy of seeking better rela tions with the capitalist na tions Chinese propaganda has harped on Lenins state ment that war between Com munism and capitalism is in evitable Khrushchev said the writ ings of Marx and Lening must be interpreted in the light of the times We live in a time when we have neither Marx nor En gels nor Lenin with us If we act like children who study ing the alphabet compile words from letters we shall not go very far The teachings of Marx En gels and Lenin heretofore have been considered as nearly inviolable dogma Any departure from them has been considered heresy Those who do not under stand that war is avoidable he said do not believe in the power of creative abilities of the working class underesti mate the might of the Social ist camp and Jo not believe in the great attractiveness of socialism which has clearly demonstrated its advantages over capitalism Khrushchev shrugged off the importance of US spy plane flights They missed photographing the Soviet Un ions rocket bases he claimed discovered nothing of importance to US defense and failed to uncover ful military means the Soviet Union haj developed day that Israels attitude on th Adolf Eichmann case ha caused the collopse of propose direct negotiations between th heads of the governments Negotiations Agentina saic would be useless under presen circumstances Mario Amadeo Argentine dele gate called on the 11nation Se curity Council to find tha Israel had violated Argentina sovereignty when it transferrei the former Nazi official las month from Buenos Aires t Israel He also urged the coun cil to call on Israel for repara tions On the inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports Clear Lake News Society News Comics North Iowa News 1516 20 2021 24 25 SAME DATEW9292 a receiver he would be available for intercontinental ballisticto tune on cosmic noise to let Republican draft at the 4U u I man know what it sounds like in the Milky Way and an elec tronic digital clock to determine precisely the time in various al convention has called often missile the mighty Atlas thun economy Nixon says the growth ratio is good dered away Wednesday on a 5000mile ride down the Atlan tic range parts of the globe IN COMPLETE CHARGE John Au gustus Jones Strong all of 20months old handles whip and chair in grand fashion but gets absolutely no coopera tion from a monthold lion cub as he AP Photofax tries to show his lion taming technique The boy of Vallejo Calif is helping his dad warm upfor his act as the county fair season opens   

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