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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 25, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                VOL 98 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Frew and rated tetewatlonaJ FuO Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 25 1960 7e a Copy Paper of Two No 221 Birthday for Helen Keller 80 By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau spirit like the sea is greater than any island or continent of senseex perience within its waters My deeprooted feeling that I am not deaf or blind is like the feeling that I am in the body but not of it I use my limita tions as tools not as my real self So wrote Helen Keller more than a score of years ago in a journal kept on a voyage taken to find relief from the hurt she felt at the death in 1936 of the woman she called Teacher Anne Mansfield Sullivan She first brought light into Helen Kellers dark and silent world NOW THE WRITER and lec turer observes her 80th birthday anniversary Monday under a similar pall Three months ago Miss Kellers faithful compan ion Polly Thompson who had been called my devoted shar er of all responsibilities died at 75 Save that it would not expli cate her own great courage and aspiration Helen Kellers life story could almost be told in terms of Anne Sullivan Mrs John A Macy and Polly Mary Agnes Thompson Born at Tuscumbia in north ern Alabama Helen Keller was a normal adventurous child she walked on her first birthday thefirst 19 months of her life Then she was struck with a fever diagnosed by the fam ily dootor as an acute conges tion of the stomach and brain which almost took her life and left her totally blind and deaf and virtually speechless The child developed a sign language with her mother and strained to communicate with others I felt she later wrote as if invisible hands were holding me and I made frantic efforts to free myself EVENTUALLY at the sug gestion of Alexander Graham Bell young Helen was taken to Perkins Institute for the Blind in Boston Through that agency Anne Sullivan who had been blind herself was engaged as teacher and in March 1887 thej dialogue that was to last a life1 time began How Anne Sullivan fought to get through to the mind of the ferocious little beast sixyear old Helen had become is de tailed with a complete avoid ance of sentimentality in the Broadway play The Miracle Worker She taught her pupi communication by an alphabet language and by placing her fingers on the lips of the speak er Later Helen learned Braille and eventually under the spe cial tutelage of Sarah Fuller of the Horace Mann School how to speak AFTER GRADUATION from Radcliffe College in 1904 Miss Keller with Ann Sullivan always by her side devoted herself to travel to take encouragement and help to the blind and to writing and lecturing They were joined 45 years a g o by Polly Thompson who had come to the country from Scotland on a visit Miss Thompson became Miss Kellers secretary and good companion and after Anne Sulli vans death her teacher Their travels took them to in stitutions for the blind on every continent Three years ago how ever Miss Keller confessed that she felt too tired to make any more strenuous trips Since Pol ly Thompson became ill in De cember 1958 Helen Keller has made not public appearances At the sunset of her years Helen Keller lives quietly at her home in Easton Conn content with music and good company and exemplifying a philosophy expressed in one of her several autobiographical books So I try to make the light in others eyes my sun the music in oth ers ears my symphony the smile on others lips my happi ness China Reds in attack on Soviets FAIR iowa Mostly fair and warmer Saturday night lows 56 to 66 Partly cloudy and warmer with fresh southerly winds Sunday highs 84 to 92 Outlook for thun dershowers not so warm west portion Minnesota Mostly fair anc warmer Saturday night Part ly cloudy Sunday with widely scattered showers northwest Warmer east and south Saturday night 52 to 62 High Sunday 80 to 90 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 76 Minimum 50 At 8 am 67 Precipitation None YEAR AGO Maximum 95 Minimum 66 Rebel in Paris to set truce PARIS rebel emissary flew to France Saturday to ar range truce talks in the 5Vz yearold Algerian war Ahmed Boumendjel 54 a husky Paris educated lawyer made the trip as a representa tive of the rebel exiled govern ment of Premier Ferhat Abbas which is based ifi Tunis Boumendjel is the rebel re gimes director of militaryand political affairs He was accom panied here by Ben Yahua Ab bas chief aide and M Hakiki a secretary The Interior Ministry issuec orders banning all public meet ings or demonstrations having anything to do with the situ ation in Algeria fAMi DATE1959294 ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ACCRA The Ghana National Assembly Sat urday voted Premier and President elect Kwame Nkrumah powers to make laws without Par liament The only limit on the Presidents pow ers under this provision is that the laws he makes must not conflict with the constitution WASHINGTON A Senate resolution offei ing birthday greetings to Helen Keller on her 80th birthday Monday was printed in braille and sent Friday to the famed deaf mute Felton M Johnson secretary of the Senate said it was the first time a Senate resolution had been printed in Braille PITTSBURGH US Steel Corp began shut ting down its steelmak ing facilities at the Ed gar Thomson works in nearby Braddock Satur day because of the gen erally low rate of busi ness in the steel indus try SEOUL Prime Min ister Huh Chung declared Saturday that South Ko rea has abandoned ousted Pres ident Syngman Rhees idea of unifying this divided peninsula by force CIUDAD A small band of Domini can Republic progovern ment demonstrators Fri day attacked the head quarters of a newly formed opposition politi cal party touching off a street brawl that left several persons injured Whitewashing of US is criticized By K C THALER LONDON UPI Communist China Saturday hit back fiercely at Russia in the sharpening sino Soviet ideological conflict and in effect accused Moscow of attempting to whitewash U S imperialism The attack came during a mass rally in Peipmg at tended by VicePremiers Marshal Chen Yi and Hsi ChungHsun and the vicechairmen of the standing committee of the National Peoples Congress according to the New China News Agency General Li ChihMin one of the key speakers lashed out against modern revisionists who claim that he true character of imperialists whose hands were frsmeared with blood were envoys of peace This is to whitewash U S imperialism and help it to carry on aggression under the pre tense of peace he charged Again neither Russia nor So viet Premier Nikita Khrushchev personally was mentioned No names have been mentioned since the conflict broke into the open with Khrushchevs attack on Peipings hard policy line at AP Photofax Japanese ANTIAMERICAN DEMONSTRATION leftist and proCommunist Koreans pictured left shake their fists and shout Yankee go home as they demonstrate in front of the U S Embassy in Tokyo Saturday Korean schoolgirls above carry a large banner and other antiAmerican placards dur ing the demonstration Japs dance outside American embassy By ARNOLD DIBBLE TOKYO estimated 3000 Japanese leftists snake danced outside the US Embas sy here Saturday with shouts of We Hate America and Keep your dirty hands out of Asia 10000 demonstrators fewer than 100 of its members snowed up Asked what happened one Japanese said Kishi promised to resign the treaty is law and we are tired Why demonstrate now The demonstrators appeared A heavy force of police and in front of the US embassy in armored cars protected the em bassy lence The and there was no vio ing only about of the crowd of 60000 the leftists had predicted would turn downtown Tokyo shortly before 5 pm waving Yankee Go Home banners and chanting American imperialists leave Japan The demonstrators blamed the United States for the death Ike tanned for return to mainland HONOLULU iffl Eisenhower ends President his six day Hawaiian rest stop Saturday and flies back to Washington to re port to the American people on his controversial Far Eastern journey The President is reported to have drafted a hardhitting speech denouncing the Commu nists for plotting with young Japanese students to block his visit to Tokyo Tanned and refreshed Eisen hower boards his orangetipped jet airliner at 9 pm for his re turn flight After refueling at Travis AFB in California he is due to ar rive at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington Sunday morning about 6 am two weeks from the day he set off oa his 23000mile good will trip His 30minute televisionradio the Bucharest party congress But the tenor of Saturdays speeches in Peiping left little doubt that Moscow and more specifically Khrushchev were the chief targets IT WAS Red Chinas first massive reaction to Khrush chevs insistence that Lenin must be interpreted with the times and his rejection of the Peipingsupported Leninist doc trine that war against capital ism is inevitable China allows for no such free interpretation A cautious rebuff was given to Khrushchev earlier when Communist Chinas delegate to the Bucharest congress Peng Chen refused concessions to the report to the nation will origiSoviet Premiers arguments nate from his White House of Saturday Peiping went to Young bandit fice at pm Monday jtown In a cryptic reference to revisionists Li Chih Min made these charges Modern revisionists frigh tened out of their wits by the O A imperialists blackmail of nucle jar war exaggerated the conse jquences of the destructiveness DUBUQUE young nuclear war and begged im dit wearing western clothesperialism for peace at any cost held up a service station manJin fact helping the imperialists ager outside a bank Friday aftjto undermine the militant spirit for 15 minutes in front of Michiko Kamba Japanese Headquarters here Mason Cifyan to hold church post New American Lutheran Churchs Iowa District headquarters will be in Mason Citys Trinity Lutheran Church for at least two years delegates at the district con stituting convention at Wartburg College decided late Friday Earlier Friday Dr H W Siefkes Waterloo defeated Dr V T Jordahl Mason City to become president of the district Dr Siefkes until now president of the old American Lu theran Churchs Iowa District won by a vote of 335 to Dr Jor dahls 311 on the fourth ballot Mason Cityan Keith Sanborn was elected treasurer of the district Other officers elected were the Rev Alvon Nelson Decorah vice president and theRev Garl Schattauer Council Bluffs sec retary Cleargy members of the district executive committee will be the Rev Owen Torest City and the Rev L L Belk LeMars Lay executive committee members elected vere Erwin Fruehling Cedar Rapids and Dr Einar Jewel Atlantic Sanborn a certified public ac ountant has been treasurer of the Evangelical Lutheran Churchs South Central District of which Dr Jordahl was presi dent The old Evangelical American and United Evangeli cal Lutheran bodies are going out of existence in the present state merger which conforms to a national merger already car ried out THE TWOYEAR headquar ters decision was made in view of consideration begin given to possible division of the new dis trict into East and Iowa West The merging church bodies concerned have ex pressed approval of such an idea but any final action would have to be taken on a national level and would not be possible until 1962 Trinity Lutheran Church Ma son City extended the offer of office space The space now used by the Trinity pastors and by Dr Jordahl could be used by the new churchs district ARREST WAGNER RAY Minn of the FBIs ten most wanted men KEITH P SANBORN JRichard Etcr been treasurer picked up by special agents here of the embassy THE LEFTIST marched to the building where it chanted de mands that a Socialist be named Prime Minister to replace No busuke Kishi who promised to resign two days ago Japanese authorities mustered 1000 policemen and 30 armored cars to block streets leading to the US Embassy compound j and kept demonstrators against the U SJapan security pact at a safe distance from the emj bassy building THE SMALL turnout of dem onstrators included Communists Socialists and members of the ernoon 38400 girl demonstrator trampled to death during a demonstration Wareco service station told po and robbed him of I of the socialist countries THE PHRASING left littla crowd then iast week parliament On the inside inc r n rvMJl ici i uuiv Glen Kenyon 21 manager ofjd Sovjct Communist affairs Wareco service station told said that it was an in lice the bandit surprised him as di tment peace he was leaving the Dubuque Bank and Trust Co in down peace ful coexistence policy and a re jection of the thesis that nuclear iwar is too dangerous to COE The bandit said he had a gunj lflte and ordered Kenyon into Keni ns car in the bank parking Communist Chinese pre then made him drive to the had Deen reported as lot of the Dubuque underplaying the risk of nuclear yons town Dubuque Editorials Page 4 Church News 6 Mason City News1213 Latest Markets 12 Comics 5 j parking Clear Lake News 14 I Packing Co where he fled with Society News 8 j the money Kenyon said Sports 910 j The money was in three s statement view formally Building News 1415 bags Kenyon said He said thej North Iowa News 18 GOLFER The Chairman of the China bandit made him take thej Peace Committee Kuo MoJo money from the bags and the Soviet coexist lit in three paper sacks the banjence line with a clearcut de TAIPEI UPI President had hower has accepted an honorary leftist Zengakuren Student Fedmembership in the Taipei Golf eration Although Zengakuren had announced plans to mobilize and Country Club it was an nounced here Saturday Before the bandit fled Ken yon said he told Kenyon to lie down in the front seat of the car for 15 minutes He had urge mand to smash all the aggres sive actions of the slightest appeasement and concession should be made in the face of imperialist aggres sion only by dealing it heavy blows can one repel it Tells story to sheriff Youth shot in Charles City NEVADA A restaurant operator who had been under suspicion of setting fire to his cafe at Zearing northwest of lere 10 days ago had been scheduled to go to Des Moines for a lie detector test this weekend Instead Vernon Mersman 27 drive here Friday and told sheriffs officers he wanted to et the thing off his chest What he told officials left them puzzled Mersman a bachelor who had jeen popular in the town of Zearing said he reacted to an nner compulsion early in the morning of June 15 He said only that the pressure built up and there was no motive of collecting insurance AFTER TELLING his story Mersman was bound over to the tory County grand jury on a charge of arson and was hold under bond The loss in the fire had been estimated at more than CHARLES CITY UPI Gary Wiggins 7 son of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Wiggins of rural owned the stock equipment and Charles City is in serious con cafe fixtures on which he held dition in Cedar ValLy Hospi insurance tai here today after he was shot The building was owned byjby his brother David 10 Fri Lloyd Hoskins of Zearing wholly The boys were playing Fri carried 54000 insurance theday evening when David found deputy said an old rifle in a tool shed The Stark related this of the two boys told au VERNON MERSMAN Deputy Sheriff John Stark who had first been contacted by Mersraan said the cafe operator from Mersman ABOUT 3 AM Mersman poured oil on some trash in the basement set fire to it and went home to await an alarm that did not come About an hour and a half later he went back and tried again by pouring oil around the sink on i the first floor This fire caught after he had gone outside Mean lime Mersman changed his mind and when a truck drove up he got an extinguisher from the truck to put out the fire but the heat was too intense Deputy Stark said county and 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