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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edit fed for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The VOL 98 newspaper that makes all North I owans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Uase Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 20 1960 7c a Paper Consists of Two No U2 pilots wife plans to continue her pleas MOSCOW UP Barbara Pow ers said Saturday she will not leave Moscow until she has done everything possible to help her husband Francis Gary Powers sentenced to 10 years detention for espionage But she told a news confer ence that the pattern of the fu ture is dim and she cannot be specific about her plans The brunette wife of the con victed U2 pilot answered yes when asked if she found the man she called Gary still emotionally and physically the same hus band you knew In a separate interview the pilots father Oliver W Powers talking about the familys dra matic reunion with the flier di rectly after the conclusion of his trial Friday said Hes the same old boy I raised from a little feller right on up The Powers family pinned their hopes on Premier Nikita Khrushchev for getting the be Ragweed not to ii sniffed at Freshly turned soil of no help BySULIE RICHWOOD WASHINGTON Ragweed is not to be sniffed at Every year from midAugust to the end of September the pestiferous plant unleashes bil lions of microscopic grains of pollen upon hay fever sufferers Ragweed m a y be especially troublesome this summer thanks to progress The prolific weed thrives in freshly turned soil the National Geographic Society says Even a gophers mound may become a seed bed With the federal highway pro gram in full swing millions of tons of earth are being exposed in road construction BOTANISTS PREDICT that the wholesale earthmoving will be a boon for ragweed Some believe ragweed originally trav eled westward the United States on the soft shoulders of new highways Ragweed is a formidable foe Seeds may lie dormant for 20 years then sprout Once estab lished ragweed is indifferent to environment It flourishes on beaches prairies pinelands cul tivated fields roadsides and va cant city lots CHANCE of RAIN North Iowa Partly cloudy with occasional showers and thun derstorms through Sunday Lows Saturday night in lower 60s Highs Sunday around 80 Iowa Partly cloudy through Sunday with scattered show ers and thunderstorms over most of the state Lows Satur day night in lower 60s Warm er west Sunday highs near 80 east to upper 80s west Fur ther show ers and thunderstorms Mon day Minnesota Mostly cloudy cool er Highs Sunday near 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 81 Minimum 55 At 8 am 60 Precipitation 38 YEAR AGO Maximum 91 Minimum 72 pilots sentenced reduced We will stay here and fight for Gary as long as our money holds out and the Soviet govern ment lets us said the pilots father THE POWERS family was in a condition best described as stunned following the ordeal of the threeday trial verdict and their bittersweet reunion with the pilot Powers broke down and cried after kissing his wife The reunion lasting one hour and 15 minutes was the fam ilys first since Powers U2 re connaissance plane crashed on Soviet territory May 1 and his spy case became an internation al issue The family sat around a table in a room behind the judges dias in the Hall of Columns scene of the trial Powers told them he had been treated especially well during his pre trial imprisonment THEN POWERS explaned the details of his sentence as he understood it He said it would be broken into three years in the time since his another seven years during which he would be sent to live somewhere in the CHESTER AND KITTY WHOOP IT UP BEFORE NORTH IOWA FAIR One plant can pollute the air with from five to eight billion grains of pollen A mere dozen granules in the nostrils of a hay fever victim are enough to start sneezes and sniffles The pollen is so buoyant that it floats great distances on the slightest breeze Attempts to track ragweed pol len by impregnating it with ra dioactive isotopes have failed because the hot dust is lost among untreated microspores IN THE FACE of such an en emy many sufferers believe re treat is the best defense Mem bers of the Royal Order of the Sneeze are stout exponents of strategic withdrawal Led by Unrest in Mali new Africa state PARIS if Rival political leaders Saturday threatened vio lent dismemberment of the new African state of Mali Troops and divided loyal a tense calm in the capital at Dakar Except for sporadic radio r broadcasts from rival stations came from Venezuela at the be the port city of Dakar was all ginning of the meetings Vene but cut off Strict censorship claims that Trujillos re peared to have been imposed ongime masterminded the assassi Soviet Union and be given a job Soviet law provides that pri soners sent to such assigned residences may live with their wives There was no indication this possibility was discussed at the family reunion Mrs Pow ers immediate hopes however lay more in the assurances she has received from Soviet authorities that she will see her husband again She does not know where or when OAS decides to cut relations with Trujillo SAN JOSE Costa Rica W Foreign ministers attending the meeting of the Organization of American States agreed Satur d a y to energetically con demn the Dominican Republic and break diplomatic relations with the Trujillo regime In a surprise move they voted to pass over the watereddown US proposal for a special com mittee which would supervise free elections in the Dominican Republic Original impetus for condemna tion of the Dominican Republic By CARL WRIGHT GlobeGazette Staff Writer Fair or foul theres no ac counting for crowds or weather Of this the North Iowa Fair board is certain Following Fridays downpour which cut short the afternoon stock car races more than 4500 persons turned out at night for the opening of the World Cham pion Rodeo and the first appear ance of Kitty Doc and Chester of Gunsmoke fame A record weekend at the fair appeared likely Gunsmoke as Chester ex plains is the television show which opens with a view of the seat of Matt Dillons pants The Championship Rodeo right out of the wild and wooly west is probably the first ever witnessed in a Londontype fog And it all happened Friday night right here at the North Iowa Fair It was the largest crowd and the foulest weather of the week so far By Golly Id swear we were back in California quipped Doc first of the Gunsmoke trio to make his appearance o the improvised stage in a sea o mud Instead of doing a sho1 in television it looks like we be doing one in walercolor Just the same were glad t be here in Mason Cily birth place of 76 Trombones Yes we know your favorite son Meredith is an artists conception of how an Air Fcrce C119 grabbed the eject ed space capsule in midair through the use of a trapeze like net news dispatches from Dakar Conflicting reports had Acting President Modibo Keita under house arrest or alternately in the modern gleamingwhite gov ernment buildings ringed by loyal African soldiers It appeared most of the city their president the Big Sneeze was under control of local Sene these hay fever victims repair galese authorities who Friday JJl 11 t i nation attempt last spring of Venezuelan President Romulo Bentancourt Auto hits truck Dubuque man killed DUBUQUE UPI Walter Allen Roe 23 Dubuque was HMVAIW JLSUUUU Uc W ab to the pollenfree haven of Mimight announced the secession ofkilled instantly Saturday when ami Beach Florida every AuSenegal from the Mali Federa gust 15 Other places in the Unite States where the pollen count negligible include New York central Adirondacks woode areas of Maine New Hamp shire northern Minnesota an Michigan regions west of th Cascade Mountains in Orego and Washington and the forest and desertlands of the Rock Mountains Ragweed ironically bears delectable scientific name It genus is Ambrosia a G r e e word meaning food of the gods Ragweed is the black sheep o a family with such attractiv members as dahlias and chrys anthemums SOME 15 SPECIES of t h coarse branching plant grow in the United States Of these five cause the trouble They are gi ant ragweed common or dwar ragweed western ragweed gi ant western ragweed and lanceIeavec The long slender greenish spikes of flowers start producing pollen in midAugust Insects generally scorn the ugly plant 50 wind pollination is necessary Perhaps one pollen grain in mil lions finds a goal Though hay fever victims re gard ragweed as an unmitigated nuisance two Indian tribes find it usefulThe Gosiutes soak bandages for sore eyes in tea made from ragweed leaves The Mcskwaki Indians chew roots of the giant ragweed in the be lief it can drive away fear at night i tion formed only last year by joining Senegal with Keita Js in land state of Sudan Dakar is capital of both Mali and Senegal French officials hoped the po litical crisis would end without bloodshed but felt that no mat ter what happened Mali is fin ished and will be replaced by the two states of Senegal and Sudan the car he was driving smashed into the rear of a parked gaso line truck on US 20 two miles west of here MRS PARKER DIES NEW YORK UPI Amelia Day Campbell Parker 88 widow of Alton B Parker unsuccess ful Democratic candidate for president against Theodore Roosevelt in 1904 died Satur day HONOLULU WlThe jubilant U S Air Force Saturday cele brated historys first aerial catch of a capsule ejected from an orbiting satellite bringing mans journey into space a giant step closer The capsule snared by a n ression now on emergency Demos claim DES MOINES R Demo crats opened their campaign for farm votes Saturday by giving Midwestern producers an opportunity to sound off at a rally about whats wrong with the Eisenhower adminis tration farm policy Too they were invited to tell a panel of party leaders what they would do to make farm ers happier This grass roots expression was awaited by Sen John S Kennedy of Massachusetts the partys presidential nominee for cues for a major farm speech Sunday Scores of farmers and party leaders from Ohio west to Colorado and Minnesota and North Dakota south to Texas gathered to participate in the affair President Fred V Heinkel of the Missouri Farmers Asso ciation set the rally tone A constant weakening of our farm program by the pres ent secretary of agriculture has resulted Heinkle de clared in an agriculture de pression n ow several years dangling device which hooked old that has reached a stale ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BOSTON Hurricane Cleo bypassed New Eng land s southern coast but swelled tides and hurled 50 mile an hour gale winds toward the Maine coast UNITED NATIONS N Y The arrival of the disgruntled Congo delegation paved the way for be hind scenes talks on the eve of the emergency Secur ity Council session on the worsening crisis Delegates awaited the session with growing anxiety as fiery Congolese Premier Patrice Lumumba continued to widen the breach with blackmail charges against Secretary General Dag Hamraarskjold and demands for withdrawal of all white troops from the Congo WASHINGTON After being dormant for sev en weeks some of the equipment in Tiros I the cloud spotting television satellite has started buzzing again if KANSAS CITY Mo F Kennedy flew here on a political peace mission to former Presi dent Harry S Truman who opposed his winning the Democratic nomination but now supports Kennedys White House bid into its parachute shrouds was plucked from the sky 8500 feet over the Pacific Friday by a C119 Flying Boxcar after its ejection from Discoverer XIV over Alaska PACKED WITH instruments and equipment designed to speed development of space spy and missile warning satellites the 85pound capsule and three of the crew from the catch plane were sped to the U S mainland after a short stopover in Hawaii Will an animal make the next trip and then man Not necessarily said Maj Gen 0 J Ritland head of the Air Force Ballistic Missile Divi sion when asked the question in Los Angeles I wouldnt expect it in the instant future General Electric Corp cur rently is working on a space life capsule that will sustain an ape for several days while in or bit I DONT SEE why we cant catch all from now on ex claimed the successful planes navigator Lt Robert Counts 25 Yuba City Calif who with others of the 10man crew was decorated on arrival back in Hawaii Discoverer XIV the ejecting satellite had been triggered into releasing the capsule on its 17th encirclement of the earth while orbiting at between 116 and 502 miles up Last week a similar capsulewas retrieved from space for the first time but it landed in the ocean and was picked up by a Jfovy ship of emergency While less critical Kenneth Thatcher secretary of the Iowa Farm Bureau said the farm situation demands imme diate attention Gov Herschel Loveless of Iowa official host predicted the twoday conclave would in On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Clear Lake News 3 Church News 45 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 9 Comics 11 Editorials 12 Building News 1314 North Iowa News 16 SAME dicate Democrats have a very good chance of sweeping farm states Loveless himself is a candidate for the U S Senate More than 100 farmers and their spokesmen were to tes tify on the farm situation A summary of this testi mony will be given to Kennedy upon his arrival here Sunday for possible use in his first big farm talk Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas the vice presidential nominee will talk also Iowa Republican chairman Verne Martin meanwhile branded the conference as nothing more than a political gabfest and charged that Kennedy would dump the partys farm plank Kennedy and Johnson are going to dump it just as they did the civil rights plank when the issue was put squarely up to them in the Senate last week Martin said Martin said it is clearly evident the Des Moines meet ing is merely a show for po litical purposes with little or no intention of trying to reach a solution to the farm prob lem With that Doc got off on tha subject of anatomy and ended up with introducing Kitty of Dodge City stunning in a green evening dress with her flaming hair gorgeous under the spot lights Following a couple of song and dance numbers by Kitty and Doc Chester came on straight out of Chute No 1 down the ro deo arena like a cross between a Brahma clown all Powers salary to be continued WASHINGTON Stat Department said Friday nigh in response to questions fron newsmen that arrangement have been made to continue U Pilot Francis Powers annual salary while he is unde detention It also said that provision ha been made for his wife This ap patently means that at leas some of his monthly paj will be turned over to her In response to other questions he department said that thi JS government has no inten ion of prosecuting Franci Powers because it sees nothing n his conduct to warrant sue prosecution Former Rep Usher Burdick dips at 81 WASHINGTON UP Former Rep Usher L Burdick a home spun politician with a sharp wil and a lumbering gait is dead al 81 A power in North Dakota politics for almost 50 years he died Friday night He had served in the Republican ranks in Congress for 1934 to 1958 At his bedside was he man who succeeded him His son Quentin Burdick a Democrat GLUED TO THE SADDLE Jim Jones is a top bronc buster and he proved it by riding out all the gyrations of Medicine Hat one of the best ani mals appearing at the North Iowa Fair Jones wasnt thrown and his 162 points made him a winner in this a bucking bronco bull and a rodeo wrapped in one HE WAS SO winded afthe end of his sprint in the mud and so amazed at seeing 4500 smiling faces peering at him all he could gasp was Oh Mister Dillon Ive never seen so many faces looking at me in my whole life gasped Chester You may think this is all peaches and cream being out here but it aint what with all that slippin Chester made a hit with the singing Girls Were Vlade to be Loved Kittys big nt was The Long Branch Blues And Doc surprised the crowd singing WhenYou and Were Young Maggie THE LATTER song was then azzed up by the trio and the Frontiersmen and Joanie in a modern version which capti ated the audience The trio losed with Hes Got the Whole tforld in His Hands with the udience clapping in time to beir exit First events of the threeday Vorlds Championship Rodeo un under the rules of The lodeo Cowboys Assn Inc ere run off on a muddy arena It was the start of the sec nd annual JBarH produced odeo at the fair Fortyone ontestants have been entered rorr an even dozen states Prize loney will total which ill be divided among winners of the five contest events MONEY WON here will count toward the worlds champion ships for 1960 The five cham Fair program SATURDAY IMPERIAL SHOWS ON MIDWAY o r I d Champion ship Rodeo with Kitty Doc and Chester SUNDAY Champion ship Rodeo with Kitty Doc and Chester Champion ship Rodeo with Kitty Doc and Chester pionship events which will be run off in sections concluding with Sunday nights perform ance are saddle bronc calf roping steer wrestling bull idjng andbareback bronc rid ng John Stokes Evants Texas iding Dead End the wild trahma bull slated for the ional Finals Rodeo at Dallas exas won the bull riding event Friday evening wtih a score of 70 This was probably theii lassie event of the evening Bob Goodspeed kla former national jpion Jiigh school calf roper who   

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