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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The VOL 98 Associated Press ana United Press International Full Lease Wires newspaper that makes all North logons MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 24 1960 neighbors 7c a Copy Paper CoiuitU of Four SectionsSection No 271 Olympics Holy City Rome decked out in color splendor By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau Olympic Games in Rome the XVII Olympaid of the modern era open on Thursday and extend through Sept 11 The smell of history informs the Some Olympics as the va pors of garlic and pasta perfume the streets and ristoranti of the Eternal City Not since Baron Pierre de Coubertin the French the Olympics in Athens in 1896 have the games had a setting that so faithfully reflected their classical heri tage The summer games with all their color pageantry and va riety always present a sharp contrast to the winter events but this year the difference in staging is particularly dramatic The Holy City is even farther re moved from Squaw Valley in time than it is in space The summer gymnasts will compete in amphitheatres and stadiums ihat once knew the look of Ro man gladiators tourists in taxis and buses will suffer the same hindrances that angered chario teers in the same cramped streets 2000 years ago THE OLYMPIC torch is car ried on the same road up Cap itoline Hill the Romans used for triumphal parades paved with the deep Roman cobbles of past centuries The marathon race leads round the Colosseum to the chariotrutted Appian Way Wrestlers who inherited their sport from prehistbry will ex change locks and holds under the 16centuries old arches of the Basilica of Emperor Maxentius And the gymnasts will perform in the ruins of the blocksquare Baths of the Emperor Caracalla The Olympic Rome will pa rade handsome modernity be side its antiquity The 7000 ath letes from 85 nations will liv a brandnew modernistic vil US standin Monroe ehind PRACTICE OLYMPIC POMP Torch bear carlo Peris raises unlighted torch toward flame bowl at Romes Olympic Stadium in rehearsal for opening day ceremony Thursday Trumpeter in foreground wears costume from middle ages m lage of houses built on stilts a f the north end of the city A half dozen new stadiums have been constructed One of these the tiny new Palazzetto dello Sport indeed is described by travel ed itor Horace Sutton as a flying saucer held struts down by concrete ROME ITSELF is putting on a new dress for the Olympics Outstanding features are a new archaeological park along the Appian Way a new road linking a dozen or more parks in the northern and western parts of the city and a new vast Park of the Castelli Romani south east of the city including such well known villages as Frascati Albano and Velletri Capping the program is a huge and badly needed jet airport one of the largest and most mod ern in the world Money has been spent so open handedly in the nature of million that complaints have been raised in Parliament that the funds could have been used better for the relief of waterless sewerless villages in the south ern hills But the Olympics will draw some 20 million tourists about 5 million more than vis ited Italy last year and that plans watered down senators WASHINGTON ffi The issue of medical care for the aged was marked down Wednesday by Sen John F Kennedy for extensive treatment in the fall cam paign after his defeat in the Senate on the issue A 5144 vote defeated the proposal backed by Kennedy to write broad medical care benefits into the Social Security sys tem and to raise payroll taxes to pay for them The defeat of the Democratic measure came only a few Senate bill hits Cubans WASHINGTON W Sen ate voted Wednesday to shut off all foreign aid money to any country which provides military arms or economic assistance to theFidel Castro regime in Cuba It adopted the proposal by Sen Styles H Bridges R as an amendment to a pending foreign aid money bill Under the amendment funds would be withheld from any country which in the presi dents judgment directly or indirectly is selling arms muni tions or implements of war to the Castro regime in Cuba or directly or indirectly is giving or loaning military or economic aid to that regime hours after the Senate had voted down a Republicanbacked plan for a federalstate subsidy to help the aged with their medical bills A less liberal medical help program of federal grants to the states was approved after plans backed by both the presi dential candidates had been de feated The Democratic presidential nominee blamed his setback on the threat of a veto by President Eisenhower of including any health benefit plan in the Social Security system KENNEDY SAID he regarded the vote on this question as a good test of whether it would e possible to pass any progres sive legislation in this politically charged congressional session Once it was taken he said he remaining course was to take the matter to the people if this country in the election in October and November After rejecting the Social Se urity approach to medical care or the aged the Senate Tues lay night passed 912 and sent jto conference with the House a limited bill dealing with this problem The only opposing ews in a utshell was 10 times the immediate postwar rate GIULIO ANDREOTTI Italian defense minister and president of the Olympic organizing com mittee in opening the athletes village made a plea for a hiatus in the cold war for at least the duration of the games He re called that the ancient Greeks suspended all wars for their Olympics But a few squabbles seem al most inevitable The modern games have frequently been marred by wrangling In 1956 for example the Hun garian and Russian wator polo teams threw fists in earnest De Coubertitfs dream of promoting international understanding on thewhole has been realized but no Olympic game would seem quite normal without Its explo sions of temper STRAYER REELECTED MEMPHIS Tenn M Strayer Hudson Iowa was rcclcctcd vice president and scorelary of the American Soy bean Association Tuesday at the close of the groups annual con vention votes came from Sens Strom Thurmond DSC and Barry Goldwater RAriz The provisions of the bill on this point would beef up federal grants to the states to pay med ical bills of needy persons on old age assistance or with incomes which just keep them off the re lief rolls but are inadequate to meet health costs THE SENATE version of the legislation follows the lines of the House bill on medical pay ments but contains more liberal grant formulas Sen Robert Kerr DOkla author of the Sen ate language said he believed the House would accept it Only one Republican Sen Clif ford P Case NJ plus 43 Demo crats supported the Kennedy backed Social Security plan Thirtytwo Republicans and 19 Democrats were opposed Also beaten 6728 was a broad Republican health insurance protection plan for the elderly This was backed by the Repub lican presidential nominee Vice President Richard M Nixon Not a Democrat voted for it Five Republicans and 62 Demo crats said no FEOM OUR WIRE SERVICES MOSCOW The Aus trian Embassy said Rus sia has applied for a dip lomatic visa for V M Molotov to go to Vienna where he has a new job with the U N atomsf or peace organization WASHINGTON Navy said one of its transport ships picked up 26 survivors of a colli sion between two mer chant ships in the Medi terranean Sea LONDON A cam paign appears to be build ing up in the British press for the resignation of U S Gen Lauris Nor stad 53 NATOs su preme commander in Eu rope DES MOINES Gillespie Des Moines Freeway office employe been fired for the misuse of building rentals in THE FOREIGN aid measure carrying most of the funds re requested byPresident Eisen hower is the last of the major appropriations bills not yet acted on by the Senate To speed action on it agreement was reached Tuesday night to limit debate Sen Mike Mansfield D the assistant majority leader was asked by a news man about spreading reports that Congress may adjourn by Saturday night I wouldnt rule that out as a possibility Mansfield said INDICATIONS WERE that ad journment then a week ahead of the original target date of Democratic leaders hinges largely on whether it appears possible for the Senate and House to compromise on mini mum wage and other contro versial measures The House Rules Committee was expected to clear the way for a SenateHouse conference committee to attempt to adjust differences between minimum wage bills passed by each branch of Congress The Senate bill passed last week would increase the mini mum wage from to an hour The bill previously passed by the House would boost the rate only to and extend coverage to about million fewer employes NICE VACATION OTHERWISE A pair d Teau tiful shiners is Betsy Koteks memento from a va cation trip to Wisconsin A cousin accidentally struck the nose of the Ottawa III girl with the barrel of an air rifle blackening one eye She picked up the other when she was whammed by a car door Next week school starts and wont she be the subject of chatter Well use it when chips are down in current dispute FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Eisenhower said Wednesday that the chips are down this country would invoke the Monroe Doctrine and take action against any foreign domination in Latin America The President did not spell out what precise situa tion would bring direct action by the United States nor what type of action might be taken He told his news conference although the United States is operating through an international group the Organization of American States OAS in Latin America this does not mean this country would not take action in its own interest if necessary The famous 19th century doctrine of President James Mon roe declared that this country would not tolerate any European powers moving in to dominate Latin American governments LfiftffTIPf Off I The Prcsident said the doc yifl trine was not supplanted by rescued at Clear Lake Car abandoned Six escapees at Eldora captured Six inmates who escaped from the Eldora State Training School for Boys were apprehended in a group Wednesday about three miles south of Mason City Sheriff Jerry Allen arrested the six youths including Har old Springer 17 whose last home address was 625 3rd N E in a ditch in front of the William Pruin farm home The five other youths are John Milton Graham 17 Des Moines Jack LtRoy Pilkington 17 Des Moines James Ronald Simpson 18 Des Moines Dennis Dale Spoo 16 Jefferson and Lawrence Tyrone Holmes 16Des Moines The youths were taken to the Cerro Gordo County jail Investigate crash which killed lowan WIESBADEN Germany ffl The US Air Force Wednesday was investigating the cause of plane crash which killed an Iowa pilot Capt William J Walker son of Mr and Mrs Wax S Walker of Brayton owa died Monday when his jet F102 fighter crashed on a light from Pisa Italy to Hahn Germany where Walker was stationed Survivors include the widow Anne two daughters an 8 j weekold son and the parents The weather TRAIN DERAILS OSKALOOSA UPI Four cars were derailed from the main line of the Minneapolis St Louis Railroad here Tuesday and a flatcar loaded with road equipment flipped over into a North Iowa Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers and thunderstorms through Thurs day Cooler Wednesday nigh except little change near Mississippi River lows 5864 High Thursday 8085 Iowa Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers and thun derstorms through Thursday Cooler northeast and north central Wednesday night lows upper 50s extreme northwest to mid 60s southeast Highs Thursday in the 80s Further outlook Partly cloudy with scattered thundershowers Fri day Thursday through next Mon day Afternoon highs will av erage 80 to 85 degrees and overnight lows near 60 de grees Turning cooler Saturday and Sunday Rainfall will av erage 50 to 70 inch in inter mittent showers and thunder storms through Saturday Minnesota Mostly cloudy cool er Highs Thursday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Fiveday Iowa will average Temperatures neat nownal Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 84 67 69 trace 92 noon to take the boys back the training school The youths had escaped Tues day evening while being re turned to their cottages from a movie at the training school Eldora Supt Hollis Miles said All of them are returnees they saw a chance to escape and did CARL HULSING a farmer reported to the sheriffs office about 9 a m that he had talked with the six youths after seeing them come from a cornfield about fivemiles south of Mason City Sheriffs officers and high way patrolmen converged on the area and began a farmto farm search Sheriff Allen was at the Melvin Muth farm when he saw the youths coming from a grove about a quarter mile south of the farm He made the arrest at the same time that Mrs Pruin who also had seen the boys was notifying the sheriffs office by telephone The youths Wednesday morn ing abandoned a stolen car about six miles south of Mason City and were headed north on foot through corn fields They were covered with mud when ar rested THE CAR which belongs to the Linn Funeral Home at Iowa Falls was taken at Iowa Falls It ran out of gas and the youths ook off on foot after grounding he battery toprevent starting he car The six boys had gone only three miles after leaving the car before they were arrested Sports Bulletin TULSA Okla Cupper Ann Casey Johnstone Mason City Iowa advanced into the fourth round of the USGA womens national golf tournament W e d n e sday by scoring a 5 and 3 victory over James Biddkk Tolsa Sandra Kay Latimer is in in fairly good condition afle being rescued in Clear Lake la Tuesday The girl daughter of Mr an Mrs GJen Weinberger fell of an inner lube which had floato out over her head at the Clea Lake Slate Park beach SHE AND AN older brother were out about 200 feel from shore when a wave brushcc them both into the water The boy managed to get back to his tube according to authorities but the girl sank before she could be grabbed Sonja Scajs 16 Cedar Falls a junior lifesaver was attract ed to the scene some distance away by shouts of the children She hurried to the approximate location and found Sandra at the bottom of the lake in about AVz feet of water and brought her to shore GLENN KELLOGG lake pa trolman was called to the seen by Harold Cole park custodian Kellogg applied mouthtomout On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 North Iowa News 8 Clear Lake News 20 Sports Society News 2122 was taken by SnelTs ambulanc to the hospital Physicians were continuing t administer oxygen Wednesday FLOOD RELIEF MANILA W The biggest dis aster relief program in the Phil ippines since World War II was 24252627 in full swing Wednesday as con Latest Markets 34 jtinuing rains kept most of five Mason City News 3435 jcentral Luzon provinces at the Comics 36 imercy of flood waters trine was not American hemisphere interna tional treaties such as the OAS charter and the 1947 Rio defense pact On domestic subjects the President said CAMPAIGN ISSUESEisen Mercy Hospita hower said politics ought to end at the waters edge He said however tiiat while foreign pol icy itself should not be an is sue the conduct of international affairs obviously is going to be njected in the campaign On lie domestic front he said he opposes the farm problem will ie a basic issue BENSON Told that Demo rats contend Secretary of Agri ulture Ezra Taft Benson has rought agriculture to a disas r point the President reacted a vigorous defense of his abinet member Eisenhower aid Benson has struggled for cars for real reform in the irm laws some of which go ack to 1930 Eisenhower went n to say he has never known man more honest dedicated nd informed about his specialty lan Benson RELIGION President aid he always goes back to the constitutional provision guaranteeing freedom of wor ship Eisenhower then went on to say that while he thinks re ligion should not be an issue he is not so naive as to believe it will not be in certain areas where there are strong emo tions Eisen hower said Sen John F Ken nedy can get what he wants om Congress if he can get the Democrats together RANCHHOUSE IN ASHES California estry Ranger Hal Nixonstands in the ashos of what was once a large btmkhouse It was demolished on the Elliott ranch north of Foresthill when a wind driven fire storm sweptover the area and laid it bare It was just one of a series of wild forest fires still out of control With this mild gibe at the split among the Democrats Eisenhower brushed aside com plaints by Kennedy that the hreat of an Eisenhower veto nd lack of Republican support aused the Senate to reject his ocial Security plan for medical are for the aged In making that complaint Kennedy said that to get effec ive legislation were going to have to have an administration that will provide leadership and a Congress that will act Asked for comment Eisen hower replied vigorously that the Democratic nominee has a 2tol majority of his party in the membership of Congress He said he doesnt see how much more Kennedy could want Even with more than enough he added the Democrats are not getting anywhere in Con gress STRIKE ENDS DULUTH Minn UPI Agreement has been reached ia he fourday millers strike here SAME   

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