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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper Associated Press and United Press Internationa Full Lease Wires n premier that makes all North logons MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 29 1960 n e i g h b o r s 7o a Copy Pnppr Oinjlsts of Two No 271 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO USOOt nm Sunday WOI ARIES pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs ffSUI Iowa City S10 am Sat Olympics an echo out of the past BACK OF THE Olympic Games now undar way in Eome is a history span of some 35 cen turies While the records arent wholly clear theyve been ob scured by the mists of it is believed something akin to these quadrennial contests had been going on for almost 1500 years when Christ was born The date most mentioned is 1453 BC Olympic history divides into three rather clear cut eras In the beginning 1453 BC the Olympics took the form of festivals for independent tribes in Hellas later to be known as Greece The second era began in 776 WARM North Iowa Partly cloudy through Tuesday Cooler Mon day night lows 5057 Warmer Tuesday highs 7884 Iowa Partly cloudy through Tuesday Warmer extreme Tensions with UAR sharpened northwest Monday night lows lower 50s northeast to near 60 southwest Warmer over the state Tuesday highs 7580 ex treme northeast to the 80s southwest Further Partly cloudy and mild chance of a few scattered showers mostly southeast Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures through Saturday will aver age 4 to 6 degrees above nor mal Warming trend the first part of period continued rather warm with only minor day to day changes through rest of week Highs will aver 10 others also dead were killed and this bomb and LONDON ffi Premier Hazza Majali 44 of Jordan was as sassinated by a time bomb that exploded in his office reports from Amman said Monday Ten persons 50 injured by one set off in another Amman government office unofficial reports said Majalis death was announced by Amman radio The radio said the announcement was made on orders of King Hus sein age from low to mid 80s Lows will average from low to mid 60s Precipitation will average from 30 to 60 inches as scattered showers or thun derstorms mostly latter part of week GOVERNMENT authorities in Amman announced last March that security police had uncov ered a plot to assassinate Ma BC when the games took on allGrecian or national charac teristics This era extended to 392 AD 1168 It was a Roman emperor who brought them to an end The third era of the Olympics was inaugurated in 1896 under the leadership of a Frenchman named Baron Pierre de Couber tin That was after more than 15 centuries of dormancy OF SUCH IMPORTANCE were the Olympic games to the anci ent Greeks that they actually measured time by the quadren nial event The Olympiad was a four year period and it was given priority over years in the reckoning of time One historian caught the spir it of the thing in these words To celebrate the start of a new four memorial ize the end of the past four Greeks held vast fes tivals that included art music oratory recitals of poetry as well as athletic contests In those years be fore the Birth of was a loose confederation of warring tribes Hellas was a broad name for them The words Greece and Greeks came along later as previously suggested As time went on there was a disposition to break down tribal bounds and broaden the base of Minnesota Variable cloudiness warmer Highs Tuesday in 80s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 80 Minimum 56 At 8 am 62 Precipitation 261 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum gg Minimum 70 Precipitation 04 jali along with Nasser Ben Jamil an uncle of King Hus sein At that time the govern ment announced a number of persons who had arrived from the United Arab Republic by way of Lebanon had been ar rested in the plot In returning in 1959 as premier of Jordan he had held the post briefly in 1955 Majali announced the Arab kingdom would steer clear of military pacts with the East or West One of his predecessors Pre Imier Ibrahim Hashem was un seated in 1956 by rioting in Am man against his attempts to take Jordan into the antiCommunist Baghdad Pact MAJALIS POLICY of non Cuba is slapped Delegation walks out STILL FRIENDS The storm which hit Mason City Sunday must have tried the friendship of the George Smiths center and the Richard Pierces of 1424 and 1428 Virginia N E respectively A large oak tree in the Pierces back yard was blown down by the storm and fell across a picket fence between the two homes blocking the back door of the Smiths There also was damage to the Pierce garage Rainfall of cloudburst pro portions accompanied by a 69 down and five reports on trees blown down The fire depart 63 killed in Africa crash DAKAR A fourengine French airliner with 63 persons aboard plunged into the sea one mile off the west coast of Afri ca as it circled to land at Dakar Monday There were no signs of mile an hour wind flattenediment answered three calls in crops in the Mason City area which electric wires were down the competition Just what it was that recommended Olympia as the site of the contests as the trend toward national unity pro gressed isnt clear OLYMPIA is in the western Pelopnnnese A conical hill 400 feet high was central in the historic site Its environs have been sacred to the latter day Greeks and most attractive for trchaeologists bent on this ap proach to ancient Greek history Gradually by a chipping away process the parochialism of the tribal groups was broken down until by 776 BC the Olympics were operated for the first time on a national basis The groups which once had been at each others throats consented to send their best athletes orators musicians poets to Olympia for a combined Olympics The idea had been to set the stage for a coming together of the tiny states for the formation of a united nation This goal was not reached overnight but this common interest in the Olympic Games constituted a giant stride toward an expanded sovereign ty AS TIME WENT BY the na ture of the competition changed There was increased emphasis on athletics perhaps a little less on the cultural and the political aspects of the affair although the one greatest award was to the Greek most distinguished for honorable political activity Olympia thus became a recog Continued on Page 2 survivors Radio operators at Dakar Yoff Airport tracked the air liner as it crashed while circling over the Atlantic in its landing pattern The Superconstellation was on a flight from Paris to Abidjan on west Africas Ivory Coast It carried 55 passengers and a crew of 8 French naval craft and heli copters sent out from Dakar lo cated the hull of the big plane alliance was not enough to hold off criticism from the United Arab Republic of President Gamal Abdel Nasser Nasser called him a stooge for the British Jordan and the UAR have carried on a running propaganda fued by radio The UAR open ly called for the overthrow of King Hussein and Majalis gov ernment Jordan in turn called Nasser a traitor to the Arabs Sunday afternoon along with much of the rest of central Iowa There were some reports of and a possible danger In the rural area surrounding Mason City two small tor nadoes were sighted One on hail damage in small areas and jibe James Hansen farm three some damage from of it designated as but no major damage was re ported in North Iowa The rain was measured as 261 inches at the KGLO trans The essence of the dispute is ipr On the future of exPalestinians liv ing in Jordan as well as the fact that the UAR would like to have Jordans land to serve as a bridge between the two halves of President Gamal Ab del and Syria Nassers country Egypt resting on the sandy bottom of the ocean in about 60 feet of water Waterloo boy 8r drowns in river WATERLOO fflKirk OBen nick 8 son of Mr and Mrs Isaac OBennick Waterloo drowned in the Cedar River Sun day Emergency powers used in violence JACKSONVILLE Fla W After two days of racial vio lence emergency police powers were in effect in Jacksonville Monday Negro leaders called off sitin downtown demonstrations lunch counters at wave of vandalism swept through Negro sections Sunda night climaxed by the throw ing of fire bottle filled with kerosene into grocery a curb market and an mitter on the west edge of Ma son City However it varied really within short distances 4t the Mason City Municipal Airport the US weather sta tion reported 112 inches HEAVIEST RAINFALL in 1959 came exactly a week Car 1959 rainfall measured 223 inches Sunday total was the heaviest since June 20 1954 when 483 inches fell miles south of town damaged one end of a brick barn The other tornado did no building damage but wrecked a grove of trees on the G G Stolten berg farm six miles south Mason City An insurance adjuster esti mates about to S600 worth of damage was caused by the tornado at the Hansen farm Five windows were also broken by the storm in the Hansen home and a wagon was blown STOLTENBERG was outside working on some farm ma chinery when the funnel touched down at his place When it hit I made for one of the buildings he said The building was dancing on its foundation and I was sure it was going It didnt however and the next thing I knew he air was filled with debris Stoltenberg estimated he was aboui 30 feet from the funnel when it touched down and the suction was terrific North of Mason City hail did cd extensive damage are Elma and Rudd Elma which is divided down the center by a high railroad grade was struck on just the west side of the tracks irca of about three SAX JOSE Costa Rica OPU The meeting of foreign min isters of the Organization of American States drew to a closa Monday after condemning the campaign of the Soviet and Chinese Communists to use Cubi as a willing springboard into the Americas The conference by a 191 vote Sunday night also rejected a Cuban resolution calling on the United States to refrain from aggressive ads against Fidel Castros regime When the ministers also turned down a Venezuelan pro posal to water down the anti Communist declaration of San Jose Foreign Minister Raul Roa and the rest of the Cuban delegation walked out of the con ference and packed for home IT WAS THE second walkout of the twoweek conference The delegation from the Dominican Republic quit the meeting Aug after the other ministers ound Generalissimo Rafael Tru illos regime guilty of plotting 0 assassinate Venezuelan Presi dent Romulo Betancourt and voted political and economic sanctions against the Dominican lepublic Two dictators gone one rom the left one from the ighl one diplomat remarked liter the Cuban walkout Hut he and others wondered bout the effects on the 70year Id interAmerican system ome felt the ministers tough ction would restore public faith n the system Others feared it et an unhealthy precedent for ie American family of repub cs WITH THE United States prcs ing for a firm line against the HI an sqiuire i Communist threat to the hemis onjpherc the ministers blocks Uprooted trees jiuuiaiciij three houses and split branches mised only to the extent of omit lUcrcd most of the yards andting specific mention of Cuba streets within that irei Corn n fields southwest of town was completely flattened from their declaration of San Jose But their opposition to Castros friendship for the So viet and the Chinese and to his SOME RESIDENTS of Rudd a seeing funnel rejection of the OAS was i i11 I c I n 3 r i bii XJJL iit Hull w ra 1111 vnyUUT j i some damage to crops on tnc report was not verified Joe Fritz and Lloyd Fairbanks The wind there uprooted lhe ministers in their declar farms High winds accompanied a dozen trees blew down i energetically the hail and knocked much of several television antennas torecondcmn intervention or the the corn in the area flat Although no hail was report ed south of Mason City high shingles off the roof of the munity hall and damaged many other roofs The street lights automobile ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Senate passed 7411 and sent to President Eisenhower for his signature the muchdisputed bill increasing federal grants to the states to help pay medical costs of needy persons over 65 ELISABETHVILLE Congo The threat of lighting along the Katanga border grew Monday Congolese forces loyal to Premier Patrice Lumumba were reported within 20 miles of the rich secessionist province o LEOPOLDVILLE Congo TJ S Ambassador Llaire Timberlake has moved to protest vigorously against such incidents as the beating of eight U S airmen by native forces The attack led United Na tions officials to consider ordering U N troops to shoot if necessary to defend themselves NEW YORK A large cargo vessel and ferry boat carrying hundreds of passengers collided in a Hudson River fog off lower Manhattan At least 13 persons were taken to hospitals Broken electrical power lines were common throughout Ma son City Clear Lake and around Rudd and Rock Falls Leslie Hawkins district man ager of the Interstate Power o reported that the wind and rain dumped trees and limbs across wires causing wires to jreak Power was cut along the iouth Shore in Clear Lake and a Touristville Power was cut n Mason City from 6th to 17th and from Elm Dr to Monroe VW The principal line break n Mason City was in the area of 12th NW HAWKINS SAID that about 20 per cent of Mason City was without power for about 2V2 hours and that about 10 per cent of Clear Lake was without power The Northwestern Bell Tele phone office at Mason City re rorted 14 cables wet in the downpour with some 250 tele phones out of service as a re sult About 15 workmen toiled hrough the afternoon and part if the night and service was restored throughout the Mason City area by morning Hampton and Eagle Grove ommunities had considerably more wind than the Mason City rea according to Stanley Reynolds Northwestern Bel manager here He said a row f poles was either blown over r broken off near Hampton and about 375 telephones from that exchange still were out of service Monday noon Eagle Grove also had many poles down and lines broken by trees and Iambs he reported About 200 telephones were out after the storm and 100 still sacked service Monday noon IN MASON CITY the police iad a dozen calls on electrical or telephone wires knocked against their car causing slight winds did knock the wheel off lltjma damage Fences were also the windmill on the Leigh CurRudd were out Sunday night blown down allowing some catran farm six miles southeast The garage at the Richard tie to get into the corn fields Two other areas which report1 by i an extracontinental power in i the affairs of the continent or jits acceptance by an American ri stale This referred to Soviet Pre SAME home was moved off Us founda oundaj threat to use rockets to defend A r tened but no other crop dam age was reported ON STORK The heaviest rainfall report LONDON a y b e shes ed by early Monday was keeping up with the newest inches at Oakland and 338fashion but Princess Margaret inches at Merrill in exlremelhas taken to wearing a tentlike northwest Iowa Atlantic had 3swagger coat The London gos mches 289 and Chcrosip columns consequently ara On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 News Quiz 6 Society News 789 Sports 1112 Latest Markets14 Mason City News 1415 Cnmirt if i ututl v OLV s f kcc and City had weU freely predicting a royal baby 18 jover 3 inches for he weekend North Iowa News18 is on the way ALL IN THE LIFE OF A MOTHER This may ap PI10W ay pear to hp A bit overdramatic but Mrs Gaylord son City schools opened Monday morninpAt r Nelson 413 1st S F rlnpqnf fViint an A Ffn uuy Ab Zl GlobeGazette photo by Jo Nelson 413 1st S E doesnt think so After all she now has sent five boys off to school At left Mrs Nelson proudly applies the finishing touches on Greg ory 6 before he leftfor first gradeclass as the Ma AAU J well that s the way he looked when he got home Ihe photographer admits mussing him up a bit for effect but Mrs Nelson claims its typical of a boy   

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