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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 3, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newsoaper Edited for Homt ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors VOL n AuocUted Press and United Presi International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 3 1960 7e Copy Paper Consists o Two One No 301 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU USjNU pm Sunday WOI AMES 610 pm Tuesday WTAD Qufacy 930 pm Tburs WSUL City am Sat The change in the face of America TF TEN YEARS AGO I had used the word suburbia in one of my commentaries Id have felt required to define the term It isnt necessary now Suburbia has become an im portant part of 1960 United States and it is by no means confined to our great centers of population This movement of town and city folk to the wide open spaces to the land of the kafee klatch the power mower and the charcoal cookout constitutes the one most important phe nomenon revealed in the 1960 census It has been described as one of the great social revolu tions of modern times In this past decade the na tions suburbs have grown sb times faster than their paren cities They have accounted fo nearly twothirds of the total na tional population increase of 26 million persons since 1950 Of course this movement to the suburbs is not exactly a new FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Prime Minister Nehru Monday called for unanimous General Assembly approval of a neutral st demand for an Eisenhower Khrushchev meeting despite the Presidents rejection of the plan Nehru supported Russias de mand for seats for Communist Ihina and Outer Mongolia in the United Nations Eisen PRESIDENT SETS RECORD President hower who will be 70 Oct 14 Monday became the oldest president to occupy the White House He re places Andrew Jackson who left office 11 Andy Jacksons Record Falls AP Photofax days before he was 70 At left Eisenhower is shown as he looks today At center hes shown at a 1953 news conference after he took office He still looks as chip per as ever thing It started at least a half u S history century ago and it has continuec to gain momentum In the las 10 years it has amounted al most to a flight to the sub urbs It has dipped down to communities of typical county seat size IT ISNT TOO DIFFICULT to understand the factors that pro moted this migration to the outer fringes of our towns and cities The automobile made it possible for persons working in the city to live outside in places off the commuter lines to which urban dwellers had previously been tied Then too there was the desire of families with children to get out of congested districts into homes of their own in more spacious surroundings Helpftig the development were mush rooming real estate promotions that put a multitude of homes on the market at a wide range of small down pay ments long term contracts and easily available loans Figures from this years cen sus show that the suburban sec tions of the countrys 189 metro politan areas grew 47 per cent in the last census while the cen tral cities in these areas gained only 8 per cent The march to suburbia accounted for 17 mil lion of the indicated population gain of 26 million in the fifties NOR IS THAT ALL of the story This migration to the sub urbs is still in progress Theres no indication that it has reached its peak At the current rate of growth the United States will have 59 million more people in 1975 than it has now Of these and this is the figure that is significant so far as this little visit with you is concerned 37 million of those 59 miUion more inhabitants will be suburbanites Naturally this mass move ment of people has created some serious problems The overall problem seems to divide into two parts On the one hand the central city areas that are losing pop ulation are caught in a vicious cycle of reduced tax income spreading blight increasing crime and race tensions On the other hand the sub urbs have their difficulties New residents are coming faster than they can be readily absorbed and provided with the essential public facilities they require Troubles also arise because of the lack of sufficient planning NOW TO DISCUSS somt of those problems briefly The census shows the centers of most of our larger cities have been losing population Four of our largest cities with a million or more population actually had lower count in 1960 than in 1950 These were New York Chi cago Philadelphia and Detroit Los Angeles which has an nexed much territory in recent years was the only one of the five to gain A prime example of the city CtntinwMl tn W Ike almost 70 hale and hearty as the nations oldest president WASHINGTON David Eisenhower Monday be came the oldest president in Just 11 days short of his 70th birthday President Eisenhower eclipsed the ageinoffice record held by another former military commander President Andrew Jackson Old Hickory was 69 years 11 months and 19 days old when he left the White House shortly after noon on March 4 1837 Ike will on Oct 14 Eisenhower passed the mile stone in robust health still able to put in a 12hour day that tires some of his younger aides thanks to a routine that has seen him recover from three physical setbacks during his nearly eight years in office He suffered a heart attack in 1955 underwent an ileitis opera tion in 1956 and had a mild stroke in 1957 But now the President agrees with his doc tors that hes in fine physical condition His prescription for keeping in shape despite the rigorous de mands of the worlds toughest job includes lots of golf using an electric cart no smoking an occasional Scotch whisky highball and controlling a hot temper WHITE HOUSE Physician Maj Gen Howard Snyder says Eisenhower also follows a few other basic rules such as proper diet adequate rest no undue fatigue and frequent physical checkups N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LEOPOLDVILLE Congo More than 1000 Indonesian troops sailed up the Congo River to their new battle stations to bring United Nations troop strength in the Congo to nearly 18000 men CARBONDALE HI Sen John F Kennedy an oratorical boxer who has suddenly developed into a slugger tore into Richard M Nixon again Monday He said the vice president is talking nonsense when he says Republicans and Democrats have similar goals for this country WASHINGTON Vice President M Nixon made another oneday jab into the once solidly Democratic South Monday Hoping to renew the cracks in the Solid South made by President Eisen hower in 1952 and 1956 Nixon had stops at Rich mond Va and Charlotte N C Tuesday he tours New Jersey NEW YORK Supervisory employes and pro duction workers clashed at plants in Massachusetts Monday as a nationwide strike against General Elec tric Co entered its first working day Monday on charges of possession of narcotics They are Pat William illegal Star beck 23 son of the late C L Buck Starbeck and Max Clark Callahan 23 Balboa Calif Star beck listed South Laguna Calif as his home now STARBECK WAS head football coach at Iowa State Teachers College here for 20 years before he retired after the 1957 season Roger Wood assistant police chief said the two men were arrested on a tip at the Cedar Falls Motel Sunday He said two Black Haws County deputy Times Squares bomb explosion investigated NEW YORK UPI Police Monday examined the debris of a homemade bomb that exploded in the middle of Times Square at the crowded peak of a sunny Sunday afternoon mjur ng six persons including two children There were few clues however to tell authorities whether the explosion was the work of another mad bomber or was connected with the upopular visit of Communist heads of state n c 1 u d i n g Russias Khrushchev Tense police earlier in the day checked out two other omb scares one a hand gren ade in Central Park where Ja nos Kadar first secretary of the Hungarian Communist party was scheduled to walk and a re ported threat in the Waldoff where many are staying of Astoria Hotel he diplomats The Times Square blast went off in a marblewalled bed of azalea plants in cementcovered father Duffy Square It shat ered a window in a nearby restaurant knocked down sight seers frightened residents hrew dirt and twigs at cars The sound of the blast could be heard half a mile away Most of those who were in ured were feeding pigeons or aking pictures in one of the na ions top tourist attractions Meager clues in slaying of women ASHLAND Ala UP The bodies of three women in a gos pelsinging family lay in a morgue Monday while officers searched for a killer who stab bed them with a razorsharp kitchen knife A 10inch knife and bloody footprints leading out of the house gave investigators meager clues GREENER PASTURES PHILADELPHIA city found itself in an unusual pre dicament Monday Its three job quit to accept other positions Now were re cruiting a recruiter said Allen A Hyman deputy personnel di rector 2 held for possession of narcotics CEDAR FALLS young men one the son of a prominent Iowa football coach were held sheriffs and a agent assisted state narcotics WOOD SAID a quantity of what officers believe to be mari juana and some white pills thought to contain benzedrene were found in the mens motel room Both men denied ownership of the materials and said it was planted by some one else They were held under bond each pending a prelimin ary hearing Wood said the two men were salesmen in Califor nia Muscatine boy 4 accidentally shot MUSCATINE 4yearold boy was fatally shot and his 2 yearold brother was critically wounded while playing with a shotgun they had assembled Sunday night Killed was Tommy Parrant son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Parrant Musca tine In critical condition at a Muscatine hospital Monday was Marvin Parrant SAME DATEW1477 India adds its pressures for IkeNik talks Y Nehru told the assembly a broad policy must be laid down y the United Nations and that here should be no attempt to veaken executive action He opposed Soviet Premier Khrushchevs proposal for a hreeman presidium to replacejthe wrong thing and Gromyko secretary General Dag marskjold and said If the ex ecutive were split up and pulled n different directions it would not be able to function adequate FAIR Using this formula as he has since 1956 the President recent ly passed a headtotoe exami nation by Army doctors They reported he was in excellent con dition after the midSeptember checkup Snyder reports the reasons for this are Diet Eisenhower does no follow a rigid diet but goes easj on fatty foods and keeps his daily calorie count around 2000 He drinks up to six glasses o water a day The result His weight hovers around 175 pounds close to his weight as a West Point cadet ago Kest He takes frequent breaks from his work including a nap before lunch He tries to quit when he nears the fatigue point and tries to get eight hours of sleep each night although like many older people he seldom sleeps more than six consecutive houjs EXERCISE Mostly golf sometimes as much as 27 holes a day some trap shooting hunt ing and fishing Temper Medical experts have advised him his hot temp er could be unhealthy so he tries to use selfdiscipline and keep from blowinghis top Checkups For nearly 50 years doctors have checked his health annually Recent exami nations have been more thor ough and he has a date to com plete the yearly tests this month White House physicians check the Presidents pulse and heart beat almost daily more often when he is especially active Periodic blood counts are tak en to make sure that the correct amount of anticoagulent drugs North Iowa Generally fair through Tuesday Lows Mon day night in lower 40s Warm er Tuesday highs in lower 70s Iowa Fair north partly cloudy south Monday night with scat tered showers likely extreme southeast lows 40s north to near 50 south Tuesday gen erally fair and warmer highs in the 70s Further outlook Generally fair and mild Wed nesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for fiveday period Tuesday through Saturday will average about 7 degrees above norma in northeast Iowa to about 10 degrees above normal in southern and western Iowa Warming trend in first of pe riod with no large day to day change thereafter Norma highs 66 in northeast to low 70s in southwest Normal lows from mid 40s in northeast to low 50s in southwest Rain fall will average 10 of an inch or less with some light show ers at beginning of period Minnesota Mostly clear warm er High Tuesday around 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday which heart scribed he has attack taken since are being his pre Maximum Minimum 64 32 executive should be given t chance to act on decisions When he said that Soviet For eign Minister Andrei Gromyko began applauding mildly Khrushchev turned to him as if to say Andrei youre doing y or with speed Therefore he said The Dag rejects ultimatum to resign UNITED NATIONS NY UPI Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold Monday Brusquely rejected Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchevs de mand that he resign or face boycott by the Communist bloc Thunderous applause sup ported the secretary General when he fired back a flat re jection of Khrushchevs ultima tum barely five hours after the Soviet premier launched a new assault in the General Assemb ly Khrushchev pounded his fists in opposition to Hammarskjolds defiance of the demand to quit I have no right to do so be cause I have a responsibility to all those states members for which the organization is of a decisive importance a respon sibility which overrides all other considerations the secretary general said Khrushchev addressing the Assembly under right of reply procedure unleashed a new heavy attack on Hammarskjold To avoid misinterpretation I want to reaffirm that we do not trust Mr Hammarskjold and cannot trust him Khrushchev said FISCAL EDUCATION CLEVELAND Miss W Penny Nichols Money Miss 20yearold junior at Delta State College here collects dimes GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 67 Minimum 37 Precipitation trace Quiz yourself Keep up on the news The news breaks so rapidly these days that it is hard to keep it all in perspective May we suggest a way by which you can check your knowledge of the news Its our quick and simple weekly news quiz found on page 5 The quir is part of the educational efforts of the Globe Gazette which also sponsors the wellknown VEC NEWS Film strip weekly in some 59 schools in this area Students will want to save the quiz for review on current events and to prepare for semester tests Parents will like it too Answers are on page 6 quickly subsided Nehru who was suffering from a head cold and coughed several times received applause from both sides one of the few times the American and Rus sian delegations have been seen applauding at the same time this session Nehru who helped initiate the neutralist call last week for Big Two talks singled out Eisenhow er for praise in leaving open the door to summit talks EISENHOWER said in a letter to Nehru and other neutral lead ers Sunday that he would meet Khrushchev only if there were hopes of success I would not wish to participate in a mere gesure the President said Nehru replying on the Gener al Assembly floor said Eisen hower has not wholly rejected the idea the door is still open I earnestly trust and appeal to the assembly to adopt this resolution unanimously at an early date the Indian leader said King Hussein of Jordan who followed Nehru echoed those remarks He said the Russian attempt to weaken Hammarsk jolds power and move the UN headquarters from the United States is only a slight indica tion of a decision to destroy the United Nations itself Jordan has made its choice he said We reject commu nism The Arab people will nev er bow to Communism there would cease then to be Arab na tionsor an Arab world Switchmen vote on new pay contract BUFFALO N Y A com promise settlement o f their wage dispute with Southern and Western railroads went to 8500 switchmen for their approval Monday The tentative agree ment reached in Washington Saturday swiftly followed a fed eral injunction barring a pro jected strike by the switchmen The switchmen received some additional benefits a union spokeman said but the tentative agreement was substantially the same as the one offered to the union by 17 railroads and switching companies in July On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz Society News 89 Mason City News 1213 Latest Markets 13 Sports Comics IS North Iowa News 24 PICKETS PROTEST Pickets of the striking Inter national Union of Electrical Workers ITJE yell protests as a nonstriking supervisor of the General AP Photofax Electric Company tries to enter the River Works plant at Lynn Mass A nationwide strike against General Electric was called by the union Sunday I   

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