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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 10, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             11 North Iowas per Edittd for tht Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that mokes all North I owans neighbors VOL Associated fttu and United Prest International Full Least Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 10 1960 7c a Paper Consists ol Two Nt 1 One Mans Opinion A Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 13001 pm WOI AMES 610 pm WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs WSUI tow City 910 Sat Move over and make more room TF POPULATION becomes th problem for our whole worlc that it is alreadysfor some coun tries India Indonesia and China it can be pfedictec that Australia with its vast open spaces will be extremely im portant in the solution The Australian island conti nent is about the size of the United States without Alaska We have 180 million people as contrasted with the 10 Or 11 mil lion in the Land Down Under and by comparison with mos other lands America is by no means overcrowded Australia has just about every thing needed for sustaining an enormous population every thing but one Thats water Its northern reaches up arounc Darwin the jumping off place for those flying to Singapore are tropical and plenty warm though not unbearably so The southern and more populous parts are cooled by winds from Antarctica But no where are there temp erature extremes such as those known to us here in the upper middle west I visited Melbourne and Sidney in December sup posedly the middle of Aus tralias summer LIKE CALIFORNIA so much of the time however the weath er was unusual A topcoat was comfortable And I nearly froze on Mt Wellington looking down on Hob art capital of the island state of Tasmania off the Mel bourne coast Thai brings me back to the subject of water If food is man kinds greatest problem as I believe it to be it follows that water must be bracketed with it Water too much or too little and its usually too little is the one chief reason about half of the worlds human beings go to bed hungry every night My visits into some 60 coun tries have left me with the im pression that while no country is wholly free from the water problem its a great deal more acute in some than in others Theres the further fact that something is being done about it in some places whereas in others people seem resigned to their lot But that isnt the case with Australia The Aussies have sensed that if their land is ever to achieve global importance something must be done about the water problem with which they are IF I AM A LITTLE EXTRA conscious of Australias water problem its to be explained by the fact that my host in Mel bourne while attending the 1956 Olympics was G Vernon Law rence who as executive head of a voluntary association set up to make fullest use of the pre cious water supply from Aus tralias principal high country the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales With him as my principal WAITING FOR RESCUE One of several passen gers trapped inside watches through Jhe front win dow as rescuers work on a over turned and landed in a ravine near m the AP Photofax Calif ornia desert Ten of the 39 passengers were hos pitalized The bus carried a group of Convair aircraft employes from San Diego returning home from a weekend in Las Vegas Nev Nixon Kerinedy launch final four fateful campaign weeks FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Vice President Richard M ixon Monday started on the inal four fateful weeks in which le thinks this extremely close iresidential election will be won ir lost During this last month Nixon ixpects to hit out much more ften and much more sharply at his Democratic foe Sen John Kennedy Nixon tried something new in politicking Monday A full scale speech at the incredible hour of am in Billings Mont After Billings his schedule called for a speech in Denver and then on to Salt Lake City for a talk in the Mormon Taber nacle tonight Mrs Nixon plan ned to fly from Washington D C and join him in Denver Nixon comparatively restful Sunday during which he made news by wandering alone around Billings Nixon used most of the afternoon polishing a 750word statement in which he summed up where he thinks he and Kennedy chiefly differ and to sizing up the campaign so far Herbert G Klein Nixons news secretary told reporters source of information I did a couple or two pieces from Aus tralia about the unbelievable accomplishments already rung up in harnessing the Murray River and making its basin into one of the worlds most produc tive areas The story involved reversing the flow of a river in the MelbourneSydney corner of the continent by cutting a 14 mile tunnel through those Aus tralian Alps A semiarid tract was thus made to bring forth wonderful fruit From Vernon Lawrence and others I heard of other plans even more ambitious Another and greater river with water flowing down to the sea unused was to be reversed and diverted through a 30mile tunnel which at one point according to the was to be 3000 feet un der a mountain It sounded like something out of a Jules Verne fictional piece WITH THIS AS A BACK ground youll understand my very special interest in a re Centinutrf tn Pair sought in slayings at Keokuk KEOKUK UP Police were searching Monday for a young man and woman in connection with the slaying of two men in a Keokuk hotel Sunday night Killed were Willard Woodring 42 operator of the Hawkeye Ho and Richard Buchanan 49 of Geneseo 111 who operated a service station at Moline 111 THEIR BODIES were found in a kitchen of the hotel Both were bound police said and Chief George Jones said one of the men was gagged Jones said both had been shot in the head at close range Were satisfied that it was robbery or at least attempted robbery Jones said but de clined to elaborate JONES SAID about was taken from Woodrings desk but the killers overlooked about which the slain man had in his wallet Jones said both men were bound with tape and had been shot in the back of the head He said a young man and woman were seen leaving the lotel which is located in a very old section of Keokuk FAST TALKER WASHINGTON UPI The Courier satellite has handled 30 million words since it went into orbit at the beginning of last week according to the US Army FAIR North Iowa Fair and mild Monday night lows in the 40s Partly cloudy Tuesday and slowly turning cooler from north to south highs in upper 60s to lower 70s Iowa Generally fair east partly cloudy west Monday night a f e w showers likely northwest lows 4550 north to about 50 south Partly cloudy and turning cooler Tuesday highs 60 northwest to 75 south east Further outlook Consid erable cloudiness with chance of showers and cooler Wed nesday Minnesota Fttir cooler Highs Tuesday 5868 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 76 Minimum 38 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 72 Minimum 37 On the inside Editorials Pagt 4 News Qufi 7 Socitty News 1011 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Lakt Ntwt U17 Lattst Markets II Mason City News 1119 Comict 4 injured in crash south of Sheffield SHEFFIELD Four persons were hospitalized at a Mason City hospital following a two car accident near here early Sunday A car driven by E Tagg 19 Holland Iowa and one driven by Leonard L Cran dall 17 Chapin collided almost headon on Highway 65 Sheriff Lee Lemke Hampton said charges probably would be filed against Tagg who allegedly crossed the center line of the highway Harry Leroy Bussman Grun dy Center was asleep in the back seat of the Tagg car Georgann Zimmerman Shef field was a passenger in the Crandall car All four were in satisfactory condition Crandall had a broken leg and arm and facial lacerations Miss Zimmerman had a basal skull fracture The others received cuts and bruises The nearheadon collision hap pened about 1 am at a point five miles south of here Both cars virtually were demolished The Crandall car was knocked on to the shoulder of the road and Taggs wound up in a ditch QUITS POST WASHINGTON H Zimmerman resigned Mon day as federal housing com missioner President E i s e n howcr accepted his resignation with regret effective Oct 21 Lumumba back in confinement after new bid the vice president is convinced the decision is still up in the air But Klein said We expect to win it in the next four weeks AT WARM SPRINGS Ga meanwhile Sen John F Ken nedy making his first invasion of the Deep South in his presi dential campaign praised Franklin D Roosevelt in a speech at the Little White House for helping open new doors to the Negro The Democratic nominee chose this spot with its many Roosevelt associations for an attempt to rally support in a normally Democratic section where Nixon hopes to make heavy inroads Kennedy said no Democrat and particularly no Democrat who aspires to be president can stand On this spot without mingled feelings of awe and gratitude all for the great man who lived here worked here and died here He said Roosevelt raised a Democratic banner that we can be proud to raise today a banner that summoned all Americans in every section in every walk of life in every race and creed THE DEMOCRATIC contend er made these references to qual opportunity for the Negro and to the need for solving ra cial problems in his prepared text but did not go into any detailed discussion of his civil rights views Nixon repeatedly has chal lenged Kennedy to give his stand on this subject in the South as well as in the North The senator has answered that liehas discussed civil rights in every one of his southern speeches Vows hell soon return to power LEOPOLDVILLE Congo UP Col Joseph Mobutu the Congos strong man appeared Monday to have nipped in the bud the latest move by flamboyant Pat rice Lumumba to rally public support After the deposed premiers trip through Leopoldvilles na tive quarter Sunday night Mo butu ordered Lumumbas resi dence ringed with 200 Congolese soldiers There was a brief scuffle as soldiers drove back several dozen Lumumba supporters with rifle butts One shot was fired into the air Ten of the proLu mumba crowd were taken into custody One or two were re ported slightly injured by the rough and determined actionof the soldiers MOBUTU TOLD one of his of ficers Nobody must go in or go out As soon as Mobutu left Lu mumba walked out on his bal cony and shouted I am not a prisoner I am still master The people are still with me There were no further inci dents A little later Mobutu or dered the troop strength arounc Lumumbas home cut to 50 men Soldiers told reporters thai they had been ordered to the res idence to prevent Lumumba from making politics Lumumba who was fired as government head early last month made an unannounced sortie through the bars of poldvilles sprawling native quarter Sunday night He confi dently told cheering groups of Africans Lumumba has come back to power TENSION MOUNTED in the city Monday and most observ ers believed Lumumba would try to get a new hold on the government reins Emeri ravior emeri crowds of Africans screamed at the 34yearold expremier as he drove about the city in a limousine with an escort of the Ghana and Moroccan soldiers of the UN force who guard his villa on the banks of the Congo LUMUMBA The UN force merely has been protecting Lumumba and has made no effort to restrict his movements such as Mo butus troops are doing now The political leader called on the population to rally behind him and help him drive UN troops out of the Congo We dont need any foreign soldiers in the Congo Lumum ba told newsmen I am taking the power I am ready to die for it N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Unemployment fell to 3388 000 in September a 400000 improvement over Au gust which was described by the Labor Department as better than normal The number of job holders declined less than normally also by 515000 and the September employment total of 67767000 was a record for the month WASHINGTON Outgoing Gov Leroy Collins of Florida has been elected president of the National Association of Broadcasters at a salary of a year NEW YORK Premier Nikita Khrushchev pre paring to return Thursday to Russia has welcomed a summit meeting with the winner of the American presidential election whoever he may be In a TV interview Khrushchev said furthermore he was sure that such a meeting with Vice President Rich ard M Nixon or Sen John F Kennedy would take place UNITED NATIONS N Y President Sekou Toure of Guinea blamed the United Nations for the confusion in the Congo and said this had helped the worst enemies of freedom The Moscowtrained Afri can said the United Nations has taken away from peace and security more than it has supplied to it in the Congo Mason City girl falls 230 feet Seriously hurt A 10yearold Mason City girl Linda Stoaks still is in serious condition with injuries suffered in a 230foot fall from a cliff Saturday in Wyalusing State Park near Prairie du Chien Wis She is the daughter of the Kenneth Stoakses of 635 Louisiana The girl remained unconscious Monday at St Marys Hospital in Rochester Minn She was transferred to Rochester Sunday from a Prairie du Chien hospital where she was taken immediate kly after the accident Injuries were to the head Her father is principal of Jef ferson School in Mason City just starting this fall The family is Mother of five on roof electrocuted OTHQ Mrs Gary Rochester now berger 29 mother of five chil dren was fatally injured at her home here Sunday night when she apparently came in contact with a high voltage power line while repairing a television an tenna Authorities said Mrs Echelberger and Mrs Edna Quillan 31 were on the roof of he Echelberger house fixing he antenna when the accident occurred Zipper gives Dinah trouble on TV HOLLYWOOD W Dinah Shores zipper popped wide open Sunday in the middle of a stren uous folk dance during her live TV show For a second her bare back was on camera although guest star Red Skelton had warned her Youd better not turn around Dinah dashed off stage for repairs and returned to finish the number SAME DATEW9494 Weather to turn cooler Iowas weather is going to change but the weatherman is stumped on the question of when Forecasters said a mass of colder air has been halted across the northern plains from the northwest of Minnesota to south ern Colorado It has been stopped by the high pressure system over Wisconsin and Iowa This high system is now beginning to move southward and the cooler air should then follow it This should cause the edge of the cold air to move across Iowa Tuesday starting in the northwest and moving over all of the state by Wednesday Cloudiness also should increase with the cold front The air should still be dry enough that no rain is expected until later in the week however Highs Tuesday should range from the 60s in the northwest to the 70s southeast R C BOB Bauer 915 Louisi ana SE who was at the Wiscon sin park also slid that the girl fell about 30 feet straight down the cliff and then rolled and fell about another 200feet The Stoakses had gone to the park with the Bauers with a camping group The girl apparently slipped from a footpath near a cave above the Wisconsin River Bauer said Others who were with her had gone on ahead on the path They were her parents her brother David 6 her sister Kathy 4 and Darrell Bauer 6 Bauers son BAUER SAID the girls father was the first one to reach her He park officials and volunteers pulled her back to the path and had her taken to the hospital Mrs H G Gulberg a regis tered nurse from Hampton ac companied Linda in the ambu lance on the trip from Prairie du Chien to Rochester She also was with a camping group and volunteered her service after no nurse could be found to make the trip Hansen has resigned Loveless maintains DBS MOINES UPI Gov Herschel C Loveless said Mon day as far as his office was concerned John R Hansen Democratic candidate for lieu tenant governor has resigned as a member of the Board of Control The Governor said I have had his resignation letter in my files for some time and added that he did not know Han sen was on a leave of absence from the board while ing for office Hansens repub lican opponent former Statd Rep William L Mooty has cuscd Hansen of violating state laws by campaigning while still a member of the board   

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