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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1960, Mason City, Iowa The votw OUted nfl Wlrw yi CITY GLOBE newspaper that makes all North I o wans MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER M 1WO HOME EDITION neighbors ft a Copy Paper ConiUU ol Twe fecttmvSectlflB OM Congo forces Ghana envoy to leave Patience sorely tried Car reduced to rubble it JANESVILLE Wis Earl Mitchell Beloit was the last straw His car had had eight flat tires in the past few weeks the transmission had been acting up and for some reason or other the auto had been running out of gas faster than it should Then Monday afternoon the car suddenly skidded into ditch northeast of Beloit So Mitchell and his three hunting companions got out and began wreaking their vengeance on the obstinate auto First they jumped on the roof until it caved in Then they bent back the doors shot out the windows and to cap it all set the car afire Up until then things were going all group even managed to put out a small woods fire started by the fire in the auto But they made their mistake when they flagged a passing Rock County deputy sheriff and asked him the location of the nearest junk yard When the officer asked them why they want ed to know Mitchell pointed to the column of smoke down the road He was booked on a disorderly conduct charge OVER THE TOP Roger Holtz on top gives a helping hand to Dick Wag ner as Dick Stoyles and Hal Younger strive upward They are members of the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce trying to help the Commu nity Chest reach its goal They have asked Mason City residents to turn on their porchlights between 7 and pm Tuesday or Wednesday This will be a sign to the Jaycee canvassers that the householder is willing to give a dol lar or more to help the Chest over the top on Friday preferred By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON people could choose the evening for their stores and banks to stay open what one night of the week would they prefer Results of a survey show that Friday night for banking and shopping is definitely preferred Among those naming a spe cific night just as many people prefer having the stores and banks stay open Friday night as prefer them open on all other nights combined ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE of the strong preference for Friday night shopping and banking can be seen from the fact that two and a half times as many peo ple in todays survey named Friday as named any other night THE RESULTS Friday 40 Thursday 16 Monday 11 Wednesday 8 Saturday 3 1 No difference 21 FAIR North Iowa Clear and colder Tuesday night lows in lower 20s Fair and a little warmer Wednesday highs in lower 50s owa Clearing and colder Tuesday night lows near 20 northwest to near 30 south east Wednesday fair highs 5055 Further outlook Part ly cloudy and warmer Thurs day Minnesota Partly cloudy little temperature change Highs Wednesday in 40s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 61 Minimum 31 At 8 am 30 Highlighting todays findings is that Friday is favored by every population group meas ured in the survey These groups include men and women young and old manual workers and whitecollar workers and resi Mercury drops but holiday to be pleasant Northerly winds pumped colder air into Iowa Tuesday taking the edge off the pleasanl fall weather the state has en joyed for weeks With the cooler weather after noon temperatures were in the 40s in the northwest to near 60 in the southeast The mercury soared to a balmy 70 at Sioux City Monday a record high there for so late n the fall season However Du dents of all city sizes bigbuque had a high of only 54 de cities medium and small sized towns and rural areas AN OTHER INTERESTING sidelight is that although Fri day is the No 1 choice in all sized communities somewhat more of those living in rural areas and in communities with populations between 2500 and 25000 prefer Friday night than do those living in larger places Survey findings also show that younger adults express greater preference for Friday than do their elders In other population groups differences are relatively minor SIZE OF COMMUNITY Mon Tuts Rural areas 5 2 250024W 1 25000WWf 17 2 100000 and aver 11 1 AGE yort 12 2 3044 ytan 11 1 4S ytm and over 10 1 grees Mason City had 61 The colder trend is due to con tinue with lowest temperatures Wednesday morning from the 20s in the northwest to the up per 30s in the southeast The outlook for Thanksgiving Day is for increasing cloudiness and warmer weather 3 DIE IN CRASH LA PAZ Bolivia UPI A U S plane flying for the Inter American Geodetic Service caught fire and crashed near here Monday killing the three Americans aboard Wed 5 7 7 13 10 I 7 13 13 23 17 U 17 14 Fri 47 48 27 21 54 42 34 No Sat cliff 3 2 5 5 3 a 25 21 19 II 11 II n Redistrict case goes to court Decision has significance NASHVILLE Tenn UBThe JS Supreme Courts decision o hear the Tennessee reappor tionment suit is a milestone in he struggle of cities to break rural control of state legisla ures spokesmen for the plain tiffs said Tuesday The court agreed Monday to a hearing a suit by 10 Ten nessee voters who seek redistri mtion of legislative seats to re lect the shift of population from he farms to the cities The decision has significance ar beyond the borders of Ten nessee THE SUPREME Court has never before agreed to hear a legislative reapportion ment case said Harris Gilbert one of several lawyers for the plaintiffs The court in a 1946 Illinois re apportionment case said that courts ought not to enter this political Should the court now agree the plaintiffs constitution al rights have been denied a new avenue would be opened to advocates of redistricting in states where rural lawmakers have blocked every effort at re apportionment THE TENNESSEE Legisla ture has not been redistricted since 1901 despitea provision n the state constitution that re quires a count of qualified voters every 10 years andap portionment of seats in the as sembly accordingly The chief issue before the Su reme Courtis whether the fed eral courts have authority to compel redistricting of state legislatures A special three udge federal panel here in dis missing the Tennesseans suit ast Dec 21 held federal courts acked jurisdiction Elderly pair dies in cartrain crash Chicago and freight train French Johnson confer PARIS mLyndon B John son US vice presidentelect and French President Charle de Gaulle had a 45minute con ference Tuesday Johnson sai they discussed the wide rang of problems confronting the pe pie of the world The two men met in De Gaulles private office Althoug it was billed jn advance as courtesy call the two men im mediately got down to seriou talk Johnson is in Paris attendin a meeting of parliamentarian from NATO countries He wa invited to the palace in order t give DeGaulIe his first officia contact with the incoming Amer ican administration ON COMING from the meet ing Johnson said he had ex tended his felicitations and congratulations to DeGaulIe who celebrated his 70th birth d a y Then Johnson drove across the Seine River to j f N lunch Premier with Mi chel Debre and dozen or more French political and govern ment iigures JOHNSON In a brief interview in the palace courtyard after the talk Johnson said We had a very cordial meeting I felt very stimulated and deeply apprecia tive for the opportunity to be in the presence of one of the worlds great leaders BEFORE THE DeGaulIe talk Johnsons aides said the vice presidentelect had no intention of bringing up at this time any of the issues on which France and the United States have di vergent views It was an oppor tunity however to sound out DeGaulIe Johnson indicated in a speech Monday that the new US ad ministration would be more re ceptive to some of DeGaulles ideas than was the Eisenhower administration In that light the NATO parliamentarians exam ined possible expansion into broader political and economic fields ews in a utshell FKOM OUR WIKE SERVICES PALM BEACH President elect John Kennedy is giving top at tention to filling about 80 top federal jobs after disclosure that he in tends to cut the White House staff deeply starting at the top Ken nedy expects to abolish what in the Eisenhower administration has been one of the most powerful to the president once held by Sherman Adams LONDON Britain may copy the United States by asking wealthy West Germany for more money to help pay for the upkeep of the British army of the Rhine BEVERLY HILLS Calif The TV actors who appear with throb bing heads stubbly beards and dishpan hands in filmed stationbreak commercials may go on strike If they do theyll take thousands of other actors with them YASSIADA ISLAND Turk ish Premier Adnan Men deres has been acquitted of charges that he or dered the killing of an il legitimate child born to him and an opera singer On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 789 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 Sports 1314 North Iowa NewsIS Comics 18 Farm News 19 Clear Lake News 22 AP Photofax ENGAGED Actress Sandra Dee 18 and singer Bobby Darin 24 are engaged Darin singer of such hits as Mack the Knife met Miss Dee in New York when she stepped off a planefrom Rome and gave her an engagement ring No wedding date has been set by the teenage idols The young couple are shown here recently in Italy where they appeared for film ing of a movie Ross is aide to Erbe DES MOINES Norman Erbe Tuesday nounced the appointmentof Russell M Ross 39 associate an Follows pitched battle victory for Mobutu FROM OCR WIRE SERVICES LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Col Joseph Mobutus military regime ousted Ghanas top dip andhis successor from the Congo Tuesday at the end of a bloody battle between Con golese and United Nations troops in which both sides suf fered casualties Mobutu wanted Ghanas ell voy removed because of his sup port to Patrice Lumumba the ousted proCommunist premieir The battle started when the en voyrefused to leave But the political victory for Mobutu failed to claim his sol diers NATHANIEL WELBECK per sonal representative of Ghana ian President Kwame Nkrumah left his bulletriddled embassy at dawn and was escorted to Leopoldvilles Mdjili airport for a flight to Accra The Sovietbuilt plane was held up for more than an hour while Mobutu insisted that Richard QuasMe sent to replace Wei beck also leave Quashie finally boarded the plane and it left A fessor at the State University of Iowa as his executive assist ant Erbe takes over the governorship Jan 12 James R Maggert 27 an assistant attorney general serving with the Iowa Department of Agriculture was named Erbes administrative assistant Erbe completing a term as attorney general told a news conference that Ross his campaign would request an extension of his leave of ab sence from the university to work in the governors office Ross native of Washington Iowa holds three degrees from the State University of Iowa in political science Ross has been mayor of University Heights a suburb of Iowa City for more than five years and has served on the Board of Directors of the League of Iowa Municipalities Maggert a native of Indiana received his law degree from Iowa He served as a page in Four die in Iowa crash CARLISLE ffi A CarlisL family of three and a Hartforc youth were killed late Mondaj in a twocar crash on Highway 60 just west of here The Carlisle victims were Mr and Mrs Roland Potter both 29 and their son Steven 5 Ronalc Dean Price 21 Hartford the fourth victim was alone in his car Authorities said Price had at tempted to pass a car driven by Mrs Archie Boatwright Car lisle when he crashed neadon with the Potter car The accident occurred on a gentle curve where at least six other deaths have been claimed in traffic accidents in recant years TAXES PAID RICHMOND Va UPI he Pamunkey Indian tribe still aying its taxes after 315 years resented Gov J Lindsay Al mond with a 200pound deer Monday The tradition of ani mal taxes began in 1645 when le Pamunkey tribe of Virginias ing William County was re uired to pay an annual tribute 20 beaver skins to the King England Yank spy on way to Moscow by train MOSCOW m The US Em bassy was in a flurry Tuesday wondering how Maj Irving T McDonald Jr can comply with the Soviet order to leave the country when he doesnt even know he is charged with being a spy The officer from Prov incetown Mass far as the embassy the snowcovered plains by train on his way toward Moscow and can not be reached to be told of the fix hes in e m p 1 o y e of the FBI and is an Arm y veteran The salary Ross will get as ex ecutive assist ant was not a n n o u need Park Rinard executive as ROSS sistant to Gov Herschel Loveless has been getting a year Erbe said he will sit in on tate departmental budget hear ngs scheduled to begin Dec 13 He said he intends to meet wirn Republican members of the egislature on the reapportion ment issue and other points in ur program He will meetjater with Dem cratic legislators Erbe said The things I expect to be iscussed include reapportion main to chools holding the lid on prop rty taxes and other matters igarding an overall legislative program for the next adminis tration Erbe said BOONE forth Western crashed into a car at a residen ial crossing here Monday night tilling the two elderly occu I pants of the auto The victims wereLeonard H Peterson 71 and his wife May The cross ing was not marked Recount requests growing JFKs edge smaller smaller smaller WASHINGTON requests could delay even longer than usual the final official tabulation of the vote cast in the Nov 8 election With Presidentelect John F Kennedys popular vote iead now cut below 175000 Repub licans were challenging the re sults in sections of Illinois New Jersey and Texas and looking for possible grounds for similar action elsewhere Few however expected any overturn of Kennedys elec toral vote margin over Vice President Richard M iNixon It is the electoral the popular elects a president In that tally Kennedy led Nixon 300 to 223 with 269 needed for election Fourteen other electors in Alabama and Mississippi are not pledged to either Latest figures on the popu lar vote with more than 1100 precincts still unreported and some absentee ballots still to be counted stood this way Kennedys margin was a bare 175627 over Nixon and his share of the vote cast for the two major candidates was 5013 per cent to 4987 for Nixon Partial recounts have been started by Republicans in Il linois with 27 electoral votes and New Jersey with 16 In Texas with 24 electoral votes a limited court test was ar ranged of what the Republi cans called frauds and irreg ularities in the election Even without recounts and challenges however some states may not complete their final official tallies for sev eral more weeks Thus far 11 states have completed the official canvass and 11 others hope to finish this week Fifteen other states canvassing boards meet next week Some of the 13 others may not finish their counting much before the Electoral College meets Dec 19 to make official the selection of the next presi dent Why in these days of quick communications does it take so long to get the vote tabu lated The variety of state laws special provisions for absentee voting and some times the lack of interest of election officials combine with other factors todelay the count His departure brought to an end a 12hour battle betweeu United Nations troops and the Congolese Army At least five were killed and nine wounded Among the dead Was Col J Kofcolo second ranking officer in the Congo army Maj Gen Henry J Alexander British chief of staff of the Ghana army drove up to the besieged residence to get Wei beck after reaching an agree ment on his departure with Mo butu Once they left the borhood quickly returned to nor mal except for battered lese army vehicles on the streets AT THE BIG military camp I as a page in Leopold II Congolese soldiers the 87th Conwere reported screaming for gress was an revenge however You have eaten our colonel a Congolese officer shouted to Welbeck as the diplomat was escorted from the villa If this is true we will eat all your Ghana soldiers UN officials described the first during the five monthlong Congo crisis between UN troops and the Congolese tragic UN sources said the first shot was fired Monday night by one ofiheUrNrtroops when several hundred steelhelmeted Congo lese soldiers stormed the gate of the residence Col Kokolo was cut down then by machine gun fire Firing was heaviest during the first hour then turned sporadic the rest of the night THE UN Command had placed soldiers at the residence to prevent a violation of Wei becks diplomatic immunity Already on hand was a squad of Ghana riot police At United Nations N Y Ghana demanded that the Gen eral Assembly adjourn its Congo debate pending a full report on the clash The move came as the 99na5 tion assembly met to resume debate on a credentials commit tee recommendation that Presi dent Joseph Kasavubu be given the Congos vacant seat It ap1 peared that Kasavubu would win SAME DATB1WSH iMMk M U I
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