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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowa1 Daily Newspaper Idlted for Hit MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makts all North lowans neighbors AiiocUtcd Pnei latewtUonl full IMM Wim MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 25 1940 7o Copy Cowjiti of Two Sectionssection OM Ntv4l Catholic to make changes Jack to avoid faith squabble By LOUIS CASSELS WASHINGTON UPI Presidentelect John F Kennedy takes his oath of office next Jan 20 he probably will rest his hand upon a Douay Bible rather than the King James version Its a safe bet that there will be fish on the White House menu every Friday These innovations can hardly be said to strike at the roots of the U S constitutional sys tem Will there be other more basic ways in which Americas first Catholic president will dif fer from his 33 predecessors During the campaign a num ber of Protestant clergymen voiced fears that a Catholic president would take orders from the Pope and would seek in various ways to give his church a preferred position in Ameri can society But many knowledgeable Prot estants and Catholics expect precisely the opposite They are convinced that Kennedy will go out of his way to display his in dependence of ecclesiastical con trol and his devotion to church state separation EVEN BEFORE Kennedy was nominated the Catholic maga zine Commonweal observed that there would be no organization al advantages for the church in having one of its members in the White House It might well be argued that Catholic interests would actu ally be hurt by the election of a Catholic president said Com monweal As president a Cath olic might feel impelled to lean so far backward to show his fairness that he would be less free than a nonCatholic More recently an article in the Portestant Journal Christian Century asserted that Kennedy being immune to any charge of antiCatholicism is b e 11 e r equipped to deal with hierar chical pressures than a Protes tant president might be j Those who hold this view note that it was an Episcopalian president Franklin D Roose velt who sent a special envoy to the Vatican and a Baptist Harry S Truman who proposed sending an ambassador KENNEDY HAS said that he opposes any U S diplomatic relations with the Vatican It is also noted that Vice Pres ident Richard Nixon a Protes tant said during the campaign that he favored letting each state decide for itself whether to include parochial schools in federal education aid Kennedy said use of public funds for church schools is clearly un constitutional When U S Catholic bishops issued a statement last Thanks giving strongly opposing any use of foreign aid funds to support birth control programs in other countries Presbyterian Dwighl D Eisenhower promptly and fully endorsed their stand Kennedy said it would be a mistake for the United States to advocate population limita tion in other countries But he added I would not think it was wise for the United States to re fuse assistance to a country which is pursuing a policy it feels to be in its own best in terests ONE QUESTION which Prot estant clergymen raised during the campaign is whether a Catholic president would be free to participate in interfaith cere monies They cited Canon 1258 of the Catholic Code of Canon Law which says It is illicit for Catholics in any way to assist actively or take part in sacred worship of nonCatholics The Rev Edmond D Benard dean of Catholic Universitys School of Sacred Theology says the canon permits a Catholic public official to attend religious services of other faiths as a passive participant when his attendance is a reasonable part of his public functions Since Kennedy is fully aware of Protestant sensitivities on this subject it seems likely that he will show up at interfaith re ligious ceremonies of a public nature as faithfully as Protes tant officials appear at the an nual Red Mass in Washing AP Photofax PROUD John F Kennedy smiles as he leaves Georgetown University Hospital in Washington after visiting with his wife Jacque line and their new son John F Kennedy Jr Kennedys happy First son fine By STANLEY MEISLER WASHINGTON 5VA 6pound 3ounce son with a shock of black hair was born Friday to Presidentelect and Mrs John F Kennedy Radio flashed the news dramatically to the father as he was speeding from Florida to his wifes bedside The word changed the grim look on the presidentelects faeo to ahappysmile All he knew earlier was thai his wife7 Jacqueline 31 had been rushed by ambulance to a Washington hospital and was undergoing a caesarean section Dr John A Walsh the attending physician said both mother and son are doing beautifully The baby was delivered at am Eastern Time Gladys Uhl who has served as secretary for Mrs Kennedy described the Kennedy boy Hes adorable Hes wiggling He has a shock of black hair Kennedy soon after returning to Washington was driven to the Georgetown Medical Cen ter He beamed happily as he looked at his son through a heavy glass window The baby lay in an incubator in the pre mature baby room Hell be there a day or pro cedure for a caesarean case After watching his son Ken nedy spent eight or nine min utes with his wife and then left the hospital He planned to get some sleep at his Georgetown home and return to the hospital by noon As he left he told newsmen the boy would be named John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr The baby is the first son for the presidentelect and his wife Their daughter Caroline will be 3 on Sunday When Kennedy arrived at his home he told newsmen he had found his wife awake and had talked with her She is fine he said Asked about his son Kennedy said He is fine too Death toll continues HOLIDAY DEATH LOG Traffic t 137 Fires 22 Miscellaneous 34 Total 193 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Accident fatalities made the Thanksgiving holiday a tragic ime in many American homes The traffic toll reached 137 as the extended weekends second day wore on Fires took 22 lives since Thanksgiving eve Other types of accidents left 34 dead The total reached 193 Traffic was not notably heavy but it mingled perilously the lurrying and the unhurried the impatient and the inattentive Some crashes took several lives at once This was true also of ires PLAN CENTER DES MOINES feller Centertype developement ror the heart of downtown Des Moines is proposed in a long range plan now being prepared or city and civic leaders Archbishop of Haiti expelled By BERNARD DIEDERICH PORT AU PRINCE Haiti Vatican sources in Rome Friday said Haitian authorities in volved in the expulsion of the Roman Catholic Archbishop Francois Poirier very likely incurred excommunication de nying them the church sacra ments No official word was avail able but the sources said Canon Law No 2334 normally automat ically inflicts excommunication upon persons who directly or in directly impede a Catholic pre late in his work Archbishop Poirier long a foe of President Francois was secretly hustled out of Haiti Thursday night with no Living costs hit new peak WASHINGTON tf Living costs rose fourtenths of one per cent in October to hit another peak Nearly half the increase was attributed to higher food prices but practically every element of o n s u m e r expenditures ad vanced The government index rose to 1273 per cent of the 194749 av erage This is 14 per cent higher than a year ago The October increase was the largest since last April Kennedy holds slim WASHINGTON John F Kennedys popular vote margin in the Nov 8 election remained at 213502 Friday as Illinois Republican leaders con sidered carrying a ballot con troversy to court Latest totals were Kennedy 34019970 and Vice President Richard M Nix on 33806468 with more than 800 of the nations 166064 precincts still to report Kennedys elec toral vote count held at more than the total needed for election baggage and no money except a borrowed dollar THE HIGHEST church offi cial of this Negro Catholic re public was accused of giving to aid striking students accused by the government of being involved in Communist plotting To deal with the strike 3 shot in hunting mishaps ALGONA Three Thanks giving Day pheasant hunters were shot accidentally in this area Thursday Eugene Wittkopf 17 hunting with three other was boys on a farm near Letts Creek His father G A Wittkopf was driving the carAs the boys un oaded their guns to get into the car a 16gauge shotgun belong ing to David charged The Skogstrom dis bullet passed through Wittkopfs foot HE WAS brought into Algona to a doctor and then taken to a Mason City hospital where surgery was performed Thurs day night Eugene Faulstich 29 on a farm near Sexton attempted to club a bird which he had wounded with the butt of his 20gauge The gun went off and the bullet grazed his left fore arm His companion James Baker applied a tourniquel and brought him into St Anns hospital where he was still hos pitalized Friday DANNY COLLINS U son of Mr and Mrs Francis Collins Livermore is also in St Anns 3ospital He was shot in the shoulder one of the three boys he was hunting with had his 12 jauge pump shotgun discharge as he was unloading it the government declared mar tial law last Tuesday Thursday it closed all schools for Christ mas vacations a month ahead oftime The archbishop 56 said on arriving in Miami that the charges against him were en iirely false He is going back to his native Brittany in France THE CHURCHMANS expul sion was swift Police and presi dential guards arrested him at his office and escorted him to the airport where they bought him a ticket for Miami He was put on a plane without any clothes except the white cassock he was wearing and with only a dollar loaned him by a priest A communique broadcast lat er by Defense Minister Aurele Joseph said the banishment was because the prelate aided the student strikers The Weather Iowa FiveDay Forecast Tem peratures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Satur day through next Wednesday Normal highs are from 37 to 42 degrees and normal lows from 21 to 25 It will continue unseasonably mild until turn ing copier Monday Precipita tion should average 10 to 25 of an inch Iowa Generally fair through Saturday Warmer Friday night lows 3540 northeast to mid 40s southwest Turning cooler northwest Saturday highs in thi 60s Further out look increasing cloudiness and cooler Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy anc warmer Friday night lows 3040 Saturday considerabli cloudiness and turning colde with some scattered ligh snow extreme north highs 35 extreme northwest to 58 ex treme southeast Globe Gazette weather data upto 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 50 25 30 Is he the missing ancestor Cameras set Snowman By WATSON SIMS NEW DELHI has been leaving huge tracks in the frozen snow of the Indian and Nepalese Himalayas for years The tracks of the abomih able snowman are the starting point for a major new expedi ion by Sir Edmund Hillasy he conqueror of Mt Everest I dont think we can ques Much noise no sleep North lowans reach Chicago start 4day tour fun N ews in a FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HANNOVER Social Democrats Friday unanimously acclaimed West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt as their candidate for chancellor to run on the most proWestern platform the party has ever framed The partys platform put the Socialists firm ly on the side of the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion and even opened the way for Socialist approval of atomic arms for the army LONDON Rapidly recovering from a back in jury Sir Winston Churchill is now well enough to en joy two of his favorite luxuries cigats and Scotch whisky Sir Winston who will be 86 next Wednesday was outof bed and sitting in a chair Thursday DES MOINES U S Rep H R Gross Water loo Republican received in contributions and spent the same amount in his successful bid for re election in the Nov 8 general election In his expense statement filed with the secretaryof states office Friday Gross listed major contributions of from the National Republican Congressional Com mittee and from the Republican State Central Committee WASHINGTON Space officials said Friday they still expect to put an American in orbit around the earth time next year despite the failure last Monday of an attempted test flight at Cape Canav eral Fla By CHUCK WALK GlobeGaiette Farm Editor Fun got off to a roaring start for AVA Rockenearly 300 North Iowa 4H youths leaders and extension personnel here early Friday morning The group the 12th to make the trip on the KGLONorth Iowa Fair special train to the International Live Stock Expo sition hardly had time to regis ter and unpack at the Pick Con gress Hotel before it was off on the first tours of the fourday stay Representing 17 North Iowa Counties the youngsters and their leaders were in the Windy City less than an hour and a half when they started boarding buses for the Federal Reserve nutshell from Mason City to Chi while orderly could Bank and the Chicago Board of Trade FACT the youths took the first tours with little if any sleep This was because the nine hour train trip cago hardly be called serene Take that many teenagers put them in five railroad pas senger cars and you have one thing for Not necessarily unpleasant noise and most cases not even loud noise but it still is kind that is not conducive to too much sleep It wouldbe unfair to the youths however to say that anybody really complained about the atmosphere One Rock Island official who has made a number of these so journs with the North lowans summed it up by saying It was a typical group The kids had fun without stepping on peoples toes and making nuis ances of themselves THERE were of course the ever present card games oc cupying the time Usually it was the boys who conducted these although there were iso lated instances where they al lowed the gals a place Conversation was varied if not unusual about about girls boys the boys The girls and both talked talked talked about what they wanted to do and see in the next four days This conversation had to be fitted in between bites however The bites were of a lunch fur RealThanksgiving Boy tumbles into deep hole GILROY Calif Mt A Thanksgiving Day prayer was answered for the safety of a 2yearold boy trapped in a narrow hole at a motel for nearly four hours When Todd Duncan who had run off in midday to play with brother tumbled into a hole tight feet deep and only 14 inches across hit par ants feared the worst Five hours later however Mr and Mrs Marvin E Dun can of Gardena Calif pre pared for a joyous turkey feast And Todd was tucked in bed his dirty face washed and his tummy full of turkey Wt had minute of thanks at our meal We normally do in our family But this time it had much mort meaning said Todds father Duncan 32 an electrical en gineer had anxiously stood SAME over his trapped son ing into the hole and talking to him while rescuers worked The hole had been dug for a concrete foundation shaft for a new building Todd cried intermittently and almost fell asleep at one point Mrs Duncan 30 waited at the nearby home of her moth er Ida Jackson with their three other small children Rescue crews administer ing oxygen and using heavy equipment driller a threefoot hole near Tedd Then they burrowed across reached be low his waist and pulled him up nished by a number of North Iowa businesses There were sandwiches from the First Na tional Bank of Mason City milk from the North Iowa CoOp Milk Marketing Association ap ples from Mason Citys Gam bleRobinson and pastries from the ButtrTopp Bakery in Clear Lake THE YOUTHS evidently had forgotten about the big Thanks giving dinner because they stowed away several hundred of each of the items There is little doubt that people will wonder where the North Iowa group is from Badges from the United Home Bank in Mason City acclaim the facts about the annual trip There are also key chains fur nished by the American State Bank which tell of the group The mood of the North Iowa group on its first day in the Windy City could best be de scribed by one tion Pictures on Page 19 On the inside Society News 910 Editorials 4 Clear Lake News 17 Sports 11 North Iowa News 13 Mason City News 1415 Cornice 16 TV Section78 Market News 14 GERMAN DRAFT FLENSBURG Germany WV West German merchant seamen will be drafted in the near fu ture to undergo navy training Vice Adm Friedrich Ruge an nounced Friday tion the fact that something is making these tracks Hillary said as he set off for the moun tains IT MAY BE the half human half animal yeti of the Sher pas or a red bear or a langur nonkey straying far above its labitat or even deformed or rostbitten human feet What ever it is we are anxious to try and answer once and for all A 20man AmericanBritish New Zealand team led by Hil ary is spending nine months in lie Everest region the first ever to stay the entire winter in the Himalayas The expedition will seek to establish the true nature of a creature which has never been positively identified The yeti or abominable snow man has been a legend of Himalayas for a halfcentury or more HILLARYS EXPEDITION is the biggest and best organized campaign ever made in yeti re search Hillary is using a 202 hypo dermic gun which can put the yeti to sleep at long distance by firing needletipped hypodermic syringes If the expedition is unable to examine the yeti it may still get his photograph A dozen cameras will be staked out which can be set off by trip wires stretched over game trails Canadian urges new China policy OTTAWAm Prime Minister John G Diefenbaker urges that the West make a re view of its policies toward Red China and recognize the impqr ance of bringing that country into any major political settle ment So vast and almost aerless a people cannot be nored Diefenbaker said in a speech on Canadas foreign pol icy before the Canadian Club of Ottawa Thursday night The United States has been a leader n the fight to keep Red China out of the United Nations Correspondent wanted at Northwood Please call or write STATE EDITOR 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