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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             NortM lowat Daily Newspaper I dited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME IDITION VOL W The newspaper that makes all North I o w a n neighbors Auoclated Pret tnd Colled taterattoa1 Full Wlm MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 13 1W Copy Thls Papor Consists of Thre SectionsSection On NO Court favors sfate in drivers license case DES MOINES h e Iowa Supreme Court upheld Tuesday the Iowa Safety Departments right to suspend a drivers li cense without a preliminary hearing under certain circum stances In a 72 decision the court held that the commissioner of public safety is not only em powered but directed to act by law Walter J Spurbeck 65 Wav The bowls are big I business Most of them show profit By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The big five football games are Big Business These would be the Gator Bowl on Dec 31 and the Rose Orange Sugar and Cotton bowls on Jan 2 They aggregated about S2 million at the gate last year and they can be expected to better that this year The Rose Bowl for example was sold out by early December To the big five probably should be added two new ones the Liberty Bowl in Philadelphia and Bluebonnet Bow in Hous ton The first did about as well as expected last year the other was an outstanding success From there on the bowl pic ture is a mass of speculation The National Collegiate Athletic Association which rather half heartedly polices the major bowls certified 11 postseason games this year This is as against 15 certified 12 actually played last year One 1960 pro motion already has gone by the boards the Gotham Bowl slated for New York which had to be erly arrested in B r e m e r County in October 1959 for al leged drunken driving had challenged the constitutionality of a law giving the department authority to suspend a license if evidence indicates a person has committed an offense for which mandatory license revo cation is required He contended the statute is an unconstitutional delegation of legislative and judicial author ity to an administrative depart ment SPURBECK further said the action of Safety Commissioner Donald Statton in suspending his license Nov 2 1959 de prived him of a right without due process of law The courts majojrity opinion said that regarding the first contention of Spurbeck that the word authorized in the stat ute doesnt mean that the com missioner has discretion to sus North Iowa Partly cloudy with rising temperatures through Wednesday Low Tuesday night near 20 High Wednes day near 35 Iowa Partly cloudy pend or not to suspend a license as he sees fit Rather the opinion said it means that in cases where a mo torist is accused of an offense for which his license would have to be revoked upon conviction the commissioner is1 not only empowered but directed to suspend the license The majority opinion was writ ten by Justice G K Thompson Justices Norman Hays and T E Thornton dissented REGARDING Spurbecks con tention that the due process clause of the Constitution was violated Justice Thompson said the U S Supreme Court held the state is police power of coextensive with has the the necessities of the case and the safeguard of the public inter est Justice Thompson said The question before us is whether the danger to be apprehended from driving upon the public highways by one under the in fluence of intoxicating liquor is such a hazard that summary action by the state is within the proper limits of its police power We think it is The court said the law gives a motorist the right of appeal to the safety commissioner as well as to a court when his li cense is suspended without pre liminary hearing District Judge C H Wild of Allison had upheld the depart with risJments suspension The Bremer i n g temperatures through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 2025 Highs Wednesday 3540 Further cloudy with seasonable tem peratures Thursday Minnesota Occasional cloudi ness warmer Highs Wednes GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 26 Minimum 7 Bode woman is crash victim FORT DODGE UP Two men were in a hospital and the wife of one was dead Tuesday as a result of a twocar crash on a County Bar Association had en tered the case in support of Spurbeck Rusk will take JTeglthycut in CHEER FDND GOAL Previously reported 57360 D L Merckel Los Anfeles 100 Another Cavalcade dollar 100 From CC 100 Pleasant it i d g e Womens Club 1000 CHM 2500 Twentieth Century Club 3100 The Breeses 1000 Western Bohemian Frater nal Association Local 243 700 Mrs Mary Kielty 300 THE DAYS TOTAL 6900 TOTAL TO DATE 64J6S DES MOINES third of Iowas primary high way system is in intolerable condition and to improve the state county and city road sys iem the state should spend about million a year forthe next 20 total of billion The two legislative studies recommended a vast revamp ing of both the road system it self and the method of financing new highways at all levels shelved for lack of an attractive about five miles Eastern competitor THAT VERY situation spot lights major irony in the bowljn I northeast of Bradgate Monday Killed was Mrs Lyle East husband shoul Yale which for all der jad chest injuries The dnv the sportswriters myths about Ivy League frailty probably has one of the strongest teams in the country declines bowl bids as a matter of league policy Notre Dame wont play in post season games either but this year that may seem an irrel evancy Rutgers an underrated power which won eight games and lost one reportedly wouldnt play iA the Gotham Bowl unless it could name its opponent j Syracuse 1 and 2 but still j awesome said nothing doing i Presumably Syracuse reasoned the Gotham Bowl would be ai comedown after playing the past two years in the Orange j and Cotton bowls Holy Cross which lost four of its ten games was invited disinvited and re invited and understandably de clined SOME BOWLS are confer encerun bailiwicks with profits going to member institutions The Southwest Conference for example operates the Cotton Bowl Others arc independent commercial promotions like the Liberty Bowl The incentives for the par ticipating institutions are more than glamor and publicity though these count Penn State went reluctantly to the Liberty Bowl beat Alabama 70 and came back with a fat check That pays for a big part of States massive athletic pro gram And even so the promoters or their beneficiaries stand to profit handsomely The games are played in stadiums with 100000seat capacity The ante for television rights is reported to start at higher for the big five which by the way is a lot of beer and razor blades Easy to understand then Why the EastWest game invariably A sellout can virtually guaran tee to the Shrine Hos pital for Crippled Children Despite charges of dirty foot r i i i J ball and er of the other car Arnold Bro dale 31 Ottosen suffered a se vere chest injury The accident occurred at an intersection a few miles from the homes of Brodale and East man his salary NEW YORK UP Dean Rusk apparently will take a cut in salary when he takes over as secretary of state in the Ken nedy administration Its tough on but good for the country one of Rusks fellow officers at the Rockefel ler Foundation said Monday night Rusk as president of the foundation received a reported salary of to a year Foundation officials said the salary is confidential His salary as secretary of state pays only a year The State Department how ever pays for the secretarys official entertaining More bombs go off in Havana shopping days left USE CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHT TB HAVANA ffl Three bombs xploded in the Cuban capital Monday night injuring seven persons attdgiving Prime ister Fidel Castro stark proof of growing opposition to his regime One bomb shattered the rest room of a crowded downtown cafe at mdnight Another blast ed lighting fixtures in the busy Vedado district tunnel under the Almendares River and disrupt ed traffic for a half hour The third bomb merely caused noise The government newspaper Revolucion said seven planes which crisscrossed Cuba Mon day dropped counterrevolution ary leaflets on seven major cities were flown from the United States The U S denied the charge N STELt NEEDED 235537 GIVING DATS LEFT 10 Generous gifts to CheerFund ROM far off Los An geles came a gift to the Christmas Cheer Fund with an interesting ex planation It came from D L Merck el formerly with the First Na tional Co here who has kept his interest in the old home town I gained my lesson in such affairs as the Cnristmas Cheer when many years ago I saw Duncan Rule buy a doll for a poorly dressed little six year old girl on Christmas Eve in Mason City wrote Merckel I never forgot it AS CAN BE seen from the list above some generous gifts were included bringing the days total to Please note also there still remains to be raised and that in only 10 ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N has charged that American U2 spy planes are being used to carry out reconnaissance for France in its fight with the Algerian Moslem rebels ir WASHINGTON Sen Frank Moss DUtah has predicted that Presidentelect John Kennedy will name Rep William Dawson of Illinois a Negro as postmastergeneral UNITED NATIONS N Y The future of the U N Congo command hung in the balance as two more nations served notice they are quitting the peace force because of differences in policy there Announcement by Guinea and Morocco that they are pulling out their troops brought to four the nations withdrawing from the Congo operation and cut its manpower by almost a third Gifts large and small from firms organizations and in dividuals are welcome We will be expecting more contributions as Christmas draws nearer The Cheer Fund is admin istered by Family Service which for many years has had the confidence of the community for its wise handling of con tributions to help the needy This letter to Doris Bruce ex ecutive secretary of Family Service reveals something of the anguish fear and frustra tion that many mothers feel as Christmas nears I FEEL SO much better aft er my visit to your office and got your promise of help Be Eore seeing you I dreaded to think about Christmas and what it might be for my two chil dren Family Service acts as a clearing center for all organiza tions carrying on similar work This is to make certain that no worthy family will be neglected Remember Christmas is fast approaching The food and lothing must be purchased ahead of time Bring or send your gift to the GlobeGazette Send it to Christmas Cheer Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa billion highway program in next 20 years for Iowa urged The new plan would call for freeways to connect the states major cities For example the report suggests one running from Davenport to Iowa City to Des Moines and Council Bluffs much like the interstate high way now under construction would do Another freeway would con nect Des Moines with Ames and Mason City still another Des Moine to Waterloo and one ids to Waterloo would be directly with Council Bluffs loo and Dubuque would have a freewa tine and Davenport other to Ottumwa Moines Among the maj studies were thatthe vise its road use tax fund alloj Rapids to Dedar RapSioux City connected and WaterBurlington j to Musca and anJ on to Des oints in to give a larger share to cities and towns and a smaller share to farmtomarket roads The financial study by the Public Administration Service Chicago also suggests that the state stop refunding gasoline taxes now paid on fuel used by farm equipment and that Iowa adopt a flat a year AP Photofas YOUNGSTERS WELCOME DE GAULLE Chil dren waving French tricolors surround President Charles de Gaulle in the Algerian town of Akbou on his way to Bougie De Gaulle flew back to Paris after his Algerian visit which he hoped would pronjpjte cause of his referendum plan for the North African territory Days of rioting by pro and antiGaullists principally in Algiers and Oran left a large of dead and injured in the wake of the 70yearold presi dents visit SAME D AT Black Flag Means Traffic Death In Past 21 Hours Bulletin WASHINGTON ert S McNamara youthful president of the Ford Motor Co was tapped Tuesday by Presidetnelect John F Ken nedy to run the multibillion dollar Defense Department in the new administration New mayor is result of ruling DES MOINES Is going to have a new mayor as the result of an Iowa Supreme Court ruling Tuesday The court held that Jack Beck was elected mayor in the Nov 3 1959 municipal election instead of R E Cousins Cousins filed for mayor hi the regular way last year A few days before the election Beck announced candidate he was Cousins won the election 177172 a writein apparently BECK APPEALED contend ing the contest board disallowed 11 ballots for him which he said should have counted The Supreme Court ruled that 10 votes should be added to Beeks total making him the winner 182177 Seven of the ballots allowed by the Supreme Court and which had been thrown out by the contest board were marked simply for Beck or Mr Beck The other report prepared by the Automotive Safety jPoundation Washing ton DC notes that Iowas 12 000mile road network is the sixth largest in the nation It suggests the highway commis sion trim its present 9700mile primary road system to 8400 miles by turning over the lesser traveled roads to the counties IT ALSO CALLS for a reduc tion of the farmtomarket sys tem and adoption to a County trunk road system to concen trate on the most heavily trav eled sections The two studies for moderni zation of Iowas road system were authorized by the last ses sion of the legislature and were made public Tuesday The rec ommendations were contained in two lengthy reports to a legis lative highway study commit tee which must evaluate the material and make recommend uf itb own lu the legisla L CAPE CANAVERAL The United States Wed mc continue to proliferate nesday plans to hurl a miniature space laboratory The NCAAsanctioned bowls are 240000 miles into an orbit around the moon as the only about half the total first lunar satellite 2 die in crash near Hubbard HUBBARD persons were killed Tuesday in the col lision of a pickup truck and a car at a county road intersec tion about three miles southeast of here The victims were iden tified as Carl Larson 29 Hub bard plumber and Eugene Johnson 34 a feeder pig dealer who moved to Hubbard recent ly from Worthington Minn On the inside Editorials 4 Socitty News 101M2 14 Latest Markets 16 Meson City News 1617 Comics 18 North News 20 Clear Lake News 21 Farm Town Living Pullout Section An appetite for money Baby wins LONDON UPI Paul Cox is only 18monthsold but he has an insatiable appetite for money He hides it eats it destroys it like a terrier his mother Jacqueline Cox 23 said His worst act of destruction was finding the familys sav ings of and tossing if into the fireplace to watch it burn That hurt His father Norman 26 said he was due to be laid off from his factory job and the money was a small fortune at the time Now little Paul has made good He won tax free Britains weekend soccer pools by making correct guesses on which teams would win including ties Mrs Cox said she simply handed Paul a crayon along with the pool coupon and said mark He made eight check marks His guesses were perfect Good heavens Mrs Cox shrieked when told of the win The baby did it Now hes made it and the next thing we have to keep out of his way is the check THE COURT said that since Beck had engaged in a multi plicity of activities to an nounce his candidacy there was no doubt that these voters in j tended to vote for ially since no other Beck was living in town at that time It also allowed two ballots which had been rejected be cause the voters voted for the same man for councilman and park commissioner and an other on which the voter hadnot marked an x in the square in front of the printed name for alderman but wrote his name ations ture which convenes Jan 9 As a means of financing the new construction and mainte nance of highways the studies said that in addition to the necessary million annual expenditure over the next 20 years the state almost should float a million bond issue to help get the program rolling The PAS report which cov ered only the financial phases of the study also recommended the 1961 legislature change the present percentage by which money from the road use tax funds is allocated to the pri mary system the secondary and farmtomarket roads and the city street systems in a blank space printed name under the Pershmg missile successful again CAPE CANAVERAL Fla Iff Army has scored a second straight launch success with a twostage model of its Pershing tactical missile The 34foot solidfuel rocket roared away from this test center Monday and propelled a simulated war h e a d about 140 miles down range The Army and the Mar tin Co are developing the mis sile as a mobile field weapon with a nuclear range of 50 to 700 miles to replace the liquidfuel i Redstone missile AP Photofax POOPED PIRATE When a little guy gets tired at a costume party he just Christmas party at the home of his leans back and takes a nap Four grandparents Mr and Mrs Irwin War monthold Vcrner Nelson Jr Water ren when things got just too tiring He loo was attending a pirate costume is the son of the Verner Nelsons AT PRESENT 42 per cent goes to the primary system 50 per cent to the farmtomarket and secondary road network and 8 per cent to city and town streets Using a different method of computing the allocations the PAS study said this year the state highways collected 50 per cent of the money while the counties received 42 per cent and the cities and towns only 8 per cent It proposed the state get 55 per cent the counties 30 per cent and the cities and towns 15 per cent with the present mileage in the primary system If the primary mileage was re duced to the recommended lev el the breakdown should be 52 per cent to the state 32 per cent to the counties and 16 per cent to the cities and towns the report said Under its proposals the coun ties would bear the greatest share of the burden for the farmtomarket system IT WAS LARGELY because of the dissatisfaction of the cities and towns over how the road use tax funds were split that the last legislature set up a committee to study every as pect of the highway programs in the state The committee composed of legislators county and city officials and laymen estimated the cost of the study will be close to The ASF study said at pres ent onethird nf the states pri mary highway system is in in tolerable condition and that in order to bring it up to a toler able standard Iowa should em bark on a 10 15 or 20year pro gram to improve and modernize the roads The modernization program would include within the pri mary road system a rural and urban freeway system of not more than 2000 miles The ASF said even if not constructed be fore 3980 many of the roadi that would become part of this system would eventually to foe constructed to the saint f   

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