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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 22, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Idited frr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht newspaper that makef all North lowans neighbors HOME IDITION VOL 99 AfiocUtod Md United Internationa Full Lean Wiret MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 22 1960 7c Copy Paper Consist of Two NtM Wallace dwells on genetics Keeps active at age 72 By STUART LOORY New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW all the roles Henry A g a r d Wallace has played on the public stage that of plarit geneticist is least famil iar to his audiences Yet it was in that role he did as much as any man to create the problems of overproduction in the Corn Belt that were to be his bane in latter years Now 72 Wallace former New Deal secretary of agriculture former World War II vice presi dent former Fair Deal secre tary of Commerce and former leftleaning Progressive party presidential candidate was in New York recently in his scien tists role He was honorary chairman of a conference on ge netics sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences and the SloanKettering Institute for Cancer Research KEYNOTING THE twoday conference Wallace told the 110 geneticists assembled from throughout the world We know how to breed diseaseresistant plants and are gradually learn ing how to breed animals for disease resistance but as far as humans are concerned we shall not be ready for positive steps until we have accumulated vastly more knowledge than we have today Just the same as a student of plant breeding and human populations I know that time is running out on the human race unless such meetings as this are taken seriously His concern he said was that medical science had made great strides in overcoming disease and as a result many in the population were living to repro duce who in bygone years would not have survived child hood In the process he said the human race is developing an increasing load of bad genes This is tolerable as long as the quility of medicine and public health services improve Wal lace said but he fears the time when medicine is no longer able to cope with problems of in herited disease THE FORMER vice president and selfstyled champion of the common man a role in which he was for almost two decades a center of political controver sy lives a quiet life on his Far vue Farm in South Salem NY 40 miles northeast of Manhat tan in Westchester County He remains active as an ex perimental breeder of chickens one out of every eight eggs eaten in this country comes from Wallace familybred strawberries gladioli and corn He claimed a lifelong interest in human disease and hinted at an early obsession with the sub ject Back around 1910 I grew very interested in genealogy and I traced my ancestors back through many generations to see what I could learn of their health because my grandfather had six brothers and sisters who came down with tuberculosis BUT THAT interest didnt last very long In 1914 I mar ried the former Ilo Browne of Indianola Iowa who Continues to share life at Farvue and my wife came down with TB in the first year of our marriage We raised three childrenand have 11 grandchildren Theyre all in the best of health How is your own health he was asked Look at these hands Wal lace answered You can see that these hands still turn a spade The truth was apparent from the brownish calluses on the outstretched palms Im in the best of health I still play a good game of tennis and I hope to live to be 130 The reason I went into plant genetics rather than human ge netics was so I could watch progress from generation to generation I didnt think I could do that with humans The interview ended the re porter made ready to depart Ill see you when youre 90 Wallace his white cowlick standing out in the fluorescent light called across the lobby AP PhotpEax TANKER CRACKS UP The stern and bow section of the American tanker Pine Ridge are tossed about in churning waters 172 miles southeast of Norfolk Va The 10417ton vessel was wrenched apart during a storm while on its way from New York to Corpus Christi Tex N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ADDIS ringleaders in last weeks unsuccessful attempt to overthrow Emperor Haile Selassie have been captured in a gun battle A spokes man said loyal troops seized Gatatchew Bekele as sistant minister of marine affairs and Capt Asrat Deferassau of the imperial bodyguard WASHINGTON President Eisenhower ap pointed a 15man commission headed by Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell to investigate the prolonged dispute between railway labor and management over work rules NEW YORK A safety inspector aboard the aircraft carrier Constellation told a naval board of inquiry that a lack of manpower and funds sometimes hampered safety precautions during construction of the million ship which caught fire Monday and took 49 lives North Iowa Partly cloudy con tinued cold scattered snow flurries Thursday night lows zero to 5 below Mostly fair not so cold Friday highs 10 15 Iowa Partly cloudy continued cold Thursday night scat tered snow flurries east lows zero to 5 below Fair not quite so cold Friday highs near 10 northeast to near 20 southwest Further outlook Saturday variable cloudiness and warmer chance of light snow Minntsota Continued cold snow flurries Highs Friday zero north 10 above south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 4 Minimum 8 A sign of the times on Texas highway SHERMAN Tex A ntw sign on tht highway ntar hirt posttd for tht bene fit of holiday motorists reads He who has one for the road has patrolman for Leave babies In ear to rob dress shop CHICAGO UPI Police said two couples apparently lef heir babies in their car while hey went inside to rob a dres shop The couples selected some merchandise and then producec pistols and announced a holdup They took clothing worth and from a customer police said A witness who saw the couple flee told police they go into an auto in which two babie were waiting Chopping days left USE CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHT TB Crew plucked off ship But 7 on list of missing Vessel broke in two ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NORFOLK Va At least 28 seamen aboard the stern half of a tanker broken in two by heavy waves were winning their battle against the sea Thursday but seven includ ing the veteran skipper and sev eral missing Survivors said they spent a rough night in the stern section Dut were not worried because of confidence the compartment Bulkhead would hold Helicopters from the Navy carrier Valley Forge picked sur vivors off the rolling hulk morn inglong and prospects appeared ood for rescue of all 28 SO FAR 13 survivors have seen rescued But the outlook was bleak for the captain Clark Snyder 42 Havertown Pa Ms 1st mate 2nd mate 3rd mate quarter master radio operator and stew ard The Coast Guard said it had been established that there were 35 men aboard the ship and that 28 were saved in the stern section But the hapless officers ap parently were in the bridge on he forward part of the ship when it broke in two shortly be ore noon Wednesday with such suddenness that the radio oper ator was unable to get out a dis tress call The stern gave the appear ance of a stubby seaworthy vessel but the bow plunged partially under the waves short y after the breakup and no sign of life was seen aboard the front section after that THE VALLEY Forge steamed through surging seas to the scene from off the coast of Florida a distance of more than 200 miles Her first heli copter was launched at am piloted bv Comdr Kobert L Close Cincinnati Ohio He spotted no survivors in the wa ter and then began the ticklish business of picking survivors off the floating stern The Coast Guard cutter Chi lula reported the stern and capsized bow of the Pine Ridge now had drifted about 30 miles apart The cutter said the bow con stituted a serious menace to navigation had no lights con stituted a poor radar target and recommended a ship be as signed to stand by the wreck age Two commercial tugs one from New York and one from Norfolk were enroute to the scene to salvage both sections of the tanker ON STORKS LIST HOLLYWOOD Jean Simmons 31 and director Richard Brooks 38 announced yesterday they are expecting their first child next August The couple wed Nov 1 shortly after Miss Simmons divorced actor Stewart Granger AP Photofax ON DUTY IN IOWA An Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile stands in firing position on its pad in a camouflaged Silo near Missouri Valley Iowa the last of nine to be installed in Omahaarea launch ing sites The ninelaunchers are scheduled to be war ready early next year Warns of new Red youth bloc in US WASHINGTON iff FBI director J Edgar Hoover said Thursday that at this very moment the Communists are com pleting final arrangements for a conference to be held in Chicago beginning Dec 31 to formulate plans for a new national youth organization The Communist party U S A remains the largest sub versive organization in the United States Hoover said in a re port to Atty Gen William P Rogers Hoover did not elaborate on his announcement about the Chicago meeting But an FBI spokesman said there were indica the session would draw a substantial attendance of repre Youth shot Quest for rabbits is fatal LaRue 18 Clarion died Thursday morning shortly after a rifle bullet struck him in the back LaRue son of Levert LaRue Clarion was hunting rabbits with three other Clarion youths about a halfmile east of here when the accident occurred The Wright County sheriffs office conducting an investiga tion of the incident Thursday would not indicate who fired the shot that killed LaRue Author ities said all three boys had shot at the same rabbit at the same time A ballistics test will be re quired to determine which gun shot the bullet The three boys with LaRue were Wayne Arthur Allen Han son and John McClelland all of Clarion According to the report from the Wright County sheriffs of fice LaRue was taken to a doc tors office in Dows but died before he arrived Eyler Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements sentatives from various areas of the Communist party He de clined to give other information on the meeting Hoover said that under the leadership of Moscowtrained Gus Hall the U S Communist party has strengthened ties with the Soviet Union and with Com munists in Cuba and elsewhere The new national youth organi zation Hoover said will be clandestinely directed by party members He said the U S party has started a new publica tion New Horizons for Youth under editorial direction of its national youth director identi fied by the FBI as Daniel Rubin of New York In addition Hoover said the Communists hope to repeal the success which they achievec on the West Coast last May in spearheading mob demonstra tions by college students anc other young people against committee of Congress This referred to a demonstra tion in San Francisco at a hear ing of the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 6 Clear Lake News7 Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Warmup will be slight Mason City is cold spot The mercury skidded to 8 de grees below zero at Mason City Thursday but readings across most of the state were a little warmer than on Wednesday Occasional patches of clouds helped keep temperatures above the zero mark in parts of the state The lows ranged up to 3 degrees above at Sioux City Spencer and Sibley both re ported readings of 7 degrees Delow THE WEATHER Bureau said occasional snow flurries were likely in the state Thursdai night with high temperature Thursday ranging from about to 15 degrees Burlington and 011 u m w a sharedthe state high of 13 de grees Wednesday with othei highs ranging down to Mason Citys top reading of 4 degrees The Weather Bureau said tern peratures will begin to rise Fri day and said the warming trend will continue Saturday A HUGE MASS of icy air en veloped much of the rest of th country from the eastern Rock ies to the Atlantic seaboard Dixie got its chilliest weather o the year The cold came in th wake of a heavy snowstorm o the first day of winter whic left a blanket of white acros wide areas It was much colder in Atlaht this morning than in Anchorage Alaska as the mercury dippe to 13 above in the Georgia me tropolis At the same time i was 28 in Anchorage The cold air covered parts o northwest Florida with a read ing of 29 in Gainesville It was freezing in Daytona Beach and a cool 45 in Miami Brannon named to Iowa judge post DBS MOINES UPI Gov Herschel L o v e 1 e ss Thursday named Robert K Brannon 52 Denison to replace Distric Judge Bruce M Snell Ida Grove as judge of the 16th Judi cial District Snell who was elected to the Iowa Supreme Court submitted his resignation to the Governor effective Jan 1 Brannons appointment which becomes effective on that date will expire Dec 31 1962 Bran non is a Democrat Snell a Re publican CHEER FUND GOAL 5300000 Previously reported 221018 Globe Gazette newspaper boys SBM Kiwanis Club 13548 GlobeGazette business of fice J83S Troop g Brownies McKin ley School 200 Chater TS PEG 1250 Sophomore Xteens 500 GlobeGazette Press Room 500 As You Like Club 300 Father Andrew E Georga roudakis Eastern Ortho dox Church Lewis Kipper 100 Jacob Decker and Sons canned meat department 1730 East Side Sewing Club Poker division 50ft Jean and David Patton Lanis Karol Rebecca Jill 800 GlobeGazette newsroom 1278 Grace and Linda Hedriclc Dagmar Eva Beno Wei deraann 371 A H Derenthal 200 Kirk and Kent Otterman 200 Friend in Garner 500 Meservey Federated Wom ans Club 500 From another doctor friend 1500 Lawrence and Alitza 200 Mr and Mrs E M Flynn 100 The Marv Wlllemsen fam ily 500 Hoover Girl Scout Troop 71 259 Dows friend 100 From Jill and Jimmy 300 Morrie Mahler 100 J L Tire anfl Supply Co 3500 Lucinda 100 Lightbody Thornton 100 A friend at Sheffield 100 S B Chevrolet Co Inc 2000 Phoenician Club SflO Smith Drapery Shop 200 Around the Clock Laundro mat SOO DiraeaT i m e Laundromat 20ft Two sisters 200 A friend 100 Gleaners 500 Mark and Scott A friend SOO Eastern Orthodox Youth Carolers 1009 THE DAYS TOTAL 4314S SAME Iowa Safety Department Figures Black Flag Means Traffic Death to Past 31 Hours Girls plaintiff plea answered NoColefaSanta isnt dead NEW YORK there is a real Santa Glaus a little farm girl from the Arkansas Ozarks is out to find him She has enlisted the aid of the New York City cops Coleta Burns 11 has de cided Santa either doesnt know where she lives or hes dead He hasnt called on her in a long time Is there a real Santa in New York Coleta wrote in a letter to the Police Depart ment You see if there is a real Santa he doesnt know where we live I thought I would write a letter to him and if doesnt come this time I know he in u s t of died You know she went on chattily he hasnt been to our house for a long time He must have been dead for a lot of years If he is live I hope you will read this letter to him Then Coleta systematically listed the things her family needs from Santa I hope you have some en cycipedias for my big broth ers I have two sisters They arc 13 years old They are twins They want a old piano so they can learn to play at church I want a pair of cowboy boots and some blue jeans and a cowboy hat I have a little brother and sister They want a little car that they can ride in I sure hope you arc still live for I hope we can have Christmas at our house this year Coleta added that she lives five miles southwest of Vi ola Ark If Santa is dead she con cluded will you write and tell me Viola is a town of 106 per sons nestled in the foothills of the Ozarks Coletas letter was turned over to the Police Athletic League which plays Santa to many New York kids and deputy Police Commissioner Walter Arm answered the childs letter promptly I am sure there is a real Santa wrote Arm not only in New York but everywhere However he has been very busy and somehow he must have overlooked you and your brothers and sisters I hope he gets to Viola by Christmas Day If not please be has a lot of ter ritory to cover TOTAL TO DATE STILt NEEDED S 36838 GIVING DAYS LEFT TWtt Big spurt made by Cheer Fund ITH the GlobeGa zettes loyal news paper boys heading the procession the Christmas Cheer Fund took a most encouraging spurt Thursday A total of came from newspaper boys in Mason City and Clear Lake and from many carriers in towns through out our trading area The carriers outside of Mason City took pains to mail their contributions to the boys Cheer Fund The money iS a share of their earnings GlobeGazette carriers Surelyy if these boys can give and givQ thus generously others will want to follow their example THE LARGEST contribution in the days list is from the Ma sou City Kiwanis Club whiclj came in with a whopping to help build the days total Also in the days list wera generous contributions from ad ditional business firms Another department of Jacob E Decker and Sons joined the procession With its contribution the Willemsen family sent an inter esting note Rather than send cards to aU our local friends we are taking this means of saying Merry Christmas and Happy Nevr Year Willemsen wrote You know I believe we get double duty from this is our greeting and also helps in some small way to make Christmas a little brighter for those not as fortunate as we WITH THE Hoover Girl Scout Troop 71 gift came this note Since it is traditional for Girl Scouts not to exchange gifts each one gave a contribution for the Cheer Fund at their mas party Lawrence and Alitza in sending their gift expressed tht hope your goalwill reached Thanks to many
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