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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North lowag Daily Newspaper Edited for tlw VOL MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Prew ud United Prm International mil Wire MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 30 1960 Wo SectionsSection On No 71 Some tips for KDay l on Jan 20 Inauguration housing scarce By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The Demo crats have a reputation as big spenders of taxpayers money and the coming inauguration should sustain the truth of an adage in the service trades Democrats as individuals at conventions and the like are bigger spenders of their own money than Republicans This inauguration has the forelook of a capitalletter Wing Ding If you plan to attend here are a few tips YOURE ALREADY proba bly too late to get a hotel room If you get one youll have to four days Halt Negro evictions Courts take action Vote rights at stake and pay in advance Hotels on the parade route are sold out Mrs Polly Shackleton chair man of the Inaugural Housing Committee 14th D sts Wash 25 D which assigns rooms at hotels and even rooming houses says shes sure every one will have a place to sleep Five thousand inaugural visitors 1900 West Pointers be quartered in Pullmans in the railroad yards Seats on the Capitol Plaza for the actual swearing in of Presi dentelect Kennedy are being allotted by congre s s m e n theyre tough to get as are seats for the parade in the best vantage from the White House Otherwise pa radeseats sell depending on lo cation at to and as of now theyre not particularly sparse Write to Inaugural Committee Ticket Office 921 17th St NW Wash A streamlined 2V4h our march is planned but inaugural parades seem always to get out of hand Bring warm clothes Washington can be arctic and he wind really whistles beneath those open stands The official inaugural program book costs 125 or S425 for the de luxe ed ition FOR ENTERTAINMENT theres the much publicized gala being staged on Jan 19 by Frank Sinatra with a list of tune in cuffo performances Boxes are scaled at FROM OUR WIKE SERVICES U S Court of Appeals Friday canceled the weekend eviction of Tennessee Negro sharecroppers who claim i they are being forced off the land because they wanted to vote The court issued the injunction AP Phototax jto keep the status quo in west IWANT MY Caroline threeyear jern Tennessee until it can study old daughter of Presidentelect John F Kennedy sent I the grave constitutional ques press into turmoil when she wandered out on the grave raised charges that white landlords wanted to evict the sharecrop pers for voting The court set patio with MrsKennedys high heel shoes looking for her daddy to give her a hand to put them on The pers iur VUUUJ llie iuuiu OCL Presidentelect was holding a press conference in jFeb 6 for a hearing on the Palm Beach Fla at which he and Sen J William Fulbright right were discussing foreign affairs Federal charge No liquor stamps two men arrested Manuel R Garcia owner and Jolas said that Garcia would operator of the Pastime Garjbe tried before Federal Judge dens 404 Madison SW faces trial in Federal District Court on a charge of retailing liquor while failing to purchase a fed eral retail liquor dealer stamp Henry Graven in Mason City Jolas did not indicate when Gar cias trial would be set The complaint filed in the commissioners office charged Free on bond at Waterloo is Garcia sold liquor to an Clark Z Knight 63 Nashua and Tobacco Tax DM Knight Thursday afternoon also sion agent on five different dates The complaint stated that the agent purchased liquor from Garcia at the Pastime Gardens on Nov 4 5 17 Dec 1 and Dec was charged with retailing liquor while failing to purchase a federal retail liquor dealer stamp Knight waived preliminary 128 The agent is Charles R hearing before United States I Harvey Sioux City and he was Commissioner Fred Clark Jr in the arrest of Garcia and was released on S500 bond by another agent from St Louis THE FEDERAL liquor stamp Knight was bound over to the Federal District Court in Wa terloo GARCIA AND Knight were arrested on complaints filed I costs S54 annually iiauv v arresiea on compiauus iucu Hollywood and night club enterby agents of the Aicoh0l and To tainers that represents a forbacco Tax Division of the In ternal Revenue Service Garcia appeared Thursday MAW T VjarClH appcalcu niuisudj for 10 people but individual afternoon before United States matter The decision was cheered by Negro leaders in Somerville Tenn where some tenants who eft the farms moved into a tent city they called Freedom Village LANDLORDS IN the area in dicated however they would go ahead with plans to terminate the annual contracts of their tenants when they expire at mid night Saturday The landlords said mechanization of farms eliminated the need for share1 croppers The court ruled in a case in volving about 300 Negroes in Hay wood County The court also said the federal court at Mem phis could grant an injunction to prevent eviction of 400 Fay ette County tenants this week end Negroes outnumber whites in both counties The appellate court empha sized it was not attempting to interfere with a landlords right to evict a tenant for legitimate reasons It issued the injunction so that it could look into the governments charges that the evictions in this case were in terference with a persons right to vote Some of the Negroes at Tent IOLO aui uiiuuuAv QUIHli OI U1C dL JLClil Jolas explained that Garcia if City said they wouid not go back nrtl lid j T r convicted of the charge could receive a miximum sentence of two years in prison or a maxi mum fine of The Iowa Daily Press Associ to the farms where they former ly lived James Forman of Chicago spokesman for an emergency relief committee for the two ation last week released a list counties said that job offers aiieruinm ueunc umcu showing 11 clubs and businesses from Tennessee and Arkansas seats are available at a mere commissioner Thomas Jolas in in Cerro Gordo County with fed The Presidentelect and Mrs Kennedy will appear butLary hearing on the charge they also will attend during the rommissioner J0las released Mason City and waived prelimieral retail liquor dealer stamps Many Iowa officials believe that same evening the more modest inaugural symphony concert where prices range up to a box Sinatra hopes to raise i million of the million Demo cratic deficit which with other sources of revenue should put Kennedy in the White House with his party in the black There will be three inaugural balls on the night of Jan one at the National Guard Armory one at the Sheraton Commissioner Jolas Garcia without bond and bound his case over to the Federal District Court farmers have been offered to the evicted farm hands V AW Cl some clubs and businesses with FORMAN CALLED the federal permits sell liquorby the drink in violation of Iowa law fines assessed on liquor sale charge Jack 0 Grupp 41 216 Kentucky SE and John Zanios 42 Armory uue ai uic oiciami123 5th NW pleaded guilty in District Court Friday morning to Park Hotel one at the Maycharges that they had liquor available for sale in Mason City flower Hotel Theyre by invi tation only but 18000 tickets are available so even a mod erate Democratic wheel should be able to wangle one for you Admission is scaled from to SOME GENERAL informa tion Washington is a city of ex cellent restaurants by and large but some of the best known have slipped in recent years The famous waterfront eateries are almost all gone victims of much needed rede Hotel dining rooms are usually dependable but they tend to be stuffy and ex pensive That ardent Kennedy support Tallulah Bankhead will be ap pearing in Midgie Purvis a pre Broadway tryout on Inaugural Week Washingtons excellent repertory group Arena Stage will present Pirandellos Six Characters in Search of an Author District of Columbia liquor j Late imbibing tends to be con centrated in bottle clubs and private homes Night clubs aside from the swank supper rooms in the best hotels are a kind of vast no mansland which only the brave rcconnoiFive persons died Thursday in a headon collision near here establishments operated by them ler f tf Each was fined and costs by District Judge W P But The two were arrested by Mason City police Separate groups of officers with search warrants walked into the two establishments concerned just a few minutes after Friday mid night and seized bottles of liquor and mixed drinks Grupp was arrested at the Twilight Room 22 6th SE which he operates and Zanios was arrested at the Flame Room 1341 Bituminous coal miners pensions cut WASHINGTON OP The pen sions of retired bituminous coal miners Friday were cut from to a month starting with the February payments The action was taken by the trustees of the United Mine Workers Welfare and Retirement Fund because of reduced income from the 40cent royalty on each ton of coal produced More than 65 600 retired miners are affected The pensions of anthracite min ers previously had been cut Federal which he operates The technical complaint po lice said was made by a Ma son City police officer who pur laws are quaint and vestigial from to monthly be cause of even more depressed conditons in the anthracite in CRASH KILLS S STRASBURG ND UPI courts decision a victory for Americans concerned for civil rights and a defeat for the white citizens councils Haywood County Sheriff S T Hunter one of the defendants in the governments civil rights suit said charges that evictions were reprisalinspired are un true and unfounded I cant say that goes 100 per cent but in the vast majority of cases evictions have nothing to do with voter registration he said The government has taught a sitdown attitude especially among colored people around here and many of them have become worthless as farm la borers Tax collections up million DES MOINES UPI Iowa tax collections increased almost t cimcuiiuiia uiuiedaeu annual chased drinks in both places in 1960 compared Djili Turl rfrt R T tQCii An i Police Judge B R Dunn issued the liquor search warrants on the basis of that complaint Both establishments were en tered simultaneously The state law under which the men were charged covers a variety of liquor violations in cluding sale of liquor posses sion of liquor for sale and even manufacture of liquor Both the Twilight Room and the Flame Room have paid federal liquor retailers tax with 1959 the state treasurers office said Friday Collection of all taxes in the state through today totaled 787997 compared with 558891 in 1959 Nearly every tax category showed an increase this year with the greatest jump shown by collection of all income taxes and no federal violations are charged against Grupp and Zanios Immediately after their ar rest by police both men waived preliminary hearing on the state charges before Judge Dunn and were bound over to the District Court SAME While No Traffic In M Hours First death Riots in Belgium worsening BRUSSELS Belgium UP State troopers and strikers clashed in downtown Brussels Friday in a melee of swinging sabers and flying rocks One demonstrator was killed the first fatality in the day nationwide strike The striker was killed by a saber blow Socialist leaders of the strike said But a Min istry of Interior spokesman said a civilian fired on the demonstrators and a man was said at least 12 persons from both sides were injured THE DEATH on this most violent day of the walkout came in fighting that broke out when strikers stoned the Brussels headquarters of Bel giums Sabena Airlines Violence erupted at the big northern port of Antwerp and at several cities in the indus trial south where the strike against Premier Gustav Eys kens economy program has been most effective IN ANTWERP strikers wrecked a post office truck and beat up two postal work ers who refused to join the strike About 4000 strikers clashed with police in the southwest industrial city of Mons and there were other outbreaks of violence in and around Char leroi King Baudouin who cut short his honeymoon to deal with the crisis met with the presidents of the Senate and House of Representatives He had conferred with Eyskens Thursday nighfe SNOW AP Photofax SABERSWINGING TROOPERS IN Brussels One demonstrator was killed ACTION Mounted troopers brandish during the violence first fatality in Bel sabers as they swing into action against giums 11day strike against govern demonstrating strikers in downtown ments austerity program Two fatal Mitchell Co accidents in halfhour North Iowa Increasing cloudi ness and warmer Friday night lows 20 to 25 Mostly cloudy with occasional light snow and much colder Sat urday highs low 20s Iowa Increasing cloudiness Friday night and mostly cloudy Saturday Light snow extreme northwest Friday night and over most of state Saturday Warmer east and south Friday night Much colder most of state Saturday Low Friday night 15 north west to upper 20s southeast High Saturday 15 northwest to upper 30s southeast Out look for cloudiness light snow south east ending during forenoon Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal lows are from 6 to 18 de grees and normal highs 25 to 35 degrees Turning much colder over the weekend fol lowed by a warming trend to ward the end of the period Precipitation will average 10 of an inch or less occurring as rain or snow mostly toward the end of the period Minnesota Snow spreading over central and south becoming snow flurries north Saturday Snow probably accumulating one to three inches north and central portions Colder Satur day High zero to 10 above north to 20 to 30 extreme south Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 27 Minimum 10 On the inside Editorials 4 Clear Lake News S Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports MO Comics 15 North Iowa News 18 TV Guide Pullout Stction young Mitchell County residents were killed Thursday in separate accidents involving upset vehicles on county roads The incidents occurred with in a period of 30 minutes and were only about 10 miles apart Jean Marie Mostek 20 Mitch ell who made headlines last fall by shooting the familys pet black bear after it wandered away from home and was wounded by a deputy sheriff was crushed under her fathers truck about 4Vb miles south east of St Ansgar David Retterath 10 rural Ike gets resignation of OCDM chief Hoegh WASHINGTON Eisenhower accepted the resig nation of Leo A Hoegh as civil defense director Friday and said that under him the Office of Civil and Defense Mobiliza tion has taken great strides in building a strong nonmilitary deterrent to war The presidents comment was in a letter to Hoegh former Re publican governor of Iowa The resignation is effective Jan 20 the day Eisenhower leaves of fice Several weeks ago Hoegh said he would resign to allow Presi dentelect John Kennedy to name a replacement Hoeghs plans for the future are unde termined Eisenhower said he was par ticularly pleased to note in Hoeghs report that the national shelter policy issued in May 1958 has already resulted in the construction of over one million family fallout shelters Today OCDM officers could in the event of dire emergency warn all states and hundreds of llocal areas within 15 seconds after an attack is detected Ei senhower said More than half the nations ihigh schools have received radi lological instruments for instruc jtion and more than 25000 lead ers have received training at the OCDM staff college 20 million Americans have received writ ten instructions on fallout shel ters i These are some of the out standing achieyements for which you deserve the grateful thanks of the nation N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HOLLYWOOD A dozen movie writers and actors three of them Academy Award winners are suing major studios for million in damages and demanding abolition of an alleged political blacklist in Hollywood PALM BEACH Fla Presidentelect John F Kennedy says Jie is seriously considering appointment of a worldroving ambassador to represent him in talks with high foreign officials including govern ment chiefs And there are reports Kennedys choice for such an assignment would be W Averell Harri man former ambassador to the Soviet Union and former governor of New York ASHTON R I Platinum worth has been stolen from the OwensCorning Fiberglas Corp Plant here DES MOINES Evan Hultman 35 Waterloo was sworn in Friday as Iowas 27th attorney general He took the oath of office along with Bruce Snell Ida Grove elected to the Iowa Supreme Court from Chief Justice Robert Larson Stacyville was killed when the farm tractor he was driving overturned on a county road about two miles northeast of Stacyville Mitchell County sheriffs of ficers said Miss Mostek at tempted to leap from a 2V2 ton truck loaded with coal and scrap iron as it started to overturn She was trapped under the ve hicle as it toppled on its side in a ditch Her father Jerry and her brother Jerome 10 remained in the cab and were not hurt Mostek said the heavy but loosely packed load shifted to the right side of the truck caus ing it to tip over DR R L Whitney Mitchell County coroner said the cause of death was a crushed chest Surviving are her parents a brother Jerome a sister Mrs Glenn Breckenridge all of Mitchell grandparents Joseph Mostek Mitchell Mrs Eda Winterton St Ansgar a n d George Winterton Northwood Funeral services are pending at the Faith Lutheran Church Mitchell Champion Funeral Home Osage is in charge of ar rangements David Retterath had been hunting with his older brothers He was returning home on the tractor while the older boys walked carrying the guns He lost control of the tractor which overturned in a ditch pinning him beneath the seat Minutes later the accident was discov ered by a neighbor Jack Kos ter who found him dead Patrol man Art Jounker reported that he died of a broken neck THE BOYS father a keeper and honey dealer was on a sales trip and it was sev eral hours before he could be located to advise him of the ac cident The victim was the son of Mr and Mrs Bernard Retterath He is survived by his parents five brothers Pfc Bernard Jr in Germany Steven Billy Tom and Bob all at home his grandmother Mrs Theresa Firsching Stacyville Funeral services will be Mon day at Visitation Church Stacy ville Hatten Funeral Home Stacyville is in charge SCIENTIST DIES LOUISVILLE Ky Dr Frederick Fuller Russell 90 who developed the first success ful typhoid vaccine during tha SpanishAmerican War died Thursday f
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