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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper Idittd for ttw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors HOME VOL 99 United Press Internitloni Full Uase Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 31 1960 7c Copy Consists of Four SectionsSection Ont No 71 Hunting a wife I in India Advertise thats how By ROWLAND EVANS JR New YorkHerald Tribune News Service NEW DELHI cated Gujrati Hindu bachelor 46 having income from proper ty and service invites matri menial proposal Elderly lady having her own property and independent income pre ferred Others considered Kind ly state nature income educa tion age Box 20396 The Times of India Bombay Forbright reading the ma trimonial column in the Times has no competition here or any where else The Times gives it to you in depth For example Matrimonial correspondence invited from accomplished beau tiful girls 2830 from families of befitting station by hand some Punjabi senior Centra Services officer 38 No provin cial bars Apply box 20486 The Times of India AND ON THE same day Wanted A really bemutiful and accomplished bride between 18 and 25 for a handsome Parsi youth age 32 holding senior executive appointment Kupees 1000 per month in industrial concern with bright future pros pects Should be willing to go out of Bombay Apply box 20796 etc These modest bids tell some thing of the development of modern India and the slow ero sion of customs deeply lodged in Indian culture Families used to arrange marriages for their children Choosing the right spouse was a ticklish negotia tion often long drawn out and usually without consultation of the two parties directly in volved NEVER AGAIN SO HELP ME This cocker spaniel puppynamed Buff is not the hair of the dog that bit but merely is demonstrating how some gay dogs will feel later on in the morning AP Photofas of New Years Day Buff raises a paw to take the pledge that many others will take as one of their first New Year resolutions Never again Buff is the pet of Steven Himmzer San Francisco Abductor held after wild Minnesota chase RED WING Minn WMar us Sherbourne 39 sought in A good many marriages here the abduction of his estranged are still arranged but more and more the new generation is striking out on its This col lapse of an old institution how ever is proceeding somewhat wife was captured early Satur day after an unsuccessful at after a chase at speeds up to 100 miles an hour Sherbourne had a pistol in his belt and two shotguns room Benson told her to go in side where she identified her self but was unable to get any jone to believe her story at first His capture came about after She finally convinced one pa Reports invasion Laos Border attack by Reds Big war possible By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The proWestern government of Laos reported Saturday that lommunist troops have invaded the country from North Viet Nam Only last week Red China and North Viet Nam warned they would not sit idly by while jaosis overrun by American imperialists Western diplomats and mili ary men had no information to confirm the report The Com munists denied such an inva ion But President Eisenhower met vith topranking military State Department and intelligence ad visers to discuss the reports AMERICAN authorities warn ed that it was too early to say vhether the operations across he border are of the magnitude claimed by the government of jaos The United States has main ained an attitude of extreme caution It realizes that any se rious invasion from North Viet Stem to help the Redled rebels attling proAmerican forces would call for reaction by the Southeast Asia Treaty Organ zation Seato is the eightnation alli ance founded in 1954 to protect he area against aggression by tempt to shoot it out with a wife had escaped from himitron inside the cafe who went outside countries Laos is not a North Iowa Mostly cloudy and colder with scattered light snow Saturday night General ly fair and continued cold Sun day Highs Sunday in 20s Saturday night zero to 10 above Iowa Partly cloudy west and south and cloudy with light snow northeast Saturday night Sunday generally fair Much colder Saturday night and continued cold Sunday Low Saturday night zero to above extreme north to 20s south High Sunday 20 north to lower 30s south Outlook for cloudiness and continued cold with chance of snow flurries Minnesota Cloudy colder light snows Highs Sunday 5 to 15 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 37 20 25 12 sheriff faster than the development of new institutions to bring young Indians of marriage age togeth er at parties or teas or sporting events or whathaveyou It is still more customary to see two Indian youths walking along the sidewalk arm in arm than a boy uty r Sherbourne had Lake breakin Youths take 49 bottles of liquor CLEAR LAKE Two Mason youths were being held by au horities and a third was re eased to his parents after they admitted breaking into the liquor store in Clear Lake early Satur dav 1960 in review Kennedy Powers top newsmakers By KEN BERG GlobeGazette Page One Editor Two young Americans nearly a world apart the best newsmakers of 1960 One was Jack Kennedy born into wealth but with a penchant for political power The other was Francis Powers of humble birth but with a zest to earn a lot of jack Members of the GlobeGazette news staff have voted Ken nedys narrow victory over Vice President Richard Nixon as the No 1 story of year Close behind was Powers whose U2 plane was shot down over Russia to touch off a series of political shock waves that were felt the world over As the new year opens Democrat Kennedy is vacationing in Palm Beach Florida waiting for his inauguration Jan 20 when he can start playing touch football on the White House lawn Powers meanwhile sits in a dank Russian checkers with his Cossack guards and marking time until the end of his 10year sentence Where were you on Tuesday Nov 8 If you were Kennedy youd have been in Massachusetts loafing around the resort town of Hyannis Port after having cast a vote for yourself naturally That same night youd have quaffed a victory toast as eastern states went your way Then youd have sat down with your pretty wife and nervously cracked your knuckles as the central and western states went Nixons Republican way The next morning youd have found yourself president by one of the closest margins in history But youd have proved what you knew all the youre just a beatnix at heart been hunted at the Wagon Wheel Cafe at Iodide and began talking to member but can appeal toj Fortynine bottles of liquor and a girl since Wednesday night when he forced his wife Caroline Voight 21 to accompany him at gun point from a Blairsburg Iowa cafe where she was employed Sheriff E R Lear Webster City Iowa said he had learned that Sherbourne had blamed his wife for his arrest on a bad ACCORDINGLY the f arSe in South Dakota jmoments be matrimonial notice in the news Sherbourne of Albert Lea fore the Zum papers still plays a significant froma police Zumbrota a small community 25 miles south of here Youd better pray good and hard tonight Swanson said Shrebourne told him One more second and Id have had the drop on you and youd be dead Sherbourne drove Zumbrota cafe role Here is one from a would be fatherinlaw Highly respectable profes sional Parsi gentleman invites strictly confidential matrimon ial correspondence for his only doublegraduate daught e r of charming person a li t y tall healthy sweettempered cul tured domestically welltrained 28 years brothers highly for eigntrained on executive with an educated very well placed Parsi boy Please reply in full detail etc SD jail Dec 17 He will Clarence charged with kidnaping DEPUTY SHERIFF William Swanson captured Sherbourne Snow flurries colder seen over holidays Benson came by S h e r bourne was out of the car and peering into the cafe i n dows as jhis wife sat in jthe car Benson approached Benson Sherbourne suddenly jumped into his car and tried to run down Benson who fired five shots at the car blowing out a left front tire Shortly after midnight Swan son spotted the car seven miles north of Zumbrota and started a chase It ended when Sher bourne took a side road then turned onto a dead end farm access Swanson close behind slammed on his brakes jumped out and covered Sherbourne be fore he was able to get out of his car THE DEPUTY sheriff said Sherbourne tried to drop his hands several times to reach ajtions A UN investigation failed Seato for protection if it wishes THE GOVERNMENT said the invasion force numbered seven North Vietnamese battalions supported by artillery They were reported attacking the town of Nonget in the mountain ous 2nd Military Region border ing North Viet Nam Nonget lies about five miles from the border and has uncertain road and tele graphic contact with the capital about 150 miles to the southwest The situation recalled a simi lar charge in April 1959 by an other proWestern Laotian re gime The charge of North Viet namese intervention to back up ommunistled Pathet Lao reb els was taken to the United Na valued at were recov ered from a Car they Xvere riding in shortly after 1 am DENNIS D FINNEGAN 19 is being held in the county jail He was bound over to the Dis trict Court on bond on a charge of larceny in the night time Ronald L Lauer 16 was tem porarily released in the custody of his parents pending further investigation Patrick M Rotha mel 14 is being held for juve nile authorities Clear Lake police said they were conducting a routine check of the store when they noticed a car pulling away Investiga tion revealed the front door WHERE WERE day May 1 gun in his belt Ch which is entirely glass had been Ibroken Giving chase the police If you were Powers youc have been sitting in the jammed cockpit of your unique plane furtively gliding at 70000feet over the Russian countryside But you werent going to church brother and the cameras you carried werent drug store Brownies Likewise the film you were exposing wasnt mere ly capturing for posterity the washing of Russian housewives flapping on the stateowned clotheslines YES YOU WERE earning your salary even though engine trouble and that Russian rocket will keep you from spendj ing it for quite a while i fires of unrest roared higher at home in Cuba But there was plenty of other news in 1960 too some magic some tragic PRINCESS Margaretwafted in to have her picture taken and then walked down the aisle on the arm of the photographer faster than you can say double exposure Japan said so solly jto President Eisenhower and you on Sun1 cancelled his proposed visit In the Congo a new TV pro gram Premier for a went over like wow man At years end military boss Mobu tu was in charge but nursing a severe case of Lumumba lum bago We suddenly found our gold reserves making an end run overseas and the Army re sponded by limiting the number of servicemens wives and fam ilies who could go with them German beergarden proprietors cried ein grosse low blow and the wives howled The brass finally gave that words sometimes speak louder than actions FOR THE THIRD straight The affair had plenty of ramiyear Russia played in the Space Bowl game but found the Yan fications Premier Khrushchev huffed and puffed and blew Officers later found two shotj troop aggression although thejapprehended vouths in theidown thc summit conference inr Kncicln n mnnfcfc Vi Q tfo Inn rrrriirntithal XT carguns beside a road where Sher jwoman Colder weather and somejUps as if to draw attention I widely scattered snow flumes jwhen he thought he noticed apparently had stopped Pathet Lao supplies her punctured by Ben A girl with this ment of riches might have trou ble finding a husband in the United States where the girls outnumber the boys But surely not in India where boys out number girls by a substantial number han Friday when the mercury THE FAMILY of another girl I reached peaks ranging from 37 of marriage age eliminatesat Mason City to 51 at Council caste as a factor in the searchBluffs for the groom as follows Much colder weather is in for Iowa over the New Years holiday Winds were switching to the northwest over Iowa Saturday morning and the forecast called for afternoon highs in the 20s and 30s Thats quite a bit cooler Wellestablished Hindu bride groom for faircomplexioned slim tall educated Punjabi girl 23 of active habits and sweet temper from respectable and welltodo family Caste no bar Contact This is another sign of the changing times here The caste system has been outlawed but its manifestations linger in some profusion Hence pros pective brides and grooms find it expedient to announce their attitudes With a view toward arrang ing a match those seeking a mate seem willing to go quite far as the following indicates Broadminded Hindu 28 wellpaid government servant invites matrimonial correspon dence from fairlooking educa ted girl physical defect consid ered Secrecy assured Apply box 20498 etc You cant go much farther than that prospect for other sections Sat urday night Lows are expected to range from zero to 10 above in the north to near 20 in the south Lows Friday night varied from 17 at Spencer to 28 at Council Bluffs The forecast called for a few snow flurries in northern Iowa Saturday and over much of the state Saturday night and Sun day Snow in the north and rain or snow in the south is indicated for Monday SUB AT SEA CHARLESTON S C The nuclear submarine USS Patrick Henry armed wiih a full load of 16 Polaris tnissiles slipped out of Charleston har bor Friday The Patrick Henry thus became the second nuclear sub armed with nuclear rockets MISS VOIGHT asked to get out of the car and go to a rest SAME jto fix a son Miss Voight a native of Hu ron S D told friends that she thought she was divorced from Sherbourne but that she learned only last week that the divorce was not legal because it was granted while Sherbourne was in a mental institution NELSON DIES ST PAUL Minn UPI Maj Gen Joseph E Nelson veteran of both World Wars and M i n nesota adjutant general since 1949 died Friday He was 63 Communists have long given thecar with ft u US says of Cuban reportsof invasion Jan 18 HAVANA UP Progovern ment newspapers declared Prime Minister Fidel Castros regime has been informed US Marines will invade Cuba on Jan 18 Both the semiofficial Revo lution and the government owned El Mundo said able sources had told the government of an invasion to go on patrol duty beneath thcj plan which they reported was arranged by thc Pentagon and oceans of thc world Thc George Washington t h e first Polaris submarine began its patrol a month ago the Central Intelligence Agen cy They added that it has al been approved by Presi dent Eisenhower who will be by Presidentelect John F Kennedy Jan 20 White House news secretary James Hagerty said nuts in answer to the reports It is a typical smoke screen to secure whatever purposes they are trying to serve There is not a word of truth in it Shortly before thc newspa pers appeared thc Cuban gov ernment suspended regula tions that long have allowed American tourists to enter Cuba easily without visas The papers said these devel opments support the invasion warning Peru broke relations with Cuba Friday night Uruguay said it is consider ing a similar break Venezuela announced it will not recognize the new Cuban Diplomats say thc moves may trigger a mass move by Latin American governments to isolate the Castro regime Lee Harthan manager of the liquor store said on his arrival at the store shortly after 1 am that the place was full of glass Two bushel baskets and a grapefruit box were used to carry away the loot STATE AGENTS checked se rial numbers on the recovered bottles and said they definitely had come from the Clear Lake Istore Finnegan was fined S30 and costs in Jess Buttlemans Jus tice Court On a charge of alter ing his drivers license The boys admitted to sheriffs and juvenile authorities that they had broken into a Swale dale tavern the Frontier Ball room in Mason City Hoover School and with a fourth boy Roosevelt School in Mason City Strikers parade in Brussels BRUSSELS Belgium W larrying blackbordered flags about 2000 grim strikers pa raded through the main streets of Brussels Saturday Strike leaders called it a mourners demonstration for Francois van dcr Strappen 30 who was killed in Fridays fight ng between state police and demonstrators in the worst out break of violence during the 121 layold strike The marchers shouted no slo gans and ignored the police He jetted to the U N in New York winked at the usherettes and took off his shoe and pounded it on his desk in de nunciation Apparently Ed Sulli van hasnt had all the worlds clowns on his show Fidel Castro had something to say about 40 razor blade commercials worth Meanwhile back at the Harlem hotel ranch his henchmen were plucking and grilling chickens while the kee opposition rugged They had some good midfield gains but the many short line bucks of the capitalists hurt Impartial inter planetary scouts on nearby as teroids reported the game pretty much of a standoff The French developed their first Abomb and several hun dred Sahara sand castles were wiped out by the eargesplittea laudenboomer In the south Negroes staged sitins at soda fountains in their demands for a fair shake How we ranked them Results of the GlobeGazette news departments annual poll of the years top stories scored on the basis of 10 points for first place 9 for second and so on POINTS RANKING Out of a possible 140 1 Kennedy beats Nixon 125 2 The U2 Incident 103 3 Summit conference collapses Khrushchev takes complaint to U N 97 4 Congo chaos U N intervention 80 5 Castros turn toward Soviet orbit 72 6 Airliner collision over New York 50 7 Japan cancels Eisenhower visit 39 8 Sitin demonstrations New Orleans integration unrest 34 9 Space and missiles 28 10 Settlement of steel strike 22 Also receiving votes Gold crisis execution of Caryl Chessman Princess Margarets wedding each with 20 RussiaRed China rift 16 Chilean earth quakes 14 Algerian crisis 10 Hurricane Donna 8 Downfall of Rhee in Korea 7 Eichmann case 4 Dim order in Laos 2
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