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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North lowai Daily Newspaper Edited for Hem MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors VOL Auocisted tad United Press InUrnatlontl full fjntr Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY f INI 7e Copy Paper of Two No One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sunday KWLC Decorah 1340 pm Sun WOI Ames 640 pm Tuesday WTADf Qulncy 930 pm Thurs WSUI City 910 Sat A good sign that we are growing up ftTEVER IN AMERICAN HIS tory have the outgoing and incoming administrations made as wholehearted an effort to in sure an orderly transition in federal executive power as this year President Eisenhower has extended and Presidentelect Kennedy has accepted the help ing hand without reservation It started on the day after the Nov 8 election when in a tele gram to Kennedy this was be fore the contest was finally de President Eisenhower said I stand ready to meet with you at any mutually convenient time to consider problems of continuity of government and orderly transfer of exeautive re sponsibility on Jan 20 The President proceeded to suggest that Kennedy send one of his assistants to meet with his principal staff assistant Gen Wilton B Persons Later meetings with other Eisenhower aides budget director Secre tary of State and anybody Ken nedy might wish to see were likewise suggested That was a gracious act on the part of President Eisenhow er And let it be said in fairness that the Kennedy acceptance and all that has followed was equally gracious Its this that led me to suggest in the title of this commentary that America is indeed growing up govern mentally AT THE REQUEST of the Presidentelect Clark M Clif ford who had served during the 1960 campaign as Kennedys chief agent for studying trans ferofauthority problems met with Gen Persons and started a whole series of conferences each reflecting a disposition on the part of the outgoing and the incoming administrations to put national welfare above partisan considerations The meeting in Florida on Nov 14 between Kennedy and his defeated rival Vice Presi dent Richard M Nixon now titular head of the GOP was in a sense symbolic of the whole spirit involved in this matter This was followed by announce ment that J Edgar Hoover di rector of the FBI and Allen W Dulles director of CIA would continue in their posts The extended conference be tween Eisenhower and Kennedy was so highly publicized that it needs no more than this pass ing mention here The Presi dentelect went all out in his ex pression of gratitude to Ike HOW VASTLY DIFFERENT this chain of events from that which transpired just a century ago when Abraham Lincoln took over the reins of warthreatened America from his predecessor James Buchanan Lincolns only previous contact with Washing ton was as a oneterm repre sentative in the lower house a dozen years or so earlier He was an undistinguished lawmak er it should be noted too During the fourmonth transi tion period as against 10 weeks seven southern states seceded from the Union Ar senals and other federal proper ty were seized By March 4 1861 when Lincoln finally ar rived by slow train in Washing ton war between the states had become inevitable Whether armed hostilities could have been avoided through cooperation between the incom ing and outgoing administrations is doubtful Buchanan ws a most ineffectual chief executive But the war most assuredly could have been shortened if Lincoln had been properly back grounded in advance INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH and its a proof of how great he had grown in stature in four years under fire Lincoln in considering the real possibility of defeat for reelection by Gen George B McClellan wrote a note on Aug 23 1864 stating It would be my duty so to Ctntimwd en Pift D AP Photofax REGISTRATION DELAYED Alfred Holmes left escorts his son Hamilton yearold institution But a federal 19 and Charlayne Hunter 18 to the judge who last week ordered the school registrars office at the University of to open its doors to Negroes granted a Georgia in Athens as they sought to be stay Monday to permit an appeal to a the first Negroes admitted to the 175 higher court Airline hit by strike ST PAUL Minn Northwest Airlines announced Monday it will ground all its do mestic flights at the end of the day as a result of the latest flight engineer walkout However Northwest officials said the line would begin imme diate daily jet service across the Pacific despite the strike Northwest flight engineers who man piston engine planes went on strike joining jet flight engineers who walked out three months ago THE AIRLINES is the na tions sixth largest Northwest has been hobbled by a strike since Oct 11 when 28 jet engineers assigned to Northwests DC8 jet airliners walked off the job About 260 engineers are in volved in the latest walkout Mondays action resulted from the airline two weeks ago re suming a SeattletoMiami jet flight using supervisory per sonnel as flight engineers At issue in the dispute are higher pay and flight training for flight engineers DONALD W NYROP NW president said the airline re grets the inconvenience to the traveling public and the severe hardship through lack of income to its employes because of the strike For three months we have made every effort to reach a fair settlement with the engi neers he said At the same time Northwest had watched its resources being drained by the partial strike The airline had offered flight engineers annually for manning the jets over the na tion and on international flights The airline also wanted the flight engineers on the jets to be qualified as pilots North Iowa Generally fair through Tuesday Warmer Monday night lows 1624 Lit tle temperature change Tues day except possibly turning colder extreme northeast highs 3242 Iowa Generally fair through Tuesday Warmer Monday night lows in the 20s Turning colder northeast and extreme north Tuesday highs 30s northeast to 40s southwest Further outlook Fair and continued mild Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 6 to 9 degrees above normal with no large daytoday temperature change Normal maximums 25 north to lower 30s south Normal minimums 6 above north to 15 south No signifi cant precipitation is expected Minnesota Mostly clear warm er Highs Tuesday near 35 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 22 Minimum 2 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 31 Minimum 1 One eggstreme to another on Colwell farm COLWELL The laying flock of Earl Kiess farmer living two miles southeast of here goes from one extreme to the other Kiess found one huge egg which weighed 5 ounces nor mal egg is about two ounces and measured 8 inches arounc the middle and 10 inches arounc lengthwise It was laid by a pullet hen Then he found an other this one not even the size of a ping pong ball al though perfectly round It was produced by a yearold hen Some years ago Earl found an egg with the initial E formed on the shell from lime deposits In tune with the times Laos Algeria where will the next world headache arise The only way to judge of course is by careful daybyday reading of the news Check how carefully you have been following world events by taking this weeks news quiz on page 17 Answers are on page 18 The quiz is part of the educational program of the GlobeGazette which also sponsors the VEC Weekly News Filmstrip in 59 schools in this area Students will find the weekly newspaper quiz a val uable aid in preparing for their current events dis cussions Lynes Senate leader DES MOINES WPIJ Kendal i y n e s 57yearold Plainfielc farmer Sunday Was elected Re publican majority leader of the owa Senate for the current ses sion of the Iowa Legislature The senators meeting in cau cus here named Sen Irving I Long 65 Man chester attor ney as presi dent protern Lynes who will be attend his 13th legislative ses s i o n served as president protern during Session opens at Capitol Legislatures slate full DES MOINES tfl The 59th owa Legislature opened Mon day with strong Republican ma orities in both houses and the avowed intention of coming to grips early with major issues such as reapportionment Major events of the first week svill be the state of the state speech by retiring Democratic Gov Herschel Loveless Tues day affd the inaugural of Re publican Gov elect Norman Srbe Thursday REPUBLICANS HOLD a 3515 edge in the Senate and a 7830 margin in the House The House was called to order at a m and the invoca tion was read by the Rev Vin cent A Walsh pastor of St Francis de Sales Church Keo mk The Senate officially con vened at a m with the invocation read by Dr John C Eishard pastor of the tional Church at Forest City House Speaker Henry Nelson RForest City in his opening re marks listed reapportionment distribution of road use tax unds increased state aid to pub lie schools the needs of Iowas institutions of higher learning and agricultural land tax credits as among the top issues facing the legislators But he cautioned These are but a few of the major head aches before you He said he hoped that the House means to approve an effective operating and capital improvement budge that calls for no tax increases The session is hailed by legislators and political observ ers as potentially the most con troversial in Iowa hjstory I also may be the longest reg ular session the and possibly one of the mos constructive THE MAKEUP of the Legis lature as usual is dominatec by Sixty House mem hers and 22 senators list farm ing farm management or farm owner as their occupation Law yers are next most numerous 12 in the House nine in the Senate Sen Richard C Turner 33 RCouncil Bluffs is the young est senator and Sen George Weber 77 RColumbus Junc tion is the oldest Ages of Democratic senators range from Sen Joe Coleman 37 Clare to Sen Robert C Moore 72 Dun lap the 1959 sion ses LYNES Sen Jack Schroeder RDavenport was majority leader two years ago He did not run for reelection LYNES WAS named major ty leader on the second closed ballot a Senate spokesman said Long was named presi dent protern on the first ballot After the caucus Lynes said n a statement We are going to adopt the rules of the 1957 General As sembly with the exception that all committee meetings will be open to the press At the outset of the 1959 ses sion the Republican majority lad stripped Democratic Lt Gov Edward McManus of all committee appointive powers by suspending the rules of the ses sion of 1957 BY ITS latest action Senate Republicans will be restoring those powers to Republican Lt Gov William Mooty of Grundy Center Several other senators re portedly were nominated for majority leader at the caucus including Robert B Rigler 38 New Hampton banker Lynes considered a conser vative reportedly had made a determined effort prior to the caucus to marshal support for his candidacy Rigler also was an active candidate LYNES REPRESENTS tht 39th Senatorial District com posed of Bremer Butler and Franklin Counties Republicans will be holding a clearcut majority in the com ing session of the Iowa Senate Democrats several weeks ago had named their The youngest House member is Rep Charles Grassley R New Hartford who is 27 The oldest is 72yearold Rep Fred Hanson ROsage Oldest House Democrat is Rep W J Jo hannes 70 Ashton and the youngest is Rep John P Kib bie 31 Emmetsburg On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 Sports 1112 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics 16 North News 17 Clear Lake News 18 De Gaulle gets OK on Algeria N ews m a FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES nutshell HAVANA U S Atlantic fleet units are head ing toward Guantanamo Bay and the Caribbean on annual maneuvers which already are drawing strong criticism from Fidel Castros propaganda outlets Regular Cuban army units moved into Havanas waterfront and set up military tents to repulse what Prime Minister Fidel Castro calls an attack from the north WASHINGTON Senate hearings on President elect John F Kennedys Cabinet appointments will start Wednesday First to come under the Senates and consent procedure will be Douglas Dil lon Kennedys choice for secretary of the Treasury WASHINGTON The Supreme Court decided 63 that the United States need not pay damagesfor cancellation of the controversial Dixon Yates power plant contract LUANG PRABANG Laos Russian airplanes were reported to have resumed flying in supplies to the Communist Pathet Lao guerrilla forces which are in control of the Plain of Jars in northern Laos Ike wonts action on plan for aging WASHINGTON UfJ President Eisenhower urged delegate to the White House conference on aging Monday to develop everj opinion no matter how bitterly opposed in an effort to provide goals for the country In a brief welcoming address to the conference of 2500 dele gates in Constitution Hall the President said that is what he un derstands conferences are for He said he hoped the fourday deliberations would bring ou material on problems of the aging that Congress can use in it deliberations He thus nized a controversy that was raging even before the confer ence opened how to finance medical care for the aged The Chief Executive 70 and about to retire from the White House job laughingly said that he did not want to get too definite about this aged busi ness He said he was not going to express his own views because hey already are wellknown and besides Im not a dele gate I applaud the conference the President said and added felt Congress did a good thing in asking him to call it Apparently top government of icials were attempting to ease controversy over charges made and denied that the conference has been stacked by the American Medical Associa tion insurance and business groups against a program of medical care for the aged tied to the Social Security program Secretary of Welfare Arthur S Flemming in his opening re marks urged the delegates to act regardless of the contro versial character of certain pro grams in such a way that this disagreement will not result in the nation finding itself on dead center Photofax COOP HONORED Hun dreds of celebrities turned out for a testimonial dinner in Hollywood for vet eran actor Gary Cooper shown here with Greer Gar son left and Audrey Hep burn Cooper was praised and kidded by the stars in the tra ditional goodhumored Friars dinner Said Cooper after 35 years as a star Am I the luckiest guy alive yep HERES A TWIST NEWARK E n g 1 and Youngsters at a Newark high school have asked their teachers o give them homework becaus hey are bored with the same old programs on television GOP members of council part amiably DES MOINES UPD Re publican members of the Iowa Executive Council Monday thanked Gov Herschel Love less for the splendid coopera tion which has marked the past four years during coun cil sessions The council meeting wasthe last for the retiring Demo cratic chief executive but all the Republican state officers gave the Governor warm words of praise at the meet ings adjournment And Love less returned the compliments Loveless fellow Ottumwan Auditor Chet B Akers told Loveless that he had been a very very good governor but Im not sorry to see you go be cause youre a Democrat I want to thank you for your splendid cooperation Agricultural Secretary Clyde Spry said that weve never had any difficulty in working things out and Im very grate ful for that The other republican mem tive assistant Alma Ward drip Loveless personal secre tary Margaret Lipovac as sistant secretary and Mary Cullison the governors par dons and notary publiccom missions assistant Rinard stepped up to the ber of the council Treasurer righthand mans slot when M L Abrahamson said the Dr Robert Johnson Loveless first executive assistant re leaders They are Sen Andrew Secretary of State Melvin D most pleasing thing to him in dealing with the governor dur ing the past four years was that everything has been above the table In Loveless office however there was an unmistakeable trace of sadness Four close employes of the governor all of whom joined him in Janu ary 1957 when he became the stales third Democratic chief executive since the turn of the Will move ahead to end war 53 of votes favor plan ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Charles de Gaulle riding high on a new ote of confidence from the Trench people will speed his fforts to end the sixyearold Igerian war Jacques Soustelle spokesman or the rightwing settlers in Al eria admitted that the voters ad handed De Gaulle a blank heck to carry out his Algerian iolicies De Gaulle returned to Paris rom his country home where he card the results of the nation vide referendum vote on his Al erian policies He met with r e m i e r Michel Debre and ilanned to meet with the cabinet Wednesday morning to review the situation NEARLY COMPLETE results if the referendum from metro politan France Algeria Sahara overseas departments and over seas territories not including Polynesia gave this picture Votes cast yes 17423691 7994 per cent of valid 2506 per cent of valid abstentions and invalid 283 per percentage of yes votes to registered per cent Backed by a solid 7525 per cent of the votes cast in metro politan France De Gaulle was expected to push ahead rapidly with these moves He will announce probably next week details of a new pro visional administration for Al eria giving it greater internal autonomy as a first step to wards later independence HE PROBABLY will reshuffle he Debre cabinet to bring in a number of leading members of he Gaullist Union for the New Republic He is likely to make approach es to the Algerian Moslem rebel eaders for reopening of direct peace talks He may later propose a round able conference with all Alger an groups including the rebels While no widespread violence materialized immediately as the referendum results were an nounced a smattering of inci dents were reported Moslems swinging axes and shovels ran riot through the eastern Alger an town of Batna They clashed with security forces looted lomes and smashed cars But here were no immediate re ports of casualties At least 36 Moslems were killed in violence that erupted during the three days of the ref erendum The most serious clash occurred at the Algerian town of Tiaret in which 12 were killed Parents jailed for mistreating child JACKSONVILLE Fla W An 8yearold Negro girl is hos pitalized with hiultiplc injuries rom torture police said John and Mattie Pickens her parents were arrested Sunday for in vestigation Deputy sheriff Rob rt Stringer said the childs toe nails had been pulled out she las a broken right arm malnu rition and pneumonia and her body bears burns and whip marks The Pickens have seven other children Frommelt of Dubuque minority Synhorst who started the century have borne the brunt leader C Edwin Gilmour of Grinnell assistant minority leader round of plaudits for the gov ernor said Its been a real of the Nov 8 election defeats They arc Park Rinard Ma signed to return to the Univer sity of Iowa and later became an economic adviser in Viet Nam Mrs Warddrip and Mrs Lipovac wont be leaving the Statehouse Thursday when Re publican Gov Norman Erbe takes over Theyll move up stairs to work for Rep John Ely Cedar Rapids and Rep C 1 c v e Carnahan Ottumwa respectively Rinard said his plans arc in definite and that he wont pleasure towork with you and son City the governors exccu know for a couple of days SAME 196020 Iowa Safety Dtpirtment Black Flair Meant Traffic Meant in Fait 31 Hmri Dtatli   

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