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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 11, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hit Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION T he VOL 99 Associated Press ind United Press International Full Lease Wires newspaper that makes all North logons MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 11 1961 neighbors 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Four No II Legality of remote control smokes vendors is upheld Big jobs given to young men Life begins in the 40s By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK UP Life begins at 40 in Washington these days and also in many business fields In government men in their forties are taking over in the White House and in many cabinet and other top posts But industry also can muster a sizeable list of companies headed by men in their forties and by some even younger They have come up fast in their fields just as did Presidentelect Kennedy 43 in his and as did the photofinish loser Nixon 48 in the same field of politics Spanning the industrial and political endeavors will be Ro bert S McNamara who at 44 is quitting as president of Ford Motors to become defense secretary IN INDUSTRY there are 1600 heads of successful enterprises who are members of the Young Presidents Organization in which merbership lapses at the age of 49 The great majority of corpor ate chiefs are well above that age of course For most it has been a long climb up the execu tive ladder For many the ten ure of the top office will be short because it has been won onlywhen close to the retire ment age or upon the death of an incumbent also at a mellow age But throughout the nations business history there have al ways been exceptions young men who have risen fast Some have headed young companies Others have taken over esta blished big concerns Some of todays young execu tives run enterprises owned by their families SOME HAVE become the youthful president of a company that absorbed a smaller one he was running An example Nor man E Alexander 46 who be came president of Sun Chemical three years ago when it took over AnsbacherSiegle a pig ment manufacturing firm that he headed since he was 36 To day Alexander also is president of TV and radio stations KXLY in Spokane Wash and KELP in El Paso Texas and of Fed eral Color Inc of Cincinnati Ohio Hundreds of other men in their forties now run up and coming enterprises in widely varied fields scattered across the nation Here is the merest handful of examples Miles B Lane now 48 be came president of the Citizens and Southern National Bank in Atlanta Ga when 34 The banks net worth has gone from million to million dur ing his regime He preaches the humanizing of banks and also seeking out opportunities to lend rather than waiting for borrow ers to drop in Richard Leghorn 41 is presi dent of Itek Corp a space age technological firm at Waltham Mass which he helped start three years ago HENRY ALBRECHT 48 started the WacoPorter Corp of Minneapolis from scratch in 1945 It makes portable metal scaffolding with sales now more than million a year Beverly Howard 46 president of Hawthorne Aviation an air craft sales and flight training concern became its head when he was 21 He started his bus iness career as a grease mon DBS MOINES UPI The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Wed nesday that remote control cigarette vending machines are legal The high court ruled on two appeals and in effect said the machines still require the oper ator of the establishment to dis pense the cigarettes even though they are contained in the machine Both of the appeals originated in Des Moines and in both cases the rulings by the late Polk County District Court Judge Carroll Switzer that the ma chines were legal were upheld TWO TYPES of vending ma chines were involved in the ap peals One was the type in which purchasers put coins into the machine but the proprietor must push a switch before the cigar ettes can be obtained This case involved an appeal by former Atty Gen Norman Erbe from Switzers ruling in the case of the Continental Industries The other type is one in which the customer gives the money to the proprietor and he puts it into the coin box which is not accessible to the pur chaser This caseinvolved an appeal from a lower court rul ing in favor of Imperial Ven dors Both cases were upheld by the narrowest of margins 44 with newly elected Justice Bruce M Snell not taking part in the decision In case of ties the opinion of the lower court is upheld THE MAJORITY reasoned that machineselling in itself is not illegal in Iowa and that the law prohibits only the sale of cigarettes by means of a de vice known as a vending ma chine Thus the majority said it felt the legislature intended that cigarette sales should be banned only from a wholly automatic type machine It said that only one section of Iowa law specifically limits the sale of cigarettes and that is to persons under 18 years of age Voting to uphold the lower court decission were Justices Norman R Hays Robert L Larson Henry Peterson and T Eugene Thornton In a dissenting opinion Chief Justice Theodore G Garfield said the courthad repeatedly held we have no power to write into a statute words not there He said he could not understand how the majority could arrive at the decision that the legisla ture meant wholly automatic machines FAIRandWARMER 6V Many other presidents have yet to see 40 Ed White 32 be came head of Bowmar Instru ment Fort Wayne Ind nine years ago with in capital and an idea That a small spe cialty firm could compete with electronic giants in making miniaturized aircraft and mis sile control components Gross sales last year were million North Iowa Generally fair with no important t e m p e rature change through Thursday Lows Wednesday night 1218 Highs Thursday 3542 fair with little temperature change through Thursday Lows Wednesday night 1622 Highs Thursday 30s northeast to mid 40s south west Further change in weather for Friday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal Wednesday night through next Monday with only minor daily changes Normal highs are from the mid 20s north to 32 degrees south Normal lows are from 5 to 10 above zero north to 10 to 15 south Little if any pre cipitation is indicated Minnesota Mostly fair and warm High Thursday in 40s Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 35 Minimum 13 On the inside Clear Lake News Pages 1213 Society News H15T6 Sports 1711 Latest Markets 26 Mason City News 2427 Comics 28 Editorials North Iowa News 32 AP Photofax CLASSES AS USUAL Charlayne Hunter 18 is surrounded by newsmen top photo after attending her first class at University of Georgia since it was integrated by court order She said several students wislied me luck and said if I needed any help to call on them One of the few instances of unrest came when awhite student lower photo waved a rag doll on a string and was chased by the dean of students Color line broken at U of Georgia ATHENS Ga ffi Two teenage Negroes quietly sat down in classes with white students Wednesday after federal court rulings swept aside nearly two centuries of segregation at the University of Georgia Charlayne A Hunter 18 and Hamilton E Holmes 19 trudged along the oak and elm lined walkways to psychology and zoology classes respectively No crowds bothered them There was just the usual flow ol students making their way to the 9 a m classes in a score of buildings spread out over an area of more than two miles Some of the white boys and girls cast curious the two Negroes Others paid them no attention Some spoke to them It was just another day at one of the nations higher educational centers While all was quiet in the uni versity town there were rum blings in Atlanta of further dis pleasure with integration on any level HOUSE SPEAKER George L Smith and State Auditor B E Thrasher Jr expressed the opin ion that the present appropria tions act automatically cuts off funds to the university when in tegrated But regardless of their views normal operations pro ceeded The US Supreme Court Tues day refused Georgias plea to further delay integration at the school Gov Ernest Vandiver said the appeal to the high court ex hausted the states legal reme dies Vandiver earlier was stopped from closing the doors of the university by US Dist Judge W A Beetles temporary injunction against cutting off state funds to the school MISS HUNTER 18 a fresh man from Atlanta spent the night on the campus in a two room suite in a womens dormi tory Crowds gathered outside some yelling but a white coed said later that white girls chatted with the Negro in her room in a generally friendly reception Freshmen women are required to live on the cam pus Holmes 19 a former student at Morehouse College in Atlanta spent the night offcampus in Athens at an undisclosed loca tion He is not required to live on campus and was told there is no dormitory space available for him Miss Hunter completed regis tration Tuesday as a journalism student transferring from Wayne University in Detroit and Holmes as an arts and sci encc major He wants eventual ly to become a doctor We Sank Jack club formed TOKYO Jap anese whose ship almost killec John F Kennedy in 1943 gather tiere this weekend to draft a cable congratulating him on his inauguration Jan 20 as U S president are the survivors of the Amagiri the Japanese destroyer that rammed and sank Ken nedys torpedo boat in the Solo mons Kennedy received a se vere back injury but swam to safety The Amagiris former skipper Kohei Hanami 51 and n o w a farmer said Kennedys elec tion brought so much attention to the incident that the destroy ers survivors have formed a club Weatherman still smiling on lowans Iowa continues to get a lucky break from the weatherman Some fog moved into the northern sections of the state during the night However i dissipated rapidly and fair skies again ruled the entire state Forecasters predict continued mild weather under fair skies through Thursday In fact the forecast for the next five days calls for fair skies and tempera tures 510 degrees above normal Guard goes berserk kills two himself WASHINGTON WVJohn Pledger 40 a governmen building guard went berserk Wednesday shot down four per sons and killed himself Two of his four victims died instantly The others were critically wounded Medical plan brings split vote To delay vote on gag rule WASHINGTON leader ship move to sidetrack a fight over strengthening the Senates anlifilibuster rule fueled fresh controversy Wednesday and left prospects for a vote in doubt A motion to refer the dispute o the Senate Rules Committee or study was offered late Tues day by Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield of Mon ana with the backing of Repub ican Leader Everett M Dirk sen of Illinois But liberals of both parties rose in protest and Mansfields attempt to obtain agreement to vote on the motion Friday was blocked EVER SINCE the Senate met Jan 3 it has been caught up in a dispute over whether to change its rules to make it eas ier to break a filibuster It now takes a twothirds majority of senators voting Mansfield in moving to refer the issue to the Rules Commit tee for hearings said he wanted to avoid a long disruptive figh at the start of the session tha would delay action on Presi dentelect John F Kennedys legislative program As chairman of the Rule Committee he pledged to leavi no stone unturned to bring bad for action later in the session a measure to place a tighte curb on filibusters LEADERS OF a bipartisan group of 23 senators backing a proposal to permit debates to be limited by the vote of 51 sen ators or a majority of the 100 members protested this course They argued that any change in rules recommended by the Rules Committee was likely to run into a Southern filibuster that could not be shut off ex cept by a twothirds majority Their fight for action now is based on the contention that at he outset of a new Congress a filibuster against a change in Senate rules can be halted by majority vote SAME Iowa Safety Department Figures Black Flag Means Traffic Death in Past 24 Hours 1 group not i n favor AP Photofax BROADWAY STAR LIGHTS UP Christine Nor den singing star of Broadway musical Tenderloin lights a cigar after nuisance charges against her were dismissed in a New York court A neighbor charged her sleep was disturbed by Miss Nordens singing and piano playing late at night Court noted that most of buildings tenants are entertainers and advised the complainant to move Miss Norden said she recently received her citizenship papers and she likes to sing and play the Star Spangled Banner when the impulse hits me N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Russia has deployed three missile tracking ships in the Pacific in a move that may indicate some new space spectacular is in the works the Navy reports ROCHESTER Minn The Mayo Clinic an nounced that novelist Ernest Hemingway who en tered the famed diagnostic institution Nov 30 under an assumed name is being treated for hypertension WASHINGTON Treasury secretarydesignate Douglas Dillon told a Senate hearing he has placed his corporation holdings in a special trust outside his control to assure there will be no conflict of interest while he is in the Kennedy cabinet Dillon now under secretary of state in the Eisenhower administration assured the Senate Finance committee at a confirma tion hearing that he favors a balanced budget reten tion of the congressional power to fix tax rates and careful use of taxation in dealing with recessions WASHINGTON The Soviet Union reportedly has rebuffed a U S suggestion that an international control commission for Laos be revived GRAVE ROBBERY SUSPECT Jerry Reynolds 22 airman second class from Creighton Mo is held by state police after his arrest in connection with two grave robberies near Jacksonville Ark AP Photofai Officers said Reynolds admitted the bizarre thefts but offered no explana tion One body was stolen and an at tempt to take a second body failed STROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Two groups of the White House conference on the aged Wednesday ap proved Presidentelect John Kennedys plan to provide med ical care for the aged under So cial Security A third rejected it Kennedys plan to provide health benefits for persons over 65 by raising payroll taxes was approved 170 to 99 by the income maintenance section assigned to consider the topic the hottest before the meeting The conference section discus sing economic and social impli cation of population trends avored medical care for the aged under Social Security 39 o 10 BUT IN A surprise move the lealth and medical care section came out against the Kennedy plan by a 165 to 122 votes and said it was undesirable and would lower standards of medi cal care The opposing views will be come part of the final record of the conference that will be sub mitted to Kennedy within 90 days On a test vote Tuesday the Social Security approach was approved 96 to 77 by delegates in seven workshops assigned to make recommendations on fi nancing medical costs of older persons Kennedy received a task force report recommending a federal medical care program financed jy a onefourth of one per cent Doost in social security taxes paid by wageearners and their employers The presidentelect las assigned top priority to a Social Security medical plan THE P R ESI DE N T of American Medical Association denounced the plan recommend ed by the task force as danger ous and unnecessary Dr E Vincent Askey said the Social Security approach would put the federal government into the medical field on a massive scale and would lead to more and more governmental regi mentation for patient and doc tor alike with consequent red tape waste of tax dollars de lay in helping those who need help and poorer medical care He urged a fair and thor ough chance for the plan ap proved by Congress last year providing federal grants to states which give medical bene fits to needy aged persons Andrew J Biemiller chief lobbyist for the AFLCIO and a conference delegate said that conference backing for the Ken nedy proposal would give it a tremendous boost toward con gressional passage later this year Ball given No 3 job in State Dept PALM BEACH Fla BPres ident elect John F Kennedy Wednesday completed the State Department high command with the appointment of a close po litical associate of Adlai E Ste venson as undersecretary of state for economic affairs the third highest post in the depart ment Kennedy back at the sea side home of his parents after a week of conferences in New York Boston and Washington gave the foreign policy job to George W Ball 51 a Democrat who has a background of serv ice in government and now is a Washington attorney specializ ing in international law DOG TRAINING ALBERT LEA Minn A policeman from Albert Lea is being sent to a Maryland school for training with police dogs The city council approved the training as it plans to add two dogs to the law en forcement 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