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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North I ovans Ajsoclated Press and United Press International Full Wlrei MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 14 1961 neighbors 7c i Copy Paper Consists of Two No 14 Speculate over mystery rocket t Ike cant think of retiring Hell be kept plenty busy By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON President Eisenhower leaves Washington for Gettysburg which is to be his permanent home and head quarters but he i in no sense retiring The longpostponed trip to Japan is planned for Septem ber or October and a visit to Navy indicated the three ships Nigeria has been discussed The Chief Executive for that matter WASHINGTON S sci entists puzzled Saturday over a mystery rocket fired from the Soviet Union in the direction of the Pacific Ocean The Ail Force said it still had not determined whether it was a longrange missile ora space vehicle An Air Force radar station at Shemya Island Alaska detect ed the object passing in a south easterly direction THE SOVIET press and radio ignored the speculation Three Soviet missile instru ment ships were spotted earlier this week moving toward an im pact area about i000 miles southwest of Hawaii where the Russians have tested longrange missiles before has received invitations from previous shots the Soviet Union the heads of state of almost had given international warn might every nonCommunist nation the world was that The presence of ships considered an indication the Soviet Union might be pre paring for another missile test or possibly a space launching But latest reports from the were still a days sailing away from the impact area Also in Even if President Eisenhower did not envision hiihself as a sort of private goodwill ambas sador he would be kept busy In a very real sense the man who leaves the White House cannot retire His correspond ence alone is an arduous chore FORMER PRESIDENT Hoover for example receives in the order of 100000 letters a year Harry S Truman has said I have the biggest in dividual mail in the state of in ings so that ships iclear of the impact area stay There has been no such warn ing this time THERE WAS speculation among scientists that the Rus sians might be attempting some sort of space shoot and felt it was not necessary to give any warning to ships When sighted earlier this Missouri and maybe bigger than any in a lot of other states In recognition of this heavy burden Congress in 1958 while providing an annual pen sion for former presidents also afforded them free mailing privileges and the cost of main taining an office and secretarial service Hoover a man of large in dependent means gives his pension the net after taxes to charity as he did his Pres idential pay Truman said two years ago If I hadnt inherited some property that finally paid things through Id be on relief right now Taxes and clerical help presumably have eaten up the half million he received from his memoirs Eisenhower is more favorably circum stanced his Gettysburg farm is valued at and his in vestment portfolio at EISENHOWER after a rest at Gettysburg and golf in Cal ifornia will sail abroad as a retired head of state just as U S Grant and T R Roose velt and Harry Truman did on completion of their terms in the White House When Grant left office in 1877 week the three Soviet instru ment ships were moving south east from the Kamchatka Pen insula to the previously used impact area They were a little over half way along the route toward the impact area when observed Tuesday The the Sibir Chukpta and were de ployed in a wide triangle at the tinie of the sighting They were about 400 miles west of Midway Island and about 1200 miles from Hawaii The 44000squaremile impact area used in the Pacific has been for missile firings from points in the southern part of the Soviet Union over a range of about 8000 miles Claims two Reds died in space HONOLULU Force United spokesman States has says Air the unofficial but very specific information that two Russian astronauts died during an attempt to be the first men in space Col Paul D Hickman of i r v v wUI i d UI JHUItlllClll JJ he had a few thousand dollars the Armed Forces Industrial saved from his salary and a college staff told a national se desire to see the world He curity seminar meeting that one stayed away for more than attempt coincided with from capital to Soviet prernier Nikita Khrush years going capital accumulating what has been described as an increas ing baggage train of gifts and souvenirs Teddy Roosevelt made a sim ilar brilliant European tour af ter an African hunt arranged upon leaving office He told the German Kaiser that lie alone of European sovereigns could carry Roosevelts New York ward He lectured formally at the Sorbonne Oxford and in return for his Nobel Peace Prize at Christiana He represented the United States at the funeral of Edward VII where he is said to have had the time of his life TRUMAN IN his European tour of 1956 had an audience with Pope Pius XII and received an honorary degree at Oxford he was addressed in Latin as Harricum Hoover became an elder statesman after leaving office and he also has contributed much valuable time to public service Truman has remained proudly a politician In truth there is no pattern for former Presidents John Quincy Adams was elected to the House for nine terms after leaving the presidency and was there a glowing bulwark of righteousness The only former J J Cmi Q t A AP Photofax PLANS TO MARRY LEOPOLD Mrs Trudi Feld Garcia de Quevedo widowed operator of a flower shop in San Puerto Rico says she is planning to marry Nathan Leopold Chicagos thrill killer of Bobby Franks as soon as he is granted a re duction of his parole period She is shown here with her sister Mrs Anita Faure at a hospital benefit party in San Juan a year ago It was at the party that she met Leopold N ews in a nu FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES tshell LAMBARENE Gabon Africa Dr Albert Schweitzer quietly observed his 86th birthday inter rupting work at his famed jungle hospital only long enough to open presents and read a sheaf of greetings MOSCOW The Soviet Union has charged that American warships halted aSoviet tanker in the Caribbean and demanded in a protest note that it cease the provocative acts immediately VIENTIANE Laos Communist rebels have driven government forces out of the jungle outpost of Ta Viang in a victory that could delay the govern ments counteroffensive against redheld Xieng Khouang WASHINGTON Presidentelect John F Ken nedys Cabinet choices appear to have clear sailing ahead toward Senate confirmation But some of his secondline appointees are in troubled waters They include Chester Bowles as undersecretary of state and Robert Weaver FHA administrator T chevs visit to the United Na tions last September At least one Russian died in an attempt when the space vehicle burned up in the earths atmosphere he said Hickman said the United States knew the name of one of the Russians killed in the space attempt He said that in the past two months Russian space scientists were demoted as a result of the failures and that a new team of Soviet missile men now is in charge of the Russian race to put a man in space The new leaders have been ordered to get a man in space immediately he said New GOP post to Shennndoah man DBS MOINES Ty son 36 Shenandoah has been named executive secretary of the Republican State Central Committee a new post created to coordinate and strengthen party work between elections Tyson will set up headquar ters in Iowa and will begin work at once said State Chairman Verne R Martin who an nounced the appointment North Iowa Partly cloudy through Sunday Lows Satur day night 1520 A little warm er Sunday highs in mid 30s Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Warmer extreme northwest Saturday night lows 1520 north 2025 south A little warmer Sun day highs 3540 Further out change in weather Monday Minnesota Partly cloudy north considerable cloudiness south through Sunday Warmer west and north Saturday night lows 1020 Warmer Sunday highs 2538 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 40 Minimum 17 SIX DIE IN FIRE YOUNGSTOWN Ohio UPI family of six perished of asphyxiation Saturday when fire swept a second floor rear apartment in suburban Camp bell Dead were Henry Palen 42 his wife Rose 39 and their four children Michael 14 Deb bie 8 Gerald 5 and Carol Ann president elected to the Senate i The appointee has been active was Johnson who died too sooniin previous Republican cam after to be of any influence1 paigns Tyson a bachelor is a there Taft after teaching lawjgraduate of the State University at Yale was appointed chiefof Iowa and for 10 years has juitice his incumbency wasjbecn associated with Central unremarkable ISurveys of Shenandoah Light snow and colder weather moves into Iowa Temperatures more nearly typical for the season were mov ing back into Iowa Saturday aft er more than a week of unusual jly mild weather Light snow fell at Counci Bluffs Lamoni had a mixture of freezing rain and light snow The snow was expected to move into the central portion of the state and there was a chance that light rain or snow would spread into the southeast On Friday record highs for the date were reported from Davenport Des Moines Lamo ni Cedar Rapids Ottumwa and Waterloo Washington had the state high of 60 Friday Lamoni and Ot tumwa had 59 Davenport 58 ledar Rapids 58 and Burlington 56 Mason City had 40 The effect of the change was reflected in the Saturday morn ing readings Spencer had an overnight low of 11 Other lows ranged up to 33 at Burlington It will be colder over all of the state Saturday night with lows from 5 to 10 in the north east to near 20 in the southwest Loveless is given federal renegotiation position OTTUMWA ffi Former Gov Herschel Loveless said Saturday he has accepted ap pointment as a member of the Federal Renegotiation Board President elect John F Kennedy confirmed the ap pointment in Palm Beach Fla The position pays a year Loveless 49 and a Demo crat said he had visited with Kennedy on a couple of oc casions since the Nov 8 elec tion and that he had known of the appointment for sever al weeks Gov George Docking of Kansas like Loveless a favor iteson prospect for the Demo cratic presidential nomination and who also lost to a Repub lican in seeking a new guber natorial term was appointed a director of the ExportIm port Bank It too pays 000 a year The Renegotiation Board on which Loveless will succeed Donald Ross has the job of reworking government con tracts to eliminate any exces sive profits to private busi ness Loveless said he already has studied the last report of the board The board saved a good many millions of dollars last year and it certainly is a good opportunity for public service he said The twotime governor was a supporter of Kennedy dur ing the 1960 presidential cam paign He lost his bid for a U S Senate seat to Republi can Jack Miller of Sioux City Loveless said he and Mrs Loveless will go to Washing ton next week for Kennedys inaugural but would return after that tb Ottumwa He ex pects to get started on his new assignment early next month The job requires Sen ate confirmation The appoint ment is for an indefinite term Mr and Mrs Loveless plan to maintain their newly pur chased home here They have spent considerable time re cently in redecorating and re pairing it Q Loveless mayor of Ottum wa from 1944 to 1953 was in private business here before he was elected governor in 1956 He was reelected in 1958 Before entering active poli tics he worked for the Chi cago Milwaukee and St Paul Railroad from 1927 to 1939 He was with the John Morrell meat packing company in 194447 7 teenagers killed in 2car crash New move hits flow of aold WASHINGTON Unitedholders of gold overseas will be pose of their holdings The order signed by gold securities deposited abroad The White House in announc ing the order said American Presi dent Eisenhower was another step aimed at halting the drain of Americanowned gold result ST PAUL Minn W A ter rific headon crash of two cars early Saturday killed all seven eenage occupants V O f y u he scene of the tangled and f t t haltSiven a reasonable period ot strewn wreckage and t h eiblales m a new time until June 1 1961 to dis seventh victim a boy died in athe drain on its gold reserves St Paul hospital All were 18j Saturday barred U S citizens yearsold and lived in t h e St and firms from holding gold or aul area IT WAS LIKE a battlefield said one officer at the scene The impact tore the motor from one car and hurled it 150 feet A wheel was found 600 feet from 16 impact point Wreckers were called to pull the tangled wreckage apart so some of the bodies could be re covered Authorities didoiot determine immediately what caused the am crash in suburban Rose ville on the n o r t h edge of St Paul THE HIGHWAY patrol said at least one car was Lumumbas back behim USUMBURA RuandaUrundi dft Belgian army headquarters announced Saturday that Congolese troops who crossed into RuandaUrundi Friday from neighboring Kivu Province pull borders ince which is controlled b forces loyal to former Premie Patrice Lumumba made th crossing into this trust terr tory Belgian forces in the are were ordered to neutralize them Another armv announcemen ter stripe of the highway when the crash occurred The highway patrol identified the victims as Thomas Irish one of the drivers Larry W Dexter Michael Olsem and Ron jsaid eight Belgian soldiers have A military spokesman saidjbeen taken prisoner in Kivu agam Belgian army units in Kisenyi where Congo troops had crossed the border from the Goma dis and are being held at Bukavu the provincial capital Lumumba himself is under ng from the imbalance of pay lents between U S exports and n ports It is known that American peculators have been buying old bullion in the Toronto and London markets They have of ourse been required to keep heir purchases in foreign vaults ince private citizens are barred rom holding gold in the United Itates To the extent that Americans lave been buying gold in Lon don they contribuied in some measure to the recent heavy outflow of gold In order to keep the London market price at a level just above the official U S price of an ounce the Treasury has approved gold sales in that mar ket by the Bank of England In turn the bank lias purchased gold from the United States to make up for the amounts sold in the market in this pricepeg ging operation FOREIGNERS purchased iflC DOrUci Irulll Hit uruma viio i w i i n Michael Olsem and Ron began clearing iip operaguard after a brief spell of libi about billion of U S gold dur rriwford whS were in ons against Congolese soldiers erty during Fridays army muling i960 and have bought about wuu vveii m rnnfrn withdrew inv at Thvsville army camp million vnrth so far this one car and Michael Swifka driver of the second vehicle Cynthia Comstock and Guy Marshall who died in the hos pital tJUIiO r i but the Congo troops withdrewiiny at Thysville army camp as soon as an army helicopterlThe firebrand expremier was began reconnaissance over them and the area is now quiet The Belgian administration said a party of about 40 Congo lese soldiers from Kivu PrOv temporarily freed in the course Of a payday riot setting Le poldville agog with anticipation that he was on his way back to power million year The U a 21year k While the SAME DATE1WO23 down Department vorth so far this old supply is at billion amount of gold TANGLED STEEL St Paul police wait for wreckers to pull apart the man gled wreckage of two cars in which AP hotofax seven teenagers were killed Several of the bodies could not be removed until the mass of steel was separated owned abroad by Americans is not known the forced sale of this bullion could be expected to help hold down the market price This in itself might les sen the extent to which the Bank of England has to sell in the market to hold the price line Elvis Stahr named secretary of Army PALM BEACH Fla Presidentelect John Kennedy Saturday named Elvis J Stahr Jr president of the University of West Virginia as secretary of the Army The 44yearold educators appointment com pleted the threeservice secre tariat Eugene Zuckert former atomic energy commissioner had been named Air Force sec retary and John B Conally Jr Texas associate of Vice Presi dentelect Lyndon Johnson was named Navy secretary On the Inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Church News 45 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Soc iety News 8 Sports 910 Comics 11 Editorials 12 Building News 1314 North Iowa News 16 Opposition growing to reapportionment plan DES MOINES first a number of reapportionment indications of a fulldress battle bills are anticipated in the days in the Iowa Legislature over theahead reapportionment issue are shap ing up The legislative redistricting problem is one of the crucial is sues facing the 1961 session The lawmakers have pledged thejn selves to its early solution and The single bill sponsored by Sen David 0 Shaff RClinton and others already is drawing fire The socalled Shaff plan simi lar to one he filed during the 1959 session calls for a 60mem Gov Norman Erbe has askedber Senate based on population for quick action and a 99mcmber House based j By the end of this first week on area or onerepresentative of legislative business only one redistricting measure had been introduced in cither house But for each county Senate redistricting would be accomplished every 10 years by dividing the states population by 60 The plan would permit the crossing of county lines in setting up senatorial districts Rep John B Rockwell R Mount Pleasant told a reporter Saturday he is unalterably op posed to the Shaff plan As a House member he asj sorted I have the proper andj traditional respect for the Sen ate as the area house and I will fight to protect this position down to the last barricade For me herein may lay de never surrender Rockwell said he plans to sub mit his own plan in the House soon along with Reps Robert McCracken RNew Hampton and Fred M Jarvis RAlta The plan calls for a 50mem ber Senate based on area and a 122rnember House based pre Based on the 1960 census Rockwell said the House would have 122 members Rockwell said he has been steadily picking up support for his measure He said his plan presently has the pledged support of 17 Re publican and three Democratic House members If we get full Democratic dominantly on population Under the Rockwell plan Sen ate membership would be limit cd to 50 members but House membership would go up or HI when down depending on the state s population after each 10year debate started And there arc census enough uncommitted and dedi   

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