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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Editid for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDltlON The VOL Associated Press United Press Internationa full Wirei newspaper that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 21 1961 neighbors Tc a Copy Paper Consists of Two No ft Kennedy acts quickly expands aid to needy Excitement tingles capital What does the future hold Editors Note R e I m a n Morin twice Pulitzer prize winner and long observer of the political scene has sniffed the air of the changing capital By R ELM AN MORIN WASHINGTON UP The at mosphere in Washington today is like that breathless moment in a theater wher the curtain begins to rise on a great new drama People do not know exactly what to expect but they expect something something new and very different During his presi dential campaign John F Ken nedy promised to get things moving Whether the move ment will be forward sideways or a roller coaster of ups and downs remains to be seen Nevertheless a sense of ex citement of some kind of mov ing already tingles in the capi tal IT IS QUITE unlike the atmos phere in January 1853 on the eve of Dwight D Eisenhowers inauguration There appears to be for exam pie little or no hangover of cam paign bitterness The Republi cans noting Kennedys razor thin margin of victory are chagrined but by no mean down hearted Some of them while taking a waitandsee position grudgingly concede that Ken nedy seems to be off to a good start The transfer of power period seems to have gone off unusually well In 1952 the transition between Eisenhower and Harry S Tru man was not a happy one Traditionally an incoming president enjoys a honeymoon with Congress a period when the legislators are disposed to be as generous with him as possible Sooner or later of course it ends EIGHT YEARS ago at this time the Washington wise crack was When does the honeymoon begin Kennedys nominations for his Cabinet and other top officers AP Photofax TRIES CHAIR FOR SIZE Truman didnt step foot in the White John Kennedys first action on enter incr theWhite House was to try out the thaTTTwight Eisenhower was president office chair for size And who was his but quickly accepted Kennedy sinvita first caller Noneother than his Demo tibn to do so on the latter s initial day cratic predecessor Harry STruman as chief executive Mercury dips Rand WARMER but some relief seen Iowa was locked in a subzero deep freeze Saturday but the North continued fair jWeather Bureau promised some relief during the weekend Temperatures plunged as low as 17 degrees below zero at Sib ley Other belowzero lows in cluded Spencer 15 Mason City 12 Lenox Des Moines and Ames 8 and Lamoni Ottumwa Cedar Rapids and Waterloo 7 The colder air which enve Khrushchev in bid to Kennedy MOSCOW tf Fresh on th heels of the inauguration o President Kennedy Premier through Sunday Lows SaturJKhrushchev called in US Am day night 5 to 12 below Warmbassador Llewellyn Thompson er Sunday highs in the teens Iowa Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday Lows Satur day night 10 below zero north east to zero or 5above south xvest Warmer Sunday highs 30 southwest to 20 northeast loped the state was due to move Minnesota Continued cold eastward during the day giving afternoon highs of 15 to 20 de grees Fridays top readings mostly fair Highs Sunday 010 above for a twohour talk Saturday An embassy spokesman said they discussed Soviet American problems No further details were given about the subjects of the talks Khrushchev did not waste anj time getting in touch with thi new president He and Presiden Leonio Brezhnev sent Kennedy i telegram Friday expressing Increases surplus food dole First action as President WASHINGTON Presi ent Kennedy moving quickly to ill a campaign promise Satur ay ordered an increase in free ood distribution to needy fami ies in chronic unemploymenl areas In his first executive order ince taking office Friday Ken nedy directed the news secre ary of agriculture Orville L Freeman to expand the distri bution program using funds al ready available Pierre Salinger Kennedy1 press secretary said it is im rossible at this time to put irice tag on the supplementa program MYER FELDMAN a Ken nedy aide told a news confer ence that the government a present is spending about million a month for distributio of surplus foods to needy fami lies in distressed areas During the campaign Kenned promised that if elected h would act speedily to increas the distribution and variety surplus foods to areas of ehroni unemployment couple of weeks ago a Ke nedyappointed study committe included such a step in its stud of how to provide more assi tance for distressed areas The Presidents order call for an expanded program such food distribution on th basis of both variety and qua ity As under the present pro gram the additional supplie will be available to families tha cannot afford to purchase ade quate food AT PRESENT this program operates in about 1100 countie and in 120 cities and towns Sal inger said Currently the distribution in dudes flour corn meal rice dry milk eggs and lard Ther was no immediate announce ment on food items which wil be added to this list Although another round o merry making occupied Ken nedy into Saturdays early morn ing hours he was only a littl bit late for his first schedule activity And before that he too time out to inspect the execu AP Photofax FRIGID FIREFIGHTER Marvin Staples St Paul Minn fireman his helmet and clothes heavy with ice takes time out for coffee while fighting the Frederic Hotel fire in the downtown area Loss was estimated at in the blaza fought in nearzero tempera tures N ews in a nu FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES tshel Kistner ousted by firm Was head of Biochemical SHELDON of the million shortage that closed the Sheldon National Bank had resulted Saturday in an executive shakeup of the Northern Biochemical Corp whose financial structure was ed in closely with the bank Harold Kistner Jr 35 was emoved Friday night as presi ent of the corporation through ction of the board of directors t a secret session It was reported this step had een recommended by Elliott loosevelt Denver economic ad isor to the company who may e given the reins as operating fficer of the firm Roosevelt is tie son of the late President ranklin D Roosevelt The directors had another ses i o n scheduled for the an ounced purpose of naming a ew president SOURIS PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND A school bus marooned two days in a vicious snow storm since has been located and the occupants were in good shape Royal Canadian Mounted Police said there were 15 children and the driver aboard the bus stalled in 20foot snowdrifts NEW YORK Striking tugboatmen rejected Gov Nelson Rockefellers request for a 10day halt of picketing that has halted two major railroads and seriously affected the economy of New York state NEW DELHI India Englands Queen Eliza beth received a thunderous welcome from an esti mated million cheering Indians as she arrived to visit the nation her ancestors ruled as a colony for two centuries President Rajendra Prasad welcomed the queen first British monarch to visit India since 1911 The queen replied she was excited and thrilled to visit India VANG VIENG Laos American cargo pilots refused to make supply flights to the Laotian army bogging down a government offensive American pilots flying chartered supply planes refused to make the flights to Vang Vieng airport because they said the runway was so short they could carry only one ton of cargo on each flight No major bills passed yet by the legislature DES MOINES UPI Most jveryone is asking why the Legislature is off to such a slow tart this session The answers are not appar nt but the results of the snail like start are For example in the two weeks t has been in session the sen i j have had smooth sailing ranged from 14 degrees at Ma But in 1953 one of Eisengon city to 22 at Council Bluffsto howers key nominations Charles E Wilson to be secre The outlook for Sundays lows tary of defense was headingjwas for temperatures from for a collision with the 5 degrees below zero in Armed Forces Committee nortn to about 10 above in an agreement was reached It pivoted on the question of Wil sons stock holdings in General Motors and whether he would dispose of them Kennedy has some advantages that Eisenhower did not enjoy He has had 14 years in Congress and an even longer acquaint ance with politics as such Eisenhower the soldierturned statesman had none EISENHOWER HAD a shoot ing war on his hands with Americans dying in Korea Ken nedy confronts critical situations in Cuba and Laos but not out right war In 1953 Americans assumed that the US was the strongest military power in the world Four years were to elapse be fore the first sputnik went into orbit Today that assumption is open to challenge So Kennedy probably can demand and get far greater sacrifices from the American people than would have been possible for Eisen hower Eight years ago this corre spondent wrote The mood on Capitol Hill was like the weather dark rainy and foreboding It contrasted banefully with the sunshine and the southwest high spirits Day of Inauguration SAME DATE196031 Black Flair Means Traffic Death in Past 24 Hours Maximum Minimum Precipitation 13 12 trace hope we can remove mansion into which h ate has yet to pass a bill The jHouse has done better than that but not by a whole lot The low it chamber has not approved a nope we can remove mansion GlobeGazette weather data up suspicjon and distrust and grow j moved Friday Sam SlfltlirflaV rtf anrl Kiici TT the seed of friendship and busi Ready aim Old car demolished FT CAMPBELL Ky Iff When Pfc Charles Kerns 1951 sedan went to pieces it went in a grand manner First the engine threw a rod Piqued the 101st Airborne Division sldier donated it to his bat nesslike cooperation between our two peoples The USRussia friendship spirit strangled with the U2 incident of May 1 last year The long projected Paris summit conference died before it began in midMay when Khrushchev walked out refusing to meet Eisenhower unless the US pres ident apologized and made one Dy one amends Eisenhower refused to He showed up for his first staff meeting as president about 15 minutes later than the sched uled 9 am The Senate acted swiftly on Kennedys cabinet nominations In rapid order it approved Dean Rusk as secretary of state and C Douglas Dillon as Treas ury secretary and took up the other eight cabinet nominations major piece of legislation However House Speaker Henry C Nelson RForest City says the session isnt lagging at all He said it seemed to him it is moving along at a normal rate of progression Some blame the delay on the late selection of Senate com mittee House committees were bend WINTER WORRIES TOKYO W With Japan suf of the 2nd howitzer jfering an unusually severe win target practice jler the Japanese National Rail Kern himself pulled the Ianjways says bulky overcoats worn 155 milli by passengers have reduced the carrying capacity of trains by about 20 per cent yard that fired a meter howitzer shell which blew the car to pieces Can you find me a home Thiefs plea is answered Today the prevailing feeling is that bright new horizons arc about to open WILLIAMSON W Va Jft A boy who says he broke into a store and stole several radios so someone would take me into their home Has gotten his wish He blurted out his story of being unwanted Friday while before Special Circuit Court Judge S N Fricdburg The judge was about to sentence him on a breaking and enter ing charge The boy 14 and previously sent to the industrial school for boys at Pruntytown W Va interrupted the judge and said he wanted to talk to Po lice Chief Rossy Bucci Chief Bucci was his friend the boy said He pulled from his pocket a letter from his father The father had written he did not want his son A court official spoke up saying the boys mother also had expressed herself as not wanting him Can you find me a home the boy pleaded to the police chief Judge Friedburg who to make public the name of the boy asked Bucci You may take the boy if you want him Do I want him No way in the world could I let him go said Bucci a bachelor living with his mother Judge Fricdburg Only the nomination of Robert Kennedy the Presidents young er brother for attorney general drew any opposition The lone dissenter was Sen Gordon Al lott RColo Des Moines man questioned in slaying of wife DES MOINES ffl J D Reeves 38 Des Moines was questioned Friday night in con nection with the knife slaying of his wife Patricia Ann 32 Her body was found in the Reeves back yard by a neighbor The couple had eight children Officers saidReeves and his wife had been at odds for sev named the first day of the ses sion Jan 9 while the upper house didnt get around to it un til last Monday Another reason given for thi delay included the absence o Gov Norman A Erbes budge message This is not schedulec until the first few days in February Minority House Floor Leader Scott Swisher DIowa City has a different view He said House leaders are keying our action to the Senate and that is a mis take We waited for the Senate in 1959 and got off to a slow start but this time things seem to be moving much slower The 1959 session lasted 121 days eral months but recently had been reconciled A neighbor said Reeves knocked and when let in had bloody hands and clothing and On the inside Church News Pages 45 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 910 Editorials H Comics 12 Building News Clear Lake News 14 North Iowa Bailey chosen Demo chairman WASHINGTON Iff John M Bailey Hartford Conn lawyer and state party leader Saturday was unanimously elected chair man of the Democratic National Committee Bailey succeeds was carrying then i knife a bloody pocket Sen Henry M Jackson of Washington State who resigned after six months in the job to devote his whole Mother killed tots found on country road MASSENA ffi Two dazed little girls were found walking along the road near here late Friday while their mother lay fatally injured in the wreckage of the family car Vivienne Marie Riley 22 Corning was killed when the car in which she was riding with her daughters Sharon 2 and Sandra 3 went into a ditch Highway Patrolman Glen Green said the children got out be paid Saturday PRINCIPAL stockholder in iochemical was Burnice Iver on Geiger 58 who admitted esponsibility for the huge short ige that closed the bank of vhich she was assistant cashier he held 130000 of the firms 50000 shares Mrs Geiger n jail at Sioux City Informed sources reported hat an effort may be made to ibtain new fij nancial back ng for Bio h e m i c a 11 which Roose1 velt said has promisi n gj market for the products it sells addi tives for live stock andk poultry feed f Two Roosevelt KISTNER associates Hugo Buerger III and Charles OConnor both of Denver remained here while Roosevelt was in Washington or the presidential inaugura ion Kislners father controls the ormulas for the products that Biochemical sells Kistner Sr s president of BioEmze Inc vhich produces the products at i farm at Hospers KISTNiR JR it was report id also hold some stock in Bio hemical and strongly resisted fforts of the directors to get lim to resign Sources said they bought the directors then fired lirn on the basis of a plan under which Kistner Jr would hold his stock and the corporation would tiave access to the products of BioEzme Young Kistner has had previous stock sale troubles in Nebraska Apparently how much money iBiochemical had in the defunct bank and how much it owed in obligations will not be known until the Federal Deposit Insur ance Corp gets further along with liquidation of the bank Also not yet cleared up was the extent to which Mrs Gei ger may have furnished aid to the chemical marketing firm since it was organized in 1959 Kirsten Jr confirmed that in addition to pouring into the company in the purchase of stock Mrs Geiger bought up an unexplained amount of what he called trade paper This could have been some form of com mercial paper but Kistner did not explain EFFORTS TO firm up the condition of Biochemical Shel dons biggest firm with 120 em ployes had claimed attention over other aspects of the Sheldon situation resulting from the million blow dealt by the bank closing last Tuesday Biochemicals weekly payroll of close to was not forth coming at its clue date Friday However a corporation spokes man said the employes were to of the wreck and had walked of here DRINKING HAZARD NOTTINGHAM England At Sioux City where she was down the country road for about held in federal custody Mrs a half mile in zero weather beGeiger remained firm in her fore being found The accident determination not to accept re occurred about 7 miles southeast lease under bond time to his legislative duties Mike Tidy 19 gulping awarded custody of the boy to the police chief until a per manent home can be found slashes Officers said Mrs Reeves died Bailey was one of the early of multiple stab wounds and backers for the election of John F Kennedy as president beer by the quart Friday to win a beer drinking contest swallowed his false leeth She also stood on her consti tutional rights to prevent news media from taking pictures of her Although she had been prominent in charitable works and in civic and church life here her arrest disclosed that rarely had pictures taken   

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