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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ttw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors AsiocUted Prew United PMM Intemttioiial full Wirei MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8 1961 7c Copy Thfc Paper Consists of Taut SecBomSecaon One 101 ANTIRIOT WEAPON A Rome po liceman lands a wellaimed boot on a student in the Italian capitals Parlia ment Square during student demonstra tions against the Austrian stand on the south Tyrol controversy A number of police and students were injured when the demonstrators tried to march on AP Photofax the Austrian embassy in protest against dynamiting of Italian monuments in the Alpine province where the German speaking minoritys demand for re gional autonomy has been backed by Austria The South Tyrol formerly Austrian became part of Italy after World War I Farmers future topic at institute here Fri About 400 North Iowa farm ers and agricultural industry representatives are expected in Mason City Friday for the first annual North Iowa Agricultural Institute Theme of the institute will be The Midwest Farmers Fu ture Sponsored by the agricultural committee of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce in co operation with the Cerro Gordo County Extension Service the institute will feature a three part program to be held at the Hotel Hanford The program will get under way at noon with a luncheon R B Gray general chairman of the institute will preside with Mayor George C Mcndon welcoming the group Highlight of the noon meet ing will be speeches by three state and national officers of the three leading farm organiza tions in North Farm Bureau the National Farmers Organization NFO and Farm ers Union Representing the NFO will b Robert Casper Winterset farm er who was recently electee national vice president of tha organization Kenneth Schuman will represent the Farmers Un ion and Kenneth Thatcher will speak for the Farm Bureau Schuman is state president 01 the Farmers Union while Thatcher is secretary of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Both are from Des Moines All three men will give talks outlining their organizations plans for the Midwest ers future JFK hesitates on the missile gap WASHINGTON tf President Kennedy said Wednesday he hopes the United States is completely secure in its space age defenses against Communist power but at the moment he lacks a clear answer to whether there is a missile gap At a news conference the President backed away from the strongly critical position he had taken during the political cam paigns last fall He charged then that under Republican leader ship the nation was falling behind in the missile race The President spoke guardedly The fact is he said that studies he ordered in the Pentagon on the missile gap problem have not been completed and will not be for a few days When they are finished perhaps by Feb 20 on some matters he will The thumbnailing began with The afternoon section of the to begin after to start at been outlined consist of a panel disThe thumbn cussion by the three farm orSen David Shaff RClinton ganization representatives and whose measure was the one re an address by Wallace Ogg exported out without recommend teiision economist at Iowa State ation by the Senate reapportion University ment committee Shaff intro duced two minor amendments to DURING the panel discuscorrect the language of the iion the farm organization reporiginal draft resentatives will comment on THEN SEN C Edwin Gil disagreement with the Midwest mour DGrinnell outlined farmers problems as stated by unicameral plan Ogg Each representative will The production is expected to state his organizations choice have a twoday run m the Sen of alternatives in solving these ate Then it will move to the ommend to Congress any changes needed in budget pro visions for weapons programs There were published reports the last two days that Pentagon officials believe the socalled missile gap versus Russia did not short that this coun try was as strong in missiles as the Russians Stories to this ef fect were based on a back ground briefing held by Secre tary of Defense Robert S Me REPUBLICANS in Congress had chortled over the reports that there was no genuine mis sile gap Some of them had sug on in announcements and ques tions and answers PRIME MINISTER John F Diefenbaker of Canada is com ing to Washington Feb 20 to discuss matters of mutual in terest Secretary of State Dean Rusk is making a study of policy in relation to the North Atlantic gested that gaps which perhaps other Kennedy pro to see didnt really exist The President was asked whether this country knew de tails about Russias seventon rocket launched last week and whether there was a human in side There is no evidence that there was a man in the rocket Kennedy said Among the subjects touched have advisory help from Dean Acheson secretary of state in the Truman administration among others The Welfare Department is setting up a child health center to deal with the special health problems of children On civil rights Kennedy said he believes students should be permitted to attend schools in accordance with court decision made in desegregation cases As to the situation in New Orleans he said he intends to speak out on it at such time as I think it is most useful and comment on their points of agreement anc Iowa Senate rejects unicameral proposal Debate opens in Senate Shaff plan among 12 FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES Iowa Sen afe Wednesday hammered down a proposal to give Iowa a one louse of unicameral legislature 427 The vote came shortly after he noon recess when Sen C Edwin Gilmour DGrinnell pressed for a vote on his uni cameral plan for reapportion ment I just want to see how much foresight we have the Grinnell college political science profes sor told his colleagues as he demanded the roll call vote He was joined by only six Democrats They are Sens C Joseph Coleman Clare Peter F Hansen Manning Carl Hos c h e k Burlington Jake B Mincks Ottumwa Lynn Potter Cresco and Melvin H Wolf Waterloo GILMOUR THEN withdrew jit least temporarily his seconc plan which called for a two house legislature The measure was the one formulated by for mer Gov Herschel Loveless ac tion committee on reapportion ment Sens J T Dykhouse RRock Rapids and John A Walker R Williams also withdrew their proposals after brief discussion The senate then jumpedthe next five proposals on the lisl and opened discussion of the reapportionment plan submitted by Mincks The procedure being followed was for each of the sponsors of he 12 plans discussing their farmmeasures in turn explaining the various provisions Debate was all plans had his problems Robert K Buck W a u k e e farmer will moderate the panel Buck was one of 15 men who served on former President Ei senhowers Agriculture Advisory Commission Featured speaker at the 6 pm dinner meeting will be Marvin McLain former assist ant secretary of agriculture un der Ezra Taft Benson McLain is presently legislative advisor to the American Farm Bureau Federation PROVIDING entertainment relation 10 me INUIUI AIKUIUI Treaty Organization and will for the evening meeting will be the River City Chorus under the direction of Merle Dickinson Glenn Pogeler member of the agriculture committee of the Mason City Chamber of Com merce will preside at the meet ing The ticket committee for the Institutehas anounced that tickets may be obtained by con tacting either the First Nation al or United Home Banks in Mason City or the Cerro Gordo County Extension Office A lim ited number of tickets also will be available at the door Tickets for the two meals and registra tions are louse where a new cast and different directors will take charge Eight redistricting alans have been filed in the House Reapportionments central theme is whether legislators representing a majority of Iowas citizens or a minority of them will control the legisla ture Persons advocating what they call fair representation contend that legislators repre senting about 28 per cent of the states population are in the ma jority Proponents of the Shaff plan claimed at least 26 Senate votes for passage to the House But opponents also claimed a like number of votes enough to defeat the measure SAME DATE19SJ50 SCENE OF TRAGEDY AT RURAL INTERSECTION NEAR MASON CITYS AIRPORT Voogs death car at left Mason Cityandies in crash Weaver is OKd for FHA job WASHINGTON UPI The Senate Banking committee Wed nesday cleared the controversial nomination of Robert C Weav er as federal housing chief by an 114 vote Committee chairman Sen William Robertson DVa said hree southerners and one Re publican voted against fhe high estranking Negro nominee chos en by President Kennedy to date ie identified the four as him elf Sen John Sparkman D Ala William Blakley DTex and Wallace Bennett RUtah Weaver had said he was a panel member at the second Na ional Negro Congress in Phil adelphia in 1937 belonged to the Washington Cooperative Book Shop in 1941 and endorsed the program of the Council of Afri can Affairs All three groups have been included in the attor ney generals list of subversive organizations Weaver said his associations with the three organizations ook place either before they be ame Communist infiltrated or hat he did not realize they were Redfront groups SUI loses four cagers Four members of the Uni versity of Iowas first string basketball team were ruled jcholastically ineligible Wed nesday Details on sports page Other features in this edition Editorials Page 4 Society News 1011 Mason City News 2223 Latest Markets 23 Sports 2526 Clear Lake News 34 Comics 40 North Iowa News 44 WATER MAIN BREAKS ST LOUIS Mo huge water main broke at am Wednesday and sent tons of icy water cascading down north St Louis streets flooding hundreds of homes and overturning cars A number of persons were evac uated by boat N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Snow engulfs the East NEW YORK A mountain of snow blanketed almost all the Eastern seaboard and new storms closed hundreds of schools and brought traffic to a standstill Mayor Robert F Wagner continued his ban on all nonessential private auto traffic after he made a helicopter tour of the snowbound city Archbishop denies rumor LONDON The retiringarchbishop of Canter bury denied as wildly untrue a rumor that he de sires to turn Roman Catholic Dr Geoffrey Fisher told an Anglican Church assembly of bishops clergy men and lay representatives that I need only say it is just as likely no more and no less Pope having met me desires to become Anglican Young Kennedy gets job BOSTON Edward Ted Kennedy the Presi dents youngest brother took over as the lowest paid assistant district attorney in Suffolk County history a year Kennedy said he wants the job primarily to provide himself with trial experience million in fines PHILADELPHIA The government breakup of the giant conspiracy in the heavy electrical equipment industry halting illegal price fixing and bid rigging may be followed by many civil suits A total of in fines was imposed and 30day jail terms were handed down to seven com pany officials Eisenhowers reach West SAN BERNARDINO Calif Former President and Mrs Dwight D Eisenhower arrived by train for a vacation on the Southern California desert The Eisenhowers have leased a home that overlooks the Eldorado Country Club at Palm Desert The weather North Iowa Generally fair with no important temperature change through Thursday Lows Wednesday night 512 Highs Thursday 3035 Iowa Generally fair with little change in temperature through Thursday Lows Wednesday night 5 north to 1015 south Highs Thursday 3035 Fur ther outlook Partly cloudy with chance of snow south Fri day FiveDay Iowa Temperatures through Monday will average near normal with only minor fluctuations during period Normal lows 5 to 10 northern Iowa to near 20 south Normal highs upper 20s north to mid 30s south Precipitation will range from less than one tenth north to one quarter inch south occurring as snow Fri day or Saturday Minnesota Generally fair through Thursday highs 28 38 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 36 Minimum 4 At 8 am 12 YEAR AGO Maximum 41 Minimum 19 Mrs Voog victim on rural road Mrs Osmund Voog 60 rural Mason City was killed Tuesday evening in a twocar crash at a ravel road intersection two miles north of the Nicholas urkcy Farm on Highway 18 Mrs Voog who was driving lone at the time of the accident vas dead shortly after arrival t a Mason City hospital Hers fas the first traffic fatality in erro Gordo County this year ompared with three on Feb 7 960 THE DRIVER of the other car ewis K Stone 22 Millsboro D was taken by Snells am ulance to the hospital for ob ervation According to the highway pa rol and sheriffs investigating ie accident Mrs Voog was driving north and Lewis was riving east when the cars rashed almost in the middle of ie intersection The patrolman said Mrs oogs car left nearly eight feet f skid marks before striking ie Lewis car in the right front heel The impact turned her ar around and both vehicles ame to rest in the northeast itch facing the same direction The patrolman said the causa f Mrs Voogs death apparently vas from striking her head on he left door post when the cars ollided Lewis was visiting his mother nlaw Mrs Ray Sherman at er farm home north of the air ort prior to the accident Ha fas reported to have taken a og with him when he left the arm but it was not found Tues ay night The patrolman said Lewis will e charged with failure to yield be right of way FUNERAL services for Mrs roog have been tentatively set or 2 pm Friday at Zion Lu tieran Church Clear Lake Pas or J 0 Blaness South Haven flinn and Pastor Richard El ingson will officiate Burialwill e in Clear Lake Cemetery Friends may call at the Ward uneral Home after 1 pm liursday Inger Sofie Voog was born une 23 1901 to Ole J and Anna Sveneklev in Skold Nor way She attended school there THURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY FEBRUARY 91011   

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