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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper ldHo4 for MM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht newjpoper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME IfUTION VOL ff Prtw art United Prui lattrnaUoii full MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 16 1981 7o Paper Two SectionsSection 1M South Africa offers to retain its trade ties LONDON Minister Hendrick F Verwoerd offered Thursday to maintain financial and trade ties with Britain even after breaking away from the Commonwealth His statement was promptly welcomed by Prime Minister Macmillan We intend to cooperate fully in matters of common interest Macmillan told the House of Commons He also expressed hope that in the future South Africa could once more play her part in the Commonwealth Macmillan had led the fight to Why dont you get married7 How does one answer that By GAY PAULEY NEW YORK UPI An girl who is still single after he age has skidded past 25 face daily the question why don you get married And any girl in this categor long since has come up with a Jeast one quick answer Som females I know have conjurec several replies ranging from practical Im waiting for millionaire to the cagey No bodys ever asked me or dont want to be tied down Still others throw the in quisitor off by dragging out scented hanky dabbing at eye suddenly moist and indicating that somewhere along the lin there has been a blighted ro mance and the whole matter i just too sorrowful for discus sion THEN THERE are the girl who consider such a question compliment especially if i comes from a man who ask this way How is it a girl like ybus never gotten married1 This indicates shes a terrific catch and its going to take combination Gregory Peck Marlon Brando Gary Gran to get her to the altar This column is grateful for a thorough look into the whj dont you or why didnt you to Annie Lee Singletary in he Something for the Girls ap pearing in the Winston Salem N C Journal and Sentinel As Annie Lee a southern belle of immense charm and gooc looks sees it a gir always can answer I just didnt want to spoil a beautiful friendship Or she can say I didnt wan to lose my amateur standing BUT MISS Singletary point out that these answers will onb delay not stop the inquisitor She tells of one girl fricnc who replies Im polygamous by nature Those who know wha I mean seem to think its a good answer those who don know the meaning just decide that maybe Im afflicted with something that shouldnt be mentioned in mixed company Another bachelor girl of Annie Lees acquaintance just looks jnlo the eye of the woman who asking and replies I never HAD to Miss Singletary says that eacl Christmas she receives a card from one thoughtful friend who has lived from the West Coasi to the East Coast But no mat ter where the card comes from it always has just one line on it Arent you married yet SAYS ANNIE LEE Its bt ginning to sound more like a statement than a question Miss Singletarys column goes on to tell what she day plans to spring on the female friend who likes to flaunt her married prosperity Im going to say Your husband asked me first How says Annie Lee was I to know that hed one day be able to afford a mink stole Im toughening up she idds against the spring and college class reunion For that is when you have to listen to more fortunate sisters reel off triumphantly the names of husband and offspring Some of them wasted no time getting their Ma degrees Come to think of it why is it single MEN never have to an swer such questions 26 MINERS KILLED YAHATA Japan iflTwenty four rescuers tried to save two coal miners Thursday and all 26 were believed killed in the choking fumes of a pit fire 3 000 feet below ground FAIRandWARMER North Iowa Generally fair through Friday Lows Thurs day night 1523 Highs Fri day in 40s Iowa Generally fair through Friday Warmer northwest Thursday night and Friday Lows Thursday night near 15 northeast to t h e 20s south west Highs Friday 30s north east to the 40s southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy with chance of show ers Saturday Minnesota Fair and warmer Highs Friday in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset 34 13 17 Iowa is 33rd to approve D C voting DES MOINES Iowa Legislature completed ratifica tion of an amendment to the United States Constitution granting District of Columbia residents the right to vote in presidential elections The House unanimously pass ed the vote resolution Thursday as did the Senate Wednesday It does not require the Gover nors signature Iowa becomes the 33rd of the needed 38 states to ratify the amendment Arkansas rejected it FATALLY INJURED WEST DES MOINES Arvid Landsberg 71 West Des Moines was fatally injured Thursday when his car collided with a truck at an intersection icre try to keep South Africa in the British family of nations despit the antagonism of all the 1 other Commonwealth member to Vcrwoerds white supremacy policies The South African leader announcement that South Afri ca waswithdrawing from th Commonwealth May 31 becaus of Commonwealth criticism sen ripples of reaction around th world South African stocks slumpei on the London market at th news Verwoerds political foe at home challenged him to pu the issue of withdrawal to a ref erendum and the United Na tions General Assembly cen sured South Africa for its ac tions in South West Africa DELEGATES AT thi Unite Nations speculated South Afric might quit the world organiza tion Thursday Verwoerd took hi usual place at the Common wealth conference smiling an cheerful After the morning conference he declared If the Unite Kingdom government is inter ested in maintaining reciproca traderelations between our tw countries to the advantage o both arrangements could to made on similar lines as in th case of United Kingdom rela tions with Eire the Irish Re In addition arrangement could be made with regard tc defense and other matters have every reason to believe that this will be the case WHILE GOLD shares and South African industrial slumped on the London mar ket most British financial ex perts tended to discount thi longterm effects of the Soutl African action even before Ver woerd found himself arrayec against the other 11 Common wealth members on the apar theidrace segregationissue Speaking to reporters on th steps of Lancaster House where the conference is being held the South African leader defended his countrys attitud toward race relationships Most of the people who criti cize our country have never been to South Africa to see wha it is like there he said I lave been looking around Lon Ion and have come to the con elusion that conditions for non Europeans in South Africa are much better than conditions I nave seen in London N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Spinster called spy LONDON Ethel Gee a 46yearold spinster obtained photographs of more than 200 pages of a redcovered book containing Britains highest naval secrets it was maintained at the trial of five per sons charged with spying for Russia Kennedy suffers cut WASHINGTON President Kennedy suffered a cut over his left eye when he bent down to pick up an object for his threeyearold daughter Caroline and hit a table Kennedy wore a small bandage Freighter grounded LONG BEACH Calif Coast Guard vessels stood by a 416foot Greek freighter grounded near shore ready to take off her 11man crew if the ship begins to break up Victory for President WASHINGTON The Senate has handed Presi dent Kennedy a resounding victory in its 6327 vote to pass a key part of his economic program the million depressed areas bill The more than 21 margin compared with the slim 4946 tally by which almost an identical measure squeaked through the Senate two years ago this month The measure now goes to the House Protest from Kansas TOPEKA Kan The governor of the sun flower state protested to Gov Norman Erbe of Iowa about Iowas grievous action branding the sunflower a noxious weed Missionaries held LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Congolese soldiers are holding 23 American missionaries and seven other white persons under arrest at Kasongo in the anarchytorn province of Kivu A U N spokesman said the Americans areProtestant missionaries of the World Grace Testimony or the Evangelisation Society African Mission WOW AND NOW THERE ARE SIX W Cutaiar III gives out with an understandable look of bewilderment as his wife Arlene holds up four fin gers top photo to indicate the four AP Photofax Darby Pa hospital The couple has two older children Below a nurse checks on temperature controls of isolettes holding the healthy quads girls she gave birth to in an Upper who weigh from to 3 pounds On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 67 Society News891011 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 North Iowa News 26 lowans will hear Nixon DES MOINES Mt Former Vice President Richard M will be the main speaker at a state Republican fund rais ng dinner here May 6 Repub ncan State Chairman Verne Vlartin announced Thursday Martin said that Nixon un successful candidate for presi dent last year will be making me of his first major addresses ince the presidential election at he a plate dinner at KRNT Theatre George Nagle Iowa City will erve as chairman for the din icr and ticket sales Sens Bourke Hickenlooper nd Jack Miller as well as Re mblican members of Iowas ongressional delegation have ieen invited to attend Postcard a day keeps ties close LOUISVILLE Ky lay for 25M years Mrs Edward Dodcl has written a postcard to member of her family most f them in shorthand Its no chore Theres plenty o say and postcards are cheap nd convenient she explained One sister in Somerset Mrs Idwin Roberts replies in short and Mrs Dodds husband buys the ards 500 at a time but hell ave to increase the order next ear Their daughter leaves or college and she plans to earn shorthand so I can send otes home in code Sports Bulletin DES MOINES upitt Mwtrful Ames 4542 in first round action at tho Iowa ligh school boys baskatball tournamtnt Thursday Milwaukee RR reveals terms FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CHICAGO The Milwaukee Road announced Thursday that it will negotiate for a merger with the Chicago and North Western Railway on a plan that would give share holders of North Western common stock a for I exchange and Milwaukee Road shareholders a 1 for 1 ex change Milwaukee Road directors approved continued negotia tions on the plan but said that it was conditioned upon a satisfactory solution of re maining problems including Milwaukee Road insistence that the preferred stock of each company be handled so as to reflect the superiority of Milwaukee Road preferred stock Leo T Crowley board chair man and William J Quinn president said the 22member board of directors approved the recommendations unani mously North Western directors meeting at the same time were hesitant They said the treatment of securities was a stumbling block and that fur ther talks are necessary be fore the proposal can be pre sented for stockholder consid eration Crowley and Quinn said J Patrick Lannan a Milwau kee Road director who had threatened a proxy battle on any merger that provided for less than a share for share ex change voted in favor of con tinuing negotiations on the management recomm e n d a tions Crowley indicated he be lieved Lannan had given up any plansfor a proxy battle to defeat the merger A merger would weld the two westernlines into a 21325mile railroad Free hand on farms f JFK asks WASHINGTON UP President Kennedy Thurs day asked Congress to delegate to the secretary of ag riculture and to the farmers themselves authority to draw up and put into effect programs to raise farm income Congress itself would retain only the power to veto a pro gram it did not like Kennedy made this proposal to shift the farm program making process from the lawmakers to farmers and the secretary in a special farm message to Congress He said he was concerned that present farm programs are drifting into a chaotic state The President also outlined plans to greatly expand dis tribution of food to the needy at home and abroad No cost estimate was given for the overall provisions of the complex proposals Kennedy said effective action to bolster the farm economy is essential if the nation itself is not to be threatened Painting Des Moines ice chief loses job DES MOINES Moines Police Chief Howard R Eide presently the center figure in a police department scandal in volving alleged misconduct was fired Wednesday City Manager Elder Gunter announced that Eide who had said only a few hours earlier that he would not resign would be assigned to the departments training division GUNTER SAID that fie had offered Asst Chief Malcolm Dailey appointment as acting chief but that Dailey declined and asked instead that his re tirement be made effective im mediately Gunter then announced that Capt Vear Douglas would be appointed acting chief effective Thursday EIDE WAS removed as chief Gunter said because he has not provided the leadership nor does he command the respect of the department Gunter said he took the step with great regret and that he has great personal respect for Eide The city manager said Eides removal certainly does not implicate the former hief in any wrongdoing or mis deeds a picture of low incomes and dwindling rural buying power the President said it is deeply in the interest of all Americans that our agriculture be not only progressive but prosperous Broadened use of food sup plies for the needy he said Would help solve the pressing problems of low farm incomes and the costly government pur chases and storage of surpluses which now total about bil lion The idea of letting farmers themselves draft their programs was proposed in several farm bills introduced in the last Con gress UNDER THE Kennedy propos als farmer advisory commit ees would be created to work with the secretary in formulat ing programs for individual crops and livestock Once such a proposed program involving controls was drafted it would be submitted to affected producers If approved by at least two thirds those voting in a referen dum the program would be sub mitted to Congress It would go into full effect in 60 days unless rejected by either house within hat period Farmers would be authorized to use a wideranging kit of ools in the proposed programs The tools would include market ng quotas based on bushels tons or other units of production overnmentfinanced price sup ports deficiency payments in centive payments government purchases of surpluses and di version of them into byproduct Gunter satf Douglas appoint h d t sub ment would be on a temporary basis James L Dalton a for mer FBI agent will take over sidies active command of the police and fire department April 1 SAME LOOKING THEMSELVES After working out at Veterans Audi torium in Des Moiries site of the 1961 Iowa boys high school basketball tour nament these players for Mason City AP Photofnx look themselves over after their show ers Mason City meets East Waterloo Thursday night in a firstround game Shown arc from Dick Chuick Bob Harmand Dick THE PURPOSE of the individ ual commodity programs would be to balance production with demand so that there would be little or no surpluses to depress prices or require use of govern ment supports A perfect program would make production come out ex actly even with demand The resulting prices would be ex pected to give farmers what Kennedy has called a parity incomes with others taking la aor capital and management in put into consideration In such a case there would be no government expenditures on price supports production payments or the like However the extent production did ex ceecl markets there would ba government acquisition of ex cess supplies under price sup ports or purchase arrangements Fort Dodge fire fatal to 2 tots FORT DODGE small children died Thursday in an ex plosion and fire at their parents irailer home here Angela Jean Olson 2 and her sister Barbara Ann 1 appar cntly died of asphyxiation said Dr Kenneth N Wilcox county medical examiner The girls were daughters of Mr and Mrs Jerry Olson Authorities said the mother Mrs Olson 22 was visiting a neighbor at the time the cxplo lion occurred and her husband vas said to be working in Water oo ACTION WANTED UNITED NATIONS NY The Soviet Union Thursday de manded that the UN General Assembly begin full debate on he Congo problem before ind of the week   

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