Mason City Globe Gazette, April 6, 1961

Mason City Globe Gazette

April 06, 1961

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North lewoi Daily Newspaper ttw ON CITY GLOBE The newspaper that mak es all North I o w a n s VOL AiiocUUd PrfM and United frtu International FuSl MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 6 1941 neighbors i Te Copy Paper el Two HOME EDITION 1S4 Stands pat on schools plan Sgt York rescued this time Helped out of tax jam By GORDON BROWN WASHINGTON if Lots of people sympa thetic people rich and poor young and old high and low have helped Sgt Alvin York solve his federal income tax problem Letters by the thousands have poured in from people wanting Id contribute to the fund needed to wipe out the World War I heros tax debt The goal almost has been reached and hundreds of letters are yet to be opened This national outpouring of good will to a man who served his country well has touched Capitol Hill where much of the mail these days is of pressure or gimmie type THESE PEOPLE are giving asking said Rep Joe L Evins DTenn treasurer for the York Tax Fund Campaign Speaker Sam Rayburn DTex touched off the drive two weeks ago with a donation There have been a few other big donations since then But for every one of these there have been hundreds of and dona tions Some sent pennies Who contributed Here are some samples From Denver Dear am enclosing only to the Sgt York fund I am 81 and dontl have much so excuse the small sum Very sincerely An old woman From Bobby Lamie Kanka kee 111 Dear Sergeant McCANN CARRIED ACROSS BOR DER Ambulance attendants carry Robert McCann across border separat ing Red China from Hong Kong Mrs McCann walks behind escorted by Brit ish and American Red Cross officials AP Photofax Chinese medics with white facemasks watch in background McCann 60 Pasa dena Calif was released after nearly 10 years in Communist prisons because he is seriously ill with lung cancer District Judge Henry Graven plans retirement in August Judge Henry N G r a v e njtrict judge he wrote to the Greene notified President Kenj President He reported he is in nedy in a letter written Wednesjexcellent health and asked to duties as he is willing and able to undertake He may be assigned by the chief judge or lay that he wishes to retirelretain his office so that he mayjthe judicial council of this cir 1 am 9 years old and I help my brother with his paper route My big sister said that you need help I hope this 25 cents will help you UNSIGNED LETTER from Washington D C addressed in childish scrawl to Sargant York Here is Vfc my allowance for a brave man Enclosed was 25 cents Michael G Parker 11 Bronx NY sent a dime two nickels and two pennies taped to a sheet of paper and a note saying Something for Sgt York In addition to Rayburn others who contributed were Secretary of t h c Treasury Douglas Dillon publisher Wil liam Randolph Hearst former Undersecretary of State Will Clayton Phillip L Graham president of the Washington Post and Abe PloughMem phis Tenn drug executive There were numerous dona tions from men who served Aug 31 from his regular dutiesIgive substantial service in fed presiding in the northern federal district courts in other era district of Iowa He is 67 years of age and has states as a senior judge The US Code permits a sen completed 17 years as US disjior judge to be assigned such Only British US split Red China WASHINGTON UP Presi dent Kennedy and British Prime Minister Harold Macmil lan Thursday began charting allied strategy for negotiations with the Soviet China and other Union Red countries on a permanent settlement of the crisis in Laos The two Western leaders in the second day of their Wash ington conference were opti Jrnistic about Soviet agreement o a guaranteed ceasefire in I1 f1 the Laotian civil war he 82nd Division with York HENRY GRAVEN when he was credited officially with putting a German machine gun battalion out of action prac tically unassisted IT WAS IN the Argonne in 1918 that the Tennessee back THEY WERE agree that once expected to the fighting ends they should focus their efforts on unifying and neutral izing Laos jective in a seeking that ob forthcoming inter national conference on the fu ture o fthe Southeast Asian kingdom Kennedy and Macmillan in fact were described sub woodsman then 31 performed his amazing feat of killing 25 Germans and taking 132 prison ers The commander of the Amer ican Expeditionary Force Gen John J Pershing described York as the greatest civilian soldier of the war and made the recommendation that brought York the nations highest military decoration THEIR DIFFERENCES on the Medal of Honor jtiis point couldlead to trouble York now 73 fell into income between the United Slates and Britain at next falls1 meeting stantially agreed in their posi tions on a wide range of world problems with one notable exception in the case of United Nations membership for Red China tax difficulties with the govern ment several years ago because of income he received from a book and a movie based on his life and war exploits The money melted away York be came ill and when the govern ment presented its claim he was unable to pay Mtuni hi Fail 24 Haurtl The Weather North Iowa Mostly cloudy Thursday night with occa sional light snow lows in mid 20s Partly cloudy and a lit tie warmer Friday highs near 40 Iowa Considerable cloudiness Thursday night with scattered light snow northeast andjc north central lows in the 20s A number of Partly cloudy and a little warmer Friday highs near 40 northeast to near 50 south west Further erable cloudiness and no jnv cuit and may be assigned any where in the US by the chief justice of the Supreme Court Judge Graven lived in Mason City from Jan 22 1937 when he was appointed judge of the Iowa 12th judicial district until his appointment to the federal bench March 30 1944 Cravens wife said that while her husband was retiring from the active bench he would like to become a judge at large HE FEELS older judges should take senior judge status and let younger ones get into the swing of things she said Graven a native of St James Minn received his bachelor and law degrees at the University of Minnesota He later received a doctor of law degree at Capitol University Columbus Ohio After serving as a member of the editorial board of the Minne sota Law Review from 1919 to 11921 Graven began practice at Greene and still makes his home and maintains a law office there Graven served 18 months overseas during World War I and participated in four major battles Graven is married and the father of three children DURING HIS CAREER on the Iowa district court bench he was credited with never having been reversed as a trial judge The northern judicial district jof Iowa covers 52 counties names were mentioned as possible succes sors to Graven They included District Judge Maurice Ravvl ings Sioux Democratic City 6th Chairman District Paul portant temperature Saturday of the UN GTeneral Assembly But the President and prime minister indicated a determina tion to do everything possible to minimize the split They discussed the Red China issue at the White House Wednesday in a series of meet ings which began at 11 am and continued until after 6 pm Thursdays session was aboard the presidential yacht On the inside Editorials Page 4 Secitty News 789 Comics 10 Claar Lake 1213 Sportt 15U North Iowa News17 Latest Marktts IS Mason City News lllt changejHellwcge Boone Democratic national commilteeman Donald Mitchell Fort Dodge Lumond Minnesota Clearing and Jefferson and others er Highs Friday in 30s Superintendents boards are targets FBOM CUE WIHE SERVICES DES MOINES The Iowa Senate Thursday re fused to reconsider its approval of a bill which would eliminate most county school boards and superintend ents within the next two years The upper chamber rejected 2919 a motion by Sen Andrew Frommelt DDubuque to reconsider the measure which won a narrow 2722 victory Tuesday The bill which now goes to the House provides that the county school systems be eliminated and the community inde pendent and consolidated districts be placed under the direct jurisdiction of the state board of public instruction The elimination of the boards will be effective on July 4 of the year following the time all areas within a county become included in a high school district Legislation passed by previous general assemblies providing for losses in state school aid to those districts which are not oper N ews in a utshell FROM OCR WIRE SERVICES Reds disgusted HAVANA Commu nist technicians sent here to train Cubans in their specialties were reported to be heading for home disgusted with the inef ficiency of Premier Fidel Castros government Economic war1 E LISABETHVILLE Katanga The Katanga government and black and white residents of Elisabethville kept up an economic war against United Nations troops de spite President Moise Tshombes truce with the U N command All busi ness places including ga rages and cafes still re fused to serve U N per sonnel GOP warning WASHINGTON Re p u b lican congressional leaders renewed their warning against a coali tion government for Laos in the face of a Demo crats protest they are c o n d u c ting political guerrilla w a r f are against efforts to solve the crisis Gizenga agrees LEOPOLDVILLE Gizenga leader of Oriental Prov inces leftist regime has agreed to meet with Con golese leaders but re mains bitterly opposed to a federation of Congo states it was disclosed Subpoena served CHICAGO Ralph Bottles Capone aging brother of the late Al Capone prohibition era crime leader has been served with a subpoena in a 33yearold income tax claim case NOTED EDITOR DIES OSSINING N Y M Henry Seidel Canby 82 noted editor teacher and a leading figure in American literary criticism for many years died Wednesday Bating high schools has speeded i up school district reorganization land it is expected that eventu ally most areas of the state will be included in high school dis tricts On other matters The ab sence of Sen D C Nolan R lowa City forced postponement of the road use tax fund debate in the Senate He is chairman of the upper chambers high ways committee which is back ing a sliding scale formula for allocation of the million a year fund Among bills consigned to the Iowa Legislatures scrap pile Thursday was one that would have throttled the power of cities to annex adjoining unin corporated areas without their consent THE MEASURE had appar ent strong support in the House Wednesday before the tide changed and that body killed it 6736 Rep David Stanley RMusca tine and Rep Tom Riley RCe dar Rapids called it an anti city bill that would throttle the growth of every city and small town in Iowa He said the pro posal protected suburbanites who build homes outside city limits and who use all city serv ices without paying one thin dime for them Then one of the new House members Rep Leroy H Pe tersen RGrirnes appealed to his colleagues to bury the meas ure He said The growth of Iowa must come largely in our cities If we retard the growth of our cities we will be doing Iowa a great deal of damage THE BILL WAS sponsored by Rep Floyd Edgington RShef field He said people in an ad joining area should have the right to vote on whether they want to be annexed and that such a provision in the law would do no barm to the cities At present a municipality can annex an area if its Own voters j AP Photofax EICHMANN IN PRISON COMPOUND Adolph Eichmann 54yearold former German SS officer walks with head bowed while exercising in prison compound at a fortress near Djalameh village six miles from Haifa where he was held for trial for war crimes against Jews during World War II Eichmann was brought to Jerusalem for the trial that opens next Tuesday He is charged with major responsibil ity for the extermination of millions of Jews Finch Tregoff given may be freed after serving 7 years LOS ANGELES ffl WelliThen he said to his attorney fight it darling were still God thank God alive Thus after two trials ended in Weteyed and grateful that a deadlocks a year and a half of jury had spared their lives Drjsuspense and an estimated R Bernard Finch so consolediOOO of taxpayers money did one Carole Tregoff Wednesday after the most publicized murder a third murder trial jury depses of recent years come to a creed life imprisonment for conclusion approve but the city must wealthy surgeon and his Under California law Finch show in court that it can proiredhaired mistress and his now plumpish paramour vide the necessary public servj Finch and Iwill be eligible for parole de ices ibf murdering the playboy docpending on their prison record During the debate manyjtors socialite intojn seven rural legislators said they supisobs when the 10 men and 2j xheir attorneys automatically ported the bill on the basis that present laws deny residents of women of he jury decided afterjmacjc a motion for a new rial a dozen suspenseful hours attorney Keith admitted he suburban areas the right to dejsend the lovers to prison and hope the motion will cide whether they wish to be an nexed to a city Willsons Kansas Centennial song to be released Will sons new song My State My Kansas My Home written for Uie Centennial of the state of Kansas will be published next week by Frank Music and Rini Canby was a founder of thejmer Corporations The latter iname is based on Rini and to the gas chamber CAROLE at 24 no longer the tawny beauty she was two years ago as Finchs pampered mis tress cried at the verdict No be granted A WOMAN JUROR revealed what she claimed was the jurys reason for convicting the de fendants I would say that Dr Finch and Carole were their own worst no Ill be an old woman when I get out Finch 43 dropped his head onj his folded arms and cried untilwitnesses and convicted them the counsel table in the packedjseivcs Mildred R Brown told courtroom was wet with tears fthe Los Angeles Examiner Saturday Review of Literature and the first editor in chief of the BookoftheMonth Club GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset data YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 37 21 29 Trace 48 31 2 MORE EXECUTED HAVANA ft Firing snuads executed two more men in La Cabana Thursday raising to 601 the unofficial total of persons executed by Prime Minister Fi del Castros regime since he took power on Jan J 1959 Orange juice spiked What a breakfast MIAMI BEACH UPI That was excellent orange juice commented a breakfast guest at a swank Gold Coast hotel Wednesday morning The visitor and several members of his party probably returned north with glowing reports about this states citrus product Hotel officials learned later the guests breakfast had actual ly started off with readymixed screwdrivers a potent bev erage made of orarjge juice and vodka A busy bus boy had taken the two gallons of screwdrivers by mistake from the hotel refrigerator Nobody got plastered or anything said a hotel spokes man But several of the guests commented on the orange juice One man whos a real orange juice fan ordered three glasses in all He walked out feeling pretty chipper Meredith The Kansas Story for which Willson wrote his latest song will open in Topeka June 13 and in Wichita July 4 Willson is planning to take time off from his work on the film production of The Music Man at Warner Bros to attend both openings of theKansas Centennial HONEYMOON PLEA RICHMOND Va The federal tax collector here has a romantic streak in his make up C W Glotzbach Internal Revenue Service director said he plans to expedite a request a female taxpayer who AP Photofnx Rush Rush Rush honeymoon money This is A PASSING GLANCE Carole Tregoff center walks past her lover Dr R Bernard Finch right as they left a Los Angeles courtroom moments after a jury decreed life imprisonment for both Her eyes were red from sobbing Finch also wept after the verdict ;

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