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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Idittd for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION VOL AiiocUted United Intcrnttlont Full Um vilrtt MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 7 1961 I To Copy Paper of Two IM 3d marriage waif period gets approva Drugstore big hit in Paris Kids love atmosphere By HEBE DORSEY New York Herald Tribune News Service PARIS Paris teenagers have picked up one more Ameri can habit hanging around the corner drugstore So far there is only one corner drugstore American style to hang around in all France It is located at the corner of the Avenue des Champs Elysee and the Rue de Presbourg a short block from the Arc de Triomphe which is as central as you can get Opened about a year ago Le Drugstore boasts a soda fountain lunch counter popcorn machine a shoeshiner vibra tors and oxygen inhalors phono graph record counter gift de partment with Balmain and Dior kuicknacks and even a pharmacy AT FIRST Le Drugstore was slow to catch on although the French in the last few years had developed an appetite for Cola Drinks hamburgers and hot dogs all of which Le Drug store serves in superversions Now they are learning the de lights of icecream sodas and sundaes which come with a little American flag on top The menu also offers such exotic Americanisms as cream of tomato soup with crackers baconandtomaloontoast chili con carne and avocado salad Frenchmen of all ages have learned the advantages of a quick snack that leaves time for shopping in the lunch hour or fits in before or after the theater But the ones who have really adopted Le Drugstore are the teenagers It has become the fashionable afternoon hang out for the rich kids of the nearby fashionable 16th Aron dissement On Thursdays when French schools close swamp the place as many as 259 at a time crowding out older and freer spending customers to the dis tress of the management ONE OF THE big attraction is the news counter where the youngsters stand around read ing the magazines for free Theyre a nuisance a soda counterman complains They dont buy anything and when they order a milkshake they expect to nurse it all afternoon We chase them away but they keep coming back like pig eons Besides killing time and meet ing their friends the teen agers use Le Drugstore for set ting dates for movies or bowl ing several Americanstyle alleys have recently opened in Paris or a bourn A BOUM IS a private party where you dance to phono graph records and drink soft drinks A group of three or four boys meets a group of three or four girls at Le Drugstore and they all take off together for a bourn Perhaps because of this or because Le Drugstore stays open till 2 am and the bourns go on a good deal later some French parents disapprove of the place They find its rackety atmosphere an unpleasant change from the quiet of the traditional French cafe So while American mothers of an evening are worrying at the idea that their children may have gone to a bar French mothers worry thai they may be at Lc Drugstore NEW JET PLANNED SANTA MONICA Calif Douglas Aircraft Co said Thurs day H would build a new DC8F cargopnssengcr jet plane that could cut touristclass fares 20 per cent and lower cargo rslcs by 50 per cent North Iowa Fair Friday night lows in low 20s Increasing cloudiness and a little warm er Saturday highs in rnid 40s Iowa Generally fair and con tinued cold Friday night lows in lower 20s northeast to upper 20s s o u t h w e s t Increasing cloudiness and a little warmer Saturday highs in upper 40s Further outlook Partly a little warmer North Iowa legislators spearhead 6438 vote DES MOINES ff The Iowa House Friday approved a threeday waiting period before marriage after arguing whether it would promote free love The bill passed 6438 and sent to the Senate was primarily directed at elim inating Northern Iowa marriage mills The measure would require a threeday waiting period between the time an application for a marriage license is made and the license is issued The bill was sponsored by Reps Floyd Edgington RSheffield Marion Olson RMason City Lenabelle Bock RGarner Fred Hanson ROsage and Harold Mueller D cloudy and Sunday j FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees be low normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs are from 55 to 60 and normal lows from 33 to 38 de g r e e s Warmer Saturday Cooler Monday or Tuesday Warmer Wednesday Precipi tation will average 25 to 50 of an inch in occasional rain after Monday Minnesota Partly cloudy some what warmer Highs Saturday near 50 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 32 Minimum 25 Sunrise Sunset Manly Edgington said Minnesota Wisconsin and Illinois all have threeday waiting periods before Molly McGee is dead at 63 ENCINO Calif UP Marian Jordan the wryvoice Molly of he longrunner Fibber McGee and Molly radio show died of cancer Friday She would have been 63 April 16 The comedienne died at her lome with her husband and co star Jim Jordan at her bed side as well as their two chil dren Jim Jr and Mrs Kathryn Newcomer The family said that Mrs Jordan was discovered to have an ovcrian tumor a year ago In recent years the Jordans had jeen semiretired making only few appearances on the NBC radio show Monitor IKE SETS PARLEY WASHINGTON WVThe Sen ate and House Republican lead ers said Friday they will meet with former President Dwight D Eisenhower May 1 at his Imarriage licenses may be is sued As a result he said there in recent years been a great influx of youthful couples into northern Iowa for quickie marriages Reports from Wisconsin and Minnesota Edgington said indi cate some of these hastily mar ried couples return home and go immediately onto the relief rolls Many of the marriages also end in divorce he said Olson said that in Mason City which gets a great number of the young couples seeking quick marriages there have been nu merous instances in which au thorities were certain one or the other member of the couple lied about his age THERE ALSO havt been cases he said of bigamous mar riages and instances when local residents had to pay the trans portation cost back home for the young couple in order to get them out oMhe county An attempt by Edgington to at tach an amendment to repeal the present statutory authority for mayors and justices of the peace to perform marriages created opposition Edginglon said the amendment would make Iowa law conform to Wis consin law But Rep William Denman D Des Moines said I dont be lieve we want to put Iowa in the position of being against mar riage Some people want to be married by justices of the peace and who are we to say whether their reasons are good or bad Speaker of the House Henry Nelson RForest City ruled the amendment was not germaine to the bill since it dealt with an entirely different code section REP ROBERT McCraeken RNew Hampton said in his Council of Churches helped promote bill Mason City ministers and churchmen Friday gave credit to the Iowa Council of Churches and denominational headquarters in Des Moines for helping to promote pas sage of the marriage waiting period law in the House The Rev G Robert But trick pastor of the First Presbyterian Church said a lot of the credit should go to those people in Des Moines the ministers in central Iowa The Rev Mr Buttrick said that the officials of the Iowa Council of Churches and of ficials of denominations head quartered in Des Moines really got in on this drive and started to pull for passage of the bill The legislation which now goes to the Senate will re quire a threeday wait to marry after applying for a li cense The Mason City Ministerial Association and the Mason City Council of Churches for several years have promoted a change in the Iowa quickie marriage law Arthur M Fischbeck chair man of the committee in Ma son City promoting the mar riage law change for the coun cil of churches said he was very pleased withthe House action Gettysburg farm to discuss pariopinion passage of the bill might ly policy SAME create a moral problem worse than the quickie marriage problem He said if young couples had to wait three days to obtain a marriage license they might wind up occupying the same motel room And Rep Scott Swisher D lowa City pointed out that peo ple now have to obtain a blood test in Iowa as a preliminary to marriage and this tends to pre vent too hasty unions This bill is not going to solve the problem of sin in Iowa Swisher said This isnt an an tisin bill What we are passingj is a bill for free love Reps Thomas OToole D Dubuque and Dewey Goode R Bloomfield recalled that in 1931 the legislature passeda law re quiring a fiveday waiting pe riod before a couple could be married then repealed it in the next session THE 1933 General Assem bly said Goode thought itj was so important to get the law repealed it even put a publica tion clause on it to make it ef fective on March 14 instead of wailing until the 4th of July Now history is repeating it self I want you to know I have1 no objection to people getting married whether in Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin orj gro tenor has won a Metro ley 26 New York City somewhere else Rep Riley Dietz R Wal cott said he opposed the bill because I dont believe you can legislate morals He said politan Opera Company con tract as top award in the fi nals of the Mets annual audi tions He is the first member of his race to win Shirley will the legislature should let Northj join the company next fall ern Iowa people clean heir mess themselves through j d quickie peace who of justices of uC would strictly ob1 serve laws now on the books Before the final vole on the bill Edgington said the blood although it did jwhen the blood test law was BIG W Beasley who stands63 and weighs 250 Ibs in his Western boots looks a little uncomfort able in his berth back to Indiana He was handcuffed and dumped in the AP Photofax trunk by his Indiana bail bondsmen who followed him to Los Angeles after he jumped bail Both men are being held by police in Barstow bonds man for inhuman treatment first passed At first he said blood samples had to go to Iowa City to be tested and itj took three days to get the ports back There now are testing laboratories in North ern Iowa and couples can com plete their blood tests in an hour or so he said REP RAY Cunningham R Ames who said he has worked for many years with young people declared it is the opin ion of professional counselors that young people often are not very well prepared for mar riage and believes such a law would be helpful I would like to have Iowa not be an island where young people could rush off and get married in a hurry Cunning ham said April 17 is US tax deadline WASHINGTON itfi The na tions taxpayers will get two extra days this year until April 17 to file their federal income tax returns Because the nor mal April 15 deadline falls on a Saturday the law provides for an automatic extension to the following Monday Iowa income tax returns are due on or before April 30 AP Photofax FORT LAUDERDALE AND AFTER INVASION Fort Lauderdale has learned collegians will be collegians EDITORS NOTE When col lege students swarmed Fort Lauderdale Fla beaches dur When they reach it they leap in to their deaths This is one of the curiosities ing Easter vacation antics were frontpage for several days Associated Press staff writer Ben Funk delves into the reasons behind the annual migration in a story reporting the views of students city fathers and ob servers By BEN FUNK FORT LAUDERDALE Fla Wi their iof nature copy explained never satisfactorily In the United States there is a similar phenomenon Every single year at Easter vacation time thousands of college stu dents leave the campuses and Take away the sand and they react restlessly The beach was ordered closed at night so the mob surged into the boulevard Several policemen were hit by flying beer cans and another was slugged Six collegians were injured in the nightafter night melees and scores were herded into jail rush toward the sea When they Police brought the crowds un reach it however they shunder control before serious harm the water as though it were j was done But it had been a po radioactive tentiaHy dangerous situation In the nights that followed All they want is a strip of Every few years millions of jbrown sand along Atlantic Blvd worried city officials roped off little animals called lemmings Jin Fort sand to section of Atlantic Blvd for leave the mountains of SCandinalsit on girls beside them and street dances Drinking was pro via and rush toward the sea icold beers in their hands N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES New Russ demand UNITED NATIONS The Soviet Union de manded that United Nations trust territories throughout the world be given freedom and inde pendence this year The demand included the Pacific Islands wrested from Japan in World War II and now administered by the United States as a closed stra tegic Algeria unrest spreads police made a nationwide sweep against suspected Algerian and French terrorists as hibited at the dances The stu dents showed no great enthusi asm but the dances thinned out the throngs on the sidewalks I havent got the answer says George W Gill Jr Cham ber of Commerce president They dont want organized en tertainment They just dont want to leave that beach THEY STARTED coming down in the 30s palefaced and winterweary from Yale and Princeton and Notre Dame and Michigan State and many other colleges in the East Midwest and South The reason they all picked the single sixblock long strip of beach isnt clear j We found out the hard way adds Forrest Crane city pub jlicity director That its im possible to get them off the sand killings and bombings increased after the collapse of j1 Wc hadba bigja7z festival in hopes for immediate negotiations to end the Algerian rebellion Red seeks asylum HEMSEN Sweden The captain of a 200ton Soviet submarine tender sailed his ship into Swedish waters and asked for political asylum But a spokes man for Swedens supreme command said none of the JRev C G McClure is one who ships nineman crew had sought asylum with the the beaches at skipper so far nisht and weU the auditorium downtown and they couldnt have cared less Theyve got jazz on the campus They came here to spend the the the beach The president of the Fort Lau derdale Ministerial Association Test ban standoff GENEVA The Western powers and the Soviet Union were at another standoff in the nuclear test ban talks with neither side ready to take the responsi bility for breaking off negotiations Winnie pays a call PALM BEACH Sir Winston Churchill on the final leg of a Caribbean cruise arrived at this plush resort aboard a destroyersized pleasure yacht but didnt come ashore On the inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazettt 5 Socitty Ntws 47 Clear Lake Ntws 7 Mason City Ntws 89 Sports 1112 North Iowa Ntws 15 The Maroon U Comiet 17 Risden former chief of IBI dies at 87 DES MOINES Ml James E Risden 87 former chief of the I6wa Bureau of Investigation and recently doorkeeper for the Iowa Senate died in a hospital Thursday night He suffered a stroke in the Senate chambers Jfr night supervised and lighted IF A BOY or girl comes for sex or a drunken brawl nothing else will do except dark Jade Beach he said Given a lighted beach most of them will be satisfied Dr Granvillc C Fisher psy chology professor at the Univer sity of Miami entertained 40 of the visiting collegians in his home and he sees no mystery in their longing for the beach or their inclination to rebel against police restrictions Roughing it on the beach un der the moon and the palm trees is a satisfying thing he said They donl mean to raise hell he added The demon strations were just their declara tion of independence Mayor Edward H agrees that I dont think can criticize the kids A lot of people forget they were young once   

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