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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowa Daily Newspaper IdiUd for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION VOL and United Press Inlernillonil Full MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 15 1961 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two N0 disappear from use CLOUDY anyone By DICK WEST WASHINGTON came to my attention recently a press release put out by a weekly magazine which I shall tactfully refrain from identify ing It reported that the U S Bureau of Engraving and Print ing had discontinued the print ing of and 000 bills I was of course outraged when I read this If theres any thing I loathe its to have my wallet cluttered up with a lot of small currency I carry my wallet in my in side coat pocket and any extra ballast there tends to make me with a starboard list CONSEQUENTLY I hopped a cab to the governments money making factory on 14th Street intending to lodge a protest with Henry P Hollzclaw the bureau director As it turned out the cab driv er didnt have change for a bill and that added to my temper You know how little inconveniences can get under your skin Needless to say by the time 1 was ushered into Holtzclaws office I was dang near on the brink of apoplexy Had there not been so many armed guards around I might have done something rash Now calm down Holtzclaw said or words to that effect The picture is not as black as the magazine paints it TECHNICALLY he explained the bureau has not discon tinued the production offour fiveandsixfigure currency It just hasnt made any recently because the supply exceeds the demand He said banks have a back log of big denominations mould ering in the vaults The bureau hasnt printed anything larger than a bill since 1945 But if the need arose he as sured me the bureau could print a new batch of long play ing lettuce in short order I asked Holtzclaw if this meant that big bills were go ing out of style He replied that he just printed the stuff and didnt concern himself with fads or fashions HOWEVER SOMEONE at the Treasury Department told me that big bills got sort of a bad name during the war Anyone who walked into a bank with a bill ran the risk of being suspected of black market deal ings Black marketeers tax dodg ers and other shady operators like to deal in big currency be cause it fits so cozily into safety deposit boxes Iowa Partly cloudy northeast and cooler Saturday afternoon Much cooler south Sunday fair and continued unseason ably cool Low Saturday near 20 northwest and 20s east and south High Sunday 30s north east to 40 to 45 southwest Minnesota Considerable blow ing and drifting snow north east and central this afternoon and evening Cloudy windy and colder this afternoon with snow ending in west Snow continuing east with total ac cumulation around four inches in central GlobeGazette weather data up By HAROLD K MILKS HAVANA raid r airplanes attacked airports n Havana and Santiago shortly after dawn Saturday and the Castro government claimed two of the maruders were shot down and a third badly damaged The invasionjittery armed to 8 am Saturday Maximum 48 Minimum 29 At 8 am 30 Precipitation 22 Sunrise 532 Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 48 N ews in a utshell FBOM OUR WIKE SERVICES Names lowan WASHINGTON President Kennedy Fri day named Edward A McDermott an Iowa at torney from Dubuque as deputy director of the Office of Civil and De fense Mobilization Mc Dermott 39 was co chairman of lowans for Kennedy during the pre convention campaign Rebels to help Algerian rebels indicated Saturday they are ready to resume contacts with France in hopes of ending the sevenyear war in Alge ria The newspaper El Moudjahid unofficial or gan here of the rebel FLN organization said the rebels are ready to speed the return of peace to Algeria through serious negotiations Mistress dies leaves large estate Air attack put Cuba in turmoi forces ministry immediately or dered all soldiers and militia men to their posts ONE BOMBING and rocket attack was made on Camp Liberlad formerly known as Columbia Havanas southwestern suburbs A second was made on the commercial SAME DATE1960125 Hearing favored 100th day By DAN PERKES DBS MOINES W Time is running out on the 1961 Iowa Legislature But when the final gavel will fall remained a mat ter of speculation among legis lative leaders this weekend Before adjournment Friday Senate Majority Leader J Ken dall Lynes optimistically saic he hoped to see the session enc by April 28 his original targe date Ill be disappointed if we dont make it by then said the Plainfield Republican BY WEEKS END the legis lature had been in session for 96 days at an estimated cost of The traditional 100th day falls on Tuesday By far the biggest stumbling block to early adjournment has been the legislatures failure to reach firm accord on Gov Nor man Erbes million a year spending program Lynes indicated that most of the wrinkles in appropriation matters have been ironed out and that major spending bills probably would be advanced to the calendar for debate next week Once we get over appropria tions he said all be over LYNES SAID THE appropria tions generally will adhere to the governors askings and the possibility of any tax proposals Yanks on moon first Possibility with money WASHINGTON United Stales may still beat the So viet Union to the its willing to pay for it Thats the view of a top space official who said Friday that the United States might be able to lob a man there in 1967 by spending billions on a crash program But the official Dr Robert C Seamans associate director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said reaching that goal would re quire a change in high national policy GOING ALL OUT on an ab solutely crash basis he said would cost billions more than is now contemplated Seamans testified before the House Science and Astronautics Committee At present the tentative tar get date for a U S moon land ing is 1969 or 1970 airport in Santiago Cubas sec ond largest city 450 miles east of Havana One report said the air attacks ere made to cover a com mando landing 30 miles west of Havana at Mariel a seaport where Soviet ships have arrived in the past with supplies for Prime Minister Fidel Castros regime Official sources said they could not confirm this re port The attack on Camp Libertad was reported to have touched off stores of munitions and ex plosions rocked the air for more jthan an hour after the attackers eft FRIDAY NIGHT three bomb explosions resounded in Havana The explosions came just as a luban government leader was telling a rally If an enemy of the revolution is caught with a bomb or carrying out an act of terrorism you capture him and we will execute him The official Labor Minister Augusto Martinez spoke at a fundraising rally on the site of a burnedout department store Prime Minister Fidel Castro reportedly was livid with rage at the El Encanto stores de struction by insurgents On the inside Clear Lake Page 3 Religion news 45 Mason City News 67 Society news 8 Sports 910 Editorials 11 Comics 12 Building news 13 North Iowa news 16 Fire destroys Waterloo firm WATERLOO ijft Fire de stroyed a large business in Wa early Saturday The AP Photofax GAGARIN GIVING NEWS In usual Russian cus tom Soviet space man Maj Yuri Gagarin joins in applause which greeted him at his Moscow news con ference The bust of Lenin is in the background Gagarin gave no specific information about his space flight ed at its plans in the race But its first space travel er Maj Yuri Gagarin said the trip might be sooner than we think PUTTING A MAN on the moon in 1967 Seamans said would be a very major under taking Rep J Edgar Chenoweth R Colo cautioned him to consider his words carefully The NASA official then said 1967 is a date that could be considered from a planning standpoint I did not say we can do it Seamans added I personally think it may be possible I cant assure you anything can be done the building which housed the Waterloo Tire Retreading Co and the Michael Paint Co The blaze was out of control when firemen arrived LOS ANGELES Wai clearing this session now ap pears slim Chairman Lawrence Putney RGladbrook said his Senateto bend every national effort to Appropriations Committee willjward it even to the extentof meet on Tuesday to thrashjchanging the national economy Chenoweth wanted to know if the goal was important enough Marriage Mill case Extradition waived MINNEAPOLIS ff A Minnesota man and woman ac cused in a bigamy case waived extradition Friday and were turned over to Iowa authorities Virgil Allen 30 Racine cafe operator and Mrs Bertha Batson Anoka appeared before District Judge Leslie Ander son A complaint was filed in New Hampton Iowa Feb 22 charging the two were married there Dec 30 1960 Allen is accused of bigamy and Mrs Batson with knowingly marrying a person already married Sheriffs officers from Iowa were in court Friday to take custody of the pair after they waived extradition The charges came after the fatal stabbing of Gerald Wil her 30 brother of Mrs Batson Wilber was slain in an alter cation last New Years Day in Allens cafe where Mrs Batson worked Hans G Koch 39 Robbinsdale Minn faces a hearing June 12 on a manslaughter charge ibursa Oestcrrcich whose fan Holtzclaw who has been in affair wilh a lover everything if we have the money printing game for about 40 years can discuss the subject in a detached manner as though bills were so many pistachio nuts Direct death penalty for murderer hid for years in lUCIIlU UJC C startled the nation 30 years agoLs wncrc lo is dead at 75 Her death April 8 came light Friday when her will was filed for probate She willed her dollar estate to Ray Bert Hed rick 65 her business manager aged program ana whnm Shr marriort nnlv two agricultural land tax credits for whom she married only weeks before she died COUNCIL BLUFFS UP Charles Noel Brown 28 of property tax relief Putney was less optimistic never get to the moon AND WHAT OF Otto Sanhulhowcver in predicting adjourn ber whose tale of hiding in hisjmcnt lime He figures it to be mistress garrets in Milwaukecjthc first week in its and Los out possible we may wind up even only when her husband was quicker when we get appropria Minneapolis was convicted of first degree murder Friday in the slaying of an Internal Reve nue Service agent A District Court jury of 10 men and 2 women directed that Brown formerly of Bedford Ind should be hanged at the Iowa Penitentiary No date was set He and a companion Charles Kclley 20 of Minne apolis were charged with mur der in the fatal shooting of Al vin E Kochrscn 54 Walnut Iowa last Feb 22 Koehrsen was shot when two men tried to commandeer his car outside his office in down town Council Bluffs He died two days later Brown an cxconvicl was Identified by a witness LcRoy R Harmon of Council Bluffs as one of two men seen run ning from the car after the shooting j attic f problem committee he said raise revenue to to multimillion cover about million in ap propriations asked over and above the governors budget THIS WOULD include sach items as the medical care to the aged program and increased I BELIEVE this is a most important national issue Sea mans answered I think it is a matter to be decided by the American people He added they would express it through you the committee and to the President After Seamans presented his estimates Rep David S King DUlah a member of the com mittee said if the Soviet Union gets to the moon first we may awaybrought him the sobri quet He dropped from sight after he was convicted in 1930 of manslaughter in the shooting Aug 22 1922 of Fred Oester reich Milwaukee garment man lions out of the way Wrestling for Saturday night WASHINGTON Millions 111V11 yy J J IA I tlJiUIJtJ ufacturer The statute of limita0f Americans will wrestle this a exired so he wasL in lions had expired so he reed His whereabouts have been a mystery MRS OESTERREICH told po lice her husband was slain by a burglar Her story was ac cepted at the time But she was arrested after Sanhuber was ar rested on a minor charge eight years later The jury was dis missed after reporting a hope less deadlock Testimony at the trial brought out that Ocslcrrcich was shot when her lover ran to her aid thinking she had been attacked by a burglar The husband tried to grab two pistols Sanhuber carried and was shot r with their federal in sinceicomc tax returns getting ready for Mondays filing deadline The occasion is moved to April 17 because April 15 falls on a weekend this year Twocar crash kills 3 lowans CEDAR RAPIDS Iff Three persons were killed and one in jured Friday in a twocar crash on Highway 74 about five miles northwest of here Killed were Gordon Hcnrikson 22 his wife Dcbra Mae 19 and Richard Fait 28 all of Cedar Rapids Solves UFO mystery with flat answer DOVER England are still people prepared to argue that the world is flat in stead of round despite Maj Yuri Gagarins orbit in space Samuel Shenton secretary of the International Flat Earth Research Society said I am convinced that Ga garin landed back on a hori zontal piece of earth after cir culating what might be de scribed as a sort of sauctr CONTINUE HOLD REA Mo UPI The Na tional Farmer Organization said Saturday it would continue its livestock holding action another week despite Agriculture De partment reports of normal re ceipts and prices at midwest markets LATEST FLOOD Mayor George Mendon left and Cerro Gordo County Supervisor Elmer Lus comb discuss the latest trends in flood plain zoning with Merwin Dougal and Clifford Peterson Dougal second from left and Peterson repre sent the Iowa Natural Resources Board and spoke at the Midwest Zoning Clinic KEEPING UPTODATE Mason Cityans left to right Raymond Zack Howard Smith State Sen Leigh Cur ran and Dave Randall read the latest news reports on county in Iowa The reports were posted at the Midwest County Zoning Clinic Gagarin dodges queries Space traveler didnt tumble By STANLEY JOHNSON MOSCOW OB Maj Yuri A Gagarin held his first news con ference today and dodged questions of the world press al most as artfully as he orbited the earth Nothing he said helped to clear up questions which have arisen about his space flight Wednesday Hundreds of reporters and photographers plus all the am bassadors assigned to Moscow crowded into the green and white stucco House of Sciences to hear the worlds first suc cessful astronaut tell of his 108 minute flight in outer space GAGARIN DID not answer questions directly from the floor during the twohour televised conference He read a prepared statement and then made his replies to a series of written questions he said had been handed up in advance With a confident smile on bis lips he managed to turn aside all requests for specific in formation about the landing and the space ship itself There have been suggestions in Russian reports that the 27 yearold astronaut left his space capsule in the air at the end of the flight and came to earth by parachute Gagarin opened the question period by saying many inquiries had been re ceived about his descent and re turn to the earth With an adroitness worthy of a politi cian he lumped them together and gave this answer MANY TECHNIQUES for landing have been developed Jin our country One is the para chute technique On this flight employed the following Tha pilot was in the cabin the land jing proceeded successfully and i demonstrated the success of all systems developed for this flight That was all he would say on the subject and did nothing to clarify a statement Friday by a Russian scientists that Gagar in came down smoothly in a glade near a field landing on both feet even without tumb jling As for the fate of his vehicle Gagarin would only say The entire space ship and its parts can be used again Zoning flood plains Minimizing flood damage it the goal of flood plain zon ing Flood plain zoning is a phase of zoning getting increased at tention in Iowa because of the recent floods Clifford Peter son and Merwin Dougal said Friday in Mason City The two DCS Moines men representing the Iowa Natural Resources Board discussed flood plain zoning during the Midwest County Zoning Clinic at the Hotel Hanford Howard Smith of the firm of Wallace Holland modivated the dis cussion NEARLY 200 and southern Minnesota county and city officials attended the Friday clinic The clinic was sponsored by the Mason City Board of Realtors in coopera tion with the Iowa Planning Association and the Mason City Junior Chamber of Com merce A discussion following Peter sons and Dougals formal pre sentations indicated that four Iowa counties now regulate flood plains in the county zone ordinances Polk County uses the phrase unclassified zone for the area that is subject to flood ing Johnson County also regu laics land use in this type of area Linn and Black Hawk counties definitely out 4   

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