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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North IOWQB Daily Newspaper Edited for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 9 The newspaper that makes all North I o vans neighbors AtiocUUd Preii nd rated Pmt tntenutloa fuU Uu Wlrt MASONCITY IOWA MONDAY MAY IS Cop WThl Ccnilit of Two ScUonfSecUon Oti No Iff One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO USOfli pm Sunday KWLC Decorah 11240 pm Sun WOI Ames 640 am Tuesday WTAD Quincy 9301 pm Thurs WSUI Iowa City 1910 am Sat No those Texans arent downhearted ON THE BASIS of a recent visit down there I can re port to you that those people of Texas are showing no signs of developing an inferiority com plex through being relegated to second place amongthe states by Alaska Theyre prouder than ever of being Texans and theyre facing the future with bullish ex pectations Myweeks stay there took me into two communities Austin the capital city where I had nev er visited before and Dallas which previously I had seen only from the air and the airport I had known about Dallas and its spectacular growth in popu lation to 14th place among American cities in the decade between 1950 and 1960 But number of things about including its growth and the beauty of its a revelation to me If youre think ing of Austin as a sleepy little southern capital you must have another look The generally flat character of the countryside about Dallas had led me to believe that Id be going into a smaller Dallas when my plane sat down at Aus tin But within a half hour after checking in at the Commodore Perry hotel I had been whisked out to the home of a friend in surroundings almost suggestive of Switzerland FROM THIS SPACIOUS and lovely home perched high on a cliff I looked down on one of the Highland Lakes one of a chain of six evolved from a most ingenious treatment of the Colorado River of Texas In one long term program Austin has achieved about a half dozen vital goals Complete flood control was achieved Wonderful boating op portunities were created Rec reational areas for swimming water skiing and fishing were a valuable byproduct of the pro gram Enough water for a com munity several times greater than Austins 200000 was brought into being Not least hundreds of building sites with a lofty lake overview were de veloped In all of this Ive been talk ing about the part of Austin that came as a surprise to me Al though I hadnt seen them I knew quite a little about the Texas Capitol building second in size only to our national capi tol and resembling it quite markedly and about the Uni versity of Texas with its facili ties for 18000 on a city campus AUSTIN is pretty close to the center of Texas with nine tenths of the states population within a 300 mile 300 miles isnt considered very far in Texas San Antonio is only 77 miles away Houston 162 miles Dallas 200 The Austin history dates back to 1839 when the Republic of Texas was only three years old Its president Mirabeau Lamar sent five horsemen on a mission to find the best location for our capital After months of rid ing they decided on a tiny village called Waterloo which became Austin in honor of a Texas frontiersman Stephen F Austin The mammoth capitol build ing between downtown Austin and the University campus is of red granite Clustered about it are a number of other impos ing state buildings I found my chief interest however in browsing about the spacious yard of the capitol building and noting the many proofs in the statuary that Texas is of the old south I took lime to recopy this inscription on the most impressive of the statues FOR THOSE WHO DIED for State Rights guaranteed under the Constitution The people of the South animated by the of 1776 to preserve the rights withdrew from he Fed eral compact in 1861 The North resorted to coercion The South Continued on 2f German court rules Shes not Anastasia HAMBURG Germany UPI A German court refused Monday to recognize Anna Andersons claim she was grand duchess Anastasia of Russia Ending more than three years of investigations the court ruled that Mrs Anderson 61 was not able to give satisfac tory proof of her claim She said she was Czar Nicholas lls youngest daughter and the only person to escape alive from the Bolshevik mas sacre of the Russian royal family in 1918 In fact said the court after four days of deliberations evidence given through more than three years of thorough in vestigation of the historic case contradicted her claim to be the Russian princess The court refused however to recognize the charge of the Duchess Barbara of Mecklenburg that Mrs Anderson actually is Franziska Schanzkowski daughter of Polish peas ants The court said legal grounds barred it from issuing a ruling on the Duchess claim New Red China report to LBJ HONG KONG UP Vice President Lyndon B Johnson has received information indicating the Communist regime in China conceivably could collapse in a year to 18 months due to internal stresses An authoritative source reporting this Monday said these views came to Johnson from respectable sources and are worthy of consideration Johnson arrived here from Formosa where he conferred with Chiang Kaishek The estimate of Chinese prospects does not square with available information from most informed sources in Hong These persons say no i i flat prediction of an upset in Wild weather over nation By THE ASSOCIATED FRESS Thunderstorms rumbled across areas in the midcontin ent Monday after a rash of tor nadoes and damaging wind and rain storms in a half dozen states A cloud cover and rain Mon day kept temperatures on the cool side in Iowa The twisters erupted along a severe thunderstorm belt which stretched from eastern Minne sota through Wisconsin Illinois Missouri and Arkansas to east ern Louisiana No deaths were reported in the storm zone but nine per sons were injured in Illinois and one in Wisconsin Property damage was extensive The immediate effects of the heavy rains in flooded sections of Southern Illinois and south western Indiana were not de termined Although rivers and streams generally were leveling off or beginning to drop hun dreds of persons still were barred from their homes by the floodwaters National Guards men remained on duty in both states On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 5 Clear Lake News 5 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Society News 101112 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 j China can be made The information given to John son was reported to be based on a variety of considerations prih1 cipally these 1 The Chinese Red army was said to be nearing revolt stage due to unhappiness with the role they were required to play un der the regime of Mao Tzetung 2 Doctors coming out of the mainland are reporting 30 to 40 per cent of the population is in bad shape due to malnutrition This is not only due to unfavor able weather conditions which have affected food production but poor management under the commune system Malnutrition was said to have led to a sharp rise in tuberculosis liver dis eases and a general apathy of the population 3 Another factor was said to be sharp differences among some of the top Communist of ficials in the Peiping heirarchy There are reports of slashing at tacks from followers of the in evitability of war doctrine of the proMao group and the peaceful coexistence doctrine of the pro Moscow group Other responsible authorities lere disagree sharply with this thesis It is pointed out that lommunist China harvested 190 million tons of grain last year short of the goals but a lot of food The Red no one said to be well fed and well cared for to avert any pos sible troubles from this direc ion BUSTER BROWN DIES FORT WORTH Tex Jack Fox 77 the original Buster Brown who delighted children for more than 20 years as he toured the nation with his Tice for a shoe comj BUS SET ON FIRE Smoke and flames pour from a bus near Anniston Ala which was set afire top photo by white segregationists protesting Negro Freedom Riders testing bus station race bias Below the riders sit Photofax New split develops at Geneva FKOM OUR WIKE SERVICES GENEVA The United States agreed Monday o permit of the Communist Pathet Lao rebels as equals at the 14nation conference on Laos But the acting head of the ftoyal Laotian government delega ion said his group would not attend if the Reds and tha neutralist group from his country are admitted on in equal footing The formal opening of the parly was delayed again until Tuesday afternoon as the United States bowed to British and Trench pressure to permit the Laotian Reds to attend only to have the proWestern Royal regime reject this plan Ngon Sanaikone acting head of the Royal Lao delegation old reporters after a conference at U S delegation headquarters vith secretary of State Dean Rusk Our position has not changed We are the only delegation of iaos If the other Lao delegations are admitted to the confer ence on the same basis we will not come He said the head of his delegation Interior Minister Luan who had been scheduled to reach Geneva Mon day afternoon was in Beirut Lebanon where he had missed plane Earlier British Foreign Sec A surprise guilty plea by Goldfine nervously inside the bus as smoke be gins to billow The Negroes got off without serious injury a few moments later The FBI is investigating the case 6 dead in Iowa road accidents Comics 16 ipany died Sunday N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Disc conviqted NEW YORK Disc jockey Peter Tripp was con victed of having taken up to in payola from record makers and distributors The technical charge of which Tripp was found guilty was com mercial bribery billion for welfare use WASHINGTON The House Appropriations committee voted a record billion to the health education and welfare department and called for fresh assaults on cancer heart disease infant mortal ity alcoholism and the problems of old folks U2 pilot still American POUND Va Imprisoned U2 pilot Francis Powers has emphatically denied speculation he would remain in Russia after completion of his 10year espionage sentence In a letter to his parents here he wrote I Was born an American and I intend to die an American Schools ruling not touched WASHINGTON The Supreme Court refused to intervene in a lower court decision that tuition pay ments by a Vermont school district for children in Roman Catholic high schools are unconstitutional This action is not equivalent to a ruling on the issue by the Supreme Court itself but it does becloud the same type of payments in other states The case is of particular interest because of the controversy over President Kennedys aidtoeducation program which is now before Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Six persons including an in fant and a teenager died in Iowa over the weekend as a re sult of traffic accidents Three of the deaths occurred Sunday They were William T Byrd 78 Des Moines killed in a twocar crash at the bottom of a hill on Highway 6 about three miles west of Newton Five other per sons were injured including Byrds wife Mary 76 who suf fered a fractured pelvis JOE McCONNELL in his 70s killed in a onecar crash on Highway 5 about a mile east of Aurelia He was a passenger in a car driven by his brother Donald 82 who was injured Merrill Rawson 73 Anamosa died in a Cedar Rapids hospital of injuries suffered in a two car collision last Thursday at the intersection of Highways 151 and 261 southwest of Anamosa Rawsons death was the third in that accident His wife Mar tha 72 died in the same hos pital Saturday night Rose Dau tremont 75 of Riverside died Friday of injuries in an Iowa City hospital STEVEN EARL Goecke 17 was killed and three other State Center high school students were injured Saturday morn ing in a twocar crash on High way 330 west of Marshalltown The teenagers were returning from a juniorsenior prom at Marshalltown Gregory Terrell 3yearold son of Mrs Donald Terrell Ot tumwa was killed Saturday when struck by a car Police said the driver of thecar did not stop and a search for the driver was underway EXPLORER DIES NORFOLK Conn Lela Laughlin Carlisle 85 explorer horticulturist died Sunday after a long illness Day Iowa during the next five day period Monday through Saturday will average 6 to 8 degrees below SAME Black Flif Menj Oefttk Flit 24 PARTLY CLOUDY North Iowa Diminishing cloudi ness and cooler Monday night lows near 40 Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Tuesday highs in upper 50s Iowa Fair to partly cloudy Mon Biracial bus is attacked ANNISTON Ala About 100 whooping whites me a bus carrying a biracial in tegrationist group here Sunday stoned it and slashed the tires wa ranu uaruy then followed the bus out day night and Tuesday Cooler f town and tossed gas bombs it when it stopped for re east Monday night lows in the 40s Slightly warmer Tuesday highs upper 50s north to mid 60s The 22 passengers aboard the south Further outlookGener bus including nine members of ally fair with little temperature the Congress of Racial Equal ity were rushed to a hospita for treatment None was seri Temperatures ously injured change Wednesday THE WHITES met the reg Atlanta to Birmingham average 6 to 8 degrees oeiow passenger bus at normal Normal highs are the of town of upper 60s north and the 70s wMch situated 30 miles from the Georgia They shouted threats at the north and the 70s elsewhere Normal lows are 45 to 50 north and 50 to 55 else where Precipitation will aver age 50 to 75 inches occurring as occasional showers and thun derstorms Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er Highs Tuesday in 70s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 78 Minimum 44 Precipitation 21 Sunrise Sunset GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 74 Minimum 63 City council to hear traffic problem at City Council discussion of Ma son City traffic problems is ex pected to begin about pm Monday at the Music Hall Mayor George E Mendon said The actual council meeting will begin at pm at the City Hall for handling of routine busi ness However the group will then adjourn to the Music Hall to accommodate the expected rowd interested in proposals to alleviate downtown traffic con gestion Arrangements for use of the Music Hall were just completed Monday morning SUBJECT TO TAX WASHINGTON UPI Supreme Court ruled Monday units Monday after receiving hat embezzled money is subreport that the Statue of Liber ject to federal income tax By ty will be blown up in four a 63 vole the court overruled hours They later declared 1946 decision to the contrary the report unfounded group which has been on a Freedom Ride through the south testing Southern bus seg regation laws Police Chief J L Peek said his men refused to let the pas sengers leave the bus and at tempted to hold back the crowc of whites The whites began slashing the tires and stoning the bu as it pulled away from the sta tion About three miles outside Anniston two of the tires went flat and the men following in about 50 cars converged on the bus Police said tear gas bombs and a flare were tossed into the bus windows ON THE bus in addition to the nine freedom riders four Negroes and five white persons The occupants began pouring from the bus They were mei by the white men Witnesses reported some blows struck anc one Negro was struck by a man wielding a chain State high way patrolmen arrived at tha time and prevented further vio lence The bus otcupants were rushed to the emergency room of the Anniston Hospital for treatment of burns and lacera tions apparently received when some of them had to climb through the bus windows to es cape FAKE BOMB THREAT NEW YORK head quarters alerted its harbor The bomb and waterfront detective BOSTON WVBernard Goldfine Boston industrialist pleaded guil y Monday to charges of evading nearly in personal and corporate income taxes US Dist Judge George C Sweeney continued the case and ordered Goldfine to report to a courtappointed psychiatrist to determine present menta competence The suddenplea came aftei defense and prosecution attorneys were closeted with Judge Sweeney for more than half an hour as the trial was about to open GOLOFINE in a steady voice pleaded guilty to the two indict ments one charging evasion ol in personal taxes and the other to in taxes on the Strathmore WOolen Corp one of his firms Goldfines tax troubles bur jeoned after the Russianborn in dustrialists many favors to high evel political associates Begin ning in 1958 the 70yearold busi nessman went through a series of congressional hearings into his practice of giftgiving among Washington figures PROBABLY THE outstanding nstance involved Sherman Ad ams former New Hampshire gov ernor and former assistant to resident Dwight D Eisenhower The disclosures about Goldfines retary Lord Home and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromy jo cochairmen of the confer ence had informed Rusk that here would be no formal open ing of the conference Monday The implication in US offi cial circles is that Rusk might pull the US delegation out of he conference within a week if he found that the Russians and Communist groups after getting their way on procedure were not negotiating in good faith Rusk himself expects to be here four or five more days leaving Friday night or Satur day unless there are compli cations He plans later to re turn to Geneva for one day be fore going ta Paris for the meet ing between President Kennedy and President Charles de Gaulle of France Phoumi Vonvichit of the Pa thet Lao declared hisforces were the masters of the coun try and would not be relegated to the subordinate role He added that any decision on the conference made without parti cipation of the Pathet Lao would be invalid AS THE BIG powers conferred back and forth and the other delegations marked time all were keeping an eye on nego iations going on in Laos that lave as their ultimate goal for mation of a coalition govern ment representing the three La otian factions Agreement there would permit appointment of one delegation for the Gen eva conference and thus solve the present problem However the talks in the Laotian village of presents led Adams to resign Ban Namone 75 miles north of Tom the White House post Both Vientiane bogged down in a dis Goldfine and Adams denied any the Pathet Lao and wrongdoing Goldfines secretary and code fendant Miss Mildred Paperman 42 arrived at the same time with Goldfines son Solomon Miss Pa perman is due to be sentenced in he Strathmore case on June 5 She previously was charged with evasion of in per sonal income taxes and was fined i2500 and was given a suspend ed jail term Royal government over what should be discussed first PEACE CORPS TESTS WASHINGTON UPI Ex aminations for Peace Corps work will be held May 27 and June 5 in 330 cities over the nation Letters to Peace Corps applicants will be mailed this week telling them where and when to report for their tests Photofjx GOLDFINE IN COURT AGAIN Bernard Goldfine 70 who since 1959 has been convicted of contempt of Congress jailed for contempt of court and ex amined in mental institutions enters Federal court room with wife Charlotte for trial on charges of evading nearly in income taxes Goldfine pleaded guilty to the charges
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