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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for tht 1 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOLW The newspaper that makes all North I o vans neighbors AiioeUted Preu Cnlted Inttrflitlontl Full Wiret MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 6 1961 To Copy Thls Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 3t Tribute to a great author Hemingway feared death By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON Hem ingways people confronted death as something not to be postponed as Hector in Homers Iliad did when he stopped running to face Achilles armed but without hope Hemingway said 26 years ago long before illness overtook him I must write because if I do not write a certain amount I do not enjoy the rest of my life It is a reasonable guess the prospect of years of invalidism or at least marginal vitality took the joy out of life for him This may be too simple for future analysts seeking the mean ing of the shotgun blast which killed him last Sunday You can almost read them now THAT HIS concern with death which dominated all he wrote meant he was obsessed with fear of it and that he sought to buy time through the years by march ing character after character to inevitable doom as a substitute for himself The literary pigeonfanciers who like cooing or a message mauled him But he was no soothsayer Maxwell Geisrnar once wrate that Hemingways people act as if thought is unthinkable This was true He was an artist writ ing about the muscles of the heart not the capillaries of the brain The muscles got tired as he grew older His best work was his early work the short stories The Sun Also Rises A Fare well to Arms some parts of Death in the Afternoon some parts of To Have and Have Not IT WAS downhill after thatal though for him was up on the mountain for most of his con if he had listened too much to the critics who wanted a message who said he had no social consciousness In those early days he showed none of it Why should he have He was an artist writing about people in trouble as he saw them without moral judgments He had one measuring rod to write truly It was his own word But no one can ever really uni feel is a bet ter Hemingway really meant to American Literature un less he was alive and young in those middle 1920s when Heming ways work began The woods were full of literary frauds and secondraters who played it cute and safe wrote strictly for bucks suffered from Victorian anemia or pumped out sexshockers which disappeared in the garbage can THERE WERE some honest men writing like Theodore Dreis er and Anderson who tried to cut new roads with stor ies about the world as they saw it themselves but Dreiser was Photofax PLAN TO WED Geordie Hormel son of the late Jay C Hormel of George A Hormel Co con firmed that he and Annie Farge French actress of the Angel TV series will wed as soon as her di vorce from Dirk Sanders is final Annie visited Kingswood Geordies hotel on the Hormel estate at Austin Minn Angelwill become Geordies 3rd wife Russians OK treaty with North Koreans Backers of Hoffa win out Huge pay raise OKd AUSTIN Minn tite actress Annie Farge 24 star of the Angel television series says she is going to be come meat packing heir Geor die Hormels second French wife In a conversation here where Hormel operates a ho tel and restaurant Miss Farge said Im going to get a divorce pretty soon When I get the divorce Im going to marry Geordie Hormel heir to a S7 million meat packing fortune from the founder of the Hormel meat was mar ried to danceractress Leslie Caron the French cutie of Gigi Miss Farge said her present husband Dirk Sanders 26 is living in Paris They were married in 1958 in New York and have a 14 month old daughter Leslie She said her husband had agreed to the di vorce The marriage with Sanders is Miss Farges first but Hor me has been wed twice The 33yearold former piano player in a jazz group married Miss Caron in 1951 in Las Vegas Nev They were di vorced two years later He married Kim Wadsworth in Las Vegas in 1957 but divorce ended the union last April clumsy and Anderson was senti mental Then Hemingway who used his ears to listen and not to keep his hat off his chin broke through to write about talk as its spoken and life as it is He wrote to write and not for money He made no concessions He did it with enormous self discipline and economy in lan guage and emotion He created a yardstick by which those com ing after him had to be mea Womans car hits train operated by her husband SALEM Va WThe No 51 Norfolk and Western freight train smashed into a car Wed nesday tearing it apart and hurling Elizabeth Howard from the wreckage At the controls of the train was her husband E 0 How ard Mrs Howard 39 is uncon scious in a Roanoke hospital near death with head chest and undetermined injuries The im pact of the crash hurled her 90 feet from her shattered ear Her husband a train fireman who had temporarily taken lover the controls of No 51 from the regular engineer moments before the crash was said to be under the care of a private physician and could not be lo cated Newton baby dies of lye poisoning NEWTON 18monthold girl died of lye poisoning while being taken to a Des Moines hos surcd At his worst he was a pjtal Thursday The victim was giant j Laura Lea Rose daughter of Mr Perhaps the future will Mrs Robert Rose of Newton his greatest contribution was not his style which sometimes be came a caricature of itself or his ear which wasnt always good but his honesty above all in a field where its a cinch to cheat Authorities said the little girl had climbed on a high chair and reached a can of lye Wednesday night while staying with her grandparents Mr and Mrs Owen Postmas WARMER North Iowa Mostly fair with light variable winds through Friday Lows for Thursday night in low er 50s High Friday in the 80s Iowa Partly cloudy through Fri day Cooler southwest and ex treme south Thursday night lows in the 50s Warmer Fri day highs 8085 Further out fair with moderate temperatures Saturday Minnesota Fair and Highs Friday in 80s warmer MIAMI BEACH James R Hoffa was armed Thursday with a million dues increase a pay raise and vastly greater powers to start his new organizing and political offen sive The Teamsters president crushed all opposition in an overtime session at the unions convention that awarded him a a year pay increase in less time than it takes to count it His outnumbered opponents protested that Hoffa backed changes in the teamsters con stitution would stifle rank and file participation They were routed in a series of onesided votes HOFFA HOARSE but happy after the display of his iron clad rip on the convention set Friday for the election that will keep him in the top job for an other five years The strongest opposition de veloped against his demand for a compulsory a month dues increase on each member of the nations biggest union except for hardship cases Edward H Painter Oakland Calff Local 770 spoke for many dissenting delegates when he told Hoffa Inch by inch youve taken away our local autonomy And now you want us to pay the freight The 48yearold union leader rejected the claims and said the additional funds will be used to provide a pension plan for local union officers raise strike bene fits expand organizing drives and increase political action programs ALLIES OF Hoffa buried a de mand for a referendum among the 17 million teamsters to choose the top officers This was a bitter defeat for Hoffas only announced rival for the presi dency Milton J Liff Newark N J who demanded the secret ballot referendum Delegates turned it down with a deafening no Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 70 50 79 50 SAME Iowa Safety Department Fijnrei Black Flat Means Traffic Death in Past 24 Hours Horn in on Red Chinese Evidence of discord DEMONSTRATE IN ALGIERS SUB URB Demonstrators led by young Moslems and among them veiled Mos lem women walk through Diar El Mah coul an Algiers suburb Violence reached a peak in the Mediterranean Photofax country Wednesday with at least 80 Moslems dead in clashed with French forces Quiet was restored Thursday even though Moslems continue to pro test the French plan to partitiurrthe countrv On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 89 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Comics 14 Transit Schedule 18 Hoffas major victory was convention approval of a million revenue raising pi that he advocated It calls for 60cent monthly increases in the present 40cent tax imposed on each member and a boost in minimum dues from to S5 a month for virtually all of the 887 locals Hoffa gaveled through his own pay raise to a year and an unlimited expense account without any debate Salaries of the 13 teamsters vice presidents were doubled BIG SUIT FILED NEW YORK widows of eight men killed in thecollapse Rock n roller offers services DES MOINES young Iowa rock n1 roll singer has volun iteered to entertain at various board of control institutions Gov Norman Erbe in welcom ing Terry Teen 19 Eagle Grove o the governors office Thursday said it apparently was the first ime that a professional entertain er has volunteered to perform at he institutions free of charge Teen whose real name is Terry Knutson is the son of Mr and Mrs Kermit Knutson Eagle Grove THE SPIRITS SPOKE MIDDLETOWN Ohio W Terse but bespeaking domestic tragedy was this report of an explosion investigation by Mid dletovvn patrolman Howard of a giantAir Force radar tower off the New Jersey coast Wednes day filed suit against the federal government for million in damages Watson1 This officer found one bottle of wine had been hidden in the oven of a gas stove It exploded when the oven was lil and the spirits did speak Mothertobe Jumps into pool rescues Caroline WASHINGTON Kennedy 3 daughter of the President got into water over her head in a friends swim ming pool and was rescued by a young matron who jumped into the pool fully clothed Caroline suffered no illef fects Nor did her rescuer Mrs William Sallonstall who is expecting a child in the early fall Mrs Saltonstall is the daughterinlaw of Sen CAROLINE KENNEDY Leverett Saltonstall R Mass The White House confirmed the incident Thursday after the Evening Star published a story about it written by so ciety columnist Betty Beale The episode happened a week ago at the suburban Maryland home of Mr and Mrs Newton I Steers Jr At tended by a nurse Caroline had gone there for a birth dayswim party for Ivan Steers 3 Mrs Kennedy was not along White House press secre tary Pierre Salingersaid that Caroline was splashing around in the pool on an inflated rub ber ring and slipped out of it Mrs Saltonstall jumped in and pulled her out he said People were all around watching She was out of the pool in seconds As for Caroline the story said her only reaction was one of surprise She did ex press some wonderment that Mrs Saltonstall should be in the pool with all her clothes on MOSCOW Premier hrushchev announced Thursday ne Soviet Union and North Core a have signed a mutual de ense pact to counter a growing hreat of aggression by South Corea He said the recent coup in Seoul established a regime of ipen militaryFascist dictator The threat from the military Fascist clique is growing It is mown that this clique has an army of 600000 equipped with American weapons Khrush chev added WE CONSIDER it our duty to warn the aggressive forces hat if an attack is made on the Korean Democratic Republic hen the Soviet Union will look upon this attack as an attack upon itself Khrushchev made the an nouncement at a SovietKorean friendship meeting in Moscow Publication of the pact seem ingly means that the USSR is ope n 1 y replacing Communist China as Nortli Koreas chief protector IT WAS Communist volunteers who intervened in the Korean War The Soviet Union always claimed it took no part in that fighting although Sovietbuilt MIG fighter planes and other weapons were used on the Communist side The Soviet premier all but ignored the Berlin crisis during lis 40minute address He devot ed only one paragraph to Ber in repeating his determination o sign peace treaty with East Germany which he said will radically improvethe situation in Europe Observers here saw the pact as another sign that Moscow is vinning its ideological battle vith Red China for control of Asias Communists Erbe attacks planned ceiling on salaries DES MOINES Norman J r b e indicated dissatisfaction Thursday with the Legislative In erim Committees action in fix ng an salary ceiling on professional personnel at board of control mental institutions My mpression is the legislature in ended that salaries of future pro fessional people hired by tha joard of not those currently employed have their jalaries approved by the Interim Committee Erbe told a news con erence TOGETHER AGAIN MALVERN Ark Wheat bought a new car in 1950 and traded it in reluctantly for newer model in 1955 Several days ago Wheat saw the car on lot and tried to buy it but it had already been sold Wednes day night Wheat attended a drivein movie and won a car given as a was his old automobile Iowas Garst indignant Russian miter says home smelted of manure i iiji MOSCOW UP Iowa corn farmer Roswell Garst an old acquaintance of Nikita Khrush chev is being described in the Soviet press as a man who doesnt pay his hired hands very much And some of his political ideas were called somewhat naive This portrait of Garst was written for the official news paper Rural Life by A Roman ov cue of the Soviet journalists who recently toured the United States at the invitation of the American Society of Newspaper Editors After a visit to the Garst farm Romanov wrote On his 5000 acres of land he employs 20 men who know well how to handle farm ma chinery and are real masters in their trade He docs not pay them much an hour on weekdays and on Sundays In this respect ho acts like a man who knows jwell the value of money and takes good care to have every dollar bring him a clear profit of two Besides a high price is not set in the United States on the labor of those who produce wealth for others Romanov approvingly noted that Garst called the arms race a world craze but Romanov added Some of his views as for example the idea of divid ing the world into literate and illiterate rang somewhat naive And when it came to explain ing why a corn farmer has a swimming pool on his farm Romanov did it by quoting Garst to this effect Do you think I have a swim ming pool in my garden be cause I am a capitalist I have this pool because I feed the corn cobs to the cattle and do not throw them away or burn them like others do Describing the inside of Garsts house Romanov wrote The walls inside the cottage as I remember them were light green the carpet green the low armchair in which Garst sat was upholstered in green loo In fact the green seemed to absorb the strong odor of ma nure carried in from the cattle enclosures The area around Garsts farm was depicted in a gloomy fash ion Romanov said he was able to view it when Garst took the Russians to see land that was lying idle because the US gov ernment was paying to have it idle On our way wrote Roman ov we passed empty little farm homes with broken win dow panes and doors swinging in the wind The homes had been abandoned by their own ers We wondered Where were those farmers now whom the land no longer feeds Some may have turned into homeless tramps others if lucky got jobs in town In Coon Rapids Garst called Romanov a threehour expert He recalled that Romanov vis ited the farm with a group of other people last May 4 He stayed about three hours said Garst then went home and wrote an article about our farming operations That would be like me going to the Soviet Union staying three hours and writing all about Russia full of inaccuracies He said the Soviet newsmen stopped at the farm on a Sun day during cornplanting time Wehad been rained out for a week before and decided to work that day Garst said Most of the employes he saw were day laborers which we use occasionally throughout the year Most of our employes are permanent yearround men liv ing in nearby farm homes Garst said Romanov was par ticularly inaccurate about the amount of land he actually owns He not only grouped my land but also land owned by my sons and some of the farm lands I manage for others said Garst He did not reveal however to how much land he does claim title Regarding Romanovs descrip tion of the interior of the Garst home Garst said That doesnt bother me But it probably will make my wife a little angry   

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