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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North lowai Daily Newspaper Editid for the Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 99 The newspaper that makes a II North lowans neighbors Associated Presi and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2 1961 To a Copy Paper Consists of Pour SectionsSection No 351 Humor posted for safety One sign too long to read By DON ROSS New York Herald Tribune News Service HARTFORD Conn Those red and white signs bearing jingly messages on Connecticuts two major high ways the Connecticut Turnpike and the Merrill Parkway are entertaining a lot of motorists They are also irking some of them As for State Police Commis sioner Lee J Mulcahy under whose direction the signs were put up they make him chuckle every time he thinks about them His favorite is He Who Takes One for the Road Gets Trooper for Chaser HERE ARE A FEW SEN FaUBRIGHT Berlin in storm over Fulbright By CARL HARTMAN BERLIN Wi A storm raged Jin West Berlin Wednesday over Sen J W William Fulbrights feet by 4 feet and 8 feet by 8 that motorists have been seeing on the center strips of the two roads Vacation Peaceful Or Rest in Peace Be Patient Today JyJot A Pa tient Tomorrow Disaster Courts Hi g h w a y Sports Would you Teach Your Child to Do It That Way Always Alert Nobody Hurt There is agreement though on the part of traffic experts that highway signs should never be so lengthy that they keep the drivers eye away from the of the suggestion that the citys role as an escape hatch from East Germany is a be negotiated munists point that can with the Com Alert Iowa air groups for callup Peace Corps candidates in training volunteers arrived here Tuesday to begin a month of training at Iowa State University for an ag FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Air Force Tuesday alerted 71 Air National Guard and Air Re serve units for possible call up designating them as pri ority outfits for federal serv ice if a summons is issued The reserve units in Iowa andj Minnesota which received Airj Force notification of possible to active duty are i w tactical recon naissance squadron Sioux City 133rd aircraft control and warn ricultural assistance program jing mght Fort Dodge on St Lucia Island in the West Indies Federation air trans port wing headquarters 133rd Intensive training for thelair transport group headquar roup began Wednesday From ters and 109th air transport the 18 volunteers 12 will be seisquadron MinneapolisSt Paul lected for an additional month of training in the West Indies before beginning their twoyear stint on St Lucia THE IOWA units are author ized to add a total of 187 men to go to full strength The largest of the Iowa IOWA STATE University isgroups is the 174th Tactical I training the volunteers under a j Fighter Squadron which was The Arkansas D e m o cr atcontract with Heifer Projectjtactical reconnaissance squad chairman of the Senate Foreignjlnc a nonprofit voluntary orIron until last February when it reliiwas redesigned Commandec suggestion Sunday in a televigious and farm groups jby Lt Col Donald Forney of At Iowa State the group willsoux has a be instructed in A m e r i c a n of 421 airmen and 44 Relations Committee made the ganization supported by sion interview HE WAS BITTERLY critii V tKV soil technology animal cized m West Berlin and praised anH cfipnrp PYfpninT1 for his realistic understand ing by the official Communist daily Neues Deutschland and poultry science extension education horticulture and field crops health education and Mayor Willy Brandt of West physical conditioning by Univer Isity staff members Lambros Berlin said he could not imagine Lit Columbia University the senator had been will direct West correctly road long enough to cause him We are still of the opinion to run into anything About ten Brandt said that freedom must i Indies studies include freedom of movement for Germans from one part of the country to the other WE CANNOT make ourselves accomplices of the inhuman and arbitrary measures of the Com munists A West German Cabinet minis ter Ernest Lemmer said that he could not agree that any Stopped on signal from under car SHEFFIELD UPI reduce tenjpersons who West Ifreeddm riders were Der UJ r lout of r ranklm ight of disavowing Eight the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights The refugees still are arriving at the rate of 1500 a day School tax cut in Des Moines DES MOINES ff The Des Moines School Board gave tax payers some good news Tues day For the first time since 1949 the tax rate for schools will go 63059 mills to 5293 mills in 1962 The reduc tion was accomplished by trim ming off a proposed school bud get of 818214155 for 196162 years ago one of Commissioner Mulcahys predecessors put up a highway sign which said In Life as in Baseball Its the Number of Times That You Reach Home Safely That Counts About 20 minutes later on that road there was Ihe darn dcst rcarend collision that you ever saw Capt William Grub er head of the Stale Police Traffic Division recalled Wcj took lhat sign down away But Capt Gruber tened to add that the present signs are not as long as the homily on baseball which had 17 words The longest of the present crop seems to be 11 words WE WOULD certainly be the last people in the world to want to cause accidents on our roads Capt Gruber said Con neclicul has the lowest motor vehicle death rate of any state We think the signs are a good antidote to the monotony and boredom induced by high speed highways We also think the information they give is sound You keep looking ahead for the next sign Weve sparked an interest Youngsters enter JOBS UP into this thing as a kind of WASHINGTON W UnemployThey identified themselves Same It tends to keep fatherjment dropped seasonally by riders ready to and the whole family alert in July but the idle ratelne world interested edged up a bit to 69 per cent of Lcmkc escorted them cast Capt Gruber takes no stocklhe work force ward to the Buller County line in Ihe distraction theory as long as the signs are not ex cessively long The experienced driver he said does things second nature He talks lo his companion and adjusts subcon sciously to various traffic situa tions as they come along Have you called in traffic experts to express opinions about the signs Capt Gruber was asked officers and a autho r i z e d strength of 572 men The 174th is being equipped with FlOO Sabrejets supersonic fighterbombers cap able of carrying two nuclear bombs The Fort Dodge unit com manded by Lt Col El Roy No vak of Cedar Rapids is now at Camp McCoy Wis for two weeks training that will end Aug 12 It has a present strength of about 250 airmen and officers and an authorized strength of 330 The 133rd Aircraft Control and Warning unit is part of the 157th Tactical Control Group of St Louis which has units throughout the Midwest but only one in Iowa that at Fort Dodge A MILE NORTH of Port lodge the 133rd has a 222000 iraclar search antenna station I commanded by Maj Duane Ul AP Photo ax CHINA SOCIAL President Dwight Eisenhower left gestures as he speaks to an aid in his Gettysburg office while Vice President Chen Cheng of Nationalist China autographs a portrait of himself for Eisenhower Unity plea by Mac in trade talks SAME Firm US support for Nationalists WASHINGTON Kennedy pledged firm US sup port Wednesday for Nationalist Chinas membership in the United Nations and opposition to the admission of Communist China into the world body A joint communique issued by the White House summed up two days of consultations be tween Kennedy and Chinese Na tionalist Vice President Chen Cheng on the thorny represen ation issue The statement said Kennedy and Chen agreed that while Ber in is the current focus of world attention this problem CLOUDY Iowa Partly cloudy and little change in temperature throug Thursday Lows Wednesday night in the 60s Highs Thurs day 8590 Further outlook Little change Friday Minnesota Partly cloudy through Thursday with wide ly scattered thundershpwers Wednesday evening Low Wed nesday night northeast to 60s southwest day in the 80s Highs Thurs GlobeGazctte Weather Data up to 8 am August 2 Wednesday after they serenadcdjstad It is now only be evaluated only against the background of the world a farm family with songs andjweekends but can be placed on proverbs Franklin County Sheriff L M Lemke said the eight Negroes riding in a car bearing New York license plates stopped at the Martin Wearda farm near here early Wednesday The group one man six wom en and a child assembled on Weardas farm home porch and 24hour a day search duty Although only preparatory the alert was the first definite step by the Defense Departmen under the administrations new defense buildup program Of the 71 units 64 are Air Na tional Guard 7 are Air Re serves They fly tactical fighters re wediud a iii 10C puiw connaissance lanes and trans began chanting songs Wearda called authorities Lemke said the group told him they heard a clattering noise under the car as they passed Weardas home Lemke said they told him they took he noise to be the voice of the Lord telling us to stop here cover ports About 750 planes are in volved of which approximately 100 are transports and the rest fighters or reconnaissance air craft The units are authorized to bring themselves up to full strength This means they will have to recruit about 5000 men to add to an approximate pres ent strength of about 28000 Units in 28 states and the Dis trict of Columbia received the notices Covers state Radar warns of tornado danger AS FAR AS Im THE ASSOCIATED PKKSS the captain said Traffic ex perl is a dirty word Mosl of the traffic experts like Ihe dy namite experts are from Ihe neck up it was suggesled lo Capl Gruber lhat at least two of the signs mighl be dangerously mis leading The signs in queslion Look And Lessen Accidents and Slow Up Here Up There Suppose a reporter said thai a motorisl suddenly came across Will Ihe first sign wilh its bold white Slop on ils red background Might he nol think that the sign was warning him about an ob slruclion in Ihe road ahead and might he not quickly apply his brakes possibly causing a rear end collision Mighl nol a sim ilar reaclion be caused by Ihe Slow Up Herb sign Suppose theres a tornado developing in your area you be warned in time to get under cover You probably will be says the U S Weather Bureau in Des Moines if you are tuned in to your nearest radio or tele vision station A few lowa cities also have set up supplementary warning systems such as a distinctive pattern of toots by local air raid sirens But your best bet to get the word probably is the radio or TV You are more likely to hear the warning if an an nouncer breaks into the program to deliver it than you are to hear the air raid sirens Tornadoes annually take their toll of lives and property They can and do occur in every month of the year but they most commonly develop out of the turbulence of summer thunderstorms The heaviest toll of course occurs when a tornado hits a heavily populated area Such storms have created major disasters in Kansas City Udall Kan Worcester Mass Waco Tex and Vicksburg Miss in recent years The development of radar has made possible the develop ment in postWorld War II years of better systems for warning of severe weather in any given area Weather stations operated by Weather Bureau offices in Capt Gruber said il wasj lowa and neighboring states blanket all of Iowas W counties pretty silly lo imagine lhat The radar enables the stations to plot the course of all storm motorist didnt have any more systems developing in or moving toward lowa sense than to do things likci When severe weather develops the Weather Bureau sfa Prisoners attack death sentences DES MOINES W Convict editors of the prison magazine at the lowa Penitentiary have started a campaign to save two Minnesota men from the gallows for a killing in this stale Charles N Brown 28 and Charles E Kelley 20 both of Minneapolis are in death row at the Fort Madison prison sen tenced to hang next summer for the fatal shooting of Alvin County Judge John Clayton Koehrsen 54 in downtown Counjhas ordered a relief recipient to work out his assistance checks or spend six months in jail wide Communist challenge Unlimited phone calls gain approval WATERLOO plan by which local residents can shoot the breeze with other lowans without paying regular long distance telephone rates is apparently receiving good pub lic reaction Henry Hefti business man ager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co here said the Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 82 60 69 85 71 Call NFO meeting to plan holding DES MOINES tff The Na tional Farmers Organization has called a meeting of members experiment the first of its kindjfrorn six stales here Aug 7 to in the nation is a whether the lime is ripe LONDON Wi Minister Macmillan declared Wednesday Britain must abandon its tradi tional isolation and unite with the European Common Market to face the challenge of commu nism Our right place is in the van guard of the movement toward the greater unity of the free world he told the House of Commons We can lead better from within than from outside I am persuaded we ought to try MACMILLANS speech marked the opening of a twoday debate on the British decision an nounced last Monday to apply for membership of the six nation Common Market Macmillan noted that Britain had long entertained a tradition of isolation and suspicion of for eigners Nevertheless he went on it is worth recalling that in deaths of two Floyd County men every period when the world has mornj been in danger from a tyrant or aggression Britain has aban Two men take lives near Floyd CHARLES W C Ballzell Floyd County medical examiner pronounced the Wednesday as suicide ing Harry Caruth 70 a retired farmer was found dead in the garage at his farm home two miles northwest of Charles City about 5 am Wednesday He had been in failing health sev eral years He had apparently gone into the garage during the night and turned on the motor of the car the medical examin er said Death was caused by carbon monoxide poisoning A member of Floyd County more than 50 years he was a member of Central Methodist Church here He is survived by his wife Irene two children Donna and Howard both at home a sister Mrs Ina Howes Ackley six brothers Cyril Story City Henry Charles City iifford and Robert Iowa Falls Fred Williams Iowa mond New York City Ray doned isolationism DESPITE OPPOSITION from number of the ruling Conserva tives as well as many Laborites the trend on both sides of the House was clearly in favor of the principle of British membership in the European Economic Com munity Prime Minister Harold M a c hi i 1 la n was expected to squeeze out a vote of approval at the end of the twoday wrangle The way will then be clear for Macmillans government to start negotiations with the Common Market West Germany Italy Belgium the Netherlands and Luxembourg The British will demand tariff concessions for their Common wealth partners whose economies are dependent on the British mar tet and possibly exemption from trend the trend toward political unity Funeral services will be Satthat is slowly developing within urday at pm at the the Continental Six Hauser Funeral Home Charles ity Burial will be in Sunny side Memory Gardens Hugh D Johnson 63 Floyd lad been the object of a search ince he disappeared from his lome Tuesday afternoon A for ner employe of the Oliver Cor joration he was a diabetic Searchers found him at 8 am Vednesday hanging in a tree icar Floyd the medical exam ner said Funeral arrangements are in omplete at the Hauser Funeral Home Bomber funds not part of defense needs WASHINGTON UPI Sen William Proxmire DWis said Wednesday he will seek to knock out an extra million for manned bombers when the billion defense spending bill is considered by the Senate The extra funds were added to the huge military spending bill by the Senate appropriations committee Tuesday despite ad ministration protests that the additional funds were not need ed JERUSALEM Israel Proxmire made public a let esumption of the from Defense Secretary success More than 350 residents of the WaterlooCedar Falls area have for the program He explained thai signed up Hefti said for a monthly fee of cus tomers can make an unlimited number of telephone calls to any point in Iowa between the lours of 9 pm and 2 am The plan was made possible by the Direct Distance Dialing DDD system inaugurated here June 4 Man on relief must work out child assistance MARION 111 cil Bluffs last April 14 The magazine Presidio said in its August issue that Brown and Kelley had no money and were represented only by courtappointed attorneys when they were tried The Presidio editors said they plan a series of editorials trying to awaken Iowa citizens to Ihe Mile and stupid system of capital punishment U2 PLANES AGAIN NAHA Okinawa US Ray Day 21 the father of three children pleaded guilty at a hearing Tuesday to a charge of child abandonment by reason of nonsupport Day had refused to report for work last month at a relief work project for able bodied relief recipients His relief checks were cut off and relief officials advised his wife that she would have general council of trade ifor a full scale holding action to boost farm prices More than 10000 persons are expected for he meeting said Oren Lee Staley of Rea Mo NFO national president The organization previously has conducted a number of test holding actions in which farmers were asked to keep commodities off the market in an effort to ob tain higher prices The groups board of directors said the members convening here next Monday will decide whether to go into an allout holding action with the strength that we have al that time or whether to take some additional time to further strengthen the organization On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake news 8 North Iowa news 10 Society news 2023 Sports 2526 Mason City news 3435 Latest markets 35 Comics 42 LEFTISTS MEET TOKYO ffi Soliyo Japans Judge ill in Eichmcmn case rial has been postponed fromjRobert S McNamara in which Thursday until Aug 8 A courlhe reiterated that it is not statement Wednesday said oncinecessary for Congress to sup of the three judges is ill The proceedings were recessed last week for eight days to enable state Atty Gen Gideon Hausner to prepare the prosecutions final summation ply additional bomber funds Proxmire said that McN7a mara in the plainest possible language has reaffirmed that present production plans for these bombers are sufficient J AIR RAID J McBride super n vising engineer for GMs AC Sparkplug Division leftist dominated 38 dispays back and flont viewg of a new household ail thai Surveys have shown thai some motorists dont have much sense tiorv telephonesall radio and telvision stations in the threat ened area They immediately put word on the air Air Force announced VVcdncsfile child abandonment opened a fiveday con day it will soon start a scries against her husband before the of air sampling flights over injchccks could be cleared Day re Icrnalional walcrs in the West ern Pacific using two U2 planes based on Okinawa turned to work after the charge was filed and his relief check was cleared Tuesday raid warning device caller NEAR for National Emergency Alarm Repeater NEAR a bit larger vcntion Wednesday and than a cijpiret pack can be plugged into an AC cur rent outlet and would tie the individual American home into a nationwide electrical alarm at a cost of a resolution calling for diplo matic relations between Com munist China and Japan about per unit   

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