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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Homt VOL 99 CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors tnd OnlUO nMafenaaul run Leu Wire MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1961 To Copy lW Pper tf FomfeetUufectin OB No U S moves to s atomic experiments Cholera again on the march Asia is an old target By DON GOOSELAKE WASHINGTONDeaths old and faithful henchman cholera is again on the move Dispatches from Hong Kong the Wests window on Red China report that cholera is rampaging in the nations southeastern re gion As a precautionary measure the United States Public Health Service has reserved the right to quarantine arrivals in this coun try who may have been exposed in Hong Kong or nearby Macao Asias last widespread epidemic occurred in 1958 when hordes were stricken in India Cambodia East Pakistan Burma Nepal and Thailand Since then a cholera research laboratory has been set up in Pakistan with a US grant to the Southeast Asia Treaty Or ganization Cholera has proved a world traveler of speed persistence and considerable influence on hu man affairs the National Geo graphic Society says At irregu lar intervals since early times the highly infectious disease has burst from its spawning grounds in crowded Asian cities to strike Tests in air expected later east north and west The United States despite its high levels of sanitation was in vadedfive times by cholera in the 19th century The last out break came as recently as 1873 During one such epidemic chol era swept the Indian tribes of the Plains greatly reducing their numbers and their will to resist the westward movement of set tlers Cholera is common over a wide region of Asia but its chief source has long been regarded as the AP Photofax PLANS J Maki nen Ashburnham Mass says he is ready to make a person al plea to Soviet Premier Khrushchev in behalf of his son Marvin 22 sentenced Tuesday to eight years for spying Makinen said his stu dent son was the victim of trumped up charges Threatens jump from windmill IOWA offi cers from Franklin and Hardini WASHINGTON A speedup in nuclear weapons tests was urged by the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday as it approved for the Atomic Energy Commission President Kennedy announced Tuesday the United States will resume underground and laboratory atomic tests The com mittee earmarked million of the AECsnew money for the weapons testing programs The funds for use during the fiscal year that started July 1 include S5912 million for weapons development and 000 for special nuclear materials The total is only less Kennedy requested and below last years ap propriations Lifting its threeyear lid on atomic tests the United States will set off underground nu clear explosions in the next few weeks develop more advanced weapons We have no other choice North Iowa Generally fair Wed nesday night part ly cloudy Thursday with chance of thunderstorms ex treme north Lows Wednesday night around 60 Highs Thurs day 8388 Iowa Generally fair Wednesday night becoming partly cloudy Thursday with scattered thun dershowers likely northwest and extreme north Warmer northwest Wednesday night lows near 60 Highs Thursday 8590 Further tered showers cooler north west Friday counties police from Iowa Falls i Fiveday Iowa Temperatures and the fire department rescue squads from both Mason City and Marshalltown were called to the Ed Fitz farm near here Wednesday when Fitz threat ened to jump from the top of his windmill tower After spending more than four hours on a small platform at the top of the tower Fitz still refused to come down at midafternoon He is about 75 and his wife died last spring Fitz has been living with the Dane Shaver family south of towa Falls Wednesday morning Ganges delta Early historical he and shaver went to the Fitz documents including works of the Indian writer Susrata refer to an acute cliarrheal disease There is little doubt that it made pe riodic and devastating journeys along Asias traditional land and sea trade lanes will average near to slightly below normal Thursday Kennedy announced after get ting word of the Soviet Union third atomic blast in five days The American tests will start this month Authorities indi cated the first explosions will be small by atomic standards The aim 1 to improve bat tlefield arms like those now in the hands of US troops in Europe and 2 k gain know how for antimissile rockets Because they will be below ground and in laboratories the U S tests will not produce the fallout of radioactive air par tides potentially dangerous to all life K e n n e d y s announcement drew applause from Congress through next Monday Noriwhere many members of both mal highs are from 74 to 81 and normal lows from 52 to 59 degrees Warmer east and south Thursday cooler west Friday and east Saturday Warmer again Monday Rain fall will average 50 to one inch and locally up to three inches in showers and thun derstorms mostly Friday and Saturday Minnesota Variable cloudiness showers Highs Thursday in high 70s farm as they often do The land is leased and the farmhouse unj Fitz moved out1 Pitz asked Shaver to check thei silo for rats and while Shaven was gone the elderly man GlobeGazette weather data Maximum Minimum Precipitation 79 52 09 parties have been calling for a resumption of US tests and dismay from nonWestern for eign capitals where1 the Soviets have been criticized for end ing their atomic moratorium Dismay also was registered by Japan target of Americas World War II atomic bombing Foreign Minister Zentaro Ko sako strongly urged the United States not to carry out the tests He said we have long considered from the humani tarian view that the ban on nuclear weapon tests is the step toxvard the abolition iof nuclear weapons as a lwhole WHERE U S ATOMIC TESTING WILL RESUME A workman at the Nevada Atomic Test Site stands on a trestle overlooking rugged Rainier Mesa the area where the United States soon will resume underground nuclear Photofax testing Tunnel complex for the blasts shows at lower center Construction at the 40 by 28mile desert range has been steady for the past several months No explosion just boom of jet bomber overNorfh Union agrees to delay Reuther tells of progress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT AP The United Auto Workers called off a strike set for 10 am Wednesday at Gen eral Motor plants aftev a new of fer by the company appeared to have cleared the way for a settle ment of the unions key benefit demands Beaming with pleasure UAW resident Walter P Reuther an nounced nearly seven hours be ore the strike deadline that it had been extended until 10 am Mon day He said substantial progress vas made during the night on broad economic issues Reuther joined with GM resident Louis G Seaton in an nouncing a second extension of he contract in the light of ignificant progress made at the bargaining table during the light The 1958 contract expired Aug l but was extended until today under a truce suggested by the US Mediation Service Before going into their night session UAW and GM negotiators vere urged in telegrams from Kennedy to make an allout effort to achieve a just settlement Mr Kennedy told Heuther and Seaton our country at this juncture in our affairs can ill afford a shutdown in this im portant segment ofour economy Seaton said the extension until Monday was not requested by Washington but was agreed upon in the bargaining room Reuther said the message obviously had an effect on negotiations He told newsmen had been working very hard A jet plane broke the sound barrier over Mason City and North Iowa Tuesday night and touched off some confusion The sonic boom brought a flood of telephone calls to po lice and fire departments ra dio and television stations Almost simultaneously the Waterloo fire department res cue squad responded to a call to revive an ill person and the wailing siren of the emerg ency vehicle added to the alarm which many residents felt One group of residents believed a house had blown up in their neighborhood and summoned the fire depart ment The concussion from the sonic boom shattered a large plate glass window in a Wat erloo store and rattled other windows in homes and build ings along the route No damage was reported in Mason City but the thunder like clap brought many resi dents to their doors The sonic boom was heard within a 20mile wide corridor across North Iowa at pm It was caused by a B58 jet bomber flyinga night mis sion from Bunker Hill AFB Ind to St Louis and then north to its simulated target at Minneapolis The craft re portedly was speeding faster than sound at an altitude of 40000 feet which accounted for the boom being felt over such a wide area The Air Force warned that further training flights have been scheduled along the same route several nights this week between the hours of pm and am The world at large paid littlejdimbedto the the wind serious attention to cholera until the 19th centurya time of grow1 Efforts to talk him down were ing populations and swifter travel The year 1817 marked the first of a series of pandemics It be gan in Bengal then spread to Ceylon China the Philippines and Japan to Mauritius and East Af On the inside fruitless even though Dr E Ji Editorials Page 4 Steenrod of Iowa Falls climbedj Clear Lake News 67 as close as two rungs from thej Society News 10111213 top of the tower The fire departments were Sports1718 North Iowa News19 called to bring jump nets butj Comics to Persia and Arabia these were kept in the barn outi Latest Markets nca The next wave surged forward iof Fitzs sight while efforts were in 1826 conquering new territory being made to talk him down This epidemic spread northward into Russia thence across the continent to England and leaped the ocean to Canada The disease flowed down the Mississippi Val ley and soon touched almost all settled parts of the United States The nation suffered subsequent invasions in 1848 1854 1865 and 1873 Mason City News Transit Shedule 22 26 2627 30 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Integration at Dallas DALLAS first graders have en The Presidents decision an jnounccd by White House press secretary Pierre Salinger late Tuesday swept away a ban adopted by the United States jwhen the US British Soviet parley on a treaty to forbid 1 nuclear testing began in No vember 1958 The last US test was Oct 30 1958 in Nevada The Russians and British also declared selfimposed mora toriums in 1958 Some military imen in all three countries i pressed increasingly for tests I This year the Soviets showed declining interest in the Ge neva talks and last Wednesday they would resume tests The British have not re sumed The possibility that the United States will have to re sume atmospheric nuclear tests iif the Soviets continue such Father shoots daughter Wedding is called off GUTHRIE CENTER A service station operator shot and killed his pretty newlyen gaged daughter and then shot himself to death Tuesday night authorities ruled A Des Moines pathologist said Murl Rutherford 50 shot and killed his blonde daughter Bet tie 19 with a single shot from a smallcaliber weapon and then took his own life in his farm home near here The body of Miss Rutherford During the mh century recur terecl previously allwhite schools in the nation s was voced Dy influential largest segregated public school district All was members of Congress peaceful There were no crowds and only a few curi i Sc n a t e Republican Leader ous neighborhood residents peered from windows and lEverett over fences as the children entered to begin Dallas Kf first integrated school year ring epidemics people had not the vaguest idea what caused cholera or how it spread Epi demics usually were attributed to evil spirits or corrupt vapors from the earth and sea Ironically however the science of preventive medicine owes much to cholera The 1831 outburst in England resulted in sanitary measures that transformed the island nation and contributed to the health and welfare of peo ples elsewhere But it was not until the severe international epidemic of 1883 1887 that the German bacteriolo gist Robert Koch proved that M Dirksen of Illinois Bus plunges down hillside PULASKI school bus carrying about 27 children to their first day of classes ran off a mountain road and plunged 50 feet down an embank ment A number of the children were taken to hospi tals but none was reported hurt critically Antihijacking bill signed Kennedy has signed into law a bill making aircraft hijacking an act of cholera is caused by a living or piracy wjth penaitjes up to death The which also includes penalties of 20 years to life in test in the air later Sports Bulletin NEW YORK Maris slugged his 54th homer of the season Wednesday as the Yankees assumed a 70 lead over Washington in the seventh inning of their game here ganism the socalled comma bacillus Impure water was found to be the commonest med ium of infection CD POST FILLED WATERLOO UPI Lloyd Turner 37 Waterloo Tuesday was appointed civil defense di rector for Black Hawk County and granted a budget to operate the office enacted by Congress in reaction to gun point seizures of commercial airliners Neutralists make appeal BELGRADE Yugoslavia Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia handed the United States and Soviet am bassadors a message from the conference of non aligned nations asking an urgent and imperative EastWest summit meeting lo avoid nuclear war been shot once in father was on the bed in the sachuestts the 28th Infantry of Pennsylvania the 32nd Infantry of Wisconsin and the 49th Armored iof Texas Miss Rutherford had only re These four divisions and 144 st cently become engaged to her a high school homecoming queen last fall whose engage ment had been announced in the newspaper just a few hours be fore was found sprawled in the living room The body of her a little more conscious of otir re sponsibilities afterward Reuther declared the night ses sion made rear progress toward meeting the needs of GM work ers Reuther Tuesday declared thera vould be no extension of the strike deadline unless GM agreed to give the same benefits pro vided in the recent settlement with American Motors Corp Reuther dropped a demand for the AMC profitsharing plan Four Guard divisions on alert status WASHINGTON AP Army Wednesday tapped four Na tional Guard divisions and 475 other Guard and reserve units for intensified training and rein forcement to prepare them for possible callup Involved are 148000 men and of ficers The four National Guard divi sions are the 6th Infantry of Mas bedroom Both had the head high school sweetheart Bill Sparks cocaptain and fullback on the football team last year The wedding was set for Oct The girl had moved away from home into town recently authorities said as domestic problems plagued the family Her mother filed suit for divorce from Rutherford three weeks ago and had moved to Greenfield Betties twin brother Bill em ployed at the local locker plant also had been living away from home Authorities were tightlipped about the case but residents said Rutherford and his daugh ter had not been very close recently apparently because of ithe family marital difficulties Thty said however that Rutherford picked up his daugh ter after she got off work at the Gulhrie County State Bank SAME EXCITED AS SCHOOL GIRL Anna Mary Robert son better known as artist Grandma Moses couldnt wait until her 101st birthday Thursday to taste her cake Here she takes a sample at an Eagle Bridge N Y nursing home where she recently had gone to live lected Guard and reserve both combat and support types were designated top priority units and will be brought to near full strength They also will be given an additional weekend drill a month to bring them to a higher state of combat readiness The other 329 units will have a somewhat lower standing Ready reservists will be assigned to them but will not have to take part in any of the intensified training at this time officials avoided ing the Army action an alert However it came amid ia mounting crisis over Berlin and it was obvious that if more troops are needed to strengthen the standing forces tnese units would get first call This new action part of the na tional defense buildup which has been going on for a month comes nearly two weeks after the Penta gon ordered to active duty 76000 Army Navy and Air Force Tuesday and apparently drove Reserve and Guard members in her to the farm home 1 nearly 300 units The bodies of the father and daughter were found by Jef frey Morgan an employe of Rutherfords service s t a t i o n Morgan said he went to the Rutherford farm to find out why his boss hadnt come to work from Iowa The only Iowa unit involved in the new action is the 1063rd Aviation Co Waterloo was no immediate word on whether any of the individual reservists being alerted wai V   

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