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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper IditMl Homt CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MOME itMTION VOL 9f The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors Aswcltted Prew ud United Internation1 Full UIM Wirei MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 12 1961 7c Copy ThU Paper of Three SectionsSection 2M Girls are disrupting influence Solons miss vote on China By M G BOSSMAN New York Herald Tribune News Service the revo lution against seating Red China in the TIN whisked through the House on a 3950 roll call nine members took the floor to ex plain why they werent around to vote aye on the politically helpful proposal In a special cate gory were Rep G Elliott Hagan DGa who said he got mixed up on bell signals while he was lunch ing in the House dining room with Miss Georgia of 1961 and Rep Don L Short RND who just happened to be lunching there too with Miss North Dakota He said he considered it a very important assignment One reason the administration is taking a calm view of this years budget deficit is the as tounding recuperative power of the Federal tax system Receipts slump in a recession but they soar in a boom Treasury officials pre dict that tax collections will rise at least billion this year That amount of cash1 will support a huge jump in government pur chases The House coalition of Demo crats is riding higher than ever nowThey teamed to kill the key Kennedy foreign aid request on Treasuryborrowing and then slammed down a lastditch effort to get a school bill The admin istration fears that the coalition having grown its new set of teeth will dig in even more effectively next year Why is the Soviet Union inter ested in a 100megaton bomb One reason now being seriously discussed at highest levels To trigger a giant tidal wave that could wash out coastal areas and wreak havoc State Department officials are vying with one another to read John Kenneth Galbraiths diplo matic reports from India which are witty and informal Galbraith was a bestselling writer before he turned diplomat his reports are becoming New Frontier col lectors items At a recent private gathering in California attended by former President Herbert Hoover the subject of the next Persidential campaign carne up Hoover ad monished an editor a lifelong friend Keep your eye on Tower in 64 Sen John E Tower is the archconservative Republican elected in Texas to the seat va cated by VicePresident Johnson Evidently Hoover is sufficiently impressed to visualize him as a candidate for a spot on the GOP ticket in 1964 One man who thinks former Vice President Nixon will choose to run for Governor of California next year is the man who would be his Democratic Gov Edmund G Pat Brown Gov Brown is passing the word among his friends that Nixon is showing signs of yielding to pres sure to run which is now being exerted by Republicans in all parts of the country not just in his home state The political ex perts in California however do not agree that Nixon would be a shooin As of now they see a neckandneck race Could it be that President Ken nedy is superstitious He has been wearing the same blue pin striped suit striped shirt and pur ple challis tie to his last three press conferences Possibly he considers it his lucky outfit The 760000 District of Colum bia residents pawns of Congress ional rule are getting a full taste of SenateHouse disinterest in their affairs at this session of Fatal twisters follow in wake of hurricane Tides three feet deep covered the tornado area making res GALVESTON Tex W The staggering backlash of hurri cane Carla spawned a lethal j cue and relief difficult predawn tornado in Galveston Carla which touched land Tuesday killing at least sixjtforujay with blasts reaching an persons and injuring between estimated 173 miles an hour at 50 and 60 others jone point late Tuesday morn Police digging through the j ing centered 200 miles inland be mounds of collapsed homes said tween Austin and Waco and they feared the toll would grow higher when the rubble is cleared headed for southern Oklahoma The Weather Bureau called it a decaying storm with gale BradMesser assistant ofJ5 miles an VICTIMS OF HURRICANE There was a loss of life caused by Hurricane Carla but this scene looks worse than it actually is The bodies are man Photofax nequins spilled from the huge front windows of a Houston Tex womens shop Property damage has soared into the millions ative editor of the Galveston NewsTribune walked through the 2by6 block devastated area and said an estimated 100 wood homes had been crushed tending 200 miles to the north and east It looks as if this will be the largest single insurance loss the country has ever experienced Cartrain smashup at Rake fatal to Mason City driver RAKE A Mason City man Vernon L Jensen 36 was killed Monday evening when the station wagon he was driv ing collided with a Rock Island Railroad freight train a mile and a half southwest of here Jensen 817 2nd SE was traveling north on Highway 322 when his vehicle collided with the eastbound freight Jensen president of the J and E Roof ing Inc in Mason City was on the way to Minnesota alone on business The crash oc curred at Investigating officer Elmer Angle of the Highway Patrol said Jensens vehicle and the engine of the freight train ar rived at the crossing at the same time Skid marks ap proaching the intersection in dicate Jensen was aware of the train and tried to stop Angle said There is no flashing signal light at the crossing There is good visibility in all directions from the crossing Angle added RAIN Congress About the only mean ingful legislation passed so far in their behalf is a bill providing that dogs on the street must be leashed Still awaiting action with Congress panting for adjourn ment are bills to provide badly needed additional tax revenues added judges for juvenile court with a 2000 cafe backlog quali fications for residents to vote the 64 Presidential election an the annual grant for Federally occupied taxfree property which was millions last year Dogs but no dollars is the current say ing here Iowa Rain through Wednesdaj in excess of three inches in dicated for much of the state Continued cool Lows Tues day night 5560 Highs Wednes day in the 60s Further out look Rain southeast part ly cloudy and warmer north west Thursday Minnesota Cloudy cool show ers Highs Wednesday in low 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 62 Minimum 53 At 8 am 55 Precipitation 06 Sunrise Sunset Sonic boom alert for North lowans The sonic boom alert is out again for North lowans The Air Force said that a bang from out of the blue is possible Tuesday between and prfn B58 Hustler jets from Carswell AFB Fort Worth Tex will be lying supersonic simulated bomb ng missions between St Louis Wo and Minneapolis at that ime Their faster than sound light paths will take them over forthIowa i On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 89 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Latest Markets U Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 Transit Schedule 22 Farm A Town Pullout Living Section EXTRA DUTY BONN Germany N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Sukarno Keita arrive WASHINGTON President Sukarno of In donesia and Mobido Keita of Mali have delivered to President Kennedy an appeal from 25 nonaligned na tions for an EastWest summit Kennedy and Secretary of State Dean Rusk told them that the Unied States favors meaningful negotiations with Soviet Premier Khrushchev but is not disposed to bow to atomic blackmail induced by the resumption of Soviet nuclear tests New attacks on clergy HAVANA Attacks on the Roman Catholic clergy in the wake of a violent antiCommunist dem onstration raised speculation that Fidel Castros regime may adopt a tougher line toward the church Thousands of the prime ministers supporters turned out for the funeral of Arnaldo Socorro 17 killed Sunday in the rioting and heard an attack on Falan gist and counterrevolutionary priests It Never Fails Dept CLEVELAND Ohio Mrs Harold Burrows won a gift certificate at a downtown festival drawing Monday from the Tall Girls Shop Mrs Bur rows is four feet 11 inches tall No invasion plan Ike GETTYSBURG President Dwight D Eisenhower may have started a new round of post mortems on the Cuban invasion by declaring that his outgoing administration had not drawn up an invasion plan Eisenhower told a group of 38 freshman Republican congressmen We had done nothing except to recognize that these Cuban refu gees had a great desire to go back to Cuba so we be gan organizing them and giving them weapons and training them But beyond that we could not go Find woman slain in bed at Newton Jensens vehicle was thrown into the ditch to the right by the force of the crash and land ed on its top Dr Max Safley Forest City said Jensen was killed instantly Engineer of the freight train which was traveling from Estherville to Albert Lea Minn was Robert L Langmo Estherville Langmo also was the engineer in a fatal car train crash at this same cross ing about two years ago Also investigating the crash County Sheriff Morris Munson Forest City Jensen was born at Hawley Minn Jan 26 1925 son of Ar thur B and Olga Marie Giere Jensen He was graduated from the Hanlontown High School in 1942 He served overseas three years during World War II as a paratrooper with the 82nd Air born Division and was wounded in action in Germany For two years he attended Luther College Decorah and then he attended the University of Iowa where he was gradu ated with a B A degree in jusiness administration He was married to Mary Ann Beuchle at the Immanuel Lu heran Church at Grafton July 13 1952 They had lived in Ma son City since February 1953 Jensen was a member of St James Lutheran Church of Ma son City He was baptized at he Hawley Lutheran Church lawley Minn and was con iirmed at Concordia Lutheran Church Joice He was a member of the Ma on City Builders Exchange the Mason City Chamber of iommerce and the Elks Lodge Surviving his wife three children Joel 8 Mary Jane and Jennifer Ann 11 months parents Mr and Mrs Ar thur B Jensen Hanlontown and a brother Marvin L Jen sen Fort Dodge He was pre ceded in death by a sister Marilyn Funeral services will be held at 2 pni Thursday at St James Lutheran Church The Rev Donald Loots will offici ate The family has said me morials may be given to the St James Lutheran Church Build ng Fund The McAuleyScari anPeterson Funeral Home is n charge of arrangements Tuesday ordered 6000 outgoing soldiers to stay on duty for an extra six months because of the Berlin situation SAME NEWTON Maxine Sherrick 39 was found shot to death in her bed Tuesday Police Chief R C Shaver said Miss Sherrick was slain with a single shot through the left temple He said there were no clues to the reason for the shoot ing or to the identity of the kill er Miss Sherrick was found ly ing in bed with a book in her hand and her glasses on her face She was discovered by an uncle who had gone to Ker home when she failed to report for work at the Maytag Co Shaver said Miss Sherrick ap parently was reading in bed when the shot came through an open bedroom window The bullet ripped a screen covering the window Miss Sherrick daughter of Mr and Mrs Irwin Sherrick of Newton was born in Des Moines She had been employed in the Maptag factory engineer ing department since October 1945 ON CRITICAL LIST PROVIDENCE RI The condition of former US Sen Theodore Francis Green 93 was described as still critical Tues day Green oldest man ever to serve in the Senate retired ear jly this year after 23 years there He has been a hospital patient with a heart block since last Friday Pliotofax HAPPIER DAYS 3 MONTHS AGO Gary Nady Parsons College football coach and his wife the for mer Miss America Marilyn Vanderbur were a happy twosome when this photo was snapped after their June 1 wedding Now shes filed for divorce saying she doesnt plan to return to Iowa from New York Files for divorce Beauty queen forsakes Iowa VERNON L JENSEN FROM OUR WIRE SERVICE FAIRFIELD The 1958 Miss America plans to divorce the Iowa college football coach she married last June Gary Nady head grid coach at Parsons College here Tues day said he had been notified of the divorce intention by the lawyer for his wife the former Marilyn Vanderbur of Denver Nady said the telephone call from the Denver attorney Monday night came as a complete surprise to him Mrs Nady is in New York She was TV hostess Saturday night with Don McNeil for the 1961 Miss America Pageant Nady said the lawyer did not specify on what grounds the former beauty queen would file for divorce but the Parsons coach said the chance for a career probably prompted the decision I thought it was an ideal marriage Nady said I always felt she was happy here in Fairfield He said the lawyer told him Mrs Nady did not plan to return to Fairfield She apparently has left me for good Nady said I had no indi cation anything was wrong with our marriage In fact I talked with her by phone af ter the Miss America pageant Saturday and everything seemed fine he added Apparently since she has been gone new opportunities have been presented to her in terms of a career and this prompted her decision Nady declared He said his wife has been gone for three weeks making television commercials in Hollywood and rehearsing for the Miss America show Ex cept for one other week she has spent the rest of the time since their marriage a little more than three months ago in their home here Nady said he knows of no grounds on which she could get the divorce from him He indicated would contest the suit only to the extent that it wouldnot let her get the divorce from me because she has no grounds Nady quoted a recent article in which his wife termed him the absolutely perfect husband for a Miss America Friends and neighborsindi cated Mrs Nady hadnt been able to adjust too well from the glamour of television and the pageant to the life in this small southeast Iowa commu nity of 8054 At times she would seem to almost melt into the com munity and then withdraw one acquaintance said At a Fourth of July country club picnic he said he tried to strike up a conversation with her but she seemed with drawn and aioof aid Darby Hammond Dallas ixecutive director of South vestern Insurance Information Service John White state farm com missioner estimated farm loss at million Galveston officials estimated hurricane losses up to million thetornado struck Cor pus Christi Tex authorities esti mated that citys loss at mil ion At Port Arthur Tex near the line portions of a levee crumbling Tuesday sending water slowly toward 50 or 60 homes in suburban Port Acres Carl Moon of the sheriffs office said High tides thrown up by Carla still isolated many communities and cities including Galveston The Weather Bureau said the tides willsubside slowly The Galveston tornado struck the courthouse as well as a resir dential area About 1200 hurri cane refugees were sheltered in he courthouse and broken glass struck many The Weather Bureau said that leavy much as 13 in ches at Victoria Tex inland rom the bring flood ng of rivers and streams At Galveston St Marys Catho ic Cathedral and an adjoining school suffered extensive roof damage in the tornado Police estimated that 30 to 60 cars were wrecked by the funnels winds The bureau issued at least two forecasts of tornadoes for Texas One tornado struck near Nacog doches in deep East Texas de stroying a barn and causing oth er damage Wind gusts of 100 mph wera reported from several East Texas points during the day The hurricane battering the coast air the way from Corpus Christi to Morgan City La slammed ashore on Matagorda sland after crawling offshore for hours and punching the coast with severe winds and battering tides Sheriff D B Halliburton of Calhoun County said Port OCon nor near the point where Carla struck land was 99 per cent de stroyed It had 1000 residents be ore it was evacuated Sheriffs officers said two deaths occurred in the Olivia area in the Port OConnor see on but did not state the cause of death or identity of the vic ims Hurrying to aid coastal cities were the Navy aircraft car iers ShangriLa and Antietam he destroyers Compton and Gia nard the transport Francis Marion and two Marine Corps lelicopters Huddled in shelters across the state crowding hotels motels parks and homes of relatives were the refugees whose cara vans Monday reached into Ar kansas and Oklahoma 400 miles and more from the ravaged coast Officials in both Louisiana and Texas pleaded for the refugees to stay out of the evacuated towns Flooding streams high tides weakened levees and snakes by the thousands were still a threat National Guards men local officers and Texas Rangers maintained antilooting patrols 4inch rain at Clarinda Heavy overnight rains rang ing up to 428 inches at Chf inda gave Iowa Tuesday a by product of Hurricane Carla Pisgah was drenched by 34t inches of rain and Corning 318 inches s The Weather Bureau said rainfall would continue into Thursday and that inexcess of 3 inches more was indicated for much of the state North lowai however was not expected to receive as much The rain was set off as warm moist air was pumped northf ward by the hurricane and it overrode cooler air that h been laying over the state Winterset has received 295 inches of rain Lenox 240 Greenfield 21G Marshalltown 204 and Clive 2 inches
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