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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hono CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 100 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Press Fuu Uase Wies MASON NOVEMBgR HOME EDITION Paper Consists of Two One No 34 Devotion I is more j apparent But church rolls slacken By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International There is statistical evidence that Americas 15year boom in church membership is leveling off For the firs I ime since the end of World War II the annual gain in membership reported by the Yearbook of American Churches is no greater than the AP Photofax Jo Duper rault 11 is examined by a doctor at Miami after she was rescued from her SMiday ordeal in a life raft in the is no greater than the Atlantic Ocean Suffering sun nations increase in population i burn and Terry Those who are bemused byl was Plucked from the raft by numbers may interpret this tot Passng freighter and mean that the postwar religious by a Coast revival is beginning to wane But some close observers are inclined to believe just the op posite They sCe evidence of day night growing maturity deeper faith and firmer commitment in US churches During the years when church rolls were expanding at a phe nomenal rate there was agreat deal of superficiality in Ameri can religious life Millions of people joined churches because they thought it would be good for the children or a nice way to meet people or for other reasons that had little to do with faith in God eung of snow When clergymen recovered i Flidays lows varied from 14 de from the initial shock of facingglees at and 18 at Mason Guard aircraft She had been feared lost with other mem bers of her family when their chartered boat sank in a storm last Sun 73 arouse FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES Communist and right wing deputies traded insults and nearly came to blows in Parliament Friday over the slaughter of 13 Italian airmenby Congo troops J Angry demonstrations erupted in the streets outside Government and right wing deputies accused the Commu nists of supporting the Congo cannibals who massacred the bodies An excited spectator was ejected from the public galleries standing up and shouting demands the government resign for sending the airmen on U N Congo duty Chamber of deputies ushers linked arms on the floor to sep arate Communist and rightwing deputies and prevent a brawl Outside students demonstrated noisily and newspapers demanded an explanation of why Malayan UN troops did not help their Nation in farewell to Mr Sam BONHAM Tex AP The high and the humble began gathering in this little north Texas town Friday to say farewell to Sam Rayburn Speaker of the modest Warmer rain in forecast Temperatures over Iowa skidded into the teens and 20s Friday morning in the wake of the storm Thursday which left a light covcoffin in the reception room of House He died of cancer and its complications in the Risser Hospital here Thursday Italian colleagues Cannibals Cannibals students screamed in the piazza outside parliament The cannibals of Gizenga have learned well from Communist partisans one placard read No Communism in Africa another The thin body of Rayburn dressed in a navy blue suit white starched shirt and dark blue tic lay in state in a bronze j Fiery MSI party deputy Gio his memorial library overflow congregations most of them realized that the influx of new members was not the re sult of a great religious revival j but merely an opportunity totlie City to 30 at Davenport But most ly the readings were in the 20s The Weather Bureau said a ning trend appeared to be in making starting Saturday start one But the bureau addedthat some In recent years is likely in western Iowa across the nation have been en1 Saturday night and over the re gaged in what might be called jmainder of the state Sunday In dications are that the snow might be mixed with rain or change to rain in the southern part of the state Sunday internal evangelism They have been trying to convert their own members and to show them the difference between sentimental religiosity and selfgiving disci pleship This effort still has a very long way to go But it has be gun to bear visible fruit Look for example at what is happening in the Methodist church the largest and most typical of Americas Protestant bodies A few years ago no one seems to know exactly when or where it groups of Methodist laymen began meeting in private homes once a week for prayer and Bible study The movement spread spontaneously across the coun try One of the groups called itself a referenceto Jesus this name has caught on although a group may actually have anywhere from 8 to 16 members reader Each member of a Twelve commits himself to set aside a regular time each day for priv ate prayer and devotional read ing to worship every Sunday in church and to talk to other people about the power of Jesus Christ to redeem and give mean ing to Die lives of those who turn to him in faith Similar smallgroup move ments have developed in other denominations under other names This tendency of laymen ONLY THE NEWSPAPER has excitement in every column Gathering printing and de livering the news to the reader and friends came by in twos and threes to pay their respects President John F Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B John son a longtime friend and pro tege of Rayburn headed he list of government officials who will attend the funeral Saturday The service will be in Bonhams First Baptist Church Rep John W McCormack D Mass the man most likely to suc ceed Rayburn as speaker arrived in Dallas Thursday night and was due here late Friday He has designated 105 members of Congress who will fly to Bon ham for the funeral of Mr Democrat They include all members of the Texas delegation and the senior members Repub lican and Democrat from each state Mr Sam is gone the banner headline in the Bonham Favorite read Goodbye Mr Sam said the Herald in neighboring Deni son Farewell to a great Amer ican And so it was all over the Fourth Congressional District of Texas which Rayburn repre sented just short of a half cen tury and over the nation REFUGEE NABBED BERLIN UPI Communist police Friday fired shots at a to flee to and then vanni Robert demanded the with drawal of Italian forces from the UN command and the use ol force to find and punish the kill ers Shaking his fist at the backs of Communists who abandonee the hall when he started speaking Roberti accused the Reds of sup porting the Congo regime whose forces killed the airmen At Leopofdville Congo mean while the United Nations sped Malayan troops to Kindu to pen up the Congolese army butchers Planeloads of bluehelmeted Ma layans were flown to the Lualaba River port in Kivu province wit orders to encircle and disarm the killers and others in a force o 1000 reportedly incited to mutiny by the Congos Lumumbist vice premier Antoine Gizenga The military mob had set upon the Italians as they dined m the Malayan officers mess after land ing two transports carrying pow dered milk and hospital supplies render shares in this drama the American sector and then every time he reads a news captured him West Berlin po paper ili lice reported N Treasury balance higher DES MOINES The Iowa treasury should have a general fund balance of about million at the illi iciucii OI Jaymen current biennium Comptroller Marvin to seek mutual reinforcement Selden Jr estimated That is some million more cnrif u r than the estimate given the legislature when it of their spiritual lives by form ing little cells of committed Christians is seen as one of the surest indications of growing depth in US religious life Another symptom of growing maturity is the interest which many adults are displaying in overcoming their theological il literacy Churches offer serious adult religion courses with text books j There arc other symptoms of greater devotion More families arc tithing More men women and young people arc going on retreats It would be premature to say that all this adds up to a sweep ing religious revival Casual churchgoers still outnumber dedicated disciples in many if not most congregations But it was ever thus The significant fact is that a cadre of hardcore crosscarry ing Christians are at work in American churches And their number appears growing steadily HOW TRUE MADISON Wis UPI Guests at the University of Wis consins 2nd annual Parents Day Saturday will wear lapc pins inscribed We Pay the Bills was working out the present state budget last spring Seaton to campaign LINCOLN Neb Former Interior Secretary Fred A Seaton announced he is a candidate for gov ernor of Nebraska is success POINT MUGU Calif First successful long range firms of the Nike Zeus Thursday put the anti missile missile back on schedule for tests over the perhaps with atomic to perfect a defense against sneak rocket attack Yugoslav ship picketed SAN DIEGO Calif Coast Guard cutters es corted a Yugoslav freighter to its berth in San Diego harbor before dawn past a picket line of yachts The freighter Gundulic is to load four Navy jet trainer planes An organization called Patriots Unlimited is protesting sale of the planes to Yugoslavia New order for nonskeds WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara ordered that all supplemental airlines must obtain an okay from the Military Air Transport Service before they may be used to fly troops around the country McNamara acted in the wake of the Nov 8 crash in which 74 Army recruits were killed when Imperial Airlines Constellation crashed near Rich moml Va Imperial is a supplemental or nonsched ule airline DERAILED ROCKET PLOWED UP RAIL BED SOUTH OF DES MOINES 46 on Rocket still hospitalized FROJI OUR WIRESERVICES HARTFORD Fortysix per sons remained hospitalized at DCS Moines Friday with injuries received when the Rock Island lines Twin Star Rocket with 120 passengers aboard slammed into a road grader late Thurs day Although track was torn up for a distance of about 700 feet service over the line was re stored at noon Friday We worked all night to get the job done thp chief dis patchers office in Des Moines related We brought in three cranes one from DCS Moines one from Trenton Mo and one from Kansas Only temporary rerouting was necessary No one was killed in the derail ment but Mercy Hospital one of three in DCS Moines to which the injured were taken took on the aspects of a disaster headquarters when ambulances and cars ar rived there with 41 of the victims Later officials at Mercy Iowa FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near to slightly below normal for the five days Saturday through Wed nesday Normal highs are the lower 40s in the north to the mid 40s in the south Normal lows range from 20 in the northwest to the upper 20s southeast It will be cold at the beginning of the period with a slow rising trend over the weekend but colder again by Tuesday Precipitation will average 20 of an inch inl northwest Iowa to 50 in south and southeast occur ring as rain or snow Sunday or Monday North Iowa Mostly fair and cold Friday night lowest in lower 20s Increasing cloudi ness and slightly warmer Saturday highest in upper 30s Iowa Increasing cloudiness Friday night becoming most ly cloudy and warmer Satur day Lows Friday night about 20 north to about 36 south High Saturday upper 30s northeast to 40s south Fur ther spreading across state Saturday night changing to rain and ending Sunday Not much change in temperatures Minnesota Partly cloudy little warmer High Saturday in 40s GlobeGazette weather up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset On the inside Fallout Feature Page 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 1112 Comics j5 CobGaieHe 17 Transit Schedule 18 North Iowa data 35 18 ROCKET DERAILMENT AS IT LOOKS FROM THE AIR Over 35 Beware Twister back on the rise Methodist and Lutheran hospitals determined that most ot the pa tients escaped any serious injury and about 20 were released with out being hospitalized Four persons were listed in seri ous condition They were Lyle Wcllons of Hartford operator of the road grader Henry Fox of Topeka Kan Allen Glenn of Kansas City Mo and Pearl lows 53 of Owalonna Minn The train northbound from Houston Tex to Minneapolis jstruck the road machine at a I gravel road crossing six milcs jsouth of this town which is 15 miles soul beast of Des Moines IVJrs Clara Biilvcr of Owa tonna who suffered shock and bruises was returning from Hous ton with her daughter Kathryn Mary 4 The car in fronl of us was nearly on lop of our car she said 1 was sleeping 1 heard the I crash and glass breaking and I tried to get to my daughter She was in the fronl of the car play ing with a little boy I was in the rear The men calmed down the women They kept saying not to j panic and not to move in case j someone Kathy was crying but she didnt seem to be hurt much She was just scared Head cut Ralph C Hickey 418 1st SE was the only Mason Cityan re ported on the train He was in Mercy Hospital at Des Moines Friday with a cot on his fore head between the eyes and a j bruised and lacerated knee I The car in which he was rid ing was turned upside down in the wreck and Hickey was knocked unconscious He told Mrs Hickey by telephone Thursday that he and others lay on the ground for nearly two hours before the ambu lances could get to them There were many others more severely hurt who had to ba taken first to the hospital NEW YORK UPI A lead ing safety xpert and Chiro practor warned that most per sons over 20 who attempt the Twist are just dancing up a storm of spinal trouble The new dance craze which caught on in the teen set over a year ago and is now sweeping the nations nightclubs ball rooms and dancing schools al ready has resulted in a new spinal back they said Marjorie B May home safety director of Great New York Safety Council warned that only the strongest backs can withstand the gantlet of con volutions that go with the Twist Its pretty rough on the spine especially for people who laid Mrs May I think that adults and anyone who lives a rather sedentary life should not try the Twist Or Thure Peterson president of the Chiropractic Institute of New York said he had ob served the Twist and found it a definite danger to the spines of all dancers except the sup pltest youngsters Engineer Harry Patton 67 of Kansas City Mo said the train r i tor people wh Rollout Sectiorf j arent used to athletic exercise SAME DATE1960530 Any adult should be careful and those over 35 are just ask was traveling at its usual speed ing for trouble said Peterson about 75 miles an hour and he The Jwist requires that the was less than a quarter of a mile feet be kept static while the away when he saw the road grad torso is twisted from the knees rearing the crossing on which hips and abdomen giving a there are no warning devices scope of motion thats out of the ordinary This dance puts unusual stress on the soft tissues in the crossing the lower spine just below the j The train carried a crew of 20 pelvs and can cause serious Thc threeunit diesel engine Uvo damage Twisters are leaving baggage cars a mail car and one themselves open to charlie passcngcr coach rolled over at horse Mke pains and spinal fright angles to the tracks Patton said he bleu the whistle and thought that the machine al though moving slowly would clear Behind them were three spasms One Chiropractic group the coaches a parlor car Chiropractic Research Council I mans and a diner Only the last reported 49 cases of twister jiwo cars remained on the tracks back last week They said all j Brakeman G A Gitbreath 47 the cases responded to treat jof Kansas City said he was in the ment passenger coach that overturned
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