Mason City Globe Gazette, January 1, 1962

Mason City Globe Gazette

January 01, 1962

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 1, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Dally Newspaper for The Cit Y GLO BEGAZETTE vbt m newspaper that makes all North I MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 1 1942 owans neighbors HOME EDITION He Paper Consists ot Two SectlonsSecUoa Lebanon revolt quickly stifled One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO IJiMN USiiS mm KWLO n W01 JJTAD Osfaej pai WSOI CHj ftat Memorial to great Negro scientist KT THE TIME IT DIDNT seem to be a very good idea It was late in the afternoon arid we had quite a long way to go If we took time but to visit the George Washington Carver Na Konal Monument it would raea a late arrival at our days des tination Siloam Springs Ark But now Im glad I didn make1 the decision on a basis o the immediate logic of the situa tionThe eight mile side trip t the 210 acre farm at Diamonc Mo yhere this greatest che murgist of his day was born t a l slave mother has imprintec itself pleasant and unfor gettable experience for Mrs Hall andjme George Washington Carver i an honoredrnameiin America FAIRadWARHER Five Day Jowa Temperatures will ayerage to 5 degrees above normal in the period through Saturday N o r m a highs are 2634 Normal low 815 Warmer Tuesday then minor fluctuations No precip itation of consequence radical ed Iowa Generally fair Mondaj night and Tuesday Warmer Low Monday night 5 to 1 above northeast to 20s south west High Tuesday 30s north east to 40s southwest Outlook for Wednesday and mild Mostly fair GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday science But it has special mean irtfafiandjb a beloved member of th Tuskegee staff and bosom assp ciate of another great name American history Bookei T Washington It was in at Simp son College Indianola then a Iowa State College George Carver received his higher education He wasft Negro student at Iowa and I think the same can be said with respect to Simp son At Simpson between wide assortment of odd jobs to pro vide himself with food clothing and shelter me handsome younj man exhibited remarkable tal ent as painter pianist and vocal ist The arts were rivals of sci ence in their claim on his in jterest His path might well have Oed to Paris for further ex to music and art He cwas that goodr x V In the end howeveFjand he his instructors Stnip chose in favor at sci passion to make v grow jj Am 3owa seemed OCLll 1m farewell to little Simpson College which hac been so very kind to an orphan His scholastic record at Ames was such that on graduation he received an appointment to the ficulty frorn H Pam niel head botanist He per formed with distinction in that capacity for two years and might well have finished out his career on the Ames campus ex jcept for a letter which reached him one day It was signed Booker T Washington Yourjg George Carver was inv a greenhouse when the asTdeliyeredJo him He to look worlds aslie rwas fo know1 the reason for the1 letter it and returned iCvto Iheenvelope KBAlvYJI 1 t f it yrould be best towaitart til he was alone to read it True he was engaged in an new kinds of roses through the graft ing technique 5atthat wasnt the reason for Ms postponement After the lad who had brought him the letter left George sat down on a bench took out the letter and fead it through once slowly SThen he read it again i Yes it wasreally true The GlobeGazette weather data to 8 am Sunday 23 6 up Maximum Minimum 19 2 5 killed in Iowa over the weekend THE ASSOCIATED PS ESS Traffic accidents have taken five lives in Iowa during the New Yearholiday period jThree per sons died in a fourcar crash near Muscatme The victims Col bert 31 Keokuk Rudolpnus Doc Knowles 68 andjiis wife Bessie 67 of Muscatine Glen Aten 64 Moline BLjand John James Agnew 40 of near Keo photograpber for the sauqua Colbert Keokuk GateCity was killed Sun day night when his car ran off a Keokuk street and struck a uffl He was alone Mr and Knowles and Atenwere kflled in the crash on Highway 61 about M miles north ast of Muscatine Agnews body was found about 3 am Sunday lying in a pool of water near hig wrecked car beside a gravel road near Keo sauqua Traffic deaths in late spurt C HTCA G O deaths spurted at the start of he new year Monday and safe ty experts feared they would have to abandon hopes of a safety jecord A count at 10 a k CST showed 228 traffic deaths uthe nation since the 78hour new years weekend began at e p in Friday The list of traffic fatalities lad climbed so slowly early in he holiday that officials of the National Safety Council ex pressed hope that the weekend could wind up with the smallest number of holiday traffic deaths ince theMemorial Day holiday f 1949 when 253 persons died Giesler noted attorney dies ose to prominence s the top ilment He was 75 A series of heart hunted in mountains Arab bloc is blamed BEIRUT Lebanon vtfi Secur ty forces hunted in the Lebanes Mountains Monday for two fugitiv army captains who spearheade an unsuccessful attempt to over throw Lebanons government an put the nation in a northern Ara bloc The captains fled after leadin 40 bewildered soldiers in an at tack on trie Defense Ministry Sun day and seizing eight highrank ing officers as hostages indue ing a cousin of President Fua Chehab The plot organized by mem bersof the rightist Popular Social party PPS led to five deaths largescale arrests and a dra matic series of clashes as the hostages won their freedom Three were riding in the au tomobile of the PPS leader Ab dullah Saade when they were res cued Saade was stopped at roadblock and arrested Score of PPS members were under ar rest Thecoup itself crushed bj the army in a few hours By lat Sunday afternoon it was finished except for the flight of the cap tains The uprising begana few hours after midnight with moves on tw rin fronts anna grcpp stormed Defense Ministry hi southeast Bei rut Loyal army officers alertet in advance by army intelligence fought them off Reinforcemen arrived surrounded the building and captured some of the rebels Another group had surrounded he homes of prominent military leaders and kidnaped eight o them With some of their hostages hey made then way to Wadi e Karm a mountain village 3 miles north of Beirut they hat turned into stronghold A large force of loyal rmy anks armored cars and truck loads of troops converged on Wadi el Karm Thus surrounded the rebels gave iip By the time most citizens awoke Beirut was calm Strong troop contingents and tanks at strategic points in the capital pro vided the only signs of trouble During the day parliamentary deputies religious leaders and jrominent citizens called on Pres dent Chehab to show their sup port for the government Mercury turns to moderate level in Iowa By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas weather neared more easonable winter levels Monday High temperatures were expect i to range from the 20s in the northeast to the lower 30s in the outhwest The state experienced a wide luctuation in low readings during he night depending on the amount of cloud coven In western Iowa where clouds vere the heaviest Council Bluffs TT T nad a Jow of ffi But in the cast Gieswhere skies were clear Waterloo er famed defense lawyer who had the state low of 2 below zero md Davenport had 1 below Du egal trpubleshooter Tor movie buque and Cedar Rapids reported tars died Monday of a heart zero ttacks had urtailed G i e s 1 e rs activities ince 1959 Nevertheless he managed to mastermind most f the important cases handled his office He was a native unction Iowa of Wilton 39 FALSE ALARMS PHILADELPHIA New Year vandals struck 39 false fire alarms early Monday and a fire man was injured while respond ing to one of them The total cost of the fake calls was esti mated at 71 WAKE UP DAD 1962 IS HERE Its the same father Date Fmr 13Q P7H QW J On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 T News 13 Mason Cfty News TT 1415 Comics r 16 Clear Lake News 19 Transit Schedule 20 N ews in a utshell Bus strike NEW YORK The citys two largest bus lines were struck Mon day by the Transport Workers Union The strike will not be felt se riously before Tuesday when the citys millions return to their jobs fol lowing the holiday week end s Riot put down RENONev Years revelers choking Renos casinos and night clubs rioted f or nearly two hours Police and firemen used tear gas bombs and streams of to restore order Stateof alert LISBON The Por tuguese government or dered a state of alert throughout the nation following an outbreak of fighting between civilian rebels and government troops at an army bar racks southeast of L i s bon felt PIERRE S ground bounced pipes rattled and bits of plas ter fell from the rotunda ceiling in the South Da kota Capitol All this took place Sunday when a moderate earthquake rippled through the cen ter of South Dakota Bf PIERCE LEHMBECK Associated Press Staff Writer The new year dawned in an air of guarded optimism Monday with the little fellow the world over sharing m a common hope thai the leaders can implement their pledges towards lasting peace For many however the roadto that longsought end appeared about as cloudy as the eyes of millions who celebrated the birth of 1962 with mirth and drink Guarded optimism as T 1962 Westerners the major hope was that Soviet Premier Khrush hev meant it when he pledged hat his country would do every thing possible to avoid the threat of war in For those behind the Iron Cur who got to read or hear Kennedys ex pressed hope for improved Soviet American relations brought food ror thought Kennedy rang in the new year at a party in Palm Beach Fla vhere he went to be near the bedside of his ailing father Khrushchev greeted 1962 at a raditiona new years reception at theKremlin where he declared n a toast The main achieve ments during 1961 was that on most of the planet there was no war As the new year messages flowed among heads of state the vorld over there were various other statements on both sides of the Iron Curtain The Soviet trade union paper Republicans plan moneyraising show WASHINGTON ffl Republi cans are giving a foiustar show Teb 1 to get money in the party Ul In a coasttocoast closed television hookup the GOP plans to present as attractions at a plate dinners former President Dwight D Eisenhow er former Vice President Rich ard M Nixon New York Gov Nelson A Rockefeller and Sen Barry GoJdwater Trud flatly declared The world belongs to us It said the doomed world of capitalism wil be unable to defend itself even with nuclear weapons from the immutable course of historical de velopment The Soviet Defense Ministry paper Red Star foresaw new Russian space successes in 1962 but added that questionsof war and peace troubled the Soviet people As usual the New Year burst upon most of the world in a tum ult of blaring auto horns shouted hurrahs night club toasts and carefree street gajety More than 700000 largest crowd in recent years greeted 1962 m New Yorks Times Square Many of them poured out of night dubs in the famed tburist area where they had paid to just to get in The new years spirit in Britain was chilled by one of that nations worst onsaughts of snow and ice It kept thousands from downtown revels and they celebrated at home instead Londons Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus which usually pack 100000 as the oid year dies ollected only a few shivering thousand woman missind iP 7 lost in Cojorcjo ti jlik he fpmerrPatricia Petersenof since they left 3envef for an bating to the Gardenidfthe Gods Police at Littleton ColoMon day had issued a statewide alert for the group have returned to Denver in time for Saturday dinner The seven mciudetl Mrs Mest dagh herbrother and sisterih taw Mr and iirsV Frank Reed of Littletontheirchildren Pa xicia 5 and Sharon 1 and tfrs Reeds younger brothers Sobert Jlestdagh 4 and Jon 2 Reed is 21 his wife 18 Mrs Mestdagh1 is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Peter sen madeihep homewith her husbandspar ents in Denver Her husband is n service at San Diego Calif Littleton police said the group decided Saturday to go for a ride in Reeds car It was a nice day in the region so they de cided to go to the Garden of the Gods a scenic area near Colo rado Springs Relatives said they took no personal belongings with them no clothes other than those they wore and carried no large amount of money Mr Petersen said he had had no word from Colorado since 4 am Monday when the group still was reported missing Only 64 fatalities on Delaware roads DOVER Del highway toll of Jn 1961vwas tEe lowest since traffic fatalities were recorded The figure com pares with 87 during I960 and is three less than the previous low of 67 set in 1929 1943 and 1947 The record high of 111 was set in 1953 SAME DATE 1961 1 Dec 31 1961 633 Dec 31 1960 620 Young blind couple married 4new lifeahead in ATLANTIC AP A newly wed blind couple planned to take off Monday for Los Angeles and a new life the bride hopes will ead her to fame and fortune as Hollywood actress Marcia Blakesley 26 and Dan Cervantes 28 of San Francisco were married Sunday in a simple ceremony before the fireplace at he home of the brides parents Dr and Mrs C W Blakesley of Atlantic They spent the night in Omaha and planned to fly to Los Angeles Monday The ceremony was performed by the Rev Harold A Smith who was a neighbor of the Blake sleys here for several years Miss Blakesley wora a street ength wedding gown of white Ihantilly lace and a white lace Spanish mantilla She designed he gown herself and the mantilla vas a gift from Cervantes grand mother Miss Blakesley had been in lollywood since 1955 She lost he sight of one eye about a year ago and of the other last Febru ary Cervantes lost sight in both eyes last winter They met at the Braille Insti PAN AND BRIDE but happy tute of Los Angeles where Cer vantes was a student and Miss 1 e c t u r e r a few months ago Misi Blakesley had had several radio and television parts before she became blind and recently had appeared several times on the Day television show in Los Angeles She saidshe plans to continue her efforts to become a Tegular Hollywood a c t r e s s Cervantes plans to return to his studies at the Braille institute He said he is considering going into the phy sical therapy field After the ceremony Sunday af ternoon the couple held a recep tion for the family and dose friends at the Atlantic Golf and Country Club Miss mother said the actress received half a dozen telegrams from people in the entertainment world i n c1 u ding one from the cast of the Brighter Day show and one from Paul Coates Los Angeles columnist and television showman ;

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