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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 29, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht GITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 27 1962 HOME EDITION neighbors lflc a Paper Consslts of Two No vj V v v V V LOTS OP ICE A quartermilelong pile of ice lines the south bank of the Winnebago River at the Van Note bridge a mile west of the American Crystal Sugar plant The water however has bypassed the bridge and the long ice jam by going over the road north of the bridge The view at top is seen fromthe west looking downstreamand at bottom the bridge is seen from the downstream side North Iowa Cloudy and colder Thursday night with rain or snow north lows 2430 Partly cloudy to cloudy and cool Fri day highs in upper 30s Iowa Mostly cloudy and colder Thursday night with occasion al snow extreme north lows 20s north to 30s south Partly cloudy to cloudy and con tinued cool Friday highs in the 30s Further Pavtly cloudy and not quite so cold Saturday Minnesota Snow flurries no temperature change Highs Friday in 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 53 Minimum 33 At 8 am 33 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 38 Minimum 23 South side of Rochester hit 4 brief flood ROCHESTER Minn The Zumbro River and Bear Creek in Rochester flooded par of the city during the night as a dike broke Sheriffs deputy Judd Reis neider said the water washigh er than the record flood of 1951 but had receded about two feel by Thursday morning The flood hit suddenly about mid night following unusually warm main street after the street hac been closed by water for six BUENOS AIRES armed forces finally deposed Pres ident Arturo Frondizi Thursday fh a bloodless slowmotion coup and sent him to an isolated island for detention The military chiefs said they acted because the president 53 nad lost his grip politically and by was mainly limited to a broken gas line and flooded basements Many families mainly those of doctors interning at Mayo Clinic were evacuated to high er ground and are returning now to begin the cleanup job Many highways in the Roches ter area and southern Minne sota are closed because of high water Army finally deposes Argentinas president resurgent Peronists and possible social disorders But as the generals admirals and air force chiefs watched an air force plane carry Frondizi over the horizon they faced an other successor to the deposed president Their announced selection for no longer was able to cope with the job Jose Maria Guido Sen ate president and good friend of Frondizi had not said he would accept The coup was finally executed 24 hours after the preliminary moves were made to occupy stra tegic control points throughout Argentina A naval officer with a convoy of five cars went to Frondizis Fatally injured in accident on farm MARNE Krummel 31 was fatally injured Wednes day in an accident on his farm near here Krummel was Authorities grinding said corn when he apparently slipped into the belt and was thrown into the grinder Krummels body was discovered by his wife and son when they returned home who had won out ia 34 previous crises in his fouryear rule was in the River Plate D Peron was imprisoned in I94t when he was vice president Man of the military leaders who watched Frondizi go were the weak luxurious suburban home ones who forced Perons fina downfall in 1955 The slow action of the coup ap parenUy was due to division and indecision within the ranks of the military Also playing a possible part was hesitation over the re action of the United States and She effect of a military takeover placed him under arrest at am A small crowd outside the anc on the multibilliondollar Alliance sg for Progress Program anQ The final showdown came on the r a crisis precipitated N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ronists captured five governor ships and shared in others anc ined 45 seats in the national Congress blamed Frondizi for allowing Pe Mass Cuban trial starts HAVANA Cuba Trial of 1182 war prisoners captured after last years Bay of Pigs invasion start ed in Havanas Principe prison To life travel curbs WASHINGTON Governmentrpaid travel of militaryfamilies to Europe will resume by earlyMay key Pentagon officials predicted Such travelby wives and children of Army Navy Air Force and Marine officers and men was suspended nearly six months ago at a time when the Berlin crisis military buildup was in full swing Wants science department WASHINGTON President Kennedy asked UJ rlcl im Congress for authority to set up a new office of sci hours during the night Damage ence and technology He wants government efforts wa mainiv in the two fields coordinated in the interests of na tional security and general welfare Jackie flies home LONDON Jacqueline Kennedy is flying home ending a threeweek tour that took her to the fabled lands of India and Pakistan and to Buckingham Pal ace for lunch with the queen Explosion rips factory GREENSBORO N explosion that tossed box cars around like toys ripped through the Pomona Terra Cotta Co pipe foundry At least four workmen were killed and many others injured Eichmann motion rejected Supreme Court rejected motions by Adolf Eichmanns attorney to hear new witnesses in the Nazi officials behalf and retired to frame its verdict on his appeal against the death SAME DATE1W2122 sentence followers to stage the Cherokee and Ida Grove were as smashing comeback Accompanying Frondizi to Mar in Garcia Island 30 miles south The military foes of Peron a threat for the weekend Charles City emergency Dangers mounting in Iowa Majority of rivers kept in check Breakouts possible BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS rivers continued to rise across Iowa Thursday amid fev erish efforts to keep them in check and stave off possible rec ord destruction The flood threat increased ai a crazyquilt weather pattern took hold Summery temperatures Wednes day gave way to a cold snap overnight then to thunder and lightning storms rain sleet hai and snow in many areas Thurs day Hundreds of National Guards men were on duty in widely scat tered cities across the state New dangers sprang up in Charles City Cherokee Pacific Junction Marshalltown and Wa terloo Thursday The threat of floods or actual flooding continued unabated ii Sioux City Le Mars and James HereWasthesituaUon in th trouble spots Sioux Floyd Rive stood at 225 feet about G5 fee above flood stage A crest of 2 r to 23 feet was due early Friday On this island exdictator Juan National Guard operations wei still geared to completion of sandbag operation along 10 mile dikes and repairs of numerou Officials hoped to complete th task Thursday in their homes despit mandatory evacuation orders The Red Cross said it was car g for 15 persons Rain and snow during the nigh and the narrow confines of th 165 Guardsmen as H along mt volunteers citys west side meanwhile posei WOMANS WORK Women fill dike across the Winnebago River from the Mason City city water plant Neighbors and volunteers worked there when it appeared high water might dangerously erode the temporary dike created by the city The photo was taken about am Streams werelower Thursday in the city More pictures and story on page 17 Warns GOP on tax revisions WASHINGTON Kennedy said Thursday that if Republicans succeed in killing the administrations tax revision plan it will be a blow to the nations economy lion in revenue it now receives They also are maneuvering to de feat a proposed withholding ta on dividends and interest tha would bring in an extra mi lion a year litical bill objective to defeat this east of Buenos Aires was his good Friend David Blejer former min ister of labon The austere president sought desperately to reach a com promise with the military but agrily rejected their repeated de mands he quit for the good of the country Frondizi a tough cool headed son of Italian immigrants has naver been popular with the masses Burglar scared out of his shoes LOUISVILLE Ky iftSherman Meenach has an antiburglar sys tem that scares wouldbe thieves right out of their shoes After several burglaries at his tavern Meenach installed a mi crophone in the cafe with the speaker in his apartment upstairs He says he has foiled several bur glaries because he could hear the thieves The latest burglar who look off when Meenach appeared on the scene with pistol in hand left a size 11 loafer in front of the tav ern door and the other one in an alley outside 23RJD ATEST WASHINGTON Atom iigned to Cherokee where the ittle Sioux climbed to 21 feet ix feet above flood stage A He told his news conference hej On nuclear testing inspection has great difficulty in underKennedy said Secretary of Stat standing the position of any poDean Rusks reports indicat litkal party that makes it a pothe problem of inspection ha emerged as the central issue We canot accept any agree ment without adequate inspec tion Kennedy said and the So viet Union flatly rejects any e fective inspection This was part of Kennedy answer to a question whethe this country now is definitel committed to going ahead wit nuclear tests in the Pacific He said this countrys pos The President said that if the effort to kill the bill succeeds it will wipe out the hope of stimu The Big Sioux River on the lating business investment cost the country million in taxes which now go uncollected on in Cherokee 100 Guardsmen from come from dividends and interest number of families were driven from their homes and roads were closed About 75 homes were af fected Marshalttown Mayor W B prosby appealed for volunteers rom Des Moines and other cities to help strengthen and sandbag an earthen dike along the south iide of the Iowa River in the Riv erview Park area Crosby said 200 to 300 h o m e s would be affected if the riverj overflows the dike The river at midmorning measured 1585 feet1 25 feet below the dike It was expected to crest at 165 feet Boone The Des Moines River1 registered a 36foot rise overnight and reached 124 feet according to the Weather Bureau Forecast ers predict a crest of 175 feet Friday LeMars The Floyd River ris ing at a rate of an inch an hour was up to 24 feet 12 feet over bankful In Nebraska overflows from the surging Norfolk River spilled across some 100 blocks in the residential districtand much of the business section of Norfolk a city of some 13200 in the northeast part of the state The Eikhorn River splashed and damage the administrations program for economic growth and increased national production Kennedy said everyone who wants this country to grow and provide new jobs should support the bill It would he said close many tax loopholes that now ex ist House Republicans are driving to knock out of the bill tax incen tives for business that would de prive the government of bil Cedar in sharp rise overnight Families evacuated CHARLES CITY Families vere routed from about 40 homes n Charles City Thursday after he Cedar River which had been ocked under snow and ice furth r north suddenly sent flood wa ers pouring on this town The critical situation developed Vednesday night when a quick rise in the river caused Mayor Lee Albaugh to declare a state of emergency The Cedar rolled out of its Janks where flood stage was 9 eet rose to 125 feet by midnight and was up to 162 feet at 9 am That was about 45 feet above lood stage at the edge of the city vhere thereare many homes along Riverside Drive We dont know quite what to expect Albaugh added But we are hoping the crest will be about 18 feet The peak last year was 216 feet The Oak Park section in the lowlands wasinundated By early morning 30 homes oh East Riverside Drive and Leland Street were evacuated Several hundred volunteers in cluding members of the Charies City National Guard unit set up sandbag barricades Evacuees took refuge in tha Manual Arts Building near the high school The mayor and the City Court il set up a flood fighting com mittee which established head quarters at City Hall Officials feared that the river would reach a crest above 216 feet which established a 30year record last yean High school students were ex cused from school to help with sandbagging operations Albaugh said he was cheered by the slow rate of rise Thurs dal after the river climbed a foot an hour during the night After an aerial survey of the river Albaugh said he observed considerable water spread out over lawlands because of ice jams between Charles City and Floyd I believe the presence of Kennedy dealt other matters with these the contract President said has not been WASHINGTON Atominto Waterloo Neb running 18 ic Energy Commission has fired i inches deep through the main 4 i ir another underground nuclear explosion at its Nevada testing site Wednesdays test was the 23rd announced in the current series DIES IN D Pearce 71 retired engineer developer of the Mason City Warehouse Willowbrook and Hillcrcst additions died sud street and inundating half the denly Wednesday evening town At Pierce some 30 blocks remained under water but the North Fork Hiver was subsid ing from a heart attack at Scotls dale Ariz where he was va cationing Surviving are his wife Marvyl and son Kcnet v VAiVr VOCHtC V tion is unchanged which mean these ice jams helped us down his earlier statement that the stream because it slowed the tests will proceed in the abflow of the water sence of an agreement with He said that north of Floyd Russia still stands to a point beyond St Ansgar the Cedar was within its banks and the flow of water from the trib utaries had ceased Officials at both Waterloo and Cedar Rapids stressed that the greatest threat may be still some time in the future because much of the upper reaches of the Cedar River and its tributaries are still blocked with ice But officials expressed confi dence they would be able to with stand the onslaught Were ready for almost any thing Waterloo Mayor Ed Joch umsen said His almost qualifi cation undoubtedly reflected the memory of last years disastrous flood which caused an estimated million damage in the area and forced about 3000 persons from their homes found in Iowa widows home NEWTON Prank Townson an elderly widow was found dead in her home here Thursday and police said they located cash estimated upwards of in various hiding places in the house Authorities said preliminary examination indicated the woman alone may have been dead two months The Jasper County Medical Examiners office said attempts would be made to de termine the cause of death agreed to formally and he wants to make no statement un til this is done But he com mended both the steel compa nies and the union for the hard work they have done to reach i an agreement without threat of a strike j infor i mation on the government over turn is lacking and it would be unwise Kennedy said to com ment now on such matters as the effect on the Alliance for Progress program a ques tion whether there is any hope involved in the fact the So viets have never pressed the issue to a showdown Kennedy I said he sees no reason for a letdown in vigilance but he jfeels both countries realize the J danger of excessive action On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 78910 Sports 1314 North Iowa NewsIS Latest Markets U Mason City News 1617 Clear Lake News 19 Comics 20 Transit Schedule 22
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