Mason City Globe Gazette, April 2, 1962

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 2, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper ITY GLOBE VOL 1W Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires The newspaper that makes ail North To wans HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 2 1962 neighbors 10c a Paper Consists of Four SectionsSection No 41 Qne Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor SCHEDULE fGLO USWI KWJLC Oecorah 13IU WOI Ames 1610 WTAB Ouincy 193UI WSUI leva City pn Sun pm Sun lues pm Chuts am Sit How to lift our judiciary above politics YF THE VOTERS OF JOWA next June 4 Primary Elec tion Day are as farsighted as of our last two state legislatures have been our state can have the distinction of possessing the one finest court system in our broad land Our lawmakers on twoocca sions the last time by a vote of four to one have placed their approval on a proposed amend ment to the judicial article of the state constitution which would in my judgment guaran tee an able and independent judiciary and at the same time make that judiciary responsible and accountable to the people oS Iowa Now that proposal is to be presented on a special ballot at the June Primary election This is in accordance with Iowa law A constitutional amendment must be approved in identical form by two consecutive ses sions of the General Assembly before being presented for bind ing ratification by majority vote in an election In accepting the state chair manship of a voters committee seeking to gain the publics ap proval of the constitutional amendment liamactuated fay one desire Thats to help lift our judiciary and courtsystem above partisanpolitics Right now and be fore IJeave a wrong impression let me make it as clearas I possiblycan that I hold our pres ent judiciary in high esteem at the district level as well as at the Supreme Court level The truth is that we have fared ever so much better in the caliberofour judges than we had any right to expect from the archaicsystem with which we select them If anybody in my presence ever charged or even intimated that there has been widespread corruption or even marked ineptitude on the Iowa bench I would be among the first to challenge the claim as unfair and untruthful Having clarified that at least I hope I like to talk about this proposal which if adopted would put Iowa at the head of the other 49 states so far as its court system is con cerned Other states have adopted one or more parts of what has come to be known as the Iowa Plan But we will be the first to go the whole way There will be nothing mental about it however let me hasten to add UP AND OVER AT SAN QUENTIN demonstrates other convicts broke out of San Quentin prison in California It was the first break of this type in at least 19 years Prisonofficials said the men some of them considered dangerous and possibly armed broke into a store room stole the ladder and scaled this section of the prison wall which is unmanned between midnight and 8 am Dad said she couldnt wed Barbie learned to cook England UPDAndrew Cairns took very serously the dictum that the surest mans heart is through his stomach So he refused his 19year old to wed until she rrfeal That was two months ago So behind her mother s apron strings until she moment She put a meal of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding in front of Cairns Thefather smacked his lips and smiled Now you can get maTried he said So Barbara and Eric Goldsack also 19 were married over the weekend She could not cook a boiled egg two months ago said her overjoyed father Now I would say she is a pretty good cook If Eric has to hve on roast beef every day he wont be doing so badly For a moment or two lets con sider what we have a right to expect from our system of jus which is at the very heart of freedom and selfgovernment First of all of course there must be a fair and workable code of law For that obvious ly wet must look to our legisla tive branch of government Second we must have honest and able judges the best we can muster An enlightened code of law will fail unless it has the best possible interpretation and administration in our courts Tjiird there must be ample provision for carrying into effect the decisions fairly arrived at in the halls of justice This as pect of our court system as do the first two mentioned calls for a Godfearing citizenry This we have in Iowa ina degree un surpassed anywhere else in the world I verily believe Having considered what is needed for a properly function ing system of justice lets turn briefly to what we have Do we in Iowa measure up fully to the specifications I have outlined V Our code of law is by no means perfect It never will be But we DO have the means and Teachers1 salaries up 2142 per cent in Iowa since 56 DES MOINES W Salaries of Iowas public school teach ers have increased from 21 to 42 per cent since 1956 the Iowa Taxpayers Association said Monday In the same period the association said in its monthly bulletin the cost of living as measured by the consumer price index rose 104 per cent The association grouped median salaries of teachers and superintendents into 29 categories according to the size of the high school districts and the sex of the teachers In 20 of these 29 groupings the association said the median salary has risen about three times faster or more than increase in living costs 3D 1 J In the other nine groupings DC mO HO tne salary has in youths held for breakins Three recent bowl ing alley including one cach property tax dollar rebellion way in mark tin sions youths the creased from two to three times faster than the price rise The association noted that salaries account for about 70 per cent of thecost of operating public school systems which now take about 56 cents of New threat to junta Army officers in northern Syria proclaimed a re bellion Monday against the Syrian militaryjunta arid demanded re union wittfPresident Gamal Abdel NassersLFriited Arab Republic A broadcast from the proNas ser hotbedof Aleppo Syrias second largest city indicated the rebels claimed control in the reaches of Syria There were noreports of renewed fighting after clashes Sunday in various parts of the nation The Aleppo claims were ignored in Damascus broadcasts by the junta broke with the UAR in an uprising last September and then last week toppled the civil ian government it had created The junta asserted the army is united in all parts of Syria and warned plotters and exploiters and troublemakers that the gen eral command will take severe punitive them In booting out the civiliangov ernment the junta had accused civilian leaders of nullifying land other measures It called for a brand of Arab Social ism but no reunion with the UAR But nowapparently under pres sure from the uprising in the north the junta in repeated jrbadcasts talked vaguely of uni y with all Arab countries includ ng the UAR It seemed to call or some sort of rather han a return to the onenation setup under which Syria joined Igypt in the UAR in 1958 Reports from Damascus reach ng Beirut Lebanon said there iad been demonstrations in the Syrian capital Monday morning Before the army banned all gath irings The reports added that Syrian army officers were assembling in Damascus to try to reach agree ment on some way out of the difficulty The rebellious officers de nounced the junta as an erring and exploitive group and ac cused it of seizing power again ast week to satisfy individual ambitions disregarding the inter est and security of the country The broadcast commu n i q u e charged that in breaking away from Egypt last fall the military leaders aimed only at dividing the UAR and striking the na tional hopes of the Arab nation r i vi ja v vi 1 I VrU II ation was launched Monday mission would file a request into the one span of with the Bureau of Public a Interstate Highway 29 Roadsfor emergency funds to bridge into the rampaging Big replace the span City The survey showed that rap Saturday by the school reorganization has ot three Belmond area resulted in the placing of half of Iowas 23286 teachers hi dis BRIDGE WASHED OUT Erodedby flood waters from the rampant Big Sioux River the north span of Interstate 29 connecting Sioux City and South Flood waters slowly recede Dakota gave way Sunday Opened only five months ago the double strand bridge had been a twostate controversial project for several collapse SIOUX CITY invesli ffh v i cresting about 4 pm Sunday to Sioux City employes patrolled PeCt he reCked dikes throughout the night but major leaks developed w K W1S fay an officialof the US Bureau of Public Roads it They are disturbed about a Oaicials said the river prob ably would remain at high lev Cityor time brand new bridge going ititolhe time drink Erbe said He said the beaUSe a second iipnver sread skin divers to determine what E causpri hrirtao aroppmg caused the bridge to collapse Four escape injury when cars collide tricts having high school enroll ments of 400 or more Three superintendents have a median salary of now compared with a median of in 1956 an increase of 42 per cent Overall sal Mr uiuk w illCdlla ClIlU vi o the authority for improving itne dened the other breakins at as we SPf fit thrniterVi nnr ithfi estahlishmpnf rturinn thn Confessing to the in Wright County and one at Lees Lanes east of Mason DavidAmmerman 18 Russ Ten dall 19 and Richard Lee 18 all of Belmond Ammerman first confessed to the breakins to Cerro Gordo County Deputy Sheriff Jerry Koer llclluenis sai her and then implicated the other aries in all categories increased from 32 to 42 per cent In the larger districts 400 or above in high the av erage salary of men teachers in high school is women teachers in high school women elementary teachers men junior high teach ers and women junior high teachers These sal aries range from 23 to 30 per two youths Ammernian became a suspect for the breakin at Lees when the license number of an auto seen at the lanes late the night of the breakin was traced to him Koer ber went to Belmond Saturday to talk to the youth who then con fessed Although Ammerman confessed to the breakin at Lees Lanes cenf than in n as we sec fit through our legisihe establishment during the last T lative bodies Ours is a repreivear j rowesl median salaries were sentative democracy Because the Wright school districts where breakins took place before the sh schools have 99 pupils or r Mason City breakin charges by ifssTpachers salaries in such Four persons escaped serious j in jury Sunday afternoon when two cars hit headon on Highway 18 five miles west of Mason City Checked at a Mason City hos pital and released were Mr and Mrs Dallas Van Horn 69 Stony Way Mitchell Clopton 19 Clar ion and Paul Patterson 16 Clarion The accident occurred when a car driven by Clopton went out of control while traveling east and was struck by the Van Horn auto Cerro Gordo County Dep uty Sheriff Jerry Koerber said the Clopton auto apparently hit a slick spot on the highway traveled nearly 500 feet on the shoulder before regaining the highway and striking the Van Horn auto which was traveling west Clopton paid and costs in Frederick B Shaffers justice court Monday for failure to have his vehicle under control Our law enforcement part of breakins took place before the the threelegged structure of justice is pretty much a reflec Turn to 2 Wright County officials have pre cedence The three youths are in the Wright County jailat Clarion DR MAYO HONORED r OMAHA Dr Charles districts ranged R C h e s l c r Minn Sunday received the 1952 Beth Israel Synagogue Humani tarian Service Award and increases were from 24 to 37 per cent over 1956 FAIRandWARMER Traffic was banned Monday on the stillstanding span of the interstate bridge which offi fowa Clearing Monday night lows 20 to 25 Generally fair warmer Tuesday highs 50 to 55 north 55 to 60 south Further outlook Increasing cloudiness warmer Wednesday Minnesota Generally fair warm er Highs Tuesday in 40s Five Day Iowa Temperatures Saturday will aver age four to eight degrees be low normal Warmer during the middle of the week and turning colder again toward the end of the week Normal lows are the 30s and normal highs in the 56s Precipitation will average 10 inch in north ern Iowa and 20 to 50 inch in the south occurring as rain or snow toward the end of the week GlobeXJazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum 33 Minimum 20 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Sunday April 1 Maximum 35 Minimum 28 SAME t The governor rsaid the cam spread over lowlands and was keeping the river from cials said apearecl to be in n danger from flood waters The north section of the 000 dual highway bridge collapse early Sunday when its base sup to the pounding c the raging river The portion which went dow was the section carrying west bound traffic Iowa an South Dakota The other section for eastbound traffic was sti standing but was closed Traffi was routed in and out of this citi of 89000 on the old routes High ways 20 75 and 77 The crest of the Big Sioux wa not measured by gauge here bu tiad not breached the dikes whicl protect the Riverside district on he westside of Sioux City N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Bigger debt anticipated WASHINGTON Congressional tax experts estimated that the government will wind up bil lion in the red for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 The joint SenateHouse Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation differed sharply from President Kennedys estimate late in January that his fiscal 1963 budget would show a narrow millionsur plus 75000 more on U S payroll WASHINGTON Nearly 75000 civilians were added to the federal payroll during President Ken nedys first year in office The Senate Government Operations committee reported that total federal em ployment on Jan 1 1962 was 2418864 an increase of 74454 over Jan 1 1961 Secret Army strikes again ALGIERS Secret Army Organization OAS commandos held up three Algiers banks and escaped with nearly while other OAS raiders contin ued terrorist attacks here and in the western port city of Oran Wants to see archbishop NEW ORLEANS La A militant segregation ist who claims she was threatened with excommuni cation from the Roman Catholic Church sought ah interview with Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel on the recent school desegregation order Mrs B J Gaillot president of Save Our Nation Inc said If Im wrong Ill get down on my knees and ask for mercy and forgiveness 76 accidents claim 64 lives CHICAGO Multipledeath traffic accidents littered highways and streets with an alarming num ber of dead and injured during the second weekend of spring A total of 64 died in 16 accidents most of them teenagers and young college students On the other side of the dikes there were no levees and the riv er sent water into houses in North Sioux City S an es timated700 personsto safety Officials here could not say how long the threatlto the Riverside district would remain The river stage was ataboutthe same as the 1960 high water or about six feet above flood stage Theinterstate bridge was erect ed in1959 but had been opened to traffic only five months ago when a 68mile stretchof Inter state 29 was opened between Onawa Iowa and Junction City S D Iowa officials said the twinspan bridge was designed and placed under contract by the Dakota Commission L M Clauson chief engineer of the Iowa Highway Commission said that although the bridge af fected both states there had been 50 dispute between Iowa and South Dakota over its construc ion and the plans were approved by the U S Bureau of Roads Officials said the rampaging Jig Sioux formed a lake on the South Dakota side and apparently when this outlet could take no more water a flood surge moved rapidly downstream against the bridge Elsewhere in Iowa flood waters vere reported subsiding Dikes at Waterloo provided for an even flow of the Cedar River here The Cedar is expected to run hrec feet above flood stage down treanv at Cedar Rapids with a eadingpf about 16feet late Mon lay However that isa foot less ban had been expected and the city was prepared to handle it A 16foot crest would be four eet under last years record crest n Cedar Rapids On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 7 North IowaNews 8 Sports 910 News Quiz Mason City News1415 Latest Markets J5 Clear Lake News 16 Society News2627 Killed when car hits Rock Island train ELLENDALE Minn UPI Arthur K purdie 55 Winne ago was killed when his car vas struck by a Chicago Hock sland and Pacific train Sunday The Steele County sheriffs of ice said Purdie was returning ome after taking his wife to he hospital ;

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