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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             lily Newspaper Edited for the The CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 newspaper that makes all North low MASON THURSDAY JUNE 28 ans neighbors HOME EDITION j reform Wisconsin is remap test By THOMAS PLEDGE MADISON UPI Three fed eral judges told a special sessio of the Wisconsin legislature Wed nesday to reshape the political map by 5 pm Monda or theyll do it Majority Republicans who con the assembly and senate sai the dealine doesnt scare them stay here until reap portionment is in effect We fee this the legislatures job and th job will be done here said as semblyrrian Robert Haase R Marinette the flowleader in th lower house Ditto said Sen Jerris Leonard Mjlwaukee GOP strategist in th Senate Well stay here all summer i need be said assemblyman Rep Paul Alfonsi RMinocqua Th judges dont scare me But indications were that th GOP would push a remapping o the states congressional and legis lative districts onto Gov Ga lord Nelsons desk by the Monda deadiine The GOP in this election year knows that Nelson is alread under pressure from Atty Geri John Reynolds and other Demo crats to veto any Republican re apportionment bill Thus with bill on his desk they could blam Nelson for reapportionment dela if he vetoes it The judges who issued thei ultimatum at Milwaukee said i the legislature hasnt reappor tioned by the Monday deadline E special master as yet unname but already selected wiil begin the task Tuesday morning 9The judges noted that time i growing short Border to remap the state before the fall elections Reynold has ruled that can didates could be given until Aug 1 instead of July 10 tofile thei nomination papers for the Sep tember primary Wisconsins congressional dis tricts were last reshaped in 1931 and its legislative districts wen given new borders in 19541 The Senate passed the GOP congressional redistricting bill 199 and sent it to the assembly It was to begin action late on legislative districts A roadblockto quick action on the legislative districting was the aim of some rural legislators to remap on the basis of part area r and port population Reshapinc is now supposed to be one on pop ulation only and a constitutiona amendment would have to be ap proved to include area as a fac tor Such an amendment woo Id need approval of two legislative ses sions and approval by tfie voters in a statewide referendum The assembly was more or les marking time while the senate acted on the GOP bills Before approving the congressional rrieas ure the senate killed an attempi to substitute a legislative counci proposal as recommended by Gov Nelson in his specialities sage to the lawmakers severa days ago i The Senate also killed a Demo cratic amendment to put Rep Lester Johnson a Democrat in the 10th district of Rep AJvin OKonski rather than in the 3rc district stronghold of former Re publican Governor Rep Vernon Thomson The Senate passed a congres amendment to move Pierce County from the 10th to the 3rd district and add three Milwaukee County wards to a newlycreated 9th district that includes Waukesha County Under both Republican and Democratic congressional meas ures Democrat Johnson loses his district Democrats feel he would have a better chance of staying in office by running against 0K6nski because the 10th dis trict now lies adjacent to much of Johnsons present district so hell be wellknown in OKonski ter ritory The threeman panel of federal judges is composed of F Ryan Duffy Sr Chicago Patrick Stone and Kenneth Grubb Milwaukee and came in being weeks ago when Reynolds first went to the federal courts STOCK ELECTION NEW YORK new board of governors for the Ameri can Stock Exchange will be chosen in a special election to be held Aug 7 ClOc copyThls paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Ono No IV THIRSTY BUT the effects of thirst and heat 11 convicts continue their sitdown protest onthe catwalk of a water tower at Western State Penitentiary The temperaturewas rising Photofax Thursday to a predicted high of 87 in Pittsburgh under a broiling sun Prison officials drained the tank Wednesday Two convicts gave up Churchill falls suffers injury on FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MONTE CARLO Former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill fell out of bed while getting up this morn ing and broke his left leg Doctors at a RivieraHospital say he underwent a satisfac tory operationthis morning to set the broken thigh bone The 87yearold statesman is lo be flown back to London rom his Monte Carlo vacation Friday Doctors say such an incident is common or older persons because of the brittle ness of the bones He came here Tuesday for a wosveek vacation leaving Lady Churchill at their country home at Chartwell A spokesman for Lady Churchill in London said Sir Winston will be flown home Friday and will prob ably recuperate from his accident athis London home in Hyde Park rate Asked if Sir Winston had suf fered other injuries such as an njured shoulder the secretary de clined to answer A spokesman for the family in London described the situation as not a life and death matter He said Lady Churchill would not fly to Monte Carlo Thursday The danger is thepossibility of complications A British medical expert said The main difficulty is to coun eract the immobility of the pa ient which tends toS affect the ungs Sir Winston has walked with an unsteady gait for some years and a broken femur is something that happens quite often to old people vith brittle bones On f he inside Editorials Page 4 Society news912 Sports T314 Mason City news1617 Comics 18 Clear Lake North Iowa news20 School of religion no violation IOWA CITY School of Religion at the State Univer sity of Iowa should not be affect ed by the Supreme Court ruling in the New York case in the opinion of SUI President Virgi Hancher We are not teaching anybody to pray or believe Hancher said in reference to the high court decision outlawing prayer in the public schools of New York state He expressed hope that no ques tion would be raised about the universitys School1 of Religion and said he doubted that the courtopinionT would bar invoca tions at university commence ments or like activities Hancher said the School of Re ligion deals only with subject matter not only about Christian ity but other religious beliefs The school is teaching religion just as history political science and economics are taught he added CHURCHILL AT 87This picture ston Churchill as he left early this week for a two week vacation at Monte Carlo Thursday he suffered a broken thigh bone in a fall at Monte Carlo r Iowa Generally fair through Friday with scattered thunder showers likely northwest and extreme west central Friday Continued warm and humid Lows Thursday night in the 60s Highs Fridaynear 90 Further outlook Parti j cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms warm anc humid Saturday Minnesota Mostly fair but with scattered thunde r s t o r m 5 spreading southe as t w a r c across the state Thursday night and ending in southeast portion early Friday Cooler in northwest turning cooler elsewhere Thursday night lows 5862 northwest 606 east and south Cooler anc less humid Friday highs 78 85 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 87 Minimum 60 At 8 am 75 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 92 Minimum 64 L Strand dies after car mishap ALGONA Lauritz C Strand 69 formerly of Algona a filling station operator at Wesley dice of injuries Wednesday night fol lowing a onecar accident Strand was returning to Wesley rom Algona at pm On a gravelroad 2 miles southwest of Wesley helost control of the car went into the ditch and rolled several times Arthur Ricke who lives near he scene saw accident and called authorities Strand was taken to the Han cock County Memorial Hospital 3ritt where he died three hour ater The car was demolished according to Highway Patrolmen Charles R Bird Algona and Dick Pederson Swea City who investigated the accident Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon with burial1 in Walhngford Iowa Arrangements are incomplete at the Blake Fu neral Home Surviving are a daughter Mrs Larry Flynn Redwood Falls Minn two sons Nordeen Marsh alltown Calvin Minneapolis five grandchildren a sister Mrs Mag nus Wollen St James Minn His vife died in 1948 He was a vet eran of World War I Post new remedy for July hazard TAMPA Fla following Independence Day safety motto is displayed in the window of a local liquor store Be safe on the stay with fifth i Strange picture for prize By CHARLOTTE G MOULTON WASHINGTON UPI An Ohio girls symbolic painting o a wounded American Eagle Thursday aroused consternation among the 1300 delegates to the annual convention of the Geri eral Federation of Womans Clubs The artist is Sharon Whitta ker 17 of Ravenna Small groups at the Sheraton Park Hotel gathered in front of her water color which won first prize in a contest entered by more than 12000 high school students The competition is held an nually by the federation in co operation with Hallmark Cards of Kansas City Mo The theme was What America Means to Me In the painting the bleeding eagle is being viewed by three sadeyed poorly clad girls from behind barbed wire Sharon used lots ofsomber color anc a black border around the pic ture Many delegates said they did not understand what the scene meant Secondiy they didnt like the idea of the American Eagle lying bleeding on the ground And third they asked why the picture got first prize Other paintings on display de picted such scenes as city streets basebail games and New England churches with lots of bright colors It was the jurys decision sairl Mrs Douglas 1 McCrum of Fort Scott Kan chairman of the federations art division They are all authorities in the fieldof art Thats all I can say Reached by telephone for comment Sharon said The eagle is the symbol of America and those people typi fy all Americans The eagle is halfdead because of the worry and strife going on in the coun try because of things like crime and poverty and religious decay and the Communist influx The people are wondering if they can pull the eagleout of its misery and make the coun try what it was meant to free nation and whether the eagle can make the rest of the world free so that it can enjoy what we enjoy Testimony in court case on public school aid DES MOINES vas pending Thursday in a court ase challenging the right of the rowa Board of Public Instruction o cut off state aid to the Lewis Consolidated School District in lass County Hearing was opened Wednesday before Polk County District Judge Gibson C Holliday The state board notified the ewis School Board last Decem er that it would be removed rom the staleapproved list on July 1 on grounds that it did not meet slate educational standards School prayer study planned FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Chairman James 0 Easlland Thursday ordered hearings by his Senate Judiciary Committee on pro posed conslitu t i o n a 1 amend ments to overturn the Supreme Courts ban on official prayers in public schools The Mississippi Democrat said the hearings would be scheduled for sometime ncxl week S e v e ra 1 amendments have been introduced in the Senate since the courts decision Monday outlawing a statepre scribed prayer in New York public schools In the House a similar batch of proposed amendments were Lutheran merger in ceremony By GEORGE W CORNELL DETROIT CAP The largest merger in the history of Luther anism in America tookplace here Thursday With solemn ceremony and song four Lutheran denomina tions joined forces to become one An epochal long prayedfor event said the Rev Dr Frank lin Clark Fry of New York Thousands of Lutherans includ ing 2500 delegates and officials were on hand for the occasion in Detroits giant Cobo Hall is jubilation here to day said The Rev Dr P 0 Bersell of Minneapolis At long last these four Lutheran bodies iiave come together because they belong together because they have one Lord and one faith Their past divisions trace back o differences in national origin and languages But these factors have faded on the American scene leading to formation of the new united church Us name The Lutheran Church In America Altogether it has million members in 6125 congregations he sixth largest protestant body in the nation The merging denominations are he 2V2millionmember United Lutheran Church of German background the 630000 member Augustana Lutheran Church of Swedish descent the 35500mem er Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church and the 25000member American Evangelical Lutheran hurch of Danish origins SAME Judge prays in court for Supreme Court LOS ANGELES UPI Municipal Judge Ida May Adams who has been opening court with a nonsecretarian prayer for the past years Wednesday prayed that the U S Supreme Courtbe shown The error of its ways in banning prayer in public schools In her prayer before the court the jurist said In the affairs of this court dear God we ask Thy guidance Wilt Thou give us to hear with ears that understand and that wisdom which will enable us to deal with fairness and with justice In closing she said God bless the Supreme Courtand let it be shown the error of its ways Plane lands after trouble CEDAR RAPIDS WSAn Ozark Airlines DCS made an emergency landing here without incident Wed nesday after developing minor engine trouble on a flight from Mason City to Chicago y set aside to cool withlittle pros pect they would be called up for action House Judiciary Ch a i r m Emanuel Celler DNY believed controversy over the court ruling would die down as thoughtful people consider h a za r d s of weakeningsafe guards of the constitutions first amendment He said his com mittee would not rush to con sider eight proposed amend ments dumped into the House hopper School aid backers meantime putPresident Kennedys construction billon icepending a study of how it might beaf fected by the court ruling J The 1285 delegates to the General Federation ofAVomens Clubs convention Thursday ap proved a resolution on the con troversial Supreme Court school prayer decision The emergency resolution on the school prayer was circulated io the delegatesby the five member Resolutions Committee docs not involve an outright protest of the courtsdecision It calls on the federation to urge clubwomen in eachstate to work actively fora con stitutional amendment which will allow nondenominational religious observance in all American institutions receiving public or private if participation therein is not made compulsory Among the members ofv the Resolutions Committee w a t Mrs Martin Van Oosterhout of Orange City Iowa i County politicians meet atcourthouse Cerro Gordo County Demo crats and Republicans conduct Bounty conventions in Mason ity Friday The Democrats meet in the little courtroom and the Republicans meet in the big courtroom at the Cerro Gordo County courthouse at 10 am The county conventions will elect delegates to the party state conventions and debate for consideration by he stale conventions Freeman lists errors in f Estes Senate WASHINGTON of Agriculture Orville L Freeman defended his agencys handling of he Billie So Estes case Thursday but acknowledged some errors and shortcomings for which I as secretary of agriculture must as sume responsibility Freemans statements were in estimony prepared for the Senate nvestigation of the Estes case The Senate Investigation sub committee headed by Sen John L BOYS KILL BIRDS ST LOUIS Mo boys one 11 the other 13 have ad nitted stealing three valuable birds from the Forest Park Zoo and killing two of them They d the other bird an Amazon parrot worth died McClellan DArk is exploring how the Pccos TexM financier made multimilliondollar profits under federal farm aid programs and whether highpowered politi cal influence deals helped him As the hearing began McClel ian said Freemans actual ap pearance on the stand would be delayed until afternoon He said members of the com mitteehad not received copies of Freemans statement until this morning and his testimony would be delayed to give them time to study it Freeman declared no official or employe now in the depart ment is known or can reasonably be believed lo have improperly accepted gifts or other favors from Esfcs Estes received no special ben efits as aresultof favored treat ment from the Department of Ag riculture he added Freeman repeated what he has saidbefore that the government has lost no money through business with Estes The secretary spelled out his testimony in a 50page typed state ment In it he said Estes should not have received additional cotton acreage allotments now under scrutiny in the hearing and he said the appointment of Estesto the National Cotton Advisory Com mittee a mistake Freeman said however that Undersecre tary of Agriculture Charles S Mur phy acted in good faith in approv ing the appointment EXPLOSIVE ESTES E Kamerick left chief counsellor the Senate investigations subcommittee backed by charts and graphs and Sen John L McClellan DArk chairman open the Senate committees investiga tion of the Billie Sol Estes case   

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