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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspapei Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The VOL 102 newspaper and UnlUd International Full tease that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CJTY JOWA THURSDAY JULY 5 1962 10o a Paper Consists of Two Ons NO 121 End orse political union of Europe 1 July the month for j jazz fetes Big test for Newport R I By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau jazz fes tival at Newport R I begin ning Friday is only one of many this month one could say how ever that its interest lo the public is almost as much socio logical as musical The question this year is whether the crowd can be kept in hand or whether a rather dismal story of beer and beat niks sweatshirts and sneakers rowdyism and riots will be re peated For a time it appeared that the Newport Jazz Festival es tablished in 1954 by George Wein a jazz authority instruc tor entrepreneur and musi cian and Louis and Elaine Lor illarcl had made the Rhode Is land harbor town the summer jazz capital of Lhc nation In later years however an ugly element began to infiltrate the audiences College boys and a good many others who had never set foot on cam in sweatshirts and blue jeans and guzzling beer descended on Newport The beaches were filled with sleep ing young people and some who eschewed sleep Altercations with the police multiplied Finally riots caused the close of the 1960 concerts ahead of schedule Youngsters hurling beer cans fought virtu ally pitched battles with the po lice New producers took over last year for what was billed as Mu sic at Newport The emphasis was still heavily on jazz but the program was broad enough to include Judy Garland a woman with a lusty voice but hardly in the jazz tradition and Bob Hope who as it turned out had to cancel at a discon certingly late moment More importantly the town and the producers cooperated in police control to a remark able degree Some 300 volun teers were an hour augment the 77man New port police force The producers and the city government shared the added expense Snow fences were erected at strategic intervals along Me morial Boulevard The narrow access streets to Frccbody Park strictly controlled No beer parties were allowed on the beach Special ordinances gave police emergency powers to control possession and drink ing of liquor and beer though beer yas sold inside the park The sneaker and sweatshirt crowd arrived by the thousands But as Variety later reported the realstory was in the way in which the beerguzzling dir tysncakcred riffraff were ei ther kept out or controlled if they did come This year George Wein the pianist who was a founder of the festival and who in winter runs the Storyville nightclub in Boston and teaches jazz at Bos ton University is back as a producer and also as a perform er He is running on a tight bud get But the stars will be as big as ever Among them to name a few will be Duke Ellington Louis Armstrong Count Basic Dave Brubeck Carol Sloanc the Providence belter who is a Newport find and the Warsaw Wreckers from Poland who went over big at the first In ternational Jazz Festival in Washington in early June In a way this Newport Fes tival will be a test Numerous other festivals are scheduled this summer notably at the Berskshire Music Barn at Las Vegas and at Monterey Calif FACING MORE QUESTIONS This is study of Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman as he resumed his testimony at a Senate Investigations Subcommittee hearinginto the affairs of Billie Sol Estes From the witness chair Freeman said he was acting at once to recoup for the government what ever losses have been sustained on Estes challenged cotton deals Cooler trend following Iowas heavy downpours By THK ASSOCIATED IKKSS Cooler weather moved over Iowa Thursday in the wake of storms which dumped up to 10 inches of rain in northern Iowa Temperatures were expected to stay in the 80s Friday with more scattered showers possible Satur day The Fourth of July hot spot was Otlumwa with a high of 92 Du buque was coolest with a high of 77 Flood waters were moving down the Little Sioux River Valley to ward Spencer with the crest ex pected to reach 12 to 13 feet there about 6 pm Thursday two to three feet above flood stage The Weather Bureau originally predicted a Kifool crest at Spen cer but said runoff was less rap id thnn expected A 16foot crest was forecast for Peterson on Sun day The lorrcntial rains which washed out holiday plans at the Iowa Great Lakes left damages estimated at nearly million Highway 71 north of Arnolds Park was filled with mud and re mained closed Thursday Officials also were taking stock of the extensive damage left in the states popular vacation spot by cloudbursts that dropped 10 inches of rain at Spirit Lake The Arnolds Park area had nearly five inches in the torrential down pours early Wednesday There was little time on the Fourth of July to spend in holiday diversions Many of the campers were washed out Officials said the level of Big Spirit and West Okoboji had risen by 18 inches The water was so high that boats could not get un der the railroad trestle that con nects East and West Lake Oko boji Another highway closed was Iowa 276 where the water was so deep that carp were seen swim ming across the road U S Highway 71 had never been closed since 1912 A station wagon being pulled by a State Highway Commission truck be came mired in the mud and the occupants had to be rescued The high water in the Little Sioux was expected to level off after passing Spencer N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Death takes holiday in Iowa DES MOINES Death took a Fourth of July holiday on Iowa highways Not a single traffic fatal ity was reported Wednesday Rice allotments sold WASHINGTON The Agriculture Department and the FBI are investigating alleged sales of rice planting allotments in several Texas counties An Ag riculture Department spokesman said that two of the departments county office managers in Texas h been suspended Electronic lock developed WASHINGTON The United States has in formed its European allies of the successful develop ment of a new secret electronic lock which will be used to reinforce safeguards against the accidental or unauthorized firing of nuclear weapons President Kennedy has asked Congress for million to complete work on the device start manufacture and begin installation in nuclear weapons Dentists may join strike REGINA Sask Saskatchewan dentists were reported to be considering joining the provinces doc tors in a strike against the socialist governments controversial medical care program Views of Kennedy supported DeGaulle and Adenauer meet FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Charles de uaulle and West German Chan cellor Konrad Adenauer Thurs day concluded their talks with a all for a political union of Eu rope to be built on the foundations of the sixnation common mar ket Their joint appeal coincided with initially favorable reac tion throughout Europe to Presi dent Kennedys declaration of interdependence speech Wednes day urging American partnership with a united Europe De Gaulle and Adenauer in a communique issued after three days of meetings said France and West Germany should joir with their common market part ners to conclude as soon as possible the discussions on ere ation of a political union which would consolidate the work al ready accomplished in the eco nomic sphere They agreed that the admission of Britain which now is seeking market membership through talk in Brussels would strengthen the trading bloc and the future po litical union of Europe French officials said Presi dent Kennedys plans for a Atlantic partnership between the United States and Europe gave powerful impetus to DC Gaulles and Adenauers attempts to create a political union The officials agreed wifh Kennedys remark that the first order of business for Eu rope is to push ahead with its own unity The Times of London called Kennedys plan an imaginative idea typical of his sense of style and history It said he emphasized that Europe should be regarded not as a new rival but a new partner Rome newspapers said the speech was of historic import ance The Christian Democratic newspaper 11 Popolo said it al most certainly marks the pas sage of the administrations foreign policy from its prelude to its more active phase A bold image of future American European partner ship across the Atlantic the JNeuc Prcsse of Frankfurt Ger many said U S administration officials however cautioned against reading into Kennedys speech any more than a longrange statement of purpose In hisaddress Kennedy said would be premature at this time to do more than in dicate the high regard with which we would view the forma tion of this Congress has been perpetually wary of anything which would require this country to yield any of its right or ability to do as it pleased This was one of the sticking points before the United States joined the United Nations Kennedy may feel now that by stressing the possibility of American partnership he may induce the Europeans to think in terms of closer unity than they have in mind New crisis in Brazil politics BRASILIA Brazil gen eral strike virtually paralyzed Brazil Thursday amid a new gov ernmental crisis touched off by the resignation of conservative Prime Minister Auro dc Moura Andrade Army units and police were on the alert in Rio de Janeiro and other large cities as labor leaders ignored presidential appeals and pressed their campaign for a prime minister lo be chosen from the Labor parly Beating charge delayed Farmer is critical SI HOSPlTALRose Donna hall The baby was born wel the only patient In Cupar Saskatchewan Province doctors went on Saskatchewanhospital carries her vacation in opposition to the prov iivedayold baby as she and nurse incea medical care program Glynna Ward walk down empty hospital Sweeten sugar bill for Latin America WASHINGTON Sen ate acted Thursday to smooth diplomatic waters by voting to reserve an extra 150000 tons of premium priced sugar annually for Latin American suppliers By voice vote the Senate tacked the provision to an ob scure bill limiting the importa tion of adult honey bees This hey were shortchanged in the Forest City businessman dies at 79 FOREST CITY Merle M Thompson 79 a prominent Forest City businessman died Wednesday night at a Forest City hospital Thompson had gone to the hospital Wednes day morning for Xrays While he was there he suffered a heart attack Thompson served as president of the Winnebago State Bank in Forest City until it was volun tarily liquidated in 1928 He lat er opened a real estate and in surance business where he worked until he retired two years ago turning the opera tion of the business over to his son John Thompson was a member of the Forest City Rotary Club a Shrine member and a past pres ident of the Forest City Cham ber of Commerce He served on the City Council and was a lead er in the development of the Forest City airport Thompson was also a 50year member of the Masonic Lodge Thompson was the son of Julia Clark the first white woman born in Winnebago County His grandfather Robert Clark was the founder of Forest City Funeral services will be Sat urday at 2 pm in the Forest City Methodist Church the Rev Max Goldman officiating Ma sonic rites will be at graveside The Olson Funeral Home Forest City is in charge Surviving Thompson are three sons Clark Oregon 111 Phil lip Grandview Mo and John Forest City Also surviving are two daughters Mrs Ralph Lu cile Zcbarth Kansas City Mo and Mrs Gerald Margaret McQuire Forest City He was preceded in death by his wife 1949 On the inside Society News Pages 67 Sports 910 Editorials n Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 Comics 14 Clear Lake News 15 North Iowa News 18 sent the package to the House The action came after the Sen ate first rejected 40 to 26 an amendment by Sen William Prox mire DWis His proposal would have eliminated countrybycoun try quotas for sugar imports to all countries outside of the West ern Hemisphere except Nation alist China Sen Joseph Clark DPa warned the Senate just before the vote that it would be yielding to a gigantic sugar lobby if it rejected Proxmires proposal The President can distribute the extra sugar to nations who felt MAQUOKETA AP County Attorney Asher Schroeder said Thursday he has decided to delay arraignment of Donald Kinyon 27 on a charge of attempted murder pending the outcome of injuries suffered by an elderly man Kin d is accused of beating Kinyon had been scheduled for arraignment Thursday But Ichroeder said he had word from a Maquokela hospital that Vincent Batey 60 the victim of a beat ng was in very critical condi ion and growing worse Bateys 63yearold wife Mable also was in the same hospital ut her condition was less seri ous She also was beaten Monday night Kinyon was picked up Tues day night accompanied by blonde Sheri Batey 8 a grandchild of the elderly Bateys and who lived with them on their farm near here Kinyon a farmhand for tha Bateys was in the county jail and as of Thursday morning still declined to discuss the incidents Kinyon is an exconvict who was paroled recently and was given a job by the Bateys Schroeder said Sheri told him that she saw Kinyon beat her grandmother with a chair in a downstairs bedroom where she was reading a newspaper She doesnt have any explana tion for why he did it and sha said she heard nothing from ei ther of them before it happened Schroeder added She said Kinyon told her to go outside and they got into the car sugar extension act passed last j the Bateys and drove away Later she said Kinyon told her he had struck her grandfather twice with his fists Batey had been beaten with a manure fork a shovel and an iron bar in the milk shed Monday by Congress The United States would pay premium prices Proxmire had urged the Sen ate to cut the quotas of more than a halfdozen other countries outside of the Western Hemis phere to make up the 150000 tons To dispose of the sugar issue the Senate had put aside the controversial issue of health care for the nations older peo Aboveground atom test set for Nevada site LAS VEGAS Nev Atomic Energy Commission an nounced Thursday the first atmos pheric nuclear blast since 1958 at the Nevada test site will be deton ated on or after Saturday The AEC said the detonation will be a lowyield nuclear device a few feet above the ground The detonation has been author ized so the Department of De fense can conduct varied experi balance of the week but no showdown votes were expected until next week The measure was aired in off andon debate Tuesday but only one amendment came to a vote The Senate added a provision to the welfare bill setting up a 3750000 child care program for migrant workers If the Senate approves the compromise Medicare program the House still presents a ma jor problemto the Kennedy ad ministration Speaker John W McCormack said the measure the welfare portion of which the House has passed could be sent back to the House Ways Means com mittee or to the House Rules committee which would decide lo move it along to Sheri had not been molested during the time she was with Kin yon a parolee with a record of sex offenses The county attorney said this had been confirmed by a medical examination But she had mosquito bites and scratches from walking through the brush in the woods where Kin yon had gone into hiding while ments to analyze the effects 0flHouseScnatc conference com nuclear explosions the AEC said Most of the radioactive parti cles produced by the detonation are expected to fall back lo earth within a few miles of the shot point the AEC said The Nevada test site is about 65 miles north of Las Vegas The AEC announced Wednesday the most powerful atomic blast ever touched off at the Nevada test underground explo sion of 100 set for Fri day or later TO ViSIT RUSSIA LONDON UP Arthur Michael Ramsey Archbishop of Canterbury and primate of England announced Thursday he has been invited to Moscow by the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church mittee for differences o be ironed out Also the House it self could send the bill to a conference committee but this would require unanimous con sent That would be almost im possible SAME Safety Department Black Flag Means Traffic Death In Past 2t Hours The Weather North Iowa Partly cloudy scattered showers and thun derstorms late Thursday night and Friday Cooler Thursday night lows in low 60s Highs Friday in the 80s Iowa Partly cloudy scattered showers and thunderstorms spreading across the slate lale Thursday night and Fri day A lillle cooler Thursday mfeht lows in low 60s Highs Friday in the 80s Fur ther show ers arid thunderstorms with little change in temperature Saturday Minnesota Variable cloudiness showers Highs Friday 7585 Globe Gazelle weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 83 Minimum fi At 8 am 70 Prccipil alien 153 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 81 Minimum 5t AP Ihotofax SHERI AND ques tioning by Jackson County au thorities Sheri Batey 8 poses with her father Owen Batey Davenport She was found un harmed when Donald Kinyon sought for beating her grand parents was captured squads of officers scoured areas of northeast Iowa for 24 hours Shcris parents arc divorced and both have remarried Her father Owen Batey left Ihe residence of Sheriff Clarence Hinko with her Wednesday to take her to his home in Davenport The girl appeared in good spi rits When newsmen asked her houshe felt she replied Fine Dr Paul Brown said when he examined Sheri at the jail early Wednesday morning he found her bright and alert The girl was still with Kinyon Tuesday night when officers closed in on the car at a gravel road intersection with Highway f2 north of Andrew Kinyon appar ently had not gotten more than 10 miles away from the Batey form Sheri uas taken to the sheriffs home adjoining the jail and Kin yon through several hours of questioning refused in tell offi cers anything The prosecutor said the Rirl ready to toll everylhiiu she knew but he delayed taking a statement   

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