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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Doily Newspaper The ULOBE A I I r newspaper VOL Itt UrtUd that mokes ail North lowans MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 30 W2 HOME EDITION neighbors 10o copyTUi Paper CowtaU of No M7 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commeftfary W EARL HALL Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU WOI WTAD WSUI Ifwt City tM Our judicial reform task isnt ended TOWAS VOTERS BY OVER whelming margin on June 4 of this year pushedopen a door of opportunity which could lead to the one finest court system in our broad land But the task isnt completed Theres more to be done and the next move is up to the legislature By their vote at the primar the people of Iowa gave re sounding indorsement to the proposal designed to take our judicial system out of partisan politics The amendment to our state constitution calls for the appointment of judges from nominees screened by commis sions made up of representa tives of the bar and the genera public But that amendment did my spell out the exact process by which this should be done The proposal was purposely drawn in somewhat general terms as a matter of insuring maximum flexibility within the genera 1 principles of restricted execu tive appointment and emphasis on fitness The legislature is by no means in its functions It has numerous choices within the framework presented A scrutiny of the language reveals that most 01 the provisions require legisla tion to become effective Among thdfte which do prq visions repealing the1 former sections requiring election judges for four and six year terms and the section prohibit ing increase or decrease of a judges salary during his term These provisions in the new amendment are selfexecuting For a very practical reason the terms of all judges were ex tended to Dec 31 1964 This was designed to leave the 1963 General Assembly with ample time to pass the necessary im plementing legislation Here it should be observed that those who drafted the amendment stu diously avoided both the fact or the appearance of encroaching on the legislative domain By giving approval to the amendment on two occasions the lawmakers demonstrated an enlightened interest in the pro posed amendment and qualified for full partnership in transform ing it from broad principle into specific reality Now we are reedy to consider some of the legislative decisions which must be made to give our judicial amendment its maxi mum effectiveness The amendment tells how the nominating commissions for both the State Supreme Court and the District Courts shall be appointive by the the governor subject to Senate confirmation and part elective by members of the bar But it does not designate the exact size of either the state or the district nominating commissions The Supreme Court commis sion may range from 7 to 17 the District Court commissions from 7 to 13 There are valid arguments for both the lesser and the greater numbers Its for the legislators to weigh the matter and draw up the ground rules In the case of the smaller commission it can be contended that it would be less expen sive to convene that it would be a more effective study group than a larger commission and that there would be less invita tion to cliques to form within the commission For tht larger commission it can be argued that there is a reduced danger of domination by a small group that theres more democracy in numbers and that under this approach it would be easier to provide area representation Its for the legislature to say Area representation on the nominating commissions is re quired under Sec 16 of the judt cial amendment But the due consideration of this factor called tor under thelanguage is a matter to oe Torn te y REGAL GATHERING In the picture above Miss Iowa for 1962 Joleen Wolf Des Moines poses with the other four finaljsts The other finalists are left to right Miss Boorie County Barbara Jean Hickle MissClinton County Bonnie Lou Lawrence second runrierup Miss Wolf Miss Davenport Karen Adelaide Thomas first runnerup and Miss Mason City Mary Beth Sartor In the picture below Patricia Whaien Miss Iowa of 1961 adjusts the new queens crown PARENTS CONGRATULATE MISS IOWA OF 1962 record for appeal with Supreme Court DES MOINES 790 page record in the appeal of Ronald M Stump fronva second degree murder conviction was iled with the Iowa Supreme Court Monday by his lawyer J Riley McManus of Des Mojnes Stump 23 of Keokuk was sen enced to 75 years in prison after iis conviction in Polk County Dis rict Court of the fatal shooting 3f Michael Daly 22 in front oC Dalys home June 9 1961 Stumps attorney filed the rec ord just two days before the deadline set by the court He irst had obtained an extension of tme for filing the record until July 1 but later asked the Su preme Court to give him until Aug 15 to get the bulky record before the court The Supreme Court ordered him to file it by Aug I SAME DATE1H1345 Iowa Generally fair through Tuesday Cooler over the state Monday nightlows 47 to 53High Tuesday 75 to 80 Outlook for creasing cloudiness followed by showers moving into west ern portion and continued cool Iowa FiveDay Forecast Tern peratures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal dur ing the five day period from Tuesday to Saturday The normal highs range from the middle 80s in northern Iowa to the low 90s in the south west with normal lows in the 60s Precipitation will aver age onehalf to threefourths of an inch in showers and thunderstorms mostly near the middle of the period Minnesota Partly cloudy east and north mostly fair south west Monday night with a few widely scattered showers cen tral and north Cooler south east a little warmer north Monday night lows 4555 Partly cloudy and continued cool Tuesday highs 6575 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 34 Minimum x 59 Sunrise Sunset Miss Iowa for 1962 Lake dance teacher Window shopping in pinch A highlight of the Mist IOWA pageant was ttie answering of two questions by ttie five final ists this year the qu est i o n s which were asked by the mas ter of ceremonies Ken Kew were At a reception or party do you enjoy or are you reluc tant to meet tHe most impor tantpeople present If you were about to meet someone on the street that you wished to avoid what would you do To the first question Miss Wolf said she would enjoy meeting the most important people present because they usually have something to of fer To the second question she answered that sometimes she acts like she is window shopping and sometimes she acts like she is looking for something in her purse 19 persons die in rail derailment STEELTON Pa track out of alignment may have caused part of a Pennsylvania Railroad baseball special travel ng at nearly 70 miles an hour to derail and plunge into the shallow Susquehanna River the railroad said Sunday Nineteen persons died when hree of the ninecar train to Philadelphia left the tracks Hos Jital officials identified 17 vic ims and there were two more odies in Harrisburg hospitals Many bodies were disfigured anc mangled making an accurate count difficultThe railroad said 116 were injured The crash was the nations worst rail disaster since Sept 15 1958 when 48 died as a train lunged through an open draw ridge at Bayonne NJ into Newark Bay At one time the railroad esti nated the number of victims at 23 Other reports indicated the number was 25 James F Newell vice prest dent in charge of operations for the railroad said Sunday The derailment was apparently the result of track being align nent but definite cause cannot e assigned until a thorough in vestigation has been complet ed The train carrying fans to a National League baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates the Philadelphia Phillies was rolling at about 70 miles an hour railroad officials said The derailment occurred next to the Bethlehem Steel Co plant SHOOT DOG BERLIN German xrder guards Monday shot a West Berlin boxer dog which crowed the Communist wall DES MOINES UPI Iowa Democrats armed with a pro gram called New Strength in Iowa have opened their 1962 Section campaign with a strong blast at state Republicans The Democrats adopted a 17 page platform at their state con rention Saturday The platform accused the Republicans of ashioning a state to become merely a place to die and went on to call for the next egislature to legalize liquorby hedrink The platform adopted without dissenting voice after a30 minute reading made eight r e c o mmendations concerning axes but avoided any mentior of an increase in the 2 per cent sales tax By CHARLES W WALK GlobeGazette Staff Writer CLEAR summer Joleen Wolf has beencommuting between her homeinDes Moines and her business in Clear Lake This weekend the commuting was halted longenough so that she could Ballroom roared their approval of the selection as Gov Norman Erbe and the 1961 Miss Iowa Patricia Whalen Miss Iowa crown the headof the 54 110 T w Colf the of Mr and Mrs Elwin LJ Woit will be a sophomore at Drake University in Des business that she is operating in e cou Moies tWs M participate m the Miss Iowa Pageant here as Miss T S fv Business that she is operating in Des Moines Clear Lake this summer is a dance studio and she had Sunday interrupted schedule became nigW aUdie Also more than 2000 at the Surf uor use Algerian guerrillas in control ALGIERS guer rilla troops held Algiers Monday after a bloodless coup believed to avor dissident Vice Premier Ah med Ben Bellas quest for power Several known opponents of Ben Bella were arrested Among them vas Amar Oussedik political commissar of the Algiers autono mous zone which the guerrilla eaders said was dissolved Premier Ben Ben KSed da and officials of his government vere not molested Two thousand guerrillas of the Vilaya Zone No 4 surrounding Algiers occupied the9 city at dawn unday Their commander 27 Col Si Hassan said he roped to form a junta of wilaya commanders to head the govern ment until elections are held in tie newly independent nation Elections for a constituent assem bly are scheduled Aug 12 The guerrilla command an nounced it had taken control to reestablish national unity It ledged to open the gates of he capital to all political tenden ies seeking a solution to the new ations political problems The announcement was consid red a preluiie to the installation n Algiers of the sevenman politi al bureau Ben Bella is sponsor V ft proposed a withholding system for collecting state in come tax to produce additiona revenue through and equit able enforcement The platform also said liquor bythedrink would produce more revenue for the stateand take away profits from key club operators The Republican platform for the crowning were her r Mrs John Paquette Mrs than two months flew in for pageant from her home in Phoenix Ariz First runnerup in the contest was Karen Adelaide Thomas 19 Miss Davenport Second runner up was Lou Lawrence Other finalists m the competition were MJSS Mason City Mary Beth Sartor and Miss Bobne County Barbara Jean Hickle A total of On f he inside Editorials Page 4 Comics Society89 Sports1M2 North Iowa news 13 Latest markets 14 Mason City news 1415 Clear Lake16 DUMP TALK THE HAGUE formed sources in the Hague re port that the Dutch government is expected to dump the New Guinea problem into the lap of the UN Security Council if talks with Indonesia break down Photofax FOLLOWS DAD The frail young singer approached the bandstand in Disneyland Plaza andasked the Elliot Bros if he could do a guest appear ance He stepped to the mike and belted out a familiar Cole Porter tune The Frauk Sinatra Jr 18 adopted a week earlier here made no specific tax proposals and called for a reexamina tion and reappraisal of the states liquor laws The Democrats also advocat ed defeat of the Shaff plan of reapportionment in the next leg 34 girls participated in the pag eant islature and passage of a pro posal that would place the House on a population basis and the Senate on area The GOP endorsed the Shaff plan which was approved by the last legis lature but still needs to be passed in the next session in or der to get on the ballot In an effort to bring about property tax relief Democrats called for more federal and state aid to schools and advo cated allowing local govern ments to invest certain funds to gain interest President Kennedys Medicare will receive support from the state Democrats who also went on record favoring lowering the voting age to 18 establishment of a state commission ate public utilities an end to the righttowork law setting up a statewide system of area com munity colleges and passage of a state minimum wage and hours law Lawler youth found dead in farm granary NEW HAMPTONDavid Ties kotter 11 was found dead Sunday afternoon in the granary at the farm of his parents Mr and Mrs All five finalists along with jss Cresco Margaret Mary Svoboda were named talent vinners at the pageant Miss Andrew Tieskotter eight northeast of Lawler miles According to Chickasaw County Deputy Sheriff Claude Hoffman death was caused by accidental strangulation An investigation is under way Funeral arrangements are pend ng at the Larkin Funeral1 Service Hampton He is survived by his parents and eight brothers and sisters SET STRIKE NEW YORK ers of the Transport Workers Jnion will go on strike against Pan American Airways at mid night Friday PRICE BOOST SOFIA Bulgaria UrVBig price ncreases for basic foodstuffs went into effect Monday in Com munist Bulgaria as an incentive to farmers to produce more Wolfs talent presentation was an interpretive ballet Spring time Concerto Vital statistics on the Miss Iowa are Being a beauty queen is not exactly new for Miss Wolf In high school Roosevelt High School in Des she was homecoming queen In her first year at Drake she was named the best dressed coed on campus was a member of the D Club Sweetheart Court and was an ROTC princess Majoring in speech and drama at Drake Miss Wolf hopes to have a career in television Al though she say she is go ing steady she does admit she has been dating one boy regu larly Probably no one in the audi ence was as proud and happy as the new Miss Iowas mother Mrs Wolf whose husband oper ates a tire store in Des Moines said her daughter can be a lot of help around the house when she isnt busy with one of her many activities Joleen always has been ac tive in so many things Mrs Wolf recalled She seems to thrive on being busy with these activities She just loves them Present to turn over the crown ofMiss Iowa was Miss Whalen Miss Iowa of 1961 Miss Whalen thanked the people of Clear Lake and of the entire state for letting her reign as their queen for the year After her wonderful year as Miss Iowa Miss Whalen said everyone in Iowa is just a lit tle bit mine Also present for the pageant was Leonora Slaughter direc tor of the Miss America Pag eant at Atlantic City NJ Miss Slaughter who asked the Clear Lake Junior Chamber of Com merce to take over the Miss Iowa Pageant 12 years ago was made an honorary citizen of Iowa by Governor Erbe She also was presented with a gift by Dr Earl Sargeant chair man of the first Miss Iowa Pag cant sponsored by Clear Lake Jaycees Jwdoes for the Mr and Mrs Rod Mitchell Minneapolis officials of the Miss Minnesota Pageant EUtrt Belle McClelland owner daoce itudio at ladiauofe B   

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