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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBE The VOL 1M newspaper t h a t make i a 1 1 N r t h Yd w HOME EDITION UM MASON CITY MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3 IW2 a n s neighbors 10o Paper CoosUU of Two SectionsSection No 174 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGIO 1300 WOT Ames WTAD Juinc7 930 VSVI City 910 pm Sun 1U03 am Tuei pm Thun Sat Shall it be treatment or punishment U S SUPREME COURT on June 25 of this year handed down a decision hold ing a California law on punish ment of narcotic addicts to be unconstitutional Under1 the Cali fornia law addiction to nar cotics had been held to be a crime punishable by jail and prison terms rThe high courts reasoning was that the law imposed a cruel and unusual punish ment for what it held to be essentially an illness This decision did two things First it focused attention on the fact that our problem of narcotics is not one of easy so lution Second it crystalized the growing realization that a change is needed in our penal system for handling narcotics addicts Up to now there has existed a tugofwar between persons who regard narcotics addiction as an illness and those who stress the criminal approach and want the harsh mandatory penalties continued Support is growing for pro cedures to make a sharper dis tinction between the hardened profiteer in illicit drug sales and the drug user The former is despicable and should have se verest punishment The addict in contrast invites sympathy and should be helped in break ing a vicioushabit Sometimes however the same person is both user and seller In the middle west narcotics addiction is not a major prob lem We are nevertheless con cerned with such a serious blemish on the life of many big cities New York and California are estimated to have three fourths of the estimated 60000 drug addicts in the country The problem such con cern that President Kennedy has called a White House con ference at which the full truth about addiction and a course best calculated to curb it will be sought Numerous bills have been in troduced in Congress to amend present narcotics laws Most of them would strengthen facilities for medical treatment and re habilitation of addicts It isnt to be doubted that the trend is toward a more humanitarian viewpoint Federal narcotics legislation from the beginning has been essentially punitive in nature For most violations it pre scribes for first offenses a Photofax POET e e cum mings 67 died Monday after suffering a stroke at his sum mer home at Silver Lake Madison N H The cum mings name in lower case appeared on a dozen volumes of poetry A novel The Enormous Room was based on the poets experience in a prison camp in World War I North Iowa Considerable cloud iness with scattered showers and thunder storms Highs Monday near 80 Turning cool er Monday night low in the low 50s Partly cloudy and considerably cooler Tuesday Iowa Considerable cloudiness east and south with scat tered showers and thunder storms Clearing Monday night turning much cooler ov er state Tuesday partly cloudy and considerably cool er High 70s northwest to low 80s southeast Outlook for Wed nesday Fair and cool GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum r go Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 53 62 01 645 93 43 Maurizio Sarra an underwater photographer died Sunday from sh a r k bites Sarra recently wrote a book entitled My Friend The Shark mandatory prison sentence of 5 to 20 years with or without fines up to subse quent offenses the sentence is stepped up to 10 to 40 years plus a discretionary fine These penalties apply to per sons convicted of unlawfully selling or transferring a nar cotic drug or marihuana and to persons convicted of receiv ing concealing smuggling or facilitating the transportation of any narcotic drug f Somewhat lighter penalties are prescribed for persons conBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS victed of unlawfully possessing a narcotic to 10 years Minnesota back to regular time MINNEAPOLIS Minn Minnesota is returning to cen tral standard time Official end of the comparatively short pe riod of daylight time is 2 am Tuesday State law begins day light time the Sunday before Memorial Day On f he insidq Editorials pagc 3 Mason City News Society News 39 Comics 3 North Iowa News 14 Clear Lake News 5 A fata I accident at Joice Death total in Iowa 5 Iowas holiday traffic deatl toll jumped to five Monday amid a warning from Highwaj patrol chief David Herrick tha he Labor Day weekends mos dangerous time was still t come The latest victims were Jud ith Anne Paisley 21 of nea Sherrill and David Thune 30 o near Joice Thune 30 son of Jefl Thune rural Joice was killei Sunday at 11 pm at the inter ection of Highways 105 and 379 five miles north of Joice His car collided with one driv en by Robert Kvale Lake Mills who with his wife aand daugh ter DeAnne 2M was returnini from a vacation in Minnesota The Kvale family was taken o Naeve Hospital Albert Lea EC vale has broken ribs Mrs Svale head lacerations and Broken kneecap and DeAnne lead wounds They are in satis factory condition The accident was investigated y Highway Patrolman Alfrec Buckner Britt and Worth Coun y Sheriff Myron Leraaen Funeral arrangements for David Thune are incomplete a the AndersonMittelstadt Funer al Home Lake Mills Miss Paisley was killed when icr car collided with one driven y Jean Lydia Richman 24 o Dubuque on Highway 2 abou 1V4 miles north of Dubuque Miss Paisley was graduated rom the Mercy Hospital Schoo of Nursing in Dubuque Aug 20 and was on her way to work a he hospital when the acciden happened Miss Richman was in serious condition at a Dubuque hospita Monday Two Missouri men and an Iowa voman were the victims of three ccidents within a few hours of ach other Saturday night The ead were Glen Eugene Rickenburg 24 a JS Marine from Memphis Mo illed when his car went off High vay 23 near Milton Iowa just orth of the Missouri border Mrs Harold Arnold 25 of Per y fatally injured in a twocar rash on Highway 141 a half mile ast of Perry Ellis Bobby McDaniel 23 of Mo killed when his car it the north end of the Des loines River bridge on Highway 1 just south of Keokuk Herrick warned that the closing ours of the holiday which start d at 6 pm Friday and ends at midnight Monday are the most angerous The increased danger comes he aid from tired shorttempered rivers pushing their way home hrough heavy traffic after a long oliday weekend FRIEND PROVES DEADLYJ A driver in this condition must TERRACINA Italy that he is not up to 1T aurizio Sarra an underwater bestHe mav only half as i hi good a driver as he is normally Her rick said The patrol chief urged motorists to start home early enough to avoid driving after dark Nations toll could reach record high in prison and fine up to for first offense 5 to 20 years and a similar fine for second of fense and 10 to 40 years and fine for subsequent offenses The heaviest penalties of all apply to a person 18 or over who sells or gives nar cotics to anybody under 18 For the first offense the penalty is 10 to 40 years imprisonment The nations traffic deaths since the start of the long Labor Day weekend Monday appeared run ning at a record pace for the holiday period Accidents on the highways took an extremely heavy toll Sunday as millions of motorists were on the move in summers last three day holiday The traffic death toll since the start of the holiday period at 6 i 1JW11UC4J JWU at U along with a fine If the narcoticjpm local time Friday soared to transferred to a juvenile including nearly 200 surpassing the record Labor Day death count of 461 in 1951 The third sixvictim car crash of the holiday period occurred Sunday in a headon collision of two cars near Roosevelt Utah Four persons lost their lives Sun day night when three cars collided on a mountain highway near Craig Colo Earlier a headon crash killed six persons in two cars near Litchfield Minn and six other persons lost their lives when two f n wen ij 4uu heroin the maximum sentencejearly Sunday morning In other mav be for lite or a violent deaths 3 were in boating accidents 46 drownings and 50 in miscellaneous type accidents for an overall total of 463 The National Safety Council in a statement esti may be for life or a jury may direct the exaction of the death penalty Chief advocate of these stern measures has been U S Com missioner of Narcotics Harry J Anslinger He led the fight ailu ycisoum 01 cnaneston imposing severe punishment in ifns may kiled the 78Traffic deathslast Labor Dav a narcotics act passed in 1956 our hollday Penad which ends weekend totaled 386 onlv the Harsh measures he midnight Monday With the third time in the last 12 years hat needed against the increase in fatalities Sunjthe toll was below 400 The record P P r jjn nit y Cot VII ft I mated between 410 and 490 persouth of Charleston in a driving rain near Weiner Ark Five el derly persons were killed in a crash of their car with two trucks in Schuyler Neb Three young persons and two truck drivers were killed in a headon collision between a car and a trailer truck on the West Virginia Turnpike Tribute to the working man IT S LABOR DAY From sea to shining sea labor takes its special day of leisure again this year in the U S and its possessions Thii montage exemplifies the American workmans job on the ground on the sea m construction and in the air Villages buried in northwest Iran TEHRAN Iran isease and terror Monday disease gripped northwest Iran in the wake bra giant earthquakethat buried villages under mud and debris killing from 3000 to 10000 persons The government announced more than 3316 dead 5000 in ured and 100000 homeless But unofficial sources put the death oil as high as 10000 The US Embassy announced hat no Americans were among dead or injured The quake lasted only one minute Saturday night with the vorst devastation over a 23000 squaremile area centering around Takistan 100 miles north vest of Tehran and about 20 miles southwest of the major rail city of Kazyin Army water tankers sped across dirt tracks to the devas ated area about 100 miles north west of Tehran The United States handed over four light planes to fly bleed plasma and relief supplies JllWtt L I An official atthe died Institute here said if the quake had been centered in Tehran more than a million woiilc Disease fought in Florida ST PETERSBURG Fla AP planned a yardby yard cleanup of old tires tin cans and other mosquito breeding places Monday in a campaign against an encephalitis sleeping sickness epidemic Ten persons have died in Pinel as County and four deaths not yet officially attributed to sleep ng sickness have been reported elsewhere Elimination of possible breeding places of the culex mosquito Sleeping sickness fatal to young Osage mother OSAGE Mrs Mary Hemann 29 died Sun day at a Rochester hospital of encephalitis sleeping sickness She had been ill 12 days It is the first case ofencephalitis knowninthis area this year Funeral services will be Tuesday at am at Sacred Heart Church with burial in the church cemetery with Cham pion Funeral Home in charge Born in Osage Sept 1 1933 she was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Harold Shultheis Surviving are her husband five childrenMark 6 Dennis 5 Linda 4 Sharon 2 and Joyce 1 her parents Osage three sisters Mrs Ray KJaes New Haven Mrs Richard Lybarger and Elizabeth both of Osage and her grandmother Mrs Minnie Rogers Osage RADAR INVENTOR DIES FAIR HAVEN N J liam R Blair 87 the inventor of radar in the United States died Sunday suspected carrier of encephalitis the only thing the individual can do in the fight said Dr W C Ballard director of the Pinel las County Health Department John Mulrennan director of the Bureau of Entomology of the State Board of Health said this West Coast county has one of the densest populations of birds in the nation Health authorities say birds harbor encephalitis and mos quitos carrying it from them debris were brought id tiver flowing district hospitals ana into Tehran by train bus and trucks The Iranian Red Cross said the quake killed 3000 of the 4000 in habitants of DanIsfahan near Takistan The village on a foothill of an 8385foot mountain was left a mass of mud and debris Sur vivors ran screaming for help as a rescue plane landed on the ringe of the village Of the 322 houses in the village only one mosque and one brick building Uill stand A few halfdestroyed walls stand as ghostly remnants of the trag edy Prime Minister Assadullah Alam touring the disaster area said Unfortunately the tragedy s bigger and greater than at first eported SAME SURVIVED EARTHQUAKE AP youngsters cling to their belongings in the Iranian earthquake in which thou a village west of Tehran after surviving sands of persons died The wail of scream of terror of deatl hiing over the Rebels repulse attacks Battle for Algiers opens ALGIERS AP The uerrilla command claimed that ts troops repelled attacks by reg ular army forces at two points outh and west oE Algiers early londay Lt All Allouache spokesman of he guerrilla wilaya region No controlling Algiers said the reg lar forces supporting Deputy remier Ahmed Ben Bella at ackedat dawn at Aim Boucif 75 miles to the southland Charon 50 miles west of the capitoi Allouache said the defending luerrillas put up determined re istance and the regulars with drew after brief engagements In capital more than 100 persons were reported killed or wounded in a twohour battle Sun day night between guerrilla troops and supporters of Ben Bella The gun and grenade clash in he Algiers casbah was the worst ighting so far between the rebel ious guerrillas of Wilaya zone No 4 and Ben Bellas supporters Reports said a guerrilla patrol vas ambushed in the narrow wisting streets of the quarter by i force headed by Yacef Saadi eader of a terrorist group in tha capital during the war for inde pendence Guerrilla troops poured into the casbah seeking to root out the resistance fighters and machine gun fire rattled through the crowded area There was no indi cation of how many of the casual Acs were dead or how many be longed to which side The Wilaya 4 command accused French troops stationed near the casbahof iparticipatvhgjinthe fir ing French military authorities denied the change The regular armys drive on Al giers to put Ben Bella in control of the capital seemed to have come to a halti 24 hours after the troops entered Wilaya 4 territory on a broad front south and west of Algiers The armys closest approach to Algiers was at Boghari a Sahara rringe outpost 75 miles south of he capital There is widespread popular v disgust with the power struggle hat is keeping the twomonth old nation in turmoil Crowds demon strated for peace repeatedly in Al iers and throughout the sur area The countrys pre mier in name only Ben Youssef Ben Khedda who lost a power truggle with Ben Bella last month called on all rival leaders o meet immediately fti the capi al to head off the threatened civil war N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES KKKs crosses flame BATON ROUGE La Ku Klux Klan crosses flamed in 14 north Louisiana towns and at the state Capitol in a blazing demonstration against integra tion during the Labor Day weekend The Georgia hooded order planned a large rally at racially troubled Albany A Louisiana Klan spokesman said the cross burnings were intended to show the KKK has reac tivated in Louisiana and is publicly demonstrating resentment to integration Greece wants more aid ATHENS Greece Vice President Lyndon B Johnson and Premier Constantine Caramanlis con ferred again and the Greek premier reportedly put on more pressure for new American a i d commit ments The Greeks are openly disappointed over a million cut in U S aid ordered last July Rail talks still futile CHICAGO Representatives of the Chicago and North Western Railway and its striking telegra phers held Labor Day peace talks as the fiveday work stoppage on the nations third longest railroad tightened its pinch on segments of the Midwests economy Both sides clung resolutely to their rival positions in a threehour negotiations session Sunday and federal mediator Francis A ONeill Jr held out little hope for a quick settlement Checkpoint to 6e closed BERLIN The Allies may give Russia several days to decide what to do about closure of the Ameri can sector of West Berlin to Soviet armored convoys But the contents of the note delivered Sunday were daily Soviet convoys to the Russian war memorial in West Berlin must stop using the Check point Charlie crossing point between East Berlin and the American sector   

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