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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Doily Newspaper for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION VOL AwocUted PKM MM Ualted International Full Uaat MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY I 1H3 10c Paper of Two No M4 Congress in rule s clash I Romance ii of famed Mono Lisa owa Generally fair and con tinued mild through Wednes day Lows Tuesday night near 30 Highs Wednesday 40s northeast to 50s southwest Further change Thursday Minnesota Fair little tempera ture change Highs Wednes day in 40s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 44 Minimum 27 N U S gets its first look By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Leonardo da Vincis masterpiece the Mona Lisa goes on public view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington on Wednesday On loan from the French gov ernment it will be shown also at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City before being returned to the Grand Gallery in the Louvre The Mona Lisa is neither the oldest nor some say the greatest portrait in the world But certainly it is a kind of miracle La Jaconde will be most welcome here Mona for Madame Lisa her given name It is a small portrait just 30 inches high and 21 inches wide Lisa was the third wife of a Florentine patrician Francesco di Zanobi del Giocondo She was about 25 years old when she for Leonardo da Vinci then in his early 50s Giocondo was an ordinary rich man such as one encounters often and everywhere He wa neither overly handsome nor il featured He was preoccupied by his affairs but stilldevoted to culture He was 20 years older than Lisa who was to him the ornament of his home But he is said to have understood les of the charm of his Madonn than he did the quality of a nev breed of beef cattle or the ad vantage of the tax on untanned leather Lisa was Neopolitan and an ancient family Her once very rich father had been ruined by the French invasion in 1495 She was said to have married not for love but out of filia obedience Her marriage disap pointed many passionate ob stinate and desperate suitors But none could speak ill of her A biographer of Leonardo de scribes her as Calm modest pious charitable to children a good manager faithful wife and very tender with her step daughter Dianora This then was the Lisa wh sat to Leonardo for the bette part of three or four years Tha they both enjoyed the seance is evident Leonardo had mime and musicians and poets at hi studio to keep the Madonn amused One of her children died during the sittings Leonardo was never satisfied that the portrait was complete He took it with him when h went to France about 1516 anc sold it to the King Francis 1 Giocondo never got his hand on his wifes likeness for 4 000 golden ducats Nevertheless Leonardo kept the Mona Lisa o a whitewashed wall at his man sion at Chateau de Cloux to th day he died The loan of the enigmatic Mona Lisa represents a maste stroke of subtle diplomacy With T A r North a regime in Washington Iowa who beat Shcriff War Ton nf nn nnrl Un ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES His first case Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy will argue the first court case of his career next week when he appears before the Supreme Court in a Geor gia voting case He will present the governments position in the renewed challenge of Georgias county unit voting sys tem Surgery set Robert Frost attacked again by pulmonary embolism will undergo surgery to tie off leg veins so no more blood clots will reach his lungs Signed documents SAIGON A U S Army sergeant admitted signing antiUS propa ganda documents while a prisoner of Communist guerrillas in Viet Nam and said his captors were much nicer to him after wards The Army said Sfc Roque S Matagulay will not be court mar tialed or face any other kind of disciplinary ac tion Jury convenes OXFORD Miss A federal grand jury con vened here to consider charges against former Maj Gen Edwin Walker and 10 other persons who were arrested in connec tion with the University of Mississippi integration riot Anticipate victory for President Strong front by Demos WASHINGTON Democrats T u e s day over whelmingly threw their support Dehind President Kennedys drive for continued administra ion control of the powerfu House Rules Committee in tb new 88th Congress The action came at a closed door party caucus at whicl Speaker John W McCormacl sought to nail down the ad ministration victory he had pre dieted at Wednesdays openin session of Congress House Republican leaders ar ranged a separate caucus late in hopes of lining up near solid GOP opposition to the ad ministration in the crucial rule fight Actually defections were ex pected oh both sides and all indications pointed to an open ingday triumph for Kennedy The outcome could have an important effect on forthcom ing congressional battles over such controversial new frontier programs as medicare federal aid to education and urban af fairs Technically the issue was whether the trafficrcop rules committee will be continued at 15 members with House lead ers generally holding control or returned to its former 12 man status i A defeat for Kennedy would mean domination of the group by a conservative coalition The committee controls the flow of legislation from other committees to the House floor Kennedy has said if the old 12 man membership is restored re maining key features of his New Frontier legislative program will be through The drive to increase the com mittee to 15 members was spearheaded by Kennedy and his House leaders If it succeeds the committee will be composed of 10 Democrats and five Re publicans with eight liberal Democrats nominally in control An increase this year would be permanent thereby averting a renewal of the fight two years from now Southern conservatives op posed what they called a move to pack the committee but were snowed under John W McCormack of Massa chusetts was unanimously re nominated for speaker and will be elected Wednesday by the entire House He was nominated by Rep Philip J Philbin of Mas sachusetts Rep Carl Albert of Oklahoma was reelected majority leader N lowans get 21year terms LONOKE A r North peculiarly responsive to and cordial to the arts it could lead to future exchanges of ordinarily available of necessity to a relative few And finally the smile ren Minton and escaped from the Lonoke County jail Dec 24 were sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday William Perry Burgess 20 Nora Springs and Lawrence A Kiger 18 Mason City entered There are many theories Perpieas of guilty to charges of as haps the most engaging is adsauit with intent to kill brglary vanced by the Russian novelist ancj grand iarceny and critic Merezhkovsky One of Leonardos friends is sup posed to have sensed between the painter and his subject a secret which brought them to Circuit Judge W J Waggoner sentenced them to 15 years each on the assault charge and six years each on the burglary and grand larceny charges They attacked the sheriff in gether and separated them from the rest of the world It was not a secret love or love as their Jail cel1 on the second floor one ordinarily understands it of the courthouse The other The secret is in the wearycharges grew out of the theft of lidded eyes and the unfathoma truck in Carlisle in December smile youths were firsl arrested after a chase following the theft of the truck Burgess was caught near Lonoke and Kiger was arrested in Conway The two stole the sheriffs car after the jail break and were cap tured without resistance a few hours later in Stuttgart 40 miles southeast of Lonoke In their escape they made off with a small arsenal of police weapons The sheriff said he was at tacked after he received a tele phone call from Iowa for Bur gess and opened tthe cell door to let him out They have been held at the Tucker prison farm near Pine Bluff since their recapture Officers said they also were wanted in Iowa and Nebraska in other thefts FEW POSSESSIONS woman flees her burning home at Huntington W Va with the few possessions she managed to grab up The house was Photofax heavily damaged and little inside was saved House next door also was damaged This photo was taken by a passerby Willis Cook before firemen arrived Its Christmas again at Post Office The rush is on for 1centers At the Mason City Post Of fice Monday 100000 of the new 5cent stamps were sold but the great demand was for the old onecenters At the end of Mondays business hours 70000 one c e n t stamps had been dis pensed and the demand showed little signs of taper ing off Tuesday The normal days trade is only a fraction of that figure Postmaster Henry Fender graft said the office has been able to meet the demands of local purchasers for onecent stamps but has not been able to accommodate the many neighboring towns calling for help They are desperate for onecent said Mail collected Monday morning and bearing 4cent stamps was sent on as usual but letters with postage collected Monday evening were passed along with postage due notices There were very few letters picked up with just 4cent stamps Pendergraft said Apparently most people were successful in their ef forts to beat the Sunday mid night deadline The Mason City office handled 39000 more pieces of mail last weekend than for correspond ing days a year ago Last Saturday it handled 107000 pieces compared to 90000 a year ago and on Sun day itwas 40000 compared to 18000 It was the same story at other Post Offices acrossthe nation Syracuse N Y post offices sold more than 500000 one cent stamps This compared with the normal daily sale of 10000 Baltimore post offices were hit for about three million one centers and special messen gers were sent to Washing ton for three or four million more Christmas was mild com pared to this said Louis Cap Ian a Baltimore postal win dow clerk for 38 years An enterprising Lincoln Neb resident tried to beat the postal hike deadline send ingout 200 fourcent letters marked Do not open until Christmas 1963 At Bostons main postoffice people lined up 40 and 50 deep at six stamp windows The Pittsburgh post office was forced to put on extra em ployes at its stamp windows In Salt Lake City the stamp line stretched out into the street In Washington the Post Of fice Department canvassed its major offices throughout the nation and reported that the transition has been remark ably smooth for which we can thank the press and the public On the inside Editorials Page 4 North Iowa News 8 Clear Lake News 9 Society News 1011 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics 50 Farm Features 21 Churchs coffee urn produces potent product NASHVILLE Tenn A Nashville church pastor was fined in city court for manufacturing illegal whisky in the church coffee urn The Rev Bernard Swain 30 pastor of the St Psalm Spirit ual church was arrested in Dec 20 raid Officers said they found a 55gallen drum of mash and a 15gailon coffee urn which also c on t a i n e d mash Swain told Judge Andrew Doyle he was making sacra mental holy wine for his congregation He pie ad e d innocent to the charge Airlines to drop No show fines WASHINGTON UPI The major airlines will drop their controversial penalty on no show passengers it was learned Monday The plan which levied a fine of from to on passengers who fail to cancel reservations they do not intend using will die Feb months after its inauguration Retained however will be the penalty carriers themselves pay for overbooking space on flights This calls for a payment to passengers who hold reserved space but bumped Mercury in 40s sets record here Hinton man gets NFO post in Iowa AMES Riediger Hin Sunshine covered the whole of Iowa Tuesday for the first time in more than a week with tempera tures again climbing 19 unseason ably mild levels Afternoon highs pushed upward by the sunshine were expected was elected Monday night Iowa state president of the Na tional Farmers Organization Other officers elected at the JFO state convention and legis lative conference here included Wallace Rowell of Edgewood vice president W W Butch Swaim of UnoinviHe secretary and Ivan Slruzynski of Oxford treasurer range from the 40s into the lower 50s in the west x The readings were expected to be slightly warmer than Mondays highs which ranged from 36 de rees at Dubuque to 50 degrees at Sioux City and Mapleton where the sun broke briefly through the clouds Mason Citys high of 44 Monday was a record for the date The previous top reading on Jan 7 was 42 in 1949 The forecast calls for the mild weather to continue through Wed nesday with lows Tuesday night in the upper 20s and lower 3Qs and highs Wednesday generally in the 40s However clouds will be building up over the state Tuesday night and the cloud cover will thicken Wednesday The Weather Bureau said a cold front probably will bring colder temperatures and some light snow to the state Wed inesday night or Thursday 3 killed in Iowa crash HAW ARDEN Three per sons were killed in a twocar col lisioa on Highway 10 six miles east of here Tuesday Dead are Mrs James Bushby Brushoff given Tshombe Bunche fails to meet him OUR WJHE SERVICES ELISABETHVILLE Katanga Congo Katanga President iloise Tshombe returned to EHs abethville Tuesday but United Nations Undersecretary Ralph Bunche left town ahead of time o avoid seeing him Tshombe flew from his head quarters at Koiwezi to the air strip at Kipushi and then drove 0 his capital A communique ssucd by Katangese officials said he was returning to con tact UN officials presum ably including Bunche But apparently to avoid the embarrassment of tell ing Tshombe he did not want to see him pushedup his own de parture time by several hours and left early for the central government capital of Leopold ville When he arrived here Sunday Bunche said We have nothing to discuss with Tshombe and repeated that view again Mon day Tshombe was met at the Ki nishi airport by a handful of Rhodesian army officers and our newsmen Kipushi is on the KatangeseRhodesian border UN officials made it plain hat Tshombe was acceptable only as a beaten foe ready to negotiate Tshombe would not the possibility of negotiation but said My ministers and I were very busy in Koiwezi pre aring demolition of all indus ries Meanwhile Swedish UN troops have taken a north Ka tanga rail town without a fight tightening the military squeeze on Tshombes tottering move ment for independence The thrust into Kaniama 360 miles northwest of Elisabeth vine came as the U N Com mand was believed preparing an ultimatum to Tshombe de manding that he surrender his lastditch stronghold of Koiwezi UN headquarters in New York denounced Tshombes scorched earth threats as reck lessand irresponsible A spokes man for SecretaryGeneral U Thant said the United Nations will exert every effort to pre sent application of such a poli cy Although time appeared to running out for the Katanga president it was believed ha still had 10 days or so before the UN force would be ready to strike at Koiwezi from Ja dotville about 80 miles to the southeast If he agrees to end resistance Tshombe might still wrest a position of power for himself in a Katanga already and her infant both residents absorbed Congo a farm between Ireton and Haw arden and James Hoekstra of Sheldon Mrs Bushby was driving east on the highway after taking her husband to work at a motor com pany here Hoekstra was travel ing west to his employment at the Smith Garage said the collision oc curred jn the north lane of the highway Both cars were demol ished y centra government adminis trators following in the wake of the UN armies SORORITY BELOIT Wis BANNED Miller Upton president of Beloit Col lege said Tuesday that Delta Gamma national sorority has been banned from the campus until it alters an oath of se crecy to permit student mem bers to discuss sorority busi ness with college officials Iowa liquor crackdown Watering holes on borders drying up SAME Sitel Oeptrtment Flif Traffic Dtmtb U Fait 31 By CHAD SKAGGS Associated Press Staff Writer The dry spell forecast by Govelect Harold Hughes is tak ing effect in Iowa areas where it used to be an easy matter to buy a drink of liquor across the bar County attorneys in many of the previously wet counties say they intend to enforce the law that pro hibits sale of liquor by the drink as Hughes has requested j Tavern operators are reported icomplyiig with the law voluntar ily Besides wanting to stay out of jai some say they hope volun in his promised effort to legalize sale of liquor by the drink As one Council Bluffs bar own er put it The governor means what he says and by the time he takes over this town will be dry as a new diaper A force of 27 specially trained slate officers is ready to act to enforce the liquor law if Hughes cails upon them after he takes office Jan 17 But the Democrat ic governorelect has said he be An informal survey by The sociated Press bears him out In Davenport Scott County Atty Martin D Leir said he plans full cooperation with Hughes in liquor law enforcement And Tam icl Bleyart a Davenport tavern operator who said he spoke for others in his business said most operators have agreed they will call things to a halt before Hugh es takes office kary compliance will help Hugheslem before he takes office Leir said he knew of no lieves voluntary cooperation and being sold illegally in Scott Coun ty Bleyart said most taverns al ready have stopped such sales action by local authorities will solve 90 per cent of the prob i   

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