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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                Find body of Northwood minister Probe sugar price Is the market being rigged WASHINGTON UPI The senate finance committee de cided Friday at the request of the Democratic leadership to be gin an investigation of skyrock eting sugar prices to determine if speculators are trying to rig the market Chairman Harry F Byrd D Va notified Democratic leader Mike Mansfield that the com mittee would undertake its in quiry as soon as possible A similar investigation was announced by a house banking subcommittee Mansfield urged Byrd to look into the soaring sugar prices and commented It would ap pear that the larger sugar pro ducers are banding together and the net result could well be to put the squeeze on all other users including bottlers bak ers candymakers and the like It is my belief the Demo cratic leader said that only through the use of the investiga tive power of the Congress can this matter be dealt with as it deserves He also observed that there are surpluses of sugar on hand most of the foreign coun tries are fulfilling their quota agreements Byrd said the committee will start its investigation as soon as we can but it might take several days to get started The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEG HOME EDITION VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 24 Iff lk a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One Associated Press United International Full Lease Wires No 90 No vei Fauqht trial BOONE A District Court i ward State Hospital and School jury failed Friday to reach a on July 9 1961 He was a patient I verdict in the second murder trial of Michael Faught 19 of Mason City Judge Ed J Kelley dismissed the jury at am Friday after the jurors deliberated throughout the night They took the case Thursday afternoon Faught was charged with sec ond degree murder in the fatal stabbing of Mrs Jessie Zenor 53 of Madrid a cook at the Wood ClOUDYj ews in a utshell otrm WUUE Steal gold LONDON Three masked men slugged a watchman Friday and got away with 40 bars of gold worth 757 arrive EVERGLADES Fla freighter Morning Light docked here Fri day with 751 refugees from Communist Cuba Laud Castro MOSCOW Almost all Moscow newspapers were given over to Fidel Castro Friday The So viet Union stands forev er with fraternal Cuba said the headline across the top of the Commu nist party newspaper Pravda Pope better VATICAN CITY Pope John XXIII contin ued to show progressive improvement Friday and did a bit of work before beginning a nined a y spiritual retreat Vatican officials said Buffalo Center bond issue passed BUFFALO CENTER Voters here Thursday favored 423 to 235 the passage of a school bond for This will finance an addition to the present high school building in the Buffalo Center Community School Dis trict The addition will include space for nine elementary rooms North Iowa Mostly cloudy and warmer Friday night lows in the low 50s Cloudy with occa sional rain Saturday highs in upper 60s Iowa Considerable cloudiness occasional rain spreading over most of state Friday night and continuing Saturday Pos sible thunderstorms west Sat urday Warmer Friday night lows in the 50s Highs Satur day in the 50s Further out look Scattered showers thun derstorms and mild Sunday March 29 1962 and ordered a con new and at the school The Iowa Supreme Court set aside the conviction trial Faught son of Mr Mrs Elvin Faught of Mason City had been sentenced to a term not to exceed 50 years The high court in throwing out the conviction ruled that District Judge G R Hill had erred in limiting the jurys consideration of evidence of Faughts mentally retarded condition Authorities said that Faught an epileptic patient told them aft er the fatal stabbing in a school cottage that Mrs Zenor was al ways picking on him The jury in the second trial de liberated more than 19 hours be fore telling Judge Kelley that it was unable to agree on a verdict The case will be tried again in the term of District Court which opens Sept 23 Move to block Wallace Minnesota Increasing cloudi ness Saturday chance of scat tered showers west continued mild highs 5675 GlobeGazette Weather up lo 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Minnesota Fast Time starts Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday May 26 at 2 am in Minnesota Clocks will be set ahead one hour on that date Fast Time will continue until Sept 3 Data 69 38 66 50 BIRMINGHAM Ala The federal government invoked its sovereignty Friday in a move to block Gov George C Wallace from preventing the enrollment of a Negro at the University of Ala bama A complaint by the Justice De partment opened the way for pos sible injunctive action against the defiant governor who has pledged to bar personally any Negro who attempts to enroll at the state in stitution US Dist Court Judge Seybourn H Lynne ordered Wallace to ap pear before him June 3 in Birm ingham to show cause why a pre issued This action is brought by the United States in its sovereign ca On the inside Clear Lake News 5 Society News 47 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets Sports News 1111 Television News 1314 Editorials 15 Comics North Iowa News 20 IRONIC FATE CLEVELAND Ohio UPI Mrs Frances Francis 35 was taking a friend to her basement Thursday to show wreaths she had purchased Ao put on graves Memorial Day when she fell town the stairs and was in jured fatally THE REV B E NYJORDET Sfabbed shot many times By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director ALBERT LEA The body of the Rev B E Ben Nyjordet 42 Northwood Lutheran minister missing since Wednesday night was found Friday aft ernoon in a heavily wooded game refuge near Albert Lea Minn Officials said the tall balding minister had been shot at least six times and had numerous stab wounds in the upper part of the body The body was discovered in high weeds by two veterinarians who were among volunteers aiding in the search They were Drs Robert Urbatsch and Charles Fahro both of Albert Lea County Sheriff Everett Stovern said the killing was one of the meanest Ive ever seen This is the work of a real killer The discovery brought to an end a twostate search for the minister which started after his blood splattered car had been found abandoned in an Albert Lea bowling alley parking lot Thursday morning The search had centered around the Lake Albert Lea area since Thursday afternoon when officials dis covered a bloodstained cap in a field next to a quiet country road A blood stain on the road and signs of violence in the ditch nearby led authorities to believe it was the scene of the crime however pulled the body back to the road and put it in trunk the PASTORS B E Nyjordet 42 Silver Lake Iowa pastor was still missingFriday His bloodstained car was found abandoned in Albert Lea Thursday Bullet in window failed to Pholofax pierce and spent shell found on floor Pastors hat and scarf on bloodstained seat Bloodstains in car trunk matched those found on a cap Friday Murder charge faced by former Mason Cityan ANCHORAGE Alaska first degree murder case against an Anchorage disc jockey in the slaying of a department store cashier has been turned over to a grand jury Irving Joseph Rex Rovang 26 former Mason City Iowa disc Jockey waived preliminary hear injunction should not be ing before a district magistrate 3e is being held in federal jail in ieu of bond Rovang married and the father and the justice in integrity of ils Children is Betty J Fields t filed by Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy The show cause order quoted Wallaces public statement that he was invoking the sovereignty of this state and I will be present to bar the entrance of any Negro who attempts to enroll in the University of Alabama of rmy 20 in attempt May ii She was shot three times in the chest at close range Police said Rovang signed a statement he drew a gun on the young woman after entering the store looking for a Mothers Day gift for his wife He was arrested a few minutes later near his home after he had fled on a motorcycle Everest climbers suffer frostbite The minister was then trans ported to the barelyaccessible farmland and secreted in a clump of weeds Discovery of the body came only minutes after the minis ters sister Esther Nyjordet Minneapolis had expressed the belief that her brother had been killed by a hitchhiker during a robbery attempt Authorities agreed this was a reasonable assumption The cap which led to a de tailed search of the game ref uge had been tentatively iden tified as Nyjordets earlier Fri day by a nurse at Naevc Hos pital in Albert Lea whom he had been dating recently nurse also identified bloodstained found in the KATMANDU Nepal American Everest expedition asked Friday for an emergency helicopter night to take Barry C Bishop and William F Unsoeld to a hospital in Katmandu They got to the top of Everest Wednesday Bishop by the south col Unsoeld by the west ridge A radio report from the base camp said they were on all their toes during a night spent without shelter 28000 feet up on the mountain following the summit climbs Thomas F and Lu ther G Jerstad escaped serious frostbite so far as he knows ex pedition leader Norman R Dyh renfurth radioed Unsoeld from Corvallis Ore made his climb with Hornbein from San Diego Calif Bishop from Washington DC and an employe of the National Geo graphic Society which sponsored the expedition climbed with Jer stad from Eugene Ore The worlds highest mountain never before had been conquered from the west ridge the route Unsoeld and Hornbein took It was the first time any na tion had had four men on the peak of 29028foot Ml Everest on the same day The four barely missed each other atthe very lop but Bishop and Jerstad finally Disagrees with Hughes discovered the other two liad crossed over the peak and were coming down the south col The four met below the main summit at 9 pm Wednesday In darkness they were unable to find Camp 6 at 27400 feet where the safety of tents and sleeping bags awaited them They had to spend the night on an open slope hat and scarf same ministers 1957 auto as his Blood stains in the front and back seats and trunk of the car also had been ana lyzed and were of the type as the ministers A 22 caliber bullet had been found in the back seat of the car and another bullet had passed through the rear win dow The shots apparently had been fired from inside the car officials said Mr Nyjordet pastor of the the host that he which indicated if had Teen and lidnt fecl weU dragged Stovern said Mr Nywhen hc left snortly before mid jordet was dead when his body nght He said he was going was dumped in the wooded area home he added Tnis one of four post Authorities theorized that the graduation parties that Mr Ny killcr or killers attacked Mr jordet had attended Wednesday Nyjordet and were going to disnight Another had oeen at the pose of him m the ditch They home of Harvey Heneestad apparently changed their minds Northwood area farmer who is millnrl 111 i i i chairman of the board of the Silver Lake church Hengestad who had a boy graduated from NorthwoodKen sett High School Wednesday said the minister did not seem ill at ease during his visit He conversed freely with other guests at the party many of whom are members of his con gregation Hengestad said Mr Nyjordet became pastor of the Silver Lake church in No vember 1957 He was well ac cepted by the congregation Hengestad said Before coming to the Northwood area he had been pastor of a small church m Green Bush Minn He is a native of Mayvillc ND Mr Nyjordet lived with his mother in the parsonage next to the rural church He had taken his mother to visit a daughter Esther Nyjordet in Minneapolis Tuesday Hengcslad said Described by Mrs Gil man Johnson a member of his con gregation as a good egg well liked and friendly Mr Ny jordet was a rabid baseball fan He has been working on a plan to take a large group of his church members to Minneapolis lo see a Minnesota Twins game In Northwood word of the dis covery of the body of Pastor known to near Silver Lake Lutherarx Chu ch sus ten miles northwest of North GnSC to shock thc feeling the community had experienced Mr Nyjordet was re missing MrNyjordets sister de northwest of North wood was last seen about am Thursday driving east on art Albert Lea street He was alone in the car at thc time Uv according lo Myron Leraacn Bribed her brother as A very Worth County sheriff P e r s o n who scared of nothing Friday another minister the Rev John Haaland Emmons Minn went o was Prior to that single sighting the last time the blueeyed bach elor had been seen was at a postgraduation party at a farm ScTloSl M IS parsnage homn nt af er Mr Nyjordet was home west of Northwood Wed nesday night The parly had been for the daughter of a mem ber of his congregation The missing He reported the door of the parsonage was open as were a safe and a box within the safe Mooty thinks GOP deserves some praise AchiCVe1 1d just as soon lct 8oveplfnrn what he has seen thus hr I 0 11 h oi ine 1963 Iowa Legislanor tnko rrpriit fnr iii said lie wasn t nble mistnlcn fhnf n Rolvaag signs bill ST PAUL Minn W For the first time in 32 years the sale of colored oleomargarine will become legal in Minnesota on July 1 The legislatures bill authorizing it was signed Thursday by Gov Karl F RolvaaR The 1963 legisla tive session ended earlier in the day only four days short of the 120day deadline Wisconsin now is the only state which still bans colored oleo The product in Minnesota will be taxed 10 cents a pound with expected revenue of mil Bon for the next two years DES MOINES ments of the 1363 Iowa urc were largely accomplished1 by the Republican Party Lt Gov William Mooty said Friday He rejected the contention of Democratic Gov Harold Hughes that the legislatures record was one on which Hughes could run for reelection When a Republicancontrolled legislature passes something how can a Democrat governor take credit for it asked Mooty in an exclusive interview with the Asso ciated Press He added I dont that the Republican Party was hurt one iota by this session I think we can run on the record as well as the governor can He also predicted that the bill legalizing liquor by the drink may become an albatross around the necks of those who claim credit for it Id just as soon let the goverj nor take credit for this bill Mooly said The lieutenant governor turned aside questions about reports that he may run for governor against Hughes Thats a long way off he said First theres a primary you know If the rumors ar6 cor rect there might be quite a battle in the primary If I do decide to run I might never get to the general election The only bills for which Demo crats can claim credit for passage Mooty said were those on which Republicans were split almost evenly He said the only major issues he recalled in this category were liquor by the drink and the bill giving the Iowa Commerce Commission authority to regulate rales and services of public utilities Mooty said he believes from seen that thc people of the state are pretty happy that the legislature failed to pass a major lax in crease and properly tax relief bill They began to realize as this thing went along that this was actually a tax increase instead of a property tax relief bill he said Here are some of the lieutenant governors comments Governor Hughes has said hc believes the Democratic Party came out very well and tiiat a remarkably large part of their platform was enacted A 1 recall that on House File j50 the tax increase and property wasnt very happy with that one anyway It didnt have withholding A Thats right 0 He even said he probably would have vetoed thai one He said he would have taken the House version which did include A Im opposed to withholding The reason Im opposed to it is that I want people to know how much taxes cost them I want hem to walk up and pay it in one chunk or two the way our state does in two payments rot hcr than have it taken out of your pay check Q Do you think a withholding system because its easier to pay could have passed that bill if A rnht v mistake that we have System bill to increase a withholding from the point off Both of these were view that if people had to walk of the Republican and pay this federal in one chunk they really would scream and vote their congress men and senators out of office as spendthrifts We already have withholding on nonresidents We are taking in about million right now but were making re funds of about a half million dol lars So were gaining about three quarters of a million right there right now in taxes How about some mcnt we made early in the ses 0 bills other A Ive looked over some of these other bills Hughes claims credit for The liquor bill and thc public utilities bill ones 1 recall that sion Theyve been saying did nothing absolutely for labor But we did increase the payments un der workmens compensation and that was in our Republican statement of policy also Q To talk broader terms Hughes said that he thought the Democrats came out of the ses sion with a record he can run on next year if he decides to run What political implications do you see in the sessions record A I dont feel that Re publican Party was hurt one iota M IIVJHK vuu same as in our really wanted a passed federal system I think its a tcr Hc claims credit for the fair employment practices bill and Iowa Public Employes Rc null uiiv lULa are he only by this session I dont feel they couldnt have were hurt at all I think we can run on it just as well as he can Id just as soon let him take credit or this liquor by the drink bill I think the people are goutf   

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