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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowa Doily Newspopei Editedfor newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 113 Frew tad Totted Intcnatioul Full Wirw MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY If 1M3 Paper Comlsti of Two SecloniSection OM m S will give part of El Paso back to Mexicans EL PASO Tex AP With mingled emotions residents on both sides of the border here learned Thursday that Mexico is going to recover El Pasos stock yards district in settlement of a centuryold boundary dispute Under an agreement made pub lic by presidents of both coun tries the United States is pledged to return the 437acre Chamizal strip This is a sliver of land taken from Mexico in a shift of course by the flooding Rio Grande which divides the two nations elsewhere Once a worthless stretch of brush the Chamizal sector lies between the El Paso business dis trict and the city of Juarez across the river Since the stream chose a new route in 1364 the area has acquired 3750 residents nearly all of Mexican descent and 382 buildings In common with the two heads of state El Paso leaders ap plauded the international pact as long overdue in payment of a just claim Not all the reaction was favor able Some Chamizal residents dont want to see their homes cross the border and said theyre dubious about obtaining fair com pensation Tourists who cross the interna tional bridges from El Paso to eat drink shop and see the bull fights in Juarez know the Chami zal strip as a largely drab sec tion mingling to homes shacks apartments and business build ings a public school a meat pack ing plant and two stockyards There was no great surprise at the Chamizal plans announced simultaneously by Presidents Ken nedy and Lopez Malcos They first talked about the matter in June of last year when Kennedy went to Mexico In addition to restoring 437 acres to Mexico the settlement calls for rerouting the Rio Grande in a concreted channel to make it the border line again at all points here This will cost an estimated million and the two nations will split the cost Mexico for its part will to the United States half of an area named Cordova Island an untenantcd peninsula extending inlo this country It contains 398 acres of pastures and fields Each government will turn over lam and other property to the other free of private claim Nikita offers to ow inspections This eclipse just another shady deal Thats what Todd Rugg right is saying to Tommy Samson as he adjusts his sun glasses on a bright day this week GlobeGazette photographer Jo Moore heard the chaps warn one another that the eclipse deal that it may is not to be observed directly even with the best sun glasses Painless but permanent damage to the eyes could result There is no remedy Todd is the 10monthold son of Mr and Mrs Larry Rugg Route 4 Mason City while Tommy 8monthold son of Mr arid Mrs Alan Samson calls 1506 10th SW home Inside The Globe IMPOSE STRICT regula tions after grain disap pears Page 2 IOWA GAME officials leave state for more money Page 3 Mason City news 17 Latest 7 Society 1 Sports news 1112 Television news 1314 Editorial IS Clear Lake news 17 Classified paoes Mlf IOWA IMWS 30 McNamara No secrets lost WASHINGTON UPI Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara said Friday none of the current international spy cases has resulted in the loss of any US m i 1 1 a r y lecrets He said there had been no compromise of any current American military plans or weapons systems in connection with the spy cases in Germany Sweden and Britain North Iowa Weather outlook ctowdy through Set wrtUy Scattered thvndershow Friday nifht with chance ef locally heavy rains Friday in the ets Saturday 1449 Whether 2 One last warning Dont look at sun EDITORS NOTE One service a newspaper takes pride in performing is warn ing its readers of possible danger At the expense of repetition the GlobeGazette taking this final opportu nity to warn North lowans of the danger involved during the eclipse Saturday W A S HTN G Tj NV bean eclipse of the sun Saturday and about looking at Dont even peek According to the American Medical Asso ciation less than one seconds exposure to the direct rays of the suncan under some cir cumstances cause permanent blindness The word is Play it safe There is no safe way of looking directly at the sun or the merest sliver thereof In Iowa the eclipse will be Ask permission to boost rates DES MOINES UVThe West ern Union Telegraph Co has ap plied for an increase in service rates the first to be filed under Iowas new utility regulation law The company said the re quested boost of fl85 per tent in Iowa would conform with inter state rate increases which went into effect July 10 with federal approval partial The moon will bite big chunks out of the sun but wont quench it altogether The eclipse will start at pm and last until in North Iowa Twentyone persons were for ever blinded in Utah in 1960 according lo the optqmetrie so ciety of Washington Hearth officials find it hard to get their warnings across Most people grow up sensible enough not lo gaze directly at the full sun They know they couldnt do it without suffering pain But during an eclipse so much of the sun is darkened that you can look at whats left without discomfort Therein lies the great danger The in visible infrared and ultraviolet rays pouring from the partially obscured sun do not produce sensations of pain in the deli retina of the eye But they can damage it per manently and one stolen glance is enough for them to get in their evil work CO FLY KITE WASHINGTON UPI Rep Frank Thompson DNJ wants to make Jkite flying and balloon launching legal in the District of Columbia In introducing the bill Thursday Thompson noted that President Kennedy was forced to fly kites in Massachus etts because the sport has been illegal in the nations capital since 1892 Crop damage heavy near Ventura Crop damage from hail and wind was heavy southeast of Ventura Damage was heaviest on the Art Grattidge and E Q Blan chet farms The Gratlidges lost most of theroof from alarge barn Part of the roof was blown into a corn crib damag ing it heavily and the other half took the roof off a second com crib One young pig in thebarn was killed when the hayloft door fell on it At the Blanchet farm the barn roof was completely blown off Utility and telephone poles were down for a mile east oi the Blanchet farm Trees on the Leonard Chris tiansen farm were eitherblown down or had severe damage A tree damaged a corner of a ga rage at the new home of W S Overgard south of Ventura A grove of 75 year old maples there looked as if a chain saw had gone through it Over gard said Television antennaes and windmills were blown down on a number of farms Nearly every farm in the area south east of Ventura had tree dam age Power had not been re stored early Friday OLDEST PRIEST DIES MEDFORD Wis A solemn Requiem Mass was said Friday for the Rt Rev Msgr Peter Dickopf 97 Wisconsins oldest priest in years and serv ice He died at a Marshfield Wis hospital Monday Optimistic on test ban talks MOSCOW AP Premier Khrushchev Friday offered to per mitforeign inspectors to take up stations at Soviet airfields rail road stations highways and ports to prevent secret concentrations of troops for sudden attacks The Soviet leader also proposed an exchange of inspection teams between troops in West Germany and Soviet troops in East Ger many He made the proposals for eas ing EastWest tension in a speech at the huge Kremlin Palace in which he expressed optimism 9yet reaching agfcement on apartial nuclear test ban Khrushchev said the Soviet Un ion also was ready to negotiate a reciprocal reduction of the numbers of Soviet and Western roops stationed in divided Ger many He said such moves would be great contribution to the easing of international tensions The Soviet premier also insist ed upon the signing of a peace treaty with Germany that would settle the status of West Berlin He did not set a date on this iigning In a reference to highlevel US British and Soviet talks now in progress in Moscow Khrush chev said he has the impression that a partial test ban can be achieved He quickly added that he would also like a ban on underground tests He claimed national means of detection are sufficient to guar antee such a ban Khrushchev said the Americans and British are still insisting that foreign inspection teams be made a part of any ban on underground tests Bulletin EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE Calif vet eran Joe Walker Hie worlds fastest airplane pilot Friday thundered the rocket ship to a new world aircraft altitude record of about 67 miles ABDUCTED BABY RETURNED Larry Burnham of Metropolis IH embrace their threeweekold daughter Lori Ann at St Vincent Hospital after FBI had arrested Mrs Mary Anne Dunlap 39 in connection with childs abduction from home m Metropolis Mrs Burnham said a woman representing herself as running a hospital photo con test took Lori Ann from her house Wednesday new patrol chief DES MOINES T R Mikesch 50 of Des Moines was named chief of the Iowa Highway Patrol Friday by State Safety Commissioner Wil liam F Sueppcl Mikesch a veteran of 28 years on the patrol succeeds Col David Herrick who is re tiring effective July 31 Mikesch now is commander of Highway Patrol District No i which includes Boone Dallas Jasper Marshall Polk and Story counties It is the slates largest district in terms of population and traffic Sveppel said that until Mikesch takes over on Aug I Lt Col James Machholz will continue as acting chief of the patrol Mach holz then will remain as assistant patrol chief and will be assigned numerous additional duties as will Maj Howard Miller second assistant chief in charge of driv ers license examiners and hearing officers Sueppel said that Machholz in addition to his present duties will take direct field supervision of the patrol working out in the state with patrol captains and lieutenants He also remains in charge of the air wing of the patrol Mikesch whose salary now is a year will move into a pay bracket of to 370G as chief But his longevity pay will add to the figure Sueppel said the exact salary at which Mikesch will start has not been set Born in Mason City Mikesch wasraised in Manly He had a boyhood ambition to become a highway patrolman and reached the minimum age for the Iowa patrol while attending a patrol training encampment in 1937 two Please turn to page 2 Rain wind hits Iowa heavy blow r TIIK ASSOCIATED PRKSS Violent winds and heavy rain ashed a wide area of northern and eastern Iowa Thursday night ripping up trees and util ty lines and causing extensive damage to buildings More than five inches of rain fell in the Davenport area be tween 10 pm and sunrise Wmds were estimated at about 70 miles an hour after the ve locity gauge at the QuadCities Airport blew apart when gusts hit 48 miles an hour At OeJwein 57 inches of rain were reported the most in that city since June 14 1925 Lightning struck a pumping ihed gasoline plant at 3rcmcr five miles northeast of Waverfy Wavcriy firemen pre sented the flames from sprefd ng to three storage tanks fified vith gasolino and another tank illcd with fuel oil More than hrce inches of rain fellat Wav rly Waterloo and part of neigh wing Cedar Falls were ihmged into darkness for nearly two hours during the storm after lightning started a fire in a switch house north of the Iowa Public Service main plant The city reported 433 inches of rain The Weather Bureau in Des Moincs said it appears that all points along the Shell Rock and Winnebago Rivers the Cedar River above Waterloo and the Iowa River at Marshalltown turn to page 2 SAME The State Safely Department tnarti the name or William Elite 31 Schaller from the fatality ilal death July 15 near Essex ccurred on a section of road under construc tion and not npen to the public ihui it not counted at a traffic fa tality Iowa crime takes a jump WASHINGTON TAP Iowas crime rate last year showed a 73 per cent increase over 1961 com pared lo a national increase of 6 per cent the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Friday The FBIs uniform crime report for 1962 indicated that in Iowa as elsewhere a higher proportion of the crimes were committed in the larger cities Iowa like the nation as a whole showed a decrease in murders and non negligent manslaughter cases Iowa had 36 such cases in 3961 and 31 last year a drop of 139 per cent while the national rate dropped 2 per cent All other reported crimes in creased nationally but the pic lure was slightly different in Iowa Iowa also showed declines in robbery and aggravated assault but increases in forcible rape burglary larceny of goods worth or more and auto theft The seven listed offenses in Iowa totaled 15108 in 1962 and 13846 the previous year Forcible rapes climbed from 81 to 105 or 191 per cent Burglaries increased from 6356 to 7326 or 132 per cent Thefts of goods worth or more rose 54 per cent from 4907 lo 5186 Auto thefts increased from 1910 to 2037 or 48 per cent The number of robberies in Iowa slipped from 291 in 1961 to 238 a decline of 182 per cent and the number of aggravated assaults dropped 213 per cent from 235 to 185 The number of Iowa crimes also increased in proportion to popu lation Of the seven offenses there were 498 per 100000 popu lation in 1961 and 544 per 100000 last year The crime rate rose faster than the Iowa population in forcible rape burglary larceny of and over and auto theft How ever the rate compared to popu lation dropped in murder and nonnegligent manslaughter rob bery and aggravated assault The cities and towns had more than their share of Iowa crime on a headcount basis The FBI figures indicated that areas containing cities of 50000 or more population had 339 per cent of the population but 519 per cent of the crimes last year Areas containing cities of 2500 to 50000 had 251 per cent of the popula tion and 232 per cent of the crimes Rural areas had 41 per cent of the population but only 249 per cent of the crimes   

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