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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette September 6, 1963

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1963, Mason City, Iowa voL thot mokes oil North lowons neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition United PHM MASOli CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4 Paper of Two No 1W MRS PEGGIE GOODMAN t Wheelchair protest Grandmother set to stay a while OLYMPIAD A Seattle grandmother parked in her wheelchair on the steps of the state capitol building Friday quickly becoming the most lobbyist and top tourist attraction around Mrs Peggie Goodman 59 has been there for two days and two nights and says she wont go home until the state boosts her welfare payments While she waits she sizes up politicians for her inanvtor RICHMOND vk only hed complain said a nurse He never wants anything He cries in silence No grown man could ever have Bennys cour age In a room at Richmonds Medical College of Virginia Hos pital Benny Tyson 15 lay in silence Thursday Tears had stained his checks Moments earlier he had been wheeled into the room after a second major skingrafting op eoiis little Benrty cries in eration to repair damage in flicted when Benny wasburned over most of his body July 22 It was hot and muggy that July morning when Benny went into the backyard of his Win chester home foe bow and ar row practice He coveted a Boy Scout badge in archery Benny had the day to himself His parents Mr and Mrs Charles Benjamin Tyson were at work About 10 am Benny shot an arrow but it missed its mark and pierced a gasoline can Gingerly he pulled on the ar row taking care not to dam age the steel tip Somehow the point caused a spark Fumes in the all but empty can exploded Benny dropped to the ground his clothes hi flames John David Brisco 14 a Ne gro who also is a Scoutsaw what had happened He pulled off Bennys shirt then carried the white youngster to the Tyson home and telephoned Mrs Ty son Emergency treatment was performed at Winchester Me morial Hospital A doctor said Benny must be sent to the Rich mond hospital at once But said Mrs Tyson he told us there was no hope for him at all By 5 pm Benny was at the Richmond hospital 153 miles away He had lost most of an ear part of a thumb aridhad second and thirddegree burns over most of his body But in a week the good news came Benny would live Benny meantime lies perfect ly still The skin grafts taking You make a wisecrack and Benny will smile It hurts too much to talk but when ho speaks he tells you I feel fine against Wallace 7J3JW P affiJaHagiSPWfr11 t OIIK ftie man awondeirfui personJiNo such praise for the leg islature rather in concrete and shrubs and Jet the wheelchair cripples go to heck Mrs Wednesday to ask the governor to call a special session of legislature to restore jer centcut in welfare benefits made in the past three years He told her there could be no special session now and welfare had 19 be made because the past two legislatures have trimmed his budget requests She sentitled to 128amonth as disability pay ment because of a circulatory ailment but gets only 113 because of the reduction She says her campaign isnt just for herself but for all the wheelchair recipients and hopes others will join her sitin So far none have Government aides bring her food and coffee and blankets to keep her warm at night The tourists Keep her company by day and the watchman breaks the monotony at night She says shes prepared to stay as long as it takes to do the job Integration stay denied by court TUSCALOOSA Ala Circuit Judge Walter P Gewin Friday rejected arequest backed by Gov GeorgeJ Wal lace for a stay of public school integration in Birmingham The petition was presented to Gewin Wednesday night by six parents who have children en rolled in three Birmingham schools scheduled for desegre gation The Birmingham school board at the request of Wallace post A indefinitely of the three schools about four hours before they were sup posed to have started classes Thursday Asks rj from patrolman in car smashup DUBUQUE AP A Dubuque woman has suedan Iowa High way Patrolman dam ages as the result of an accident in which the patrolman was Schools closed agan Resentment is evident Gov volved while chasing a speeder Mrs Nora McCarthy filed the suit against Patrolman Jack Moore in District Court Thursday TV CHRISTINE KEELER Christine s freed on big bond LONDON Kee ler sex symbol of Britains scan dal of Jthe century spent in jail and then made bond Friday on charges that she lied at the trial of a discarded Negro lover The 21yearold playgirl looked pale but composed as she stood in court with three other defend ants two women friends and a West Indian man Detectives ar Britt girl drowns in water tank BRITT A drowned Thursday while trying to rescue her doll from a tank of water Connie Hiding daughter of Mr and Mrs Gary Ruling who farm four miles southwest of here was dead on arrival at Hancock Cojmty Memorial Hos pital Funeral services will beMon day at 2 p m at the EUB Church in Stilson The Rev For rest Lay will officiate and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery Britt Boughton Funeral Home Britt is in charge of arrange ments The family requests memorials be made in Connies name Surviving are her parents Mr and Mrs Gary Hulingj a sister Jeannette 4 two broth ers Steven 3 Allen 6 months grandparents Mr and Mrs Earl Anderson Garner Mf and Mrs Fern Huling Britt greatgrandparents Mrs Ida Nickerson Algona Mr and Mrs Theodore Back Ventura North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and cooler Friday night tows 50 to 55 MosHy clear and cooler Sat urday highs 70 to 75 Weather details en Page 2 Inside The Globe CHINESE ACCUSE Rus sians in border trouble Page 3 EW PROPOSAL delay Interstate 35 Page 4 Her petition claims that Moores rested them Thursday night patrol car struck her car last Miss Keeler heard the court set June 2 while he was pursuing a her bond at a relatively whopping 3f000tpounds Christine was hit with four charges of perjury and conspir acy to obstruct justice in the case pf Aloysius Lucky Gordon her speeder south of Dubuque She said she suffered fractures and a concussion Her suit alleges that Moore failed to warn her with a siren or flashing light and failed to keepexlover a proper lookout or reduce his speed on three elementary and one junwas told to keep her skirt ior high school in this city where and Arkansas who Dr Wernher Von Braun heads keep heir iigure are second round up an elite corps of scientists winners inthe Miss America con working to rocket the first Amer Can drink during school election a threeyear sentence June 4 on a charge of beating her up out side a West End flat She could get as much each charge Editorials Mason City news DES MOINES UPI won t Licensed bars in Iowa may main in operation during school elections the attorney gen erals office ruled Friday Asst Atty Gen William Yost said 47 about 20 VUUUIJT jd Latest markets 7the liquor control attorneys and Society news 89 10 nH 1314 North Iowa news Sports news Television news Clear Lake news Classified pages commission had requested a legal opinion on the matter Yost said law prohibits sale of alcoholic bey A Jamaican jazz singer he got as seven years on Order men off Texas towers CHATHAM Mass UP A squadron of five Navy helicop ters was ordered Fridayto evacuate 31 men from Texas Towers II and III being disman JLI auu ill UCiUg UtCJIIldll erages during the hours polls tied off Cape Cod The towers are open for general primary were reported being buffeted by and special elections strong winds and stormy seas FEOMOtm WIRE SERVICE BIRMINGHAM Ala George C Wallace abruptly closed four Huntsville schools Friday by executive order and the might of his state troopers and then promised not to inter cede when classes begin Mon day Ina move that surprised and angered o6icials khd parents in the space research Wallace issued an early morning executive order closing the schools and then backed it up with aforce of state troop erswho stood guard around the schools School officials attempted integrate the schools anyway At one school East Clinton Grade School a dozen children scooted through the perimeter of troopers and into the school The principal later announced that were open as usual In his early morning order Wallace cited racial tension as the reason for closing the V VirVrS2 ruuiotax efforts for nonviolence andHaw and dedicating a ers surrounded1 schools at Huntsville new city streetiDurmghis speech and Mobile which wete fcThave been lace said the situation in Birmingham desegregated Friday involving school integration is very pageant Another contestant Miss Ken Columbia who tudky Nell Owen removed her skirt to display blue she made the change behind a icanto the moon In Mobile where Wallace moved in troopers four Negroes test screen Swim suit winner DonnaAxurn a brownhaired beauty from El Miss District of Columbia swjrl1 Dorado Ark said her weight ed her skirt but did riot doff it problem is the opposite of most whUe winning Thursday nights so kept secretarethenames of runnersup in all preliminaries After another preliminary judg ing round Friday night the judges will choose the 10 semifinalists for Saturday night The wont be announced until then Murphy High School Huntsville Mayor R B Sear cy acknowledged that Wallace had the power to close schools by The presence of the tro6pers around the schoolsangered par iA4 a AUUJL llCgfUCS iilQlll a failed to shXw up for classes at talent competition with a jazzy song and dance routine Miss Arkansas stoked up on fudge brownies before triumphing in swim suit competition L Rosanrie Tueiler McLean the talent winner said that girls can walk around town and lose two pounds I was worried about losing a lot pf weight here sleep a ents of the white students They in ner original French style in shouted angry protests at the terpretation of Cole Porters song T TfMra PlllC eVlA urViirxnnsI Go home where you belong At Fifth Avenue School an other of the four ordered de Love Paris she whipped her skirt off exposing black tights But at the rehearsal before Thurs day nights performance Miss Lenora Slaughter executive di She and the other girls from 50 states and two cities have been eating on the run But before the competition Thursday night Miss Axum managed steak and baked milH u milkand cream and nibbled on fudge brownies all afternoon the theMiss pag MH Negro lad trying to eant decided that once a girl goes ANGER Please turn to page 2 dience Bible reading continues Bj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Public school pupils in thou sands of classrooms began the first days of school this year with Bible reading or a prayer despite the US Supreme Court ban against required religious devo tions Open defiance was rare But a spot check across the nation in dicated that religious devotions haye continued in many schools In many cases most of whom apparently continued their own or their schools practice whether prayer Bible reading silent med itation inspirational reading or DO devotions court prayer Some teachers particularly those in states that had pre scribed devotions apparent ly dropped the practice This ap peared to be the case in parts of Pennsylvania Its law requiring Bible reading was struck down by the high court Public schools in Florida TerV nessee South Carolina and Arkan sas were reported continuing tra ditional prayer or Bible reading in the absence of any orders frora state school officials In New England silent wedita tion replaced devotions in inost claissrooms But in North Brook field Mass High School the first day began with recitation of the 100th Psalm and the Lords Prayer at an assembly Any pupil or teacher had permission to leave the hall None did School officials said they would continue the de votion until challenged when Ihey would review their position In Hawthorne NJ the Lords Prayer and five verses of the Old Testament were recited The schools lawyer said pupils not wishing to participate could re main silent or leave the room Teachers who objected could ask that another conduct the de votions corrected the pageant figures of 352335 for her pro portions really 352636 on stage in a skirt that skirt may she said The University of Arkan not come off in view of the ausas senior is 5 feet 6 inches tall By their victories Miss District of Columbia and Miss Arkansas joined Misses Virginia and Ala bama as winners of preliminary rounds in Americas oldest beauty pageant Each preliminary winner is assured of a scholarship Evening gown competition also has been held each night but its School officials in Atlanta and a district in San Antonio Tex said that since devotions had been voluntary in the past they would continue on that basis One case of open defiance was in Alabama where Gov George C Wallace has said We dont care what the Supreme Court says Daily Bible readings with out comment will continue as re quired by statelaw Wallace said The courts ruling had little ef fect in several areas where pray ers and Bible reading had been forbidden by state in Illi simply not been the cus in Arizona winners never are announced Al SAME Department rite fa Heurj Photofax MISS IOWA IN PAGEANT Carolyn Northway Miss Iowa walks down ramp in parade of states that opened second pre liminary competition in the Miss America pageant in At lantic City Miss Northway is dressed in accordance with pageants college campus theme ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: September 6, 1963

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