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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Albert Lea, Minnesota Weather partly Clou Dythe sunday Tribune volume leu number 297 i fruit Wiff new a fort at l has no and Preil my and Hind Albert Lea Minnesota sunday dec Ember 18, 1960 1st Section eighteen pm is 15 cents state takes first step in county for . Highway petitions for condemnation of land for construction of interstate Highway 90 through Oakland anti Hayward townships have been filed by the state attorney goner has office in the office of the District court of Freeborn county. This is the state s first step in acquiring the rigid of Way for the new limit d Access superhighway that will be part of a Federal net work. The new Highway will run Par j Aile to Highway 16 through Freeborn county. No proceedings have been initiated in any other town j ships As yet and exact course of the Highway has not been revealed. In Oakland and Hayw Ard town-1 ships the new Highway will r u i parallel and South of the present Highway 16. A hearing is scheduled in the courthouse feb. Ioas the next step in the condemnation proceedings the hearing is a formally to set up a three a Man commission to appraise the land that will be used for the right of Way. The report of tire commission will be filed with the clerk of court. Of there is any dissatisfaction with the findings of the commission an Appeal can be made within 40 Days. A14 mile Long area is affected in the petitions for the two townships. The course of the plan for condemnation proceedings is taking a Westerly route through the county. Preliminary Steps for condemnation of the route has been completed in Mower county up to the Freeborn county line landowners or occupants i n Oakland and Hayward townships j involved in the proceed i n g s in elude Ralph and Eleanor Reese of Lear o. Bamberg Frank h. Srp it a1, Ward o. Worlein Paul ii. Petran Petran farms. Fred a. Fretheim Vernon and Harriet Al i Legard. Archie a Jensen Martin and Florence Hansen Bernie b. Wangen Oscar Olson George t. Kirkpatrick w. Everett Torrens Charles and Jennie Holmquist Clarence runing Florence v. Hansen and Birdie Esterby Leonard e. Torrens and of m. Torrens Leo j. Cotter Rudy and Freda Haukom Joseph Srp Chari e s j lightly s. Arthur Guy and fran Cis s. Lightly. Corn crop Kennedy completes Cabinet names postmaster general Harvest tops last year wheat slightly below . Report shows by the associated press the . Agriculture department a issued its final crop report for 1960, listing a National Corn crop slightly larger and a wheat Harvest slightly smaller than last year. A the Corn Harvest was pegged at 4.3 billion bushels or 26 million bushels above the 1959 figure the nationwide wheat production was figured at 1.3 billion bushels. Or 4.7 million bushels below last year. National record the i960 Harvest was a National record Topping the old Mark of 1056 by 3 per cent. Food Gram was up 19 per rent including More surplus wheat and the All Timo Corn crop. The Blue ribbon production was attained on plantings of 329 million acres the smallest total acreage for crops since 1916. I. Sea figured the Minnesota Corn production at 349 million bushels an average of 52 5 bushels per acre. The Minnesota wheat production included 25 million bushels of Spring wheat averaging 27 5 bushels to the acre. Second Best in n. D. The state Federal crop reporting service in Fargo listed North Dakota a crop year As the second be St on record although sugar beets were the Only North Dakota crop setting a new production rec a re. All other North Dakota crops except soybeans were up sharply from 1959. The North Dakota durum crop of nearly 29 million bushels was the largest since 1951 and More than half again in Large As last year. Durum yielded an average of 21 bushels other Spring wheat 19.5 bushels. Sugar beet production in North Dakota totalled 564,000 ton yielding 13 3 tons per acre. South Dakota harvested 26.8 million bushels of Spring wheat averaging 16.5 bushels per acre plus 17.2 million bushels of Winter wheat 27 by. Average. Palm Beach Fla. A president elect John f. Kennedy saturday completed his cabinets by announcing the selection of j. I Edward Day la its Angeles insurance executive As postmaster Gen eral. As with the other nine members of the new administration Cabinet Day was at Kennedy s Side when the president elect made the announcement at his Ocean front Home. Day. 46, is a Democrat and once was a Law partner of Adlai Stevenson who will be ambassador to the United nations in the Kennedy administration. Kennedy a Cabinet is described by his aides As the youngest in the West Reich asks nato for meeting Paris apr West Germany a defense minister today called on the Western government leaders to meet at a Summit conference next Spring to devise an agreed policy for nato defense. Franz Josef Strauss his proposal in response to the . Recommendation that nato be armed with a new Force of rocket carrying nuclear subs and Polaris missiles. The West German defense minister said the meeting of chiefs of government was necessary to make the principal decisions in a new nato nuclear policy. The meeting would take the j place of the Normal Spring ministerial meeting of nato scheduled in Oslo. Strauss did not however specify that Oslo should be the site of tile meeting. The defense chiefs of the 15-nation North Atlantic Alliance conferred on ways of countering growing russian threats. Has quit Post Quito. Ecuador a leftist Manuel Araujo Hidalgo an advocate of Ecuador establishing of diplomatic relations with communist nations has quit As i Interior minister. 20th Century. The average age of the to members is 47. The aides said they had done no research on the age of Cabinet prior to 1900. Standing in warm Sunshine on the Patio of his Home Kennedy spoke of Day As a Man who has had a distinguished career in both government and business. Day now is executive vice Prest Dent of the Prudential insurance leo., in charge of Western operations. He was a Stevenson Law partner in 1945-49. When Stevenson became governor of Illinois Day served As Illinois insurance commissioner from 1950 to 1953. Day flew to Palm Beach from Washington with the president elect Friday night. Kennedy also announced appointment of w a Brawley chief clerk of the Senate Post office and civil service comm tee As Deputy postmaster general. In addition to Day. The Kennedy Cabinet members in the order of their selection starting dec. I Are Secretary of health education and welfare a Connecticut gov. Abraham Ribicoff 50. Secretary of Commerce North Carolina gov. Luther h. Hodges 62. J Secretary of the Interior rep. Stewart l. Udall d-ariz., 40. Secretary of state Dean Ruk head of the Rockefeller found lion 51. Secretary of defense Robert s. I Mcnamara president of the Ford motor co., 44. Secretary of Labory Arthur j. Goldberg Al Cio special counsel 52. Secretary of agriculture a Minnesota gov. Orville l. Freeman 42 Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon under Secretary of state in the outgoing Eisenhower administration 51. Attorney general a Robert f. Kennedy brother of the president elect 35. Kennedy said he would have a statement sunday on the appointment of the treasurer of the United states a Job below Cabinet level. This appointment is expected to go to mrs. Elizabeth Smith democratic National for California. In i in in boost project t a Lincoln school students have again pitched in to help make the substitute Santa program a Success. Presenting gifts to mrs. Jaycee committee member mrs. George Young Are representatives of each room at Lincoln first Row left to right Lee Midfield Pamela Slette and Jimmy Hagen second Row Phillip Wong Gerald Bakke and Julie Roscoe and Back Row Sonya of Rourke Rene Wilhelm Jerilyn Neal and Betty Wilcox. Gifts Are till needed to fill the want list of almost 500. Tribune photo Selassie returns to Addis Ababa emperor of Ethiopia put end to revolt London apr emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia returned to his strife torn capital of Addis Ababa today the ethiopian embassy Here reported. An embassy communique said the emperor who flew Back from Brazil after learning that a revolution had broken out in his african kingdom reached the capital at 4 p. In. The embassy said it had no details of Haile Selassie s arrival in the capital or on whether he met opposition by rebel forces. Shortly before the emperors reported arrival in Addis Ababa diplomats in London received messages saying the capital is rapidly returning to More than 120 refugees in the British embassy were told they could go Home soon. Asmara lies 400 Miles North of Addis Ababa. The two cities Are connected by Road. Considering the distance Haile Selassie presumably took a place but the embassy Here had no details. The bearded Quot conquering lion of Judah Quot 68, reached this gaily decorated provincial capital Friday and received an uproarious Welcome from almost the entire population. He exonerated his eldest son Crown Prince Asfa Wasson 44, from blame for the revolutionary regime proclaimed in the capital last wednesday by rebels in the Palace guard. Quot the rebels tried to make the Prince their the defiant King of Kings said. The Prince the Empress and other members of the Royal family and leading ethiopians Loyal to the emperor were reported still being held prisoner in the Imperial Palace. The London evening news in a dispatch from Aden quoting the voice of Ethiopia radio said the Crown Prince had been Quot released by the revolutionary command a and was Safe Quot the rebels Headquarters Are there in the Palace Quot the emperor said but All members of the Royal family were reported in Good health. The rebels still controlled the Post and Telegraph office. But Selassie a commanders said the army had recaptured the City in general including the Airfield and the radio station. The 5-foot emperor survivor of Many another crisis in his fight to win and hold the throne which he has occupied for 30 years said the latest rebellion was stirred up a a by some ambitious men whose speeches seem school bus Driver Dies in collision by the associated press a school bus and car crashed near Tyler in Southwest Minnesota Friday killing the or \ the Only occupant of the Auto. Nineteen of the 29 students in the bus were injured but not seriously and Only four were held for observation at the Tyler Hospital another fatal Accident involved a Minneapolis Man and the two deaths raised Minnesota s traffic toll for the year to 687, or 51 above Tho Pace last year. Killed when the bus and ear smashed on a Rural Road one mile North of Tyler was Donald Lozin ski 27, Lake Benton. The bus was carrying students borne from classes at Tyler. Minneapolis police said a to xxv car crash Early today at the intersection of Johnson Street and e. Hennepin Avenue killed Robert j. Koblas. 26. Taken to general Hospital with a fractured left leg and other injuries was Donald Lorold 26. Koblas lived at 2112 s. 5th St. Lerold a address was listed As 328 e. 17th St. Gap chief picks executive group Washington a a now executive committee of the Republican National committee has been named by chairman Thruston b. Morton. The 15 members All representing their states on the National committee will have a major part in preparing the cop for the 1962 congressional elections. Among those named mrs. Kathleen d. Christensen South Dakota George f. Etzell Minn. Mrs. Gladys e. Knowles Montana Robert l. Pierce Wisconsin Charlese Wittenmeyer Iowa. Sap transport plane crashes in Munich 60 die parents Pray at bedside of son la Only survivor of airliners collision new York apr a Small red haired boy Clung to precious life today each passing hour an hour of Victory in the struggle to overcome the Burns and broken Bones suffered in ii Day a Basie air collision. His condition remained critical but every moment was in his favor doctors at a Brooklyn Hospital expressed Hope for him. They maintained constant Vigil along with his parents who prayed that his life would be spared Quot we re grateful to the almighty for this miraculous thing a said the boys father William s. Baltz. Doctors believe that the youth Stephen Baltz la has a Good Chance for recovery despite serious Burns a fracture of his left leg and the possibility he May have been injured internally by breathing flames. For Young Stephen the Jet flight from Chicago had been his first air plane trip alone. He was flying to new York to join his Mother and sister on a Holiday visit with relative Stephens Day started at 5 45 a in. Friday when he awakened at his Home in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette 111. He ran in and Shook his father awake. Baltz might have gone Back to sleep but he knew Bow excited his son was and How he was looking Forward to the trip. The lad had been 111 and stayed Home when his Mother and sister flew to new York wednesday. Stephen did t eat much for breakfast said the family maid. Pearl Belue known to the three balt2 children As Quot lady he just sat there and grinned she said Quot then he got dressed up in a pretty Gray suit and Gray gloves land Gray hat with a utile Feather in it Quot she added. She told him he would be the handsomest Man on the plane. Quot he liked that a she Aid. Quot when i kissed him Goodby a she said Quot i told him what am i going to do around Here with nobody to Pound lumps on Quot and he laughed and said pile them All on me right now lady a father took him to the Airport and put him on the big United air lines pcs bound for new York. The by was excited during the trip and As the four engine Jet let Down Over new York. Quot i remember looking out Hie plane window at the Snow below covering the City Quot Stephen said. Quot it looked like a picture out of concluded on Page 16 investigators seek cause of new York plane crash new York apr a top Federal aviation official said saturday indications Are that one of the two planes involved in the worlds wort air disaster May have been off course. The toll was 136 dead 127 of them plane passengers and Crews and 9 persons on the ground. Philip Goldstein chief of the safety investigating division of the civil aeronautics Board made the statement As an imposing team of experts began exchanging findings in an Effort to fix the cause of the crash. No elaboration he declined to elaborate or designate either of the two big airliners. Officials of United air May request state Gas tax boost Duluth Winn. Apr the Minnesota Highway department May ask for a cent boost in the states now five cent gasoline tax to moot an expected 16 million Dollar deficit. Frank Marzitelli Deputy Highway commissioner told a session of Minnesota Good roads inc., Here that the fund shortage arises from the growing mileages of the Federal interstate Road system being completed. Marzitelli estimated that a cent raise would provide about $11 million but he said the state would get Only about $7 million because of the sharing with counties and municipalities. Ile estimated that it would Cost about si20 million to bring one All weather route into every Minnesota Community. And to meet demands his department would need a minimum $10 million every year for the next to years. And As More highways Are completed Marzitelli said maintenance costs would run at a rate of about $7,000 per mile per year for them. Just to meet the estimated current deficit would require a two and one third cent boost in the Gas tax Marzitelli a Aid. He said it was a problem that would have to be solved by future Legislatures if not by the one that is convening. The first of next month. Negro congressman weds White Secretary san Juan puerto Rico apr a Adam Clayton Powell new York negro Clergyman and democratic congressman was honeymooning Here today with his White Secretary Ivette Dago. Powell 52, and miss Diago 29, were married thursday night in a civil ceremony by judge Edwin Cortes. It was Powell a third marriage and her second. Powell was divorced recently from Haze Scott. His Bride is a former e a at the Condado Beach h n san Juan. Killed of cyclist san Marino apr Ermene Gildo Conti la founder of the ruling Christian Democrat party in this tiny Republic was killed he was run Down by a motor i cyclist. Lines and trans world airlines also declined comment about whether their planes were on the proper bearings. A this investigation is in the hands of Federal authorities a a Twa spokesman said. The toll was 136 dead 127 of them plane passengers and Crews and nine persons on the ground. The inquiry brought into action minnesotans die in crash of airliners Minneapolis a a sub i Urban Minneapolis executive a Rochester stewardess and a former Duluth an were among the 134 carried to death Friday in the crash of two airliners Over Brooklyn. All were aboard the United airlines dc8 Jet that littered a Street in Flatbush with its tangled and torn wreckage. Paul a Dotzenroth 36, president of Baker engineering corp. In St. Louis Park was on a business trip to new York. He had planned to Fly there tuesday but had held Back because of the j blizzard in the East. Dotzenroth had planned to return to Minneapolis today. Planned family reunion Ann Marie Bothun 29, for five years a United airlines stewardess had planned a reunion with her Rochester family for the first time in 18 months Over chrisma1. I miss Bothun a death came As a quirk of Fate. A sister mrs. Lyle Knowlton of Austin Minn., said the Veteran stewardess was to have been on the United airlines flight that crashed Over the grand Canyon in 1956 but exchanged places with another girl. J a native of Lanesboro Minn., miss Bothun and her family had i moved to Rochester 13 years ago and graduated from High school there. She worked out of los Angeles for the airline. Quot she was going to be Home next week and we were All looking Forward to her visit a said her brother Virgil. He added that she had enjoyed her Job very much. Born in Duluth George Capri about 55, was born and spent his first 20 years in Duluth. He had lived recently in Las vegas nev., where formerly he had been a part owner of the Flamingo hotel. Another plane victim Elliot Saxon was listed As from Minne Apolis. But no local connection could be found for him it was believed his ticket might have originated Here giving Rise to the report that his Home was in the City. Saxon was listed As a Salesman j for Cooke Rama a firm with offices at 247 Park ave., in new York City. Most War babies unfit for service Munich Germany a bavarian youths born in 1940, a hungry War year in Germany have reached draft age but a Bori ties say i in every 3 is physically unfit for military service. Dental and spinal defects cause most rejections. The largest group of civil aeronautics Board experts Ever assembled. They met in the Federal building at Idlewild Airport to share notes after a night of labor combing through wreckage radio communication records and other material Hunting a clue to Friday s double Airliner tragedy. Two incoming planes one a Jet collided killing at least 136 persons 127 of them aboard the planes. Cover every Angle As the crash detectives gathered g. Joseph Minetti of the cab said the probes Are working in separate groups on every aspect of the Accident a Quot operations Structure human factors Power Plant and weather study the investigators still were analysing the tapes of recorded conversations Between various control towers and pilots of the two doomed planes a a United air lines dc8 Jet and a trans world airlines four engine Constellation the Jet fell in Brooklyn where emergency workers were digging through heaps of debris both from the shattered plane and gouged buildings. The Twa Craft broke apart in the air its fragments scattered on Eastern Staten Island. Normal procedure is for inbound planes to be assigned by control towers to different altitudes and differently timed approaches to keep them safely separated. Maze of air traffic the sky above the City is a Maze of air traffic flowing in and out of three metropolitan airports. And among the big questions being studied by the investigators were these what altitudes had been As concluded on Page 16 plunges into Busy Street of shoppers burning plane clips off Church Steeple Munich Germany a a j . Air Force transport plane carrying american students Home for Christmas plunged into the heart of Munich saturday. Police said 50 to 60 persons perished. At Lea ? 30 Christmas shoppers in the Busy streets of this ancient bavarian capital suffered critical injuries in the fiery crash. Police expressed belief that All 120 persons aboard the plane perhaps 35 person on a crowded j Streetcar struck by the plunging plane and to or 15 persons on the streets perished. Fell after take off the Tun engine plane Dove on the City four minutes after Tho take off from Munich Reim Airport. Flying at Low Altitude and already burning it knocked off a Church Steeple and then crashed into a packed Streetcar. U. S. Students among dead air Force Headquarters in London said american students from the . University of Maryland at Munich were believed among those killed. A spokesman said the students would have been dependents of . Military personnel stationed in England. The plane carried seven Crew members and 13 Passen Gers. An air Force spokesman in Washington said the plane was at i Taheed to the 3rd air Force and had just taken off for Home base at Nordholt England i it was the world s second plane crash upon a City in two Days. Friday two planes collided and fell on new York City with a loss of 136 lives. Police said at least five persons strolling through Munich a Busy downtown Section this pre Christmas saturday were killed by flying debris. The air Force spokesman in Washington said the plane carried three crewmen Pilot co Pilot and concluded on Page 16 Mondale makes Bank depository ruling St. Paul Minn. A a City Hospital cannot use As a depository a Bank in which one of its Board j members is an officer stockholder. Atty. Gen. Walter f. Mondale ruled. I Quot the individual referred to. Should resign from the Hospital j Board or the Board should designate a different depository for the Hospital funds Quot Mondale said answering a question from Tom e. Davis Willmar City attorney. In another opinion the attorney general told the state Board of health that a building not in use As a Hospital cannot be converted for Hospital use unless it is of fire i resistant construction. Deeper into soviet orbit a Castro Calls cuban cathodic prelate top a Judas Havana apr prime minister Fidel Castro saturday denounced Catholic prelate Manuel Cardinal Arteaga As a a a Judas and plunged deeper into the soviet economic orbit. In an angry 3-hour speech the bearded prime minister carried his bitter feud with the Church to a new height by charging that the Cardinal 81, had tolerated thievery by sex president Fulgenty to Batista and Given Quot the kiss of Judas to the bloody the Catholic Church has openly come out against communist inroads into Cuba. But Castro did not mention in his speech at a labor rally the signing Friday of a $lg8-million commercial agreement with the soviet Union. Details of the pact Werr not mater known. Helps solve sugar problem officials in Havana hinted that the agreement is intended to help solve Cuba s sugar problem critical now that u. S. Markets Are completely closed and a Harvest estimated at six million tons is approaching. President Eisenhower Friday Cut cubans sales in the United states to Zero for the first three months of 1961, citing As the reason continued Quot deliberated hostility by the Castro regime. Castro completed National a Tion of All banking in Cuba with the announcement that the government had taken control of the Bank of Nova Scotia a Canadian company which operated in Cuba for 61 years. Bank officials said shareholders were paid in full. Return Canadian firm two Canadian companies nationalized with 165 . Companies last october were returned by Tho Castro government. Officials of exquisite form brassiere co. And Moore business forms said they had been informed they could resume administration of their businesses. This was interpreted As part of cubans determination to expand commercial relations with Canada and compensate for to of u. S. Markets. Castro a mood has shown growing conc in about the Church opposition and growing eco n o in i c difficulties facing the country. He hedged a bit after or at talk upon Cardinal arte grating his revolution Dors not it i of conflict with the Catholic Church Cuba is predominantly Catholic

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