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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper IdtteJ for ttw CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North I o wans and United International full Lcm MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 14 1961 neighbors I Copy Paper Comliti of Two Ul Leadership requisite in countywide zoning I New Bible i I a treat 1 to read Easier to understand By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International Some months ago a Protes tant pastor administered a Bible quiz to members of his congre gation The questions were very simple Anyone with a general knowledge of the Bible should have been able to answer all of them easily The results staggered the pastor Only five per cent of his flock made a commendable grade on the test Fifteen per cent failed to give a single cor rect answer Sixty per cent were unable to name the four gospels Seventyfive per cent could not identify calvary as the place where Jesus was crucified SOME CONGREGATIONS might do better than that But not many The vast majority of Americans today are Biblical illiterates They simply have never read the book which they profess to regard as the word of God Why The eclipse of the Bible reading matter can hardly attributed to disinterest in message There is much as be its evi dence besides record church membership that Americans are actively seeking the of religious knowledge and in sight that is found preeminently in the Bible Nor can the churches he blamed for failing to stress thc importance of thc Bible There has been a notable revival of biblical theology since World War II and the new generation of clergymen now occupying Americas pulpits draw their in By JIM COLLISON GlobeGazette Staff Writer Jim Sarcone DCS Moines at torney said Friday that some ARTHUR HARRIS Assessor Harris is dead Arthur Harris 69 Cerro Gor do County assessor died Fri day morning at his home 645 Vermont SE He had held a county office 34 years Mr Harris was county audi tor from Jan 2 1927 to Dec 15 1947 when he resigned to ake the assessors post which he had held ever since Mr Harris was born at Paw paw 111 Nov 30 1891 son of William A and Maude Man warning Harris He moved to Mason City with his parents m 1 Jniversity includmg Memorial one has lo be a leader to suc cessfully achieve county zon ing This statement came in answer to a question during the first session of the Midwest County Zoning Clinic Nearly 200 persons from Iowa and southern Minnesota regis tered at the Hotel Hanford for the meeting This was the first Iowa meeting devoted exclusive ly to the subject of county zon ing SARCONi received this writ ten question We have 12 out of 18000 peo ple in our county who are ob jectors to county zoning Should we go ahead and pass the ordi nance Id say go ahead if you had 17000 out of 18000 objectors Someone has to be a leader Sarcone said Sarcone is the enforcement officer for the Polk County Zoning Commission Of course some supervisors might want to be reelected Sarcone said in explaining that the responsibility for getting county zoning lies with the coun ty board of supervisors But youve got to be a leader he said maybe even a defeated leader Most of the people at the meeting were county officers and county engineers Also present were civil engineers realtors and members of city and county zoning com mis sions THE CLINIC is sponsored by the Mason City Board of Real tors in cooperation with the Iowa Planning Association and the Mason City Junior Cham ber of Commerce J B Pete Picture on Page 10 Conroy Mason City is chair man of the committee making arrangements fors the clinic shows that 85 per cent df Iowas land AP Photofax KHRUSHCHEV GREETS SOVIET SPACE rives at Moscow airport for mammoth reception Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev is on hand to Khrushchev then gave Gagarin one of his famous greet Maj Yuri Gagarin as the Soviet space man hugs A kiss from Khrushchev Moscow hails spaceman MOSCOW W Moscow took space traveler Yuri Gagarin to its bosom Friday in historic Red Square with an outpouring of pride and joy beyond any thing in the Soviet Unions his tory in the huge square climaxed a triumphant area already is zoned The automobile ride from the air multuous ovation an hour ancllfore his premier saluted andjthe Soviet Union and the Soviet reported completion of his misgovernment has been fulfilled zoned area lies in nine of Iowas IN 1912 HE went to Chicago 99 counties Another 25 counties jand later to Jackson Mich Mr Harris entered the Army Mav 1917 He went to France spiration and sermons early was in November attached to 1917 the and 5th from the Bible to a far greater degree than their predecessors That leaves one explanation A great many people have turned away from the Bible be cause when they do try to read it Ihey find they cannot under stand it THIS IS HARDLY surprising if the Bible they try to read is the King James version as it is very likely to be The King James is literature role of incalculable importance in the religious history of Eng lishspeaking people since it wasiNorthwestern statesPortland a majestic piece of and it has played a British army in northern France until May 1918 He lost his left leg and part of the heel bone of his right foot near Chateau Thierry on the Marne River June 18 1918 as a result of shrapnel He was discharged in 1919 after he are in various stages of com pleting zoning ordinances Representing the Cerro Gor do County Board of Supervisors in attendance at the clinic was Elmer Luscomb After Sarcones talk Luscomb said he is not opposed to county zoning and is interested in learning as much about the sub ject as possible The only ac tion left before Cerro Gordo County gets zoning is action by had been in various Army hosjthe supervisors pitals for the treatment of his injury He was awarded the Purple Heart Following his war service Mr Harris attended the Univer sity of Iowa two years This was followed by a year at the Uni versity of St Louis where he took commerce and finance Returning to Mason City he was employed by the Modern Brotherhood of America the DON BLAIR rural Mason City was moderator for a panel discussion of the advantages of county zoning On the panel were Ron Gear Des Moines plan ning director for the Iowa De velopment Commission Grover Hahn Des Moines county ex tension agent for Polk County Don Salyer Cedar Rapids president Iowa Planning Asso translated in 1611 But the pasJCcment Co and the Black Hawkcaton and Robert W Stewart sage of 350 years has made language archaic To the mod ern reader it has a remote andj antiquarian flavor It is likely to leave him with the impres sion that the Bible is an ancient history book relevance to now that has no real his life here and Biblical scholars have realized for a long time that the way to get the Bible read again is to Q before his election asa Federal Land Bank auditor of Cerro Gordo County appraiser Others on the program in MR HARRIS was married toiclude George Evans Wapello a half before Beaming proudly Premier Khrushchev accompanied the Soviet Unions new hero to the most honored spot in the Soviet Union the top of the LeninStal in tomb With members of the ruling presidium around them they waved sion and his readiness for new orders Comrade first secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union chairman of the council of ministers of the USSR he said I am hap I AM READY to fulfill any new tasks for the homeland The short pudgy Soviet leader Senate remap a must Fast action necessary DES MOINES W pre liminary work was under way Friday to present a new align ment of Iowas 50 state sen atorial districts so as to com ply with the state constitution The Senate Redistricting Committee decided to go ahead after a conference with Atty Gen Evan Hultman Thursday afternoon and asked Assistant Code Editor Wayne Faupel to put into bill form a plan he had proposed Hultman told the committee a token reapportionfnent would not comply with the constitu tional provision requiring re districting of the Senate after each federal census The House also must be re apportioned in accordance with the 1960 census but only two counties are affected The low er chamber has before it a bill to increase the Johnson County representation to two and re jduce the Wapello County dele gation to one FAUPEL PROPOSED mak ng Cerro Gordo and Webster onecounty districts increasing he number in that category rom 15 to 17 Marshall and Jasper would remain as one county districts Remaining counties would be grouped to create districts with populations as nearly equal as possible Then 25 senators would seek election to fouryear terms in 1962 and the other 25 in 1964 Here is the way the districts would line up 1st Lee 2nd Appanoose wrapped his burly arms around the is only about the same height kissed him then field where he had landed from thousands jamming the square signed by the central commitj his secret space base to a luj Gagarin stood to attention betee of the Communist party o Davis and Van Buren 3rd Lu cas Monroe Wayne 4th Union Ringgold and Decatur 5th Montgomery Adams and ileft of More IB mouth kisses followed this Taylor 6th Mills Fremont land Page 7th Des Moines 8th Jefferson and Henry Rudd farmer killed near spot where 2 children lost lives Itimc from Gagarins wife Val ienlina smartly dressed in furcollared coat and a fashion able blue spring hat from his plump beaming mother Anna a woolen shawl over her head and from his father Alexei who looked as if hed stepped from a Chekhov play in a dark 9th WAPELLO 10th Wash ington and Louisa llth Mahas ka and Keokuk 12th Warren and Marion 13th Adair Madi son and Clark 14th Shelby An dubon and Cass 15th Potta wattamie 16th Cedar and CHARLES CITY A Floyd County farmer was killed late Thursday near the spot The accident happened about 5 pm children lost their auto accident less two of his lives in an than two years ago Erwin Brandau 46 farming near Rudd lost control of the pickup truck he was driving on a gravel road eight miles north east of Floyd The truck crashed where On Aug 12 1959 a station wagon driven by Brandau col the Floyd County Fair at blue overcoat a blue workers Muscatine 17th Scott 18th Clinton 19th Jones and Jack son 20th Linn 21st Johnson cap and walking with a Tama and B t time of that accident father broke into tears and T w 24tfa Funeral services for Erwinj TQ fhe cheeringJMarshall 25th Jasper Brandau will be jamming Red Square 26th Story 27th Polk 28th dploCUjJaji j u f 4 L i 4i Rnnnp Qf h nf Vi Herbert at a ruraliChurch The Rev Alfred rie and Dallas 30th Crawford intersection Heather Brandau lone will officiate Burial communisi pany 101 giving 6 and her brother Kevin 4 were killed Mrs Brandau an Englishwom an who came here as a war bride received a brain concus into the ditch Brandau was sion in the 1959 accident Bran thrown out and crushed beneathdau and the eldest child Dorian the truck He was alone in the ill were not seriously injured be in Eden Presbyterian to carry tery Rudd with Sheckler Fu out the first into sPace neral Home Nora Springs in charge g son Surviving Dorian are his wife his parents the As I was about to bel launched into space he added I was thinking about the party Carroll and Sac 31st Monona 32nd Dubuque 33rd Buchanan v k Vista ind Mrs Henry Brandau Osage vehicle JThe family was on the way tojand a brother Edgar Floyd inspiration that I strength to carry out the task he said Hazel M McLeland Aug 23 1924 in Mason City Surviving arc his wife four sisters Mrs Chester Alice Hill Route 4 Mrs Albert Addie Evans Ma son City Mrs Lloyd Amber Frost Emmetsburg and Alma Silbcrling Townscnd Mont present it to modern man in two brothers S W Harris own idiom County farmer and chairman of that countys zone commission Don Anderson Des Moines en gineer R J Wheeler Iowa City professor in the depart ment of civil engineering Uni versity of Iowa Warren Davi son Mason City former Em met County engineer and now Plymouth and Orville Harris county engineer for Cerro Gor Klam Falls Wis ido County John Fitzsimmons The revised standard version Mr Harris was a mcmbfir of the landscape architec winch was produced by Amenlhc First Methodisl churchiture department Iowa Stale can scholars during the 19SOsBcncvo6ncc Lod 14S A was a long step in thai A M a life of t manamed the basic struCjElks Lodgc mcmbcr of Clauscn lure and much of the language Worden Post 101 of the Ameri of the King James but substican Lcgionj lhe Vcterans of For tuted modern usage for obsocign Wars and thc Iowa st fe letc words wherever necessary lo make lhe meaning clear IN 1947 a team of scholars at British universities working under the sponsorship of the major Protestant churches in Britain began a more ambitious project They undertook an en tirely new translation of the Bible from the original Hebrew and Greek into modern English The painstaking care they have devoted to their work can be judged from the fact that it took 13 years to complete the trans lation of thc New Testament And at least six more years will be needed lo finish work on thc Old Tcslament The New Testament portion of this New English Bible was published on March 14 The public response has been phe nomenal far exceeding thc most optimistic FIAmes the CRASH VICTIM MOUNT VERNON Nor lyn E Smilh 21 Mount Vcrn Bar Assn Funeral arrangements are in complete Thc MajorErickson Funeral Home is in charge on was killed Thursday in a collision on Highway 150here His motorcycle collided with a car driven by Benny Lee Jami son 21 Mount Vernon Bra ads deflated Culture prevails ALBANY N Y Gov Nelson A Rockcftlltr his signed into a bill aimed at protecting culture from brassieres bill passed without debate by the 1961 legislature prohibits using the name of nonprofit organizations for com mercial advertising purposes without permission Rockefellers office was discreetly silent on the reason for the legislation From other sources this was learned Some wellknown cultural organizations in New York City such as Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera Association have been distressed about advertising connecting the organiza tions with such items is brassieres One advertisement cited by legislators pictured an attrac tive young lady dreaming that she ii singing in Carnegie Hall in her bra The Weather North Iowa Mostly cloudy with snow Friday night and Saturday Increasing norther ly winds and much colder Friday night lows 1525 Cold er Saturday highs 2532 Iowa Cloudy snow and in creasing northerly winds over most of state Friday night lows 510 extreme northwest N ews m a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Eichmann wants protection JERUSALEM Adolf Eichmanns defense at torney said Friday he would demand that the West German government protect the former Gestapo colonel from the judgment of Israels courts Again challenging Israels right to judge Eichmann on Black md Har Webster 37th Buena the people and my country falboun andi P1ymoutn Cherokee 39th Woodbury 40th and Clayton 41st Winneshick and Fayette 42nd Butler Bremer and Grun Spcakmg from notes with the cly 43rdi Humboldt Wright and poise of an accomplished oratorjFranklin 44th Floyd and Chick he looked to the right and leftjasaw 45th and and then straight ahead 46th Cerro Gordo in people in all parts of the Rossuth Winnebago and dience Hancock 48th Clay Emmet Gagarin looked wonderful in superb health and showing no ill effects whatsoever from his his torymaking flight and Palo Dickinson Alto and 50th Lyon and Sioux Osccola OBrien and to the 20s southeast Saturday chavges Of having a major part in the mass murder anrf Qf Jewg under jefenge counsei Robert Ser vatius declared Eichmann has a claim against the German state to protect him if the state remains considerable cloudiness and much colder with occasional snow northeast highs 20s northwest to lower 30s south cast Further partly cloudy and not so cold Sun day Minnesota Cloudy windy cold er light snow Highs Saturday near 40 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 55 Minimum 31 Precipitation 25 Sunrise Sunset On the inside Editorials Page 4 North Iowa News S Society News 8 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 CubGazette 12 Sports 1314 Ths BlueJ 17 Comics 18 Oear Lake News 22 TV Guide Pullout Section imprassive he can sue the state and he will do that JFK Adenauer agreed WASHINGTON President Kennedy and West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer have agreed that the North Atlantic alliance must be prepared to defend itself with all military means This agree ment was set forth in a joint communique issued Thursday by the two Western leaders on the conclu sion of their third meeting Sets summer deadline WASHINGTON President Kennedy calledron Latin American nations to set a deadline this summer for starting projects to improve their economic and social standings Loos troops evacuated VIENTIANE Laos Thc royal Laotian army has evacuated some 500 paratroopers it dropped northwest of Muong Kassy April 5 Relays of Ameri canpiloted helicopters completed the pullout of thc vedberetecl fighters from the Communistencircled valley just above the town j HULTMAN WARNED the com IM SURE members that failure to carry out furthcrdo a complete rctlistricting job jflights to greater Adjournment of the cur JYuri told thc throng in thc rent legislature could result in jsquare ilaw suits against any one of the Then he concluded Long and possible court lhc Communist parly long liveirulings which would oust them he Soviet people long live com from their positions rade Khrushchev i You have a clear duty to do The premier in his response the best you can to bring equali ty of representation Hultman said Hultman said the present of some two and three wide county districts results in some said districts having 43 limes as compared Gagarin to Columbus and said the space pioneers will live forever in the history of mankind Gagarin broke into a smile when Khrushchev i that some people didnt believe many people in them as others the Russians when nounced theyd put into space Now he said touch the man whos been into to 1 space and he kissed Gagarin again as a squad of children rushed up thc stairs their arms loaded with flowers 35 RESCUED BOSTON All 35 crew men were rescued Friday ap parently uninjured from thc Liberty ship Marine Merchant which broke her back in rough seas Thursday night 40 miles southeast of Portland Maine lightship they anjThc attorney general said a sputnikcourts in other states have held I that population deviations you canShould not exceed a ratio of 15 ;