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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 15, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Big ditchs prospects not bright Anniversary in Panama Canal PANAMA AP The Pana ma Canal celebrates its golden anniversary in world commerce Saturday but the big ditchs prospects for the next 50 years arent as bright Because of political tension the days celebrations have been deliberately tuned lo a low key Canal officials had planned to invite President Johnson but the idea was hastily dropped after Ihc bloody antiAmerican rioting last January In the Republic of Panama the anniversary is being ig norcd Thc Panama Canal was for mally opened at 7 am Aug 15 1914 At that moment the SS A neon which had been used for hauling cement during con struction of the monumental project started from the Atlantic side of the canal for the first official transit of the new waterway Now increased shipping de mands have created the need for a larger canal The anniversary is being not ed by Canal Zone American offi cials with special luncheons in honor of Panamanian govern ment leaders and past and pres ent canal authorities There also will be a ride through the canal for the guests The locomotive which towed the Ancon on its opening trip will be presented to a repre sentative of the National Trans port Museum of St Louis Mo Panamanians however are observing another anniversary the 415th of the founding of the City of Panama And there are rumors that Panamanian agitators may try to stir another antiAmerican demonstration On the canal ships will be moving through as they have been since 1914 Inside The Globe Clear Lake news 2 Mason City 7 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports news 9 Editorials 10 Comics Classified pages 12 13 North Iowa newtH TWO A SECOND World population grows at the rate of two persons per second 7000 an hour or 60 million a year The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 15 1W4 llOo i Paper Coniliti of Two Ont ruB LMM wirw Ul Counc st deadlocked Grafton man and sons sweep swine honors CHAMPION BARROW Calvin Brown Grafton and his two show at h T shows at the North Iowa Fair Friday The imal to th tVQ Crossbred barrows are champions By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director A Grafton man and his two teenage sons swept the top hon ors in two swine shows at the North Iowa Fair Friday Calvin Brown and his sons Jerry 18 and Larry 16 showed a pair of crossbred barrows to grand championships in the fairs carcass barrow and open barrow shows The two boys topped a field of 57 other barrows Friday night with a 200pound crossbred Earlier in the day their father had a crossbred barrow which easily won over 13 other animals in the carcass show Two other veteran North Iowa swincmen battled the Brown brothers in the championship drive for the onthehoof show title Bill Hcmm Sheffield finally won the reserve grand cham pionship with a 212pound Spot ted barrow The third pig in the championship drive was a Po land China exhibited by Floyd Friedow and Sons Kanawha1 The elder Browns carcass barrow was among the best ever cut out for the North Iowa show ft measured 29 inches long had only 107 inch of back fat had a 521inch loineye anc was4249 per cent bam anc loin Second place in the carcass contest went to the grant Cham pion carcass barrow of the show Released unharmed Kidnap officers during robbery EMMETSBURG when they sped out of Laurens law enforcement officers were wilh the gunmen in the rear kidnaped for a brief time Saturseat day by two gunmen who were Thc had reached surprised in a robbery attempt Emmclsburg when one of them pnllprl nn Kn surprised The officers were released un harmed upon the promise of oth er officers to withdraw from an The officers withdrew and the three hostages were freed The gunmen took the officers guns and ammunition One officer held hostage quot ed the men as saying they would not be taken alive i cars inai nau in area where they had the gunwould u back men surrounded in Emmets burg Deputy Sheriff Don Hamilton of Pocahontas County Night Marshal Bud Vandcrpool of Laurens and Pocahontas Police man Curtis Anderson surprised the gunmen in the Laurens Co operative Oil Co Laurens is 28 miles southwest of here Laurens officers who stopped the two men were Policeman Curtis Anderson driving the police car Pocohonlas County Deputy Sheriff Don Hamilton and Bud Vanderpool night mar shal of Laurens As they stopped the men one of the subjects drew a gun and held the officers at bay while another disarmed them They were forced to gel into the front seat of the police car while the two suspects got into the back They forced the officers to drive at high speed to Emmcslburg H was not immediately learned how the gunmen over powered the officers The three in front scat of Hamiltons car Anniversary of Jap surrender is observed TOKYO AP Japan ob served the 19th anniversary of its World War II surrender Sat urday wilh a solemn state me morial service for its more than 3 million war dead Emperor Hirohito Premier Hayato Ikeda and other ranking officials attended the ceremony at Ihc Yastikuni shrine in honor of fallen soldiers called on the radio of the sher said the officers if other patrol cars that had them surrounded commandeered was later found here The gunmen were presumed to be on foot and in Emmets burg which is surrounded by a cordon of police Highway Pa trol and sheriffs cars Emmet County Sheriff Barney Reynolds warned everyone in Emmetsburg to stay inside with their doors locked It was feared the men might try to take a hostage in their attempt to es cape Peace officers from Pocahon tas Clay Dickinson Emmet Palo Alto and Kossuth counties Thc sheriffs car the bandits were called to help U S student slugs three border guards BERLIN AP US author ities are amazed that the East German regime did not impris on a young American college student who says he slugged three Communist border guards in a dispute over money The student James Connor 19 of Glcnsidc Pa told State Department officials Friday that the Reds had detained him three hours He said he had struck a guard who had said the East German marks he had purchased in West Berlin Avould be confiscated Connor a junior at Holy Cross College is hitchhiking through Europe North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy Saturday Fair and warmer Saturday night and Sunday ham and loin Other barrows in their order of finish in the top 10 were exhibited by Harold Brandt Hampton Milo Pang burn and Son Northwood Day ton Rayman Northwood Steph phan Hemm Sheffield Darrell Kuhlers Meservey Donald Karsjens Parkersburg Bill Hcmm Sheffield and Richard Roe St Ansgar In other swine judging com pleted Friday Bill Hobson El dora and Dclon Gobeli Clear Lake shared honors in the dis trict junior market hog contest Hobson showed the champion penofthree pigs and Gobeli had the champion individual pig of the show Gerald Prescott Clear Lake had both the reserve champion pen and the reserve champion individual In the county market hog show Randy Fischer Meservey and Nancy Tibbets Clear Lake shared honors Fischer was the top junior swine showman and Miss Tibbits was the top senior swine showman A 15yearold Dougherty boy who had been in the habit of finishing second in baby beef shows at the North Iowa Fair in recent years finally got to the top spot Friday Mike Dolan son of Mr anc Mrs Robert Dolan showed an i 1 yj LI 1 beef North Iowa 890pound Angus to the grand championship of this years Cerro Gordo baby beef show Friday Dolan has exhibited irced champions and In the past five years young several reserve Dreed champions in the show This year however his trim steer was selected tops by Judge Robert Faint Webster City rom 222 animals in the show Finishing in the reserve grand championship spot this year vas a 980pound Shorthorn ex libited by Sandra Christiansen 17 Clear Lake Two years ago Sandra daughter of Mr and another Shorthorn to the grand championship in the show Other breed champions in the drive for the grand champion ship were a 1070pound cross breed steer exhibited by Jim Ashland Clear Lake son of Mr and Mrs Virgil Ashland and a 070pound Hereford ex and Mrs Harold Currier Clca Lake and Sue Dougan 14 daughter of Mr and Mrs Johi Dougan Mason City Miss Dougan had the reserv Angus Currier Shorthorn Guth hibited by Bonnie Williams 12 daughter of Mr and Mrs Merle Williams Thornton Reserve breed champions of the show were exhibited by Stev en Nissen 13 son of Mr and Mrs Bud Nissen and Gary Gulh 13 son of Mr and Mrs Gene Guth both of Meservey Mrs Ray Christiansen showedj Dennis Currier 17 son of Mr Sundays schedule DATE NIGHT S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY dog obedience trials 2 stock car sprint races 8 lap new stock car race Mondays schedule KIDS DAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY All persons having celebrated golden wedding anniversary will be guests of the fair management 9 amCounty and district junior dairy heifer judgin 10 amOpen swine judging 2 Circus 8 Circus That was the week that was the reserve the reserve Hereford and Nissen the re serve crossbreed steer Other youngsters who had class winners in the show in eluded Steve Humphrey Clear Lake Roger Engcbretson Thornton Pam Christiansen Clear Lake Greg Marzen Mar ble Rock and Dennis Baker Clear Lake Sue Dougan and Sandra Chris tiansen also copped additional honors in the county baby beei show Miss Dougan was select cd as the top junior showman and Miss Christiansen was named the top senior beef show man Irt the county purebred heifer show which followed the baby beef judging champion animals were exhibited by Brian Lindsey Nora Springs Angus Dave Hind man Mcscrvey Here ford and Roger Butler Thorn ton Shorthorn In the district purebred beef heifer show three youthful but veteran exhibitors walked off with the top honors Cherry Gricman Garner had the champion Angus Nancy Harms Alclen had the champion Here ford and Bert Moore Peace holds in Hershey Tonkin Cyprus during the week After the Hershey speech Con Wnhrpt P r u The effort during the week was to keep the peace and the peace if strained at times and at times assuming unusual pos tures held in the Gulf of Ton kin on the island of Cyprus in the dells of Pennsylvania At Hershey Pa where the sweet smellof harmony was as heady as the aroma of choco late Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwaler as sured party leaders he was op posed to extremist groups was in favor of the aims of the Unit cd Nations and was disposed to use the great moral influence of the presidency to promote prompt and peaceful observ ance of civil rights laws His speech he fell wasnt at all conciliatory nor did be re gard it as any concession to those leaders within his party who a few weeks previous had called him unfit for the job ot president he was he said merely clarifying once again hii ipnghefd positions After the Hershey speech New York Gov Nelson A Rock efeller still seemed lo have some reservation about giving allout support lo Goldwater It appeared Goldwater was making headway in patching over he cracks in the GOP While Irying to make peace with fellow Republicans Gold walcr left little doubt he still was waging war with Demo crats In his first major speech since his nomination he accused the Johnson adminis tration of utter disregard for new weapons and claimed Our deliverable nuclear capac ity may be cut down by 90 per cent in the next decade A reply came from Assl De fense Secretary Arthur Sylves ter The facls are he said thai in 1970 we will have a capability t0 deliver on target times as many warheads as we had in 1961 and a greater number than we have today While Rockefeller was in V Pennsylvania last week Aljy Gen Robert F Kennedy of Massachusetts was in New York State where it was reported he had decided to run for the US Senate scat now held by Repub lican Kenneth B Keating Kennedy had not confirmed he reports by weeks end but President Johnson reportedly had communicated to influential New York Democrats his view that Kennedy would strengthen the tlcw York Democratic tick et Thc New York senatorial scat could give a base of power for whatever other political am bitions Kennedy had in mind Peacekeeping efforts during the week in volatile Cyprus re quired more deeds than words There was an abundance of both Trouble started last Sunday morning when Greek Cypriots began lobbing shells into the Kokkina area of mountainous northwest Cyprus from positions of Piycnia is ona of four villages in a Turkish Cypriot enclave in that area the other Ihree already had fall en lo Greek Cypriols Within half an hour 64 Turkish jets swooped in attacked five Greek Cypriot villages and mili tary positions with rockets can non incendiary and napalm bombs left 33 dead and 250 wounded In Western capitals the dan ger was clear War between Greece and Turkey could mean utter disruption of the south eastern flank of the NATO and would jcpardize he NATO Southern Command which is responsible for the defense of Italy Greece and Turkey On Monday at am the UN Security Council met in emergency session heard a res olution by US Ambassador Ad lai E Stevenson calling for an immediate cease fire and adopted it 90 with the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia ab staining Tuesday Turkish Premier Is met Incnu and Arcltbishop Makarios the bearded president of Cyprus both notified the United Nations they would accept the ceasefire What impressed US officials during the crisis was the way Soviet Premier Khrushchev seemed lo avoid involvement From Nicosia the word was out that Makarios intended to ask Khrushchev for armed in tervention against the Turks All Khrushchev did however was mildly admonish Inonu lo slop the attacks and express sympathy to the Greek Cypriot cause in a note to Makarios Across the world in the Gulf of Tonkin there was some con cern that Communist China might try to retaliate against Ihc US 7th Fleet for its retalia tion against North Vietnamese torpedo boat attacks But no Red Chinese were sighted In case any were 7th Fleet com manders had orders to pursue attack and destroy anyone venturing on boslilcacls against Americans in international wa ters Meanwhile there was no move in the United Nalions to resume the debate which ended a week ago with the intervention by the Security Council for both North and South Viet Nam lo send information dealing with the US complaint of aggres sion v On a more positive note Pope Paul VI last week offered the prestige of his office in advanc ing international peacekeeping efforts The Pope in the first encyclical of his pontificate ex pressed a desire lo intervene where an opportunity presents itself lo assist the contending parties to find honorable and fraternal solutions to their dis putes Thc encyclical was a 15000 word message bearing the Eng lish litlc The Paths of the Church The formal title is Ecclcsian Suam Latin for His Church which arc the opening words of the encycli cal Fail to agree on budget Deadline is at hand By JAMES R OWENS Mason City still had no 1065 ity budget late Saturday morn ng as the final day for certi ying it to the county auditor moved toward its end No Saturday meeting was cheduled A regular meeting is cheduled Monday evening The City Council again dcad ocked 32 Friday night in all roposals for a final budget fig re disagreeing on the amount o be spent for airport capital new onslruction on the airport erminal Four votes were need id for approval The meeting adjourned after hrcc hours of arguments and YOtes in spite of the earlier idvice of City Atty R Michael Sweesy that failure to certify he budget according to state aw is a misdemeanor and shall be sufficient ground for removal from office The basic disagreement con tinued to be over whether the airport construction should be handled on a payasyougo basis by inclusion in the budget or whether it should be financed through bond issue by public vote Council men Ray Randall Dan Shire and Phil Skipton voted for proposals in which airport cap ita spending of from o would have been a I lowed Council men C E Leff What happens now Officials are uncertain County officials were un certain Saturday as to what might be the result of Mason City failure to certify a 1965 budget to the county auditor as required by law County Auditor Ward Ham mond said lack of a Mason City budget will not affect his operation for about two weeks 1 will not pay any atten tion to it until if starts inter ferring with our procedures he said His office calculates 1965 assessments on the basis of local budgets and assessed valuation figures for the year County Afly David J But ler said he is looking into the city situation and plans no immediate action State law states it is a misdemean or for a council not to certify a budget to the auditor by the Aug IS deadline er and Harry Little voted against all proposals which re stricted airport capital expendi tures to that extent Icffler and Little on the other hand voted for proposals in which airport capital spending of from to would have been authorized but the other three opposed thoso motions Walter Broadbcnt the sixth councilman was absent but had voted with Leffler and Little on earlier budget proceedings The various motions Friday wrought the two factions within 557000 of closing the gap of dif ference between them Hut they were unable to progress fur hcr In the budget as proposed for icaring last Monday was included for airport capital spending and for capital spending at City Hall Of those amounts of he airport figure was for n now icction of the terminal luiilding to replace the portion which is BUDGET Continued on 2 JAME DATflHJJM ;