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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1959, Mason City, Iowa y s vv v vm y v VV vv North Iowas Daily Newspaper Iditwi for Homt LOBE HOME EDITION VOL n The Newspaper That Ma k e s All N o rv t h I o w a n s N e i g h b o r s Associated Prtsu Frew international fuV Wirei MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 17 Copy Paper Consists 6f Four SectionsSettlor No Ike leaves Tunisia heading tor France Kids soft Adults can be blamed Were coddling them says Ikes fitness expert By JUSTIN FAHERTY New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW A m e r i c a n adults in the roles of parents educators organization leaders and community planners are responsible for the softness of modern youth This is the uninhibited view of Shane MacCarthy a hale and hearty specimen of physical fit ness himself the father of five sons and the executive director of the Presidents Council on Youth Fitness Shuttling back and forth across the land to preach his denunciation of the lack of fit ness on the part of American youth and the dominant part their elders have played in pro ducing the inertia and physi cal M a cC a r t h y paused long enough to total up his campaign against the facts which have produced the sed entary phlegmatic and passive attitudes which afflict the chil dren of this country YOUTH WANTS the and adults give them the cult of he outlined in the booming voice that is tingec with the brogue of his native County Youth wants constant change and adults provide standard ized equipment Youth desires to use imagination and be ere ative and adults too often give them finished chromed prod ucts Youth wants the appea of fancy and adults give them the dryness of fact Youtl yearns for more responsibility and too frequently adults bridl this instinct Youth wants anc admires discipline and too often adults give them license Youtl loves roughness and adults tenc to give them ease Youth crave constant activity and adults b preventive manufac Greeted by thousands at Tunis Talks with Bourguiba W IT H EISENHOWER AT SEA Eisenhower received the cheers of thou sands of Tunisians Thursda and discussed with Presiden Habib Bourguiba1 the war in AJ CHEEE FUND GOAL geria He then resumed his voy Previously reported age to Toulon France aboarc rimming room mod friends iwauts Club No 2 Circle K onjm Kachul orth Side JoUy Club Ven tura lr and Mrs Donald Vajtert arraers Happy Hustlers Club Mrs E D Mauelc atb Belles tH Club im and Kelle As You Like It Club Thornlon auffhters Union Veterans uf Civil Friend ayne Plumbinc Healinc Sorth Iowa Writers Club ason Cily Lions Club Clarence Pepel Twentieth Century Club Grant Willing Hands im Birbi Jon From two friends The days total the cruiser Des Moines White House secretary Jame C Hagerty said the two pres dents in their Tunis meeting en dorsed French Presiden Charles de Gaulles proposal for ending the Algerian conflic an offer of selfdetermina 2uoition Hagerty stressed that th i 00 twopresidents did not seek t 7ity hall employes Club Total to Amount still Generous gifts to Cheer Fund Exgang boss Touhy fatally shot CHICAGO UP Police pressed their search Thurs day for the shotgun slayers of Roger Touhy the no torious prohibition era gang was slain from ambush Wednesday night Police said they had no leads in connection with the slaying of the 61yearold T6uhy who was cut down by six shotgun blasts by two assailants His violent death came a few weeks after his parole from Stateville Prison where he had served nearly 26 years for a kid naping he said he did not commit He died on the operating table inSt Annes Hospital after police he did not know Police said they IKE PATS HIS GIFT President Ei senhower soothes the headof a horse given to him by Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba during the Chief Executives brief stopover at that Afri can nation The threeyearold Arab AP Ptiotofax ian beauty wears colorful blinders in addition to a red leather saddle em bossed with gold Thousands turned out to greet Ike on his only African stop during his 11nation tour of Europe and Asia Youth held for slaying his mother SIOUX CITY hoped Thursday to unravel the motive that caused a blond timidlook i settle the conflict leaving tha to the Algerians and Frenc hemselves A JOINT communique issued an hour after the Presidents jrief visit said the two leaders agreed failure to achieve a so lution in Algeria was of grave The achievement of selfde termination by African and days left 6 Asian one of the most important events of our the communique said Returning to the scene of his North African triumphs as a general in World War Eisenr hower by thousands Tunisians as landed at La Marsa a Tunis suburb A helicopter flew him from the Des Moines to the specially built landing spot only a few GENEROUS g i ft hundred yards from Bourguibas from the Morrishstyle palace ming room and BECAUSE THE Presfdent was not scheduled to enter Tunis ture their Camping activities and girls JUNIOR COUNTRY bing McCarthy snorts friends at the Jacob E Decker and Sons plant set the pace for the Chri s t m a s Cheer Fund as the total climbed to near the mark This was indicative of the fine manner in iwhich labor groups have helped boysjto provide for the needy this Judges study evidence in Wilson Co act ion 1 MINNEAPOLIS fedwill of the said attorney si plant after three days of rock ing 15yearold Sioux City boy to shoot his mother in their home and leave her dying while he took off in a car in a bold attempt to escape The youth Robert Butler adopted son of and Mrs Edwin Butler w a s tracked down by squad cars at Sioux Falls Wednesday he assassins lad no leads Chicago police said the shoot ing appeared to be the work of but a attorney linked it to the Mafia the inter national crime ring Touhy known as The Terri ble during his gangland reign in the 1920s wasshot as he was about to enter the home of his sister Ethel Alesia at 125 N Lotus St in the Austin district WITH HIM was Walter Mil ler 62 a retired police ser geant and a principal defense witness at Touhys for the trial kid and cornered street night in a deadend eral judges Thursday were weighing arguments whether Minnesota Gov Orville Freeman bowed to mob rule or acted to avoid bloodshed when he closed a striketorn meat packing plant The1 mob wanted the plant closed They Freeman and co defendants have respected the IChristmas I club They bus the little bodies out to the country then do a glorified job of babysitting while the kids go through adultprogrammed the buses THE DAYS contributions also included the usual generous gift from the Mason City Lions Club There vere also sizable gifts from other clubs including the always loyal 4H groups Brief letters with some of the gifts indicated how the donors felt during his threehour visit hun dreds of buses and trucks brought thousands of spectators to La Marsa The watchword of Tunisias ruling Neo Destour Independence party was Tunis will come to The crowds waved and cheered during the short parade to Bourguibas palace where the two men talked over a lamb exercises Hiltons in the hills thats what many of these camps are and the car boys and girls Rachut Each year at from the city streets out into the country The schools chop breakfast Other crowds estimated at men in thick burnooses and women in white shouted and waved as the President drove the six miles to El Aouina air port and took off again in his or Wilson seeking an in1 junction to reopen the firms plant at Albert Lea People are today living that otherwisewould be Free man argued as he fought to keep theplant closed AGAINST THIS backdrop Wil son and the striking United Packinghouse Workers of Amer ica opened negotiations Thurs day in Chicago for the first time since Oct 29 The panel of judges gave no indication when a ruling would be made on the Wilson petition Pounding the table Freeman defended his action to close the Mason City Mostly fair and a little cooler Thursday night and Friday Lows Thursday rjight 2023 Highs Friday 44 48 Iowa Fair northwest to cloudy extreme southeast Thursday night and Friday Chance of rain southeast corner Thurs day night cooler lows 2030 Not much change in tempera ture Friday highs in the 40s Further outlook Partly cloudy continued mild Satur day Warm trend to continue pools Get Here I am wrote Theyre building them ranch style now so the kids dont even get the minimum benefit of walking upstairs They bring the youngsters to and from school in buses and after they have sent them home they hang signs up on the playgrounds No playing High schools and colleges Theyre doing everything under the sun to atrophy our this time I look forward for a chance to give my Hllle amount to your worthy cause the Christ mas Cheer Fund Merry Christ mas to This isnt very much but we hope it will make some little boy or girl have a nice wrote Kim and Kelley ONLY SIX giving days remain in which to reach the Cheer Fund goal It is our hope the generous hearted of our com munity will give so much that helicopter for the Des Moines Minnesota Partly cloudy a lit The crowds had come not only by truck and bus but by don key bicycle and afoot The Neo over Mason City has highest reading North lowans continued to bask in springlike temperatures Thursday and the weatherman indicated the warm trend wil continue through Saturday young peoples legs They makeiSanla wlU staSScr with nis boxes them spectators at s p o r t Christmas gifts above events They point with pridej BnnS or send our to the light schedule Destour youth organization mobilized thousands of boys and girls in tightfitling red gym suits to line the route of the motorcade The President also made a sentimental journey to pay trib ute to American soldiers who gave their lives in the fight ing in North Africa during World War II Bourguiba sug gested Eisenhower visit the U S Cemetery during his brief stopover Eisenhower endorsed the suggestion in spite of the tie colder Highs Friday 2535 MasQU CUy Wednesday GlobeGazette weather d a t aichalked up a very unChristmasy up to 8 Thursday throwing carupsetting violence in Albert Lea The plant was shut down after Freeman called out the National Guard and put the city and Freeborn County under martial If we turned out everybody in our guard we couldnot be sure there would not be blood shed and loss of life I suggest this is too high a price pay I recognize mob rule cannot be tolerated but hu man life is the gov ernor said DONALD PRATT an attorney or Wilson said that in closing he plant the Governor sur rendered the whole force of the tate of Minnesota to accom plish the objects of a lawless Wilson has not contested Free mans right to declare martial law or call out the guard only the closing of the plant which the firm called a deprivaj ion of liberty and property with out due process of law The violence began last week after Wilson hired nonunion workers continue production following the strike that began Nov 3 There were no predic tions for an early settlement in the contract dispute centered around working conditions and hours TWO HOURS after his cap ture the mother Anna 55 died in a hospital She had been shoi twice in the abdomen with a 22 calibre rifle and had other wounds in the back of the heac and on both arms Robert adopted by the But lers when he was 4yearsolc was an eighth grade student a Riverside JuniorSenior Hig School Police said he had bee expelled from school Tuesday Reasons for this were not clear but officials said he was emo tionally disturbed THE BOY TOLD Sioux Falls police who were holding him a p i n g of ohn Jake h e Barber Factor a one i m e confi ence man Miller was se iously wound ed in the back and arms His condition reported was critical TOUHY at Loretto for authorities here that he had an argument with his mother Tuesday apparently after the trouble at school He said he waited in a bedroom late Wed nesday afternoon and when Mrs Butler entered he cut loose with the rifle At that time the father sup ervisory employe of a construc tion firm was in the Spencer area Police said Robert apparently tried to have a telephone oper ator call the family physician Dr A W Horst before he took off in the family car The doctor Hospital Miller fired several shots at the slayers before he collapsed Factor who lives in Beverly Hills was in Chicago in connection with a libel suit against Touhy Told that Touhy had been killed he told a re I am very broken up about it I hopethey get the Factorsaid he was in a near North Side restaurant when he learned of the shooting Factor had sued Touhy and others for S3 million in connec ion with publicationof Touhys Diography The Stolen tie contended statements in the book libeled him IN AN AMBULANCE on the way to the hospital Touhy told policemen Ill be all right Im 0 went Mrs to the Butler houseand found Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 24 25 39 4 MUCH WEAKER HOUSTON Tex OP Walter W Williams 117 last surviving veteran of the Civil War was m u c h weaker Wednesday l night and it appeared again that the old soldiers last hours were at hand the number of gymnasiums and on athletic fields One Midwest college is planning to install moving Parents Most of them coddle their children They drive them everywhere they want to go They are afraid of harm if the boys take part in active con tact sports They give the no example themselves Is it any wonder these sheltered kid dies huddle before TV sets and are content to watch hired ac tors flex their muscles as they portray the frontier days of their forefathers Communities In the community grasp for dwindling space playgrounds sand lots and parks are disap Make no mistake about it Mr MacCarthy created the problems that youth faces today and it is up mi as an awakened adult community to GlobeGazette office Send it CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa On the inside Society News Pages 1011 Clear Lake News 13 14 Mason City News North Iowa News 18 Sports 1920 Comics 21 Latest Markets 58 degree reading the highest in Iowa Lamoni usually one of the states more temperate localities had only 47 Skies were clear over the state again Thursday although there was some fog in the south east Low temperatures Thursday morning ranged from 26 de grees at Sioux City and Spencer to 33 at Des Moines Similar readings were expected Thurs ay night The Weather Bureau said there 5 a chance of rain in the south ast corner of the state Friday SAME DATE19S8SM Rocket shot to Venus postponed indefinitely WASHINGTON Federal Space Agency Thurs day announced indefinite post ponement of an attempt to launch a sun rocket designed lo explore space between the Earth and Venus Electronic difficulties in the 90pound space probe rigged to transmit radio information over interplanetary distances up to 50 million miles caused the postponement The announcement by the National Aeronautics Space Administration said no new firing date has been scheduled It was understood however the attempt can no now be made before some time next month The launching had been set for this week at Cape Canav eral Fla The scientific package con tains an high frequency 150watt transmitter designed to relay information over 50 million miles The 26inch spheroid with four solar cell paddlewheels jutting from its equator is instrumented to provide micrometcorilc radi ation magnetic field and temperature information It is hoped to launch the probe in such a way that it would intersect the orbit of Venus and wind up in a vast orbit around the sun Klemme woman hurt in crash Weinke Cav tt 50 Klemme is in a Belmonc hospital receiving treatment for bruises and lacerations she re ceived in an accident late Wed nesday afternoon The car she was driving and a car Peter ruis Meservey w a s drivin collided on a rural road inter section about two miles east o here Gruis was not YULETIDE SPIRIT MOORESVILLE Wis UPI Mooresville town boar ordered merchants to remov Christmas trees from parkin meters because thetrees wcr hiding the meters and cuttin parking revenues then rcscinc cd the order in the Christma Father of 8 dies in 2car accident MANNING 40year old father of eight children wa killed late Wednesday in a two car accident on a county road intersection about three miles west of here The victim was Marvin Wilford Heithoff 40 Carroll TSK TSK1 BRAINTREE England UPI Farmer Claude Grimwood was fined Wednesday for However he had lost much blood from a gaping wound in the left leg above the knee Other pellets from the shotguns wounded him in the right leg below the knee The shooting occurred short ly after 10 and Touhy died at as chief of detec tives John Ascher stood by to question him Miller told police that one of the killers was tall and the sec ond was short He saidas he and Touhy walked up the front steps of the home where Touhy had been living since his parole two men appeared Miller said he showed them his retired po lice sergeants star and said Were police THE BLAST OF shotguns foN setting illegal fox traps one of lowed Touhy slumped forward which snared the village policeon the porcnThe woimded Mil man I 9 man ROGER TOUHYS BULLETTORN BODY TAKEN TO MORGUE i ;