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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht Newspaper That Makes All North lowanj N i g h b o r s VOL Prtft ind United Full MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 22 I960 Copy ConiltU oi Two Itf Ik e in Puerto Rico to start 14 day jaunt SAN JUAN Puerto Rico I Scattered ciouds and occasion The Commonwealth of Puerto l showers tempered the resort Rico rolled out a warm welcome for President Eisenhower Mon day on the first stop of his 14day good partner mission to Latin America Thousands of Puerto Ricans led by Gov Luis Munoz Marin were at San Juan International Airport for the Presidents noon time arrival by jet from Wash ington American tourists swelled the reception throng Police closed some roads leading to the air port to keep the crowd to man ageable proportions islands heat The crowd was banked around the observation platform of the modernistic new airport build ing They bore large banners Dne proclaimed Bien Venido Senor Presidente Mr Another said Bien Venido Ike Welcome The President set the stage for his journey by telling the people of Latin America Sunday night that US nuclear bomber strength and developing missile power constitute a trustworthy One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U300 pm WOI Ames frlO pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs WSUI City 910t am lield of peace against Com lunisl aggression thai is as im ortant to Latin America as to lie United Slates As he arrived from Washing on one band of demonstrators at the airport was clamoring foi omplete independence for Ihis ommonwealth while anothei arried banners calling for slale wod But Eisenhower did noi ee them We are happy that Puerto Rico is a proud free self gov erning commonwealth joined to he United States by her own choice the President said Puerto Rico is truly unique A crowd of about 5000 hek down by tighl securily precau ions was on hand Thousand more Iried bul were unable tc et into the guarded grounds North Iowa Partly cloudy con tinued cold Monday nighl anc Tuesday Lows Monday nigh 26 below Highs Tuesday 16 12 Our farm plan just wont work WHEN THE HISTORY of this era is written it will in clude one strange yes stock ing paradox The United Stales plagued with the prob lem of too much wheat too much corn too much everything while a large part of the world goes hungry Many suggestions have been advanced to transfer our sur plus to the hands and bellies of the worlds underfed millions But so far not much has been done The obstacles have been numerous and real Meanwhile Congressand the Secretary of Agriculture have struggled with the problem of cutting down this surplus which except during and after wars has been with us for some three decades Since Work War II except for the Korean War years the surplus has ris en until commodities in storage at government expense are ap preaching billion The odd and discouraging thing is thai this surplus has been growing despite all man ner of efforts to cut it down Overhanging the market as it does it could have a crushing impact on farm prices were it not for the price supports which have become a regular part of Ihe farm program THERES UNIVERSAL rec ognition and acknowledgment that Ihe farm program has been a gigantic failure despite all the money poured into it It will therefore be an important is sue in this years election Each party is trying to saddle the other with the blame for this failure Most of the squab bling will be over price sup ports whether they should be raised or lowered President Eisenhower in his January budget message blamed Congress for the impasse when he said Federal programs for agri culture will again have a heavy impact on the budget primarily because of continued high agri cultural production and past un willingness of Congress to make the adjustments in production needed to permit relaxation oi government controls over farm operations A year ago Secretary Benson called the present farm program the most costly irrationa hodgepodge ever patched to gether Democrats counter by accusing Benson of having ad ministered the program badly IN GENERAL the program of this administration has been that of gradually lowering price supports and eliminating acreage controls that for year Continued on 2 owa Partly cloudy continuec cold Monday night and Tues day Lows Monday night 6 be low to 2 above Highs Tues day 1220 Further outlook Partly cloudy continued cole Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures SECURITY precau taken against vio Schools aid suit WHERE FRENCH ABOMB EXPLODED This aerial view shows the patch of black sand marking the spot where the French atomic bomb was deto AP Photolax naled in the Sahara Desert 10 lays ajro The steel tower which held the bomb has disappeared for the week will average 1C to 15 degrees below seasona normals with coldest mark coming at midweek High will average 20 to 30 degree and lows will range from zero to 10 above Precipitation will average 10 to 25 northwest 25 to 50 southeast occurring as snow first part of the week and again toward the coming weekend Minnesota Mosl fair continued cold Highs Tuesday 515 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 16 4 10 trace of snow data GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 21 Minimum 13 Precipitalion 2 of snow Controversial film may be shot in Iowa DAVENPORT tfl Three or our small Iowa communilies are being considered as a locale or filming what may be a con roversial movie by a major Hollywood studio the Davenport Times has learned Independence is known to be one of the small towns under consideration The others have not been disclosed The movie will be based on the book Chalauqua written b Day Kecne and Dwight Vin cent the latter a native of Ida Grove It has an Iowa back ground centering around the activities of citizens in a ficti tious Radford City an Iowa river town Mayor William Armslrong noting that Independence has 12 churches expressed an initial reluctance lo permit the movie setting there but said he would have to read the book first be fore going on record one way or another STRONG ions were ence Leaders of the movement said hey were appealing to Latin Americans along Eisenhowers our route Brazil Argentina Chile and take up heir cry of independence for 3uerto Rico Another demonstration was or janized by a group seeking to make this island the 51st US state Placards and signs read ng fiftyone sprouted in many parts of San Juan and in other places on the island The President held a 30minute visit with Munoz Marin in a lounge of the airport THEN THE President flew on to Ramey base where he is giving a small reception and where he will spend the night In his speech Sunday night Eisenhower was in effect re minding neighbors to the south of the direct benefits they have received from the defense ef forts that have been a priority item with this country in recent years In an indirect reply to critics of the U S defense program Eisenhower said We have cre ated a great deterrent so powerful as to command and lo justify the respect of knowl edgeable and unbiased observ ers here at home and abroad In backing up his own apprais al of American power the Pres ident referred to 1 Hundreds of Air Force bombers deployed around world each capable of the un leashing a frightful destruction1 He said they constitute a force Far superior to any other in num bers quality and strategic loca tion of bases 2 A POWERFUL nuclear force in aircraft carriers anc in a host of widely deployed tac tical aircraft 3 Advanced types of missiles He said we have literal leaped forward in accomplish ments no less than remarkable in longer range siles The Polaris missilefiring Hampton man victim of road crash WEBSTER Crotly 39 Hampton was killed about pm Saturday in a highway mishap involving two cars and a truck on snow packed US 20 about iVt miles east of here Crottys wife 38 t expecting baby any day suffered shock vhen she was told of her bus Bands death and was rushed to he Hamilton County Hospital icre Sunday Authorities said Crotly em ployed by t h e Morion Frozen Food Co here had started home to Hampton and w a s driving alone when the crash occurred He was killed outright OFFICERS SAID Crotty started to pass another car but saw his path was obstructed He ost control trying to pull back into his own lane of traffic and collided with a car driven by William Harris 38 Iowa Falls Harris his wife and daughter escaped injury The Crotty car careened across the highway and collided with a truck driven by Norman Durns Waterloo then plunged across a ditch and into a farm ield Durns was treated for minor injuries and released Besides his widow Crotty is survived by two children iKeith Bandit is in a rut A mania for bars SAN DIEGO Calif UPI A bandit who robs bars and forces women to take off all their clothes struck again Sun day looting the same bar for the third time and stealing Hie clothing of the same waitress for the second time The 30yearold waitress said the bandit locked up a bar tender and Iwo male customers in a wash room turned to her and said You know what to do She took off her clothing and sat at a table where the gun man taped her arms and legs While she was sitting there a cus tomer entered and ordered a beer from the bandit who was be hind the bar looting the cash register 1 thought she was a manikin the customer told police and that a masquerade party was going on The waitress screamed the bandit pulled a gun and r lieved the customer of and fled with a total of SI 10 The same bandit disguised by a rubber mask of a womans face was believed to be the same one who robbed the same bar three weeks ago and again last fall The bandit has robbed five area barsin the past months each time faking all of the womens clothing pending Chailenge by Owasa By HARRISON WEBER Daily WriUr The Iowa Daily Press Assn has learned a suil will be filed shortly challenging the right tiiclown Department of Public Instruction to cut off state aid of schools Sometime ago the department informed Ihe Owasa school board thai the school will be disapproved effective July 1 for failure lo meet standards The Owasa school district located in Mardin County between Eldora and Iowa Falls has retained two attorneys who plan to file suit in Polk County in a few days Although this particular ques tion has been raised many times since Ihe board was ere alcd in it has never been put lo a lesl in the courts This unprecedented suit will be keen ly watched by school and other interested parses OFFICIALS OF THE depart ment of public instruction said Owasa was disapproved be cause their educational pro gram was deemed inadequate in terms of todays standards Iowa law empowers the state board of public instruction to prescribe such minimum standards and rules and regula lions as are required by law oc recommended by Ihe state su perintendent of public inslruc 20 more are charged in cop scandal CHICAGO Oft More talking jurglars have jolted Ihe scan ialscarred Chicago police dc i a r I m e n t anew wilh fresh iJui miuuuiMii UL uuuiic msiruc charges that more than 20 po ion in accordance with liccmen were involved with ang specializing in swank Gold Coast robberies Acting Commissioner Kyran Phelan said Sunday night that evidence found by Jrwm Cohen head of the mayors investiga tion office and LI John Neu ranler head of the burglary de and as it may find desirable to aid in carrying out the provi sions of the Iowa school laws However Asst Ally Gen Leonard C Abels said in a 195T opinion the power to make law vests conclusively in the Legis lature The ruling was handed down when the department Phclan said the indicated that the newly in volved officers allegedly ac cepted least one of protect members of the gang Those newly involved said Phelan were attached lo the Stimmerdale Districl scene of the early scandal and the burglary detail This is the third lime that burglars accusations have thunder from Soviet Premier tfikila Khrushchev Monday with a jarred the force in five weeks tail linked the for Approval of minimum erto untouched by the Subsequently similar to lite ring I minimum standards were filed investigation Sukarno steals the show from Nikita SURABAJA Indonesia Wi President Sukarno stole the 15 and Karen Marshalltown and speech demanding Asian and African representation at the Paris summit conference in May With Khrushchev sealed behind him on the platform Su karno addressed a wild cheering crowd of 50000 at a rally in this Communist stronghold on west Java I am surprised no representatives of Asian and African I am very in California Another son Wayne died eight years ago FUNERAL SERVICES will be Tuesday at 2 pm at the Green field Funeral Home Hampton The Rev John Fritzmeicr will officiate Burial will be in the Hampton Cemetery nalions have been invited lo the summit he said h f f surprised indeed that only four a naiisisicr bjg nations wjl participatc ini Police Commissioner Timothy J OConnor resigned and a special grand jury was called to probe the charges Already 48 policemen have been suspended on civil service or criminal charges Two other weekend victims Ihese peace lalks At times Sukarno seemed to aim his words at who spoke first and again criti cized the Unilcd Slates Sukarno said Indonesia is a wonderful country friendly wilh Ihe peo ples of the whole incsia will follow ils own form of J W VSllI J T were Louis J K 1 e i n 30 andlsof hsm and maintain friendly tinnc tiitn HQCI submarine which he described as an almost invulnerable weapj on The first two Polaris subs are expected to be at sea late this spring or during the sum mer Collectively the President said this is a force not unduly dependent upon any one weapon or any one service not subject to elimination by sudden attack jbuttressed by an induslrial sys tem unmatched on earth and unhesitatingly supported by a vigorous people determined to remain free Strategically it is far better situated than any force that could be brought to bear against Mathew Joseph Jonas 26 both ballistic misof Ashton Klein died Sunday in a Sioux City hospital of spinal injuries suffered Saturday when his car crashed into a bridge abutment on Iowa 33 about one mile north of Ashlon during a snow storm Jonas a passenger in the Klein auto was killed outright SAME lowans digging out again lowans were in the process of digging out again Monday from a weekend storm which swirled over the state leaving up lo 10 inches of new snow Driving remained hazardous except in the northern half of the state where highways gen erally were clear The cleanup progressed in belowzero or nearzero tem peratures Atlantic reported an over night low of 14 degrees below zero Siblcy had 12 below Sioux City 7 below while other readings ranged up to 5 above at Dubuque Mason Cily had 4 above The Weather Bureau fore sees a week for earmuffs and miltcns It said temperatures would average 10 to 15 de grees below normal at least until Saturday Light snow was in prospect for Tuesday The weekend storm left 10 inches of snow at Steamboat Rock and Eldora DCS Moincs and many other cities re ported up lo 6 inches of new snow to top a stillthick cover from a storm a week before last Mason Cily had another two inches of early Sunday bringing the ground cover to about four inches relations with the East and West he added Khrushchev called U n i I e d Slates an exhausted marathon runner in t h e economic race He predicted the Soviet Union would overtake the United States by 1965 The supremacy of the Soviet Union has been proved in the launching of a rocket lo the moon the premier declared adding that the Russians will launch rockets lo the planets The 65yearold Soviet leader seemed in good form after show ing weariness on his Indonesian lour On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 7 Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 Sporfs1314 Clear Lake News 16 North Iowa News 24 BULLETIN SQUAW VALLEY UPI A German mailman a Rus sian school teacher and a French Hotel man won gold medals in the Winter Olympics Monday while Carol Heiss of New York all but clinched the womens figure skating cham pionship xwssoij AP Photofax HIGH AND DRY Like a fish out of water the 258foot Swedish freighter Monica Smith becomes a center of attraction to sightseers at Provincetown Mass The vessel ran aground on the tip of Cape Cod and here she sits on the low tide sands Attempts to refloat her have failed so far vitli the secretary of states of ice marked approved as to orm only by the attorney gen rals office THE ATTORNEYS for re expected lo contend the choo has met certain stand rds thereby qualifying for late aid They will note Iowa aw provides a basic curriculum o be used in dislribiilion of gen ral school aid This provision s extremely broad For exam ilo it calls for the following urriculum in junior and senior ligh schools Principles of American gov irnmcnl constilutions of the United Slales and Iowa hislory economics sociology physical ducation m u s i c industrial arls English mathematics sci ence language business educa ion home economics agricul ure vocalional education and other courses expressly author zed by law The board can counter with the argument it is up to the late superinlendent subject to Tpproval of the state board to adopt such rules and regula ions necessary to administer he general school aid program Iowa law also provides that the local board may establish radc and high schools and de ermine what branches shall ba taught therein but the course of study shall be subject to approval of the state board public instruction ON THE OTHER hand Owasa attorneys will in effect try to prove the state superin tendent does not have authority to set standards for the three primary school aids general supplemental and transporta tion These aids have been dis tributed on a per pupil basis according to requirements set up by the Legislature Disap proval for failure to meet stand ards set by the department means loss of state accredita tion and financial help from the state Owasa forces are expected to say the state superintendent and board can only make schools in eligible for participation in state distribute fund and that this fund pertains only to the state permanent school fund The state permanent school fund dates back more than 100 years and is presently con trolled by the state treasurer It consists of some million interest which amounts rougfc ly to annually is dis tributed in March every year to Iowa schools j ;