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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper idittd for tht Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 99 Associated Press and United International Full Lease Wires The newspaper that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 10 1941 neighbors 7c Piper Consists of Three One NoM Series E bonds in 20th year Program has held its own By JOSEPH SLEVIN New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Somebody punned that they were a very Tony pair of bell ringers and they were indeed One was Secretary of the Treasury Robert B Anderson and the other was Kennedy ad ministration Secretarydesignate Douglas Dillon and the bell they were working on was a replica of the Liberty Bell qn the cole west steps of the Treasury De partment There was an occasion as there always is for a Treasury bellringing and the official rea son was that this is the begin ning of the 20th anniversary of the savings bond program and the beginning of yet one more savings bond drive THE PROGRAM started in World War II and the Liberty Bell became an added attrac tion in 1950 when the Treasury had an Independence Savings Bond Drive The Treasury has objec tives for the new campaign as it always does and the objec tives of course call for selling more bonds to more people It wants to add another 1200000 people to the 8000000 who now buy the bonds through payroll savings plans and it wants to boost savings bonds sales 6 per cent above the 1960 total Those are estimable goals but the recent performance of the savings bond program gives little reason to hope that they will be achieved The fact of the matter is that the Series E bond program the heart of the savings bond campaign has barely held its own for the past six years THE PUBLIC owned 537510 000000 of Series E bonds at the end of 1955 and at the closeof 1960 The volume has bounced around over the intervening years The Treasury is faced with tough competition It offers 3 per cent interest to Series E bond buyers but the same people can get up to 4 per cent by putting their money in a governmentinsured savings and loan association The big flaw in the Series E bond program for a long time was that the government did not pay a fair return to the inex perienced investors who bought the savings bonds It began by paying a reason able 29 per cent during World War II and it continued to pay 29 per cent long after other rates bad risen markedly It boosted the ante to 3 per cent early in this decade then went up to SA per cent in the spring of 1957 artd finally to the current return of 3 per cent in mid1959 THE PER CENT return still may be a shade lower than it ought to be but its as close to a fair return as the savings bond buyers have received in a long time The Treasury doesnt have a free hand since it can pay no more than Congress authorizes The Mutual Savings Banks Savings and Loans and other bidders for savings publicly praise the savings bond pro gram but they privately lodge vigorous protests with their congressmen every time the s Treasury asks that the rate be increased The total public investment in Series E savings bonds has remained as high as it has in recent years only because the Series E bond has an involun tary interest accumulation fea ture The Series E bonds are sold at a discount and a buyer does not receive current inter est payments Instead he re ceives his interest in a lump sum when he redeems his bonds SAMI DATfIWOM AP Phototax CAMPAIGNS two big personali ties in last years presidential campaign had their day of glory Monday At top Presidentelect John Kennedy chats with his breakfast companion El eanor Roosevelt Kennedy spent the day at his alma mater Harvard and at the Massachusetts legislature in which he once served Below Richard Nixon ac cepts a handshake from President Eisenhower at a party in Washington on Nixons 48th birthday Nixon was given a silver bowl which he holds in his left hand N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NEW Hammett creator of the The Thin Man and other detective characters died at Lenox Hill Hospital Tuesday at the age of 67 WASHINGTON Soviet Ambassador Mikhail Menshikov held a 30minute talk with Secretary of State Christian Herter on the crisis in wartorn Laos leaders said Presi dent Eisenhower will send Congress a balanced non political budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 They also said the budget for the current year will end up in the black military tribunal sentenced three Americans to 10 years in prison and ordered a fourth deported on charges of spying on Red Chinas New China News Agency Sentenced to 10 years were Eustace Danbrunt 34 Baltimore Md Edmund K Taransky 30 New York City and Daniel E Cars well 42 Eastchester NY Ordered deported was Mario Nordio a dance instructor formerly of New York City but a resident of Cuba since 1957 Fire destroys farm home in Worth County NORTHWOOD Fire de jtroyed the farm home of Mr and Mrs Wilfred Leer Monday night while they and their two younger children were in Em mons Minn making arrange ments to move Two older Leer boys were in the barn milking when the lames broke out in the two story frame home 11 miles southwest of Northwood The oys discovered the blaze when they heard windows in the house popping from the heat The building was owned by Ida Gunderson who said it was nsured Volunteer firemen from Ken ett and Northwood battled the flames Authorities said the fire may have resulted from defec ive wiring Garfield named and Mrs Carroll Butler 19 face murder charges for the fatal eration will be given to all beating of their 3yearold plans daughter with a bullwhip and Because a constitutional chief justice DES MOINES UPI Theo dore G Garfield Ames Tues day was named chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court Garfield 66 replaces Justice Robert L Larson Iowa City in the courts top post Garfields erm as chief justice was made for four years as the court de parted from its usual policy of laving the chief justice serve or only six months MORE REFUGEES BERLIN Wl from Communist East Germany in 1960 totaled 199188 a third more than in 1959 On the Inside Society News Pages 67 Clear Lake News 8 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics 16 Editorials 19 MURDER CHARGE PORTOLA Calif Legislature gets 1st reapportionment bill A fast start assured Support for Rep Shaff DES MOINES The first of an expected series of legis ative reapportionment propos als was filed in the Iowa Senate Tuesday with the introduction ct the Shaff plan The bill is similar to the one introduced in the 1959 Legisla ture by Sen David 0 Shaff R Clinton and was one of the maj or causes of controversy in that session The proposed constitutional amendment offered Tu e s d a y would create a Senate of 60 members elected from popula tion districts mapped by a bi partisan commission It would set up a House of 99 members one from each county THIS PROVISION for an area House with one member from each county is in accord with the proposals of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation on reappor tionment It also suits the views of small county legislators who want to be sure their counties have a representative in future Legis latures When the Shaff plan was in troduced two years ago it had the support of the same groups CLOUDY The Senate turned down the Shaff amendment in 1959 but the margin was small The Senate voted 2524 then to prefer a plan which would have based the Senate on area and the House on population The speed with which the Shaff plan made its appear ance in the 1961 session indicat ed that its backers hope to push it through the Legislature quickly BESIDES SHAFF the meas ure was sponsored by Sens Earl Elijah RClarence and Irving D Long RManchester The Senate only in its second day of the new session has yet 0 appoint its redistricting com mittee which will study any re apportionment proposals offered in that house Republican party leaders would like to see the reappor tionment issue quickly settled so as to remove any possible division among the partys egislators Senate Majority Leader J Kendall Lynes RPlainfield said Tuesday he believes there will be efforts to ring the inevi table debate to a conclusion in North Iowa Partly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 1020 Cooler Wednesday highs 3337 Iowa Mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night near 10 north east to mid 20s southwest Colder north and east Wednes day highs 30s northeast to mid 40s southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy and little temperature change Thursday Minnesota F a ij somewhat colder Highs Wednesday in 30s Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 35 Minimum 9 Klemme man dies under truck box KLEMME Elmer Langlitz 44 was killed here Monday af ternoon when the box of a truck fell on him and pinned him be tween the box and the frame work of the truck Langlitz owned and operate a repair garage He also owned the truck on which he was work ing He was not married and lived in a rented room here John Eenhouse Klemme stopped in the garage at pm and found Langlitzs body It was not determined how long Langlitz had been dead when found by Eenhouse He died of a crushed chest Funeral services are set ten tatively for Thursday at the E U B Church in Goodell Os man Funeral Home Klemme is in charge of arrangements Two crashes in Missouri kill 12 KANSAS CITY Mo souri Pacific passenger trains lit two automobiles in separate accidents in Missouri Monday Mr the first few weeks He indicated that full consid no survivors in either car Eight died in the crash near miles southeast of Kansas City They were two young mothers sistersinlaw and three pre Loveless in final address Legislature hears goals DES MOINES Gov Her chel Loveless Tuesday set down t fivepoint program to promote he industrial growth of Iowa In a farewell message to the egislature Loveless proposed hat 1 New programs instituted by he Iowa Development Commis ion to meet the states need for liversification and development hould be continued and ex panded 2 There should be greater provision for training facilities n trades and industry courses at the high school and subcol ege level 3 ALL POSSIBLE support should be given to research in developing new uses for agricul ural products grown in the Mid west 4 More emphasis should be placed on broader research into the economic and industrial po tential of Iowa 5 Greater efforts could be profitably put forth to attract greater share of the nation tourists to Iowa His speech is known as th state of the state message Loveless challenged the Re publicancontrolled Legislature Lo fulfill its reapportionmen promises He also urged the egislators to take action on edu cation welfare and other hu man needs OTHER recommendations in luded Fouryear terms for the gov ernor lieutenant governor and possibly the auditor with all other state offices appointive Also he suggested a nonpoliti al Civil Service system for itate employes A longrange financing pro jram for capital improvements at state institutions to be paid or through a revenue bond plan or a general obligation bond is sue In a quote from his inaugural dUtlUCUta All HA1JOUU1A killing 12 persons There were address in January 1959 he said t A ft si ftt he still wished the multitude of nspections made by state de uitu tijiv the village of Strasburg about 30 partments be placed under a ingle unified agency The establishment of a merit scholarship program for excep Moidainieiw anu v school children of each jtional high school students who Four persons died in the accijdo not have the money to go dent at Harviell about 10 miles j to south of Poplar Bluff in south west Missouri HALABY WANTED WASHINGTON UP The Washington Post said Tuesday that N E Halaby 45 Los belt Police said the mother amendment is required reap admitted she used a whip on portionment must be approved her daughter Emanda six in identical form by this session Angeles electronics executive is times because she wouldnt do and the next Legislature in Presidentelect John F Ken what she was she 1963 and then by a vote of the nedys choice for administrator wouldnt wash her face people in 1964 of the Federal Aviation Agency Kennedys task force offers its federal medical care plan NEW YORK fed eral medical care program in volving an added Social Se curity tax of onefourth of one per cent on the wages of all Americans now cov ered by the system has been recommended to President elect John Kennedy The program designed es sentially to provide medical care for the aged was pre sented to Kennedy shortly be fore the Presidentelect left New York for important con ferences in Washington on the gold outflow and the space programs of the new admin istration The health insurance plan was outlined by Prof Wilber Cohen of the University of Michigan head of a special task force recruited by Kennedy Abraham Ribicoff the new secretary of health education and welfare sat in on the meeting Cohen first made this brief analysis of the recommenda tions A health insurance program to provide medical care for the aged would be operated as an integral part of the Social Security system with an additional deduction of one quarter of one per cent from the wages of currently cov ered workers Repeal of the righttowork law The establishment of the pub lic defender system Enactment of laws to help one of the major unmet prob lems of the state 45000 alco holics He said a statewide com mission on alcoholics has sug gested legislation and he yrgec the legislature to enact some of the proposals THAT THREE voluntary citi zens committes be made per manent through legislation The committees are the commission on human relations the com mission for senior citizens anc the commission on alcoholism I think I express the devout hopes of hundreds ofthousands of lowans when I voice my own hope that this assembly will work out a just solution to the most urgent problem of all the need for legislative reappor tionment He said that Govelect Nor man Erbe and the majority leaders of the Legislature have pledged themselves to work for a fair redistricting plan We regard this pledge to be in good faith and I can assure you that the minority members will support any fair reappor There need to ask tionmcnt plan you may pro Each employer would make a matching contribution of one fourth of one per cent Cohen said he would like to see legislation adopted soon enough to permit payroll de ductions to begin within a year He described the Pres identelect as being very en thusiastic about the report Cahen was asked what the American Medical Associatiqn had to say on the health pro gram Their views are very well known he replied them The AMA has bitterly op posed any form of federal health insurance for the aged under Social Security pose Lovelesssaid No issue in Iowas history has ever been so buried in con fusion and misinformation he iddcd SUPER CARRIER AT Super Carrier Franklin D Roosevelt stopped in Guantanamo Bay for five hours while she discharged naval per sonnel for replacement at the base The Navy said she will be operating in the area for about 10 days The carrier and dozens of other vessels are congre gating in Cuban waters for the annual winter maneu vers Premier Fidel Castro is using their presence to touch off an invasion hysteria Legal maneuvers in Georgia case ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ATHENS Ga students who broke the Univer ity of Georgias 175yearold segregation barriers with a barrage of legal maneuvers re urned to the campus Tuesday Charlayne Hunter 18 and Hamiltoon Holmes 19 drove rom their Atlanta homes to the ampus here after Federal udge W A Bootle in Macon Ja signed an order restraining tate officials froom following a 1956 segregation law requir ng that funds for the school be ut off the minute it is inte grated A crowd of more than 600 stu lents awaited them at he uni ersitys main gate but the Ne groes slipped in a back en rance As they returned there were hese developments In Washington Georgia Atty ugene Cook asked Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black to de ay the integration order signed by Bootle last Friday so Geor gia may carry an appeal of the order to the US Circuit Court of Appeals A bill was prepared in the state legislature in Atlanta to repeal the funds severance law Introduction of the bill was de layed however pending argu ments Thursday in Macon on whether to make permanent the injunction preventing closing of the school The atmosphere at the school was one of uncertainty but school officials moved among groups of students to advise that classes would continue to meet at least for the time being Classes the two Negroes were to have attended however were not held Ernest Hemingway at Mayo Clinic ROCHESTER Minn Famed novelist Ernest Heming way is confined to St Marys Hospital here it was revealed Tuesday A spokesman for Mayo Clinic revealed only that Hem ingway was undergoing medi cal treatment It was reported unofficially he had been con fined here about a month Both Hemingways physician and wife refused to permit him to be in terviewed AP Photofax ROYALTYCOMMONER WEDDING Princess Astrid of Norway and her fiance divorced haber dasher Jphan Martin Ferner will be married Thurs day at village of Asker 15 miles west of Oslo They are shown with the princess pet Pekinese in her apartment in the palace at Oslo ;