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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 23, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 23 1965 a Paper Joniuu ot AuocUted Full No 2W Snow slowing North Iowa Old Man Winter threw a tan trum in North Iowa Saturday He hit the area with more than five inches of snow Transportation was crippled since highways were snow cov ered with a base of ice Winds up to 20 miles an hour com pounded the problems Lt Cletus Stangi of the Iowa Highway Patrol district office in Mason City said conditions were extremely bad over the entire state Visibility on rural roadways was cut to a quarter of a mile Stangi said the entire northern section of the state had ice cov ered highways topped by vary ing depths of snow Freezing mist or rain was making hazard ous driving conditions in the rest of the state By latemorning there had been no serious traffic accidents blamed on the weather in eight North Iowa counties Mason Citys two major wreck er services said they had about a dozen calls half of which were to pull cars from ditches Transportation Buses continued to run in and out of the Jeffersons Transpor tation Co terminal here Satur day but were one to two hours late Delays were getting long er as the day progressed A Saturday morning Ozark Air Lines flight from Chicago was unable to land at the Mason City Municipal Airport because of a combination of icy runways gusty winds and low visibility Ozark officials said the flight which originated in Chicago continued on to Omaha Neb Plows were being used to pre vent runways from drifting The Rock Island reported trains running about on sched ule with one delay of 45 min utes on a northbound morning train Power lines iced In Mason City GlobeGazette weather instruments showed a 3Mi inch snowfall by 8 am Snow continued to fall pushing the mark to five inches in spots by noon The icing conditions came Fri day night prior to the snow Ice built up on wires of Inter state Power Co causing some lights to dim periodically in Ma son City homes The condition knocked KGLOTV off the air on eight occasions between 6 and pm The television station which has its transmitter at Kcnsett was off a total of 24 minutes Lcs Hawkins Interstates dis trict manager said there no power failure as such lie said the ice loaded wires were whipped by wind When wires touched automatic equipment kicked off the power for an in stant None was actually knock ed out of service He said the automatic equip ment is a safety factor When you get shorts in lines you want to be sure no people can be hurt by it He said the wind helped chip the ice off the wires as the temperature changed later Fri day night An engineer at KGLO said everytime the automatic gear knocked the station off the air they had to take additional time to recycle their equipment End by evening The weather was having an impact on other regions of the state too Thousands of customers of the Eastern Iowa Power and Light Cooperative were without pow er Most of them lived in the vicinity of Lone Tree Clinton Fairport Montpelier Bennett Stanwood and Lisbon The ice also resulted in power failures at radio stations WMT and KCRG in Cedar Rapids who were not able to begin broadcasting on schedule Sta tion KBOE at Oskaloosa also had power problems The Highway Commission said highways southeast a line from Mount Ayr through Indianola to Muscatine are near normal The remainder of the high ways in the state the commis sion said are 100 per cent snow and ice covered West of Grinnell several trucks had trouble climbing a hill on Interstate 80 and slipped off the shoulder The snow was expected to President in hospital for treatment of cold WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson complaining of a miserable cough and chest pains was taken by ambulance to Bethesda Naval Hospital in the dark hours Saturday morn ing His physician said he was suffering from infection a respiratory A common cold with trachial and bronchial irritation is the way the physician Rear Adm George C Burkley described the Presidents illness Press secretary George E Reedy meeting with reporters at the hospital said Johnson had wakened intermittently in his 17thfloor room and had spent a rather restless night Earlier the press aide said there was no alarm whatever about the Presidents condition described by his personal physician as a common cold with trachial rnd bronchial irri tation His heart is completely nor mal Reedy said in announcing he 56yearold President vic im of a severe heart attack in L955 had been admitted to the hospital about am At a briefing for newsmen at about 8 am Reedy said the President was being given de clomycin a general purpose antibiotic as well as salicylates in effect aspirin and a cough suppressant called tessal on In addition he said a va porizer was being used in John sons room Reedy said Dr W J Gould a prominent New York ear nose and throat specialist had ar rived at the hospital and con ferred immediately with John sons personal physician Rear Adm George G Burkley Reedy said Gould did not examine the patient upon arrival because Johnson was sleeping The press secretary also re ported that word of the Presi dents hospitalization had been relayed to the Maryland moun tain retreat of Camp David where Mrs Johnson and daugh1 ter Lynda Bird had planned to spend the weekend Reedy said Mrs Johnson was asleep and in accordance with the Presidents wishes she was not awakened In response to a question Reedy said no oxygen had been administered to Johnson He reported that Gould had seen Johnson on a number of occasions in recent months be cause the presidential election campaign iiad placed a strain on Johnsons throat He said Gould had coached Johnson on ways to conserve his throat Johnson was inaugurated for a full fouryear term Wednes day It was a 17hour day that began at about am and ended after midnight and after the President had attended and danced at all five balls held in his honor Vice President Hubert H Humphrey who was inaugurat ed Wednesday and thereby W C DEWEL W Dewel editor succumbs On Interstate 35 Use computer to speed study ohnson was suffering a resthrccmonthold Labor govcrn 3iratory infection similar to ment faced a political crisis Sat prevailing thisurday in the wake of Patrick WASHINGTON A consult ing firm is using a computer to fielp solve the controversy over fhe route of Interstate Highway 35 through North Iowa Information that Voorhees As sociation of Washington D C obtains from analyzing data ompied by the Iowa Highway Commission engineers will be turned over to the US Bureau of Public Roads The cost will be Harry Bradley Jr of Des Moines commission chairman told the GlobeGazette Saturday The Globes Iowa Line The GlobtGazelles exclusive lonf distance telephone wire wms used to rather Information for his article ALGONA W C Dewel 89 publisher and editor of the Kossuth County Advance for nearly 57 years died Saturday morning at an Algona hospital after a lingering illness Funeral rites are pending at the McCullough Funeral Chapel Algona Mr Dewel was born Sept 1 1875 at St Lawrence County NY He was graduated from the University of Iowa in 1896 and from the Drake University Law School in 1898 From 1898 until 1902 he pub lished the Goldfield Chronicle and Burt Monitor In 1902 he was elected clerk of court in Kossuth County In 1908 he resigned his position and bought the Kossuth County Advance then one of four weekly news papers in Algona Mr Dewel remained active in the publishing and editing of the Advance until he entered the hospital Nov 16 last year He has shared the publish ing and editing positions with his son Duane since 1935 Survivors include his wife Eva and five sons Duanc Drs Robert and Burl Gordon and Donald ihat engineers decided on use of the computer only to speed computations It will do the work a lot fast er than anything we have said Jradley Bradley said the commission las been urging engineers to complete studies of alternate routes within 60 to 90 days The commission chairman said as of today he has re ceived no information that cur rent studies will delay final con struction of Interstate 35 through North Iowa though preliminary work will be set back somewhat Bradley said engineers are working on two or three basic routes with about 18 varia tions Iowa Highway Commission en gineers have outlined the basic corridors to North Iowa groups in recent weeks All routes be ing studied would pass between Mason City and Clear Lake Recently the Bureau of Pub lie Roads said the original route along Highway 69 with a di agonal in Minnesota was un acceptable and went on recon as favoring a route that woulc pass between Mason City am Clear Lake where it woulc serve more people illed the office that had been 14 months was notified1 if Johnsons ailment He re mained at his home in suburban Ihevy Chase Md Reedy said The President was accom panied to the hospital by his 17 earold daughter Luci and by his physician Rear Adm eorgc G Burkley Johnsons vife Lady Bird and 20yearold daughter Lynda were at Camp David a presidential retreat in Marylands Catoctin Mountains At first Reedy said Mrs John son was notified promptly about her husbands illness Later he amended this to say Johnsons aides intended to notify her promptly but that at the Presi dents order they waited until 7 am Johnson wore no overcoat in aking the oath in Wednesdays chill weather at the Capitol Later in reviewing the parade hat followed he stood for al most three hours in the rcview ng stand again without an over coat and without a hat At the hospital Burkley was quoted by Reedy as saying DOUBLE Oberdiear left and Delbert Boster remove some of that white stuff from a parking lot east of the YWCA in Mason City These park department employes were among plow operators who were getting in a lot of overtime Sat urday Laborites face crisis Foreign minister picked LONDON AP Britains hat which is ime of year In examining the President at he White House Friday night iurkley found his temperature normal his pulse 80 and his chest clear His heart was nor mal Reedy said When Johnson entered the hospital Reedy said at Bcthes GET TO WORK WASHINGTON Iff Vice President Hubert H Humph rey said Saturday that Presi dent Johnson was resting very well there is no need for alarm and the President in sists that we get on with our work da the chief executives tem perature was 100 Johnson went to sleep within two hours of his hospitalization the press secre tary added Although Johnson was taken to the hospital in an ambulance Reedy said he walked out of the White House and into the hospi tal and sat up in the vehicle during the drive The President was quartered on the 17th floor of the main hospital building a skyscraper LBJ Continued on 2 Gordon Walkers defeat at the polls and his subsequent resig nation as foreign secretary Prime Minister Harold Wilson named Michael Stewart 58 rel atively unknown education min ister as the new foreign secre tary in a first step to repair the damage caused by Gordon Walkers stinging defeat in an attempt to win a scat in Parlia ment With Labors majority in Par liament reduced to a mere three votes the Conservatives were in position now for a move to bring down Wilsons government Wil son however was reported de termined to keep his govern ment in power and push ahead with his socialistic program The Conservatives predicted Wilson might have to dissolve SAME Parliament and call new elec tions perhaps as early as spring The key test may come within weeks when the house debates Wilsons pledge to na tionalize the steel industry The middle of the road Liber al party says it will throw its nine votes against nationaliza tion Labor thus will have to muster all its strength in Com mons if its government is to survive Wilson has ordered the par tys senior ministers to barn storm the country in a massive campaign to blame the Conservland we are tackling that inheri atives for the nations economic headaches Increased gasoline taxes and a 15 per cent surcharge on im ports have been followed by a wave of price increases affect ing virtually every household commodity Stewart Britains third for eign minister in as many months said Friday in a speech to university students We came into office inheritors of one of the worst inheritances ever handed to any government tance with the integrity and co herence of vision that the situa tion requires Wilson paid respect to Gordon Walker in a letter for the tre mendous job you have done in the past three months Gordon Walker a former history teach er and author said he would return to these professions after a brief rest Anthony Crosland 46 fopmer economics secretary to the treasury was named to succeed Stewart in the education minis try 29 Air Force cadets quit during probe of cheating end in the northwest by evening and in the southeast Saturday night High temperatures Saturday were expected to range from the lower 20s in the northeast to the lower 30s in the southeast considerably colder than Fri days highs which varied from 31 degrees at Spencer to 48 de grees at Burlington Lows early Saturday ranged from 17 degrees at Spencer to 39 degrees at Lamoni The fore cast for Saturday night called for lows to vary from around zero in the north to about 15 above in the southeast North Iowa Weather outlook Heavy snow through Satur day night Colder Saturday night Weather Details On Page J Winston remains the same LONDON Winston Churchills condition deteriorat ed Friday but the statesman went through the night without losing any more ground Churchills 82yearold person al physician spent 25 minutes with his famous patient just be fore noon Saturday then issued this medical bulletin There is nothing to report There will be another bulletin tonight i Friday nights medical bulle tin the 17th issued by Lord Moran Churchills physician since the 90yearold statesman suffered a stroke said Sir Winston has had a restful day but there has been some de terioration in his condition As Churchill edged slowly ward death his first great grandson to take the Churchill name was born Mrs Minnie Churchill 24 wife of the former prime ministers grandson and namesake Winston Spencer Churchill gave birth Friday night Two other great grandsons are the children of Mrs Piers Dixon the former Edwina San dys Young Winston and his bride were married last July Both mother and child were re ported in good condition Young Winston and his father Randolph have been daily call ers at Churchills house on a secluded street just south of Hyde Park since Churchill was stricken on Jan 15 Medical men interpreted Fri day nights reported deteriora tion as a sign that Churchills heart was failing Previous bul letins had spoken of circulatory troubles AIR FORCE ACADEMY Colo top schol ars and a crosssection of other cadets are being investigated in a probe of classroom cheating that has already caused 29 res ignations at the Air Force Acad emy The probe began Monday Voluntary resignations of four cadets were announced Thurs day and 25 were added to the known number Friday After Fridays announcement In AP survey Strong support for Medicare WASHINGTON API The Associated Press has polled 91 per cent of the members of the House of Representatives and found that a majority favor en actment of legislation to provide health care for the aged More than half the congress men questioned or to put it an other way slightly less than half the full House cither sup port outright or are inclined to support President Johnsons program The proposal calls for hospi tal and related benefits for eld erly Americans administered through the Social Security sys tem and financed through a separate addition to the payroll tax Results of the poll which reached 396 of the 435 House members strongly suggest that a healthcare plan will be enact ed this year Tast year medical care for the aged was approved by the Senate but foundered and died in the House Monday a fresh start begins when the newly reconstituted Ways and Means Committee meets to lay out a schedule for the bill its No 1 business and other matters Executive ses sions may be held later on de tails of the measure The target date for House consideration is sometime in March Of the 396 House members questioned by Associated Press reporters 175 said they support the Johnson proposal and 25 that they arc inclined to do so There are 435 members of the House so 218 is a clear majori ty But the administration ap pears to have good prospects of picking up additional votes among the 196 members who did not declare themselves at present for the Johnson plan as well as the 39 who could not be reached Only 21 spoke out flatly against any further governmen tal activity in the field Twenty five refused to participate in the poll 9 said they wanted more time to make up their minds 6 said they were inclined to vote against the Johnson measure but not certain to do so The biggest group among those not favoring the adminis tration plan included the 115 representatives who said they wanted to see some legislative action in the field other than the administration version Republicans have announced they will present an alternative plan It is expected to involve use of private health insurance the academy information offi cer Col Richard Hancy said We still dont know how much Further weve got to go The investigation is reminis cent of the one at the US Mili tary Academy at West Point in 1951 In that shakcup 90 cadets including 43 of the 45member varsity football squad re signed after disclosures of cheating Haney said without elabo rating that one part of the investigation still stood in the way of a full report on cheating At the opening of investigation academy officials said the cadet honor code had been violated and certain examination ma terials stolen It has not been announced what courses or how many ca dels are involved The academy has 2700 students But the academy superin tendent Maj Gen Robert H Warren has said the great ma jority of cadets are not under investigation Of those involved Warren said some are athletes anc some topnotch students Names of those who resignec have been withheld in keeping with the academys announcec policy not to release the names of anyone who resigns from here The academy opened years ago and going through its first inquiry into violations 01 1 the honor code has had a grim and quiet aspect all week The honor code at the heart1 of this investigation binds the young officerstobe to a prom ise that we will not lie cheat or steal nor tolerate among us those who do Elected mem bers of the Cadet Wing police the system and make known any violations In its first report of inves tigation the academy said the alleged cheating was brought to light during the operations of this honor system Whether this means that students them selves made the reports is not known The Air Force has promised a full disclosure of findings in two or three weeks Inside The Globe Church news 45 Society newt Clear Lake news 7 Business news Sports Newman Surveyor 11 Mason City 1213 Latest markets 12 Comics14 Editorials 15 North Iowa ntws14 Classified paes 15U Dock workers return NEW YORK AP The bif Atlantic ports from Boston to Virginia appeared falling in with the contract terms accept ed by New York dockers to end the East and Gulf Coast port walkout now in its 13th day But the deadlock mainly over the size of work gangs in ports from Morehead NC to Brownsville Tex left some doubt over return to work by all 60000 members of the AFLCIO International Longshoremen Association Expressing optimism Friday over a complete returntowork movement on both coasts was ILA President Thomas Gleason who said I think 24 to 48 at a maximum Gleason meanwhile gave or ders to remove New York Har bor pickets allow a half dozen or more transatlantic luxury liners to resume runs and taid perishable cargo aboard freight ers would be unloaded Other than these specific areas Gleason added strike remains in effect ;