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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes ail North lowans neighbors Associated Press ana United International Full Leasa Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 4 1960 7o Copy Tbl of Two SectionfSeetlon On No 321 Mason Cityan among Mrs Robert Hanna 45 335 Pennsylvania SE died Satur day night in a twocar collision near Elkader Mrs Hanna the former Mae Conrey was one of six traffic deaths hi Iowa over the week end Melva Ibarra 10 Mrs Hannas husband anc three of her children by a previ ous marriage are hospitalized at West Union Three Volga youths also were hurt in the crash and are in the hospital One child Tommy Conrey 10 is reported in fair condition He capsizes girl drowns CLEAR LAKE Marring the weekend holiday celebration here was the drowning Sunday of Melva Ibarra 10 daughter of Mr and Mrs Gilberto Ibarra Clear Lake The girl was one of seven persons in a 12foot motor boat who went into the water when their craft swamped near the southeast shore of the lake In the boat were Mr and Mrs Melendez Mason City who owned the boat Mr and Mrs Gilberto Ibarra and their three Hector 8 Jerry 5 and Melva The father was successful in keeping all except Melva afloat until help arrived The accident happened shortly before am aDOut 150 yards out from One Mans A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U300 WOI AMES 610 pin Sunday pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs WSUI lows City am Sat Clumsy yes but if does seem to work M ORE AND MORE our gov ernmental system includ ing the way we name our Presi coming under fire Some are saying that from pre cint caucuses and state primar ies through nominating conven tions and election campaigns we engage in a travesty on good sense Others insist with vigor that the net of it all is that we dont put our ablest men in the White House that we settle for our secondraters and demagogs Ive seen a couple examples of this at close range Vice President is chosen because he is a nobody living in the right section of the coun try Not many would make a com plete and categorical denial of these criticisms Our political campaigns are heavily inter larded with hokum Theres no denying that All too often those with something to offer in pub lic life avoid politics as they would a plague ONE OF THE severest critics of our system is her self a Presidential widow Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt In a recent issue of McCalls magazine she held that nominating con Touristville Boat Co The girls body was not recov ered until late afternoon TWO BOATS helped in the rescue Dewey Conelly Des Moines and Paul Tantow Ma son City were in one boat who gave aid and Bill Bowles West Des Moines and Gary Johnson Des Moines were in another Dr E A McMurray Newton was present at the scene and gave medical attention to those rescued The two women and two children were taken to Mer cy Hospital by Snell ambulance for treatment They are in good condition The Clear Lake police lakfe patrol sheriffs office highway patrol the Clear Lake Fire De partment and scores of volun teers with and without boats were on hand most of the after noon aiding with dragging opera tions in Jhe rough waters Skin divers also volunteered THE BODY WAS found by grappling hooks in 12 feet of water Grapplers in the boat who is receiving treatment for a fractured vertebra Timmy Con rey 10 and Colleen Conrey 12 are reported in good condition Hanna is reported in fair con dition The extent of his facia and chest injuries was not de termined Monday THE COLLISION occurred at the junction of Highway 56 anc the Volga road one mile west oi Elkader Thomas Roys 18 Volga driver of the other vehicle is in fair condition at the West Un ion hospital He was unconscious for several hours after the crash and is suffering from head in juries Mac AUen Duff 17 Volga a passenger in the Roys car is in air condition William F Smith 18 Volga also a passenger is in good condition Duff and Smith received leg fractures and facial cuts Authorities who investigated the accident said they had not yet determined who was driving he Hanna vehicle or why it had gone out of control The driver of the Hanna car according to the authorities apparently lost control of the vehicle when it slipped off the pavement THE ROYS CAR was stoppe on the gravel road and was fac ing west The Hanna car wa traveling east on the highway The Hanna car according 1 authorities traveled at least 30 feet on the shoulder of the high MRS ROBERT HANNA way before colliding nearly headon with the Roys car Mrs Hanna was born Oct 8 1915 on a farm near Elkader ventions provide the wrong at mosphere in which to select the bestqualified men for the Pres idency and Vice Presidency I wish there could be a quiet er and more deliberate way she observed Harking back to the 1932 con vention in which her husband was first nominated she con fessed that John Nance Garner was only a name to me until he was nominated as my husbands running mate She could have made almost the same observa tion about Harry Truman Granting all that has been charged one still has to reflect on a fundamental fact about our method of choosing our govern mental leaders DESPITE ITS UNWIELDY il logical nature the US system down through the years has giv en us Presidents who irrespec tive of background have almost without exception risen to their responsibilities Abraham Lin coln would never have been able to demonstrate his qualifi cations to a detached jury of ex perts These nominating conventions which are so offensive to Mrs Roosevelt arc not a product of MELVA IBARRA found the body were Fire Chief Don Huey John Anderson Burgess Petersen and Larry Halsne Melva Naila Ibarra was born in Piedra Negras Coachilla Mexico The family had lived in Clear Lake for the past five years Iberra is employed by Sam Kennedy Sons vegetable growers Melendez owner of the boat is employed at Pritchard Motor Co Mason City Melva was in the fourth grade at Lincoln School She was a member of the Junior Drum and Bugle Corps Besides her par ents she is survived by three brothers Elberto in the south and Hector and Gerado at home Funeral arrangements are in complete at the Ward Funeral Home daughter of Edward and Lucy Fredericks Farrell She had lived in Mason City 20 years and had been employed as office clerk in the J C Penney store She was a member of the Women of the Moose SURVIVING ARE her hus band two daughters Eileen and Colleen Conrey and twin sons Timothy and Thomas Conrey at home five sisters Mrs Bud Calista Thompson Center Point Mrs Larry Patricia Madlon Edgewood Mrs Sy Mildred Kraus Elkader Mrs Ernie Irene Thyer Waterloo and Mrs Andrew Lucille OBSERVING THE FOURTH OF JULY School is out but the ciobccnzetio photo ty Jo Moor Fourth of July is a good day to practice up on penmanship es out the same way as the artistic sweep of John Hancocks signa pecially when one of the most famous signatures on the Declaration ture circle on the historic document Lending encouragement at of Independence is used as a guide Joey Jindrich 5 son of Mr and left is Rose Ann Madden 5 daughter of Mr and Mrs J H Madden Mrs John Jindrich 21 River Heights Dr finds his name starts 513 4th S E Kozul Troy Ohio and two brothers Joseph Farrell Charles City and Edward Far rell Strawberry Point Funeral arrangements are in complete Friends may call al he Hogan McKee Colonial Funeral Home after noon Tues day The others who died in Iowa accidents were Jackie G Kemp r 17 Omaha Warren Whisler 25 of near Birmingham Iowa Faye Hudson 64 Keosauqua erwin Krier 4 Rochester Winn and James MaUicoat 16 Rhodes On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 5 Comics 7 Society News 89 Sports 1112 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Clear Lake News 16 North Fowa News 20 Congress finally aoes into recess PARTLY TAKES IT EASY GETTYSBURG Pa UPI resident Eisenhower took ad antage of fine Fourth of July weather to play golf before re urning to Washington later in he day WASHINGTON Iff After the longest Sunday session vet eran attaches could remember Congress headed into a month ong recess fqr the presidential nominating conventions An allnight wrangle preceded assage Sunday of a bill giving resident Eisenhower the au thority he demanded to cut im ports of sugar from Cuba Su gar quotas of various countries are fixed by a law which in effect gives Cuba a subsidy oJ about 150 million dollars a year THE MEASURE was aimed at cutting off US funds from the antiAmerican regime of Cubas Prime Minister Fidel Castro Senate Republican Leader Everett Dirksen of Illi nois told the Senate at one point the White House has in iormation which we do not possess making it urgent that Congress act promptly He said Eisenhower was quite insistent that he have a weapon to deal with the situ ation which he did not out line further At one point Eisenhower was reported ready to call Congress back into special session Tues day if it quit without providing that weapon There was little disagreement over cutting Cubas quota but the session dragged on because the House insisted that it alone can initiate tariff legislation and because members dis agreed over what other pro ducers should be allowed to make up any Cuban quota cuts A COMPROMISE finally was passed by the House by voice vote and by the Senate on a 3224 tally Major legislation still must be landled when Congress returns Heading the list of political musts on the Senate calendar are bills to provide medical ews m a utshell care for the aged and to in lowa Partly cloudy Monday night widely scattered show ers and thunderstorms west and central lows 5765 Scat tered light showers Tuesday a little cooler northwest Minnesota Variable cloudiness cool Highs Tuesday in 70s FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal north to 5 degrees below nor mal south Tuesday through Saturday Afternoon highs will be in the lower 80s and over night lows near 60 degrees Cool at the beginning of the period then warmer latter half of period Rainfall will average hah an inch to an inch in scattered light show ers Tuesday and scattered showers and thunderstorms the latter part of the period GlobeGazette weather data up Continued on Page 2 to 8 am Sunday Maximum 83 Minimum 56 Precipitation 43 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 73 Minimum 48 3 Soviet ships in missile zone HONOLULU Soviet ships equipped to track and re cover the nose cones in the forthcoming Soviet missile shoots steamed about 1000 miles southwest of Hawaii Monday The Russians claim the new between July 5 and be longer and more accurate than the two in the same territory last January SAME DATE1959308 Block FUg Trafflo Past 84 GlobeGazette photos by ONeill WHERE GIRL DROWNED The homemade boat are draggingfor the girlsbody in 12 feet of water in which Melva Ibarra drowned Sunday is beached just off Touristville In insert the girls father Gil right foreground on the shore of Clear Lake after berto Ibarra wearing and a friend watch the it capsized In background volunteers in rescue craft dragging operation US military sources said Sun day the three vessels are about 40 nautical miles apart appar ently practicing to recover the missile nose cone Little hope for 6 men on US jet BODO Norway Hope faded Monday for six crewmen of the US Air Force reconnais sance plane missing over the Arctic Sea as the search was in its third dayThe airmen would have spent more than 60 hours in the sea if the plane went down near the last known posi 300 miles north of the Kolo Peninsul j in the Soviet I Union FKOM OCB WIRE SERVICES LONDON Britain ordered its envoy in Ha vana to protest strongly against Cubas seizure of the British controlled Shell Oil Co refinery CHICAGO Turbu lent winds buffeted a Los Angelesbound jet pas senger liner forcing the United Air Lines DCS to make an unscheduled stop in Chicago so two of the 85 persons aboard could be hospitalized MINNEAPOLIS Flyer Max Conrad is off on his second try in three days to break the closed course nonstop flying record Conrad had his plane over Ames at 5 am Sunday when the broken exhaust pipe forced him to turn back NEWPORT R I The colorful Newport Jazz Festival canceled when thousands of clam oring youths touched off riots Saturday night plans to sue the city of Newport for million It blames the riots on lack of police protection Martin shies away from Senate race DAVENPORT Verne Mar fin Newton chairman of tha Republican central committee said Monday that under no cir cumstances will I permit my name to go before the state con vention as possible nominee for the U S Senate Martin was recommended for the nomination by a recent edi torial in the Mason City Gazette Martin said the convention must choose from among the six primary candidates To do otherwise as they worked so diligently wouldnt be fair to them MRS FIRESTONE DIES AKRON Ohio Ray mond C Firestone 49 wife of the president of the Fireatona Tire Rubber Co ;