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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 8, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE 4 The newspaper that makes ali North lowans neighbors VOL 98 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 8 1960 7o a Copy Paper of Two No 232 European settlers Natives going on BLUE ANGELS ARRIVE Commander Zeb Knott leader of the Blue Angels is welcomed by Ken Kala har local air reserve jet pilot after the Navy team Advice on and p medicine By DICK WEST WASHINGTON UPI The advice to the lovelorn column has been a newspaper staple for as long as Dorothy Dix and I can remember In recent years however the professional heart balmers have been getting some tough com petition from experts in t w o other lines of journalistic advice giving bridge and medicine Almost anybody who can tell a spade from a club can make a living these days by writing a bridge column And more and more of our friendly neighbor hood physicians are dropping out of practice to take up syndi cated medicine ALL OF THIS is rather hard on the reader who has to skip around all over the paper to find the solution to his particular problem Therefore it seems to me there is a pressing need for someone to start a new allpur pose column which would bring romance card games and health under one tent If no one else feels equal to HOT landed Friday morning at Municipal Airport for Sun days air show Behind Knott is Ralph Shelton of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce Blue Angels jet team arrives The Navys precision flying Blue Angels streaked into the Mason City Municipal Airport in their F11F1 Tiger jets Friday morning for the Aviation Day show Sunday The Blue Angels will again be the featured attraction at the tinued warm and more humidleighth annual Aviation Day show which is expected to draw at North Iowa Fair and a little warmer Friday night lows lower 60s Partly cloudy con Saturday highs upper 80s Iowa Mostly fair east partly cloudy with increasing south erly winds west Friday night lows 60 to 65 Partly cloudy Saturday with widely scat t e r e d thundershowers ex treme west Saturday after noon highs 85 to 90 Further cloudy scat tered thundershowers east cooler north and west Sunday Minnesota Warmer scattered rain Highs Saturday 8590 to 8 am Friday least as many people as last years an estimated 100000 The aircraft of the Blue Angels will be at the airport until time for the show but spectators on hand before Sunday will be turned away Other aircraft from all over the country continue to arrive for the event which will get der way with flight breakmclude a KC97 tanker the Maximum Minimum YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 83 54 88 71 the task I am prepared to vol unteer my services I just hap pen to have some old letters here with which to getthe ball rolling xuc other evening when I jumped to six notrumps after a one spade response to an opening diamond my partner turned blue in the face and keeled over What was wrong symptoms you de scribed indicate that your part ner had a heart attack You should have rebid diamonds NIGHT as I was kneeling down to propose to my girl friend I felt a pain in my 15day truce in Italian riots strikes sought ROME UP Senate President Cesare Merzagora appealed Friday for a 15day truce in political rioting and strikes He said the future of Italy was en dangered and his proposal won some early support Earlier the government ha threatened tougher police actio unless the Communists halt th wave of violence which has cos seven lives and injuries to 750 Giovanni Leone president o the Chamber of Deputies an nounced his support of the truce and similar indications of ap proval came from parties of th center and right and nonCorn munist unions should I do bathing your knee in warm salt water and when it limbers up propose again If that doesnt work try bathing your girl friend in warm salt water a week a g o my wife trumped my ace a n d I knocked her teeth in What do you recommend for cases of this sort WIFE should give up bridge until she gets a bridge for herteeth Watch for column on dental advice in the Sunday paper Meanwhile you should give up aces husband goes out a lot at night claiming he is play ing bridge with the boys I sus pect that he is seeing another woman This makes me have headaches Should I take up bridge to keep him at home or should I take something for the headaches is often easier to cure headache than it is to learn bridge There is no need to worry until he starts goingto play poker with the boys Then you can be sure he is seeing an other woman arid the head achos will stop left knee She rejected me What The proCommunist Socialis party of Pietro Nenni approved the truce provided the govern ment afterward does not revert to the same pobce tactics There was no word from the Communists or the Reddomi nated Confederation of Labor Iowa father son drown in Illinois MILAN 111 Cline 51 and his son Edwin 21 Grin nell Iowa drowned in the Reck River near the Sears dam here Thursday when a boat from which they had been fishing overturned Robert Cline 38 Rock Island a brother of Wal ter was rescued On the inside Editorials Page 4 Band News 5 Society News 8 Clear Lake News 9 Mason City News1011 Latest Markets 11 North Iowa Features 12 Sports News 1314 Comics19 North News 22 TV Guide Pullout Section fast at the main hangar start ing at Sunday morning There will be church services at the field for Catholics and Protestants at 10 a m The Aviation Day program will start with a demonstration by the firecrash team from MinneapolisSt Paul Airport at 11 a m THE SHOW will get into full swing at 1 p m when the 32 piece Strategic Air Command Band from Offutt AFB Neb will present an hourlong con cert The Elite Guard also a SAC unit will follow with a demonstration in precision marching The Benson Gyrocopter the oneman helicopter operated by Igor Benson of North Carolina will be shown at least twice during the show A flyover of B47s jet bomb ers is scheduled for around 2 and at the Blue Angels will take to the air for thenbreath taking performance Following the Blue Angel per formance a group of Mason Cityans and an Air Explorer Troop from St Louis will dem onstrate model airplanes for the visitors SPECTATORS CAN expect a great show both on the ground and in the air since amammoth assortment of both military and civilian aircraft will be on static display throughout the day Heading the list of static dis plays is the C124 transport lane from the Military Air Transport Service at Dover AFB Del An added attraction Navy AD5 and P2V and two helicopters which will serve as emergency ambulances Ozark Air Lines will have the new F27 propjet transport available for scenic flights during the show A number of other mili tary planes and small civilian aircraft will also be on display In addition about 800 private planes are expected to fly in for the show Oneway traffic on Highway 18 will go into effect at 11 am Sunday morning with Taft Ave nue being the final point for cars to exit the airportbound lanes At all traffic will be halted until when oneway traffic back to Mason City will be in effect The same holds true for traffic to and from Clear Lake BRAZZAVILLE Former French Congo of panicstricken whites many women and children wearing pajamas rushed out of the new ly independent Republic of Con go Friday fearful of assault and rape Mutinous Negro soldiers were reported to be in effective con trol of Leopoldville capital of the former Belgian Congo The city lies directly across the Con go River from Brazzaville which is in autonomous territory soon to receive its independence from France The Belgian Embassy in Leo poldville reported partial was restored after President Jo seph Kasavubu personally ad dressed the mutinous soldiers BUT IT WAS apparent the situation in the capital remained dangerous with the white popu lation alarmed at reports of as saults and attacks on white women AP correspondent Lynn Hein zerling in a dispatch from Leo poldville said bayonetwielding soldiers stopped Belgians trying to take the ferry to Brazzaville But he reported 3000 to 4000 Belgians mostly women and children managed to get across before the traffic was halted He said some Belgians had been arrested but that there was no violence The flow of refugees started about 2 am There were reports that the mutineers shot up automobiles and lay in ambush for white persons These reports undoubt edly were spurred on by word from refugees to the south that drunken native soldiers had desecrated a convent and raped young white women and nuns The European settlers of Braz zaville turned out to care for the stream Most of the women AP Photofnx HAIL THE NEW MISS USA Linda Bement 18 yearold brunet from Salt Lake City holds the scep ter after she was named Miss USA in judging at Miami Beach Fla Chosen from a group of five final ists shell represent this country in the Miss Universe beauty pageant IS and c hi 1 d r e n had fled their homes in haste Many told of seeing violence WITH ALMOST no formalities the refugees were taken in charge by soldiers police anc Europeans and directed toward schools army camps the homes of Europeans and hastily set up shelters The president of the French Congo Abbe Fulber Youlou named a committee to care for the refugees The Republic of Congo got its independence from Belgium June 30 Since that time part of the country has been in tur moil as soldiers demanded more pay and dismissal of all white officers There are about 700 Americans Jin the Republic of Congo but the Miss US 1000pound man dies at 46 NORTHRIDGE Calif A man weighing an estimated 800 to 1000 pounds died Thurs day at his sisters home where le had been confined to bed for several months with a glandular disorder police reported Police were called in when I State Department safd it had the coroners office was unable to find stretchers to support the body of Arthur Knorr 46 His height was 5foot 10inches It took nine policemen and firemen about three hours to re move Knorrs body They had to take a solid wooden table cut s the 44foot Air Force Mace off its legs strap Knorrs body missile it and then slide it out the Other aircraft on display will I door police said no reports of injuries to them In Brussels Prime Minister Gaston Eyskens announced that two companies of Belgium sol diers of about 300 men each will leave Friday for Congo bases at Kamina in northern Katanga and at Kitona and B a n a n e at the mouth of the Congo River About 2000 to 3000 white Be gian soldiers are already there MIAMI BEACH Fla ffi A ravenhaired beauty reigns as Miss USA and matches her perfect figure and charm against 42 girls from ali over the world tonight in the semifinals for the Miss Universe title Linda Bement an 18yearold Mormon girl from Salt Lake City Utah Thursday night won out over 42 American contenders for Miss USA She has been grooming herself since she was 13 beamed her parents Mr and Charles A Bement I wanted to make my par ents proud countered Linda They were the instigators o this Mason City nurse helps to save girl from drowning A nurse from Mason City and an Iowa youth both va cationing in Minnesota Thurs day saved a 17yearold girl from death by drowning The girl Marlys Berg was swimming in Upper Gull Lake near Nisswa Minn when she screamed and went under L R Williams father of Mrs Jerome Swenson 416 Louisiana SE Mason City heard the screams and ran to the lake 100 yards from his home He was winded and knew he would bo unablt to locate the girl called to Jim Kelly 17 Grand Mound Iowa who had been visiting friends at the lake Kelly went into the lake searched the bottom came up for air and went down again On the second try he located the girl and brought her to shore Mrs Swenson immediately applied mouthtomouth res piration Soon after the girl began to revive and Mrs Swenson continued respiration until Nisswa firemen arrived with oxygen and took Miss Berg to hospital was reported in good condition Friday Mrs Swenson and their three children are spending a month vacationing with her parents The family moved to Mason City a year and a half ago from Minneapolis Ina telephone conversation Friday with her husband Mrs Swenson said that as a mem ber of the Mason City Junior Womans Club she had re ceived a refresher course this year in mouthtomouth res piration It was sponsored by the Interstate Power Co JUST A MONTH out of high school and an only child Lind was one of the youngest girls competing But her poise hei gorgeous face and figure cap tured the fancy of the judges as it did a crowd of 6000 specta tors in Miami Beach Convention Hall She stood above the others in the evening gown judging wear ng a Grecian goddess style white gown slit up the front to the cnee And she was a standoul n the bathing suit judging with icr figure measuring 37 bust 23 waist and 36 hips HER SELFSTYLED black hair was striking in a hairdo he described as sort of a French twist New Yorks entry Mary Rod ites of Port Jefferson was named first runnerup In order behind her came Margaret Jo Gordon of Birmingham Ala Lyndia Ann Tarlton of Wingate N C and Nancy Wakefield of Winter Haven Fla Trudy Shulkin Sioux City lowa was one of the 15 semi finalists but was eliminatec when the field was reduced t five Hayride at Hinfon turns into tragedy HINTON group hay ride turned into tragedy near here Thursday night when a 15 yearold Sioux City youth fell beneath the wheels of a hayrack and died several hours later The victim was Terrance Lenz Truman changes mind LOS ANGELES UPI For mcr President Harry S Truman has reconsidered and will ar rive for the Democratic national convention sometime Monday Missouri Gov James T Blair announced Friday Truman will attend as a del egate Blair told a news confer ence in a prepared statement which also forecast the nomina tion of Sen Stuart Symington JDMo for president Truman had announced last week he was resigning as a dele gate and would not attend the convention because as he put it it was prearranged for one candidate Sen John F Kennedy Blair said Kennedys support s skinthin and that defections from his early strength will how up on the second ballot WE MISSOURJANS have sur veyed the situation and we be ieve we can nominate Stuart Symington Blair declared There is a big silent vote at his convention Hundreds of delegates are uncommitted Democratic warhorse James A Farley meanwhile took an angry slap at the aspirations Adlai E Stevenson Farley said that Stevenson is prepared to accept the nomina ion to the presidency apparent y in the belief that it is the duty f God the Democratic party and the American people to orcc it upon him FARLEY IS a backer of exas Lyndon B Johnson At Wichita Kans Thruston lorton the GOP national chair inn said the Democrats prob bly will send a Kennedy ohnson ticket into the Novem er election and its going to e a hard fight for us But Morton predicted a Re publican presidential victory with Vice President Richard M Nixon as the by possible GOP control of the House and strengthening of the partys Senate minority by a LOW seats Morton told a news confer ence he has been convinced for some time that the Democratic national convention opening Monday in Los Angeles has been rigged and I think Ken nedys got it I think its cut and dried SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES Black fits Menni Tnfflo la 31 Hoars AP Photofav LOSER IN PRELIMINARY TRIBAL BATTLE J Bloodied Bayaka tribesman his shirt in rags is led away from scene of a tribal feud in Leopoldville capi tal of the Congo Republic during the celebrations of Congos independence Now the native population in Leopoldville is driving all white settlers out of lower Congo region around the capital ;