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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 1, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Preii and United Press International Full Lease Wlrci MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 1 1961 To Copy TWs Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection OM No 201 Urge Dominicans to push reforms Effects of blue laws i decision Most of them are outdated By UNITED PKESS INTERNATIONAL K a ns a s ferryboatmen and Louisiana blacksmiths have noth ing to fear from the Supreme Courts endorsement of Sunday blue laws against retail selling But many merchants who have operated for years while the law looked the other way took a long hard look at their own Sunday selling bans as a result of the high courts recent decision A survey indicated many of the socalled blue laws have more color than strength A ferryboat operator in Kansas may operate Sunday with the courts blessing but his passengers may not play cards or plan to attend a horse race a cock fight or a Sunday baseball double header featuring the Kansas City Athletics IF THE FERRY BOAT had a bar it would be closed Ancient Kansas statutes ban Sunday sales in tippling shops saloons dram shops and club rooms I dont think we have any ferrymen in Kansas today As sistant Atty Gen Fred Rausch Jr said but they are OK We must have had some on the Kaw River at one time In Louisiana the legislature re cently refused to consider a reso lution backing fines of to for businesses operating on Sun day However livery stables un dertakers drug stores soda foun tains and numerous other busi nesses already were exempt from the law Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren said blue laws have come to be based on the idea that society deserves a day free from work They stemmed originally from the Puritans and a series of statutes passed in the New Haven colony A 1653 Massachusetts law pro vided a fine for whoever keeps open on Sunday his shop warehouse or or does any sort of labor business or work except of necessity or charity Massachusetts and most other states later modified similar laws to spell out who may and may not stay open Sunday sales of food newspapers and medicines are permissible in Massachusetts though Sunday tipplers must siti at a table and not stand at the bar If Texas blue laws were strict ly enforced probably only drug gists and milkmen could go to work on Sunday a state official observed But the rule is general ly ignored by supermarkets drive in groceries auto and furniture dealers and discount stores which have withstood periodic attempts by church groups to have the laws enforced COLORADOS SUNDAY blue laws ban car sales horse and dog racing and bulk liquor purchases and set an 8 pm closing time for bars In the state of Washing ton authorities have concentrated enforcement of blue laws against meat and liquor sales A variety of statutes against professional sports movies and sale of any item except medicine have been allowed to slide A Kentucky court of appeals postponed for further study a rul ing on a blue law violation after the Supreme Court decision In Pennsylvania where two of the Supreme Court cases origi nated the legislature in 1959 boosted the fine from to for Sunday sales of most retail items Exempt were novelties and souvenirs and a legislator noted that under the law a druggist could sell sunglasses but would face a fine for selling a clock on the same counter Beer may be sold in New York before 3 am and after 1 pm on Sunday Parades may not be gin until 2 pm In Providence RI carriages may not be driven past houses of divine worship during hours of service Fate made the choice Which brother to save CAMPTON N H UPI For a splitsecond David Ash 13 stood confused and terrified on the bank of a small pond Thirty feet away his 9yearold twin brothers Randy and Stephen had toppled from a makeshift raft and were flounder ing in 10 feet of water Help me David help me they cried David knew that to save both boys was a task even grown man might have difficulty accomplishing How could he choose between his brothers In the few seconds he took to swim to the boys fate made the choice for him Only Stephen remained Randy had disap peared beneath the surface David towed Stephen to safety and frantically tried time and time again to find Randy in the murky water Near exhaustion he finally had to give up But Davids ordeal was not over He still had to telephone his father At home Grafton County Sheriff Herbert W Ash had set tled down for a quiet evening when his sobbing son called Ash left the house a moment later grimfaced Part of his job is to investigate drownings A state trooper found Sheriff Ash and his two boys at the pond a short time later It was the first investigation the sheriff could not finish OBrien gets attorney post WASHINGTON E OBrien 37 Sioux City was nominated by President Ken nedy Thursday to be US at tourney for Northern District of Iowa He succeeds F E Van Alstine whose term expired last May 15 Thejob pays a year The nomination is for a four year term Van Alstine served from May 1953 OBrien a native of Marcus is a former Woodbury County attorney and twice was an un uccessful candidate against Congressman Charles B Hoe ven Alton Republican The Sioux City Democrat was graduated from Creighton Uni versity Law School in 1948 prac1 ticed law for six years before being elected county attorney inj 1954 He was reelected two I years later He became munici pal judge in 1958 MORE MONEY PLEASE SANTA MONICA Calif M Singer Helen OConnell wants an increase in child support pay ments for her three children by Clifford Smith Jr wealthy heir to a Boston investment fortune Her petition filed Wednesday asked for a boost from to monthly Photofax MAyERICK Janice Ronce vich 13 displays the hairdo which will bar her from gradu ation exercises this month at Adams Intermediate S c ho o 1 Redondo Beach Calif School officials dont like the eighth graders hair style and noti fied her parents she failed to comply with regulations by not changing it when told Janice says she copied it from a fash ion magazine She can pick up her diploma after graduation exercises AIR VETERAN DIES MINNEAPOLIS UPDThe St Paul man who founded the Ai National Guard in 1920 died Wed nesday He was Brig Gen Ray S Miller 70 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Wonts foxes continued WASHINGTON The House Ways Means Committee has approved 223 a oneyearextension of present taxes on liquor tobacco corporation profits automobiles travel and telephone calls The temporary Korean War taxes which net about billion annually are scheduled to drop to lower levels on July 1 Their continuation had been requested by President Kennedy Rusk flies to Paris of State Dean Rusk flew to Paris after postponing his departure 24 hours because of the assassination of Dominican Republic Dictator Rafael Trujillo Negros suit to be heard JACKSON Miss A federal judge in Biloxi will conduct a hearing June 12 in a Negro Air Force veterans suit asking that he be admitted to the Uni versity of Mississippi The suit was filed by James Howard Meredith 27 Truce line for Laos GENEVA A Koreantype truce line in Laos has been proposed by the Communists at the 14na tion peace conference The proposal is a counter to TJ S demands for unlimited ceasefire inspections by the International Control Commission there Observ ers doubt that such truceline plan would work in the Laotian jungles Marks may be deported NEW YORK Herman Frederick Marks 39 Milwaukeeborn adventurer knownas the executioner for Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castros forces has been ruled a deportable alien He defected from the Cuban army and reentered the United States via Mexico last July 22 at El Paso The immigration serv ice contends he lost his American citizenship by serv ing in Castros armed forces The Cuban army has listed him as a deserter Trujillo shot it out with foes US awaits next move FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES US policymakers watched anxiously Thursday for clues on whether the postTrujillo Do minican Republic will move to ward democracy or erupt in revolution with dangerous re sults The US publicly called on the people of the Dominican to es tablish a democratic regime The United States wants to be able to throw its weight behind a reform Dominican regime dedicated to democracy eco nomic improvement and anti communism It doesnt want an oppressor of either right or left who would further torment hem isphere relations and it hopes to avoid links with such a rule Scant information on Tues days assassination of strong man Rafael Trujillo seeping out of the tightly censored Carib bean land so far suggests the new rulers for the time being are carryovers from the right wing Trujillo nest THE UNITED STATES had several lures to attract Tru jillos successors down the dem ocratic path a main aim of Kennedys alliance for prog ress Latin American program One is resumption of US aid cut off when Washington joined he other American Republics last year in breaking diplomatic relations and normal commer cial ties with Trujillo Another is a boost in U S sugar pur chases The Dominican economy has been sagging The United Stales could also take a leading role in a move by the hemisphere organization the Organization of American States in readmitting a progressive Dominican regime to the American family WASHINGTON congressional reaction was mixed Sen George Smathers DFla rec ommended that US Marines be landed in the Dominican Re public to prevent a Commu nist takeover Trujillo went down fighting with a pistol in his hand when assassins ambushed and ma chinedgunned his limousine Tuesday night the government revealed The limousine chauffeur es caped alive and gave authori INTRODUCING THE GUESTS Yvonne DeGaulle left smiles as she stands in receiving line at Elysee Palace state dinner in Paris as Jacqueline Kennedy shakes hands with unidentified guest Presidents J Photofax F Kennedy and Charles DeGaulle complete the re ception line Mrs Kennedys hair was redone by a leading French stylist More equality for France one of Kennedys goals PARIS UP President Ken nedy and President de Gaulle Thursday Wound up their second day of policy talks agreed that the West must stand firm in Berlin but still divided on Frances bid for an equal voice with Britain and the United States in the direction of allied policy Kennedy also told the perma nent council of NATO that The United States is totally involved with your destiny Kennedys pledge came short ly after he had taken steps to give France greater equality with the United States and Brit ain in global strategy decisions This would be beyond the range of the NATO alliance Delivering his toast to Ken nedy at a state dinner Wednes day night the French president pointedly served notice that as France is to help carry out al lied policy it must have the fullest possible voice in making that policy Our common enterprise peace with liberty requires from both of us a reciprocal recogni tion as complete as possible in the conception of policy as well as in its execution De Gaulle declared Kennedy speaking to a group of members of the French Par liament had said that the way to have consultations is to con sult Diplomats considered thai his answer to De Gaulles bid for a greater role for France in allied policymaking Kennedy in effect was saying that all the 3 youths held for theft shoplifting CHARLES CITY veniles two 16 and one 17 were in the Floyd County jail here Thursday following their arrest at Nora Springs in connection with the robbery of the Wesl Side Tavern at Nora Springs early Tuesday They admitted the robbery and also admitted shoplifting at Mason City and Nora Springs The robbery was investigated Photofax TOP SPELLERS Cape hart 12 Tulsa Okia winner of the National Spelling Bee and Mary Lukes 12 Oxnard Calif runnerup pose with the championship trophy after con clusion of the spell down in Washington John was sponsored by Nora Springs Marshal George Wilson Sheriff L L Lane and the highway patrol Lane said Thursday that he had recovered most of the loot consisting of in cash 10 cases of beer 10 cartons of cig arettes assorted nuts candy bars cigars chewing gum and smoked herring Lane said they had buried the beer and ties details of the attack which i by the Tulsa Tribune and Mary the other items were found in a TRUJILLO took place on a lonely stretch of George Wash ngton high way outside he city Tru jillo was en route to his estate His as assins tacked from three automo biles After he ell dead they beat his body ferociously causing facial con tusions and smashing his left arm into a pulp the announce ment said Then they stuffed his body in the trunk of one of their cars and later abandoned it The corpse was not found until Wednesday the announcement said Details of the slaying were made public as the govern ment announced funeral serv ces will be held in San Cristo bal Cathedral at 10 AM Fri day His body will be buried in a crypt in the cathedral where he bones of Christopher Colum us are entombed by the Ventura Calif County gunnysack in a barn SAME DAT61WOW StarFree Press Johns triumph was set up by correctly spell ing distichous which means arranged in two vertical rows after Mary had mispelled it distychous Showers remain on menu for most of Iowa Showers and thunderstorms drummed eastward across the stale before dawn Thursday dumping about half an inch of rain on some sections of the state The rain followed midsum mer temperatures in Iowa Ma son City had 91 only one degree lower than the state high at Davenport The Weather Bureau said more thunderstorms wo u 1 d move across the state Thursday night accompanied by cooler temperatures Heaviest rainfall early Thurs day was reported at Dubuque which had43 of an inch Council Bluffs had 36 Cedar Rapids 25 Burlington 12 Lamoni 12 and DCS Moines 1L Mason City had only a trace YOUNG RIDER DIES IOWA CITY James H Magruder 12 Lone Tree died Wednesday night of head inju ries suffered when he was brown from a pony last Satur day All three of the youths are from Nora Springs DROWNS IN PAIL JACKSON Tenn James Eaton 1 drowned when he fell head first into a 5gallon bucket of water Thursday FAIR North Iowa Mostly fair through Friday Cooler Thursday night lows 5360 Highs Fri day 7580 Iowa Fair to partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Cooler Thursday night lows 50s northwest to 60s southeast Cooler southeast Friday highs int he 70s Further outlook Fair to partly cloudy Satur day a little warmer west Minnesota Clearing cooler Highs Friday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 91 Minimum 63 Sunrise Sunset machinerynecessary for con sultation is already in existence AFTER TWO HOURS and 35 minutes of talks Wednesday Kennedy and De Gaulle an nounced general agreement to stand firm against Soviet threats to West Berlin French officials indicated they were con fident Kennedy would take a firm nocompromise line on this issue in his meeting with Soviet Premier Khrushchev in Vienna this weekend Kennedy reinforced this im pression with a statement Wed nesday night that American forces will remain in Europe as long as they are required ready to meet any threat with what ever response is needed He did not amplify what he meant by response to any Com munist threat but his words im plied that the United States would use nuclear weapons if it felt compelled to do so KENNEDY ALSO said that both France and the United States know that neither ally would ever ignore the alliance to go off on its own course Khrushchev has threatened to sign a separate peace treaty with East Germany this year giving control of supply routes to the allied garrisons in West Berlin to the German Commu nist regime which the Western powers do not recognize as a valid government Any East erman attempt to interfere with the allied traffic would pro duce a showdown on West Ber lin On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Clear Lake News16 Photofax AIR HOSTESS MUSIC Airlines hostess Patricia would greet her with a brass band when Govenis is swept off her feet by her f i she finally quit her job He decided it ance George Mirageas to the accompani was a fine idea and followed through ment of band music as she completed The couple plans to marry later this her last flight at Boston airport George month She is from Pontiac Mich jokingly told Miss Govenis that he from Boston ;