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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HME VOL The newspaper that makes ail North lowans neighbors Associated tnd United International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 14 1961 7c Copy Paper Consists of Four SectionsSection No 211 T Elaine Douglas Osage new queen Flag Day had start in 1885 But it still isnt holiday By MEL CATTLEKING WASHINGTON For the firs time Old Glorys birthday Wed nesday is celebrated with 50 star in its field The 50th star marke the entrance of Hawaii into th union The new flag its nine tiers o stars alternating between five and sixstar rows made its debu last Fourth of July over Fort Me Henry Md the National Geo graphic Society says That same day 18 extra flagpoles had to be put up at the Capitol in Washing ton BC to unfurl 5200 new 50 star banners for congressmen whose constituents had them FLAG DAY found these and other 50star ensigns hung frorr houses across the nation and carried in parades down the main streets of American hamlets anc cities The annual observance com memorates June 14 1777 when the Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia adopted this brie resolution Resolved That the Flag of the United States be 1C stripes alternate red and white that the Union be 13 stars white in a blue field representing a nev constellation But many years passed before the nation made the flags birth day ayearly event Prior to 1916 Flag Day c elebrations were sporadic unconnected efforts by individuals and organizations THE FIRST formal observance of Flag Day is believed to have been in Fredonia Wis where school children presented a special program Flag Birth day on June 14 1885 Four years later a teacher in a New York City kindergarten for the poor planned appropriate flag cere monies for his students and in 1897 the Governor of New York ordered that public buildings fly the national banner on June 14 The Grand Army of the Repub lic the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution and Colonial Dames of America urged national observances to honor the flag Newspapers gave their sup port In time cities across the country heeded the entreaties Public schools began to hold regular ex ercises public buildings displayed the flag on June 14 and clergy men preached special sermons THE CULMINATION of the campaign came in 1916 when President Woodrow Wilson asked all Americans to observe June 14 as Flag Day President Wilson succeeded in making Flag Day a nationwide celebration but Congress never designated it an official national holiday PRESIDENTIAL COMFORTS The interior of the new presidential car1 pro vides many special conveniences Con sole panel at upper left contains a read ing light radio and controls to raise and lower the rear seat and operate sliding glass partition separating the rear and Photofax driver compartments Rear seat can be elevated inches for better public view of president in parades Two fold ing seats provide for extra passengers Lap robes are stored in recessed door panels There are heating and air condi tioning facilities in both compartments For a year President gets a new car that really is loaded WASHINGTON dent Kennedy Wednesday re ceived a new automobile com plete with elevator a choice of ops and a special radio tele phone to permit confidential con versations while rolling along he highway The car was a new custom Secret Service specifications Officials of the Ford Motor Co would not hazard a guess on the cost of the21foot eightpas senger limousine because it wai custom designed and custom built No similar models are for sale In fact milt bubble top Lincoln limouhave use sine It took four years to design he auto and five months to few motorists would for the automobile equipped with An elevator under the back construct it in accordance withlseat to raise it 10V2 inches from N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Adlais arrival protested SANTIAGO Chile A handful of leftists smashed windows of the U S Information Agency protesting the arrival of Acllai E Stevenson as Presi dent Kennedys special envoy In the most hostile in cident so far of Stevensons South American tour about 30 demonstrators paraded through the streets of Santiago chanting Cuba si Yanquino Wants Berlin a free city WASHINGTON Sen Mike Mansfield D Mont has suggested establishment of an interna tionally protected free city of Berlin to avert an EastWest nuclear clash Clean bill for Dominican CIUDAD TEUJILLO Dominican Republic In vestigators of the Organization of American States will return to Washington Thursday amid indications are that their report will look favorably on welcom ing the Dominican Republic back into the family of American nations The fourman mission was sent here after the assassination of dictator Rafael L Trujillo against whose regime the OAS last August voted diplomatic and economic sanctions for viola tion of civil rights at home and trying to get Vene zuelan President Romulo Betancourt assassinated normal position to permit the president to be seen more easily in parades Three different tops Leather covered metal a sixpiece trans Deal on tractors cools Failure is I anticipated HAVANA ffi US negotia tors announced Wednesday they will leave Cuba Thursday whether or not they get a trac tors for prisoners agreement with Prime Minister Fidel Cas tro and indications were they will not A spokesman made the an nouncement while the fourman American team sat cooling its heels in a Havana hotel await ing another meeting with Cuban officials The four nongovernment US technical experts arrived Tues day to work out a swap of 500 farm tractors for the 121 Cuban invasion prisoners Cas tro holds In a twohour meet ing Tuesday Cuban President Osvaldo Dorticos stuck to Cas tros terms which are unac eptable to the American ne gotiators DORTICOS was stuck to Castros Bulldozers of the kind rig construction jobs said to have demands for used for ranging parentplastic bubble top and to airfields The a black fabric convertible top RETRACTABLE runn boards and foot stands for n g Se cret Service agents powered by individual electric motors In fact the new car has so many motors in it that the front seat glove compartment is filled by one large fuse panel Two different twoway radios One is equipped with a scram bler permits telephone calls to be made through local switch boards in complete security be cause unauthorized persons are unable to eavesdrop The new navy blue car called a Presidential Continental will replace the 11yearold fa mous first bubble lop first put into use during the Truman ad mistration The old car still bighly serviceable after more than 100000 miles of driving will be retired to the Ford mu seum The government will pay Ford S500 a year for the use of he new vehicle THE REAR SEAT is equipped with nonglaring floodlights to pinpoint the President in night processions Even the flagstaffs on each front fender are illum inated by remote controlled spotlights The car is unusually 822 pounds about 2700 pounds more than the conventional Lin coln Continental The vehicle is powered by a 430cubic inch en gine And to be completely sure of ts durability the new car was ested in delivery a wind tunnel before US team is offering smaller tractors for farm work not the big ones Dortilbs also was cited as ruling out tractors of the exchange for three of his prize prisoners captured in the in vasion of April 17 that wa crushed These are Manuel Artime the invasion leader Jose San battalion Rafael Bolivar Fuentes Roman one of the commanders and men will be a manforman Francisco The Albizir Campos THE HAVANA radio reported that the three freed only in jxchange for Hook Molina and Henry Winston Molina is a Cuban citizen awaiting sentencing in New York for the slaying of a 9 yearold girl during a political scuffle among proand anti Cubans Campos is a Puerto Rican nationalist lead who has been in jail for sev eral years and Henry Winston is a US Communist party fig ure The US negotiators made it plain they were not authorized o discuss a political prisoner exchange This would require action by the US government SPY SENTENCED KARLSRUHE Germany Kurt Kuehn 36 a German cm ployed in the US Army library ELAINE DOUGLAS Osage North Iowa of 1961 The weather North Iowa Partly cloudy Wed nesday night and Thursday Cooler Wednesday night lows in the 50s Highs Thursday in the 70s owa Considerable cloud in e s s Wednesday night cooler lows 50s north to near 60 south Part ly cloudy and continued cool Thursday high in the 70s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees be low normal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs are 77 to 83 and normal lows 58 to 63 degrees Warmer Thursday Cooler Saturday or Sunday Rainfall will be mod erate to heavy averaging 75 to 15 inches in occasiona showers and thunderstorms about Saturday or Sunday Minnesota Fair continued cool Highs Thursday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 32 Minimum 58 Precipitation 02 Sunrise Sunset at Frankfurt Wednesday to was three sentenced years in prison on charges of spying on US forces for the East German intelligence service On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 8910 Comics 16 Clear Lake News 171819 North Iowa News 23 Mason City News 2829 Latest Markets 29 Sports 3132 Transit Schedule 38 SAME Buses jam parking lot as musicians spectators fill Roosevelt Stadium for Band Festival finale Rousing festival finale 3rd queen for Osage By CARL B WRIGHT GlobeGazette Staff Writer Miss Elaine Douglas of Osage is Miss North Iowa 1961 the 21st queen of the 23yearold event She will reign over next years big gest of all band festivals when Meredith Willsons Music Man movie has its press premiere in River City Miss Douglas was crowned Tuesday night at Roosevelt Field by Karl Johannsen presi dent of the Mason City Cham ber of Commerce with the as sistance of Bob Douglas chair man of the event and Jim Bradley chairman of the queens committee She received the robe and scepter from Miss Dorothy Schott J o i c e who was the reigning queen of this years festivities MISS DOUGLAS a stunning brunette is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Dale Douglas who farm near Orchard She could not believe the dream had come true when her name was an nounced by Ken Kew master of ceremonies for the evening The selection made by the presidents of the service clubs under the chairmanship of Ed Gage placed her on top of loud 76 where she will remain ahead of the parade until Will son himself or Robert Preston or both will lead 76 trombones and 110 cornets down Federal Avenue in June 1362 With all of the glamor color jeauty and pageantry of the North Iowa Band Festival wrapped into one tremendous climax she rode in a beautiful white convertible around Roose velt Field in a triumphal march accompanied by the Osage twirlers UNDER THE LIGHTS of the staduim she was a picture of a queen measuring up to all the queens who have helped to make the North Iowa Band Fes ival the spectacle it has be come Her reception by the roll rf drums of many bands was as good as a 21 gun salute Miss Douglas came off the ield radiant as a morning star And Miss Schott closed her eign as queen of the North owa Band Festival in all her lory Accenting her triumphal ntry onto the field for the eve ing was Marilyn Fowler Lin ell of Greene Miss North Iowa f 1946 who acted as the train earer for the retiring queen As much a queen as ever Irs Lindell with her beautiful londe hair accented by a royal lue dress and silver shoes epicted the beauty that makes te North Iowa Band Festival he classic it is As stately and icturesque as ever she too was very inch a queen IT WAS A GREAT day for the North Iowa Band Festival replete with morning parade afternoon show and evening per formance And the weatherman I just couldnt turn thumbs down on the greatest show ever in vented for youngsters It was Osages third time for sending a winning queen to the event Miss Douglas received the heartiest congratulations by wire from Osages mayor and all its population Foremost among the special events of the evening perform ance was the demonstration of the Glenwood High S c ho o 1 Marching Band Coming the greatest distance 300 miles to perform in the big show the Glenwood band is under the di rection of Robert Forney It received ovation after ovation of drum rolls and encores for the tricky routines done mostly in swing time ONLY PAUL YODER him self with his massedbands of more than 5000 pieces suc ceeded in stealing the show for a short time The powerful COQ ;