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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Doily NeWspape Edited for MM VOL 102 The news pope r Associated iruj United International Full Lease LOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION thot makes all Norjh lowans MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 14 IW2 nei g h b o r s UOo Paper ConsUU Two No lit Toll roads V lose little popularity 3000 miles of turnpikes By M G PARTYMAN WASHINGTON Turnpikes will speed thousands of vaca tioners across the United States this summer The toll roads retain their popularity in spite of a grow ing network of free superhigh ways In 1961 motorists traveled almost 15 billion ve hicle miles on turnpikesan in crease of 568 million miles over I960 Though the 3000 miles of turnpikes are uniform in their high engineering standards routes are as diverse as the United States itself the Na tional Geographic Society says Floridas S u n shine State Parkway cuts through almost primitive glades swamps cy press groves and piney woods Travelers may see a flock of wood ibis herds of Brahman cattle and the thatched huts of Seminole Indians In contrast the New Jersey Turnpike is a corridor through the heart of the industrial East Veteran Jersey Turnpike travelers dont need maps and mileposts They can tell where they are by sniffing the dis tinctive aroma from chemica and manufacturing plants along the way The Pennsylvania Turnpike opened in October 1940 is the oldest of the modern toll roads Skeptics said its daily traffic never would reach the planned 30000 vehicles a day Some 80000 cars and trucks now use the road daily and about 240 000000 vehicles have sped over the smooth concrete ribbons since 1940 The West Virginia Turnpik threads its way over under and through mountains giving driv ers spectacular views as wel as speedy travel The road climbs 2600 feet without exceed ing a five per cent grade Tc accomplish this the builder erected 73 bridges along the 88 mile expressway but had t bore1 only one tunnel Cuts through rock are as deep as 256 feet In all workmen excavated three limes th amount of earth moved in dig ging the Panama Glaciers that pushed down from the north thousands o years ago created the major en gineering problems for the Ohi Turnpike The glacial drif formed an unstable foundatio for bridges and in one case an additional was needei to create a secure base for jus one crossing In the Midwest turnpike sometimes slice farms in two A possibly apocryphal story tell of a toll road and cut throug farmyard When the farm er wants to feed his hogs now he has to get into his car driv 20 miles and pay 50 centstoti The Kansas Turnpike has th highest speed limit of any to road 80 miles an hour bu in a recent month 165 motorist managed to exceed it Kansas Turnpike officials re ported that in the last five year 42 cars have been on the road Lost and abandone items on other turnpikes in elude a 10cubicfoot refrigera ably akitchen sink which turne up on the Sunshine State Parkwa ia Florida Toll collecting also present problems Small children che up toll tickets Dogs bite th hand that collects the mone Drivers swallow coins held be tween their teeth But there are compensation For three Christmases a oll motorist drove along the Con necticut Turnpike singing caro to toll collectors Hair analyzed in murder case DES MOINES anal sis of hair found in the apartmen of slain Ramona Jean Cox show Negroid or mixed Caucasian an Negroid characteristics Detectiv Capt E J McCarthy said Thurs day i It simply narrows the scare for the slayer to one certain typ of person McCarthy said Miss Cox a 25yearold sccre tary was slain in her small apar ment the night of April 29 Mason City police are holding wo men arrested Wednesday night with 105 keys of a type used to open vending machines and parking meters Also seized n the search accompanying the arrest was in small change The men Warren Elmon Col SKATERS WALTZ If you belong to the bikini set and you like to roller get the show going Tana Jo Vercellotti daughter of Mr Photofax could walk without assistance when only months old So roller skating just came naturally for her now that j itr n11 juou vamc iiaiiuiaiiy iui iier now and Mrs Edward Vercellotti Joliet 111 shes a great big oneyearold girl 105 keys to the city Men held here linked to coin box breakins Declines call for Luther presidency DECORAH AP Dr Sidney Sand of Minneapolis Minn has declined a call to serve as presi dent of Luther College here The announcement was made Wednesday night by Frank R Miller chairman of the board of regents who elected Dr Rand June l to succeed Dr J W Ylvisaker Dr Rand executive director of he board of college education for he American Lutheran Church advised Miller that he has com mitments to fulfill and should re main in his present position Dr Ylvisaker is resigning Aug l be cause of his The regents are expected to be summoned again to choose an other man Mickey Rooney bankrupt finds he has friends HOLLYWOOD AP Mickey Rooney is finding that he doesni lose his friends as easily ashe lost his money Theybegan rallyingto his aid after he filed for bankruptcy Tues day He claims hes broke and in debt One of Rooneys creditors at torney Robert A Neeb r of Los An geles said the 39yearold actor could forget a bill Neeb represented Rooneys fourth wife Elaine in her divorce suit I hope you will look upon me as a friend and not as a claimant And I want you to take this letter as a waiver of all sums owed by you to me Neeb wrote Rooney He said he would ask other cred itors to join him in waiving their rights Rooney reportedly has earned million in 30 years of show business He blames hisfinancia condition on bad counsel and bad judgment Rock Island asks to abandon route WASHINGTON D C Rock Island Railroad has ap plied to the Interstate Com merce Commission for author ily to abandon 2327 miles o ils line between Poslville June lion and Dccorah Iowa The railroad said the section was operating at a loss in Jr Galesburg 111 and Kenneth Allen La Puente alif are being questioned in onnection with about 10 vend ng machine coin box thefts lereas well as numerous sim lar thefts elsewhere Although the men have signed no admissions police said that ividence on hand including some oral statements makes it cer ain that charges will be filed Police Thursday werereceiv ng calls from ajnumber of law inforcement agencies elsewhere vho are interested in checking he mens activities In this area thefts from ng machines by use of key have SAME DATE1M1266 While Means No In Past been reported at the Mason City airport Clear Lake Cedar Falls and Rochester Minn as well as in Mason City itself Police Wednesday night began an investigation as a result of a heck on a car in whichColvin later was arrested while driving A car of that description had been seen in the vicinity ofa vending machine theft at Cedar Falls After preliminary investigation a search warrant was obtained from Police Judge Harold R Winston for a search of the mens hotel room here v Colvin was arrested for invest gation in the car at 4th NE and Pennsylvania just before mid night and some of the seizec keys and a vending machine coin box were obtained then Allen was later arrested in the hole room and theother seized item were taken in the search In addition to the keys and coins a quantity of coin wrap pers was found Interrogation of the men is con tinuing The men told officer they normally are traveling in ad vance publicity work for traveling shows N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Seek manipulations evidence NEW YORK The district attorneys fraud squad searched the records of the E L Bruce Com pany Inc for evidence of illegal financial manipula tions by Edward M Gilbert 38 the company presi dent who fledto Brazil after admitting withdrawal of almost 2 milliorrin company funds Proposes new UN undertaking UNITED Secretary General Thaht proposed a 3 billion program for raising the standards of living of needy nations In a United Na tions Development Decade Clash near Jerusalem Israeli officials said Jordanians fired on an Israeli patrol along the JordanianIsraeli border dividing Jerusalem killing one policeman and wounding three others It was the first such incident in divided Jerusalem in four years V Scot belts prove themselves National medical and safety offi cials endorsed the use of automobile seat belts and predicted that 5000 lives could be saved annually through universal use of the belts Reporting on the progress of a yearlong seat belt campaign National Safety Council President Howard Pyle said the use of the safety belts tripled last year and as a result 100 lives probably were saved Convicts hear Graham STATEVILLE 111 Graham mounted a black podium on the baseball diamond of Stateville penitentiary and called on 2000 convicts and guards to become Gods men in this institution The evan gelist left Chicago where he Js conducting a three week crusade and journeyed to Stateville one of the nations largest and toughest maximum security prisons Airlines strike f feared Negotiations breakdown WASHINGTON ions to settle a long labor dis pute between three major airlines and their flight engineers ended n deadlock Thursday and Secre ary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg laid the union is free to strike Goldberg left the unsuccessful alks to report to President Ken nedy on the situation There was no immediate wore on when the engineers union might call a walkout on the three airlines Pan American Work Airways Trans World Airlines and Eastern Airlines The breakdown followed a fruit ess negotiating session that last ed more than 21 hours and ran hrough the night Goldberg said Kennedy had made a proposal to the airlines and the engineers union las weekend to submit their job rights dispute and wage and other issues 0 voluntary arbitration The Presidents proposal has een accepted by the companies nit has been rejected by the Tlight Engineers Union Gold erg said The labor secretary had sat in on the allnight session and joined n a final gettogether after break ast the deadlock developed after wo years of negotiations between he Flight Engineers Internationa Association and the three airlines over a wide gamut of differences main one being the status of flight engineers air craft when the airlines shift a heysay they must from four man to threeman crews The lastditch meeting had last ed 21 hours running more than 12 lours past the pm deadline the Flight Engineers International Association had set Goldberg had flown from New York to take a personal hand the 1700 engineer would shut down the three lines domestic and overseas operations and would idle 62000 workers Pan American and Trans World oper ate the nations two prime over seas routes Stocks again at low point NEW YORK mar ket prices dropped sharply Thurs day afternoon with the tape trail ing floor transactions for a time Prices held at the low platea as the tape caught up and trading slowed somewhat The downturn occurred afte prices through most of the trading day had mostly within a range Losses ran through a broad va riety of issues Depending on which average i used the market as a whole wa about at the low point of the yea reached May 28 when a oneda fall was the greatest since The Dow Jones industrial aver age was well below its May 2J figure falling 849 to 56555 at pm The Associated Press aver age of 60 stocks at noon was down a minimal 10 at above the May 28 low 2 Yank officers fined for beating Korean civilian CAMP HOWZE Korea Two US Army officers were rep rimanded fined and suspem ed from command functions fo six monthsThursday for bealin a Korean The incident had touched off storm of South Korean demand for jurisdiction over America servicemen who commit offense while off duty A ninemember court marti imposed the sentences on 1st Lt David W Swanson 25 of Gales burg II and Thomas M Wilde 25 of Wordsworth 111 ALWAYS HURRY HURRY MIDDLETON Ohio lice officer Delman Thursday addressed this n quest for leave to his superio officer Today is our 2 wedding anniversary Twcnt years ago I got a whole day of but today I need only one hal day WASHINGTON AP Unani ious Senate approval of a mas ive billion defense bill moved the record peacetime ap roprialion back to the House hursday There leaders were expected to Defense outlay passes hurdle send the bulky measure to the usual compromise session of a SeriateHouse Conference Com mittee The bill returns to the House with nearly million in Senate increases over what the House Phololax BACK TO THE GRAND Ranger Capt Clint Peoples holding escorts west Texas fin ancier Bilhe Sol Ester from Dist Judge John Barrens courtroom for a second session with the Robertson County Texas grand jury The jury subpoenaed Estes for questioning in their investigation in the death of Henry H Marshall Behind the two is Austin Atty John Gofer representing Estes Charges triangle in Estes dealing WASHINGTON AP Re p hursday Commercial Solvents orp had assurance from the Agriculture Department it would et every dime of payments from iilhe Sol Estes gram activities before Estes ever had a grain ontract Officials of the firm denied the itatement made before a House Government Operations subcom mittee of which Bass is a member Bass said triangle of interest existed between Commercial Sol ents Estes and the department when Estes began his grain ac ivities in March 1959 during the administration of former Presi dent Dwlght D Eisenhower Commercial Solvents officials denied they had done anything out of i the ordinary and said they had obtained no assurances that isles would given any surplus grain to store Before he was in the grain Business at all the department lad assured you you would get every oime of payments Bas said He didnt even have i grain contract until he signed over every nickel to you March 4 Bass said Estes received his first contract to store surplus grain March 9 1959 Earlier testimony brought ou Lhat Estes began his gram opera tions with loaned him by Commercial Solvents This was part of a loan which also involved payments for liquid fer tilizer The firms president Maynard C Wheeler testified that sworn testimony which said he wouk take over Estes grain storage op eration is the most preposterous statement I have ever hearc made He said Estes had been in the anhydrous ammonia fertilizer bus iness two or three years before he began dealing with Commercia Solvents Now bankrupt Estes still owes the company lion BISHOP DIES EVANSTON 111 Edwin J Randall 92 retired suf fragan bishop of the Chicago Episcopal diocese died Wednes day riginally voted The differcncet must be resolved beforethe bill oes to President Kennedy Sen A Willis Robertson riVa teered the big bill carrying ian half the annual government udget through the Senate in less han seven hours Wednesday ote for it was 88 to 0 Most of the debate centered round futile attempts of Repub can Leader Everett M Dirkseii f Illinois and Sen William Prox mire DWis to cut out 320 million voted by the Senate ppropriatiohs Committee to has en development of the big jet ire orinaissance s t r ike aircraft known as the RS70 Both senators defeated by vide margins as they tried to lice RS70 margins back tothe 171 million asked by President Cennedy and Secretary of Defense lobert S McNamara to continue united development of the experimental aircraft Airminded senators backed the ull million asked by lop Air leaders to develop a com pete weapons system including ongrange radars new missiles and other special subsystems During the debate Sen Joseph Clark DPa said Kennedy told me Sunday that even if ex ra funds are voted for the RS70 he wouldnt spend them Robertson told the Senate how ver that McNamara had in ormed him privately that it might be wise to put some extra mlhons into developing the RS70 s a future weapons system The House voted miU ion for the RS70 Also rejected by voice vote was an attempt by Proxmire to re move million appropriated or another big aircraft carrier or the Navy The house meanwhile ap proved President Kennedys re quest to raise the national debt ceiling to a record billion after rejecting a Republican ef fort to trim the hike The was 210 to 192 GOP members vho have charged the Pentagon was trying to blackmail them nto supporting Kennedys bill jacked a substitute plan to hold he debt limit to billion The current ceiling of bil lion is being pushed by govern ment debts In a straight partyline divj sion the GOP proposal was re jected on a 201 to 118 honrec ord vote and then by a 258 to 145 roll call vole After the two day partisan House fight the billion ver sion now goes tothe Senate Prospects were that the mea sure would win approval there too after some about the rising debt Under the bill the debt limit would fall back to billion next April 1 and back to 300 on June 24 1963 The govern ments borrowing needs vary according to the flow of tax re ceipts Supporters of Kennedys re quest argued that the imit had Lo be raised because Congress itself had approved various pro grams for which there were not sufficient tax receipts to cover the cost TESTIFY IN NIGHT CLUB Scott a former special assistant US attorney in the northern district of Illinois and Joan Gainsley New York actress testify before the Senate Investigations Subcommittee Scott said singers dancers and Bgirls were used by a crime syndicate to attract suckers to Chicago area night clubs Miss Gainsley a college drama graduate said she and other entertainers were ordered by union officials to solicit drinks and engage in prostitution The Weather North Iowa Mostly fair through Friday Slightly warmer Low Thursday night lower 50s Highest Friday upper 70s Iowa Fair south partly cloudy north Thursday night and Friday A little warmer ex treme northwest and extreme north central Thursday night lows in the 50s High Friday near 80 Outlook for Saturday cloudy and warmer with scattered thundershow crs likely west portion Minnesota Fair warmer Highs Friday in 80s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 75 Minimum 45 Sunrise Sunset On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 8910 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News U17 Comics18 Clear Lake News 19 North Iowa ;