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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors7 VOL 98 Associated Press and United Press tnternationaj FWJ Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 20 1960 I To i Copy This Consists nt No Cheers rinq in r s ears as e leaves Korea for Hawaii One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sunday WOI AMES 640 pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thnrs WSUt towa City 910 am Sat Language pupils must start young EVER SINCE I SERVED on a Carnegie factfinding mis sion to South America I have been something of a oneman crusade for a more effective teaching of the languages in our own schools and colleges especially our schools which is where the bulk of the job must be done In the past 20 years I suspect I have dealt with this theme at least a half dozen times in these weekly radio commentaries In my editorials and in my talks I somehow manage to get back to the subject if theres even half a pretext for it This time my decision to re turn to a favorite topic was triggered by my contact with a German lad on a 250 mile chart ered bus trip He was born and reared in Berlin and now makes his home in West Berlin This year he is attending an American high school on an ex change arrangement Our conversation was in Eng lish for the embarrassing rea son that my German was not in good enough repair for conver sational use To be really honest about it my German never was that good I wouldnt say wasted my three years of study but I would admit that Ive reaped no very important bene fits from it I could make the same observation with respect to my French And Im no ex ception to the American rule THIS CLEANCUT GERMAN lad had begun his contact with English in his fifth year of school His French study began two years later and then it was Latin at the high school level He thinks Latin should have come first because it is basic to both English and French but I didnt feel that on a basis of performance he had anything about which to complain He spoke an excellent English and it was English rather than American Well thats how I got led into the foreign language theme on this occasion The last time it was a couple of little grand daughters who nudged me into the assignment At age 6 and 7 respectively Susie and Nancy were working on their third and fourth languages They live in Beirut Lebanon In the fore noon their school instruction is in French in the afternoon its in Arabic the native language of Lebanon Born in Germany the two little girls learned their English and their German concurrently Their English came from con tact with their parents their German by exposure to their nursemaid and the family cook VIVID IN MY MEMORY is a visit in the home of my daughter in Frankfort Ger many some 7 years ago The older daughter mentioned Nancy was a scant year and a half old at the time But even at that tender age she served as my interpreter and trans lator in dealings with the cook and maid Where was my high school and college German My daughter comforted me though by admitting that Nancy had been a gobetween for her and her domestic help wliile she was learning the conversational German which comes so easy to youngsters This story repented itself three years ago when I slopped off to visit the daughter and Continued on Page 2 RAIN North Iowa Variable cloudiness with occasional showers and thunderstorms through Tues day Chance of locally heavy rains western portion Monday night Lows Monday night 62 68 Highs Tuesday 8084 Iowa Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms through Tues day Heavy rains with two inches or more in portions of northwest and central Monday night thunderstorms most numerous and intense west Lows Monday night 5868 Highs Tuesday in the 80s Fur ther outlook Showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night and in east Wednesday cooler Fiveday Iowa For the period Tuesday through Saturday temperatures will average near normal with highs aver aging 80 to 85 and lows av eraging 58 to 63 Cooler mid dle of period otherwise little d a y to day temperature change Precipitation will average moderate to heavy with amounts of from one to two inches occurring as showers and thunderstorms Tuesday through Thursday Minnesota Showers warmer Highs Tuesday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 80 55 57 24 85 50 data Asian tour ends in success despite setback in Japan SEOUL South Korea Lf President Eisenhower left South Korea for Honolulu Monday completing a Far Eastern tour on which he was cheered by millions of Asians but forced to bypass Japan because of leftwing rioting there Eisenhower left with a pledge from South Koreas reform government to guard against wasting the hundreds of millions of dollars in aid the United States pours in each year I pledge that we will do everything possible to insure that American aid funds are wisely efficiently and honestly used for the benefit of aU the Korean people Prime Minister Huh Chung in his parting words to Globe Gazette weather up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 85 Minimum 56 Precipitation 01 ews in a utshell FROM OUE WIKE SERVICES NEW YORK Mayor Robert Wagner threw his powerful support to Sen John Kennedy for the Democratic presiden tial nomination The move virtually eliminat ed Wagners own reputed vice presidential ambi tions ROCHESTER N Gov Nelson A Rockefel ler said he would conduct a nationwide tour in be half of the Republican party candidates in the November election NEW YORK East ern Air Lines pilots re turned to work at some points but operations still were limited Pan American World Airways had trouble manning its flights LONDON Britain announced a sharp slow down in its 10 year atomsforpeace nuclear power program PITTSBURGH ty men women and chil dren are back home after a twoweek stay in a 12 by 20 foot bomb shelter WASHINGTON Cuba has formally pro tested the U S expulsion of two Cuban diplomats on charges of espionage and racial agitation AP Phototax NEW fire man Ksnneth Schar places his helmet on the head of Gesele Pelo 58 who has a heart ail ment while awaiting arrival of additional equipment to rescue her from a third story window The apartment was gutted and dozens of persons mostly aged were removed safely John Kelly father of Princess Grace succumbs at 70 PHILADELPHIA B Kelly millionaire contractor former Olympic sculling cham pion and father of Princess Grace of Monaco died Monday following a lengthy illness Kelly 70 also the father of sculler John B Jack Kelly and two other daughters was prominent in politics and gov ernment as well as in the sports and business worlds Kelly headed the brick con struction firm bearing his name which he founded with money borrowed from his three broth ers He was a member of Pres ident Eisenhowers physical fit ness committee president of Philadelphias Fairmount Park commission and an active Democratic party leader Kelly was recuperating from recent surgery His daughte Grace has just returned to Monaco after spending two weeks with him Eisenhower at Seoul Interna tional Airport The President will spend three or four days in Hawaii before returning to Washington Wildly cheered by one mil lion Koreans who blocked his motorcade Sunday and by hun dreds of thousands more on Monday Eisenhower on depar ture said it was a memorable experience to see so many Korean people along the routes of travel I have followed In all nearly three million Filipinos Chinese Nationalists on Formosa Okinawans and Ko reans welcomed the first Amer ican president to tour the Orienl while in office A threeday visit to Japan was called off when the Japanese government sait it could not fully guarantee Ei senhowers safety because oi violentleftwing rioting in Tokyo THE ONLY antiAmerican demonstration Eisenhower actu ally saw was on Okinawa where 1500 proJapanese chanted go home and snakedanced Eisenhower urged leaders of the new South Korean govern ment to make the most of their opportunity to give the Com munistthreatened land true de mocracy Referring to the revolt against Syngman Rhee and his strongman rule he said prompt and judicious fulfill ment of the recently expressed wishes of the Korean people is a momentous challenge Earlier Eisenhower urged restless Korean students who sparked the April revolt to keep faith with democracy He asked one of the student leaders Lee TaeSup 21 to breakfast with him and seven other Korean leaders Eisenhower chatted extensive ly with Lee about the students dedication to democracy He al so talked at length with one of Rhees longtime foes former Vice President John M Chang CHANG A LEADING pros pect for the prime ministers job after the election handed Eisenhower a sealed envelope giving his views of how to move South Korea toward real democ racy Eisenhower promised the leg islators the United States would stand squarely beside South Ko rea against any new Red ag gression and would continue to aid in economic development Demos expected to make political hay WASHINGTON Wi Presi dent Eisenhower will return home to a sympathetic nation after the Far Eastern disas ters which overtook him But it is a sympathy bound to get lost in an uproar The uproar Is the coming p r e s i dential campaign in which one of the issues will be Eisenhower himself on the question of his leadership or the lack of it It already has been made an issue by the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nominationSen John F Ken nedy The Massachusetts sena tor attacked the Eisenhower administration last week and called for new leadership as some other Democrats also have done The humiliaions inflicted on Eisenhower were personal and national The presidential campaign will be even more turbulent if between now and election day next November the Russians and Chinese Communists cre ate new crises or new ways to embarrass the United States The Democrats arc not like ly to let Eisenhowers Asian experience die out of public consciousness They wouldnt be able to even if they wanted to if there is more chaos in Japan and particularly if this country loses Japan both as an ally and a military base A MOTHERS GRIEF Sitting just a few feet from the blanketcovered body of her son John 20 Rose Setari New York is comforted by another son Al after a fatal cabaret shooting The boy was killed and AP three others wounded when another youth began shooting because girls at a nearby table refused to dance with him Setari a friend of the assailant tried to prevent the gunplay and was fatally hit FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Senate Monday voted to keep the 10 per cent federal levy on local tele phone and telegraph service and passenger fares for another year First the Senate by a 5430 tal ly rejected a move to let the telephone and telegraph levies expire June 30 Next it turned down by a 5529 vote a recom mendation that the tax on train bus and plane fares be allowed to go off at the same time Both Sens Lyndon Johnson DTex and Everett Dirksen the Democratic and Re publican party leaders had campaigned against the cut saying this was no time to he cutting Treasury with world tensions taut Repeal of the three taxes was recommended by the financejelcctionyear session Johnson committee and would have he had grave doubts about the government an million a year Johnson told the Senate that in a time of world crisis such a repealer would not be fiscal re sponsibility estimated the wisdom of any cuts that would reduce the total revenues of this bill Dirksen joining Johnson said that if senators are weeping for telephone users they should Spring ends on typical wet note Heavy rains soaked parts Iowa Monday on this final day of a wet spring after a beautiful day Sunday A squall line which accom panied showers and thunder storms into western Iowa Sun day night gave Council Bluffs 433 inches of rainfall for a 24 hour period Other rainfalls amounts were considerably lighter including 63 of an inch at Sioux City and 11 at Spencer Mason City had 24 up to 6 a m and 42 by 11 am The Weather Bureau said al most 2 inches of rain fell at Council Bluffs within a onehour period There was some flash flooding in Nebraska The line of thunderstorms was expected to push eastward through the southern half of the state Monday while scattered storms of less seventy moved over the northern part Another squall line was ex pected to develop in the wes later Monday and move acres the state Showers and thunder itorm activity is expected to continue into Thursday Algerian rebels in peace move TUNIS Tunisia UPI Al jerian rebels Monday accepted President Charles de Gaulles offer to negotiate an end to ive and onehalf years of cost y warfare A communique issued by the Rebel Algerian provisional gov ernment said Premier Ferhat Abbas personally would lead a peace delegation to Paris The statement replying to a Deace appeal issued by De aulle last week stressed the rebels still were dissatisfied with jertain aspects of his pledge of selfdetermination for Algeria Nevertheless the positive reply appeared to spell the first major break in a war that numerous times has left France Tottering on the edge of political eco nomic and social collapse LOVELESS STUNG FORT MADISON lift Gov Hcrschcl Loveless was stung by a bee just before ho spoke at the dedication of a new airport here He was stung on the palm of his right hand but made the speech Megs hubby found Tony took a beating LONDON OT They got Antony ArmstrongJones out of the police station and took him home Monday He was in pretty bad shape Both of his hands were broken off and there were divots in his head It will be necessary to recolor his face He will be unable to make a public appearance until Wednesday or Thurs day said Roy Lane Tassauds Waxworks exhibition manager The lifelike lifesized effigy of Princess Margarets hus band was stolen from the waxworks Friday night It was found in a telephone booth a mile away at am today by a police man The dummy was draped over the telephone and at first constable Leonard Edwards thought it was a drunk The dummy had a green placard tied around its neck with Welcome Home written on it ArmstrongJones and Mar garet returned from their Caribbean honeymoon Saturday The disappearance of the wax figure Friday night had all the appearance of a prank Johnson made his plea as hekn0w that New York State and drove the Senate into whatjothers plan to put the phone members hoped would be the filievy back as a state tax if Con nal threeweek stretch of the gress repeals the federal tax The measure would extend for another year federal excise taxes on liquor automobiles cigarets and corporation profits as requested by the administra tion In addition it provides for a temporary federal debt ing of S293 billion Proponents of the tax repeal proposed changes to raise about two billion dollars of additional revenue by plugging what they call loopholes in present tax jlaw Among their proposals jwere amendments to repeal the 14 per cent tax credit on divi idend income to provide for in come tax withholding on divi dend income to cut the oil and gas depletion allowance and to limit the entertainment items which taxpayers now can deduct as business expenses New Pennsylvania solon in suicide CHAMBERSBURG Pa JB Rep Douglas H Elliott 39 committed suicide Sunday by carbon monoxide poisoning less than two months after being sworn in office to fill the un axpired term of the late Rich ard Simpson On the inside News Quii Page 2 Editorials 6 Mason City News 89 Latest Market 9 Society News 101112 Sports 1415 Comics 15 Clear Lake News 19 North Iowa News 24 SAME Flag Mcuns Traffic Deati Past i Hours FANCY JEEP FOR IKE Eisenhower has ridden in many a jeep in his day but here he has a plush white sidewalled job as hes whisked to AP Photofax President the airport at Seoul Korea The crowds were tremendous and thousands lined the route to the airport from where Ike left for Hawaii to end his Asian tour ;