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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 9 The newspaper that makes all North lovans neighbors Associated Press United Press tntcmational FuU Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 22 1961 7c a Copy JThlf Consists of Two No 221 House group kills higher postal rate Dunn police judge dies B R Barney Dunn 69 police judge in Mason City the last 17 years died Wednesday evening at a Mason City hospital He had practiced law in Mason City 37 years and made his home at 320 Pennsylvania SE Mr Dunn suffered an illness in early May but had been recovering He had not carried out regular police judge duties since May 4 MrDunn was born Oct 10 1891 at Nora Springs son of Michael and Ann Ryan Dunn He attended Mason City schools and Marquette University He received his law degree in 1923 from the University of Notre Dame He was admitted to the Iowa State Bar Association in 1924 Dunn was first appointed police judge in April 1944 at I which time the position was appointive The following year the position became elective and he was elected that year and re elected regularly since then His present term as police judge would have expired at the end of this year A veteran of World War I he served in France He was a member of St Josephs Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council 1006 the American Legion Cerro Gordo Bar As sociation Iowa State Bar As sociation and the American Bar Association He was married to Kathryn DeDerichs June 1 1932 at1 Wanda Minn Surviving are his wife a son Michael Dunn Des Moines two daughters Mrs James R McPherson and Mary Kaye Dunn both of Rochester Minn and a sister Mrs John Jindericks Swaledale He was preceded in death by his par ents six sisters and a brother Funeral arrangements are in complete Visitation at the HoganMcKee Colonial Funeral Home after pm Thurs day Plot against Adlai denied B R DUNN Quit or withdraw Hawkins challenged CARL HAMILTON Hamilton to head ISU journalism IOWA CITY Hamil ton Editor of two weekly pa pers in Iowa Falls Thursday was named head of the Iowa State University journalism de partment by the board of re gents Hamiltons appointment is ef fective next Jan 1 He suc ceeds Kenneth R Marvin who is retiring Hamilton has been editor of I the Hardin County Times and I the Iowa Falls Citizens since 11948 He is a 1936 graduate of Iowa State and served in various posts in Washington D C dur ing World War II Hamilton was awarded the WASHINGTON UPI rotary of Slate Dean Thursday discounted a of an attempt to assassinate Adlai E Stevenson in Argentina during his current trip annual Bent Cane award by the DES MOINES RepjDes Moines Press and Radio William Denman DDes in 1955 for outstanding called upon Democratic State contributions to journalism Chairman Lex Hawkins WednesHis wife also is a graduate of day to resign or withdraw hisjlowa State They have four chil name from consideration for a dren federal judgeship Denman saidj he was shocked to learn 35 would allow him jfl tnG IftSIGQ i self to be put in a conflict of Sccjinterest situation where he him Editorials Page 4 Bid by Kennedy loses House joins in opposition WASHINGTON UPD The House Post Office committee Thursday rejected President Ken nedys plan to boost postal rev enues by million a year The vote came on a motion by Rep James H Morrison DLa to table a pending administra tion bill to increase postal rates Some thought this action rulec out any chance that Congress this year would provide any part of the increase in postal revenues sought by Kennedy If this is true it would mean a bigger budgel deficit for the next fiscal year than the one forecast by the ad ministration A S37 BILLION budget deficit is predicted for the fiscal year which starts July 1 This was based on the assumption that Congress would increase the pos tal rates If ho extra postal revenue is provided administration officials have conceded that the deficit is likely to increase to the neighbor hood of billion The administration had counted on the House approving at least some increase in postal rates since the Senate had been re garded as the major stumbling bloc The Post Office committees decision crossed party lines One member said that more Demo crats voted to kill the bill than j Republicans OTHER congressional develop ments series of mystery witnesses appeared before the Senate Antitrust subcommittee to MASOJN CITY 1912 picture was taken dur ing a break in the shooting of The Music Man on Stage 6 of the Warner Brothers lot in Burbank Calif Bob Preston as Harold Hill left had just proposed a meeting with Shirley Jones Marian the Librarian at the footbridge Meredith Willson is at the right next to Miss Jones Morton Da Costa the director is between Mr and Mrs Earl Hall Thehouse in the background is identified by Meredith as the Stilson A report from on location place on South Pennsylvania And the footbridge re ferred to by Preston in his proposal is in the vicinity of Willsons birthplace on that street alongside the Earl Hall home on River Heights Dr Several of the romantic sequences in the film version of Merediths story take place on this front porch The interior of the house is heavily laden with furniture and utensils which marked Mason City homes in his boyhood years here Music Man film destined to become one of greatest Iself would be using his position report secjj a jn conflict withi other Democrats on whose bci half he was supposedly working JThe federal judge appointment Rusk said the report evidently I is for life and pays S22500 a started because of an incident year It is one of the most prized in which a U S embassy guard was shot and wounded June 10 the day after Stevenson left Buenos Aires Rusk said there was no indica tion the incident had anything to do with Stevenson The report was made by the New York WorldTelegram in a story from Buenos Aires Stevenson in Puerto Rico on a stopover en route to Washing Ion said the report was news to me UNCLE DIES BEDFORD C Hickenlooper 85 an uncle of U S Sen Bourke B Hicken looper RIowa died Wednesday in a nursing home here appointments North Iowa News 8 Clear Lake News 9 Society News 1011 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BURBANK Music Man is a most exciting term on the 103acre lot of Warner Brothers here these days As the actual shooting of Meredith Willsons Broadway smashhit musical show with its Mason City circa 1912 setting enters its final stages the atmos phere hereabouts is surcharged with an unconcealed testify on price fixing in the elecbonfidence that the technicolor production is going to industry Their names weretake its place among the greatest of all time It could be Comics 18 Transit Schedule 22 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Photofax NAVY Adm George Anderson 56 has been nominated by President Kennedy to be chief of naval operations succeeding Adm Arlcigh Burke who retires Aug 1 Anderson is com mander of the Sixth Fleet and of naval striking and support forces in southern Europe Longshoremen at work NEW YORK Longshoremen have returned to the docks after a oneclay work stoppage that crip pled the port of New York But the weekold nation wide maritime strike grew worse as the number of immobilized Americanflag ships rose to at least 150 in 30 ports on the East West and Gulf coasts Czech spy to leave UNITED NATIONS N Y Czech U N Dele gate Miroslav Nacvalac bowed to U S pressure and arranged to fly home to escape deportation as a spy Nacvalac 39 No 3 man in his countrys UN delega tion reserved space on a French airliner West demands rejected GENEVA Russia has rejected American and French proposals for effective controls to protect the neutrality and independence of Laos and also refused to strengthen the truce teams trying to maintain the ceasefire Gloomy report by Adlai BOGOTA Colombia Adlai Stevenson returned to Washington with gloomy views on South America but with the feeling most of the continents govern ments are under good leadership and are working toward improvement Informed quarters said those would be the main findings he would lay before Pres ident Kennedy Friday in summing up his 18day trip Tshombe released LEOPOLDVILLE Congo President Moise Tshombe of Katanga was freed Thursday after being held a prisoner of the Congolese central government for the past two months Tshombe was arrested April 2G when he tried to walk out of a political conference His release was a unity gesture in advance of this Sundays scheduled meeting of the central Congolese Parliament here i not revealed in advance so they j could be spared pressure to keep quiet The first of the witnesses A C Allen sales manager of the Wagner PElectric Co St Louis said lhat big electrical motor manufacturing firms raised prices after discussing market condi tions at meetings with competi tors But he said no price fixing agreement was made by represen tatives of companies who attended the discussions House agriculture sub committee turned in a report on its hearings into the farm prob lem in Memphis Sioux City and Washington It concluded that al the farmer needs to get out of the costprice squeeze is more money but there isnt much hope that he will get it It said the problem is that the public thinks the farmer already gets special breaks at the expense of the taxpayer Senate approved a bill that would extend taxes for another year on new cars liquor cigarettes telephones travel and corporation profits Former queen of Yugoslavia is dead LONDON Queen Marie of Yugoslavia died Thurs day after a prolonged illness She was 61 The Yugoslavian royal dynasty was overthrown by Marsha Tito in 1945 At that lime the queens eldest son Peter was the king although n exile Queen Maries hus Dand King Alexander I was as sassinated in 1934 in Marseilles jy a Croatian Ante Pavelich absolute tops This is being written after two full days on the lot Ive watched the filming operation Ive viewed all of the footage thus far produced before it goes to the cutting Ive wandered about the replica of Mere diths boyhood Mason City alias River City Ive had my picture taken with him under a quaintly lettered business sign W Earl Hall Land Agent If I had a special sense of proprietorship in The Music Man before coming here and I most assur edly had it has been magnified by this wholly de SUNNY North Iowa Clearing anc cooler Thursday night lows in the 50s Partly cloudy not much change in temperature Friday highs in the 70s Iowa Fair and cooler Thurs day night lows in the 50s Fair and a little warmer Fri day highs near 80 Furthei outlook Mostly fair and warmer Saturday Minnesota Fair and warmer Friday highs in 80s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 84 Minimum 61 At 8 am 64 Precipitation Trace Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 65 Minimum 45 SAME D AT 960233 Murder and suicide is Indianola verdict INDIANOLA W elderly farmer and his wife were found shot to death late Wednesday at their farm homestead seven miles south of here Sheriff CJ Richards said it was a case of murder and suicide Otis Paul Wilson 67 and his wife Elsie 64 had been shot in the head wilh a 22 rifle President now is battling flu bug WASHINGTON UP President Kennedy was stricken with a mild virus infection during the night but his doctor said Thurs day his temperature has re turned to normal and the ail ment should run its course within two days Dr Janet Travell the White House physician described the illness as probably a mixed bacteria and viral infection She had examined the Presi dent again Thursday morning with Dr Preston Wade New lightful experience shared by Mrs Hall Frankly I can hardly wait for June 19 1962 to roll around Thats the day when Mason City will be the site of the press pre miere for the film version My first contact with the play came almost a dec ade ago In the Brentwood home of Meredith and Rini Willson I heard the story in dialog and music The name most favored at that time for the play was The Silver Triangle and the central character was a sweet old music teacher easily recognizable to me by reputa tion and personally known to Meredith Two years later in the same ofty livingroom overlooking Mandeville be neld a most interesting evolution in the basic story Our dnd and innocent old guy has turned into a dashing delicious charlatan a fasttalking purveyor of musical instruments to school bands By Dec 19 1957 this evolution had progressed a step or two further when Mrs Hall and I sat in as quests of the Willsons at the Broadway opening We mew Meredith had hit pay dirt when that hardboiled crowd of firstnighters began a hitherto unknown spon aneous rhythmic clapping during one of the spright tunes But lest I leave the impression that Ive been completely car ried away by my 40year friend ship with Meredith Willson or by the Mason City setting for the story of band music musi cally told let me recall some thing that happened in these very Warner Brothers premises less than a week before my ar The Presidents temperature hit 1016 degrees at one time Kennedy cancelled all of his appointments for the day but his doctors believe he can re sume his regular schedule Fri day Kennedy spent almost two hours Wednesday afternoon aboard the presidential yacht Honey Fitz cruising on the Po tomac River A heavy rain fell part of the time Kennedywas on the vessel entertaining Jap rival Some 200 rriovie critics from places as remote as Hawaii Alaska and New York assembled here to appraise the current Warner Brothers film releases Last of the offerings in the spe cial projection room was the available footage from the Will son play It ran about 15 lutes York orthopedic specialist Prime Minister Hayato she summoned to Washingtonjlkeda but lie remained inside for consultation Wade w a siuntil the end of the cruise when called to help determine if the I the rain had stopped infection had any effect on the back strain which put Kennedy on crutches for 12 days The President began walking without crutches Wednesday for the first time since June 9 DR JANETTRAVELL MEETS NEWSMEN AT LEAST a doxen times dur ing the showing there was en thusiastic applause from these critics who pride themselves being able to control their emo tions And at the conclusionof that projection room they rose in a standing ovation We had seen some moving picture history in the making a Denver Post critic told me For the Music Man Har old Hill role Warner Brothers drew on the original Broadway cast for Robert Preston Its jhard to think of anybody else in that part If Bob Preston isnt a universally known name going in it will be in the years ahead when the production hits the multiplied thousands of movie houses in America Shirley Jones just about the most lovely and talented thing to grace either Hollywood or the TV screen in recent years is sure to make a big partout of ;