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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 15, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 15 1961 HOME IIBITION AuocUttd Pren ind UnlUd tuternatlont Full WIree a Copy piper ConsUta of Four SectionsSection OM IN Dont let school aid issues e country JFK asks JA great 1 day for I Irish Shamrocks in White House By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Service Irish and a great many others who just like to think of themselves as be talking na turally enough of blarney and leprechauns of Killarney and the fair city of Dublin of the River Liffey and of counties Meath and Cork New York and Boston and other cities with large Irish communities will bubble and blaze with gaiety And in Wash ington there will be what Pres ident John F Kennedy the first real IrishAmerican to be elected to that office calls our own litlle lie receives a gift of shamrocks from the ambassador of Ire land AS ALWAYS St Patricks Day Friday will be full of sur prises and paradoxes Its a great day for the its also a great day for Polish Hungarians Jews or what you will Last year an enterprising reporter took down the sur names of what he called a fair ly typical rank of marchers in New York Citys St Patrick pa rade The assorted Irish were Mennit Campagna Neill ncr Gillespie Corbo Cotata del Prophets Caughlin Carney j Hall and Janclli At least two Chinese were among the pa raders SOUTH AFRICAS DR HENDRIK VERWOERD decision South Africa leaves Commonwealth LONDON Africa has left the British Common wealth of nations The announcement came Wednesday after leaders of Britains global alliance had spent 15 hours in a vain bid to reconcile the views of the opponents of Prime Minister Hendrick Verwoerds apar theid policy South Africas withdrawal means more than the loss of huge trading and fiscal bene Thjs figures Ihc nflucncc of fjfs of the sys tern It can arouse most of that supports the government but fears the economic conse quence of quitting the Com monwealth Prime Minister Macmillan had toiled vainly to keep South Africa within the or ganization while answering the demands of other leaders of the multiracial group for a condemnation of Verwoerds racial segregation policies Prime Minister Nehru of In dia had warned that the Com Religion rift could result FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Kennedy expressed lope Wednesday that the controversy over aid to pa rochial schools would not be permitted to fuel religious prejudice and thus undermine the strength of the nation The President said that once Congress passes on his pro ram of federal aid to public secondary schools his administra tion would be happy to cooperate in the study of assistance in he form of loans to nonpublic schools As for opposition to his stand on school aid by prominent members of the Catholic hierarchy Kennedy said they had to speak their views did leaders of all religions But he said he w a s hopeful that when the smoke clears there would be harmony among dif erent religious groups Kennedy told a news confer ence that this particular situa ion went far beyond the ques ion of education itself and in volved an important ingredient Loveless receives OK from committee WASHINGTON The Sen ate Finance Committee Wednes day approved President Kenne dys nomination of former Gov Herschel Loveless of Iowa to be a member of the Federal Rene chool discussion in and out of uch a way trength of to the maintain country the and some votes against Loveless His nomination now goes back ot divide the nation along lines to the Senate f J f religious allegiance THE ADMINISTRATION edu alion bill calls for aid to pub c schools only providing mon y for building construction and eachers salaries Kennedy a Catholic has op osed federal grants to parochi l and private schools on rounds that this is unconstitu onal On other matters Kennedy aid he is opposed to a shorter prk week and that he is un happy because the declining economy has reduced the work week for many below 40 hours The President was asked if he agreed with some labor union proposals that shorter the Irish in this country as Paddys Day always demon strates is out of all proportion lo their number The US Census Bureau hasnl even pre pared working sheets on na tional origins indicated by the 1960 enumeration but in 1950 there were only 504961 natives of Ireland resident here and only 2396456 firstgeneration plus native Irish monwealth might fall apart Ihours might be one of the solu over the apartheid issue All jtjons to lite present level of em jploymenl South Africas Englishspeak ing population It can even cause trouble from a part of the Dutchspeaking majority countries earlier agreed to let South Africa remain but in sisted on the right publicly to jthe 5day 40hour week can be Other topics high lights of President Kennedys news conference He said the U S will be set to proceed with general dis armament talks with Russia by no later than August The armed services have been instructed to provide a greater percentage of defense contracts for small business He voiced continued Amer ican support of the royalist government in Laos against the Communist supply of men and arms for the rebel forces The exportimport bank will authorize million in credit for Israel to purchase agricul tural machinery and electrical power equipment to help speed the development of the Israeli economy Albert Leas fire chief suspended ALBERT LEA Minn UPI Chief Joseph Spark has been suspended for 30 days The city manager Barley Omans charged that Chief Spark set a Jpoor example for other work ers by having dealings in mar inal properties AP Photofajc A LITTLE QUESTION OF pair of midgets Stanley Janus 38 and his brother Lester 40 look up at desk in New York police station after their arrest on charges of slipping under a subway turnstile to beat the 15cent fare The Janus brothers say they were pushed under by heavy crowds but they pleaded guilty and were given a suspended sen tence on the promise they wouldnt do it again Big cify forces to keep up attacks on remap plan PROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES M 0 IN E h e Iowa House Tuesday wrapped up the legislative reapportionment dis pute for the current session of he General Assembly by adopt ng the Senateapproved Shaff plan 8226 The final roll call came after he lower chamber during more legislature must be passed in retained the present 50member try in 1963 to revise the Shaff exactly the same form by the Senate based on area and proplan more to their liking and if tution After beating back the Cha The first vote came on a projlupa plan the House quickly de posal by Rep Leroy ChalupaJfeated an amendment to the tion in 1970 conven 1963 General Assembly and ratiivided a 127member House injunsuccessful will carry on the fied by the voters That is thelstead of the present 108 seats injfight for a constitutional requirement for enacting an order to give the more populous amendment to the state Constijareas greater representation THE SHAFF plan gives every county one and only one repre sentative in the House of the dissociate themselves from the white supremacy policy N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ACTUALLY Great Britain replaced the United States as the nation to which most Irish emigrate and Ireland loses about 25000 young people a year enough to offset thci normal increase in population The peak representation of naj Numbers racket broken WASHINGTON Federal authorities broke up Embassy staff quits THE HAGUE Netherlands The entire Cuban embassy staff in the Hague has quit in protest against the policy of Premier Fidel Castro RPleasant Plain which drewSenateapproved measure lt reduces the present Kennedy replied that he hopes an llirec hours of debatevigorous support from severalwould have restored the House use from 108 to members hammered down a rising urbanirural legislators They and the1 to its present 108 members ini calls for a Senate of 58 mem rural coalition and defeated two big city lawmakers who werejstead of trimming it to 99 The bcrs or 8 more than now alternate plans and an amend Chalupas main backers arguedj amendment offered by Rep Tnc 58 would be elected from ment to the Senate measure auj long and loud before packed William D e n m a n DDesjnew senatorial districts which by Sen David Shaff Rj galleries that the Shaff plan Moines was knocked down are to be formed on the basis live Irish in this country wasi most of Americas Irish like SJI an alleged half million dollar a year numbers racket President Kennedy whose forcj in the pentagon building arresting 35 civilian labor bears came from Wexford ers in a halfhour raid Buzzards are back MEDINA Ohio The buzzards came back to Hinckley Ridge right on the schedule they have kept for more than 150 years The return of the buzzards licized as the return of the swallows to Capistrano in California on Saint Josephs Day March 19 Police chief on way out DES MOINES The hiring of an FBI agent as a special assistant in charge of public safety is re ported to be the first step on the way out for Police Chief Howard R Eide The police department has been rocked by charges of wrongdoing on the part of some policemen County in southeast Ireland have roots going back more than one generation More paradoxes and surprises St Patricks Day is a social but not a legal holiday in New York City when most smart emi is a local tradition on its way to being as widely pub ployers figure theyre not going lo get any work done anyway so why not the help have some fun In Dublin its a legal holiday but all the pubs arc closed REVIEWING THE traditional New York parade will be Mayor Robert F Wagner a Catholic but of German descent Not since bumbling John P OBrien won the mayoralty election of 1932 has Tammany Hall the Iraditional political wigwam of the New York Irish had a true son in Ihc lop office at City Hall Bill ODwyer was Irish enough born on the ould sod in Bohola but he owed little to Tammany The feast celebrated by wear ers of the green is supposed to be the 1500th anniversary of the death of St Patrick No one knows exactly where Irelands patron saint is buried but most opinion settles on the graveyard i of Ihc Church of Ireland a i ment probjems The cabinet member declared weve Protcstani institution in Downgot to do something about the situation it is not Patrick Northern Ireland good for Minnesota or the Country More demonstrations CHATTANOOGA Tenn A standin demon stration protesting segregation in theaters turned into a rockthrowing melee between 100 Negroes and white youths In other demonstrations 175 Negroes were arrested during a singing clapping protest against segregation at downtown stores in Louis ville Ky five pickets were jailed at Rock Hill S C and six sitin demonstrators were arrested at Ruth erfordton N C Minnesota has problem DULUTH Secretary of Labor Arthur J Gold berg said that Minnesota has some grave employ continued He said it is neces sary if the United States is go ing to continue economic growth I WOULD BE opposed to any arbitrary reduction of the work week Kennedy said and I am unhappy when I see the work week reduced artificially in the sense that the pressures of a declining economy reduce it so that we get averages of 385 hours a week instead of the 40 hours a week Kennedy drew a laugh fromj reporters when he said that per sonally he would prefer a short er work week but he was op posed lo curtailing work time in industry Clinton In order to become effective the measure which has now cleared both houses of the jwas unfair in its allocation of legislative seats to heavily populated areas Chalupas plan would have 6837 Rep David Stanley RMusca tine warned that legislators of population However there is no blueprint to show how tha districts are to be created UN troop airlift rankles Congolese FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES from the larger counties will County lines do not have to be followed but how to do this will be a job for a Reapportionment Commission if the constitutional amendment is finally adopted Gov Norman Erbe was happy over the success of the Shaff plan He called it a Workable plan and one which is a sig inificant step forward in proper representation of the people in illic General Assembly 7 children die in flames at Missouri town EXCELSIOR SPRINGS Mo children ranging in age from 19 months to 11 years died Tuesday night in a fire that destroyed the Ralph Floyd home at Vibbard a village near Excelsior Springs Troopers said Mr and Mrs Floyd had gone to Excelsior Springs for the evening and re urned to find the home in lames They said Ihc children lad been left in the charge of ho oldest boy Arnold Eugene Floyd 11 Sheila 9 Katliy 7 Wiley 6 Roxy Anne 4 Mona Lou 3 Glen Douglas 19 months and Arnold all died in Ihc flames SAME North Iowa Considerable cloudi ness through Thursday Lows Wednesday night in the 20s Highs Thursday in the 30s Iowa Gradually increasing cloudiness Wednesday night with scattered light rain or snow west lows 20s northeast to 30s southwest Thursday cloudy with rain extreme south and rain or snow west highs 30s northeast to the 40s southwest Further outlook Considerable cloudiness with chance of showers Friday Fiveday Iowa will average north to 3 to 5 normal south Temperatures 1 Scottr vishcr LEOPOLDVILLE Congo U S Air Force planes toward Leopoldville from India Wednesday with tough reinforcements for the United Nations command in the Congo1 nl mP u oulIe sct despite warnings from the Congolese government and threats dislncts f bloodshed ear v h G tW Leopoldville Premier Joseph Ileo said the Congo is caleLf8 evejv ys going to fe 1flvp a map to try to figure out to his of gorically opposed to the sending of any more UN troops here including the Indian brigade due to start arriving aboard U S Air Force Globemasters It is for the Congolese to settle their own problems he said Ileo also told newsmen that proLumumba officials in Stan leyville will meet with Leopold vine authorities to try to weld the Congo into a united nation He said the meeting was pro posed by Gen Victor Lundula Jury rules in favor of funeral home TAMPA Fla W A circuit commander of the army in THERE WILL be many wha voted for this plan who will find out that they have taken home a mess of pottage Swisher said Rep Stanley voted for tha Shaff plan on the final roll call but said he did so because it court jury has denied the damStanleyvile and byjs better than nothing Thursday of a his critically ill wife wasnt dead leaders in the antiLumumba j Heres a breakdown of tho i vote in the Iowa House Tues statement indicatodlday which approved the Shaff Ileos through next Monday she was taken to a Lundui8i and nol formc plan for reapportionment 8226 highs are in the 40s normallhome instead of to a vice premier Anloine Republicans for Balloun lows in the 20s Warm at lhciRufus B Leonard Sr may be running thingslBarinST Bock Briles Camp beginning of the period but Tucsday hc thc wilsoniin Stanleyville capital of Chalupa Coffman turning considerably i Crane Cunnincrhim Dnrrinnfnn turning considerably cpera Funerallom foanla 1 province over the weekend Prccipitaambuiance aflcr his wife coljand cenler of tion will range from 20 to 40 of an inch north and east to 50 to 75 and locally more than one inch southwest oc curring as rain mostly Friday and Saturday Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued warm Highs Thursday in 40s Globe Gazette weather data ip to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 43 Minimum 20 Sunrise Sunset lapsed in May 1959 The funeral home maintained she was dead when the ambulance crew ar rived at the Leonard house support f o r slain exprem ier Patrice Lu mumba The announcement af the meeting came after Ileo Leopold vine President Joseph Kasa vubu South Kasai Premier On the inside Society News Page 67 Clear Lake Ntws 1415 Sports 1718 North lowi News 22 Lattst Markets 26 Joseph Kalonji and Katanga Mason Cify Ntws 2427 j President Moisc Tshombc met Comici Madagascar summit to editorials 29 jform a new confederation ILEO Crane Cunningham Darringlon Den Herder Edglngton Goode Graham Grasslcy Hagcn Ha gic Hakes Hailing Hanson of Lyon Hanson of Mitchell Hirsch Jarvis Kluever Knock Kreagcr Lange Lisle LuU Lyncs McCracXen McElroy Mousing Millen Moffitt Mow ry Naden Nelson 0 s s i a n Parker Patton Paul sen of Dallas Peterson OH Dallas Peterson of Woodbury Pierce Prine Hapson son Scherlc Scraland Shaw Sickels Smith of OBrien Smith of Dickinson Stanley Stephens iSlokcs Van Alstinc Vcrmctr ;