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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North I o wans Neighbors VOL 91 Utrited leteretUoail rulJ LIIM Wtrct MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 25 1MO 7c i Copy Thls Paper Consuls of Two No Mammoth conference on youth Preparation for White ffouse talks lasted two years By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau logistics of the Golden Anniversary White House Conference on Children and Youth threaten to over shadow the significance of the huge gathering in the nations capital next week Some 7000 delegates are ex pected for the meetings 900 to 1000 of them young people who will be given a unique forum for voicing their hopes and fears and problems Working sessions will take place in some four score hotels and buildings spill ing over to t h e University of Maryland seven miles away A WEALTH OF documentary material prepared in advance of the conference includes a three volume study of conditions young people face entitled The Nations Children On the eve of the opening session Sunday when President Eisenhower will welcome the delegates at t h e Maryland University field house new series of 30 survey pa pers was released for their use And preparation included grass roots conferences in 50 states three island possessions the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Some 300 town meetings in the state of California alone were part of the two years of prepar atory activity Participating are representatives of some 500 na tional organizations as different in makeup and goals as the Boy Scouts of America and the AFL CIO Delegates have been in vited from every nation with which the United States has dip lomatic relations includin Soviet Russia The first White House confer ence was held in 1909President Theodore Roosevelt whose in terest had been aroused by nov elist Theodore Dreiser and James West later chief Boy Scout executive personally ad dressed invitations asking 217 individuals from all over the na tion to attend THAT FIRST assembly is credited with giving impetus to the establishment of the US Childrens Bureau in 1912 the enactment of child labor laws and the organization of the first national voluntary agency con cerned with the welfare of chil dren It was followed by a con ference called by President Wil son in 1919 which established na tional responsibility in setting minimum health and welfare standards for mothers and chil dren President Herbert Hoover summoned a national confer ence on child health and protec tion in 1930 which produced the most comprehensive collection of data so far assembled on health and welfare of youth The conference called by Presi dent Franklin D Roosevelt in 1940 is credited with strengthen ing personnel and training standards for work with chil dren The 1930 conference on the invitation of President Tru man most importantly devel oped machinery for continuing activity in the years between conferences THE IDEA OF continuity be tween conferences is being fur ther stressed this year The as sembly 10 years ago set up such cooperating groups as the Council of National Organiza tions on Children and Youth the National Council ofState Com mittees on Children and Youth and the federal Interdepartmen tal Committee on Children and Youth Now thesethree groups are being asked to name representa tives to a 20member committee which will continue the follow up of the 1960 White House Con ference encourage and stimulate the implementation of its findings by appro priate public and private agen cies coordinate the activi ties of its constituent groups provide for continuing exchange of information and plan and sponsor appropriate joint activities MRS SIMS DIES CAIRO Egypt Dorothy Rice Sims 70 New York bridge expert aviator writer and widow cf P Hal Sims the bridge championdiedThursday British urging US to accept Atest proposal SEALED WITH A HANDSHAKE These dramatic photos show a tense scene that led to the surrender of two convicts who held a dozen and a half hostages under gunpoint for 25 hours at the Nashville Tenn penitentiary At left Corrections Commissioner Keith AP Pholofax Hampton assures Raymond Farra he wont be harmed if he gives up They shake hands then Farra starts across prison courtyard toward building where his buddy Robert Rivera is guarding hostages The end came an hour later To discuss S African situation U N council to convene Arrested at Ottawa North Partly cloudy Fri day night low in Sower 20s Partly cloudy Saturday highs 32 to 37 Quiz Mason Cityan in slaying A Mason Cityan Clark Eu gene Gabel 22 is being held in an Ottawa 111 jail on a sex offense and also is being ques tioned about the slaying of three Chicago women in Starved Rock State Park March 14 Sheriff Robert Lashbrook of Schuyler County 111 i d Gabel has admitted trying to entice an 11yearold Rushville III girl into his car at gun point Gabel had nothing to say about the slaying of the three women the sheriff added Lashbrook and state police said Gabel had been sought in connection with an attempted molestation of six or seven girls in Beardstown 111 Gabels parents Mr and Mrs Fred Gabel as well as the Iowa Employment Security Agency verified that he was in Mason City on March 14 and qould not have been involved in the state park murders The Gabels said their son was laid off work on March 14 and did not leave Mason City until March 21 Hewas in church here last Sunday they said On Mon day he and his wife and son left for Greenville 111 the home of the wifesparents He was seek ing work in Illinois this week Gabels parents who live at N Federal had not heard of their sons arrest until con tacted by the GlobeGazette They refused to believe he was Thursday after he drove naked in trouble until they verified the fact by telephoning to Green ville His father called attention to Clarks unusually quiet dis position and the fact that he Dunbar files for attorney general CEDAR FALLS Dunbar attorney here has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for at torney general Dunbar will be opposed in the June 6 primary by Don Wilson West Des Moines democrat Dunbars is vicechair man of the Iowa Democratic party On the inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 7 North Iowa Features 8 Society News 10 Clear Lake News Tl Sports 1314 Comics 17 Mason City News 1920 North Iowa News 22 TV Guide Pullout section Teamwork pays off never previously had been in any kind of trouble Gabel joined the M a f i n e Corps in June 1955 immediate ly after graduation from Mason City High School with the Ma in the Pacific area most of the time in Japan He was graduated from a com munications course with the fourth highest score in his class The Mason Cityan was ar Gabel served rines two years CLARK EUGENE GABEL DETAILS DETAILS IMPERIAL BEACH Calif tP for a queen contest at a roller skating rink included Entrants must have skates and be able to skate forwards Springs still not in sight lowans waiting for some of hat overdue spring weather will have to wait a little longer Temperatures dropped below ero in some sections of eastern Iowa Friday and more snow be gan moving across the state Sioux City reported an inch of new snow Mason City had slightly less The Weather Bu reau said some sections of he state could get up to three inches of snow Most areas however were ex pected to get less than an inch as the snow spread over all bul Overcome by furnace girl revived Teamwork by a brother sis ter and boy friend restored Sherryl Asplands breathing Friday morning when she be came unconscious after inhal ing furnace fumes at her home 837 5th SE She is the daughter of the C E Asp lands of that address Miss Aspland 18 was tak en to Mercy Hospital by Snells Ambulance after both the ambulance service and the fire department answered a call to the home about 11 am MEMBERS OF THE family said fumes built up in the house apparently because of at faulty chimney and the south wind Sherryl was sickened at the lime but appeared to be all right after the house was aired out However she later became unconscious and stopped breathing Mouthtomouth respiration was begun by Lynn Aspland 16 Carl Aspland Jr 22 and Harold Pippert of rural Mason City the friend who had stopped at the home ALL THREE have had first aid training and they worked as a team with the young men actually administering mouthtomouth breathing and Lynn Aspland checking their work against a card carrying directions Carl Jr said his knowledge of the resuscitation method was gained through a GlobeGazette article Sherryl was breathing by the time the fire department ar rived Lien Snell of the am bulence service had taken on the resuscitation chore by that time Mrs Aspland also home at the time made the phone calls for help v V southern Iowa Cedar Rapids had the state low of one below zero Friday morning Other chilly readings included one above at Davcn port 3 at Waterloo 4 at Du buque and 5 at Burlington anc Mason City Readings in the upper 20s and lower 30s were expected for Sat urday The highway commission sak Friday highways in an are about 50 miles east and west of a line from Forest City Clarion Grand Junction Indianola anc Centerville were generally snow packed in sheltered places WISE DECISION HEMET Calif trustees after several months o puzzling over the name for the towns new junior high school finally decided to call it thi Hemet Junior High School ested near M a c o m b 111 UNITED NATIONS N Y Lit The U N Security Council will be called into a special ses sion next week to discuss the explosive South African racial conflict The AsianAfrican bloc called or the meeting They planned to present a formal request later for the council to take up the situation arising from the killing of some 80 Negro demon strators by South African po lice this week The AsianAfri can letter reportedly said the South African situation was potential threat to internation hrough town and tried to en ice three girls into his car He hen stood nude in the street and tried to halt a woman driver He was putting his clothes back on when state po ice arrested him GABEL WAS only one of four suspects in the slaying of the hree women Another who was o be questioned Friday was a Starved Rock area man who was picked up on a telephone tip and was to take a lie de ector test The other two are not yet in custody One is an Illinois man cnown to frequent the park The fourth is a mental patient vith a long police and narcotics record He escaped from the Chicago State Hospital March days before the wom n were murdered The es capee answered the description of a man seen talking with the vomen a few minutes before they died THE NEW suspects came to ight Thursday only a short ime after authorities admitted hey were nearing a dead end n the search for the slayer of Frances Murphy 47 Lillian Getting 50 and Mabel Linquist 50 The women all wives of prominent Chicago business men were killed March 14 as hey set out on a midwinter nike through Starved Rocks trails and canyons Meanwhile the state police said they had checked out the movements of an unidentified Iowa truck driver who was found in a semiconscious con dition in a motel at Rock Falls 111 and cleared him of any connection with the Ottawa case The truck driver an em ploye of an Atlantic firm is in Veterans Hospital at Iowa City al peace U S DELEGATE Henry Iowa Mostly cloudy Friday night low in 20s Partly cloudy warmer Saturday highs 32 lo 42 Outlook for Sun cloudy continued below normal temperatures Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees be low normal Friday night through next Wednesday with a slow rising trend Afternoon highs will be in the 10s Over night lows will be in the 20s Precipitation will total 10 to 20 of an inch in scattered light snow or rain Minnesota Partly cloudy warmer Highs Saturday 38 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Macmillan to confer with Ike Russ plan under study FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON British Cabot Lodge Security Council president for March told news men he would convene the 11 nation group within a few on Tuesday Diplomats said the AsianAf rican bloccountries were con sidering asking the council to condemn the killings and to create an investigating com mittee Only seven votes are neces sary to put he issue on the councils agenda and the Asian African request seemed certain to muster that many LODGE WOULD not say how the United States would vote But he noted that in the past the United States has held that South Africas segregation rootof the present a proper subject for discussion in the United Na tions The South African govern ment has protested and boy U N de supremacy cotted all previous bates on its white where he was taken after was found at the motel he Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precip YEARAGO Maximum Minimum 02 23 5 13 snow 49 33 Ventura in decision to incorporate VENTURA Ventura has voted overwhelmingly in favor of incorporation At a special election Thurs day the proposal was carried 4 to 1 There were 212 ballots cast nine spoiled 161 voted yes and 42 no According to Edward R Boyle Clear Lake attorney for the village the results of the election will be sent to District Court If the court approves it will set the date for an election to name a mayor and council men policy The 82nation General Assembly ruled then that it could discuss the issue but was not competent to intervene Backyard bickering Battle of the fences COSTA MESA Calif OP A year ago Clarence Lott built a grape stake fence He asked neighbor Robert Darnell if he wanted to share the cost Darnell said no Recently Darnell decided to fence his property He asked Lott if he could use the grape stake fence along one side No said Lott So Darnell built his own fence 30 viewobstructing feet of it six inches from Letts fence It ran right down to the side walk He painted it with polka dots on Lotts side only Now Lott is building a third fence to screen the polka dots It will be whitewashed And then he said he will move away Prime Minister Harold Macmil lan is expected to urge Presi dent Eisenhower to agree to a modified version of the Soviet proposal for banning nuclear weapons tests Macmillan who will meet with Eisenhower here next week is understood to favor a time limit of about two years on the pro posed moratorium on small un derground tests Eisenhower administrat i o n leaders in contrast to the British view have so far decid edonly that the United States should not flatly reject the Sovi et plan it is understood A MAJOR difficulty facing the President in his forthcoming talks with Macmillan is that some of his chief advisers from the Defense Department and the Atomic Energy Commission feel another series of underground nuclear weapons tests must be held some time in the relatively near future perhaps late this Tall Agreement on any mora torium would bar such tests Macmillan is due in Washing ton late Saturday for probably two days of talks with Eisen hower beginning Monday The Soviet proposition was put before Britain and the United States in threepower talks at Geneva These talks have been under way since the fall of 1958 Until February they were aimed at producing a treaty which would prohibit all testing of atomic weapons with a system of inspection to pre vent cheating IN FEBRUARY Eisenhower called for a new approach on the agreement on a ban limited to those tests large enough to be detected easily Scientists had advised that small under ground explosions would be dif ficult for an inspection system to detect and that cheating on them would be possible The Russians first denounced the Presidents limited treaty proposal but then on Saturday switched their position They said they wouid be willing to negotiate a limited treaty pro vided that the three powers would at the same time agree to an informal moratorium oa the small underground tests Their proposition is very sim ilar to the line taken by the British Ike in better physical shape now than when he took office CHICAGO Eisenhower is in better physi cal condition today than he was when he took office seven years ago Todays Health magazine said in an article by Ernest L Barcella Wash ington bureau manager of United Press International Barcella wrote in the April issue of the magazine that dis cipline and determination en abled the President to make an amazing recovery from a heart attack ileitis and a light stroke People who know the Pres ident are convinced that he is in better shape today than when he entered the House Barcella said Eisenhower facing his 70th birthday in October soon will become the oldest president in the nations history By all medical odds the President long since should have put on his slippers re tired to a rocking chair and called it a career Barcella wrote in the American Medi cal Assn magazine Instead he has undertaken a stag gering load of work and trav el He said the story of Eisen howers health is one for the medical living leg end of remarkable physical comebacks of astonishing stamina and energy reserve Discipline very likely saved his life wrote Barcella Dis cipline in his health diet rest emotions exercise work temperance The article the Presi dent Gave up cigarettes instant ly and completely in al though he had been a three packaday smoker Learned to raise his boil ing point a number of de grees to control his temper Adheres to strict lowfat lowcalorie highprotein diet and weighs roughly what he did as a football player at West Point Restricts his drinking to di luted Scotch highballs Has become the worlds exhibit A on golfs therapeutic value to a cardiac patient Follows an earlytob e d earlytorise routine Gets into condition for trips by resting a few days before hand Applies an old Army rule Get sleep when and where you can when hes traveling In the view of some who have known him over the years his coronery thrombo sis may have been something of a blessing in disguise for the President Barcella wrote The judgment is that the at tack taught him how to take the best care of tor than he ever had before taught him how realty prec ious heelth is ;