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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Press and United Press International FuD tease Wina MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 6 1960 la Copy Paper Consists of Tori No 171 26 dead 300 hurt as tornadoes hit Eastern Oklahoma WILBURTON Okla Ugly black tornadoes killed 26 persons and injured an estimated 200 in slash ing attacks on eastern Oklahoma Thursday night anc Friday Torrential rains followed the twisters and hampered rescui efforts Most of the affected areas were without power and com munications Eleven victims were counted in this college town and officials feared they would find more bodies under the rubble The bes estimate of injured taken Clark has key to making Hes done well catering to the teenagers By DICK WEST WASHINGTON the next day or so I hope to fine a publisher for a book I am writing called I Was A 39YearOld Teenager If any of you Hollywood pro ducers are interested in obtain ing the movie rights you can see me after the sock hop I decided to write the book because it suddenly became clear to me that I have been wasting my time trying to cater to adults IT IS NOT that I have any thing against adults per se I used to be an adult myself be fore I became a teenager What I mean is there are two things wrong with the adult market Adults dont have much money and they are choosey about how they spend it This is not the case with t e e n agers and if you have any lingering doubts on this score I refer you to the tes CLARK timony of tele vision disc jockey Dick Clark at the House payola hearings At one time Clark had an interest in 33 firms most of which apparently were founded on the principle that a teenager and his allowance are soon parted Subsequently the American Broadcasting Co decided that Clark and some of the compa nies should be parted But the soundness of the principle can be seen in the fact that in two years he turned in in vestments into in in come CLARK CREDITED his sue partly to his ability to un derstand teenagers I am not certain I understand teenagers but I do understand which is why I decided to join them Something I do not understand is the system that Clark used to name his companies In June he formed the January Music Corp and in July he or ganized the February Corp The March Productions Corp also was formed in July whereas the Wallingford Realty Corp named after his home town in Pennsylvania was formed to buy property in Dela ware Possibly this had something to do with Clarks ability to un derstand teenagers Hes cer hospitals in several towns wa about 75 The reported toll in the othe tornadoes was five dead and 1 injured in the MoffetRolanc area next to the Arkansas bor der near Fort Smith thre killed and six hurt near Keota two killed and possibly 7 hur at Sapulpa two deaths in rura areas near Sallisaw and Checo tab two dead and 12 injured near Bristow and 13 hurt in thi Hoffman community near Henry etta THE WORST storm 4iit Wil burton a town of 2000 with an other 1000 students at Eastern Junior College Two blocks of the downtown area were wrecked and the rest of the business section was heavily damaged The City Hall was blown away The twister which struck shortly after pm bored a path up the east side residen tial area Homes in an area five blocks by three blocks were almost all leveled said Sgt Henry Mooneyham of the McAlester Police Department Another 15 blocks of homes were heavily damaged BIGGEST TOWN hit fay the twisters was Sapulpa an indus trial city of 15000 just south west of Tulsa Another tornado Friday smashed the small community of Menifee near Morrilton kjll ing one woman and injuring at east 20 other persons Heavy rains across Iowa Drenching rains of more than 3 inches in some areas soaked most of Iowa during the night Rain continued to fall in all of the state except the northwest corner Friday The heavy runoff caused low and flooding along the Iowa River in the Marshalltown vicin ty Flash flooding in Marshall town caused when storm sewers ould not handle the runoff sent vater into some residential base ments AP Photolax Getting in on the act at lower left is ITS A HAPPY DAY Princess Margaret and her new husband following their wedding photographer Antony ArmstrongJones are the picture of marital Lady Virginia Fitzroy 6 one of the little bridesmaids and god bliss as they wave happily from the balcony of Buckingham Palace daughter of the Princess sister Queen Elizabeth II A moment of stagefright LONDON Marga ret married the man of her heart untitled Antony Arm strongJonesamid a fanfare of ilver trumpets and a million cheers The bride had a moment of stagefright in the middle of the eremony Within the medieval nagnificance of Westminister Abbey all went smoothly until Margaret began repeating her vows before the throng of 2068 invited guests her sister Queen Elizabeth II and millions listen ing on radio and watching on television When she came to the ancient ritual of pledging herself to Tony she choked up for a mo ment For better for worse in toned the Archbishop of Canter bury No reply For better for worse the archbishop said again She then repeated the words quietly her voice in a lower key than usual It was part of the pledge by the bride in the Anglican wedding service I Margaret Rose take thee Antony Charles Robert to my wedded husband to have and to hold from this day forward for better for worse for richer for poorer in sickness and in health to love cherish and to obey til death to us part The groom spoke his wedding responses clearly and firmly as he knelt with Margaret before the archbishop Dr Geoffrey Fisher It was the first time in four centuries that the daughter of an Marshalltown inches of rain received 376 between noon Thursday and 8 am Friday Two inches of rain fell in one hour late Thursday night Strong vinds and hail accompanied the storm as it swept over Marshall own Minerva and Linn creeks Priest dies two days before church dedication Rev Father Arthur F Stirn 62 died of a icart attack early Friday He was on his way to early Vlass at the Immaculate Con ception Church which was to dedicate its new building Sun day Father Stirn who bad been in Riceville since 1953 had taken a large part in planning and carrying out the building project of the church He had done some of the work himself including refraining the 14 Sta tions of the Cross Plans for which flow into the Iowa River the Dedication may be post were running bankful Friday morning The Iowa River was half a foot over flood stage of 13 feet at Marshalltown Garwin Perry Ames Wood bine and Minden also had J inches or more of rain Iowa Falls had 123 Fayette 121 Northwood 115 and Charles City 1 inch Mason City had a half inch tainly had the knack when il came to naming songs DRAWING ON H I S experi ence with the adolescent mind at work Clark once suggested that the title of Doing the Bop be changed to At the Hop This was done and the cecord sold more than a million copies While Clark was explaining all of this I sat at the press table pretending to take notes but what I really was doing was trying to catch his eye I was hoping he might spot me at a talent find and sign me up for h i s American Bandstand show As a teenage recording star I might look a little overage in grade but I think I have all the qualifications to turn out a hit record I mean I cant sing very well and when its comes to playing the guitar I am as inept as the best of them Not worried about Nikitas remarks WASHINGTON aide to Vice President Richard M Nixon said Friday Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev may have given the prospective Re publican presidential nominee a boost by comparing him to a goat in a cabbage patch Were not worried Herbert G Klein press secretary to Nixon told agroup of newsmen Answering questions of news men Klein indicated Nixon supporters believe the Khrush chev cracks will help Nixon po litically He said the Soviet chiefs comments were obvi ously framed to win applause from his supporters and follow ers KAUFMAN DIES NEW YORK WlSamuel H Kaufman 66 the U S District Court judge who presided at the first perjury trial of Alger Hiss died Thursday Kaufman retired rom the bench in 1955 ending a brilliant legal career Iponed Father Stirns housekeeper Miss Theresa Willey saw him fall as he approached the church She said he had com plained of pain during the night but that he had not been ill be fore that time Survivors are a sister Mrs Richard Hurley LaCrosse Wis four brothers the Rev Clarence Stirn Ashland Neb Clem Big Timber Mont Herbert Ri viera Fla and Leo Lansing Iowa Funeral arrangements are in complete at the Riceville Funer al Home The weather North Iowa Rain ending Friday night cooler lows in mid 30s Partly cloudy and continued cool Saturday high around 50 Iowa Rain ending east de creasing cloudiness west Fri day night cooler lows 30 northwest to 40 southeast Partly cloudy Saturday cooler extreme southeast warmer extreme west highs generally in the 50s Further Generally fair and warmer Sunday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday Warmer first of period turn ing cooler last of period Aft ernoon highs will average 60 to 65 and overnight lows 38 to 42 degrees Rainfall will aver age 50 to one inch in showers and thunderstorms the last of the period Minnesota Cloudy showers Highs Saturday 5262 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 64 Minimum 44 At 8 am 44 Precipitation 50 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 78 57 SAME IOWA SAFETX DEPABTMENT FIGTJEES Black Flag Means Traffic Death In Past Houn Unpaidfurloughs1 in I ESC possible DES MOINES of the Iowa Employment Se curity Commission may have to take an unpaid furlough because of a federal agencys reluctance to allow an addi get it we will have no alterna tive but to ask our employes to accept a layoff of up to five days without pay in June The suggestion that Iowa make up its administrative budget deficit by laying off tional in administrative empl0yeS Garter said came funds Henry Carter chairman of the commission said a letter had been sent this week to all employes of the agency warn ing them of the possibility Were still trying to get the money we need from the from the Department of La bor The difficulty arises Carter explained because of a work load that has been heavier than anticipated and a change in federal policy on making contingency funds available to US Department of Labor cover unexpected increase in Carter said but if we dont the work load Highway patrol in drunk driver check DES MOINES UPI The Iowa Highway Patrol has insti tuted a systematic check for drunken drivers during the weekend Iowa Public Safety Commissioner Donald Statton said Friday Statton said about 50 patrolmen are working from midnight to 4 a m on both Saturday and Sunday mornings to make checks for drunken drivers He said the checks are centered in areas where there are several taverns or night clubs Wilson ordered to rehire 14 employes CHICAGO Co has been ordered by arbitrators to reinstate 14 employes dis charged during a recent 109 day strike by the United Pack inghouse Workers Union The company had charged the 14 were involved in physical acts of violence during the strike which ended Feb 19 Employes ordered reinstated are at the Albert Lea Minn Omaha and Los Angeles plants OFFER WASHINGTON UPI government announced Friday t would award to any in ventor who designed a selfpro pelled wheel chair which would climb and descend stairs ews in a utshell FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Eisenhower has signed the 1960 civil rights hill keyed to new protection for the voting rights of Negroes WASHINGTON Senate has passed 4532 and sent to President Ei senhower a area redevelopment bill The President already has indicated he will veto it The politicallysignifi cant measure would pro vide a loan and grant program for areas with chronic unemployment WASHINGTON House Appropria t i o n s Committee has approved a S4 billion bill to finance government agriculture programs and pay off past losses on farm price supports VANDENBERG AFB Calif An Atlas ICBM has been destroyed in the air shortly after it was fired The Air Force said the missile was 5000 feet high when a mal function was detected JAKARTA Indonesia A mob of 500 persons led by high school and university students stormed the Dutch lega tion and defiled the Netherlands flag in an ger over a decision to re inforce western New Guinea SHOT DELAYED CAPE CANAVERAL Fla U S is expected to ry again next week to get a roubleridden space rocket into he skies with its radio mirror alloon satellite The shot was rounded for the weekend by a alky second stage in the new rocket English king had married a commoner Outside a million Londoners j and tourists roared cheers for the newlyweds It was a warm sunny day US jet hit by rocket Khrushchev gave order WASHINGTON Jfi Initial U S reaction to new Soviet boasts that an American plane was shot down over the Soviet Union by a remarkable rocket was to keep the matter in official diplo matic channels The State Department press officer Lincoln White said Fri day there would be no immedi ate statement on the speech to the wildly cheering Supreme So viet in Moscow by Marshal An drei A Grechko Grechko said it was on the per sonal orders of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev that the American plane was destroyed on the first shot THURSDAY WHEN first word of the Soviet downing of the plane came in a speech by Khrushchev the U S withheld any strong protest while await ing more information on the in cident President Eisenhower or dered a swift inquiry but made no public comment White said U S Ambassador Llewelyn Thompson had been instructed to ask for informa tion in Moscow and well wait for that Khrushchev said his govern ment will make a severe pro test to the United States over the alleged violation of its air space but the communication had not been received Thursday night THERE WAS NO o f f i c i a I identification of the craft However indications pointed to an American weather plane reported missing since Sunday lot was fied as G Powers 30 The scene in downtown London Pound Va a was one of festive magnificence j test pilot stately crowntopped poled the Lockheed flying silken banners and flags Aircraft Corp everywhere Powers was flying a high altitude weath research plane of the fragrance of spring flowers andjNational Aero lYpnnh Dfirfume Polished c INSIDE THE 900yearold ab bey the smell of musk old and wood mingled with the POWERS French perfume Polished and Space Administra pets gleamed The scarlet gold vestments of the clergy added color But most colorful The State Department while not stating this was the plane of all was the bride involved said it was possible A wide diamond tiara blazedthat the pilot blacked out be on her head Her gown was of cause of a failure of the crafts white silk organzauntrimrnedoxygen equipment It said the lighnecked longsleeves and1 plane might have continued on fullskirted A high c h i g n o n automatic pilot and accidental added inches to her 5 foot 2 Ally violated Soviet air space veil of white illusion tulle sprangi The incident was a severe from each side of her head blow to the upcoming summit above the ears pulled back attalks at Paris President Eisen the shoulders and falling to the hower however said he was floor WHEN THE bride choked up continuing with plans to attend the parley which opens May 16 Khrushchev in the judgment it was the only hitch in a wedj0f US authorities is trying to ding of truly fairytale splendorforce President Eisenhower into t was like the turning of a page a summit conference trap where of history ne must either make important Shortly before the princess concessions or take the blame rode in a glass coach to Westfor failure minister Abbey she spoke to the Queen Mother of hers and Tonys ove saying Never have two people been so much in love In the coach after the cere On the inside Editorials Page 4 North Iowa Features5 CubGazette 6 mony which the bridegroom en Mason City News 89 ered first after a whispered Latest Markets consultation with the bride they Comics 10 returned to Buckingham Palace Clear Lake News 11 or a champagne wedding break Society News 1112 ast and to prepare for departure Sports 1314 HI their Caribbean honeymoon j North Iowa News 16 aboard the yacht Britannia TV Guide Pullout section Ike puts an if to Russian trip plans WASHINGTON the exhibit at the Dis ent Eisenhower Friday raiseditrict of Columbia armory with possible doubt about whether he George Meany AFLCIO presi vill go through with his plannedjdent When they walked by the visit to next month ihull of a pleasure boat Eisen This development came in thejhowed remarked to Meany wake of the fastsnowballing se ries of incidents of this week centering on Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchevs assertion that an American plane had been shot down over Russian ter ritory The President applied an if label to his Russian trip while touring an exhibit of unionmade products sponsored by theAFL CIO here The President was strolling That reminds me I am tak ing to I new boat that has no a jet operation that just pushes water and air through the boat Eisenhower is scheduled to visit Russia June 1019 White House Press Secretary James C Haggcrty said earlier he knew of no change of plans either in the Presidents Soviet trip or the summit meeting that begins May 16 in Paris ;