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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper far tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lovans neighbors HOME EblTION VOL AMocitttd PreM and Dnited Prcii Full MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 17 1961 7c Copy Paper Consists of Four No lit Drop pledges to Laos Russia City folks II dominated I by rural ijg Jr Many states have problem By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS If you want your vote in state legislative affairs to weigh more move to the country The reason Most state legis latures now are dominated by rural senators and representa tives In theory every state but Mary land must reapportion all or part of the legislature periodically This prohibits the focus of power anywhere but with the majority of the people But in practice theory is shelved and rural law makers keep a firm hold on then power That disfranchisement is com mon may be seen in this sam pling ALABAMAS Bullock County has 13000 citizens and two represen tatives But the more than 50000 Houston County citizens have only one Less than onethird of Iowas population controls the legislature Some Wyoming counties with three legislators have fewer resi dents than other counties with but one Four urban Utah counties claim threequarters of the states pop ulation pay 55 per cent of the taxes but have only 44 per cent of the Senate seats and 54 per cent of the House And Perry County Arkansas boasts 4900 residents and one representative while the eight Pulaski County representatives average 31250 constituents each In all but a handful of states reapportionment is a vexing prob lem And its solutions range from acceptance to agitation to reform MARYLANDS legislative dis tricts can be changed only with approval by voters and there are no deadlines for changes The last boundary changes followed a 1950 referendum The partition of Tennessee Mis sissippi and Alabama is the same now as it was a halfcentury ago Vermonts 246member House second largest in the nation has been unchanged numerically since its first seating in 1793 And Con necticuts Senate is the same in number now as in 1874 Reapportionment of all or part of the Iowa Ohio and Arkansas legislatures is difficult because of socalled freezing clauses which permanently fix district The weather North Iowa Cloudy with occaj sional rain Wednesday nightj with occasional thunderstorms likely Rain diminishing and ending Thursday forenoon be coming partly cloudy in thej afternoon Lows Wednesday1 night 4552 Highs Thursday in the lower 60s Iowa Showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night diminishing and ending early Thursday and becoming partly cloudy by aft ernoon Heavy rains locally 1 to 3 inches southeast and south central Lows Wednesday night near 40 northwest to the 50s southeast Highs Thursday 60 65 Further fair with little temperature change Friday Minnesota Partial clearing cool er Highs Thursday in 50s Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 64 49 50 09 71 47 Reds give proposal for peace Rusk makes demands also N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Summit talk considered WASHINGTON Acting Secretary of State Chester A Bowles said a meeting between President Kennedy and Soviet Premier Khrushchev is definitely under consideration However Bowles emphasized no decision has been made and any final decision will be up to the President Support Korean junta SEOUL Korea Radio Seoul said Lt Gen Lee HanLim commander of South Koreas powerful 1st Field Army has pledged full support to objectives of the military junta now running the government If true this is a setback for both the elected regime of Premier John M Chang and for U S Lt Gen Carter B Magruder the commander of United Nations forces who had urged the rebel junta to return power to the regular authorities Missing copter found VIENTAINE Laos A helicopter missing with 11 men including three Americans was located by search planes that were fired on from the ground The craft appeared intact but there was no sign of its occupants and it was feared they may be in the hands of proCommunist Pathet Lao forces Bone of contention Debate opened on moisturized hams f WASHINGTON UPI That low packers to give housewives advertised juicy ham may be both the modern moist ham so only because up to 10 per land the oldfashioned drier cent of it is plain old water type FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES GENEVA Russia de manded Wedesday that SEATO pact nations re nounce their pledge to pro tect Laos and called for withdrawal of all outside troops after a peace settle ment Soviet Foreign Minister An drei Gromyko made his de mands at the afternoon session of the 14nation conference on the future of Laos Similar views were expressed before him by Qunin Pholsena a rep resentative of the neutralist delegation of former Premier Souvanna Pbouma who went into exile but still is recog nized by Russia as head of the Laotian government AT THE MORNING session US Secretary of State Dean Rusk called for a strengthened vetofree control commission to enforce the ceasefire in Laos Rusk also complained bitter ly of repeated Red violations of the ceasefire despite the pres ent threepower international control commissions report days ago that the truce generally effective ive was Gromyko put forth his views i a speech in which he charged that the chaotic situ ation in Laos was due entire y to interference by the United States He spelled out in detail the Kremlins ideas of how Laos should be neutralized and in sulated from the EastWest conflict Gromykos plan for policing he settlement in Laos would ivc the Communists a veto power over operations of the i control commission a proposal which the United States was certain to reject AGREED with previously made according to Sen Maurine Bj Mrs Neuberger said the ag Neuberger DOre riculture department should Oregons champion of the conconsider two basic issues sumer made the statement in I whether it is desirable to have GROMYKO the assertion by Communist Chinese Foreign Minister Chen Yi that the SEATO pact should be broken up but did not appear to make this a condition for agreement here In Laos meanwhile Royal Laotian delegates and those of two the rebel factions principles of agreed on a coalition ONE MAN WITHOUT A dent John Kenned5r comes only a little above the shoulder of members of the Canadian Guards during a review at Ottawa Canada where the Chief Ex UP Photofax ecutive is visiting The President walked a double line of men and was almost hidden from view by the Cana dian giants and their black hats Retired farmer killed Forest City is scene FOREST CITY F G Peter 73122 Madison NW Mason City died in a Ma son City hospital Wednes day afternoon from injuries received in a trucktrain crash miles northwest of here Wednesday morn ing Peter a retired farmer was the passenger in a pickup truck which collid ed with a freight train at rural crossing The driver of the truck Merwin Aitcheison the ten ant on Peters farm near Garner was thrown from thetruck by the force of the crash and was unin jured The truck was traveling east on a rural road when it collided with the north bound train The crossing is located on a rise in the road Peter is survived by his wife Canadians hear Kennedy Appeals for food unity FKOM OUR WIEE SEKVICES Kennedy appealed to Canada Wednesday to join the United States in turn ing the farm surpluses of both countries into vast pools of food to feed the hungry people in im poverished areas of the world If we can now work closely together to make our food sur pluses a blessing instead of a curse no man woman or child need ever go hungry again the visiting Chief Executive said in a speech before a joint ses sion of the Canadian Parlia ment Kennedy at the same time urged Canada to increase its hemispheric role by joiningthe United States and Latin Amer ican countries as partners in interAmerican affairs The President said the free world should not misjudge the force of the challenge we a force that is powerful as well as insidious that inspires dedi cation as well as fear that uses means we cannot adopt to achieve ends we cannot permit Nor can we mistake the na ture of the struggle he con tinned It is not for concessions or territory It is not simply be tween different systems It is the ageold battle for the sur vival of liberty itself The address marked the high point in Kennedys state visit to Ottawa GOOD PEL LOWSHI P abounded on the arrival of the President and First Lady Tues Spring rains cover Iowa Spring showers peppered parts of Iowa Wednesday and the en ire state was expected to get a jood soaking Heaviest rainfall amounts lave been reported in western iowa Cherokee received 109 inches Sac City and Galva got 102 Other amounts include Esther ville 95 Lenox Storm Lake and Emmetsburg Atlantic and 80 Spencer 77 Carroll 75 Fort Dodge 74 Sioux City 73 Coun cil Bluffs and Guthrie Center 66 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News1415 Latest Markets 15 North Iowa News 24 Comics 26 Sports2930 UNIQUE JUNKYARD NEW YORK Army officers and 1150 civilian work j ers pull enough junk out of New JYork harbor each year to build i a pile a block wide and 15 times as high as the Empire State i Building Recent hauls included Society News 424344 carcass of a giraffe and a Clear Lake News 5051 jgrand piano government and agreed to hold The Mason City area had 44 ana a summit meeting to work by 1 pm Wednesday lout its details They also In many places the moisture boundtestimony before an excess moisture in hams anes department hearing The hearwhether the consumer has Small hope is held for overhaulinS was called to consider a reright to know the content of Agreed to the formation of a benefited cropland gardens and ing the assemblies of Kentucky cent departmentorder permitwhat he buys sub commission to cooperi lawns made dry from warm Utah Vermont New Mexico 10 Per cent addcd mois She said thc departments anjate with the threepower interwinds and last weeks high tern lahoma and turo where the lawmakers maintain a passive attitude addcd mois in smoked ham inouncement said the regulationsinational control INDIANAS legislature was lastitenth of the federal inspected realigned in 1921 despite a conj smoked ham and pork products iwerc being cased to make it reinforce the WHAT this innocuous soundipossible for federally inspected ceasefire ing phrase meant was that to supply commission to two week old juicier products such as were being sold by packers not subject to stitutional provision for a censusj could now be legally water inspection and reapportionment every six Mrs Neuberger said years An Indianapolis judge ruled recently that all future acts of the legislature will be invalid un less the constitution is obeyed but there is considerable doubt the ruling can be enforced The ruralurban antagonism is compounded in Vermont New York and Connecticut by partisan The American Meat Institute meanwhile announced it is willing to recommend labeling of smoked hams to show how much ex tra water they contain IT SEEMS TO me that to use the word juicy or juicier in connection with watered Homer v i s o n Da Chi politics Some individuals are taking cago thc in matters to the courts stitute presi A Mississippian refuses to payjdent said thc his state tax saying he industry fairly represented He e 1 i e v e s that no legislative rcapportionihams should ment since 1890 means taxation without fair representation A Kansas attorney has asked the courts to declare all legisla tive acts unconstitutional He says the Kansas government has gone unchanged for so long it no longer reflects the wishes of the majori ty hams is misleading in that it is calculated to conjure up visions of that much sought after big thick juicy steak she said But they disagreed on a meeting site for the proposed summit as well as on a num ber of other key issues includ peratures The Weather Bureau said the should end in thc western rain ing a joint delegation to resent this country at Geneva peace talks half of the state by evening and in eastern Iowa Wednesday night The cloudiness and show ers were expected to hold after temperatures Wednesday the to the 60s TO JEST FOR JACK HOLLYWOOD UP Comedi an Jerry Lewis who actively supported former Vice Presi But moisturized hams the be labeled to NEUBERGER give all necessary information which is within the power of thc packer to provide for the house wife Davison said the rule permit ting 10 per cent added water in smoked hams should be re tained This he said would al not juicy in the sense of steak s natural meat and fat juices but rather juicy as meaning plain old water The Oregon Democrat said that if thc reguatioh had been in effect during the last year the consumer would have paid million for federally in spected water Although Mrs Neuberger made it clear she opposed the regulation she said that if it is continued the depart ment take steps to see that the 10 per cent allowance is not exceeded M Nixon in presidential campaign the Graham calls JFK Baptist president NEW YORK Billy Graham said he admired entertain at President Kennedy s sland against fed birthday party May 27 SAME 1960172 Jeral aid to parochial schools In some ways hes turned out to be a Baptist president said Southern Baptist minister Gra ham Kennedy is the nations first Roman Catholic elected to the presidency Graham com mented on the federal aid to education issue prior to his de parture aboard the Queen Mary for England where later this month he will conduct the third crusade of his career in Great Britain Photofax TOP TV STARS Raymond Burr and Barbara Stan wyck are a happy pair after they won two of televi sions top acting awards in Hollywood They hold the Emmies each won as best starring performer in a TV series he for Perry Mason and she for the Barbara Stanwyck Show Story on page day on their first trip outsida the United States since his inau guration Pledges of continued tion were exchanged at the air port reception in which Diefen baker and Governor General George Vanier warmly greeted the US visitors The warm friendliness con tinued at a state dinner and re ception given by the governor general and Mrs Vanier and an earlier treeplanting on the rich green lawn of their residence Government House Knowledgeable sources said Kennedy is encouraging Diefen baker to join in financial assist ance to the impoverished peo ples of Latin America Canadas assistance to those nations has been small Its ef forts have been directed pri marily toward AsiaIndia for to a lesser ex tent toward Africa It was un derstood that Diefenbaker would rather continue to de vote the bulk of what aid Can ada is able to render to those areas where its helping hand is now recognized Early release of more road money WASHINGTON a move to speed up highway construe jtion President Kennedy Wed jnesday ordered the release of million of federal funds I that would not normally have become available until July 1 Kennedy took similar action Feb 2 when he ordered release of million of highway funds not scheduled to be available until April 1 Teenagers hero Clark asks divorce PHILADELPHIA Clark host of the teenage Amer ican Bandstand television show and his wife Barbara nounced Wednesday they will seek a divorce Clark 31 and his wife said in a joint state ment they were taking the ac tion with deep regret They were married in 1952 and have a fiveyearold sou Dickie FAIR WARNING LOCKPORT N Y fam ily in a nearby community has a unique method of discouraging peddlers A large white head stone on the front lawn bears the epitaph Here Lies a Sales man i Merchants Offer Big Values Greater Mason City Days THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY MAY 18 19 and 20 ;