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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Nation unites in memory to dead THK ASSOCIATED PRESS With gratitude to her war dead and in loving memory of all her deceased loved ones the nation Thursday marks another Memori al its roots of observ ance now dating back exactly 100 years President Kennedy lays the pres idential wreath on the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington Va National Cemetery And old sol diers young soldiers and just plain citizens conduct ceremonies in most every city town and ham let In addition to wreath laying riles are the parades speeches and gunfire salutes For millions of Americans it also is a day of rest and for other millions it means the start of a long week end holiday Most historians agree that the holiday dates to April 1863 when several women at Columbus Miss scattered spring flowers on graves of Confederate and Union soldiers At Rindge NH groundbreak ing ceremonies are scheduled for a memorial bell lower to honor all women war dead In Albany NY Harry M Startup 82 a SpanishAmerican War veteran leads the citys pa rade It is Startups third time to serve as grand marshal At Fort Banks in Winthrop Mass Mrs Joseph P Kennedy the Presidents mother takes part in ceremonies naming three streets in honor of fallen service men including her son Joseph P Kennedy Jr who died in World War II The President after his wreath laying at Arlington flies by heli copter to Camp David the presi dential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains of Maryland for lunch and then back to the White House for some office work and a little relaxation on the holiday At Arlington President Kennedy was joined by Gen Maxwell D Taylor chairman of the Joint sues with a calm sober sense of se responsibility Pointing out the tensions created by the Communists throughout the globe Taylor paid tribute to the Americans lost in South Viet Nam calling them national heroes hi every sense of the word The conflict in Viet Nam typi fies dramatically the new chal lenge we are facing in many parts of the underdeveloped world Taylor said Among other observances At Pearl Harbor scene of the United States worst military dis aster on Dec 7 1341 about 200 military and civilian dignitaries attend services aboard the sunken battleship Arizona sent to the bot tom by Japanese bombs At Rock Island 111 from 8000 to 10000 persons were expected for the dedication of a memorial carillon at Arsenal National Cem etery and for services at a near iui clL Chiefs of Staff who in a prepared by Confederate cemetery speech reminded all Americans that we are leaders in a tense world who must meet serious is Off Ambrose Light just outside the entrance to New York Har bor memorial wreaths go into the a as a tribute to the merchant seamen who gave their lives for their country In Tonawanda NY Maj Lucas aide to the governor of North Carolina places the Con federate flag on the grave of Otto Hintz a Confederate soldier bur iecl in the city cemetery Hintz of Co A First Texas Cavalry was a prisoner of war interned at El mira NY After the Civil War he moved to Tonawanda In Hartford Conn flowers dec orate the grave of Little Miss 1565 who was amqng 168 killed in a circus fire on July 6 1944 The little girl never was identi fied The number she bore in death was taken from a numbered casualty tag placed on her body following the tragedy Millions of Americans were on the move by auto plane train and bus Picnics in the afternoon are traditional The weather man predicted sun ny to partly cloudy weather over most of the nation with tempera tures near the seasonal norms They Are All With Us In Spirit This Memorial Day Photomontage by staff photographer Elwin Musser at a Mason City Cemetery Birthday cruise for Kennedy Hughes interviews 15yearold lifer WASHINGTON Wi President Kennedy celebrated his 46th birthday Wednesday with a long and at times rainswept cruise on the Potomac River which didnt end until early Thursday A party of 23 or so friends and members of the Kennedy family were aboard the Navy yacht Se quoia as it knifed through the black river Lightning crackled over the hills of Virginia and there were downpours in the area during the cruise The yacht left at pm and remained on the river until am Among those aboard were the Presidents two brothers Atty Gen Robert E Kennedy and Sen Edward M Kennedy DMass and their wives actor David Niven and Sen George Smathers DFIa Pierre Salinger White House press secretary told reporters the party was a private affair and thus the White House gave out no information on the cruise A reporter and photographer for the Washington Evening Star who were attempting to cover the birthday voyages de parture said a naval security officer detained them at the Navy Yard Annex and removed film from their camera A spokesman for the newspaper said the film was surrendered without protest Memorial toll FORT MADISON Moser a 15yearold life termer was not primarily on Gov Harold Hughes schedule when the gover nor recently announced his unpre cedented move to visit inmates in Iowa prisons But the youth still in a prison hospital room since he was taken to the Iowa Penitentiary about two weeks ago was high in the picture when Hughes turned up Wednesday Shielded from most adult pris oners Robert had never been al lowed in the penitentiary yard ex The governor had more conver sation with the blackh aired slightly built youngster who was sentenced for murder Noting that the boy left his supper tray un touched Hughes asked if there was something he could do for him and young Moser replied I guess not It was the climax of a day in which Hughes talked with about 20 prisoners eight of them lifers to get the feel of things The Moser boy killed his grand father Ernest Ganzhorn CO with a rifle He had lived with the el in nie jjeniienuitry yaro me ti cept under escort When he man on tne Ganzhorn farm the governor he blurted outnear The youths stay at the penilen Hey do you think 1 could get out in the yard tonight Yard privileges at the peni w t vuuij Llltlt AlVSv tenliary are for prisoners who bematch his 15 years he will be have themselves Son thats up to the custodial officers here Hughes told the boy I have nothing to do with it rises slowly BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The loll of dead in Memorial Day traffic accidents rose slow ly Thursday At 11 am 38 fatalities were reported Most of the accidents caused only one death each But five persons perished in the headon collision of a semi trailer truck and a pickup truck on U S 89 near Glcndale Utah CHOLERA RISE KUALA LUMPUR Malaya W number of suspected chol era cases in Malaya passed the 400 mark Thursday tiary is temporary Prison offi cials say that because of his age and a mentality that does not Girl 13 shoots her parents KANSAS CITY Kan lice said a 13yearold girl shot and wounded her mother and fa ther Wednesday night while her parents were arguing I just shot police quoted Jean Musial as saying I didnt aim at anyone I was just trying to keep daddy from hitting mother She used her fathers automatic rifle Frank S Musial 36 was struck in the abdomen and left forearm by 22caliber slugs His wife Frances 31 was wounded in the forearm Police said Jean told them her mother had gone to a tavern and brought her father home She said he argument took place while the family was eating supper Five younger children were in the room Jean was taken to a detention Laken either to the Boys Stale Training School at Eldora or the Mens Reformatory at Anamosa Hughes came here with a list of 15 prisoners to interview He said his interest in prison affairs was aroused by the receipt of JO to 15 letters from inmates daily Com mutation powers rest with the governors office Before leaving the goevrnor iaiked with some of the prisoners in private One member of the State Board of Parole has publicly criticized Hughes plan contending he was bypassing the board in prison matters I think personal interview with these men are beneficial the governor said after his first visit I am not trying to circum vent the Parole Board or prison officials Im just trying to get the feel of things On fhe inside Editorials 4 CubGazette 8 Society News91011 Sports News 1314 North Iowa News 1417 Mason City News 17 Comics IB WARM North Iowa Clear to partly cloudy Thursday Partly cloudy Friday High Thursday 73 to 78 Low near 50 Iowa Clear to partly cloudy Thursday Partly cloudy Fri day with a chance of scattered thundershowers west portion Friday Little change in tem peratures High Thursday 75 to 80 northeast to lower 80s southwest Low in the 50s Minnesota Clear to partly cloudy Friday with tempera tures slightly higher High Thursday in the 70s Low in the low 50s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 72 Minimum 45 At 8 am 62 Sunrise Sunset 744 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 76 55 Exgovernor beaten by two youths Clear Lake News 202 home No charges have been filed Classified Pages 2223 TOPEKA Kan W Harry H Woodring former Democratic governor of Kansas and one time US secretary of war was beaten and robbed Wednesday by two men he had hired to mow his lawn Officers said Woodring told them he took the men to his home and one of them struck him knocking him unconscious When he regained conscious ness he said the men his wal let and his 1958modcl auto bile were gone Woodring was admitted to a hospital where his condition was satisfactory Woodring who will be 73 Fri day was governor of Kansas in J193I32 He was secretary ol war from 1936 to 1940 during the administration of Franklin D Roosevelt The newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 30 1963 10c a Paper Consists Two Associated Press and United Prem international Full Lease Wlrei No Holiday wont halt rail talks WASHINGTON lators for the nations railroads and five railroad unions gave up heir holiday Thursday in an effort to avert a nationwide rail strike But spokesmen for both sides n the longstanding dispute cau tioned against interpreting the decision to work through the holiday as a sign that an agree ment was near One source said there had not been much change in the situa tion since the latest round of negotiations began following the May 14 report of a presidential emergency board appointed to recommend a settlement The main issue in the dispute is the railroads desire to elimi nate the job of fireman on diesel locomotives The railroads say he firemen no longer are need Hi and union rules which re quire their presence in the cab are featherbcdding The unions are seeking job security benefits for the firemen and other employes The railroads are banned from putting new work rules nto effect and the unions are forbidden to strike until June 13 That is the expiration date of a 0day cooling off period which ook effect automatically when President Kennedy appointed the emergency board Negotiators for both sides said the deadline could be extended f a settlement was near But one source emphasized that it would be extended only if some progress was being made to ward an agreement The negotiators set aside the fireman issue by mutual consent last Monday They said they would concentrate on other work rules issues first in hopes of making some progress In its report to the President earlier this month the emcr gency board said a general railroad work stoppage would stop all movement on 92 per cent of the total railroad mile age in the United States and render idle 94 per cent of the industrys employes If this happened it said the damage to the nation would be inestimable CRASH LAW SPRINGFIELD 111 The house Wednesday passed a bill prohibiting bystanders from carrying away parts of an air craft involved in a crash JACKSON Minn m Inte rationists planned to step up demonstrations in this Missis sippi capital city Thursday even hough police promised to con inue their policy of instant ar rests Were not going anywhere nit down on Capitol Street a Mississippi leader for the Na tional Association for the Ad vancement of Colored People told 600 cheering Negroes Wed nesday night at a rally Mississippi does not observe Memorial Day Stores will be open Thursday Nineteen persons were jailed in four demonstrations Wednes day It brought to 27 the number of arrests since picketing and sitin demonstrations started here Tuesday Two while youths were hurt Wednesday night when Negroes tossed bricks through the wind shield of their car in a Negro Promise more race protests section But there was no vio lence during daytime demon strations The previous clay a mixed group which tried to desegre gate a lunch counter was at tacked Throngs of white persons gath ered on Capitol Street the main thoroughfare when the first six pickets appearedWed nesday A few white youths stepped in front of the pickets and attempted to halt them Oth erwise were no incidents Demonstrations arrested for picketing were charged with dis playing a placard without a per mit a new city law When their City Court trials began Wednesday afternoon Jack Young a Jackson Negro attor ney contended the new law was unconstitutional City Court Judge James Spen cer delayed the trials for one week and directed Young to file a brief on his claim SHEAR DELIGHT Litlfc Jimmy islhe only oweckom sevenpound youngster in town with a flattop haircut A heat condition on his neck under the long brown locks necessitated the cooling clip Jimmy slept right through it He is the son of Mr and Mrs Jimmy Brooks Valdosta Ga The barber is William Scott Report Pope has good resf VATICAN CITY m Pope ohn XXIII spent an excellent ight with perfect rest the Vat can announced Thursday His doctors reported concrte mprovement informed sources aid An oral statement by a Vati an spokesman underlined new ptimism that the 81yearold loman Catholic ruler might ral y from the critical hemorrhag ng provoked by an abnormal nternal stomach growth The statement indicating that the immediate crisis might be past said Pope John would re ceive his doctor Prof Antonio Gasbarrini in a farewell visit this morning Gasbarrini who lives in Bol ogna plans to leave Roma Thursday afternoon the state ment added He was summoned here ur gently Sunday after the Pops suffered a critical setback Despite Gasbarrinis depar ture the Pope remained under constant attention from his Ro man doctor and from a special Vatican medical staff One of his doctors said Wed nesday night that the Pope might be able to got out of bed m a week or 10 days if he con tinues showing improvement Vatican sources reported That statement indicated op lirnism But it also pointed to the fact that he next week or 10 days might be crucial with the threat of new hemorrhagmg still present The report was the most op timistic since the Popes ab normal stomach growth sent him to bed 10 days ago and brought him close to death The sources said the spoke Thursday of renewed col or in Pope Johns face and ex pressed the hope that he would gain strength little by little in coming days A spokesman at the Vatican press office said Wednesday night that the Pope had been able to read pray and meditate lowan killed in car wreck PORTLAND Ore Seaman Clifford R Igou Jr 22 USN Dcmson Iowa was killed in a onecar crash here early Thurs day Police said Igou died hospital shortly after the crash Another sailor Gary Eaton 20 suffered bruises when the car driven by Igou apparently went out of control and turned ;