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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAIETYE HOME EDITION The VOL 102 newspaper that makes va 11 North logons neighbors Pres tad yiuied InterruUoiuI Full Ltwt wim MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 31 1M2 ltc paper Two Oea Fort Dodge fire claims 5 lives FORT DODGE father and his four young daughters were trapped and died in a fire that destroyed their rural home southeast of here Wednesday night The mother of the children es caped safely through a window of the small frame house Mrs Ruth Hayes 22 told Sher iff Ray McCoy that she awoke about 11 pm and saw the house full of smoke All of a sudden the whole place was on fire she said Mrs Hayes undergoing treat ment for shock and cuts at a Fort Dodge hospital was not too clear on where the fire was but she thought it was in the middle of the house McCoy said Cause of the fire was not im Business as usual tit shore Storm losses cleaned up By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON A miracle kind of miracle that springs from the hard work and honest sweat of whole com munities is taking piace along the Atlantic littoral Rebuilding after the million storm of Ash Wednesday the short communities are opening up for the season most of them right on schedule This has taken a good deal of doing starting with local or ganizations and extending up to the nations capital Congress immediately rushed through an emergency measure permitting persons inthe dis aster areas to writeoff losses in their turns for 1961 income tax Congress re acted on President Kennedys request for emergency aidj authorizing million for direct assistance by the Office of Emergency Planning and million for Small Business Ad ministration disaster loans for home and business restoration The funds are not yet available having been held up as part of a supplementary appropria tions measure for reasons ir relevant to this consideration but they can be counted 6n President Kennedy acting on requests from state governors declared parts of New York Delaware New Jersey Mary land Virginia North Carolina and Florida disaster areas Counties in West Virginia and Kentucky which suffered severe flood damage were also made eligible for federal aid The stales hit hardest have provided aid of their own in various ways In New Jersey where the freak storm laid waste some communities and left others virtually untouched the legislature put through emergency measures calculated to raise more than million One of these extended the racing season at thoroughbred and trotting tracks with the extra revenue going to the state for flood assistance Little insurance money was available inasmuch as coverage against flood is extremely ex pensive Most shore policies are written to insure only against wind damage i Amish farmers from Penn sylvania came down to work on the Rehoboth Beach Del shore Other volunteer groups from inland helped out in New Jersey Here are a few items that in dicate the scale of the rebuild ing Stone Harbor NJ is going in hock for million for a new sea wall much sturdier than the one it replaces Reho both has used 65 trucks of four to ten tonscapacity run on a continuous shuttle to truck white sand for the new beach A new inlet cut by thestorm on Hatteras Island south of Cape Hatteras has been bridged and it is again possible to drive the entire network of Outer Banks roads The first section of Rehoboths 5300fopt broad walk will be com pleted by June 15 A bridge over the Indian Riverjust north of Bethany Beach Del will be reopened by July 13 Meanwhile the season for some has already begun Ocean City Md had some 25000 vis itors over a midMay weekend REP WALTER JUDD Judd back in race for Congress MLVNEAPOLIS UP Rep Walter H1 Judd1 RMmn said Thursday he has reversed an earlier decision to retire from politics and will fun for re elec Uon rtor an Judd who had announced in April wouldnt run again said he had notrecognized o properly evaluated certain fac tors which have now compelled meto change jny mind Tho 43yearold congressman here from Washington to announce hev definitely woulc run again m the new 5th Dis tnct which includes air of Mm neapblis i Juddhad announced his tention to retire from public life at the 5th District GOP conven tion here Aprils His statemen then cajne as a shock to con vention v delegates Judd supporters said mon than 5000 letters and telegram came in from people of al walks of Meand all parts o the country appealing to him t continue his service in Con gress Robert Bjorklund chairman of the Judd volunteer commit tee said Judd had been Bunder tremendous pressure to mediately determined An official f the state fire marshals office was sent to investigate Killed was Paul Francis Hayes 27 and his daughters Edna 5 Debbie 4 April 3 and Becky 2 Mrs Hayes said she escaped hrough a window but was unable o reenter the flaming house Dick Heffner of Kalo said he was fishing from a bridge aboul block and a half from the Hayes touse and heard a woman scream He said he saw flames oming from the house but could nt get inside He ran to a nearby grocery tore and called the Otho fire de partment Firemen from Lehigh also helped out Because no fire hydrants were n the area firemen had to keep omg back into Otho for water b fight the fire The four or five room house ap parently had two bedrooms It was beheVed the parents slept in one bedroom and the children in he other The father was found lying face down on the floor of a bedroom and one child was near him Two more bodies were found agams a wall Part of the body of the burth child was located in the basement where a section of the loor and walls had collapsed A babysitter Lois Plamer 14 daughter of Robert Palmer o 3tho apparently had left the house just a short time before the ire When she heard of the trag edy she collapsed and was taken to a hospital for treatment o shock Postal workers flunk test on J careful handling WYANDOTTE Mich high school girl tned to test the post offices packagehandling bu only part of the test worked Carol Skrycki 17 won a science in fair prize at School mailed anyway eight Roosevelt Hig She said she accelerometers which measure jolts to a Call forma collaborator Air mail air mail special and an un marked parcel received yolts equal to a threefoot drop said he report Air mail fragile1 and sec ond class showed the effects o being dropped five feet she saic But there was no report fo first class and third class The accelerome smashed fiat Caro said YORK GOOD NASHVILLE Tenn Thomas HospitaTjeported Thurs day the condition of World War I v K toured the countryside when the nem for eight actually are four bicycles built for two Despite late after pose this graphic photo as the rain cloudsdrew closer Left to right noon showers it was a pretty nice Memorial Day m Mason City and are Nancy Kemmerer Deborah Bailey Jim Bolin Jean Hedfick these youngsters took advantage of it They rented the bikes and Mick Lura Carolyn Sweeney Kathy Dosen and Sherry Stock market regains weeks loss r again run hero Sgt Alvin good and that C York is his internal hemorrhagmg has been stopped N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Highaltitude Atests WASHINGTON The Atomic Energy Commis sion said the first of a series of Highaltitude nuclear tests over Johnston Island in the Pacific is scheduled for some time after dark Friday In all three and per haps four space shots are planned at at an altitude of around 500 miles Aged exsenator dies WASHINGTONVHenry Fountain Ashurst one of Arizonas first two U S senators died at the age of 87 He spent 29 years in the Senate from 1912 to 1941 resigns post ANKARA Turkey Prime Minister Ismet Inonu old man of Turkish politics has re signedin a crisis over demands for the release of imprisoned members of executed Prime Minister Adnan Menderes government i j W Stockpile handling rapped investigators sharply criticized Eisenhower administration officials for bargaining away in potential profits from the nations strategic stockpile Hollow report from Geneva The United States the Soviet Un ion and the 15 other nations at the disarmament con ference here agreed on a report of their first 10 weekswork to be presented to the United Nations But the agreement did nothing to narrow the wide differences between the U S and Soviet views on how disarmament should be carried out Toll climbs in crash of trains VOGHERA Italy fast reight tram hurtled intoa stand ng passenger express jammed with Rivierabound holiday crowds Thursday and 64 persons were re ported killed The said the run a red stoplight The death toll was expected to mount Seventy persons were reported injured 10 ofahern gravely m the predawn collision at the main sta tion of this industrial city 30 miles south of Milan The 15car passenger tram had stopped to takeon more passen gers for a long weekend at the seashore The freight engineer and his as sistant apparently leaped to safety before the crash They turned up unhurt at police headquarters A warrant had been issued earlier for their arrest for questioning 33079 take third gulp of vaccine Nearly 5000 persons will hav go through the makeup clini Sunday if all those who got the Type III Sabin polio vaccine are to get the Type II In the regular and makeup clinic for Type III Robert St Clair Jr reported for the Jun ior Chamber of Commerce 38 015 persons received the ora vaccine In Tuesdays clinic for Type II vaccine 33079 received the dose St Clair said he is hopefu that even more than 5000 wil show up Sunday The two elm ics for the Type I vaccine at traded a total of 40816 The makeup clinic Sunday i at the old Elks Building 2n and N Federal from 1 to pm Accidents take record toll on Memorial Day Traffic 1M Drowning 34 Miscellaneous 44 Total1 By THE ASSOCIATED PKCSS Four plane crashes which killei 13persons helped push to a rec ord high of 195 for the nation Memorial Day toll of acciden deaths The previous mark was 174 fo a oneday Memorial holiday 1956 Tlxj traffic death tide of thi years holiday rose nearly to th record 109 also established 1956 DuPqnf announces plan to WILMINGTON Del El Pont de Nemours and Co Thursday announced would divest itself of its General Motors stock by dis tributing onehalf share of GM for each share of DuPpnt The distribution will be made July 9 to stockholders of record June 8 DuPbnt saiddistri bution of the made inthree or ments and that approximately 23 million GM shareswill be distributed this year The finaljudgment in the governments antitrust suit was entered March 1 by IT T n i f p federal court orderproviding fital to individual stockhold ers This means there be no tax to the individual stock holder on the initial or sub sequent distributions unless and untiMhevalue of the Gen eral Motors share exceeds the cost of his Dupont stock Greenewalt said N s theexcess will sas a July 30 and must be completed by Feb 28 1965 i DiiPont holds 63million shares 4of General Motors stock k t 1 Crawford H Greenewalt at Greenewalt stockholders a letter to advised On the basis of recent market of General 3Motors prices stock that under a recentlyWcted of ix u Vi v stockholders will have no tax law the GM shares to pay m the contemplated returnof cap distribution 3b at New York NEW YORK worldwide the stock mar cel extended its rally hursday but themomentum of he t advance eased under taking At its peak therally the rnainmoth lossPMondayC JByJate afternoon stocks held substantial gainst Profittak ers Had cut into ad irances theNew Ex changes highspeed tickertape running morethan onehour and a inlfJ Inln tln 1 North Iowa Partly cloudyand cooler throughFriday Lows Thursday night Friday in the 60s owa Cloudy showers south west Thursday night and south Friday Cooler west and north Thursday night lows in lower 40s northwest about 60 southeast Cooler Friday highs middel to about eOjoutheast Cooler F r i d a y jijghs I middle 60s middle 70s south east Further outlook Con siderable clou d 5 ne s s with scattered showers and thun derstorms likely Saturday Minnesota Cloudy light rain Warmer Highs Friday in 70s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 77 Minimum 53 At 8 am 57 Precipitation 15 Smith faces 5 charges lowan denies he murdered 5 kin SIGOURNEY Gil bert Smiths topsyturvey world in which he is accused of killing his uncle aunt and three cousins without apparent reason closed in onhim Thursday as he faced a murder charge on five counts Hungry and Vith a fourday stubble of his face the was captured Wednesday morning Sunday to visit his mother in Den ver Colo t After hours of questioning tne sheriff said I dont think he is leveling with us Smith was arraigned on five counts of murder Wednesday night before Justice of Peace Tom Johnston The case was continued until Smith ob tained counsel After he was locked up Gay was capiurea morning f vjuj near Drakesville in a barn hayno asked for to write his aivcbvme in a uai u iiay mow where two farmers tracked Mrs Ada Marie Smith him down Johnson Still under treatment for a bul Gayno as he was known in the southern Iowa hills denied Satur day nights slaying of the mem bers of the Andrew McBeth fam ily with whom he lived They were still alive he told Keokuk County Sheriff John Wal lerich when he drove off early WATCHING PRICES GO scene in this midtown Manhattan brokerage in terested spectators watch changing prices on quote board of stocks in left background A buying wave poured over the stock market pushing prices higher that erased the plunge early this week Wave of the vhen 1475 million shares changed lands However the generalf levelof stock prices remained far below highs ofearly in the year v volume of odd lot for lessthan100 re ported indicating that the ndividual investors were buying The mutual funds and other in stitutions also were brokers to be buying at astrong rate Buying orders were reported jto exceed sell orders by abouttwo o one e Some brokers estimated tfw days turnover might reach 16 mil Ion shares The record is 1641 million shares traded Oct29 1929 At 2 p m the Dow Jones aver age of 30 industrials was up1726 io 611 An hour earlier it stood at 61320 which was above Fridays close The Associated Press 60stock et wound in the snbulder is a Me beth cousin Patsy Lou 15 Patsy who escaped in the dark from the McBeth home at Martinsburg named Smith as the killer Gayno declined an offer to at tend under guard the mass funer al services held in the high schoo gymnasium at Hcdrick sixhour after he captured The fugitive told the sheriff h had stopped along the road t sleep and awoke to hear a broad cast of the slayings listing him a the suspect He claimed he too off in the rough country to wor his way back to Sigourney and tell his story tothe sheriff Claim Eichmann fails in appeal JERUSALEM tative sources said Thursday Is raeli President Itzhak BenZvi has rejectedAdolf Eichmanns appeal for clemency and that the former Nazi officer might be hanged as early as Friday morning Tightest security surrounded the nextstep but the Israeli pris ons commissioner said the exe cution might be carried out within a few hours if the appeal was re jected Other sources said Eichmann had urged his attorney to appeal to the United Nations and West Germany in an lllhhoiir fight to escape eath on the gallows average at noon had gained 670 to 22680 also it was be fore the big decline began Key stocks jumped or more with American arid Telegraph the jiations most widely held to after sales including block of 100000 shares one of the largest single transactions in stock market history Chrysler gained to Du Pont was up to and Boeing gained to Brokers had been engwKod at the opening with buy orders1 that one large firm said were running about three to one over sell orders Brokers said orders ing in from foreign investors after the Memorial Day holiday that closed the American markets while foreign exchanges stayed open The was only partial one for many brokers arid their staff members as they re turned to offices to review thV frantic activity and catch upwith strength from overseas On the inside Editorials 4 Society News Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 1314 North Iowa News15 Comics U Cfeer Lake News17 ;