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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far VOL freu ud Catted FNM The Newspaper All North lowans MASON CITY MONDAY NOVEMBER i HOME EDITION 7e Copy OxuUtt ot Two Given One Man Op inon A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULC Thmn WSVl UWB lW tat Version of Dr Schweitzer WEEK I am to have the privilege of meeting a most distinguished young man His name is Tom D o o 1 e y Thomas A Dooley if you want to be formal about it Hes about the closest approach America has to that worldre nowned great soul Dr Albert Schweitzer The occasion of our meeting will be the formal presentation to Tom Dooley of the Mutual of Omaha Criss Award A large gold medal and a prize of 000 taxfree are involved in the citation which will be made at Omaha by Dr Charles W Mayo of Rochester chairman of the board of judges The award goes to the indi vidual who in the opinion of the judges has made the greatest contribution to either public health or safety during the year It memorializes Dr C C Criss founder of the company The last winner was Dr Jonas Salk developer of the polio vac The first winners back in 1050 two Nobel Prize Winners Dr Philip S Hench and Dr Edward C Kendall principal developers of cortisone Another year it was Dr Howard A perhaps the worlds great est authority in the field of re habilitation In 1954 I found my self bracketed with such great ness as this for my efforts in AN AMAZING famous persons will be on hand to participate in this years award Hollywood and official Washington will be well repre sented Ill be distinguished as the one commoner in attend ance But I am going to feel very well introduced to and acquaint ed with Dr Tom Dooley even though Ive never seen or talked to him Ive just finished read ing his two books Deliver Us From Evil and Edge of both from the Far rar Straus Cudahy What an answer we have in this hes still on the underside of 33 to the im age of Americans abroad de AP Photofax BIGAMY SUSPECT Remorseful Herman Van Home 36 is booked at Santa Monica on sus picion of bigamy after revealing to his present wife Helen that he is the father of six of the children who died in the fireat Ottumwa Iowa His wife turned him in when he said he was going back for the fu neral Monday He admitted desertinghis family last picted by the writer Ugly American The This overall observation has forced itself upon me Bui where to go on from there with a storyso big and wondcrfu as the one related in these two compact books poses something of a problem One needs the genius for condensation anc conciseness that marked the Book of Genesis DELIVER US FROM EVIL is Tom Dooleys story of what happened five years ago when as a 27yearold Navy doctor he found himself assigned to feed clothe house and watch over the physical well being of the hundreds of thousands of refu gees fleeing from the north after the Communists took over in that part of what had been IndoChina The Edge of Tomorrow is the narrative of six young Americans headed by this same young doctor who braved po litical danger to combat two major evils afflicting that part of the world Disease and Com munism By way of background it should be recalled that three Cambodia and Viet Nam combined to make up IndoChina richest colony of France After eight years of Geneva treaty divided Viet Nam into two temporary z o n e s of political influence pending a national plebiscite which as in Korea never was held IN THE MEANTIME persons Kving in either the free or the Communist zone and wanting to go to the other were to have permission If they were to the north and wished to go CONTINUED ON PACE 2 I Pay Final Respects to Leon Barnes NORTHWOODThe Metlaod ist Church here was filled Sun day afternoon by neighbors and editorial colleagues from al parts of Iowa paying their las respects to Leon S Barnes for 43 years the guiding hand of the Northwood Anchor The Rev R Roland Ritter paid high compliment to the 65yearold pubUsher who sue cumbed Thursday night of L heart attack His leadership in professional and church activities was without stint MUSIC FOR THE service was provided by a mother and daughter Mrs Kenneth Hunter and Miss Nancy of Lakeview Mrs John Mehafy was at the organ for each solo Burial was in Sunset Rest Cemetery with the Masonic Lodge with which for many years Mr Barnes was a mem ber participating impressively in the committal service Active pallbearers were NorthwootI residents mostly Anchor associates of the de ceased The honorary pallbear ers were drawn quite largely from those who have worked with Mr Barnes PROF LESLIE Moeller di rector of the School of Journal ism at the University of Iowa was one of them He was ac companied by Prof Lester Benz formerly publisher at Sheffield and Some in attendance had come from points as distant as Shen andoah Winterset Iowa City Rock Rapids Cedar Rapidsi Des Moines Mt Vernon and Sibley Miss Alice Rivers Atlanta longtime friend of the Barnes family retumedSunday to her home where she is an administrator in school a private Mason City Partly cloudy Mon day night and Tuesday Warm er Monday night low around 35 Warmer Tuesday high lower 50s Iowa Fair to partly cloudy Mon day night and Tuesday Warm er north and west Monday night lows 3542 Warmer cen tral andeast Tuesday highs 50s north to lower 60s extreme south Further cloudy and cooler Wednesday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures LOST SINGE AUGUST AII14 Find One r n i uver a small arpa n for the week will average five more than yards IonT to eight degrees below normal 50s south Lows will average near 30 north to the mid 30s south Precipitation will aver age about 25 inch in the west to less than 10 inch in the east occurring as rain late in the period Minnesota Light rain in north and central warmer Windy Highs Tuesday 3042 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 62 25 29 65 23 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Minimum 48 33 HOME LOOTED HOLLYWOOD UPI Paint ings by Frencti masters Renoir and Utrillo were among worth of property stolen Mon day from the Hollywood home of actress Martha Hyer Funeral services have been planned for twoof the victims of a longmissing private plane wreckage of which wasfound Suaday east of Sandstone Minnr The victims of the crash were Lloyd Boofer Elma the pilot and Leland William Schneider both of Colwell anc Fred Wegner Bassett Rites for Schneider 44 will be held Wednesday at 10 at Immaculate Conception Church Charles City Burial will Marys Cemetery Greene Hauser Funeral Home is in Surviving Schneider are his wife five children William James 20 Marie 10 Marjorie 8 Linda 6 and Shirley 3 his mother four sisters and three brothers CHESTEK 47 is survived by his wife and three children Dale Gordon and Mrs Bernarc Girkin his parents Mr and Mrs Lee Chestek two brothers and two sisters He was engagec in farming near Colwell and hat a corn shelling business His funeral services will be Wed nesday afternoon at the Colwel Congregational Church with bu rial in Sunnyside Memory Gar dens Hauser Funeral Home will officiate A memorial service will be held Tuesday at at the Covenant Evangelica Church in Charles City for Boo fer 44 Burial will be in River side Cemetery Boofer was a trustee of the church anc operated a tank wagon for Cono co v Surviving wife three daughters Marian and Beth his parents Mr and Mrs William Moines and a sister Mrs Robert Hazelwood Steamboat SERVICES WILL BE Thurs day at St John Lu theran Church for Weg ner 67 a retired farmer from Bassett Burial will be in Sunny side Memory Gardens His survivors are his wife two sons Russell W and Fred J both of Bassett five grandchil dren two brothers Edward Bassett Clarence Charles City a sister Mrs Ida Ross and iis mother Mrs Theresa Wagner both of Charles City GrossmanHage Funeral Home is in charge of these two serv ices The bodies of the men were badly decomposed and identi fication was made through per sonal effects found in the cloth ing WAYNESBORO Va in A Piedmont Airlines plane miss ing since Friday with 27 per sons aboard was found shattered on a heavily wooded ledge in the Blue Ridge Mountains Sun day Only one person survived 33 yearold E Phil Bradley of Clif tor Forge He was found sitting consdous in his seat which had been tossed a few feet from the wreckage trapped there for two nights and a day The plane did not burn bu1 it hit with a pretty hard im reported David Thomp son of New York Civil Aeronau tics Board chief of the Middle Atlantic area It was pretty well de he said THOMPSON SAID several of the passengers were stiil in their seats whichL like Brartleys the The wreckage he said was scattered over a small area no CAB were probing the to eight degrees below normal northeast nearly n or ma 1 southwest Warmer beginning crash of period colder Wednesday Bradley talking to reporters and turning warmer toward in the room at the end of period High temperaUniversity of Virginia Hospita tures will average from the in Charlottesville said he be Imn to the lower lieved he was through the brokenintwo front of the plane I he said to see if anyone else was alive but no one Bradleys wife velyn stood by as be talked with reporters He had earlier said that dur ing his long ordeal on the moun tain side I was constantly thinking of my They have no children During the time since Friday night Bradley said he couJd hear aircraft passing from time to time could hear highway traffic dogs barking and people yelling SAME MAKING FRIENDS FOR This smiling young man is Dr Thomas A Dooley in a srroup of young friends ne iiasmade tus Himself and for America in faraway Laos He is credited with having done more good for humanity than any American of his age Hes 33 Nextweek he will receive the coveted Mutual of Omaha Criss Award from the hands of Dr Charles Mayo His story is related by Earl Hall GlobeGazette editor in One Mans reprinted in the adjoining column They had left Charles City Aug 21 for a fishing camp near Ignace Ontario insouth ern Canada Their plane was found nearly vertical with the nose buried three feet in the ground CORONER FRANK Gottry a member of the first ground party to reach the wreckage said the bodies would be brought out later Monday The wreckage first was spot ed Saturday night by Civil Air Patrol pilots but a snowstorm forced the searchers out of the area before positive identifica tion could be made Early Sunday the plane was dentified by its serial numbers and a ground sent to the scene inthe rugged brush country and the Wisconsin bor der south of Duluth The discovery of the men ended a search which had been continued since the men disap peared 73 days ago GOTTRY SAID the parently crashed at Aug 21 Watches on two of the victims had stopped at that time which was only 15 minutes after the party had stopped in Siren to check on infor mation on how to avoid a storm CAP authorities said the plane apparently plunged straight downward into the earth dis urbing little of the surrounding timber which obscured the wreckage and delayed finding of the men BENSON DISCHARGED WASHINGTON UPI Agri culture Secretary Ezra Taft Benson was discharged Sunday from Walter Reed Army Hos where he had been under reatment for acute inflamma tion jgaU bladder Appears tit Hetirihg AP Photofax ALL THATS LEFT The remains of four North Iowa men were found in this wreckage of their light plane which crashed last Aug 21 30 miles east of Sandstone Maj Ernest Gooch com mander of the Duluth Civil Air Patrol looks over the smashed fuselage which was found Sunday in a densely wooded area Traffic Death Near Riceville A Riceville woman Mrs Corwin Carolyn Goodman 29 was one of the six weekend fatalities in Iowa Sunday nnnn a divn hy nt Tintersection on asecondaryroad three miles north of Saratoga with a car drivenby Mrs Robert Virginia Lee 38 Lime Springs Riding with Mr and Mrs Goodman were their three chil dren Allen 4 Michael 2 and Marie 1 Their car was struck broadside by theLee car and rolled over twice All were taken to the St Joseph Mercy Hospital Cresco Mrs Goodman died early day with a fractured neck skull fractures and internal injuries Goodman suffered a broken shoulder and ribsAllen has head lacerations and possible internal injuries The other two children w ere bruised and shaken up Mrs Lee had leg laceration and a broken left arm cars were demol ished SHERIFF PERCY Haven who investigated the accident said there was no indication of excessive speed The corner was partially obscured by corn Other weekend fatalities were Earleen Ann Witcanack 8 daughter of Mr and Mrs Earl Whitcanackr Keosauqua killed Sunday in a cartruck collision on a Van Buren County road about two miles west of Stock port A HIGHS PEED chase by Davenport police ended in a wocar collision at a Davenport ntersection that claimed the lives of Grant Hodson 21 Dav enport and Elwood Hosier 19 Easton Pa A c a rtruck collision in Ot tumwa Saturday claimed the ife of Harold Vandelto 63 rural Ottumwa Nancy Frerichs 17 Le Mars who was killed Saturday when the car in which she was riding plowed into a bridge abutment on 75 south of Merrill Her sister Lorna 18 was seriously injured Dolliver Farmer Burned to Death ESTHERVILLE Richard Johnson 29 farm worker from Dolliver was burned to death Saturday night in the farm home where he wasworking John sons body was found in the smoking ruins of the Wayne West farm home five miles east of here The West family was away for the weekend and John son was staying at the farm Cause of the fire was not de termined Of the inside Editorials Mason City News Society News Sports Clear Lake News Markets Comics North Iowa News WASHINGTON ft Van Doren testified Monday he was given answers and eyed given a regular script to mem orize when he appeased on supposedly unrehearsed Twen tyOne television quiz pro gram He said he in mannerisms too Van Doren he testi ied falsely last year before the New York grand jury investi ating the He told the House investigat ng subcommittee I was deeply involved in a Van Doren said he would give anything to reverse the course of his life since his bigmoney quiz performance three years ago VAN DOREN NAMED Albert reedman producer of the show as the man who persuad ed him to cooperate in rigging be show and then coached him A selling argument Freedman used Van Doren said was that as the scion of a famous liter ary family and a member of the Columbia University faculty Van Doren would increase pub lic respect for the intellectual life for the teaching profession by making a good showing He said told him it was all arid coaching of contestant was routine Perhaps I wanted to believe the commit wrongly1 it was all Van Doren appeared before a packed audience with crowds waiting outside This time his questions and answers were not televised since such casts are prohibited by House rules Page 4 710 89 1112 13 20 Wilson Employes Remain Off Jobs ALBERT LEA Minn UPI of Wilson meatpacking plant Monday re fused to sign company state ments agreeing to work sched uled hours Instead work ters remained off the job The company said between W and of the plants workers are idled as the United Paelcinghouseworkers threaten to strike the com pany At Chicago union president Ralph Hetsfein said pany is forcing nV consider immediately such stepsas may including a protect the rights ofthe The rank and file o Al bert Lea local at meeting Sunday night agreed to re port for work Monday but that they would refuse to sign the statement At their refusal they were denied admittance plant company called it a union terms it a lockout A total of plants around country were idle Monday after an Albert Lea worker last weofc refused to work overtime VAN DOREN STARTED his testimony prepared state ment telling how he was coached and given answers He admitted he testified falsely before the New York grand jury Van Doren said he stood by on the TwentyOne program for without actually appearing Finally he said Freedman summoned him to his apartment and took him into a bedroom The producer told him Van Doren went on that Herbert Stempei then the on the TwentyOne show was unbeatable but that he was not ss CHAiaES VAN DOREN an attractive He asked Van thewitness continued if he would agree to an under which he would tie Stempei and add to the entertainment value of the program r was a major witness earlier before the subcommittee and the New Yovk grand jury He testified he was given an swers and thoroughly coached for his TwentyOne appearances Van Boren said he pleaded to be allowed to compete honestly but was persuaded otherwise AT FIRST Freedman guaranteed him winnings for appearingion one show Ulti mately Van Doren won After his TwentyOne career signed a a year tractwith the National Broad casting Co Since the question Wi being in on rigged TV ;