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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Daily Newspaper Edited for BEUAZETTE HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Makes AM North I o wa ns N eig hbors VOL n Aisocitted Prtu ud UniUd Prco InUnuUmul Fun MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 13 1959 Copy Two No Forecast more snow for Iowa Iowas beamiest snow of the season appeared to be tapering off somewhat Friday leaving up to 8 inches of white cover and hazardous driving condi tions over the state Snow was continuing in northern counties Friday but had changed to freezing drizzle in the southeast and central por tions One to three more inches ol snow were forecast for the Ma son City area Friday night The Weather Bureau warned that highways are extremelj slippery in the southeast The forecast called for the freezing to change to snow in that part of the state late Fri day and to continue through the night The snow was expected to end in the extreme northwest by Friday night and in the cen tral counties by Saturday It was colder in North Iowa but highway conditions werent any better The highway depart ment said all roads were snow packed with the eastwest stretches in worst shape Traf I Mamie has I kept life I j private Ikes wife wont be unhappy to leave capital By FRANCES LEWINE WASHINGTON UP Mamie Eisenhower who will be 63 Sat urday has managed to keep a private lifeof her own during the seven years she has been in the White House By the time her birthday rolls around next year her successor as first lady will have been named From all indications Mamie wont be sorry to re linquish the role She has not sought as Elea nor Roosevelt be a na tional figure in her own right NOR LIKE Bess Truman has she openly evidenced dis like for the social and public appearances that go with being first lady She has kept public appearances to a minimum She never makes speeches she holds no news conferences or press interviews and accepts few outside invitations During the Eisenhower ad ministration t h e traditional White House social season has been whittled down and finally was eliminated entirely this year For the entertaining she has done Mrs Eisenhower has gained a reputation as a gra cious hostess at 1600 Pennsyl vania Avenue She charms guests and visitors with her ready smile just the right in quiry pleasantries and flatter ing comment BEYOND THESE public and semipublic appearances AP Photofax President Nixon in the form of a billboard size photo on the wall appears to be keeping an eye on Nelson Rockefeller as the New York governor was honored at Los fie was getting through how ever as there was little drift ing Highways between Mason City and Des Moines were extremely hazardous Friday morning but patches of snowfree pavement were developing as traffic in creased during the afternoon RAILROADS AND bus lines wereoperating through Mason City Friday Ozark Air Lines cancelled two eastwest flights Friday morn ing because of icing conditions in the air Northsouth flights were continued Runways at the Mason City Municipal Ahv port were open and flights were expected to be continued Friday afternoon Spencer Muscatine and Grin nell apparently caught the brunt of the storm All had 8 inches of snow Other amounts were Sioux City 7 inches Mason City and Davenport 6 inches Cedar Rapids 5 inches Des Moines and Waterloo 4 inches and Du buque 2 inches The snow front extended as far north as south central Min nesota Albert Lea had 5 inches while Austin had about The Twin Cities however reported less than an inch AT LEAST TWO deaths were attributed to the storm Helen Smith Pringle 61 a Davenport school teacher died of a heart attack at the wheel of her car Thursday after pushing her stalled automobile on a snowy school playground Charles Chapman 68 died apparentlj of a heart attack while shovel ing snow Thursday evening The Weather Bureau said Sex changed A former soldier becomes a bride MIAMI Fla UPI A former male Army private whosa ex was changed by Danish doctors became a bride in Miami month ago it was learned Friday now lives a happy newly wed as Mrs Ralph H Heiuai m Miami apartment Her former identity as Charles Earnest McLeod came to light in a opyrighted story in the Miami Herald The Baptist pastor who performed the cere on Oct 11 was shocked Im going to call my doctor and get some said the Rev A H Slainback I wonder what j he deacons will There was no apparent aw violation in the marriage State Atty Rich ard Gerstein said he knows of nothing under Florida law that would make it a crime Florida law does not require previously un married persons over 22 to furnish birth certifi cates in order to get married Therefore there was no indication of Mrs Heidals original sex Mrs Heidal who now calls herself is 34 Her husband is 36 Of the operation Mrs Heidal said All I have done is merely correct a mistake It is a tragic social problem My psyche has always been female I always thought felt and reacted like a Charlotte woman 13 on Friday 13th Jimmy Skaiiis son of and Mrs Tom Skarlis 311 1st S was 13yearsold on Friday the 13th He was born at 13 minutes past 6 oclock on the morning of Nov 13 1946 He weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and his superstitious friends believe that perhaps the 7 and 11 have balanced out the traditional jinx of the day Here with a look of unconcern lights up the 13candles on the photographer Elwin Mussers make shift cake Angeles Rockefeller is on the colder weather will move in as West Coast in an apparent test the snow dies out Low readings of voter attitudes ranged from 14 at Spencer to 26 e morning and the mercury wasnt expected to climb much higher than that during the day Top temperatures Thursday varied from 23 at Mason City to 33 at Council Bluffs The forecast called for high temperatures Friday afternoon of 18 t25 and lows Friday night of 7 to 17 The outlook is for continued cold Saturday and Revolution facing difficult days Castro tells people Erbe defends magazine ban DES MOINES UPI Atty Gen Norman Erfae Friday told a federal court judge that he was well within his statutory powers when he banned 42 magazines from Iowa newsstands on the ground that they were pornographic Erbe said it is clear that the attorney general is expressly given the powers to request criminalaction against anyone who sells magazines he believes violate the Iowa criminal Erbe made the statement before Federal District Judge Rob rt Van Pelt here Erbe asked Van Pelt to deny a temporary courteous to Rocky LOS ANGELES Nel son A Rockefeller is serenading California Friday hoping to open the corral where Vice Pres ident Richard M Nixon has vir tually all the states Republicans tethered Sunday Advance parry for Ike Turkeybound ROME House They like Rockefellers musicpress Secretary James c H if OTa ciOnc but so far there are no signs of a stampede starting In Los Angeles he received a warm friendly howdy podner type of welcome when he ar rived in the state PEOPLE TURNED out in large numbers at a luncheon and a dinner where he spoke erty and 30 other Washington officials left Friday for Turkey to continue preliminary arrange ments for President Eisenhow ers forthcoming 10nation tour With Hagerty on the U S gov ernment jetliner were Eisenhow ers son Maj John Eisenhower and about 30 White House aides HAVANA grim and haggard Prime Fider the Cufian people Friday that his revo lution faces difficult days Castro took only a sideswipe at the United his favorite lashed out in a threehour telecast at his enemies at home and called them hypocrites who once posed as friends of the Rats are going to abandon the ship when things get he declared This is going to remind me of the bad days of the revolution gave up the At times his custom Party leaders talked politics and security men and communica SAME though the world of Mrs Eisenpro3pects wlh him at lions experts They arrived in hower is private Secrecy and security been employed through receptions A number of infiuenRome Thursday SAFETT DEPARTMENT FIGURES when many He predicted that the revo lution wouldmarch on even if its enemies try to mobi lize God against This wont Castro said because one cannot have a good idea of God if he doesnt have a notion of what it is to love his Obviously weary from his hours of directing the search for Maj Camilo Cienfuegos his missing army chief Cas tro showed only occasional flashes of his usual fire and 2 more years of prosperity tor Iowa assured DES MOINES JP Estimates of income the state will receive in the present biennium forecast two more years of prosperity for Iowa State Comptroller Glenn Sarsfield said Friday Sarsfield estimated the states years to give Mrs Eisenhower some privacy Everyone from chauffeurs to chefs at the White is under a no talking havetijai Californians known to be Nixon supporters met House rule Mrs Eisenhower has found a private and secluded vacation spot at Elizabeth Ardens Maine Chance health and beauty re She 1958 sort near Phoenix Ariz went there in February may go again and 1959 and early in 1960 Mrs Eisenhowers only other trips without the President have been to Denver to visit her mother Mrs John S Doud 81 HER MOST frequent com and at is her only sister Frances Mike Moore wife of business manbroker ex Army officer George Gordon Moore The President at a news con ference this summer said any decision about taking an apart ment in Washington when he leaves office would be up to Mrs Eisenhower He suggested You had better get some of your lady reporter friends to go and talk to her about A lady reporter tried but couldnt get through by phone to Mrs Eisenhower But MolHe Parnis New York dress designer who has pro vided clothes for Mrs Eisen hower since preWMle House him in private receptions But Wherever Rockefeller went saucersized Nixon Now lapel buttons met his eye A toastmasters mention of Nixons name during dinner pre liminaries Thursday night touched off a wild standing whoopingandhoilering explosion of applause for the vice presi dent Rockefeller joined it As for the I TALKED WITH about 50 party workers who met said the Los Angeles County chairman Alphonzo E Bell Jr nothing transpired to change their He made a very good im said Frances Larsen vice chairman of the citys cen tral committee We were charmed But were all solidly for Dick Poison found in teachers lunch OSLO Norway Friday began questioning high school pupils about poison founc in the luncheon sandwich of one of their teachers The principa Family loses all in Lake blaze arily free oratory lapsed as if lie was grasping for a under Ms eyes were clearly visible He rejected the IT S con tention that there was no evi dence U S based aircraft bombed and strafed Havana in a leaflet raid over the capi tal Oct 21 Castro reiterated his charge that Maj Pedro Diaz Lanz former command er of the revolutionary air force who defected and now is in Miami was responsible for the raid 6th Democrat files for Carters post OSKALOOSA ua Sen Carroll Me Curdy DOskaloosa announced Friday he will be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 4th District congressional seat The seat now is vacant because of the death Nov 4 of Rep Steven Carter Leon Democrat A spe injunction against his ban Twenty publishers of 22 of the banned magazines asked for a temporary and then a perma nent injunction barring Erbe from requesting county attor neys to prosecute dealers who sell their magazines Sherwin J Markman Des Moines attorney representing the Iowa Civil Liberties Union said the organization is not ar guing whether he magazines are or are not obscene bin is protesting the manner in which Srbe acted in banning them Markman said the felt that Erbe and his advisory committee acted illegally and the ban amounted to intimida tion and He said the proper action for Erbe to take wasto prosecute if a vi olation of law had been com mitted rather than to intimi date by threat of E r b es advisory committee members were named as code fendants in thepublishers in junction suit The committee general fund balance on July 1 election will be held 1961 will total to fill the vacancv McCurdvi days says without any she gets trouble through As a Mollie Parnis finds Mamie the Mt most considerate and least of Ullern High School said there was no doubt one or more pupils put the science teacne Per Dahlins cheese sandwich Dahlin said he noticed a pecu liar taste when he bit into th sandwich He opened the sand wich and found two tablets em bedded in the cheese Dahli managed to spit out his mouth ful of sandwich CLEAR Ver non Ellefson home in Oak wood Park on Clear Lakes south shore burned to the ground Thursday afternoon destroying all the Ellefson familys possessions No one was home when the fire started and the cause is still undetermined The house a winterized cottage type structure is about two blocks south of Speakars Gro cery Ellefson who had been hunting discovered the blaze about 2 when he re turned home for more ammu nition HE SAID THERE was heavy fire around an oil stove in the back of the house The fire had burned through the ceiling of the onestory building and was going through the attic when fire men arrived Police Chief Don Hueysaid it appeared that the cause of the fire was over heating of the oil heater Clear Lake and Ventura firemen were unable to save the house as a strong wind fanned the flames The Mason City fire department also was called but was not needed One of its trucks This is some S9 was sent back when it reached the east edge of Clear Lake Firemen saved the Bruce Blakecottage just west of the Ellefson home although the cottage was scorched On the way to the fire over slippery streets a Clear Lake fire truck skidded on South Shore Drive and hit the Shady Beach nigKt c 1 u b building knocking off the wooden en TWO CLEAR LAKE fire trucks and one from Ventura were at the fire with fire men using water carried on the trucks There is no city water in the area Ellefson works at the 1 E roofing and Siding Mason City but Thursday was his day off Mrs Ellefson was at the Clear Lake Bakery where she is employed when the fire began The couple has four chil dren all of whom were in school They are Vernon 17 Lucinda 14 Harold 13 and Kathy 12 The Ellefson family is stay ing temporarily with Eilef sons mother Blanche Rose Rock Falls ban the balance on record last July 1 the beginning of the cur ent biennium but Sarsfield pointed out that S24A million will be used in the next two years for capital improvements at state institutions Actually he said the state will be taking in about SIGVi million more than wity be paid out Sarsfield estimated income for the present biennium will total compared with the state received in the two years that ended in June million less s tnc sixth Democrat to an nounce his candidacy for the seat Four are in the race for he Republican nomination On tne inside Editorials 4 CubGazete 5 North Iowa Features Sports 1112 Mason City News 1415 Latest T6 Clear Lake 16 17 North members are J P Harper and the Rev Edward P Ingersoll both of Des Moines Richard Brandt David Mclntosh and Edward Ward all of Cedar Rapids Lew Warren Oelwein and Mrs George Albrecht Dav enport 34 below in West Montana DENVER Colo Arctic blast plunged temperatures far 8 am Friday below zero in many parts of the Rocky Mountains Friday on the heels of a 25inch snowfall that buried Montana Drummond in the Helena Butte area of western Montana recorded 34 below zero the cold est reading in the nation Montanas warmest minimum was 6 below zero at Glasgow Butte had 33 Helena the state capital charted 32 below Mason City Light snow Friday nightadding one to three inches new cover Colder Fri day night Mostly cloudy con tinued cold Saturday High Saturday 2024 Low Friday night 712 Iowa Warning to motorists hazardous driving southeast Light snow central and east Friday night and extreme east Friday night lows 5 to 10 west 10 to 15 Clearing extreme west cloudyf elsewhere and continued very cold Saturday Highs Satur day 20 to 29 Outlook for Sun cloudy and not so cold Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 1015 degrees be low normal from Friday night through next Wednesday Quite cold this weekend warmer Sunday or Monday Highs will average between 25 and 40 lows between 5 and 23 Snow occurring mainly Saturday Sunday night Mon day and Wednesday will aver age 15 to 30 of an inch of precipitation Minnesota Clearing colder Highs Saturday 1020 Globe Gazette weather data Maximum Minimum At 8 Precipitation 24 16 16 39 5 snow CITY STILL PAYS RICHMOND Va city reported Friday that one of its former employes fired two months ago now was on the city relief rolls receiving a month Little remains of Vernon Ellefson home at Char Lake ;