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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 16, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Tots now learn the three Rs Rakes lag in school field By 6 K HODENFIILD AP Education Writer NEW YORK youre older than you think Since you left school theyve started teaching Reading and writing to 2 and 3yearolds Fundamentals of algebra and economics to 1st graders Relativity and physics and the writing of music to2nd and 3rd graders The set theory of mathe matics to 4th and 5th grades Anthropological c o ncepts to junior high students College1 e v e 1 courses on physical theory and literature to high school students These experimental projects got started says the govern ments director of educational research because educators are taking another look at many of cherished cliches about how how much how early how quickly and how well children can learn Francis A J lanni of the U S Office of Education said adults too long have underesti mated the learning abilities of children He quoted psycholo gist Jerome Bruner Any sub ject can be taught effectively to any child at any age in some form that is honest and useful lanni says much remains to be done in the field of educa tional research Frankly he told a council of state commissioners and su perintendents of schools un less there is some dramatic change we shall continue to de velop programs based upon fashion and fad before they are tested and evaluated Too many educational re search programs lanni said have been unimaginative and almost wholly restricted doc toral dissertations on small narrowly defined projects And lanni said educators have shown too much resist ance to change In medicine for example the average lag between research and its appli cation is estimated at two years In education the process often takes 30 years or more lanni said the US Office of Education has established four reseaxch r centers or proving grounds of education and we intend them to operate in much the same way as the agricul t h r a 1 experimental stations which havfi led so successfully to the diffusion of soundly tested research The four centers are at Har vard and the Universities of Pittsburgh Oregon and Wiscon sin Iowa workers to get time off after all DES MOINES AP State employes will have the Friday after Thanksgiving as a holiday after all because of the urging of Gov Harold Hughes Monday The State Executive Council last week with Hughes absent voted to have state employes on the job the Friday after Thanks giving and the day before Christmas and New Years Hughes Monday asked that the council reconsider its action Secretary of State Melvin D Synhorst and Secretary of Agri culture L B Liddy agreed They were the only other coun cil members present Monday Last week they voted to curtail holiday time Under the arrangement that now will be in effect state workers will have Nov 26 and 27 off for Thanksgiving They also will be given the afternoon preceding Christmas or New Years off with half the em ployes of departments to work one of the afternoons and the other half the other Hughes in urging the time off said policy in past years has been to grant state employes inch holidays The newspaptr thot makes all Northlowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER U 1H4 UOc Paper CaostiU Full LMM No 240 Airliner found 29 dead Execution was promised Congo rebels will bargain for Yanks life LEOPOLDVILLE the Congo AP Congo rebels announced they planned to execute Ameri can medical missionary Dr Paul Carlson Monday in Stan leyville but a followup rebel broadcast said Carlsons life had been spared at least tempo rarily In a broadcast monitored in Nairobi Kenya Stanleyville radio said the rebel government has agreed in principle to an offer of the US consul to negotiate over Carlsons fate In Washington Secretary of State Dean Rusk Monday called the announced intention of Con golese rebelsto execute Carl son an outrageous violation of international law He re quested Kenyas Prime Minis ter Jomo Kenyatta to save the Americans life Rusks statement was be lieved made here before word of the offer to negotiate had been received Earlier the rebels had an nounced in a broadcast heard in Leopoldville they were going to kill Carlson 36 of Rolling Hills Calif The rebels charged him with being a major in the US armed forces The execution announcement brought a denial from the Pen tagon in Washington that Carl son was a military man Some 60 Americans have been trapped behind rebel lines in the northern Congo At last report the fiveman US consul staff in Stanleyville headed by Michael Hoyt 33 of Chicago was being held under house arrest Carlson was captured Sept 21 by the rebels when he refused to abandon his Congolese patients US Embassy officials in Leo poldville said Carison 36 be longed to the Protestant mission Evangelique de LUbangi which has its headquarters at the Cov enant World Mission in Chica go They said Carlsons only mili tary experience was a twoyear hitch in the Navy between 1946 and 1948 Carlson was captured by the rebels on Sept 21 at Yakoma north of Stanleyville on the Con gos border with the Central African Republic He had radi oed earlier that he intended to stay behind to treat sick and wounded Christophe Gbcnye selfpro claimed president of the Com munistbacked Congolese Peo ples Republic in Stanleyville announced last month that Carl son was being held in the rebel capital awaiting trial In Chicago Dr Arden Alm miist executive secretary of Covenant World Missions said Carlson definitely is not a spy Part of his difficulty may be that we have radio communica tion between our various mis sion stations and we have transmitters he said Its possible the use of the CARLSON Continued on Page 2 PhotoJax SENTENCED TO BE SHOT This picture taken in the Summer of 1964 shows Dr Paul Carlson left presenting corn eggs to a native in a vil lage in the Congo A rebel broadcast from Stanley ville said Dr Carlsonwas to be executed as an Amer ican spy 3 N lowans crash victims Funeral have been arranged for orje of three vic tims of weekend auto accidents in North Iowa Russell Brass 17 of Belmond was killed with a companion Larrie James LeMasters 20 of Eldora in a cartruck collision early Sunday on Highway 20 six miles west of Iowa Falls The truck driver Cecil An dorff 58 Cadott Wis and a passenger Austin Leou 58 Rice Lake Wis were released after treatment for minor injuries The tractor of the truck received damage The car was de molished Services for Brass will be Tuesday at 2 pm at the Goodell Evangelican United Brethren Church Fulton Funeral Home Another big storm aims at S Viet Nam SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Another typhoon bore down Monday on South Viet Nams central coast area still not recovered from floods in which n e a r 1 y 7 000 persons drowned and hundreds af thou sands were left homeless The new storm was expected to hit the coastal resort of Nha trang where Typhoon Joan caused wide devastation earlier this month Emergency meas ures were taken in the city 4 55000 where several US in stallations are located A US weather expert said Kate third typhoon to strike the central coast this fall is expect ed to cause heavy damage de spite precautions In the flood area US mili tary sources said Viet Cong guerrillas were waylaying vil lagers at roadblocks and seizing food A Defense Ministry spokes man said the Communists killec 150 Vietnamese soldiers las week and made off with 23 weapons He said the Viet Con suffered 36 dead and 49 cap tured and lost 60 weapons North Iowa Weather outlook Cbaring and coMer Monday 1 in cool Twotday in Woaftwr en 2 Kennedy design released Memorial to cost million WASHINGTON Elaborate lans for a white marble terrace nd a low classically plain monument for John F Ken edys grave were announced Monday The central theme for the rave site will be the eternal flame lighted by the Residents widow the day of his funeral almost one year ago The grave will lie in a small rass plot marked by a gray state tablet which the design ers said was the tradition in n early New England The flame placed at the head of the grave will be directly See Picture en Page 2 elmond will be in charge rrangements The son of Heiko and Waunita rass he was born in Goodell ec 12 1947 He is survived by is mother Mrs W J Metz lelmond a halfbrother Donald Wessels Goodell and grandpar nts Mr and Mrs Ernest Spur eon Mason City His father led several years ago Funeral services for Robert iV Byers 44 Colwell will be Wednesday at 10 am at the lauser Funeral Home in lharles City The American Le ion and VFW will conduct mil tary rites in Calvary Cemetery Byers was killed in a twocar leadon collision at a curved ection of a road west of Rice ille at the junction of State lighway 312 and US Highway 1 at l am Sunday Byers wife s in the Mitchell County Memo rial Hospital in Osage Four youths in the other car were aken to the same hospital Two are hospitalized and the other two have been released Byers has been a production employe of the Salsburys Lab oratories for the last 12 years He is a veteran of WW II and a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Charle nty Robert William Byers wa bora Nov 15 1920 near New Haven the son of Lloyd and Jennie Webber Byers He wa married to Ada Regel in Apri Of 1943 He is survived by his wife five sons Duane 21 Roger Michael 16 Dennis 13 and An thony 4 his rnotter Mrs Jen nie Byers ColweU a brother Byers and a sister Mrs Burr Hagartjr both o Charles City His father preced ed him in death along the historic axis extending Tom the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial and then across the Potomac River to the Curtis Lee mansion at Arlington National Uemetery where Kennedy is bur ed Steps will lead up to the grave site on a slope just below the mansion In the center slightly elevated is to be the rectangular grass plot where President Kennedy is juried Its marble frame con tains a kneelingstep for prayer Within the grass plot will be a slate marker about three feet by feet in size bearing the in cised inscription John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 1963 A small cross will be incised above the grave The marker for the late resident will be flanked by mailer tablets marking the HOW JFK MEMORIAL WILL LOOK This is how the memorial at the grave of President John F raves of the two Kennedy chilKennedy in Arlington National Cemetery will appear ren who died at or shortly afwhen it is completed The assassinated President is er birth at the center of the plot with an eternal flame burn buried there are an infant son and an in The eternal flame will the tablets 3pronged Photofax fant daughter of the Kennedys Washington is in the distance with the Lincoln Memorial and the Wash ington Monument as visible landmarks This picture was made by overlaying a picture of the model of the memorial on a photograph of the scene looking down from above the grave to the rear of merging from ironze font The backdrop for the flame is o be a long low wallbearing he presidential seal The plans for the grave site were announced at a press con erence six days before the first anniversary of Kennedys as sassination last Nov 22 in Dal as Tex Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara and ar chitect John Carl Warnecke were in charge of releasing the details McNamara said the prelimi nary cost estimates for the grave site the immediate surround ngs walkways and other im jrovements at Arlington would ye approximately million The Kennedy family has of ered to pay all costs associated with development of the late Presidents grave site Mc Namara said However most of the cost is attributable to walkways platforms and other facilities necessary to accommo date the visiting public he added we intend to recommend that the Congress appropriate all funds necessary for the grave site ex cept for the immediate area sur rounding President Kennedys grace which will be paid for by the Kennedy family This division he said is in keeping with the rules and tra dltkmc of all national ceme teries Crashes on peak in snow Vanished near Vegas LAS VEGAS Nev ers found on a mountaintop Mon day the wreckage of a Phoenix toLas Vegas airliner that crashed in a snowstorm Sunday night killing all 29 persons aboard The shattered twinengine Bonanza propjet airliner lay scattered across Arden Dome a rocky flattopped butte 4410 feet high and nine miles south west of Las Vegas Half a dozen bodies were strewn near the craft Others were inside or buried in the snow The wreckage did not burn Snow had continued falling un 1 about 8 am then under Dartly cloudy skies 150 workers egan the task of bringing out lie bodies First reports were that the Icath loll was 28 But the wreckage yielded 29 bodies in cluding that of a baby boy whose name was not on the passenger list He was identified as the son of W T Riley of Las Vegas a Bonanza employe who died with his wife in the crash Helicopters Clark County sheriffs jeeps Nevada highway patrol cars and Air Force res cue trucks streamed into the area The plane lay pointed toward Las Vegas and broken into three fuselage andcock a line stretching about 150 yards The search by cars and jeeps had gone on through the night after the Fairchild F27 Bonan zas Flight 114 from Phoenix vanished from radar screens at pm The plane was heading north east dropping down into the mounlainrimmed Las Vegas Valley for an instrument land ing Searchers spotted the wreck age about 7 am from another ridge 10 miles away Copiers flew over the debris hen rescuers made their way to it in jeeps rescue vehicles and on foot The planes left engine lay to the rear of the tail One wing lorn off was to the right of the cockpit Copters ferried a dozen men with shovels and baskets to tha top of the butte About 150 others established a camp in an ar royo about 500 feet below build ng a fire by which to warm hemselves between turns at rescue work A powerline serv ice road leads to the campsite The degrees Sunday up to 45 The whole Las Vegas Valley was covered with 3 to 4 inches of Heavy snows in the West Rain gives relief in East snow CHICAGO crippling snowstorm and unaccustomed cold swept the Southwest Mon day and a massive rain front moved deeply into the Midwest and Eastern drought regions The wintry onslaught in the West coated Nevada and Ari zona with snow Las Vegas had a rare white mantle 3 inches deep At Flagstaff Ariz there was cold drifts 10 inches of snow and winds heaped this into The Weather Bureau said that the cold air infiltrated the southern Arizona citrus orchard belt causing frost in many places Phoenix Ariz had a low of 35 The Western storm was part of a vast precipitation belt which extended from Maine to California East of the Rockies it was principally rain but some freezing rain was report ed in the northern Great Lakes region IneflenapoJis Ind had a 1 inch rainfall early Monday Eastern and central Kansas were getting a thorough soaking from heavy steady rains which started Sunday and continued Monday Garnett got 545 inches Paola 511 and Topeka 469 since the downpour started Lasting damage had been done however during the six week drought and drought con ditions were still serious in the South and East Communities renewed their effort to gain federal emergency relief funds farmers hauled water to livestock city officials planned alternate water sup On the inside Editorials 4 North Iowa I Society news 101112 Sports news 11 Bowling news 13 Mason City news 1417 Comics II Clear Lake news Classified pages 2021 plies and farmers watched their winter crop wilt But in the Northwest snow was piled three feet deep in spots and temperatures plum meted below zero Officials closed US 160 over Wolf Creek Pass in southwest ern Colorado and Independence Pass in the central portion as snow piled up three feet deep Ten inches of snow fell in As pen In Wyoming light snow con tinued to fall and highways were reported slick and danger ous The temperature dropped to 25 below zero in West Yellow stone Montanas traditional jcebox It was 4 below in Butte A 16inch snow stalled traffic near Broadus Mont Snow fell in the mountains ol western New Mexico and Zuni reported a 4inch fall Northern Arizona and the mountains of southern Arizona were hit by snowfalls The US Weamer Bwreou I dieted a sharp temperature de McCoy added A bad crash occurred six years ago within CRASH Continued on Page 2 New faces in Kremlin reshuffle MOSCOW AP The new Kremlin regime Monday added three new members to its high Temperatures in the easternmost councils and abolished crease as a cold front moved oward the heart of the nation Considerable street flooding was reported in northeastern Kansas after a 4inch rainfall and varying amounts of rain dampened an area from central Illinois to the Texas Panhandle United States remained unsea sonably warm The range went rom the 25 below in West yel owstone to 90 irf Presidio Tex Records wcro set in Louisiana Tennessee Arkansas and the mercury lifted into the 80s and DOs SAM structural changes in the Sovi et Communist party instituted jy former Premier N i k i t a Khrushchev A oneday secret meeting of he Communist parlys Central Committee made Ukrainian party boss Pyotr Shelest and onetime Soviet secret police chief Alexander Shclepin mem bers of the allpowerful party Presidium Moscow city Communist boss Pyotr N Demichev was moved up to the rank of candidate member of the Presidium Khrushchevs soninlaw Al exei Adzhubel former editor of the government newspaper It vestia was thrown out of UM Central Committee for errors committed in his work ;