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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited fee DM HOME EDITION The Nrwjpoper Makes All North lowons Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA FHIDAY OCTOMK w Tw o of Water in Main Problem Isnt tiatlability By HELEN B SHAFFER GlobeGaxette Editorial Research Bureau i Rapid popu lation growth and rapid expan sion of industrial activity are confronting the country with an increasingly serious problem of water supply Numerous commissions arid committees have looked into the question in the past dozen years Now a special Senate undertaking a new and exhaustiveinquiry as a basis for legislation aimed to remove the danger of critical shortages Concern over water supply already has led to fed eral sponsorship of a program to develop economically practi cal methods of converting salt water and brackish water into fresh water THE WATER problem is not so much a question of supply us of availability There is no national water shortage now In fact the country consumes only about onetenth of the an nual average precipitation The question is to maintain ade quate supplies where and when they are needed And that is so big a question that Secretary of the InteriorFred A Sea ton sa within thenext two decades Existing and impending wa ter shortages result directly from spiraling demand Twice as many people 1iveih the United States now as in 1900 and the doubled population con sumes four times as much wa ter Various things account for the increase in per capita use Higher living standards indus trial expansion extension of ir rigation development of1 hydro electric power By 1955 the Geological Survey estimates the country was consuming 240 billion gallons of water a the equivalent of gallons for every man woman and child Population and industry al ways have tended to grow where water is abundant AREAS OF WATER shortage or potential shortage are not limited to arid sections of the West or Southwest Parts of the country described by the Geo logical Survey as having seri ous water supply problems in clude the Delaware and Hudson River basins Savannah and the Rio Grande Valley among others The Delaware and Hudson region is humid and well watered but water demands are enormous Heavy pumping of underground water in the neighborhood of Savan nah has substantially lowered water levels there The Rio Grande Valleyis definitely short of water for The water supply situations could be improved through con servation and more extensive reuse of existing supplies Stor age and regulated release of billions of gallons of water that now flow unutilized into the oceans is one potential source of added supply Avail ablev wa ter could be increased also by expansion of pollution abate ment facilities to permit wider reuse of water now used in itially in industrial operations MANY OF MANS w a t r problems would be solved if he could slake his thirst from the unlimited ocean supplies Al though techniques for desalting sea water have been known for centuries its still pretty much a matter of water water nor any drop to Plants for converting salt or brackish water i n t o fresh water have been put into operation at a few places in California the Persian Gulf the West Indies and elsewhere Costs are so high however that in most cases it is cheap er to bring in fresh water from considerable distance illan 3rd Straight Victory AP Phofpfax MRS DEYO AT Grace Deyo by the photographer as she walks into tHe Cerro Gordo County courthouse from the jail for a hearing on a writ of habeus corpus Mrs Deyos Bid Studied byJudge rural Gear CerrpGordp County Jail follow ing habeas corpus proceedings in District Court Judge T A Beardmore took under advise ment arguments for and against freeing Mrs Deyo on bail Mrs Deyo is being held as a fugitive from justice A warrant of arrest issued in the Magis trates Court in Ozark County charges that Mrs Deyo conspired with Bill Shandler to murder her husband Kenneth Deyo 42 MRS DEYO LAST Friday was brought before Justice Frederick B Shaffer She re fused extradition and was re leased on a bond Justice Shaffer Tuesday rescinded the bail bond and ordered that she be held in jail On an action brought by the State of Missouri through William Pappas Cerro Gordo County Attorney the Jus tice ruled that she was not ad missable to bail MrsDeyo through her attor ney E R Wednesday filed a habeas corpus petition in District Court charging that under Iowa and Missouri law she is entitled to be admitted to bail unless proof of her guilt is evident or the presumption Boyle repeated thisargument Thursday before Judge Beard more BOYLE CONTENDED that because the Iowa and Missouri law are identical on the subject the Uniform Criminal Extradi tion Act Chapter 759 of the Iowa Code does not apply in Mrs Deyos case Arguing against Mrs Deyos County Attorney Wil liam Pappas contended that the extradition act docs apply He observed that section clearly states that unless the offense with which the prisoner is1 charged is shown to be an of fense punishable by death or life imprisonment under the laws of the state in which it was a judge may admit the arrested person to bail by Mason Partly cloudy warmer Friday night low 38 to i Increasing cloudiness and warmer Saturday with V showers likely high 58 to 60 Iowa Partly cloudy arid warm er Friday night except little change extreme northeast Lows mid 30s riotrheast to mid southwest Increasing cloudiness and warmer Sat urday with scattered showers likely northwest spreading over state and turning colder Saturday night Highs Satur day 55 to 65 Outlook Sun day Colder few remaining showers east portion Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average below normal Saturday through next Wed nesday Afternoon highs will be mostly in the lower to mid 50s north and from the mid to upper 50s south Overnight lows will be mostly in the 30s north to the mid 40s south Warmer Saturday followed by cooler Sunday and Monday Precipitation will average 50 of an inch to one inch in scattered showers Saturday and Sunday Minnesota Mostly cloudy light rain Highs Saturday 40 to 50 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 55 Minimum 32 At 8 33 Precipitation 08 YEAR AGO Maximum 71 Minimum 49 Sports Bulletin CITY WlVThe Iowa Board of Regents Friday tossed the touchy controversy over football coach Forest Evashevski and athletic direc tor Paul Brechler back to the universitys athletic board The regents voted 81 not interfere in the family dis Earlier story on sports HOMAGE TO PIUS VATICAN CITY Jfi A Boyle and Pappas agreed that hushed throng in St Peters Mrs Deyo is charged with a basilica paid homage to Pope crime inMissouri punpjus xil Friday the first an ishable by death or life impris onment NO KING SIZE LONDON moth ers who smoke cigarettes are likely to have smaller babies a British doctor claimed Friday Dr Charles Lowe of Birming ham University reported in the British Medical Journal that children of smoking mothers av eraged six ounces lighterthan those of nonsmokers niversary of his death SAME DATi LONDON Minister Harold Conserva government returned to power Friday with doubled majority in the House of Commons A landslide vote of confidence gave the Conserv atives a third term arid sent London stock prices soarihgV complete retu snowed the Conservatives had taken more than 20 seats from the Labor party in the 630seat House of Commons THE MACMILLAN party the nearest approach in Britain to a free enterprise party rode a waveof prosperity Dealers werebesieged opening of the Stock Exchange by brokers wanting to buy shares in British companies Shares of steel companies safe for the time being at least from atibri threats at nationaliza tion led the parade A short time later the tabu lation of votes Conserv atives majority in the House of Commons past the 100 mark Macmillans majority in the last house was 53 seats This count from 625 districts gave the Conservatives 362 seats the Xabbrites 257 and the Liberals 5 Returns from 87per cent of the districts gave the Conserva cent of Tpopu lar the 1955 election LABORS POPULAR vote was down cent from in 1955 The Liberals share of ihe vote in 1955 per cent was about doubled this time The popular vote in itself as in the United States does net determine the election The re sult is on the basis of how m a n y v of the 630 districts a party can carry Thus the British electorate spurned lavish promises of tax cuts and pension increases of fered by the socialistic Labor party Instead they backed the Con servatives free enterprise poli peace and plenty platform and chose Macmillan rather than Labors Hugh Gait skell to talk for Britain at the summit The vote gives the Conserva tives a mandate to rule for an other five years Their third straight win is a feat without precedent in modern British politics As leader of the Con servatives Macmillan continues in office as prime minister aft er the new Parliament meets Oct 27 Mason City an Dug Out of Cob Pile on Nicholas Farm CLEAR J Mc Farlin Mason City escaped suf focation Thursday afternoon al the Nicholas Turkey Farm east of here when his fellow employe at the farm dug him outof a corn cob pile McFarlin was dis tributing cobs being blown into a building when the pile gave way beneath him He was buried in the cobs The Clear Lake fire department was called to give resuscitation but was nol needed McFarlin suffered no il effects On the Inside General News 2 Editorials 3 North Iowa Features t j Society News Clear Lake News CubGazette W Sports Mason City Latest Markets Comics W North Iowa M TV Schedule Pullout Section CHISHEN DIES Li Chishen 75 vice chairman of Red Chinas National Congress died in Pei ping Friday of stomach cancer FLAMES LIGHT UP DEMOLISHED BUS AND TRUCK TANK RAMS INTO BUS Killed in Blast NORTH BRUNSWICK N J UP A professor and nine Trenton State College coeds were burned when a truck rammed into them home from a theater party in New Elevengirls and driver were injured some of them flaming disaster on in at the college who was killed A native of Cedar Rapids Iowa he was graduated in 1950 from the University of Iowa and in 1952 from the University of London where he had been a Fulbright They were part of a two bus caravan which was 25 its destination when the bus stopped a i the DrErnest The taj professor of history back of the bus The gas tank at the rear of the bus exploded killing Six ta He was seat ed in the rear with his wife The bus said the girls had tumbled out the door and the rear emer gency door which the driver wrested open The flames spread vto the cab of truck where driver 54 N Dont let me die Half Way to Goal in Chest Drive With two weeks yet to the 1959 Mason City Community Ibest campaign is almost half way to its goaL Pledges announced at a Friday noon re p o r t meeting at the YWCA joosted contributions to The last of the campaigns five sections the womens group kicked off its drive Thursday and the campaign to raise funds for eight Red Feath er agencies is now in full swing The campaign is to end Oct 23 DONATIONS IN the pattern Olfts increased to 410 with an additional re ported Friday The sections goal is In the advance giftssection was reported to date and in the classified or general WOMENS SPIKE HEELS Outlawed at Mobile MOBILE Ala who hobble down city streets in heels three and four inches high and no larger than a cigar ette will have to practically flatfoot it around town under a proposed city ordinance Enforcement of the fine provided for violation will be laxextremely lax We dont expect to make any arrests as the purpose of the law will be to make women responsible for accidents which happen while wearing the illegal shoes city commissioners said The shoe ordinance to be adopted Tuesday unless the corn mission gets cold feet was prompted by approximately SO in jury lawsuits against the city in the past two years The com mission blames the high thin spike heels for women falling on sidewalks causing broken arms skinned noses twisted legs and loss of The narrow spikes tend to get caught in joints of cement on sidewalks and in gratings So here it is heels more than one inch high that are less than one inch in diameter solicitations section which started campaigning Wednes day morning was report ed There was no report in the womens section National firms I reported OF THE TOTAL reported in general solicitations almost all of pledged in the schools regiment of the ed ucation division headed by Ver non Kirlin and F M Maxwell Alma Partridge leads the schools regiment The next report meeting will be held Tuesday noon at the IYWCA he at ap proaching firemen They worked with wrenches and crowbars to free him The bus driver C a r m en Niiu 40 Trenton said ths terrified girlsjammed up at the front door He threw them outside tossing others out as he could reach them He worked his way through the flames to the rear emergency and just tiie trucks cargo tank ex ploded Warmer7 in r Forecast for Chilled Iowa Temperatures dropped to near or below freezing over all of Friday under gen erally fair skies A cold wave carried across Iowa by high winds headed out almost as fast as it came in The mercury tumbled to 28 de grees at Sioux City 29 at Spen cer 31 at Des Moines and Coun cil Bluffs and 32 at Mason City and Davenport was the warmest with an overnightlow of 37 degrees Fridays highest temperatures were due to be from the mid 40s in the north to the mid 50s in the south The outlook was for Saturday morning temperatures to be from 34 to 44 degrees to be fol lowed by higher temperatures and some scattered showers in western Iowa Kansan f o Head Pony Club NATIONAL OFFICERS Dr Fowler Poling Wichita shows the 1959 Pony of the Americas Club yearbook to Robert Corette Butte and Mrs Neal City at the clubs annual meeting in Mason City Poling was rejectedpresi dent of the club while Corette was named vice president and Mrs Barrett was elected secretarytreasurer Dr Fowler Poling Wichita was reelected president of the Pony the Americas Club at the organizations an nual meeting at the Hotel Han ford in Mason City Thursday afternoon Robert Corelte Butte was named vice president and Mrs Neal Barrett Mason City was reelected secretarytreas urer About 150 attended a Thurs day night banquet at which George Barret Mason City presented special awards to the outstanding performance ponies for the year Barrett is chair man of the special awards com mitteePonies receiving awards were APACHE CHIEF owned by Hunts Triple H Fairfield Scotts Greys Captain owned by John Cusack of On tario Canada owned by Scott Wilson Waterloo Chief Victor owned by Triple Apache Wampum owned by Fowler B Poling Wichita Raw hide owned by Danny Bopnti howcr City Tumble weed owned by Henry ;