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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 24, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for tht VOL W The Auedated Prcu tod Fun UIM j CITY GLOBEGAZETTE newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 24 1960 7c Copy TWs Paper Consists of Two SectlonsSecUon One No IS Anarchy again rules in Congo One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGaiette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 13001 pm Sunday WOI AMES 610 pm Tuesda WTAD Qirincy 930 pm Thurs WSUL City 810 Sat US road plan sets new mark THAT FEDERAL PROGRAM calling for a 41000 mile net work of superhighways in the next 15 years makes all previou engineering projects in this country or anywhere else look like a pygmy by comparison Panama Canal Suez Canal Grand Coulee Dam all of them Its no longer in the blueprint stage Weve come a long way in the four years since Congress approved the plan first broached two years before by President Eisenhower Most American mo torists have had contact with at least limited sections of the projected network When completed in 1975 this highway system will sweep ma jestically from coast to coast and from border to border It will knit together all of our states except Alaska and Hawaii It will be a link between all cities of 50000 or more Uncle Sam is to pick up 90 per cent of the check This smooth gentlegraded no stopsign network 4 6 some times even 8 lanes wide is de signed to put America in gear with the motor age Its purpos is to speed interstate trave strengthen defense reduce ace dents save mileage open recreation areas and hasten th movement of produce from farm to market WARM North Iowa Partly cloudy am warmer Monday night anc Tuesday Lows Monday nigh in upper 30s to lower 40s Southerly winds increasing Monday night to 1530 miles an hour and changing to northwesterly Tuesday Highs Tuesday in the 60s Iowa Partly cloudy and windy Monday night and Tuesday Warmer Monday night lows 3540 northeast 4550 south west Warmer southeast anc extreme east Tuesday highs in the 60s Further outlook Mostly fair and mild Wednes day FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the fiveday period Tues day through Saturday will average 5 to 8 degrees above seasonal normals with some warming in first of period turning cooler Wednesday with not much change the remain der of the period Normal highs from mid 50s in north to low 60s in south Normal lows from low 30s in north to near 40 in south No precipi tation of any consequence Minnesota Partly cloudy cool er Highs Tuesday in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum 58 18 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum 71 31 THE INTERSTATE HIGH way system came into existenc on June 29 1956 when Congres voted for the construction what was labeled a Nationa system of Interstate and Defens Highways President Eisenhow er started the ball rolling by pro posing the grand plan at th annual governors conference a Bolton Landing N J in Jul of 1954 Committees were named engi neers set to work drawing u tentative plans The scheme wa far enough advanced for con gressional action 24 months lat er In the past the federal gov ernment had contributed on 5050 basis with states in road building Now a new pattern wa begun Uncle Sam was agreein to pick up 90 per cent of tin tab Under the interstate highwaj act a state initiates the proj ect It must then be approvec by the Federal Bureau of Roads Actual construction is by con tract let by the state Immedi ate supervision rests with the state highway departments sub ject to inspection and final ap proval by the Bureau in Wash ington THE ORIGINAL COST esti mate for the project was billion billion to be paid by Washington billion by the states To finance the pro gram Congress raised the fed eral gasoline tax from 2 to c cents a gallon and the federal tax on new tires from 5 to 8 cents a pound Now four years after the launching of the program the question naturally arises How are we doing Thats the ques tion Ill be dealing with in most of the remainder of this visit with you First of all well want to know Just how much interstate high way has been completed in these four years For that informa tion we go to Federal Highway Administrator Bertram Tallamy In his Aug 8 report he stated that about 9100 miles of the 41000mile system arc now open Continued on Pift 2 Will it be boy they hope or girl for Shah TEHRAN Iran Farah and the Shah of Iran went on a drive through downtown Tehran Sunday and were cheered wildly by Iranians an ticipating the birth of an heir to the throne The 22yearold queen third wife of the 40yearold Shah is expecting to give birth at any time now Illuminated arches have been set up astride the cap itals main thoroughfares ready to be switched on at the an nouncement Monday was the day that court physician Dr Jahanshah Saleh predicted the child would be aorn If it is a boy the celebration will be particularly enthusiastic because only a male can inherit he throne The Shah divorced lis two previous wives when hey failed to produce a male leir LODGE IN DETROIT DETROIT Cabot Lodge carried the Republican campaign Monday into heavily Democratic Detroit an area still politically unvisited by Vice resident Richard Nixon Soldiers terrorize populace New threat in Katanga LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Congolese soldiers Monday ter rorized the population into staying away from the elabo rate ceremonial parade held in an empty sports stadium to commemorate United Nations Day here And in secessionist Katanga the provincial g o v e r n men warned that if the United Na tions in New York did not recal its chief representative he wil be removed by military force Defense Minister Joseph Yav old a news conference that the UN representative Ian Ber endsen and most members of tris military command were to tally inadequate Yav empha sized that his objections were not to the UN itself IN LEOPOLDVILLE fewer han 200 Congolese reached the stadium to watch the parade of Britishtrained African soldiers Road blocks thrown up through out this sprawling city kept the population from attending the ceremony Not many appeared to be headed for the stadium any way A UN official lamented We dont seem to have got our message across The Congolese soldiers occu pied the city Sunday running off the local police loyal to de posed Premier Patrice Lu mumba Monday the soldiers and the policemen fraternized openly and together turned heir rifle butts against Congo ese crowds They appeared out of control of their officers Their joint ac ion against civilians had no apparent political significance Anarchy reigned throughout most of the rest of the Congo vith the soldiers of Col Joseph Mobutu having turned to rioting ooting and terrorizing civilians AP Photofax CROWDS AND CONFETTI The two hands with all coiners At lower right presidential candidates continue to is his wife Pat Bottom Sen John Ken draw massive crowds during their stumping tours of the nation At top Vice President Nixon stands on the rear of his car in Harrisburg Pa to shake nedy his hair sprayed with confetti responds to the cheering throng that surges against his open car along a pa rade route in Milwaukee Wis n Stop smear tactics Nixon warns Kennedy Vice President Richard M ixon Monday he migh ELSEWHERE INthe Congo nly in Thysville where th armored and commando unit if the Congolese army are sta ioned did officers appear to be till maintaining effective com nand Screaming troops threaten ng with loaded rifles and usin tie butts as clubs Sunday pu lie police in Leopoldville t light and took over the African quarter of this city of 300000 The night before they reportedlj fell into a fight with villager a few miles out and killed H Africans United Nations forces wen maintaining a handsoff policy There were no signs of the Ghanaian U N police who were supposed to have helped main tain order here With nothing to check them the soldiers their uniforms of ten stained with beer beat up and robbed civilians at will anc tore clothes from African worn en News in a nfutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NEW YORK A recent secret report of the U S Information Agency shows overwhelming be lief abroad that Russia will be militarily stronger than the United States in 1970 Columbia Broad casting System reported The State Department had no comment on the report YASSIADA Turkey The Turkish govern ment accused ousted Premier Adnan Menderes of dipping into a million government fund to pay his taxes The new charge was leveled by the general inquiry committee which has accused Menderes of constitutional violations He faces possible death if convicted PALM SPRINGS Calif President Eisen hower left this desert spa for a goodwill mission to Mexico after a weekend of leisurely golfing W TOKYO Premier Hayato Ikedas government dissolved the House of Representatives to pave the way for general elections The voting date was ex pected to be Nov 20 open up publicly on what h called the smear tactics of th Kennedy forces on the religious issue in this campaign His press secretary Herber G Klein charged in a state ment that Democrats were at tempting to exploit the religious issue to solidify what they re gard as a Catholic vote Nixons opponent in the presi dential campaign Sen John F Kennedy is a Roman Catholic Klein said the alleged exploita tion of he religious issue is be ing done by running the film of Kennedys Houston Tex minis terial appearance in states with heavy Catholic populations and by statements such as Robert F Kennedy made Sunday on a television show SEN KENNEDY was ques tioned extensively in Houston by Youth admits theft of valuable coins DAVENPORT con sciencestricken 18yearold boy admitted to his mother Sunday that he and a companion broke into a neighboring business es tablishment and stole a large quantity of old coins The moth er summoned police to her home and they found three suitcases filled with the coins The total weight of the loot was about 100 pounds and the coins were val ued at Robert W Foss was booked for investigation and the companion he impli cated Ronald E Alphonse 19 was charged with breaking and entering SAME DATIWJ540 a group of Protestant minister on his attitude toward religiou beliefs and the presidency Klein said that Robert Kennedy the senators brothe and campaign manager charge that Republican campaign head quarters in San Diego Calif was openly issuing antiCatholi literature Klein said a check of San Diego officials showed clearlj that this charge was untrue Ac tually Klein said Robert F Kennedy was again resorting to distortion innuendo anc smear which have characterizec the Kennedy campaign Nixon opened a laststanc campaign in Pennsylvania with an early morning speech in York to a crowd police esti mated at 5000 Most of Nixons listeners were in overcoats in the cold morning air THE VICE PRESIDENT won cheers when he told the throng hat the Republicans will keep the peace without surrender Nixon said America can afford to have the kind of whai ic called impulsive leadership ic said his opponent would give Nixon called Kennedys pro posal to strengthen the oppo nents of the Fidel Castro regime in Cuba the most irresponsible suggestion ever mad e The ice president said if Kennedys plan were followed we would ose every friend we have in South America Kennedy meanwhile said the Republican party can count on lichard M Nixon to lead its wrecking crew on Social Secu ity The D e m o c ratlc candidate lilting at what he called ills of he US economy under the Re ublican administration swung nto Illinois in a drive for the big doubtful states 27 electoral rotes On one issue he said in a peech at a Rockford rally the arty has been ias attempted to wreck Social security Kennedy renewed his appeal or a medical care program for he aged lied to Social Security Let me make it perfectly clear that I have always opposed socialized medicine and that what the Republicans really op pose is adequate medical care In 1933 they pretended that So cial Security would Sovietize America Did it he said Kennedy said the aged should be helped also with larger Social Security payments better em pi o y m e n t opportunities and more leeway in accepting paid work lowcost housing and re search on diseases affecting the later years Plymouth man dies Iowas road toll worsens The October carnage on Iowas highways continued with a Plymouth youth being among 12 to lose their lives over the weekend Among the other crashes was one near Beimond Saturday which claimed its third victim Sunday The 12 fatalities raised Iowas 1960 traffic death toll to 479 compared with 540 through Oct 23 a year ago They also put the October savealifeaday month score even with the rec ord pace of October 1959 at 65 fatalities through the 23rd Allen Theodore Jenn 20 Plymouth was killed when his car skidded out of control tnree miles east and a halfmile south of Mason City on old Highway 18 Jenn was the son of Mr and Mrs Paul Eernisse who oper ate the locker plant at Plym outh SHERIFFS officers said the accident happened at the old MacNider corner about 1 am The accident was not discovered until am when Francis Meier 645 1st SE came upon the scene Cerro Gordo County Coroner J E Christopherson said Jenn died instantly of a fractured skull Dr Christopherson said the youth had been dead about two hours before he examined him Authorities said Jenn appar ently had been driving west when his car crashed into rocks piled along the west side of the sharp corner The car skidded sideward for 120 feet before landing on its top in a ditch Jenn was alone in the machine Jenn was returning to his home at Plymouth after attend ing a friends wedding dance at Charles City Funeral services will be Tues day at 10 am at St Michaels Catholic Church Plymouth the Rev Thomas Currier officiat ing Burial will be at Ionia JENN WAS BORN Jan 12 1940 at Ionia He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1958 and since had been em ployed by Graverson Hardware He was preceded in death by his father and a brother Survivors include a brother Gordon at home and his grandmothers Mrs Barbara Jenn New Hampton and Mrs The price has soared Susai DiesbUrg Ionia Gold again has spurt in London FROM OUE WIRE SERVICES gamblers bet ting on an eventual devaluation of the US dollar ignored Wash ingtons stated determination to hold the price level at per fine ounce and pushed gold prices up sharply again Monday Soon after the official market price was set at for sell ers and for buyers one dealer said he had done business at Trading was fast and intense during the morning but settled down to an uneasy calm and the price retreated to at the close IN TANDEM with this fresh jump South African gold min ing stocks soared Whatever hap pens to the future price of gold these mines stand to benefit Their metal is sold on the Lon don market and their profits au tomatically have been boosted from the startlingly high prices ruling since last Wednesday because the Bank of England is virtually the markets sole sup plier and the gold it has to offer has nowhere near matched de mand Gold is one of the few com modities for which demand grows as the price leaps and as more speculators jump onto the Dandwagon The current scram for gold is coming only from gamblers THE U S Treasury is com mitted to deal in gold at plus a commission but it will deal only with central banks and then only for national money reserves purposes The European banks have not recently been buyers in New York because they have not wanted to increase the drain on U S holdings There has been no offficial statement on why the abnormal demand for the metal first i erupted The latest death in the Bei mond collision was that of John Mark 20 son of Paul Mark 51 Tracy Minn John died late Saturday His father was dead on ar rival at Beimond Community Hospital His grandmother Mrs Eva Mark 77 also of Tracy was killed outright Mark had been driving south His car was struck broadside by a northbound car when he at tempted to pull around a third auto which was waiting to make a left turn onto a gravel road This was incorrectly reported in an earlier edition The northbound machine was driven by Clyde Hall 17 Goodell AP WHERE BOMB EXPLODED Policeman points to area in corner where bOrnb exploded on ferry boat Knickerbocker as it neared the Staten Island terminal on a trip from the lower end of Manhattan A part of the bench in the passenger lounge was blown out as the bomb exploded in the lifejacket compartment under the seat No one was injured The bomb was be lieved planted by the Holiday Bomber who has ieft four such devices in three weeks In critical condition at the Beimond hospital is Lois Mark 41 wife of Paul Mark and Lela Hall 41 mother of Clyde Mrs Mark has multiple internal in juries and Mrs Hall has severe head injuries Fall received a chest contu sion and facial cuts and was re leased from the hospital Satur day night AT Maquoketa two persons died Sunday of injuries suffered Saturday night in a twocar headon collision on a county road The victims were Gerald A Rickerston 18 of near Ma quoketa and Michael Beck 9 of near Maquoketa Mrs John Schiltz 71 and Mrs Oliver Olson 39 both of Remsen were killed Saturday in a cartruck collision on High ways 35 just outside of Rem sen The accident took its third victim Sunday when Mrs Syl vester Lauters 60 a passenger in one of the cars died of in juries At1 Cedar Falls a 14yearold girl was killed Saturday night when a car in which she was riding with four other young Waterloo tee nagers crashed nto a dead end street embank ment here following high speed police chase The vie tim was Suzanne Manchester daughter of Helena Manchester Waterloo On the inside Editorials 4 Cltar Lake News 5 News Quiz 4 Society News 89 Sports 1H2 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics U North Iowa Newi J5t ;