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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 4, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1H4 UUe IhU UMUUU a Two irftlnn OH 171 Fantastic story Fake doctor earns in four ye0rs DETROIT AP Authorities were checking Friday into the background of a man who they said earned some while posing as a physician for four years Michigan Atty Gen Frank Kelley Thursday termed the case one of the most fantastic stories of deception in the states medical history Kelley said the man Thomas M Novak 29 of suburban Livo nia had no medical degree Apparently he picked up all his medical knowledge by visit ing different medical schools Kelley said The attorney general said Novak was tripped up after he recently applied as a physician for an insurance policy No record of Novaks doctors certif icate was found Kelley said Kelley said Novak av 1953 graduate of Detroits Chadsey High School faked attend ance at schools of medicine including the University of Michigan Ann Arbor Wayne State University in Detroit and Johns Hopkins University medi cal school Baltimore He would buy a lot nf books but would not actually attend most of the classes Kelley said He picked up a lot of knowledge by simply putting on a white coat and walking into a hospital to observe the opera tions The states chief legal official said Novak prescribed drugs for patients after picking his regis tration number for narcotics prescriptions out of thin ait Kelley said there was no im mediate indication that any of Novaks patients had been harmed or that he had per formed any surgery Novak bought a deceased doc tors practice from the mans heirs in 1960 and specialized in internal medicine treating such ailments as heart and lung di seases and diabetes Kelley said Kelley said Novak who was f t not held might be charged with practicing medicine without a license This carries a maxi mum penalty upon conviction of a fine or up to six months in jail Novak married and the fa ther of two children surren dered to authorities Thursday after being queried about his medical certificate N Iowa t rou ble grows NUMBER Photofax SAFETY Aviation and Engineer ing Research Organization crashed this 4engine super constellationat an airportnorth of Phoenix to test equipment meant to increase the chances for passenger survival in a crash In photo No 1 the planes wheels are sheared off by barricades In photo No 2 the planes wings were sheared off by tele phone poles Thus the craft was airborne for seconds before the crash In photo No 3 the plane crashes into a 150foot high hill In photo No 4 the plane rests on the hill broken in three pieces Engineers said most of the passengers would have survived in Viet Nam SAIGON Maj Gen Viet Nam AP Nguyen Khanh an nounced Friday he has received and accepted the resignations of all Cabinet ministers and secre taries of state who are army of ficers including his own But he Attorney files suit on ballot said all will stay on for the time being In other words the rule of South Viet Nam was as con fused as at any point in its his tory For the time being Khanh said the threegeneral trium virate which was organized last week will continue to run the show under anew ing committee Asked about the announce ment by government spokes men earlier in the daj that one of the triumvirate members Lt Gen Tran Thien Khiem had re My time isnt your Iowa time When its three in Sivux Ciljr Its four in Muscmtine When they lUrt tapper in Spencer Davenport plates are clean Heaven help the Traveling his hair turni frajr For no one can tell him Ike Umc In By THEASSOCIATED PHES4 Two wrist watches are not a luxury in Iowa these days They are a necessity especially for traveling salesmen and politi cians And maybe it wouldnt be a bad ideato pack a sun dial an hour glass and a road map marked to indicatewhich towns are on daylight time which are 01 standard time and which are on both times at same time Many Iowa communities re turned to standard Jime last week at different times on dif ferent days to be sure Many more are slated to turn Lheif clocks back one hour Sun day and Monday Others the big cities mainly will revert to standard time Oct 4 Still oth ers along the Mississippi River wont desert fast time until Oct 25 Clocks are all confused By JAMES R OWENS From here on be surprised if normally friendly Northlowans wont giveyou the time of dayThey may not know whatft is The Lake area already illustrates the situation that will blanket North Iowa THE VILLAIN DES M01NES If A law suit demanding that the names of President Lyndon Johnson and vice presidential candi date Hubert Humphrey be kept off the Iowa ballot was filed Friday in Polk County District Court The suit by Gordon Risher of Winterset Conservative Party candidate for attorney general and his mother Mrs Richer asked the court to require Secretary of State Melvin D Synhorst to reject the delin quent certification of John son and Humphrey They also asked the court to order Syn horst to take all appropriate steps to ensure that the names do not appear on the ballot for the Nov 3 general election in Iowa The suit said certification of the names was not made until Tuesday one day after the deadline set by law and therefore was un timely and late AM A head dies lowan assumes post JACKSON Wyo AP Dr Norman A Welch president of the American Medical Associa lion with more than 200000 phy sician membersdied of a cere bral hemorrhage Thursday night His successor as head of the 116yearold professional organ ization will be Dr Donovan F Ward of Dubuquc Iowa presi dentelect since June The weather Fair and cool through Sat urday Lows Friday night up per 40s to low 50s signed Khanh said Gen Khanh is still a mem of the threeman steering committee but he has resigned from his government post Khiem was defense minister and chief of the armed forces under Khanh Presumably he will continue to occupy these Confusing You bet Mayor Albert Habab of Fort Dodge summed up the opinion of a great number of lowans when the situation as HAULED FROM HEARING A man wearing the armband of the Amer ican Nazi Party identified as Lon Dun away is carried from the hearing room of the House Committee on UnAmeri can Activities The armbandwearer jumped upon a table and attacked a wit Photofax ness MortonSlater during a hearing into activities of students who visited Cuba without State Department ap proval Police and marshals pulled Dun away from the table and carried him away he described asinine It is ironic and inconceiva ble he said ihat a state which enjoys the status Iowa posts for the time being along with all other ministers but Khanh would not elaborate He is the only Roman Catholic on The as does cant devise a uniform time He system of called for the renamed triumvirate others are Buddhists Khiem had been quoted saying he had had enough of the Buddhists running the coun try The Buddhists had called for him and some other top Vietnamese army officers to get out of the government Iowa lacks program to combat pollution School opened there last week under standard time scheduling byactidn of the school board Woden also is on standard time but Crystal Lake is onDay lightSaving Time Parents at Woden mayhave a r little less confusion under the since family schedule jibes with c bo o 1 schedule Of course if they have high school youngsters it to rememberthat Crystal Lake the districts high school site is still on fast time Whileit doesnt af fect the school schedule one cantcpunt on much afterschoo shopping time there Conversely Crystal Lake par ents who might pick up a young ster when elementary school lets out its at Woden will businesses still in AP Pbotofax WHOS LISTENING Illinois Gov OttoKer nei left Democratic candidate for reelectionand Charles Percy his Republican opponent appear to be Balking at the same time as they meet informally ratthe Du Quoinf State Fair Percy forces arranged the casual meeting 1 ROME Communist Party Friday published avirtual declaration of indepe n d e n c e To assist our subscribers in obtaining their daily issue of the GlobeGazette in cases where they have been missed by the Carrier Boy the Globe Gazette switchboard is open each evening until 7 P M Please phone 4234270 before 7 P M to report missed or late delivery state or national control Fort Dodge by the way re turns to standard time Sunday Some towns are operating on two times depending on which side of the street youre on or which municipal office youre dealing with At Springville in eastern Iowa for example city hall is operat ing on CST while the school dis trict and many of the merchants are sticking with CDT until Oct 4 There is a similar situation in New Sharon Hopkinton and Belle Plaine to mention only a few Then there is western Mar shall County where the time va ries from town to town There isnt even uniformity along the Mississippi River de will DES MOINES AP Iowa is without an adequate program to ensure clean waters in the state a water pollution study subcommittee warned Friday It added that the existing water pollution control law has undergone little revision since it was enacted 40 years ago Water pollution controlnow is the sole responsibility of the State Health Department The subcommittee of the Gov ernors Public Health Advisory Committee said in its 20page report The Department of Health has never filed a complaint or held a hearing on water pollu tion on its own motion There is no adequate exist spite the fact that Illinois remain on CDT until the last Sunday in October Clinton and Fort Madison re TIME Continued on Page 2 ing or proposed program to en sure clean waters n this state The report said that policy decisions regarding water pol lution by the department have been made by employes with out the benefit of policy conlro by a higher level of public or governmental participation bers The subcommittee recom mended passage of a water pol lution control act similar to that in effect in Minnesota The water pollution control commission recommended by the subcommittee would have nine members and would have full jurisdiction over pollution control The Health Department would provide technical staff Five water pollution control regions would be created each staffed with a sanitary engineer and a sanitarian to keep sur veyancr on watershed areas The proposed commission would be comprised of the pub lic health Commissioner a trained member of the staff of Council and four public mem bolts Moscow The report said such a pro gram would cost Iowa about the first year and about each year thereafter Ballot settled in South Dakota PIERRE SD UP Gen Frank Farrar ruled Friday that find Woden full swing This sort of calculation will have to go into planning attend ance at school events and after game hamburger s n a c k i n g across North Iowa before every body gets together again on Oct 4 the original day set in most communities for the re version to standard time The Crystal Lake teenager who has a curfew on late dates can always try for an hours overtime excuse by having a date at Woden for instance Under the circumstances two sets of watches might be help ful since the best of people sometimes miscalculate which time is an hour earlier and which is an hour later from Moscow written by Pat miro Togliatti a few hours be fore the party leader suffered a fatal stroke in Russia Togliatti argued agatast Mos cows proposal for an interna tional Communist summit meet On the inside Editorials t Clear Lake news Mason City newsfi Society I Sports news Television news 111 Classified pages 141 North Iowa 1 ng on the KremlinPeking dU xite and declared Every Communist party must know how to act in aa utonomous manner TogJiatti Mid world Com munis t movement must main tain unity but it should be a unity achieved in the diver sity of our concretepolitical msitions conforming to the situation and degree of develop ment in each country His views were in a memor andum published by the Italian Party the largest in any npo Comraunist European country Luigi Longo Togliattis succes sor as party leader said di rectors of thepartyhad adopted the memorandum as party Whatever the decision for an early change back to standard the names of President Johnson Ume paginated H has become one of the universities sec retary of agriculture one rep resentative each from the State and his Democratic running mate Sen Hubert Humphrey will appear on the South Dakota ballot this fall despite an ap parent failure to meet a state filing deadline Farrar a Republican issued the ruling after a twoday mud dle of some stale officials over the question South Dakota is Humphreys native state Demo a matter putting school boards and town councils on the spot across this part of the state The fact that Clear Lakes coun cil and school board decided for early change to standard time and then reversed them HU AC refuses to i r eject three Nazis WASHINGTON AP The House Committee on UnAmerir can Activities refused Friday to eject three Nazis from its near Conservation Commission andjcrats had threatened to go to tht Iowa Natural Resourcesjcourt if necessary GOP businessmen for LBJ Johnson scores major coup WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson scoring a major political coup has won a public endorsement from 45 top busi nessmen most of them longtime supporters of the Republican parly Meeting with Johnson atHhe White House Thursday night 26 representatives of the group organized National Inde pendent Committee to support the campaign of Johnson and Sen Hubert H Humphrey his vice presidential running mate Among the inital sponsors of the committee wurc such na tionally known executives as industrialists Henry Ford II and Edgar F Kaistr retailer Ralph Lazarus and financiers Thomas S Lamont Robert lehman and Sidney J Weinbcrg The list of organizers also included two men who served in the Cabinet of Republican Pres ident D wight D Eisenhower Robert B Anderson who was secretary of the treasury and LBJ Continued on 2 selves illustrates the dilemma1 ings on visits to Cuba by US facing community leaders v tudenls For whatever help it may be here is the program for what towns are switching timewhen Towns which reverted to Standard Time Aug 31 arc New Hampton Nashua Popejoy Goodell Alta Vista Ackley Al den Bancroft Rake Titonka Green and Belmond Changing Sept6 will be Shef field Sept 7 Osage North vood Swea City Algona El dora Forest City Fort Dodge Dumont Sept 8 Iowa Falls Manly Cresco and all of Frank lin County Other towns in this area in eluding Mason City Clear Lake go back to standard tim Oct 4 at least according to present plans When the hearing convened ow York lawyer Ira Gollobin protested that American Nazi arty leader George Lincoln lockwell and two members 01 lis organization were present in he room Gollobin was the attorney for Monroe B Slater 21 New York he student witness who was at tacked by a Nazi while testify ing during Thursdays hearing Dont start trouble Chair man Richard Ichord D Mo told Gollobin The chair is alsc informed that there are Coromu nists in the room I have no truck with Nazis or Commu nists The chair to hav order Ichord on opening Friday hearing made a statement de ioring Thursdays disturbance He said be had considered losing the hearings to the pwb c because it was difficult to eep out potential troublemak svVVvv1 But Icnard added the bust ness of Congress is the peoples business TS were seated hi the rear of he large caucus room Four po icemen stood behind them j SAM DATIrfUOi ta Part M i I ;