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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North IOWQB Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL MM t Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Fud MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13 19M T copy TM Pp tt I B H m n A world bows in his honor Dr Schweitzer living legend to be 85 By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON To my Un cle Doctor who looks after the Negro children of Africa Perhaps no more convincing evidence of the worlds esteem for and awareness of Albert Schweilzer could be found than the prompt delivery to him at h i s missionary hospital in French Equatorial Africa of a European childs letter which carried the above address Albert Schweitzer who ob serves his 85th birthday Thurs day achieved knowledge and wisdom early the fame fol lowed soon after In Germany where educalion is measured by academic degrees he earned Ihe first two of his ThD Mus D and M fore he was 30yearsold 80RN AT KAYSERBERG Alsace in 1875 he altended the gymnasium in Mulhouse and sludied music in Paris before completing his formal education at his beloved University of Strasbourg His authoritative biography of Johann Sebastian Bach was published in 1905 his The Quest of the Historical Jesus which established him as a Biblical scholar came out five years later An organist he was early recognized as one of the worlds foremost interpreters of Bach But at 30 he decidedto de vote himself to the direct serv ice of humanity and took up the study of medicine Three years later having received his medical degree he departed Europe As ong chronicler put it Christian shame for the white mans treatment of the Negro drove Schweitzer to go to Africa with his Jewish wife Helene The Schweitzers during World WarI were interned by the French as enemyaliens In var ious camps in France Schweit zer read and meditated and wrote The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle He continued his studies and in 1923 the first two volumes of his massive Philos ophy of Civilization were pub lished The following year he and his wife returned to Africa Apart from lecture and concert tours to raise money for his Lambarene mission he has lived and worked there and studied and preached ever since His wife died on June 1 1957 SCHWEITZERS NUMEROUS honors are capped by the Nobel Peace Prize for 1952 and the honorary British Order of Merit When the latter was be stowed in 1955 President Eisen hower was the only other non Brilon to hold the British honor Schweitzer lives hospital grows its own food and every morning cleans the antelope pens himself He has not smoked since he was 25 nor does he take hard liquor He owns only one suit because as he says he can only wear ose suit at a time Schweitzers example has in spired the building of similar missionary hospitals and re search centers throughout the world some of them named in his honor One such is beinj opened on his birthday in a jun 5 I e 300 miles north of Lima Peru Schweitzers life is not entire y free of controversy In a let ter issued through the Nobel Peace Prize Committee on Aug 23 1957 he called for an end to the testing of nuclear weapons and he has long been a foe of nationalism But for all his scholarship the mottos Albert Schweilzer lives by Respon sibilily for service and You dont live in a world all your own are eloquently simple SAME DATE195920 DEPARTMENT FIGURES CONSUMED BY FLAMES Skyline Cafe and Ball section of Highways 65 and 9 had been closed for the room Manly burned to theground early Wednesday last two months Cause of the fire is undetermined The building until last spring was known as Sunset Manly Mason City Plymouth and Kensett fire de Inn and before that as Avalon Ballroom The combina partments answered the call which came at 1 30 a m tion tavern restaurant and dance hall at the inter The fire started in the northwest corner of the 300 Pholo by Musser foot long building C R Field builder and former owner of the building sold it a year ago to Edward Berding Mason City No estimate ot the amount oC loss has been announced Russ have right in Pacific Ike North Iowa Cloudy through Thursday Considerable fog Wednesday night lows 2733 Highs Thursday upper 30s Iowa Cloudy little change in temperature through Thurs day Considerable fog Wed nesday night lows uppers 20s extreme north to lower 30s south Rain likely southern border Thursday highs upper 30s north to lower 40s south Further outlook cloudy possibly clearing northwest Fiveday Iowa Temperalures will average 5 lo 10 degrees above normal Wednesday night through next Monday Afternoon highs will be in the 30s Overnight lows will be from the lower teens in the nortlnvest to the lower 20s in the southeast Colder Satur day or Sunday otherwisetem peratures generally will be above normal Precipitation will average 05 to 15 of an inch in intermitlent snow Sal urday or Sunday Minnesota Cloudy drizzle Highs Thursday 3035 GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Spry 36 33 33 trace again to be candidate DES MOINES UPI Iowa Agriculture Secretary Clyde Spry Wednesday said he wil seek reelection to a sixth term His announcement came just one week after Neel Hill a Web ster County farmer announced he would be the Democratic candidate for the top state agri cultural posl The two candidates met in Ihe 1958 elections and Spry won his fifth term Gives view on rocket testing FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Wednes day conceded the right of the Soviet Union to use an area of the central Pacific as a missile target range Eisenhower at his first press conference since Dec 2 said it would be most unusual for the United States to protest against Ihe Russian plan when this government had been doing pre cisely the same thing firing missiles into preannounced oceanic target areas Russia announced last week that it will test a powerful new space rocket in the Central Pacific west of Hawaii It cautioned and planes to stay clear of the area from Jan 15 to Feb 15 Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield has led demands lhat Ihe Unit ed States lodge a protest over the tesls Wilson worker from here has window smashed Bilterness founded on Ihe Al bert Lea packinghouse slrike may have found its way to Ma son City A car owned by Walter Udel hofen N Federal who is working at the struck Albert Lea Wilson plant had one win dow smashed while it was parked near his residence early Wednesday Udelhofen told police he had been warned to walch his step by Mason City packing house workers employed at the Jacob E Decker and Sons plant On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 1011 Sports 1314 Lake News 16 Latest Markets 18 Mason City News1819 North Iowa News22 Comics 23 PLANS TRIP WASHINGTON W5 Presi dent Eisenhower is going back to the Palm Springs Calif des ert area late this monlh for a few days of golf in the warm sun The White House said Tuesday night Ihe President will go Jan 28 Senate Demos back program of Johnson WASHINGTON Leader Lyndon B Johnson of Texas had overwhelming sup port from his Democratic colleagues Wednesday to con tinue his middleoftheroad policies in the Senate Nipping a liberal revolt the Democrats killed by a 5112 vote z proposal to strip John son of control of the party Pol icy Commitlee expand its size and direct it to develop over all policy The vole was taken during a 2Vihour closed party con ference Tuesday night The liberal group had sought a stronger voice in determining taclics and policy By a 5111 vole Ihe caucus then directed Johnson to con tinue to appoint members of the party Steering Committee which makes assignments of individual senators to coveted standing committee posts With his leadership tactics thus resoundingly endorsed Johnson told reporters he will continue to follow the course he has in the past This has involved restraint in criticiz ing President Eisenhower and the tailoring of legislation in an effort to avoid presidential vetoes It has meant the en actment of compromise meas ures rather than passage of bills designed mainly to build up a Democratic political rec ord EISENHOWER NOTED that the United Stales always claimed Ihe right on the high seas to use areas for valid sci entific experiments after notify ing everybody concerned and taking proper measures to warn away anyone that might be dam aged He said this country as sumed this to be within the meaning of internalional law and if there were complaints they would have to be studied in the context of international law Eisenhower at his news con ference also Stoutly defended his de fense program saying that any one who approached the defense plans of his adminislralion on a parlisan basis was doing a disservice lo the Uniled Slates thai the new slcel contract would not lead to price increases if the labormanage ment cooperation evidenced in settlement of the strike is pur sued vigorously A willingness to take Democrats particularly members of the Senate to sum mit conferences or similar in ternalional meetings if these meetings concern themselves with specific treaties which musl be ratified by the Senate that he was as much astonished as anyone else by New York Gov Nelson A Rockefellers announcement that he would not seek the GOP pres idential nomination He declined to make a formal declaration oi support for Vice President Rich ard Nixon because of Rockefel lers withdrawal bul he said Ihe governors action cerlainly did create an atmosphere of no competition for the nomination that his estimale of a 1961 budget surplus of billion was based on an esti mated gross national product oi billion He said his gross national product estimate was regarded in some quarters as too conservative and there were estimates ranging as high as billion STRONG STAND BURLINGTON city councilmen here Tuesday refused to acceptsalary in creases of a year unti action is taken to upgrade the pay of other city employes AP Photofax BBS film star Brigitle Bardol shows off her new son for the first time at her Paris apartmenl which has been lurncd inlo a regular malernily ward Nico las her firsl child was born Sunday Actor Jacques Char rier is the proud pappy Admits six thefts in 2 counties David Ander son 24 Clear Lake is free after posting a bond on a charge of burglary Anderson Tuesday afternoon signed a statement admitting six thefts and brcakins since last June in Hancock and Cerro Gordo counties Ccrro Gordo and Hancock of ficials arrested Anderson Mon day at his work and he wa held by Cerro Gordo County officials until late Tuesday Anderson admitted breaking into the Produce Co Britt in June 1959 and taking to He said he later took from the Roof Service Slation at 19th and S Federal He said in November he broke into the John Deere Implemen Co and Neal the Cleaners a Clear Lake but took nothing The Clear Lake man said tha in December he broke into Jacks Feeder Supply Clear Lake and look from to He admilted hiding in Ihe Nis sen Drug Store BHlt on Jan 9 and after the store closed taking a camera and lighting equipment Anderson is married and the father of two children He told authorities the reason he com nutted Ihe Ihefls was lo help support his family Elderly Iowa man hit by truck dies IOWA CITY M Fog which shrouded the Tuesday was death of an elderly rural Oxford man who was hit by a truck as he walked along Ihe Highway 6 bypass here The viclim John Zahner was Johnson Countys first Iraffic fatality this year No charges were filed against the driver Kenneth Moore 24 Mon mouth 111 Iowa City area blamed for the Pinay in split with DeGauHe PARIS UPI Finance Minister Antoine Pinay announced Wednesday afler seeing President Charles De Gaulle that he will quit Ihe government and retire from political life His announcement climaxed a crisis brought on by Pinays open disagreement with Premier Michel Debre over economic policies for France and his criticism of De Gaulles altilude to ward NATO I am quitting the government and 1 am retiring from al political life at least for present Pinay announced This squelched speculation that De Gaulle might persuade Pinay to accept a lesser cab Record rains in Iowa Much minor flooding lly Till ASSOCIATKD JKKSS Moislurc saturated Iowa wai clotted with flooded areas Wed nesday in the wake of record January rains The flooding is minor in most instances how ever Three inches or more of rain fell at many places in the slate during the 24hour period ended early it hadbccn colder the state would have been buried under 30 inches of snow North Iowa meanwhile had only lraccs of moisture while being locked in a dense belt of fog THE STEADY downpour brought 421 inches of moislura at Dubuquo 3CG at Grinnell 340 at Bedford 303 at DCS Moines and 301 at Newton The rainfall was a record for January in many instances with previous highs going back to before the turn of the 20lh Cen tury AL Ihe same time rainfall amounts readied record totals temperatures also touched all time highs for a Jan 12 at joints in Iowa Those were Dav c n p o r t Burlington Ottumwa ind Kcokuk which reported 60 iegree readings Tuesday By early Wednesday the pre cipitation had tniierod nff dmzle Morerain was expect ed Thursday however No serious damage front lha rainstorm was reported al though water interferred with traffic on highways and local streets inet post and avert a grave po litical crisis The meeting was Pinays sec ond with De Gaulle in 24 hours The 68yearold Pinay had di economic re Ihe past 19 reeled Frances covery during months Most of the French news papers already had his suc cessor picked Baum garlntfr governor of the Bank of France for the past 11 years Baumgartner met separately with De Gaulle and Pinay In any event the Paris slock market appeared to be recov ering momentarily at least from its shock at the Ihought thai Pinay might be on the way out French shares rallied after skidding sharply downhill since lasl Thursday A matter for an electrician CHEYENNE Wyo The following notice appeared Tuesday in the classified vertising section of the Wy oming State Tribune husband 40 will for two 20s Jane The day this rebuttal showed up underneath not wired for 220s Bill Choice of two trains for North lowans North Iowa residents have a choice of two trains for trans portation to Chicago or the west via the Illinois Central The Hawkeye westbound leaves Iowa Falls at am Eastboimd it leaves at pmThis is achange of sched ule The Land OCorn passing through Waterloo retains the same schedule Westbound it will leave Chicago at 5 pm and arrive at Waterloo at pm The easlbound Irain leaves Wa terloo at am and arrives in Chicago at pm The Illinois Central train which was erroneously report ed to the GlobeGazette as serv ing Iowa Falls beginning Jan 17 is not a passenger train It is a mail train consisting of two flat cars carrying Flexivans of mail and a coach for the crew in place of a caboose It will han dle no passengers The mail Irain will originale in Walerloo go to Fort Dodge and return to Waterloo with DO stops between DADDY GRACE DIES LOS ANGELES W Charles Manuel Daddy Grace 78 pic turesque Negro evangelist and church founder revered by mil lions died Tuesday THE IOWA Highway Commis sion said Wednesday that flood water from Buffalo Creek had receded from U S 151 at the north edge of Anamosa but there was two to three inches of waler over Highway 2 19 and 148 in the vicinity of Bed ford The Little Maquoketa River north of Dubuque spilled over its banks and flooded U S 52 to a depth of a foot The Middle and South Rivers south of DCS Moines were ex pected to crest two to three feet over their banks Wednesday A crest on the Skunk River three feel above bankful was ex peeled al Oskaloosa and Sigour ney Thursday Highway 2 west of Clarinda was inundalcd by a flash flood on Snake Creek Tuesday South of Bedford a freight line on the Burlinglon Roule was washed out stopping rail traffic on the Creston branch THE MIDDLE Nodaway and West Rivers at Villisca became roaring torrenls but did no flood ing in the town The Des Moines River car ried a heavy burden of runoff water and was due to rise down stream but with no serious flood ing This stream is expected to go two feet above flood stage at Tracy Thursday and a foot or two at Otlumwa by Thursday evening Mississippi River observers at Clinton said the river showed the sharpest 24hour rise for a January that they could remem ber At Dam 13 near Fulton 111 the Mississippi rose 255 feet in 24 hours There was no report of flooding AP PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Pre paring for the annual cigar smoking one who cannot produce smoke when competition at Reepham England are called upon And they cant relight em these two female British pufferBettys either Last years winner kept his sto Winners are judged on the length of the gie burning for 85 minutes without ash and the umpire can eliminate any dropping an ash i ;