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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 15, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                Hofthlpwo Daily Newspaper ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaptr That Makes All North lowans Neighbors EDITION VOL faS MASON CiTV IOWAMONDAY FEBRUARY IS Oititto el Twc Dope crackdown in Iowa DES MOINES UPI Two outofstate men one a nar cotics user with a college edu cation and the other an Illi nois detective captain who had trouble getting on the state payroll were the central fig ures in the roundup of two narcotics distributors in Des Moines during the weekend Iowa Public Safety Com missioner Donald Station re vealed the story of the three month search for narcotics pushers in Iowa Willard Koeppel Peoria 111 a detective captain well versed in narcotics law enforcement laid the groundwork for the arrest of the two men in Des Moines Saturday night He called in an undercover agent to make the actual buys of the heroin Koeppel was in the news last year when Station could not get him on the state payroll because there was no allow ance for hiring such an agent under the Public Safety De partment appropriation Finally Kgeppel ended up on Gov Herschel C Loveless payroll in order to continue the narcotics investigation Statton said Monday Station paid all the expenses for the undercover agent and for the purchase of the heroin needed as evidence The Safe ty commissioner said the ex penses out of his private pocket came to even though the undercover agent worked for nothing The agent and Koeppel com bined with city county and state agents in the arrest Sat urday night of Douglas Wash ington Johnson 24 Des Moines and Claude Thadys 26 Chicago Themen were arraigned be fore Municipal Judge Luther Glanton Sunday Johnson was held in Heu of bond and Thadys was jailed under 000 bond Officers found 120 capsules of heroin plus in cash in the apartment and the car they said the men used Statton said the arrest of the two men was the first to result from Koeppels investigation He said the investigation showed that there was narcot ics in eight Iowa cities and one of them handled more narcot ics than the entire stale of Minnesota Station declined to name Ihe cities because he said his in vestigation was continuing The safety commissioner said the one big stumbling block to narcotics control in Iowa was the lack of money The money the undercover conlacl used to buy narcolics had to come from my privale pocket Station said That pocket has a bottom and it has just about been reached Statton said he planned to ask the 1961 Legislature for money to implement a narcot ics enforcement Someone has to have the trust of the people of Iowa so he can use a lot of money for narcotics control without havmg to make an accounling One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO pm Sundiy WOI Amei 640 pm Taesdi WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs WSUI CUT 910 am Sit How are we doing on brotherhood XS WE APPROACH national Brotherhood Week Feb 21 to 28 it might be in order to look about and see whether weve been moving up or down the ladder Did 1959 bring great er understanding between races and creeds or less understand ing Theres a danger of course that well lose perspective on the overall scene by dwelling too long on and giving too much attention to the isolated actions of the oddbrails among us In this connection Im thinking of the rash of swastikas which were reported in our own and other countries during the holi day season It all started in Germany In the years since World War II I have made two visits to that country one a half doz en years after the war ended the other a little more than a year ago On both occasions I made a point of checking for evidences of a resurgence of Hitlerism What did I find FOR AN ANSWER to that Im going to dip into my two re ports First from Frankfurt Germany under April 11 1952 dateline The only Germans today who cling to the belief that they are a master race destined to rule the world will be found in mental institutions This was in a chapter given over to the indescribable ruins left by war in the Fatherland Homes factories everything had been clobbered by our bombers and the Germans were still trying to dig out Please understand I took occasion to point out I am not feeling sorry for the Germans They started all this and the Allies paid them back 100fold in their own coin What the future may hold of course I observed in this 1952 report cant be stated with certainty But at the mo ment the people of Germany most assuredly have had their belly full of war NOW TURNING TO A DIS patch relayed by me from Munich under date of Nov 6 1958 I asked the question Could the Germans be induced to do the same thing again ii another persuasive charlatan came along My answer took this form Theres no laughing off the historic fact that great as the Germanic people are in many ways they have repeatedly re vealed a weakness for goose stepping and giving loyalty to unworthy leaders My recognition of this chink in the Teutonic character led me into an earnest quest for an answer to my question I am now ready to present my spe cific answer to my own ques tion In neither this visit to Munich nor inmy previous and more extended contact with the Germans of another part of the counlry have I found the slight est reason for believing that the 1 THE GATE WATCH IS wives tourists and workmen on their noon hours or day off stand against the gates of Londons Buckingham Palace as they await the birth of Queen Eliza AP Photofax beths third child Palace informants said everything is in readiness and B Hour probably will come sometime this week Norway in cool greeting to Mikoyan OSLO Norway I Mikoyan held quiet talks with Norwegian government officials Monday after a rough reception from students Sunday night The students booed the Soviet Deputy premier for charging ormer Hungarian freedom lighters given refuge in Norway were criminals and laughed at lis assertion there are no politi cal prisoners in the Soviet Union MIKOYAN SPOKE before the Norwegian Students Assn short ly after arriving in Oslo for a twoday stopover on his way home from Cuba where he signed a big trade agreement with Fidel Castros government The crowd of 800 applauded his pleas for peace and the glowing account he gave of the Soviet Unions growing indus Irial might But an uproar came when someone asked him about Soviet suppression of the 1956 Hungarian revolt Mikoyan replied that the Sovi et government had been asked to help crush the archreac tionary criminal Americanin stigated rebels AND THOSE Hungarian stu dents you have here are crimi nals with blood on their hands1 he added angrily The students drowned out the Soviet leader with boos whistles and shouts Mikoyan met with derisive laughter when he declared In our country no one is in jail for his political convictions Our people are so unified lhat it i not necessary to jail anyone for political beliefs Over the laughter he shouted In the United States many Communists are in jail even i they are no danger to the state Boone youth dies after collision DES MOINES lace Pervier 16 Boone died late Sunday in a hospital hen of injures suffered several hour earlier when his car was involves in a collision with a loaded semi trailer truck Pervier a son o Mr and Mrs Jtfarold Pervier Boone suffered head injuries ii the crash on US 30 west o Boone He was alone in the ca at the limeof the crash Morth Iowa Fair to partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Continued mild Low Monday night near 20 High Tuesday mid 30s owa Fair to partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Continued mild Lows Monday night 2025 Highs Tuesday 35 40 Further outlook Partly cloudy no important tempera ture change Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the week will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Daily changes will be frequent with continued mild weather but changes will be minor Precip itation will average 10 to 20 inch occurring as occasiona light snow Minnesota Partly cloudy warmer Highs Tuesday 2838 GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am data 31 23 26 data GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 29 Minimum 3 On the inside Editorial Page 4 Mason City News 47 Latest Markets 7 Society News 89 Sports 1112 Comics 15 North Iowa News fi Two escape jail but nabbed later ALB IA men one o whom engaged authorities in sixhour gun fight before hi capture last week escaped from he Monroe County jail morning The two Robert Larry Miller 21 and Jimmy Ryan 22 both o Albia were caught by highwa patrolmen 70 minutes afte heir escape AUTHORITIES said and Ryan overpowered jaile Dutch Stewart to make thei break Other details of the es cape were not immediately learned The two men were spottec ducking behind bushes along Highway 34 west of town by patrolmen They offered no re sistance Miller was being held on a charge of assault with intent to murder as a result of the gun fight with more than a dozen officers last Wednesday night HE AND Acompanion were captured after being routed by tear gas from the Pierson Auto Parts store here His companion Larry Jack Smith 22 Eddyville charged with breaking and entering did not take part in Mondays jail break Ryan wcs in jail on a car theft charge authorities said FARM FIRE PERRY i r e destroyed the house on the Don Nicholas Jr farm five miles northeast of here Sunday Nehru now wonts to meet Chou Border would be topic NEW DELHI India linister Nehru has invited Red Chinese Premier Chou Enlai to alk with him in New Delhi on tie ChineseIndian border dis nite Nehru invited Chou to come t his convenience but suggested he second half of March as a ikely lime His leller of invitalion was dated Feb 5 It was made public in Parliament Monday NEHRUS AGREEMENT to meet with Chou reversed the In dian Premiers previous stand hat such a loplevel negotiating session would have no value as hings stood in the border dis pute Nehru maintained his view hat the two governmenls are slill far apart saying in his lel ter For Ihe moment I do not see any common ground be t w e e n our respective stand poinls Slill I think it might be help ful for us to meet he added India and China are disputing 51000 square miles of Himalay an territory betsveen northern India and Tibet DESPITE INDIAS insistence that the largely uninhabited ter ritory is hers the Chinese have sent troops inlo the area and have clashed with Indian border guards and patrols China has proposed that armed forces of both nations withdraw from the area but that civil authorities of each government remain in control of positions they hold while the two govern ments negotiate India rejected this proposal contending it would constitute recognition of a sort of Chinese control over territory which In dia claims is hers Nehru pro posed that the disputed area be made a military no mans land but that India resume control of sectors now occupied by the Chi nese WILL THIS HE THE WEEK Caryl Chessman the Los Angeles red light bandit who preyed on lovers lane couples has a date with San Quentins gas charmber Friday For 12 years he has avoided it through legal maneuvering But unless Gov Brown of California extends clemency which he has refused to do in the past Chessmans days are numbered The canny 38yearold made a fortune by writing three novels while fighting off the final countdown DR OK DIES WASHINGTON UPI Dr Chough Pyung a candidate for the presidency of South Ko rea died Monday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center SAME DATE 300 cats go crazy as mouse invades their showplace HOUSTON Tex was the least logical thing that a mouse could possibly have done But just as the judge was about to name the best cat of the show Sunday night at the 10th annual Triple Champion ship charity cat show of Houston club a mouse scam pered across the room The room was filled with 300 cats Pandemonium is the only word to describe the scene for the next few minutes The 300 cats almost to the very last one screeched and snarled in disorder until they were caged But the little gray mouse poured on the steam and dis appeared before anyone could say scat Sub may have made escape PUERTO MADRYN Argen tina naval sources said Monday they feared a mys terious foreign submarine be Hevcd trapped in the Golfo Nue vo for two weeks has escapee because it has beenundeleclec for 24 hours The pessimism was expressed even as another alloul sea and air altack was in prepara tion against the mysterious in terloper The navy cancelled officers leaves in southern Argentina as the hunt was sleppedup for the elusive sub or subs which al ready have been Ihe object of depthbombing attacks News men watching the scene frpm the shoreline of the last pre sumed site of the submarine said the area was littered with dead fish and dead penguins Rejects missile figures Differs with CIA report FKOM OUR air forct witnesses agreed jn congression al testimony made public Sun day that Russia should be cred ited with to launch a ballistic missile at tack Maj Gen J H Walsh the Air Forces intelligence expert dis closed he had filed a dissent from official intelligence esti mates prepared by the US In telligence Board an interagen cy group The testimony indi caled Walsh believes the Rus sian missile stockpile will in crease faster than official mates indicate THE C O M B I N I D SmlcePreparcdness committee issued a transcript heavily cen sored for security reasons of testimony given earlier this month by Walsh Gen Thomas D White Air Force chief of staff and Gen Thomas S Pow er head of the Strategic Air Command White testified thai practical ly every major civilian airfield in Ihc United States has recent ly been surveyed by his com mand with a view toward wider dispersal of US B47 bombers to frustrate a possible Soviet at tack The testimony of the Air Force officials came in the face of statements by Defense Secre tary Thomas S Gates Jr that new official intelligence esti mates tend to narrow the mis sile gap Sen Stuart Symington longtime critic of administra tion defense policy questioned Power about Soviet missile strength and US intelligence Whais Your Score Are you well informed You can find out by turning to the News Quiz on Page 13 of todays Mason City GlobeGazette for the scoring system and page 14 for the answers This onceaweek feature of the Mason City GlobeGazette includes questions of national and international news geogra phy and personalities in the headlines A WEEKLY NEWS Quiz and Worksheet especially prepared for teachers is being used at the start by 43 schools in North Iowa in connection with the weekly Visual Education Filmstrips a Mason City Globe Gazette service feature Students will find the News Quiz in the Mason City GlobeGazette of real value and it has been designed so that it can be cut out of the newspaper and placed in a notebook estimates of it IN HIS QUESTIONING Sy mington used a chart of esti mates presented to the commit tee by Allen W Dulles head of the Cenlral Intelligence Agency He cited specific ratios from the chart but all figures were deleted from the published transcript After reeling off the figures however Symington said to Power So what in the name of heaven is the justification for implying that the Russians are doing less based upon intelli gence information when facts are that they are doing a lot more Chairman Lyndon B Johnson DTex interrupted to say that Russias ability to launch ICBMs is increasing instead of decreasing Johnson joined Sy mington in asking Power to agree with the chart I accept their estimates the general said He added that he used them in issuing his re cent call for a maximum air borne alertof US bombers WHITE AND WALSH testified that Air Force intelligence has been more reliable than the na tional estimates on many oo casions While however said the es tablishment of a roundtheclock U S airborne alert now might prod the Soviet leaders into rash decisions It is wiser White said to stick with the announced plan for building up an onlheshelf capability so such an alert can be put into operation if needed White thus differs with ths view of Power the b o m b t r chief who has been champion ing for an immediate 24hour airborne alert until the missile gap is closed Made up 25 per cent of new sales in January Compact car boom explodes into revolution DETROIT compact car boom has exploded into a fullscale revolution in the auto industry Falcon Corvair and Valiant plus their slightly older com panions Rambler and Lark accounted for almost 25 per cent of all domestic cars sold in January Thisfigure has added signi ficance since January was the only month in the entire first third of the 1960 model year in which supplies of all cars were reasonably good Everything is changing says Ben Mills Ford vice president whose LincolnMer cury Division is introducing still another compact the Comet next month A revo lution is under way Nobody knows where it will end The 1960 model year was bound to be confusing with the entry of four new cars lh e Ihree new compacts and the Dodge at the start It became even more so as the steel shortages cur tailed production and com pounded distribution p r o b lems Many of the long range questions such as who will be hurt and whether foreign cars will dwindle into oblivon re main unanswered The only thing definite so far is the new size cars are selling The five compact linos sold about 101500 cars in January against an indiislry total of 455000 Ramblers total of 34949 put it third among all cars with Falcon fourth only about 2500 cars behind Among the five compacts Corvair ran a distant third with only about half as many sales as Falcon Lark was fourth and Valiant fifth Last August Ramblers George Romney who finally convinced the Big Three that compact cars were profitable sized up I960 as a year in which the industry would sell 1750000 smaller US built cars including 500000 Ram blers Right now his figures look good Romney also predicted the mediumprice lines would fall on their faces and the tide of imports would be stemmed In January the mediumprice lines dropped 5 per cent from yearago sales totals while the lowprice lines even with the addition of Dart were 10 per cent below last year One month doesnt make a year however and when the mediumprice lines bring out their own compact cars tuck as the Comet things are surt to change LincolnMercury expects the Comet to cut into Mercury sales but declines estimate to what extent Compact cars from Buick Oldsmobile Pontiac and prob ably Dodge will be atone to the early fall Does all this stand ardsize cars are doomed No body in Detroit thinks so al though Romney says compact cars will make up 50 per of all oar MM bf 196S   

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