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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1960, Mason City, Iowa if S If North Iowas Newspaper VOLM MM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht Ntwspoper That Mokes All North I o w a n Neighbors a LMM WtaM MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY It 1HO 7 COPT CoDrtit Two On HOME EDITION lit Subs off our coasts for years Keeping track of them major job for Navy By WILLIAM CANT York Herald Tribune News Service not news to Navy Intelligence that foreign submarines presumably Rus sian are lurking in American waters The sub reported off Argen tina last week is only one of many unidentified undersea craft that have been detected off both coasts of the Americas in recent years Adm Jerauld Wright who is retiring as Commander of NATO Naval Forces in the Atlantic at the end of this month indicated recently an increasing level of Soviet submarineactivity in Al lied waters but said that h i s command was making import ant progress against the men ace WE HAVE conclusive evi dence that they the Russians are showing an increased inter est in the East Coast of North America a key area and an in dustrial complex of the first im portance not only to America but to our NATO Alliance he said Adm Wright added that Rus sian fishing craft operating in the North Atlantic probably are doing other things than fishing ocean bottoms and other tasks of Naval importance for example He no doubt was referring to trawlers supplyin submarines The same situation prevails in Pacific Adm Harry D Felt commander of the U S forces at Pearl Harbor has saic that the Soviet Union and Rec China haveat least 120 submar ines in the Pacific less than half the number the Russians are believed to have in Atlantic waters Rear Adm Howard A Yeager acting antisubmarine warfare readiness executive said WE NOW FACE about 450 Spvigl submarines To oppose these we have about 300 ocean escorts a ratio of less than one to and about 720 ASW Air craft a ratio of less than two to We do have one addi tional member of the marine team our own antisub marine submarines of which we have about 80 The Navy is placing great emphasis on anti submarine warfare for just as sea power conditions strategy so our ability to control the Sov iet submarine will condition sea power In the Atlantic the US Navy has two task anc Bravo alternating in contin uous watch against submarines Each unit has an aircraft car rier with 20 or so Grumman S2F Tracker Aircraft a dozen or more Sikorsky HSS1 Helicop ters and several Douglas AD5W Guppies the small radar equipped planes used for relay ing communications between the Grummans Sikorskys and the carrier There also are six to eight de stroyers or escort destroyers equipped with sonar radar and antisubmarine weapons accom panying the carrier To back up the sea force landbased Martin Marlin patrol planes are on duty at coast bases as part of the Hunter Killer Forces HUK for short THE TOUGHEST JOB of the task forces is detection Radar is not very effective because it doesnt penetrate the surface of water and sonar must be within a mile or so of the submarine to detect the craft The helicopters carry dunk ing sonars and the fixedwing planes have magnetic airborne detectors MADS which re cord the passage of the craft over metal objects in the water None of the detection devices are as efficient as the Navy would like but together they cov er a large area and often come up with good results As long as the foreign subs behave themselves and stay out of American waters the task forces are content to just keep track of them those nuclear powered have im proved tremendously since World War II and the chances are that only a small percent age of them including ours are elettctwi FLASHBACKS IN CHESSMAN STORY Here is Caryl Chessman in four stages of his life which will continue for at least GO more dajrs under execu tive order Left to right Chessman is shown in 1941 when he was arrested for an earlier crime not con AP Ptiotolax nected with his present case in 1948 at the time of his trial which resulted in his death sentence in 1957 when he heard the Supreme Court had ordered a new hearing earlier this week when he himself finally believed his days were numbered World demonstrations feared Chessmans life spared again FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES SAN Caryl QUENTIN Chessmans Calif life again was spared Friday 10 hours be fore his scheduled execution when Gov Edmund G Brown granted him a 60day reprieve and put the final decision up to a special session of the Legis Brown said he acted because of the U S State Departments concern over clamorous world protest and because there is a basic division among Cali fornians regarding the death penalty Notified of the reprieve by San Quentin Warden Fred Dickson Chessman said You wouldnt kid me would you warden When Diekson assured him it was true the 38yearold con d e m n e d kidnapsex lerrorist said Thajik you This is a great surprise I really didnt expect it The Governors surprise ac tion meant that for the eighth time in 11V4 years Chessman EDWARD J GALLAGHER Gallagher will oppose McMannes A Waterloo attorney Edward J Gallagher Jr Friday entered the political race to get the Democratic partys nomination as a congressional candidate The 3rd Congressional District seat is now held by H R Gross Waterloo Gallaghers a n n o u ncement At Dubuque avert a tragedy DUBUQUE CUP A father battered his way through a wall of his burning house to lead three sons to safety and fire men rescued his wife and baby in an apartment fire here early Friday Quick action by Wilfred Connolly and members of the Du buque fire department averted a possible tragedy here when a duplex was severely damaged Jay fire The fire broke out about am in the duplex occupied by the Connolly family and the Robert Carter family Carter his wife and baby and a sisterinlaw escaped from the house easily But Connolly had to batter down the wall between the two apart ments before he could get his three sons out of the burning build ing Boy born to lad broken a date with th lethal gas chamber He would not for now a east be strapped into a chai in the squat eightsided deal cell He would not hear th plop of cyanide eggs dropping into an acid pan beneath the chair setting up the deadly hy drocyanic gas the pungent sickeningsweet odor of peach blossoms as he once wrote Gov Brown said in his state ment that he received a tele gram from a State Department official expressing fear of an ticipated hostile demonstra lions during President Eisen bowers pending South Amert ca tour A STORM OF protests mount ed throughout Europe and Latin America as Chessmans execu tion date neared Thousands of letters poured into the Gov ernors office pleading for mercy for Chessman Typical of the pleas was the Vatican City newspaper Osser vatore Romanos comment that Wilson strike ended CHICAGO UPL Members of the United Packinghouse Workers Union have voted to accept a new contract with Wil son Co But its a question as to how many workers will be rchircd Chicago sources say a ma jority of workers in Albert Lea Minn Omaha Cedar Rapids Memphis Kansas City and Los Angeles have okayed the new contract The bitter strike was eighl wceksold when the locals voted Thursday night HOWEVER THE agreement leaves unsettled the question ol how many striking workers wil be rchired Wilson officials say a threeman arbitration boarc will decide that issue The number of available jobs is the key problem After the strike began Nov 3 Wilson started hiring workers o replace those on the picke ines and said in some plants inployment was up to 75 per Chessmans slow agony of years on death row had He was nearly overcome by smoke and was unable to rei e turn to the house for his Wanda and their daughter been an unheardof penalty Chessmans case created even more impact overseas than in this country provoking the Tammy Linn U months Firemen found Connolly wan dering in a daze in the front yard of his home answered the call when they means that M Douglas Doug McMannes Mason City will have a contest for the Demo cratic nomination McMannes former president of Mason City Local 38 of the United Packing house Workers of America an nounced his candidacy in Janu ary GALLAGHER WAS admitted to the Iowa Bar in October 1950 and was admitted to prac tice before the United Slates Supreme Court in 1958 The Waterloo attorney has been active in Amvets and is president of the board of trus tees of the Amvets National Service Foundation Gallagher is also president of the United Fund of Iowa and has been a member of the executive com mittee since 1957 He is also president of the Dubuque Arch diocesan Council of Catholic i I PLEDGE TO the people of the 3rd district that if I am chosen as the nominee of my party I shall wage an aggressive and enthusiastic campaign to bring positive representation to the halls of Congress from the 3rd district Gallagher said in announcing his candidacy Gallagher 35 is past city at torney for Evansdale and has been active in welfare service drives ia Black Hawk County LT JOHN KEMPS quickly rushed up the stairs to the sec ond floor bedroom in the Con nolly apartment and found Mrs Connolly unconscious on the floor Firemen said the fact that she fell to the floor possibly saved her life because fresh air collected there She had broken a window be fore losing consciousness and had cuts on her hands and face While Kemps brought Mrs Connolly down the stairs fire man Frank Potter put a ladder The Weather North Iowa Increasing cloudi ness continued cold Friday night lows 8 below west to 4 below east Cloudy iaa uuiit ucd cold Saturday highs 16jsince July 3 1948 Only two up the side of the house and came into the bedroom to res cue Tammy Linn MR AND MRS Connolly and Tammy Linn were all reported in fair condition in a Dubuque Hospital The three Connolly Departmenl to intervene in the California state matter Chessman scheduled to enter the gas chamber at 10 am was whisked out of the waiting room cell next to the green painted gas chamber and re turned to the death row cell on San cell Quenlins sixth which has been his home 20 continued cold lows 8 below Iowa Increasing cloudiness Friday night northwest to near zero southeast Cloudy continued cold Saturday highs 1624 Snow beginning extreme south Saturday afternoon or night Further outlook Cloudy not so cold possibly light snow Sunday Minnesota Fair continued cold Highs Saturday 515 GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum Precipitation data YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 22 4 Tr snow 10 22 boys Patrick 10 Michael 8 and Jack 3 were not hurt So soys Dr White Middle age at 20 BOSTON UPI Middle age begins at 20 and lasts until 80 says Dr Paul Dudley White And the dangerous years of this 60year spread are not the last 20 but the first from 20 to 40 according to the famous Boston cardiologist It is then that overfed and underexercised Americans are sowing the seeds ef a coronary harvest he believes I think you can define the years from M to 100 as oW age the Presidents heart specialist said in an interview White sees the ages of man as Birth to 20 then a threestage middle age of 20 to 40 40 to 40 and M to 80 and finally old age Exercise Dr White said should be regular and it should be fun At 73 Dr White gets his exercise by walking riding a bicycle and in winter shoveling snow Walking five miles a week isnt enough exercise he said Neither is one weekly llhote geff game hours before Chessman had bade goodbye to George T Dav is his chief counsel withthe words George youre shaking hands with a dead man CHESSMAN convicted of un publishable crimes againsl women as the notorious Red Light Bandit of Los Angeles lovers lanes in 1948 is the au thor of Cell 2455 Death Row1 Written in prison lhat book plus two others which did nol sell so well provided funds for his Jong legal fight His fight in eluded 15 appeals to the US Supreme Court and innumcr able appeals lo the whole gamut of state and federal courts If the people acting through their elected representatives de terminc that the preseqt law should be continued in effect Caryl Chessman will be cxe cuted under the law Brown said I hope the Legislature wil abolish capital punishment bul I of course will abide by its de cision whatever that decision may be Below zero readings over much of Iowa Temperatures Friday fell be low zero over much of the stale and indications were the colder weather would continue into the middle of next week Sibleys 8 below was the coldest reading reported Other overnight lows ranged from 6 below at Council Bluffs and Sioux City to 6 above mi Burlington Mason City and Spencer reported 4 below cent of normal The company says striking mployes already replace would be put on a preferenlia rchiring list and be taken bac as vacancies occurred WILSON SAYS it wont plac on the list any employe wh engaged in unlawful activitie during the strike But it agree to let them submit their case to arbitration along with anj employes not rehired by Marci 7 The agreement provides fo an immediate wage increase o eight and a half cents an hou retroactive to Sept 1 and an other increase of six and a hal cents next Sept 1 Workers under the old con tract received an average o an hour In addition to wage increases other new fringe benefits ar provided GETS 25 YEARS SIOUX CITY W Donald L Carlson 26 Minneapolis wa sentenced to 25 years Thursda for a supermarket holdup whici a policeman broke up with gun fire QUEEN ELIZABETH An apology to Cuba on bombings WASHINGTON W Th United Slates Friday officiall admitted a U Sbased plan lew on a raid over Cuba 1 apologized to the Fidel Castr The Stale Department said the opranking U S diplomat in lavana Charge dAffaircs Dan el Braddock has been instruct Delivery Doctors FROM OUR WIRE LONDON Queen Elizabeth Friday gave birth to a boy first princeling to be born to reigning British monarch ia more than a century Both mother and son doing well The infant prince as yet un named was born pm am Posting of the official an nouncement on the palace gates sent up an explosion of cheer ing from the hundreds of watch ful Britons outside It brought joy to an entire nation andits partners in the British common wealth THE ANNOUNCEMENT clarcdc The Queen was safely de livered of a son at pm today Her majesty and the in fant prince are doing well cd lo express lo the Cuban y government this governments sincere regrets that the plane nanaged lo escape the vigilance of our inlensificd airfield pa trols U S officials have been roundly denouncing and denying similar previous accusations by the Cubans The information now reaching the department is that the smal plane which crashed in Cuba Thursday had left Tamiami Air field not far from Miami flown to another stillunidentified field and loaded up with bombing ma terial before proceeding on lo Cuba Two men in Ihc plane which blew up over a sugar mill when bombs apparently exploded pre maturely were killed They were identified as Robert Kelly and Robert Frost The announcement was signed On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Mason City News 45 Latest Markets 5 Society News 67 North Iowa Features 8 Sports 910 Editorials 11 Cub Gazette 12 Comics 15 North Iowa News 18 TV Guide Pullout section Pholofax TAX FOE WHEELED TO Eroseanna Robinson 35 a woman pacificist who has been on a hunger strike in defiance of orders to file back income tax returns is wheeled into court at Chicago She received a term of a year and a day for contempt She objects to taxes because money is used for war materials the Queens four doctors had been together in Buck ngham Palace since shortly ftcr 8 am 2 am The baby second in line to he throne from the moment of birth was born in the Belgian suite on the ground floor of the i90room palace The suite had een converted into a delivery room for the occasion Word was flashed around the world to commonwealth nations and to the heads of state of other lands THE NEWBORN SON will not be named for several days or a week There has been some speculation that President Ei senhower might be one of ths childs godfathers A likely choice for the name of Ihc new boy is James Prince Charles 11 is the heir 3rincess Anne 9 now drops be lind her new brother to third in inc Princess Margaret the Queens sister and the babys aunt becomes fourth The official announcement of he birth was made 30 minutes after the delivery It climaxed nearly 30 hours of tension that rew to almost impossible pro portions The heightening sus ense in the 33yearold Queens engthening confinement sent ru mors and false reports around he world THE ROYAL doctors first made their appearance at the lalace Thursday morning John ccl the 55yearold obstetri cian who also was present for the deliveries of Charies and Anne stayed in the palace over night Huge crowds gathered an xiously in front of the massive palace expectantly awaiting the announcement of the birth Then Friday morning the Queens two personal physi cians Lord Evans and Sir John Weir 81 went to the palace They were joined there a sftort ivhilc later by Dr Vernon Hall Ihe anesthetist In the middle of the afternoon it was learned that the doctors were in attendance meaning that the Queen was in labor BULLETIN SQUAW VALLEY Calif m Sixten Jemberg t slender 31yearold sporting goods salesman became first gold medal winner as thaj Winter Olympic games got dcr way Friday when won the gruelling 30 Kilometer crosscountry race in hour 51 minutes and 3 onds AMI 4
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