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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hit Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL n Associated Presi and United Press Internationa Full Least Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 15 I960 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Four No Once given up for lost Space capsule found in ocean VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif Air Force search plane Wednesday night spotted the missing capsule of the Discoverer XV satellite The capsule had been all but given up for lost when a JC54 plane found it bobbing in the sea near Christmas Island Beeping and flashing it was about 1000 miles southwest of the recovery area north of Hawaii where it should have landed The Air Force said an phibious plane or a helicopter will pick up the capsule It was the third straight time the United States has sent a capsule into orbit and recovered it The 300pound capsule of Discoverer XV had popped loose from its rocket carrier on schedule on the satellites 17th trip over the Arctic Wednesday afternoon But as it parachuted sea ward it missed the recovery area where flying boxcars circled trailing snaring de vices Brig Gen Harvard W Powell vice commander of the Air Force Ballistic Mis sile Division at Inglewood Calif described the method leading to sighting of the capsule as almost that of some kind of technical magic Powell said sketchy track ing information obtained from a tracking station in Hawaii shortly after the capsules ejection around 6 pm was fed into computers at Sunny vale Calif The electronic machines absorbed the infor mation and came up with a predicted impact area in the Pacific Discoverer XV carried noth ing but instruments some of them being tested for use in later reconnaissance satellites Chaos in the Congo Dems still lead in Survey shows 8 margin By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON NJ Result of the latest trial heat of vote preference completed this mont show Democratic candidates fo House of Representatives run ning ahead of Republican candi dates by a margin of better than eight per cent Todays results are of specia significance because they pro vide an excellent indication o the basic strengths of the tw major political parties less than eight weeks before the allim portant Nov 8 election On that date every seat in th House in the nations 50 states plus each states electoral vote for president as well as approx imately onethird of the U S Senate seats will be up for grabs HERES HOW the vote wen in asurvey with adult citizen in all walks of life The question If the election for Congress was held today which party would you like to see win in your own district The results HOUSE OF REP Democrats Republicans Undecided 5275 4415 310 With the undecided vote elim inated the results are Democrats 544 Republicans 456 In theNovember 1958 elec tions the Democrats won con trol of thejlouse by the over whelming margin of 129 seats while at the same time picking up 56 per cent of the popular vote TODAYS FINDINGS would thus seem to indicate that senti ment is just a bit more Repub lican than it was in 1958 And while todays findings may offer some encouragement to GOP leaders in the nation it must be recognized that current sentiment for GOP candidates is less than it was in either the 1952 or 1956 presidential elec tions as the following table shows House Tear GOP Demo GOP Demo 1948 463 537 171 263 1H53 498 502 321 213 1956 486 514 200 8X5 TODAT 450 544 1 It must be understood that to days findings reflect only cur rent sentiment and that opinion can and may change between now and Nov 8 It must also he kept in mind that despite President Eisenhow ers impressive victory in 1956 the House elected in that same election was Democratic Offi cial election returns show that while President Ike was picking up 575 per cent of the major party vote the Republican can didates for Congress could mus ter only 486 per cent of the ma jor party vote 99 per cent less than the popular GOP Presi dential candidate Ike Eisenhow er received PUN AHEAD TOKYO W Crown Prince Akihito and his wife Princess Michiko will visit Disneyland and take in a ball game at Yan kee Stadium during their two week tour the United States ihii month v N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LONDON Soviet diplomats have revealed that Premier Khrushchev is carrying two alternative plans for worldwide disarmament to the U N Gen eral Assembly in New York Khrushchev intends to propose first total nuclear and conventional disarma ment in a set period HAVANA Cuba Premier Fidel Castro has launched a fullscale military campaign against rebel forces holding out in the Sierra de Escambray of central Cuba WASHINGTON Sen Henry M Jackson Dem ocratic national chairman says someone is flooding the mails with antiCatholic literature in an attempt to defeat John F Kennedy for president Jackson said that as far as he knows the mail has not come from any Republican party official but he urged newsmen to track down the source of the anti Catholic mail UNITED NATIONS N Y The United States blasting Russias efforts to undermine the United Nations pacifying effort in the Congo formally called on the Security Council to give full support to Secre taryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold Mrs Hormel gets bulk of estate LOS ANGELES UPI Most of an estate valued at was eft by Benjamin F Hormel to lis widow Wilma 58 probate of his will disclosed Wednesday rlormel one of the founders of the Hormel Packing Co died Aug 9 at 82 Mrs Hormel is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Burt Thomp son Forest City Missourian killed in Iowa accident FAIR FIELD Crawford 65 Kahoka Mo died n a hospital here Thursday of njuries suffered when he ap parently went to sleep at the eel of his car and it smashed nto a culvert near here SAME PARTLY CLOUDY North Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday Locally warmer Thursday night lows 5256 Highs Friday 7377 Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday Lows Thursday nighi in the 50s Warmer southwest Friday highs 70s northeast to 8085 southwest Further out showers anc cooler Saturday Minnesota Mostly fair warmer Highs Friday in mid 70s GloBeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Thursday Maximum 64 Minimum 44 On the Inside Society News Pages 67 Clear Lake News1011 Mason City News 1415 Latest Markets 15 North Iowa News 16 Sports U18 Editorials 26 Comics 28 Just to avoid mess 24 hours with finger in pipe SOUTH BEND Ind UPI Mattic Andersen 50 was so afraid rescuers would mess of her home that she spent 24 hours with her fin ger stuck in her bathroom sink before she let her hus band call firemen She nursed a bruised fin ger Thursday and pondered fiow she caught her finger in the sink strainer while she was cleaning the bathroom Her husband Jiad to crawl into the house through a base mont window when he re turned homo from work Ho Found his wife trapped in the bathroom together they struggled until after midnight to free hof His wife refused to let him call firemen Anderson said she feared they would come into the house spraying wa ter all over everything Anderson brought his wife a kitchen stool to sit on and went to bed In tha morning he returned to the task with files wrenches and pliers The finger was still stuck I give up Anderson said and his wife relented and asked for firemen Capt Theodore Carlson cut the water with a tin shears and freed the finger Not a drop of water touched the floor but Mrs Anderson wat unhappy Now I have this meis tlftiit up she said Lumumba protected by U N But troops on offensive LEOPOLD VILLE Congo Congolese troops tried to lynch Premier Patrice Lumumba Thursday and sent him fleeing to United Nations forces for protection Lumumba who days ago threatened to order the United Nations out of this chaotic coun try found shelter in the officers mess at suburban Camp Leo pold II Ghanaian soldiers of the U N force ringed the build ing to save the premier from the Congolese troops who were trying to get at him THE ATTACK on Lumumba came as 300 troops of the cen tral Congolese army supposed ly loyal to him invaded tbj secessionist Katanga province The invasion was confirmed by both the United Nations com mand in the Katanga capital of Elisabethville and by the Katan ga government of President Premier Moise Tshombe The violence came during 24 hours of bewildering develop ments including An announcement Wednesday night by Col Joseph Mobutu army chief of staff that the military was seizing power in peaceful revolution anc neutralizing Lumumba anc President Joseph Kasavubu un til the end of the year AN ANNOUNCEMENT fay a Lumumba spokesman that Mo butu had been arrested a state ment that was seriously doubtec Dy most observers Mobutu ap Deared to have the upper hanc n his battle with Lumumba Disclosure that Gen Victor iundula Lumumbas army commander or former com mander since he was ordered relieved by Kasavubu hac Ocked himself in a laundry closet of a Camp Leopold dwell ng for his own protection A UN spokesman said Lu mumba fled to Camp Leopold after Mobutu made his takeover announcement The UN spokesman said Lu numba Thursday hurried to the officers mess There he asked he United Nations to protect lim from what the UN spokes man called the agitation of longolese soldiers roaming the camp NIXONS UP FOR GRABS President Richard M Nixon Republi can candidate for President is con fronted by a sea of hands as he makes his way from plane to car after arriving AP Photofax in St Louis Vice President Nixon spoke at a meeting of the International Asso ciation of Machinists at Kiel Audito rium OFFICERS OF the Ghana Jrigade said the Congolese roops fought among themselves mtside Lunv Some of the f sanctuary olese supported lUmumba were against him It appeared Lumumbas sup porters were at least premature when they claimed Mobutu had een arrested We have no communication if any kind to indicate that Mo utus status as chief of staff has been altered the UN ipokesman said Lumumba agreed to rqceive a delegation of the Congolese ropps to hear their grievances undula later emerged from the aundry closet and joined Lu mumba in the officers mess GETS FIVE DAYS VAN NUYS Calif UPI Ramon Novarro 61 old time movie actor who starred in the riginal BenHur film Thurs day began a fiveday jail scn ence on his conviction of drunk driving Iowa towns awaiting appearances by Nixon RED OAK speech by Vice President Richard Nixon Republican presidential nomi nee will be the highlight of Red Oaks AgricultureIndustry Politics Days Thursday through Saturday The vice president is sched uled to arrive in Red Oak at am Friday and remain 20 minutes What might be the largest crowd ever to assemble in Red Oak is expected The Nixon party including Mrs Nixon and at least one cabinet member and some 12 newsmen will come from an Omaha appearance in five char tered buses and several cars The group will go from Rec Oak to Atlantic where Nixon will make a brief talk and from there to Guthrie Center The vice president is to make a major farm speech at the 2 code clerks may have stolen notes WASHINGTON UP The Defense Department said Thurs day some handwritten briefing notes available to the two Ameri can code clerks who defected to the Soviet Union are missing J Vincent Burke Jr Defense Department general counsel gave that testimony as the first witness in a House Armec Services subcommittee investigation of the defection of the clerks Bernon F Mitchell and William H Martin The two clerks defected in July via Mexico and Cuba and up in Moscow in early September with a denouncement of their own country Burke told the committee meeting in closed session that there is no evidence at this point that Martin and Mitchell were part of an espionage ring Tampered with vodka loses job BRITT Who watered the vodka in the state liquor store here Officials of the Iowa Liquor Control Commission said they ound the answer A clerk in he Britt store was fired They said the clerk Vernon Velson admitted taking liquor romVodka bottles a few unces at a time and replac ng it with water OFFICIALS SAID apparently 10 store patron got watered odka because the bottles hey estimated about 40 had jeen pushed back on the ihelves The commission ottles tested for ordered 97 water The some of the cloudy The bottles tested those tarn ordered de iquor in appeared iottles including ered with were troyed NELSON WILL have to pay he commission for the liquor oss The clerk had been draw ng a salary of a month om mission officials said he lad been working in the Britt tore about a year The liquor commission or lercd a check on Nelson after rearing that he came to the tore early in the morning and ften was seen there after lours at night or that they had an accomplice or accomplices here or else where Burke also said a preemploy ment investigation of the two disclosed no evidence of homo sexuality A congressional in vestigator immediately said there was evidence one was a sexual deviate STEEL FALSIE BOSTON UPI Mary T Owen 19 Detroit an exotic dancer who bills herself as Dee Light was fined Thursday for carrying a loaded gun in her bra European Foods Ruth Hall the Globe Gazettes writer on foods has another in her series of articles based on a summer of leisurely motor travel through central Eu rope If you like to arid who doesnt turn to Page 29 state soil conservation field day and plowing match near Guthrie Center at pm then go to Des Moines for an overnigh stay and leave Iowa Saturday morning In Des Moines Republican state headquarters said Wednes day the Nixon caravan will eave Guthrie Center between pm and pm Friday travel on Highway 64 east to rrimes then south on Highway 141 to Interstate 35 and south on the interstate to the Des VIoines Airport exchange The caravan will go east on Army Post Road to Fleur Drive then on Fleur to Locust Street n Des Moines and down Locust 0 the Savery Hotel His arrival at the hotel is expected about 5 pm 50000 fleeing storm Ethel hits near Mobile FEOM OUK 1VIBE SERVICES MOBILE Ala thel raked historic old Mobila vith probing gald winds Thurs lay The storm sent an esti mated 50000 persons in four states scurrying for shelter The New Orleans Weather Bureau warned that the center of the big storm was located ust 25 miles south of Pasca goula Miss near the mouth of Mobile Bay The center will move inland within the next few hours near the MississippiAlabama bor der the weather agency pre dicted ETHEL WHICH boiled up suddenly in the Gulf of Mexico was weakened in an encounter with coid front but still packed winds of 100 miles an hour near he center Freak tornadoes spawned by he big storm struck in the Florida gulf communities of Springfield West Bay and White City There were no in uries but 25 homes were re ported damaged Sandbags guarded routs in downtown Mobile as he storm approached and busy Government Street its ancient oaks swaying under the heavy winds was deserted Residents of the coastal area the memory of last weeks Hur ricane Donna fresh in their minds needed very little en couragement to take shelter Many also vividly recall Hurri cane Audrey a lethal storm that struck Cameron La and the Texas coast in 1957 claiming 430 lives BUT LOUISIANA was appar ently to be spared by Ethel The advisory lowered all warning on the Louisiana coast and east of St MarksFla Hurricane warn ngs were in effect for the Mis sissippi coast eastward to St Marks Fishing villages and beach re sorts along a 200mile stretch of Gulf Coast were evacuated al most completely even though hey had little warning from the ime the storm center in the gulf blew into a full hurricane Wednesday afternoon This storm has come up aster and stronger than any I ever saw in my 20 years down here New Orleans Weather Bu reau forecaster Guy Allen said AP Photofax FROM SIDEWALK TO STAGE Lylah Tiffany 81 shown playing her accordion outside her Carnegie Hall N Y residence played for the coins of pleased passersby Chance helped her hit the key to a part in a major Broadway production Lylah just signed a contract to portray a 102yearold greatgreatgrandmother in All The Way Home She says shell continue playing her accordion until rehearsals open next month   

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