Saturday, September 17, 1960

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1960, Mason City, Iowa Daily MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors IDITlN VOL AiMclated Pteis United Press international FuD MASON CITY SEPTEMBER 17 1960 7c Paper of Two OM No 29 Russians Czechs eave the Congo Red Cross also plots storms New concept of service By DANIEL RAPOPORT WASHINGTON UPI On Sept 2 while the East Coast languished in Indian summer the American Red Cross began to take serious notice of a weather disturbance in the Car ibbean For the next five days the or ganizations disaster service continued to plot the tropical storm By the time Donna be came a fullfledged and the public first became aware of it the Red Cross had put into effect its newly created hurricane watch Officials said the newest con cept in disaster fighting was a success The Red Cross instituted its hurricane watch two years ago but considers Donna the first real test of the system It got its second test from Hurri cane Ethel ROBERT PIERPOINT deputy director of disaster services de scribes hurricane watch as the method of keeping one step ahead of the storm He said hurricanes usually are accompanied by some warning As a result the Red Cross set up special coastal districts run ning from Maine to the areas most affected by hur ricanes We were alerted toDonna when it was 300 to 500 miles from the Florida coast Pier point said We then kept one step ahead of it with a staffing pattern Disaster workers were rushec to set headquarters in Miami As they did preparations began to be made ia Fort Myers the next coastal district in the line of Donna What is a disaster worker and what does he do ACCORDING TO Pierpoint they are persons naturally suited by temperament to be able to engage in this type of work He said Well take care of the training as long as theyre emotionally adapted for the Pierpoint estimated there were some 250 Red Cross pro fessional staff workers battling the effects of Donna In addi tion there were countless num bers of volunteers from loca chapters As an example Pierpoin said 350 volunteer nurse worked approximately 500 hours in Florida alone The disaster teams are made up of social case workers build ing advisers mostly construe tion specialists accountants ad ministrators and supervisor and specially trained nurses ONLY ABOUT 15 ptr cen of our money is spent during th storm itself Pierpoint ob served Its mostly for emer gency relief on such things a food and shelter The remaining dollars Pier point said one spent during the cleanup phase when the Rec Cross through outright gift or loans helps a communitj get back on its feet Its too early to estimate th cost of Donna but it probablj will rank below the floods tha followed Hurricane Diane in 195 and the most expensive disaste of all the OhioMississippi val ley flood of 1937 That one cos the Red Cross Davenport crash fatal to boy 18 DAVENPORT teenag youth was killed and thre others were injured in an aut accident near Davenport lat Friday Duane Stowe 18 wa killed when the car in which h was riding plunged through barricadfi on a Highway 61 de tour west of Davenport rolled over into a ditch LEOPOLDVILLE CONGO UP Soviet Union ignominious y withdrew from the Congo Sat urday its efforts to swing this lew African nation into the ommunist orbit blocked at least or now As Communist officials flew lome Patrice Lumumba the iery young politician on whom hey had pinned their hopes ivas reported missing perhaps dead Reports swept this capital that lumumba had been slain but here was absolutely no con irmation Any story of the de posed premiers death would lave to be handled extremely carefully by the government to avoid provoking Lumumbas supporters in his native city of tanleyville ONE REPORT said Lumumba vas shot trying to escape after jeing arrested by troops under he emerging strongman Col Joseph Mobutu There was some support for this story from source close to President Joseph Kasavubu but details were lacking Another report lad it that Lumumba may have aken refuge in the Soviet Em bassy in the hope ofslipping out with the Russians Col Mobutu told newsmen I dont know where that man is Mobutus coup detat put an end to Soviet penetration in the heart of Africa at least for the Lumumba cant be located time being First the Czech flag came down The Soviet banner with the hammer and sickle followed at am Minutes later the silver laired Soviet ambassador Mi cahil Yakovlec drove in the sweltering heat to board a gleaming white Soviet aircraft which took off for Moscow Czechoslovak Ambassador Jo seph Virius and an embassy staffof 11 had left earlier in wo small Soviet planes THE CZECHS were to stop first in Stanleyville to pick up several score Soviet techni cians Some reports said Lumumba had fled to Stanleyville in the eastern Congo Others said he left for the seaport of Matadi at the mouth of the Congo River Byebye see you again in another place Soviet news men grinned weakly at Western corespondents waiting at Leo poldville Airport At the United Nations mean while the Security Council agreed to meet Saturday night to debate the Americanbacked Congo policies of Secretary Dag Hammarskjold The Russians Friday cast their 90th veto in 15 years by killing a resolution which would have continued Hammarskjolds plan but forc ing him to deal more closely with the central Congo govern ment on N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Eisenhower has authorized the flying of a Panamanian flag in the Canal Zone as visual evidence of Panamas titular sovereignty over that area The move came after a long controversy between the Republic of Panama and the United States BOSTON Anton E Homsey 55 a partner in a Boston brokerage firm was charged Friday night with than of his customers money He was charged with hypothe cating or borrowing against securities owned by customers of duPont Homsey Co WASHINGTON Americas space chief says a Russian attempt to launch a man into orbit rumored to be imminent is not unexpected It was in effect Dr T Keith Glennans reaction in advance to any spectacular Soviet space feat timed to coincide with Russian Premier Khrushchevs visit to the U N Gen eral Assembly PLAINFIELD N J A U S airman held captive by the Soviet Union wrote in his first letter home that he was being treated very well pending trial On espionage charges Gail Olmstead 25 said she received a threepage handwritten letter from her husband Capt Freeman B Olmstead RONALD RAWSON Garner has play on Broadway GARNER Ronald Rawson son of Mr and Mrs A J Raw Garner and a native of Lake is opening hisfirst Broadway play Farewell Farewell Eugene on Sept 27 at the Helen Hayes Theater in STew York Rawson produced this play a comedy last year in London where it had a very successful run with Margaret Rutherford an English star She will star in the Broadway production along with Mildred Dunnock and Leureen MacGrath MISS RUTHERFORD along with her husband have taken a Central Park suite for th show rehearsal and run Rawson got his start in the en tertainment world as a Sioux Jity radio announcer while at tending Morningside College He did free lance radio and tele vison announcing in St Louis and now in New York Rawsons wife is the former Ruth Miller Waterloo who is a play director in her own right FOR NiNE YEARS the Raw sons produced and directed a series of plays with guest stars or the John Drew Memorial Theater at East Hampton L I This year they have devoted their entire efforts to Fare well Farewell Eugene Because the play audiences ire made up of mostly New Yorkers who have traveled abroad Rawson stresses British plays and new plays that have not been seen in New York Hayesville youth victim of crash SIGOURNEY XUPI Larry Lee Wehr 21 Hayesville was killed instantly Friday night in a twocar collision cres of a hill on a county road abou seven miles southeast of here With Nixon Photogs have a field day By CHUCK WALK GlobeGaiette Farm Editbr GUTHRIE CENTER Take a presidential candidate put him on a platform 60 by 30 feet with several hundred re porters photographers poli ticians and wellwishers and you have just one lam That was thesituation this reporter faced while trying to get pictures of Vice President Nixon his wife Pat and other dignataries following the Re publican candidates speech Friday at the State Conserva tion Field Day and Plowing Matches at Guthrie Center Although photographers were snapping pictures of Nixon throughout his address it wasnt until after the speech was over that real pandemon ium broke loose NO SOONER had Nixon ut tered the last word of his speech than he was encircled by the mass previously men tioned Unprepared for this rapid movement of humanity this reporter was literally carried to the platform by the rush fully expecting to be asked politely but firmly to leave by the Secret Service guards of the vice president This invitation however never was forthcoming After the first round of pic tures Nixon with his wife Nixon with the plowing win ners Nixon with Jack Miller Nixon with whatshis name the handshaking period began It didnt seem that the im portant thing was shaking his hand but just that you were close enough to say you did People grasped his shook either or both hands or stood speechless before this digni fied but surprisingly short Republican standardbearer EASILY THE second most popular person on the stage was Nixons slender lovely wife Pat She tried to keep as close as possible to her hus band but it wasnt long be the two were separated and Mrs Nixon was forced to hold a court of her own She did so with poise and a smile discribed by one lady complete with Pat for First Lady button as radiant Always in the background of this demonstration were Nix ons Secret Service agents After 15 minutes a slight nod in their direction from the vice president brought them through the crowd to form an escape route for the official party While all this byplay was go ingSm the 25000 or so people who had heard his speech from a lovely natural amphi theater milled around hoping to get a glance of the candi date and his wife YES LONDON UPI The Lon don Evening Standard reported Friday that someone apparently a hypochondriac had orderec this inscription for a tombstone lNow will you believe Im sick Bull gores tramples Leland man LELAND Henry Knutson 72 was gored and trampled 10 death by a bull Friday on the farm of his son Raymond one mile west of here Mrs Raymond Knutson said she heard the elder Knutsons cries and called her husband and son from an area where they were filling a silo However help was too late Knutson waspronounced dead on arrival at a Forest City hos pital SAM PUPIL ASSISTS BLIND Teacher Barbara Winters 23 engages the help of one of her pupils Brad 01 sen as she delivers assignment to her AF Photofax suburb of Chicago Brad is one of the students who write olut the instructions tothe class for Miss Winters who has been blind since birth She teaches Eng aeventh gradt class in Palatine 111 and social science DISTINGUISHED AUTOGRAPH Joyce Sandell Iowas Queen of Conser vation glances downward as Vice Presi dent Richard Nixon autographs her regal sash The action took place follow ing Nixons speech at the Iowa Conser tation Field Day and Plowing Matches at Guthrie Center Friday At the right GlobeGazette Photo by Walls is Herb Plambeck farm director of WHO in Des Moines and founder of the state plowing matches Miss San dell Fort Dodge won the right to enter state competition for queen honors by copping the district judging at the North Iowa Fair in Mason City GOP proud of Ikes record Nixon says DES MOINES Presi dent Richard M Nixon said Sat urday Republicans in economic matters have their Democratic opponents licked on every in dex that points progress Addressing a Republican ral y here Nixon said party work jrs can campaign proudly on he record of President Eisne howers administration over the past years He told the Republican root ers that all the devices and methods the Democrats would use to cross the new frontiers of the years ahead are as old as outworn as a model T Ford His informal talk at a break fast meeting preceded a flight Nixon and Benson targets of Kennedy GREENVILLE N C Wl Sen John F Kennedy called Saturday for election of an administration that cares about farmers 48 months out of every four years and not just for the two months of an election campaign Kennedy opening a oneday swing through North Carolina m his Democratic presidential campaign renewed his attacks on Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson and what he called the BensonNixon program He said his Republican opponent Vice President Richard M Nixon has been trying ut Mr Benson out of the herd But he continued herds lave a way of sticking together and in any Republican herd ihere will always be a Benson And thats not what the Ameri can farmer wants What he does want is a Democratic secretary of agriculture a man who has he basic qualifications for the job Kennedy told Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in his Mary and speech that American vot rs are not going to be influ by what he does or doesnt say about either candii date in the presidential con test Addressing his remarks to Khrushchev who will arrive Monday for a meeting of the United Nations Kennedy said the Soviet Premier ought not to be deceived into thinking that because the Democrats criticize Eisenhower administration poli cies they are preaching dis unity On the Inside Church 45 Mason City Ntwi 67 Socitty Ntwt 8 MO Comics 12 Editorials 13 Building 1415 Like U North Iowa Ntws II COOL North Iowa Clearing and cooler Saturday night lows 40 to 45 Sunday generally fair and cool highs 63 to 68 Iowa Clearing north and west partly cloudy southeast with light showers extreme south east Saturday night Cooler Saturday night much cooler northwest Sunday generally fair and cool Low Saturday night upper 30s northwest to upper 40s southeast High Sun day in the 60s Further out and continued cool Monday Minnesota Fair continued pleasant Highs Sunday near 70 GlobeGazette weather data to 8 am Saturday Maximum 66 Minimum 57 At 8 am 60 Precipitation 02 YEAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum 41 to Sioux City for a farm speech after which he will fly into Minneapolis to wind up the first ap of his campaign He told the workers it was not nough for the Republicans to elect a president in November nit they must concentrate on he election of senators repre sentatives governors and state egislators to build a solid foundation for the party from lere on out There is no reason whatso ver for Republicans support ing our ticket this fall to be in a defensive or defeatist position he said I want you to know hat we can all feel immensely iroud of oui record in both do mestic and foreign policy WE HAVE HAD peace with out surrender for 7Vz years he added This is the best answer to what the critics have to say He said Adlai Stevenson in 1952 tried to run away from the record of his party And speaking of the economic record Nixon said that on every index that points to prog ress we have got em licked In a televised address Friday night Nixon called for hard headed realism in dealing with the Russians He said the United States must take nothing for granted and nothing on faith in any dealings withthe Soviet Union Thats the way the Russians do it and they respect this atti tude in return he said NIXON SAID Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev had told him that during his visit to Iowa a year ago he was impressed most by two things The city of San Francisco and the pro ductivity of Iowa farms The Nixon aides were happy over the number of persons who turned out to see the nominee Friday during his caravan jaunt over a 200mile route which ex tended from Council Bluffs to Red Oak to Atlantic to Guthrie Center to Des Moines Estimates placed the number of onlookers many school chil dren at upwards of 80000 FACE TRIAL SAN DIEGO Calif UPD The captain and executive offi cer of the USS Destroyer Collett face general courts martial ac tion over the collision July 19 of the Collett and the destroyer USS Ammen which claimed the lives of 11 mem