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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 23, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper edittd for tht VOL 98 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE i the newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors AisocUted Presi tmJ United InterntUonil run Wirei MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23 1960 To a Copy Paper Consists of Two No 297 NY sideshow Khrushchev shouts boo right back at his hecklers FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES NEW YORK Blase New Yorkers accustomed to just about anything have seen nothing like the parade of world currently in their midst Picture the lobby of the dig nified Hotel Plaza located on property valued at a square foot in the heart of the fashionable Fifth Avenue shopping and residential area A chorus of boos went up from the staid lobby sitters when Nikita Khrushchev wad dled through Thursday night on his way to a reception Khrusiichev stopped abruptly eyed his hecklers and shouted boo right back He muttered another word at the booers and hissers The word was ranslated by an aide as savages PICTURE THE same Khrushchev popping out on a balcony on Park Avenue for impromptu news conferences in his shirt sleeves waving at pretty college girls across the street and passersby Picture Yugoslav Marshal Tito the renegade Communist touring the Wall Street finan cial district after dark then riding an elevator to the RCA Buildings Rainbow Room of the worlds highest cocktail lounges for a scotch and soda He did it Thursday night Picture Fidel Castro stand ing up in a banquet room of a Harlem hotel and accept ing a bronze bust of Abraham Lincoln at a testimonial din ner The donors the New York chapter of the Fair Play for Cuba Committee said it was given for his emancipation of the Cuban people Pickets and demonstrations are old hat in Manhattan but theres been nothing like the ones which have erupted on street corners sidewalks and around the headquarters of the score of world leaders here POLICE HAVE a master control room with a large blackboard to chart the move ments of the dignitaries and sirens scream through the streets as motorcycles and prowl cars escort the leaders Khrushchevs unpredictabili ty has been considered a blessing in disguise Pickets have no way of knowing from one hour to the next where he might be More than 40 persons have been arrested in connection with the demonstrations One man who described himself as an avid antiCommunist refused to move along when a patrolman at the Soviet legation on Park Avenue or dered him to and demanded to be arrested He was PRESIDENT Eisenhower came to the city and was greeted by a spontaneous flagwaving demonstration by more than 125000 persons Ikes famous grin and the fa miliar V gesture with his arms from his open limousine prompted one woman to re mark Gee its good to see a friendly face Eisenhower and K h r u s h chev never met at the great UN assembly hall The President was ushered direct ly to the rostrum through a side door avoiding a center aisle entrance past the So viet delegation Khrushchev did not applaud before or after the Presidents address The parade of notables hasnt ended Still to come are Gamal Abel Nasser of the United Arab Republic British Prime Minister Harold Mac millan and Indias Jawaharal Nehru Nasser will move into a Long Island estate across the street from a synagogue Battle of Britain i recalled School kids get briefing By LAURENCE MEREDITH LONDON UPI Twenty years ago Hitler sent hordes of bombers and fighter aircraft over southern England to smash the Royal Air Force and soften up Britain for invasion But the glorious few not what today is called The Battle of Britain Remembered vividly by all Englishmen over 30yearsold it was a time of warm clear days of an incredibly beautiful fall with the peaceful fields golden with a bumper harvest But the blue skies were criss crossed with vapor trails like a printed record of the unbelieva ble battle being fought five miles up EVERY TIME an aircraft trailing black smoke plum metted to earth or a parachute drifted down the English people were reminded grimly of the life and death struggle for their freedom being fought out above But to every school child in the land today the Battle of Britain is as ancient history as the Battle of Waterloo against Napoleon or the smashing of the invading Spanish Armada by the navy of Queen Elizabeth I So to keep this historic battle green in the minds of the British people and especially the young on whom the future depends the Air Ministry has just issued a 26page booklet on the Battle of Britain to every school child WITH 42 photographs to illus trate it the events of the battle are told in simple vivid phras ing from the fall of France in May until the Germans gaye up their aerial assault of Britain in daylight on Sept 301940 The booklet opens with an ex cerpt of the famous speech Prime Minister Winston Church ill made in the House of Com mons on June 18 1940 after the fall of France when lie told Parliament and the people of Britain just what they were in for On ON ERRAND OF MERCY Carrying medical science to underdeveloped areas in Southeast Asia the SS HOPE sails from San Francisco It will make a brief stop at Honolulu then proceed to Indonesia On board is a permanent medical staff of 15 physi AP Photofas cians two dentists 25 graduate nurses and two pharmacists The ships first voyage is expected to last one year The craft is a converted Navy hospital ship Move UN fire Hammarskjold Nikita demands FKOM OUR WIKE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y Premier Nikita Khrushchev de manded Friday in an angry armswaving speech that UN Secretary General Dag Ham marskjold be fired and the United Nations be moved out of the United States The Soviet premier con demned American U2 spy flights as risking a third world war offered a rehash of his immedi ate and total disarmament ialism end and all the persons of the world be freed Khrushchev was obviously angry at the Soviet defeat in the Congo and the action of the General Assembly which met in emergency session earlier this week and gave Hammarskjold a 700 vote of confidence in a move that indirectly rebuked Russian military intervention in the Congo Khrushchev demanded that Hammarskjolds post be abol plans and demanded that colonished and that it be replaced by rt that afternoon standing hunched before the dispatch box in the House of Commons Churchill said What Gen Weygand called the Battle of France is over I expect that the battle of Britain is about to begin THE WHOLE fury and might of the enemy must very soon be turned on us Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war If we can stand up to him all Europe may be free and the life of the world may move forward into broad sunlit uplands But if we fail then the whole world including the United States including all that we have known and cared for will sink into the abyss of a new dark age made more sinister and perhaps more protracted by the lights of perverted sci ence Let UStherefore brace our selves to our duties and so bear ourselves that if the British em pire and its commonwealth last for a thousand years men will still say This was their finest hour Brace themselves the British did and they dont want their kids to forget it BACKS NIXON COLUMBIA S C James F Byrnes 81 conserva tive Democrat who has held some of the highest offices in the nation criticized the na tional Democratic platform Fri dayand said he will vote for Republican Richard president Nixon for Narcotics situation in some Iowa cities becoming alarming DES MOINES UP Federal officials report the narcotic situ ation in some Iowa cities has become alarming and a special agent will be assigned to this state to helpcurb the dope traffic Gov Herschel Loveless said Friday Safety Commissioner D M Station said he is convinced and fully persuaded the Mafia is behind the drug traffic in Iowa Loveless and Statton in a joint news conference disclosed contents of a letter they received this week from federal Com mission of Narcotics Harry Anslinger Anslinger told the governor at present heroin is readily avail able in Des Moines as well as some other cities of the state He did not name the other ci ties The narcotics situation in some Iowa cities has become alarming he said ONE OF THE most effective means of curtailing this narcotic traffic in Iowa said Anslinger would be the organization of a narcotics squad in your Depart ment of Public Safety Disclosure of the letter was the latest step in Stations crackdown on the narcotics traf fic which he began some months ago Statton announced he was conducting his own anti narcotics campaign and that he was paying for it out of his own pocket A controversy flared when the state comptroller refused to re imburse Statton for more than he said he spent in the campaign Statton later was reimbursed in part by the Iowa Executive Council AT FRIDAYS news confer ence both Loveless and Statton recommended a 3point narcot ics enforcement program for the 1961 Iowa Legislature Loveless said he would ask his successor to request the pro gram which includes 1 Establishment of a nar cotics bureau within the state safety department 2 Money for its operation 3 Stiffer penalties for narcotic peddlers Ikes speech both praised criticized LONDON UP President Ei senhowers speech to the UN General Assembly brought the American leader both applause and brickbats in Western Europe Friday Many com mentators saw his address as a jlunt challenge to the Soviet Union to throw its weight be hind the United Nations in the cause of easing world tensions Jut Eisenhower also drew a measure of criticism for not in luding some startling new pro posal Rain continues across Iowa as autumn arrives The first full day of autumn Friday brought rain and chilly temperatures to most of Iowa Showersmoved slowly east ward The rainfall said the Weather Bureau will be con fined mostly to eastern and southern sections Friday night and southeast portions Satur day The heaviest rainfall reported through early Friday included 155 inches at Osceola 140 at Lenox and 138 inches at Lamo ni Skies were expected to begin clearing from the northwest Sat urday and it will be a little warmer Mason City had another 11 of rain bringing the twoday tal to more than IVz inches I CLOUDY North Iowa Mostly cloudy showers ending Friday night low in 50s Mostly cloudy and little warmer Saturday with high in upper 60s Chance of few showers Saturday after noon owa Mostly cloudy through Saturday Showers and thun dershowers east and south Friday night with rainfall amounts locally one inch or more in southeast and east central portions Warmer Sat urday Low Friday night near 50 northwest to 60 southeast High Saturday in the 70s south west to 60s northeast Further outlook Partly cloudy and mild Sunday Minnesota Cloudy light rain warmer Highs Saturday near 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 60 53 55 11 NEW AIRPORT ROCHESTER Minn Rochester will begin using its new city airport at midnight Saturday The change over will replace Lobb Field which has been operating since 1928 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES JEFFERSON CITY Mo Gov James T Blair appointed Lt Gov Edward V Long of Clarksville United States senator succeeding the late Thomas C Hennings Long was nominated by the Democratic State Committee to run for the two years of Hen nings unexpired term UNITED NATIONS N Y President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana demanded that the UnitedNa tions throw its full support to deposed proCommu nist Premier Patrice Lumumba of the Congo and bar all foreign powers from Africa BERLIN A wellinformed source said the United States is working to get all North Atlantic Treaty Organization signers and some key neutrals to choke off vital supplies to the East German Com munists if they tighten their squeeze on isolated West Berlin The plan was described as a selective embargo adjusted to whatever measures the Reds take WASHINGTON The Navy has spotted a So viet submarine and maybe two lurking about in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland near two So viet ships that have been stationed there for several days All entering contest Babies babies babies Babies babies and still more babies For the past severat days the election editors desk lo cated in the GlobeGazettes business office has been the scene of one continuing traf fic jam of baby buggies strol lers and tricycles All carrying precious little ones to be entered in the b i g communitys Popular Baby Election being spon sored by most of the leading merchants of Mason City and the GlobeGazette The list of entries grows with each passing hour All babies in the entire Ma son City trade area including twins and triplets are wel come to join this big event Twins and triplets however will be entered as one entry If a baby is under seven years of age he or she is in vited to participate and share in the 250 prizes It is all free Parents of the entrants do not even have to furnish a picture of their child for pub lication in the GlobeGazette The baby election has five official election photographers to take pictures of each child entered and the merchants and the GlobeGazette bear all the expense There is ab solutely no cost to the par ents All you have to do to enter your baby in this interesting election is fill out the entry blank appearing elsewhere in this issue and see to it that if reaches the GlobeGazette You will then be issued an or der to have your babys pic ture made for publication The pictures of the early en trants will start to appear in the GlobeGazette within the next few days The earlier your baby is entered the soon er his or her picture will be published On the inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 6 Society News 78 North Iowa News 10 The BlueJ 11 Mason City News 1213 Latest Markets 13 Sports News 1516 Ckar Lake News 1920 Comics 21 TV Guide 1718 lowan among dead in Marine plane crash WASHINGTON UPI The NTavy Friday identified Aviation Mechanic Lanny Gene Houseberg Camanche Iowa as one of the 29 men aboard a Ma rine Corps R5B transport which crashed in the Pacific Thurs day There were no known sur vivors ADVICE NO GOOD DENVER Car ter Alle author of the book How to Build a Fortune and Save on Taxes filed a bank ruptcy petition in federal court Friday listing 52052 in assets and in debts NorthwoodKensett finally approves school bond issue 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 and who doesnt turn to Page 7 took themj more than a year to do it but voters in the NorthwoodKensett Community School District Thursday favored by 25 per cent a high school bond issue for This was the fourth attempt to get the proposal approved The total ballots cast was 1922 with 1196 for and 717 against Nine ballots were spoiled A majority of 60 per cent was required for passage Two sites for the new high school are under consideration A date will be set in the near future for a referendum poll to decide on the definite site of the new building Location of the school has been one of the major points of dispute ROCKYS ON TOUR ST PAUL Minn UPI New York Gov Nelson Rocke feller Friday was on a whirl wind tour of Minnesota plug ging the Republican cause a Soviettype presidium of three persons This would give Rus sia a veto in the executive Branch of the UN as well as in the Security Council Khrushchevs mood changed hroughout his speech which was so long and rambling that many spectators left the galleries It was the most energetic address ever seen in the General As sembly and the most unusual Khrushchev spoke for 2 hours and 19 minutes His voice grew loud and in dignant when he demanded the United Nations discuss the U2 incident Once he departed from his text to extoll the merits of Communism He waved his fists wildly and the east European and Cuban delegations thun dered their applause KHRUSHCHEV renewed Rus sias appeal for the destruction of all means of delivering nu clear weapons planes rockets and submarines and outlined a peace program that would ban all foreign bases within 18 months U S Secretary of State Chris tian A Herter sat silent just as the Russians did Thursday when President Eisenhower was speaking Much of his speech was de voted to attacks on colonialism in an obvious effort to woo the new African nations and to off set the effects of the Eisenhower speech outlining a massive eco nomic aid program under UN supervision Western officials immediately described the Russians speech as a major propaganda effortto stem the tide running against the Red bloc in the world organ ization KHRUSHCHEV railed at Ham marskjold and he criticized the New York police department for the strict security regulations which have kept him jailed in lis Park Avenue headquarters He also complained of State De partment rules restricting him o Manhattan Island and the Russian estate on Long Island He added facts are knoxvn for instance of the representa tives of young African and Asian states being subjected to racial discrimination in the United to at States and moreover tacks by gangsters He noted the American ex Iplanation was security but I wish to emphasize jhat are of a better opinion of the hospitality of the American peo ple than the one that may result from such statements and re strictions Khrushchev suggested either Switzerland or Austria as a good place for the locale of the UN He added I can declare in all respon sibility that if it should be con sidered expedient to house the UN headquarters in the Soviet Union we guarantee the best possible conditions for its work complete freedom and security for the representatives of all states irrespective of their po litical or religious convictions and of the color of their skin AP Photofax NO LUCK Oliver Powers father of the im prisoned U2 pilot poses in front of the U N build ing with a family friend Sol Cury Powers tried to intercede with Premier Khrushchev for his sons re lease but was turned away from the door by a Khrush chev bodyguard SAME   

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