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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 17, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Daily Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors AswcUted Presi Cnited ran Wirw MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 17 1WO 7e Copy Paper Consists of Two No 7 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO tlSOOi pm Sunday WO1 AMES 640 pm fuesla WTAD Quinc 930 pm Tburs WSOL towa Citj 9101 Smt Those foreign bases have saved us TT COULD BE as some opti mists among us are insisting that the need for foreign mili tary bases is highly doubtful Spectacular advances have come about in the developmenl of longrange missiles Earth satellites have raised the pros pect of a day when distance from target will be without meaning Among military authorities there is admission that the fric tions involved in maintaining such bases on foreign soil have been steadily increasing thanks in large part to help from the Kremlin But I know of no per son with acknowledged com petence in this field who would go so far as to say that the day of foreign bases is actually at an end There could I suppose be some argument about when complete withdrawal from and abandonment of such bases will come We have about 150 bases in 30 countries But among those who have been in best po sition to judge there will be unanimous agreement that in the decade between 1950 and I960 those foreign bases have been responsible for saving the free worlds neck IN THE FIVE YEARS before that meaning from 1945 the end of the war until 1950 we were dwelling in nevernever land We were persuaded that the leopard had changed its COOL North Iowa Generally fair an cooler Monday night and Tues day Lows Monday night 3035 Highs Tuesday in upper 50s Iowa Generally fair Monda night and in north and eas portions Tuesday Increasin cloudiness southwest Tuesday Cooler Monday night and Tue day Lows Monday night 303 north to lower 40s south Further outlook Parti cloudy with little temperatur change Wednesday Fiveday Iowa Temperature will average 5 to 10 degree below seasonal normals fo the fiveday period throug Saturday Normal highs fron 60 in the northeast to the mi 60s in the southwest Norma lows from the mid 30s the north to the low 40 in the south Turning colde early in period with moderat daytime temperatures b u cold nights Scattered fros likely Some warming towari end of period Little or m rainfall Minnesota Partly cloudy cole er Highs Tuesday near 50 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 68 41 47 52 25 GlobeGazette weather dat up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum 66 31 spots we accepted Russias signature on the United Nations Charter in good faith We really believed that the Kremlin wanted world peace Step by step however we came to see that the signing of that peace organizations char ter had been done by the Rus sians with crossed fingers Full disenchantment came with bra zen seizure by Russia of j Czechoslovakia and the clos ing of the German air corridor in 1948 and the resultant Berlin airlift By this time we were painfully aware that Russian Communism was the same old poison Our foreign policy was built around the central principle of containing Communism a term attributed to George F Kennan of our State Department It was already being applied in Greece under the label Truman Doc trine when Kennan observed that our policy toward the USSR must be that of a longterm patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian tend encies AT ABOUT THIS TIME the Marshall Plan for re habilitation was spawned by the Secretary of State Gen George C Marshall at a Harvard com mencement That was on June 5 1947 This helped to pave the way for a complex of foreign Americans nearing Germanys border WAIDHAUS Germany UPI German border police aid Monday two Americans ex telled from the Soviet Union after one was convicted of spy charges for this point The two Americans Mark I Kaminsky 32 of Jef ferson Township Mich and are believed Iron Curtain heading crossing Harvey C Bennett 34 Bath Maine were understood to be motoring across Czechoslovakia and to have stopped for the night at Pilsen about 75 miles from here AP Photofax BRACELETS Jean Pierre Finant former governor of Oriental province of the Con go and a supporter of Patrice bases in all of the beneficiary Lummba arrives handcuffed nations Spurred by what had happened in Czechoslovakia those same European nations were eager adherents to a military alliance which came to bear the name of North Atlantic Treaty Organ ization Despite its ups and downs NATO has survived a dozen years At present as in most of its past France has been its most reluctant par ticipant For two or three years after the war Russia was preoccu pied with rebuilding her war dev astation But with this accomp lished at least to some degree the masters of the Kremlin re turned to the dream of world domination inherited by Rus sian Communism from Russias czars A week before Christmas in 1950 Gen Dwight D Eisenhow er was induced to give up the presidency of Columbia Univer sity and take over the task of forming a unified defense force It was strictly a paper organ ization when he arrived at the suburb of Paris which had been Contlnutd on 2 in Leopoldville after his arrest in Stanleyville He was ar rested by troops of Congolese commander Col Joseph Mo butu a foe of Lumumba 10 more killed on roads Swea Cityan is victim Mrs Edwin Berggren 31 Swea City was killed instantly in a headon collision Sunday at pm on HalfMile Hill on Highway 9 in Estherville She was one of 10 fatalities on Iowas roads over the week end We are right in the middle of the most dangerous driving situation we have had all year says Iowa Safety Com missioner Donald M Stattoh LAST OCTOBER we set an alltime high for traffic deaths in one month with 87 and the death toll so far this month is running ahead of that record he adds Hospitalized at Holy Family Hospital1 Estherville in serious condition are her husband 32 with a broken leg and head in juries a son Murray 10 broken jaw and dislocated hip two daughters Jill Ann 7 skull fracture and Susan Kay 2 in ternal injuries A car driven by Michael B 1 a s s 17 Superior Iowa leaded west up the hill passed another car in a nopassing zone and struck the Berggren car headon Both cars were demolished Blass is also hospitalized with an injured knee cap and facial lacerations THE LATEST victim of the rash of weekend accidents lowever was George Hudson 21 of near Sheldon He died Monday of injuries suffered Sunday night in a onecar acci dent on a rural road near Shel don Other victims included Rodney Eugene Weishner 18 Des Moines killed Sunday when he car in which he was riding eft Highway 63 east of Toledo Iowa and crashed into a cul vert Evert John McCauley 17 atally injured Sunday when the ar in which he and three com panions were going duck hunt ng overturned at a county road ntersection northeast of Spenc Authorities said the car kidded on the gravel road and oiled over four times Gary Spurgeon 23 Perry died Sunday as a result of a twocar ollision on Highway 141 south ast of Perry Five others were njured executions part plot by Castro US PEELS FOR BATTLE President Eisenhower doffs his overcoat after landing at Detroit the first stop on a nineday tour of the nation in which he will officially enter the election cam AP Photofax paign He found Detroits temperature too warm for the coat which he donned before leaving his plane At right is L L Tex Colbert president of Chrys ler Corp who greeted him Eisenhower entering battlefield of politics ZELWYN A GRAHAM 58 nd Mrs Burth V Savin 62 iOth Audubon school teachers illed when their car collided vith a train at a crossing in Carroll Witnesses said the cross ng signal lights were flashing nd the gates came down as the ar moved onto the tracks Au horities said the driver appar ntly froze at the wheel Dwight Bishop 21 Ottumwa nd Mrs Kathryn Van Helton 1 Oskaloosa fatally injured aturday night when their mo orcycle collided with a car just orth of the Highway 13715 in ersection near Eddyville Ora I Harper 59 Waterloo tilled Saturday when his car 5 jammed between two trucks n a narrow bridge over the edar River near Plainfield MRS FAULKNER DIES OXFORD Miss tf Maude aulkner 88 mother of William aulkner Nobel Prize author ied Sunday of a cerebral hem rrhage WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower took off by plane Monday on a 6728mile speak ing tour that will take him into six states including some major battleground areas of the presi dential campaign Many backers of the Republi can presidential ticket obvious ly hope the tour will reap divi dends for its standard bearers Richard M Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge Eisenhowers trip also will take him into Mexico The main event on the Presi dents Detroit calendar is Mobutu and Tshombe in agreement7 LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Wl Col Joseph Mobutu military boss of the Congo and Katanga President Moise Tshombe have reached a political truce in the dispute between government and the central the rich se N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LONDON A new western summit appears to be in the making Informed sources said Western leaders almost certainly will meet in conference be fore long to map allied policy and defense plans LAS VEGAS Nev The Las Vegas odds on the presidential election have shifted in favor of Sen John F Kennedy Republican Vice President Richard M Nixon was an 8tp5 to 9to5 favorite right the national conventions but the odds now are 7to 5 against him UNITED NATIONS N Y The Soviet Union has accused SecretaryGen Dag Hammarskjold of extravagant spending to further U S policies in such critical areas as the Congo and Laos It refused to support his 1961 budget for the United Nations ALGIERS Algeria The fiercest fighting in two years between French forces and Algerian Mos lem rebels took more than 300 lives over the weekend cessionist province Mobutu flew to Elisabethville Katanga capital Sunday for five hours oftalks with the re bellious Tshombe Both men called the talks friendly but they failedtoresolve basic dif ferences Tshombe broke with the Leo poldville regime and proclaimed Katanga independent only 11 days after the Congo attained independence last June 3 He told newsmen in Elisabeth ville1 We did not reach any decision on the future of the Congo I mean I could hardly talk to Col Mobutu about things like that He is not a politician But we will respect Col Mobu tus military administration un til the end of the year Then some form of government must be inaugurated in Leopoldville Sports Bulletin CHICAGO Na tional Monday unani mously aecoptod Houiton and Now York its ninth and tenth citiis for tho W2 bate hall Mason major address at the 43rd Na tional Automobile Show dinner IN THAT ADDRESS and th others he will make on this tour Eisenhower unless plan change will make no direc plugs for the GOP ticket Bu he is almost certain to talk c the record of his administratio and his philosophy of govern ment and Republican strategist are hoping that this plus th Presidents personal popularity will pay off at the polls nex month Eisenhower will remain over night in Detroit and fly on Tues day morning to Red Wing Minn for a speech dedicatin the Hiawatha Bridge over th Mississippi River M Nixon meanwhile kep Quemoy and Matsu alive as campaign issue as he sough again to puncture Democrat strength in NevEngland HERBERT G KLEIN Nixon press chief said the Republican presidential candidate will have more to say about the status o the offshore China islands in campaign appearances here anc in other Connecticut cities on which Sen John F Kenned counts heavily for Democrat votes in November Kennedy repeated Sunday night that his stand on the de fense of Quemoy and Matsu ap parently jibes with that of the Eisenhower administration Anc tic said he is prepared to drop the islands from the campaign Kennedy has been saying it is Cooler trend for lowans Indian summer lingered in Iowa Monday but cooler weather was on the way Frost and freezing tempera ures were expected in North Iowa Tuesday morning The rost might extend to the central part of the state Only the south ern part of Iowa was likely to miss the frost Cherokees 36degree reading Was the state low Monday morning with temperatures gen erally in the 40s It will be cooler across the state Tuesday with highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s time to stop talking about the Chinese offshore islands o Quemoy and Matsu and insteac discuss Cuba Africa and what should be done to stimulate the US economy Kennedy in Ohio lashed oul at what he called a high interest policy that benefits banks at the expense of people The Democratic presidential candidate compared Nixon un favorably with former Presi dent Herbert Hoover and sought to tie the vice president to the economic policies he Kennedy criticized SAME DATE1959515 Black Means Traffic Death in Past 24 Hoars Perjury count 14 former quiz stars surrender NEW YORK teen former TV quiz show idols including Charles Van Doren and Elfrida Von Nar droff were arrested Monday on perjury charges in connec tion with testimony before a grand jury investigating big money quiz show rigging The former nine men and five women con nected with the defunct NBC TV shows TwentyOne and Tic Tac to the district attorneys office to surrender on second degree perjury charges stemming from a grand jury informa tion SIX MORE winners were ex pected to surrender later Hank Bloomgarden a medi cal research consultant who won on TwentyOne was one of the first to surren der Van Doren who became a national celebrity as a re sult of his TV appearances won on the same show Miss Von Nardroff was the record quiz show winner with a take of on Twenty One Van Doren revealed his part on the quiz show conspiracy in testimony before a congressional investi gating committee last Nov 2 HE ADMITTED he lied to the grand jury when he testi fied he had not received help and as a result he lost his as sistant professorship at Co lumbia University and a 000ayear job given him by NBC after his TV appear ances Others who were arrested in cluded Vivienne Nearing a New York lawyer who de feated Van Doren lost to Bloomgarden and won on TwentyOne David May er a New York psychologist who won on Twenty One and Timothy Horan a White Plains N Y writer who won on Tic Tac Dough Warns of stepup in hate campaign NEV YORK can voters faced a warning to day that an allout antiCatholic late campaign will be turned oose on the nation eight days Defore election day in an ef ort to keep Sen John F Ken nedy from being elected presi dent In every election cursed dirty campaigning the worst ies always appear at the last minute said Bruce L Felknor executive director of the Fair ampaign Practices Committee Base to become pawn US dead now three HAVANA UP A Cuban fir ing squad Sunday executed two more Americans from the small invasion forcethat Fidel Castro charged was part of a U S plot to provoke an incident at Guantanamo Naval Base The prime minister directly linked the 27man expedition ary force that landed on Cubas northeast coast Oct 15 with mounting tension over the big naval base the United States holds on the island by treaty Castro said on television that the small band intended to cre ate the pretext for U S inter vention in Cuba by trying to form a zone of operations and zone of perturbation near the base THE UNITED States formally charged before the United Na tions that Castro himself ap peared bent on provoking an in cident over the base Firing squad bullets just be fore dawn cut down a Louisiana adventurer and a former U S Marine seeking to avenge Cas tro governments seizure of his fathers Cuban plantation The two Americans were Al lan Dale Thompson 36 a native of Queen City Tex who grew up in Mooringsport La and worked in fishing camps in that area Robert 0 Fuller 25 whose father moved to Miami Fla after confiscation of his property in Cuba Another American who landed with them Anthony Zarba 27 of Somerville Mass was ex ecuted with seven Cuban insur gents at the same firing range in San Juan Valley last Thurs day A FOURTH American Leslie Bradley formerly of Minne apolis learns his fate soon when a military tribunal hands down its verdict after a twoday trial Bradley and 12 others were charged with plotting a ake invasion of Nicaragua rom Cuba to embarrass Castro The Cuban Prime Minister said he plot was with U S State Department cooperation Brad ey faces a 16 year prison term if convicted The others on trial with him are a Dominican a Nicaraguan and 10 Cubans A prediction of more invas ons against the Castro regime came from Fullers grieving ather William in Miami Fla Therell be other expedi ions Fuller told newsmen Some may fail but sooner or A P ELECTION SURVEY NECKANDNECK RACE Richard Nixon and John Kennedy virtually are in a deadlock as they roar into the final three weeks of the campaign for presi dent A new survey shows Nixon ahead in 19 states with 141 electoral votes and AP PBotorax Kennedy leading in 14 states with 129 electoral votes The 17 states rated as tossups account for 267 electoral votes to enough to elect a president by themselves   

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