Thursday, October 27, 1960

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 27, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper Idittd for tht Homt MASON GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL n tad United fnu International Full MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAy OCTOBER 27 I WO a Cofe 7e a Copy Paper of Four Ona No H Gal la nan pleads oh manslaughter count Mood in Cuba one of sadness Eggs sold on black market HAVANA The people of this oncegay resortland traditional preserve of the rumba and the chacha are singing the blues louder every day Cubas mood today is sad The guidebooks used to de scribe Cuba as a land of fun frolic sunshine and gaiety Today only the sunshine re mains Not even constant brain washing by the pressr radio and television can drown out a mounting chorus of discon tent with the conditions pre vailing after 22 months of Pre mier Fidel Castros rule CASTRO IS STILL strong and anyone who curses him does so under his breath lest some in former might hear But he curses none the less People who were complacen about Communist infiltration o the country who convincec themselves that the tightening squeeze on their pocketbooks was only temporary who ad mired Cast r0s systematic seizure of American property are now being hit where ii the stomach CUBA IS RAPIDLY becoming as shortage plagued as the worstsupplied of Russias sat ellites Vegetables such as to matoes lettuce and carrots dis appeared from the stores Ion ago and eggs are bootlegged like phohibition whisky Fridays are officially meat less and Wednesdays are chick enless but thats no guarantee that meat and poultry will be on sale on other days of the week Even potatoes rice and black beans traditional staples of the Cuban diet are available only now and then and the quality is usually poor MANY CUBANS are burying hoards of silver coins in their backyards as a hedge against the collapse of the peso already worth far less than its nominal value on the free Bars are empty stores are barely active streets are quiet and Havanas luxury hotels re semble gaudy haunted houses Taxi drivers wait expectantly for fares that seldom show up Nobody trusts anybody else because everyone knows that stool especially domes tic servants who inform on the few American households re maining here get an honor rating from the government THE NOOSE OF state control draws ever tighter The militia marches the army drills and Communist arms and techni cians from Russia and Red Czechoslovakia flow steadily into the country Castros new Russianequipped jet Air Force is expected to scream skyward any day At the same time the lines of Cubans outside the em bassy grow even longer Pass ersby can sec the panic in the eyes of the patiently waiting wouldbe emigrants who fear they may not be able to get visas PARTLY CLOUDY North Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday night lows around 40 Partly cloudy and cooler Friday highs around 60 Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered thundershowers south east and extreme east late Thursday night and Friday forenoon Warmer Thursday night lows in lower 40s north west to the 50s southeast Highs Friday 6065 Minnesota Partly cloudy north mostly fair south through Fri day Lows Thursday night 28 35 Cooler Friday highs from upper 40s extreme northwesi to upper 50s southeast GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Admits beating wife on head with hammer Everett Callanan 68 Clear L ak e Thursday afternoon pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter in con nection with vthe death of his wife Florence 63 Judge William P Butler heard Callanans guilty plea in District Court and his request jfor immediate sentence The judge sentenced Callanan to an indeterminate sentence of not than eight years in the jstate Penitentiary at Fort Mad jison County Atty William Pappas filed charges against Callanan less than 12 hours after his ar rest and the sentence was pro nounced less than an hour later Callanan was arrested at his home at 3 am Thursday after voluntarily confessing to Sheriff Jerry Allen and Coroner J E Christopherson that he hit his Maximum Minimum YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 57 27 43 31 Asks talk on bread butter issues NEW YORK UP Sen John F Kennedy said Thursday the country apparently is entering our third recession in six years And I say we cant at ford another recession The Democratic candidate campaigning for the seconc straight day in areas where the labor vote is strong has been accusing Vice President Rich ard M Nixon of getting in creasingly disconnected from reality As Kennedy took his cam paign back to New York he challenged his opponent to talk about breadandbutter issues He said the objections Republi cans always raise against Dem ocratic programs is America cant afford it Promises effort for nuclear ban WITH NIXON in Michigan UP Vice President Richard M tfixon coupled a new blast at Sen John F Kennedys Cuba policies Thursday with a prom se that if elected he will in vite immediate negotiations with the Soviet Union on a nu clear testingban Nixon promised that he would send his running mate vice presidential candidate Henry abot Lodge to Geneva for ne gotiations on a nuclear ban On the nuclear issue Nixon said that if the Soviets should agree to foolproof inspection un der which military tests would be banned he would be willing o meet in a summit conference to make the agreement final Report shows Report troubles for Panchem Lama TOKYO UPI Authorita tive sources said Thursday the Chinese Communists may be having troubles with the Pan chem Lama their handpicked successor to the self exiled Da lai Lama of Tibet Peiplng ra dio reported that the Panchem Lama went to Peiping from the Tibetan capital of Lhasa for the Red Chinese National Day celebrations on Oct 10 and now is on an inspection tow mainland China shortage in Panora account DBS MOINES UP An audit of the utility accounts of Panora las turned up a shortage of the state auditors office re ported Thursday The report signed by State Auditor C B Akers said the shortage was uncovered in ac counts maintained by Mrs Mar ene Stotts Bullard who served as office clerk at Panora from uly 1952 until her resignation ast Aug 5 She is now living in DeS Moines The report which covered a period from Jan 1 1956 until ast July 31 recommended that he Panora Town Council take mmediite legal action to ol ect tiM fhcrUgt wife four times on the head with a hammer and then watched her plunge over the edge of the ment stairs Callanans base THE DEATH originally was listed as accidental the result of the fall However investiga tion was continued this week on the suspicions of Dr Chris topherson The story was told Thursday noon in a press conference held by the sheriff coroner and county attorney The cause of death as orig inally listed was multiple skull fractures Dr Christopherson said In view of Callanans con fession the coroner said the injuries probably were received both from the hammer blows and from the fall downstairs THE WOMAN landed on her head on a cured oak hard as the base ment floor According to the story told to Dr Christopherson and Sheriff Allen the couple had been fighting all day long in their home on Saturday They lived alone and Callanan is retired Sometime after 10 pm Satur day according to the story the quarreling came to a climax when Mrs Callanan came at her husband with a hammer and struck him on the left hand cut ting it That occurred in the livr ingroom near the home kitchen Callanan told the sheriff he then lost his temper took the hammer from her and hit her on the head partially flooring her MRS CALLANAN then made her way into the kitchen through it and down several steps to the home breezeway The scuffle continued there ac cording to the statement and Mrs Callanan was hit three more times on the head Callanan said he thenepushed his wife down the basemen steps from the breezeway anc left her at the bottom motion less He then cleaned up evidence of the fight and went to bed On Sunday morning he checked the scene again and called a Clear Lake physician The coroner was then called THE ORIGINAL story was that Callanan had gone to bed before his wife and then founc her at the foot of the basement stairs the next morning On Dr Christophersons origi nal examination Sunday morn ing nothing was found in dis accident complete agreement with the story On a more examination later however he found marks on Mrs Callanans throat that did not fit the story Sheriff Allen was then called into the case and Callanan was talked to further and the house was inspected Mrs Callanans glasses were found in the living room and part of her beads were found in a toilet stool A tooth that had been missing also was on a living room chair On Wednesday night mem bers of the Callanan family called the sheriff and requested a visit from him The funeral for Mrs Callanan had been held Wednesday afternoon THE SHERIFF and coroner were unable to go to the fam ily home until am Thurs day However the family mem bers were waiting for them and Callanan voluntarily told the of ficials of the fight and other de tails Among other evidence faint blood stains were found in the living room and breezeway Cal lanan turned over to the sheriff a pair of bloodsoaked trousers a bloodstained carpet and the tiammer Callanan did not recall every detail of the fight He did not re member putting the beads in the stool As for the marks on his wifes neck he did recall hold ing her in the breezeway when ihe attempted to get back into the main part of the house N Y Times backs Kennedy NEW YORK fl The New York Times Thursday editori ally endorsed Sen John F Kennedy for president The newspaper which is politically ndependent endorsed Presi dent Eisenhower in 1952 and 1956 SUPERSIZED HOT DOGS These arent hot dogs after all Theyre popguns used to store compressed air for ejecting Polaris missiles from submarines AP Photofax Government inspector Joseph E Carlson puts his okay on four of the 15foot popguns at McKeesport Pa A U S Steel Corp employe watches Secret survey shows score on U S prestige NEW YORK UP The New York Times and the Washing on Post have disclosed what hey said was a confidential government survey made last June reporting a US loss of prestige with the French and British public The Post said Wednesday night it obtained a copy of the summary compiled by the US Information Agencys Office of AP Photofax BALKS AT BIBLE William J Murray III 14year old Baltimore ninthgrader is the center of the news nowthat his mother Mrs Madalyn Murray with drew him from school She is protesting a Maryland law requiring Bible readings in opening exercises at all schools mother and son claim they are atheists Lodge US has respect PHILADELPHIA UP Henry abot Lodge says he knows more about Americas prestige abroad than the United States nformation Agency and our irestige hasnt fallen The Republican vice presiden tial candidate dealt with a news onference request that he com ment on a USIA report which Sen John F Kennedy the Dem cratic presidential candidate as been saying shows prestige as slipped abroad I know more about American prestige than the USIA because I spent eight years in the place where it was put to the test said Lodge who was ambassa dor to the United Nations for that period John F Kennedy has con fused prestige with popularity riots abroad show the Com munists dont like us But this has nothing to do with prestige We assume we are not general ly loved in the world No big power is But prestige means mostly respect And a nation gains respect if its word isgood and its ideals noble Research and Analysis The newspaper said the summary was prepared for the National Security Council of which Vice President Richard M Nixon the Republican presidential nominee is vice chairman THE TIMES published Thurs day the full text of the sum mary as well as a story The Times said the survey ik Johnson Report tells truth SPOKANE Wash W Sen Lyndon B Johnson said Wednes day night the administration suppressed a survey on Ameri can prestige abroad because i told the truth about the fix into which this Republican admini stration has led us The Democratic vicepresiden tial candidate said the U S In formation Agency report gave the lie to Mr Nixon when he said to you that the prestige of this country was never higher A key issue in the campaign has been the contention of Dem ocratic presidential candidate John F Kennedy that United States has lost prestige abroad during the past eight years of Republican administration The Republican candidate Vice President Richard M Nixon tias hotly denied it Information on the report showed almost unanimous be lief abroad in nonCommunisI countries that the Soviet Union is the leading military power ol the world Johnson told about 500 persons at a 25aplate din ner here N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CIUDAD TRUJILLO D R Generalissimo Rafael L Trujillo who had been expected soon to re sume the presidency of the Dominican Republic has indicated he would settle for the secondary post of governor of Santiago Province HONG KONG Fortyseven Chinese who es caped by junk from the Communist mainland said to day they fled because of food shortages and malnutri tion BALTIMORE A million contract for the development of a new triplethreat missile was awarded Wednesday to the applied physics labora tory of Johns Hopkins University by the Navy MIAMI Ela Gity Manager M L Reese has placed Miami policemen on a sixday week because of what he called an emergency created by Cuban revo lutionary activity here NEW YORK A New York City radio station announced its endorsement of a presi dential nominee Station WMCA announced its sup port for Sen John Kennedy and said it is the first radio station in history to support a presidential tditorially showed the Soviet Union also lost prestige in the eyes of the British and French after the collapse of the summit confer ence The text of the survey printed by the Times said Favorable opinion for the United States as a country and for President Eisenhower has declinedan the wake of the sum mit collapse but notwithstand ing continues to predominate by large margins in both Grea Britain and France and re mains far ahead of the Soviei Union and Premier Khrushchev both of whom have also suf fered losses in esteem SEN JOHN F Kennedy Democratic presidential nomi nee has charged that Ameri cas prestige is declining Nixon has contended our pres tige is at an alltime high He said last Friday in his television debate with Kennedy that he has no objection to release oj USIA poll findings The report disclosed by both newspapers still is classified as secret by the Eisenhower ad ministration THE SURVEY percentage figures published by both the Times and the Post are the same The Times said the survey based on an opinion sample of 1150 British residents and 1000 French residents made late in May gave these major conclu sions Both the Post and Times re ported this question was put to French and British citizens HOW MUCH confidence do you have in the ability of the Consider mental exam for youth who killed widow DUBUQTJE Mental exami nation will be requested for sallowfaced Milton Leo Foulks 19 after first degree murder charges have been filed against him for the slaying of a 78year old widow he called Ma au thorities said Wednesday night Foulks was held in jail on an open charge while police tied up loose ends in the stabbing of Mrs Edith Welsh Monday night Her body with 23 wounds nflicted by a hunting knife was found Tuesday in her apart ment at the rooming house op rated by Foulks mother Authorities said Foulks signed i statement confessing the slaying He gave no motive ex cept that he took my spite at my mother out on her SAM United States to provide wise leadership for the West in deal ing with present world prob great considerable not very much or very little The answers in England very great 8 per cent consid erable 27 per cent not very much 35 per cent very little 16 per cent no opinion 14 per cent The answers in France very great 5 per cent considerable 38 per cent not very much 24 per cent very little 15 per cent no opinion 18 per cent Fourth death in car crash Lela Hall 41 Goodell died Thursday morn ing at the Belmond Community Hospital Hers was the fourth death resulting from a twocar crash three miles north of Bel mond Saturday morning Mrs Hall mother of Clyde Hall 17 driver of one of the cars suffered severe head in juries Hall received a chest con usion and facial cuts and was released from the hospital Satur day night Eva Mark 77 and her son 3aul 51 Tracy Minn were killed outright in the collision John Mark 20 son of Paul Vlark died at the hospital late Saturday Lois Mark wife of Paul Mark was hospitalized with multiple internal injuries Mark had been driving south His car was struck broadside by he Hall car when he attempted o pull around a third auto wait ng to make a left turn onto a gravel road Negro leader released on bond DECATUK Ga UPI In egration leader Dr Martin Lu ther King has been ordered re eased from a Georgia state prison on bond Judge J Oscar Mitchell who sentenced King to jail Wednes day on a minor traffic charge gave the release order King was sentenced to four months in prison The Integra ion leader had been brought in o court on grounds that he vio ated the terms of probation in a case involving his failure to have a Georgia drivers license On the inside Editorials Pagt 4 Socitty News 13U1S Cltar News 20 Sports 1711 North Ntws Ii Comics 10 Markets City Ntwt 47