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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 7, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edittd for MASON CITY GLOBE The newspaper that makes all North I o wans HOME EDITION VOL Preii and United Prtit International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 7 1960 neighbors4 7c a Copy Paper of Four SectlonjMlecUoa II feelings in Egypt Even British are welcome By JOHN K CODLEY New York Herald Tribune News Service Suez crisis anc its aftermath still color much of Egyptian life and thought four years after the event What are you American English or German nearly any taxi driver waiter or offi cial will ask you spontaneously opening a friendly arid casual conversation If the answer should be Eng lish or French the reaction is most likely to be a smile and something like Welcome It is good to see you people in Egypt again What happened in 1956 was bad But now we will have no more trouble Whatever else the regime of President Gamal Abdel Nasser has done or left undone it is still successfully utilizing Egypts victory in the Suez cri sis to strengthen her prestige abroad while seemingly eradi cating nearly all traces of the xenophobia and extreme1 nation alism which temporarily dur ing the period of heavy Western influence here reigned at home THE AVERAGE Egyptian is a demonstrative emotional man or woman who will effusively and with great sincerity shake your hand in friendship and in the next hour perhaps attend a mass rally where eitHer West erners or Communists are de nounced or where King Hus sein of Jordon the present bete noire of the regime is branded a traitor to Arabism or paid hireling of the Zionists and the British To the Egyptian the most im portant thing is that the emo tional current is kept strong in either case The Egyptian like all Arabs lives and does business on a persontoperson basis If you are liked if you are sympathe tic to an Egyptian there is nothing he will not do or at least attempt for you PEOPLE MEAN everything Doctrines and abstract ions mean much less The disem barkation at Alexandria recent ly of 470 British tourists the first such party since Suez caused far more of a stir in Cai ro than did rumors arising the recent NasserMac millan conversations in New York that full diplomatic rela tions would soon be restored be tween Britian and the United Arab Republic People could see the tourists talk to them and sell them things The diplomatic relations were a lofty distant abstrac lion Students and intellectu a 1 s here seen somewhat relieved that Col Nassers monolithic national union created last year as sort of a superparty to cut away barriers of class and politics is eliminating the swarm of political parties and groupings rife since the days of British and French control in Egypt and her northern part ner Syria which in February 1958 became the northern re gion of the UAR This is not out of any basic dislike or distrust of Western political democracy Col Nas sers philosophy of the revolu tion ha always aimed and still does aim at finding the best in the Western parliamentary sys tem and using it BUT EGYPT is a land where nearly 80 per cent of the popula tion of 25 million still are fella hin or peasants who depend for their livelihood on the lifegiv ing strips of fertile earth that border the Nile In Egypt ever since Pharaonic times as in the rest of the world the peasant has always mistrusted the poli tician While a perfume merchant or a travel agent will tell you that the expulsion of the British French and Jewish communities after Suez was a disaster for his business a professional man such as a university professor earning the equivalent of a month and having to pay per haps half of this some months to keep up with professional in come foreign diplomats UN experts and American aid mis sions a disaster for his poc ketbook because of their infla tionary effect on prices N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES SAN FRANCISCO The countrys largest Christian organization says the United States may soon have to subordinate its will to that of the Unit ed Nations Citizens must be prepared to take it said a resolution by the triennial general assembly of the National Council of Churches TOKYO Hayato Ikeda a staunch advocate of close ties with the United States has been reelected premier of Japan on the 19th anniversary of the Jap anese attack on Pearl Harbor PEIPING Communist China has hailed the Soviet Union as the most advanced and powerful country of the Communist world and pledged un qualified support for the 1960 Red manifesto signed in Moscow WELLINGTON N Z Friends and admirers of the late Adm Richard E Byrd plan to build a me morial to the famed explorer high above Wellington in the formof soaring wings facing southward to the Antarctic 2500 2000 1500 250 I960 CHEEE FUND GOAL 300000 Fertile Justa Club 300 CronlnDexter Auxiliary 500 Business and Professional Women 2313 Evening Pastime Club 200 Mason City chapter No 876 Women of the Moose 500 East State Street Club 1036 HEO Study Club 300 Vcleda Club 1350 H Ebee 2500 WaTanYe Club 5000 Alpha Delta Kappa 2000 Richard H Barker 500 GlobeGaiette LPL 3500 WEH 2500 ENR 1300 Fast Presidents of Womans Relief Corns 100 Twentieth Century Club 500 The Rev Alfred R Malone Sew What Club 500 DoALot Club 500 FIRST DAYS TOTAL 35098 liam Frantz faced daily STILL NEEDED 261902 GIVING DAYS LEFT 15 Cheer Fund start ENEROUS individ uals and organiza tions came forth with gifts totaling for the first days report on the Globe Gazette Christmas Cheer Fund cam paign This is a most heartening beginning It leaves to reach the goal of As usual the Wa Tan Ye Club came through with a large do nation to set the pattern for oth er service clubs in the communi y The Business and Profes sional Women also made a gen erous contribution FROM THE Veleda Club came the amount real ized in a lively Dutch auction H Ebee always in the first days list again made his usual excellent contribution Another first day donor to the und is Richard H Barker St Paul who never forgets It will be noted that the Globe Gazette and its top executives are also among the initial donors showing we are thorough be ievers in this cause It is significant that many clubs and organizations as well as individuals plan these gifts ong before the opening of the Sheer Fund campaign The first gift to arrive was rom the Fertile Justa Club which came early in November The Cronin Dexter Auxiliary was cecond SUCH LOYALTY and faith in what the Cheer Fund docs cant help but generate enthusi asm To all we are most grate ful This is a cause in which all can participate Gifts large and small arc most acceptable You can do your share by bring ing or sending your gifts o the GlobeGazette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GlobtGaztrtt Mason City Iowa Uneasy calm at schools NEW ORLEANS breaking and a threat by mail underlined Wednesday the con tinuing bitterness over school integration in New Orleans Vandals hurled two stones through the kitchen window of the housing project apartment of Mr and Mrs James Gab rielle during the night Police mounted a guard there The Federal Bureau of In vestigation began investigating the general situation sur rounding the Rev Lloyd Fore man who reported receiving a threatening letter Foremans house was victim of nighttime Canvass board reports AP figures show up well DES MOINES official canvass of the vote in the Nov 8 general election showed Wed nesday that Iowa gave Republi can Vice President Richard M Nixon 722381 votes for president compared with 550565 for Dem ocratic Sen John F Kennedy The Iowa Canvassing Board which is composed of members of the Iowa Executive Council started the task of making the official count of the vote in Iowas 2488 precincts Monday The first official results were announced Wednesday lowans cast a record 1273820 votes surpassing the previous record of 1260419 set in 1952 vandals a day ago FOREMAN AND elles have refused the Gabri to honor segregation boycott of the Wil School insults and have and egg throwing from angry pickets in taking their daughters to school Lessening of demonstrations hastened by police action in moving blockading pickets back a block from William Frantz appeared to be nothing more than an uneasy and temporary period of halfcalm NEWSMEN COUNTED 20 white children and one Negro girl entering William Frantz Wednesday morning The figure1 was later officially confirmed Twentythree pupils attended he school biggest boycott break since integration began there last Nov 14 At the citys other integrated school McDonogh No 19 three Negro girls entered under es cort of US marshals to a brief chorus of boos Traffic along the busy avenue screened most of the entry from the estimated two dozen hecklers No white children appeared to run the boycott MINOR PARTY candidates receiving votes for president were Farrell Dobbs Farmer Labor party 634 and Eric Hass SocialistLabor party 230 There was a scattering of writeins for 10 other candidates bringing the total vote cast for president in Iowa to 1273820 The unofficial Associated Press tabulation of the election gave Nixon 722375 votes to 551 316 for Kennedy a deviation of only six votes from the official Nixon total and only 751 votes off the Kennedy official figures Other official figures com pared with the Associated Press unofficial tally included US Sen Jack Miller R 642463 and 639623 Gov Herschel Loveless D 595 119 and 592875 Secretary of Melvin D Synhorst R 65894 and 656391 Kenneth Robinson D 541995 and 542737 State treasurer Incumben M L Abrahamson R 661561 and 658134 Conrad Lawlor D 537242 and 548586 STATE Chet B Akers R 638727 and 637399 Robert Hutte D 557 375 and 556682 Secretary of cumbent Clyde Spry R 645336 and 642386 Neel Hill D 556 076 and 556511 Constitutional convention For 469463 Against 530915 There is no comparative Asso Hoffa is indicted again KENNEDY WITH NEW APPOINT John F Kennedy introduces Rep Stewart Udall of Ari zona 40 to newsmen in New York after announcing the appointment of Udall AP Photofax as his secretary of the interior The ap pointment third of the 10 Cabinet posts to be filled in the new administration has been anticipated for several days U S moves to disqualify Red ciated Press institutional figures for Convention cause some counties did the be not ally the vote previously The otal votes cast for the issue were 1000378 or 273442 less han for President The official canvass of the governor and lieutenant gover nor races is conducted by the next Iowa Legislature meeting in January SAME DATE1959623 Black Flag Means Traffic Death in Fast 21 Hours Shopping days left USE CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHT TB UNITED NATIONS N Y The United States demanded Wednesday that Soviet Delegate Valerian A Zorin disqualify himself as president of the UN Security Council during the Con go debate U S Ambassador James J Wadsworth told the 11nation council Zorin should vacate the chair because of his attacks on the United NationvJSecretary General Dag Hammarskjold and Congo President Joseph Kasavubu I can hardly see that you will Bondffr felfs mom from bonk Im in trouble again LOS ANGELES UPI Mom Im in California and Im in trouble again said Edward P Cosgrove 23 by long dis tance telephone to his mother in New Jersey Cosgrove and an accomplice Henry Johansky 25 were in a bank Tuesday holding 14 employes prisoner at gunpoint Outside were about 50 policemen and FBI agents armed with riot and tear gas guns ordering the men to surrender Cosgrove realizing the game was up forced an employe to tell him how to make the long distance call on the bank tele phone so he could wish his mother in Patterson N J a Merry Christmas and tell her everything will be all right Then he and Johansky laid down their guns and surren dered They had forced their way into the Security First National Bank branch shortly before opening but while they wasted their time futilely attempting to open the vault and cash boxes a silent alarm summoned lawmen Merry Christmas Cosgrove said to bank employes as he and Johansky were led away On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 678 North News 12 Comics 19 Sports 2122 Clear Lake News 28 Latest Markets 34 Mason City News 3435 NIKITA HAS SNIFFLES MOSCOW Khru chev has a cold and has can elled his official appointments There is no indication he is suf ering from anything more seri us although he is believed ired after a busy schedule in luding a threeweek Red sum jmit conference Church is blown up as unrest in Cuba grows HAVANA Ufi Church offi cials Wednesday blamed Com munists for a shattering bomb explosion in a church whose pastor is a leading critic of Prime Minister Fidel Castros regime The attack first on a church since Castros feud with Roman Catholic officials began took place just after Tuesday nights vesper serv ices None of the 50 persons inside was injured but the Our Lady of Charity church was damaged extensively The bombing underscored the growing tension between the church and Castro whose internal problems appeared to be mounting on three other fronts economic labor and armed opposition A small red flag was left inside the bombed church It bore a hammer and sickle and the inscription Viva Khrushchev down with the clergy Viva Fidel Castro Pastor of the church locat ed in the older eastern sec tion of Havana is Msgr Ed uardo Boza Masvidal He is a member of the church hier archy which Sunday angrily denied in a pastoral leltey the prime ministers charge that priests took sugar company bribes to preach against his revolution Several other bombs explod ed in Havanas residential areas during the night mark ing an intensified campaign by antigovernment factions The bombings are just one of the growing signs of oppo sition to the Castro regime An increasing number of armed insurgents including some of Castros own soldiers have taken to mountains of western and central Cuba In surgents also are reported stepping up activities in the Escambray Mountains of Las Villas Province in soutacen tral Cuba COLDER North Iowa Partly cloudy through Thursday Occasional snow flurries Wednesday night locally colder lows in the teens Cooler Thursday highs in the 20s Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night with snow flurries northeast and extreme east lows in the 20s Partly cloudy Thursday snow flurries northeast and extreme east early colder east and north highs near 20 northeast to the 30s south west Further outlook Mostly fair and warmer Fri day FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 6 to 9 degrees below normal Thursday through next Monday with only minor changes Normal highs are from the lower 30s in the north to near 40 in the south Normal lows are from 15 north to the lower 20s in the south Little if any pre cipitation is indicated Minnesota Mostly cloudy flur ries Highs Thursday near GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 25 Minimum 15 At 8 am 19 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 27 9 Linked to land deal be able to preside over the coun cil in these circumstances Wadsworth told Zorin The surprise US move cam as the council met to debate a Soviet demand that imprisoned exPremier Patrice Lumumba be released and that the troop of Congo strongman Col Josep Mobutu be disarmed Wadsworth asserted It is no torious that the Soviet Union has used all available means to de stroy the UN effort in the Con go has intervened unilaterally o send military supplies and in its latest declaration it implies a threat to do so again THE US delegate said that in view of Soviet policy on the Con go you are likely to be too prejudiced to preside The West headed off an at tempt by Zorin to call a snap meeting Tuesday night The Western powers insisted on at east 24 hours notice to give them time to prepare their ase The Russians gave a clear in dication of the line they will ake in a statement accusing SecretaryGeneral Dag Ham marskjold o playing a dis graceful role of servility to the West in the Congo THE STATEMENT blamed the Western Big Three and Bel ium for the latest events in he strifetorn African state The four main Soviets de1 mands 1 Free Lumumba at once along with other imprisoned members of his ousted regime 2 Disarm Mobutus forces 3 Set up a special AsianAfri can mission to find out who is financing Mobutus army 4 Expel all Belgian nationals from the Congo FROM OTJR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Teamsters Jnion president James R Hoi la and two others were indicted oy a federal grand jury Wed nesday on charges of misusing more than half a million dollars in union funds in promoting Sun Valley Inc a Florida land company Named as defendant with Hof fa were Henry Lower Sun Val ley president and former head of Automobile Drivers and Dem onstrators Local 376 Detroit and Robert E McCarthy Jr former branch manager of the Bank of the Commonwealth Detroit THE JUSTICE Department said Lower was arrested in De troit and is being arraigned im mediately The indictment was based oa communications sent through the mails andi by telephone and telegraph It alleged vio lation of mail and wire fraud statutes Rog ers said the indie tment i was a result of 13 months of I investigati o n by postal in spectors InHOFFA ternal Revenue agents the FBI and Justice Department attor neys The indictment charged that beginning about March 1 1954 Hoffa Lower and McCarthy de vised a scheme to defraud four Detroit labor organizations and others by inducing them to pur chase land from Sun Valley through means of false pre tenses and promises THE INDICTMENT said un ion funds used in the Sun Val ley operation came from four Detroit locals The indictment charged that the defendants withdrew sums of money from Sun Valley for their personal use and benefit It also charged that building lots offered to prospective pur chasers were represented as be ing all on high dry and rolling land whereas in fact many of the lots offered and sold were so low and permeated with wa ter as to make them unsuitable for construction of homes and dwellings The action was another in a series of law cases that have plagued Hoffa before and after he took over as head of the giant Teamsters union Iowa receives its driver training award DES MOINES national award to Iowa for its high school driver education pro gram was presented to Gov Herschel Loveless Tuesday by the Insurance Institute for High way Safety of Washington DC The presentation was made by Russell I Brown president of the institute and former Iowa state safety commissioner AP Photoux BAUDOUIN GREETS BRIDETOBE King Baudouin walks down steps of plane with his bride to be Dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon after her arrival in Brussels from Spain They will be in Brussels on Dec 15   

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