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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 6, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for Hit Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper fhat makes all North lowans neighbors EDITION VOL 99 Associated Press and United Press rnteraiHontl full Wlrti MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 4 7e Copy Paper of Two 77 U N scotches Cuba complaint UNITED NATIONS N Y UK U N Security Council has discarded Cubas latest charge that she is facing immi nent invasion from the United States A majority of members of the 11nation body made clear in debate they did not believe there was any evidence to back up the charge made last Saturday by the Fidel Castro government that an invasion was coming within hours The council Thursday night it not be dignified by formal action A resolution by Chile and calling on the United States and Cuba to settle their differences by peaceful ended its twoday debate withmeanswas not pressed to a out a victory for thej vote Of the 11 council mem United States which termed the charge ridiculous and asked that Kennedy Jack or JFK Commentary on headlines By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS What name do American newspaper editors prefer when they refer to Presidentelect John F Kennedy in headlines Kennedy Jack or JFK The majority of papers in cluding the Mason City Globe Gazette use Kennedy or JFK Only a few of the 100 news papers polled by The Associated Press indicated they will con tinue to use Jack The subject came up when a reporter asked what name Ken nedy himself prefers Answered his press secretary Pierre Salinger He feels that if he had a choice he would prefer just Kennedy or thai the initials JFK are all right too If he had a choice he North Iowa Mostly fair not much change in temperature through Saturday Low Friday night 19 to 25 High Saturday 36 to 43 owa Generally fair Friday night and Saturday with little change in temperature Low Friday night generally in the would Jack be against the use of 20s High Saturday north to 50 south near 40 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Con tinued mild until turning cold er the first of next week Nor mal highs are from the mid 20s in the north to the lower 30s in the south Normal lows are from 7 above in the north to about 15 in the south Pre cipitation1 will average 10 to 15 of an inch occurring as rain or snow the first of next week Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued in 30s mild Highs Saturday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday BUT HE also feels that the choice is up to the newspapers Long names have long been the bane of the hardpressec headline writer who must fil them into skimpy column space Hence such names as Eisen hower and Roosevelt became Ike and FDR Of the newspapers queried by AP 46 said they would use Ken nedy or JFK in headlines Thirtysix said they would use President or Kennedy only Some said they would continue to use Jack while others said they would use Jack only if the story warranted it or it fittec in designated spaceOne paper said it would use John F and another John Jack is taboo said the Fort Lauderdale Fla News No Jack no John No JFK said the Philadelphia Inquirer which prefers Kennedy Impolite said the Indian apolis News BUT THERE were proJack papers too Tulsa Tribune Ike was good enough for Eisenhower and Jack should be satisfactory Birmingham Ala News Probably will use Jack some Anyway his preference wont make any difference Los Angeles Examiner Weve been using Jack right along Doubt if we can get away from it The thing is an affec tionate term Ike has certainly retained his dignity South Bay Daily Breeze Re dondo Beach Calif Wed rather call him Jack if we can call Nixon Dick JFK sounds oddball looks like a typo graphical error The Washington Star says it wont use Jack or JFK The Washington Post believes Jack is too frivolous but in a tight squeeze might have to use JFK BABIES ANYONE QUINCY Fla UP All those gifts Gadden County lined up for its annual stork derby are still unclaimed Not a single baby has been born in the coun ty since Jan 1 Maximum Minimum 33 22 Fire destroys home contents near Nashua NASHUA A midnight fire destroyed the eightroom frame home of Mr and Mrs James DeGeus miles northeast 01 here Thursday night Mr and Mrs DeGeus am three children were at the home of a neighbor Orrin Poppe quartermile away when from the window they saw their house burning By the time the fire depart ment received the c a 11 the house and all its contents were destroyed The origin of the fire and the amount of loss had not been determined Friday The DeGeus family went to stay with his parents Mr anc Mrs Nick DeGeus near Charles City There was a fire abou two weeks ago in the elder De Geus home bers only the Soviet Union sup ported the Cuban charge Ceylon and the United Arab Republic did not commit themselves The rest of the countries Britain Chile Nationalist China Ecua dor France Liberia and Tur agreed with the United States that the charge had not Deen proved U A R DELEGATE Omar 0utfi the council president for January ended the debate with a brief statement expressing the hope that nothing will be done which could in any way aggra vate the tension between the United States and Cuba It was the third U N defeat or Castros regime in its efforts to pin aggression charges on the United States At Havana meanwhile troops were on the move everywhere as Castro kept his nation in a renzy to fight off the invasion claims is coming from the United States A WAVE OF searches of Ro man Catholic organizations and the arrest of at least nine Catho lic students or teachers was re ported but it was not immedi ately clear whether a wide spread movement against the church or its affiliates was un der way Antiaircraft and antitank guns studded Malecon Havanas pic turesque seafront that in pre Castro days was a favorite promenade for tourists at thi time of Ameri cans Artillery emplacements sprouted throughout the rest o Havana and its suburbs It was announced that Embassy chargedaffaires Dan iel Braddock and the rest of his staff would leave Cuba Satur day after turning over the keys to the embassy to Swiss Am bassador Walter Bossi I DATE19W7 No Trffle ii Put Hours CHECK OUT TIME AT GUANTANAMO Marine guards make a body search of Cuban workers leav ing the U S Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay after their days chores Approximately 3600 Cuban na tionals are employed on the huge base many of them in critical jobs Before being permitted to enter Cuba AP Photofax proper these workers are subjected to another search by Cuban U S dollars they take into Cuba is probably the reason for whichCastro per mits them to go on working despite the tense situa tion Eight major points included Proposes new safety program DES MOINES between 16 and 80 years of age should be allowed to have only probationary operating licenses a safety committee suggested Friday The safety subcommittee of the Iowa Roads Commit tee said the probationary license would help to make the new young driver aware of his re sponsibilities behind the wheel of a car This was one of nine recom mendations made to the full committee and released by State On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 6 Clear Lake News 7 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 CubGazette 10 Sports 1M2 The Maroon 14 North Iowa News 20 TV Guide Pullout Section ACADEMY CLEARED WASHINGTON investigators have cleared the US Naval Academy of charges of misusing enlisted men as personal servants but called for an inquiry into the assign ments of men in all the military services AP Photoiax RESCUED FROM FIRE Firemen help an elderly man down a ladder from the burning Hotel Thomas in San Francisco Fire Chief William Murray said several occupants were trapped in the 160 room structure months or longer if the judge wished it Another key recommendation in the report called for more en forcement against drinking Sen Gene Hoffman DWest drivers Including a chemical Grove chairman Under the recommendation a probationary driver found guilty of any moving violation could lose his license for at least six test for drivers suspected of be ing drunk However the report made an implied distinction between the driver who is drunk and one Hotel fire claims at least 18 SAN FRANCISCO UP At east 18 persons were killed and 30 injured Friday as fire swept through the Thomas Hotel in downtown San Francisco It was the worst fire here in more than a decade The four story structure had 160 cheap meed rooms and all but 14 were occupied when the fire roke out about 5 am FIRE CHIEF William Murray said it started in a mattress in 3 firstfloor room and spread to he rear of the building and up the elevator shaft Im afraid therell be more said Chief Murray Weve just jarely got the fire controlled and were still finding bodies IRONICALLY the chief said the fire was and bought to be extinguished The guy in 42 smelled smoke in 41 Murray said He found mattress smouldering and poured water on it Then he went back to bed Many of the older residents were drunk police said They had just cashed pension checks and the halls of the burned out building smelled from ashes smoke and alcohol Passed in bad checks Cedar Rapids Woh ler 32 Cedar Rapids says he made the mistake of telling his commonlaw wife that he was Pat Flaherty the man who won the Indianapolis Speedway rac ing car event in 1956 Police claim that in bogus checks have turned up to attest that Wohler is not Pat Flaherty although they were signed with that name Officers said they have a statement from Wohler saying that he did it to impress the woman with whom he had been living They said she used the name of Evelyn Flaherty Her age was given as 49 Clothiers critical Look sharp JFK NEW YORK Wl Jacqueline Kennedy tops the bestdressed in the world of womens fashions but her presidentelect hus band is low man on some clothes designers totem pole The lovely first ladytobe was selected Thursday night by the New York Couturier Group Inc to head the list of the worlds 12 bestattired women Couturier annually cosults some 2500 style experts and society leaders before an nouncing the winners Story on society As for the president elect his current supply of suits were viewed with some anxiety by members of the International Association of Clothing Designers who gathered at the WaldorfAstoria Hotel for their 50th annual convention Some Opinions on Kennedys dress His coat lapels arc of the oldfashioned wide variety The shoulders of his suits are much too broad There are only two buttons on his jacket and the two but tons are too low on the suit who is merely under the influ ence of liquor The law would call for less severe penalties against the latter group since present Iowa law allows the li censes of drunk drivers to be revoked THE RECOMMENDAT I O N also suggests the legislature consider an law which a person gets a drivers license he automatically agrees to take a chemical test for intoxication when stopped by police If the person refuses to take the test his license is automatically and immediately suspended Tax cut to end slump Needed group says NEW YORK Of President elect John F Kennedy has under study a call for temporary in come tax cuts in the spring if the business slump takes a ser ious turn for the worse The call was sounded Thurs day night by a committee ap pointed by Kennedy to evaluate the state of the nations econ omy It recommended that the new administration act swiftly to put into effect a sheaf of emergency measures designed to achieve recovery without re sort to tax reductions in these times of international crisis The study group in a report sprinkled with indirect critic ism of the Eisenhower admin istrations handling of the busi ness falloff said these measures are urgently needed now AND THE committee headed by economist Paul A Samuel son of Massachusetts Institute of Technology said there should be no blind adherence to a con cept of a balanced budget in times of business recession At Washington meanwhile organized labor said it advo cates cutting payroll withhold ing taxes as a quick prod to the nations purchasing power if unemployment gets much worse The novel plan was spelled out by AFLCIO leaders as part of a 20point program recom mended to the incoming Ken nedy administration to jerk the JACK JACKIE Boy was in rut but it helped save his life economy out of its present lag ging pace Specifically the union chiefs proposed that Kennedy be em powered to trigger an income taxcut into effect if the rate of unemployment to the work force increases from its per cent level to 7 implied consent means that when ing tax payment for a 10week The report said there was disperiod This means everyone would have an extra to LYLE Block 13 was in a rut Thursday but it probably saved his life Young Block son of Mr and Mrs Jens Block is in satisfac tory condition at an Austin hos pital after his head was run ver by the wheel of a tractor DAVID WAS driving the trac tor on his fathers farm north west of here He was returning to the barnyard about 5 pm and as he got off the tractor to open a gate his pantlcg caught on a lever The tractor urched forward and threw him o the ground and a wheel massed over his head It is thought that soft ground and a rut under him saved his life THE TRACTOR crashed through the gate and came to a stop against a corner pole Xrays showed no broken bones but he did receive se vere facial cuts and bruises agreement among the four sub committee members over which plan to control drinking drivers should be recommended to the legislature But a majority of the group the report said fa vored the chemical test law which would contain a provision allowing differentiation between a drunken driver and one whose driving ability was only im paired by alcohol THE COMMITTEE also rec ommended of a state traffic safety coordinator who would work with safety groups over the entire state legislature examine mo tor vehicle laws with a view toward making them compare favorably with the uniform mo tor vehicle code a set of sug gested laws for more traffic safety Iowa not make driver education compulsory in high school But it strongly suggest ed that all schools make driver education courses available present 64 per cent or more This could easily happen this winter with the idle now over 4 million expected to top 5 mil lion Under the AFLCIO plan everybody would get a a week reduction in his withhold N MARRIAQE TO END HOLLYWOOD W The 15 year marriage of June Allyson and Dick unusually durable union by filmtown aver washed up her at torney said Thursday DES MOINES The governors committee on penal affairs recommended that capital punishment in Iowa be abolished and that each county set up a public defender system for accused persons BRUSSELS Belgium Troops and police fired volleys of rifle shots over the heads of rioting strikers in Liege in the worst explosion of violence in Bel giums 18dayold national strike crisis LAGOS Nigeria Nigeria has given the French ambassador and his staff until Saturday night to get out of the country in protest against Frances recent third atomic blast 900 miles away NEW YORK A report to Presidentelect John Kennedy recommended a new billion federal edu cation assistance program which would include a year for every child in the American public schools CASABLANCA Morocco Five proCommunist African government heads wound up their summit conference with a communique pledging to withdraw nearly a third of the U N military force in the Congo unless Patrice Lumumba is returned to power spend Nixon has last word he lost WASHINGTON UPI Vice President Richard Nixon had the last word Friday on the 1960 Presidential election The word was that he lost I now declare John F Ken nedy elected President Nixon told a joint session of the Sen ate and House after presiding over the official counting of the electoral vote NIXON proclaimed the news with good grace and in the process of the counting got some laughs Under the law and Constitu tion it fell to Nixon to preside over the joint session The count came out as ex pected There were 303 votes for Kennedy and his running mate Lyndon B Johnson and 219 for Nixon and his running mate Henry Cabot Lodge Nixon with a smile that might have come harder a day or so after last Nov 8 an nounced the totals and pro nounced Kennedy and Johnson duly elected Having thus complied with his duties as prescribed Nixon asked permission to make what he called a somewhat unprece dented statement HE SAID HE wanted to ex tend his best wishes to the man who beat him He said the fact he Nixon was here announcing the out come stood as a symbol of the stability of our constitutional form of government No matter how hard fought the campaign and no matter how close the election those who lose accept the verdict and we support those who win he said There was standing applause from the packed chamber and from the galleries   

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