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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Editid for tht Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The VOL n AMOdeted and United Press Full Wire newspaper that mokes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 7 neighbors 7e Copy Paper ol Two No 71 Cubans claim arms seized Machine masters the man a Device used as teacher By DOC QUIGG NEW YORK UPI A machine saw a man about a doggerel today The rhyme was in connection with education Thexmachine used it in teaching lesson The teaching research machine saidto be the only pedagogue ever de signed around an electronic computer tried to teach a reporter about the discovery of America The machine mastered the man It was a tough struggle a sort of triumph of matter electronic over mind stub THE FIVEFOOT cube of machinery consisted of a big slide projector and an electric typewriter both hooked to a Bendix G15 computer which was programmed to sense a students needs and remedy his errors The builders said tins tutor could be the forerunner of little individual desk units that could work with as many as 100 students at once The lesson started America was discovered in 1492 by 2 Leif Ericson 3 Christopher Columbus 4 Ponce De Leon The reporter punched You said America was dis covered in 1492 by Leif Eric son said the machine LeiJ Ericson came to the new world in 1000 Another explorer came to America in 1492 Try the last question again THE REPORTER punched Forget already Try again Havent forgotten anything You never told me who it was Okay heres a punch for Columbus Very good Ready Although Columbus was Italian he sailed from Spain He landed in America in 2 1492 3 1217 4 1544 5 1000 The reporter chose Wrong Ready A little rhyme will help you remember when Columbus discovered America In fourteen hundred ninetytwo Columbus sailed the ocean blue All right next question A rhyme to remember when Columbus sailed the ocean blue 2 fortyfour 3 ninety two 4 thirtysix THE REPORTER chose The machine said No That does not rhyme Then it started all over again with the little rhyme and after multiple stu pidies by the student it finally gave up and typed out No The answer is Ready The reporter punched the ready key Columbus and his men came to America in three ships They sailed from 2 Palos Spain 3 Genoa Italy 4 Marseille France 5 Montreal Canada The Student Picked No 5 Remember said the ma chine serenely we said that although Columbus was an HAVANA Cuban De fense Ministry with forces de ployed against the alleged threat of invasion claimed Saturday wo big airdrops of U S arms ntended for counterrevolution aries have been intercepted in separate areas of Cuba A formal press announce ment said the arms were dropped by olanes coming from the north and were packed in the original crates of U S arms factories Word of the seizures came as Fidel Castros regime took new domestic and diplomatic action down on Cubans try ing to flee and sounding another overture for U S reconciliation once Presidentelect John F Kennedy is in office MILITIAMEN under capt Manuel Borjas seized one arms airdrop in Pinar del Rio Prov ince less than 50 miles west of Havana the announcement said Castro forces allegedly inter cepted another batch in the fringes of the Escambray Moun tains in Las Villas Province the central Cuban scene of insur gent activity for months The seizures represent the toss of thousands of dollars worth of arms to opposition forces if the government claim is correct El Mundo headlined Yankee planes drop arms in Escambray and Pinar del Rio The govern m e n t controlled newspaper called the incidents new ex amples of aggression against Cuba El Mundo also carried on its front page a Cuban news agency dispatch from Moscow in which Tass the Soviet news agency called U S maintenance of its naval base at Guantanamo Bay weak illogical and ridiculous THE STORY said Tass claimed the United States had no right to try to maintain a foreign base in a country with which it did not consider it necessary to have diplomatic or consular re lations Radio Havana also controlled by the government said govern ment agents seized six terror ists and a small bombmaking plant in downtown Havana The radio said the explosives came from the United States as part of terrorist operations here fi nanced by the U S Central In telligence Agency The Cuban Cabinet approved a new law this week that au thorizes death for convicted anti Castro terrorists COLDER Cold wave warning later date northeast part Clearing late Saturday and turning much colder with cold wave condi tions northeast part and low est temperatures by Sunday morning zero to 10 above Mostly fair and much colder Sunday highs 15 to 22 Iowa Mostly cloudy east part ly cloudy west Saturday night with cold wave extreme north east 1520 southwest Mostly fair and much colder Sun day highs 1520 northeast to the 30s southwest Further out look Partly cloudy and not so cold Monday Minnesota Cold wave snow flurries Highs Sunday near 20 GlobeGazette Weather Data Italian he sailed from SpainUp to 8 am Saturday Try that last question again The reporter picked Marseille Forget already Try agajn AT THIS POINT reporter scored with Spain and the machine said very good and went rambling off in question of the knowledge of who paid for the voyage while sneak ing in a question about where it started A bystander asked Donald Englund the computer pro grammer why the thing never clouded up and chastised the student with something like You peasant oaf and dubmkopf square get on the ball Thats what people like about a computer he replied They have infinite patience Dont get emotional Can you imagine a kid bring ing one of these things a shiny apple Maximum Minimum 40 30 MILITARY ALERT IN armed policeman guards a stretch of road in Frais Vallon suburb of Algiers as a vieled Moslem woman plods past in the first day of a threeday referendum on self determination for Algeria A Moslem strike bombings and bloodshed marked the day as balloting on the De Gaulle plan began Balloting on the pro posal will be held Sunday in France proper De Gaulle optimistic as Algeria balloting goes into second day ALGIERS B French officials bftamed optimism Saturda as the crucial referendum on President Charles de Gaulles self determination plan for Algeria entered its second day A voter turnout averaging 62 per cent Friday in 600 rura communities bolstered official hopes for approval of De Gaulle plan to end six years of strife in this French territory De Gaulle has pleaded for a heavy yes vote and rebe leaders have called for a boycott of the polling places Frenc officials frankly believe a heavy vote of approval would give D Gaulle a greater chance achieving a solution for the bloody Algerian question The French army maintained a vigilant watch as about 570 communities voted The army was ordered to prevent absten tion Moslems generally disregard ed orders from the rebel Na tional Front of liberation officials stressted and went to the polls A major the possi bility of Sun day when residents of urban enters tense with agitation by Moslems and rightwing Euro pean settlers cast their ballots The settlers violently oppose DeGaulles plan for making Al geria an autonomous state and giving the Algerians themselves political selfdetermination at a SAME Iowas legislature to convene Monday amid controversy By DAN PERKES DBS MOINES lons are completed for the pening Monday of what some bservers feel willbe a highly ontroversial session of the Iowa egislature The issues for controversy al eady are present They include legislative reap ortionment congressional re districting full payment of the agricultural land tax credit pro osals to increase state school aids and possible higher taxes o name a few There will be more import ant issues facing this legislature than any Ive sat in said Sen Jack Schroeder RDavenport And he added there could be as much or more controversy this time than in any of the five sessions Ive attended Schroeder who served as Sen ate majority leader in 1959 said he believes the lawmakers will tackle the reapportionment is sue before proceeding to any other legislative business CONGRESSIONAL redistrict ing he figured will come a little later in the session Republican Lt Gov William Mooty Grundy Center said there is a lot of pressure on AP Photofax SANDBURG IS Carl Sandburg blows out the candles on his cake as he ob served his 83rd birthday at a Hollywood movie studio where he is working as consultant on the Biblical film The Great est Story Ever Told He said he expects to live to be 88 or 99 Two of my grandfathers died at double numerals and I think Ill do the same Attempts to rally Demos DES MOINES UPI Iowa Democrats met here Saturday or a first of a series of meet ings designed to turn the party upside down State Democratic party chair man Lex Hawkins met first with members of the partys centra committee and then met with the officers of each of the partys county organizations Hawkins Des Moines said th highest subject on the agenda for the meetings was party re organization HE THEN added were go ing to turn this party upside down Iowa Democrats suffered a bad defeat in the Nov 8 gen eral elections Its top voteget ter Gov Herschel C Loveless was beaten for the US Senate seat and his wouldbe succes sor for the governors chair Lt Gov Edward J McManus was also defeated In addition the party saw its membership in the state legis lature trimmed sharply and its congressional representation cut from three to two Hawkins also said he would discuss besides reorganization new financing methods and fed eral patronage THE NEW STATE chairman said the Iowa party is broke and its financial statement backed up his contention It showed the party spent in I960 but still had bills of 413 due on Dec 31 It collected and had a balance on hand Dec 31 of That would make the party deficit as of now just under A drive has been mapped to raise money for the party North towa county quotas are as fol N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES On the inside North Iowa News Page 3 Church News 45 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News8 Sports 910 Editorials 11 Comics 12 Building News 1314 Clear Lake News 14 QUITE A PROBLEM MANILA W One 6f the Phil ippines problems in fighting crime is the police Lt Col Jose G Lukban of the National Bu reau of Investigation said he found that 93 per cent of the municipal police arc inefficient and corrupt WASHINGTON A former captain in Fidel Castros army has charged that the Cuban embassy in Washington has supplied military information about the United States to Russia and Communist China BRUSSELS Belgiums socialist trade unions have voted to continue the strike movement that has crippled Belgium for 19 days The move dashed hopes for an early end to the violence which has swept the country MOSCOW The Soviet Union has confirmed An agreement to provide arms for Indonesia The pact was signed this week in Moscow CASABLANCA Morocco Leaders of five left leaning African nations proclaimed a charter of New Africa for cooperation in political economic military and cultural affairs The leaders of Morocco the United Arab Republic Ghana Guinea and Mali served notice they will withdraw their forces from the U N Congo command unless the United Nations can re establish what they consider a legal legitimate gov ernment there GOVELECT ERBE Last military review for Ike AUGUSTA Ga dent Eisenhower said gooUby to the Army Saturday at nostalgic military review in hi ionor by officers and men a Ft Gordon Ga The former fivestar genera said it was the last review h ever expected to receive am declared that U S armed forc es gave this nation a shiek that no enemy dare attack Eisenhower flew here from Washington to spend a golfing weekend at the Augusta Nationa iub But first he traveled bj helicopter from the airport tc he Fort to watch an estimatec 2700 march by in a Presidentia salute HE STILL LOST VENTURA Calif UPI R Hopkins decided it was jus oo close to accept when he los he election for justice court constable by eight votes So h paid for a recount of 11 J79 votes The special election joard Friday told Hopkins h ost in the recount too bj ione vote e coming session to dispatch1 e major issues first Were going to try and push long the major items such as eapportionment early in the ession We know weve got to o it So why cant we he aid Mooty said a clear cut Repub can majority in both houses a Republican governor and a Re ublican lieutenant governor ought to make for smooth ailing during the session BUT OTHERS were quick to oint out that Mootys premise s correct only if the factions within the Republican Party Scout is sent up at Cape CAPE CANAVERAL The Air Force Saturday aunched a Blue Scout poor mans rocket in an attempt tc send a package of radiation measurement devices more than 1000 miles into space The 72foot 19ton vehicle heaviest solidfueled rocket eve launched at Cape Canavera leaped into the sky from launching pad once used b the Thor intermediate range ba listic missile A SHIP and two airplane stood by in a target area abou 1400 miles southeast of th cape in an attempt to recove a 90pound instrument capsule carried in the rockets 392pound payload There was no attempt to put the instruments into orbit Scientists said purpose of the est was to begin perfecting the Blue Scout which later will make space probes and satel ite attempts at the rate of about 35 a year OPERATIONAL Blue Scouts will be available at a cost of about per copy com jared with several million dol ars each for larger Thus the nickname poor mans rocket The measuring devices riding along as passengers were de signed to make eight separate studies of radio waves and ra diations in space information scientists need for future satel ite communications systems and manned flights to the moon and planets ont start warring among them elves Republicans will be holding a 515 majority in the Senate and 7830 majority in the House Reapportionment could again ouch off heated debate between urban and rural factions In reased spending to pay off the land tax credit plus other money bills also could become edges between various fac lons And despite outward appear nces all is not serene between Govelect Norman Erbe and ome members of his own party n the Legislature One Republican legislator aying he also expressed the pinion of some of his GOP col eagues declared He doesnt consult He points us finger at everyone He rants nd raves Hes another form r Gov Leo Hoegh Scores of bills already have een drafted for introduction next week THERE ARE bills to legalize lingo and vending machines One measure would abolish he monies and credits tax an ither would strengthen collec ion procedures for the same ax There is a bill to pay the ag and tax in full One Republican representative wants to lower the voting age in Iowa to 18 A Democratic sen ator seeks to establish annual sessions of the Legislature Sen C Edwin Gilmour D Grinnell will propose the set ting up of a unicameral or single house legislator such as in Nebraska There reportedly are at least 10 reapportionment bills being drafted along with several meas ures for congressional redis tricting A Republican senator will in troduce a measure to prohibit law enforcement officers from joining unions A Democratic senator from a big city wants legislation that will exempt farmers from pay ing sales tax on the full price of a piece of farm equipment when a tradein is involved Second birthday in jail for Dr Finch LOS ANGELES R Bernard Finch was 43 Saturday and its the second jailhouse birthday for the exsocialite surgeon accused of murder in the gunshot death of his wife Court aides say he and his mis tress Carole Tregoff 24 face at least another week of jury selection before testimony be gins in their third trial Miss Tregoff too has observed two birthdays in jail Hers fall on Christmas Black Hawk Bremer Butler Cerro Gordo 81247 Chickasaw Floyd Franklin Grundy Hardin Howard Marshall Mitchell Worth Hancock Hum Kossuth Winne bago Wright Fayette Winneshiek Autotrain crash fatal to 2 lowans IOWA CITY Walter I Dil1 Ion 50 and his daughter Jane 15 Cedar Rapids were killed Saturday when their car collided with a Rock Island passenger train at a county road intersec tion about two miles west of Coralville The bodies were thrown nearly 200 feet from the point of impact and the car about 250 feet authorities said They added that the train ap parently was traveling at a speed of nearly 80 miles an hour at the time of the crash TWO NABBED BOONE Two Kansas City men arrested in Webster City Friday on a charge of carrying concealed weapons have been charged with breaking and en tering in connection with a 500 breakin at the Haddy Co here GAS USED IN BELGIAN Plumes of tear gas rise in littered street of Liege Belgium as single striker faces line of police during clash that broke out following meeting of strikers AP Photofax This photo was taken by AP photog rapher Kurt Strumpf who watchefl the wild fighting between mob and police soldiers and firemen   

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