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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Idittd for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors AnocUtefl Prtti United rial Uas MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 24 1961 7c Copy Piper ContUti of Two Ntfi Search Atlantic hijacked ship r lantic seas FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES A band of gunwielding pirates who seized a Portuguese luxury cruise liner proclaimed a rebelAmericans were reported being lion against the government of 1 held in terror But a radio jplanes were zigzagging over thei The radio communication The passengers includingjcaribbean and adjacent waterspicked up in New York was in women and children and some Portugal Tuesday with 600 va cationing passengers aboard the j s e 1 f a nnounced occupation force dodged pursuing Ameri can and British warships through Caribbean and South At broadcast from the hijacked lin er Santa Maria said they would are rlsit or are it Old debate am rekindled By CARROLL DeWITT CHICAGO Iff The gram mar of the passenger depart ment is deplorably weak as serted Vice President C E Spens of the Burlington Rail road surveying a sentence for an institutional advertisement It began For within this tre mendous area is produced Two thirds the oats more than half the corn more than half the barley half the wheat Are produced is the cor rect form declared Spens Not so said P S Eustis pas senger traffic manager who had submitted the layout He quickly produced a University of Chicago opinion for is PROBABLY GOT that from the football coach retorted Spens and issued an SOS Are is correct opined North western University Is it is said Harvard Are it is said the Literary Digest be put safely ashore at some had seized the ship in an of the western Atlantic off thethe form of an announcement in old Spanish Main Details of the fantastic act of modern piracy began unfolding when the rebels broadcast that announced port Two US destroyers two Brit ish frigates and about a dozen uprising against the Portuguese j Portuguese from the occupa tion forces of the ship Santa Maria to all the newspapers of the free world The rebels described them selves as the International Jun AP Photofax INVOLVED IN CHASE At top is the hijacked cruise liner Santa Maria which has been taken over by pirates in a reported rebellion against the govern ment of Portugal Below is the HMS Rothesay a Brit ish frigate which is leading a group of warships in hunting down the pleasure craft which has 600 va cationing passengers on board Mother given sentence for drugging tots CLEVELAND Ohio Juvenile Court judge sentencedNorth Iowa Mostly fair and And so in 1926 the grammarthe mother of the sleeping ian battle was joined to the delight of headline writers everywhere Are vs Is splits five colleges dictionary and rail road heads headlined one newspaper And even Am he wants or would he came How can it was In all 22 schools and maga zines were queried The result 12 votes for are 6 for is 1 for either and 3 abstentions Spens and Eustis and the Lit erary Digest are dead but the controversy still is not settled THE CHICAGO Burlington Quincy Railroad recently came across a booklet chronicling the word puzzle and decided to re survey The results released today 14 for are 1 for beauty Fratantonio sisters Tuesday to the maximum pen alty of a year in jail and a fine of plus costs for secretly feeding the little girls sleep inducing drugs Judge Albert A Woldman sternly lectured the mother Lil lian Fratantonio You were not only a bad mother to your children you were a bad wife to your hus band Unless there is a change in your personality you should not be trusted with the upbring ing of your children the judge said He told the 29yearold mother of five that she was fortunate she was charged only with ill treatment of her two daughters Bernadette 3 and Venita 6 It is only a matter of luck the judge told her that the chil and 1 for either Six didnt answer jdren escaped death and the The Universities of Chicago charge was not more serious Pennsylvania Princeton Har vard and Temple switched their is vote to are None re versed from are to is but Boston University maintained its earlier is vote declaring technically speaking any grammarian would say is is the correct vote Eustis and Spens the origin al combatants settled their argument with a flip of the Trading stamps change wanted DES MOINES stamps could be turned into cash under the terms of a bill introduced in the Iowa Senate The bill introduced by Sen Eugene Hill DNewton and six coin It turned up is other senators would also allow But Holy Cross in Worcester ja customer to take a cash dis Mass which in the resurveyjcount at the store instead of amended its original are tojaccepting the trading stamps either suggested another Under Hills proposal if a solution Rewrite the sentence customer purchased worth of groceries and he was entitled to 30 stamps he could ask for a threecent discount instead of accepting the stamps Also the bill would make stamps a cash discount on sales ending per manently the dispute whether they should be called a discount or an advertising gimmick On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 6 Society News89 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics 14 Farm News 17 fAMf Nuns terrorized by Lumumba supporters LEOPOLDVILLE Congo loyal to de posed premier Patrice Lumum ba were reported Tuesday to be terrorizing and molesting nuns and missionaries in Oriental province Unconfirmed Catho lic mission reports from the northwestern section of the province said groups of Lumum ba followers were roaming the region and breaking into houses worship government of longtime PremiJta of Liberals presided over by er Antonio de Oliveira Salazar Gen Humberto Delgado presi dentelect of the Portuguese re public fraudulently deprived of his rights by the Salazar gov ernment Delgado was defeated in an election in 1958 by Rear Admiral Americo de Deus Rodriguez To mas who became president But Delgado said he was deprived of victory by the Salazar regime Becoming an outspoken critic of the government he took refuge in the Brizilian embassy in Lisbon and eventually went to Brazil where he received polit ical asylum THE HIJACKING of the ship was led by Enrique Galvao an other foe of Salazar according to an announcement in Lisbon The broadcast from the Santa Maria was signed by Galvao who said he and his followers were taking over the ship as the first step in liberating Portugal From 50 to 100 men were in volved in the piracy It took place Sunday on the same seas where the notorious Black beard the Pirate became the scourge of the Caribbean with his forays against shipping more than 200 years ago Armed with tommy guns grenades and pistols the reb els rushed to the bridge of the 20906ton Santa Maria shot one officer wounded another and took the captain as a prisoner The uprising terrorized the passengers but there were no reports that any of them had been injured in the brief gun battle or in the rebel operation of the ship that followed THE PIRATES stopped brief ly off the coast of the Island of St Lucia one of the Wimvard Islands that stretch in an arc from Puerto Rico almost to the coast of Venezuela There the desperadoes put the wounded ashore in a small boat before sailing away Everything is normal as of an ordinary trip the broad cast said But there was no word on the ships destination One report said it would try to reach Bra zil where Delgado is in exile The Santa Maria named for Christopher Columbus flagship is one of the most luxurious liners afloat It regularly runs from Lisbon to Miami during the fall and winter with regular cruise stops in the Canary Is lands and Spanish ports TOY INVENTOR DIES NEW HAVEN Conn UP Alfred Carlton Gilbert 76 famed toy inventor industrialist and athlete died Tuesday continued very cold through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 2025 below Highs Wed nesday 5 below to 5 above Iowa Mostly fair and continued very cold through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 1020 be low Highs Wednesday zero to 5 below Further Partly cloudy m o d e r ating Thursday with slowly temperatures Minnesota Mostly clearing very cold Highs Wednesday zero to 10 below GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 2 pm Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 25 18 4 trace 22 4 AND YOU THINK ITS COLD Hu man beings arent the only ones bun dling up against the cold wave which has covered much of the nation He AP Photofax sticks his wellinsulated head out of his doghouse to sniff Birminghams 10de gree weather before beating a retreat to his electric blanket Mercury dips sharply of 25 predicted nesday is for even lower spot with a low o ings The coldest weather of the winter season descended on Iowa Tuesday and sent tem peratures tumbling to an unoffi cial low of 26 below zero at Hospers in the extreme north west Morning temperatures were below zero everywhere in the loo 11 and Des Moines and state And the outlook for WedLenox 10 Davenport was the Official morning lows else where all subzero readings in eluded Sibley 21 Mason Cit and LeMars 18 Spencer 17 Boone Sioux City and Bancrof 15 Council Bluffs and Water only 4 below The indicated lows for Wed nesday morning will be from N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Kennedy is shaping a disarmament program expected to be the basis for new negotiations with Russia and set Monday as the date for his first State of the Union message to Con gress WASHINGTON Administration aides expect the nations total unemployment to climb to 55 mil lion this month an increase of about one million from December Labor Secretary Arthur J Goldberg termed the situation Very Grave JACKSON Minn California authorities have placed a murder charge against Edward Albrecht 24 Albrecht is accused of killing his wife and shipping her body to Chicago in a trunk He then returned to Minnesota with a young daughter from their home in San Diego and was arrested after taking an overdose of sleeping pills DES Legislative Interim Committee proposed that all governmental agencies should make letuP ln sght All New England a study of their license and inspection fees to make 2 RumforrJ sure that they are high enough to cover the cost of Mainej 26 below The mercury plunged well be low the zero mark in the upper Plains and the Mississippi Val ley Belowzero readings also were recorded over the North Atlantic states while the teens were common from the central Plains eastward to the northern Ohio Valley and the central Ap palachians The freezing line extended southward to Ken tucky and northern Tennessee Sheldon firm on rocks Roosevelt takes over SHELDON financial ydistressed Northern Biochem cal Corp tightened its fiscal procedures Tuesday after dis closures of laxness Elliott Roosevelt assuming the companys chief executive role described Northerns fi nancial condition as very very joor following the closing of Sheldon National Bank a week ago Tuesday The banks assistant cashier Burnice Geiger 58 and the companys deposed president rlarold Kistner Jr 35 have 3 e e n charged in a million embezzlement at the bank They are held in jail at Sioux City Addressing a meeting of stock lolders and employes Monday Roosevelt said you have a company that in all probability las not made money in its peri lod of operation NORTHERN Biochem i c a I which markets a livestock feed additive was started about 15 months ago and now employes 126 persons Roosevelt arriving here with his fifth wife Patricia said the company would complete a refi nancing program as soon as possible He added that efforts would be made to make restitu ion to the Sheldon National Bank if it is found that this company is where some of the embezzled funds have gone He said the certified public accounting firm of Arthur An derson Co of Chicago reported that Northerns bookkeeping system was inadequate and it would take many months to de 25 below zero in the northeast to 15 below in the southwest Strong northerly winds ac companied the colder air Tues day and the velocity reached up to 45 miles an hour The winds were expected to diminish somewhat Wednesday TEMPERATURES were due to rise little if any during the day In fact the readings were ixpected to decline over much of the state The cold blast came close on the heels of rather pleasant veather Monday when afternoon temperatures rose to 42 degrees at Lamoni and into the 30s at many places Dubuque had a ligh of only 20 degrees Mon day Tuesday dawned in 32degree below zero weather at Interna ional Falls Minn and 32 de rees above zero at Anchorage Alaska It was 31 below at Dev 1s Lake N D about the same ime it was 31 above at Ju neau Alaska MAINE experienced its sixth consecutive day of biting cold vith the thermometer dipping toj 3 below at Old Town and no termine what the companys profits are and what it owes Moreover he said Kistner 35 was issued 75000 shares of Northern stock which the board did not authorize and which he has not paid for MRS GEICER 58 whose athcr was the bank president iad 130000 of the 350000 out standing shares of par stock he said The remaining 145000 were distributed among nuiner the work Plane carrying two nuclear devices crashes GOLDSBORO NC WVA mul timilliondollar jet bomber car jrying two unarmed nuclearporptnere Weapons crashed near here ear ly Tuesday Three men were killed and the other five para chuted to safety The Air Force said there was no danger of nuclear explosion or radiation One of the nuclear weapons was jettisoned before the crash and was parachuted safely The second was found in the wreck age of the huge eightjet B52G of the Strategic Air Command crashed about 15 miles north of Goldsboro PROBE SOUGHT DES MOINES Iowa Senate committees have been asked to investigate to deter mine if there was negligence by state officials in the embezzle ment of the closed Sheldon Na tional Bank and in the sale of i stock by Northern Biochemical AP Piotofax PIRACY ON HIGH SEAS Cross locates last re ported position of the Portuguese cruise ship Santa Maria which was highjacked in the Caribbean Ship was taken over by a bnnd of 70 armed men and ap parently was being taken to Brazil Some 600 passen gers were aboard Armed men boarded ship at Curacao and La Guaira Wounded seamen were put ashore at St Lucia Cruise ship was enroute to Port Everglades Fla before the incident Firemen nipped The plane stationed at nearby Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was returning for an emergency landing shortly after midnight after being airborne several hours The pilot had ra dioed he was having fuel prob lems when the craftblew up HOME GUTTED SEARSBORO ijf The home of Mrs Alpha Flcencr was de stroyed by fire Tuesday Mrs 2 buildings at Bancroft burn were ment over the theater next to confined to frozen hands ears and faces in the fire which broke out here Monday night in 15 below zero weather The Crowley Cafe operated by Joe Crowley was destroyed and the adjoining Bancroft Recreation Parlor was nearly destroyed Farmers andTrad ers Savings Bank adjoining the cafe on the other side was not burned Mr and Mrs Robert Rey the recreation hall The fire started in the kitch en of the cafe a twostory brick and frame building owned by Attorney H J Mc N e r t n e y The Recreation Parlor was in an almost new brick building owned by Clyde Eckhart Firemen from Algona Burt Swea City and Bancroft fought the fire six hours before bring ing it under control BURNICE GEIGER ous other stockholders he added There are instances Roose velt said of people having purchased stock in this com pany and having given notes or time checks in payment And many of those shares it ap pears have not yet been paid Roosevelt in a news confer ence after his public speech said he has been informed of proposed merger of Northern Biochemical with the Wyoming Oil Co in which Kistner once had an interest He said 80 per cent of the oil stock would be needed for such a merger He said 70 per cent of the oil stock is in Northern Biochemicals offices and must be mailed back because there is not enough for a merger ROOSEVELT reiterated his faith in the companys product but estimated that million would be needed within the next year if the company is to grow He said the firm needs money in a hurry and added I doubt seriously if there is enough money in thiscompany to pay my outofpocket expenses In a move to tighten fiscal responsibility Northerns direc tors named Orvillc Ohlen gen eral manager and decreed that he and treasurer Joe Blocs are Flecner escaped but lost mosti nolds and their child were of her belongings I evacuated from their apart No damage estimate was I the only ones authorized to sign immediately available checks In addition all finan
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