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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper Edited for tht Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North logons neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25 1961 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Four SectionsSection NO n Liner held by pirates on a course to Africa A i AM The man behind pirates Delgado wants democracy Dont she cables Former North lowan aboard NASHUA Dorothy Thom as 55 a former lowan is among those on board the pirated Santa Maria relatives here said Wednesday Her borther John Cronin a Nashua attorney said word had been received from Mrs Thomas not to worry He said a telegram from Mrs Thomas was very short and said only that she was de layed on her trip here after visiting a son Capt Peter Thomas stationed at Frank fort Germany Cronin speculated that the message had been censored by the Portuguese who seized the ship enroute to Miami Fla Monday Mrs Thomas was born at Algona and lived there until she moved to Des Moines to attend Drake University She met her husband the late H R Thomas in Des Moines The couple later moved to Beverly Hills Calif N ews in a nutshell By LUIS LUP1 LISBON Humberto Delgado the man behind the seizure of the Portuguese liner Santa Maria says he soured on Premier Antonio de Oliveria Salazars regime because he learned about democracy in Canada and the United States For 30 years he was an ardent supporter of Salazar For 10 years he served the regime in Canada and in Washington fin ally as Portugals representa tive to the North Atlantic Treaty seeking time to strengthen their position before a Cronin said Mrs Thomas has two other children a son Benney and a daughter Ann both attending the University of California Mrs Thomas traveling with a woman companion left Portugal about 10 days ago Cronin said his sister planned to visit relatives here and was considering remaining in Iowa where she owns some prop erty FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Speaker Sam Rayburn has postponed until next week a House vote on enlarging the House Rules committee The action prompted speculation that Rayburns forces were in trouble and Organization military group in Washington I LEARNED what democ racy meant there he told for eign newsmen in 1958 when he ran unsuccessfully for the presi dency against Salazars candi date Delgado polled a surpris ingly high 25 per cent of the votes and claimed the election was stolen from him Salazar dismissed him from his post as chief of civil avia tion He claimed political asy lum in the Brazilian Embassy Jan 13 1959 saying he was in danger of being arrested Two months later he went to Brazil The general 54 heavyset and balding comes from modest stock His father was a profesj sional noncom missioned sol dier and the boy was brought up in m ili t a r y schools He was a good s t u d ent but showed a stormy person ality from the start He was al showdown on the key issue WASHINGTON President Kennedy is re ported planning to name George F Kennan as am bassador to Yugoslavia The 56yearold diplomat and educator is a top expert on the Soviet Union and author of the Truman administrations containment policy against the Communists WASHINGTON Two rankandfile Philadel phia truck drivers testified they were intimidated by Jimmy Hoffas paid goon squads after they accused officers of their teamster union local of misusing union funds MOSCOW Soviet industrial production in creased 10 per cent in 1960 almost 2 per cent more than planned Woman likely to be chosen JFKs physician AVASHINGTON UPI Dr Janet G Travell a silverhaired lady doctor considered a medi cal genius by President Ken nedy has been chosen White House first wom an ever to hold the post ways intaeres7ed in politics and KDr Travells appointment asj threw in at the start with the guardian Of Kennedy s military dictatorship of i926 health was expected to be an DELGADO which led to the Salazar regime nounced soon She will be the THEN HE SWITCHED to the air force and was trained in France Like Capt Henrique Malta Galvao who led the band that seized the Santa Maria Delgado was considered in Lis i first civilian White House doctor since the Harding administra tion breaking a long line of military physicians The mother of two married Wormup in Iowa will be slight It was cold in Iowa day not as cold as was expected And of more importance is the fact that temperatures should rise above zero and pretty much stay there SIBLEY IN northwest Iowa had the official state low of 16 below Cherokee and Washta had 15 below Mason City Wa terloo and Spencer 14 below Ce dar Rapids 11 below and Sioux City 10 below The overnight lows ranged up to 7 below at Des Moines and Burlington Previously forecast tempera tures of 25 below for Iowadid not materialize the Weather Bu We wont give up they radio Navy craft far behind FEOM OUR WIRE SERVICES U S plane located the hi jacked Portuguese ship Santa Maria 930 nvles out in the At lantic Wednesday where it had fled after outwitting the Ameri can British and Dutch navies The 20000 ton luxury liner seized Sunday by an armed band of rebels pledged to the overthrow of the Portuguese government were part way across the Atlantic toward the Portuguese Qape Verde Islands when discovered A U S Nav destroyer raced after her 500 miles behind with no hope of catching up Two S Navy destroyers sped from the port of Abidjan on the Ivory Coast of Africa on an in terception course But for the moment the rebel held liner was in the clear PORTUGAL SENT destroyers and frigates into the Atlantic to protect its African holdings Cape Verde Islands the Azores Portuguese Guinea on the tip of Africa just east of the Cape Verdes and Angola to the south They too presumably would fry to intercept the Santa Maria Portugal feared the rebel band led by Capt Henrique Galvao might attempt to seize one or more of these territories FIREMEN BATTLE BOXCAR FIRE BOXCAR DERAILED ON TRESTLE reau said because a high launch a rebellion against sure system responsible for thejpremjer Antonio de Oliveira air moved faster eastSalazar If Galvao did so he ward than anticipated THIS HIGH pressure was re sponsible for holding tempera lures down Tuesday afternoon when high readings ranged from 2 below at Waterloo Mason City and Spencer to 7 above at Bur ington Although temperatures will be moving upward slightly during would have more than 900 hos tages 600 passengers includ ing 26 Americans and 360 crew members The Navy pointed out its search had covered 2200000 square miles and said the ship probably could have been lo cated sooner if a hostile ship daughters will succeed former President Dwight D bon to be a protege of Salazarers White House doctor Maj Delgado rose to become the Gen Howard Snyder highest ranking officer of the Kennedy credits the robusl Porluguese air force and was 59yearold Dr Travell with be sent on many important largely responsible for cur lary missions He was the printing the back ailment which cipal negotiator for his governiplagued him for years and put ment in the granting of bases him on crutches at one point in the Azores to Britain and the United States during World War II On returning from Washing ton to resume his post as direc tor of civil aviation he broke with Salazar and announced his Photofax WHITE HOUSE ela Turner press secretary 1 for Mrs John F Kennedy he next five days they are exhaye b e e n pected to average 5 to 10 de earcj grees below normal in the pe had been involved since far more planes and Hampton Chronicle Photos BIG PILEUP NEAR HAMPTON At Hampton Fire breaks out after cars derail thrown into the riod Rowan accepts State Dept job MINNEAPOLIS Minn UP THE SANTA MARIA had an nounced its intention of head ing for a neutral port to dis HAMPTON Twenty four a department car They stood would cars of the Rock Island freight by but the foam was not train northbound from Kansas needed to extinguish the fires City to Minneapolis were de railed just north of the station here at pm Tuesday A few minutes later a fire broke out in one of the de embark the passengers Such a port might be found on the west coast of Africa The near est landfall in Africa would be 3000 or more miles from the railed cars a refrigerated car containing fruits and veg etables Hampton firemen thought they had the fire under control buttit broke out again involving three Kennedy press parley on TV WASHINGTON President Carl T Rowan a staff where Ihe Santa Mariaj about 3 am for the Minneapolis TribuneJwas siShted Wednesday more of the derailed cars A Of Ih pets ihi gjj J rm gray feline belongs to 3year fairs Official announcement old Caroline who is still in Palm Beach Fla with her baby brother John F Jr The Kennedys have another pet a Welsh terrier named Char lie who has not moved into the White House White House press secretary the captured liner had been de finitely located The orders to the US units 589TH EXECUTION tne search force are lo trail tial elections ifjrst news conference since tak EL Texw Actress HAVANA WlPrime Santa Maria upon locating He relumed lo Europe office lt will be a prece Marilyn Monroe won a has ship to relay to Ihe Santa Brazil last November for a denlselling session on live teledivorce from Arthur Millerits589th victim to the executionMana a request to return candidacy in the 1958 presidenKennedy Wednesday holds his DIVORCE GRANTED the appointment is expected from the State Department lat er this week The berth would place Rowan 35 a Negro as second in command of the de partments public affairs bureau headed by Roger Tubby former Earlier US Navy author ities had told of trying to find a mystery ship in the general area east of Trinidad and the Winward Islands and Portu guese officials at Lisbon claimed Cily was called al am lo bring ils chemical foam lo Hampton The fire truck had engine failure at Sheffield but the men and foam were taken on later in An assistant Rock Island su perintendent who arrived in Hampton from Des Moines early Wednesday said the cause of the derailment has not been determined Crews were brought in from Des Moines and other points to clear away the wreckage Most of the cars were off the east side of the Iracks One car was across Ihe trestle north of Hampton An investigation will be made immediately according to railroad officials to find the cause of both Ihe derail menl and Ihe fire It was doubtful that the tracks could be cleared Wed nesday speechmaking tour against the Salazar regime curtailed after His trip was a number of European governments refused to permit him to speak and he returned to Brazil On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 North Iowa News 14 Sports 1718 Clear Lake News 21 Comics 22 Latest Markets 26 Mason City News 2627 vision and radio j playwright and The US Information Agency Jaurez Tuesday will provide special worldwide coverage broadcasting record ings of the conference to reach peak listening hours overseas The new Presidents question and answer meeting with news men will be carried nationwide on all major US networks starting at 5 pm novelist wall Two Cuban army defectorssa juan puerlo Rico and loi shot Tuesday after speedy take utmost care for the safely Suspension policy extended by Pesch Caplin to be new federal tax boss conviction The weafher North Iowa Mostly cloudy with occasional snow Wednesday night and Thursday Not so cold Wednesday night lows zero to 7 above Highs Thurs day 1520 but turning colder later in day Iowa Cloudy and not so cold with scattered light snow Wednesday night and Thurs day Lows Wednesday night 1015 west zero to 5 above cast Highs Thursday 1520 Further outlook Partly cloudy continued below nor mal temperatures Friday lower 30s in the southwest Normal lows are from about 5 above along the northern of the passengers DES MOINES by Station a Demo controversial forthwith suscratic appointee of former Gov Herschel Loveless The forth NOORDERS have been issued pension of drivers licenses at far th liner What action might be l the time of arrest on drunk driv taken if she refused to stop or turn around remained uncertain ing charges Wednesday was ex tended to a oneyear period in stead of 60 d a y s on order of would scuttle the liner if a war with suspension policy drew con siderable criticism but was up held by the Iowa Supreme Court in a recent test Pesch told his news confer ence Wednesday that he also favored the point system for will be cold at the not surrender nor will we Pesch whose appointment to chalking up convictions on trat of the period with a warmingst0p succeed Donald Station wasific violation charges leading to trend expected after Satur We place responsibility of atconfirmed by the Senate MonSuspension of t h e licenses of day Precipitation will avertackers whoever attacksday announced the extended chronic offenders He also said IWOU1U SCUUie Uie linei u a vvai border to 15 in the south It ship approached and he said wemissioner age 10 of an inch or less occurring as light snow dur ing the middle Of the period Minnesota Clearing continued cold Highs Thursday zero to 10 above WASHINGTON W Morti mer Caplin 44 a university law professor soon will take over as the nations top tax collector The White House announced Tuesday that President Kennedy will name Caplin to succeed In Up to 8 a m Wednesday Icrnal Revenue Commissioner FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Maximum Dana Latham in the will average 5 to 10 degrees Minimum iyear job Caplin teaches corpor below normal Wednesday At 8 a m through next Monday NorYEAR AGO against the ship The latter assertion evidently meant that anyone seeking to interfere with the vessel would be held responsible for the deed suspension policy at his first news conference since taking office This is not an attempt to hand o u t a stiffer punishment American passengers asibut to hasten legal procedures jwell as all the others under Pesch said Presently the 60 he was not in favor of proposed legislation to require persons under the age of 18 to complete a driver education course either in high school or at a private driver training school in order to qualify for a drivers 14 10 SAMI DATE1MO33 ale and tax law in the Univer sity of Virginia Law School at Charloltesville Va mal highs are from the mid 20s in the northeast to the GlobeGazelle weather datastand jpcrfectly the legitimacy day suspension may lapse longjlicensc 0j OUI for liberty byibeforc a drivers case is heard This put Pesch in conflict with most enthusiastic forces aOn court When this happens a legislative program drafted imy command license r returned and the by heads of the various depart We will shortly find a is back on the road bements of he safety commission lral port where we will disfore coming to trial icrs office and submitted Mon 20 embark with safety for them The immediate suspension ofjday to the House Committee on 13 us and for our ship licenses for 60 days was Safety Maximum Minimum Kistner charge dropped Shortages not new SIOUX CITY UP U S Com nissioner W M Forker Wed icsday dismissed a federal harge of aiding and abetting a 2 million bank embezzlement iled against Harold Eugene istner Jr of Sheldon Frank Margolin Kistners at orney moved to dismiss the harge after a Federal Bureau if Investigation auditor testified hat shortages at the Sheldon National Bank date back 3Q to 0 years by admission of Bur nice Iverson Geiger Mrs Geiger 58 is accused embezzling from he bank She was the banks assistant cashier and a director MARGOLIN CONT ENDED hat the government had failed o present sufficient evidence to how that Kistner 35 had any onnection with the bank and ladnt aided or abetted or tak n any steps to connect him vith the charge The commissioner sustained he motion Edward J Kail Cedar Rap ds agent in the FBI accounting ivision was the first prosecu ion witness in a preliminary icaring for Kistner deposed of the Northern Bio chemical Corp of Sheldon You can go to any bank in the world and find someone who las written checks without suf ficient funds to cover them Margolin said He declared there was no evidence shown there was wrongdoing between Kistner and Mrs Geiger A mans liberty is involved here and there is not any testi mony to show a probable cause of aiding and abetting Margo lin said KISTNER STILL could ba aken o the grand jury on dif crcnl charges U S Dist Atly F E Van Alstine declined com mcnl on his next step After the hearing Kistner was released from federal custody As Kistner returned to Shel don the FDIC prepared to start payments to depositors of the defunct Sheldon National Bank Doors of the bank will be opened at 9 am Thursday for the first time since the end of business Jan 16 Kai testified under direct ex amination by US Dist Atty F E Van Alstine that audits of the Sheldon bank so far show that about in checks cashed by Kistner and his wife between July 28 1960 and Jan 16 1961 were not charged to the Kistner account Kistners accounts at the bank for those dates showed total de posits of and total I amounts of checks drawn in cluding those charged to his ac count totaled Kail testi fied Of the checks not charged to Ithe account Kail said Some were handed to the FBI agent the night of Jan 16 by Mrs Geiger before her arrest and others were found in two small filing by her desk and one in a small room near her basement office in the bank MEANWHILE Warren Dun kle attorney for Mrs Geiger who was present at Wednes days hearing told a Sioux City j Journal reporter that the Shel jdon woman may enter a plea to the embezzlement charge Thursday if the government is ready Kail said that he found one check for which was made out to Mrs Geiger and jsigned by Kistner but which was not paid That check was not included in other totals in his testimony Kail said The FBI auditor testi fied he found documents in the bank which indicated where the shortages went but did not go into detail other than to say that innumerable checks had been paid by the bank and not charged againsf the accounts of those paid Some of these checks were found in Mrs Geigers desk some in cabinets and some were handed over by Mrs Geiger Jan 16 Kail said Margolin objected strenuously to many of Van Alstines ques tions but was overruled on most of them on the grounds that Wednesdays proceeding was a preliminary hearing and not a trial
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