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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Idittd for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that jmakes all North I o wans neighbors Associated art International Full Leas Wire MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 21 1M1 COPT Thi Paper Coasts of Two One No H good ally of US Piracy case s delicate By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The United States as an ally of Portugal immediately ordered its ships and planes to search for the liner Santa Maria to aid re capture in accordance with the well defined terms of inter national law governing piracy and insurrection aboard ship Portugal was neutral during World War II but took the risk of leasing an air base in the Azores to the United States Sternly antiCommunist Portu gal was a founding member of the North Atlantic Treaty Or ganization Indeed Portugal is for all practical purposes a direct link between NATO and its Iberian Pact partner Spain on whose territory the United States maintains important and expensive bases These how ever become less necessary and less valuable with every turn of the EastWest missile race USPortuguese f r i e n dship was reaffirmed last May by the warm reception given Presi dent Eisenhower On arrival in Lisbon Ike declared that the two nations have worked to gether without a single differ ence of opinion He was re ported to have listened sym pathetically and respectfully to Premier Antonio de Oliveira Salazars plea that the United States not undermine Portugals position on colonial issues at the United Nations The same newspaper report tells the other side and gives a hint why most Americans whatever the propriety of the situation have a sneaking sym pathy for the buccaneers on the Santa Maria under the mand o Galvao men are restive over the tinuing lack of civil liberties conthe tinumg iacK ot civa iioerues jeast ejght fire censorship repression of politipitalized with injuries anrfl nnlirp rillp ii cal activity and police rule Few have forgotten that in the cent of the popular vote despite Qn e sec barriers put in his way by the walls collapsed governments political monDal and Dr Harold P Sulli opoly the National Union Nor yan fire department physician have they forgotten that Gen said most of the dead and in Delgados showing so angered red firemen were trapped by Dr Salazar that he changed the Jfte sudden collapse Of the rear election rules rm THE Pirates ponder offer from US CAPT HENRY GALVAO RECIFE Brazil US admiral flew to Brazil Saturday to set up a rendezvous with the Santa Maria amid reports the rebel commander of the captive liner had agreed to put into a Brazilian port when negotia tions to release passengers are completed A US Navy flier returning from a flight over the ship said the rebel Portuguese leader Capt Henry Galvao had told him by radio that he was ready to bring the Santa Maria into any selected Brazilian port Apparently fearful of interna N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HAVANA Six Americans charged with trying to join antiCastro rebels have been summoned before a military court in La Cabana fortress The prosecu tor is demanding the death sentence LEOPOLDVILLE Congo The United nations military commander here warned that the Congo is drifting toward civil war and the diminishing U N troop force will be powerless to stop it unless rein forced WASHINGTON Secretary of Welfare Abra ham A Ribicoff under orders from President Ken nedy will fly to Miami Monday personally to examine the problems of 100000 Cubans who have fled the regime of Fidel Castro WASHINGTON Sen Styles Bridges RN H has raised the question of whether a deal was made with the Russians for release of two American airmen whose RB47 was shot down near the Russian border last July Chairman of the Senate GOP policy commit tee accused the White House of imposing a gag on the two flyers by forbidding interviews with them Walls collapse firemen buried CHICAGO tfi The walls of a burning sixstory factory or more fire men under tons of wreckage Bodies of three firemen were quickly recovered Bodies ol The Portuguese intellectual two others were rep0rted located in the ruins Six or more others class and many professional two battalion chiefs were missing and believed under fttertixra rttroT Tno fighters were dug from the ruins and hos ilZcU VV1L11 111JU11CO IT L 4 The extraalarm blaze was brought under control about two hours after it last presidential election in June 1958 the only opposition candidate Brig Gen Humberto Vreckage He said at Delgado managed to win 26 per re known to have been causing an estimated damage S JL CJUpLCU chief Fire Marshal Raymond Daly who estimated the dam six or more firemen still were buried in wo were known to have been the second floor when the wall of the building They said REASONS Salazars re20 or more firemen were near inc RCMJWIIJ jaiaLai gime is viewed with distaste by the wall when it came down many Americans are strikingly Rescuers used acetylene like those despite all practij torches to cut through steel cal considerations of Atlantic beams in efforts to r e a c h defense for disapproval of trapped men who might still be Francos Spain Indeed with1 the exception of the Soviet Union Portugal harbors the old est extant dictatorship Salazar has ruled since he took over as finance minister in 1928 Like Spain Portugal is one of the last of the great colonial powers and similarly it seems insensitive to change It calls its colonial possessions over seas provinces although the great masses of its colonials cannot qualify for citizenship The Portuguese colonial empire in fact is the third largest in the world It includes in Africa Angola and Mozambique with a population of about 10 million equal to that of Portu gal and territory more than 20 times as spacious as the mother land SYMPATHIES aside the cert tral issue in the Santa Maria case is piracy The US government is work ing on the assumption that Galvaos men are pirates and according to all authorities the pirate is an enemy to all nations But a vessel belonging to insurgents who have not been recognized according to a federal decision of 1855 will not be treated as a pirate en gaged in piratical enterprise if it limits its actions to the par ent state alive Daly said the remaining three of the walls of the building coli lapsed minutes after the rear wall toppled The Weather North Iowa Partly cloudy and colder Saturday night and Sunday Lows Saturday night around zero Highs Sunday 12 to 18 Iowa Partly cloudy a little colder west and central Satur day night lows zero to 5 above Partly cloudy a little colder over state Sunday highs 15 to 20 Further out look Partly cloudy Monday continued below normal temp eratures Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued cold Highs Sunday zero to 10 above Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 14 Minimum 6 At 8 am 14 YEAR AGO Maximum 23 Minimum 19 ACTRESS INJURED MADRID Spain tffi Sophia it state Loren fell in her apartment and And certainly the Unitedbrokc her cft colar Frj Slates has treated Cubans wnojday Thc italian actress had seized airliners lo escape compietcd work in the pro Cistro at Anything but brijduction of El Cid a story of I the llth century Spanish hero Photofax STILL Oscar L Goforth wife of one of the RB47 crew members still listed as missing waits in her Topeka home for word of the fate of the other crew members Mrs Goforth be lieves her husband is still alive and that her expected meeting with Captains Me Kone and Olmstead when they arrive in Topeka will con firm her hopes ional repercussions with its parent country Portugal the Brazilian government ordered he US Navy to stop tracing the 20906ton luxury ship with 12 planes based at the port of Recife But the atomic sub marine Seawolf maintained an underwater vigil The report by Cmdr William Webster of Galvaos offer came on the heels of a US promise of safe conduct for the rebel skipper to discharge his 588 cap tive passengers including 42 Americans All the passengers aboard the fugitive vessel were reported well Webster said Galvao had spoken to him in English and old him he had informed Adm Robert L Dennison command er of the US Atlantic Fleet hat he would circle a point on he equator at 35 degrees west ongitude while negotations con tinue THE NAVY disclosed that Rear Adm Allen E Smith Jr commander of the Caribbean Sea Frontier had been ordered rom naval headquarters in San Juan to Belem Brazil to be available to meet the Santa Maria if the ship decides to con er with the Navy The orders to dispatch Smith came after a report that Gal vao had sent new radio mes sage to Dennison but the de tails were not disclosed A Navy public relations of ficer James Harrington told newsmen in San Juan you had better go to Belem Thats where the big story will break within 24 hours He made the statement at about 8 pm Fri day DENNISON GAVE Galvao as surances the Navy would take no action against the Santa Maria if he carried out his an nounced willingness to release the passengers who were trapped when the selfstylec revolutionists seized control o the cruise ship Sunday in the Caribbean Galvao a former captain in the Portuguese army and 70 armed followers boarded the luxury ship at stopovers in Ven ezuela and the Dutch West In dies They proclaimed the liner liberated in their announced attempt to overthrow Portu gals strongman Premier An ionio de Oliveira Salazar Stove explodes Clarksville woman victim IOWA CITY Hirsch 82 Clarksville died Friday of mrns suffered when a stove ex ploded at her home She died enroute to a hospital lere She was taken to a Wav erly hospital after the explosion and was being transferred here Hospital officials here said Mrs Hirsch suffered burns on 80 per cent of her body Clarksville authorities said ler son found her on the floor and the house filled with smoke after the explosion CHURCHMAN DIES LONDON UP Canon Henry Dewsbury Alves Major 89 died Thursday One of the most con troversial figures in the recent history of the Church of Eng land he ran into difficulties with church authorities over lis outspoken pronouncements on the reconciliation of scienti ic and religious views On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Church News 45 Mason City News o7 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports MO Editorials H Building News 1314 North Iowa Newt 16 SAME AP Photofax PERISHABLE CARGO Attendant Emil Hansen field Zoo The trip is a race against time since the gives a salt water sponge bath to one of six porpoises fish eating mammals cant survive out of water more during stopover at Atlanta Ga on an air trip from than 20 hours The sponging keeps the skin from Miami to Chicago where they will live at the Brook drying out and peeling sunburn Committees are active See legislative speedup DES MOINES lead ers of the Iowa Legislature Republican and Democratic agree on one thing That the 1961 session could be reason ably short But the method of achieving this goal is different in the minds of Senate Majority Lead er J Kendall Lynes Plamfield Republican and House Demo cratic Minority Leader Scott Swisher Iowa City Sen Lynes said the way to deal with controversial mea sures is to dispose of them or revising them in committees be fore they reach the floor of the Senate and House But Swisher said I hope we wontgoback to secret commit tee meetings Lynes said the 1959 Legislatur tried out a policy of open com Youth killed when auto turns over THOMPSON Arnold James Voortman 19 was killed about 11 pm Friday when his car lit loose gravel on a county oad miles southwest of Thompson A passing motorist aw the overturned car in a ield Voortman who worked as a mechanic here was driving alone His car went into a ditch hen rolled 300 yards into a plowed field His body was ound 75 feet beyond the car Dr C H Potter county med cal examiner said death was nstantaneous Surviving are liis mother Mrs Jerry Voortman Thomp son and three brothers His father died four months ago to the day Funeral arrangements are in complete Bulletin AMAGANSETT N Y An American Airlines Boeing 707 jet training plane crashed in the Atlantic Ocean east of here Saturday Four to seven persons were believed aboard One body was recovered AP Photofax PREPARE FOR EICHMANN TRIAL Men con struct the defendants box this week in preparation for the forthcoming trial in Jerusalem of former Nazi SS officer Adolf Eichmann Lower part of box is of steel plated wooden construction Upper portion has steel frame which will hold bullet proof glass to pro tect Eichmanns life against any possible attack in court Eichmann is charged with genocide and his trial has been tentatively scheduled to begin March 15 in the Israeli capital Loses job after he put son ic school in integrated publi By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The father of tht 9yearold boy who shattered the two month boycott by white per sons of an integrated New Orleans public school was looking for another job Sat urday determined not to sub mit to pressure Ill find another job if I have to go to the other side of hell said John H Thomp ion 33 shortly before he was informed had been fired from his job Thompson was told of his discharge when he reported for work at 3 pm Friday at the drug store where he an assistant soda fountain minagtr J C Ada mi the store manager said Thomp son was ordered dismissed because he didnt cut the mustard Thompsons son Gregory slipped unnoticed into the school Friday but was greet ed by yells of traitor from women demonstrators when he left later accompanied by c federal marshal Gregory was the first white pupil to enter the threestory building in eastern New Or leans since a day or two after token integration began last Nov 14 Only three Negro girls have attended McDonogh classes The presence the young ster set the stage for new tension in troubled New Or leans The tension is expected to increase if Thompson goes ahead with plans to reenter another son now ill in Mc Donogh Monday In Atlanta the Georgia Leg islature moved swiftly to re place the states rigid school segregation laws with a local control plan designed to hold integration to a minimum The legislature acted shortly after two Negroes were ad mitted for the first time to the University of Georgia on federal court order A federal court also has directed the Atlanta public schools start desegregation by September Mercury climbs but its due to tumble again Most lowans awoke Saturday morning to find temperatures above the zero mark for the first time in several mornings The warmer weather which entered the western part of the state Friday spread eastward during the night Mason Citys low was 6 above Temperatures dropped to 3 degrees below zero at Burling ton and to one below at Daven port and Dubuque before the warmer air reached extreme eastern Iowa Spencer had an overnight low of 11 degrees above zero Saturday mornings readings were as much as 25 degrees higher than they were Friday morning at some places However the warming trend wasnt expected to last long mittee actions and it made some egislators too timid to express feelings Some controver sial measures were rightly iilled in floor debate when they could have been disposed of by committees he said Although not predicting what the final rules on secrecy will be Lynes made this forecast I think youll find this years limited number of bills of that coming to the surface Swisher said lowans should know how their legislators tand on issues and predicted THE LIGHTNING is still in ie bottle and when it comes p all hell is going to break oose Youre going to see some ery divergent interests come o light between cities and rural nterests Swisher said the Legislature nder heavy Republican control asnt been doing anything At he present rate well be lucky o get home by the Fourth of uly he said But Lynes said legislation is eing considered in committee nd lobbyists already are con erned that were not shoving ills out on the calendar by the hovelfull The question of how much se recy will be exercised in com mittee will come up when the enate and House adopt their lermanent rules for this session hat probably will be soon AS FOR THE length of the ession the traditional time is about 100 days But the lawmak TS often have to stop their locks to wind up their business One major item dividing owas 99 counties into seven in tead of the present eight con gressional districts in line with national population shifts lopped up again Friday A plan y Sen Guy Butler RRolfe vould make extensive changes n the lineup of counties in the arious districts Among other hings it would move Boone bounty home of Democratic Rep Merwin Coad from the Tesent 6th District into the 5th District which is represented iy Democratic Rep Neal Smith UNDER THESE proposals hese would be the changes in he present districts same as at pres nt except that Jefferson and Buren counties would be ut off same as now ixcept that it would lose Bu hanan Winneshiek and Allama cee counties pick up Alia makee Winneshiek and Buchan n counties from the present 2nd District gain Winnebago and lancock counties from the pres nt 6th District and lose Tama Hardin Grundy and Marshall ountics FOURTHWould pick up Van Juren and Jefferson counties rom the present 1st District Marion County from the present District Marshall Grundy   

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