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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 1, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht Home VOL MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 1961 7e a Copy Thls Paper Consists of Four SecUonsSectioo HOME EDITION Aiiociated Press United Press InterniHontl Full Wires Breakthrough scored in rocketry Hijacked liner coaxed into East Brazil port FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES RECIFE Portu guese liner Santa Maria entered Recife harbor with her captive Four U S destroyers aceom it was not certain when the first panied the hijacked liner into passengers would come ashore port from the high seas The harbor area was a scene A tiger held by the tail Prince on hot seat By ROBERT MUSEL LONDON UPI Prince Philipnow knows how it feels to be on the other end of a hunt Britains animal lovers are after his hide The handsome husband of Queen Elizabeth shot a tiger during the present royal visit to India because he likes hunt ing and because his Indian hosts wanted him to bag a beast unique to their land There was nothing very re markable about the affair ex cept perhaps the size of the tiger Its official measure ments grew by a foot in length during the night after the Prince shot it BUT PROTESTS ranging from the front page of news Capt Henrique Galvao the I of great confusion with crowds passengers Wednesday a n d rebel commander made his j milling through the area demon crowds rushed to the docks tojmove to free the passengers aftstrating for Galvao who seized watch er a night of uncertainty and the ship in an effort to over confusion over his reception in throw the government of Portu Brazilian waters Premier Antonio de Oli Galvao had shied away fromjveiro Salazar Counter demon entering port without ironclad strations started immediately guarantees against losing hisj Though President Quadros of million prize which he calls a liberated part of Portu guese national territory HIS CONCERN was for formal assurances from Brazils new president Janio Quadros that the revolutionists could keep the ship to carry on their fight against the regime of Portugals Premier Antonio Salazar The Santa Maria was in front of Dock 4 by early afternoon The docking process was ex pected to take some time and papers to the letters to the editors columns have been mounting ever since and it appears many britons who say they would like to send the Prince to the same taxidermist Scott County concerned by teen marriages DAVENPORT new state law to close the Iowa borders to young couples in trouble coming in this state to get mar ried has been proposed by Scott County Clerk Elmer Jens Too many such couples have been coming in from Wisconsin Illinois and Indiana Jens said He would raise the legal mar rying age in Iowa from 14 to 16 for girls and 16 to 18 for boys Girls under 16 now can get mar ried by parental consent Jens said it is not unusual for as many as 10 outofstate couples to come to his office for marriage licenses on the week ends fered political asylum to the Galvao rebels the fate of the million ship remained in doubt Portugal demands that Brazil seize it and return it to its owners Galvao has said he would never give it back Quadros message was inter preted in some sections as rec ognition of a state of belliger ency between the Galvao group and the Portuguese government a far lesser charge than those of piracy and murder made earlier by Portugal INTERNATIONAL law would permit a belligerent vessel to spend 24 hours in port to load supplies while those aboard wanting asylum could get it But Quadros was still silent on whether he would seize the ship Accompanying the Santa Maria into the harbor was the destroyer Gearing with Rear Adm Allen Smith Jr command er of the Caribbean Sea Fron tier aboard The entry was a personal tri umph for the 6foot 200pound admiral whose ships and planes had tracked down the Santa Maria and placed it in a pocket of custody SMITH WENT aboard the lux ury liner Tuesday and negotiat ed with Galvao for the release of the passengers He was crest fallen when he returned report ing the situation still was up in the air But late Tuesday Smith re who is skinning his tiger He also was attacked from the pulpit The Rev Reginald Gaul of the Church of England which Queen Elizabeth heads said in his sermon that the shooting of the tiger was ac companied by unspeakable cruelty Even the Indians seem to be surprised by the intensity of the British protests since the only complaints in their own land of nonviolence have come from the Ahimsak party whose members oppose any harm to animals But the attacks here are un derstandable to those who un derstand the British THEY COME not only from genuine animal lovers but from those who always join in criti cism of the royal family since it is the cheapest and safest He suggested that Iowa girls a message from Galvao 16 be permitted to marry in cases of pregnancy but only with parental consent and with a doctors certificate Malvern banks loss MALVERN shortage in the Malvern Trust Saving Bank which developed with the suicide of a bank official has been estimated at about The figure was one given Tues day night by E W Burdic president of the bank The shortage was discovered in the books of John E Willard vice president and cashier who was found dead athome Mon day with a bullet wound which officials said was selfinflicted Burdic said the bank was pro way to get publicity The by a 5120000 employe fi of Windsor never answers back which makes it a sitting duck for anyone who wants to see his name in print And Prince Philip can reflect sadly that if he held the same eminence in practically any other country in the world his tiger shoot would have been ignored or merely noted with interest President Gamal Abdel Nas ser of the United Arab Re public and President Tito of Yugoslavia both went on similar hunts without arousing any furore in their homelands Most other heads of state also are hunters Former president Dwight D Eisenhower for example used to shoot quail without rocking the foundations of government A NUMBER OF rich Britons go on hunts every year under the sponsorship of the Mahara jah of Cooch Behar and get much bigger skins than the mediumsized rug Prince Philip acquired without a murmur from the animal lovers Fifty years ago on the last royal visit to India King George V shot not one but 21 tigers and used 645 elephants to turn them into his guns The yeoman of imperial Britain cheered the prowess of their sovereign But limes have changed Per haps Philip had better take up delity bond and will suffer no loss NEW STRIKE NEW YORK strike of deliverymen against wholesalers curtailed delivery Wednesday of the citys morning newspapers saying the Santa Maria would put into port At that time it was 26 miles out at sea It was a joyous moment for the passengers 42 of them Americans who had been growing more worried by the day as Galvao kept them on the Atlantic Ocean On the inside Society News Page 67 Clear Lake News 13 Sports 1516 North Iowa News 17 Mason City News 2021 Latest Markets 21 Comics 24 Editorials 25 SAME DATE196043 HAM GETS AN APPLE Ham the space chimp reaches out from his couch to take an apple his first food after the 420mile ride aboard a Red AP Photofax stone rocket from a crewman aboard the USS Don ner at sea The chimpanzee was fired from Cape Canaveral Fla riding in a Mercury capsule 3500 at Rath plant suspended WATERLOO W The Rath Packing Co said Wednesday it has suspended about 3500 of its 5000 plant workers until Friday as the result of a work stoppage The company discontinued its livestock buying until Friday The trouble began with the second shift in the hog dressing department Tuesday night Com pany officials said a workman refused to obey his foreman and was given a warning Two others sided with the worker and he three then were suspended A chain reaction developed and first one group then an other walked out after the fore man refused to reinstate the hree suspended the company said Some of the other 1500 plant workers also absented them selves Wednesday partly be cause their work is dependent upon the idle departments The union declined to give out statement saying only that there had been a walkout A company statement said a dispute arose when hoghead ers refused to follow instruc tions of their foreman in carry ing out their normal work The first employe cursed the fore man and he was given a warn ing Then followed the sus pensions by groups AP Pbotofax ESCORT TO PORT Sailors aboard Brazil to discharge the some 600 pas such safe llobbcswasasJUnr the U S destroyer Gearing keep their sengers aboard The luxury liner is un like Kine Olav of Norway ui nivatoa Vmnrkprl if like King Olav archaeology like King Adolf of Sweden Gustav eyes on the liner Santa Maria as the captive vessel heads into port at Recife der control of pirates who hijacked it more than a week ago COLDER N ews in a nutshel FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES North Iowa Cloudy and colder Wednesday night lows zero to 8 above Partly cloudy and continued cold Thursday highs 1015 owa Cloudy and colder with occasional light snow west and south Wednesday night lows near zero northeast to 1015 southwest Partly cloudy and continued cold Thursday highs 10 northeast to near 20 southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy with little temp erature change Friday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Wednesday night through next Monday Normal highs are from the mid 20s northeast to the lower 30s southwest Nor mal lows are from near 5 above along the northern bor der to 15 in the south Tem peratures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal south at the beginning of the period with a cooling trend beginning Thursday night or Friday Precipitation will average 10 of an inch or less occurring mostly as snow in the first half of the period Minnesota Partly cloudy snow flurries colder Highs Thurs day 5 to 20 LONDON Diplomatic sources say Prime Min ister Harold Macmillan expects to go to Washington in March for a meeting with President Kennedy KARACHI Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrived by plane from India for a 16day state visit and were given a warmly emotional welcome by an estimated million and half Pakistanis who cheered sang applauded and pelted them with flowers NEW are holding four Canadians in connection with the theft of in jewels and in cash from the hotel suite of President Ken nedys sister Patricia and her actor husband Peter Lawford UNITED NATIONS N N diplomats pre dict the Security Councils new Congo debate will end in a deadlock as have all others recently unless the United States announces a new middleroad policy Adlai Stevenson in his first debate as chief U S delegate has given no indication of any switch in policy W7o died in house GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 32 Minimum 7 At 8 am 13 YEAR AGO Maximum 45 Minimum 26 Footloose cattle buyer faces many questions Success on first launch Minuteman takes bow CAPE CANAVERAL la A Minuteman lissile Americas hope fop pushbutton war weapon cored an amazing gofor roke success on its first est flight Wednesday A jubilant Air Force reported 0 minutes after the 10 am CST aunching that all three stages ad fired successfully and that he rocket had landed on target the south Atlantic Ocean nore than 4000 miles away The Air Force had gone all ut on the initial firing of this econd generation compact ntercontinental range missile vhich will prowl the countryside n hardtofind railroad trains r stand poised in hardened un erground holes ready for iring on instant notice GEN THOMAS D White Air Force chief of staff called the success one of the most signifi ant steps this nation has even taken toward gaining interconti nental missile supremacy in the critical years just ahead It was Americas third major rocketandspace success in two days Never before had so many rocket components been tested on a first launching here All three solid fuel stages the guid ance system and nose cone were tested Wednesday The dis tance covered was as planned just 2000 miles short of the in tended operational range of 6300 miles This was the first time that all stages of a military rocket were manufactured by different Contractors Thiokol made the irst stage Aerojet the second and Hercules the third Boeing arrested Saturday He waived extradition MUCH OF THE speculation here centers on the possibility Renter used lonely hearts clubs to meet women Pittman said a stack of mail piled up a few weeks ago when Renter served m on a bad check Impassioned plea by actor fails ORLANDO Fla UPI h i7 Series and the somewhat mys hlS kneCS Unntave car Movie and television actor Cam eron Mitchell fell on his knees death in tears before a judge Tuesday wife but it got him only a quick trip back to his cell in the Orange County jail The 41yearold actor is being held under bond on a PINE CITY Minn rov ing cattle buyer whom nobody knew very well headed home in handcuffs to answer the ques tions of a quiet community puzzled by murder Levi L Renter 60 is charged with murdering John Doe an unidentified elderly man whose d remains were found in theic ge smoking ruins of Renters re Henters first two wives died Icently remodeled house Jan 18 within the last five years Ger jSholgun pellets were found injfrude July 20 1955 after a long the body FOR A TIME Henter was thought to be the victim al though Sheriff Lawrence Thrun was not convinced The sheriff now returning Henter from Col quitt Ga knew of check for repeated complaint filed by his exwife that he failed to pay his alimony on time Mitchell said he couldnt raise the money or of Renters sec It was the wariness of a Geor gia divorcee that turned up very much alive Mrs Arrie Newberry had met illness Lulu last June in a pe culiar accident She was hurled into a waterfilled ditch when his car was forced off the road Renter told police Henter has served a state prison term for molesting two girls and was free on bond for check charges in two Minne sota counties Henter through her son and lis tened to his proposal of mar riage at her prospering farm near Colquitt But she wanted lhe D0rid know more and wrote to At a hearing before honorable mayor of Pine Judge Frank A Smith MitchellCity a title held by Art Bielcr fcll to his knees clasped hismann hands in front of him pleaded Bielcrmann a grocer took and sobbed But the judge waslthe letter to the sheriff who set unmoved and back to his cell went Mitchell Georgia officers on the trail of the cattle buyer Henter was LEVI HENTER THE MINUTEMAN Aircraft Co is assembly and test manager The Minuteman truly is a compact as far as military rockets go It measures only 58feet high and weighs about half as much as the 100foot 100 ton liquidfueled Atlas missile ANYTHING BEYOND first stage will be strictly a bonus a project official said We decided to go for broke on the first launch because success would cut the test program by many months Previous multistage military rocket programs here started with testing of only one stage and worked up to the full con figuration gradually weaving in guidance nose cone and other refinements The Air Force plans to hava Minuteman ready for combat by mid1962 Once the missile is perfected the Air Force plans the fastest buildup in missile history with at least 600 Minutemen to be deployed by 1964 About 450 of these will be spread across the western United Stales in under ground silos designed to survive a near miss by a nuclear bomb
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