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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 10, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North lowcti Daily Newspaper Idftod for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOMf EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North logons Associated and United Preti International FiiD Lease Wirei MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10 1961 neighbors To Paper el Two No lOf Kennedy ready to tackle Reds in 6 months WASHINGTON U Kennedy administration leaders now estimate they can be ready to undertake major negotiations with the Soviet Union within six months Soviet officials have been warned quietly against triggering new crises at or elsewhere during this formative period in the hope of exploiting any lack of experience and decisiveness in Washington Though President Kennedy hopes for better EastWest re lations Moscow has been informed any fresh Soviet challenge will bring a swift tough U S response This administration in to leaveno doubt in the minds of the American people or other peoples it is said of mm M f its determination to react vigor I Q y IIIO O ously to any threat and not J 27 to be bluffed or blackmailed t Administration leaders re poftedly feel that Soviet Pre UI U P I v6 Khrusflcnev understands I their bluntly stated position and is acting with restraint One rea son as seen here may be his desire for an early informal meeting with Kennedy as well as a later summit session an other may be serious interest on mg a price for fraud Executives go to jail By SAM DAWSON PHILADELPHIA tives from top to bottom of the corporate ladder can reappraise the relation of man to company in the wake of what happened here to the electric equipment industry What happened was The roof fell in As a result of guilty or no con test pleas to antitrust conspir acy charges 29 companies must pay fines totaling million and 44 of their executives must pay fines totaling Jail sentences were meted out to 31 with 24 put on five years proba tion and 7 others ordered to jail for 30 days starting Monday ALL CONCERNED arc pon dering what their corporate fu ture already have left their jobs In countless other industries management men big and little are on notice they must be as above approach as Caesars wife in avoiding involvement in price fixing or bid rigging Many jun ior executives may wonder how far their superiors will go in packing them even question some practices or poli dangerous to them cies as selves The first individuals sen tenced to jail looked unbeliev ing Later on looked crushed or startled that they could be sen tenced for doing their job as they had interpreted it Some openly showed resent ment that they were being pun ished while superiors werent even indicted THE RELATION of man to company in following practices deemed to aid the firms con cerned varied widely among the corporations involved Attorneys for companies and those for in dividuals made contrasting pleas in asking Judge J Culler lis part in doing something to iring the arms race under con trol AT A MINIMUM Kennedy and his advisers believe Khrushchev wants to avoid a major military clash and to con centrate his main effort on open ng up negotiations on such mat ers as the future of Berlin and disarmament problems In preparation for these nego tiations Kennedy and Secretary of State Dean Rusk are startinj country by country and area by area reexaminations of U S oreign policies parallel with heir efforts to quiet the current crises in Laos and the Congo A White House meeting Satur day is scheduled to initiate a top evel review of U SSoviet rela ions with Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson U S envoy to Mos cow sitting in with Kennedy AS OFFICIALS here see the overall policy prospect at pres ent the United States faces hree basic requirements in preparation for entering along vith its chief allies into negotia ions with the Soviet Union 1 To begin building greater political and economic unity in vhat they refer to as the At antic community 2 To reinforce U S military might and restore U S prestige as leader of the nonCommunist making it clear to the So let Union and Red China that willingness to negotiate settle ments of outstanding problems does not mean weakness on the part of this country Photofax MUSH YOU CRITTERS Scott Ansley 3yearold who lives in a Portland Ore sub urb is having trouble getting histeam of dogs lined up The team is made up of seven Basset puppies just four weeksold jjcott doesnt real ly expect much of a ride A controversial law in Portland requiring dogs to be kept on leash brought up the subject 3 To begin being munist nations allied nonCom and neu ral into an integrated economic ystem this objective involves domestic as well as foreign olicy problems Unemployment n the United States raises pres ures for protective tariff mea ures foreign aid cutbacks and ther steps contrary to the ad ministrations world aim POLICE CONVICTED RIVERHEAD N Y UP Sm company attorneys saM JSTSSMS their top men were unaware of the widespread price fixing and bid rigging in an industry with billion a year sales Some of their men showed active resent ment of salary cuts and demo tions since they were indicted last spring and insisted they were carrying out orders of their immediate superiors or in structions of their predecessors on the job Some of the individuals ac cepted the court punishment as they had accepted their com pany what seemed expected They gave no indica tion in court of questioning the practice they held was needed to bring stability to a once highly competitive industry OTHERS PLEADED through their attorneys that they had first opposed the idea of price fixing banned by antitrust laws but found they had to go along as part of their jobs To these the judge mostly tunned a deaf ear saying they used substan tial salaries to balm their con science But usually he sus pended jail sentences and put them on five year probation Many of the defendants were at or near retirement age The fines will bear down hard So will loss of status in company and community REACHES PAKISTAN RAWALPINDI Pakistan M Quccn Elizabeth II arrived here Friday on her state tour ances from a Long Island ware house when they went there to investigate a reported burglary last July FAIRandWARMER North Iowa Generally fair through Saturday except for considerable fog Friday night and Saturday morning Slow ly warming temperatures Lows Friday night 1020 Highs Saturday 4248 Iowa Generally fair through Saturday except for consider able fog Friday night and early Saturday Slowly warm ing temperatures Lows Fri day night 1020 extreme north 2530 south Highs Saturday 40s north to lower 50s south FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal east and 4 to 6 degrees above nor mal west Saturday through next Wednesday Normal lows are 8 to 12 above north and 16 to 19 south Normal highs are near 30 north to the mid 30s south Warmer Saturday turning cooler Sun day and Monday Precipita tion will average 10 of an inch or less occurring as snow after Saturday Minnesota Variable cloudiness continued pleasant Highs Sat urday 2535 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 36 Minimum 23 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 89 CubGazette 10 Sports 1112 Clear Lake News 15 Comics 16 The BlueJ17 North Iowa News 20 Lumumba loose again France regrets new air incident Plane not in danger Red leader was aboard PARIS UPi The governmen Friday termed French air force interception of Soviet President Leonid Brezhnevs plane a re grettable incident and promisee an investigation Itdid say however that the craft never was in danger Lower level officials in Al iers charged a jet fighter fired warning shots at the plane over the Mediterranean Thursday be cause the Russians violated light plans The Soviet Em assy in Pabat Morocco replied hotly that the French charges vere pure invention The Foreign Ministry issued statement saying an investi gation of the regrettable inci dent had been ordered THE SPOKESMAN would make no further comment but t appeared lere viewed the the government incident far more seriously than did French authorities in Algeria There was general agreement Jiat the incident took place in the early afternoon in sunny skies when the Soviet Ilyushin BREZHNEV AFTER SHOOTING IN CIDENT Soviet PresidentLeonid Brezhnev is greeted at Rabat Morocco airport by the Governor of Rabat Abdel Latif Benjelloun center with and King Mohammed of AP Morocco in profile at right French fighter planes fired warning shots at the Soviet plane flying Brezhnev on a goodwill visit to West Africa The French said the plane failed to respond to radio challenges Clarinetist mourned Jazz rings out at funeral NEW ORLEANS La Wl There were two funerals when they buried famed Negro jazz clarinetist Alphonse Picou They buried the 82yearold musician Thursday And they all but buried the music played at his New Orleans music he helped create When a Negro jazzman or lodge member dies in New Orleans a marqhing band is hired to play dirges and hymns to the graveyard Go ing home following the great tradition the band cuts loose with ragtime People dance in the streets Its an unforgettable sound 18 turboprop was flying over he Mediterranean en route to Rabat A French twinjet Vulture Ighter fired warning tracer Dursts ahead of the plane Ii was one of three sent out Algiers military authorities Friday issued a communique charging that the Soviet plane flying south of its an nounced route in an irregular manner which made verifica ion necessary THE ALGIERS communique Iso accused the Russians of iolating custom by failing to notify the French that Brezhnev was aboard Warning bursts were fired inly because the Reds violated egulations by refusing to make adio contact with the intercept ng fighters the communique aid A Soviet statement issued in labat Morocco where Brezh nev stopped on the way to an fficial visit to Guinea said the ourengine turboprop plane messaged Algiers when the first rench Vulture fighter jet ap peared jlative reapportionment The message asked Algiers to The governor said he has been ecall its plane the message was cknowledged and the shooting vas broken off The 80mile zone off Algeria is overed by French air and sea orces to head off arms ship ments to the Algerian national st rebels The music is the closest youll come today to the pure orig inal jazz that began here a half century ago But its dying It has given way to swing modern jazz and rock n roll Picou credited with com posing the classic Muskrat Ramble helped develop he distinctive New Orleans jazz style of clarinet playing After Picous funeral the 10piece band struck up bounc ing tunes goirg back to the funeral home The gay music drew people from nearby houses stores street corners A pied piper army of old and young white and Negro danced along The band cut loose with Pan a ma Rag Joes Bogie Didnt He Ramble School children peeked from classroom windows Cus tomers in a beauty parlor ran out with pincurlers At Picous funeral as in the old days a grand marshal set the pace for the Eureka band of two bands that played the graveyard The band played such hymns as Nearer My God to Thee and What a Friend We Have in Jesus But it was not church music It was as if the blues had entered the music and taken over Erbe adds his influence to remap drive DES MOINES Nor man Erbe confirmed Friday that ic has been meeting with state enators jn concerning the tense genate Qver legis N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HEADLINERS R B Gray right welcomes two of the headliners at the North Iowa Agricultural Institute at the Hotel Hanford They are Robert Casper Winterset national vice president of the National Farmers Or ganization and Kenneth Schu man Des Moines Iowa president of the Farmers Union Kenneth Thatcher Des Moines secretary of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation was the third speaker at the noon luncheon The In stitute is sponsored by the agriculture committee of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce Onthespot survey WASHINGTON Secretary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg has left on a threeday mission for Presi dent Kennedy to survey unemployment trouble spots in five states The labor secretary said that with half the nations major industrial centers now classified as depressed meaninga jobless rate of 6 per cent or JilC OCIJU lltiO j f urging on the senators his belief j more he wants to talk over the problem with state that it is necessary that this leg officials businessmen and labor leaders and idled workers and their families Wants more judgeships WASHINGTON Atty Gen Robert FKen nedy asked Congress to pass legislation to create 59 new federal judgeships including one in to relievea serious problem of congestion in the courts Will seek damages NEW YORK The government will seek mil lions of dollars in damages from electrical equipment firms that pleaded guilty to rigging bids on govern ment contracts The first complaint will be filed with in two months Weaver wins support WASHINGTON Robert C Weaver has won Senate confirmation as the governments top housing administrator The Senate cleared the nomination by voice vote after five hours of argument putting Weaver in the highest position ever held by a Negro in the federal executive branch Weekend in Virginia MIDDLEBURG Va President and Mrs Ken nedy will spend their first weekend in the historic home they have rented in the Virginia hunt country near here They will fly separately by helicopter from the White House to Glen Ora about 42 miles from Washington 13 buried in avalanche LENZERHEIDE Switzerland A snow slide buried 13 vacationing Swiss pupils and their master on 7600foot Scalottas Mountain in eastern Switzer land islature produce some reappor tionment plan He said he has not advocated any particular plan Erbe also told his news con ference that he believes the Shaff plan which failed in the Senate Wednesday comes clos est to having general support in the legislature and the state Reports that the governor has been talking to the senators de veloped after Sen Richard C Turner RCouncil Bluffs went to Erbes office with Sen J Kendall Lynes RPIainfield the Senate majority leader Turner confirmed Friday that he had been asked to take action for reconsideration of the vote by which the Shaff plan failed He said there wereno threats or promises HOT SPOT CHATTANOOGA Tenn UP Service station attendant Avery M Hunt is beginning to expect the worst Since he went to work at his station in 1957 he has been held up five times SAME DATI1WOM Report he may be dead New crisis for Congo ELISABETHVILLE Congo UB Katanga government an ounced Friday that deposed remier Patrice Lumumba and wo political associates escaped hursday night from a farm ouse where they had been kept risoners west of Elisabethville A communique said the trio vercame and bound two sen ries guarding them and fled in n auto with several rifles and nough gas to cover 60 miles Godefroid Munongo the Ka anga interior minister indi ated his government believed umumba was headed for For uguese Angola west of Katanga rovince although his ultimate bjective presumably is Stanley ille capital of the Congos riental Province which is con rolled by troops and politicians oyal to him THE KATANGA said it had blocked all roads eading from the province Lumumba previously had been reported in a prison at Jadot ville 65 miles northwest of Eli sahethvilie to which he had been moved under heavy guard from Thysville Military Camp outside Leopoldville on Jan 18 But the Katanga commumqua said he and his associates es aped from a farmhouse near Casaji which is about 80 miJes rom the Angola border on a ighway leading across the rentier Munongo said the two other risoners who escaped with Lu niimba were Col Joseph Okito nd Maurice Mpolo Mpolo was outh minister in Lumumbas cabinet and Okito vice president of the Senate RUMORS HAVE circulated in Katanga Leopoldville Brussels and at the U N head q u a rters in New York that Lumumba has been killed U N officials and newsmen have been put ting pressure on Katanga of f i c i a 1 s for proof that the LUMUMBA expremier is still alive One diplomat hear ing of the escape report com mented that this would be ex cellent preparation for an an nouncement later that Lumum ba and those with him had died or been killed while trying to flee the country This also was the attitude of Russia which has supported him in the past Keeping Lumumba under con finement has been one of the major headaches of the central Congo government in Leopold ville since his ouster as Premier by Maj Gen Joseph Mobutu last fall He was put under house ar rest in September For weeks he remained in the official pre miers mansion in Leopoldville guarded by U N troops from Ghana who protected him against being arrested Mother sentenced for neglecting tots SIOUX CITY DPI The mother of four small children left alone for two days in an unheated house with only raw otatoes to eat was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in jail on our counts of wanton child neg ect Mrs Toni Henshaw who was arrested originally on an ntoxication charge left home caving the children aged 4 6 and 10 alone A truant officer vho went to the home to check on the older childrens absence rom school said he found only i few raw potatoes in the house and the only heat provided by an oven on a gas range   

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