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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 13, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Idittd for Hpmt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL W The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbor s Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 13 1961 fc a Consists or Two Ono HOME EDITION Lumumba dead world told Russias space station on course to Venus One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sunday KWLC Decorah 1240 pm Sun WOI Ames 64U pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs WSUI Iowa City 910 Sat Interest in languages is growing T AM NOT GUESSING when I tell you that theres a life in terest in language teaching in our part of the world My last commentary on this subject has drawn more mail than Ive had from one offering in recent years Just by way of refreshing your memory if you heard that previous talk or orienting you for what will follow in this little visit if you didnt hear the earlier one let me recall my main points of emphasis I began by stating the view that Latin America and most other countries are doing a very much better job of mastering English than we are with any foreign tongue Then I theorized on why this is true First I listed motivation Theres a selfish reason for learning English which is in disputably the worlds common est and most important second language Once French may have had this distinction In the future it could be Russian But today it clearly is English So other countries dont have to debate whether their second language should be English or something else Thats all de cided for them Theyre ready to get to work on it In contrast we in America havent yet de cided this question We dont know for sure what is our sec ond tongue WITH MOTIVATION estab lished were ready to move on into methods And under this head the one important fact to be observed is that most other countries start teaching language at an early age well down in the elementary grades whereas we wait for high school and often college Linked with this accent on tender age is a disposition to emphasize conversation as dis tinguished from language in the written form The youngster starts talking the new language on his first day of contact with it and he keeps it up The fine points of grammar come later The big idea is to talk and be understood to communicate to converse I told how this approach had worked out in the case of a couple of my Germanborn and Lebanon reared grandchildren who at the time of my com mentary in question one 7 one 8 years were working on their third and fourth languages French and Arabic English and German had been mastered more or less in selfdefense from their parents and their nursemaids respectively But thats enough by way of recall IT WONT SURPRISE YOU to learn that four out of five of those from whom I heard were connected with education from elementary to university gradu ate level With the letter from one superintendent in a com munity of around 40000 was a marked page in an Office of Ed ucation guide This marked sec tion defines the case so very well that I am quoting it here The new role of U S and in world affairs is making it in creasingly necessary for large numbers of our citizens to be able to communicate freely with other peoples Military government and our business assignments abroad exchange programs of students teachers and represent atives from many other fields Continued on Pagt 2 North Iowa Partly cloudy Mon day night and Tuesday Cold er Monday night lows near 20 Highs Tuesday 3843 Iowa Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Colderjdezvous with the planet Venus Scientists lauded for great fete MOSCOW Ufl A 1148pound Soviet space station Monday hurtled toward a midMay ren Monday night lows in the 20s Highs Tuesday near 40 north after a spectacular piggyback launching the United States does east to near 50 extreme southnot expect to achieve for an west Further outlook Partjother 18 to 24 months ly cloudy nesday and warmer Wed Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near seasonal normals north to 5 to 10 above south Warmer trend Wednesday and Friday with cooling Thursday and Satur day Normal highs near 30 north to mid 30s south Nor mal lows 8 north to 20 south Precipitation will average 10 to 20 occurring as rain or snow toward last of period Minnesota Partly cloudy cold er Highs Tuesday 2535 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 44 Minimum 28 YEAR AGO Maximum 27 Minimum 1 Lincoln birthday unrest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thousands of young people observed emancipator Abraham incolns birthday with demon strations against segregated mo ion picture theaters and in sup port of the jail no bail stand of some imprisoned Negro stu dents White persons and Negroes and South protested seg regated movies In some in stances pairs of white youths and Negroes made unsuccessful attempts to get into allwhite sections of Southern theaters AT SAN ANTONIO Tex a jomb was reported placed in the 600seat Majestic Theater shortly after an integration dem onstration About 350 persons were inside at the time The building was searched but no bomb was found The demonstration at San An tonio followed the same pattern used in Austin Houston and Dallas Tex At Austin pickets showed their disapproval of the segregation ist policies of the governors of Louisiana and Arkansas by in troducing some words of their own for the traditional text of the Battle Hymn of the Re public WELL SEND Jimmie Davis to an integrated hell they sang and Well hang Orval Faubus to a sour apple tree In Austin and Houston the crowds of Negro and white dem onstrators swelled to 200 or more About 50 each marched in Dallas and San Antonio Students also demonstrated outside theaters in New York Boston and Chicago which do not segregate Negroes but have common ownership with South ern theaters which do Playing GOP says of Goldberg WASHINGTON UP The Re publican National Committee Monday accused Secretary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg of playing politics with the unem ployment problem An article in the committees official pub lication Battle Line described as a political junket the five state swing Goldberg completed Sunday The committee com plained because it said Re publicans were excluded from participation Atop Russian scientist who asked that his name be with held said it would not be pos sible to tell until the trajectory is known whether the ship would plunk into cloudcovered Venus or orbit around it It de pends on the data sent back by the interplanetary station he said THE SPACE traveler carry ing a banner emblazoned with the Soviet coat of arms should reach the area of Venus when earths sister planet will be about 26 million miles away the Russians said The latest Soviet space shot second in eight day aimed at investigating condi tions on and around the planet whose perpetual mantle of clouds has made it a mystery to scientists The space station is moving along at 25000 miles an hour and at last report was nearly 200000 miles from earth Scientists and officials on both sides of the iron curtain hailed the Venus shot as the greatest space feat since the Soviet Un ion orbited her first Sputnik three years ago It adds to the Soviet Unions other claimed ac complishments which include hitting the moon with a rocket photographing the far side of the moon and orbiting the sun THE SOVIET announcement indicated the Venus launching was an extremely complex op eration It sdid a multistage rocket carried a Sputnik into orbit another rocket was launched from the Sputnik and the second rocket fired off an automatic interplanetary sta tion with the intent either of hitting Venus or going into orbit around it A Mikhailov director of the Pulkovo Observatory reported that the distance between Venus and the earth is now 528 million miles but is shortening each day by almost 600000 miles In the second half of May Mikhailov told Tass the Soviet news agency the rocket will make its closest approach to Venus 26 million miles and it is possible that this brief span of time will yield more infor mation about this planet than the entire previous history of investigations Venus is the third brightest object in the earths sky and this month is near its brightest stage Only the sun and moon are brighter Venus comes o within 26 mil lion miles of the than any other it presents many mysteries The view of the surface of Venus is blocked by clouds around it Some astronomers say Venus may be too hot for any form of life as we know it Because Venus is so close to the million gets about twice as much sunlight and heat as the earth On the inside EditorialsPage 4 News Quiz 5 Clear Lake News 6 Comics 7 Society News 89 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 4 execs begin jail sentences PHILADELPHIA w Four electrical equipment industry executives Monday began 30day jail sentences for their part in price fixing and bid rigging schemes over a fiveyear period The executives are Edwin R Jung vice president of the iark Controller Co Cleveland Lewis J Burger General Elec LUMUMBA MYPOLO Massacred Katanga government vouches A new crisis for UN ELISABETHVILLE Katanga W Patrice jumumba 35 is dead the Katanga government an nounced Monday and the African villagers who killed lim have received a reward of The interior ministry of this secessionist province declared he Congos deposed premier was massacred Sunday morning along with two aides said to have fled with him three days earlier His aides were Maurice Mypolo and Joseph Okito Godefroid Munongo the interior minister told reporters I will speak frankly If people accused us of killing Lu mumba I will reply Prove it The effect of the slayings was to bring the longbrewing ongo situation to a new crisis holding the threat of civil war frit came as Katanga was flexing I its military muscles with a Two Clarion persons die in crash manager Fort and George E trie general Wayne Ind Burens and William S Ginn GE vice presidents from Sche nectady NY They are among seven top echelon executives given 30day jail terms in US district court in the sentencing of 44 indi viduals and 29 heavy electrical equipment manufacturers re sulting from the government antitrust case in his tory The defendants pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to 20 indictments and were fined total of Two of the seven executives began their terms in the Mont gomery County Jail at nearbj Norristown Pa last Friday They are Charles L Mauntel 60 Drexel Hall Pa sales man ager of Westinghouse Corpora tions steam division at Lester Pa and John H Chiles Jr Sharon Pa vice president of the transformer division of Westinghouse The seventh man John M Cook vice president of Cutler Hammer Inc Milwaukee Wis EAGLE GROVE Mr and Mrs Eugene Webb both 32 Uarion were killed and their hree children seriously injured Monday in a cartruck collision on Iowa 60 about onefourth of a mile north of the Eagle Grove city limits Authorities said the truck driver Mervin Dodds 26 But ler Mo was charged with mak ing an improper turn Dodds was not hurt Officers said he was accused of turning his truck directly in front of the Webb car One of the Webbs sons Thomas 18 months was re drive which brought a U N warning Lumumbas death was an nounced two hours before the UN Security Council met in New York to deal with the de teriorating Congo situation There the United States ex pressed shock at Lumumbas death and promised coopera tion with SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold in undertaking a full investigation BUT THE Soviet Union long Lumumbas supporter said the killing was just another indica ition of how Hammerskjold ha operated in the Congo with th oacking of a UN peace force The Soviet Union said Presiden Tshombes Katanga governmen must be made to pay Soviet Delegate Valerian i Zorin assailed HammarskjoL ported in critical condition ancf investigation Zorin declared a daughter Jackie 3 was listed in poor condition The other son Eugene Jr 5 was described as fair All were taken to a Clarion hospital The Webbs were on their way blaming him for permitting sue a thing under the blue flag o the United Nations We find a hypocritical rin in these proposals for a socalle pick up Mrs before continti journey to the o Vincent to Webbs mother ing a vacation South Webb is a brakeman for the Chicago Great Western Rail will begin his sentence Feb 20road AP Photofax EVEN FIDEL JOINS CUBAS VOLUNTEER CANE Minister Castro went cane cutting with thousands of other volunteer workers Sunday and official announcements said he sliced off more than 9000 pounds of cane Cubas military footing has left the civilian labor supply critically short We have not the slightest con fidence in the secretarygenera or his staff after all that ha been committed in the Cong and Katanga In Elisabethville the interior minister refused to name villate where Lumumba died We do not want the Africans of the tribe which killed Lum umba to be identified because they might be the subject of eventual reprisals by Lumum bists said Munongo MUNONGO CALLED Lumum ba a criminal responsible for tens of thousands of deaths in Kasai and Katanga provinces and insisted the handling of the case was a local matter Their bodies have been buried immediately at a place We do not wish to reveal he said The governments story about which much doubt has been ex pressed is that Lumumba and his associates fled early Friday from a farmhouse 220 miles west of Elisabethville A newspaper in Durban South Africa reported from Elisabeth ville that it was believed the battered blindfolded expremier was shot to death Jan 17 just after he was flown to Elisabeth ville from the Leopoldville area for more secure imprisonment The fiery former premier was regarded by US officials as the only Congo leader strong enough to unite the country At the same time because of his demo goguery and left wing leaning they regarded him as complete ly unacceptable AP PhotoEax HER HUSBAND MASSACRED Mrs Patrice Lumumba whose husbands death was announced by the Katanga government weeps outside then home in Leopoldville Roland Gilbert Lumumba watches his mothers grief N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Russians honor Lincofn LONDON Abraham Lincoln Moscow Radio said is a name dear to the heart of the Soviet peo ple A broadcast beamed at North America and heard here said that Russians can sympathize with and understand Lincolns democratic views and his sincere and deep sympathy for the working people The broadcast was made on the occasion of the 152nd anniversary of Lincolns birth More conferences set WASHINGTON President Kennedy will hold separate White House conferences with the prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand within the next three weeks the White House announced1 Joe visits Marilyn NEW YORK Hospitalized screen star Marilyn Monroe was visited by Joe DiMaggio former New York Yankee baseball star and the second of her three husbands DiMaggio carried a bouquet when he entered the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Miss Monroe entered Friday for a complete physical checkup Asked about the possibility of a reconcilia tion between himself and Miss Monroe DiMaggio said I can only say we are friends good friends nothing else Goldberg plans new tour WASHINGTON The Kennedy administration charted a new series of town meetings across the land to get firsthand the plight of the unemployed Secre tary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg just back from an initial fivestate swing said he plans to carry Presi dent Kennedys message that help is coming into other sections Goldberg toured depressed areas in Illinois Indiana Ohio Michigan and Pennsylvania French protest wording PARIS France told the Soviet Union it could not accept some of the language Moscow used in its note protesting the French buzzing of Soviet Presi dent Leonid Brezhnevs plane off the Algerian coast JFK returns to capital MIDDLEBURG Va This quiet community in the Virginia horse country absorbed President Kennedys first weekend visit with hardly a tremor and showed little outward display of curiosity about its distinguished new neighbor Marines sizzling over blast by exgeneral SAME DATE1WO52 CAMP LEJEUNE NC US Marines are back on the firing line in de fense of their proud tradi tions A mens magazine has been banned from sale at this big Marine base because of an article in its March issue criti cal of the Marine Corps prop aganda The article was written by retired Marine Brig Gen Wil liam B McKean who was an officer in charge of a training battalion at the Parris Island Marine depot in 1957 at the time of the Ribbon Creek death march tragedy McKeans article entitled Harry Truman Was Right When He Slammed The Ma rines led to the banning of the magazine here by Maj Gen R 6 Luckey command ing general of Camp LeJeune Truman in 1950 said the Ma rine Corps is the Navys police force only and they have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalins When I sing the Marine hymn I believe eviry word of it Luckey said It is part of my responsi bility as commanding general that nothing bt publicized on the base that is derogatory to the best traditions of the Ma rine Corps He said the Mc Kean article attacked the timehonored traditions of the Marine Corps and added our enlisted personnel would won der if these traditions were true Luckey said In a boxed chart accom panying his article McKean listed a number of Marine traditions which ht captioned Legend and Fact And the headline said Dont tell this to the Marines Among these ht listed as the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli we fight our countrys battles As fact ht listed In 1847 Marines stood guard on the national palace after the fall of Mexico City In 1804 under the command of an exArmy captain eight Marines fought alongside 150 Greeks and Arabs at Tripoli As legend he listed First to fight for right and freedom The fact he listed In the Revolution it was militia since thtn our Navy and Army have alttrnattd in major wars with a few Marines aboard ship Another legend he said was the Marine motto Sem per Fidelis always and listed as Civil War Marine desertions equal led the maximum strength of the corps Luckey replied I dont know whether or not thert were any marines at Tripoli How the hell would I know But Ive belitvtd it for 33 years and Im going to go right on believing it We go to a lot of trouble training our young rtcruits in the proud tradition of tht corps and now along comts a general to ttar it all down Thats what hurts   

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