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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14 1961 7c a Paper Consists o Three SectionsSection No Ill Reds to ignore U N secretary LONDON UP The Soviet government Tuesday officially withdrew its recognition of Dag Hammarskjold as UN general secretary and demanded that all foreign troops get out of the Congo within one month The Russians demanded the United Nations censure Belgium in the slaying of Patrice Lu mumba the deposed Premier A note distributed by Tass also demanded the arrest and trial of President Moise Tshom be of Katanga Province for Lu mumbas death The statement came at the end of a riotous day in Mos cow in which foreign students every window in the Belgian Embassy broke the Lumumba stirred emotions Inspired both loyalty hate By JAMEL FARMALL United Press Internationa Patrice Lumumba was a man who stirred violent emotions in a brief but fiery career that saw him become the first premier of the independent Congo In his 35year span he was a beer salesman a bank clerk a post office worker a fighter for independence and a master politician oratorical powers that could sway the crowds He was frequently imprisoned by the Belgians b y his political foes after independ ence and once on a charge of common embezzlement FEW COULD be neutral about Lumumba He inspired violent hate or fierce loyalty To his supporters he was a patriot who was the combined George Washington and Abra ham Lincoln of the Congo The word savior was frequently applied to him by his followers To his foes he was an agitator dictator mad man or thief But whatever his true colors the goateed Lumumba was widely acknowledged to be courageous shrewd ambitious and a suave politician whose fast footwork j made him elusive as quicksilver Born in 1926 Lumumba was 19 when he took his first job as a junior civil servant in the post office of his hometown ol Stanleyville ELEVEN YEARS later he had become chief clerk of the bank in Stanleyville But his banking career ended when he was con victed of embezzling from the bank and sentenced to three years in jail Belgian authorities released Lumumba after he had served a year and ordered him to re pay the missing money Lu mumba said he was framed and that he took the rap for some one else Lumumba then moved to the capital city of Leopoldville where he worked first for a law firm and then sold beer for a Belgianowned brewery It was then that he leaped into the fight for the Congos inde pendence from Belgium In 1958 he formed the Congolese national movement the first na tionalist party to draw support from all areas of the giant African colony IN JANUARY 1959 anti Belgian rioting broke out in Leopoldville The rioting spread to Stanleyville and by the end of the year Lumumba was back in jail Two months later he was re leased He went straight to Brussels where he met with Belgian authorities in a confer ence that agreed to make the Congo independent In the Congolese election that followed Lumumbas party emerged as the strongest group and he was named the first prime minister When the Congo formally be came independent last July 1 Lumumba gave a preview of things to come Before a dis tinguished audience that in cluded Belgiums King Bau douin Lumumba delivered a fiery speech bitterly attacking the Belgians for their oppres sion of the Congolese people during the colonial rule The independence celebrations were just going on when the army mutined and chaos broke out in the Congo j North Iowa Generally fair and warmer Tuesday night lows 2332 Partly cloudy and turn ing colder Wednesday highs 4350 Iowa Generally fair and warm er T u e s d a y night lows 20s northwest to 30s southeast Partly cloudy and turning colder Wednesday highs 20s north west to 50s southeast Further outlook Partly cloudy and little temperature change Thursday Minnesota Partly cloudy cold er Highs Wednesday 2535 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Year ago Maximum Minimum 38 25 28 29 3 Early spring to continue Iowas preseason spring is expected to continue through Thursday reached into the 40s and 50s Tuesday after noon under the influence of re turned southerly winds and con siderable sunshine Mondays highs ranged from 38 at Mason City to 51 at Council Bluffs Tuesday mornings lows var ied from 15 at Spencer to 32 at Des Moines The mild temperatures of the last few days have melted most of the snow cover and the re mainder should vanish Tuesday except in some sheltered areas in Northern Iowa BANDIT DIES NORFOLK Mass UPI Henry Baker 54 member of the bandit gang which engin eered the fantastic Brinks robbery 11 years ago died Monday in a prison hos pital SAME doors and tore Belgian Ambass ador Hippolyte Coils car to pieces Other demonstrations were re ported against Belgium on both sides of the Iron Curtain The United States also drew criticism from some demonstra tors for its support of Hammar skjolds Congo policies About 20 demonstrators gathered in front of the US Information Agency office in Cairo shout ing proLumumba slogans They made no attempt to attack the building A UN spokesman in the Congo said Lumumbas support ers in Stanleyville appeared tc be trying to prevent antiwhiti reprisals HAMMARSKJOLD must be dismissed from the post of sec retarygeneral as an accessor to and organizer of the murder of the leading statesman of the Republic of the Congo which has tarnished the name of the United Nations the Soviet gov ernments statement said Tass reported that the Sovie government declared that for its part it will maintain no rela tions with Hammarskjold and will not recognize him as an official of the United Nations The statement said all Belgian troops and other personnel in the Congo must be dis armed forth with and re moved from the Congo It asserted all military units and gendarme rie taking or ders from Tsh ombe and Con golese Ma j Gen Joseph DAG Mobutu must be immediatel disarmed The situation which Hammar skjold now faces is similar to that faced by his predecessor Trygve Lie after the Soviet Un ion refused to deal with him because of his condemnation o the Communist invasion 0 South Korea LIE HOWEVER continued to serve from the time of the So viet nonrecognition in 1950 un til November 1952 During that period the dressed all Soviet Union ad communications to he UN secretariat rather than to the secretarygeneral Hammarskjolds second five year term expires in April 1963 has declared he has no in tention to resign The Kremlin began its attack on Hammarskjold last Septem ber when Khrushchev demand ed his removal in a speech to he general assembly Khrush chev proposed that the secre tary generalship be abolished and that Hammarskjold be re placed by a threeman pre sidium but his proposal won support only from the iron cur ain countries IOWAN KILLED SIGOURNEY w Mr and firs Lester Lane of Sigourney lave been notified of the death of their son William in a traffic accident in Arkansas AP Photofax FAKE SCULPTURE This warriors head is one of the three large famous terra cotta sculptures of warriors that the New York Metropolitan Muse um of Art has discovered are fakes They had been labelled about the Fifth Century BC and had been ex hibited in the museum since 1933 A notice posted in the museums Etruscan collection says that as a result of mod ern scientific analyses the mu seum received proof that these famous statues were not made in ancient times N ews in a utshell AP Photofax TALK AFTER CONGO Dele gate Dialo Telli talks with US Ambassador Adlai Stevenson following United Nations Security Council meeting on the Congo crisis which reached a new peak with the death of former Congo Premier Patrice Lumumba At center is Thomas Bartlett of the United States delegation FROM OTJH WIRE SERVICES Nice going ident Kennedy has sent congratulations to Soviet Premier Khrushchev on the Russian launching of a space rocket toward Venus Mardi Gras NEW ORLEANS Madcap mirth reigned supreme as a multicol ored sea of masked mer rymakers turned New Orleans into the city that care forgot Thou sands cavorted through the streets in the final binge before the peni tential Lenten season be gins Delay trial JERUSALEM The war crimes trial of ac cused former Nazi exe cutioner Adolf Eich mann has been postponed from midMarch until about April 10 reliable sources said Criticism DES MOINES judges have criticized the state board of con trol for releasing boys committed to the train ing school at Eldora be fore they were rehabili tated and for transfer ring others to the mens reformatory Spending up LONDON gov ernment issued a defense blueprint providing for increased armaments ex penditures and warning of the rising military might of Communist Chi na The document calls for military spending of in the next fiscal year Liberal recaptures Pancake Race trophy LIBERAL Kan yn McGlamery 27 a grade chool teacher flashed across he finish line in one minute and 0 seconds Tuesday to claim he silver skillet for Liberal n the International Pancake Race against the women of OI ney England Miss McGlam crys time was four seconds faster than that recorded earli er in OIney by the defending champion store clerk Carol Vorley On the inside Editorials Page 4 North lowi News 5 Clear Newt 6 Sports 89 Society Ntws 1112 Building Ntws 1318 Comics 19 Mason City Ntws 2021 Latest Markets 21 3 remap plans defeated House opens its debate WIRE SERVICES DES third sub stitute offered to the House Committees plan for reappor itionment Tuesday was defeated J5746 The measure was drafted by Reps A C Hanson RInwood and A L Mensing RLowden jit would have provided for a ISOmember Senate elected from 149 twocounty districts and JKossuth as a singlecounty dis itrict The House would have been a 117member chamber based on population Two other substitutes offered by Reps John Rockwell R Mount Pleasant and David Stanley RMuscatine suffered sound setbacks Rockwells pro posal was rejected 7132 and Stanleys measure was turned down 7532 HOWEVER THE plans which failed technically remain in the hopper under the ground rules which the House adopted for its version of the reapportionment airing Under the rules a lawmaker could introduce his plan either as a substitute motion or as an amendment to the vehicle bill He also was given the option to withdraw the motion if he de cided not to press for a vote on it If a substitute motion is of Eered and defeated it does not lose reconsideration privileges but if offered as an amendmen and defeated it would lose re consideration status The House earlier ha launched its debate of th knobby reapportionment issu with Rep Marvin Smith R Paullina urging adoption of watereddown version of th Shaff Plan which was defeatei by a onevote margin in th Senate last week SMITH IS chairman of the House Reapportionment com mittee which drafted the mea sure and reported it out as the vehicle for debate by a 195 vote After Smith explained the committee plan the House members who introduced eight other plans in the lower cham ber were given an opportunity to outline their proposals and offer them as substitutes The purpose of such action was to keep the measures alive For possible consideration later if the committee bill should fail to pass or for use by a con ference committee if the House should adopt a reapportionment plan which the Senate would not accept The committee bill would set up a 56member Senate based on population and a 99mem ber House based on area with one representative from each county The measure would prohibit crossing county lines to set up senatorial districts which would compact and contiguous territory and each would lave a population as nearly equal as possible to every other district AFTER REPORT TO Secretary of Labor Arthur Goldberg talks to reporters at the White House after reporting to President Kennedy on his weekend swing through high un Rayburn is gloomy AP Photofax employment areas in five states Gold berg denied the trip had political over tones as some Republicans have charged and made plans for visits to other depressed areas More jobs is topic WASHINGTON need to do something about mounting unemployment is more urgent than at any time since the great depression of the 1930s House Speaker Sam Hayburn DTex said Tuesday after a conference with President Kennedy Rayburn added that Secretary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg re ported at the conference that he has found the situation worse than he had expected Goldberg reported to Kenne dy other members of the Cabi net and Democratic congres sional leaders at an hourlong White House session which con centrated on the problem of job lessness and economic recovery As Goldberg did Monday nigh after a meeting with t Kennedy Rayburn said the President wil have something to say about th unemployment situation at hi news conference Wednesda night The conference will b broadcast live on nationwid television and radio The White House session wa Loveless sees no trouble over job WASHINGTON Gov Herschel Loveless of Iowa said Tuesday he knows of no trouble over his appoint ment by President Kennedy as a member of the Federal Renegotiation Board My name is before the Sen a t e Finance Committee Loveless told a reporter and I am here awaiting the com mittees call Kennedy on Jan 14 an nounced his designation of Loveless to the 520000 a year job to succeed Donald Ross of Princeton N J The board created in 1951 to eliminate excessive profits by defense contractors is composed of five members appointed by the President by and with the advice and con sent of the Senate Terms of the members are not fixed as to length Ross appointed by former President Dwight D Eisen hower in 1955 said that he knew nothing about the situa tion except what he had seen in the newspaper concern ing Kennedys original an nouncement Loveless asked if he was aware of this situation which finds no apparent vacancy on the board said I know nothing of it Loveless a Democrat who was beaten by Republican Jack Miller last November for one of Iowas seats in the Senate said he doesnt plan to see Kennedy at this time I will probably see some of his assistants within the next few days he added Loveless said he had been told the Senate Finance Com mittee may hold a hearing this week or next on his ap pointment After being congratulated upon his appointment Love less chuckled and said From what you fellows tell me I may not have one TRUCK ON THE Kel ley Clarinda was killed when this loaded livestock truck he was driving went out of control and crashed into the side of a garage in the small south AP Phoofax central Iowa town of Davis City Only one of the hogs in the truck was in jured Kellcy was pinned inside the cab of the truck The overall damage was estimated at about V icld as Senate Democratic jeader Mike Mansfield of ana pushed for fast action on lie economic program Kennedy said is aimed at putting mil lions of unemployed back to work Mansfield said he has asked the chairman of the Senate La bor and Finance committees to get hearings going quickly on minimum wage and unemploy ment compensation bills RAYBURN WAS asked whefh r Kennedy or other administra lion officials indicated they would like to see Congress move aster on the Presidents pro ram for economic recovery ind relief of unemployment lardships Rayburn said he does not see iow it could have been possible or Congress to move any fast r up to this point He added liat the Republicans only Mon ay completed assignment of icir members to the various ongressional committees But Rayburn went on now lat this organization has been oncluded Congress will move head just as fast as it can HE PREDICTED action first n legislation for relief of areas of chronic unemployment for extension of the duration of un employment compensation bene fits and things like that Goldberg has taken two new actions to help areas faced with critical unemployment He said these steps would be taken The Bureau of Employment security which compiles figures to determine whether areas have substantial unemployment would report every month in stead of every two months Goldberg said this would get such areas on the list quicker so they could get federal aid A new division will be set up within the labor department to deal with shift from men to has received part of the blame for unemployment problems Minimum school age bill sent on to governor DES MOINES UPI A bill advancing the age minimum for children starling kindergarten and first grade was passed 444 by the Iowa Senate and sent to the Governor Tuesday The bill previously passed by the House provides that in the fall of 1962 a child will have to be 5 years of age by Oct 15 to enroll in kindergarten and 6 years of age by that date to start first grade In 1963 the cutoff date would be Sept 15 At present a child has to reach the starting age by Nov 15 The senate also adopted an other house approved measure which would allow school dis rids to have seven board bcrs instead of five   

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