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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 4, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North lowai Daily Newspaper Edlftd for Homt CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The newspaper Anocliled Preii United Pren Tnternatloni Full Lease Wires HOME EDITION that makes all North I o wans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 4 1961 neighbors 7c a Paper Consists ol Two m LJNCong breaks ou t i Problems of US B printer His operation is BIG By SANCHE DE GRAMONT New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON How you ask can an important govern ment official be at the same time little known and much mis understood A case in point is Carper W Buckley whose name will be familiar to few but whose function superinten dent of documents for the Gov ernment Printing Office makes him the recipient of 15000 let ters daily Buckley supervises the vast operation of filling 1500000 mail orders for government publications a year including the Congressional Record This nets the printing office mil lion half of which is profit handed over to the Treasury Department for miscellane o n s undertakings Buckley who sometimes wishes he worked on commission doesnt get a penny more than his sal ary HE HAS NO complaints about the volume of business in what he calls the governments book store Pamphlets such as Infant Care which has sold more copies than Gone With the Wind and Ben Hur com bined are slill immensely pop ular The number of individuals who send for How to Drive a Nail How to Sew On a But ton or How lo Care for a Septic Tank is proof that we still have one toe out of the ma chine age Most letters Buckley receives are matteroffact requests for government documents But there arc many which castigate Ihc superinlcndcnt as one might curse the weatherman for rain or the mailman for delivering all bills on the same day BUCKLEY ALSO IS held to account for the withdrawal of a government publication al though these decisions come only from the sources of the publications The grandfather of doityour self literature a pamphlet en titled Care and Repair of the House released by the De partment of Commerce was withdrawn from circulation in 3955 lo take il out of competition with hovvtodoit books by pri vate publishers Buckleys of fice bore the brunt of the result ing protest He still shudders when he recalls this cryptic but vigorous outcry Why dont you sell the White House to a real estate dealer and put the President in a hotel ANOTHER CRITICISM Buck ley feels is misgufded is that the GPO is a reference library fori the Russian spies The tenor o letters on this subject is Whj do you back up trucks to your loading platforms three times a day fill them with tons of val uable information and car them off to the Russian Em bassy Russian diplomats in Washington arc among Buck leys most assiduous clients but he is not in a position to bai them from the premises Any how all material sold by Ihc GPO is unclassified and avail able lo Ihe public Buckley feels he is the scape goat for criticism which should be directed at government agen cics responsible Pneumonia sets in on serious list LONDON Iff Movie actress Elizabeth Taylor down with pneumonia Saturday and her doctor described her condi tion as serious The film star 29 was placed in an oxygen tent in her suite at a downtown luxury hotel Her physician Dr Carl Heinz Goldman was summoned to the hotel at a m and immediately called for an oxygen tent and the assistance if two other doctors Dr Goldman said Miss Taylors lungs were severely congested with a staphylococcus in fection She had a temperature of 103 degrees She is very seriously ill Dr Goldman said Miss Taylor has suffered a series of ail ments since early last October when she was scheduled to start making the movie Cleo patra for 20th CenturyFox Because of her ill health shooting was repeatedly postponed Lord Evans physician to Queen Elizabeth II called at the hotel to see Miss Taylor in midmorning cas new Violence spreads to port Crystal Lake man victim of accident CRYSTAL LAKE Paul Christian Anderson 68 was killed Friday afternoon when his car was struck broadside on Highway 169 at Fox Corners three miles south of Forest City Highway patrolmen said An derson stopped his car at the stop sign and was struck as he proceeded into the intersection It was snowing at the time and visibility was poor THE DRIVER of the other car Oliver H Tankenhoff 40 were taken to the Forest City Municipal Hospital where An derson died of a crushed chest Tankenhoff was later trans ferred to Mason City Born in Denmark Sept 27 1892 Anderson came to Crystal Lake in 1912 He was a veteran of World War I He was a black smith and was semiretired at the time of his death He was married to Margaret Paulson at Humboldt Sept 17 1919 SURVIVING ARE his wife a daughter Mrs Curtis Nodia Jumpp and a granddaughter all of Crystal Lake a brother Warinus Walker Iowa a half brother August Nielsen An drew Iowa a sister Mary and two halfbrothers Martin and Niels Nielsen all of Denmark Clear Lake News Page 3 Funeral services will be M on Church News 45 day at 2 pm at the Methodist Mason City News 67 Church here The Rev Walter Latest Markets 7 JB Phclps will officiate Burial Society News 8 be in Crystal Cemetery with Sports 910 Boughton Funeral Home Britt St Paul was reported in sat isfactory condition at a Mason City hospital He suffered a fractured jaw Both drivers Sudanese driven out On the Inside Editorials 11 in charge American Legion Comics 12 iPost 409 Crystal Lake will con Building News 1314 jcluct military rites at the grave North Iowa News 16 side LEQPOLDVILLE Congo Congolese troops battled Unitec Nations soldiers in the vita port town of Matadi Saturday as antiUN violence gathered pace through the Congo UN sources reported fighting broke out in Matadi streets around midday and raged for wo hours with mortar anc small arms fire Earlier about 100 miles to he west down the Congo River Congolese troops came ashore n boats and drove the United Nations garrison of 24 Sudanese oldiers out of the town of Ba nana GUNFIRE ALSO was heard n Leopold ville during an argu nent concerning just who will guard the airport A UN spokesman said the trouble started when a platoon of Suda nese troops escorting their col onel out to the airport was stopped by Congolese troops After brief argument the Congo lese troops opened fire the U N spokesman said A Congolese civilian was shot dead in a hail of submachine gun fire outside his home Fri day night and Leopoldville po lice seized a UN Tunisian sol dier they said was the killer The retreat of the Sudanese from Banana followed several hours of sporadic clashing in cluding mortar fire laid down by the Congolese If truce talks fail at Kitona other measures will be used a UN spokesman said He did not specify what they would be A IT GlobeGazette photo by Jo Moore A SLUSHY TIME OF YEAR Slosh somewhat slippery on both sidewalks slosh slosh is the byword as North and highways as a new storm center lowans go about their business in typ moved across the area ical March weather The going was Snow slush rain dominate weekends weather picture Iowa had a variety of weather of it bad Snow fell in the northwest nd extreme north and most of he remainder of the state had showers and thunderstorms Heavy snow warnings were is sued for the northwest and ex treme north through Saturday night The Weather Bureau said Revaluation of German mark to help US N ews in a FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES nutshell SAME DATElWO4 Yank gobs menaced DUNOON Scotland Angry antiPolaris mis sile demonstrators screaming Yankees go home menaced sailors on the waterfront here during admass demonstration of 1500 Britons demanding nuclear disarmament The mob chased two American sailors of the subtender Proteus and cornered them in a teashop but a Methodist minister intervened Loos causes concern WASHINGTON The tide of civil war in Laos is beginning to run dangerously against American efforts to unify and neutralize that Southeast Asian country Worried Kennedy administration officials are now trying to figure out new moves this country or its allies can make to achieve a military stalemate and provide a fresh basis for diplomatic negotiations The worsening of the situation is due to a heavy in flow of Soviet weapons and military technicians from North Viet Nam Rock V rollsky famed Moiscyev Ballet scrapped the classical routines and rock n rolled all over the stage in skintight toreador pants in a parody on American popular music The audience loved it but Americans present agreed the jitterbugging was from Squaresville Marilyns on the mend NEW YORK Actress Marilyn Monroe will leave ColumbiaPresbyterian Medical Center this weekend after three weeks treatment for emotional exhaustion a spokesman announced Russ scientists stumped PARIS Soviet space scientist Leonid Sedov said Russian scientists are baffled by the loss of radio contact with their Venusbound interplanetary sta tion but plan new attempts to get in touch with it He also said that it was his personal opinion that the Russians would send a man into space in the near future Theoretically the problem has been solved he said THE FIRST Congo troop fire was met by a volley from the Sudanese who fired over the heads of the Congolese The Con golese scattered for shelte leaving behind two prisoners The UN spokesman said th Sudanese returned to the low and tried to hand the prisoner over to the local Congolese com mander who appeared reluctan to take them While that parle was going on a Congo soldie crept up behind the Sudanes troop truck and opened fire H was killed by a return volley Demos want Elvers read out of party DES MOINES UPI The Democratic State Central com mittee Saturday requested the partys legislative leadership read state Sen Adolph Elvers DElkader out of the party It was believed to be the first imc Iowa Democrats had ever ried to take such action againsi one of its members In a letter to Sen Andrew rommelt DDubuque Senate minority leader and Rep Scotl bwisher DIowa City House minority chief the committee sked that Elvcrts not be per milted to participate in any fur her Democratic caucuses in the owa Senate or in any joint Democratic caucuses between ie House and Senate The action is a request for irlual expulsion from the party or the 49yearold Elvers a armcr The letter said Elvers failed o live up to the 1960 Demo ratic platform which clearly lodged fair reapportionmcnt by lacing the Senate on area and he House on population Elvers on Feb 23 was the nly Democrat in the Senate to cscrt his partys platform by oling for the passage of the haff plan the letter signed y Lex Hawkins Democratic tale chairman said FRANKFURT Germany fl ic West German mark was re valued Saturday in the strongest move yet to ease the pressure on the U S dollar Effective immediately the dol lar will buy only 2 marks in stead of 4 marks and 20 pfen nigs All other foreign curren cies were adjusted accordingly Purchase of the West mark for speculative purposes has been an important contribution to the rise of Germanys foreign currency reserves The revalua tion was expected to some ex tent to reduce the speculative attraction of the mark It will also put a squeeze on Germanys prospering export trade and to this extent curtail the influence of dollars and other foreign currency into Ger many In effect it means a 5 per cent ncrease in the cost of every hing West Germany sells abroad and will reduce by this amount West Germanys trade advantage over other countries east would become mixed with snow and move southeastward Saturday night The indications were that the precipitation would end in west ern Iowa Saturday night but oc casional snow would continue fftes imrtav in HIP Past Bllt the fate the other The Weather North Iowa Snow Saturday night diminishing and end ing Mostly cloudy Sunday Lows Saturday night 28 to 32 Highs Sunday in upper 30s Iowa Snow and rain changing to snow southeast Saturday night Colder southeast Sun day partly cloudy to cloudy Colder extreme southeastJ50s m the Low Saturday night 20s northerally abovefreezing tempera west to 30s southeast VPfl nf thp stltp Sunday 30s northwest to 40s extreme southeast Minnesota Heavy snow east and south Saturday night Clearing Sunday colder Highs 2535 the snow could amount to four inches or more Spencer al ready had four inches of snow and slush and Mason City three inches THE in the BUREAU southeast said the rain and extreme Did not bow to Russians RB47 men meet press FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES TOPEKA Kan US Air Force Capts John R McKone and Freeman B Olmstead re vealed Friday that an unpro voked exchange of gunfire be tween their RB47 reconnaissance plane and a Soviet MIG fighter high over international waters of the Barents Sea began the cold war incident involving their capture The two young officers only known survivors of that illfated July 1 mission made known for the first time in a news confer ence they had returned the gun fire of the lone Russian fighter Stressing they were on their planned course and never closer than 50 nautical miles to the Soviet coastline McKone and Olmstead said the Russian jet suddenly appeared just off our right wing as they started a turn on their flight plan AS WE STARTED our turn to the north the fighter crossed to the rear and opened fire they said in a statement read to reporters We returned the fire they continued with Olmstead ex plaining that he operated the twin 20 millimeter automatic cannons which fired from the rear of the RB47 Previously it was reported that tie RB47 was unarmed We observed gun flashes from the fighter and saw on numbers two and three en gines ofour left wing There was immediate loss of control of the aircraft and numbers two and three engines began to aurn THEY SAID the pilot Maj Willard G Palm gave the order to bail out Palm died in the rash and his body was returned o the United States for burial Sunday in the east Saturday morning tempera tures ranged from around 30 de grees in the northwest to the Itures saved much of the state from a March snow storm SATURDAYS pcratures were highest tern due to range GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 40 Minimum 29 At 8 am 32 Precipitation 47 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 16 Minimum from the lower 30s in the north west to about 60 in the extreme southeast Fridays highs were from 37 degrees at Mason City to 63 at Burlington The Iowa Highway Commis sion road report at noon Highways south of a line through Sioux City Rockwell City Hampton to Dubuque are wet North of this line in the east half of area highways are covered with slush West half of area are 100 per cent covered with ice or packed snow except JU S 20 71 75 and 33 with some jdrifling in the northwest cor ner crew members still has not been determined and neither Mc Kone nor Olmstead was able to shed any light on that matter Olmstead said he saw only three other parachutes when he bailed out and McKone said he spotted two Both agreed they saw each other on the way down but were unable to tell who the others were in the parachutes SIX HOURS after landing in rough sea where they floated in dinghies the two officers said they were picked up by a Soviet trawler Then began a journey that led to almost seven months in prison a long period of soli tary confinement endless inter rogation threats and eventual release Jan 25 After a journey inland they were tranferred from an inter rogation in Moscow to the Luby anka prison During the first two or three weeks we were interrogated several times daily they said and there appeared jto be a concentrated effort by I the Soviet interrogators to link our flight to the U2 incident in May 1960 They were treated as crimi nals they said but were never brought to trial They told of what seemed like endless inter rogation cold solitary cells with lights burning 24 hours a day and a diet which took 40 pounds off each man Then sud denly they were released with out explanation TEMPER TEMPER Motoristsin involved took 10 minutes to set Winnipeg Canada who found them tie the responsibility for a rearend selves caught in traffic tieup got out of their cars to enjoy the weather up ier photo while the jam sorted itself out lower The two motorists requested collision Fight started when the driver of the first car got a disrespectful name instead of the insurance card he had GIVE generously to your Mason City GlobeGazette newspaperboy to keep RADIO FREE EUROPE on the air   

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