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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Aiioclated Preu United International Full Least Wlrei MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 7 161 7c a Copy Paper Consists ol Two SectionsSection One m U N embarrassed by withdrawal from port Mercy ship aids Indonesia at Hope comes to 8500 patients By RUSSELL E DYBVIK JAKARTA UPI gleaming white US hospital ship Hope has passed the mid point of a sixmonth East Indies mercy mission during which its doctors and nurses have treated more than 8500 patients from the islands of Indonesia of other Indonesi ans have clamored to receive treatment aboard the SS Hope a former US Navy hospital vessel whose medical aid cruise is sponsored by the privately supported People to People Health Foundation If we had 10 Hopes lined up side by side we could possibly make some dent on the waiting list an aSministrative staff member said when the ship an chored at Ambon after sailing from Makassar in the South Celebes AMBON a remote island less than 300 miles from disputed Dutch New Guinea is the Hopes sixth port of call since it started the mercy cruise last December At every stop patients have streamed aboard the vessel for therapy and surgery by teams of American doctors nurses and technicians Other teams oC Hope doctors and nurses go ashore at each port visiting local hospitals and clinics offering training to local physicians and furnishing aid and supplies if needed Staffing the Hope arc 58 per manent doctors nurses and technicians There arc also nine to 12 rotating specialists who spend from one to three months aboard the hospital vessel Calls at Jakarta Surabaya East Java Bali Sumbawa and Makassar during the first 16 weeks of the Hopes visit have drawn nearly 20000 visitors many of them local doctors nurses and health authorities AT LEAST 260 surgeries were performed in the ships three operating rooms These ranged from an intricate sevenhour ab dominal operation to a simple tonsilcdomy Nearly 2500 Xrays were ad ministered many In school teachers in ho lesser Sunda Is lands of Bali and Sumbawa Doctors presented 7 2 lectures and seminars during the ves sels first five stops Large quantities of drugs dressings and vitamins were passed out to hospitals along the ships route Nearly 25 tons of powdered milk were left in Bali Sum bawa and Makassar For many children in Sumbawa it was the first milk they could remember according to Hope information officer Robert Peterson BUT THE TRIP has also had its moments of disappointment and despair for many Hope staff members It look a long time to gel used to the critical level that disease reaches before it is seen Pliotofax WELCOME FOR A LADY Mrs Sirimaro Bandaranaike prime minister of Ceylon and first of her sex to attend a Britishcommonwealth confer ence of prime ministers is greeted with a bouquet on ar rival in London from Colombo She was electee to the top Ceylon post last year Her husband was prime minister of the Indian Ocean island un til his assassination in 1959 The Weather North Iowa Snow Tuesday night accumulating 4 inches or more northwest part Northerly winds Tuesday night diminishing Wednesday Lows Tuesday night in upper 20s Mostly cloudy Wednesday after snow ends highs in the 30s Iowa Heavy snow accumulating to 4 inches or more northwest and extreme north and rain or snow elsewhere Tuesday night with strong shifting winds lows 2530 Snow end ing and winds becoming north westerly and gradually di minishing Wednesday highs in the 30s Further outlook Mostly fair and warmer Thursday Minnesota Heavy snow in south 6 inches or more Warmer Highs Wednesday 2232 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 31 19 25 13 13 Demos censure Elvers DES MOINES Sen ate Democrats Tuesday formal ly reprimanded a party mem ber Sen Adolph Elvers Elka der for his vote on the Shaff re apportionment plan After an hourlong caucus Senate Democratic Leader An drew Frommelt Dubuque is sued a statement IN OUR attempt to help for mulate strategy designed to bring about fair reapportion ment of the Iowa Legislature Sen Elvers at two separate caucuses pledged his vote with out reservation to support spe cific positions and subsequently violated his pledge with full knowledge that his vote was crucial Frommelts state ment said This censure action is taken with the hope and expectation that Sen Elvers position in the future will warrant the trust and confidence of his Democra tic colleagues in the states Senate the statement added Frommelt said the vote was unanimous on the censure mo lion HE SAID the action was not aimed at barring Elvers from any future Democratic cau cuses Elvers did attend Tues days session The State Democratic Central Committee had asked that El vers be barred from future leg islative caucuses because he voted for the Shaff plan which it said is contrary to the Demo cratic platform He was the only Democratic senator to do so The Shaff plan has passed the Senate but is being held there temporarily by a motion to re consider SAME Iowa Safely Department Figures by a doctor said one Hope physician It broke my heart said a staff pediatrician to have to tell the mother of a blind boy there was nothing we could do for him During a month long stop at Bali the first baby was born aboard the Hope THE GIRL WAS named Mana Jordan Hope Fourteen Sumbawa Islanders underwent surgery for removal of eye cataracts Staff members gathered on deck cheered as the group of patients left the ship smiling waving and blink ing in the bright sunlight Negroes win sitin battle ATLANTA UPI A group of leading Atlanta merchants and Negro leaders announced Tuesday that Negroes would be allowed to cat at most department and drug store lunch counters and would call off their sitin movement The statement released by the Atlanta Chamber of Com merce appeared to be a clearcut victory for the Atlanta scg More money wanted in crime battle of the widespread sitin movement The announcement was subscribed to by Atlantas two major department stores and by 11 chain drug and va WASHINGTON Wl Presi dent Kennedy asked Congress Monday for an additional 158000 to battle two phases of syndicates of hoodlums and juvenile delin quency The money would go to the Justice Department Of the total would be used to hire attorneys to fight the crime syndicates On the inside Editorials Page 4 567 Clear Lake News 8 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Farm News 17 ricty stores The lunch counters will reopen Thursday on a segregated basis but will be integrated when the Atlanta public school system is integrated probably this fall The statement came one day after the Georgia legislature ad journed for the year The statement said leading merchants have staled that it is their decision to carry out in lunch rooms and other facilities the same pattern as has been recognized and evidenced by admission of two Negro stu dents to the University of Geor gia decision of the Atlanta school board lo comply with federal integration orders this fall and actions of the late Georgia general assembly in repealing the stales massive resistance antisegregation laws Photofax VISIT and Mrs Francis Taylor parents of ailing actress Elizabeth Taylor leave London Clinic after allnight vigil at her bed side Still gravely ill the film beauty rallied after blood transfusions but then report edly suffered a relapse Liz has doctors baffled Troops abandon Matadi LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Reinforcement for the United Nations garrison began arriving in Leopoldville Tuesday after Sudanese U N soldiers in a humiliating defeat were forced out of the vital port of Matadi by the Congolese army Arrival of the troops coincided with Sudans announcement that it is withdrawing its 400 men from the U N force in the Congo Sudanese President Ibrahim Abboud accused the U N Command of carelessly de ploying the Sudanese contingent at Matadi and failing to provide proper reinforcements for the outnumbered garrison THE UNITED Nations is try ing to negotiate its way back into the port city down the Con go River and the reinforce ments bolstered its negotiating position Emergency a r r a n gements L 0 N D 0 N W Elizabeth Taylors doctors called an urgent bedside conference Tuesday amid signs that the gravely ill actress may have taken a turn for the worse A friend told reporters Theres still hope MOST OF HER doctors are inside with her the friend said at the hospital We are not sure whats hap pening but things dont look good A spokesman for the stars personal physician Dr Carl Heinz Goldman said We can say nothing right now STRICKEN BY pneumonia the 29yearold film beauty had passed a fair night and a medical bulletin earlier said she was breathing quietly and peacefully It added that she was definitely im proving although the gen eral s i t u a I i o n remains grave The pneumonia is in both lungs She is breathing only with the aid of an electronic breathing device and through a tube inserted in her throat Physicians said that with her type of plicated by pa t i e n ts condition fluctuates sharply TIME FOR A CHANGE WAYNESVILLE N C UPI Appalaskonstap paliou 34 had his name chang Monclay to Dennis Appal betion died Monday three days cause even my wife cant spell my name were made to airlift 600 soldiers from Tunisia to the Congo Wed nesday A U N spokesman saic the vanguard of 3000 soldiers India is sending probably wiL arrive within a week The United Nations called up its reinforcements after a week end of bitter street fighting be tween U N and Congolese sol diers in Matadi ended with the surrender of the 135man Su danese garrison A U N spokesman reiterated the U N intention to put its soldiers back into Matadi THE UNITED NATIONS has about 16000 soldiers in the Con go At the United Nations N Y the Soviet Union sought to keep cold war issues out of the U N General Assembly session which opened Tuesday but the United States was reluctant to agree pending further clarifications of the Soviet position on the Con No 1 assembly issue U S Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko con ferred Monday on the possibility of removing COld war issues from the assemblys agenda There was no announcement of agreement But Izvestia the Soviet government newspaper said in Moscow that the Rus sians would not press for as sembly discussion of U S spy flights over Soviet territory The newspaper called on the West to clean the agenda of FRANKLIN HAS ITS WAY HERE Colin Half wassen of Franklin Consolidated boxes out Mason Citys Bob Harrer to grab this third quarter rebound in first round substate play at Roosevelt Fieldhouse It pretty well typifies the terrific play of the Cardi nals who pushed the Mohawks to the final four sec onds before bowing 6260 Details on sports N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Task force pulled back United States has abrupt ly pulled back a small Navy task force heading to wards the Congo and said the United Nations did not need it The task force was ordered to continue on its goodwill mission to South Africa where it had been heading when it was ordered to steam to the Congo area Wonts postal increases SAN Gen J Edward Day said he would press for postal increases which would raise first class mail rates to five cents an ounce and air mail rates to eight cents Further auto cutbacks DETROIT Further employment cutbacks in the auto industry have been announced despite re ported increases in new car sales for the closing days of February General Motors said it would furlough some 37800 production workers at Buick Oldsmo bile and Pontiac plants for at least a week Ford an nounced cutbacks affecting an estimated 17000 work ers at assembly plants throughout the nation Conrad on last lap MIAMI Roundtheworld flier Max Conrad questions which may appear on took off from Amapa Brazil to finish the last 2100 miles of a globecircling flight he hopes will break a light plane record by more than 20 hours U S revenue cut seen WASHINGTON Treasury Secretary Douglas Dillon told Congress Kennedy administration eco nomic experts look for an upturn in the nations economy sometime during the quarter which starts on April 1 At the same time he estimated that the recession has cut at least billion from the 1962 federal revenues forecast by former Presi dent Dwight Eisenhower it only as a result of the cold war Izvestias statement was un der study at headquarters of the U S mission to the United Nations But indications were the United States wanted to listen first to what Gromyko had to say on the Congo before agreeing to any curtailment of assembly discussion CARDINAL DIES ROME Cardinal Minimi 78 secretary of the Vatican Consistorial Congrcga after undergoing a stomach ui ccr operation Winter poises new punch for lowans Winter aimed another punch at Iowa Tuesday with four inches or more of snow pre dicted for the northwest and northcentral part of the state and a mixture of bad weather elswhere in the state A heavy snow warning was issued for the northwest Four inches or more of snow was expected in that section by midnight with some drifting expected Forecasters said the mois ture would spread as snow in the northwest and extreme north and as rain or showers to the extreme south with a mixture across the middle of the state The snow was expected to diminish or end late Tuesday night in the northwest and the precipitation should end in the east Wednesday morning forecasters said After the storm passes clouds will decrease across the state during the day Wed nesday forecasters said Tem perature changes will be rath er minor Nikita to see envoy Meeting set in Siberia MOSCOW W Premier Khrushchev Tuesday invi t e d US Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson to meet him in Si beria to deliver a personal mes sage from President Kennedy Embassy sources said Thomp son will fly to Siberia Wednes day but declined to disclose his exact destination It is assumed he will meet the Soviet premier in Novosibirsk for exploratory talks on improv ing SovietAmerican relations This is where Khrushchev has been busy with an agricultural meeting It is the same town that former Vice President Richard M Nixon toured two years ago THIS IS THE first time an American ambassador has made such a trip to see any Soviet leader It is also the first time that any foreign envoy has met Khrushchev outside of Moscow except when they have visited him at one of his holiday homes The fact that Khrushchev has invited Thompson to see him in the midst of a busy tour indi cates the importance which ha attaches to the Kennedy mes sage The note expresses hope for setter understanding between the United States and the Soviet Union but details have not been disclosed THOMPSON FLEW back Moscow late last month with the message after consultations in Washington with Kennedy and the State Department But Khrushchev had already left on his agricultural tour Thompson asked Foreign Min ister Andrei Gromyko last Thursday for an appointment with Khrushchev and told re porters it was urgent for him to see the Soviet premier He point out then that it was already so many days since his last talk with the President Within the past 24 hours ths Soviet Union has called for an easing of cold war issues in the United Nations Two policemen didnt tell the truth DES MOINES UPI Lia detector tests given to two dis charged Des Moines police offi cers indicated they were not telling the truth about charges of alleged misconduct and thiev ery Atty Gen Evan Hultman said Monday A similar test last week had cleared a third officer Hultman in a terse statement said only that the lie detector tests indicated that patrolman Richard D Carlson 27 and Marlin D Long 30 were not being truthful when they de nied respons i b i 1 i t y for any knowledge of certain miscon duct attributed to them while on duty Carlson and Long were two of three Des Moines policemen fired for refusal to sign a waiver in connection with a cityspon sored lie detector test Both had volunteered to lake the test at the headquarters of the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investiga tion which requires no waiver U Red Chinese reopen negotiations WARSAW Poland UP US Ambassador Jacob D Beam and Communist Chinas Ambassador Wang Pingnan met Tuesday for the 28th time since USChina talks began here in 1958 The State Department announced Beam presented Wang with a list of 32 US newsmen author ized by the United States to work as correspondents in Com munist China After the 90min ute meeting however neither side would make any comment They agreed to meet again April 18 PLAYING IT SAFE CLEVELAND Ohio Brinks Inc is giving helpful information to any holdup men who might be eyeing a station wagon the armored car firm operates here A sign on the ve hicles side reads checks only Canceled photofic TWIN SUICIDE FAILS Edgar Cohn left and his twin brother Alvin 56 sit in Central Receiving Hospital in Los Angeles and tell officers why they decided to commit suicide They came to Los Angeles last July with they had saved Now penniless they decided on suicide They jumped together into Echo Park Lake near downtown Los Angeles but found the water only chestdeep Police found them huddled in a boathouse took them to the hospital then to a rescue mission   

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