Mason City Globe Gazette, April 18, 1961

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Idittcf for Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The that makes all North logons AuoeUtea Preii ind United International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 18 1961 n e i g h b o r s 7c a Copy Paper Consists Two No Khrushchev appeals to Cu revo A famous pass to s i be closed a Dogs have had day By P S BOWLERS WASHINGTON Thc days of the rescue missions of thej legendary St Bernard dogs the Swiss Alps are numbered The National Geographic So ciety says a new auto tunnel being burrowed beneath the great St Bernard Pass will put an end to use of the ancient roadway It has existed almost twothousand years The trail through the pass was improved by the Romans in the first century AD Romebound tradesmen a r t i ans couriers beggars emperors popes and pilgrims struggled over the rug ged pass the society said THE HEAVY traffic soon at tracted highwaymen and the journey became hazardous In the llth centurya Savoy noble Bernard DC Menthon became a monk and founded the hospice in the Swiss Alps which now bears his name as a refuge for travelers Near the end of the 17th cen tury the StBernard monks ac quired the clogs apparently a breed of shorthaired mastiff with strains of Great Dane Swiss herding dog Great Pyre nees and in later years New Foundland THE DOGS were originally used to guard the monastery turn spits in the kitchen and Tarry supplies II was about 1750 that the monks began o train them for rescue missions Since that time hey have been credited with saving some 2500 travelers lost or trapped by avalanches in the 8000foothigh pass At present only an oc casional skier or smuggler at tempts to cross thc pass on the SwissItalian border during win ter With a car tunnel burrowing directly beneath thc dogs clays of mercy may be considered done the society added But it said it is unlikely thc hospice will close Presentday monks operate a wing for visi tors and keep between 10 and 20 dogs to honor tradition and carry out a rescue if necessary i ALTHOUGH MUCH rescue work in Switzerland is now dbncj by air the need for clogs still exists elsewhere in Switzerland Only a dog can trace an hours old scent and detect victims buried deeply in snow Swiss cantons states maintain a canine avalanche corps with German Shepherds In times of emergency Swiss people can summon help from the corps by dialing a telephone number AJ rescuer and his clog are often transported by helicopter or dropped by parachute The monks say thc dogs have never carried brandy kegs around their necks as thc popu lar notion has it The little bar rel was probably an artists in vention The society pointed out But the idea was so ap pealing thai Ihe public soon be gan lo think of St Bernards as walking firstaid stations with the traditional keg a blanket and a whistle Boiling water not fire proves fatal MOBILE Ala UPI A threeyearold girl died Tuesday of injuries received when fran tic members of her family poured boiling water on her to douse hcr burning dress The dress of Mildred Ware daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Johnnie Lcc Ware caught fire from a flame under a pot of boiling water al her home Thc fire burns were superficial but she was fatally scalded when thc family anx ious to put out the fire poured the pot of boiling water over her AMMCU MAMMA HAVANA F WUAt JAMAICA AP photoiax REPORTED CUBAN ACTION POINTS Map lo cates Colon A where heaviest fighting was reported between Castro and antiCastro forces A rebel spokesman in Miami said invaders also landed neat Santiago The spokesman also said it was possi ble a third landing was made in Pinar Del Rio AntiCastro sources in Mexico City claimed the Isle of Pines D had been seized by the rebels Cuba ataglance In Cuba revolutionary invaders battled Castro government troops for control of vital beachhead area Fidel Castro says in broadcast communique his forces fighting valiantly against rebels The situation elsewhere MOSCOW Khrushchev asks Kennedy in cabled message to intervene to halt Cuban invasion accuses U S of prepar ing and starting invasion MOSCOW Mob of 2000 Russian students smashes win dows in U S Embassy battles police and troops on streets outside MEXICO CITY Communists and other leftists rise to support of Castro throughout Americas violence flares in five Latin America countries GUANTANAMO U S naval base at Guantanamo Cuba tightens security precautions Castro using tanks jets FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES i Soviet Premier Khrushchev appealed to President I Kennedy Tuesday to halt the invasion of Cuba by seeking to overthrow Khrushchevs old friend Fidel Castro Khrushchev called the attack a menace to world peace and promised all necessary assistance to Castro j More than 24 hours after the landings in Cuba the rebels jwere reported moving inland in an area 90 miles east of Havana Communications between the U S and Cuba still are out j Castro hurled Communistbuilt Mig jet planes and tanks at jthe rebels in an allout attempt to drive them back into the sea jfrom their widening beachhead A spokesman for the invading forces in southern Cuba said they were under extremely heavy attack by the Migs and tanks at midday Rebel leaders in the United States asserted the invaders who landed in southwest Las Villas Province Monday had struck across the narrow is land to Colon Fidel Castro proclaimed over an emergency national radio flPf lOri f T Lffl I bill still in committee hookup ihat his forces were fighting valiantly in Las Vil las province The bearded Cuban premiers message gave no specific infor mation But it was an admission that the antiCastro soldiers had DES MOINES Sen Leigh gained a strong foothold and Curran R Mason City were battling more than 24 i working Tuesday to get the Senhours after they had landed late Sifting Committee to send jthe waiting period marriage bill to thc Senate floor INVADING FORCES have seized an air strip and are now flying planes in and out of the The bill sponsored by North beachhead area in Cochinos Bay Iowa representatives passed the House last week by a vote of 6438 where the major landing was made high exile sources said An exile spokesman said flat Skies gradually clearing as spring returns to Iowa I THE BILL now is with thely that liberation troops in Las sifting committee Under theVillas and Oriente provinces ibill persons applying for a firmly established and be cense to marry in Iowa wouldjing supplied The principal have to wait tiirce days before I movement he said has been a the license is issued spread of troops fanning out i Before thc bill becomes Jaguey Grande where he the Senate must approve it more than 100 of Castros jGov Norman Erbe must sign it i militiamen were killed Monday When asked for the direction SOURCES HERE said theof hc movement he said you sifting committee has taken describc it was the spokes least two votes on thc question Oj g of sending the marriage bill to jagucy Grande is on hard AP Photolax TOP WINNERS AT OSCAR NIGHT Burt Lan caster and Elizabeth Taylor happily hold the Oscars they won at Santa Monica Calif as best actor and actress of the movies for 1960 Lancaster won for his role in Elmer Gantry and Miss Taylors award was for Butterfield 8 Her neck shows the scar from a throat incision made to aid her breathing during her near fatal illness in London earlier this year Top Oscars to Liz Lancaster SANTA MONICA Calif UP Accompanied by hcr husband I feel weak but wonderful Probers told of rigging Electrical case heard WASHINGTON UPI A JGeneral Electric Go employe testified Tuesday that salesmen for the nations three manufac turers of large turbines had met regularly from 1951 to 1959 to set prices on sealed bids to elec tric utilities John Peters 42 a marketing specialist and GE employe since 1941 told Senate investigators he was ashamed of the illegal attempts to rig prices Theway the GE company has been damaged the way my associates have been destroyed the way my family has been suf I see a competitor on one side of the street Ill go on the other he said PETERS TESTIFIED in highceilinged Senate caucus room before the Senate Anti Trust and Monopoly subcommit tee The panel is trying to find out how far price riggers infil trated the hierarchy of Amer icas giant electricalmanufac turing companies Peters said he attended his first meeting with representa tives of Westinghouse and Allis Chalmers in 1951 when he was training to become a salesman of large turbines Thereafter he testified he attended six or seven meetings a year until 1959 when he and his boss decided to break them off The witness said salesmen agreed in advance on what their companies would bid Sales of the huge turbines whicli range in price from S2 million to S18 million occasion ally reached 75 a year he said Peters said that if GE was to be in other words the low would write down the price to be quoted in the secret sealed bid VERY VERY frequently even though we quoted a high were successful in ob taining the contract he testi fied The competitive factor was al ways present he explained For example a high bidder for a 300000 kilowatt turbine could Eddie Fisher obtain the contract if its he floor Both attempts to send ground abou 20 miles inland Liz Taylor sighed happily after Ishe swayed shakily toward an machine was more efficient the bill to the floor reportedly from thc cicnaga De Zapata Spring is returning to Iowa and temperatures are expected central to the low 60s in ex trcme Eastern Iowa voted down on thc sifting coin are J Kendall Lynes was not elim swampland area Jje wjnnjng her first Oscar Moniopcn door The fresh air rci where the nigh1 a fcw monthsivived her quickly and she wasinated subcommittee chairman at three points frSi Ilom X T Prentis Carroll L Price C Nolan Charles Van Ea ton Irvin0 D 1 e t e communications the best actress award for her enterin THE SPOKESMAN said that with death Thc beautiful star who wonhad to rest 15 minutes nrfrfQc fmhrrienlerin the Santa Monica Civic I vc have been established between role as the girlaboutlown in Auditorium The show he Butterfield 8 nearly faintediover ABCTV was well under to continue climbing Wednesj Although southerly winds will day under generallyfair skies igct quite strong Wednesday The warming trend began aftskies will become partly cloudy er the snow and strong northerand afternoon highs will regisvcrs David George ly winds blew out of the stateter in thc 60s across the state iQMallcy John D Shoemaniliberatlon forces in Las Vlllas Monday and light variable Although the mild temperaJohn A and Cliffordand Onenle provinces the twice during the long she was able to winds in the west and lightjlures will continue Thursday northwesterly winds in the eastithey are likely to be accom pushecl Tuesdays highs up inlojpanied by showers and thunderriago bill said lhe bilj a range from thc 50s east andstorms Estes Kcfauver DTcnn asked Earlier onhcr arrival then what was the pur of i Vance isecrct Cuban revolutionary Senators supporting the Sneral headquarters outside Cuba The communica N ews in a nutshell couM puss a Door test i it is sailj Inrrmrrh a third rmin ported out of committee Awards show imake it to her seat Peters Earlier Senate Republican Everett Dirksen said Liz nominated four straight for the movies big j there should be a revision of the SPARTACUS was laws to make sure that years tor we movies Dig partmenr with four Osithe consumer gets the best pos award stole the 33rd annuali CJKIP hrpat Oscar show from the two ac ng break K men Gantrv also won an IS routed through a third country oiiuv iiuiii outside of the United States Burt Lancaster Elmer Ganlr also FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Colbert wins Chrysler battle DETROIT L L Tex Colbert easily with stood attempts by dissident shareholders to unseat him as president and board chairman of Chrysler Corp Colbert emerged a victor at a stormy share holders meeting which featured a 75minute blast tit present Chrysler management by Detroit attorney Sol A Dann and a call for Colberts ouster by deposed Chrysler president William Newberg won an I Jose MiroCardona was poised besTactorr Shirley Jones best JJsca for ils writcr Richard to speed to Cuba to set up an SUpp0rtmg actrcss and opposition government as bes supporting actorj The Swedish producer Inge as be determined his troops had mar Bergmans The Virgin i secured a sizeable piece of leri THE APARTMENT won Spring was named best forj ritory Miro Cardona is head of the revolutionary council He was Castros first premier after the Cuban rebel ousted dictator Batista from power JNorth Iowa Fair to partly Jan 1 1958 He and Castro later clouclv and warmer Wednesday Lows Tuesday Khrushchev said m his mes Test ban treaty drafted United States and Great Britain presented a complete nuclear test ban treaty to the Soviet Union and offered to sign it immediately 27 accused in Castro plot MIAMI Fla Arrest of 27 persons accused of plotting to assassinate Prime Minister Fidel Castro was announced by Cuban government radio in a broadcast heard here Among those held the broad cast said was Maj Humberto Sori Mann Castros first minister of agriculture Wonts new Cabinet post WASHINGTON President Kennedy asked Congress to create a new Cabinetlevel department of urban affairs andhousing to check the growth of slums and insure a good home for every American Erbe may press charges DES MOINES Gov Norman Erbe said crim inal charges will be filed if the results of his current investigation into the activities of thc Iowa Liquor Control Commission warrant il Representatives of 10 major liquor companies are being privately quizzed on whether any gifts of liquor or expenses have been made to members of the commission night in mid 30s o hat thc Sovi winds Wednesday the iOs highs in Union wants tc decrease world tension but if others aggravate it we shall reply in full meas lowa Generally fair and warmlure er Tuesday night lows 3540 j A statement by the Soviet Partly cloudy and windy Wedgovernment weni a step farther ncsday hifihs in the 60s aml warned that he Cuban Further outlook Scattercdifighting is capable of jeopard showers and thundcrstormsjizing the peaceful life of the with seasonable tcmperaturesjUSA itself Thursday Khrushchev did not mention the rockets he once symbolically Clearing warmer pronljsed to bring to Castros Highs Wednesday in 60s five awards including best picjeign language film Another lure and best direction by Billy foreign entry the Greek coin Wilder jcdy Never on Sunday upset All the winners posed backfour domestic competitors to stage for photographers but j win Liz got weak in the knees and awa had to cut her posing short name thc best original song award with a song of the same SAME GlobeGazette weather data upj jto 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 38 33 35 25 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 1011 Clear Lake News Sports North Iowa News Latest Markets Mason City News Comics Farm News Dubuque refuses to test daylight time DUBUQUE Thc City Council left it up to residents Tuesday whether Dubuque will observe daylight savings time this summer The council Mon day night rejected 32 a three month period of fast time Pro ponents of daylight savings time were told by councilmen that jthey would call a special election Ion the issue if some organization 12 would pny the expenses 1314 j FAST TIME OKD MOUNT PLEASANT Day light savings time from April 30 lo Aug 28 has been approved by the CityCouncil 15 16 1617 18 Phoiofax DEMONSTRATORS OUTSIDE U S EMBASSY IN MOSCOW Police try to disperse proCastro demonstrators standing on the high iron fence in front of tho U S embassy in Moscow Among the signs plastered on thc fence can be seen one reading Viva Cuba Rocks were thrown and windows broken ;

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