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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Daily Newspaper for HM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North I o Mans Allocated United Full UM Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL If 1961 neighbors I a Copy Paper Conslstj of Four No Ill Cuban rebs claim guerr inkup TV poses baseball problems Leagues down to just 22 By JERRY IZENBERG New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK Televised baseball a twoheaded monster that swells major league cof fers and menaces minor league franchises with each blink of its electronic eye will produce an estimated million for big league club owners this year But there will be a small but significant wedge in the solid wall of network television that A Russians at that Costly tummy ache QUONSET POINT R l DPI A Soviet scientists stomach ache cost the U S government The Navy revised downward its original estimate of how much it cost to evacuate Leonid P Kuperov from Byrd Station in the Antarctic Originally the navy said the mercy mission had cost 000 A spokesman says the flight of two of the units planes cost andputting an icebreaker on station in case of an emergency cost another The Russian was flown from Byrd Station to Christchurch New Zealand for treatment of a duodenal ulcer Xrays and JFROM OUR WIRE SERVICES tests revealed he just had a stomach ache 2 Yonks executed at Havana Situation is still unclear Loos issues a new By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS appeal American sources today described the situation of the Laotian government as steadily growing weaker The Vientiane regime asked for more help and officials has helped tumble the minor Jin Washington said the United States has agreed to send military leagues from their postwar peak of 59 to todays remain ing 22 PARADOXICALLY it will come about through American advisers totaling up to 300 into combat zones Laotian officials claimed that a fourpronged major offensive by the rebels was under way with Vietnamese troops helping U S Embassy sources questioned the accuracy of this appraisal but conceded that the governments position was growing weaker The Vietiane government decided to ask its friends and League expansion which took ncigllbors for help It said two minor league teams Min neapolis and St Paul to form the new Minnesota Twins Min nesota and Los Angeles swelled league membership to 10 but whats more important they added two more blackout areas along the network Major league teams do not carry network shows like the Game of the Week in their own areas The loss in viewer potential diminishes the financial harvest of network baseball TV Only will ask for foreign troops if the situation worsens There was no confirmation from Western sources in Laos of any massive rebel attacks but the decision to seek more aid including troops if neces sary was interpreted as an in dication the situation is worsen ing Britain launched another dip lomatic move to end the fight ing Foreign secretary Lord Home announced in London that Mitchell wins GOP primary in New Jersey NEWARK N J ffi James Mitchell newly nominated Republican candidate for gover nor of New Jersey said Wednesjreported arrested in Cuba in day he will call on some old eluding a number of newsmen The Cuban revolutionary council said Wednesday its in vading forces have completed the planned first phase of their military operation in the south of Cuba and linked up with guerrilla groups in the Escam bray Mountains The operation was reported to be under continuous attack by Soviet jets heavy tanks and artillery The Castro military machine meanwhile has gone into ac tion with mass arrests and fir ing squads It is an attempt to prevent the revolutionary in vasion from sparking an in ternal uprising AMERICANS and seven Cubans fell before firing squads at dawn today The Americans were Angus McNair Coral Gables Fla and Howard An derson Yakima Wash both convicted of antiCastro ac tivities Anderson had operated sev Ha REDS LEAD UNCLE SAM TO FLAMES A huge cardboard figure of Uncle Sam is paraded through down town Mexico City by more than 15000 proCastro demonstrators The figure AP Photofax was burned at a mass meeting at the Zocalo or main square in the city The incident was just one of a number of such Communistsponsored antiU S demonstrations the world over Yank shot down in attack on Havana Cuban army claims cral service stations in vana Only recently he had sent his wife and family to MIAMI Fla Cuban army said in a communique broadcast Wednesday by the Havana radio that a US military aircraft flown by a US citizen was shot down over Cuba this morning The broadcast identified the pilot as Leo Francis Bell but gave no military data It listed numbers copied from Florida He and McNair spej persona papers hone of cifically were charged with running guns to the rebels At least 20 Americans were friends from the Eisenhower ad Wi V UL tjmi uni j 1 AUllHi 111 w ii 1 I 50 per cent of the viewers canjBritain has asked the Sovietjmmistration to boost his com be reached now and when Houston comes in the National Union to join in issuing a call ine campaign for a ceasefire Thursday League with New York next gjr Frank RoDcrlS Britains season the figure will drop jn Moscow was m structed to try to get an irn Broadcastingjmediatc ceasefire Lord Home In Havana alone more than 1000 Cubans are reported in cluding 100 priests Mitchell former labor secrej A revolutionary council com tary beat out two rivals in theimunique said Numerous ele which were military papers however United States participation in the aggression against Cuba was dramatically proved by the incident the broadcast said The pilot was said to be carrying documents including Social Security card No 014 076921 The broadcast said the pilot was killed when his plane was shot down by Cuban anti aicraft batteries His home was said to be 48 Beacon St Boston The announcement said the plane was one of four shot down Wednesday The com munique identified as No 3 said nine aircraft have been shot down since the start of the Cuban invasion Monday The announcer charged that the plane had bombed Cuban troops and civilians The pi lots body was reported in the hands of the Cuban army The communique concluded by saying Victory for the goverrt ment is a matter of hours SHOWERS Republican primary Tuesday electionments of the forces from the Cochinos Bay area have corn Richard J Hughes 51 a a movement north of 46 per cent The American aroaacasungjmedialc ceaselire bora Home uunaiu pipnfllw frnm v mi Co which carried weekend and conferred with Soviet mer judge who won the DemoICenfuegos jomiwhch they v 1 work baseball last year has alJporcign Minister Andrei A Grojcratic nomination with onlyjbe to Jcmforce nc patiiots myko a 14nation conference on Laos to open May 5 after an inter national commission has veri fied the fighting has stopped The United States also insists on a ceasefire before a confer ence In Bangkok Thailands Pre mier Marshal Sarit Thanarat said the Soviet Union has sug gested May 5 as the date for conference But TSK TSK dav in a hotel here ready dropped the program in favor of more varied Saturday sports fare It is possible that with two major leagues of 12 teams each in the future net work TV will be off the minors back for good YOU SEE explained Ford Frick commissioner of base ball we are forbidden to keep our telecasts out of minor league areas That the Justice Department would be restraint of trade ihe said the Soviets insist on To understand the situation recognition of neutralist exPre which forces baseball to eat ilSmier Souvanna Phouma as it is pivotal to chief of state stand the distinction between thej National Football Leagues tele vision policy and that of organ ized baseball NFL teams telecast their road games and black out thej home contests They can do this because they form a single entity with no minor leagues no minor league territory and hence no problem ORGANIZED baseball can reach much the same effect with its own territory but the rest of the country is some thing else We had a rule against tele casting into minor league terri tories but the Justice Depart ment told us we couldnt legis late We have been advised that if we keep the networks out of minor league areas we will be in restraint of trade Of course he admitted the only effective way to curb telecasts in minor league areas is to legislate We cant do that and now were cannibals f am hopeful however that with J2 teams in each league some day the whole situation will be corercted We will get truer geographical alignments among the minors One way baseball sponsors have circumvented the high cost of televised baseball is the emergence of the pivotal spon sor He is a man who buys the whole load then cuts a portion token opposition said that if already fighting in the moun N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES College aid bill advances WASHINGTON President Kennedys billion college aid bill is over its first big hurdle but his billion plan to help grade and high schools Lord Home said Britain wantsiMitchell brings in national fjgjtams ures he will consider calling onj s a b 0 0 f so help from President Kennedy to Ule cast of origina Returns from 4379 of 4394jbeachhead in the Bahia De Co districts in the primary electionjchinos area gave Mitchell 199457 votes State Sen Walter H Jones 156 933 and State Sen Wayne Du mont Jr 94617 Democratic Gov Robert North Iowa Considerable cloud approached the same obstacle with far dimmer pros 1 iness Wednesday night andj pects Of SUCCess A House Education subcommittee Thursday with scattered showj the college bill carrying the basic proposals advanced by the President to build teaching facilities and help talented but needy college students pay for their education Lows Wednesday night in mid dle 40s to lower 50s Highs Thursdav in the 70s It can also be revealed that additional guerrilla units have infiltrated Matanzas Province Mostlv cloudv Wednes the communique said The hc Blroic action of a small holding next January FAST TIME OKD FAIRF1ELD PEORIA 111 lllicil 32 Tuesday night Clocks nois convention of the Americaniwill be advanced at 2 am April Meyner could not run for alforce which resisted Soviet third term He leaves officei made tanks artillery and air during the last 20 hours made this result possible The communique added lhatj 2 pajrfieidiaccording to the revolutionary again will go on daylight savjCommands latest information ings time this year Fast force continues its valianli was approved by the City aSanst tyranny The que was revolutionary com muni issued shortly after day night and Thursday with scattered thundershowers like ly east and south Warmer Wednesday night lows 40s northeast to 50s southwest Highs Thursday in the 70s Further outlook Scattered showers and mild Saturday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near or slightly below normal T h u r s d a y through next Monday Normal low are in the 30s extreme House resolution killed DES MOINES The Iowa Legislature may not deprive the people of the right to reform or revise the state Constitution Atty Gen Evan Hultman has ruled Hultmans opinion apparently knocks down a resolution introduced in the House which proposed to strike the words to revise out of a section of the Constitution relating to adoption of amendments AntiU S riots mount SOFIA Bulgaria An estimated 10000 Com munistled rioters most of them teenagers stoned ui i pacdcTc onvfvn mpnl mUniSLieU HUIKIS UlUbl Ui UlBiU LCClldgci a auiicu WednesfO and fast time wll r Cas o s o 4Qs elsewhere the y S legation in Sofia in protest against the in Warning to Russ by JFK Keep hands off Cuba WASHINGTON Kennedy has fired a straight fromthe shoulder warning to Soviet Premier Khrushchev to keep hands off Cuba Kennedy made it clear in a message to the Soviet leader Tuesday night that the United States will take immediate steps to counter any military in tervention by outside force la the Cuban fighting The President declared moral support for the Cuban patriots in their struggle for freedom and said again that the United States intends no military inter vention As Kremlin reaction to Ken nedys message was awaited officials here reported no evi dence of any military followup by Khrushchev to his threat to supply all necessary assist ance to Cubas proCommunist Fidel Castro regime KHRUSHCHEVS threat to aid Castro came early Tuesday in message to the White House In titfortat on Moscows pub lishing Khrushchevs note before it reached Kennedy the White House made public Kennedys answer at the same time Tues day night that Secretary of State Dean Rusk gave it to So viet Ambassador Mikhail Men shikov Authoritative sources said Kennedy personally devoted much time to wording his reply and conferring with advisers The result was a compara tively sage sheared of usual diploma tic verbiage and using stronger terms than the restrained language Kennedy has used so jfar in his effort to get along with the Sovietsl KENNEDY told Khrushchev 1 The United States morally supports and will not hinder Cuban patriots in their struggle for freedom against the Castro government 2 While the United States in tends no military intervention in Cuba in the event of any military intervention by outside Force we will immediately honor our obligations under the interAmerica system to protect this hemisphere against exter nal aggression Kennedy referred as had President Eisenhower in a simi lar warning to Khrushchev last summer to the commitments by the American republics un der the Rio de Janeiro Pact to act together against any move by an outside power endanger ing peace in the hemisphere 3 RATHER THAN using Cuban situation as a pretext to iinflame other areas of the world Moscow should join in present opportunities for peace in Laos and the Congo and for agreeing to a ban on atomic tests What your government be lieves is its own business Ken nedy said What it does in the world is the worlds business juntil Sept 30 iclaimed it shot down four plancsi Ion bombing missions over Cuba including one piloted by an American THE CASTRO regime also boasted that the invasion force in south central Cuba would be totally wiped out in a matterj of Cuban exiles in Miami report1 ed hearing insurgent broadcasts from inside Cuba claiming thej At Photofix CHRYSLERS COLBERT SMILES A smiling L L Tex Colbert Chrysler board chairman and president smiles as he leaves Chrysler stockholders meeting in Detroit Chrysler Corporation overwhelm ingly turned back the challenge of dissident stock holders led by Detroit attorney Sol Dann A pre liminary count in the stockholders voting showed Chryslers 18mcmber slate of directors got more than ot it up among other sponsors 7 million votes Six other stockholder proposals op to help defray costs posed by management were also defeated Normal Highs are in the 60sj of Cuba Simiiar antiAmerican protests had the been ordered by Red leaders in Paris Helsinki weekend Rainfall will averj Prague Moscow and Communist East Berlin age 40 to 75 of an inch in k occasional showers and thun Military plane down derstorms mostly during the VClNr A TT c rnjlitarv T47 with 16 latter half of the period HONG KONG A U b militaiv LAI 10 persons aboard crashed into a mountain shortly after takeoff Wnnrv Tfnnrra oivnnrf PnlifP at Ifflst ers ncai Globe Gazette weather data Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset 54 32 SOPRANO DIES sional name Mine Jeanne DCS jarclins died Monday invaders had captured an t0 s am Wednesday field in Las Villas Province and had isolated Bayamo a coast seaport in eastern Oricnte Prov ince The Cuban army radio report ed the recapture of Mayari a town of 5000 on the north coast of Oricnte indicating it had MONTREAL been in rebel hands Lonegran 57 a lyric soprano who toured Canada and Lynes Hanson are top legislators DES MOINES iif Newsmen covering the Iowa Legislature have picked Sen J Kendall Lynes Plainficld and Rep Ar thur C Hanson Inwood two veteran Republican lawmakers as their choices for outstand ing legislator of 1961 The awards presented Tuesday night at he biennial DCS Moincs Press and Radio Club dinner Lynes 58 is majority leader of the Senate Hong Kongs airport Police said at one person survived the crash Red demand rejected UNITED NATIONS The II N General As sembly rejected a demand by the Soviet Union that it condemn the United States as an aggressor master minding the invasion of Cuba Mrs wiiiicj Gay time at White House WASHINGTON President Kennedy and mem United Siatosunder the profesi bera of Congress put the cares of the Cuban crisis aside Tuesday night for one of thegayest parties the White House has known in some time It was a formal White tie reception planned weeks ago in honor of senators representatives Cabinet members and wives first such affair of the Kennedy administration SAME On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society 10111213 Sports 2324 31 North Iowa News 32 Muson City News 3435 38 CRASH KILLS 6 FALLON Nev naval reserves were killed and 12 in jured when a Navy transport plane crashed on takeoff from iFallon Naval Air Auxiliary Sta tion Tuesday All of the dead and most of tlip injured were Michigan reservists f GRAVELY ILL Veteran film star Gary Cooper is gravely ill according to his publicist Warren Cowan Ho is confined to his Hollywood home in traction because of a pinched nerve in the back of his neck Cooper reportedly ts suffering from cancer and there are no plans to hospital ize him At last Monday nights Academy Awards cere mony actor James Stewart emotionally presented n spe cial Oscar to ab his lonj contnbiJj lion to the movie industry
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