Monday, April 24, 1961

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaptr for HM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL ff The newspaper that makes all North AMOCIUO Prw UoJUtf full Wlrw MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 24 1M1 neighbors 7o Ptjwr CohiliU of Two India to supervise Laos cea sefire One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 13001 pm Sundmj KWLC Decorah 1210 pm Sun WOt Amei 610 am Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Tfaun WS1M Iowa City 910 am Sat Hungarians were never overcome THOUGH THE IRON Curtain separating Hungary from the free world is both high er and thicker than ever be fore the word is getting through that the average Hungarian at this moment is more resentful of his Communist oppressor than in 1956 when except for massive intervention by Russia with tanks and artillery the Hungarians would have won a place among the free people of our world I was in Vienna when some of the last of the escapees from Hungary straggled into that Austrian capital city As a passenger on a Russian plane Kiev and Moscowbound I flew over Budapest and spent an hour or so at the Communist operated airport This I think gives me a little extra interest in what happens to Hungary and the Hungarians In the intervening years Ive offered thanks a thousand times for Hungarys freedomfighters those who died those who fought the good fight and man aged to escape to the free world to fight another day and those who remained in Hungary un broken in spirit TWO of my broad contentions have been these 1 That if the United Nations had had even a token force of Gaza Strip or Congo dimensions to send into Hungary at the pro pitious time Hungary at this moment would be listed among the free nations of our world 2 Hungary and its freedom fighters more than anything thats happened since the ad vent of world Communism dem onstrated for all to see what a stinking and shoddy piece of counterfeit goods the Kremlin is trying to sell to our world That of course is pretty di rect language Its principal pur port is conveyed in a more scholarly way by this excerpt out of a report recently off the press on a survey of develop ments in Hungary the past year by the American Friends of Captive Nations The group is headed by Adolf A Berln Jr with Clare Boothc Luce and Leo Cherne flanking him HERE ARE THE REASONS advanced in this report why the Hungarian revolution of 1956 is classified as a great victory for freedom and a major defeat for the Soviet 1 It revealed the unanimous opposition to Communism by a people which had been totally controlled and indoctrinated for ten years 2 It was led by the very youth which had been most completely indoctrinated 3 It showed that a revolution was possible not only against a Communist regime but even against Soviet occupation forc es because the revolution could only be put down by a large scale new invasion 4 It showed that even the Soviet troops originally garri soned in Hungary as well as the Hungarian Communist army were unreliable 5 It showed that the Russians must constantly fear and guard against similar explosions es pecially in lime of war along their communications lines 6 The Hungarian Revolution actually made possible the par tial success of the Polish Revo lution which had been hailed as a success in contrast to the Hungarian failure 7 Even the Hungarian people themselves gained something by their revolution not only economically but politically So Ctntinutd tn Page 2j SHOWERS North Iowa Partly cloudy to cloudy through Tuesday Chance of showers or thunder showers Monday night or Tuesday Cooler Lows Mon day night lower 40s Highs Tuesday 50 to 58 Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Tuesday with scat tered thundershowers south east and extreme east Mon day or Tuesday Colder south west Monday night and east and south Tuesday Low Mon day night near 40 northwest to 50s southeast High Tues day 40s northwest to near 60 southeast FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the five day period Tues day through Saturday will av erage from 2 to 4 degrees be low normal It will be cooler Thursday and Friday and warmer again on Saturday Normal highs for the period are lower 60s north toupper 60s south Normal lows for the period are near 40 north to mid 40s south Precipita tion will average 50 to 100 inches with locally heavy amounts and occurring as showers and thunderstorms at the first of the period and again on Saturday Minnesota Clearing cooler Highs Tuesday near 60s Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 55 Minimum 44 Precipitation 56 Sunrise Sunset GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 70 Minimum 38 N ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Bobby invited WASHINGTON President Kennedy has assigned his brother Atty Gen Robert Ken nedy to help in a top level study of the nations intelligence structure and capacity for limited war fare operations Allen Dulles chief of the Cen tral Intelligence Agency also will work on the project with Adm Ar leigh Burke and Gen Maxwell Taylor Sukarno greeted WASHINGTON President Kennedy per sonally greeted Indo nesias neutralist Presi dent Sukarno on his ar rival for talks which may provide a gauge of U S prestige in the wake of the Cuban incident Law stiffened DES MOINES A bill to plug a loophole in Iowa laws for prosecut ing fathers who desert their children was passed by the Senate 440 The measure would allow courts to prosecute a fa ther who had been ju dicially determined the parent of illegitimate children Ruling by court WASHINGTON The Supreme Court has ruled that a state may re fuse to admit to practice any lawyer who refuses to sayt whether he is a Communist FOLEY ACQUITTED SPRINGFIELD Mo UPD A jury of 12 men Monday ac quitted country music star Red Folcy of charges that he will fully evaded federal income taxes totaling for 1954 and 1955 Storms pummel Iowa Man killed at Garrison FROMOUR WIKE SERVICES Twin tornadoes slashed an enormous 130mile path across eastcentral Iowa Sunday kill ing at least one person and in juring 15 others Killed when one of the storms struck the Methodist Church at Garrison was Leland Fry Fry was killed and six persons were injured when the winds knocked over a chimney from the old section of t h e chifrch Debris from the chim ney crashed through the church roof striking Fry and the others as the y watched the storm SIX PERSONS were hurt Sun day night at evening services at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Waterloo which was demolished by an other tornado Most seriously injured was Mrs Raymond Lee 49 wife of the minister of the church She was pinned under debris and suffered a leg fracture and face cuts Mary Brown 16 was hos pitalized and four others were treated for minor injuries Numerous homes were shat tered by the southern Iowa winds which cut a milewide swath from Allerton to Harvard and Seymour The towns of Green Mountain Alburnett U r b a n a Center Point Prairieburg Rowley Quasueton Winthrop Central City Troy Mills Walker and Waubeek were without power T h 9 tornadoes thundered along an eastnortheasterly line from Marshalltown through the Cedar RapidsWaterloo area and then struck Monmouth in extreme eastern Iowa before disappearing IN THEIR wake were smashed buildings and homes uprooted trees blocked high ways and disrupted electric power and communications Lives of many persons prob ably were saved because the storm struck during the morn ing hours of Sunday school and church and most farm families and many urban residents were attending services v One tornado flattened five buildings at the Marshalltown Airport and damaged or de stroyed about 25 private air planes One hangar was spared G W Hertema Marshalltown insurance agent whose airplane was one of three which was not damaged said the tornado caused upwards of half a mil lion dollars destruction JERRY JAMELL operator of an auto body shop on High way 14 north of Marshalltown said he saw the clouds building into a massive threatening mass and fled He got about 400 feet away from the shop when the tornado ripped aparl the concrete block structure Jamell was not hurt Winds of 100 miles per hour were recorded on an anemom eter at the Marshalltown Air port before the instrument blew away In town winds reached 60 mph peak The Sunday school classes at the Congregational Church at Green Mountain northeast of Marshalltown took shelter in the church basement before the storm hit The Rev Robert Wright said three orfour of the 50 persons in church were cut by flying glass when a basement window blew in None apparently re quired hospitalization A PRELIMINARY survty of the 30mile rural area between St Anthony and Garwin showed nearly every farm suffered some storm damage Windows were out roofs bkjwn off and houses twisted on their foun dations Winds blew the roof off a dor mitory at the Iowa Braille and Sightsaving School at Vinton and damaged the orchestra building At Maquokcta two or three store fronts were blown in SERVICE STATION DEMOLISHED The service station owned by Kieth Kennedy Center Point looked like this after the storm blew through there AP Photofax Sunday Eight people were in the station at the time but none of them suffered any injuries Many places were badly damaged in and around Center Point Algiers coup spreading French defenses girded Britain PARIS of a paraj troop invasion by army muti neers from Algeria the French government Monday announced plans to call up reservists to strengthen its defenses at home Premier Micnel Debre in a communique said units loyal to the government would be rein f o r c e d by individual callups which will theconstitu tion of reserve units with regu r officers Debre announced the callup after a night of electric tension sparked by his own warning that the government feared an air borne attempt to seize the French capital The invasion didnt materialize during the night and some of the special precautions were re laxed But the French air force remained on the alert and jet interceptor squadrons were Firing squads get call from Castro KEY WEST Fla A threat of firing squads hung Mon day over hundreds of antiCastro invaders and others rounded up as counterrevolutionaries during the illfated invasion of Cuba Counterrevolutionaries must be shot Fidel Castro an nounced in his first public appearance in Cuba for a week We have to act with hard hands Dont let the terrorists entertain dreams that they can act With impunity while they persist in these plans Let them not ask for clemency A Cuban audience watching the marathon televisionradio broadcast Sunday night in Havana cried to the wall Castro spoke four hours and 23 minutes vilifying the U S administration President Kennedy personally the Central In telligence Agency and the U way of life He compared Ken nedy to Adolf Hitler called him an international bully and his administration thugs who threaten the world with war What Castro had to say about the captured rebels he said there are 458 of oth ers of the thousands rounded up in Cuba on charges of disloyalty ordered to fire on any unauthor ized plane from Algeria As the rightwing mutineers in Algeria claimed more and more of the troops there were join ing their rebellion against De Gaulles Algerian policy labor and professional organizations from left to right called on their members to defend the republic VOLUNTEERS BY tht hun dreds streamed to the Interior Ministry in Paris clamoring for arms They were given rifles or carbines and partial uniforms organized into 10man squads and sent out to guard public buildings As dawn broke over the French capital thousands of tanksupported troops and se curity forces were on guard at key points Much of France went on virtual war footing after Pre to the Communistdominated re gime sent a chill through the Cuban community in exile in Florida There was a hint that Castro might spare some from the fir ing squad He implied that clemency would depend on a pledge from the United States to end any attempt to oust com munism from Cuba Family of 9 wiped out in house blaze NORTH BEACH Md Grim firemen probing Wi the blackened ruins of a large frame house in which nine persons died early Monday found the charred bodies of a mother and two children lying within a few feet of the front door They apparently died in a des perate attempt to flee the blaze that wiped out the Bowden fam ily Sunday night Police identified the dead as Kennedy meanwhile moved Bi11 Bowden 35 a communica me Morii to build up greater unity for his position on Cuba and for possi ble future action on the thorny problem of growing Communist prestige in the Caribbean is land The White House announced that Kennedy would see New Yorks Republican Gov Nelson A Rockefeller Tuesday after noon Vice President Lyndon B Johnson is going to Indepen dence Mo Tuesday to talk with former President Harry S Truman These visits have been de scribed as for the purpose of giving leaders of both parties full information But an attempt to round up bipartisan support for the President seemed obvi ous Kennedy met Saturday with his predecessor Dwight enhowcr at Camp David Md and got from the former Rcpub lican President a call to all Americans to support Kennedy tin the Cuban crisis tion engineer his wife Marie Elizabeth 33 their six chil dren ranging from about 1 to 13 in age and Mrs Bowdens mother Xenia Farr in her early 60s The fire was signalled at pm when a telephone op erator reported a strange call She told firemen she heard a woman screaming Get out get out In the background were other screams and a crackling sound Gradually the screams grew fainter and the call was cut off SAME DATIlfW14S Show of force is Nixons view WASHINGTON UPI For mer Vice President Richard Nixon is convinced the United States must find the legal de vices to use its own military force to counter Red subver sion in Cuba Laos or Latin America He has expressed these views to President Kennedy and has urged that intelligence and operations responsibilities be separated in the Central Intelli gence Agency Nixon believes strongly it can be stated that in the face of Communist subversion this government must find the legal devicies as it did in the case of Korea to employ its pow er on the side of freedom mier Michel Debre told a na tionwide TVRadio audience Sunday night that an attack from Algeria could come any time Rumors flew that 1500 paratroopers in 30 planes bad taken off from Algeria All commercial air traffic to and from France was tempo rarily halted Trucks were parked on airport runways to prevent the landing of any troop carriers Labor union members assembled at union headquarters to back up the se curity forces if needed De GAULLE IN a TV appear ance Sunday announced he had assumed almost dictatorial powers to combat the military junta that took control of Al giers and Oran in a bloodless coup Saturday The president promised to use all means to end what he called the odious and stupid adventure led by retired Gens aMurice Challe Raoul Salan Andre Zeller and Edmond Joii haud He warned French forc es in Algeria to remain loyal to the government or face court martial The situation in Algeria re mained confused The insurgent junta claimed the whole army in Algeria had rallied to it Sut the French government said Gen de Pouilly with headquar ters at Tlemcen west of Oran and still loyal to De Gaulle re ported he was in contact with all army detachments in west ern Algeria with the exception of those in Oran itself This would mean that most of the army in the Oran area is standing by De Gaulle The in surgent junta broadcasting from Algiers claimed that the whole army in Algeria had ral lied to its cause Details to be revedlecf LONDON British gov ernment announced Monday it hasreached agreement with the Soviet Union on preliminary ar rangements for aceasefire in Laos Britain and the Soviet Union asked India to convene the threenation commission to su pervise a ceasefire in Laos and India agreed India also accepted an invita tion to attend a 14nation con ference on Laos to begin in Gen eva May 12 In Washington the US said it will not attend the conference until it is assured that anactual ceasefire is in effect JOSEPH GOOBER undersac retary of the Foreign Office told the House of Commons that Andrei A Gromyko the Soviet foreign minister and the British ambassador in Moscow had worked out the agreement Gromyko has assured tha ambassador of the desire of the Soviet government for an im mediate ceasefire to precede an international conference of i4 nations which should now meet provided the Swiss gov ernment concur in Geneva on May 12 Godber said The 14 nations are Britain the Soviet Union the United States Communist China France Cambodia Communist North Viet Nam South Viet Nam Laos Thailand Burma India Poland and Canada Godber said pertinent com munications would be made public Tuesday VERIFICATION that fighting has stopped will be tha responsibility of an IndianCa nadianPolish commission In Laos meanwhile hun dreds of governmenttroops were airlifted to the front north of Vientiane to shore up crum bling defenses against the pro Communist rebels in the final hours before a ceasefire Pathet Lao rebels pushed southward along the main northsouth highway during the weekend sending royal army troops into a headlong retreat of 30 to 40 miles Three American military ad visers may have been captured in the rebel thrust to Vang Bieng a major government military headquarters 80 miles north of here On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 5 Society News 8910 Sports 1112 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics 16 Clear Lake News 17 North Iowa News 18 ARMORED READINESS IN Armored vehicles are drawn up in front of the National Assembly in Paris as the government announced plans to strengthen its home defenses Premier AP Photofax Michel Debre warned that the govern ment feared an airborne attempt by Al gerian mutineers to seize the French capital