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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North lowot Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The newspaper VOL AitocUttd Pros tad United Preci International full that makes all North I o vans MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 1 1W1 neighbors 7e a Copy Paper Consists ol Two SeetlontSectloa Nt 171 Ceasefire delays blamed on Russia One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGaxette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO I13UOI pm Sunday KWLC Decorah 11240 pm Sun HOI Ames 1640 am Tuesday WTAD Qtiinc 930i pm Thurs WSUI Iowa City 1910 Theyve been a really tough hundred days IM JUST HOME from our national capital where at close range I witnessed the clos ing phases of the New Frontiers first 100 days It was not a joy ous occasion The worlds troubles were beating in on President Kennedy from all di rections His youthful vigor was under test One story going the rounds in Washington was that his greet ing to Richard Nixon on their recent meeting was You were the winner Dick It probably didnt happen just that way But it could have As if the shocking setback in Cuba wasnt enough Frances generals had to get into the act with their ifftimed attempt to take over Algeria Their plot was actually directed at the heart of NATO the free worlds one best shield against world communism It was a worried looking young man who appeared before us editors gathered at the giant State Department building for a background briefing by top of ficials of the Kennedy Admini stration Earlier in the dayhe had dispatched an offer of help to Frances President de Gaulle A FEW DAYS BEFORE that I was in his audience at the Statler Hilton when he delivered his hardhitting warning to the Kremlin that Uncle Sam would not stand idly by and see a for eign power establish a menac ing beachhead in Cuba One of the Presidents obedient aides had sought to shift or at least share the blame for the Cuban thats what it was But Mr Kennedy went out of his way to assume full re sponsibility for it This example of fairness didnt go unnoticed by the by the Amer ican public I feel quite sure The one ray of sunshine on the Washington scene during my week perhaps than the quick quelling of the Algerian to do with the ceasefire proposal in Laos But realists among the editors remembering the patienceex hausting discussions preceding the truce in Korea and more recently the neverending nu clear test ban negotiations in Geneva placed this Laos dis patch in heavy discount IN THE CUSTOMARY Com munist pattern the Kremlindi reeled rebels in Laos can be ex pected to continue fighting so long as the battle runs their way When and if reverses oc cur they can proceed into a truce They are not restrained by any considerations of honor or decency Ourtwo days of briefing at the State Department brought us into personal touch not only with the President but with most of his policymakers in foreign affairs starting with Dean Rusk Secretary of State Among the others who talked and submitted to critical ques tioning were Chester Bowles tinder secretary Adlai Steven son UN ambassador Charles Chip Bohlen specialist on Communist bloc affairs nen Soapy Williams African assistant and Edward R Mur rbw USIA director Carl Rowan Pulitzerprize winning exmember of the staff of the Minneapolis Star prc Continued on W The weather North Iowa Generally fair Minnesota Fair continued Monday night continued cool with frost and freezing tem peratures lows 2630 Partly cloudy Tuesday highs near 50 Iowa Generally fair Monday night continued cold with frost and freezing tempera tures lows 2632 Partly cloudy Tuesday with scat tered light showers likely ex treme northwest highs near 50 Further outlook Vari cloudiness and warmer Wednesday with showers and thunderstorms northwest WASHINGTON tary of State Dean Rusk as sured Senators Monday that the Kennedy administration has no plans to proceed in any way in armed intervention in Cuba Rusk also told the Senate For eign Relations subcommittee on Latin America that the de cision for the illfated Cuban invasion was made by Cuban refugees and carried o u t by theni but with substantial US financial and supply aid His views given during a twohour and 55minute session behind closed doors were re layed to newsmen by chairman Wayne L Morse DOre Morse said he would not withdraw his previous criticism of the administrations hand ling of the Cuban fiasco but cool Highs Tuesday in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 57 Minimum 30 At 8 am 35 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 46 Minimum 30 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Maximum 54 Minimum 35 Rusk testifies No plan for armed Cuba intervention Harriman in pledge to Laos Roadblocks thrown up VIENTIANE Laos S support was pledged to the pro Western government and W A v e r e 11 Harriman declared Monday any delay in a cease fire is squarely up to Premier Khrushchev and he must bear responsibility for it Harriman roving ambassador jfor President Kennedy came icre from two days of confer ences in the royal capital oi iAiang Prabang where he and Cambodias neutralist chief of jtate Prince Norodom Sihanouk pressed for moves to establish a ceasefire as a first step toward praised Rusk for an exceed ingly able objective factual and open breasted statement about the entire situation Morse said he felt he was speaking for other senators present when he said they placed complete confidence and support in the able leader ship of Rusk and President Kennedy Rusk told newsmen it was a very candid and useful discus sion Most of it he said was devoted to Cuba although one or two other matters which he did not specify were raised in the session The secretary said1 the ful morning completed his testi mony on Cuba although he ex pects to return to the capito Wednesday for a discussion of other matters N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Thanks from Japan DES MOINES The governor of Iowas sister state in Japan thanked lowans for their kindness to his people and called the world leader in agri culture Gov Hisashi Amano of Yamanashi prefec ture addressed a joint session of the Iowa legislature and said the 35 head of purebred pigs and 60000 bushels of corn which was sent by lowans following a typhoon had been a tremendous help to the prefec tures agriculture and economy Telegrams are evidence JERUSALEM Two telegrams signed by Adolf Eichmann and ordering the execution of spe cific groups of Jews were put in evidence by the prosecution in an effort to link him directly with the wartime exterminations Earlier a spectator in the gallery burst into hysterical tears and shouted Where is my family Kill Kill Peace at Galveston GALVESTON Tex An uneasy peace returned to this Gulf of Mexico resort city following a week end of rioting by thousands of thrillseeking youths who flocked here for the opening of the tourist sea son Police counted more than 700 youths many of them college students arrested Big smile on f astro HAVANA A smiling Fidel Castro looked on with obvious pleasure while masses of Cubans marched and sang in what was described as the first Communist May Day celebration in the Western Hemisphere with the working class in power Millionaires db battle BALTIMORE Alleghany Corp shareholders are gathering to settle the issue in a battle of mil lionaires for control in the giant holding corporation and its billion financial empire The contest was without parallel in American history SAMI DATE1HO1SJ On the inside Editorials Page 4 Newt Quiz5 Society News 789 Meson City News 1011 Latest Murkttt 11 North News 12 Sporfs 1314 Comics 15 Clear Lake peace HARRIMAN TOLD A news conference the United States is doing everything possible to pro mote the ceasefire but will con tinue to stand behind the gov ernment in the Laotian civil war Sihanouk told reporters in Vientiane earlier in the day that King Savang Vathana opposes a 14nation peace conference on Laos a stand that might throw up another roadblock to a case fire But Harriman said the Laotian government of Premier Boun Oum and the United States both still favor the 14nation confer ence after a ceasefire Sihanouk said he is withdraw ing hissponsorship because Kin Savang Vathana opposed any thing but a settlement amon the Laotians themselves SIHANOUK HAS been acting in a role of mediator in the civi conflict and it was he who firs suggested the 14nation confer ence The Communistled rebels made this the cornerstone o their peace proposals Sihanouk talkedto reporters on a stopover here from Luang Prabang the Laotian royal cap ital The development came as government and proCommunis rebel emissaries were supposed to be seeking each other out on the front north of Vientiane to discuss a ceasefire The impactof the kings deci sion is difficult to assess The king by tradition stands aloo from politics But as the crisis deepened in Laos he took amore active role in trying to settle the conflict and the proWestern government listened to his coun sel A DAY OF CONFERENCES High powered conferences were the order of the day Monday both here and abroad At top Secretary of State Dean Rusk chats with Sen William Fulbright D Ark at Washington before a closed door Senate hearing on U S involve ment in the Cuban invasion failure At center the Laos control group meets in New Delhi India in an effort to launch a ceasefire Left to right are Jerzy AP Phototax Michalowski of Mayrand of Canada Samar Sen and Krishna Menon both of India and Indias Prime Minister Nehru Below former Presi dent Eisenhower talks with Senate GOP leader Everett Dirksen of Illinois and House leader Charles Halleck of Indiana at a party strategy meeting at Eisenhowers home in Gettysburg Pa Ike cautions against probe of Cuba fiasco Des Moines firm moves to Iowa Falls DES MOINES UP Boyt Harness Co which has operated in Des Moines since 1901 plans to move to luwa Falls The firm employs 100 persons and has a gross business of more than million It makes saddles luxury leather goods gun cases holsters and other leather items Coowner Jim Boyt said the move was being made because property taxes and costs of la MT and transportation were ower A corporation was formed by Iowa Falls residents last week to attract industry and capital Deadline nears for Iowa tax DES MOINES Wl Iowa in jome lax returns must Ixj post marked before midnight Mon day to avoid a penalty for being late Normally state income taxes must be paid by April 30 but the deadline was extended a day because the 30th was on a Sunday FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES GETTYSBURG President Eisenhower Monday strongly supported President Kennedy on Cuba and said a fullscale public congressional investigation of the recent un successful invasion of Cuba would be an hunt The former chief executive made the statement in a news conference after meeting with the congressional leadership Eisenhower declined to join the GOP House and Senate lead ers in labeling the Kennedy islative program thus far as a big egg House GOP Leader Charles A Halleck of Indiana reported earlier that he told Eisenhower the American people certainly missed his wisdom and sure hand in Washington and if he ran for president tomorrow he would win by the biggest land slide in history I THINK he liked Hal leck said Search continued for slayer of two girls HOLLAND Mich and volunteer searchers Mon day found the bulletpierced bodies of two school girls who had been missing since Satur day while picking flowers The bodies were about 25 feet apart and covered with leaves in this desolate dunes area The location is about a fourminute walk from the homes of both girls and about 150 feet south of a path covered by scores of searchers since Saturday night Rex Webbert 22 a civilian was first to come upon the body of Margaret Chambers 12 Web bert shouted Ive found some thing He parted the pile of leaves and uncovered Mar garets red jacket Within moments someone else inthe party shouted Heres the other one T h e second pile of leaves partly hid the body of Carol Gee 11 A foot was protrud A neighbor boy James S Stephens 16 a Boy Scout pa trol leader STEPHENS was being sought for investigation in the case A note reportedly left by the boy and the discovery of a bloodstained Tshirt and the youths bicycle were clues In his note the boy said he had shot two people accidentally Senate GOP Leader Everet M Dirksen of Illinois said h had informed Eisenhower tha Republicans h a v e supporter President Kennedy in the Cuban crisis in the belief that once nation is committed by its President we must present a united front to the world Eisenhower wanted to stay away from critical politica statements because of the inter national situation but he did cal on the Republican party tc work for a free viable econ omy and a hew measure o unity if the GOP expects t make gains in the 1962 and 1964 elections Other highlights of the former presidents most extensive news conference since leaving office Jan 20 AT THE REQUEST of the State Department he has can celed plans to visit Japan as a private citizen this fall He said the state department had rec ommended against the trip be cause of current world tensions Kennedy has not approached him about undertaking any spe cial diplomatic mission but Eis enhower said he did expect to meet again with the President periodically to review world af fairs Eisenhower took full respon sibility for beginning the arm ing and training of antiCastro Cuban refugees during his ad ministration But he said he would not while in office go beyond a training program be cause there was no junta or specific Cuban leader ready Weather bad at Cape Could delay space test CAPE CANAVERAL prediction of bad weather aised doubts whether Ameli as first maninspace shot will o as planned Tuesday morning The National Space Agency as set fairly rigid minimum onditions for the launching he astronaut and the Kedstone ocket apparently were ready to o But if the forecasts hold the may not be suitable in 11 respects until the last half f the week PROJECT MERCURY offi ials want the wind to be no tronger than around 21 miles n hour and the sky must show arge amounts of blue both here nd in the recovery area 290 miles down the Atlantic missile ange The forecast is for consider ble for his season on the for usty winds of 21 to 23 miles an lour The forecaster at Patrick Air orce Base said the skies may tart to clear Tuesday night But he said the winds may re main quite strong until some ime Thursday The nations No 1 astronaut was less than 24 hours away rom his scheduled leap into space when the adverse fore cast came in The main count down had started Sunday A postponement would be a disappointment for the pilot and the thousands of men who lave been working toward a shot time of 8 am CST Tues day BUT THEY were certain not to let disappointment push them into a hazardous venture in un favorable weather Soviet shots undo u b t e d 1 j have been similarly held up of ficials said but the world never new about it because the Rus sians never announced launch ings in advance When the first American as tronaut goes up he will be mak ing a flight which may carry the United States one scientific step beyond Russia in testing mans ability to navigate in space Scientists said Americas as tronaut will be given limited navigational control of his spacecraft during the voyage Russias Maj Yuri Gagarin went ligher and farther than this planned suborbital voyage jut at all times bis spaceship was under control from the round AMERICAS man in space Is The No 1 candidate mdr Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr 5yearold fa her of two irls and a backup al ernate astro naut went into cientif i c se 1 u s i o n to in d e r g o the inal physical nd mental h e c k s that vill confirm heir role in SHEPARD listory The machinery is ready Sources said the modified Red tone rocket and the instrument aden Mercury capsule on its nose have been examined over nd over for flaws and none had jeen found The support operations the groundbased crews whose task is to get the man up and down alive are ready Final ad justments of millions of dollars worth of instruments on Cape were under way and ships to recover the man after nil flight were en route to the tar get area Sources said Shepard had the inside track at No 1 He was reported to have undergone a physical examination perhaps the first of several that will pava his way into history books of space exploration The No 1 man will sleep Mon day night in a room at bustling Hangar S designed to keep him from the hurlyburly of ac tivity going on elsewhere JAZZ MUSICIAN DliS NEW YORK Miff Mole 63 a noted jazz musician who played with Benny Good man Paul Whiteman and other leading bands died Saturday V   

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