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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Presi and United Press Internationa Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 17 1961 7e Copy Paper Consists of Tro SectionsSection No 241 125000 at greatest air show here One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KG 10 113001 pm KULC Decorab 1240 pm Sun UOI Ames 1640 am Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930i pm Thurs WSUI lowi City 910 am Sat Viet Nam next on Red timetable City to get jet service Cuts Chicago travel time I North Iowa air travelers will enter the jet age in September according to plans announced at the Aviation Day banquet ati Hotel Hanford Saturday night j Service between here and Chicago by Ozark Air Lines F27 Anr iki i n IJet planes is planned to CANT IN HONESTY tell yoo K McCul that my brief visit in Viet Nam lough Ozark vice prasident for just after the last of the French occupational troops had been chased out of that Asian land in 1956 produced any great confi dence in me that its people would fight unto death to thwart Com munism and promote freedom laiKj start its return flight to This is not however to suggest Chicago shortly after arrival that the Vietnamese like Com munism or that they dislike the IT IS PROBABLE McCullough ways of the western world Its saidthat the onl between advertising and sales said Details of the plan ire not final but it appears now that Mason Cityans can expect onej of the fast F27s to arrive here from Chicago at midday daily just that they dont feel strongly here and Chicago will be Water enough on either subject to lay Instead the present down their lives as martyrs for a great cause You have to know just a little about their background to under stand what goes on in their mind To start with you must know that the people of what is now Viet Nam havent had much con hours and 12 minutes flight time to or from Chicago would jbe cut to about an hour and a Also adding to speed and con venience for North lowans is the fact that the planes termina is to be OHare Field instead o Midway Airport OHare is the tact with the blessings of freeterminal for jet aircraft of the orn j various international air car Under Chinese overlordship for riers a thousand years Viet Nam I Now passengers connecting gained its independence in 939jthrough Chicago from here often AD After nearly a thousand years more it fell again under foreign domination It was in 1858 that the French began their oc cupation of the IndoChinese pe ninsula have to go town from Midway to OHare with some in convenience BECAUSE OF the expected midday time the new plane is BECAUSE there hadnt j expected to make good connec been tions with all international air carriers serving Chicago All or much happiness for the minerun Vietnamese during those thousand most major morning flights years of independence there wasjfrom the east would be in Chi no pronounced resistance as the cago before the F27 leaves for French moved in and began joinits Mason City terminal And the ing Viet Nam with its neighbors return flight from Mason City including Laos and Cambodia inshould be in Chicago in time for the Union of IndoChina ithe major air carriers after Things began to happen and evening flights out of the French new roads ports railways trading centers coal Until now Ozark Air Lines has mines rubber plantations and theibeen serving 11 cities with the like But what is now Viet jet prop aircraft ail of became a granary and supplierjthem onthe airlines heavy traf of raw materials for the indusjfC density routes The flight trialized northern part of theiwhich will turn arouna in Ma country Overpopulation and exson Cltv is the first F27 service treme poverty with all that goto a Cltv not on the list original with it was the rule i SIven such when Ozark bought its first F27s But the real resentment toward the French in todays generation of Vietnamese is based on some McCULLOUGH SAID the new service is being planned be thing else Whereas the British cause of usage of service to colonial policy placed some here and indicates aj sponsibility in native peoplesbelief by Ozark officials that France had a studied policy ofJMason City has the traffic to keeping the Vietnamese unprejwarrant such service pared for selfgovernment Thej Although use of northsouth same technique was used by thejscrvice through this area hasi Dutch in Indonesia and by Ihejbcen low enough to call its conj Belgians in Africa Not even thejtinuation into question before most menial jobs in the govern1the Civil Aeronautics Board use mcnt service were entrusted tojof castwest airline service here the natives more than doubled in the last five years JAPAN TOOK OVER in Thc F27s are Pairchild planes but with the Vichy governmentipowered by Rolls Royce engines PLANES AND is just one portion of the crowd of an estimated 125000 that jammed Mason Citys airport Sunday This photo taken from atop the fuselage of an Air Force C124 trans port shows the jets of the Navys Blue Angels lined up on a runway in front of some of the 700 light planes As usual the Blue Angels and their sleek jets were the big attraction THUNDER STORMS North towa Partly cloud Monday night lows in the 60s Party cloudy Tuesday with thunder showers spread ing over area Tuesday Low Monday night in the 60s Highs Tuesday in lower 80s with jet powered propellers under Hitler domination the French continued to administer the country All of a sudden how ever in 1945 the Vichy govern ments applecart was overturned and Tokyo just ahead of Japans capitulation declared IndoChinas colonial status at an end Thats when the Commies had their field day With French ad ministrators removed the whole country deprived of responsible officials became a lowhanging bunch of grapes for the Commu nistled Vietminh There followed a period of mixedup guerrilla fighting with France1 trying des perately to preserve its colonial interests almost a century in the building Fighting between French forces and Vietminh centered in north ern Viet Nam Thc French dom inated in the cities but the Com vidcd such help as it could to the WCCKencl French On an occasion or two espe cially in 1951 when Dicn Bicn Phu Partly cloudy with scat tered thundershowers west Monday night spreading over state Tuesday Lows Monday night lower 60s northeast to near 70 southwest Turning cooler northwest Tuesday highs 70s northwest to 80s southeast Minnesota T h u n dershowers continued warm Highs Tues day near 90 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 82 Minimum 61 At 8 am 71 Sunrise Sunset GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 75 Minimum 57 Sports Bulletin ATLANTA Ga ffi One of the alltime greats of base ball Ty Cobb died Monday at Emory Hospital here Cobb 74 died after a lengthy illness from heart arthritic and diabetic disorders N ews in utshell OZARKS PROPJET F27 200 Communists killed in South Viet Nam offensive SAIGON South Viet Nam Government troops driving into a rebel stronghold southwest of an was under Communist attack the in one of he bloodiest battles of the sevenyear guerrilla war Military authorities said 187 dead were counted Viet Cong United States seriously considered after the threehour pitched battle the French Todays Vietnamese Continued on Page 2 of cral hundred Reds fled toward the nearby Cambodian border Government losses were given as 12 dead and about 60 wounded President Ngo Dinh Diems forces arc giving a new twist to the hitandrun war seeking out the rebels in offensive mopup op erations in territories where the Communists arc strong II was the second major offens ive operation launched by the miles i government in an attempt to wipe out terrorist strongholds in this scvcountry which borders embattled Laos FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Plan rejected MOSCOW The US Britain and France have turned down Premier Khrushchevs proposals aimed at forcing the Al lies out of West Berlin The similar notes were delivered to the Kremlin and called for free elec tions in East Germany as part of a basic approach to solving the entire Ger man problem Tax cuts OKd Immediate tax cuts for business totaling more than billion a year won approval of the House Ways Means committee The plan to provide tax incentives for business to spur econom ic growth would give business firms and self employed persons a tax cut equal to eight per cent of the amount spent this year in future years on incomepro ducing equipment Explorers lost ORLEANS State police skindivers began searching a nar row limestone cavern near here for two young explorers trapped when a flash flood rushed in The efforts uncovered no sign of the pair Ralph S Moreland Jr 25 Knox Ind and Tom Arnold 22 Peru Ind Reds arrive L EOPOLDVILLE Congo The U N said that a Soviet diplomatic mission has arrived at Stanleyville stronghold of the leftwing Lumum bist regime of Antoine Gizenga On the inside Editorials 4 Comics News Quiz 7 Society News 101112 Sports 1314 Latest Markets U Mason City News 1617 Clear Lake News 1ft North Iowa News 20 Transit Schedule 22 Everything is AOK for second space trip Tuesday chutists featured Stunt pilot applauded By DICK SULLIVAN GlobeGazette Staff Writer Like so many of the good things in life the North Iowa Aviation Day show becomes better with age The Mason City Municipal Air iport Sunday was the scene of the biggest and best show ever held here The an esti mated 125000 persons came from near and far by plane and car to view North Iowas greatest oneday event THE this year there were three featured attrac tions each one a tremendous drawing card by itself There were the Navys Blue Angels pre cision pilots the Navys Chuting Stars parachute demon stration team and acrobatpilot Bevo How ard from North Carolina Fire Chief Harold Mulchrone of he MinneapolisSt Paul Metropol itan Airport who has attended every air show held in Mason City estimated the crowd at anywhere between 115000 and 125000 Other sources estimated the number at more than 100000 and nearly all were certain the crowd topped that of any previous year CAPE CANAVERAL Fla tfi Force Capt Virgil I Gris som slender tersetalking vel yearold native of Mitchell Ind will reach a maximum altitude of 116 miles United States second manin space effort Tuesday eran of Korea was officially For all practical purposes picked as the astronaut for the Grissoms suborbital flight will be identical to the rocket ride taken by Navy Cmdr Alan B If all goes as planned the Shepard Jr on May 5 S820amonth test pilot known as Gus will be shot like a bullet 300 miles southeast over the At antic Ocean around 6 am On the projected flight the 35 any reason the 155 unable to ACCIDENT AT SEA HONG KONG man was cilled and another injured Mon day on board the missileequipped US cruiser Topeka A local press eport said an anchor chain snap ped while the Topeka was seven miles out from this British colony SAME Even as the selection of the tanned fitlooking father of two sons was being announced the long and tedious countdown pre liminary to launching was under way in the air conditioned block house about 150 feet from the missile launching pad Weather conditions Cape and at the downrange sta tions remain ideal It appears that only unforeseen mechanical difficulties could postpone the shoot IN CONTRAST to last years foggy and overcast skies this years weather was almost ideal There had been threats of bad weather for the show since Thurs day and more than one person breathed a sigh of relief when the sun was shining brightly Sunday The Blue Angels more than made up for their curtailed of last year when they capped Sundays show with a flawless performance of hairbreadth man euvering in their Tiger jets at thej During the fleurde lis the high light of the Blue Angels appear ance one big cloud made its way into the path of the planes hiding them from view for a few seconds JBut it only added to the drama of It is possible Grissoms may the show as the Blue Angels broke be the last suborbital hop by an astronaut before the space agency attempts to put a man in orbit around the earth If the flight is as successful as Shepards further trips like it may be dispensed with NASA had planned at least four sub orbital launchings The first maninorbit flight could come late this year Gris som will have fewer tasks to through in a steep dive THE NAVYS Chuting Stars per formance was moved up on the schedule from 3 to 1 pm due to air turbulence building up They naturally require high altitude for maximum performance and they got it Sunday From 9000 feet up the Stars made three passes across the field dropping one two and then four jumpers They free fell 40 seconds VIRGIL GRISSOM make the flight his place in the About 15 seconds after the boost space capsule called Libertyjer rocket separates Grissom Bell 7 will be taken by Marine will be strictly observing Lt Col John H Glenn Jr 39 whereas Sheppard had myriad New Concord Ohio tasks to perform 2 CHUTING STARS COME DOWN ON DROP ZONE j f ibuilding up speeds to 150 mph be perform and more opportunity Op5enigpthe Cnute in to observe the heavens and thejtwo seconcjs cut the speed of de earth curving beneath h i mjscent to 13 mpn The fall itself is enough to thrill most anyone but the mid air passing of batons was al most incredible When their show was over and all hands safely back to earth the members of the team busied themselves giving autographs to admiring youngsters Just an other days xvork The third leg of Sundays triple feature was the old pro in ac Howard HOWARD flying the German built biplane in which he has won numerous national and in ternational awards showed the thousands of spectators why he is regarded as the highest paid stunt pilot today and why his plane is considered one of the most maneuverable in existence Even during the takeoff How ard was stunting He performed a variety of rolls and stalls that just are not seen done everyday in this jet age He climaxed his show by removing a ribbon from between two 12foot cane poles while flying upside down Before the aerial show got under way there was plenty ou the ground to keep visitors busy THE TALOS Snark and Hound Dog guided missiles drew much attention and the space capsulo sent here from St Louis was equally attractive But although his is the age of guided Hs siles space capsules and jet air craft the largest crowd Sunday was gathered in and around the C124 transport brought here oy he Air Force It was the biggest plane on the field The sentry dog show put on 1 A
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