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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors AiMcltteO PrtM United ruD MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 22 1961 7c a Copy Thls Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 244 Ceasefire call in Bizerte fight FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y ffl Dag Ham in arskjold Saturday urged the UN Security Council to call for an immediate ceasefire in the French Tunisian fighting pending further steps to end the dispute the unusual move as the 11na tion council resumed debate on the shooting war which began Wednesday after a new crisis over the naval base at Bizerte Hammarskjold suggested that the ceasefire be put into effect without prejudging the issues in the dispute He also declared The secretarygeneral madeithat it would be necessary to re WARM Iowa Considerable cloudiness throughout Monday with scat tered showers or thunder storms over most of the state A little warmer southeast and extreme east Sunday Low Saturday 55 to 60 north to 60 to 65 south Highs Sunday 75 to 80 north to 80 to 85 south Minnesota Variable cloudiness with no important change in temperatures with scattered showers and a few thunder storms mostly during the af ternoons and evenings Lows store conditions existing before the fighting began which woulc mean that French forces would have to withdraw from the city of Bizerte Meanwhile the council faced the prospect that anything it tries to do to end the dispute will be vetoed either by the East or the West In Tunisia itself President Habib Bourguiba proposed ne gotiations of Frances withdraw al from the Bizerte navalair base in a broadcast speech ivhile French troops battled Tu nisian soldiers and snipers in he heart of Bizerte city break ing down pockets of resistance French troops backed by armor occupied Bizerte at dawn BOURGUIBA complained that the United States and Britain were siding with France in the dispute over the base that broke nto open warfare Wednesday He admitted his troops fired irst but declared we are at home this is our territory The Tunisian leader said the opening fire was only to enforce a government order barring plane flights over Tunisia to the WAAC marched into Iowa A big week 19 years ago By JUDITH GRIMM DES MOINES UPI Nineteen years ago this week rugged old Ft Des Moines became coeduca tional as the first detachment of WAACS arrived for basic training A special unit of Regular Army men had been sent to revamp the aged redbrick mounted cavalry post into a suitable training ground for several hundred of the first members of the Womens Army Auxiliary Corps Later Auxiliary was eliminated from the name when the unit was made a permanent part of the Army and the term WAG came into being IN THE GRIM war days of 1942 everything had to move fast and only two months had been given the soldiers to convert stables and plumbing into units more suitable for women Class rooms had to be built and a spe cial separate housing section set up for the men But it was done or nearly so when 360 topflight women injjnvjtedY Missouri Army National Travelers from Bizerte spoke eluding thc present director of uni to come in of theipf continued fighting in the WACS Col Mary Louise Milliganjrain Friday night icitv wliere Pockets of Tunisian DISCUSSION WITH GOVERNOR Gilbert K Bo vard left Mason City secretary of the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake and one of the hosts for the Governors Days stag talks with the State Conservation Commission and Gov Norman A Erbe far The members of the commission left to right from Bovard are Glen Powers Des Moines director Clyde Frudden Greene chairman Earl Jarvis Wilton Junction commissioner Bob Beebe Sioux City commissioner and L P Wein heimer Fontanelle commissioner Saturday 50 to 60 Highs which France holds by day 70 to 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 77 59 68 91 69 Togetherness as Army finds that Navy has a heart DES MOINES UPI Maybe there is a soft spot in the Navys heart for the Army after all Officers of the Naval Reserve treaty but had promised eventu ally to give up In a speech viewed here as un usually moderate Bourguiba announced his crisisgripped country is waiting for the de cision of the U N Security Council Our future attitude will depend on it he said FRANCE HERSELF had cau tioned earlier that she would not negotiate under menace and threat of force Bourguiba spoke bitterly of the American and British atti tude in the Bizerte crisis which he compared to that of France But he added prompt ly that he understood the Unit ed States has to be consider ate with France Bourguibas GOPs control in Iowa firm Governors Days get under way By JIM COLLISON GlobeGazette Staff Writer CLEAR ac tivity at the Governors Days stag here Friday night was as exciting as a poker game in which the dealer holds a stacked deck At this point in the emerging campaign for the November 1962 election the Republicans have the card game stacked in their favor Unless unexpected events make drastic changes the 1962 Iowa Republican ticket will look just as it did in the 1961 cam paign Political talk at the stag gave no indication that the leading budget is about 60 per cent inauV uie iedu nnriPrf hv thn TTniL Qtoinc incumbent Republicans would States t0 Upset the C3rd begi candH The 1st howitzer battalion en route from Mexico Mo to sum mer training at Camp Ripley Minn arrived at Fort Des Moines where it was scheduled for an overnight bivouac in tents on the parade grounds date school More than 30000 applications had been sifted to the 360 who were joined by 80 women of the aircraft warning service That first class lasted six weeks Accommodations were not fancy Each woman was assigne However an allday rain had resistance were being reduced by French tank and mortar fire Tanksupported columns land sea planes and French warships took part in Fridays assault Main targets were the barriers set up by Tunisian soldiers five days ago French planes strafed a Tunisian military post in the Jtuity jcdui vvuuidu was turf soggyand it ap iiunidiy pobi in me a bed a wall and foot locker softened the hearts flf Kfnd supported attacks and a metal chair To get proper I me Navy too THESE MEN WILL have op position in the Republican pri mary in June 1962 but at this time no strong opponents are expected The main event of the evening was nonpolitical The Associa tion for the Preservation of Clear Lake which sponsors the annual stag presented a birth day cake to Sen Bourke B fit for the clothing nearly every saleswoman and fitter from Des Naval officers opened a buid jing for trainjng and jnvit d Moines department stores wasjthe 200 men of the National Guard drafted for service at the Fortjunit to bunk inside where it PEARL McMURRY now wife of the mayor of Corydon was a member of that first class She said the first days were a period of adjustment We felt quite green about the dry and warm was ROYALTY AILING TOKYO W Emperor Hiro hito against roadblocks between cfe 25n D main naval base and such otherJHickenlooper The senator installations as repair shops dumps and landing strips On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 first elected to his office in 1945 65 years old Friday The 550 Republicans and Dem ocrats present for the meal served by the Rath Packing Co of Waterloo joined in singing Happy Birthday for Hicken looper and then joined in eat SENATOR HONORED Sen Bourke Hickenlooper receives a surprise birth day cake at the annual Governors Days stag Friday night at Clear Lake Pre senting the cake on the left is Jim Gil ruth Clear Lake president of the host Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake In the back ground Don Christiansen Manly is leading a group of singers TOKYO Wi Emperor Hiro Church News 45 looper and then joined m eatQ the rem0 hilps eldest daughter Mrs Mason City News 67 iing the birthday cake The mealjHarojd Shigeko Higashikuni was in Latest Markets 7 was served on the golf course in the Democratic primary not pres ient whole thing But then everybodyjcritical condition Saturday The Society News 8 at thc Clear Lake Country Club felt that way so we were amongssycarold Princess Teru has Sports 910 Key Democrats in Iowa were HUGHES IS A member of the friends she said been suffering from adhesion of Editorials 11 not pVesenl at the slag Thc deIowa Commerce Commission Mrs McMurry who became aihe colon and abscess of he Comics 12 fcated Democratic candidatejand a RepublicanturnedDemo 1st lieutenant said the girls werejdominal wall since last Business News 1314 for governor in 1960 Edward Ji N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES enthusiastic dedicated and eagerjbcr to but then added we looked like soldiers on the outside but we didnt know much Until December 1945 when the I Fort ceased training WACS recj ords showed that 7065 officers i and 65076 enlisted women had passed through the Forts gates Later four more training cen ters were opened but the moth er post was the last to be closed WHEN THE CENTER was first set up many persons wondered how the people of Des Moines would accept it The reaction was soon felt It was favorable veryj favorable In fact the WAACS j permeated the community be cause the Fort was just not big enough To provide additional training room hotels garages office build ings college dormitories class room and the coliseum all were leased When the first detachment of WAACS arrived more than 1000 Regular Army enlisted men and officers were stationed at the Fort But after the first few classes the numbers dwindled as the war requirements grew great er and WACS began replacing men for frontline duty Today the Fort once again is Many of the emerg ency buildings constructed in thc North Iowa News 16 iMcManus and his opponent HULL RUN REENACTED The forth Carolina 6th Regiment closes in Photofax sary of the Civil War The U S flag at the left marks the line of federal this summer and there arc frc with handtohand combat overrunning troops some of whom can be seen acl hit miirh nf iiJ the position held by the Minnesota 1st vancing to meet thc Carolinians who lUIIIUlo Uml II1ULM Ul U1L j p ji c i t i ji i i mi ji land will be o thc farmers who gave it up 19 years ago Regiment in reenactment of the first battle of Bull Run at Manassas Va Its a highlight of the 100th anniver capturcd their objective This is the final scene of the sham battle crat No one at the stag indi cated Hughes desires to seek a political office in 1962 Sen Jack Miller was present at the stag and by the way he was talking with everyone who would listen it appeared that he was taking no vacation from campaigning even though he wont face a reelection cam paign for five years The political standbys were present at the stag Former Lt Gov William Nicholas Clear Lake appearer at every huddle during the eve ning The only man present who ad mitted he wants to run for something was Curtis C Riehm Garner Republican who lost the race last fall against Rep Mer win Coad COAD NOW is held in I o w esteem but this does Rheim no good since his home county Hancock is part of the Third District which H R Gross rep resents Gross was not present for the stag In one conversation Rheim agreed that chances of beating Gross in a primary are slim but said You know Im not adverse to running None of the other outs at thc stag would admit it but all of them secretly will share Rhcims view From thc way Ihey were passing out the com pliments and expounding on he issues the politicians all are not adverse to running i Senate vows support WASHINGTON Sen A Willis Robertson DVa says President Kennedy isnt likely to declare a limited emergency now and call up the reserves and National guardsmen But if he does Robertson added the Senate Appropriations subcommittee could ap prove the money for pay and subsistence for up to a million men JFK works at home HYANNIS PORT Mass President Kennedy worked at his seashore home on the radioTV mes sage in which he will announce Tuesday what must be done to strengthen U S defenses against Soviet threats on Berlin Talks still deadlocked LUGRIN France The second round of peace talks between French and Algerian Moslem negotia tors appeared to be as hopelessly deadlocked as the first Although both sides fought desperately to end the stalemate in an attempt to end the war in Algeria they were making little headway McNamara in Paris PARIS Defense Secretary Robert S McNa mara has arrived to confer with Gen Lauris Norstad commander in chief for Europe concerning NATO force requirements to meet the Berlin crisis Eichmann disconsolate JERUSALEM It may be weeks even months before Adolf Eichmanns three Israeli judges deliver their formal verdict on the charge that he sent six million Jews to their deaths during World War II But as Eichmann ncars thc end of testimony in his own behalf he is a disconsolate shaken man Two of the three judges have all but called him a liar Didnt blow hatch Spaceman in good spirits FROM OUR VVIHE SERVICES GRAND BAHAMA Astronaut Virgil Grissom bright and sharp and ready to go home reiterated Saturday that he did not blow the hatch cover off his space capsule and jsend it to the bottom of the ocean when it filled with water Grissom had reported that the latch blew off prematurely Of icials said a shortcircuit might lave done it He is positive he did not blow the hatch said Air Force A Col John A shorty Bowers spokesman for the istronauts who questioned Gris om about his spacecraft land ng in the Atlantic POWERS SAID he asked Gris som about a transcript of his conversation with the crew a recovery helicopter in vhich the astronaut was quoted as saying he was going to blow he hatch cover off his p sule Gus answer is that I didnt say it and if I did I didnt mean it Powers said If he said it he was ex plaining to the helicopter pilot overhead that he intended to go out the side hatch instead up through the neck of the cap sule Powers said The last minutes of Grissoms return from space went like this according to an official transcript Grissom after his capsule hit 0 K this is Liberty Bell 7 I arn ready Pick me up HELICOPTER Your antan na is erected We are now in orbit around the capsule Grissom Roger give me about another 5 minutes here Helicopter Are you ready We can hook on any time Grissom Give me 3 or 4 ninutes I will be ready for you At that point there was a brief moment when the voices were inaudible Grissom I will be ready for you in about 2 more minutes I would say Helicopter Liberty Bell 7 are you ready for pick up Grissom Bell 7 affirmative 0 K latch on EARLIER Grissom had talked with the helicopter pilot about the dehatching procedure Tell me when you are ready to go he said I am going to iave to take my helmet off and Dlow the hatch off Taking my lelmet off Power down and jlowing the hatch National Space Agency offi cials explained that when Gris om reported he was blowing the hatch he meant he was puli ng he pin which armed the 70 explosive bolts on the door The hatch could not be blown off until he pushed a plunger But for an unexplained rea on the bolts exploded wifhout his pressing the plunger which vas located over his left shoul der BEFORE GOING to bed in he little base hospital here rissorn ate a mammoth steak and stopped by the base social club for a party in his honor He was up at Saturday norning and his breakfast was brought to him in the hospital at am He ate orange uice eggs bacon milk toast md coffee Grissom said his flight was iretty much like Cmdr Alan Ihepards last May He said he lid notice through the porthole small tear in the capsules iarachute on the way down and hat during the period of weight essness there was a lot of luff floating around in the apsulc The stuff was dust articles and a couple of wash rs apparently left by a work man SAME OATE1W41W   

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