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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The newspaper that makesall North lowans neighbors AtiocUUd and United Frew International Full MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 24 1961 7c a Copy Paper of Two SecUonjSectlon No 247 W Pat Whalen Clinton is Miss Iowa Cubans hijack U S airliner One Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor B BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU 1121101 pm Sunday KWLC Decorah 12101 pm Sun WOI Ames 1640 am Tuesday WTAD Quincy 9301 pm Thurs WSttI lowi City 910 am Sat Picturesque language in Australia BEFORE I VISITED AUSTRA LIA I had heard that those people down under had the most picturesque language in the world After I had visited Aus tralia I was convinced of it Or maybe I should refer to it as s 1 a n vigorous inventive and highly expressive slang One of the first commentaries I did after completing this trip around the world which took me to Melbourne for the 1956 Olympic Games had to do with this lan guage subject I had aJittle black book chock full of words and ex pressions peculiar to Australia Stationed in Britain as a war correspondent in 1944 I had used the same procedure One of the most helpful contributors to my British little black book had been the Duchess of Marlborough resi dent of Blenheim Castle where Winston Churchill was born and wife of a Churchill cousin On this same world trip which included Australia I had had eyes and ears open for interesting en tries for my little black book in the Fiji Islands New Zealand India Pakistan Burma Thailand Egypt and other places with an extended exposure to the British and their language WHILE QUITE A FEW Ameri can expressions notably OK have become standard around the world its clear beyond mistaking that all of the Commonwealth nations with the possible excep tion of Canada have used mother England rather than United States as their model Oxfords accent is standarc everywhere with quite a bit oi Cockney meaning the peculiar accent which originated within the sound of Big Bens bong in London In Cockney an a is treated as an i and there is a blithe disregard for hs Theyre sounded when there is none and theyre ignored where they exist Although both deny it there is a strange similarity between both the pronunciation and the idioms by New Zealanders and Aussies Both of course have borrowed heavily from the slang of their mother country But both have some identical homegrown slang slang as it were All of this was brought back in memory by a National Geo graphic release having to do with Australias slang To arrest read er attention the writer led off with this amazing sentence Uts hard yacker mate Im crook SUNNY Pi lot forced at gunpoint to come down at Havana FROM OUR WihE SERVICES North Iowa Fair to partly cloudy Monday night lows in MIAMI The pilot of an Eastern Air Line the 60s Partly cloudy Tuesplane carrying 38 persons on a routine MiamiTampa day with scattered showers run was forced at gunpoint Mondav to fly to Havan o IQTO where Fidel Castro is getting set lor a national cele bration A U S Air Force F102 jet scrambled from Homestead Air Force base south of Miami escorted the Electra to the threemile limit of Havana but then had to turn back The plane and thunderstorms late Tues day highs 8287 owa Partly cloudy scattered thunderstorms deve loping west late Monday night and spreading over most of state Tuesday Lows Monday night in the 60s Highs Tuesday 80s northeast to near 90 extreme southwest Further outlook Scattered showers and con tinued cool Wednesday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will averager 3 to 6 degrees below normal T u e s day through Saturday Normal highs are from 83 to 90 and normal lows from 60 to 68 de grees Slight warming Tues d a y then cooler Thursday and Friday Rainfall will av erage moderate to heavy amounting to one inches in showers and thun derstorms beginning Tuesday was alerted after the airlines pilot diverted unaccountably fron his course then was heard to mention a gun An Eastern spokesman said the plane landed safely a Havanas Jose Arti airport closed to regular commercial traffic due to the arrival of Russian spaceman Yuri Gagarin The plane was commandeered the spokesman said bu added that details were lacking about whether one man or sev put a gun on the Electra pilot Capt W E Buchannan Miami Federal officials here imme diately began going over the passenger list of Flight 202 seeking some indication of who might have hijacked the S35 million airliner We follow all flights on ra 10 more for old age care wanted and continuing and Thursday Minnesota Fair and continued pleasant Highs Tuesday near 80 Globe Gazette weather data p to 8 am Monday Maximum 83 Minimum 57 Precipitation 20 Sunrise Sunset to three WASHINGTON UPI The airport control center administration Monday boostedjsaid The first indication we by 10 per cent the increase itnad thal something was wrong recommended in Social tnis fiight was wnen we taxes to finance a proposedisaw the plane take up a south program of medical care for eriy heading about 15 minutes Wednesday the aged Abraham Ribicoff secretary of health education and wel fare announced the change in cost estimates of the program at the opening of congressional on the controversial YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 89 66 hearings issue northwest of here THE SPOKESMAN said the control center tried unsuccess fully to raise the plane by ra dio committee opened two weeks of public hearings No action was slated on the legisla tion this year The administra Globe Gazette weather dataltion s attempting however to the groundwork for victory when the showdown comes next iyear The outcome is uncertain He was apparently observing radio silence the center said It was the second incident o RIBICOFF WAS the first witplane hijacking in Florida in as the House Ways and recent months On May 2 a ness Means 84 59 16 and everythings up the spout ONLY ANOTHER AUSSIE would know that the person ut tering this strange gibberish was complaining about his hard work lyacker is slang for work and that he was crook meaning all out of sorts All in all things are going from bad to worse for this individual For the Aussies sheila i girl tucker is feed fair cow is anything that doesnt meet with your full approval worley gun yah goondie and humpy are all camping words for casual shelter a bjllabong is a water hole a tin for boiling water for tea is a billy As in America Australians have concocted their slang out of time and circumstances in a raw lusty country In England I had been put on notice from al most my first day that bloody is a word to be avoided in polite company Down Australia way its the most convenient of all adjectives Commenting on it the National Geographic writer had this to say Bloody has become so com Continutd on Pagt 2 and nursing benefits for about 14 million persons 65 or older be se up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum Precipitation Hail storm hits farms near Nashua Clear skies returned to Iowa Monday ending the latest in a summerlong series of capri News 9 man with a knife forced the pi lot of a National Airlines plane to fly to Havana Cuban mill tary intelligence officials held the plane for several hours but released it to return to Miami EASTERtSLFACED the threat The administration program 0f having the expensive plane would provide over by Castros govern The new benefits would financed by higher social curity taxes On the inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 89 ment in retaliation for Cuban planes and other goods seized in this country In his most recent television address Castro threatened to embargo any U S commer cial aircraft landing in Cuba not regularly employed in commer cial traffic between Havana and Miami The Harris Advertising Agen cy here owed nearly by the Cuban government has Clear Lake News 10 impounded and sold several Cu CROWNING Norman Erbe is a study in concentration as he places the Miss Iowa crown on the head of Patricia Lynn Whalen 18 Clinton after her selection Sunday night at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Comics 14 cious showers and thunder storms A hail storm which lasted from 15 to 20 minutes damaged farm crops in an eightmile stretch east of Nashua between and 4 pm Sunday The storm band started at the Lewis Goings farm on Highway 346 near the Little Brown j Church and hit 15 to 18 farms in its path At the Charles Ferguson farm about four miles east of Nashua many large trees were blown down and a windmill overturned by the wind A mile nearer town the Earl Springer farm louse was damaged when a arge tree blew down on the bastion Artillery empla c e Hail stripped the bean and there could fire on French ships corn fields on the Irwin Richtertraversing the arm two miles north of Nashuacanal between ban Airliners as well as lard to bacco and fruit satisfy the debt shipments to War of words swells in dispute over naval base TUNIS W A war of words swelled between the French and Tunisians Monday in the wake of the battle of Bizerte Each side charged the other was maneuvering for military advantage in defiance of the U N ceasefire order The French Admiralty declared Tunisian civilians were evacuating Bizertes ancient Casbah to let troops and volunteers transform its narrow streets and stucco dwellings into an armed Cuba gives big welcome to Gagarin HAVANA C u b a UP Cuba ave a heros welcome for So viet spaceman Yuri Gagarin t dck off the giant celebration o he eighth anniversary of Fide astros revolution Havana airport was closed to all commercial traffic to clear he way for the 27yearold cos monaut flying here from Gan der Nfld where he made an vernight stop on the trip from loscow The youthful Soviet air force major is being given equal taili ng with Castro in the fourday elebration of the 26th of July lovement that sparked the evolution which ousted the Ba ista dictatorship Jan 1 1959 The Soviet spaceman who eady has been exhibited in Britain Finland and Commu ist bloc countries since his April 12 flight around the earth said he was very happy that my old and cherished dream is at last coming t r u visit heroic Cuba He told the Cuban people I closely follow the great deeds of your revolution which have earned you the sympathy of millions The name of your is land is a symbol of freedom iand heroism TROOPS ON RAMPAGE METZ France UP At least 9 persons were killed and 22 wounded Sunday night when French paratroopers angered over the slaying of a comrade by Algerian gunmen stormed through Metz attacking anyone who looked like an Algerian N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES JFK drafts message WASHINGTON President Kennedy returned to the White House and plunged into the task of fin ishing his message to the nation on how he plans to meet Communist threats in Berlin and around the globe Kennedy still has quite a way to go on the radioTV address scheduled for delivery at 8 p m Iowa time Tuesday Eichmann ends defense JERUSALEM Adolf Eichmann ended his at tempt to escape the gallows then fell asleep in the court room After completing five weeks of testimony as the only defense witness at his trial on charge of killing six million Jews Eichmann removed the ear phones through which he follows the proceedings and dozed off Crazed father kills 4 MIDLAND Tex A teenage farm girl with a bullet wound in her stomach ran 2Vo miles in the mud to a neighbors house to cry out that her father had shot her three brothers and a sister before killing himself Officers rushed to the Fred Milton Kinsey home 30 miles northwest of this West Texas oil cen ter and found Kinsey and four of his children dead AntiFaubus move fails CHICAGO Delegates tried and failed to strike the names of Arkansas Gov Orval Faubus from the official program of a convention of profes sional women AntiFaubus delegates to the conven tion of the National Federation of Business and Pro fessional Womens Clubs BPW protested the invita tion which allowed Faubus to address the meetings opening session More flee Communism BERLIN An estimated 10000 East German Christians poured into West Berlin Sunday for a protestant church rally in defiance of their Com munist rulers Many decided to stay 300yard wide the Mediterra on Highway 246 Hail the size of mean and Lake Bizerte marbles piled up along the fence rows and in the fields Tunisias Information Ministry said landing barges debarked Heavy showers dotted parts lroops at Cap Blanc ive North Iowa Sunday The north of Bizerte was extremely local in nature Portions of Mason City for in A Pars iovernment spokesman stance were doused thoroughly commented that the Cap Blanc 0 arnnv hoc rho while others had nothing more than a few drops HONDURAS HIT MIAMI Fla W Hurricane winds lashed the British Hon duras coast Monday and danger ous flash floods were forecast arear lies within the French peri meter established during the Bizerte fighting and that there may have been some movement of men within the perimeter Travelers from Bizerte said it appeared the French were en larging their perimeter Highways in the Bizerte area are controlled for a wide area SAME DATE1960292 Iowa Surety Department Klfureit Black Flat JTraffla Dtalk la Fail tl HonrO by Frenchmanned roadblocks some of them 15 miles inland The Tunisian radio charged that French paratroopers were forti fying points taken in their fourday battle to protect Frances massive naval and air base at Bizerte from Tunisian efforts to take it over UN Secretary General Dag Hamtnarskjold sped toward Tu nisia from New York in response j an invitation from President Habib Botirguiba His flight was routed via Zurich and Rome He was joined in Zurich by Pier Pas quale Spinclli of Italy director of the UN European office Judges verdict difficult MasonCityan top talent By CHUCK WALK ulobeGazette Staff Writer CLEAR LAKE In the ilosest contest in the his ory of the event Patricia yynn Whalen 18 Clinton was crowned Miss Iowa of 1961 before 2000 spec ators at the Surf Ballroom lere Sunday night So close was the contest that t took more than a half hour to abulate the final results Ken Kew master of ceremonies an nounced that the delay was due 0 a tie in the judging Clear Lake Junior Chamber of Com nerce officials however would not reveal what two girls had led for what place A recheck of the talent points scored by each of the five final sts resulted in the final an nouncement This procedure for Breaking ties is prescribed by rules of the Miss America Beau y Pageant FIRST RUNNERUP for the Iowa title was Malinda Jane Baker 20 who repre sented Cresco in the contest Second runnerup was Gail Frances Parish 19 a junior at Grinnell College whose home is Omaha The other two finalists in the contest were Miss Davenport Peggy Ann DeShon and Miss Decorah Margaret Kathleen Jennisch Miss Jennisch also walked off with another coveted lonor when she was selected by he other 31 contestants as Miss Congeniality of the threeday event In accepting the royal robe rom Sally Neville BlissIowa f 1960 Miss Whalen told the athering that there is no tate Id rather live in than Iowa and Im so delighted to be able to reign as your queen THE GRAYEYED change to green or blue occa brownette Miss Whal en is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Marvin James Whalen Her father is a technician in the development lab of the Du Pont Co plant in Clinton A June graduate of Clinton High School Miss Iowa is 57 weighs 118 pounds and her measurements are 342235 Her parents brother Chuck 7 and sister Pam 15 all were present o see her crowned Miss Iowa by Gov Norman Erbe One of the features of the Sun day night program was the an swering of three questions by the five finalists of the contest The questions asked each girl were How large a family would you like and how large an in come would you deem neces sary to support them adequat ely If your boy friend stood you up and you saw him later with another girl what would you do MISS IOWA OF 1961 Patricia Lynn Whalen Miss Iowa of 1961 rests on her throne with the other four finalists in the contest standing nearby The other finalists are left to right Miss Decorah Margaret Kathleen Jennisch Miss Grinnell Gail Frances Par ish second runnerup Miss Cresco Malinda Jane Baker first runnerup and Miss Davenport Peggy Ann DeShon HOW WOULD you react if your husband would have been selected as the United States irst astronaut To the first question Miss Whalen said she wanted a large amily but couldnt decide just low large I think she added that Im thetype that would always vant one more She didnt how much money would e needed to support this fam ly she said but she wanted just enough so that every mem ber of the family could learn early to care for himself In answering the second ques tion Miss Whalen said My standard approach would be to tell myself that if he wanted to go out with ner he wasnt the right one for me then Id just mark him off the book To the third question Miss Whalen answered KNOWING THE kind of man I would marry Im certain ho want it and if he would want what I would want for him Prior to winning the Miss Iowa title Miss Whalen laid   

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