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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for Hw VOL 99 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 29 1961 Paper Consists ol Two SectionsSection Ont AssocUted Press United Frew tntenwttonaj Full Lease No 251 Children caught in cold war Problem for W Germany By ERNEST WEATHERALL New York Herald Tribune News Service in the tidal wave of refugees flooding the camps daily are hundreds of bewilde red children clutching their precious dolls or favorite they have left from their homes in Communist East Ger many The children are too young toj understand why they have been torn from the security of familiar surroundings and now must share a crowded barracks with stran gers But how can parents explain to little minds why they have left their homes their land every thing they have worked for dur ing a lifetime to flee to this strange refugee camp IN A BRAVE effort to keep things normal the children play with old donated toys in makeshift nurseries or attend improvised kindergartens taught by volunteer teachers at the camp But the long trek nad the new life is just beginning There is an airplane ride to West Ger many Exciting for some terrifying to others And at the end still another camp More crowding More waiting It is only when years have gone by that the children of refugee families will realize why their parents have left the Communist world behind to flee to the free world When an East Germany family decides to make that one way journey to the West the secret is confided only to the older chil dren And even doing this is risky Like the Hitler youth the leader of its Communist counter part the Free German youth also urges children to spy on their parents It is not uncommon to read in the Communist press about youngsters being given awards because they have turned in their parents as enemies of the State ONE COUPLE from Leipzig and their three young children who arrived at Marienfelde West Berlins busy reception center for East German refugees told their children they were going on a vacation on the Baltic Sea This was true since Kurt had permis sion from the factory and local police to leave the city But the Welke family had to change trains in East Berlin Instead of continuing their journey they slipped over to West Berlin The children keep asking when we are going to the sea side Kurt Welke explained They also want to know when they are going home and sleep in their own beds again It will be a long lime before they have a bedroom of their own From Marienfelde they will be flown to another camp in West Germany where they will wait for a place to live in the househungry federal republic I know we will have to stay in barracks for many many months the father said but the children will not grow up under the Communists ACCORDING TO camp officials at Marienfelde children have often given away their escaping parents just by their presence If the East German policemen spot a family on the subway or the elevated railway going to West Berlin they are irrimcdi ately questioned So families split up The father takes some of the children the mother the remain der One large family decided to make their risky trip to freedom on installments The mother mak ing two trips took four children and left them at the refugee camp nursery in West Berlin while their father waited with the two other children in the East Everything worked fine until the last trip when the Communist Peoples police questioned the their papers were not in arrested them Then with the Communists holding the mother and two chil dren as hostages the father re turned to West Berlin and tear fully picked up the remainder of I he children at Marienfelde and brought them back to East Ber lin I THUNDER STORMS Iowa Scattered thunderstorms likely north Saturday night and over most of the state Sunday Turning cooler ex treme northwest Low Satur day middle 60s northwest to lower 70s southeast High Sun day 80s northwest to lower 90s in southeast Minnesota Variable cloudiness through Sunday Scattered showers and thunderstorms High Sunday near 85 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 87 Minimum 62 Sunrise Sunset N ews in a utshell Bluff called CAMP RIPLEY Minn S Truman said President Kennedy has called the Russians bluff in the Berlin crisis and when their bluff is called they quit The 77yearold former presi dent took time out from a reunion with old Army comrades to talk about Berlin at a news confer ence Britain gets OK GENEVA Britain has taken the first step toward membership in the prospering European Common Market by win ning the approval of her partners in the rival Eu ropean Free Trade Asso ciation Diplomats re ported that ministers of the EFTA nations are sympathetic to the view that Britains troubled economy can be cured if she links up with the po tential 200million cus tomers of the Common Market Strong stand KANSAS CITY The national commander of the American Legion has come out in strong favor of President Ken nedys stand on the Ber lin crisis William R Burke said he and the Legion also favor the elimination of the Castro rule in Cuba and re sumption of nuclear test ing China tactics W Vice President Chen C h e n g of Nationalist China will open consulta tions with President K e n n edy Monday on ways of dealing with the issue of Communist Chi nese representation at the United Nations next fall France is alone in its crisis Troubles in Africa mount PARIS Charles de Gaulles France stood in creasingly alone Saturday with her longtime North African problems apparently in worse shape than before Talks aimed at bringing peace to troubled Algeriawhere she has been at war with nationalist rebels for nearly seven years broke down again over the issue of who should control the oilrich or an independ ent Algeria There was no indi cation when the talks would be resumed FURTHER EAST in Tunisia French paratroopers still held the city of Bizerte against bitter Tunisian opposition Across the ocean the U N Security Council was discussing possible further action France had ignored the councils earlier demand that French troops be pulled back to their original po sitions inside the base The De Gaulle governments attitude is that the Bizerte af fair concerns France and Tuni sia alone and only they can settle it The French see Tuni sias new appeal to the Security Council as an attempt to inter nationalize what they regard as a purely bilateral affair ALTHOUGH suspension of the Algerian peace talks at Lugrin near Lake Geneva is officially described as only temporary it has some of the look of a more lasting break France is unlikely to come around to recognizing Algerian sovereignty over the Sahara The Algerians say they wont talk peace again until France does The one bright gleam in a gloomy picture was that both sides agreed some kind of con tacts would be maintained Saturday the United Arab Re public Ceylon and Liberia sub mitted to the U N a new reso lution invitingFrance to open negotiations with Tunisia This France has refused to do and the proCommunist bloc roundly condemned her in U N discus sions Friday Webster City man dies in truck mishap WEBSTER CITY Wl Ralph A Fisher 66 of Webster City was killed Friday when a gravel truck he was driving overturned in a ditch six miles southeast of here Fishers body was pinned un der the cab when the truck rol led RUSSIAN SPACE SHIP This is the first photo of what is reputed to be the huge space ship actually the last stage of a rocket in which Russias Yuri Gagarin orbited the earth earlier this year Its a Photofax scene from a new Soviet color documentary film en titled First Voyage to the Stars and it describes technicians making final tests on the ship Cubans tell UN of Yank invasion plan FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y Cuba delivered an urgent letter to the United Nations Security Council Saturday asserting that the United States was preparing to take military action against Cuba The letter addressed to Se curity Council President Leo poldo Henites of Ecuador charged that the hijacking of an Eastern Airlines plane now held by Fidel Castros government was to be used as the reason for aggression The Cuban letter did not call for a Security Council meeting but simply put its charges on record before the United Na tions The Castro government strong ly denounced the U S govern ment and claimed that the big gest concentrations of invasio forces are in Helvetia Ranch Guatemala Vieques Island Pu erto Rico and the Panam Canal Zone Defense requests passed Congress backs JFK WASHINGTON Senate as given unanimous support to wo of President Kennedys ur ent defense requests Party lines dissolved Friday sthe Senate passed in rapid accession Authorization for 975570000 or quick delivery of new mis siles ships and planes The vote vas 810 Authority to hold fighting men or units on duty an extra year and to call up to 250000 reser ists to active duty The vote vas 750 Senate Republican Leader Ev erett M Dirksen of Illinois had irged unanimous Senate votes on the bills to show Soviet Pre mier Khrushchev we mean busi ness EARLIER FRIDAY the House Armed Services Committee ap proved the measures by a 370 vote Chairman Carl Vinson D Ga said he would ask House action early next week The additional requested by Kennedy to strengthen conventional fighting orces was tacked onto the regu ar annual defense money bill by i Senate Appropriations sub committee Sen A Willis Robertson D Va manager for the money bill said senators had agreed to ivithhold details until the full Apporpriations Committee gives its approval Tuesday But other senators said the committee not only put in all of the Presidents latest requests jbut also tacked on Si billion SAME Black Flag Alcana Irafflo Deatb In Past 34 Hours On the inside North Iowa News 3 Church News 45 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society 8 Sports 910 Editorials U Clear Lake News 1213 Comics 14 Business News 1516 Transit Schedule 16 Sole survivor of shootings dies MIDLAND Tex Plucky Vera Louise Kinsey 15 shot in the stomach by her father who killed four children and himself five days ago died Friday Fred Milton Kinsey 58 her father killed James David 17 Johnny Milton 13 Jay Fred 8 and Lennie Lou 7 while they were asleep Monday Louise was in bed and heard the shoot ing Kinsey shot her in the stomach as she fled for help She stumbled out of the house and made it two and onehalf miles to a neighbors home Louise spent herself trying to get help doctors said INTERNATIONAL had our Miss Universe and Miss World so here is the latest of the summer crowned International Beauty Stanny van Baer of Holland won the honor at Long Beach Calif Pholofax Left to right are the runnersup and the new queen Miss Spain Carmen Ccr vera Miss Iceland Sigrun Ragnarsdot tir Miss International Miss Brazil Vcra Marie Brauner and Miss Canada Edna MacVicar Hes only 6 Mark makes bid with bridge king WASHI NGTON DPI They piled up some books in the chair set 6yearold Mark Leake on them and scooted him up to the bridge table Mark smiled bashfully at the man across the table from him who was to be his part ner With a minimum of pre amble the game began The sandyhaired boy picked up his hand squirmed frowned counted his points with silent ly moving lips and sighed One diamond chirped the boy from Memphis Tenn The play to his left passed and Marks partner bid a spade Then Mark bid two Hearts and his partner jumped to four hearts their oppon ents passing all the way A spade was led Mark took the trick from dummy took the next two with acres from his hand and then cross trumped on spades and dia monds to take the 10 tricks necessary for victory His partner helped him a little once When it was over the man smiled and said Mark was still his favorite partner To Mark his partner was the man who made bridge His partner was Charles Gor en the acknowledged master of contract bridge in the Unit ed States The pair teamed up for the first time Saturday as a pre lude to the annual national tournament of the American Contract Bridge League Mark who only started playing bridge last Christ mas is the youngest playing member of the league Playing bridge presents on ly one problem to Mark His hands arent big enough to shuffle the cards It added that the U S navalj base at Guantanamo Bay has I more defense items extraordinarily increased its Reported approved was forces with both American and miUjon to continue production of antiCastro Cuban troops The note said that such an gression could be a spark which could set off a conflagration of unforeseen consequences is not alone Cuba THE TEXT impMed that Soviet Union Cuba could unleash a global war Contending that the Cuban jovernment seeks to deprive the United States of all pretext for such an invasion it said Cuba has decided to put the hijacked airline plane under Security Council jurisdiction so that body would decide whatever it con firms what should be done The announcement came one day after U S Secretary of State Dean Rusks announce ment that he expected a reply on the plane incident within 48 lours AT MIAMI meanwhile two members of the 10man Cuban prisoners commission which is attempting to raise funds here o buy tractors to ransom their prisonerofwar comrades said Ithey will not honor their vow to irelurn to their cells in Cubai longrange B52 million to bombers and push develop ment of B70 supersonic bombers as a complete weapon system KENNEDY AND Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara lad asked no funds to continue jet bomber production and rec ommended that the B70 be lim ted to an experimental proto type aircraft rather than a com plete weapons system These extra funds would rush the current fiscal defense out lay up above billion Despite the unanimous senate votes there were sharp protests that the European ain France and West Germany not carrying their share of the added burdens We must force our Allies to do their share Sen Allen J Ellender DLa a longtime foe of foreign aid said The reserve callup bill was passed without a proposed lump sum incentive payment sought by Sen Francis Case RSD for those volunteering or 12 months duty Case in his Still a lieutenant JFK passed over for a promotion HYANNISPORT Mass W President flew to his Cape Cod retreat Friday for a weekend of relaxation and to help his wife celebrate her 32nd birthday On arriving presidential aides displayed a form letter that caused amusement at the White House because it had come ad dressed in a large maniia envelope that read LI John F Ken nedy USNR Whats more it contained a consoling note from Adm Ar leigh Burke retiring chief They said they will work hard to free the 1197 invaders cap tured shortly after the landing The decision of the two prison ers to remain behind cameas a shock to the other eight be cause they were under oath to return with their comrades The other eight prisoners refused to speculate publicly on what Cas tros reaction might be Naval operations that Kennedy should not be disappointed about being passed over for pro motion Many of those passed over for Navy promotion Admiral Burke noted have achieved a stature in civilian life which ranks them among the leaders of the social political professional or financial circles in which they move Failure of selection under such heavy attrition is no dis grace Burke wrote his reserve officers and John F Kennedy too It is just that there were not enough vacancies to effect all of the promotions we would like to make Kennedy a PT boat com mander in World War II left the Navy as a lieutenant com mander but was reduced to a lieutenant in the Reserve As President of course lie not only is commandcrinchief of the Navy but the rest of the armed forces as well CLUB FOUNDER DIES CLEVELAND Milton W Hascnpflug 85 first president of the womens Welsh Clubs of America died Friday She formed the club in 1911 amendment for also proposed ex all men called up cu icii3 in Ira oav The other eight prisoners return to Havana Monday whether they volunterered not It was shouted down under the buildup program or BOWLES ON MISSION LAGOS Nigeria Under secretery of State Chester Bowles flew Saturday to Nicosia Cyprus He will attend the conference of American government officials from North Africa and the Middle East CLOSER THAN YOU THINK A Kendall Fla advertising firm lias placed road signs such as these along U S 1 in the Key West area They are a re minder that communism is flourishing in Cuba fewer than 100 miles from the Florida Keys   

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