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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 17, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes ail North lowans neighbo r s VOL 99 Associated Preis and Doited Prest bternatlona Pull Leaia MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 17 1961 7c a Paper Consists of Two No 261 Convicts hold V 20 hostages NASHVILLE Tenn ft Inmates revolted at the main Tennessee Prison Thursday and seized 15 other prisoners two guards and three civilians and held Fair to partly c 0 u d y North Iowa Mostly fair contin ued warm through Friday High Friday in 80s Low Thursday night in the 60s hostage in the commissary Warden Lynn Bomar said the dissident group believed to be armed apparently included two of the prisoners who led a daylong uprising at the same prison in March 1960 They have at least two guns Bomar said and have An lowan struggles for life Family life not disrupted By SALLY THRAN GRAF She no longer drives a tractor and her garden wasnt planted this spring At first she stayed awake nights and cried for fear Then I made up my mind to forget about it Managing 12 children in a six room farmhouse with no run ning water should erase other sent to the prison equipped problems But to Mrs Minor riot guns and tear gas Maas leukemia was hard toiguns State highway patrolmen through Friday with scattered showers or thunderstorms ex treme northwest Thursday night and over northwest and extreme west Friday Little change in temperature Highs Friday in the 80s Outlook for cloud iness with scattered showers and thunderstorms little THE GRIEVANCES were not ChangG iD temPerature spelled out he said Minnesota Partly cloudy show No one was hurt officials said in the original outburst Thursday The commissary Reopen Berlin West demanded to talk to state au thorities about their griev ances is a small onestory brick building near the prison hospital and is al most obscured from view of the walls which surround the penitentiary Two long term inmates named as leading Thursdays revolt also led the previous one They are Robert Rivera and Raymond Farra who held 19 men and women prisoner for more than a day before finally releasing them CITY POLICE MEN were Mrs Maas was expecting her also diverted the m chid whshrss s doctor in February because of sores in her mouth and exces sive tiredness Blood tests re vealed incurable leukemia AFTER HER BABY was born prematurely Jeffrey is now a healthy three months 11 Mrs Maas decided toj ances have broken out in re cent years The prison normally houses around 1800 inmates includ ing many longtermers It is Tennessees maximum secur ity institution Bomar said all other prison ers had been herded back into stay home with the family their cells rather than go to Iowa City hos pitals Its been much better for she said I always wanted me a farm and Im glad were all here A longtime dream of farming was realized nine years ago for Minor Maas and his 34yearold wife Helen They moved from Dubuque to a farm near Graf Iowa about 10 miles from Du buque The farm fell a little short Navy to expand its fleet 42 ships recalled ers Highs Friday in low 90s Globe Gazette weather data Protest notes sent off US expects compliance up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 73 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 64 Oral polio vaccine accepted WASHINGTON govern ment Thursday announced clear ance of Sabin oral polio vaccine for protection against one of the three types of polio A license has been granted to manufacture the easytotake live virus vaccine for type I polio SURGEON GENERAL Luther L Terry of the Public Health Service said I want to empha WASHINGTON jUnited States Britain and 88 j France protested to the 58 Soviet Union Thursday that the Communist bar ricade inBerlin is They declared they expec the Soviet government to put an end to these ille gal measures Identical notes were delivered to the Soviet Foreign Office by embassies of the three Western powers in Moscow this morning and then Were made public in Paris London and Washington The Western powers com plained that the closing of the border is a flagrant and par ticularly serious violation oi the fourpower status of Berlin They rejected the Red argu ment that East Berlin is part of the territory of East Ger many MOREOVER the United States government cannot ad mit the right of the East Ger man authorities to authorize their armed forces to enter the Soviet sector of Berlin the US note said The other Western notes used size that an oral vaccine providJthe same ianguage except that ing protection against all three types of poliomyelitis will not be available for some time The vac cine being licensed today pro duces immunity only against type I polio Therefore it is of the high WASHINGTON importance that vaccinations announced Thursday a fleet ex pansion program which will bring a net gain of 42 combat and support ships This will increase the size of continue with the Salk vaccine which is the only weapon we have today to provide protec tion against all three types of polio he said The Public Health Service of perfect There was no aclivc fleet to 861 shlPj in tricity and water came from aicludinS 383 warships and continue its efforts to pro mote the widest possible use of dug well We scrubbed with lye for three days to get the house clean Mrs Maas said THE COUPLE plowed the rough hilly 80 acres with a team of horses until they could noncombat types The fleet ex pansion is part of the US build up of conventional forces to jmeet emergencies which may arise anywhere in the world The Navy will pull 22 am phibious ships out of mothball afford a tractor Electricity fleets and will retain in service eventually replaced ships previously sched and they drilled a deeper well Some inside rooms were painted and the house was in sulated Two years ago the uled for inactivation It also will reactivate 11 transport ships the Salk vaccine When the full series of oral vaccine becomes available we will also help in its promotion TERRY SAID that of the three types of polio virus type I has been responsible in recent years for between 60 and 70 per cent of all paralytic polio in this coun The addition of two aircrafttry carriers means the Navy will Maases and their oldest girl bejoperate 16 big attack flattops gan to build a barn for their land 10 antisubmarine warfare 24 dairy cows It needs a roof Mrs Maas extra in each cat egory Each will be equipped SAME DATE1960231 ews in a said but itll have to with a newly formed air group until we get the money It takes a lot to build up a place thats run guess were still trying The land is still used mainly for pasture with the exception of eight acres of corn planted near the top of a hill A tele phone is still a halfmile away And the Maases are still strand ed in their valley home by heavy rain or snow course the tractor could make it if we had to get out Mrs Maas said MRS MAAS HAS driven the tractor as much as her husband because I like the outdoors and I was always afraid to let the kids drive it When Minor needed help I drove the tractor there arc hilly spots where I wouldnt go though The worst part of all this is seeing the tractor go by with out me I worry about Minor driving it almost as much as I worry about the kids And Im going to miss my garden Corn beans and tomatoes are the main thing here But relatives and friends have Joined Mrs Maas in her desire to never give up They have given her vegetables from their own gardens Many persons helped last summer when she broke her leg The children whose ages run from 18 to three months have inherited the bulk of the house work The closeness of their family makes Mrs Maas very happy Of course the kids have their fights but they work fine to gether And every make they want to spend on us He said he expects type II oral vaccine to be licensed in the near future but that it will be several months at least before type III is cleared The Public Health Service chief said sampling of virus from para lytic cases this year suggests that type III may be increasing in relative importance as a cause ofj paralytic disease WATTS WRONG LONDON i lamps outside the British Institution of j Electrical Engineers are lit by gas Street lamps outside the Institution of Gas Engineers are lit by electricity nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES France orders buildup PARIS President Charles de Gaulle an nounced a land and airpower buildup because of the sealing of East Berlin by the East German Com munists French forces both in Germany and in France will be reinforced May revive education bill WASHINGTON A Cabinet officer forecasts President Kennedys embattled education program would be revived and passed this year The forecast came from Abraham A Ribicoff secretary of health Reds open recruiting drive BERLIN East German Communist leaders have launched a gigantic military recruiting drive They called on the 17 million members of their youth organization to volunteer for the army Ragweed element isolated CHICAGO A team of Chicago medical school scientists say they have isolated the element dirmTihcy in ragweed that makes a hay fever victim sneeze The discovery may lead to more effective ways of immunization against hay fever the British note for instance said Her Majestys govern ment cannot admit etc The wording of the text was restrained and free of any threal by the West or any phrasing designed to express anger or in dignation The note was drafted jointly by representatives of the three Western powers and ap parently reflected a decision on their part to handle the Berlin situation at this point with a gentle touch State Department press offi cer Lincoln White was asked vhy the U S government ex pects Darrier which officials have Deen saying privately will un doubtedly remain in force for a long time WHITE SAID the US govern ments expectation was based on the solemn obligation of the Soviet Union to treat Berlin as a city under fourpower con rol with free travel guaranteed within its borders In other developments on the Berlin situation Armed Communist police ar rested members of a British nilitary patrol in a action along the EastWest Ber lin border The men were re leased unharmed after question ing and not long afterward harassing LONE economic czar Ernesto Che Guevara was the lone dissenter as delegates of other Latin American countries raised name plates in approval of the chaiter today in the closing hours of the InterAmerican Economic Conference AP Photofax at Punta del Este From left to right are J Lugo Marenco Nicaragua M G Escalante Costa Rica and Guevara The charter launches President Ken nedys alliance for progress program for Latin America 19 nations sign US aid charter PUNTA DEL ESTE Uruguay InterAmerican Economic Conference wound up Thursday ivith the final not an 8000word charter launching President Kennedys Alliance for Progress to get the jump on communism in Latin America In the closing hours of the con ference US Treasury Secretary C Douglas Dillon and Cuban economic czar Ernesto Guevara traded bitter words after the United States and 19 of the 20 Latin American nations had ap proved the charter and a 1000 word summary to explain the program to the Latin American jublic Singing star added to fairs schedule Friday GUEVARA after abstaining on he vote said the conference had established the first link for real eaceful coexistence in America le asserted the United States had voted for all parts of the charter and that this was an admission that there can exist regimes vhich are not committed to free enterprise Accusing Guevara of untruths and falsehoods to give the mplication that the United States somehow recognizes the perma nence of the present regime in uba Dillon said This we do not do and never will do because o do so would be to betray the housands of patriotic Cubans vho are still waiting and strug iling for the freedom of their country Fair schedule THURSDAY IMPERIAL SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 Championship Rodeo FRIDAY IMPERIAL SHOWS ON MIDWAY swine show 2 Derby and Thrill Circus 8 Derby and Thrill Show 9 am 9 Day Free admission into grounds for youngsters under 16 Rides at special rates until 6 pm Free grandstand section for youngsters under 16 at the afternoon show HiFi color advertisement appears in GlobeGazette A new type of color adver tising is appearing in this is sue of the GlobeGazette It is an insert of HiFi Color printed by Rotogravure in four basic colors providing magazine quality reproduction in the black and white pages of a daily newspaper Production involves a seven week journey from the fin ished art work to the printed color rolls of paper The Ro togravure printer prints in serts of the advertisement of Duncan Hines DeLuxe cake mixes over and over again on coatedpaper rolls the width of a newspaper page These rolls are then sent to the newspaper where they are fed through its regular press es with other copy being printed on the reverse side Thus the HiFi Color ad be comes an integral part of the GlobeGazette Judging still ranks high in interest By CHARLES WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor Another special attraction hai been added to the program of Austyns Motor Derby and Thrill Circus which will give tvvo British ambassador topher Steel drove Sir Chris into East Berlin in a threecar convoy and toured the border for 25 minutes without incident in a showthe flag demonstration The Union Jack flew from his car East German workers began tearing up the rails of two of tht5 six elevated train lines the Communists closed Sunday when they began to seal the border A company of the British Roy al Rifles the 2nd Green Jackets guarded the Soviet war mcmor siblc demonstrations by angry Wesl Berliners On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 Society News 789 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 22 ASSAILS FRANCE NEW DELHI India W Prime Minister Nehru Thurs day charged that France had made almost a deliberate at tempt to break the United Na jlions by snubbing Secretary General Dag Hammarskjolds efforts to case the Bizerle crisis TOP Faint Apling ton brushes off his Hampshire barrow which was named grand champion of the live barrow show at the North Iowa Fair Faint also showed the reserve champion live bar row and had the grand championship carcass barrow of the show grandstand performances at the North Iowa Fair Friday accord ing to Hans Henriksen fair sec retary Latest feature to be added to the program is the appearance of LeRoy Van Dyke TV and re cording star Van Dyke will ap pear at both the 2 and 8 pm performances of the Motor Der 3y His most popular record The Auctioneer has sold more than 500000 copies He has appeared on the Arthur Godfrey and Red Foley television shows ALSO APPEARING on the thrill show program will be Ann Mar ston one of the leading women archery experts in the United States A talent in tha 1960 Miss America Pageant Miss Marston holds 11 national championships with her bow and awows Another featured performer with the Austyn show will be Emmett Kelly Jr son of the famous circus cloxvn Besides giving his interpretation of his fathers famous Weary Willie character Kelly will also star in other antics of the Battalion of Buffoons Motor Derbys clown contingent Still the main feature of the show however is the perform ance of Motor Derbys daredevil stunt drivers Included in the 20 stunts which will be performed at each show by these men is an automobile ramptoramp jump As one auto soars 80 feet through space from one ramp to another another car is broad side beneath it ANOTHER FEATUREof program will be a motor polo game Still more heated rivalry will be seen in Blitz Ball kartings most dangerous game involving daredevil teams driv ing the pintsized highpowered juggernauts Also on the program will be the appearance of the Xl ex perimental air car This odd looking vehicle floats in space powered by air thrusts that can DC maneuvered in any direction Still another feature will be he Demolition Derby in which stuntmen will endeavor to see low thoroughly they can wreck vintage automobiles Steve McArthur 11 son of Mr and Mrs Dan McArthur Mason ity showed the grand cham pion market lamb of the Ccrro 3ordo County junior show at the fair Wednesday He defeated nearly 40 other market Iambi ft
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