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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North lowai Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL W The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors PNM tod OnJUtf FKM fuU CMM WUw MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 22 1961 7o Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection mom EDITION No 271 f Leader of s Mau Maus i Analyzed7 Kenyatta is controversial By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau new dwell ing at Kiambu near Nairobi which the government of Kenya j has built for Jomo Kenyatta isj now occupied After a few days to enable the authorities to deal with the public excitement which has been caused by his return the remaining minor re strictions on his freedom have teen lifted Kenyatta the Kenya national ist is perhaps the most difficult of all militant Africans to bring into focus His supporters anc his opponents pose him in such different they so fre quently differ among themselves one wonders who seesthe man whole Kenyatta is a nom de guerre An orphan he was brought up by Scottish missionaries who christened him Johnstone Kam au He spent several years in London his great intelligence is attested to even by his en emies AFTER HIS return to Africa in 1946 he became something of a Messianic figure among the Kikuyus the largest and most advanced of the Kenya tribes He is a fine orator and a skilled politician One old Africa hand calls him the architect of Mau Mau the terrorist Kikuyu movement whose basic aim was the expul sion of all Europeans from Ken ya Gov Sir Patrick Renison refused his release from deten tion as recently as May i960 saying that Kenyattas guilt as the recognized leader of Mau Mau had been established in ma Car offer 3year pact union DETROIT Motors Corp Ford Motor Co and Chrys ller Corp Tuesday offered the j United Auto Workers new three lyear contracts providing sixcent janhour wage increases in each WITH MALICE TOWARD hobo Royal Family left presents a picture of true family affec tion But it wasnt always this way during the election campaign at Britts annual hobo convention When a 15000 turn out at Britt battle of words broke out between Box Car Betty and Browneyed Susan Susans uncle KingDavid entered the fight Judges settled the fight by declaring Betty queen and Susan princess DavidBetty rule at Hobo Day By JAMES COLLISON GlobeGazette Staff Writer David and Box car Betty Tuesday were re elected king and queen of Britts Hobo Day but a spirited battle developed between Boxcar Betty and Princess BrownEyed Susan Xing Davids niece Fifteenyearold Princess Sus too learners permit ESTHERVILLE Victoria Sampson 19 of Esther ville went out Monday to take a driving test for her drivers li cense She had passed the written est Miss Sampson got into a car three courts and that anyone vjth a Highway Patrol examiner who seeks to resurrect Maujwno told ier to back away from Mau s antagonisms or curb and then drive forward dation and violence is an enemyishe backed and smacked jnto the was of Kenya patrolmans car which Kenyatta in April 1953 wasparked in an adjoining stall found guilty of directing the She was issued a learners per Mau Mau movement and sent enced to seven years hard la bor But a prosecution witness who testified that he had seen Kenyatta administer the Mau Mau oath swore to an affidavit in November 1958 that he had been bribed to give false testi mony The witness was con victed of swearing a false affi other words he had not lied at the even so Kenyatta was released from prison in the following April and confined under house arrest Now he is to be released but as an exconvict he cannot par ticipate overtly in politics THE BRITISH government has been deliberate about Ken yaltas rehabilitation As the London Economist puts it Wisely it seems in retrospect Kenyatta has been fed to his enemies in slow closes so that many of them have come to see why it is better for him to bei free and mortal than in restricj tion and seemingly supernatur al Even Sir Patrick Renison has declared Since his move to Maralal Kenyatta has given every indication that he is now in no way irreconcilable to the maintenance of law and order and to the association of all the peoples of Kenya with its prog ress to independence Speculation is rife in the Brit ish press that even the constitu tional bar against political ac an given her title last year when no applicants appeared for queen challenged Boxcar Betty After the election was dead locked applause of the spectators the judges concludedthat Boxcar Betty unable to be here last year should continue reigning as queen and Susan should retain the title of princess King David in defense of his niece then started a vocal out burst over the decision Ladies and gentlemen car Betty retorted right to challenge I have the the young lady She came here in a Cadil lac It was a 1957 Ford Susan interrupted RACIAL UNREST MIDDLESBROUGH England tffl broke up gangs of ma rauding whites as race violence burst into the open again Mon day night Eleven persons were arrested two of them women Three of the rioters were injured and two police were floored by flying bottles And her room was paid for at the hotel Boxcar Betty shouted It was S4 KING DAVID came to his nieces rescue and contradicted Boxcar Betty It wasnt it was he said Boxcar Betty finished the argument by stating Shes living in the hotel and Im liv ing in the ladies rest room Furthermore I traveled 2200 miles to get here An estimated 15000 persons gathered in Britt for the parade and coronation KING DAVID of Ashland Neb retained his title over five other candidates They were 89 yearold Scoopshovel S c o 11 y Beefsteak Charley Connecticut Slim St Louis1 Bigtown and Lord James Beefsteak Charley sang The Bowery Bum in furthering his candidacy while Lord James continued Tues day afternoon and evening with the Royal i United Shows on the midway and the Varieties of 1961 allowances The union was studying the pro posal but its reaction was ex pected to be a firm no Its members already have authorized a strike The Big Three presenting a united front also offered ex panded fringe benefits and what they termed a new income guar antee to supplement pay in short work weeks for their 490000 auto workers the date of expiration of current threeyear contracts GM how ever indicated it would be will ing to negotiate changes in the basic pattern of the agreement The companies proposed hourly pay increases of 6 cents an hour each year or 212 per cent of the FORD AND Chrysler said hourly base pay which almost identical offers would ex pire automatically if not ac cepted fully at both the national and local union levels by Aug 31 COOL for a change from the top o the country right on down The Hobo Day celebration N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Photofax STOLEN MASTERPIECE This is the Goya portrait of the Duke of Wellington stolen from Britains National Gal lery in London The picture recently was bought for the nation for amid a great controversy The in cident was the latest in a series of thefts of costly paintings in both Britain and France UNION CHIEF DIES CHICAGO Eugene C tion for Kenyatta will be lifted j James 55 convicted in 1960 of The concensus is that it should I embezzling laundry union wel be FOR PERHAPS only Kenyat ta can reconcile the two African political parties of any signifi cance Kanu Kenya Africa Na tional of which the ebul lient Tom Mboya is general sec retary and Kadu Kenya Africa Democratic headed by Ronal Ngala As the Guardian of has commented No one else not even Tom Mbpya has succeeded in filling the vacuum Kenyatta left Moreover Britain envisions a grand East African federation of Kenya Uganda Tanganyika and Zanzibar and Kenyatta the only Kenyan of continental sta ture as the logical first prime minister of Kenya would be the federationbuilder Like it or not where Ken yatla is in the next few years will be the hub of Kenya poli tiei fare funds died Monday of can cer Adlai attacks Russians UNITED NATIONS N United States accused the Soviet Union of cynical suppression of freedoms while tryingto picture the Western pow ers as supporters of colonialism The U S charge was made by Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson at a special session of the U N General Assembly He was replying to an attack by Soviet Delegate Platon D Morozov on foreignheld military bases especially those of the United States Civil rights sidetracked Senate wrangle over civil rights legislation ended abruptly when Senate leaders temporarily abandoned their efforts to extend the life of the Civil Rights Commission Stiffer gambling penalties chairman of the New York state crime commission opened a congressional investigation of organized gambling by pleading with judges to impose stiffer penalties on convicted book makers Businessman sentenced Dranow has been sentenced to serve seven years in prison and pay fines totaling on 18 counts of fraud Dranow former owner of the bankrupt John W Thomas Com pany said at the time of his conviction by a jury that he was innocent and would appeal scheduled for 8 pm at the city parking lot Boxcar Betty now claims San Francisco as her home base King David told the audience the first time he came to Britt was in 1931 He jumped from the M and St L train and the first person he met was Scoop shovel Scotty SCOOPSHOVEL SCOTTY will be 89 on Oct 4 Well ladies and gentlemen Scoopshovel said this is the old boy Im the oldest man on the road and the oldest man comin to Britt Scoopshovel brought something new with him to Britt His scoop shovel had a fresh coat of green paint Connecticut Slim in advancing his merits said he began as a hobo in 1928 Ive followed the there and yon and mostly ahead Of them or mostly behind them Bigtown said he began hoboing in 1908 Ive been going no wheres accumulatin nothin and I aint got no ulcers either SIXTEEN STEEL drums of mulligan stew were brewed and served to hoboes and guests in Britt The stew was served at noon on the grade school grounds A total of 500 gallons North Iowa Partly cloudy through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 5458 Highs Wednesday 7779 Iowa Partly cloudy through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 55 northwest to upper 50s southeast Warmer south east Wednesday highs in low er 80s northwest to upper 70s southeast Further outlook Partly cloudy little tempera ture change Thursday Minnesota Mostly fair warmer Highs Wednesday near 90 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 71 Minimum 52 Sunrise Sunset Chokes to death on prize fish SOMERS Point N J M A man choked to death Monday when a fish he caught landed in his mouth as he swung it in tri umph police said George C Shaffer 30 of Glou cester City dead on arrival at Shore Memorial Hospital Phe hospital said death was rom strangulation Shaffer was fishing from a in Great Egg Harbor of the potent brew was availBay with Mends They told po able for consumption Before King David and the Admirer of Castro Jogan is Guianas premier GEORGETOWN British Gui ana J a g a n 43 Marxist admirer of Fidel Cas tro promising a foreign policy of active neutralism Tuesday was returned to power for four more years in Britains only South American colony Returns from Mondays gen eral election gave Jagans Communistl e a n i n g Peoples Progressive 19 of 3S seats in the new legislature and at least two of the five un reported constituencies were ex pected to be added to the East Indian dentists majority The British ousted a gov ernment headed by Jagan in 1953 charging that he was planning to establish Commu nist beachhead on South Amer icas north coast flanking tht Panama Canal In elections in 1957 the PPP won of the 14 legislative council seats Jagan was expected to come to Georgetown from his inland home district to accept British Gov Ralph Greys invitation te become British Guianas first premier in name as well as fact Britaifi has promised the col ony internal selfgovernment and said it could apply for in dependence within two Jagan is expected to demand in dependence within the Common wealth immediately The Western world watched the election with concern be cause of Jagans avowed friend ship toward Communist coun tries and the Castro regime But the election apparently was decided on racial lines crowd headed for the kettles of mulligan stew David parted vith this gem of wisdom Id rather be king of the ho joes than a banker A real hobo doesnt get into trouble but you ee bankers in trouble every day Fumes are fatal to Salix youth SALIX A Bow man 19 Sioux City died Mon day night the apparent victim of carbon monoxide in his mireddown car at the south end of Browns Lake near Salix His companion Joann Wickey 19 also of Sioux City staggered nlo a nearby farmyard Tuesday uorning seeking help She said she and Bowman hadj one fishing late Monday and j because of a heavy rain the carj igot stuck She said they decidedj to stay in the car until morning Miss Wickey who was taken to a Sioux City hospital said that when she awoke she could not awaken Bowman ALLAMERICAN BOYS DEFUNIAK SPRINGS Fla Hi Rogers has been charged with shooting Jack Armstrong with a gun belonging to Gene Au Jry The three all Negroes are residents of the Flowers Quarters community north of Defuniak Springs lice that Shaffer caught a black bass and swung it around his head with joy The fish landed in Shaffers mouth and couldnt be dislodged STORE WATERLOO Store located LOOTED Drug at one of the lowo drinkers Stomachs stronger than iron DES MOINES Mem Ders of the Iowa Liquor Com mission staff are convinced per sons who drink need stomachs ougher than cast iron Last week the commission or dered nearly 1000 sample bot tles of old liquor poured down a wash basin in the commission offices here Commission member J C Colburn Harlan said Tuesdaj a plumber had to be called t repair the damage when the de luge of liquor ate holes in th drain pipes Colburn said the pipes are ol and probably had small leak sealed over with corrosion Th liquor apparently cleaned awaj the corrosion and breaks he said exposed th On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 North Iowa News 10 Clear Lake News 11 Society News 1213 Sports 1516 Latest Markets 18 Mason City News 1819 Comics 20 Farm News 21 TO DROP ANCHORS SAN LEANDRO Calif UP i Navy widower with 10 chil dren and a widow with eight of ler own who met a month ago lave set a wedding date of ept 9 in the Carmel Mission on the central California coast busiest intersections in couple is Francis Louis town Waterloo was robbed a Navy chief war more than S2200 during the j rant officer and Helen North night J31 of San Leandro ever is greater They also proposed extra bene its for employes who due to lay offs work less than 36 hours in any week The benefits would be onehalf of the employes straight ime per hour for the difference between the hours he works in a week and a minimum 36 hours THE BIG Three also offered 0 increase maximum weekly Supplemental unemployment bene its SUB from 530 to and to nake it easier for employes to apply for and receive benefits SUB is an auto industry program under which the companies pay heir workers an additional al owance to supplement what they receive in government unemploy ment compensation The present basic average lourly pay for auto workers is Ford General Motors and Chrysler proposed stabilizing revisions with their offers to re tain the costofliying allowance provided in current contracts American Motors Corp earlier had asked the union to abandon costofliving increases in re turn for a profitsharing plan They proposed transfer of 12 cents of the present lcent cost ofliving allowance into the base wage of hourly rated employes ALL THREE also offered a new moving allowance plan for employes transferred from one plant to another outside the area Chrysler stipulated 50 miles or improved pension enefits liberalized medical in urance benefits and more life nsurance None of the Big Three offered profitsharing plan as Amer can Motors did The nations three biggest auto makers also offered to increase eparation pay by 25 per cent eparation pay is available to mployes affected by longterm ayoffs such as in cases of lant relocation or closing The industry offer apparently a counterproposal for the nions demand that employes urrently paid by the hour be ut on a salaried basis to pro ct their income during short iwork weeks SAME ADENAUER TOURS RED BARRI e s t German Chancellor Konracl Adenauer discusses the border situation with Ernest Lemmer minister for AllGerman Affairs dur ing the 85yearold leaders tour of West Berlin border sectors In back AP Photofax ground is the Brandenburg Gate which divides East and West Berlin At left is West Berlins deputy mayor Fritz Amrehn Adenauer is the latest West ern official to visit the area in morale building program   

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