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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Daily Newspaper Cdittd for Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors AMOCitted ud United Prew Internationa Full Lew Wire MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18 1961 c a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection On No Iff Secretary in Africa Adenauer irked by election setback Rejects coalition One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor KONRAD ADENAUER Hes Out BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm San KWLC Deconh tlj10 pm Sun WO1 imes am Tues WTAD Quincy 930 J pm Thurs WSUI City 910 am John Gunther goes inside opce more THE BEST THING about John Gunthers new book In side Europe Today from my point of view is its personality sketches about the men who are making the decisions on the contemporary scene Ade nauer Brandt De Gaulle Mac Millan Fanfani Khrushchevjing plant were off the job Mon and yes Pope John Even though the pages on this Harper Press book were closed only a few months ago it bears a 1961 copyright and makes ref erence to newly elected Presi dent John F Kennedy its his torical references by and large are already outdated For ex ample theres nothing in it about the current closing off of East Berlin All of this LUDWIG ERHARD May Be In 650 off jobs at Deckers Some 650 union workers at the Jacob E Decker and Sons pack I mention without Iday awaiting results of negotia tions between the management and Local 38 of the United Pack inghouse Workers A meeting was set for 3 pm Monday to discuss differences which led to suspension Thurs day noon of the 115 workers in the hog kill department Mon day most of the remaining workers in the plant were sent home when they reported for work Management explained that work was caught up until the hog kill went back to work The Mason City packing plant remains out of the hog market John Davidchik Sioux City international representative of the union will represent it in the Monday afternoon meeting together with local representa tives Armour and Company of which Decker is a division was sending a representative from Chicago Local management informed the union Saturday that the dis agreement is over a violation of the master contract and for that reason is so important that it would require representatives of the parent firm as well as the international union N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Another Russ rocket test MOSCOW The Soviet Union has fired a sec ond multistage carrier rocket into the Central Pa any thought of downgrading John Gunther or his latest book I regard him as tops among the worlds reporters and this is no newly arrived at appraisal of him so far as I am concerned have felt that way about him since his first Inside Europe which came off the press almost a quarter of a century ago Mr Gunther is wholly unaware of the may even come as a surprise to he S oSnXoificial news agency Tass reported first of these was in South America in 1941 when I was on a Carnegie factfinding mission The second was in Russia four years ago when he was gather ing material for his Inside USSR The Gunther exploration of South America for his Inside Latin America ended just aboutj the time mine in a company of 12 started When I tried to con vert my written reports on the land south of the Rio Grande into a bookI was informed by the head of the MacMillan Press that in the final referendum by his board of advisers I had lost bv one vote Worst defeat for JFK WASHINGTON The House sealed President Kennedys worst defeat of the congressional session and sent the White House a twoyear million school aid bill stripped of general construction and teacher salary funds Georgia Tech desegregated ATLANTA Statesupported Georgia Tech was peacefully desegregated for the first time in its 73year history when three Negro freshmen began their registration process 1310 pacifists jailed LONDON Armweary police carted off to German question unsettled Erhard may be new boss BONN Germany Chancellor Konrad Adenau er deprived by Sundays parliamentary elections of the majority which per mitted him to rule Ger many with an iron hand for 12 years rejected Mon day any thought of coali tion with the powerful So cialists The 85yearold chancellor his commanding authority now in doubt told a news conference it is essential that his foreign policy be continued in the light of the current deep world crisis over Berlin regardless of the structure of the new government Adenauer left open the question of who would be the next chancel lor But asked whether his Chris tian Democrats would work in co alition with the Free Democrats now holding the balance of power the aged chancellor replied have worked together with Free Democratic party before Both West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandts Socialists and the Free Democrats oppose Adenauer re maining as chancellor and say they will reject a coalition unti the chancellor retires That can mean his successor will be popu ar Ludwig Erhard an economic expert whose free enterprise poli cies helped West Germany become a powerful industrial nation we the Adenauers Christian Democrats lost 5 per cent of their popular support and about 40 seats in the new 497m ember Parliament Bundestag which holds its first meeting Oct 17 Adenauer re mains in office until then The next chancellor will be chosen by majority vote of the new parlia ment West Germany remains firmly n the western camp At most the election result could mean minor differences in outlook on the ap proach to the cold war struggle Adenauer was embittered and angered by bis election setback He blamed much of it on the role of radio and television in the cam paign If the Christian Democrats and Free Democrats join in forming a new government there could ibe some minor changes in foreign f f AAL I ut aUHIC 111UIU1 111 was the feeling of my as lagt Qf Britons who C0urted arrest by but little change do iciates ne explained m ma rlomnnQbarirm in Traf Guntheri staging antinuclear sitdown demonstration in Traf algar Square More flee East Germany BERLIN Ten East Germans were reported to have broken across the citys Communist wall to guide who for 56 days had been freecjorn during an election night punctuated with accompanying him Mrs fj d t Residents of East Berlin were S S 3wS went marched to the polls Sunday housing block by hous mateuai wmcn wtui IULU mo i TTr orhiH Fhwt book on this subject will satisfy the market in this particular area of interest In Russia I arrived just in time to take over the intourist mestically The Free Democrats see West Germany as caught between East and West They believe the coun try should remain bound to the Western alliance but at the same time favor feelers toward the Communist world titled Inside USSR She ing o Wock and Communist Mayor Friedrich Ebert was a flaxenhaired housewife announced that 9871 per cent of the eligible voters bly named Zoya Kurancheva and cast their ballots 9986 per cent for the Communist single list of candidates will likely Parliament with 241 seats compared to 281 Adenauers party wind up in the new she knew the party line as well as anybody in the Kremlin in cluding Khrushchev himself In my review of that book in 1958 I made this general ob servation In cases where John Gunther and I looked at the same tan gible object behind the Iron Cur tain we got almost precisely the same image But when it came to dealing with the in things we couldnt see or put our hands on the things for which we had to take some Communists parted company in many in stances In short I felt he was too much disposed to takethe word of those who had by no means proved themselves trustworthy He was more trusting than I am in his contacts with Rus sians identified with the Com munist parly But enough of that and on to this book Inside Europe To day which has had quite gen erally favorablr reviews from Torn 2 The weather North Iowa Fair and little warmer Monday night lows in middle 50s Partly cloudy continued warm Tuesday with moderate southerly winds highs around 80 Iowa Fair east and south part ly eloudy northwest Monday night and Tuesday Scattered showers likely extreme north west Tuesday afternoon Lows Monday night 5055 east 5560 west Highs Tuesday 8085 Further outlook Scattered showers turning cooler north west Wednesday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures willaverage 3 to 5 degrees below normal in northwest Iowa and near normal in the remainder of Inc state or the lower 70s Normal low tem peratures range from 50 to 551 degrees and will be mild at the beginning of the period but turning cooler in the northwest portions Wednes day and over the remainder Thursday or Friday Showers Thursday and Friday will av erage one quarter to one half inch t Minnesota Increasing cloudi ness showers Highs Tuesday near 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 76 Minimum 49 Sunrise Sunset GlobeGazelle weather data fivedayperiod through Saturup to 8 am Sunday Sept 17 day Normal high tempera lures are in the middle to the Maximum Minimum 73 40 they held in the outgoing assem Preliminary official results the complicated election procedure indicated that the So cialists would have 190 compared to lj8 in the old legislature The Free Democrats were ex pected to get 66 seats compared to 43 before On the inside Editorials 4 Society 8910 News Quiz 11 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics v 18 Clear Lake News 22 SAME DATI1WW Photofax U N CHIEF IN CONGO Dag Ham N plane flying Hammarskjold from marskjold United Nations secretary the Congo capital to Ndola Northern general was greeted by Congo military Rhodesia crashed and Hammarskjold leader Gen Joseph Mobutu on his ar was one of the victims rival in Leopoldville last week The U Who will replace Dag UNITED NATIONS NY UPI Hammarskjolds death in the African jungle Monday left the United Nations without a secretary general and no procedure for succession to the office A move was reported to post pone the opening of the 16th regular session of the General Assembly scheduled for Tues day for three days to sort out the confusion that approached chaos It was expected that the Se curity Council which recom mends candidates for the sec retary generals office for elec tion by the General Assembly would quickly be called into session Some diplomats pre dicted that it might meet Tues day There was little doubt that Hammarskjolds death played into the hands of the Soviet Un ion and its satellites which have been demanding replace ment of the oneman secretary generals office with a three member vetowielding troika arrangement W i t h Hammarksjolds re moval from the scene the So viet Union undoubtedly would move fast to try to pull over its proposal Chakravarthi V Narasimhan of India an undersecretary for special political affairs was named by Hammarskjold on June 12 as his chef de cabi net designating him as prin cipal assistant to the secretary general But Narasimhans ap pointment carried no sugges tions of succession The secretary general of the United Nations is elected by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council When the term of the first UN secretarygeneral Try gve Lie ofiyNorway was about to expire in February 1951 the Security Council was un able to agree upon a suc cessor and Lie was given an informal threeyear extension of his tenure Lie resigned under Russian pressure because of his op position to recognition of Communist China in Febru ary 1952 Hammarskjold became secretary general on April 10 1953 In 1957 he was appointed to a second fiveyear term beginning April 10 1958 Hammarskjold has been un der Russian fire for the past year mainly because of his policy on the Congo where Soviet infiltration attempts were frustrated by the UN operation An editorial North Iowa welcomes Methodists plan to erect home for the retired DECISION TO ESTABLISH a home for the retired in Mason City is being enthusiastically received by our com munity The announcement was made Saturday by Dr Clarence H Pettersen superintendent of this district of the Methodist Church The project will be meaningful for North Iowa in a number of ways Fore most of course is that it will meet the needs of a sizable number of senior cit izens whose great preference is to spend their sunset years in the locality where they have lived their lives While the size of the home has not been fixed there is an assumption by those close to the planning that the first unit will provide accommodations from 100 to 150 residents What Fort Dodge now has in its Friendship Haven could well be a preview of the project here The local home will be the fourth modeled somewhat after Fort Dodge in Northern Iowa One is in operation at Storm Lake another under construc tion in Cedar Rapids Southern Iowa has two in being Des Moines and a third being built At lanta When the Mason City h6me is com pleted and given a suitable our community and those who take up resi dence in it will be in the debt of a con siderable number of persons who have gone beyond the call of duty in turning dream into reality Some of these including former Gov Robert D Blue president of the governing board have been named But one credit has been notably the anonymous donor of This generosity will be a standard and guide for others no doubt It will be a hard secret to keep Planners of the project have sought the cpoperation and counsel of a group of Mason City civic leaders including our mayor These things will be forth coming in full measure it goes without saying A special welcome awaits the Rev 0 W Brand Forest City whose ap pointment as executive director of the home has been announced by Bishop F Gerald Ensley From his new resi dence in Mason City he will begin his duties Oct 1 In the makeup of the board of trus tees is an unmistakable reminder that the home here is to serve an extended area in this part of the state Points as distant as Oelwein Spencer Fort Dodge and Des Moines have representa tion Another point brought out in Satur days announcement is that residency in this Mason City home is not going to be restricted to Methodists This same policy of course prevails in Iowas four homes now serving our senior cit izens It should be noted however that there will be heavy emphasis on creat ing and maintaining a Christian atmos phere In all ways there will be an ef fort to simulate the loving spirit and the comforts of the homes from which the residents come Dag is crash victim Sought end to fighting NDOLA Northern Rho desia UP Rhodesian offi cials reported that Dag Hammarskjold died Mon day in the crash of a plane carrying the U N Secre aryGeneral on a mission to seek peace in the Congo The slight sandyhaired secre tarygeneral of the United Na tions 56 was flying from Leopold ville truce talks at thr North ern Rhodesian copper mining cen ei with President Moise Tshombe of secessionist Katanga Rhodesian authorities said the wreckage of his DC6B shot up by Katanga rebels Friday 3ui subsequently repaired was ound in the bur counti at the CongoRhodesian border They said his body was definitely iden tified There were nine other persons aboard the plane including Jive crewmen There was one survivor Har old Julian a U N guard and a US national From his hospital bed he said there were several explosions aboard the plane before it crashed The planewas the object of a search by UN Brit ish American and Rhodesian air craft for more than 15 hours At midnight it checked in over the Ndola Airport for a lar ling and hen mysteriously vanished It lad been given clearance to land then radio was lost Thh was the most tragic blow of its kind to tlj UN executiva staff since Count Folke Bernadot te Palestine truce commissioner was shot dead on a Jerusalem street 13 years 17 1948 Bernadotte like Hammarskjold was Swedish The plane crashed between Ndola and Mufulira a copper mining and smelting center near the Katanga frontier 40 miles northwest of Ndola This suggest ed that Hammarskjolds Swedish pilot a captain Hallonquist had for some reason circled back Reports from the scene said ths plane plowed up trees in the line of its fatal descent Hammarskjolds plane got land ing clearance at Ndola at am then vanished Hammarskjolds body was found in the wreckage in a grove of young trees Most of those who died were burned beyond recognition but Hammarskjolds body was scarcely marked A res cue worker said his body bore only a small wound in the neck and that he was wearing his iden tity tag Also reported aboard wera three American citizens working for the United Nations They were Dr H A Weischoff the U N director of political affairs William Ranallo Hammarsk jolds personal aide and Vladmir Fabry a Czechborn legal officer and naturalized US citizen Katanga province president Tshombe said this is very sad news I regret it deeply On receiving confirmation of Hammarskjolds death President Kennedy said in a statement of condolence I know I am speaking for all Americans when I express my profound sorrow at the tragic death of secretary Hammarsk jold and his associates This sense of personal loss is shared by many millions of people of all Owntri of the said are trying to find out whether the DC6B may have been shot down by a jetfighter from Ka tanga Officials of the Swedish Trans Air Co charter operators who supplied the plane for the UN secretarygeneral said this seemed a possibilityThere waa no confirmation from any j   

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