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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for Hw Hemt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North I o wans Associated Presi and United Presi International Full MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1961 neighbors 7c a Paper Consists of Two No 302 Russ alone reject sarm program AH about hunger strikes Alice Paul set pace By WILLIAM B DICKINSON Jr GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau American suffragist leader Alice Paul could give a few tips on hunger striking to Master Tara Singh the 76yearold leader of the Sikh religious faith in India who has been on a fast since Aug 15 The purpose of Singhs hunger strike is to compel Nehrus gov ernment to meet his demand for establishment of a separate In diari state in which the sole offi cial language would be that of the Sikhs Punjabi in Gurmukhi script Obviously the bearded zealot has been getting at least limited nourishment probably from fruit juices any dieting housewife will tell sur prising number of calories Moreover late reports from Amritsar say Singh is seeking a facesaving way to end the fast unto death which to date has cost him 30 pounds No such vacillation marked the celebrated hunger strike of Alice Paul in the autumn of 1917 at the District of Columbias thennotorious Occoquan Work house Sentenced toOccoquan UNNY North Iowa Generally fair and warmer Tuesday night lows in the 40s Increasing cloudi ness with chance of scattered light showers Wednesday highs in lower 70s Iowa Generally fair and warm er Tuesday night lows in the 40s Increasing cloudiness Wednesday with widely scat tered showers and little cool er highs 60s north to 70s south Further ly cloudy and cooler Thurs day possible showers south east Minnesota Clearing warmer Highs Wednesday in 60s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset Year Ago Maximum Minimum 67 39 50 74 45 million suit filed in actors death SANTA MONICA Calif Actor Jeff Chandlers death last Tune has resulted in a damage suit against six doctors and a hospital The suit filed Monday alleged icgligence malpractice wrongful death and assault and battery It for seven months on a chargewas filed on behalf of Chandlers of obstructing traffic at the children and his estate White House gate where she The victim was caused to die paraded with a banner Missthe action said by the combined Paul and a dozen other suffrajnegligence of the defendants or gists committed with her or more of them and it is re diately went on a hunger strike jquested that the court determine Miss Pauls fast continued forithe liability of each three weeks and a day During the last fortnight she was forc ibly fed by nose tube She be came so weak that she was moved to a hospital and later to a psychopathic ward by Wash Chandler 42 underwent surgery at Culver City Hospital May 13 forj a slipped spinal disc A few days later he suffered se vere internal bleeding and was given 55 pints of blood He rallied Foster heads JFKs agency FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LONDON Radio Moscow asserted Tuesday that President Kennedys disarmament proposals to the U N General Assembly are unsatisfactory In a home service Russianlanguage broadcast the radio declared The U S program makes no provision for the abolition of arms and armed forces for the banning of nuclear and other forms of weapons of mass extermination or for the liquidation of military bases on other peoples territory The broadcast said that as outlined by Kennedy the main emphasis is laid on the discontinuance of the production of fis materials and on con trol over the launching of de vices into cosmic space As is known it added these measures alone are in no way capable of guaranteeing general and complete disarma ment At United Nations N Y del ington officials who hoped to seemed headed for recovery credit the suffrage movement DUt suffered a relapse and died by showing one of its leaders to June 17 Death was attributed to years later all of the women of the nation got the vote by constitutional amendment Miss Paul now 76 still holds the title of honorary chairman of the Na tional Womans Party Fasting remains a fairly com mon form of protest against al leged injustices under local state or national laws A few freedom riders jailed after attempts to integrate bus term inal lunch rooms in the South have gone on token fasts A more serious hunger strike was instituted Sept 6 by three Ne groes after their arrest near Elklon Md where they sought service at a white restaurant on US Route 40 A Methodist bishop who interviewed the trio on Sept 20 was quoted as saying They will fast till they die The sheriff has threatened forced feeding if that becomes necessary be insane There kept virtu ally general blood infection incommunicado she was con fronted by all the sinister influ ences of the madhouse Arrest and mistreatment of Alice Paul and her fellow pris of them women of and aristocratic position out to be a blunder of the first order Miss Pauls foli lowers fanned out across thej country bearing horror tales of conditions inside Occoquan and the district jail the usual place of detention for the women who continued to picket the White House The warden at the work house received so many threat ening letters that he went about armed As Inez Haynes Irwin triumph antly reported in The Story of the Womans Party The government undoubtedly appal led by the protests that came from all over the country and perhaps in addition staggered at the prospect of forcibly feed ing so many women released them all Less than three Federal public housing turned down at capital DES MOINES AP Voters have rejected a proposal which would have allowed Des Moines o participate in lowrent federal public housing The election Monday marked he first attempt of an Iowa city o join the federal program since authorization was given by the egislature last spring The vote on the proposal was 19711 against and 18359 for It needed a 60 per cent majority for passage A heated campaign proceeded the election with opposition com ing from real estate men home builders and savings and loan as sociations The Des Moines Chamber oi Commerce was among the groups which favored the program Pro ponents had said it was needec o provide housing for lowincome amilies displaced by urban re newal and freeway projects New training site for reserve unit WATERLOO UPI The re porting station for Waterloos 404th Signal Company Army Re serve has been changed from Ft Benning Ga to Ft Hua chuca Ariz The companys egates saw little hope that the Soviet Union will soften its po sition in replying to Kennedys call for new negotiations on dis armament and the Berlin crisis Soviet Foreign MinisterAn drei A Gromyko is expected to hold fast to the Kremlins over all stand on these and other in ternational issues when he makes his policy statement be fore the 99nation General As sembly Western diplomats and many neutrals were impressed by Kennedys broad new disarma ment proposals to freeze nu clear weapons production and stockpiles as soon as controls can be organized They also were impressed by Kennedys overtures for a Ber lin settlement Kennedys challenge to tht So viet Union to join in a race for peace leading to full disarma ment made no visible imprint on the Communist bloc members Kennedy Tuesday put the dis armament program into formal action by announcing his selec tion of William C Foster a Re publican and former boss of the oreign aid program to head lie new arms control agency sr ft fv A NICE PLACE FOR A President Kennedy and his family will stay at Hammersmith Farm fore ground while vacationingat Newport R I The estate is thehome of Mrs AP Photofax Kennedys mother MrsHugh D Auch incloss House where former President Eisenhower stayed at Fort Adams is at upper left marked by arrow Eichelberger Fay Death takes prominent men commanding officer Maj Calcreated by Congress SAME Satetj Department Firurei Black Flag Means Traffic Death In Pajt 21 Houn vin Larson said he received no tification of the change from 14th Army Corps headquarters at Minneapolis but added there was no change in the companys Oct 29 reporting date On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 678 Clear Lake News 9 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Farm News 16 Comics 17 Kennedy told newsmen that his selection of a Republican indicates the bipartisan na tional concern of both parties and of all Americans for this ef fort to disarm all mankind with adequate safeguards The disarmament plan in gen eral calls for Gradual stepbystep disarm iament until only international Wilson was former US defense chief DETROIT AP Charles Er ivin Wilson former president of eneral Motors and secretary of defense in the first Eisenhower administration died in his sleep at his Louisiana plantation Tues day apparently of heart disease le was 71 years old A large man with a quick ongue and an even quicker smile Wilson many times a millionaire often reduced his aim in life to four words Get along with people He was a genius at electrical engineering graduating from Car negie Tech at 19 But he made his name in the world as a man ager of men Wilson ran General Motors for 11 years Under his leadership the giant automobile company was Eichelberger was leader of 8th Army ASHEVILLE NC Robert L Eichelberger 75 com mander of the US 8th Army ii the Pacific in World War II anc former superintendent of the US Military Academy at West Point NY died here early Tuesday who guided the amphibious 8th through the long Philippines campaign and later commanded Allied occupation forces in Japan was hospitalized last Friday He underwent surgery Monday Eichelberger had served as sec retary of the general staff of two chiefs of staff of the US Army Douglas MacArthur and Malin raig He was graduated from West Point in 1909 In 1918 Eichelberger was sent to Siberia where he received police forces are left into the worlds biggest cess in a twoyear run with i East stage to be verified of war material the Broadway hit Harvey international inspection before with the coming of peace wil AP Photofax COMEDIAN DIES Frank Fay 62 former Broadway vaudeville comedian and ra dio star died of a ruptured aorta Monday night at Santa Monica Calif Once married to actressBarbara Stanwyck Fay reached his greatest sueIthree decorations for bravery the next is begun Unrestricted access without veto for inspection teams Simultaneous strengthening of Transit Schedule 18 JUN peacekeeping machinery Synhorst objects to use of Iowa Guard aircraft DES MOINES of State Melvin Synhorst objected can bill the slate for use of guard equipment for such trips Tuesday to use of an Iowa Na There is also the of tional Guard airplane to are state officials on a proposed tourifcderal rules to ride National tions next month I am in no manner challeng ing the prior use of National Guard planes by an Iowa gover nor nor am I challenging your authority to use National Guard planes for these proposed trips he told Gov Norman Erbe in a letter Synhorst said he that by participating in the use of a Na tional Guard plane for matters which would appear to relate purely to state government I would subject myself to war ranted criticism and could pos when they are employed for this type of use Synhorst said He added that whether or not he did raise objections to whether Erbc could legally invite others to son returned the company to full scale auto production in record time The world at large however knew himbest during his tenure hi Washington where he was known fondly as Engine Charley He moved into the political arena during the Korean War And as he took the defense job he said I cant promise what Ill do but Ill give it a damned good whirl And as a businessman in Wash ingtonhe found it a constant whirl In 1959 he suffered a mild the guard can spare equipment lent plan go along with him in connection I heart attack with state affairs j Erbc had planned to start thej tour Oct 16 Synhorst told Erbe he appreci iated the invitation to accompany him and I believe that a tour of these institutions is an excel Snip snip f and personnel for these purposes is a matter of which I have lit tle knowledge and certainly I have no voice in that decision Synhorst said that several years ago a plane crash practically wiped out the official family of a Pacific northwest state There was much comment about the advisability of so many officials of a state riding the same plane Synhorst said This is just another point to think sibly help incur considerable but I am not arguing it one pensc for Ihc State of Iowa wav or the other The secretary of state a ReSynhorst said he was not qucs publican like Erbe said he haditioning whether the governor heard that he federal use the plane himself But Synhorst said his experience in riding guard planes has been al most entirely limited to attending military functions such as the summer guard encampment Both Synhorst and state Treas urer M L AbrahamsQn said they would not make the trip on the Air Guard C47 Abrahamson said I just dont think it is good policy to put all the slate officials on one plane Iowa Adj Gen Fred C Tandy declined comment on whether the plane used for transporting state officials on a state function would be illegal i CHARLES EWILSON eir as ad is air cut LONDON M The heir has had his hair cutwhich in addi tion to a royal onceover with the scissors is quite a mouthful in Cockney The Cockneys who drop their hs would say The eir as ad is air cut Anyhow Prince Charles 12 son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip returned to Cheam School today with a badly needed tonsorial job Said the royal barber George Crisp I must say it was a little long Needed a good trim but now hes all set Charles returned to London Monday after his summer va cation with his parents at Balmoral Castle in Scotland When he arrived his hair faintly resembled a Scottish sheep dogs flopping over his ears and hanging down to his collar HOLDUP MONTE CARLO Masked gunmen pulled off the largest jewel robbery of the summer on the Riviera Monday Estimates of the loot ranged from lo more than twice that Eichelberger was given com mand of the 8th Army in the Pacific Sept 7 1944 TheiSth sub sequently led the Pacific island fighting from Australia to Tokyo The 8th was nicknamed The Amphibious 8th after Eichelber ger led it on 52 amphibious land ings in the Philippine Islands campaign alone Because of the record of the 8th Gen Douglas MacArthur selected it for the invasion of Japan and Eichelberger commanded occupa tion forces in Japan from 1945 to To an interviewer who asked him what he considered his great jest achievement he replied It was when the last Jap died at Buna That was the first time anyone had ever licked them ROBERT EICHELBERGER Cost of living eases Stability is achieved WASHINGTON cost of living dipped onetenth of one per cent in August the Labor De jartment announced Tuesday nainly because of plentiful fresh oods at lower cost The department said consumer prices have risen onehalf of one jer cent in the first eight months of this year less than duiing any comparable period since 1955 This stability was achieved in spite of Julys jump of nearly one lalf of one per cent which carried the index to a record of 1281 per cent of the 194749 average used as a base The downward move ment last month brought the level to 128 per cent That meant that the typical as sortment of goods and services making up the living costs of the average city family cost 28 per cent more in August than in the period immediately after World War II Ewan Clague commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics said the net advance for this year stemmed mainly from steady in creases in the cost of used cars and the price of various services ncluding rents medical care en ertainment costs and public transportation Clague predicted the index will show a rise for September for two increase in used car prices is expected before the ar rival of new models on the mar iet and the introduction of fall clothing lines will boost the ap parel index following the late sea son summer clearance sales Octobers index normally would rise Clague said because of new car models selling at or near their list prices November and Decem ber may bring a downward move ment as meat prices fall Despite the August living costs decline about 120000 workers in aircraft and missile plants and small metalworking firms will get costofliving pay boosts under wage contracts tied to quarterly hanges in the consumer price in dex The quarterly index was up N ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Orders arrest ELISABETHVILL E Katanga President Moise Tshombe of Katan ga announced his former chief of staff Capt Mwamba is under arrest awaiting trial for trea son Tshombe said Mwamba had dealt with U N officials in contra vention of orders of his military superiors and the president U S backs otf UNITED The United States said it will not obstruct the admission of Communist Outer Mongolia to the UnitedNations Russia had indicated that it would again veto the ap plication of Mauritania unless Outer Mongolia is recommended Appeals for calm WAS HIN G T 0 N The United States charged that Soviet mil itary planes have made numerous aerial incur sions over West Ger many in recent weeks But it said it did not want to consider these flights as provocations and it appealed to Russia to calm down the tense situation over the Berlin air corridors Agreement seen WASHINGTON SenateHouse negotia tors were reported fairly close to a foreign aid compromise that would shove the 87th Congress toward a midweek ad journment
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