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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Daily Newspaper Edittd for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDWOfcT VOL TOO Tht newspaper that makes all North lowans AMociated PIWI United Preir Full Wiret MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 30 1961 neighbors 7c a Paper Consists of Two Nt It Russ fire big bomb despite protest One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U300 pm Sun KWLC Decorah 1240 pm Sun W01 Ames 640 Tue WTAD Qaincj 930 pm Tbur WSUI Iowa Citj 910k am Sa You should not kill your opponents TM IN TROUBLE AGAIN Thi time its with the Turkish em bassy in Washington And it all came about because I expresse the editorial view that killinc your political enemy isnt in good taste for a nation present ing itself to the world as a de mocracy Im in receipt of a letter from one Orhan Mizanoglu in the oi fice of the Turkish press at tache in which Turkey is identi fied as a true and loyal frienc of the United States o America That particula point of course wasnt even raised by me in my editorial But maybe I can present thi controversy most satisfactorily by recalling what I wrote in my editorial and then reproducing the letter which reached me from the assistant press attache in the Turkish embassy I began by pointing out in my editorial headed Ataturk Wouldnt Be Pleased With This that Turkeys bloodbath for those whose principal sin was losing a political fight came a a shock to all of us who expectec better things of that country Within the week I observed former Premier Adnan Men deres and two former cabine ministers have been executed Death sentences for former President Celal Bayar and 11 other former officials have been commuted to life imprison ment But I added in comment ing on this mercy for Bayar and his 11 associates anything can happen in a climate of hate Menderes I recalled wa accused of violating the nations constitution during his 10 years of dictatorial rule But to the outside worK he was known as a staunch anticommunist and friend of NATO and the western world A 22man military junta now rules Turkey A free election is scheduled by those who seized power by force But that doesnt mean it will be held Nor does it mean that there wont be furth er executions Those who hang others invite hangings for themselves During this 15 years as Tur keys strong man 1 concluded Mustafa Kemal Pasha better known as Ataturk laid the foundations for a government of law and order That ideal how ever is being sadly violated by current happenings in Turkey Progress is being put in re verse I have read your editorial concerning Turkey Mr Miza noglu led off in his polite com munication and I regretfully observed doubt and a lack of trust relating to the free elec tions in Turkey a country which has always remained a true and loyal friend of the United States of America It is with this thought in mind that I think it necessary to pro vide you with the following fac tual information he added It should be borne in mind that Turkey irrespective of any changes that might occur in its Internal order such as the over throw of a government has demonstrated whenever the oc casion presented itself that it is a staunch member of the West ern Allies A study of Turkeys attitude vis a vis recent world events as well as the trends of internal policies in Turkey should leave no doubt in this respect Mr Mizanoglu emphasized In fast he added the Turkish people will go to the polls on Oct 15 1961 and cast their votes to determine which ilatc of candidates from among Turn 2 WHICH MONSTER HAS THE MUS TACHE Daniel Rapinchuk 3 and sister Mary 4 seemingly entertain a perpetual fascination for spooks and demons of Halloween as their collection of masks suggests As the big day for spookin is at hand the suspense for photo by Jo Moore the kids is almost too great Thats Mary with her madeup face poked through a hole in the sheet at left cen ter and Danny at right Theyre the children of Mr and Mrs Walter Rapin chuk 2 Circle Terrace 2 Hampton teenagers die in bridge crash Photo on Page 3 youths were milled and two others injured vhen a car in which they were iding struck a bridge on the ast edge of Hampton Sunday ifternoon Dead were Larry David Wood 18 and James Bissett 8 both of Hampton Injured were Duane A Bon our 19 Aredale and Dorene F Shear 15 rural Hampton Both Miss Shear and Bonjour were reported in good condition at a Hampton hospital Wood was the son of Mr and Mrs John Wood and Bissett was the son of Mrs Wesley Bissett Bissetts father died last week Miss Shears father is Dallas Shear and Bonjours parents are1 Mr and Mrs Vern Bonjour N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Hattie is a menace MIAMI Hurricane Hattie bore down on Brit ish Honduras and Mexicos Yucatan Peninsula with 150 miles an hour winds and the Weather Bureau told the Central American sector to prepare for its worst hurricane in six years if USE German bargain WASHINGTON The United States seeking a peaceful end to the Berlin border dispute has decided to try to make a bargain with the Soviet Union that could involve U S agreement to show official identi fication documents to East German border police Officials said the Kennedy administration has de cided that the East German demand to see identifica tion cards of U S officials does not threaten West ern interests enough to bring on a shooting conflict The British have been showing identification cards for some time Storms in mountains DENVER Six persons were dead and six oth ers were missing in the wake of a storm that brought wind rain snow and cold to the Rocky Mountain states Up to two feet of snow blanketed parts of Wyoming and Colorado halting traffic and strand ing scores of hunters and motorists W Hoffa leader indicted WASHINGTON Rolland B McMaster secre tarytreasurer of Teamsters President James B Hoffas local union in Detroit was indicted by a fed eral grand jury on charges of taking nearly in illegal payments from the operator of a trucking firm Hampton police reported that the car carrying the four youths was racing with another auto al the time of the accident Skid marks at the scene show the car owned by Wood slid about 850 feet before striking the bridge The driver of the other car stopped when he saw the Wooc car start to slide Police saic charges probably would be filec against the driver of the other car Dennis Jackson Hampton The Wood car was traveling east on Highway 3 within the Hampton city limits when the crash occurred The car hit the south side of the bridge first and then careened across the highway and struck the north side of the bridge officials said Both Wood and Bissett were taken to the Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton where funeral serv ices are incomplete The North lowans were among seven weekend auto fa talities in the state Other weekend victims in Iowa were Foster Russell Wood 57 Davenport Jerry G Kelly 25 CoatsviUe Mo Frederick C Leafgreen 24 Fort Madison and George J Mahoney 21 Clinton On the Editorials Page 4 News Quiz5 Society News 678 Coptics Sjssrts 1M2 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Clear Lake News14 Transit Schedule18 North Iowa News 20 Final humiliation for Stalin n l Body no longer shown Mausoleum is closed MOSCOW thousand cheering delegates and officials at the Soviet Communist party con gress voted Monday to remove the body of Joseph Stalin from its place beside Lenin in the big tomb on Red Square The congress action came in the wake of speeches by Premier Khrushchev and others denounc ing the longtime Soviet dictator as a murderer and instigator of mass repression against Commu nist and army leaders Khrush chev said as a result of Stalins purges the Soviet armys ef ficiency was at a low ebb at the time of the German attack in 1941 The mausoleum which thou sands visit each day was sudden ly closed Sunday for repairs a police guard on duty there said The name of Stalin put along side Lenins on the tomb when his embalmed body was placed there in 1953 will be removed The monument now will bear the name of the founder of modern day communism Vladimir Ilyich Lenin There was no immediate an nouncement where the embalmed body of Stalin will be placed The proposal for the remova was made in the congress in the Kremlin by Ivan Spiridonov firsl secretary of the party in the Leningrad region The reign of terror during the Stalin regime has been cleared or free and open discussion in he Soviet Union For the first tune Soviet news papers branded the old dictator as a tyrant publishing Khrush chevs speech before the party congress in which he Charged thousands of absolutely inno cent people perished in Stalins purges before World War II Khrushchev and other party eaders at the congress exalted he memory of Lenin while de nouncing Stalin for creating a personality cult Nuclear Violence hold record WASHINGTON UPI The Russians now appear to have unleashed more nuclear violence since the dawn of the atomic age than the other three nuclear powers combined Before Mondays explosion an official source estimated the total energy yield of the 1961 Soviet test series at about 60 megatons the equivalent of 60 million tons of TNT Add 50 to that and you get 110 megatons for the 1961 ex plosions alone Then add 50 for past Soviet tests and you get a grand total of 160 megatons The United States Great Britain and France it has been estimated have tested weapons totaling somewhat less than 130 megatons In addition to having been the greatest test series in his tory from the standpoint of sheer energy release the 1961 Soviet tests also are believed to have been the dirtiest in terms of radioactive debris hurled into the atmosphere No new incidents on the autobahn BERLIN US military units from West Berlin traveled to West Germany Monday on the autobahn lifeline without bin drance from the Russians who stopped two American vehicles Sunday The US command in Berlin described the movement as a re deployment It said the departing units will be replaced shortly by a company of engineers leaving the Berlin garrison at 6500man strength The movement actually go under way Sunday the Army dis Pacifist fails to get to Russia FUKUODA Japan Earle L Reynolds American pacifist who sailed aboard his 30 on yacht Phoenix last month for he Soviet port of Nakhodka to protest Russias resumption of nu clear tests returned here Mon day with his mission unaccom plished Dr Reynolds told news men here that he had to return o Japan because his boat was in ercepted by a Soviet patrol boat about 10 miles from the port of Nakhodka on the Siberian coast WAR GAMES MAALAEA BAY Maui Hawaii Seven thousand US Marines swarmed ashore Monday in Op eration Silver Sword the first amphibious war game in Hawaii since World War II closed even as the Russians barred two US military assist ance vehicles from entering the autobahn from Berlin at the Babelsberg checkpoint A thin assistance vehicle later was al lowed to proceed Western officials speculate that the Soviet action in stopping two cars while allowing a thin to pass mightbe a calculated move Theythought the Soviets might be reasserting objection they first made in 195253 t American patrols on the autobahr without creating a dangerous ne EastWest incident By a 19i agreement the Soviet army ad mitted responsibility for securit on the highway By halting the assistance ve hides altogether the Soviet could have provoked the US Army into another show of fore to safeguard Allied rights in Ber lin The last show of force ended n an informal truce Saturday aft er American and Soviet tanks had stood on either side of the Berlin wall at the Friedrichstrasse cross ng point for 16 hours with their uns trained at point blank range The tanks were rushed up after four US armed thrusts into East Berlin during the week to upholc he right of American civilian of ficials to cross the border withou submitting identity papers to Eas German police The Soviet tanks withdrew Sat urday morning to an encampmen n a warruined palace on Unter den Linden The American Pat ons set up temporary positions lear the far end of Friedrich strasse The Weather North Iowa Considerable cloudiness and colder Mon day night lows 3238 Partly cloudy and warmer Tuesday highs in lower 50s owa Considerable cloudiness Monday night colder east and extreme south lows near 30 northwest to the 40s southeast Tuesday generally fair warmer west and north highs in the 50s Further out cloudy warmer southeast Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures during the next five days Monday night through Satur day will average 1 to 5 de grees below normal with mi nor changes until consider ably colder near the end of the period Normal high will be in the 50s in northern Iowa Normal low will be in the low 30s in the north Rainfall will aver age about 25 of an inch oc curring near tlw beginning and again in the latter part of the period Minnesota Mostly fair cooler Highs Tuesday in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday AP Photolax LENINSTALIN TOMB Tourists line up to enter LeninStalin tomb in Moscows Red Square for a view of the bodies Monday the Soviet Party Con gress in Moscow voted to remove Stalins body from the tomb Lenins name is inscribed above Stalins over the entrance St Basils Cathedral is in the background Maximum Minimum Precipitation Sunrise Sunset 64 41 41 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Maximum 61 Minimum SO exceeds forecast 50 megatons or more FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES STOCKHOLM ern scientists reported that the Soviet Union Monday set off a jargantuan nuclear explosion n the atmosphere that may lave released a force equiva ent of 50 million tons ofTNT or more Seismological instruments in the US and a half dozen or more European countries re corded the mammoth blast at various times depending on their location US scientists who inter preted the instruments various y estimated the explosion at about two times the bomb detonated by the Soviet Union last Monday That one was estimated to havehad an exploding force of 30 to40 megatons millions of tons of TNT and was until now the biggest man made ex plosion in history French seismologists at Stras bourg estimated the force at between 50 and 60 megatons The Royal Netherlands Meteor ologicai Institute at Utrecht estimated the force as about twice last Mondays blast Swedish nuclear scientists said they believed Mondays ex plosion was set off by a small er spark plug bomb inside a conventional plutoniurn bpnib of the type dropped at Hiro shima A megaton has the force of one million tons of TNT and a 50 megaton bomb would be 2500 times as powerful as the first US atomic bombs exploded over Hir oshima and Nagasaki Soviet Premier Khrushchev had told the Soviet Communist party congress that the current series of nuclear tests in the atmosphere would be concluded by exploding a 50megaton bomb Khrushchev crushed aside pleas to abandon plans set off the giant bomb as hysterical clamor The UNGeneral Assembly on Friday sent an appeal to the So viet Union to cancel plans to test a 50megaton bomb Dr Baath said Mondays ex ilosion occurred 1260 miles rom Uppsala in a northeast di rection This would place it in the fovaya Zemlya area of the arctic region where the Russians lave been carrying on their test series since Sept 1 The biggest United States nir lear test bomb has been d at 15 to 20 megatons ONE WEEK LEFTWith Just a week left in the Mason City Community Chest campaign the solicitors reported pledget of through Saturday This is 78 per cent of quota The Eastern Colonels lead the western army by 235 points to 181 but the Western Colonels more cards outand may make up the difference thia week according to General Al Kedrock See story on 14 t   

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