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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited fqr the Home 1 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT L I n e newsoaner lhof m n Lo c to L i E VOL 100 1 1 North low Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER I 1961 ans neighbors7 7c a CopyJThis Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One No 21 Frigid wove By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Heavy rain sent streams out of their banks in southern and eastern Iowa Thursday as the state braced for the first cold wave of the season Albia received 450 inches of rain Wednesday night and Inursday morning and tributary streams of the Des Moines River flowed over the lowlands Highway 34 was closed temporarily west of Albia because of flood waters and about 400 feet of the Minneapolis and St Louis Railroads tracks were washed out about t w o miles southwest of Eddyville Sharp rises in the Des Moines River in the Ottumwa area were reported but no ma jor flooding was expected ex 24hour watch on Cardinal Reds want Mindszenty By FRANZ CYRUS VIENNA UPDOutside the U S legation in Budapest waits an eightman squad of Hungarian secret police They watch building day and night the Two more agents wait in sep arate patrol cars When someone leaves the legation or civilians approach it they warm up the engines They are gunmen waiting for their quarry Their targets man the legation five who entered years ago cept on small streams Dubuque had 309 inches of rain during the night and flood waters from streams in that area closed US Highway 52 north of Dubuque to Sageville The rains and temperatures in the 60s were the forerunner of a cold wave which was poised at the northwest edge of the state The cold air was ex pected to sweep rapidly across Iowa during the day The cold wave was expected to send the mercury plunging into the teens in the northwest and into the 20s in other sec tions by Friday morning Other rainfall reports in cluded North English 260 Wai ford 242 Wtlliamsburg 230 Ot tumwa 227 Oskaloosa 213 Ce dar Rapids 199 Centerville 148 Clarence 141 Pella 127 Grinnell 115 Lamoni 108 Clu tier 106 Waterloo 76 Burling Insicle the building an Amerilon 33 Des Moines 32 can diplomatic officer locks him self up every night to watch the Cardinal Mindszenty and Davenport 24 Mason City had 16 Further west near blizzard On Nov 4 1956 as Russian snows and subzero tempera tanks rumbled through the streets tures hit in an early onslaught of Budapest putting an end to the of wintry weather Hungarian revolt Mindszenty asked for political asylum He has below zero at both Cut Bank and Drummond Mont Montana Anrl th highway turned into ribbons of The weather bureau reported near i io iliuuij Hs remained within the legation since degrees in northwest Montana that daya prisoner within the The temperature was 1 decree walls of freedom Apparently Mindszentys case has become taboo for both the Hungarian Communists and the US State Department since the last official diplomatic move on his behalf was madein 1953 To the Hungarian regime o Janos Kadar the Cardinal in terms of George Orwells 1984 become an unperson In 1949 at his trial on trumpedup treason charges Mindszenty was labeled the archenemy of the Hungarian people the in carnation of the devil Now the official Communist press has stopped mentioning his name so people will forget he exists As far as we arc concerned Kadar once said he can stay in the US legation as long as he wants to die there and go to heaven or hell To the United States Minds zenty has become a frustrating diplomatic case with no solution in sight When negotiating for Mindszentys safe conduct to leave Hungary the State Department ran into a triple the Hungarian regime the Vatican and the Cardinal himself According to church sources the Vatican which disapproved the Cardinals decision to seek sanctuary in the legation after the revolt broke down now wants him to stay on so at least nom inally he continues to be the head of the Hungarian Catholic church But as things now stand the man who fought both the Nazis and the Communists may die ironically as a prisoner on Amer The cold wave sent tempera tures plunging as much as 45 at Rapid City S D was driven by 60 mile per hour winds Cold wave warnings were posted for eastern parts of Wyoming and Colorado the Dakotas north west Kansas Nebraska north west Iowa and Minnesota On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 91011 Sports 1314 Latest Markets IB Mason City News 1819 Comics 20 North Iowa News 22 Clear Lake News WHITE HOUSE GUEST Former President HanT S Truman and President John F Kennedy exchange pleasantries at the end of a picture taking session in the White House where the Trumans for dinner and an overnight stay Mrs Truman is hidden by her husband Mrs Kennedy is between the two men In the rear are Mr and Mrs E Clifton Daniel Jr soninlaw and daughter of the Trumans also dinner and overnight guests Trumansat home in White House WASHINGTON iff Presi d e n t and Mrs Kennedy treated Harry S Truman of Independence Mo to a very nostalgic evening at the White House And the 77yearold former president had such a good time he even sat down at the piano himself and entertained some 40 dinner guests Wed nesday night with a rendition of Padercwskis Minuetin G The visiting Bess Harry and daughter Margaret got an unusual treat for an expresidential family a night at their old home the White House And the dinner party the in their hon or brought together many old friends and former officials of lhe Truman and stirred many memories Among the guests was for mer Secretary of State Dean Acheson and Harry Vaughan who was Trumans military aide The Trumans broke the us ual rigidity of the receiving line in the blue room by kiss ing and hugging old friends When Truman and his wife drove up in late afternoon to begin their visit they were met by the Kennedys and ap plauded by some 50 employes who had worked under Tru man and still hold White House administrative posts Truman seemed so much at home that fie took Kennedys arm and guided him inside In the warm atmosphere nobody seemed to notice that the Trumans were 15 minutes Jate List concert in Mason City rescheduled for Wednesday Eugene List the Potsdam pianist went to the White House Wednesday evening to give a command performance instead of coming to Mason City as previously scheduled The Community Concert sociation New York last week Assn asking that Lists con cert with his wife violinist Car roll Glenn be postponed The concert now is scheduled for next Wednesday evening at pm in the Mason City High School Auditorium got his nickname when he played in Army uniform for j in ni in y wired Mrs John Vance exccuPresident Truman Stalin and live vice president of the MaChurchill at Potsdam at the Transit Schedu e a urc at Potsda iranst Schedule 26 City Community Concert end of World War II An editorial Chest needs your he p NOW to reach goa THOSE IN A POSITION to watch job done The Community Chest is in the daytoday work of our Red Feather portant to Mason City as it is import 1 Ji 11 JWU US atmos Atests ere aencies hard to understand why it takes so much time and so much work each year to complete the Com liis apartment Mindszentyj munitv Chest campaign The amount asked for each is the spends his time reading and writ ing his voluminous memoirs They deal mainly with his fight against the Nazis and eight years of con finement by the Hungarian Com munists which began in 1948 For the 15 months prior to the 1956 revolution he was under house arrest after his life sentence based on the treason charges was susi pendcd On Sunday he says mass for the legation staff Once a day the Cardinal exercises in the 40 by 20 foot legation courtyard The only people he sees are those senior officers of the lega tion who hold the keys to the heavy iron door leading to his quarters From the outside world only his aged mother who died two years ago was permitted to see him regularly Legation sources say Minds ant to more than 2000 other communi ties throughout the country No in our munity responsibility our President noted in his talk supporting Community Fund drives With 80 per cent of the quota now pledged in Mason City it will take strenuous effort by the solicitors to complete the task in the given time It Tipoff iven by JFK Preparation is ordered FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Kennedy announced Thursday the United States is preparing to resume nuclear testing in the atmosphere if an evaluation shows recent Russian shots make such action necessary Informants said earlier that the sheer magnitude of the current Russian lest series will force the US to return to at mosphere tests if we are going to retain our nuclear lead In a special statement issued after an extended National Se curity Council meeting Ken nedy accused the Soviet Union of showing complete disre gard for the welfare of man kind by its current series of atmospheric shots He said the Soviet campaign of fear could not be dismissed as mere bluff and bluster and that the USSR atmospheric shots probably had proved of some value to Russian scien tists and military men Leading up to his announce ment that this country is pre paring testing if necessary Kennedy made two emphatic points as he spoke to reporters from his desk in the White House In evaluating total military strength the United States would not trade places with any nation on earth today The United States has a lead over Russia in nuclear weapons and docs not intend to lose it The President said any US atmospheric tests would be de signed to hold radioactive fall out to an absolute minimum He also said this country had no intention of exploding test weapons in the magnitude Rus sias 50megaton blast Speaking with emphasis as UN Ambassador Adlai E Stev enson watched from a corner of Kennedys cameracluttered of fice the President said this country also never would under take an atomic test as part of psychological warfare He said such tests would be held only when essential to the defense of the nation the protection of the free world and in the interest of necessary scientific and mili tary development Kennedy said he wanted the world to know he was ordering preparations for atmospheric tests Whether such tests arc fired he went on will depend on further scientific evaluation of the Soviet series plus the scientific and military needs of this country In this connection the Presi dent said Russia secretly pre pared for her current scries of shots at the sametime Soviet HONDURAS CAPITAL ta o capital of l n Honduras alter Pholofax was smashed by Hurricane Hat tie Re lief from a number of nations is being rushed to the stricken area uras higher workers counted more than 100 dead and thousands homeless Thursday in shattered Central American coastal towns UI1V ravaged by Hurricane Hatlic The j roared across this British colon ial capital early Tuesday with ti dal waves and winds up to 200 miles an hour Haltie destroyed or damaged an estimated 75 per cent of the buildings in Belize a sealevel of 31000 which had little iiio seawall protection SAME Harassed officials so far were5 unable to estimate the number inl The death lst included 40 at jurcd by the hurricane whichjBclM 25 al Stancrcck the Brit ish colonys second biggest town 20 on Tunieffc Cay and 14 on Caulker Cay islands off the Brit ish Honduras Coasl Help was on the way Two US destroyers already were on the scene The US aircraft carrier Anlictam two other US de stroyers and a British naval ves sel were enroulc The Anlictam has 300 tons of EVANGELIST DIES LOUlSVlLLErKy ift The Rev Mordccai F Ham 84 a Anliciam has 300 tons of fiery Baptist evangelist supplies Medical converted Dr Billy Graham aboard liavc dz 1934 died viclcd into thrcc tcamsa shin 1934 died stroke Wednesday of a News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Cancer breakthrough seen WASHINGTON A medical scientist said it is highly likely that a major breakthrough in treatment of cancer will be achieved within the coming year The prediction was made by Dr I S Ravdin of the University of Pennsylvania at a national cancer con ship board party a shore party and a pool The teams contain 48 medical officers four nurses and 86 hospital corpsmen There arc 23 helicopters aboard the carrier to aid in rasfcrring jsupplics and medical aid to i shore ference health is excellent West ern newsmen have not been al owed to talk o him since he is calm Outside the building gunmen remain irreducible minimum The askings are scrutinized by a committee with a show me attitude and trimmed to the bone Here it should be noted that most of those who depend on the participating agencies for their bread and butter could increase their earning in other work The satisfaction which comes from helping others is a substantial part of their pay Another thing difficult of under standing is why some of the solicitors small proportion let it be are so stow to get their job done Prodirectly from the work of the agencies crastinating only makes the job harder in our Community Cheat and reduces their effectiveness tne same token all of us will have The campaign now is two days a snare in the blame if we fall short of from what supposedly would be the our finish The leaders have found it neeGive generously NOW to the Mason essary however to extend it a week City Community Chest See news By Friday Nov 10 we must get the story page 18 by all to make the quota Every person who makes his living in Mason City owes it to himself and his community to join in the campaign now All of us benefit directly or in nol want the United States to be in such a coverl position 55 MPH speed limit on Highway 107 at Lake Drivers on the Clear Lake Thornton road Highway 107 will have to slow down as they approach and leave Clear Lake the Iowa Highway Commission New troops in Berlin BERLIN for par of the from West decided meeting Wednesday Ames the At the com hi isj traveling the autobahn across Communist East Germany without incident The first platoon of an engineers company recently arrived from the United Stales drove unmolested for three and a half hours through Communist territory and past two Soviet checkpoints Megs midwife arrives Midwife Anno will attend Princess Margaret at the birth of her baby has moved into Ciarencefrouse indicating the stork may be nearby Japan blames U S policy HAKONE Tapan The Buy American Ship I North Iowa Mostly cloudy uith sIrons northerly winds Thurs day night and Friday possi bility of snow flurries Colder Thursday night lows in tha 20s Highs Friday in the 30s Iowa Partly cloudy rain or snow cast Thursday niuht colder with increasing north erly winds Cold wave north west and extreme west lows 1520 northwest to lower 30s southeast Partly cloudy west cloudy cast with snow show ers northeast and extreme cast Friday windy and colder highs in the 30s Further out cloudy and cold Saturday MI niuus uie commis im uu itaii oiup sion ordered a 55 mile an hourl American policy of the U S government was partlv Cloudy windy cold SDCCfl limit in n mr 1 DAA Kl lur l A f IA t i i CT SHOW CluiViCS Kri limit in a zone 1800 feet south of the Clear Lake city limits N ACTRESS DIES NEW YORK UPI Joan jMcCracken the girl who won ifame in Rogers and Hammer steins Oklahoma died Wed nesday Miss McCracken 3 v clO 11 V blamed by Japan for its deficit in international trade The Japanese view was presented at what a U S spokesman called a spirited but friendly exchange at the second session of the joint U SJapan Com mittee on Trade and Economic Affairs Chicago gas supply cut CHICAGO Gasoline supplies dwindled by the hour and home owners faced a cold wave without C i a hCar1 ailmcnt fuel in lhc nations second largest citv be the last seven years j cause of a surprise teamsters Union walkout day in 30s Globe Gazette weather daU up to S am Thursday Maximum B4 Minimum 42 Precipitation 16 Sunrise Sunset 504 JYEAR AGO Maximum 40 Minimum 32   

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