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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 24, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the ITVGLOBE The newspaper that makes all North I o wans VOL 100 Assoclited Press tod United InterniHonal FuU MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24 1961 HOME EDITION neigh bors a Patxsr Consists of Two One No Graves opened on Saipan Earharts remains found GUAM AP The remains of two human bodies ware being flown Friday to the University of California at Berkeley for anthro pological s t u d y to determine whether they are those of Amelia Earhart famed American flier and her navigator Willis Snyder district manager at Guam for Pan American World Airways said the remains include dental plates and other bones found in a Saipan grave last Sep tember The bodies are believed to have been buried about the time Miss Earharts plane disappeared in 1937 With her was Fred Noonan her navigator Snyder said the box is being sent to Dr Theodore D McCown anthropology professor at Univer sity ofCalifornia There were reports last year that parts of the Earhart plane had been recovered from shallow coastal waters at Saipan and that Japanese who occupied the island before World War II had execut ed both Miss Earhart and Noonan The latest version is that the planes generator broke as they landed at Yap that a new one was installed there and that the two continued to Saipan where they were imprisoned by the Jap anese That version says Miss Earhart died of dysentery and that Noonan was shot I Churches neglect missions A need for contemplation By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International One Sunday in the Near East I attended a mission churchj The building was small one room dilapidated There was no regular minister or mission ary During the service chick ens kept putting their heads up through holes in the floor and curious children looked in through the broken windows I was ashamed I thought how many American churches spend more on music alone than it would cost to provide a full time missionary For the first time I realized that a Christian church like an individual can be selfcentered Those words were written by a Presbyterian minister the Rev Donald H Douds Erie Pa in a recent issueofPres byterian Life magazine The Rev Mr Douds has no monopoly on the sore conscience he brought home from the Near East Clergymen and laymen in many denominations are con cerned about the contrast be tween the vast sums of money which Americas churches spend on themselves and the relative ly insignificant sums which they contribute to the world mission of Christianity There are notable exceptions Some local churches give half MALCOLMCARPENTER JOHN GLENN Glenn tapped for first orbit jaunt CAPE CANAVERAL Fla or more of their total income to the work of Christ beyond N their own parish boundaries But this kind of sharing is by astronaut no means typical Statistics compiled by the yearbook of American churches show that the average US Pro testant congregation uses 82 cents of every dollar it takes in for its own local expenses The remaining 18 cents is par celled out among a variety of benevolences The vast ma jority of this goes into home missions or other national pro grams of the parent denomina tions Only about 3 cents of the con tributors dollar goes outside of the United States to heTp the struggling Christian churches of Africa Asia and Latin America Comparable figures are not available for Roman Catholic churches But Bishop Fulton J Sheen director of the Catholic missions said recently Ameri can Catholics have not done as well as Protestants in support ing missions A liberal estimate of Cath olic giving added to the pub lished Protestant figflres yields a grand total of about mil lion a year contributed by all of the churches of America to the worldwide Christian mission This is onefourth of the an nual amount that US churches are currently spending on hand Col John H Glenn Jr and Lt Cmdr Malcolm S Carpenter are running neckandneck in the race thejpb of prime astro naut in Americas first manned orbital flight informed sources said Friday Cmdr Alan B Shepard Jr def initely is out of the race the sources said Shepard rode the first Redstone rocket on a 300 mile suborbital trip last May 5 Glenn a Marine was backup as tronaut for Shepard and Capt Virgil I Grissom on their subor bital flights The American Broadcasting Co reported Thursday that Glenn had been designated as prime astro naut for the first manned orbital flight The network said Carpen ter had been chosen as backup Sources at Cape Canaveral saic Robert R Gilruth Project Mer cury director is expected to name he prime astronautand his back up after an expectedlaunching next week of a chimpanzee in a hreeorbit mission unless the chimp shot is an outright failure The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is urgently striving for a manned orbital shot before the end of this year On the Inside Fallout Feature 3 Editorials4 Clear Lake News S Mason City News 67 Latest Markets7 Society News 8 Sports 910 Comics 14 Transit Schedule 16 North Iowa News 18 K reveals gripes to Kekkonen Finland put on the spot MOSCOW AP Premier Khrushchev told Finnish PreS ident Urho Kekkonen Friday the Soviet Union can no longer re gard the north of Europe as an area of peaceand Iranquilily be cause of the activity of West Ger man military leaders He de1 dared it is essential to make measures before it is too late Khrushchev and Kekkonen con erred in ar cottage at remote Novosibirsk in Siberia where Kek onen sought direct word from Klirushchev on what is behind his demand for military consulta tions withthe little north Eu ropean country The atmosphere in diplomatic circles fearful that Finlands neu trality might be menaced by a Soviet demand for military bases was brightened somewhat by a Cuban charge denied Dominican backs US UNITED NATIONS NY AP representative of the Domini can Republic Friday denied Cuban charges that US warships had violated Dominican territorial wa ters He said the US ships had neither invaded Dominican waters nor threatened to invade Dominican Delegate Carlos San chez told the UN Security Coun cil on the other hand the jresence of the US vessels off he Dominican coast had created a healthy condition both inside his country and in the Caribbean area THANKSGIVING DAY FAST The family of Morton Sobell who is serving a 30year prison term as a spy for Rus sia tried to picket the Hyannis Port Mass home of President Kennedy Po ftlice turned them back a block and a Photofax half away and they took up positions in front of Hyannis Port Post Office Left to right are Sobells daughter Mrs Sydney Sobell Prindle his son Mark 12 his mother Rose and wife Helen 307 comply with order joint communique issued after the conference It said the talks were heldin openin i hded ness r mu tual understanding and sincere confidence The communicjue said the two leaders met in a hearty and friendly atmosphere But areport by Tass official Soviet news agency on Khrush chevs speech at a luncheon given 4Hers hit Chicago told to Have a ball for er Kekkonen the talks immediately aft emphasized that ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Dominican capital renamed SANTO DOMINGO D R Tanks and troops patrolled the streets of this rechristenecl capital en forcingan 11hour curfew imposed to put a stop to violence and looting which President Joaquin Bala guer described as a virtual Communist uprising Earlier Congress had voted to abolish the Ciudad Trujillo label pinned on the capital 25 years ago by assassinated expresident Rafael L Trujillo The vote restored the name Santo Domingo de Guzman which the city had borne since the days of Christo pher Columbus Khrushchev has not changed his mind since military consultations were demanded on Oct 30 Finlands neutrality is an im portant guarantee of the preser vation of peace and tranquility in the Baltic area he said adding that the Soviet Union considers it necessary to take measures before it is too late for curbing the West German militarists and revanchists He said Russia was convinced that Norway and Denmark by co By CHARLES WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor little bit of North Iowa started its annual fourday invasion of Chicago Friday and early indication pointed to another successful campaign The invading force consisted of 3074H FFA youths and lead ers of 16 counties on the 13th an nual KGLONorth Iowa trip to the International Live Stock Show The order of the day for the young visitors was have a ball and unlike many other military orders this one did not have to be repeated From the time the Rock Island Railroad specia train pulled into Chicagos La alle Street station after the nine lour trip from Mason City the orth lowans started an all ou ffort to fulfill the order Less than two and one half usy taking in the acres ofex libits tHat a particular eature of the International One f the most popular exhibits were he teams of gigantic work horses vhich each year compete for lonors in the famous horse show operating with West Germany in the North Atlantic Treaty Organ ization weVe undermining their own security and bringing the threat on the partof German militarists and revanchists closer to the shores of Finland and the Soviet Union lours after establishing a beach lead at the CongressPick Hotel he force was on its way to its The North Iowa youngsters however didnt wail lo arrive n Chicago before they started laving fun They started the minule Ihcy gol on the Grain Tor mosl of Ihem thai was Mason City but there were slops at Manly Rockford and Cedar Falls lo pick up other counly delegations There was nolhing unusual about the trip into the Windy City unless you think of high school sludenls talking about boys girls rec ords basketball and parents as being unusual Some of the youngsters made a special point of staying up al night Veteran trip lakers how ver Ihoughl Ihis number was down from previous years anc called the group well be haved Despite the fact that most o them had eaten enough at the Thanksgiving dinner table to feed a Chinese infantry regi1 ment they found plenty of room to slow away the sandwiches apples cup cakes and milk fur nished by several North Iowa usinesscs and organizations Even amid the throngs that nakc Chicago the third largest ity it wasnt difficult to spot he visiting North lowans They ach wore badges proclaiming hem members of the 13lh an nual KGLONorth Iowa Fair pecial trip The badges were rovidcd by the United Home Sank of Mason City While the visit to the Inter national is one of the highlights of the trip there arc three full days of features remaining for He sharply rebuked the regime of Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro for bringing the issue to the United Nations Sanchez declared that If Cuba is afraid of anything let her pro Lect herself and leave us alone He said he saw no reason to doubt US statements that the US warships had appeared in the Dominican area to avoid a pos sible invasion from Castro forces The council was called into ses sion Wednesday at the request of uba to consider an alleged US Ian to invade the Dominican Re niblic The United States denied ic charges at that time and so id Sanchez but the latter asked o make a more complete declar ation Friday morning Sanchez told the council that he Dominican population re oiced at seeing the American ships go past He said the US ships had not been requested by President Joaquin Balaguer nor do we ask them to leave Their presence he said has been a most healthy preservation of peace for the Dominican Re some new buildings for their own use The individual church mem ber cannot be blamed too se verely for this record When he puts his offering jn the plate he has the right to expect that his church will practice what it preaches to him about Christian stewardship of wealth and con cern for the needs of others It was not to the man in the pew but to the people who make up church budgets local ly and nationally that the Rev Mr Douds was speaking when he said How we use our money is the acid Test of pur faith and our love and this is true for churches and individuals Test for supersonic airliners WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Agency FAA revealed that supersonic warplanes flying as high as 60000 feet have been testing the practicality of fasterthansound airliners over cities FAA made no announcement of the sonic boom experiments be cause it feared advance publicity would result in a wave of complaints De Gaulle meets Macmillan President Charles De Gaulle arrived in England and immediately left for the country for little summit talks with Prime Minis ter Harold Macmillan FAIRand WARMER ext objective the Internalioual how There Ihey watched youlhs rom 34 states parade their prize Jeeves before the judge in the I huge ampitheatre ring in Ihe junior portion of the worlds est live stock show lowans did well in early judging as Ihe stale tried for ils fourth straight grand cham pion of the show When the North Towans werent watching the judging they were public as well as the entire Carib bean area ONLY THE MW5PA SHOPPING OAK TILL CHRISTMAS the North lowans after Friday Among these features are visits to such Chicago landmarks as the Hall of Science and Indus try the Board of Trade the Federal Reserve Bank the ob servation deck of the Prudential Building and a sightseeing tour through Chicagos loop Wash ington and Jackson Parks Max well Street and the University of Chicago Also in store for the visitors is plenty of free time to shop sec such touring Broadway hits as Sound of Music or just walk along Michigan Avenue looking out over Lake Michi gan ONLY IN THE NEWSPAPER can you receive every day an all new package of news arid features on a local stale national and world livered to your doorstep as an opportunity to be a more in formed and interesting person Stump sentencing delayed DES MOINES A motion to reduce the bond on convicted murdered Ronald M Stump was overruled by District Judge C Edwin Moore but he granted a defense move to delay the sentencing of the youth until Dec 5 Stump 22 was found guilty Nov 4 of second degree murder in the slaying of Michael Daly 22 Des Moines last June 9 Traffic toll still CHICAGO Americans were dying at the rate of four every over the long Thanksgiving holi day but the death pace was no worse than normal for a Friday in late November As of 11 a m Friday there were 164 deaths in traffic 15 in fires and 25 by miscellaneous causes for a total of 204 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 6 degrees above normalSaturday through iext Wednesday Nor mal highs are from Ihe upper 30s in the north lo the lower 40s in the south Normal lows arc frofm the lower 20s in the north lo the mid 20s in the south It willbe warm at the beginning of Ihe period turn ing cooler about Monday Pre cipitalion will average arounc 25 of an inch in rain or show ers Sunday and Monday North Iowa G e h er a 11 y fai through Saturday Lows Fr day night 32 lo 36 High Salur day 52 to 58 Iowa Fair and mild through Saturday Low Friday night in the 30s High Saturday 60s southwest to the 50s northeast Minnesota Variable cloudiness continued mild1 Highs Satur day in 40s Globe Gazette weather data Skims jungle at 300foot level Rocky somber on search plane up to am Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset Friday 41 25 By ROBERT C MILLER MERAUKE New Guinea York Gov Nel son Rockefeller and his daugh ter Mary Strawbridge sat gluodto the windows of a Dutch DCS cruising over the treacherous Flamingo Bay area where Rockefellers son Michael had vanished At a height of 300 feet we skimmed swamps and mud flats which make up the southwestern part of New Guinea The governor stripped of his necktie and jacket peered intently through binoculars at every inlet mudbank and creek thai might hold a clue to Michaels disappearance Here Ihc jungled plains stretch endlessly into a hazy oblivion The muddied tidal waters arc brassy and calm in the steaming midafternoon sun Last Sunday the waters were whitecapped swamping the twin outboards of Mi chaels canoe Bui Friday there was only jungle swamp and seemingly thousands of square miles of mud Rockefeller was somber faced and intent as the plane altitude dropped when it ap proached Flamingo Bay where Michael swam away from the raft Sunday morn ing Mrs Strawbridgc who is Michaels Iwin was equally impassive behind dark glasses as she gazed out Ihe plaslic glass window with her head lowered Occasionally the governor consullcd a map and pointed with his finger lo a landmark he recognized Then the binoc ulars went back lo his eyes Dutch helicopters called in MERAUKE New Guinea URl Searchers summoned aid from a Dutch navy cruiser with helicopters Friday and of fered a reward of 250 pieces of tobacco to any native who helps find missing Michael Rockefeller Commissioner Eibrink Jansen of Merauke said there was still a 5050 chance of finding the 23yearold Michael alive Other Dutch officials are more pessimistic Bot Netherlands interior state secretary for New Guinea said Thursday there no longer is any hope and he searched up and down left and right along the mir rored mud flats past the man grove swamps and up the dirty creeks that empty into thc even dirtier ocean A search plane drifted lower and slower barely skipping over the dreary delta About eight villages showed up in the area Behind the governor stood tanned Eibrink Jansen Dutch administrator for Southern New Guinea In thick quiet English he answered the gov ernors questions made his observations based on long years spent in these jungles and emphasized the many pos sibilities of Michael emerging safely The 12foot tide was out re vealing the acres of silt insul ating the high ground from the sea Mrs Strawbridgc intensi fied her gaze on the earthi f   

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