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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hw ON CITY GLOBE i T h e news pa per th at makes all N or 1 o wa n s HOME EDITION VOL 100 Associated Preu tod Oalted Prew International FuU Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 81941 neighbors7 To PSDCT Consists of Two No St US defends Congo fight 2500 2000 WASHINGTON of State DeanRusk said Friday the United Nations is not out to conquer Katanga but only wants to create a situation in which the Congolese themselves can work out their own government At a news conference Rusk denied the United States has a blueprint for the Congo up its sleeve But he said America will continue to give strong help to tho United Nations in its effort to stabilize the turbulent African land Turning to troubled Southeast Asia Rusk accused the Reds of having stepped up a campaign of S Average season on Broadway f 6 of 23 are successful By JACK GAVER NEW YORK UPI The books were closed on the first half of the 196162 Broadway theatrical season and the results were not much different from those for the corresponding pe riods of the previous five sea sons Twentythree productions ar rived betweenJune 1 and Nov 30 and six shape up as money makers in some degree from small to stupendous The first six months of the 195657 season saw 20 shows ar rive 6 of them successes 1957 58 had 24 productions and 6 moneymakers the score for 195859 was 20 and 6 for 1959 60 it was 19 and 4 and last sea son the totalswere 19 and 6 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average slightly below normal in the northeast and 5 to 8 degrees below normal in the southwest Friday night through next Wednesday Nor mal lows are from 15 to 21 and normal highs from the lower 30s in northeast to the mid 30s in the southwest Moderately cold atthe begin ning of the period turning colder Sunday and Monday then warmer again by the middle of next week Precipi tation will average 10 to 20 of an inch in the north and 20 to 40 of an inch in the south falling mostly as snow Satur day and again about next Wednesday North Iowa Light snow Friday night and Saturday Lows Fri day night near 20 Highs Sat urday upper 20s terror and violence aimed at tak ing over South Viet Nam He expressed hope that other countries will join the United States in aiding the embattlec South Vietnamese government He made this remark in con nection with publication today of a State Department white pa per detailing Red activities against South Viet Nam As for neighboring Cuba Rusk said Prime Minister Fidel Castro has saved the United States some trouble by his public admission that he is a Communist Rusk said Castros announce ment came as no surprise to the United States which has known his for some time but the state ment from Castros own lips saves Washington the task of proving it conclusively to others Castro has created a problem for the Communists as shown by their quiet response to Castros statement Rusk added 1500 1250 1000 750 250 CHRISTMAS CHEEK FUND GOAL 5300000 PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 29J16 Meservey Junior Federated Womans Club Meservey GOB Friend HEO Club Romeo from N Quincy Avenue West Haven Dorcas Circle Fast Noble Grands and Queen Rebekah Lodge Ida H Bakken Clear Lake Mason City Board of Realtors Slason City Business and Professional Womens Clubs Inc IBI Resume Katanga airlift Fighting in its 4th day ELISABETHVILLE Katanga the Congo transports resumed the airlift of men and supplies Friday to UN troops bat tling stubbornly resisting Katanga forces As the fighting went into its fourth day Katanga President 3M Moise Tshombe charged that cowardly and decadent Ameri cans had bombed schools a church and hospital and residen 500 a 00 500 2700 THE DAYS TOTAL 8XOO TOTAL TO DATE S 37148 STILL NEEDED The US foreign affairs leader met with newsmen for a half hour in his last scheduled news confer ence before departing for Paris Saturday nightfor a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion ministers Rusk listed the German ques tion as obviously the main prob erh to be tackled by the allied diplomats at the Paris gathering While there are some differ ences among the Allies on how to proceed toward a Berlin set Jement he said the difference which really counts is that be tween Moscow and the Western powers The real key to a settle ment is whether the Soviets will respect Western rights in Ger GIVING DAYS LEFT IS Cheer Fund of help in many ways Of the 23 arrivals so far 17 are still running although a few are operating in the red and there should be some de partures during the weeks im mediately preceding Christmas when business always slackens for all except the freshest big gest hits Others that are in none too happy a boxoffice position nev ertheless will hang on through this period hoping to reap some profits during the busy two weeks after Dec 25 Five of the newcomers have shown outstanding strength They are How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying the muslfal smash with Robert Morse and Rudy Vallee A Man for All Seasons the Brit ish historical drama about Thomas More that has intro duced Paul Scofield to this coun try so felicitously Paddy Chayefskys biblical drama Gideon with Fredric March and Douglas Campbell A Shot in the sexandmurder comedy starring Julie Harris and Milk and Honey the musical play about modern Is rael Noel Cowards Sail Away musical comedy and the sus penseful Write Me a Murder are strong shows although not quite at capacity the last couple of weeks Two steady sellouts from last season which are almost as difficult to get into as when they were new are the 34week old Carnival musical and Jean Kerrs Mary Mary com edy now in its 39th week The second half of the season start with five new shows scheduled for December They are Take Her Shes Mine with Art Carney Dec 21 First Love starring Hugh OBrian Dec 25 Ross with John Mills Dec 26 Subways Arc for Sleeping a musical Dec 27 and Night of the Iguana Tennessee Williams new drama Dec 28 Iowa Heavy snow warning south east and south Snow spreading over most of state Friday night and continuing Saturday Ac cumulations up to 4 inches or more likely southeast and south Increasing winds Saturday Lows Friday night in low 20s Highs Saturday high 20s Furth er ending colder Sunday Minnesota Light snow in south continued cold Highs Saturday in 20s I GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday MONG the most r e w a r ding of gifts to the Christmas Cheer Fund are those that come from persons or fami lies who have tial areas killing women and children Tshombe back in Elisa bethvilie to direct his forces de clared Americans send to the Congo their dollars their planes and their diplomats everything except their soldiers No US planes have been en gaged in combat duties in Katan ga but Tshombe previously had attributed attacks by Swedish and Indian jet fighters on Katanga airfields to American planes In the fighting the Leopold Hospital for Africans was hit by 50 mortar shells during a night long barrage but none of the 700 patients was seriously injured Nurses and doctors said the shells came from a Swedish UN troop camp UN officials said the UN mor tar fire was aimed at Camp Katanga installation 800 yards from the hos pital In London in response to UN ACCUSED IN GRAIN Huie E Krana 37 Davenport Iowa watches as Sgt Edward Wechtel of the Toledo Ohio police department counts out in cash taken from Kranas wallet Krana is accused of Pliotofax leading a ring that swindled a local grain firm of In the right foreground is Clarence L Cole 42 Rock Island 111 one of four truck drivers implicated in the scheme Truckers linked to grain swindle here Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset 21 8 18 many he said of the news conference dealt with the troubled Congo where secessionist leader Moise Tshombe is accusing the Unitec States of outrages and US allies are in some cases reported less enthusiastic than this country in their support of the UN opera tion Rusk took pains to make plain that the United Nations does not seek to impose any particular po litical solution in the Congo He said the Congolese have a wide range of possible govern ments they could form ranging from centralized to decentralized regimes But if Katanga is not peaceful ly integrated he continued this will leave the Congo open to an archy and a Communist takeover received help in the past Such contributions make their appearance from time to time The donors are the most appreciative persons to he found Down through the years Doris Bruce executive secretary of Family Service which admin isters the Christmas Cheer Fund has seen where the wise expenditure of funds at the right time has rehabilitated a family Such an occasion took place not so long ago A woman died leaving a dpuble problem for the father and the five children He suffered difficulty with his teeth and finally had to have them all extracted requests the British government announced it would furnish 1000 pound bombs for use by Indian jet fighters for defensive pur poses in Katanga The bombs may be used only against Katan ga airfields the British said The United States had six Giobemasters and fourteen Hercu les transports on hand in the Congo for theairlift that was temporarily suspended when one Globemaster was hit by grounc fire as it came in for a landing at Elisabethville As Gen Sean McKcown th Irish commander of UN forces flew here from Leopoldville for firsthand survey of the situation UN officials acknowledged that the Katangans seemed to be hold ing their own against the smaller At least two of seven truck ers arrested in Ohio in a grain swindle were involved in simi lar operations in North Iowa and Southern Minnesota ac cording to employes of the North Iowa Cooperative Proc essing Co at the soybean plant in Mason City The local plant lost an esti mated two years ago when its scales were rigged by the truckers The figure is largely a guess however be cause nothing could be proved Grain elevators in Southern Minnesota at the same time complained that they were shortTweighted on grain they sold to the truck ers Huie E Krana 27 Daven port now in jail at Toledo Ohio was one of the men sell ing soybeans to the local plant employes said So also was Mclvin McNutt 39 Mo linc 111 another of the seven arrested but now out on bond McNult was caught in a scale pit at a Southern Minne sota elevator one man here recalled and the sheriff at Austin was called He ran Mc Nutts truck off the road just before it reached the Iowa border and McNutt was taken to jail That night someone stole the truck To rig the scales Ohio po lice said the r i n g would smuggle aman down a serv ice tunnel beneath the truck scales There he would attach weights to the scales works to make them register up to twice the amount actually on the fleet of trucks moving through the scales They also were able at the elevator scales to weigh light so they would pay less for their load At Toledo operators of a grain elevator filed a civil suit for in an ef fort to recover losses they say resulted from the recent swindle there Bob Anderson one of the owners of The An dersons Grain Elevator at nearby Maumee says the is about half the total paid to the truckers since last March First reports had placed the amount involved at for the year Anderson said the total for two years might be N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES White paper on Viet Nam WASHINGTON The State Department said steadily mounting Communist guerrilla warfare in South Viet Nam has now created a clear ancl present danger of Communist conquest there Publishing for the first time captured Communist North Viet Namese documents the department charged that hundreds of guerrilla officers and soldiers have been moving from north to South Viet Nam each month to raid villages military installations and hospitals Unions have leeway BAL HARBOURFla Secretary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg told AFLCIO leaders that unions have considerable leeway under the Kennedy admin istration wage restraint policy Goldberg said the ad ministration believes in advancing wages and work standards so long as they are earned and dont inter fere with overall price stability Gold fine suffers stroke DANBURY Bernard Gold fine 71 suffered an apparent small stroke it was reported by doctors at the federal prison where he has served seven months of a one year term for tax Thereport said Goldfine was much im He could however not af ford dentures The Trcsult was bad health and illness that kept him from his work Finally in desperation he put his problem before Family Service Out of the Christmas Cheer Fund came to pay for den tures The man regained his health and has worked steadily since providing for his children ina much more happy home The expenditure of this not only rehabilitated a family but it may have saved the com munity a much larger outlay Cheer Fund while provid but better equipped UN force Katangans seemed to be in creasing their mortar and sniping fire on UN positions on the out skirts particularly the UN head quarters and its nearby Gurkha camp jury says in finding youth innocent COUNCIL BLUFFS WJerry Leroy Hanscn 21 Council Bluffs ing the needs that will make Thursday was found innocent by FBI chief J Edgar Hoover gets Criss Award this a happier Christmas for those who should he helped also looks to permanent solutions of family problems particularly for those who are unable to get help elsewhere Donors to the fund Friday in cluded a generousgift from the BPW Club and from other in dividuals and organizations Note should be taken of the Me servey Junior Federated Wom ans Club gift This is another contribution from outside of the city from those who have com passion for the needy in our midst i You loo can join in this worthwhile cause by sending or bringing your contribution to the GlobeGazette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa reason of insanity of the mur der of Mrs Beatrice Dickinson District Judge Folsom Everest ordered Hansen held for further action by the court WASHINGTON J E cl g a r Hoover director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been named recipient of the Mutual of Omaha Criss Award Dr Charles W Mayo Mayo Clinic and chairman of the awards board of judges made the presentation here Thursday night About 200 gathered at the presentation dinner at the May flower Hotel to honor Hoover Hoover received the award for lis outstanding contribution to ic personal security and safety ol ic American public said Dr ayo Hoover has been director of the BI since and has been as ociated with the Justice Dopart The jury of 11 men and one w o m returned the verdicl Thursday afternoon after delib erating since Tuesday evening Late Wednesday the jurors ha told Judge Everest they were not close to a verdict but he urged them to continue delibera tions Hansen was accused of the Jun 29 slaying of Mrs Dickinson a 72 mcnt since 1H7 Dr Mayo pointed ut in making the presentation Ho has served through war and peace and in many different ad ministrations and is perhaps the yearold stress Council Bluffs seam ihopping days left proved with no paralysis Dominican peace plan vetoed SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic Ex pectations of political peace in the Dominican Repub lic suffered a jolt as the government rejected a new opposition plan for a ruling junta to replace Presi dent Joaquin Balaguer US embassy not touched LEOPdLDVILLE Congo students smashed windows in the BriCish French and Portu guese embassies in a demonstration protesting those nations alleged support of Katanga But they chanted Long live the United States and Long live President Kennedy in front of the U S embassy and did no damage there because of U S support to the U N operation against Katanga V On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 CubGaiette 17 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 19 North Iowa News 22 lighest ranking public official with such a long tenure of service His work has been symbolic of the American way of life He has upheld the principles on which this country was founded said Dr Mayo The a ward consisting of tax free and a gold medal was presented by Dr Mayo The award was established in 1950 by V J Skutt chairman of the Board and president of Mutual o Omaha in honor of the founder o the company Dr C C Criss I is presented for outstanding con tributions in the field of health safety Past recipients include lasonCily Iowa GlobeGazette ind Drs Philip Hench and Ed vard Kendall for their work with cortisone Editor Hall was among those ittending the presentation dinner n Hoovers honor Others on the board of judges were Lt Gen Ret James H Doo little Chairman Space Technology Laboratories Inc Irene Dunne actress Henry Ford 11 president Ford Motor Company Philip M Klutznick member US delcga lion to UN Harold Lloyd actor Don McNcill radio personality Dr Thomas Parran University of DrjPittsburgh Howard Pyle prcsi Jonas Salk for his work with polio vaccine Dr Howard Rusk world leader in rehabilitation the late Dr Thomas Dooley jungle doctor of Laos W Earl Hall safety crusader and editor of the dent National Safety Council A E Sloddarcl president Union Pacific Railroad and DcWitt Wal lace editor The Readers Digest Light snow in Iowa forecast Snow is heading toward Iowa but the WeatherBureau said in dications arc that it will be light The snow is expected to begin in the west Friday night and spread over the state Saturday The outlook is for partly cloudy skies and colder temperatures on Sunday Skies were clear over Towa Thursday night allowing tempera tures to fall to frigid levels at some places Mason City had a low of 8 degrees above zero Du buque and Waterloo 10 above Ce dar II Davenport ISPand Burlington and Spencer 13 BISHOP DIES BALTIMORE Md W Most Rev Francis Patrick Keough 70 archbishop of Balti mores Roman Catholic diocese died Friday HOOVER GETS AWARD J Edgar Photofax president of Mutual of Omaha which Hoover director of the Fed established the award in 1950 in honor eral Bureau of Investigation receives the Criss award from Dr Charles W Mayo assisted by V J Skutt of the founder of the company Dr C C Criss   

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