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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowai Daily Newspaper idltid for HM HOT VOL 100 PTCM tnd Cniud International FuB Wlret ClTYGLOBE e ncwspaper that makes all North lowans HOME IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER n neighbors aa CopyThs Paoer consUU ol Two SeetlawSeetfoB On No M One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE n I US pm SUB Iuci How much censorship is needed CENSORSHIP IS A BAD sounding word so far as newspaper editors are con cerned It was so in April when President Kennedy suggested it in a talk before the American Newspaper Publishers Associa tion in New York it was so last month when a couple of spokes men forhis administration talked about censorship in Dal las Texas at the annual Asso ciated Press managing editors convention It was the abortive invasion effort in Cuba that prompted the Presidents suggestion of a voluntary censorship Against his intimation that the Cubans had acquired secret informa tion from our press there was this version of the matter by James Scotty Reston of the New York Times Castro had his agents in the refugee recruiting and training camps The Cuban radio was broadcasting all about these camps and the U S govern ments part in them weeks be fore they were discussed in the American press In fact Reston added the only people who knew very little about what was happen ing back in the early planning stages of the exercise were the American people A few days after that eight distinguished journalists headed by Felix R McKnight of the Dallas TimesHerald president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and Mark Ferree of the ScrippSrHoward newspapers president of the American Newspaper Publish ers met with the President in Washington for an amplification of his censorship views In the formal statement issu ing from that conference there appeared these words The President assured our group the administration intends to continue its policy of free access to the news and that no form of restriction is contem plated or suggested Late in the summer the sub ject was revived by Carl T Rouam former reporter on so cial problems for the Minne apolis Star and Tribune now deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs In a talk at New York University he had charged rather bluntly that newspapers are less interested in considerations of national se curity than they are in making a buck Here then was the back ground when the AP editors got together last month to take soundings on the voluntary cen sorship issue as of now Speaking for the Administra tion were Rowan and Arthur J Sylvester longtime Washington correspondent for the Newark N J News now assistant sec retary of defense for public af fairs For the newspapers Felix McKnight was on hand as one of our Dallas hosts and as presi dent of the American Society of Newspaper Flanking him was Ciark Molienhoff Iowa born and Iowa educated Wash ington correspondent for the Cowles publications Sylvesters criticisms were more directed at carelessness with than at breaches in the national iccurity I look back he observed with a rather queasy feeling thinking to myself my God was I equally guilty McKnight the Dallas editor took the position that the press has in a time of national crisis precisely the same responsibil ity as at all other times 1 Remain free 2 Report truthfully which means with critical not cynical attitudes at all times 3 Get information which can be substantiated and which can be disseminated lo the American people most effective voluntary controls he insisted may op Turn to Page 2 Eichmann guilty faces death penalty JERUSALEM con JERUSALEM con victed Adolf Eichmann of unsur passed crimes against the Jews and said his rolein the Nazi pro gram would be remembered un til the end of time The special threeman tribunal which for four months tried the 55yearold Gestapo lieutenant col onel handed down its judgment Monday a judgment which may bring him death on the gallows In a 300page judgment which they began reading aloud in turn the three judges determined that Eichmann was proved to be such an important cog in Hitlers ma chinery for destroying the Jews that he merited conviction on these major counts l Crimes against the Jews NO REACTlONAdolf Eichmann turn as a special Israeli tribunal in Jerusalem con victed him of herding millions of Jews into Nazi death camps in World War II Fourth 6year term Hickenlooper to seek reelection CEDAR RAPIDS B com pleatinghis third term as a US senator said Monday he will be a candidate for reelection The Iowa primary election will be next June SEN HICKENLOOPER Hickenlooper 65 has been men tioned as a possible successor to the late Sen Styles Bridges R New Hampshire as Senate mi nority leader Hickenloopers record of having been elected three times in gen eral elections to the Senate is un equaled in Iowa history After serving as a state repre sentative from Cedar Rapids as lieutenant governor and then gov ernor he was first elected to the Senate in 1944 He won reelection in 1950 and 1956 Hickenlooper is the ranking Sen ate Republican member of the Atomic Energy Committee the second ranking Republican on the Foreign Relations Committee and ranking on the Agriculture Committee He is also a member of the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences He has served on various spe cial congressional committees and vas a representative to the 13th ession of the United Nations Gen eral Assembly 2Crimes against humanity 3 War crimes 4 Membership in the criminal Nazi SS Elite Guard and SD security police organizations Presiding Judge Moshe Landau started the reading of the find ings based on a 15count indict ment and four months of testi mony in the case which opened April 11 almost a year after Is raeli agents flushed Eichmann out of hiding in Argentina and spirited him back to Israel Eichmann stood in his bullet proof glassenclosed cage as the court intoned judgment Now bald and bespectacled Eichmann squared his shoulders and heard t the judgment without blinking as though he fully ex pected it and was braced for it The Weather North Iowa Snow through Tues day Not so cold Lows Mon day night 510 Highs Tues day 1217 Iowa Snow Monday night and Tuesday possibly becoming heavy northwest Monday night and mixed with sleet or freez ing rain south Tuesday Not quite so cold Lows Monday night 510 northwest to near 15 southeast Highs Tuesday 1015 northwest 1520 south east Further outlook Snow gradually ending with quite strong northerly winds west Tuesday night and in east Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal Tuesday through Saturday Slowly moderating temperatures during the per iod Precipitation will average moderate to heavy snow Tues day and again about Thurs day Amounts will be one fourth to locally three fourths of an inch Normal tempera tures will have highs at 30 to 38 degrees and lows at 12 to 20 degrees Minnesota General snow con tinued cold High Tuesday 5 above Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum He had told the court last July he knew he would be found guilty and that he faced the death penalty Death is the maximum penalty under the Nazi and Nazi collab orators law on which Eichmann is tried But the court will not an nounce sentence until the end of the week or the beginning of next week Regarding Eichmanns com plaint that he was kidnaped the court described at length a case in Vermont in 1935 in which a man complained he was seized in Canada and brought to justice in the United States The Vermont Supreme Court ruled that the method of bringing the man there was unimportant That in effect 3 trace 31 20 75 was what the Israeli tribunal de cided in Eichmanns case Eichmann had argued that he was only an underling who car ried out orders But the court said The laws of humanity are binding on individuals The guilt of Germany as astate does not detract one iota from the personal responsibility of the accused He was tried under I s r a e Is Nazi and Nazi collaborators law of 1950 which provides death as the maximum penalty The death penalty never has been invoked The packed courtroom was deathly silent as the verdict of guilty was pronounced Many of the 600 spectators had relatives who were victims of the Nazi program or were themselves sur vivors of the death camps m R n News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Sitin conviction overturned WASHINGTON In its first rulingon a sit ferM Suprmf Court overturned the convic of 16 Negro students who demonstrated against at Baton Rouge La in rhe court in itsunanimous 90 decision re versed the convictions on grounds of lack of evidence and did not gpmto any broader constitutional issues Loyalty oath invalid Te Sterne Court ruled in Foreign ministers confer v state Dean Rusk and French foreign ministers agreed to a united and peacef ul Congo to the the attempt ta maintain Menzies in close race SYDNEY Australia The trend of votes took the past 24 hours promising a the weekend general election and put of Prime Minister Robert G Menzies party coalition government slightly party leader Arthur A Calwell con light but Monday political ob torv VI a cnance for vic Russian attache expelled Amilitaiy attache at the Soviet has been expelled from Canada for trying to buy secret documents from a government employe Globe Gazette weather data ip to 8 am Sunday Maximum 27 Minimum i Precipitation snow Navy secretary may resign post FORT WORTH Tex UPD nformed sources said Monday that Secretary of the Navy John B Connally will resign to become a candidate for the governorship Texas Connally called a news conference for later Monday anti the sources said he will announce his resignation then Connally re fused to comment on the reports he will resign his federal job To level embankment near site of crash DES MOINES Iowa Commerce Commission recom mended Monday that an embank ment be removed from a point near a Warren County road cross ing where a Rock Island passen ger train hit a road grader Nov 16 About 150 persons including the operator of the road grader were injured in the accident 23 miles southeast of here On the inside Editorials page 4 Society News 8910 1314 North Iowa News 15 Clear Lake News 19 Comics 20 Mason City News 2223 Latest Markets 23 Transit Schedule 24 PRINCESS WITH NOBEL WINNER Calvin of the University of California 1961 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry dances with Swedish Princess Christina during a gala held for Nobel Prize winners at Stockholm city hall Another layer of snow for lowans Winter smeared new snow over large parts of Iowa and turned the atmospheric thermostat down to subzero levels Monday The Weather Bureau said the snow likely will become heavy in the southwest and extreme south Monday night and early Tuesday adding several inches to the accumulations in those areas The snow is expected to end in the west Tuesday night and in the cast on Wednesday The fresh snow layer created haz ardous driving conditions both on highways and city streets The mercury tumbled to 6 be low at Waterloo 4 below at Spencer and 3 below at Mason City early Monday Mason Citys temperatures Sunday ranged only six degrees The days high was 3 above The Weather Bureau said the highest readings Monday after noon should range from 5 to 10 above zero in the northeast to 15 to 20 in the southwest A slow warming trend is sup posed to begin in the southwest Monday and spread over the state Tuesday as winds gradu ally shift to the south SAME Safety Department figures Black Flar Means Traffio Death In fist 21 tlouri Radioactive gases escape in Atest Convicted Iowa killer to appeal DBS MOINES AP Ronald Maurice Stump 22 convicted o second degree murder was sen tenced Monday to an indetenn inate term of up to 75 years at th State Penitentiary Stump who heard Distric Judge C Edwin Moores pro nouncement with no show c emotion was convicted by a jur last Nov4 in the fatal shootin of Michael Daly 22 of De Moines June 9 Daly was fatally shot outsid his parents home here As Judge Moore pronounceo sentence Stumps mother Mrs Maurice Stump of Keokuk sitting on a courtroom bench broke into lobs Judge Moore set the appeal Jond at Defense Attorney L Rilcy McManus indicated that he Slump family would try to make it That is the same amount of iond under which Stump had been icld in county jail the past sever al months McManus said he would appeal he verdict to the Iowa Supreme Court The courtroom was packed by pectators who came out in tormy wintery weather to hear iie sentencing Just before the sentencing udge Moore asked Stump if he ad anything to say Stump replied The only thing I have to say that I did not shoot Michael 3aly In the past six months I ras in jail I was hoping the real murderer would be caught Judge Moore told Stump that it is my misfortune to have sat on lis bench and try many many arsons accused of murder But ever before have I been faced ith as many problems as in our case The judge said that Stump has very difficult future ahead of im and it will be a sad sad hristmas for Stump his father ml his mother Judge Moore said it was a dif cult case because of religious shopping days left CARLSBAD NM tists counted blessings of knowl edge from the first underground atomic peace bomb explosion Sunday despite the escape of a cioud of radioactive gases They reported 70 per cent success in gelling data on ma jor scientific programs but major mysteries remain They judged the steaming ra dioactive cloud hadnt hurt any body or anything although its unexpected fallout partially blockaded nearly 300 observ ers The specially designed five kiloton atomic device was de tonated a quartermile under ground It was in a chamber at the end of a buttonhook tunnel dug iop feet through salt rock from a vertical mine shaft This Project Gnome hole alone cost million the total drill nearly million A main objective was to iearn what happens when a nuclear blast equivalent to 5000 tons of TNT occurs in salt rock Scien tists hoped it might form a cav ity partly full of molten salt and steam and wanted to see if enough steam could be brought up to operate turbines and gen erate electricity Somehow the leak sent radio active gases up the mine shaft a white steam turning intb an invisible but quickly dying cloud of radioactive gas Atomic en ergy Commission officials said the gas sweptaway over essen tially unpopulated areas But for more than three hours they blockaded the direct road to Carlsbad until radioactivity died down losjr 5700 10ft 500 IiOO Sftl 200 ron ioo nM iOOO lUfl 500 50ft 100 100 200 290 difference in jected into it and because of the vicious at on the eye wit Lea n n a Skultety Des M o i n e s on himself the prosecutor As STUMP sistant County Attorney Lee Gaudineer And above all Judge Moore said the court for the first time in 25 years was accused of being unfair This caused real heart aches to the court However he said there was no reason to take it out on Stump And just before pronouncing sentence the judge said Why did Stump get into trou ble Evidently it was his1 emo tions over Leanna Looking at Stump Moore said Your emotions got the better of you PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Junior Chamber Carolcidt From Arllanne Jessie K SUnbery Ladles Auxiliary iatriarchs Militants East State Slrcet Club Lake Mills Tom and Nancy Helping Hand Society Meservey A friend from Sheffield Sunshine Circle of Mitchell County Marshall Swift Collelte anil Kim Marie Meyer The 3 SI Paul St Johns Episcopal Church A Friend Nora Spring Union nozen Club Ventura Mason City Button Club ATat F Boone THE DAYS TOTAL s 139ST TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED Si4S3 GIVING DAVS LEFT Cheer Fund helped by carolers E SPITE zero weather and slippery streets a considera b 1 e number of car olers from Ma son City church es were out Sun day night solicit ng funds for the Christmas heer Fund They collected a otal of for the fund with more likely to come later ac ording to Dennis McNulty Jun or Chamber o f Commerce hairman of the project Thanks to the Junior Chamber nd the carolers for their ex client work Art Scherer was ochairman of the project and obGrunwald head of the com mittee which sponsored the pro ram Among the days contributions as the annual gift from the hree Bs of St Paul Merry Christmas and I know your cheer fund will hit the top again they As will be noted a number of communities outside of Ma son City joined in making con tributions Among the donors were our friends Mr and Mrs L P Rudd of Lake Mills Rudd rel cently retired from the Globe Gazette circulation department after representing this news paper for many years in Winne bago County Mrs Rudd and I consider it a privilege to be along and give to the Christmas Cheer Fund Rudd wrote In St Luke Chap ter 6 verse 38 our Savior says Give and it shall be given unto you good measure pressed down and shaken together and running over It is on this ad monition and promise that we give As can be seen from the fig xires above a large amount still remains to be raised Send or bring your gifts to the GlobeGazette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER City   

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