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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 19, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             NorthIowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home LOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The newspaper that makes all N6rth lowans neighbors VOL 100 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 19 1961 We a Paper Consists o Two I No AntiIndia action vetoed by Russia 2500 500 250 Portugals enclaves seized UNITED NATIONS NY for the United Nations Stevenm not only blocked any UN in Soviet veto early Tuesday son declared 1961 CHRISTMAS CHEEK FUND GOAL SSOOOUO PREVIOUSLY RETORTED Employes of Farmers Elevator Service Co i700 Sir and Mrs K A Vclie 3000 From a friend HI Russell Studio 10011 Mr and Mrs Raymond Reynolds KIIO Brenton Kurns HOO Wednesday Afternoon Card Club 525 In memory of Herbert E Kenulson rDO A friend 100 A friend SOD GlobeGazette pressroom employes T fi90 Sirs George Pcnsou 5UH American Federation of Grain Millers Sugar Division Local Jlil THE DATS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATESIBOB07 for the withdrawal of invading In dian troops from Goa and the two other Portuguese territories on In dias west coast Chief US Delegate Adlai E Stevenson who Led the Western fight told the council it was wit nessing the first act of a drama which could end in the death of the United Nations The League of Nations died when it allowed the use of force The failure of the Security Council tf call for a simple ceasefire in these circumstances is a failure 10110 killed a Western r calling Stevenson said the Soviet veto r r T was not surprising since it was one in its long role of obstruc tion But he said the attitude of some other India and its Asian and African defenders on the profoundly disturbing because they were trying to rewrite the U N Charter to sanction the use of force when it suited their own purposes This can only lead to chaos and disintegration of the United Nations he declared Soviet Delegate Valerian A Zor I ndonesia threatens N Guinea Invasion is prepared COLDER STILL NEEDED GIVING DAVS LEFT Cheer Fund is foe of North Iowa Cold wave Tuesday night with temperatures falling to zero to 10 below Continued cold Wednesday highs zero to 10 above Light snow likely again late Tuesday night and continuing Wednesday Map on Page 2 ervention on behalf of Portugal ut supported a resolution by Cey on Liberia and the United Arab Republic which rejected the charges of Indian aggression and called on Portugal to cooperate with India in liquidating the Por tuguese territories on the Indian subcontinent Indias defenders contended that the invasion was justified because the fhree Portuguese Goa Diu and rem nants of colonialism India meanwhile claimed com plete victory in its lightning in vasion of Portugals three tiny territories Just 36 hours after Indian forces blitzed into the last foot holds of European territory on the subcontinent a Defense Ministry spokesman announced all fighting had ceased in Goa Damao and Diu three little Portuguese pock ets totaling 1537 square miles and about 650000 people Goas governor general Manuel Antonio Vassala e Silva in a bal cony speech from his office Mon day had said the Portuguese de fenders will resist to the end Portuguese troops along the in vasion route had boxes of dyna mite to blow up all bridges BOOT HILL of the Dodge City Kari High School Band is the Boot Hill Boomer largest drum in the world The band pictured following the Parade of Roses at Pasadena Calif last New Years Day will be the Kansas entry in the Music Man Marching Band Competition val in Mason City next June 19 The group also includes two gun slinging drum majors 31 states to be feafurecHn Band Festival competition Thirtyone states not includ ing Minnesota and Iowa will be represented in the Music Man Marching Band Competition Festival June 19 The names of the bands chos en to represent their respective mess ITH one of the contributions to the Christmas CheerFund Tuesday came this note No body knows the loneliness feeling as a child does that receives no gifts from Santa These were the words of Mr and Mrs Raymond Reynolds and they tell the story of why the GlobeGazette every year sponsors the Christmas Cheer Fund Something of the pathos of lonely children is caught in the paintings of the well known art ist Walter Keane We are repro ducing one of them My Kitty from an original oil on canvas 8 by 22 inches in size It is part of the Justin Chapman Collec tion in Mason City Keane was in Europe around the close of World War II More than anything else he noticed the pathetic children waifs and or phans that were the victims of the big upheaval Having lost their parents and homes they Iowa Cold wave Tuesday night with temperatures falling to zero to 10 below Continued cold Wednesday highs zero to 10 above Light snow ending most Tuesday evening but beginning again extreme west during night and overspreading most of state Wednesday Fur ther outlook Some snow most sections and not so cold Thurs day Minnesota Much colder light snow Highs Wednesday around zero GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 26 Minimum 23 At 8 am 24 Pacipitation Trace Sunrise Sunset JAKARTA Indonesia AP President Sukarno declared Tuesl The Indian Defense Ministry an day that he hasordered the Indonounced Indian forces lost only nesian armed forces to be preeight killed and a ministry pared to invade Dutchheld West spokesman said he believed Por New Guinea at any time He also tuguase casualties were also light ordered total mobilization of the He said 1000 Portu states were announced Tuesday by the Mason City Chamber of Commerce sponsor of the com pelition The bands were picked from 132 entries With the 90 North Iowa and Southern Minnesota bajids usu ally participating invited again the North Iowa Band Festival parade will be the largest in history The Minnesota and Iowa bands will not participate in the marching band competition Indonesian people i jguese troops had surrendered president did not indicate when the invasion would come Officials in the West fear he may be em aoldened by Indian Prime Minis re r Nehrus easy success against Goa and the other two Portuguese enclaves Indian troops captured Tuesday after less than 36 hours of fighting In a letter Monday to Presi dent Kennedy Sukarno said he prefers to negotiate his dispute with The Netherlands but nevertheless is preparing liberate New Guinea POPCORN EXPLOSION DES MOINES Iowa popped from fourth to second in the nation in popcorn produc tion in 1961 as production al most doubled the Agriculture Department said Tuesday to spellbinding Indonesianj A reportfrom JBelgaum theIn dian command center just outside Goa said the Lt GenJ N Chaudhury hoisted the Indian flag inNova Goa the Portuguese colonial capitaJ about 9 am The report said a brge crowd of Goans cheered as the flag went up and the town of 15000 was gaily celebrating the end of 4Vz centuries of Portuguese rule Nova Goa was the last reported pocket of resistance An Indian spokesman said the invaders met only initial resistance there and afer midnight the Portuguese de fenders seemed to melt away Damao and Diu which together total only 53 square miles north of Bombay fell Monday with little or no resistance usually clung to some one thing a doll or cat or something else they couldcall their own In this instance it was a kitty Keanes paintings of waifs have made him famous It isnt often we come across children that des titute in Mason City We do however have children in need of help whose parents need assist ance and guidance in solving their problems At this Christmas time when the feeling of good will wells up in most of us the needs of these deserving families particularly the children come to mind The flow of gifts slowed up Tuesday We hope the slowup is temporary We hope that as the week advances as Christmas n e a r s the people of generous hearted our community wil remember the needs of those less fortunate Family Service headed by Doris Bruce with offices on the sixth floor of the First Nationa Bank building stands ready to put Sukarno accused the Dutch of cheating Indonesia on West Iri an the name by which Indonesia refers to the big island and or dered his people to smash efforts by the Netherlands to lead West New Guinea down the road of elfdetermination I order you to wreck the Dutch efforts to set up a Papua puppet itate and to hoist the red and vhite Indonesian flag in West rian Sukarno told a wildly cheering crowd estimated at one miiiion in a speech that was broadcast nationally The Dutchadministered west ern half of New Guinea the worlds secondbiggest island changed its name to West Papua Dec 1 The name stemmed from the 700000 Papua tribesmen who inhabit the area About 18000 Dutch and Eura sians also reside in the western part of the island a primitive area of hostile jungles and rugged mountains Australia governs the eastern half of the island So far the Indonesians have made no claim to it The Dutch promised to recog nize Indonesian sovereignly over the whole territory of the former Netherlands East Indies but they only cheated us Sukarno assert ed referring to the 1949 grant of independence to Indonesia UN force victorious Congo ceasefire To lies a re opened LEOPOLDVILLE the Congo Moise Tshombe of Katanga and Premier Cyrille Adoula of the central Congo government flew to the UN base at Kitona Tuesday for new talks on ending the secession of Tshombes rich province Tshombe left Ndola Northern Rhodesia with US Ambas sador Edmund A Gullion Adoula flew from Leopoldville ac companied by a team of his ministers and UN Undersecretary Ralph Bunche UN officials said the talks would be secret and Bunche other UN aides and Gullion would sit in only if the Con golese asked them to A US diplomatic source insisted Gul lion is not trying to act as me diator but is only facilitating the talks The press preview of The lusic Man being held the amc day will bring movicland tars to Mason City guarantec ng a record crowd for the 1962 event Mason City residents will par icipate to an unusual extent in his years festival They will be called upon to house in private homes some 3000 band mem bers directors and chaperones from the 31 states entered in the marching band competition vThc 31 bands chosenliEfve been sent telegrams arid en thusiastic confirmations oftheir intent to come to Mason City already are rolling in The selections committee had the benefit of detailed applica tions which gave much informa tion about the applicants plus a large quantity of letters and telegrams of endorsement pic tures records and movies of the bands Escape was cut off for the Portuguese in Goa No more Portuguese planes were left on Goas only major airfield and an Indian cruiser and a destroyer in a 45minute exchange of fire drove the one Portuguese warship in the area aground in SAME Iowa Safety Department Figures N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES your contributions to the possible use West New Guinea was the only part of the Dutch East Indies re tained by the Netherlands The The largest gift Tuesday was from the employes of the Farmers Elevator Service Co The GlobeGazette pressroom em ployes also made a generous gift I Dutch claim that West New Gui nea was a part the Indies only or administrative purposes and that there are strong ethnic dif erences between the Papuans and the Indonesians MY KITTY Other departments of this news paper are raising their share In the next issue we expect to an nounce what our newspaperboys are giving Among the gifts Tuesday was one in memory of Herbert E Ken nison from Herbert Jr Tom Ma rie David Kathy and Johnny We are counting on you gener ous people to keep the gifts com ing Bring or send them tot CHRISTMAS CHEER Care Mason City Iowa shopping days left Airlines loses certificate WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Agency revealed it has suspendedthe operating certificate of Imperial Airlines owner of the Constellation that crashed at Va on Nov 9 killing 74 Army recruits arid three crew members Ablast detected from afar WASHINGTON Scientists said the explosion of a nuclear device in a New Mexican salt bed Dec 10 produced far stronger earth waves than expected and was detected as far away as Finland Sweden and Japan Plane crashes into crowd SEVILLE Spain A light plane crashed into a crowd of people welcoming a truck convoy bring ing flood relief supplies and Christmas presents Between 25 and 30 persons were killed Benitos son to wed FORLI Italy Romano Mussolini 32 youngest son of former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and one of Italys top jazz pianists has disclosed he will marry the sister ofmovie star Sophia Loren Maria Scicolone 24 Aviation agency boss fined WASHINGTON Aviation Administra tor Najeeb E Halaby has been fined for careless operation of an aircraft Halabys own enforcement division levied the penalty for his ground collision with a United Air Lines Viscount at Washington Airport Nov 9 UN troops were reported control of EHsabethville Tshom bes capital and the defenders who had battled with UN troops there since Dec 5 appeared to have melted away into the coun tryside The Katangans and their white officers were reported plan ning guerrilla resistance in the bush A UN spokesman in New York announced that Acting Secretary General U Thant had ordered a ceasefire throughout Katanga for the duration of the talks between Tshombe and Adoula but that UN troops would shoot back if attacked Most diplomats in Leopoldville had little hope of a lasting agree ment between Tshombe and Adou la They said the two hold un alterably opposed positions and speculated that Tshombe might decide to continue his resistance to the central Congo government from exile abroad The Katangan leader has de manded local autonomy for his province the Congos richest be cause of its foreignoperated mines The Leopoldville govern ment running deep in the red is in dire need of this financial support and Adoula has shown no weakening in his stand to downgrade Tshombe to the rela tively minor role of a provincial president within a united Congo Reports from Elisabethvillc told of heavy fighting around the head quarters of the Belgianowned Union Miniere mining company Monday but Katangan troops later appeared to have withdrawn from all sections of the city On the inside Editorials 4 Society Ntws 89 Sports 1314 Markets 18 Mason City News 1119 Comics 20 JOSEPH P KENNEDY Father of JFK has heart attack WEST PALM BEACH Fla TJPI Former ambassador Joseph P Kennedy father of the President collapsed on the golf course Tuesday from an apparent heart attack and was taken to a hospital in serious condition Mother Josephine administra tor of St Marys hospital here said the 73yearold multimil lionaire was brought to the hos pital in an ambulance from his occanside home at Palm Beach The Presidents brother Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy was notified by telephone at his Washington office of his fathers illness and promptly called the The endorsements came from prominent bandsmen and music educators chamber of com merce officials mayors and even one from A B Happy Chandler former governor arid U S senator from Kentucky Most helpful item in making the selections were rating sheets of the 132 bands supplied at committee request by many of the lop bandmasters in the United States It was a very difficult task in some states even then said Chief Executive at the White House Only a few hours before the elder Kennedy had seen the President off on his return trip to Washington after a days rest n the Florida sun from a gruel ing weekend trip to South America The President hadj stayed at the home of a friend near the Kennedy winter man sion here The hospital said Rose Ken nedy mother of the President was with her husband Jacque line Kennedy wife of the Presi dent was staying here with her two children but did not go to the hospital immediately Kennedy ambassador to Great Britain from 19371 to 1940 is the patriarch of a hardworking hardplaying clan He and his AGAR ARRESTED NORTH HOLLYWOOD Calif1 John Agar 40 was free on bail Tuesday following his arrest on a drunk charge Agar former husband of Shirley Temple has several a committee spokesman Even the experts didnt always agree Many of the bands had such ex cellent qualifications that it would have been easier just to pull the names out of a hat The bands chosen have been sent their first questionnaire one to help the housing com mittee headed by R H Iscn sec A complete housetohouse canvass of Mason City will be made after Jan 1 Isensee said Mason Cityans will be asked how many people they will be able to house for two nights and provide two breakfasts It is hoped that each band can bo housed in a neighborhood the chairman said in order to make transportation easier Meredith and Rini Willson will head the Hollywood delegation being flown to Mason City by Warner Brothers including press representatives from all parts of the United States These and other visitors are expected to occupy all available hotel and motel space during the two nights The bands invited to the Clear Lake News 22 iprior arrests for drunken driv North Iowa Ntws 2t jing and related charges V marching band competition will vie for a full set of background instruments as first prize val ued at Second prize will be a electric organ and other valuable prizes will be fered for third fourth and fifth places The top five bands will be picjced during the North Iowa Band Festival parade Their or der will be established in a 2 pm contest at Roosevelt Sta dium and the top band will per form in the evening show The 31 contestants named by the committee are Sidney Lanitr High School Montgomery Ala El Cerrito High School El Cerrito CaUL   

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