Saturday, January 13, 1962

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the G VOL 100 The newspaper that makes a I N or t h I o w a ns Pres and pyu Press tnumationai Ua6e Wlres MASON SATURDAY JANUARY 13 HOME EDITION Arrest Gizenga Congo orders neighbors 7c a CopyTUs Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Ho M Interesting election for Iowa But GOP in command By DAN PERKES DES MOINES year 1962 is shaping up as possibly one of Iowas hottest nonpresidential election years As one political observer puts 1 t The Democrats have so much to gain the Republicans so much to lose The Democrats still stinging from the defeat they suffered in November of 1960 will be trying to come back They lost every major elective office up for decision in Iowa two years ago except two congression al seats retained by Neal Smith in the 5th and Merwin Goad in the 6th District Democratic State Chairman Lex Hawkins whose efforts over the past year have been directed to ward raising funds for the 1962 campaign says he has detected a new vitality within the party The upsurge of interest in party activities everywhere Ive been is fantastic he meetings are bigger The turnouts forthem the contributions been big ger The way things are beginning to shape up now we expect a pretty vigorous primary At one time after our defeat two years ago Hawkins said the state central committee fig it would to pick the slate for this years election We figured some potential candidates would be discouraged because of 1960s results Isot so now Weare getting plenty of candidates in the pic ture And we have more Issues Jhan we know what to do ally on the national level where it will be the New against the oldline Midwest arch conservative Republican congress men Hawkins said the Democratic party in Iowa hopes to win its battle in the precincts not inthe press The party he added will make itsfirst major move next month with a series of district organiza tional meetings to start recruit ing more money and workers The Republicans apparently have a comparatively easier job to do Trfe GOP already has the can didates including incumbent Gov Norman Erbe and six congress Dn Republicans also hold all other lop state elective offices And since Iowa is considered a conservative Midwest state GOP leaders feel they also have the campaign issues including Presi dent Kennedys spending policies B3CJ J follower is hunted Obstacle to unification LEOPOLDVILLE The Congo central Congolese gov ernment Saturday ordered the immediate of Lumurribist leader Antoine Gizenga in Stan leyville After a tense session the cabi net agreed to give Stanleyville Army Commrder Gen Victor Lundula a free hand to take all necessary to prevent further defiance from the one time rebel leader V The government agreed to seek U N assistance in preventing Gi zenga from escaping into the bush if this is found to be neces sary Authoritative government sources said the cabinets decision was triggered by a new military clash in Stanleyville Saturday in which Gizenga tried to order the company of soldiers remain ing loyal to him to arrest Lundula Lundulas superior forces pro tected their chief the sources said but did not press their ad vantage at that time because the government had not given auth orization to take the drastic step of arresting Gizenga who still holds rank as deputy prime min ister in the Leopoldville regime Lundula has1taken fourof Gi zengas aides into custody but has hesitated to move against the Lumumbist leader himself because legally Gizenga is protected by the constitutional immunity from ar rest accorded to all members of parliament There was no immediate word tiere as to how soon Uu n d u 1 a might act on the governments decision but the town of Stanley ville has been in constant mili tary alert for several days now and a showdown could come Sat urday afternoon Gizenga is reported to have asked UN protection against the DEATH OF A COMEDIAN The body of Ernie on wet pavement and crashed into a power if f C Photofax IN HANDCUFFS Dapper exgambler Mickey Cohen stands in handcuffs at Los Angeles Federal Building after surrendering following theaffirming of his income tax conviction by a US Ap peals Court Cohen told news men Well go to the US Supreme Court Meanwhile Cohen is locked up for at least a week He had been free from Alcatraz on bond since October pending court decision REASON ENOUGH MAGNOLIA Ark Hayfield an assistant professor of geology at Southern State College had to postpone a talk to a high school class on the Ice Age because of the ice and snow ONLYTX HEWSPAPtR ONLY THE NEWSPAPER puts all the news on record i in an indelible form for you to read study save or reread for your information conven ience and pleasure Students only bumped when car school bus hit school bus with about 20 students in collision with a car Friday after noon about five miles west of here on Iowa 3 The driver of the bus and the driver of the car received mi nor injuries but none of the students was more than bruised A Dumont Community school bus had just pulled away from a stop sign to cross Iowa 3 when it collided with a car driven by Mrs Justin Winkey Shell Rock She received head n juries and was taken to a Du mont doctors office for exam ination Francis Clemens driver of bus was bruised but school superintendent J Edward Lee said none of the children were more than bumped He and an other teacher took the children home CHOLERA TOLL MANILA UPI The health department announced Satur day that the Cholera epidemic afflicting fw othirds of the Philippines has taken a toll of 1373 lives forces of Lundula UN headquarters however claimed to have no knowledgeof such a request It seems certain the United Nations will give full cooperation to the central govern ment and Parliament in their strong bid to deal with Gizenga who once claimed to be the late Premier Patrice Lumumbas rightful successor and won Com munist support The Cabinets action followed prolonged attempts by individual ministers and Parliament to bring Gizenga back to Leopoldville peaceably Since last October the Lumum bist heir has defied the Leopold ville government choosing to stay isolated in Stanleyville Fri day a censure motion against him was introduced in Parliament It probably will come up for vote Monday GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 32 Minimum At 8 am is Precipitation Trace Sunrise Sunset YEAE AGO Maximum 42 Minimum 29 Iowa Mostly cloudy withrain or snow west andv centrattSat urday night aridrioutheas Sunday Snowwestand north Sunday possibly heavyin the northwest Warmer Saturday night lows in the 20s Turn ing colder west Sunday high in the 30s Partly cloudy wesl Monday snow and colder ending eas ANTOINE GIZENGA EXCUSES EXCUSES SPARTA Wis ren Aney said he and his wife vould have to observe their wedding anniversary Sat urday at a dance in nearby On ano Wis where they first met But he said he was too shaky Aney 91 and his wife celebrated their 70lh annlver over TV t cable tower CHIPPEWA FALLS Wis UPI A 450foot television cable tower near here Saturday became the center of a contro versy following the deaths of five men in an airplane crash The men four of them em ployes of a meatpacking firm and the othera pilot were killed Friday when their twoengine plane crashed into the fog shrouded antenna The accident left 21 children fatherless The four men worked for Os car Mayer and Co at Madison Wis They were flying from Madison to Rice Lake Wis on business The victims were William B Ahern 52 Edmund G Blair 35 John A Weaver 35 Earl Blankenheim 50 and Orrin S Slauson 40 the pilot Slauson was a bachelor Blan kenheim was the father of nine children Weaver had six Ahern had four and Blair two The television tower owned by the Chippcwa Cable Co was used to improve TV reception in the area In 1960 the Wisconsin Aeronautics Commission called the tower a hazard to air navi gation and started a court suit to have it removed The suit was appealed to the state su preme court and now rests there isary MORE TREMORS BELGRADE earth tremors were reported Saturday on Yugoslavias Adri dollars damage u j u 11 WiJO tllC Adams had left a party a few minutes before in a separate car Car spins into pole comedian Kovacs dies LOS ANGELES AP Kovacs thezany comedian whose show business career blazed like a meteor for five bright years was killed early Saturday on the way home from a baby shower His station wagon skiddec across wet pavement ahalfblock from the Beverly Hilton Hotel and careened into a power pole The impact hurled the42year old actor halfway out of the bashedin car The coroners of On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Editorials 4 Church Features 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Society News Sports News 1314 The Surveyor 17 Comics is Business News 1920 Transit Schedule 20 North Iowa News 22 NIXON HAS FLU LOS ANGELES a Former Vice President Richard M Nixon has been ordered to bed with a virus infection Nixons press aide said the California gubernatorial hopeful was run ning a low fever fice which identified him on ar shower in Mrs Milton Berle he suffered severe head injuries His wife of nine years actres Edie Adams was driving anothe car ahead of him but went on t their Bel mansion unaware that her husband hac wrecked She learned afterward from their hosts for the evening director Billy Wilder and his wife The Wilders had entertained a score of filmland guests at a stork ERNIE KOVACS N florid a crops escape cold LAKELAND Fla Floridas big citrus crop and most of its remaining vegetables survived a long night of dangerous temperatures that coated some water patches with thin ice as far south as the ever glades But citrus cropdamage in the lower Rio Grande Valleyof Texashas been placed at mil lion during the current cold spell GOP says JFK T OKLAHOMA CITY Okla The Republican National Committee laying the groundwork for the 1962 election campaigns was told that the Kennedy administration is too soft on communism abroad and drifting toward socialism at home Navy planes missing WASHINGTON Two Navy planes with a total of 15 men aboard are missing at sea A Neptune patroL bomber was overdue at Reykjavik Iceland and a Sky Warrior jet has not returned from a flight over the South China Sea Wests envoys briefed S AmbassadoV Llewellyn Thomp son briefed the British French and West German saiuraay on Yugoslavias Adriambassadors on his latest meeting with Soviet For atic coast1 where quakes earlier ein Minister Andrei A Gromyko Thompson talked this week killed at least four for three hours with Gromyko Friday about Berlin persons and caused millions of and afterwards Thompson said he expects additional nm I arc rinm n cro t meetings with Gromyko honor The smashup occurred shortl before 2 am on Santa Monic Boulevard in west Los Angeles Kovacs was one of Hollywood most colorful so of a Hungarian tavern keeper an a natural comedian One movi director said Kovacs didnt nee a script It was best he said t give Kovacs a minutes warninj and let him improvise He was equally at home in tele vision motion which ie was rather a Johnnycome on the stage Friends said Miss Adams had gone early to the party and Ko vacs joined her later after having worked late When they left b her A short time later the Wilder heard news of the crash on the radio and rushed to the1 Kovacs ome to be with Miss Aciains She collapsed on hearing the news and was placed under a doctors care Others at the party included the Dean Martins Lvcille Ball am hei new husband Gary Morton and entertainer Yves Montand Kovacs and his singing star vife had lived the folks used o think of movie stars as living a gadgetfilled 17room Cold water Canyon home full ol his collections armor antique amps first editions carvings anc statuary It boasted such things as indoor waterfall a driveway urntable and a wine cellar thai ook second place to few Among his movies were Op ration Meatball Bell Book and Candle It Happened to ane Our Man in Havana and Cry for Happy Miss Adams Kovacs second vife and hehada child Mia Susan born in 1959 He had two ther daughters by his first wife hey are Betty 15 and Kippie 3 Kovacs had swapped cars with lis wife He had gone to the arty in his RollsRoyce and she n a white compact station vagon He was driving the sta ion wagon when the accident iccurred Bishop lakovos new primate of Greece ATHENS Greece W Bishop akovos Saturday was elected rchbishop of Athens and pri mate of all Greece He succeeds he late Archbishop Theoclites vho died Monday as head of the Orthodox Church The rchbishop 68 has been bishop f Attica and Magaris He was lecled on the first day of secret voting by 58Greek Orthodox bishops Unions protest merger Rail lines in trouble NEW YORK AP The high jail sign went up Saturday for merging the giant Pennsylvania and New York Central Railroads nlo a 20300mile as lets Goliath Carrying an economic neces ity label the plan dramatized creeping financial ills that threat en major rail air highway and water segments of the countrys transportation system a SlOObil iion yearly industry It promised to stirsharp debate in Congress local governments federal regulatory agencies and among shippers as well as with in the industry itself Within hours of the plans ap proval Friday at separate Meet ings of the Pennsy and Central boards it was assailed by 20 rail way labor unions as catastrophic in its potential The railway brotherhoods fear especially elimination of jobs one of toe means by which the merg ing companies would hope to pare expenses and shore up faltering earnings Between them the Pennsy and Central have about 120000 em ployes v Latest published figures cover ing the first 11 months of J961 showed the Central nearly mil lion and the Pennsy million in the red although the Pennsy may have finished the year in the black Aide from the brotherhoods opposition to the proposed union was possible from the Justice De partment concerned with monop oly questions from shippers and perhaps from competing rail roaJ John E Kusik Chesapeake senior vice president speak ing in the absence of President Walter J Tuohy said the merger announcer twas an interest ing development and one that could mean that our own appli cation for control of the Baltimore Ohio Railroad will be espedit ed The Justice Department last Fall strongly criticized a pending merger plan of the Seaboard Air Line and Atlantic Coast Line Rail roads one of about a dozen now under review by the Interstate Commerce Commissjon The Pennsylvaniaand the Cen tral said they hoped to file a for mal application to join in a new PennsylvaniaNew York Central Transportation Co within 30 days Stockholders of the two roads will be asked for their approval at annual meetings scheduled for next May Financial specialists have esti mated that elimination of dupli eating track yards terminals and other facilities coupled with iterating economies might in tme yield savings of from million to million a year in a PennsyCentral consolidation However the boards said Friday an exact amount has not been determined Between them the huge rail the countrys biggest ir as sets have annual revenues of roughly billion about 4800 ocomotives 255000 freight and Jassenger cars nearly billion n debts and 150000 stockholders More snow for lowans Snow and freezing rain were ex pected to enter northwest Iowa ate Saturday and overspread the tate by Sunday The Weather Bureau said the precipitation would be mostly now on Sunday and that there vas a chance of heavy snow in he northwest Indicated lows for Sunday morn ng are readings in the 20s The Weather Bureau said tho now would end in the west Sun iay and continue into Monday in he east 10 SAME DATE 1961