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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 13, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             Daily Newspaper hr Hw BEtjAZETTE VOL 101 n e w s p a e r t h a t m a k e s all Nor t h I wlres o wans neighbor HOME EDITION 7c a CopyThls Paper Consists o Two SectionsSection 4 Elections for India Menon faces competition By PATRICK j KILLEN NEW DELHI UPD India begins a massive 10 days of voting on Friday to choose a na tional parliament and state Jegis r latures in the worlds biggest elec tion Issues range from Commu nist China tolocal banditry but there is general agreement that Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru will score anothereasy victory t Election officials estimate that 126 million Indians 60 per cent of the nations 210 million elec torafee will vote from the time the polls open Friday in the thatched hut regions to West Bengal until they close in the smoggy suburbs of Bombay Feb India sets a record for free elections each time it chooses a new parliament In 1957 mil lion persons voted In 1952 the first elections as a republic the figure was 88 million in the I960 presidential election in the United States 68838005 votes were cast Nthrus Congress Party is the undisputed favorite to retain con trol of parliament and all of the 15 state legislatures But for one of his top aides i the election is a fight for political life V K Krishna Menon con troversial defense minister and frequent U spokesman has been criticized at home and abroad for leaning too far left in his neutralism His opponent in the North Bom bay constituency is Acharya J B Kripilani who charges that Menon represents Communist China and not India Kripilani a Ghandi follower and twotimeelection winner in campaign issue rflGhandisni vs Marxism Menon witlTpowT Congress was a to 4 favorite at the close of the cam paign but the old Kripi lanrhad strong allies Running as an independent7 he has the support of all the opposi tion parties except the Commif the seat five a badly split North Iowa Cloudy rain or drizzle Tuesday night ending Wednesday morning Precipi tation freezing extreme north west part of zone Tuesday night Decreasing cloudiness Wednesday highs in upper 30s Lows Tuesday night 28 northwest to 34 southeast Iowa Occasiphalrain or drizzle becoming mixed with snow or freezing rain extreme north early Tuesday night and end ing most sections by Wednes day morning Lows Tuesday night in the 20s Decreasing cloudiness Wednesday highs in the 30s Further outlook Mostly cloudy and turning colder with a few snow flur ries Thursday Minnesota Cloudy sleet chang ing to snow Highs Wednesday in 30sl GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 amTuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset Summit still on But later in year LONDON Diplomat sources predicted Tuesday Pres dent Kennedy British Prime Min ister viet Harold Macmillan and So Premier Khrushchev wi in a summit ccnferenc YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 33 29 29 44 28 nists Menon won years ago against opposition A resounding victory for Menon would give a boost to Indias left wing socialists and to the defense ministers personal prestige A narrow victory or a defeat on show the other hand would repudiation of both Nehru has said that although he has no special liking for Menon he supports his candidacy it js top foreign because he policy aide But other Congress Party mem bers disagree More than 150 quit P1 party to camp a i g n for Menons opponent Bandits have entered the cam paign in the Central Indian state of Madhya Prad e sh Armed gangs known as Dacoits are at tempting to get out the vote against the state officials who have cracked down on them the hardest Through terror and bribes they support or oppose candidates froir the Communist Congress or Socialist parties basing their stand on how much of a threat each posesto the Dacoit popula tion There chief target is the Congress police minister Nar singh Rao Dixit whose forces have raided their hideouts in the hills in an attempt to wipe them out Their political impartiality is shown by these two terror cases They kidnaped the brother of a Communist candidate and they killed six campaigners for a Con gress man Thevoting must go on for 10 days because of the sheer num bers involved The electorateless i than half of Indias 438 million population consists of all regis tered Indians male and female 21 or over Literacy is no bar If a voter cannot read he just searches his ballot for the symbol of his political party It took four months to complete the first election in 1952 and 19 days in 1957 No ballots will be counted until the voting ends and full results will not be known until Feb 28 or March 1 number of candidates is staggering 1979 for the 494 seats in the lower house and 12 625 for the 2855 state assembly seats at stake Both figures are about 25 per cent higher than the 1957 elections bodies were carried in hearses al most hidden under wreaths of flowers Six hearses followed with flowers for the graves Protest secret army PARIS AP Between150000 and 200000 Parisians marched slowly through the streets Tues day in silent protest against the Secret Army Organization and po lice repression of demonstrations against the rightwing terrorists It was one of the biggest as semblages m the French capital since the 1944 liberation The vast throng marched two miles from the historic Place de la Republique to Pere Lachaise Cemetery with the bodies of four of the eight persons killed in wild street fighting last Thursday night between police and Communist led demonstrators against the secret army The government relaxed its ban on public demonstrations for the funeral which was arranged by virtually all labor and leftwing organizations in Paris The bodies of the other four iemonstrators were sent to their hometowns hi the provinces for burial streets leading into the de la Republique were moving rivers of flowers as marchers clutched bouquets and began the twomile march The later this year This possibility the informant said is a likely outcome of com munications which the two Wes ern leaders exchanged wit Khrushchev A Foreign Office spokesma went out of his way at a new conference to explain that futur planning for EastWest contact L still in a fluid state He stressed that the Wester powers are consulting amon themselves on the approachto b made now to Khrushchev Khrushchev tossed Kennedy an Macmillan a hot potatoMonda by proposingthe 18nation disar mamept conference in Geney should begin March 14 on a sum mit basis A Western answer may be de livered to Moscow this week The United States and Britain reject the idea of an 18natio summit which they believe ca only degenerate into a propagan da circus But they are expecte to leave the way open for a three power summit later in the year Tht US answer to Khnish chevs call appeared to be Maybe later on two condi tions They are That disarmament talks in Geneva make real progress a the foreign ministers level firs other words a significan break in the disarmament stale mate before heads of govern ment step in That tensions in EastWes crisis spots such as Berlin an Laos continue to ease Macmillan broad spirit letter welcomed th of Khrushchevs Macmillan told the House p Commons the problem now was o find a way of linking pro posals made by the United States and Britain with the more general ideas which the chairman of the Soviet Union las in mind ECONOMIST DIES LONDON UPDFormer Chan elor of the Exchequer Lord Hugh Dalton 74 one of the prime architects of the British velfare state died here Tuesday SAME News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES No Pacific tests now Minister Macmillan said U S nuclear tests on Britishheld Christmas Island in the certainly not be conducted before the 14th of the 18nation disarmament parley is due to open in Geneva Wonts nostrike pledge honored strikes increased sharp ly at the nations missile bases in inggovernment officials to move in quickly to insure that a nostrike pledge is honored It was learned that Secretary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg was so disturbed that he immediately called in leaders of TnTO TlYt t 11 1wn 1 JitjT i five unions involved to better job tell them they had to do a Air corridors are peaceful aircraft flew in the Berlin air corridors unchallenged by the Russians Military and commercial transports had unrestricted use of the three 20milewide corridors while the Russians made no attempt to monopolize them by saturation tiignts of their own military aircraft Dispatcher gets new job T5Et car dispatcher Rex Mc Mamll has been appointed superintendent of build ings and grounds at the state capitol Gov Norman Erbe said McMahill 38 Gladbrook succeeds Robert Maggert who has resigned to run for the state Sen ate seat from Decatur Ringgold and Union counties ll RUN FOR UMPTEENTH TIME Now scheduled to orbit the earth on Wednesday astronaut John Glenn climbs from his space capsule after com Weather remains orbjt questionmdrk Ptetmg still another in a long series flights With him on the llth deck of rocket gantry are capsule technicians Atlas Glenn keeps fingers crossed A lit A A T fit f CAPE CANAVERAL Fia AP the preliminary countdown began Tuesday for attempt to rocket John H Glenn Jr earth orbit Wednesday an into Air orce weather reconnaissance plane probed stormtossed Altantic recovery areas where conditions were reported improving I dont think the case ishope ess by any means a weather specialist said But its hot encouraging as wed like He said a thorough weather as study may bring a decision late Tuesday on whether to put the flight off a day ortwo In hopes the weather would clear Project Mercury officials Tuesday began the preliminary countdownaimed at a am Iowa The 141 hour count is split over two days not necessarily consecutive with the last half pickingup shortly after midnight on launch day the countstarted heavy fog blanketed the Cape Canaveral area but it finally burned off b midmorning A weather repor said similar conditions could exis Wednesday which would delay the firing The reconnaissance plane took off from Bermuda to take a close look at seas and skies in a line extending through the three main recovery areas where Glenn capsule would impact after one two or three orbits The main concern was the zone 500 miles east of Bermuda where Alden pair questioned in sons death MUNICH Germany JS Army sergeant and his wife are being held for questioning in onnection with the death of their evenmonthold German foster on anx Army spokesman said Tuesday Headded that Sgt 1 C Paul W tribling Alden Iowa was placec inder custody of his commander or questioning about the childs eath His wife Nancy Lee Stribling of Alden is being held by German police for questioning The child was identified as aul Kleiner Stribling serves with Headquar ers Battery 5th Howitzer Bat alion 92nd Artillery No real change seen in Iowas weather outlook Dreary weather with light fog cattered drizzle and low clouds ontinued in Iowa Tuesday Only minor tempera ture hanges were expected with ladings about the same as ondays highs ranged from 32 egrees at Des Moines to 40 de grees at Davenport The Weather Bureau said the rizzle may change to light now in nothern arid central owa Tuesday night and in outhern Iowa Wednesday The outlook for Thursday calls partly cloudy skies with tle temperature changes On the inside Editorials page 4 Society News 89 rtason City News 1011 Latest Markets i s 1213 Building News 151617 1819 fear Lake News 20 arm News 21 omics 23 North Iowa News 26 ON STORKS LIST HOLLYWOOD UPDActress Debbie Reynolds will give birth Young Touhy m trouble Like father like son CHICAGO Touhy 36 son of prohi Touhy has been charged Chi as arrested Monday after the store manager and a stockboy picked his photograph from police files He was Identified under the namp Vrf Roger S Turner but told police he is the llaL gang sicr s son Detectives said Touhy who lives in nearbv York another man pulled the stickup Touhy is on three years federal probation for illegally cash ing money orders Which job is tougher Board of control defends pay scale DESTINES members of the Legislative Aether the superintend of the boys state training school at Eldora should receive a ora sou higher salary than the wardens of the state prisons The board of control defended the salary bVs has boys thanthe wardens have with adults The board recently scale and a ought were pass last two waves than those of ported Hesaid the causing the disturbance not At an a ng the National and Space Administration eased this report he area around Bermuda and about 800 miles to the east Smallscale storm centers are moving northward across the ath of first orbit at frequent ntervals Marginal wind and sea con Idaho bears the brunt rainsoftened sandstone Cars were mudded in Glenn would land if his flight terminated after a single Waves were reported run ning five to eight feet high there Tuesday down from 10xfeet Mon day when 40mile winds whipped the area The launching attempt will not be made if waves are higher than five feet or winds more than 20 miles an hour in any of the recov ery areas Conditions in the other two ar miles south of Bermuda and 800 miles southeastof Cape Canaveral were reported satis factory The weather expert said a se ries of disturbances was running through the Atlantic east of Ber muda with a new frontal wave developing every few hours The were less severe Monday he re weather trough sturbance may orm L whlc caused millions of break down in a few days giving doUars of damage The Weather hope that the launching can be attempted later this week if skles accomplished Wednesday BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Southeast Idaho fought its worst floods in 25 years Tuesday as col lapse of an irrigation dam and heavy rains inundatednew com munities and sent hundreds of tesidents scurrying for high ground s Swollen streams which already had surged over their banks into more than a dozen villages arid towns threatened stillothers Low parts of downtown Pocatello were flooded An earthfill dam broke Mon day Impounded water swept down the Teton River and spread over half the town of SugarCity which has 700 inhabitants National Guard troops and vol unteers battled to control the rising water in the face of new dangers caused by rapid melting of mountain snows during a warm spell coupled with the downpours Seven Idaho counties have been declared disaster areas More than 1000 families have fled their homes In Southern California skies cleared after six days of rain and high waters began to recede In their wake were tons of mud and debris and scores of wrecked or damaged homes Some resi dents in isolated areas were still cut off Twentysix deaths were attrib uted to the rain totaled more than eight inches indown town Los Angeles Among them were three San Diego boys trapped Monday in the cavein of cliff along Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of the movie studio area after an earlymorning cloudburst Monday sent muck roaring down a resi dential street were buried in a foot of the ceil Some homes mud to within ing Cars were tossed Beachwood Drive along planks boulders trees and other debris The Los Angeles cloudburst ap parently was the last gasp of the down with partly cloudy but warned of a possible new storm fay midweek The northern Nevada town of weather briefBattle Mountain was declared a Aeronautics disaster area by Gov Grant reSawyer after Reese River flood waters attacked it The western Atlantic is still object to stormy conditions in National Guardsmen in Rangely he area around Bermuda anrf fired bazooka rockets to break up an ice jam in the White River The western Colorado oil own was flooded Saturday when a sudden thaw sent huge ice chunks downstream Flood waters from rapidly to her first Harry Karl child by husband in September A spokesman for the 29yearold ac tress said Miss Reynolds entered the hospital last week for treat ment of flu and while there un derwent tests that determined she was pregnant at the mens reformatory both auu oca COn nym 1 ctLUUiy ditions together with cloudiness mejtij3g snow threatened north and showers are indicated in Wyoming towns along the hat area but there isno posiBig Horn ive indication of another storm prming before planned launch ime There has been little bange in the eastern half of he Atlantic where trade winds re still well above normal In the Cape Canaveral area loudiness or fog is likely again Vednesday morning but should not persist past midmorning Sheets of ice threj feet thick were wedged across the river in Sheep Canyon five miles north of Greybull Flood waters slowly backed toward the town of 2286 about 40 miles south of the Mon tana border Hundreds of families have evacuated homes in central and north central Wyoming received raises to a year Board member Carroll Price Knoxville agreed there might be inequities between the sal aries received by the heads of the penal institutions but added that Travisono had more for mal education than either Ben nett or Purcell Sen George Scott RWest Union complained that Bennett and Purcell had worked at the institutions for many years and that Travisono had been with the state only one yea The wardens have worked for the state for 30 years Sen J Kendall Lynes R Plainfield praised Bennett and Pureell and said they have done an excellent job and are very capable I cant understand why the salary at Eldora should be high er Rep Casey Loss DAlgona said The board of control sets its own salaries for employes earn ing less than a year and interim committee approval is not needed Salaries over must be approved by the in terim committee ing a cloudburst Hollywood uTwPhi5Te j   

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