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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             V North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for The CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL T02 newspaper that mokes all North I wa n HOME EDITION s n ei g hbo rs MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 10c Paper Consists ot Two SectionsSection One No 77 Castro is through in Cuba U S has an opportunity By ROWLAND EVANS JR New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Fidel Cas tro is through in Cuba In th words of an influential Com munist in the Cuban Fpreig Office passed on by a Lati American diplomat He ha fulfilled his historical function The mystique of the Cuba revolution has evaporated N elections not enough food n foreign exchange hemispheri isolation Cuba seems rapidl to be solidifying into a Ian tortured by the classic burde of Communist institutions Sug ar production is way down Fullscale rationing is startinj in the basic foods chickens beans eggs fish milk anc vegetables As Cuba goes down the US commitment to the rest of Latin America goes upi We are com milted up to our eyeballs There is no sign that fhe Soviet Union is going to make it easier for the Cuban people Remember in 1960 when Pre mier Khrushchev wrapped him self around Castro in a cozy bear hug in Harlem Today the Cuban people are caught in a bear trap The Russians who have been refreshingly candid about their problems at home with food and consumer goods are in no mood to send eco nomic help to Cuba in anything like the volume needed Why would they be after all For Russia putting scarce resources into Cuba would be feeding the sparrow in the jaw of the American eagle The So viet Union knows that anything the eagle wants he inate the sparrow by merely closing his jaw and that would not make a verry good return While Cuba hungers and pains the Alliance1 for Progress inches forward almost imper ceptibly Revolution and violent overthrow threaten country aft er country in Central and South America In Peru the June elections could be the prelude to a military takeover ln Haiti Guatemala Ecuador Bolivia Venezuela to name some of the warmer Latin tinderboxes po litical stability is something read about in history books In Brazil the kingpin in size and population Janio Quadros the President has staged a triumphant return and now broods like a Charlesde Gaulle at his place near Sao Paulo The October elections there are regarded in Washing ton as the most important test in the West since the Italian elections of 1948 The political economic and social obstacles to the Alliance for Progress are limitless and yet the Alliance must somehow succeed If it fails the better of the two alternatives in the experts opinion would be an Asianstyle neutralism spread ing the length and breadth of the continent If not that then fullscale Communism Either of these nightmare al ternatives would make a decent nights sleep difficult here in the United States Either would fatally unbalance the balance of power Latin America has more population than we do It is rich in raw materials Its trade potential is enormous It is next door This is what the Alliance is alii about and why President Ken nedy is spendingso much time talking about it The Alliance hasnt much to show for itself yet and wont have for months or years Only three countries Chile and Bolivia actually completed theiri development blueprints The bulk of the promised billion US aid over the next10 years will help carry out these longterm development plans Our commitment of funds cant start until the Organiza tion of American States panel of experts has reviewed each of the countrys plans The panel itself has only just been named And beyond that the US is trying to insist on basic political and economic reforms before committing its dollars The Soviet Union wont invest much in Cuba but we must in vest in the rest of Latin Amer ica Money is one thing we havt plenty of Iowa Heavy snow warning ex treme northwest Rain south east and rain or snow wes and north Saturday night Snow increasing and becom ing heavy extreme northwes through Saturday night wit accumulations of about inches or more by Sunda morning Sunday cloudy wit snow northwest and rain o snow elsewhere Colder svest North Iowa Cloudy throug Saturday night low near 30s Light rain or snow beginnin late Saturday and continuin Sunday High Sunday in th upper 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 35 Minimum 24 N ews in a utshell Loophole plugged WASHINGTON government has plugged a loophole in its ban on imports from Fidel Cas tros Cuba and spurned a note in which his regime denied having a hand in smuggling narcotics into the United States A Treasury Department or der blocks shipments from any country of products containing ele ments of Cuban origin Heart trouble JERUSALEM Eichmanns lawyer said the convicted Nazi mass Murderer now i making his final court appeal from an Israeli death sentence has suffered frequent heart attacks Flees to Cuba KEY WEST Havana Radio said an American Army deserter landed a singleengine plane at Havanas Li bertad Airport and re quested political asylum The brief broadcastiden tified the soldier as Sgt Bobby J Keesee Amaril lo Tex Driver cleared GREELEY Duane Harms 23 driver of a school bus in which 20 children were killed was found innocent of in voluntary manslaughter by a jury which deliber ated all night French army remains loyal ftf Dies in crash at crossing Forest City is scene FOREST CITY Gary Tib belts 18 son of Mr and Mrs Emery Tibbetts Osage was killed instantly Friday when the car in he was riding struckthe engine of a freight train at a crossing here at am The car driven by Harley Shaw 21 Orchard had stopped at the junction of Highway 9 and 69 as it entered Forest City Shaw then drove up Secor Avenue and into the path of a northbound C hi c a g o and North Western freight train at an unlighted crossing Robert Segar Fort Dodge engineer of the train said thei engine was going slowly and the car hit the side of it Shaw and three other pas iengers in the car Roger Loden 6 Howard Ammons 17 and Bonnie Kindschuh 18 all of the Osage area were treated for cuts andbruises at the Forest City Municipal Hospital They vere released No charges have een filed Dr C H Potter Winnebago Jpunty medical examiner said Tibbetts apparently struck the windshield with his died of a broken neck Gary Tibbetts yras liorn in Denison t March 31 1943 to Smery and Edna Tibbetts He had attended Osage High School and for the last year had been employed as a laborerat var ous jobs Surviving are his parents Kfrtf h f hree brothers Gale Denison 1 rw KENNEDY WATCHES MISSILE Presi dent Kennedy and Drfense Secret Robert M S Air Force je afternoon sun L they watched wace the firing of an Atlas missile during their visit to ane eighttenths of a mile from the bullseye near Eniwe tok atoll m the Pacific 15000 more expected at polio clinics The VDay One Jpmrnittee 15000 persons r would take Type oral Sabin polio vaccine in the cleatiup clinics in Mason City Clinics opened t u r d ay Runoff is slow Flood threats THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i Damaging spring floods in thenations micJsectlon a the Roosevelt Junior Possibility but apparently not a serious threat unless fhe High School andiat the VDay few weeks bring heavy rains or a sudden VarmuD downtown h pa rtmi infore Tliaf c TT downtown headquarters at 1st and N Federal The clinics will i Leah and Lael at home wo grandmothers Mrs Laura iansohn Deloit Iowa Mrs C Denisdn Funeral arrangements are 3endmg at the Champion Home Osage Six lose lives in Virginia blaze CHARLOTTESVILLE Va W crackling fire raced through rambling rooming house in his university city Saturday miffing out sixlives and pos ibly a seventh The halfblock ong structure was home to 15 ersons most of them middle ged or elderly The VDay One x Committee sponsored by the Cerro Gordo County Medical Society andthe Mason CityJunior Chamber of Commerce had a supply of more than 30000 doses of the vaccine when the cleanup clinics opened Saturday More than 32000 persons took the vaccine in the clinics last Tues day A final tabulation on the forms turned in bypersons tak ing the vaccine Tuesday showed they came from 141 communi Uiey came from 141 communi40s during the day and dropping ties In areas close to Masonjto the low 30s at night City Plymouth was represented Reporting stations at Cincin tr tL aL 111 LIU Thats the consensus of U SWeather Bureau observers an eye on the heavy snow cover in the upper and Mississippi River Basins r sUU a Potentially dangerous situation asfar as the Mississippi is concerned a Weatherbureau observer in St Louis said If we get rain along with a warming tendency could get severe flooding ieuuency Jepends on the weather situa tion over the next few weeks The Weather Bureau River Cen ter in Kansas City said melting upstream on the Missouri was not expected to raise the river sharp ly unless heavy rains occur So far melting conditions have been ideal over most of the area with temperatures rising into the 405 persons Manly was represented fay 570 persons and nati and Pittsburgh report danger n the Ohio River aP NEW JUNIOR MISS Rhode Island Jean Leslie Allen won AP will named Americas Junior Miss at Mobile On the inside Editorials Page 4 The Surveyor 5 Church Features 57 Latest Markets 3 Mason City News 39 Business News 1011 1213 Society News 14 Comics J7 Clear Lake News 73 North Iowa News 20 basin has disappeared The ability of huge storage res ervoirs to hold back part of the runoff appears to be a major factor in the flood outlook Engineers at Omaha said the Missouri River system has about 30million acre feet of storage available for flood waters in the five main dams They said they should be sufficient to handle up per basin runoff Power dams in northern Minne sota and Wisconsin are at low levels due to dry weather last fall and are expected to hold a large amount of runoff that other wise would into the Missis sippi Some tributary flooding is ex pected in southeast northwest Iowa and northeast Nebraska an area hit by some of the winters heaviest snowfall Some tributaries already have overflowed in some areas but thej flooding is of the type that does little damage and is common in early spring More snow for lowans Iowa is due to get another taste of winter over the week end even though spring is five days old The weather bureau said much as six inches of snow may fall in extreme northwest Iowa by Sunday night Therell be snow in lesser amounts in other sections and heavy rain in the south portions No major temperature chang es are anticipated SAME May demand resignation of Frondizi r Argentm BUENOS commanders of Argentine navy were reporte planning to call oh President Ar turb Frondizi Saturday to deman he resign The report could no beconfirmed It came as Gen Pedro Aram buru a hero of the revolt that ousted dictator Juan D Peron and a staunch supporter of con titutional government apparent y failed in his first efforts to mediate Frondizis latest crisis vith his restless military chiefs Reliable sources said navy of icers planned to see Frondizi and iffirm their position that he quit i leading newspaper La Prensa niblished a similar report of navy ntentions Neither account said whether he navy had the support of the ther armed forces Navy officer issidents were reported earlier lis week to have presented their rmy and air force colleagues a lueprint for a threeman junta to ake over the country Allout drive in Algeria Secret Army is target ALGIERS troops howing loyalty to President Charles de Gaulle threw a ring f steel around a European terror it stronghold Saturday after sav ge fighting that threatened civil var overAlgerias move toward independence Army helicopters dropped flares hroughout the night over the snse quarter of BabelOued rench tanks stood ready for new utbreaks as defiant European ettlers dug in for what may be beir last major stand against in ependence for Frances North ifrican territory At least 15 French soldiers were Hied and 74 wounded after five ours of street fighting in which rench warplanes and heavy eapons ware brought into action under De Gaulles direct orders o smash the insurrection pitiless y Twenty settlers were known to lave been killed and 74 wounded Jnofficial reports said several hundred more wounded were vaiting to be evacuated Rumors of preparations for a general uprising swept the city We have nothing to lose now We may just as well go down ighting one European said Stunned European settlers real forVttie thatthe army was ready to shoot at them Many had been confident that French troops would never fire on Frenchmen French air force planes circled over BabelOued Friday strafing Secret Army Organization posi ions Authorities feared the battle night trigger a general uprising hroughout Algerias major cities y secret army men determined o risk all in abid to attract vorld attention to their cause Officials dont believe such a re olt could succeed if the army emained loyal to De Gaulle The settlers accuse the French overnment of selling Algeria out o the Moslem nationalists The ightwing secret army has called or allout resistance It has more ban 30000 modern arms and can ount on the complicity of most f Algerias one million Euro eans As night shrouded the city i appealed o step in as peacemaker after military support of his shaky re wnere tlie me began wamng in the wake ere littered with broken f sweeping Peronist victories in ational Assembly and provincial lections last Sunday The military ousted Peron in 955 and is violently opposed to is return But it is apparently plit on how far it should go to revent a Peron resurgence Armored columns encircled abelOued where the streets ere littered with broken glass and debris of the fighting Steelhelmeted troops cautiously searched houses where during the day men with armbands marked with secret army insignia fired at French troops Shortly before midnight ma chine gun fire rattled in the heart of the city IN BUENOS AIRES wun ietnect Aimy Gen Pedro Aram ous Frondizimilitary showdowns I   

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