Thursday, July 26, 1962

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1962, Mason City, Iowa Daily Newspaper fer CITY GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL 102 newspaper that makes all North I owans United UiwrutUwal roll Wlrct MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY M W2 10o of Two war in IVI j Algerian power fight Another Commie festival Not many are big successes By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON At least 400 American students will attend the Communistsponsored World Youth and Student Festival for Peace and Friendship which opens in Helsinki on Friday and extends through Aug 3 With a little luck the student kaffeeklatsch the Communists are putting on in Helsinki could backfire again The last of these world youth festivals put on in Vienna three years ago may have represented on balance a Red plus but it was hardly the whole hearted peacelhroughjoy success its sponsors had hoped for Reading perhaps that the awe struck Austrian government could be counted on to forestall any un toward incidents the Communists allowed the youth schmoos to be held for the first time this side of the Iron Curtain The last time the show had been put on close to the edge of the Curtain in 1951 in East Berlin the supposedly dedicated young Mari ists from Communist countries took advantage of the proximity and skipped over to the West and political asylum The Vienna bull session started ofE with a boycott by mostAus trian youth groups and nonCom munist newspapers On the open ing day 13 street fights between festival supporters and Austrian and other antiCommunists were reported Uniformed poljcemen were called in Western newspapers which anti Communist youngsters tried to distribute at a press freedom sem inar on July 31 were destroyed by festival guards US and British youths carrying antiSoviet pla cards in the mass parade through Vienna on Aug 1 were beaten The physical violence was hard for some of the less determined Iron Curtain delegates to swallow There were collateral k advan tages to the West Delegates from Asia Africa and Latin as well as the Soviet block boys and girls heard a Washington nuclear engineer publicly rebut a Soviet professor who disparaged US nuclear efforts at a festival lecture And a good many of the delegates from behind the Curtain got their first good full look at the rewards of democratic politi cal institutions Helsinki apparently was chosen for its closeness to Russia Also because of new rail and air lines delegates can be brought from India Asia and Southeast Asia without being exposed to decadent but comfortable nonCommunist countries The Indonesian group for example will go by ship to Red China then by train through that country and Russia Most of these junkets are pack age deals put together at low rates and delegates are offered an extremely cheap lossleader tour of Soviet Russia as lagniappe The whole show is estimated to cost Russia between million and million The bulk of the US delegation Is being furnished by the US Festival Committee which is un derstood to have the blessing of the sponsors Paul Robeson Jr headed the official US group at Vienna But just as three years ago dissidents are making the trip under the auspices of the In dependent Service for Information with headquarters in New York This outfit and others at Stan ford and Yale have been inform ing delegates of the Communist nature of the festival and coach ing them on ways of presenting the Western point of view it Hel sinki Their activities have caused the US State Department which up until Vienna had discouraged US students from participating In these world conclaves slightly to unbend Stable regime now appears unlikely ALGIERS ffi Algiers and the mountain region of Kabylie prepared Thursday to resist the victorious advance of troops of dissident Vice Premier Ahmed Ben Bella After years of rebellion against France and three weeks of independence the new nation of Algeria found itself on the threshold of civil war Soldiers of the Algiers autonomous zone took up positions late Wednesday night on the approaches to the whitewalled city From the Moorishstyle summer palace Premier Ben Yous sef Ben Khedda warned that danger of civil war was real and pleaded for unity A group of ministers of Ben Kheddas government quit the capital and set up headquarters in the Kabylie Mountains 65 miles east of Algiers amid loyal Berber guerrillas of Wilaya zone No 3 They called on the population and Photofax HOT NUDE SAVED BY COOL FIREMEN Fire men spray a painting of a running nude during a fire at a dray ing concern in San Francisco They saved it The art treasure was among a crate of pic tures which arrived from Italy Firemen said the blaze apparently broke out in the padding material in the crate on the guerrillas who fought fo independence to organize resist ance to Ben Bella in every town village and hamlet Regular army troops and guer rillas loyal to Ben Bella appeared to control threefourths of the country with Kabylie and Algiers the only centers of organized re sistance to the dissident deputy premier Ben Bella claimed his forces had won power over the country Rocket blows up in US Atest try ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HONOLULU Thor mis sile blew up and burned on its launch pad Wednesday night as the United States failed for the third time in four tries to explode a high altitude nuclear device over tiny Johnston Island Cause of the missle failure was not known The Atomic Energy Commission in Washington made the following announcement Thor booster designed to NO TIME FOR SMILES Mr and child says she Mrs Robert Finkbine Phoenix Ariz tranquilizing drug obtained in Europe continue their parental duties after pleading with doctors and legal au thorities to offer them a course to fol low Mrs Finkbine 29 a television per sonality who is expecting her fifth which now has been blamed for the births of thousands of malformed babies The drug never was licensed in this country Her husband is a teacher She has requested an abortion Launch bid fo overturn Macmillan under attack i LONDON Opposition labor party leader Hugh Gaitskell asked Parliament to censure Prime Min ister Harold Macmillans government and force a gen eral election because of the recent sensational cab inet purge Gaitskell told a packed House of Com mons that Macmillans purge of a third of his cab inet two weeks ago amounted to the most convinc ing confession of failure Iowa enrollments to climb DES MOINES Iowas public school enrollment is expected to reach a high of 600776 when classes begin this fall The State Department of Public In struction foresees 157833 high school students and 442943 in kindergarten through the eighth grade Total enrollment at the beginning of last year was 589499 Latin America needs help CHICAGO President Carlos Arosemena of Ecuador said that time is running out for democratic solutions to Latin Americas problems He appealed for steppedup aid from the U S Heavy damage by explosion BERLIN N Y A load of propane gas on a tractortrailer exploded Wednesday night spurting the flaming liquid as far as a halfmile within this community of 400 The truck driver was injured fatally and 16 men women and children were hos pitalized Ten of them remained in critical condition and a dozen homes and the 179yearold Baptist Church were in ruins Shots rang out and blood nowedcarry a nUclear device or Wednesday in the east AigenanL w h test m current capi a of Constantine when troops us nudear test series in the loyal to Ben Khedda tried to rePadfic was destroyed and burned sist the takeover of the city by on thelaunch pad at about theopposing faction By nightfall Coiv pm Stantine and the Mediterranean tion seaport of Bone were in the hands of Ben Bella troops who moved in from the Tunisian frontier re gion There was no resistance in Bone but authorities in Algiers reported there were many dead and wounded in Constantine Ben Bella a tough uncompro mising revolutionary who uses the Marxist vocabulary appeared on the verge of taking the power of missi which he dreamed during five ed years of French captivity But from the Kabylie Mountain town of Tizi Ouzou two other vice premiers flung a challenge at Ben Bella Belkacem Krim and Mohammed Boudiaf vowed to resist his efforts until the last drop of blood Behind them were tough guer rillas of Col Mohand Quid Hadj the old man of the mountains They set up roadblocks and began to fortify towns and villages dot ting the green mountains rising sharply over the Mediterranean The Kabylie force numbered some 3000 men when the March ceasefire ended the FrenchAl gerian fighting But it is believed to have been considerably bol stered by new recruits and Mos lems from French units Accord ing to unofficial estimates Ould Hadj has perhaps 10000 men un der his orders There was no nuclear detona A fire burst out over the launch area and was out of control for 15 minutes It was put out after mid night A check of Johnston Island dis closes no injuries to personnel and no hazard from radioactivity as a result of the deliberate destruc tion and burning of the Thor booster and nuclear device All missile fires have been extinguish court on prayer FROM OUR WIEE SERVICES senators declared Thursday that the Su preme Courts school prayer de cision opened a Pandoras box which could lead to an ever increasing erosion of spiritual life in the United States Their statement was coupfed with a demand that Congress either express its repugnance at the decision or pass a Consti tutional amendment to nullify he controversial ruling The expressed varying degrees of apprehension Sens Kenneth B Keat g RNY John C Stennis D Miss A Willis Robertson DVa J Glenn Beall RMd anc Strom Thurmond DSC They testified as the Senate Judiciary committee opened public hearings on a series of resolutions and amendments de signed to invalidate the court ruling one of the measures before ths committee Hartke limited him self to discussing the ruling however and his resolution and did not go into the hazards of future decisions I have a grave apprehen sion Stennis said that the They were Vance Hartke joined by Sen DInd author of Midsummer touch of fall A midsummer touch of au tumn sent the mercury plunging to record low temperatures for the date early Thursday Sibley reported an overnight low of 41 degrees Atlantic had 43 Spencer 44 Winterset 46 Du buque Burlington and Water loo 48 and Mason City Daven port Sioux City and Cedar Rap ids 49 Early morning readings at Dubuque Sioux City Davenpori and Council Bluffs were record lows for the date Skies will be fair and it wil remain unseasonably coo through Friday night A slight warming trend is forecast for northwest and ex treme western counties Friday Scattered thundershowers are likely on Saturday WANTS RED JETS NEW DELHI India WVIndia decided Thursday to open for mal negotiations with the Sovic Union to buy and manufactur MIG21 jet fighter planes The failure was another setback to US missile prestige The shot was to have been one of the last of the current Pacific test series which began three months ago Wednesday The only successful shot in the high altitude series was the big gest and highest on July 8 Thai explosion of a thermonuclear de vice was detonated 210 miles over Johnston Island and lit up the Pacific from New Zealand to Ha waii Rail unions act to stop rules switch CHICAGO oper ating labor sued Thursday to pre vent the carriers from changing working rules and threatened to strike unless the railroads called off plans to change the rules The nations railroad manage ments have set Aug 16 for en forcement of economy changes in operating practices recommended by a presidential commission These changes include the elim ination of jobs of 13000 firemen employed on diesel locomotives suit filed in US Distric Court declared the carriers ac tion violated the national Railway Labor Act and added If the rail managements pro ceed to put into effect the rule revisions announced on July 17 the unions will be forced to re sist said revisions by asking those North Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Continued cool Lows Thurs day night near 50 Highs Fri day in mid 70s owa Becoming partly cloudy Thursday night with scattered and Friday showers or On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 8910 Mason City News 1213 Latest Markets 13 Sports 1516 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 19202122 North Iowa News 26 ZANUCK ELECTED NEW YORK WVVeteran pro POWER STRUGGLE IN ALGERIA Photofax Map locates they represent to withdraw areas where leaders of opposing forces in power struggle for Algeria are located Deputy Premier Belkacem Krim an anti Ahmed Ben Bella leader has his headquarters in Tizi Ouzou Ben Bella re turned to Oran 3 after a triumphant trip to Tiaret A Ben Bella spokesman in Oran said both Constantine and Bone 2 were calm and sought to minimize re ports of the clashes in Constantine from service until management cancels its program The carriers have contended for years that the working rules re sulted in made work that was unnecessary costly and damaging to the economic structure of the carriers They call such labor practices featherbedding The unions maintain the jobs defined in the rules are needed for safe and efficient transportation Spokesmen for railroad manage ment made no immediate com ment on the lawsuit or on the threat to strike thunderstorms extreme west Thursday night and west and central Friday Not so cool extreme west Thursday night lows near 50 northeast to near 60 southwest Warmer west and north Friday highs 7830 Outlook for cloudy and slightly warmer scattered thundershowers Minnesota Mostly fair a little warmer Highs Friday around 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 71 Minimum 49 At 8 am 63 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 86 Minimum 60 TRUE BLUE WASNT KNOXVILLE Tenn WVTrue Blue wasnt his wife claimed in a divorce suit Ollie Mae Blue said in the suit Wednesday tha ler husband True Ralph Blue las been going with other worn en and has ignored and ne glected her The couple was married in 1930 she said ducer Darryl F Zanuck Thurs day began his first full day as president of financially ailing 20th CenturyFox Film Corp Zanuck 59 a Hollywood executive anc largest stockholder in 20th Cen turyFox was elected Wednesday i g h t to succeed S p y r o s kouras 69 SAME DATEW3340 SnteiT Department Flrurci Mack PUf Mom Put 11 decision in this case short ly be followed by others which ncreasfngly erode our spiritual leritage Other developments House Post Office and Civil Service committee put off until next week action on a pay increase for federal em ployes The committee is expect ed to approve a billion in crease spread over two years or nearly two million postal Civil Service and foreign serv ce workers Estes An obviously nettled Agriculture Department lawyer denied charges that the depart ment offered false and phony excuses for its handling of the Billie Sol Estes case The denial came from Donald A Campbell during a House Government Op erations subcommittee hearing on Estes grain dealings It was directed at Rep Odin Langen DMinn a subcommittee mem ber who made the charge against the department during Wednesdays hearing FIRST ON THE SCENE Miss Barbara Hickle 18 Miss Boone County accompanied by her chaperone Bette Mae Harris Boone are greeted by their host ess Mrs Karl Hass as they arrive for the weekend at Clear Lake Miss Hickle who will be competing in the Miss Iowa Beauty Pageant is surrounded by some of her luggage containing costumes for her tal ent Tahitian suits and tvt ning gowns for the formal competition