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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper iditod for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper United PMM InUraatiwul Fua UIM wiro that makes all North I owans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 21 1942 10o a Pajxr Consists of Two SectionsSection No It Friction in Berlin rings new talks Spotlight on Black Muslims Movement to face inquiry By WILLIAM DICKINSON JR GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Elijah Mu hammads temples of Islam bet ter known as the Black Muslims has escaped congressional investi gation so far by carefully dis playing all the trappings of a religious order And public of ficials must keep in mind the Amendment of the Constitu tion which says Congress shall make no law prohibiting the free exercise of religion Yet it is clear from Supreme Court decisions that no group operating under the cloak oJ religion has license to violate the peace safety and good order of the community In the estimation of chairman Francis Walter ol the House UnAmerican Activities Committee On the simple basis of what the Muslims teach they are subversive to our form of government and pose a growing danger to our internal security YVhat ttw Black Muslims preach Isjin essence af doctrine of rdce and black hatred of the whiterace Anestmiatqd 70 000 American Negroes most of them living in slums of big north ern and western cities have joinec the cult since its establishment 30 years ago Elijah Poole a former Georgia plowboy says he became Elijah Muhammad when Allah in structed him to rescue the Amer ican Negro from his enslave ment by Christianity and West ern culture The Black Muslims purportedly maintain strict discipline and will not tolerate the shiftless Temple men between the ages of 18 and 30 attend physical fitness classes and are trained in judo and mil itary exercises Followers must eschew profanity tobacco nar cotics and the meat of the pig they must dress conservatively eat moderately and lead moral lives Paradoxically the move ment does much of its recruiting in penal institutions A Black Muslim group early in August sparked a riot at the Lorton Youth Center a District of Columbia penal institution 15 miles south of the CapitalThe Center is a campuslike facility where mild rehabilitative treat ment is the rule Ringleaders of the riot complained that pork was used in cooking vegetables that hours of Black Muslim church service were unsatisfactory that guards picked on them Rep L Mendel Rivers DSC disputes the ruling of a Federal District Court that the Black Muslimsrepresent an established religion After that ruling Lorton officials had no choice but to recognize the sect and allow it to hold services and enjoy other privileges House investigators now are trying to find out whether there is a link between the Muslims and the Communist Parly USA Rep Walter says that Claude Light foot a vice the party recently called on all Communists in this country to work for a united front with the Muslims For years the party line on Negroes stressed selfdetermina tion under which Negroes would receive the right to form a sepa rate nation in the South The stated goal of the Black Muslims is to take over several states of the United States and establish a wholly black community But the more recent Communist line adopted at the partys last na tional convention in 1959 holds that Negroes are a component part oE the whole American na tion DIES AT 90 HOUSTON Tex UP Mrs Jesse H Jones 90 widow of the wartime secretary of commerce and publisher of the Houston Chronicle died Monday Brights in the news Worms the boy do make CHARLESTON W V ffilt was bait that caused the bulge in the chetk of a youngster who showed up for a fish ing rodeovat Coonskin Park Whit have you got in your mouth son asked an at tendant Worms replied the boy He kilt military future EDINBURGH Scotland UP1 authorities said Pvt John Noonan 20 pawned his kilt to finance an absence without leave He was ordered dishonorably discharged from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Russians meet press Spacemen just 3 miles apart FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MOSCOWRussias twin as tronauts disclosed Tuesday that they came within three miles of each other in their record breaking flights through space and floated back to earth by parachute But they said there was no attempt and no plan to link up their fiveton space ships in orbit Maj Andrian Nikolayev who made 64 orbitsof thV earth and his space twin Lt Col Pavel Popovich who completed 48 or bits gave details of their tan dem journey at a joint news con ference at Moscow Universitys main hall The marathon con ference lasted three hours and 43minutes Nikolayev told the 1500 news men and observers at the tele vised session that retrorockets first slowed the speed of his space ship Vostok III while it still was in orbit more than 100 miles above the earth Then he said he was separated in a capsule from the instrument compartment of the ship mak ing a blazing reentry into the earths atmosphere safely in side At an undisclosed height he said he then was ejected to float to earth by parachute landing near Karaganda in Kaz akhstan 1500 miles southeast of Moscow Popovich said he also came down by parachute from his ship Vostok IV and said he and Nikolayev landed about 124 miles apart Previous announce ments had said they came down within six minutes of each other in the previouslyTplanned land ing area Popovich added that the two space ships at their closest were about five kilometers or 31 miles apart He put the weight of the craft at about five tons The space ship used by Russias first two space men Lt Col Yuri Gagarin anc Maj Gherman Titov were about tons Popovich answering a ques tidn by one newsman said there never had beeri any plan to link up the two space ships in flight Such a possibility had been sug gested by Britains Sir Bernard Lovell head of the Todrell Bank radiotelescope station and oth ers Both spacemen said they had carried out their duties without any problems due to weightless ness or other reasons In fact Popovich said he had an ad vantage in being the second one to go up since Nikolayev could communicate to me his exper iences This speeded up his work in releasing himself from his harness to float freely in his space ship cabin What a feeling I had when I did that Popovich exclaimed You understand I had no weight I could float freely in the cabin turn around without feeling any unpleasantness N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Teamsters fund to be probed CHICAGO The Justice Department launched a grand jury investigation into the operations of the million Teamsters union pension fund Pressure on Tshombe UNITED NATIONS NY Secretary General U Thant has given Katanga President Moise Tshombe a week to 10 days to accept a new UN program to unify the Congo peacefully If Tschombe rejects the overture Thant announced Monday night he will ask all UN members to turn the economic screws on Katanga and quit buying Katangan cop per and cobalt Noted contractor dies NEW Levitt 82 who gave up the practice of law to become an assemblyline home builder died Monday His firm built the vast Levittown communities in New York New Jersey and Pennsylvania The development towns featur ing efficiently built lowprice homes were con structed speedily after World War II to meet urgent demands for housing More money tor space nr WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara said Russia is substantially ahead in some space developments and indicated he would ex pand the US military space program again next year to overcome the gap Answering congressional criticism of the military space effort McNamara told a news conference the Kennedy administration was spending three times as much on such pro grams as was spent in fiscal 1960 and twice that of fiscal 1961 Red envoy consulted by Rusk 10000 at the wall WASHINGTON Secretary of State Dean Rusk put on pres sure for measures to ease Berlin wall tensions in a hastily called conference with Soviet Ambassa dor Anatoly F Dobrynin Tuesday Aides said Rusk taking a ser ious view of last Fridays Red killing of an East Germany youth at the wail again urged a meet ing of Big Four representatives on ways to lessen Berlin frictions The initiative for the session at the State Department came from Rusk who called Dobrynin on short notice The Soviets have turned down fourpower talk proposal pre viously US sources said Washington has given clearance for US sol diers in West Berlin to supply medical assistance to East Ger mans wounded on the Commu nist side of the Berlin wall An ambulance with three uni formed Americans inside drove up to Checkpoint Charlie near the wall later Tuesday US sources stated also that the leeway given UStroops in Berlin does not include permis sion to help East Germans in their attempts to escape to the West Any assistance it was said would be confined to medi cal aid US officials blamed the Rus sians for summarily rejecting re newed Western proposals for four power discussion of t h e Berlin wall problem They acknowledged that the West has rejected Russian com plaints about the stunings But they said the mortal woundings of the East German youth was a far more serious matter than rocks hurled at a bus carying Soviet soldiers In Berlin meanwhile the Rus sians tried twice to protest ston ing their military buses by 10 300 West Berliners and were brushed off by Maj Gen Albert Watson II the US commandant a spokesman for the US mission said He said the Soviet deputy com mandant Col C V Tarasov called on the mission headquar ters Sunday and Monday night to protest the stonings by West Ber liners angered by the fatal wound ing of an East German refugee by East Berlin border guards On his second call the Soviet officer was told that Gen Watson was not available to meet him the spokesman said Soviet buses taking replace North Iowa Fair to partly cloudy through Wednesday Slightly warmer Tuesday night lows near 60 High Wednesday in the 80s Iowa Fair to partly cloudy through Wednesday Warmer northwest Tuesday night lows upper 50s northeast to upper 60s southwest A few showers and thunderstorms extreme northwest Wednesday increas i ng southerly winds and warmer highs 85 northeast to 95 southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy with scattered thundershowers Thursday cooler Thursday night Minnesota Continued fair and hot Highs Wednesday around By PHIL CURRIE GlobeGazette Staff Writer the number of hobos seems to be dwindling crowds keep coming to Hobo Day festivities here each year ments to guard the Soviet war memorial in West Berlin have been attacked with rocks by West Berlin youths four times since Aug 13 the day of the first anni versary of the Red wall dividing Berlin 2nd Scout victim of homemade bomb RICE LAKE Wis unexpected explosion of a home made bomb concocted to cele brate the closing of a Boy Scout camp has taken the life of a second young counsellor Jerome Smith 17 St Paul Minn died in a hospital Monday He suf fered a severe stomach rupture when the bomb exploded in a cabin as it was being taken apart Sunday Allyn T Thurlow 18 also of St Paul who was poking at the bomb with a coat langer to remove the powder also was killed SAME 90 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 85 Minimum 54 Believe 91 survived jet airliner crash RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian jetliner with 104 persons aboard skidded off the runway on takeoff Monday night plowed through a thick concrete seawall and dived in flames into Guana bara Bay Most of the passengers were rescued or scambled to safe Few boes but 17000 flock to Britt festival true hobo not long after his crowning A hobo will work for his handouts a bum does not After one photographer snapped his picture as the new king he asked for 50 cents for his mul ligan stew He figured that his AU j oiiw iit iijjuitju uiai ins About 17 000 persons crowdedpicture was worth that much us small North Iowa town now this Tuesday but fewer a dozen hobos are attending the 62nc annual national Hobo conven tion Scoopshovel Scotty was elected King of the Hoboes in a Tuesday race matching youth against age Michigan Sue 20 Garden City Mich was named his queen Scoopshovel who earlier this month was hospitalized in Mason ity because of malnutrition met strong opposition in Lord Open Road USA James 42 who claims 35 years experience as a hobo cam Other contestants for the title were King David Harry Beeti son from Nebraska and Lord Open Road James James Gor man of St Louis Gorman gave a fancy speech he saidwas written by a friend who also happened to be a fugitive He calied on all Democrats Repub licans bootleggers and alco riolics and anyone else to vote for him When Scoffy was elected preceded the annual of Hobo King and Omaha election Queen Judges for the parade which ncluded 62 units were Mrs Paul Steisj Forest City Jack Dallas KCLO Mason City Joe Baughman Garner Crowds lined the curbs and sidewalks as the parade wound through town One man had binoculars Per haps his interest was with the beauty queens riding floats in the parade They are Vicki Ross Britt Miss North Iowa Miss Joleen Wolf Des Moines and Miss Regina Prush Mar llt JLJVI u vjptil wiwwii j vy a i tMcv James of Every where I King David who reigned as ty Officials said at least 13 persons were killed and 21 hospitalized with shock burns and other in juriesin Brazils fourth major air disaster in 18 months The big DCS stayed afloat for 15 minutes after hitting thewater and then sank to the muddy bot tom in 15 feet of water Some bodies may still be in the plane a firedepartment official said Officials said 11 passengers were missing but some were known to have survived and left the air port without notifying anyone The Panair do Brasil airliner carrying 93 passengers and crew of 11 stopped over here on a flight from Buenos Aires Agentina to Lisbon Portugal A stewardess Fernada Fortu nata was the only crewmember reported killed It was not determined immedi ately whether any Americans were aboard Straup new Iowa fire marshal DES MOINES Roland J Straup 37 Melcher was ap pointed state fire marshal Tues day by State Safely Commission er Carl Pesch Straup served as assistant fire marshal under Ed J Herron 51 of Cedar Rapids who resigned in June to take over a fire preven tion program with the Farmers Mutual Reinsurance Co of Grin neU Straup has served as acting fire marshal since Herrons resig nation paigned on his youth He cited the small number of hoboes at the event He aid the holies need a younger more active king who could Jo m re for them and improve the hobo turnout We have a yourg president We need a young Hobo king he stressed He asked for just one year as king Then you can return to the old men if you want to he told the audience The vote which was by ap plause of the audience was tied between the two Scottys only platform was his age If you appreciate the old man youll elect him he said The second round of applause gave it to Scotty in a walkaway Scotty claims Lisbon Iowa as his home Lord James sa he headquarters in Kaisas City but is literally a knight of the road Michigan Sue was the only fe male candidate As her cam paign speech she recited a poem Scotty showed his art as a Hobo King the past year was named Hobo King Emeritus The Nebraskastationed hobo is 78 King David was the second hobo to earn the title Ben Hobo Benson first man named King Emeritus of the Hoboes in 1957 was unable to travel to the convention this year Living at 220 E 31st St o tvj HI New York 16 N Y he sent CHairman of Hobo Day this year word that he was backing KingTIle Parade chairmen were Paul David and Boxcar Betty in thisiKelly and Joe Wellik while El vparc lis Swan and Merle Thompson shalltown two Miss lowas in national contests The hobos led the parade fol lowed by the Hobo Band of Britt Riding with the dignitar ics was E B Smith DAmes candidate for U S senator Nineteen kettles of Mulligan stew lent their aroma to the scene They had been cooking over open fires since am ready to serve the crowd im mediately following the election of Hobo royalty for 1962 Don Kraus was the general years election A flat tire on one of the floats and the advent of several un expected units caused a delay in the parade A concert by the SAC band from Offutt AFB On the inside Editorials page 4 Farm Features Comics 9 Society News 1213 North Iowa News 14 1516 Latest Markets Mason City News 1819 Clear Lake News were in charge preparing the stew Float categories the first and second place winners and the amount of theirprizes were Adult Womens Hospital Auxiliary and Britt Rotary Club Youth Organ izations Girl Scouts Boy Scouts S20 Foreign Commer cial outside county Army Navy Local Nissen Drug Britt Cream 2ry Local Sponsored Com State Bank Farmers Coop Humorous Lake CYC and Kyhl TV Britt CONSOLATION KISS Lord Open Road James kisses Queen Michigan Sue on the cheek as a cqnsolation honor Tuesday during Hobo Day festivities at Britt James was defeated in a close race for Hobo King by Scoopshovel Scotty 89 a veteran of many Hobo Day campaigns and a former king
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