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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                JFK warning to Russia See story on page 2 HOME EDITION Kassems government in Iraq under attack 42 chiefs of state since 99 But Paraguay has steadied By RICHARD SPONG Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Paraguay since 189 has had 42 presidents including four in one year How ever from the time Gen At fredo Stroessner seized power in 1954 the landlocked sub tropical country about the size of California has had only one president The formula was simple Stroessner was unopposed in 1954 and 1958 elections In Sundays election Stroes sner is allowing the opposition to put up a candidate a 63 yearold attorney Dr Ernesto Gaviian Even he says I dont think we have the slightest chance of winning Paraguay in many respects is a sort of musical comedy Latin American state It has refused to follow to its sister nations into the 20th Century South of the Rio Grande today fullfledged dictators hold sway only in Haiti Cuba and Para guay The custom of arbitrary rule is more firmly established in Paraguay than in any other Latin American country It has been under military or civilian dictatorship almost continuously since it became independent in 1811 It is hard to get facts from the outside about Stroessners Paraguay For that matter it is not easy inside apparently One correspondent for a North Amer ican newspaper writes of seeing innocent students horsewhipped in the streets and political prisoners also under the lash splitting rocks by hand for the streets of Asuncion His guide tells of Pena Hermosa the Chaco island concentration camp where death is as com mon as leprosy But a few months later an equally responsible observer from the United States reports A reliable foreign diplomat told me that he had soughtin vain for evidence of a concentra tion camp in Paraguay Certainly Paraguay is no hot bed of democracy Its press is controlled although some papers are allowed to criticize the regime Between 40 and 50 per cent of the national budget goes to the military and the police The army is reported to control contraband operations from Puerto Stroessner to Uruguays free port Nueva Palmira Stroessner in 1954 decreed a state of siege which has been renewed every 90 days since The government has been called the most extreme case of predatory praetorianism in all of Latin America Despite his tight rule Stroes sner has received dribbles of aid from the United States that may have helped to keep him in power Of million in military aid allocated for Paraguay in the past 12 years through June 30 1962 some has been delivered Another is allocated for fiscal year 1963 Other postwar aid through last June came to million Why support this mildman nered little dictator The most obvious reason is that although his party is named Colorado or reddish he is staunchly antiCommunist The Communist party was outlawed in October 1955 And while other Latin American nations were backing and filling embarrass ingly in the Cuban crisis Stroessners government an nounced its immediate and un qualified support of President Kennedys stand A less pragmatic reason may be a better one Stroessner is bringing democratic institutions to Paraguay albeit at a glacial pace The alternative to Stroes sner probably would be Para guays accustomed chaos In any event for the past few years the generaldictatorprcsi dent has been echoing the same theme We are progressing and will soon be ready for the luxury of democracy The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 10c a copy No 311 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average2 to 5 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday with only minor daily changes Nor mal highs are from 27 to 36 degrees and normal lows from 7 to 19 degrees Precipitation will average about 10 to 25 of an inch in light snow near the beginning of the period and again near the first of next week North Iowa Snow accumulating one or two inches Friday night ending early Saturday Colder Friday night lows in the teens Mostly cloudy and colder Saturday highs in the low 20s Iowa Freezing drizzle or snow with one or two inches of snow accumulating over much of the state by Saturday Colder Lows Friday night 1015 northeast 2025 south west Highs Saturday 15 north east to 20s southwest Further cloudy con tinued cold chance of snow Sunday Minnesota Light snow colder Highs Saturday around 20 Teamsters beat deadline W FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Team sters Union said Friday it has reached an llth hour agree ment for bonding which will allow union president James R Hoffa and other interna tional officers to continue writ ing checks The giant truckers union had been under a noon dead line to obtain bonding for Hof fa and other officers to com ply with provisions of the La n drumGriff in labor law Hoffa recently complained to the House Labor commit tee that the Justice and Labor Departments were trying to block the Teamsters from ob taining the bonds in an ef fort to force them out of busi ness He said Teamsters offi cials would be unable to write checks unless the bonding was obtained before the deadline Both the Labor and Justice Departments emphatically de nied that they had exerted any pressure to withhold bonds from the Teamsters A Labor Department spokes man indicated that the govern ment was satisfied that the Teamsters had met their obli gations The Teamsters say they have bonding and the bonding company says it will furnish the bonds needed a spokes man said We have no rea son to doubt them A Justice Department spokesman said it was the La bor Departments responsibil ity to enforce the Landrum Griffin law and we would not be involved unless we got a complaint that the law was being violated bond The Teamsters said the bonding was obtained from the United Bonding Insurance Co Indianapolis Ind More than a hundred bond ing companies previously turned down the Teamsters either on grounds that they did not handle the type of bond involved or that the amount was too big United Bonding originally had said it could not handle individual bonds of more than Hoffa and other inter national officers of the union needed bonds ranging up to A statement issued by the Teamsters indicated United Bonding had made arrange ments to obtain backing from another firm in order to pro vide the big bonds Report leader is dead New crisis in MidEast BEIRUT Lebanon or officers in Iraqs armed forces stageda proNasser revolt Friday against Premier Abdel Karim Kassem and claimed they had destroyed his dirty rule Blaring Egyptian martial music over Baghdad Radio the rebels declared their planes and tanks had demolished Kassems defense ministry in Baghdad where the premier lived under heavy guard The rebels announced at one point We have destroyed the tyrant The broadcast did not make clear that Kassem 48 had been killed but the Iranian gov ernment said it had received word From th2 Iraqi capital confirming Kassems ministry On the inside GlobeGazette weather up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precip Sunrise data Sunset 29 17 17 trace of snow USsuspends aid to Ceylon WASHINGTON UPI The United States Friday suspended economic and technical aid to Ceylon because of its failure to compensate American oil com panies for property it seized The action was the first to taken under a provision of the current foreign aid act end ing aid to countries which do not pay compensation for prop erty expropriated Ceylon last April May and June nationalized 83 gasoline stations and other properties be onging to two American oil companies Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets J Sports 910 Society News 1314 Comics 15 North Iowa News 18 More Cubans to fly to Miami HAVANA WVAnother 100 or so CubanAmericans and their dependents are expected to leave Havana for Miami by Sat urday on a plane bringing an other consignment of ransom for the Cuban invasion prison ers The Red Cross shipment of 15000 pounds of drugs and med icines was loaded aboard a Pan American World Airways DC6B in Miami Such planes can carry 100 or more passengers BANDIT GETS BURLINGTON UPI An armed bandit held up the Thrift Loan Co here Friday and fled with stuffed in a shopping bag No new clues in fire More than 1500 man hours of investigative work since the Oct 10 death of Lucille E DeVries 22 in her burning car in Mason City have failed to reveal either evidence of foul play or the answers to some questions in the case Officials have approved release of some details of the in vestigation which had been kept confidential at the request of County Atty David J Butler There so far have been several acquaintances ofMiss De Vries given lie detector tests at Des Moines and several more are being scheduled for testing However nothing new has been uncovered as a result of tests so far Police and fire department men have been working on the investigation since the night Miss DeVries body was found in burning car by her home TROUBLE UNDER THE Motorists along the GreensboroHigh Point N C highway have been doing doubletakes about the apparent sad Photolax plight of this mechanic The gag scene was rigged by the operator of a service station midway between the two cities at 607Y2 3rd NE From 75 to 100 to flow abroad persons have been interviewed State fire marshals office perelheld the Iowa Bureau of Criminal W1I1W Investigation has been assisting on a bitter feud since Jan 7 The county attor ney has had an active part also ever the tests are inconclusive u f h liquid or just as easily from clothfnp and mafor n of clothfng and material in the in terior of the car Tests did rule out any presence of petroleum prdducts that could have speed ed fire The major questions are as to Miss DeVries activities for about hours before the fire death in the defense Turkeys semiofficial Anatolian News Agency also reported that the premier had been assassi nated and 19 Iraqi army gen erals arrested The British Embassy in Bagh dad reported to London that jun ior officers had risen against Kassems police state regime but tlid not confirm immediately the report that the premier had been assassinated The population Baghdad it self is quiet the embassys first messages to London said Baghdad Radio announced all Iraqs Turkey Sy ria Jordan Saudi Arabia and closed All Iraqi air ports also were closed The rebels calling themselves the National Council of the Rev olutionary Command announced that a nationa guard had been set up under an army colone idenified as Ab del Kerim Mus tafa The coun cil pledged tc respect t h United Nations charter and in terna t i o n a 1 agreements to KASSEM follow a non KA alignment policy abroad and a policy of democracy at home The new movement a com munique said will work to in crease our financial potential and guarantee that oil will continue communiques the reb radio played patriotic of President Gamal Abdel adni Kassems regime has been be set in recent weeks by student Two laboratory tests made strikes and reported underground early in the case showed the movements presence of an unsaturated car bon residue in the car How In Washington the State De partment said the military take over in Iraq appeared to be anti since such residue could be lo be anti from certain types of flammable Wa licmid or iust touched off by Kassems recent a number of TJJ Rdsa hgh offlcers in was discovered investigators said and why the fire appar ently reached the intensity it did within about a half hour There are of course dozens of possi ble answers which would not be connected with foul play On the other hand investiga tors must act on the oasis that there could have been foul play although medical evidence does not reveal it Some questions that appeared at first have been answered or found to be of no apparent sig nificance it was reported A good deal of the initial in vestigation was in outlining Miss DeVries own background help to the case so far It revealed no problems enemies jealousies depression or other factors that would help account for death by other than accident officers said ALL OR NOTHING MARION 111 stole 23 parking meters valued at more than by sawing or ripping off the meter posts at i t i a 1 impression quarters here was that the situation in the Near East was not as explosive as it was in 1958 when King Faisal and Prime Minister Nuri Said which put Kassem in power ABNORMAL WEAR AND TEAR Pamela Coffin 7 Orange Mass puts a fist through her coat which was worn through when she was dragged more than half a mile by aschool bus She hung to the front bumper until she was exhausted The girl however was not too much the worse for the bruises and a scalp cut Mews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Tiffany diamond stolen stole the famed Tiffany nnnT d valued nearly 000 from the Hotel Pierre apartment of broadway producer Irene Mayer Selznick in the hear of the Must stand together Court heard the arguments it opened a hearing on SW the attempt of the two offi James Meredith from the Uni versity 01 Mississippi Neither Barnett nor Johnson appeared personally before the court Jonnson Hughes reserves comment DES MOINES Gov Harold Hughes reserved comment about the public utilities control bill whkh squeezed through the Senate He told his news con feence he did not want to discuss the measure until T a chanceto analyze it thoroughly and until the House completes action on the bill Kashmir plan offered former princely state of the plan includes the partition of the Kashmir valley but that India wants to retain brmagar the beautiful resort city which serves ag Kashmirs capital The sources More than 22 orbits Astronaut Gordon Cooper said his April fight is planned for a maximum of 22 tended 6 1S a possibility could be ex Cold and hungry pair loots home NEWTON UPI A young and a girl who prevailed were killed and the government on two women to feed them by overthrown by the elements saying they were cold and lungry newly weds were picked up by police Friday after the IRAQ SCENE OF REVOLT Junior Iraq s armed forces staged a revolt against Premier Abdel Karim Kassem The rebels said their planes vi L vi it iiitiii pus IS HI M vi JL lie i cwcio oclli1 tflcir PittriGS the bases They also made off and tanks had demolished Kassems defense ministry R Bal o nvj inuusiiV Baghdad and the Premier reportedly was assassin ated women discovered a billfold missing from their home Police said the two were iden tified as a man and a girl from La Jolla Calif Norman Maples 23 was lodged in jail pending further investigation The girl a pretty 16yearold was held m the county home The girls name was not dis closed but police said her father a La Jolla businessman advised them the girl had run away from home about five or six times Police said the two describ ing themselves as wealthy col lege students and freshly mar ried stopped at a local laun dromat about am where Marion Chidcstcr and Mrs Wayne Barber were washing clothes After hearing their story the women took them to Mrs Chi desters home and fed them soup and coffee Afterward they said Maples fell asleep on a sofa while the girl just wandered about the house A short time later the girl woke the man and said they had to leave Afterward the women discovered the billfold and other valuables missing Police caught up with the car tho two were riding in at Grin nell   

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