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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Views on the Iowa budget See story on page 3 itltfQN Wont K leave Cuba Maybe Castro wants us there By RICHARD SPONC Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Overseas bases are wasting assets but one were pretty well bound to keep is the naval base at Guantanamo Bay Cuba And for all his ranting theres good circumstantial e v i d e nee that Fidel Castro dosent want us to leave The subject came up anew in a dispatch from Miami to the effect that the United States was seeking a submarine testing base on Andros Islands in the Bahamas which would be used if the US Navy ever abandoned Guantanamo The US State Department was quick to confirm negotia tions for an underwater testing center But the spokesman went on It is nonsense to compare a possible test center in the Bahamas with Guantanamo The logic of a USCuban economy of interdependence was spelled out by Rep Clar ence D Long DMd on his re cent return from a threeday tour of the naval base Both the United States and Castro seem to depend on each other Long said The United States forces use Cuban water and Cuban laborers and Castro bad ly needs the American dollars we pay for both Long pointed out that although Castro refuses to cash the annual rent check established by treaty reported to be for he never fails to cash the much United States Japanese 1 Defense officials said Antideath larger check we him for our water supply Even Tuesday more important of course is the million a year payroll for 3400 Cuban workers on the base Castro knows we could replace the laborers and the li LiI water though at considerably Penalty Dill higher cost He has made no at tempt to stir up labor trouble cut off the water or electrical power or telephone service or encourage sabotage ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIKE SERVICES Workers strike GEORGETOWN Brit ish Guiana British Guiana was in the grip of a general strike Tues d a y Hospital nurses government emp 1 o y e s and aluminum plant workers stayed off the job May demand arms UNITED NATIONS N Y Adlai E Steven son the chief U S del egate to the United Na tions thinks it is quite possible West Germany may demand its own nu clear forces if Britain and France continue their independent nu clear forces Report bad weather KATMANDU Nepal U S Everest ex pedition reported bad weather on the worlds highest mountain Mon day but said it hopes to get its fifth camp estab lished at 26000 feet this week Rains claim 81 KABUL Afghanistan following tor rential rains have killed at least 81 nomads Herat stan in West Afghani Ready for aid cut TOKYO Japan ready for a gradual cut in military aid from the is The newspaper thof makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 23 1963 We a copy No 63 Reds thrown back in Laos Report Kong Le victory troops might return to neighbor ing Thailand lacks support DES MOINES UPI The antideath penalty bill failed to Marine Security Guardjwin support in the Senate sift at Gitmo formerly numbering ing committee Monday and re around 400 men was beefed up mained bottled up in the power by a massive airlift that began a few hours before President Kennedys Cuba broadcast of Oct 22 Thousands of heavily armed marines many from as far away as Camp Pendleton in California were flown to the base Tanks and armored anti tank vehicles also were brought ful 13member control body FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES VIENTIANE Military dispatches reported Tuesday that neutralist Gen Kong Les troops had driven ProCommu nist Pathet Lao troops from the plain of Jarres village of That Thorn and bombarded t h e strongpoint of Xieng Khouang The reports of the military action jeopardized efforts by Premier Prince Souvanna Phouma to prevent the fighting from flaring into fullscale civil war and brought a charge from Communist China that the right US calls for withdrawal WASHINGTON state department called Tues day for the withdrawal of pro Communist forces in Laos from the territory which they have overrun in recent at tacki against neutralist forces wing troops of Gen Phoumi No savan had become embroiled in the fighting There had been a shaky truce Tuesday on the strategic Plaine 110 miles northeast of Vientiane where the pathet had driv en Kong Les neutralist forces from key positions Observers and officials kept an eye cocked to see what the United States would do Officials in Wash ington said additional units of the 7th Fleet would be sent into the Snf n v PrCCf opposition and S reach agreement with the United l US States in about a month on nu On Thresher Rebuked for sloppy work PORTSMOUTH N H and uechanics at Portsmouth naval shipyard were disci lined at least twice for improper or sloppy work dur ng the ninemonth overhaul of the lost submarine Thresher it was disclosed Monday A Navy court of inquiry investigating the sink ng of the nuclearpowered Thresher with 129 men iboard April 10 also old by a former crewman f D trom US die in Korea s EVACUATE IN LAOS Women and children carry belongings to a Russian transport plane on airstrip at Mung Pan Laos as many were evacuated from the Plaine des Jarres area in face of possible civil war between proCorn Phutofax rmmist Pathet Lap forces and rightists Neutralist Premier Prince Souvanna Phouma flew to the area in an effort to see that accords of a ceasefire reached on April 14 be respected Expect CanodqUS arms agreement within a month OTTAWA AP Canadas defense minister expects to skirt clear weapons for Canadian Committee chairman Kobertjsupport tne coalition govern Rigler RNew Hampton dement headed by neutralist Prince clined to announce the commitSavanna Phouma tee vote on the Houseapproved bill which would abolish the cap ital punishment forfirst degree said if the Pathet Lao takes over forces US Undersecretary of State W 1 dont see any difficulty in get Avereli Harriman conferred this resolved Defense Min Paris with French Foreign Minislister Paul Hellyer said Monday ter Maurice Couve de Murville and then told newsmen the Pathet Lao attacks were outrageous He charged that Communist North Viet Nam had ordered the attacks on the neutralists Harriman reaffirmed full US in The 24 mile perimeter of the base is well fortified with con crete bunkers and similar in stallations and the marines are backed by several thousand naval personnel trained for land fighting The base covers nearly 20000 acres of land and more than 9000 acres of water a harbor extensive enough to ac commodate 50 of this countrys largest warships Guantanamo is rated as an ideal fairweather training center for the Atlantic fleet The lease on the base goes back to the Plait Amendment a rider to a US Army ap propriations bill for the fiscal year ended June 30 1902 One of its provisions accorded the United States the right to lease two naval stations on Cuba The terms of the amendment at US insistence were inserted into the Cuban constitution in welfare cut by Senate hat a spike and an awful ot of dirt and crud were found in the subs air sys tem filters less than a month before her last fatal dive The court was in recess Tues day to permit its members to review testimony and to attend the commissioning of the polaris missile firing submarine La fayette at Groton Conn but a search for Thresher continued n the choppy waters of the At antic about 220 miles east of New England Torpedoman 1 C Raymond Mattson 33 of Chisholm Minn who was transferred from Thresher the day before she eft on her last cruise told the court the submarine came back to Portsmouth for an overhaul after a number of defects in Murder suicide claim 2 soldiers SEOUL Ameri can soldiers were shot to death Sunday and a third was found dead in a Korean town US Army authorities announced Tuesday t t The shooting victims were eluding a leak that came to light identified as Ralph V rl n rr rl f t 9 n i i during diving tests off Florida Mattson a 10year submarine ffec5th class Alton L Young veteran said that during the 34 lacomaWash Found dead in an unnamed Florida cruise Threshers air system was kind of shaky and caused a lot of trouble and it appears that a hydraulic system iiad been filled with the wrong type of fluid He said the submarines trim and drain system took an awful beating When we would rim and drain on a dive and he tank would flood it sounded ike a train running through the living room after Liberal party leader Lester B Pearson was sworn in as Can adas 14th prime minister Pearson is not assured of a maj UK jority in Parliament to approve Iowa Senate Tuesday slashed Canadian acceptance of US nu clear weapons But Hellyer said he believes such a USCanadianjupppr chamber passed the first DES MOINES UPI The more than off states welfare budget as the the agreement will not be submitted to Parliament because it will con murder but retain the death the Plaine this means the end penalty as a possible sentence for persons convicted of kidnap ing for ransom On the inside Editorial Page 4 itralists on the Plaine itself North News 5 Clear Lake News 8 Society News 910 Sports News 13 Latest Markets U However Gen Phoumi a only of an exchange of notes ty premier in the governmentHe said a draft agreement has c u r teen jn existence for about two years Pearson announced he will con vene Parliament May 16 and Hell yer said he expects to see US Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara that day or soon after Canadas refusal to accept nu clear warheads for its USsup plied Bomarc missiles at home of the coalition government and therefore we will be obliged to in tervene Phoumi said he had dispatched reinforcements to the area but both he and Kong Le denied Pa thet Lao charges that rightist troops had already joined the neu He said his men hold positions in the hills where they are sup ported by Meo tribesmen Phou mis army reportedly numbers major appropriation bill of the 100day old session By a vote of 470 the Senate approved an annual allocation of lo the department of social welfare after beating down two attempts to increase funds for aid to dependent chil dren ADC Sen John Shoeman RAt lantic chairman of the appro priations committee resisted Democratic efforts to raise the ADC money Many of these people are I Vi x i ix iv a l and its air force in Europe Shoeman said bring down the government of Conservative Prime Minister John Mason City News U war it was unable to stop the Pa Farm News 19 thet Lao although it had Ameri Comics 20 can military advisers and large Classified Pages 2223 quantities of US supplies 1 lit Hill JMJ Diefenbaker The US State DCj the House provides Diefenbaker of for each of the next They should learn to earn The bill which now goes to aooo US released Cubans in swap for prisoners Pholofnx ISRAELI PRESIDENT DIES Izhak BenZiv above of Israel died Monday in his home inthe Israeli sec tor of Jerusalem The 79year old chief executive had been 11 with cancer North Iowa Gradually clearing and colder Tuesday night wit frost and freezing tempera tures lows 2530 General fair and wanner Wednesday highs in low 50s Iowa Slowly clearing Tuesday night freezing or frost over the state lows 2530 north 28 34 south Wednesday fair with slowly rising temperatures highs in the 50s Further out look Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday Minnesota Occasional cloudi ness and warmer Wednesday highs 5262 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 40 Minimum 32 At 8 am 33 Precipitation 39 Sunrise 5 19 Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 6G Minimum 37 ENGINEER DIES POINT PLEASANT NY E Strehan 78 a famed consulting engineer and architect died Sunday at down on a the ADC program This is Point Pleasant Hospital PSOTl 1 i t tut s yi ci in is repeate the chargojan increase of over the annual appropriation made by on the campaign trail Pearsons Liberals won 130 of the 265 seats in Parliament in the the 1961 legislature but mif lion under the amount rccom Apnl 8 election three short of a by Gov Harold Hughes majority They have a pledge ofand nearly S3 million below the support from the small Socialdepartments request Credit party but not on nuclear defense issues NEW YORK al mr lines al 1901 but the Cuban constitution at convention resisted until the leged Cuban saboteurs and a pro Castro Cuban who was convicted Barry fined on conviction SIOUX CITY APIRobert Bar freed from a New York state I of Darbury has been fined New York for an alleged sabo tage conspiracy Nelson A Rockefeller TO TOUR US ARMY LONDON Richard Hull chief of the British imper ial staff left for the United nf rrmrvW f K 1 lrmt IrOIT1 3 NSW statc r DCe nea of murder tune been sent back to prison a proCastro Cuban senaftcr convicted of failure to tneir native land in a swap for to fnr u provide a certificate of title to an al convention resisted until the United States threatened to con tinue its military occupation A permanent treaty of 1903 set their native land in a swap forth the PIstt 21 rplpscAH j i A TA i iti icdiio kiUlll si nf n Q articles including the naval iban prisons Atty Gen Robert F old Venezuelan girl durinz H t KCnnedy S3id nl8ht Eraw in New reti However District Judge Law The Platt Amendment wasj key figure the extaurant McCormicK said Monday he v Tvjchange probably was New York n 3 T I ii j ail x r viiiiige piyuauiy was ACW xorK ivumi uu tiiimiiai irutni 3934 which provides that United attorney James B Donovan who Shortly before 10 oclock Monor moral turpitude involved be otatCS COntrOl 0 nipht tht fnur fnKinc Rirr vir t oners States control of Guantana can be brought to an end only spv swap by voluntary abandonment or mutual agreement US with drawal was one of five facesav ing demands put forward by Fidel Castro on Oct 2S but these were scarcely taken ser iously by the Soviet Union let alone the United States Castro continues to talk about regaining found there was no criminal intent States Monday to Army installations tour US Allen 28 Spruce Pine NC and Korean town was Pfc Joseph J Sabo 24 Hammond Ind An Army announcement said a preliminary investigation of Lhe shooting incident indicated that Allen and Young wereon guard duty at their unit guard house when Young fired sev ral shots from a 45 caliber pistol at Allen then turned the weapon on himself They were assigned to head quarters company US first avalry division Sabo separate announce ment said was pronounced lead Sunday two hours after he was found by an xmidentified person Cause o death is not known Sabo is survived by his fa ther Joseph S Sabo also of Hammond Allen is survived by his wife Mrs Wilnia B Allen also of Spruce Pine and Young by his wife Mrs Hildegard P Young of Tacoma 4 escape prison in Michigan JACKSON Mich AP Four convicts described as dangerous and desperate sawed through the aars of the maximum security section of Southern Michigan Pris on Monday and escaped police reported Authorities ordered a massive search for the fugitives who had een serving terms for murder udnaping and breaking and en tering They possibly were armed Theyre desperate men War den George Kropp said The flight and breakout of only one prisoner was noticed early Monday Rut an emergency count a few hours laterrevealed dum mies were placed in the cells of he maximum security block for he other three Kropp identified the es capees as Jnmes J Hall 40 sentenced to ife from nearby Calhoun County n June for the second degree murder of a woman during i drunken argument Robert L Gipson about 30 sen enced to a 1325 year term from ivingstort County in June I960 jcuiorney James D Lonovan wno iv u munui IUUKU luijmuue involved oe engineered the AbelPowersda four Cubans werclcause Bamhad no knowledge of fnl spy swap and the ransom of lH3iPlaced on a Planc afIdlewild Airthe transaction j or Cuban Bay of Pigs invasion prisport for an eventual connection Barry an auto dealer whose Hughes may veto bill DES MOINES OT Gov Harold Hughes said Tuesday he would veto the compromise highway ac cess bill if there is any doubt about its exact mean M11SMOn m Ju ing I he new access bill passed by the Senate Mon or seconddegreemurder day would prohibit the State Highway Commission from limiting access on existing primary highwavs Richard sentenced in and force it o go to court to make a properly owner move or eliminate any entrance or exit the measures jlngham County and for 2050 years for kidnaping police officers in Jackson Elmer Crachy 55 sentenced in October 1959 for 1215 years for breaking and entering in the nighttime from Van Burcn County Bulletin supporters said Shortly after Donovan secured the release of 21 Americans from Cuban prisons Monday and flew with them to Florida the follow ing occurred Justice Department an the base by legal in nounced in Washington it was the meantime Gitmo remains aldropping charges against two Cu dcsperatcly needed source ofjban nationals and one Cuban foreign exchange I American under indictment in 2 killed in Lake Mills auto crash S Airnomination lo the State Highway LAKE MILLS An accident er trucks and then was forced bv wa alone in his or V m ejected by thejinvolving four vehicles claimed oncoming traffic to trv to pull bei C car driven b v J Kennedv told newsmpn At a Spnfr i k vimm in j oo itjcvicu L tucjitivuiviiig louu vtfiicics claimed oncommc tr Kennedy told newsmen at a NewIowa Senate said he was not inthe lives of a Minnesota man tween them countrywhen the transactionand women Monday night oners Committee the decision tooccurred and had left his compal A cnr driven by John Svnctno BONN Germany UPI The Christian Democratic Party Tuesday nominated eco free the alleged Cuban saboteurs was part of a trade for the Amer ican prisoners in Cuba Rockefeller said that the other wcurreu ana naa ictt ms compai D ny in the hands of subordinates KilIcd were Oscar Hus0 about Ekland Jo WOMANS HAVEN WASHINGTON sci 5 of Albert Lea and Mrs AgnesMinnstruck Marie Guderian of Minneapolis and pushed it into the path of 0nvehlCie iui ic uimerian 01 Minneapolis u nuu Officers said Huso driving traffic officers said of Lake Mills went into the ditch nomics minister Ludwig Er t 1 succeed Chancellor Adenauer station wagon collided with Husos retires The decision which marked the and of a 14year Vi I Lk t t I i One of the trucks driven by to avoid the station wagon but a hard to Robert Ekland 45 of Kioster Cir driven by Mio Gxivlerian ofj Konrad I i i1 i vsi i itvi o Otlitl i l ttjU vll IV it part of the deal was the releasentist Tuesday pictured interstation wagon north on Highway of the convicted Cuban slayer J planetary space as a nous Francisco Molina del Rio 31 wifes dream dust Guderinn husband of the worn era dominated by Adenauer Urn killed was taken to an Albert j was taken by the 225mem two miles north of here i v it r V VIJJIV111IUH O lently tried to pass two somitrailbut the driver was unhurt Husojescaped injury liamentary caucus against wishes of Adenauer
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