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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1963, Mason City, Iowa THE ASSOCIATED FBESS The Cuban peasant once a cheering supporter of Fidel Cas tro today mutters increasingly against the Communist regime which has made a joke of land reform while encroaching day by day on his way of life Things have never been so bad before a 68yearold retired cattle foreman said shaking his head Fidel has turned former die foods tator Fulgencio Batista into a saint by comparison comment ed a Matanzas Province squatter Had Batista been satisfied with stealing only three maybe four million pesos maybe all would nave gone well the squatter added For the peasant life in the back lands is rough Shortages are far more acute than those experi enced in Havana Havana is paradise compared to Oriente Province a Negro peasant said Milk beef rice bread even sugar are frequently absent from country store shelves for long pe riods Take the case of Pipo Diaz a Pinar del Rio Province squatter who lives in a thatched wooden hut with his wife and five chil dren He claims he has had no beef for almost a year because peas and discord plague Cubans ants are forbidden to slaughter their steers and no meat is being sent from the cities For more than a year now thereve been no boots or shoes for us guajiros If you want boots you have to join the militia or a government coop erative Pipo says Everything is a mess these days his wife chips in Six bends over an open charcoal fire fanning the embers on which the noon meal cooks Cooking oil when we gel like motor oil lard is poor and mostly ran cid they are always out of hard crackers To get a tin of evaporat ed milk you have to obtain a cou pon from the Committee of the Defense of the revolution Lunch is served Boiled corn meal with a hamiful of chopped onion on top and boiled malange Black coffee Why doesnt Pipo raise more chickens and hogs or plant more vegetables First of all he explains at the prices the government pays us for pigs and produce we make no profit and are never sure they will pay Secondly in case wo harvest a surplus theyll force us to sell it to them Pipo shows off his threeroom hut In the bedroom there are two large beds one for the couple and the latest baby the other for the three boys and a girl 12 In the living room two rocking chairs face each other Stiff pos ing relatives and startled infants peer from framed sepia photo graphs A faded picture of Castro torn from a magazine is tacked to the wall You never know wholl come around Pipo shrugs As it does with otlu independ Please turn to 1 North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated mad United Pnti Internationa Full Lease MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 17 a Paptr Consists ot Four SectionsSection One No 134 Find u Its i n market DEATH ON TURNPIKE A sheet pants of the two covered body lies near the twisted killed Police said Photofax automobiles were those dead were UVYlOtGU JVIUGVI X XJ1HJC O43111 UCAU WCIC wreckage of an automobile on Pennsyl James T Thompson 20 of Hollis NY vanias Turnpike near Bedford Pa after two cars collided and three occu Damuel L Bensusen Los Angeles and James C Raby 51 of York Pa progress on drafting test ban Savannah Negro shot by youths SAVANNAH Ga UPI A Negro fireman standing watch on a street to prevent racial vandalism was wounded Tues day nightby a shot fired from a moving car Police arrestec six white teenagers The victim Warnell Robin son 27 was treated for a super ficial wound in the stomach and released He was struck by 22 caliber bullet Minutes later police closed in on a car seen speeding from the scene and arrested four whit teenagers who said two othe white youths carrying 22 cal iber pistols fled from the ca arrived Later police picked up tw other white teenagers carryin 22 pistols Their names wer not MOSCOW The Soviet Un ion Britain and the United States announced Wednesday they had made progress in drafting some of the provisions for a treaty banning nuclear tests in outer space the atmosphere and under water The communique issued after three days of negotiations here was the first official word that the treaty would exclude underground tests and that the formal draft ing stage had been reached It tended to confirm diplomatic reports that things were going smoothly The communique also said Views were exchanged on other matters of mutual interest Possibly these included a non aggression pact between East and West In a surprise development a Believe father killed tots self MINOT ND UPI The apparently killed his young bodies of three children and their father were found at a lake near Minot Wednesday and authorities said the father had sters and then drowned himself The bodies of Gregory Kainz 0 his brother Joseph 9 anc lis sister Judy 7 were lying no Barry to debate NEW YORK Bar ry Goldwater RAriz Wednes day rejected a television de bate with New Yorks Gov Nel son A Rockefeller because it might contribute to disunity in the Republican party Richard S Salant president of CBS news had sent telegrams to the two Republicans offering them an hour of air time on July 24 Aug 7 or Aug 21 ExSenator Clem dies SIOUX CITY D Clem 65 former member of the lowj Senate died at his home here Tuesday after a brief illness Clem served in the legislature from 1943 through 1M9 He and his son Robert C Clem were as sociated in a law firm here North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Wednesday night chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in low Clear to port ly cloudy Thursday in mid Woothor on 0090 2 iSier Jutiy i were lying aim aunuuiiucu me uai acc down on the bank of meetings of US Undersecre Darling The body of their fathtaryof State W Averell Harri ii T UnilcKom nf t3rif er Theodore was floating in the akea short distance away The childrens bodies were covered with straw and debris as if someone had tried to hide them Coroner F W Garrison made a tentative ruling of murder suieide The childrens cause of death Communist delegation from East Germany headed by Foreign Minister Lotar Boltz arrived in the Soviet capital The official news agency Tass said they were here to discuss foreign policy questions of in terest to both sides It did not elaborate East German sources said there was nothing dramatic about their visit The East Germans would have nothing to do with the signing of a nuclear treaty among the three nuclear powers but they would have a connection with a nonag gression pact which Premier Khrushchev has called for as a condition to a test ban treaty with the West Gromyko met the East Germans at the airport before turning up for his session with the US and British negotiators Secrecy still surrounded the dai man and Lord Hailsham of Brit ain with top Soviet officials When sharp disagreement develops se crecy usually breaks down A threepower announcement Tuesday night said the second conference session was conducted in a friendly atmosphere Once again all three delegations ap was not immediately deter mined An autopsy was sched uled Authorities said Kainz left his Minbt home Tuesday telling his wife he was taking the children fishing at Lake Darling 20 miles away However ho took no food and had no boat When he failed to return Tuesday night the wife notified authorities Sheriff Olaf Haaland sent up a helicopter and the bodies were located from the air The sheriff said the father apparently had tried to conceal the childrens bodies with straw and lake debris Hospitalized after mishap with mower Hutchison 15 son of Mr and Mrs Gordon Hutchison rural Hampton was taken to University Hospitals Iowa City following an ace dent with a mower on his par ents farm late Tuesday peared in good humor as they eft the conference Inside The Globe WANT PROBE into disap pearance of grain Page 2 SHUTTERBUGS can toorder integration in Mississippi NEW ORLEANS 5th US Circuit Court here which has been largely responsible fo implementing the S u p r e m Courts 1954 school integration de cision has now been asked t order public school desegregation below the college level in Missis sippi Frick Baseball fully integrated WASHINGTON UPI Base ball Commissioner Ford Fric told Congress that the majo leagues are now totally inte grated both on the playing fiel and in the stands And he sai this was done without any o the tragedies that had bee predicted Frick said baseball paid price for integration with th loss of several minor leagu clubs in the South But overal it has worked out to the satiu faction of almost everyone con cerned he said Frick testified before the sen ate commerce committee on th Kennedy administrations pr posal to ban discrimination i private accommodations open the public PAUL HANSON Hanson wins as top student Paul Hanson son of the Rev and Mrs Lavern Hanson 42 Vermont SE is winner of th national Elks Most Valuabl Student Award for boys Th award is Winner of the award for girls ivas Ellen M Spathelf 19 of Washington BC Hanson left Tuesday for the Iks National convention in San Francisco where he received the award Wednesday He was sponsored by Mason City Lodge 375 Hanson won the state Elks Most Valuable Student Award and his name was entered in the national contest in May He was senior class president in Mason City High School and was graduated in June as valedic orian of the class He was awarded a faculty scholarship o Luther College His father is pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church Hanson a forward on the bas ketball team ledthe Mohawks in scoring last season with 332 points He was chosen for the AllBig Six first team and for the AllState third team He let tered in football as an end Early this year the Iowa Elks named Carl Hitzhusen Mason City High School winner of the Iowa Elks Leadership Award for boys Rosemary Taylor Newman High School was named third place winner in the girls division of the leadership contest A year ago the Iowa Elk Most Valuable Student Award also went to a Mason City stu dent Patricia VanHeel SEC Need investor protection WASHINGTON UPI A ccurities and exchange com mission SEC report on the lock market Wednesday recom nended revisions to correct serious inadequacies in in protection The report the second install ment of a 17month study again ointed to faults and defects n the securities industry but said they Do not call for public alarm as to the basic integrity of the markets This phase of the study placed considerable emphasis on th exchanges where stocks ar bought and sold and on thos who handle the floor transac tions It recommended abolishin the floor trader and curlailin the activities of the floo powerful group in the market mechanism The report under the direc ion of Milton H Cohen was fh most comprehensive study o he stock market since the in estigalion following the crasl of 1929 The second installment as ocused again on the procedures of the overthecounter market vhich received conside r a bl criticism when thefirst portio of the report was issUed April 3 In both markets there are serious inadequacies in investo Please turn to page 2 Establishment Bulletins LISBON defense minister of Portugal says government troops are fight ing off a largescale invasion by rebel forces in the southern part of Portuguese Guinea He said the unidenti fied invaders crossed the bor der from former French Guinea COLUMBIA SC OWGov Donald Russel ordered state troopers into racially torn Charleston Wednesday and placed National Guard troop ers on an alert after six Charleston policemen and a fireman wero injured Tuesday night NOT FOR KENNEDYS Joseph M Peiraiio owner of the Sea Grjll restaurant in Charleston C has a new sign Asked if it referred to thePresident and the Attorney General Peirano said Ididnt want to bethat specific on the sign but you can surmise it isnt someone local 3 were Gray Ladies Four die in headon crash OSKALOOSA AP Four per sons were killed late Tuesday night in a headon collision involv ing one car in which six Ottumwa women were returninghome from the Veterans Hospital at Knoxville where they were volunteer work ers Three of the women and the driver alone in the second car perished in the crash seven miles southeast of Oskaloosa on High way 63 The dead were Mrs Marilyn Nelson 27 Mrs Millie Ferguson whose age was not learned immediately An Ottumwa woman whose name was withheld pending notifi cation of the next of kin Dennis Sinnard 23 Oskaloosa AH four were dead on arriva Settle squabble with officials City sows house in half the eclipse photograph Page 3 HONOR FOUNDER at 50th anniversary of read ing circle Page 8 FREE PARKIN7G in city lots this Friday Page 31 Society 74t Comics 14 North Iowa news U17 Sports newt 1920 Clear Lake news 2425 tditorials It Latest markets 39 Mason City news 3031 Transport timetable 34 Classified pages 3435 CHARLOTTE N C UPI When an irresistible force like city hall meets an immovable object like Joe Conrad some things got to give But after three years of wrangling neither Conrad nor the city has given an inch and it appears a Superior Court jury will Have to decide the issue In the meantime Conrad has 8 home half of which has been sawed off by the city which wants the space to extend an avenue several blocks It all began when the city no tified residents in the area that it planned to extend the thor oughfare which runs in front of Conrads twostory frame home The city then determined it would only need the area occu pied by half of Conrads home It appraised that half of his house at 32828850 but Conrad turned it down pointing out that the entire house would have to be torn down and therefore it should be worth more to the city The two forces Conrad and city to an impasse with no signs of either budging an inch They want to be hardheaded about it Conrad said I can be hardheaded too So the city exercised its legal right which allows it to take only that part of private property it must have to extend or build roads without getting the own ers permission In this instance only half of Conrads house Conrad powerless to bodily prevent the city from tearing down his home placed the case in the hands of his attorney while the city went ahead Youre taking only half of H Conrad warned Saw it in City workers with Conrad looking on then drew a blue crayon line downthemiddle of his home Everything to the left was Conrads everything to the right was the citys Tuesday the city sawed the house in half Conrad who with his wife and two children are living three houses down said tMs was a sampling of what a lot of peo ple in this town are going to get before this road program gets under way He promised to see the case through a jury trial Im not at all happy about this thing he said Not one bit happy 4 the Mahaska County Hospital ire The injured women also rought to the c o u n t y hospital ere are Mrs Irene Kent listed in criti al condition Mrs Lena Stevens nd Miss Dorothy Daegcs both eported in fair condition Officials said all of the women ere widows except Miss Daeges State Highway Patrolman Paul oby who investigated the acci ent said Mrs Nelson one of the ead was driving the car a 1956 Chevrolet The women were members of ic known as Gray La dies who offer volunteer service t hospitals They had been Knoxville lospital to provide entertainment or the veterans Knoxville is 25 miles west of icre on Highway 92 The women had left he hospital shortly after 0 pm and were headed home on 50mile trip to Ottumwa south east of Knoxvilie They had gone through Oskaloo turned southeast on Highway 63 and were nearing the little own of Cedar about 11 pm when Sinnards car a 1963 Pontiac ap proached The cars met in a grinding headon crash Patrolman Roby said We have not determined the cause of the accident We are still investigating Both cars wert demolished SAME 2M Iowa Safely Department Black Flac Meant la Fatt 21
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