Saturday, January 25, 1964

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1964, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for Horn The newspaper h N MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Assonlsiert and Inlcrnatlnna FUJI MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 25 1964 British halt new outburst Tanganyikans stage mutiny BAR ES SALAAM Tangany ka AP British commando quelled a new outburst of mutin m Tanganyika Saturday Thre African soldiers were killed am 20 others wounded in the brie uprising The latest flareup of Africa troops in former British Eas Africa came as the rash of mu times spread Friday night t neighboring Kenya The Kenya uprising also wa put down by British troops Some 400 British commando landed at Dar es Salaam wit helicopter support from the Brit ish carrier Centaur early Satur day at the request of Tangan yikas moderate president Lu hus Nyerere It was the second army upris ing in Tanganyika within week LastMonday Nyerere soldiers revolted against thei British officers and precipitate rioting and looting during whici at least 17 persons were killed In addition to the renewed up rising at the Tanganyik Rifles Colito Barracks in Da es Salaam other units were re ported to have revolted at Ca born 400 miles west of the cap ital British troops airlifted from Kenya took over the barracks at Caboru restoring order in the town There were no reports of British casualties in either ac tion Nyerere feared a threatened general strike on the heels o the army mutiny might lead li a new round of racial disorders After Mondays army revolt African mobs went on a ram page against Arab and Asian shopkeepers in Dar es Salaam an old Arab slave trade port Its name in Arabic means Ha ven of Ptace British commandoes easilj quelled the new disorder in Dar es Salaam and the situation a the barracks was well undci control reported the common relations office in Lon don It was all over quickly with a minimum of fighting spokesman said In Kenya tension remained high as officials anticipated dis orders in the port city of Mom basa A Kenya police unit wa flown from Nairobi to Mombasz to prevent a threatened demon stration by young African na tionalists from turning into a riot against Arab and Asian shopkeepers British troops were airlifted to Nakura 100 miles north of Nai robi to put down a mutiny by the Kenya Armys llth Battalion Friday night Unemployed rate climbed in December DES MOINES AP ployment in Iowa climbed from 27 per cent in November to per cent last month allowing for seasonal adjustments as farm employment hit a record low The Iowa Employment Secur ity Commission in making this report Saturday said the only higher jobless rate in he past 15 months came last June when a major Iowa plant closed This apparently was a reference to the closure of an Armour packing plant in Sioux City The commission said the num ber of Iowa fajm workers with out jobs in December was 194 400 compared to a previous low of 202600 in 1960 It attributed the drop to a long period of fa vorable weather which resulted in an earlier harvest copyThls P4per consists of Two SectlonsSrrtlnn NO North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and warmer with winds diminishing Saturday night Cloudy and warmer Sunday Saturday night 10 to 20 Weather detailt on 2 SHIPS COLLIDE IN FOG This aerial closeup shows the collision of the Alaska Maru and the Gar den State The Alaska Maru was rammed in the right side while she was at anchor in heavy fog 10 miles Photofax west of Egmont Key Friday night Visibility was less than 50 yards at time of collision There were no injuries No changes expected in US Far East policy rr AP Thc United States is seeking to cushion the impact of the im pending French recognition of Communist China with reassur ances that it will not change US policy in the Far East High diplomatic sources mak ing this known Saturday said Secretary of State Dean Rusk in private talks with Japanese and South Korean leaders over the next five days will stress Ameri can intentions to hold the line in its policy toward Peking Rusk is due to make an im portant policy speech in Tokyo next Tuesday in which he will restate the American policy of supporting the independence of young postwar countries faced with Communist subversion and infiltration He was also expected to reaf firm US intentions of honoring ts treaty commitments to Na tionalist China The hope in Washington is that the expected French ac tion will not touch off a wave Five states are hit by tornadoes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rescue workers searched for wil1 not touch a wave ore victims Saturday after a of by other countries more victims Saturday after a tornado stormed through the small community of Harpcrs ville in north central Alabama cilling least nine persons and hospitalizing at least five Tornadoes churned through ections of Kentucky Missouri llinois and Arkansas The disaster climaxed a night f turbulent weather in central and northern Alabama At least 5 houses were damaged in the Rodenville area of Dekalb Coun y A tornado also struck in the mall community of Gorgas in Walker County northwest of Birmingham No injuries were eporled there but several louses were damaged In Missouri a house contain ng six persons at White Oak vas lifted off the ground by a ornado and set back on its oundation There were no in uries Twisters hit near Rector and Marmaduke Ark Kcnnett Ho and Sandoval in Southern llinos St Elmo in Southern Illinois vas pelted by a storm procluc ng hail the size of golf balls Blizzard conditions blinded Upper Michigan and severe weather struck the Southeast idwest and Northwest Snow fell from the eastern akotas to Lake Michigan Six nches accumulated in Calumet Mich and 5 inches in Mar luette Hazardous driving condi ions were in effect in Michigan s sleet freezing rain and he snow made transportation reachcrous Showers and locally heavy hunderstorms pounded the outheast from the eastern 5reat Lakes and middle and ower Mississippi River to the oast except for Florida The Northeast also reported substan ial rainfall and upset the balance of power in the United Nations The United Nations has refused thus far to oust Nationalist China in order to seat Communist1China The made Inside State Department haL clear it regards hp French recognition move as mistake and simply a reward to Chinese Communist belliger ence and aggression There is considerable hope here that the Frenchspeaking African nations will not follow the lead of Paris in extendin recognition to Peking This liope has been fortified y reports that the takeover of Zanzibars monthold govern ment by a Pekingleaning leftist group has upset other African nations Informants said there are in dications that most of the 12 Frenchspeaking African coun tries in the AfroMalagasy union will refrain from following Paris If they swing in the other direction however their UN votes could make a decisive change in favor of Peking There are indications here that French President Charles de Gaulle has advised the Afri can states he does not expect them to follow Frances exam ple According to this information De Gaulle has indicated France is a strong enough power to The Globe Editorials 4 j 1 vi Church news 47 deal with the Chinese Commu Society news 89 nists but the former French colonies are not Nationalist China has been ad vised by the United States to sit tight and not break diplomatic relations with Paris It is doubtful however that Presi dent Chiang Kaishek will fol low this counsel 4 in Osage hospital after 3car mishap young persons were hospitalized at the Mitch ell County Memorial Hbspita here Saturday following a three car accident Cars driven by James Walte Demro 24 Nashua and Fran cis Craig Lack 19 Orchard col lided headon on Highway 218 seven miles northwest of Osagt at am Saturday The Lack car spun around after the im pact and struck a car driven by James Johanns 18 following him Lack and Johanns were headed west Demro east All three cars were demolished ac cording to officials who investi gated the accident Demro is in serious condition with head injuries Lack has fractured pelvis fractured leg and facial cuts and is in fair condition Johanns is in good condition with a knee injury and cuts Marjory Fetters 16 Orchard a passenger in the Lack car is n fair condition with facial lac erations and jaw injuries The highway patrol and coun y officials were called by a passerby Mrs Stanley Brones Clear Lake news 10 Sports news 1112 Latest markets 14 Mason City news 1415 Comics 15 Business news ifi Classified pages 1819 North Iowa news 20 Airlift from Panama resumed CHARLESTON SC AP The Air Force has resumed its airlift of nearly 3000 Ameri can dependents from Panama Force Base in Florida Friday More than 1100 persons were fiown from Panama last week in the wake of riots in the US controlled Canal Zone h is succes V A N D ENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif A folded balloon designed to become the worlds larg ist satellite essfully in inflated suc space Satur day about an hour after toward an orbit around the earths poles The 135footdiameter Echo 2 ts 535 pounds folded into a 10x40inch canister in the nose f a ThorAgena B booster shot nto the sky at am If successful the plastic and aluminum foil balloon expected to be seen by more people than Hiy other manmade object in history would join a network of seven other U S cornmunica tions satellites including Relay launched last Tuesday Dlans called for the radio wavebouncing sphere to be in flated by the suns heat at a height of 800 miles on its first swing around the earths poles Launch officials said they would not know if the shot were successful until at least one of Ways sought tor Iowa to utilize aid A strenuous effort is being made to establish a egal framework for area vocational schools in Iowa so the state can take immediate advantage of 000 in federal aid in 1964 To do so the legal framework would have to be set up by the special session of the Iowa Legislature meeting Feb 25 the planned Illminute orbits had been completed The flight appeared to start normally with the 86foottail rocket speeding southward out of sight three minutes after launch The glitterin sphere was to Paul F Johnston state uperintendent of public in struction told the Globe Jazette Saturday that he Mmmmzmmmmmammimmm The Globes lowo Line ffhe GlobeGazettes exclusive loni distance telephone was used to father information for his article has been asked by a special legislative committee on vo cational education to sub mit a plan He hopes to have it ready ate next week First of all the federal gov ernment must have a state agen cy authorized to accept the imds Johnston said the State Board of Public Instruction which also serves as the state vocational board can do this Second the federal govern ment will require a legal frame work for area vocational schools and an updated vocational edu cation plan for the state Johnston said his requires an estimated of which 00 would be used immediately o hire a couple of people to vork on the plan in 1964 The emaining would be spent n 1965 Johnston said the present state olan is about 20 years old and vill require a complete revision n courses of study along with jrganizing new courses as set orth in the federalaid program He said the legislative inter m committee has turned down request for he John Investigation roadblock Legislature and noncontrover iial emergency matters Johnstons problem is keeping controversy out of his proposal Johnston said the state depart ments plan will ask that a lega framework be created for a statewide system of 16 are schools Im convinced that the 16 area concept is a valid one said Johnston We would provide machinerj for adjusting district borders la ter on and would not designate the area schools within the dis tricts This has been a stickler in the past At one time the plan would have pinpointed one area school within each of the 16 districts The trouble was that more than one school in a district wanted the designation Mason City located in the middle of District 3 was to have been the area school under the old proposal Under the present thinking Johnston said more than one school in a district might be be visible many times during its estimated three year life from every point on the globe Russians were to get their first look a few hours after Uunch officials said Ameri cans would have to wait 10 to 12 hours until the balloon was illuminated by rays from the sun at dusk on the sixth and seventh orbits The United States and the So viet Union agreed last August to try to bounce radio signals off Echo 2s reflective skin in a series of tests which the U S Space Agency said would be the two powers first coopera tive experiment with a commu nications satellite The agreement called for voice facsimile pictures and code signals to be bounced off the satellite between giant an tennas at the Zemenky Observa tory near Moscow and the Jod rell Bank Observatory in Eng and Fidel denies activity in Panama able to qualify as an area school He said the procedure for selection would be worked out at a later date Each of the 16 areas is de signed to have a population and financial base large enough to support area schools with voca tional technical and junior col lege programs The state departments pro posal would replace the 99 coun ty school boards and 99 county superintendents with 16 area HAVANA AP Prime Min ister Fidel Castro denied Friday night his government was in volved in the Panama Canal vio lence but said Cuba was willing to suffer sacrifices in order to give economic aid to Panama When the things happened in Panama the imperialists ac cused the Castroites and Com munists Castro said in a radio broadcast Cubas interests co ncide with the demands of the Panamanians but we had noth ing to do with that Actually he said Cuba was careful to give the United States no reason to practice sub erfuge ment against that move boards and superin Gov Harold E Hughes and legislative leaders want the spe euuiauon Dm cial session to consider only thePasseti by Congress last Decem education tendents This idea has been endorsed by the Iowa Association of County Superintendents A vocational education bill reapportionment of the Iowa Bobby Baker wont talk WASHINGTON AP The special counsel for the Senate Rules Committees probe into the business affairs of Robert G Baker says he has been unsuc cessful in trying to interview the former Senate aide You cant interview a man who wont be interviewed counsel L P McLenrion told newsmen But he added that Carole Ty ler a former beauty contest winner and Bakers secretary would be called later as a wit ness Baker 35 quit under fire Oct 7 as secretary of the Senates Democrats The committee is seeking to determine if he or any other Senate employes en gaged in any impropriety or conflict of interest Earlier witnesses testified that Baker talked an insurance sales man into giving President John son a stereo set in 1957 Most of Fridays hearing was devoted to the fancy town house that Baker turned over to Miss Tyler and one or two other girls C W Taylor president of the cooperative housing develop ment which built the 4bedroom 2bath house in Washingtons southeast area says he has been trying unsuccessfully to sell it The rules of the development require the owner to live in it tnd Baker lives with his family an expensive home in the 4 northwest area The chief problem in selling it seems to be the French wallpa per and lavendar walltowall carpeting which Baker installed Taylor said Baker became quite upset when informed he would have to sell the house He said Baker phoned him Nov 21 and launched into this great outpouring in defense of himself and the young ladies Living in the house along with Miss Tyler was Mary Alice Mar tin a former secretary for Sen George Smathers DFla Pre vious testimony showed that Smathers let Baker in on a prof itable Florida land investment venture several years ago Miss Tyler is still living there I o ber authorized the spending of million for state vocational education programs in the next 3V years The money has not yet been appropriated Iowas share is estimated at for the period ending next June 30 million for fiscal 1965 million for fis cal 1966 and million for fis cal 1967 The would be an out in next July federal funds will have to be matched by equal sums fromstate or local sources At least onethird of the money must go for construction or op eration of area vocational schools Unless we provide the re quired legal machinery to ac cept the federal money Iowa cannot receive any of the 000 This means action must be taken in the special session Johnston said And if we wait for the 1965 session of the Iowa Legislature to act the fiscal funds would come so late that they couldnt be used constructively Th In his speech Castro reported o the Cubans on his trip to Moscow during which he signed a sixyear contract o sell sugar to the Russians astro returned from Moscow Thursday Castro described thecontract as an improvement over Cubas ormer sugar agreements with the United States and added The tragedy of Latin Amer ica is that today products are FIDEL CASTRO worth half what was received 10 years ago and with that half they must buy products from the United States priced at dou ble that of 10 years ago Under the Soviet contract Cuba will receive 6 cents a pound in Russian merchandise The current world market price is about 10 cents Castro said Soviet Premier Khrushchev insisted on paying us more than 6 cents but we told him that was not just Khrushchev told me he did not want to take advantage of paying us one price now and later another lower one accord ing to changes in the market Castro said SAME