Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 22

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, April 09, 1962

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1962, Mason City, Iowa Daily ewspaper for LOBE VOL 1M The newspaper that makes all North lowdns Associated PeSS and United Prm FuU Wire MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRH 1962 HOME EDITION neighbors 10c a Paper ConssUs of Two One Nt 91 One Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1SOO Trouble is nothing new to Algeria TSEING up to its neck in trouble nothing hew in that land which for the past four cen turies or so has been known a Algeria During most of the thirty centuries or so since it broke into history it has been a stage for violent action First of the recorded conquests was by the Carthaginians eight hundred years or so before the Birth of Christ Next came the Romans under whom incident ally there was a couple of cen turies of relative peace Next came the Vandals then the By zantine conquest With the Arab invasion came the first exposure to the Moslem faith This was followed by the Turkish conquest and a continua tion of the Islam faith but in a little different form The Turks were succeeded by the French but this was no overnight opera tion Algiers for some 300 years was the headquarters of the much feared Barbary pirates who drew from our infant govern ment this defiant warning Mil lions for defense but not one cent for tribute This era ended when the French began taking over in 1830 Four years later the French had pushed out their holdings in rtNorth Africa to war ernorgeneral By 1848with taking over of the region cen tered about Constantine the French conquest was regarded as completed For the next half century France concerned itself with colonizing its newly won terri tory Settlers in the land across the Mediterranean were largely recruited from the ranks of un employed To speed up the proc ess substantial subsidies and perquisites were offered Because there was no organ ized resistance from the nomad ic tribesmen in the boundless Sahara to the south France was free to push its claims to the desertas far as it wished As a result maps today show Algeria to have an area of 851000 square again as big as Alas ka and some three times as big as Texas But dont let those figures fool you The part of Algeria suitable for normal agriculture and in dustry known as North Algeria and bordering the Mediterran ean is pnly 80000 square miles Thats almost exactly the size of our I happen to remember from my time spent there that there is a pro nounccd similarity in appear ance between parts of Algeria and the western reaches of our Cornhusker state French colonists in Algeria took with them the enterprise and the drive which distin guishes Europeans from peoples who have come from the Middle Under their egis the des ert was made to bloom and cities such as Algiers and Oran were made to spring up in the manner of their beloved Paris For many decades the native Arabs and Berbers stood by at most as if transfixed by a mir acle taking place before their very eyes There was a willing liess to fit into the overall pat tern of progress in themenial tasks It wasnt until the wind of nationalism and independence began to sweep across the world that the natives began to flex their muscles and resent ex ploitation from the outside In the months and perhaps years ahead the patience of the free world is going to be tried by the resistance of these French settlers to abandon what for almost a century has been building up as a vested right in Algeria From their point of view it will be tantamount to being asked to surrender what has been decades in the making The statistics will be impressive ly on their side When France look over and began its assimilation program in 1856 the territory known as to 2 2 Ya n ks killed in ambush SAIGON South Viet Nam AP guerrillas killed two American military advisers to South Viet Nam troops and ap parently captured two others Sun lay inan ambush near a US helicopter base 360 miles north of Saigon The four enlisted men were ambushed on a training mission with Vietnamese soldiers near the own of An Chau on the South China Sea US military authori ies said Reports reaching Saigon said he four were with a group of 55 Vietnamese soldiers at a gov when a large ITS MIGRATION TIME The thermometer may X r photo by Musser is here and that better days are ahead Wild swans pause on a pond on the Cliff Larson farm three miles north and west of Ventura as they continue their izmg a telephoto lenswas able to creep to within a city block of them before they took off bottom photo like the bigbirds that they are North Iowa Consider able cloudinessthrough Tuesday Cooler Monday night lows 25 1 to 32 Warmer Tuesday highs 47 to 53 Partly cloudy through Tuesday Scattered showers beginning extreme west Mon day night spreading across west and south Tuesday Warmer west copier north east Monday night lows 25 northeast to 35 southwest Warmer Tuesday highs in 50s Further outlook Cloudy Wednesday showers likely Fivebay Iowa Temperatures through Saturday will aver aged to 5 degrees below nor mal with minor day to day changes Normal high upper 50s and low 60s Normal lows in the 30s Precipitation will average about onequarter inch in northern Iowa to about onehalf inch in the south oc curring as snow or rain about Wednesday and again about Saturday Minnesota Mostly fair Monday night colder east loyvs 15to 25 I n c re a s i ri g cloudiness Tuesday scattered light snow west warmerhighs 32 to 42 GlobeGazette weather data up to8 am Monday Maximum 45 Minimum 25 Precipitation 01 Sunrise 542 Sunset Bishop Ensley gets civil liberties award DES MOINES for distinguished L service to civil were presented Saturday night to Methodist Bishop F Gerald Ensley Des Moines and St Pauls Mcthod st Church Cedar Rapids The iowa Civil Liberties Union at the closing session of its annual meeting here cited Bishop Ens ey for his stand against groups who try to suppress free speech support dictatorship or threat en in other ways the bill of rights of the United States Con stitution On the inside EditorialsPage 4 News Quiz 5 North Iowa News 8 Society News 101112 Sports Clear Lake news 15 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 Algerian plan is endorsed PARIS AP French voters have overwhelmingly approved President Charles de Gaulles peace pact with the Algerian na tionalists The Secret Army Or ganization fighting to keep Alge ria Frenchreplied more terrorist killings and defiant proc lamations printed in newspaper plants occupied at gunpoint Sixtyfive per cent of the 26983 275 voters in metropolitan France endorsed De Gaulles Algerian policy Sunday in response to his plea for a public show of confi dence Only 25 per cent of the registered voters failed to cast ballots and 90 per cent of the valid ballots were cast in favor of the peace agreement There was no voting In Algeria itself European extremists there diled at least 26 persons and wounded 67 Commando bands raided plants of the Oran Echo and Oran Re publican in the west Algerian port city early Monday and forced pressmen at gunpoint to run off ihousands of copies of the papers labeled Special Secret Army Edition The rightist secret army was dealt a psychologicalsetback iiowever by the French peoples thunderous endorsement of De aulles Algerian policy even though it means the end of the once farflung French empire Incomplete returns from metro politan France and Corsica were Yes17505173 no1794553 A total of 1102477 ballots were in valid De Gaulles supporters heralded the verdictas a ringing vote of confidence in all aspects of his fouryearold regime Socialists and Communists however em ahasized they were backing only his Algerian policy A 12man provisional executive dominated by Moslems already is preparing the ground in Algeria or the selfdetermination vote A FVench high commissioner is still in charge however until an in dependent Algerian government takes over TEACHERS WARNtD NEW YORK UPI New York Citys public school teach srs were warned Sunday they facepossible dismissal if they call a strike that could empty ilassrooms and give one mil ion youngsters an unscheduled vacation N ews in a nutshell WIRE SERVICES r Li I Ends drumming out WASHINGTON Gen David M Shoup Ma rine Corps commandant Monday banned any repeti tion of the grim ceremony in which a 20yearold Ieatheraeck was drummed but of the service last week Shpup also directed the Marine inspector gen eral to conduct an informal investigation of the Nor folk Va incident to find out exactly what happened and why loss for US DALLAS Secretary of Commerce Luther H Hodges said Monday the United States had a travel deficit of billion last year because of an unfavor able tourist dollar balance opposes cutback DES MOINES The Veterans of Foreign Wars m Iowa has recommended that the Army drop its proposed plan to disband the 34th and 103rd infantry divisions in a cutback of reserves The VFW admin istrative council Saturday adopted a resolution call ing for the retention of the two divisions as active factors in the vital defense posture of the nation Turn down Jap protest ffc Officials indicated Monday that Japan s protest over establishment of a nuclear test zone around Christmas Island in the Pacific would be turned down Only a sudden change of heart by the Soviet Union leading to a nuclear test ban treaty with inspection could alter this officials indi cated UN censures Israel for attdck on Syria UNITED NATIONS UN Security Council Mon day censured Israel for an attack on Syrian territory during the night of March 1617 By a vote of 100 the lination council adopted a res olution reaffirming a 1956 declara ioncondemning retaliatory raids jy Israel against her Arab neigh bors France abstained The approved resolution brand id last months Israel attack a flagrant violation of the coun cils previous decision It called upon Israel scrupulously to re Train from such action in the future A Syrian resolution specifically condemning Israel and warning of possible UN sanctions was withdrawn before the voting Syrian Delegate Salah Tarazi declared that the Israeli attack was an obvious act of aggres sion for which she cannot go scot free He said however that he would not oppose the USBritish resolution even though he felt it did not go far enough Israeli Ambassador Michael Comay denounced the resolution as onesided He deplored what he called the absence of any rebuke to Syria for attacks on Israel leading up to the March 1617 in cursion The resolution called upon both Israel and Syria to cooperate with the UN truce organization in its efforts to strengthen border ob servation machinery It also ap pealed to both to abide by the ceasefire arranged by Swedish Maj Gen Carl C von Horn U N truce chief after last months clashes As nonmembers of the council neither Israel nor Syria partici pated in the voting Exii prisoner trade irnment outpost Viet Cong band attacked One Vietnamese was also killed and our wounded The Communists withdrew 15 minutes after the raid apparently expecting a government air strike he reports saidA government relief force arrived too late to ngage the guerrillas The ambush brought American casualties in South Viet Nam since last Dec 1 to 18 killed 2 ounded and 3 missing Only one f the previous dead was killec by the Viet Cong The other American deaths were accidental South Vietnamese troops killei 25 guerrillas in a weekend attac near the Cambodian border th semiofficial news agency said Nagle named to help pick Bliss successor MOINES Davenport pastpresi DES Nagle dent of the Junior BarAssocia tion Monday was named to a special governors committee to recommend a successor to re tiring Iowa Supreme Court Jus tice William P Bliss Mason ity Nagle will replace Gordon Darling Winterset current pres dent of the JuniorBar Associa tion Darling declined to become a member of the 11man comi mittee because his selection vould have put two members of the board of governors of the Iowa Bar Association on the committee DIPLOMAT RETIRES WASHINGTON UPI The Vhite House Monday announced he retirement of Livingston T Merchant 58 veteran US dip omat and currently ambassa A WOOL Mindy Wagner 19 Mason City placed third Saturday at San Angelo Tex in the na tional Miss Wool pageant Car olyn Barre Miss Wool of Texas was selectedas the national Miss Wool and Lynda Ann Hedby of Natchez Miss named first runnerup Miss Wagner gave a speech on wool as well as modeling wool clothing and being entertained at a ranch with other con testants from across the na tion She is a student at Wil liams College Fulton Mo and represented Iowa at the pageant She is current Miss Mason City from the Miss Iowa Pageant last year Iowa falls school reorganization case Jo hjghlcourt DES MOINES case in volving a proposed reorganizatio of the Iowa Falls Commuaitj uuun uecision wnicn ruled that a HO r o reorganization election conducted S6 Rescue Commit htr iL A iee Lnerne said his nrsan School District was appeale Monday to the Iowa Suprem ourt The appeal was filed by the boards of education from both Hardin and Franklin counties The appeal was from a lower court decision which ruled that a Castro in reply on deal million set as ransom MIAMI Fla exile egotiators will fly to Havana uesday in hopes of inducing rime Minister Fidel Castro to educe the million set as ran om for their sons and husbands aptured at the Bay of Pigs A spokesman for the Cuban amilies Committee said Castro eplied favorably Sunday night to cable seeking an audience with m The vice treasurer of the com nittee Enrique Llaca said the ommittee already has raised million in cash and pledges in our months to aid theprisoners The 1179 prisoners captured in te abortive invasion last April vere sentenced to 30 years im risonment each pending payment f ransoms ranging from o The unusual verdict came Saf rday night by a fiveman mill ary tribunal Havana newspapers eported The trials were closed 6 the American press Prosecutor Jose Santiago had alled for the severest penalties The maximum penalty is death but Castro had been reported wary imposing it Some exiles here believe the sentences and ransom provision resulted from the family commit tees offer to captives release A cable offer ing to negotiate was sent Satur day e enn H by the district last Dec 4 was I said his organ iiiesal wasizahon would not negotiate with illegal The proposed reorganization plan included 12 sections of the adjoining 0 w a s s a Community School District Voters in the Dwasa district had turned down he proposal Proponents of the reorganiia tion plan contended that voters from the entire Owassa ditsrict were illegally permitted to vote instead of those just from the 12 sections involved The proponents were upheld by the district court BULLFIGHTER DIES SEVILLA Spain W Juan vj4 v uti Juan ted fhri3 JIerchanf at Beimonte 69 acclaimed as one SAME DATEWT133 the time died Sunday BACK IN THEIR CAGE Trainer g looksover his two circus lions Diane and Carmen after they were returned to their cage The animals escaped m downtown Omaha Saturday night Gossimr and police recaptured them The price for prisoners has more than tripled since Castro made his startling offer last May to swap the prisoners for 500trac tors In New York the chairman of to Cherne compared the ransom offer to that made by the Ger mans during World War KM trucks for the lives of 100000 Hungarian Jews The families committee which ook over efforts to free the cap tives after the International Res cue Group gave up the project old Castro the concrete offer we are ready to make you does not refer to tractors Sukarno in Indonesia rattles jets JAKARTA Indonesia AP resident Sukarno reviewed MIG et fighters from the Soviet bloc Monday and declared Indonesia will take Dutchheld West New Guinea by force this year if peace talks fail Sukarno presiding over Air orce Day ceremonies stressed that he wants a peaceful settle nent He welcomed and approved US proposals for resumption of peace talks between Indonesia and the Netherlands Sixteen MIGISs and flew over the airport after Sukar no spoke Two new MIG19s blast ed the airport with sonic booms during the flypast Only a small art of the Air Force took part Diplomats said most of it was in Sast Indonesia near West New Guinea We approve of the broad out ines of American attempts to solve the West New Guinea prob em peacefully said Sukarno but what is the Dutch reply to these attempts He said Indonesia would contin ue with preparations to take the disputed territory by force no matter what bids were made in ternationally It is our pledge to include it n our territory this year he said Ive oidercd the armed forces to be on the alert to brin this about ;