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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tfw VOL 102 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors PMM United Pren Full Wlrw MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 2 1764 ix CopyThls ConsitU ol Two SectionsSection OM No 1M Katanga important to U Thant May mean his UN election By RICHARD SRONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau UNITED Congo In slightly more than two years of nominal independence has taken its place along with Berlin vari ous parts of IndoChina and the Formosa Strait as a scene of re curring crises Perhaps the Congo is not the threat to peace that the other trouble spots are But it could well be the proving ground for acting Secretary General U Thant of the United Nations What transpires there in the next few weeks could determine whether U Thant will be elected to a full term as Secretary General this fall The term of the late Dag Hammarskjpld would have ex pired in April U Thant has been showing a great impatience in recent days with Katanga President Moise Tshombe Indeed he is supposed on July 20 to have called Tshombe and his associates a bunch of clowns The UN Secretary General and two US diplomats Assistant Sec retaries of State G Mennon Wil liams and Harlan Cleveland have been trying to influence European nations to threaten secessionist Katanga with economic sanc tions These could be extended as well against the Union Minicre de Haut Katanga the big mining complex which is currently the financial bulwark of Katanga U Thant on July 25 denied a report that he had proposed a Algerian factions agree on peace WORK STOPPAGE AT City The men left their jobs late Wed Members of the United Glass and Ce nesday in a complaint over the com rarnic Workers Union 105 Mason City panys u s e of truck drivers to load stand at the entrance to the Mason City trucks on Saturdays Brick Tile plant in southwest Mason Brick and Tile workers strike Soldier defects to Reds Mother cant understand FROM OUR WISE SERVICES FRANKFURT h Czechoslovak news agency CTK said Thursday a member of a U S Army rocket unit in West Get many has sought political asylum in Czechoslovakia The agency said the soldier identified as R S Hareld aske for asylum on the grounds of ra cial discrimination in the West Protest truckers loading tile at Mason City company Train hits car 105 times Blow 106 hurts most LAFAYETTE Ind UPI Motorist John Arvins car was hit 106 times by a train but the crueiest blow was a judges decision The first impact by the Monon Railroad freight train left the auto at such an angle to the track that 105 cars of the passing train each hit it But the real blow came later in the judges court Arvin was fined and costs for a traffic violation PARTLY CLOUDY fresh military Congo against initiative in the the secession of Katanga Previously it had been hadraised the question whether the UNvshould use force as a last resort to unite the country Clearly our European Allies fear something of this sort The Conservative Daily Telegraph 6f London citing remorseless in ternational pressure for the sub jugation of Katanga province on July 24 commented There is no reputable precedent in history for using a foreign army in the role of tax collector and constitution Charging management with un fair labor practices workers at the Mason City Brick and Tile Co walked off the job late Wed nesday afternoon About 95 work ers are involved C R Pearson plant manager termed it a strike anc declared that theUnited Glass and Ceramic Workers Union 105 was not following contract agree ments for settlement or disputes Were just trying to protect our own work said Keith Shunk wiler local union president The company lays off its un ion workers after 40 hours in a work week and then brings in trucks on Saturday which are loaded by the truck drivers Shunkwiler said The drivers which the dispute goes to an in ternational union representative and then to a federal mediator for consideration The federal me diators decision is binding on both sides according to the con tract Pearson said The local union skipped last two steps in that procedure Pearson charged and he is now trying to get in touch with the unions international representa tive Henry Breig St Genevieve Mo Breig however is at a un ion meeting in Miami Shunkwiler said he had talked to Breig by telephone last Mon day and was told that it was my Shunkwilers decision He said the union had discussed the matter with C F Garland the plant superintendent on both Sat urday and Monday They agreed to let the matter rest unit Pearson returned Wed nesday from a vacation They me with Pearson at pm Wed nesday and no satisfactory agree rnent could be reached Whenthe In Prague Communist source were reported to have told Wes ern newsmen Hareld was a Negi officer but CTK did not give h rank Hareld was accompanied by a German woman identified by CTK s Margita Schlottag said to have een a US Army employe in Jermany In Washington the Army said a Sgt Raymond S Hareld has Deen absent from his unit since Vlay 8 and was last seen near the Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday Warmer northwest and north central Thursday night lows in the 60s Highs Friday in the 80s Further out look Partly cloudy chance maker because the central gov ernment is too weak and incap able to manage its own affairs It is unfortunately true that the United States government tacitly favors bringing the Katanga af fair to a climax British argu ments in favor of patience have been listened to in Washington but they have not been accepted Four days earlier the Liberal Guardian had commented in a milder vein The gap between Elisabethville Katanga and Leopoldville the central govern ment though narrower is still there But enough sophistication reported walkou are being paid overtime to do our work he declared Truck drivers have helped load contract haulers trucks at the brick and tile plants for 30 years Pearson said If the union now considers that a grievance it should have followed grievance procedures as set out in the three year contract signed last April There is no strike clause in that contract the plant manager said It also sets out the five steps to be taken before a strike is called These involve three meetings between the local union and vari ous levels of management after has crept into the various fac tions dealings with one another in the last two years for the UN at least to reconsider whether its military commitments need be so large Talks between Tshombe and Central Premier Cyrille Adoula broke off on June 22 Europeans fear that the UN with the sup port of the United States may prod Tshombe into wave of violence a renewed Adoulas government has losing members as the Guardian points out by centrifugal force The trouble is that politics in the Congo is still tribal and not national And Adoula a shrewd and prudent friend of the United States and follower of the UN unfortunately has little tribal or regional support It may be that the Congo will have to be pacified by the 15000 UN troops there now held inactive U THANT strike is delayed CHICAGO ffl The Chicago and North Western Railway said Wednesday its telegraphers had acceded to President Kennedys request and delayed their threat ened strike The railroad said it had been notified by Willard Wirtz under secretary of labor that the AFL CIO Order of Railroad Telegraph ers had advised the President that the union would not strike at 7 am Thursday as scheduled The Mason City railroad tele graphers union had prepared to strike at the Chicago Northwest ern station but delayed its action following the national unions lead The union with 1100 members employed by the North Western threatened to walk out to back up a demand for a freeze on jobs If other workers had refused to pass through the telegraphers picket lines the whole North Western system would have been shut down Navy seaplane down in Pacific MANILA Philippines AP A US Navy seaplane with 13 crew men aboard disappeared early Thursday while returning to SangSey Point Naval Station Thirteen hours after the twin engine P5M patrol craft made its last radio report no trace of it had been found On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake news 8 Society 1011 Sports 1314 Latest markets16 Mason City news 1617 Comics 18 North Iowa news 20 Britain gives job to US WASHINGTON AP U S missiles will take over Communist targets now assigned to 60 British jmanned Thor rockets after they are taken off their pads American authorities disclosed this today following a British an union representatives this to the men the started Something like this you take a strike vote hap pens Shunkwiler said Three Iowa City traffic deaths not on record DES MOINES AP Tb deaths of three Iowa City area girls in a bizarre automobile crash off an unfinished portion of Interstate 80 will not be counted traffic fatalities the State CzechAustrian border May 30 Hareld was listed as assignee to the 5th Missile Battalion Is Artillery 32nd Artillery Brigade at Wiesbaden Germany Army records show his next o kin as Mrs Lydia Hareld of Eas Providence RI He enlisted in the Army in December 1949 At Providence RL the boy ailing mother said Its all a mis take My son had nothing agains his country Mrs Hareld said her son Ray mond S 30 wanted the whole United States to be one big Army loved the Army so much Hareld married to a Japanese woman and the father of two sons one of whom is critically last was home in April Mrs areld said The elder Mrs Har d herself is bedridden To return US captives in Laos VIENTIANE Laos AP Prince Souphanouvong said Thurs day Americans and Filipinos cap tured by his Pathet Lao forces during the civil war are on their way to Vientiane and will arrive in a few days thJndershowers The Procommunist deputy pre mier said it is a long journey from the remote places where Minnesota Mostly fair south Ithey were held to air strips and partly cloudy north Thursday this has caused the delay in free night with widely scattered ing the prisoners thundershowers mostly north A US Embassy spokesman and central warmer east and said five Americans and one Fili extreme north lows 5562 pino were known to be captives Partly cloudy widely sea tof the Pathet Lao He said 11 tered thundershowers Friday other Americans and one Filipino cooler north highs 80s listed as missing but thei 70s extreme north Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Bureau to guide country Ben Bella holds dominant post of scattered Saturday fate is not known Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 81 51 62 82 60 as Safety Department said Wednes day A department spokesman said the unfinished highway where the accident occurred was closed and barricaded and therefore the deaths did not come under the specifications provided by the Na tional Safety Council for deter mining highway fatalities Judith Brack and Mary Louise Purvis of Iowa City and Sharon Ann Francis of Coralville diec July 23 after their car plungec off the end of the unfinishec road A fourth passenger Miriam Stallfort of Coralville was injured nouncement that the above ground vulnerable Thor missile bases in Britain will be closed down during the coming year US informants said the basis of the British action was financial They suggested the money Britain saves in this way may be used to strengthen her conventional including those assigned to and said this meets with US approval SAME Raymond is one of 14 brothers nd sisters Two sisters died ithm the past year The mother said that Raymond uit high school in his senior year o join the Army She said he had ix more years to serve before etiring Presidents bad back works as weather gauge WASHINGTON W Presi dent Kennedy has a builtin foulweather barometer his back The subject came up Wed nesday amidst laughter at his news conference A reporter noting that it had been some time since there had been a report on the Presidents health asked How is your aching back Said Kennedy with a broad grin Well it depends on the weather political and other wise Its very good today The Americans listed as know captives are NBC cameraman I Grant Wblfkill of Shelton Wash John McMorrow Galloway Tenn and John Shore Jr Brook flyn NY civilian airmen Maj Lawrence Bailey Laurel Md and Sgt Orville Ballenger Colum bus Ohio Ghana president unharmed in bomb assassination try ACCRA Ghana Wl Presi dent Kwame Nkrumah escaped injured Wednesday night when a bomb exploded near him but a schoolboy was killed and 56 persons were injured The attempt on the presi dents life was made when he stopped at a village 500 miles tronger legislation to permit imnorth of Accra on his way home mediate removal of dangerousfrom a visit to Upper Volta ALGIERS W Algerias bat tling politicians achieved a peace pact Thursday with rivals agreeing to accept temporary leadership of a political bureau dominated by leftleaning dissi dent Deputy Premier Ahmed Ben Bella Two rival deputy premiers Belkacem Krim and Mohammed Boudiaf agreed to accept the evenman bureau as the ruling orce in a major concession to avert civil war in this monthold north African nation Acceptance of the solution pro posed by Ben Bella and his fol owers was agreed upon at a meeting between Ben Bellas en voy Mohammed Khider and Krim and Boudiaf They were joined by Col Mohand Ou El Hadj commander of the Kaby lie military district opposing Ben Bella Wants bill to get drugs off market WASHINGTON ennedy called Wednesday for Khider read a joint statement which said the decision was reached in consideration of the gravity of the situation and of the serious consequences for the country He said the political bureau would remain in power until a meeting of the old Algerian Rev olutionary Parliament about a month from now The announcement of peace followed mounting pressure on both sides by the military for an agreement It also was an nounced that Ben Bella and oth er members of the political bu reau will arrive in Algiers Fri day Khider indicated Wednesday night that failure to reach an agreement up to that hour in dicated there was little chance of elections before the end of August rugs such as the tranquilizer lalidomide from the market The President teed off a news onference with a statement legged to thalidomide which has ieen blamed for deformities in tabies born to women who took he drug Ghanas northern neighbor Nkrumah had just gotten out of his car when the bomb went off WAR DAMAGE WASHINGTON W T h e House has passed a bill to pay million in war damage Kennedy said it is important claims to the Philippines hat every woman check the medj cine cabinet to make sure there s no thalidomide there He spoke of the terrible human tragedy which has been visited on families n Germany because of use of the drug Kennedy praised the Food and Drug Administration and Dr Frances 0 Kelsey its staff mem ber who studied the drug for forestalling its commercial distri bution in this country He noted that congressional con ferees have approved funds for a 25 per cent increase in FDA per sonnel as recommended by his administration Navy releases reserve officers WASHINGTON Navy has released all 8343 Reserve of ficers and enlisted men called to active duty during the Berlin cri sis last fall j Their release came Wednesday USwould soften demands on bomb test inspection controls WASHINGTON Kennedy appealed to Russia Wednesday to reverse its opposi tion to international inspection un der a nuclear test ban treaty He indicated the United States is ready to scale down its inspection requirements if Russia will nego tiate Kennedy told a news conference the United States has found no justification for the Soviet claim thatan effective test ban can be established without international inspection He recalled thai Russia bad once agreed to international in spection within its boundaries and he urged a return to that position If Russia would return to its ear lier position he said the United States would be prepared to nego tiate on the amount of inspection required for safeguarding a trea ty The President announced that Ambassador Arthur Dean US ne gotiator at the 17nation disarma ment conference in Geneva will be going back there promptly and will be ready to negotiate Asked if he had reached t de cision about the extent and timing of additional nuclear tests Ken nedy said he was waiting for the completion of repairs on the test stand at Johnson Island before deciding He said he believed there were three tests still to be undertaken in the current series In other action Kennedy ex pressed very strong hope the House will approve his proposal for this country to buy up to million of UN bonds He said the United Nations is conducting vital negotiations that daily affect the peace of the world He said he believed the pro posal was essential to the survival of the United Nations A poll showing 72 per cent of people in the country do not fa vor a tax cut now was cited by a questioner who asked whether this has any effect on the Presi dents plans to consider tax rec ommendations Kennedy said he is standing on his policy of waiting until the July figures on the economy arc Aug decid ing whether to recommend quick action on his tax revision plans TOWN MARSHAL AT 89 Bill Silvey sights along the barrel of a 3220 Army pistol he will use as town marshal a job he was elected to at the age of 89 Silvey who has been marshal of Seymour Mo be fore defeated two other candidates ages 32 and 41 He received 111 votes to their combined total of 65 Folks call him Pistol Bill and he won his first elec tion in 1910 ;