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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newsDooer that mnlroc i VOL 98 newspoper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wirw MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST TO 1960 i Copy PaMr ftf Vmt Ow No 260 i vm DIFFERENT WAY TO VIEW A HOUSE Four persons stand on their heads to get a proper View of this house that has been built upside down The in terior is completely furnished upside down A Fort Delay politickin Congres T AP Photoiax Lauderdale Fla builder erected the house in this strange manner to attract attention to his more con ventional homes The four standing on their heads are Yogi experts Congos premier attacked Oelweins mayor is fight er He gets support of wife during current dispute By CY DOUGLASS OELWEIN W Sixtyseven yearold Louis Lonborg shows no gray in his has a good head of doesnTex pect to acquire any in the cur rent controversy ever a police department shakeup I knew it was a thankless job when I became mayor said Lonborg but I was sure I could take the criticism It doesnt bother me so long as FKOM OUR WIKE SERVICES The weather North fowa Fair through Thursday High Thursday up per 70s Little cooler Wednes day night low lower 50s Iowa Fair through Thursday A little cooler Wednesday night lows in upper 40s north west to the 50s elsewhere High Thursday 80 to 85 Out look for with lit tle change in below normal temperatures Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees be low normal Wednesday night throughnext Monday Tem peratures will rise slowly at the end of this week but it will be cooler again Sunday or Monday Afternoon nigh should average from the up per 70s to the lower 80s Over night lows should averag from the upper 50s to the low er 60s Fainfall will averag 10 to 25 of an inch in a fev widely shower about Saturday Minnesota Continued pleasant Highs Thursday 7580 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 76 Minimum 52 At 8 am 64 YEAR AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 53 my family is for me His wife of 46 years spoke up immediately Im still backing him The Oelwein City Council is hearing those who call them selves the Lou is thru Com mittee THOSE WHO know Lou Lon borg cant see him ducking a fight of this kind present dispute arose over his disciplin ing of members of the police department Some Oelwein residents see Jhe whole affair as an example of what any mayor might en counter if he pushed his im provement program strongly as Lou admits he has Retired two years ago from the car department of the Chi cago Great Western Railway Lonborg devotes nearly all of his time to the office He was reelected in 1959 for his second term The election is nonpar tisan Lonborg is a registered Dem ocrat and Presbyterian and has said he could vote for Sen John F Kennedy for president of the United States if Kennedys la bor record is right I GO ON the labor record he explained He is now what he calls a superannuated member of the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America In his working days he held various union offices Lonborg believes that his work and love of baseball con tribute to the sturdy constitu tion he has Possibly heredity too he admits One of afamily of five broth ers native of Illinois but raised in Kansas Lonb o r g notes they are all active and ews in a utsheil CHEYENNE Wyo Three Atlas intercontin ental ballistic missile launch positions at War ren AFB here now are operational joining those atVandenberg AFB Calif on alert status in case of strategic war UNITED NATIONS N Y Defying a Com munist boycott the 82 nation U N Disarma ment Commission has been called to consider the failure of the Gene va disarmament talks PITTSBURGH Laughlin Steel Corps mamouth Pittsburgh works were shut down when 300 key operating employes of a subsidiary interplant railroad went on strike if INDEPE N D E N C E Mo Former President Harry S Truman has agreed to make a series Reds oust US air attache MOSCOW Soviet Union Wednesday ordered the expul sion of Col Edwin M Kirton air attache at the US Embassy and delivered a warning to his assistant Capt Irving T Mc Donald The government accused them of photographing military objec tives AP Phototax MOST POPULAR Caroline Lecerf 18 year old brown eyed blonde from Brussels Belgium poses with her tro phy on Long Beach Calif after she was named the most popular girl in the Interna tional Beauty Congress pa rade Competition for Miss In ternational Beauty started Tuesday with the winner to named Friday The Kussians said that Re cently together with his assist ant I T McDonald Kirton was apprehended while photograph ng military objects during a rip to Kurgan a statement aid McDONALD has been warned y the USSR Ministry of Fo ign Affairs Kurgan is an important rai ay junction in the southwe art of the Russian republic I near Sverdlovsk where Fran s Gary Powers now facin trial as a US dow on a flight in a U2 reconnais sance plane on May 1 The statement distributed bj the Soviet news agency Tass said Kirton had been in Moscow two years during which he made numerous intelligence trips seeking to penetrate the disposition of important military and militaryindustrial objec tives FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Congolese Premier Patrice Lu mumba was slightly injured Wednesday while trying to help quell riots which broke out be tween his followers and rival federalist groups of Africans Rioting started when Lumum s united Congo followers tried to enter the headquarters of the federalist Abako party eaders in the Dendale district of the capital The Abako members resisted the forced entrance of the Lu mumba group and fighting broke out HEARING OF THE fight which rapidly attracted hun dreds of onlookers Lumumba jumped into a car and drove from his residence to the Ben dale sector Arriving at the Abako party headquarters Lu mumba tried to calm the mob which by then had risen to several thousand and was bat tling police Lumumba jumped out of his car but ran smack into Abako supporters He was slapped around and punched in the face But he dived back into his car and drove away presumably back to his residence The rioting was the second report of violence during the day Earlier United Nations sources said five Tunisian sol diers of the UN contingent were killed in skirmishes with tribesmen in t h e Luluabourg area of the Kasai Province They arc the first UN cas ualties in the Congo THE REPORT of the death ame as Congolese Premie atrice Lumumba announce e would consider resuming in mediate normal diplomatic re husky One brother Arthur nick named Batch is director of athletics at the University of Kansas Another Bill retires soon from his job as machinist with the Rock Island railroad at Silvis m MAYOR LONBORG often can be found in the newspaper am magazine store of his son also Lou He takes great pride in the achievements of his grand daughter Kathleen who was president of the Oelwein High School student council last se mesterand won a scholarship to Coe College She goes there next month But most of all the mayor is prpud of the accomplishments of Oelwein during his admin istration His record Lonborg believes and his 36 years in Oelwein will help him in tho current row of major campaign speeches for Democratic presidential nominee John F Kennedy HOUSTON Tex Jimmie Wayne Kays Jr didnt follow the usual tendency of premature babies to tip the scales in the flyweight division Jimmie arrived five weeks early and weighed a whopping 13 pounds 4 ounces Mrs Kays only comment was Oh my gosh WASHINGTON Senate voted to ratify the 12 nation Antarctic treaty which is designed to preserve the area for peaceful purposes Balloon satellite shot again delayed CAPE CANAVERAL Fla federal space agen cy is scheduled to try Friday for the third time this week to put a 100foot radio mirror bal loon satellite toward an orbit around the earth A second postponement this time for 48 hours was called early Wednes day when technical difficulties developed in the 92foot Thor Delta rocket which will carry satellite IN ODESSA for instance Kirton took pictures of naval ob jectives and was detained by a military patrol in the act There was immediate specula tion that the Soviet action was in retaliation for the expulsion order issued July 22 against Petr Y Ezhov third secretary of the Soviet Embassy Ezhov was accused of engaging in espionj age activity The State Department said Ezhov paid an American com mercial photographer more than for aerial photographs of American cities AP Photolax Van cien JAPS GIVE UP FUJIYOSHIDA J a p a n Japanese farmers Wednesday lave up an attempt to stop a U S Marine firing practice They had been camping in the target area at the base of Mt Fuji ations with Belgium as soon a 11 Belgian troops are with rawn from the Congo The diplomatic communit nd UN officials awaited th eturn of SecretaryGeneral Da ammerskjold probably some me Thursday to see how h eals with Lumumba in carry ng out the UN Security Coun 1s new mandate to replace th elgian troops in Katanga with N troops Commanders of the 12000 an UN force were confideni a detachment would enter the dissident province soon anc without any shooting On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Society News 8910 Sports1920 North Iowa News Mason City News 2425 Latest Markets 25 Editorials Clear Lake News 31 Comics 32 BELGIAN ENVOY DEPARTS Jean UC11 Bosch top Belgian ambassador to the Con go leaves embassy in Leopoldville to take plane from Brazzaville to Brussels Standing guard are Swedish soldiers and Ghana trooper members of U N emergency force Van den Bosch was accused of fomenting unrest in the current Con go crisis and ordered to leave the country At bottom natives scream and dance in the street to celebrate the envoys departure remains in doubt JUNEAD Alaska iff A nearrecord number of votes cast n Tuesday s Alaska primary election were still being counted Vednesday and Juneaus future as the state capital was still n doubt An emotional campaign over the capital move proposal ini lative No 1 coupled with generally fair weather brought out 71 Unnirtr Trrvtrt it n extremely heavy vote Whether it would surpass the ecord 50343 votes cast in the 958 general election when voted on whether to in the union as the 49th state as unknown as the slow te SAME DATE195937 UOWA SAFETS DEPARTMENT FIGCKES Demos push major programs to be used as bait for votes WASHINGTON Demo cratic leaders Wednesday put a hurryup tag on major legis lation for which they hope to claim credit in the presiden tial campaign Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson of Texas passed the word he wants some committee action this week on a billto provide med ical care for the elderly Johnson already has on tap for Senate consideration a measure to raise the mini mum wage from to an lour and to add from three to ive million workers to those now covered by it Tha road to action on these politically potent proposals was cleared Johnson the Democratic vice presiden tial nominee rallied party members Tuesday to scuttle an Eisenhower administration civil rights bill that threat ened to provoke a timekilling filibuster Sens Hugh Scott RPa and Kenneth B Keating RNY predicted the Democrats will be sorry for their action in killing the measure Scott one of Vice President Richard M Nixons top ad visers said the Democratic platform had promised everything tins side of para dise but that Senate Demo crats had washed out this pledge Keating viewed the use of a motion to cuts off a part of grand design of the Democrats to use their twothirds majority to run roughshod over the minor ity by ignoring Eisenhowers legislative ideas and enact their own program But Sen John F Kennedy of Massachusetts the Democratic presidential nominee called the Republican move elev enthhour politics The in tent i o n of the Republicans Wednesday was to use civil rights legislation to block en actment of bills for federal aid to education i housing medical assistance to the aged and the lifting of the minimum wage Kennedy said dious job of collecting ballots from isolated areas continued Southeastern Alaska where Juneauis located gave the pro posal to move the capital a beat ing The capital transfer initiative trailed by nearly 21 with nearly half the precincts counted but these did not include the heav ily populated Anchorage and Fairbanks areas With 139 of 298 precincts re ported the vote on the capital shift was 6823 for and 11785 against Most thei no votes came from southeast Alaska where 52 of 62 precincts had 317 or and 9222 against Sen E L Bartlett and Rep Ralph J Rivers Democrats vere sure primary winners West Branch man victim of crash IOWA CITY U Donald E Krueger 21 West Branch died in a hospital Tuesday of injuries suffered when his truck hit a Cedar River bridge on Highway 6 about 10 miles east of West liberty Work to be done says Ike FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHLNGTONPresident Ei senhower told Congress Wednes day that it cannot take the that politicking is more impor tant than the national interest He also said it seems silly for Democratic critics to accuse him of unloading new programs on Congress saying he merely restated recommendations he made earlier Eisenhower told his first news conference since July 6 that he thinks it is more important to the country for Congress to stay on the job and pass legislation than to go home and campaign He also said the economy looks good to him And he warned that the current session of Congress must be a working session not a political session IN A WIDERANGING discus sion of domestic and foreign is sues the President said among other things there are no signys now of any economic recession or depression ahead for the country In the international field the President said he had given no thought to having any personal conference with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev if the lat ter comes to this country for the United Nations disarmament conference or the UN General Assembly session Eisenhower said however that if he concluded any useful purpose could be served he vould not hesitate to meet with he Soviet Premier Khrushchev hinted in an in erview published in Pravda ic Soviet Communist newspa er Tuesday that he might visit the UN EISENHOWER struck back at Democratic criticism of his defense program and the 21 point legislative proposals he sent the Senate when it recon vened Monday He flatly denied that he has frozen S622 million in defense funds which congress had voted He said the question of spend ing of withholding these funds had not even reached his desk Sen Lyndon Johnson had ac cused the administration but not Eisenhower impounding funds Eisenhower also defended Ag riculture Secretary Benson say ing Benson embraced programs which the President believes to be correct and it would be a betrayal of his own views if he said he regretted keeping Ben son in the cabinet ON THE CAMPAIGN TAX REFUNDS DBS MOINES UP lowans have been refunded since Jan 1 as overpayments of federal taxes President said he will do what ever he can for the NixonLodge ticket But he added that this does not necessarily mean a set of partisan speeches As to Cuba if any Latin American government should come under the dominance of international communism and become a satellite Eisenhower said this would call for very definite action He added how ever that if someone might be lieve in a different form of gov ernment than we have and es tablish it freely that would be a different matter Cuba says it will respect churches despite incidents Miss Iowa gets invite to Britt Neville Daven ort Miss Iowa of 1961 has een invited to celebrate her th birthday at the National obo Convention here Aug 23 The date of the annual gather ig of the knights of the road nppens to correspond with Miss evilles birthday HAVANA Osval do Dorticos Wednesday assured the Cuban people Fidel Castros regime will continue respect ing all religious cults despite provocations Speaking at a postmidnight labor rally the president made no specific mention of the Ro man Catholic hierarchys pas ioral letter last Sunday warn ing of the advance of commu nism in Cuba Nor did he refer to the threat Tuesday by the archbishop coadjutor of Hava na to close all Catholic churches on the island and suspend church services unless the gov ernment calls off proCastro demonstrators harassing anti Communist church goers Dortieps spoke a few hours after a demonstration outside Havana Cathedral sent the Rt Rev Msgr Evelio Diaz ing to the presidential palace with a warning that he would close all Catholic churches in Cuba and declare the church in Vaticans term for the churchs restricted tions in Communist countries unless the government guarark tees the safety of churchgoers ;