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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans tteiqhbors VOL 98 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 27 1960 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two roo LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Congolese soldiers Saturday at tacked an American Air Force Globemaster in Stanleyville and beat up and seized three of its crew members United Nations headquarters here announced that two or three other crew members were missing Almost at the same time the Congolese army raided the United Nations office in Stanley ville where it clashed with U N personnel The United Nations said three UN officials were under arrest and two of them are wounded A UN spokesman said early reports identified the two wounded men as Canadians and the third a Swede United Nations officials said the situation in the area ap p e a r e d completely out of hand The US plane was carrying Canadian signalmen and equip ment was attacked by Congress on landing Premier Patrice Lumumba flew to Stanleyville earlier Sat urday morning in his new Rus sian plane He Invited several newsmen along saying you will see how peaceful every thing is there With the Premier in the plane presented to him recently by the Soviet government were some Congolese officials A Soviet crew flew from the craft Costa Rica showcase Loyal friend democracy By MARILYN RUMMAGE Ricans have a habit of viewing every day life on a reduced scale Conversations are h e a v i 1 j seeded with the diminutive ito and tico the latter ac counting for the national nick name the Ticos The characteristic is not sur prising Costa Rica host to the August meeting of the American Foreign Ministers is one of the smallest of the Central Ameri can states the National Geo graphic Society says But the Ticos do things in a big way Their literacy rate is the highest in Latin America With the help of the United Na tions and the United States the tiny republic is rapidly develop ing its oil and timber industries building roads and improving housing and health facilities Its tourist trade is booming COVERING AN area about the size of West Virgina Costa Rica lies between Nicaragua and Panama It is densely in habited by more than a millioin people mostly farmers Coffee is king on the cool volcanostudded Central Pla teau The hot coastal lands pro duce bananas cacao abaca hardwoods and rubber Flowers grow rampant and a dozen large orchids cost one dollar Painted oxcarts are the pride of Costa Ricas countryfolk The carts developed by Spanish settlers in the highlands four centuries ago have become part of the countrys cultural and commercial tradition Each wheel is made up of 16 wooden wedges surrounded by an iron rim then vividly painted in patterns reminiscent of a compass face or church window Brightly colored landscapes fruits animals and flowers dec orate the cart sides AP Pliotofax AFTER RECORDBREAKING OLYMPIC Wiltrud Urselmann 18 Germany sits at poolside after recordbreaking performance in womens 200 meter backstroke event of Olympic swimming compe tition at Rome Wiltruds time of shattered pre vious Olympic mark of set in 1956 by Ger manys Ursula Happe ews in a utshell ALL CARTS MUST sing or rattle in a certain way as they roll Country people can rec ognize a neighbors cart by its distinctive sound Another colorful sight is the retreta in San Jose the capi tal and largest city City belles most of them wearing wraps stroll in the cool night air in Central Park While the girls parade counterclockwise around the park the men walk in the opposite direction ogling the girls They respond with much fluttering of eye lashes San Jose is flanked by two volcanoes the Poas and Irazu A geyser atop 8930foot Poas spouts steamy spray 2000 feet into the sky From the crater rim of Irazu 12260 feet high it is possible to see both the Caribbean and the Pacific The city situated high on the plateau is a clean and peac ful town wTiich symbolizes Costa Ricas democratic atmos phere The president of the re public lives in his own home and commutes to his office in an old car A former head of state used to walk SAMIi DAJEW9396 FKOM OUK WIRE SEEVICES NEW ORLEANS Federal judges have re fused to halt integration of Houston Tex public schools and took under advisement motions to nullify Louisianas school segregation laws BUFFALO N Y The national commander of the American Legion says U2 pilot Francis Powers is a weak Amer ican who served his country badly Com mander Martin McKneal ly said Powers allowed himself to be taken dis owned his mission and re vealed facts that were prejudicial to the best in terests of the U S MANILA Six U S Navy landing craft hit the beach at Lingayen the Amer ican liberation of the Philippines began in World War got another warm welcome from Filipinos This time the ships carried food and clothing intended for victims of disastrous floods that covered much of central Luzon TOKYO Two foot sore U S Marines are resting after completing an 840mile hike in 18 days to help raise money for a Marinesupported orphanage in Sasebo THE HAGUE Neth erlands Dutch authori ties may take action against the makers of a brand of m a r g a r i n e which officials think is responsible for the deaths of two persons and an other 40000 being bed ridden AP Photofax VFW C Con nell 35yearold World War II veteran from Killeen Tex who was promoted from sen ior vice commander to com manderinchief of the Veter ans of Foreign Wars at na tional convention in Detroit He succeeds Louis G Feld man Hazleton Pa THE PREMIER said at a news conference Friday h wanted to show the world well Stanleyville is being rui under the Congolese police anc army Congolese troops in Stanley ville never have laid down their arms Until recently they have controlled the airport there Business in the city is practical ly at a standstill and shipping in the river port there is greatly reduced recent visitors re ported Meanwhile three hundred troops of Lumumbas Congo army Saturday captured Bak wanga capital of the fortnight old mineral state of south eastern Kasai Province the leader of the secessionist region said Albert Kalonji chief of the breakaway state said Lumum bas forces had entered his cap ital at 8 am HE CLAIMED they were led by three officers of the Commu nist Czechoslovakian army and that the forces included some troops from Guinea which was contributed to UN forces in the Congo He also charged that Tu nisian troops of the UN force in Bakwanga prevented h i s army from defending the town He said all communications between Katanga and Bakwanga lad been cut now but it was mown that Tunisian troops had disarmed the Bakwanga garri son confiscated its weapons and prevented it from using the ra dio station and airfield Kalonji refused to admit that the capture of Bakwanga meant the end of his slate and said that the remainder of his 800 man army would fight back from other parts of his repub lie He said he left 10 members of his cabinet in Bakwanga and it was not known what had hap pened to them Kalonji appealed to all forces of the free world especially the United States Britain France and the independent states of former French Africa to send volunteer detachments to help in the fight against Lumumba aggression I asked Belgium to help but this appeal has had no results he said THIS IS WHERE ILL BE Jim Albrecht had all summer to become even more closely attached with his pet spaniel Penny what with the lazy days of vacation But its a different story now as Mason Citys schools pre Photo by Mussor pare to open again Here Jim 10 son of Mr and Mrs Boh Albrecht 609 Madi son N W gives Penny a look through the window of the 5th grade class room at Washington School which Jim will be occupying At each other FORT WORTH Tex Two sheriffs deputies and a pair of armored car service guards each thinking the olti ers were bandits shot it out Friday night wounding two of the men It was the worst mistake in the world said Tarrant County Sheriff Harlon Wright just one of those unfortunate things Wounded were Deputy Win die Coy Ray 33 and James K Hutchcrson 45 Ilallom City a supervisor for the armored car firm Both were in fail condition at St Joseph Hos pital Wright said Ray andanother deputy were part of a three car slake out at a supermar ket after receiving word the armored car would be robbed Neither he sheriffs deputies nor the armored car officers recognized each other The Runfifiht started when the deputies wearing civilian clothes halted the guards car was just keyed up Hutchcrson said from his hospital bed Neither side would blame the other No attempt was made to rob the armored car Merrygoround back in place CLEAR LAKE The chil drens merrygoround in City Park is back in its accus tomed place Dave Murphy president of Rolfe Products Co Mason City which made the equipment admits he was the thief Some of his work men were repairing a fence naarby when he noticed that the TeeterWhirl had been damaged Murphy had it brought back to Mason City for repairs and returned it Friday afternoon before he knew it was reported stolen SHOWERS North fowa Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thun derstorms Saturday night and Sunday Warmer Saturday night lows 62 to KG Turning cooler Sunday highs lower 80s Jowa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday scattered thundershowers over most of state Cooler northwest Satur day night and west and north Sunday Lows Saturday nigl near 60 northwest to near 7 extreme southeast Highs Sun day 70s northwest to near southeast Further outlook Partly cloudy and a littl cooler Monday Minnesota Partly cloudy show crs Highs Sunday in 70s Globe Gazette weather dat up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 78 Minimum 59 At 8 am 67 On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Clear Lake News 3 Church News 45 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 910 Comics 11 Editorials 12 Building News 1314 North Iowa News 16 Pennsylvania RR to face strike threat PHILADELPHIA Wi The CENTER OF DISPUTE Map shows the Congo area of Africa includingthe provinces of Katanga and Kasai which have seceded from the strifetorn newlycreated nation once owned by Belgium lowan killed under huge earth mover CEDAR RAPIDS James Fay Rugg 32 Cedar Rapids was killed Friday when he bounced off an earthmoving machine he was operating and fell beneath its wheels The ac cident happened during con struction on Collins Radio Co property here ITS ALL OVER MACON Ga UPI The 14th air force the laic Gen Claire ChennatiUs Flying Tigers of World War II fame was formally deactivated here Friday Pennsylvania Railroad has noti fied 52000 employes they will be furloughed in the event of a strike set for Sept 1 Notices to the employes were posted Friday as the the na tions prepared to meet Monday with the Transport Workers Union and the National Mediation Board i New classification for Army rejectees WASHINGTON UPI Just because a man is rejected from peacetime service in the Army will no longer mean he will be classified 4F the Selective Service System said Friday Men found unfit for military service even in time of emer jgency or war will still get the I1F designation but those re jjeclecl because of the current jhigh physical mental and moral standards of the armed forces will be placed in a new cate gory under a new classification system to be instituted soon Medical aid bill passes Adjournment now near i WASHINGTON ffi Senate loaders drove for final passaga Saturday of a compromise So jcial Security bill providing in creased federal grants to the states to help the needy aged pay for medical care Once it is sent to President Eisenhower for his approval the principal barriers to adjourn ment of Congress next week will have been cleared away except for a SenateHouse deadlock minimum wage legislation The House passed the Social Security measure Friday before recessing until Monday BUT THE SENATE was called into Saturday session not only to complete action on that bill but also to pass on a disputed reso lution expressing disapproval of presidential appointments to the Supreme Court while Congress is not in session Republicans have protested that the resolution could be taken as a reflection on Presi dent Eisenhower who gave hief Justice Earl Warren and wo other Supreme Court jus tices recess appointments Chief feature of the Social Security bill is the provision for million a year in federal grants to help finance a limited medical care plan for elderly persons unable to meet their ex icnses Major liberalizing changes in he Social Security system con amed in the original Senate bill vcrc eliminated or watered lown by a SenateHouse confer cncc committee leaving only some minor revisions for the nost part OBJECTIONS voiced by sena ors disappointed with the com promise showed progress of the ill in he Senate where leaders iad hoped to whip it through Friday night Earlier however the Senate had followed the lead of the House in passing a compromise foreign aid appro jprialion bill despite a lastmin ute protest by Eisenhower that it was inadequate for the na tions security The vote in the Senate was 5724 with 5 Republicans join ing 52 Democrats in voting for passage Five Democrats and 19 Republicans voted against passage The House passed the bill without a roll call vote The total in the bill was S559 354000 less than Eisenhower had asked for But it was nearly half a billion dollars more than Congress voted last year for military and economic aid to other nations A public works appropriation bill for billion already agreed on by a SenateHouse i conference committee is the ionly other money measure left ilo be passed other than the I catchall wrapping up loose ends Sports Bulletin ROME The powerful United States basketball team won its second straight game in the Olympics crushing Japan 12566 HOHUMi CHICAGO UPI A local grocery chain reports the most unenthusiastie contest winner we ever had J R White 71 I who 13yearold grandson talked ihini into accepting the nineday Itrip for two to the Olympic he won said I would ijust as soon have stayed home land done my gardening voicing of week By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Both presidential candidates could claim a satisfactory windup to the weeks political activity Saturday Vice President Richard M Nixon the Republican nomi nee returned to the capital from a deep South trip claim ing the opposition ticket is in real trouble in that tradi tionally Democratic area Sen John F Kennedy the Democratic contender had the endorsement of the AFLCIO union leadership The size and enthusiasm of he crowds exceeded the high est estimates we had received n advance said Nixon Fri day night on his raturn from Birmingham Ala where ha got a warm reception and At lanta Ga where an estimated 200000 turned out for him Referring to Kennedy and his running mats Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas Nixon said We believe that the KennedyJohnson ticket is in real trouble in the South and they no longer can consider any Southern states safe as far as they are concerned The AFLCIO General Board representing 135 un ions decided Friday to urge its 14 million members to sup port the Democratic ticket in the best interests of the United States and of the labor move ment Two Republican officials dis counted the importance of the endorsement as an influence on rank and file union mem bers Labor Secretary James P Mitchell said it should be ac cepted only for what itis expression of the personaT preference of a small handful of men who happen to be of ficials of the AFLCIO He predicted workers will vote Republican as ha said they did in 1952 and I9S6 Republican National man Thrdston B Morton said the action came as no sur price to him and that doubted the endorsement will imprest working men and women i ;