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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 3, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 99 Tht newspaptr that makes all North lowans neighbors AMOdaUd und United Prm International Full wirei MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 3 T960 7c Copy Thli Paper Consist ol Two No 41 Russ have share of deadbeats Timepayment has effects By TOM LAMBERT New York Herald Tribune News Service its deadly serious and continuing cam paign to create a new type of man in this who would be brave laborsaving kind to children and animals solicitous of oppressed people wholly obedient to the Commu nist party truthful and above all Soviet Union finds it is unable thus far to eradicate the scourage of credit managers everywhere Its the timepayment deadbeat The Soviet Union long has had trouble with a variety of dis honest types swindlers and con fidence men like the Sheremet yevo airfield cafe personnel who short weighted the caviar in customers sandwiches the en gineer who rented out a govern ment crane to builders of priv ate homes the blackmarket dentist who charged high fees for tooth repair work done in his public office and the scores of truck drivers and chauffeurs who haul cargo or passengers on the side Mobutus foe in chains Lumumba to face trial BUT THE deadbeat is timepay m n t a relatively new problem in this country born out of the Soviet Unions deci sion late last year to permit in stallment buying which stem med from the publics desire for more consumer goods on other than a cash basis Of course there are other kinds of deadbeats sons who do not pay their tele phone or gas bills the Soviet Unions remedy precisely the same as that practiced by pri viate utilities companies any where is to cut off the persons who prefer to let the state wait as one propaganda journal put it for the rent or coal money Before the installmentbuying program got under way a cus tomers purchases from the stateowned stores the only kind here were on a cash bas is If he wanted to buy a record player or a bicycle or a sewing machine he paid the full price in cash If he did not have the cash he saved or borrowed LAST FALL the government launched an installment buying program under which custom ers were to pay down 20 to 25 per cent of the total price of some articles The balance was to be paid off in six months to one year through monthly wage deductions Additionally the customer paid a 1 or 2 per cent service charge The Soviet Union long had de nounced installment buying as an evil scheme of the capital SIGHTSEEING IN Arch bishop of Canterbury Dr Geoffrey Fisher walks through Navona Square in Rome with the Rev J R Sat terthwaite of the Church of Englands Council on InterChurch Relations Dr AP Photofax Fisher primate of the Church of Eng land met with Pope John XXIII at the Vatican in an historic visit the first meeting ever held between a primate of the Anglican church and a head of the Roman Catholic church ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Home fires across the nation have cost at least 49 lives in two of the victims were children LONDON Western diplomats received cooly Soviet Premier Khrushchevs new call for a United Nations summit meeting on disarmament Khrush chev repeated the bid he made originally during his visit last fall to New York in a communique issued after the visit of Cambodian Premier Prince Noro dom Sihanouk WASHINGTON The State Department re vealed an American civilian plane strayed over Soviet territory on a flight to Japan last July Soviet planes chased the DCS but couldnt catch it in the bad weather NEW ORLEANS A parents organization is laying plans to try to break a white boycott that has given three Negro girls an elementary school all their own Charles City has first traffic CHARLES CITY Emil G Fredrick 77 became Charles ists to shackle and exploit the Citys first traffic fatality of 1960 He died at p m at the workers but its timepayment I Cedar Valley Hospital of injuries suffered when he was struck Ice broken LEOPOLDVILLE Congo ExPremier Patrice Lumumba facing trial for inciting rebel lion in the army and other crimes was moved out of Leo poldville and put under the guard of army chief Joseph Mo butus most trusted commando troops Lumumba was driven to Thys ville 100 miles west of the capi tal during the night under a strong escort of soldiers with heavy jeepmounted machine guns The convoy left the impro vised jail at the armys Binza Camp near Leopoldville with its slippery prisoner shortly before midnight THE TRIP WAS made less than seven hours after Lumum ba a Communist supporter who more than once has ar rest or escaped from the hands of political captors arrived in the Congo capital He was flown here in chains Friday after being captured at Port FranCqui in remote Kasai province His capture interrupt ed a flight by car to Stanleyville where he apparently intended to make a new bid for power He arrived here disheveled and manacled and was jeered by onlookers and cuffed by Congo lese soldiers Taken to Thysville with him were his three male traveling companions who also were ar Port Francqui Pope ore cautious VATICAN CITY iffi Pope John XXIII said Saturday his listoric meeting with the Arch jishop of Canterbury went only as far as the threshold of reat problems but left hope or their eventual solution The supreme pontiff of the loman Catholic Church made his comment to cardinals and archbishops with whom he par icipated in preparatory serv ces for the Christmas season AT THE END of the services be Pope told the prelates of lis 65minute talk Friday with he primate of the Church of Sngland I admire the sincere force of good will which Dr Fisher the rchbishop is carrying for vard the Pope said Our meeting took place in natfflosphere of cordiality and Hodges added to Kennedys new Cabinet PALM BEACH Fla Presidentelect John F Ken nedy Saturday chose North Carolinas Gov Luther Hodges 62yearold former textile in dustrialist as secretary of com merce Kennedy announced his selec tion for the cabi net post with Hodges a Demo program proved a huge and inby a car at noon stant success There were some drawbacks of course First the procedure A cus tomer wanting to buy an article on the installment plan had to submit an application to purch ase it And he had to attach to the application a certificate from the management of his factory office or farm which listed the wages he had been paid for the last three months Then perhaps the article he wished to buy was in short sup ply So he had to wait to buy AND THE NUMBER and kind of articles he could buy were restricted He could purchase on time payments a relatively highpriced watch or radio but not an automobile But the determined wouldbe installment buyer here was not deterred He and hundreds like him rushed to the stores Alas Literary Gazette re ported recently not all the buy ers were honest and upright citizens A teacher a worker and a technician ignored their payments schedule it declared A construction worker asked for and obtained from his boss three certificates for time purchases bought 3000 rubles worth of goods and then disap peared the journal wailed Some parents who teach their children not to He steal or evade deserved punishment had no qualms about keeping un paidfor timepurchase articles it continued Fredrick stepped off the curb at Gilbert and Main Street intersection A car driven by Dennis Eugene Usher 16 Bassett struck Fredrick as Usher making a left turn No charges have been filed Fredrick a retired farmer was in partnership with his son inlaw H P Weissenbuehler in the City Trucking Co Born in Germany he was the son of Ferdinand and Wilhelmina Fred rick He grew up in Floyd Coun ty and was married Feb 26 1908 to Mary Louise Pfeffer korn He was a member of St Johns Lutheran Church and the Knights of Pythias Surviving are two daughters Mrs Henry Weissenbuehler Charles City Mrs Ralph Thay er Pullman Wash two grand children two brothers Otto Charles City Gus Waukegan 111 five sisters Mrs Amelia Hadden Des Moines Mrs Wil liam Cathrox Eustia Fla Louise New York City Emma Los Angeles Lena Chicago Funeral services will be Mon day at 2 pm at St Johns Lu theran Church Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery with Gross mann Hage Funeral Home in charge On the inside Editorials 4 Church News 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Mcrkets 9 Society News 1011 Clear Lake News 13 j Comics 15 Building News 1920 North Iowa Newt 22 Vaccines effective in cancer testing TULSA Ofcla UK A cancer specialist says vaccines already have proved up to 95 per cent effective in preventing some animal cancers And it is pos sible that vaccination wilLbe the answer to cancer in humans Dr John R Heller told the Oklahomadivision of the Amer ican Cancer Society Friday nighi shopping days left USE CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHT TB understanding on both sides Naturally the crusts formed uring four centuries are many ut with understanding and mu ual contacts in which Dr Fish r courageously undertook to take the initiative with time there could come love and the truth THE GENERAL view in church circles in Rome was that the first ever be tween a head of the Catholic Church and a primate of the Anglican stim ulate other Catholic and Protestant church men seeking Christian unity Dr Geoffrey Fisher the 73 yearold archbishop said he considered themeetinghistoric and told newsmen good exam ples are sometimes followed He observed cautiously how ever that he did not know what the results would be In a sKt mon here Thursday night he made it clear that he did not consider Christian unity neces sarily means reunion with the Iburch of Rome Few changes in Illinois recount CHICAGO Republican national chairman stood by Sat urday espousing the cause of an honest count as teams of elec tion officials sifted through reams of paper ballots and Re publicans hoped for a belated surge for Vice President Rich ard M Nixon To overturn Presidentelect John F Ken nedys Nov 8 victory in Illinois GOP officials said they needed an average of 9 additional votes per precinct But the current recheck so far showed only minor changes in the original returns MOBUTU TOLD newsmen Lu mumba would be tried in due course for inciting rebellion in the army and other common law crimes Mobutu had sworn out a war rant for Lumumbas arrest af ter he was dismissed by Presi dent Kasavubu last September but a UN guard around the official premiers residence in Leopoldville where Lumumba stayed prevented serving the warrant Last Sunday Lumumba slipped past guards assigned by Mobu tu to keep watch on him UN officials said then that Lumum ba could not expect UN pro tection outside Leopoldville The Soviet delegation at the United Nations in New York de manded that Secretary Gen eral Dag Hammarskjold make an immediate report on steps being taken by the U N com mand to ensure the safety of Lumumba Udollmmts no part of any plauditsnow WASHINGTON Stew art Udall DAriz doesnt want any part of congratulations from Sen Barry Goldwater RAriz this point Through a Capitol Hill mixup Friday a Goldwater statement was distributed congratulating Udall on his appointment as secretary of the interior But there has been no announce ment that Udall has been ap pointed I hope it was issued by mis take Udall said as it is high ly premature and can only harm my chances at this time Goldwaters office quickly an nounced it was a mistake An aide said the statement had been prepared in case Udall was named After copies were made they were supposed to be sent to the senators office By mistake however the Sen ate duplicating room sent them to the press gallery Did Goldwater have any in side information that Udall would get the job The aide wouldnt say North Iowa Considerable cloud iness Saturday night and Sun day Warmer Saturday night lows 3438 Chance of scattered light rain or drizzle late Sun day highs in the 50s Iowa Considerable cloudiness Saturday night and Sunday Warmer south and east Satur day night lows in lower 30s northwest to lower 40s south east Chance of scattered light rain or drizzle east and south late Sunday highs generally in the 50s Further outlook Considerable cloudiness with a chance of scattered showers Monday Minnesota Cloudy warmer scattered rain Highs Sunday around 45 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum 49 26 crat standing at his side on the patio of the home of the presidentelects parents on the Atlantic shore Kennedy read a statement saying he was making the Hodges appointment with great pleasure He added At a time when the strength and accelerated growth of the American econo my is vital to our own pros perity and to our ability to ful fill out commitments to the cause of world freedom the Department of Commerce has become one of the most im portant agencies of govem inent Kennedy noted that the de partment employs more than 36000 people and is spending more than a halfbillion dollars this year to carry out its func tions KENNEDY THEN said Gov Hodges will bring to his new position experience in both business and government Dur ing the last four years under his administration tbe State of North Carolina has secured billion in new investment in manufacturing activities in ad dition to huge sums for electric utility expansion Much of this was made possible through Gov Hodges background in dustry Hodges selection came as no surprise since it had been ru mored for weeks that he was ia line for the Cabinet post This was Kennedys second appointment to his Cabinet Earlier this week he named Gov Abraham Ribicoff of Con necticut as secretary of health education and welfare The presidentelect also has made two other major appoint ments this the subCab met level He chose David E Ml as budget director and Gov G Mennen Williams of Michigan to be assistant secre ary of state for African affairs IN AN IMPROMPTU press conference following LUTHER HODGES 25 vitamin pills 30 aspirins fatal to boy WEST UNION A large quantity of aspirin and vita min pills proved fatal to a small boy here Thomas Mihm 3 son of Mr and Mrs Leo Mihm St Lu cas died at a hospital Fri day about 15 hours after he had swallowed the medicine MRS MIHM told authorities she discovered the child had eaten some 25 vitamin pills about 5 pm Thursday but he apparently was suffering from no ill effects and she was not immediately worried However about pm the child appeared to be dizzy and unresponsive A physician was called and he ordered the child be rushed to the hospital here The doctor suspecting the youngster had taken some thing other than the vitamin pills asked his father to return to the familys home and look for evidence of other missing medicine or drugs The boys father found an empty bottle which had con tained 36 aspirin tablets Mrs Mihm said she had used only about a half dozen from the bottle IN ADDITION to his par ents the child is survived by a sister Lynette a brother Michael grandparents Mr and Mrs Henry Mihm St Lucas and Mrs Huberta Wichman Lawler Mass of the Angels will be said at 9 am Sunday at St Lukes Catholic Church St Lucas Burial will be in St Lukes Cemetery with Larkin Funeral Service New Hamp ton in charge statement of acceptance Ken nedy made these other dis closures He expects to confer Monday with Sen Stuart Symington D Mo Symington has completed a special study on defense reor ganization Kennedy expected that he and Symington will hold a joint press conference After conferring in Washing on Tuesday with President isenhowerin their firstmeet ng on transition of government ennedy plans to fly late the ame day to New York where e will spend that night and most of Wednesday seeing a number of persons One possible ppointment for Kennedy was Dag Hammarskjpld secretary general of the United Nations The Presidentelect will fly ack to Palm Beach next Friday vith his wife Jacqueline and heir newborn son John Jr Kennedy will remain in Florida ver the weekend returning to iVashington Dec 12 He also may fly to Florida for the week nd of Dec 1619 and then join is wife and two children in aim Beach for the Christmas eekend Ill be going back and forth or the next six weeks he said He expects to announce his ext Cabinet appointment in Washington following his con rence with Eisenhower Tues ay SAME DATEW9418 Department FlMI Trfff IB 14 Bonn A CHILDS CURIOSITY Little Caro line threeyearold daughter of Presi dentelect John F Kennedy peers out rear window of car and looks puzzled at all the excitement going on They AP Photofax were whisked away from airport to their Palm Beach Fla home for the weekend Mrs Kennedy and their in fant son remain in a Washington hos pital ;