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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Doily Newspaper Iditoc for th Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL in newspaper Frew and United Prew IntenuUooai Full Leue wires that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER II 1H2 HOME EDITION 10c a Paper Consists ot Four Ho Paper tiger Ateeth Ole Miss Army life continues 500 troops still on duty EDITORS NOTE Tht Army U maintaining a force of 500 men to protect Negro James Meredith at the University of Mississippi Their presence is resented by most students and townspeople Here is a look Army life Ole Miss OXFORD Miss ever the official military desig nation American soldiers ar on occupation duty at the Uni versity of Mississippi The scene is a typical college town in southern United States except that armed troops it the appearance of a foreign land There are sentries anc field tents Fraternization is for bidden Strict discipline is in ef feet It is situation looked upon with displeasure by the 500 sol dier guards of Negro studen James Meredith as well as b the students and townspeople many of whom at best conside the GIs unwelcome visitors Cold weather has arrived and the prospect of spending win ter nights in a field tent send a chill through even the mos hardened soldier In such an atmosphere anc under such conditions Christ mas could be a bleak one at th Armys Ole Miss outpost Currently serving the guarc duty as two military police com panies from Ft Chaffee Ark They have been here about thre weeks There is a possibiltj they will be rotated and a new group moved in before Christ mas The Army is bivouacked in two the Nationa Guard armory and at the Oxford airport The camps are nearly identical with their rows of field tents bathede in spotlights a night There are boardwalks a the armory however because of the mud Around 12 soldiers live in each tent which has a wooden floor and is heated by an oi heater The troops always are on standby alert Sentries at Mere diths compus dormitory are not permitted to talk with any one Occasionally students stop and attempt to converse with the soldiers In rare instances when sentries relent and talk they are sternly reprimanded by officers GIs are forbidden to date co eds or Oxford girls and are or dered not to loiter in town Sometimes they gather in sev eral small cafes in Oxford but they never stay only to drink a cup of coffee At intervals the Army issues 24hour passes and flies group of soldiers to Memphis Tenn 80 miles north of here During their offduty hours the soldiers spend their time playing ping pong volley ball touch football pitching horse shoes or just relaxing A small post exchange PX the Army has set up sells soft drinks cigarettes and maga zines Sioux Cityan killed in crash at Blencoe BLENCOE UPI Robert Brouillette 39 Sioux City was killed when his car veered into the side of a tank truck on US 75 here Monona County Sheriff Mark Whitmore said Brouillette apparently went to sleep at the wheel of the car HELL FROZEN OVER HELL Mich UP The roads to Hell were clogged with snow Wednesday Three foot drifts were reported in Angplos Pass and Satans Hills near this village northwest of Ann Arbor S3000 CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Renaissancian Club Veleda Studr Club Roosevelt Brownie troop Twentieth Century Club Occident Clnb t B From m doctor friend Brotherhood ot Railroad Trainmen Mason City Lions Club From a friend St Johns Epiieopal Church rectors discretionary fund Midland Club Ten little Brownies Wilson Troop No 25 Barb Hirsch Morrie Mahler R E Stark THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE IliOWtM 88141 37 W 2500 100 1850 3 HI 1000 2J30 10 50 IM 1000 flOO 100 100 100 100 STILL NEEDED Ji090OS GIVING DAYS LEFT 7 ID Material help Cheer Fund after steady em pioyment for lengthy period is Nikita in reference to the US Tells Chinese to ease off FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MOSCOW Premier Khrushchev said Wednes day that the Soviet Unions policy of peaceful coexist ence averted a nuclear war over Cuba and warned the more belligerent Commu nist Chinese that the American paper tiger had atomic teeth He accused the Chinese o trying to prod the Soviets into conflictwith the United States Khrushchev said that Sovie officers had manned the Sovie missiles in Cuba which were ready for launching but not used sparing the world from nuclear holocaust Then in the most direct and highlevel attack yet on Chinese policy which holds that com munism can triumph over cap italism only by inevitable war he said the world has no choice but to survive through coexist ence In rejecting Chinese charges that he had bowed to imperial T ism in the Cuban crisis he said that these people who cal themselves MarxistLeninists apparently were trying to pro voke a world clash But Khrushchev was having none of this line pointing out HE shock of the United States also had ing out of work the caPflbility of thermonuclear destruction In a broadcast and televised address to the Supreme Soviet itriiguiy periOu IS ir often severe The Knrushcnev said that those who CSt tnA n AAVM man of the house in such situations often finds more difficult to face the world than those who are chronically unemployed says Doris Bruce executive secretary of Family Service the organization that s administering the Christmas Hheer Fund One such instance came re cently to her attention The man was laid off Nov 12 after some 14 years at the same job This sudden turn of events complete y upset the family plans There were debts to loan companies The family faced a bleak Christ mas In such instances counseling as well as material help is the big need The result will be a happier Chirstmas than the amily had envisaged A couple came into the Fam ly Service office the other day For several years they and their children had received help We dont need help this rear they Hold Miss Bruce But we have a name to sub mit to you a family we believe o be deserving Gifts to the Cheer fund Wed nesday came from individuals clubs and other organizations The days list includes large contributions from the Lions Club Veleda Club and others M Sfit R E Starks con ribution came with a note of ippreciation for the wonderful tublicity given about the peo ile who have joined the Air You can join in this worth while cause by bringing or ending your gift to the Globe azette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GiobcGanttt Mason City SAMf say the Cuban compromise was forced on the Soviet Union also should say the United States also was forced to settle by peaceful means Had Russia taken an uncom promising position he said it would have helped only the camp of madmen in the United States to touch off world war United States could not win such a war he added Again with an eye on the Communist Chinese Khrush chev said Imperialism what it was is no longer it may be a paper tiger but people who call it that should know the paper tiger has nuclear Khrushchev went to fhe Su preme Soviet accompanied by President Tito of Yugoslavia Titos appearance was a sur prise He was greeted by a burst of applause It was one more honor for the visiting Yugoslav who is here on an unofficial visit to promote better Soviet Yugoslav relations will never leave revolu tionary Cuba in trouble Khrushchev said We will defend the right of the uban people to pursue their bright future paid credit to President Kennedy as having an interest in reserving peace in the Carib bean and said both were negotiat ing so that pledges on both sides would be kept It was then that he thundered out his warning that the pledges must be kept Khrushchev referring to what e apparently meant by President Kennedys said the Jnited States had promised not to attack the republic of Cuba and to restrain its allies from do ng so But despite the implied threat he Khrushchev speech appeared o have a defensive tone He re marked that there was no ques ion of who won in the Cuban crisis saying that sanity and he cause of peace were winners During the first hour of speech he made one brief refer ence to Germany saying problem should be settled the his the by reaty and the Berlin affair should be settled on the basis of hat treaty BANNERING THE MISSILE DISCUSSION Lon don newspapers put out banner headlines on the cur rent U SBritish discussions on the Skyboit missile the airborne strategic missile which Britain has been counting on for maintaining its nuclear deterrent Photofax Britain admittted it had failed to reach agreement with the U S on the missile Tentative U S plans to scrap it have put a strain on the BritishAmerican alliance Plan to scrap Skyboit protested Strain caused by a missile LONDON The British American alliance was put to one of its heaviest strains Wednesday by tentative plans of the US De fense Department to scrap the Skyboit missile Britain has made plain that junking of the projected missile could lead to a reappraisal of British defense commitments in cluding the use of Holy Loch in Scotland for a US Polaris sub marine base British informants said Reports from the conference Tuesday between1 US Defense Secretary Robert McNamara and British Defense Minister Peter Thorneycroft said a toughblunt argument took place The Daily Sketch described the meeting as one of the stormiest between min isters of the two governments Mr McNamara is under no illusions as to the British reac tion to any cancellation of Sky bolt a British spokesman said The Laborite Daily Herald said Thorneycroft warned that aban doning the missile would threaten the BritishAmerican alliance as well as Britains entire defense policy McNamara and Thorneycroft adjourned their conference to at tend the NATO ministerial meet ing in Paris opening Thursday President Kennedy and Prime Minister Macmillan presumably will have to make the final deci sion aboutthe Skyboit at their meeting in the Bahamas Dec 1920 The Skyboit is an airtoground missile that has cost million and had an unbroken string of failures in its first five test fir ings It is designed for firing by a bomber in the air 1000 miles from its target The Skyboit is the missile on which Britain counted to deliver British nuclear warheads from the mid1960s on Its abandon ment would leave Britains sub sonic bombers without a nuclear weapon to deliver from a dis tance safe from supersonic ene ray fighters Britain abandoned her own dd velopment of a Blue Streak mis sile because of the cost and agreed nearly three years ago to buy the Skyboit if the United States developed it The agree ment between Macmillan and Dwight D Eisenhower then pres ident included location of the Po laris base at Holy Loch MCNAMARA Government foils to break testimony of Hoffa witness NASHVILLE Tenn jovernment returned Wednesday o its attempt to break down the estimony of a major defense wit ness in the million conspiracy rial ofTeamsters Union Presi dent James R Hoffa Mrs Alice Brennan Peterson was questioned nearly three hours Tuesday on her knowledge of Test Fleet Corp This is the truck leas ng company the government says was a businesslike disguise for payoffs to Hoffa from a Detroit ransport firm The witness is the widow of Ow eBert Brennan Teamsters vice president and business associate of Hoffa She testified that Test Fleet chartered here in 1949 was a le gitimate business owned jointly by her and Mrs Hoffa in their maid en names Mrs Peterson said she participated in the firms manage ment a contention the govern ment disputes The prosecution contends Test Fleet was formed in 1949 and op erated by Commercial Carriers N ews in a nu tshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES reports no trouble DBS MOINES Iowa Safety Commissioner Carl Pesch said reports from the highway patrol so far indicate officers encountered no difficulty dur ing the first weekend of operating 75 unmarked pa trol cars Invoke Fifth Amendment WASHINGTON More women peace group members balked against telling House investigators whether they were ever members of the Communist party Rose Clinton New York Cityand Iris Freed Larchmont N Y resorted to the Fifth Amendment repeatedly the fourth and fifth witnesses to take such a position in two days Pope again speaks of death VATICAN CITY Pope John XXIII spoke calmly of his illness and said he might still be Pope a year from or there will be another Still a bit pale the 81yearold Roman Catholic ruler seemed cheerful at his first general audience since becoming seriously ill Nov 27 Mono Lisa to go to U S Inc until 1958 for the benefit of Hoffa and Brennan Commercial Carriers considered this to be in surance against labor trouble at its terminals the government said Hoffa 49 is accused of conspir ing with Commercial Carriers to violate the TaftHartley Act by re ceiving concealed payments in the form of Test Fleet dividends Mrs Peterson said she never discussed Test Fleet with Hoffa and consulted with Mrs Hoffa about the business oniy three or four times in 10 years Under sharp questioning by government attorney the witness said she had nothing to do with the organization of Test Fleet did not know its initial directors and never attended a stockholders meeting She said Mrs Hoffas positionwas the same The Weather North Iowa Increasing cloudi ness Wednesday night lows 5 below Mostly cloudy Thurs day slowly moderating tem peratures and increasing southerly winds highs 1520 Minnesota Much cloudiness light snow Warmer Thurs day highs in 20s T France is sending the famed Mona Lisa painting from the Louvre museum to the Unit ed States for several weeks exhibition The Ministry ot Cultural Af lairs announced the masterpiece will i iarVe Sardl the liner France Thursday for three weeka in the Wash National Gallery GlobeGazette Weather up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Data 3 On the inside Editorials 4 Society News 478 Clear Lake News 1819 Sports 2122 North Iowa News 23 Latest Markets 32 Mason City News 3233 Comics 34 SUI senate favors death penaltys end IOWA CITY un The student senate at the University of Iowa went on record Tuesday night in favor of abolishing the death Warmup seen for lowans Heavy losses in Florida Temperatures fell to record low evels in many sections of Iowa 2arly Wednesday with the mer cury plunging to 17 below zero n the southwest However the absence of strong northerly winds that raked the itate Tuesday made Wednesdays less biting Lows early Wednesday included 17 below at Adair 16 below at Audubon 15 below at Boone 13 selow at LeMarsand Waukon 12 below at Council Bluffs and Spen cer 11 below at Sioux City 10 below at Mason City DCS Moines and Waterloo and 9 below at Du buque and Burlington Ttw warmest spot in Iowa was Davenport which had a low of 6 below The low at Dubuque was 4 de jrees cooler than the previous record low for the date and Bur lingtons low was one degree cool er than its record set in 1932 Davenport and Council Bluffs readings equalled records However warmer air was head ed for the state and afternoon readings were expected to be warmer than Tuesdays highs which ranged from three below at Mason City to 6 above at Bur lington The forecast for Thursday calls for highs varying from the 20s in the west to the teens in the east The South shivered in tht sea sons coldest weather It was near zero in sections of North Carolina Kentucky Arkansas and Tennessee and inmountain areas of northern Georgia and Alabama Florida reeled from the ab normally low temperatures for the second consecutive day The bitter cold threatened winter vegetables Damage to crops varied but spine estimates are in the millions of dollars No ser ious damage was reported im mediately to citrus crops but forecasts for Thursday are for even colder readings Citrus growers worked feverishly har vesting all the fruit could in advance of the expected freeze The beaches in southern Flor ida were bare and the tourists were clothed in newly bought sweaters and coats Miamis 38 above Tuesday was a record low for Dec 11 More heavy snow was dumped along the eastern shores of Lakes Michigan Erie and On ario Drifts piled up higher than our feet in some places A state of emergency was de clared in Conneaut in northeast Ohio as huge drifts from the 30 nches on the ground blocked containing 18 questions and an swers to them all stating op penalty in this state A report all roads leading into the com POntZMninfT IB r i n munity of 16000 National Guardsmen brought a supply of 0 ut uiuLiKiii it SUPDIV fir position to the execution of prisfood and fuel into the snowbound oners was adopted by the area and used some tanks and group which represents 11 stu u dent organizations heavy trucks for a shuttle serv ce to a hospital LOSES HIS WAY IN WIND This pelicansnaps bewildered by blustery winds found a haven in Fort Dodge 1 he Ted Borer family found the big bird and took him in The bird with a wingspread of about 6 ieet and a beak 18 inches long is shown with Darrell sorer 13 Pelicans usually are found in the wild in northern United States and Canada Examination of lr i V TW rt of the Borer family disclosed ;