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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 1, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Idtttd for tfw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North low ans Neighbors VOL 91 AMOcUtcd Presc and United PreM Internationa Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 1 WO Copy Paper Consljls of Two No H Ahead of schedule Russians end missile tests MOSCOW UP The Soviet Union fired off a sec ond powerful rocket Sunday hitting the target area in the Pacific and ending the current teats ahead of scheci ule Tass announced Monday The official news agency said the 44000 square miles of the midPacific marked off by the Soviet Union Jan 8 once more is open to planes and shipping The first rocket was fired Jan 20 Moscow announced that it landed little more than a mile off target The announcement of second shot did not specify how close it came to the actual One Mans Opinion i A Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 13DO WOI Ames friO pm Sunday pm Tuesday WSUI Iowa City 910 am Sat That Iron Curtain is still there SOME MAY HAVE GAINED the erroneous notion that all those smiles weve been get ting from Nikita Khrushchev and his comrades of late reflect an easing up on the Kremlins captive peoples in the satellite countries That alas is the ex act opposite of the truth If any thing life is getting tougher and more hopeless for the Poles Czechs Hungarians Ro manians and Albanians And one of the things whichj has added to the plight of these poor people who got taken1 over by Communism only be cause they are small racial groups living neighbor to Rus sia is the fear that the free world particularly the United thoseJSJirush chev smiles at face value This oould mean the end of hope for them It not only could but it will unless we do something it Thats the subject of this visit In its decade of existence Radio Free Europe and its spon soring organization Crusade for Freedom have come pretty close to the miracle in breaking through the vast jamming oper ations of Russia to get the truth to the 76 million people living behind the Iron Curtain in these five captive nations Truth is the one greatest antidote to Communism It simply cannot target The announcement did not give the distance the rocket traveled Sunday IT CALCULATED the first rocket covered a distance of 7 760 miles and missed the target by only 124 miles The second rocket presumably was launched from the same site believed to be in the Caspian Sea area The announcement said the latest firing had completed the tests of a new rocket intended to launch heavy earth satellites and make space flights to planets of the solar system The rocket announcement was made as the top Communist leaders of Sovietbloc countries gathered in Moscow for a top level meeting JUST AS WITH the rocket to the moon fired on the eve of Premier Nikita Khrushchevs trip to the United States this launching again showed Soviet ability to conduct its tests with the maximum political advan tage The announcement was made in a special broadcast which broke into regular radio pro grams here It was followed by triumphal fanfares on trumpets and the playing of stirring band marches The announcement of the sec ond rocket firing confirmed a U Defense Department an nouncement that a Navy plane crew sighted an object that ap peared to be a missile landing in the impact area Noted chemist is found on cliff after 24 hours MONTEREY Calif w guess Ill stay off of steep places and avoid climbing for a while says Dr Linus Pauling The controversial Nobel Prizewin ning chemist was rescued Sun day after 24 cold thirsty hours on a high rugged cliff over looking the Pacific He was unharmed in high North Iowa Cloudy and a little colder Monday night lows 15 20 Mostly cloudy Tuesday highs 2832 Cloudy and colder Mon day night lows 1520 north 20 25 south Mostly cloudy Tues day highs 2535 Further out look Considerable cloudiness and warmer Wednesday FiveDay Temperatures for the week will average 5 to 8 degrees above seasonal nor mals Highs will range from 32 north to 38 south No large day to day changes are ex pected Lows will average from 1215 north to around 20 south Precipitation will be o little or no consequence Minnesota Partly cloudy colder Highs Tuesday 2232 survive because itself where truth prevails it is essentially false WITH GIANT SENDING equipment in Munich and at Gloria Portugal RFE and its staff of 1600 foes of Commu nism mostly escapees from the satellite countries keep up a steady barrage of broadcasts to the desired area The pro grams are not only in the lan guage of the people receiving them but in the voice of their own neighbors Is the story getting through Heres one comparatively recent proof There was a deliberate attempt on the part of the Com munist bureaucrats in Poland to keep the people ignorant con cerning the schedule to be fol lowed by Vice President Nixon during his visit there last sum mer Radio Free Europe and Radio Free Europe alone got the word to the P9les and the reception for him was one of the greatest ever known in Polish history Some will say yes this is the way it was But is it the way it now is since Eisenhower and Khrushchev got together at Camp David Now for an an swer to that one LAST AUTUMN a company of Americans associated with Radio Free Europe visited Munich largely at their own expense it should be added to look over the situation Some of them no doubt were seeking an answer to the very question Im dealing with now One of them Carl Rupe now of Wheaton 111 but formerly of East Des Moines started his report on the factfinding mis sion with these words The Iron Curtain is still there The Iron Curtain behind Continued an Page X spirits highly re spectful of the danger of stray ing onto shaleslippery cliffs Its rugged territory where he was stranded 80 miles south of Monterey Dr Pauling said a search party had passed him by Sat urday he decided to stay put in aerie until his nearly hidden found He was sported by Perry Currence 26 Pacific Grove only a mile from his cabin GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 45 Minimum 26 At 8 am 27 YEAR AGO Maximum 8 Minimum 18 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 29 Minimum 19 Movie ads subject of new inquiry WASHINGTON investigators trained their sights Monday on movie ads regardec as too sexy A House Post Office subcom mittee headed by Rep Kathryn E Granahan DPa wil launch hearings on the movie in dustrys selfpolicing program whether it needs to be beefed up ERIC JOHNSTON presiden of the tion of wifi rwha the industry itself is doing t keep things clean in the movies as well as in advertising of films Mrs Granahan said she am other subcommittee member have received many complaint about movie ads distributee through the mailor published in newspapers as well as abou some movies These com plaints evidence widespread pub lie concern with this serious ant growing problem Subcommittee aides said th complaints generally stem from films made by foreign firms anc by US movie companies whicl do not bear the Johnston office seal of approval THE PUBLIC is pretty upset about what is going on a staff member said The subcommittee will focu its attention later in the week on whether a selfpolicing program needs to be set up in the pub lishing industry NNNNICE a 300pound lion daint ily nibbles on a hank of ham from between the teeth of his master Bernard Bailey Seattle while house guests look on warily Tabu actually has the run of the Bailey house but hes put in irons when friends drop in Propriety you know Yes Tabus house broken Insurgents in Algiers bow to army demands FRENCH TROOPS WATCH AS INSURGENTS LEAVE BARRICADE FILE INTO No Gates vouches WASHINGTON UP De fense Secretary Thomas S Gates told a skeptical Congress Monday if he had all the money he wanted he wouldnt spend any more on missiles at this time Gates made the statement as members of the Senate Defense Appropriations subcom mi 11 e e questioned him closely on the adequacy of American missile power Earlier Monday President Ei enhower revealed he will ask to raise spending for he nations space program by for the development of the huge Saturn rocket GATES SAID IT would be in correct to stepup the Atlas and Titan longrange missile programs now when newertype missiles might prove to be bet ter He afso poohpoohed the idea Russia has overtaken or even outdistanced the United States in military power He said em phatically there was no deter rent gap in American military strength Gates disputed the idea that Russia has outdistanced or even overtaken the United States in military power HE CONCEDED that the Rus sians may moderate numerical superior ity of intercontinental ballistic and sealaunched missiles dur ing the next three years February arrives A warm sendoff February arrived in Iowa Monday with a fore cast for warmer than normal weather all through the first week January made its exit with mild temperatures thawing some of the stillremaining deep snow cover in the southern tierof counties Highest temperatures Sunday ranged from 43 degrees at Spencer Des Moines and Mason City to 34 at Dubuque and Sioux City Mondays lows varied from 23 degrees at Water loo to 32 at Lamoni The afternoon high marks were in the middle 30s Tuesdays lows are expected to be from 15 to 25 degrees the versatility of US overall But he said and strength retaliatory capability was much greater As support of this claim he cited powerful US longrange bomber forces a clearly superior navy and bet ter air defense On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 Mason City News 389 Latest Markets 9 Clear Lake News 10 Sports 1M2 Comics 13 North towa News 20 LUCAS DIES DES MOINES G Lu cas 81 editor and publisher of the Madrid NewsRegister for more than 50 years before re tiring two years ago died Sun day after surgery He was a past president of the Iowa Press Assn Algona youths in custody after theft spree group of teenage youngsters both boys and girls has been rounded up for ques tioning here in connection with a series of thefts in the area According to Algona police about 12 students from both Al gona High School and Garrigan School are involved in the inci dents The names were revealed to authorities during the investi gation of the theft of a purse from a parked car Police stressed the fact that up to this time the youths have been involved in only petty lar taking of pop cookies and small articles from variety stores recreation centers and clothing stores over the last sev eral months The exception is the oldest of the group a boy who has ad milted taking shells knives pins and lighters from a jewelry store Articles such as transistor radios groceries and cigarettes have also been stolen from parked cars The group is to be turned over to juvenile authorities here The youths were in school Monday Police said they would probably be allowed to continue their studies BERKELEY DIES PARRIS ISLAND SC UPI Gen Randolph C Berke ley 85 a Medal of Honor win ner who was the oldest general in the Marine Corps died Sun day 25 bodies found in Japan coal mine TOKYO Wi Rescue workers eporled finding the bodies of 25 miners after a gas explosion Monday in an iUfated coal mine n north Japan Eighteen other men were trapped 3600 feet below the froz en earth MacArthur is improving but still serious NEW YORK e n Doug las MacArthurs condition re mained serious Monday at Lenox Hill Hospital where he is being treated for a nonmalig nant obstruction in the urinarj tract An Army spokesman said MacArthur who last week cele brated his 80th birthday prob ably will stay longer at the hos pital than planned The Generals condition was described as improving but still serious MacArthur who fought in two world wars and the Korean War entered the hospital Friday The Army surgeon general LL Gen Leonard Heaton Mon day flew to the bedside of Mac Arthur A joint medical bulletin by Heaton and the ci vilian it was too soon to tell whether surgery will he required Tension eases quickly Men leave barricades ALGIERS eightday colonial revolt in Algiers col lapsed Monday The insurgent irregulars who resisted French President Charles de Gaulles policy of selfdetermination for Algeria surrendered their downtown barricades to an overwhelming display of army strength The Algiers corps comman der Gen Jean Crepin an nounced that insurgent leader Pierre Lagaillarde was in the hands of the authorities and that insurgent political chieftain Joseph Ortiz was in flight THE INSURGENT band itself will be sent into the fight against the nationalist Algerian rebels Crepin said The fiery Lagaillarde was giv en a military salute as he marched out of the barricades followed by a haggard band of seme 300 irregular troopers Lagaillarde a reserve para troop lieutenant gave up after the population of Algiers ig nored his call for a continuation of the general strike Most stores opened for business and most office workers reported for work SAME UOWA IAFETI DKPAKTMENT AP Photofax LAGAILLARDE COMES points to in surgent leader Pierre Lagaillarde as he leads his troops from the barricades in Algiers Loyal French paratroops foreground ring the area The other chief leader of the revolt onetime cafe proprietor Joseph Ortiz did not come from behind the barricades immedi ately There were reports that he had fled the city Lagaillarde still wore his par atroop uniform and carried a French flag as he led his small force from the stronghold A FRENCH paratroop unit in front of the barricade stood at attention as the insurgents marched solemnly out As he crossed the square Lagaillarde exchanged salutes with French officers commanding the troops before the barricades The crowd began to cheer and clap for LagaiHarde and there were cries of Algerie Fran caise Algeria is French Somebody started singing the Marseillaise and it was soon taken up by the crowd Three helicopters hovered overhead Lagaillardes men were a mot ley group Some wore uniforms some had only parts of uni orms A few wore steel helmets and others wore paratroop be rets At pm a big blood meared French tricolor which had fluttered above the insur gent holdout was slowly pulled down It had flown there since he bloody start of the revolt Jan 24 when 27 persons were lulled in street fighting THE INSURGENTS began helping to take down the barri cades of paving stones and ble which they had thrown up Dr Bernard Lefevre a right wing pobtical figure in Algiers said the surrender had come as a result of nighttime negotia tions between the insurgents and the army He said the conditions asked by the insurgents were that the surrender go off with military honors and that no sanctions be taken against them Whether the army accepted these conditions fully was doubt ful De Gaulle in demanding that the army bring the insur gents under control had called the rebel leaders liars and con spirators indicating they could expect little mercy from him If the letter of the law were followed Lagaillarde and Ortiz probably could be executed for treason having violently chal lenged the authority of the state and waged armed warfare against it But the insurgent leaders continued popularity with the French colonials in Al geria ruled out this extreme punishment ;