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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 11, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE t HOME EDITION The VOL99 Associated Prew tnd United InteratttOTtl Full newspaper that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY It 1941 neighbors To Consists of Two No 1M Shannon missed by travelers Big jets now bypass city By EUGENIA SHEPPARD New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK In the good old days it to take 14 to 18 hours or so to fly to Europe Quaint and oldfashioned as the overseas planes were in those faroff times of three years ago they had a tain folksy charm European commuters like the fashion crowd store buyers manufac turers and editors who make the trip at least twice a year are beginning to look back on them with nostalgia asif they were horse drawn sleighs or surreys with the fringe on the top There was the fat old Boeing Stratocruiser that had a wind ing staircase and a barroom in its belly Once it made it off the runway you felt as safe as in your own living room ON THIS MONSTER you settled down for a long jaunt Women changed into pants and sweaters There was constant traffic up and down the aisles and plenty of seathopping since everybody knows everybody in the fashion world Many took berths and slept through the long night across the Atlantic Others dozed un der blankets with plenty ol time to remember how many francs to a dollar and how many designers in the Paris Chambre Syndicate One of the great bonuses though you didnt know it at the time was the stop at the Shannon Airport in Ireland It was always a cloudy windy earlyjnorning and you stag gered off the big plane hali groggy but happy to be on the ground again The Shannon Airport was one of the great international hang outs never twice alike but al ways seething with people and goingson If you were traveling Pan Am you sometimes caught a glimpse of a friend who was on TWA or you waved to an acquaintance going in the op posite direction ON THE WAY over there was usually time for an Irish breakfast in the restaurant Nothing ever smelled more heavenly or tasted better than Irish bacon and eggs Some times you treated yourself to Irish coffee oaded with whip ped cream on the theory thai you would lose the pounds righl off again with two weeks oi continental breakfasts in Paris On the way back you coulc do all the gift shopping that you hadnt had time for in Paris You and your fellow travelers tottered back to the plane loaded with dutyfree perfumes Irish tweeds and Irish linens all sold by smiling colleens You toted shopping bags fillec with your ultimate allowance oi rare old Irish whisky and brandy Shannon spoiled me for Dub lin After Shannon I found Dub lin a sad city crowded with tense anxious faces Shannor is the way I like to think of Ireland and Ill stick with the memory NOWADAYS WHEN I am whirled to Paris in six or seven hours I still think of happy Shannon I try to look down an see if through the plane win dow I cant get a tiny green glimpse of it Just about that time the f a s t e nyourseatbelts please light switches on and the pilot says Ladies and gentlemen in about 20 minutes we will be landing at Orly Airport The new jet airplanes are fabulous machines They feel far more safe and efficient than the old Boeing and they are obviously piloted by supermen But they lack the conviviality of the old slow days Even a gorgeous sevencourse dinner from Maxims cant make a jet airplane into a home in the air Hopping from one continent tc another comes as a terrible jolt to the emotions PLEDGE AID TOKYO China has promised Congolese backers of former Premier Patrice Lu mumba It will do its utmost to help them defeat U S led aggression and interference INJURED FIREFIGHTER Fire fighter Henry Wiedefield Baltimore Md is helped to an ambulance after he was injured while fighting a sixalarm AP Photofax blaze He suffered lacerations after he fell through the roof of an unoccupied garage and auto show room which had erupted into flame earlier Congo officials deny Lumumba death story By ADRIAN PORTER ELISABETHVILLE the Con go UP Katanga Province offi cials Saturday flatly denied rumors they concocted a story that exPremier Patrice Lu mumba escaped from jail so they could cover his death at the hands of his political foes The denial came in a com munique announcing that searchers for the missing Lu mumba had found a car he and two political associates used to escape from a farmhouse pris on at Mutshatsa 220 miles west of Elisabethville late Thursday night This announcement came as demands mounted in the United Nations for an investigation of the reported escape The Soviet Union and 10 oth N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Coses for Caribbean PORTOFSPAIN Trinidad The West Indies Federation and the United States have signed two agreements covering the lease of U S defense bases and providing for more than million in American aid to the Caribbean IslandsUnder the agreements the United States will retain bases which are re garded as vital links in the Caribbean defense system Suicide for Spain MADRID The organization that staged the seizure of the luxury liner SantaMaria has 2500 suicide commandos ready to liberate Spain and Portugal a magazine reported Saturday The mag azine Blanco Y Negroprinted what it claimed was the first interview with Henrique Galvao and other leaders of the seizure Prepared for worst JAKARTA Indonesia Foreign Minister Su bandrio said Saturday Indonesia is prepared for the worst in its dispute with the Netherlands over West Irian which is this countrys name for that portion of New Guinea held by the Dutch At the same time he expressed some impatience with the United States longstanding policy of pursuing a middle course on the question Weighty problem MANCHESTER England Horace Hewitt 53 picked up two bottles of pills froma pharmacy One was for him to build him up because he was under weight The other was for his slim her down because she was too fat On the way home he got the bottles mixed up somehow She put on weight He lost pound after pound The mixup ended when a pharmacist friend saw Hewitt taking the wrong pills and told him they were hers and not his World blows up LONDON British scientists Saturday touched off a possible international religious and scientific controversy with a claim that the universe began 10 billion years ago with a terrific explosion This con clusion came from a team of Cambridge University astronomists who probed the heavens with a giant radio telescope for eight years er proLumumba UN member called on SecretaryGeneral Da Hammarskjold to determine i Lumumba really did escape o if he is dead There has been no evidence t substantiate the widespread ru mors that the escape was manu factured KATANGA OFFICIALS sai the fugitives probably are tryin to reach ihe Bukama area con trolled by Lumumbists 200 mile north a distance men on foo could cover in about a week Some Western observers i the Congo said they suspect Lu mumba is dead or that his es cape was engineered so h could be shot while trying t escape The Katanga government tak ing note of these rumors sai in a communique The Katanga government de nies it organized the escape I appears his Lumumbas es cape was made possible by som fault or intervention by hi guards and this will be subjec to inquiry THE COMMUNIQUE said Hi car a black Ford sedan founc about 20 miles north of Kasa where Lumumba was impris oned was identified as the auto mobile he and his companion seized after overpowering thei guards Western observers fear that dead or alive Lumumba pre sents the Congo with its great est threat of allout civil war His supporters control abou onethird of the Congo and i the past his fiery oratory ha been capable of whipping them to a frenzy Sherman Hired fired AMHERST Mass UP Sher man Adams former chief as sistant to President Dwight D Eisenhower was hired and the dropped as a lecturer on prac tical politics at University o Massachusetts the college stu dent newspaper says The Massachusetts Collegian in an editorial called the ac tion by the college trustees a absolutely disgraceful s i t u a tion Adams now living in retire ment at Lincoln N H was no available for comment Collcg officials could not be reached Crowded DC office for Loveless unless Republican decides to resign WASHINGTON mer Iowa Gov Herschel C Loveless may find his would be government office a bit crowded when he arrives in the nations capital next week Loveless a Democrat was named last month by Presi dent Kennedy as the choice to replace Donald Ross a Re publican on the Renegotiation Board But there was some ques tion whether Ross would va cate the job to which he was appointed in 1955 by former President Eis enhower And to complicate matters there appeared to be consider able doubt whether he could be forced to quit Government sources said the 1951 law establishing the Board to eliminate excessive profits in defense contracts specifies only that the board be composed of five members to be appointed by the Presi dent by and with the advice and consent of the Senate The law neither specifies the length of the members terms nor holds that they shall serve at the pleasure of the President Ross said the only word he had that he was being re placed was a United Press In ternational dispatch from Palm Beach Fla where Ken nedy announced the Loveless appointment Jan 14 Ross said all he knows about his future in government is what he reads in the newspap ers But sources close to him said he has no immediate plans to resign has had no request from Kennedy to do so and has heard nothing from Loveless The former Iowa governor reached at his home in Ottum wa and asked whether he had encountered any difficulties with the appointment said I cant tell you Kennedy has sent the nomi nation to the Senate but a hearing date has not been set in the Senate Finance Com mittee Loveless denied any knowl edge of Ross apparent inten tion to hold onto his govern ment job I dont even know who I am supposed to replace Loveless said I plan to go to Washington next week Loveless said That has been my plan all along and nothing has hap pened to change it Advised of Ross statement that he had not been notified he was being replaced Love less said I dont know any thing about that HERSCHEL LOVELESS Job gets crowded Suggest keeping youths off roads in night hours DES MOINES UP The Iowa Highway Study Committee is considering a proposal that would keep drivers under 20 years of age off the highways rom midnight to 6 am In its final report to the leg slature the committee said Consideration should be given to restriction against driv ng on these probationary li enses for drivers between 16 and 20 between midnight and 6 except when accompa nied by a parent or guardian or when authorized by written Dermission from a superintend nt of schools a mayor or such other public official as the leg islature may designate On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Church News 6 Society News 8 Sports v 910 Mason City News 1213 Comics 14 Building News 1516 North Iowa News 18 FAI Rand WARMER Iowa Partly cloudy through Sunday Lows Saturday night 20s north to 30 to 35 south Highs Sunday 35 to 40 north east 50s southwest Further outlook Considerable cloudi ness and colder with chance of snow Sunday night and Monday North Iowa Partly c 1 o u d j through Sunday Lows Satur day night 22 to 29 Highs Sun day 38 to 44 Minnesota Partly cloudy a HI tie colder Saturday night lows 15 to 25 Mostly cloudy a little colder Sunday ligh rain or snow spreading intt extreme west highs 20s nortl to 30s south GlobeGazette weather dats up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 40 32 29 28 5 Little Six take delicate surgery By JOSEPH E DYNAN PARIS Europes six Common Market nations Sat urday put off another lit tle summit meeting in May any concrete proposals for giv ing their economic alliance a po litical framework West German Chancellor Kon rad Adenauer left the current meeting unexpectedly His de parture caught French official by surprise But Adenauer was in good humor on his return to Bonn and told reporters I am very happy over what has been achieved in Paris Foreign Minister Heinrich von Brentano accompanied him IN A COMMUNIQUE t h a bore signs of delicate diplomat surgery the government chiefs agreed to set up a commission in Paris to prepare proposals for a May 19 session in Bonn The communique opened the door to other larly Britain in any future Common Market developments reportedly at the insistence of Dutch Premier Jan de Quay IT AVOIDED any suggestion hat final decision or goals had been set up The communique offered little comfort for French President harles de Gaulles idea of a iuropean confederation or Ade nauers even stronger idea of deeper integration It appeared the government leaders were able to agree only on some initial cautious steps toward the European unity they all espouse in principle SAME Black Flair Means Traffic in Past 21 Hours Future bright Counts farmer blessings By CHUCK WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor The future of the Midwest farmer providing he will change with the as bright as any other segment of the United States economy according to Marvin McLain In fact McLain former as sistant secretary of agricul ture said there is no place on earth that he would be more optimistic about the future than in this section of the United States Speaking before about 350 farmers and interested parties at the closing session of the North Iowa Agricultural Insti tute at the Hotel Hanford in Mason City Friday night Mc Lain said that this does not mean however that this coun trys agricultural problems are not real and serious Foremost among the prob above the highly publicized surpluses is the continuing increase in farm production costs McLain present assistant legislative director of the American Farm Bureau Federation said These increased production costs have resulted in a sharp decline in the American farm ers net income during the past 13 years although agri COFFEE BREAK Marvin McLain former assistant secretary of agriculture takes a coffee break with three members of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce before speaking at the closing session of the North Iowa Agricultural Institute in Mason City Friday night The other three are left to Karl Johannsen president of the chamber A G Quamme chairman of the chambers agricultural commit tee and Glenn Pogeler master of cere monies for the Friday night program cultures gross income has been going up steadily To point this out McLain said the gross income of agricul ture in 1960 was at an alltime high of billion but net in come was down nearly bil lion McLain blamed World War II the Korean War and deficit spending for what has hap pened to production costs and said that there is no surer way of insuring that increased costs will continue than to continue a policy of deficit spending Agricultural surplus is a problem that we know all about but get into divergent opinions about what to do about it McLain added The United States farm surpluses are presently worth about S9 billion There are several things the country needs to do to ease the agricultural difficulties McLain said First a favorable economic climate must be created This climate would feature bal anced budgets from the local to federal levels It would also be a climate in which the power of various economic groups is kept in balance Secondly there must be strong moves taken to control farm costs One such move would be the encouragement of agricultural cooperatives McLain said These coops while they will never replace private industry help set guides for industry to follow There must also be expan sion of markets for agricul tural products McLain said Farmers should seek any mar ket thatdoesnt bankrupt the federal treasury he added McLain was not too optimis tic about the farm problem being solved by government intervention He said he has grave reservations about Congress ever appropriating ;