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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for Itw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The VOL Associated PrtH and United Press lateroitiona Full Uase Wires newspaper that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 4 1961 neighbors 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two N9 7S New cities 1 created to I fill needs Frontiers still exist By I R SERVICE WASHINGTON New cities and towns are springing up to meet the needs of a fast growing fastchanging world Some like Brasilia Brazil and C ha n d i g arh India are made to order as capitals Oth ers like Oak Ridge Tenn serve strategic purposes Kitimat the aluminum center in British Columbia typifies the city carved out of wilderness to tap natural resources the Na tional Geographic Society says Great Britain is building 15 new towns to free people and indus try from the sooty grip of hope lessly crowded metropolises IN A SPECIAL more poign ant category are the towns which have to be rebuilt or stock and barrel replace those drowned for ever in the reservoirs of great hydroelectric dams Mannford Okla a community of 700 people in farming and oil country on the Cimarron Eiver west of Tulsa faces obliv ion when waters back up from the new Keystone Dam on the Arkansas River A gardenlike modern Mann ford is being rebuilt with federal aid in fields of brambles and grass two miles from the pres ent site Designed with the help of the University of Oklahoma the new town hopes to attract as residents industrial workers from the Tulsa area The St Lawrence Seaway project created 38000acre Lake St Lawrence covering seven whole villages in Ontario above Long Sault Spillway and Moses Saunders Powerdam INTO MEMORY passed the Canadian villages trim houses churches and most of their pic turesque names Iroquois Aults ville Farran Point Dickinsons Landing Wales Mille Roches and Moulinette Some 6500 people and 525 homes were moved to a brand new Iroquois built from scratch and the surviving portion of an other city Morrisburg which lost its fine old waterfront In Nebraska the small town of Lemoyne was moved in the early 1940s to make way for a lake created by Kingsley Dam R e c e n t ly the villagers were confronted with the ghost of the original Lemoyne when a drought shrank the lake Foun dations of buildings shone bleak ly through shallow water Stumps of pale waterbleached trees marked onetime lanes orchards and windbreaks Despite the emotional impact on the dispossessed the reloca tion of such towns is not always without blessing The French village of Tignes was rebuilt on a mountainside 6000 feet above its valley when homes the town hall and a 17thcentury church disappeared beneath the waters of a new dam THE PEOPLE of Tignes were heartsick Some had vowed they would drown rather than move In rebuilding the village how ever the government provided hotels and equipment for a winter sports resort A similar situation now faces Savines in Frances Hautes Alpes The village will soon van ish under the cold bluegreen waters of a lake beginning to form above a newlybuilt dam In Sudan the town and dis trict of Wadi Haifa will be submerged by waters backing up from the Aswan High Dam A historic city of the Nile Wadi Haifa rustles with memo ries of Kitchener Churchill and other famed Britons Two of Kitcheners guns peep from bougainvillaea before the com missioners villa At present Sudan plans to relocate the areas 40000 inhabitants at Khashma el Girba in eastern Sudan near the Ethiopian bor der In the far north another mu nicipal move has created Cana das most modern and progres sive town north of the Arctic Circle Aklavik is being reborn as Inuvik at a site 70 miles along the Mackenzie River Its problem also was flooding of a kind Built on permafrost old Aklavik was regularly turned by thaws into the Mud tropolii of the Arctic All Yanks urged to leave Cuba but many probably will elect to remain HAVANA US fm bassy Wednesday made ar rangements for the speedy exodus of Americans from Cuba and urged all to depart in the wake of President Eisenhowers decision to break diplomatic relations with the Fidel Castro govern ment An unusually c o u r t e ous note from the Cuban govern m e n t however suggested there was no need for haste It pledged the most absolute guarantees of safety for all American tourists and diplomats alike The note delivered after the Cabinet in an emergency meeting had considered the White House announcement of the break also offered to ex tend the 48hour period given all but 11 members of the em bassy staff to get out of Cuba The 48hour period expired Wednesday afternoon It further emphasized the amenities by offering in con cordance with the norms of international right every kind of facility for the removal of the embassys office equip ment and other1 property The Castro government said it in turn would withdraw its diplomatic personnel from the United States as speedily as possible and turn its repre sentation in the United States over to Communist Czecho slovakias diplomats The American colony in Cuba is estimated at between 500 and 2000 The embassy urged all to leave unless they have compelling reasons to remain There was no immediate rush of agitated Americans to the embassy however and many were expected to re main in Cuba Several small American businesses have es caped the nationalization that has wiped out most of the bil liondollar American invest ment in Cuba A number of Americans still here are mar ried to Cubans and have lived here for years The political blow to the American residents of Cuba was far exceeded by the hu man impact on the thousands of Cubans seeking to flee Cuba and seek political asylum in the United States The break in relations caught the embassy with an estimated 52000 visa applica tions pending for final action They have been processed at the rate of 1000 a week in re cent months but these were handled by a force of 11 US consuls and a host of Cuban aides and the Cuban cutback in the embassy staff size forced an immediate halt to the issuance of visas To retain Cuba base DRUNKEN DUCK IS AP Photoiax man a merry chase New Years Day man Tom Vernire offers corn to a duck before they could catch it They specu behind bars in Woodstock 111 city jail lated the duck was tame and had been Police said the duck was drunk The given some holiday eggnog by its un quacker led Vernire and another police identified owner Nuclear reactor blows up 3 killed Radiation checked IDAHO FALIsS Idaho newstyle nuclear reactor blew up Tuesday night killed three men and touched off a high level of deadly radiation in a building at one of Americas major atomic testing stations The Atomic Energy Commis sion quickly sealed off the area and said there was no danger to other parts of the station or Idaho Falls a city of 34000 per sons 40 miles away But the building itself was so radioactively h o t that only one of the three bodies could be recovered in the first nine hours after the blast Southerly wind boosts mercury across Iowa Southerly winds and sunshine combined to push temperatures above the freezing point over most of Iowa Wednesday eras ing some of the snow cover Highs for the day were in the upper 40s in the southwest and in the 30s in the northeast Council Bluffs had the state high Tuesday a reading of 40 degrees but it was considerably colder in the northeast where Mason City had a high of only 19 degrees Temperatures dropped near or below zero Wednesday morning but the rising trend started early Overnight lows included 2 degrees below zero at Mason City to 22 above at Lamoni Little precipitation is in sight for the next five days when temperatures are expected to average 5 to 10 degrees above normal Iowa City picks a woman mayor IOWA CITY Citys first woman mayor in 37 years was elected by the City Council Tuesday night She is Thelma Lewis a threeyear member of the fiveman council Mrs Lewis will serve for one year under the plan of choosing the mayor annually She is the wife of Prof Donald Lewis of the State University of Iowa psy chology department Iowa City last had a woman mayor when the council elected Emma Havart who served in 192324 North Iowa Generally fair through Thursday Warmer Wednesday night lows 1520 Continued mild Thursday highs in the 40s Iowa Generally fair through Thursday Warmer Wednes day night lows 15 northeast to 20s southwest Continued mild Thursday highs near 40 northeast to 5055 southwest Further outlook Generally fair and a little cooler Friday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal with only minor daily changes Thursday through next Monday Normal highs are 26 to 32 and normal lows 8 to 15 degrees Little or no precipitation is expected Minnesota Fair and warmer highs in 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 19 Minimum 2 At 8 am 14 SAME DATE1MO4 White Flic No Truffle In Put 21 Hrari A team of radiologicalex perts eerie looking in their baggy white suits with heavy protective shoes gloves anc mask shuttled in and out oi the building to inspect damage and test the radiation THEY W E N T in at a time and couid stay only min utes The AEC said it would send airplanes aloft to check the level and direction of radiation A southwest w i n d however was blowing at the time and would take any radiation over wren wastelands away from populated areas The three victims identi fied only as an Air Force man and two Army men were oper ating the reactor known as Stationary Low Power Reac tor No 1 It is a prototype of a small mobile reactor being developed for use by the Army in remote areas It was the first fatal accident in 11 years of operation at the National Reactor Testing Sta tion a major AEC installation IT MAY BE weeks before the AEC knows exactly what hap pened But a spokesman said it apparently was a chemical ex plosion About 4500 permanent em ployes work at the station west of here and the AEC said it planned no changes in their schedules The engine for Americas first atomic submarine was de veloped at the site and tests are now being conducted there on a variety of projects including the power plant for an atomic airplane N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Republican congressional leaders with President Eisenhowers pledged themselves to responsible and constructive opposition during the Kennedy administration BRUSSELS sloganshouting crowd of 10000 strikers have marched through Brussels again smashing windows of banks and stores and howling for the resignation of Premier Gaston Eyskens PALM BEACH Fla Presidentelect John F Kennedy flew to New York to confer with his defense chief Robert S McNamara against the critical back ground of broken CubanU S relations BANGKOK Thailand The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization has condemned the dropping of war supplies to leftist Laotian rebels from Soviet air craft as a menace to world peace But it did not take up the question of any possible military counterac tion in that country AntiCastro outburst at UN Cuban envoy denounced UNITED NATIONS N Y outbursts in ihe public gallery forced suspen sion Wednesday of a Security louncil meeting called to hear Cubas charge that the United States plans an imminent Cuban invasion Reinforced UN guards hus tled from the packed galler several antiCastro demonstra tors who repeatedly shouted asesinos murderers as Cuban Foreign Minister Rau Roa sought to present the inva sion charge to the council US AMBASSADOR James J Wadsworth earlier told the coun cil the Cuban charge was brewed from the cauldron of hysteria and made the Castro government appear ridiculous in the eyes of the world Roa and two aides had been pelted with frozen snow balls by antiCastro demonstrators when hey arrived at UN headquar ters for the meeting and UN guards had to protect them As he took his seat at the council table to present his case here was a stir of unrest in the gallery An unidentified man rose in lis place and shouted asesi nos UN guards hustled him up the aisle and out into the corridor SEVERAL WOMEN shouted n Spanish that Roa was a traitor Guards also took the women out At least four other persons were detained in the UN guard room for questioning Roa continued speaking through the first of the demon strations but a second outburst halted him and the session was recessed for 10 minutes When the session was resumed extra UN guards were on duty at the top and bottom of each aisle in the public gallery and at other strategic points I must insist on freedom of speech Roa said as he contin ued after the recess Wadsworth told the council the US would not oppose full debate of any charges levelled against it in the UN He said Roa had a record of being per sistent in error On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 1213 Sports 1516 Latest Markets 20 Mason City News 2021 Comics 22 Clear Lake News North Iowa News 24 POOR EXAMPLE LONDON ffl Doityourself expert Barry Bucknell devoted his weekly television program last week to a demonstration of how to beat car thieves He showed viewers an alarm sys tem he had rigged on his auto so that a hooter sounded if the door handles were tampered with Tuesday someone stole a movie projector and a collec tion of movies from his locked car AP Photoiax LIGHTS BURN LATE Staff members at the U S Embassy in Havana Cuba burn late after Presi dent Eisenhower announced the U S is breaking off diplomatic relations with Fidel Castros government Many Cubans are critical of Castro and one cafe owner said Yankees get a free cup coffee here from a true friend let the Russians pay for it CAB launches its biggest inquiry into fatal accident NEW YORK W A Civil Aeronautics Board inquiry was old Wednesday that seven wit nesses reported seeing the col ision of a United Air Lines jet and a Trans World Airlines Super Constellation here on Dec 16 and that neither plane ap peared to be taking evasive ac ion The CAB has said the inquiry being held in a ballroom of a Brooklyn hotel will be one of he biggest ever Scores of wit nesses are on call A report was read by George R Baker CAB air safety inves tigator at the start of the hear ing into the accident over Staten Island that killed all 128 persons aboard the two planes and eight on the ground Bakers report summarized interviews with 125 persons The witnesses said both aircrafl appeared to be in lowlevel flighl and most of them reported thai the UAL plane appeared to con tact the right side of the TWA ship The DCS then appeared to continue straight on with no Change of direction the report added AP Photofax BROKE TIES WITH CUBA Shaded areas of map outline western hemisphere countries which have severed diplomatic ties with Fidel Castros Cuba The U S break brought the present total to seven coun tries Others who had recalled ambassadors earlier were Haiti the Dominican Republic Guatemala Nic aragua Peru and Paraguay I ke severs diplomatic relations Limit has been reached KOM OUR W1EE SERVICES WASHINGTON The louse served notice Wednesday hat the United States will con inue to use the Guantanamo naval base despite the break in diplomatic relations with Cuba The White House position was made public in a twosentence statement read by presidential press secretary James C Hag erty The termination of our dip lomatic and consular relations with Cuba has no effect on the status of our naval station at Guantanamo his statement said The treaty relations under which we maintain the naval station may not be abrogated without the consent of the Unit d States There are 10000 U S sailors Marines civilian workers and dependents at the big base EISENHOWER Tuesday night broke US relations with Fidel Castros Cuban regime declar ng the limit has now been reached to what the United States in self respect can en dure The President said our sym pathy goes out to the people of uba now suffering under the roke of a dictator The breakoff marked rock bottom in a downward plunge of USCuban relations that start ed soon after Castros capture of power two years ago Cas ros antiUnited States attacks and his surge to the Communist camp have mounted over the months The bearded Cuban leader re acted to Eisenhowers state ment by saying We are alert He called his Cabinet into emer gency session Presidentelect John F Ken nedy declined comment on the diplomatic break He was given advance word on the Presidents action KENNEDY GOT the word from the man who will be his secretary of state Dean Rusk Rusk has been maintaining close liaison with the State Depart ment on both the Cuban and the Laotian situations The end to U SCuba rela tions had been expected yet it was dramatic The break cut WashingtonHavana ties for the First time since Americas fight ing men had freed Cuba from Spain at the turn of the century The last straw snapping Wash ngtons forebearance policy was Castros demand delivered to the U S Embassy in Havana arly Tuesday that all but 11 of he U S diplomats get out of Cuba within 48 hours AMERICAN authorities from Eisenhower down saw this as a calculated insult They figured the U S Embassy could hardly operate with only 11 han the number of guards alone needed for the 10story embassy niilding Switzerland agreed to handle the affairs of the United Stales after the embassy closes ;