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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North I o v a n s neighbors AiiocUlwJ Prtu MHJ United Prew InterBatlontl rul Wire MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 16 1961 7c a Copy Thls Paper of Two SectionsSection On No Ill Green light on road bill Reign of Victoria recalled Empire is broken up By LAURENCE MEREDITH LONDON UPI Whe Queen Victoria quietly passei into eternity on a snowy Feb ruary day in England 60 year ago her death was mourne more by her subjects through out the British Empire than tftme Almost the entire population of about one million turned out at 4 am anc marched in orderly fashion tc the Maidan the great fields in the center of the city There they sat all day in si lent prayer without food or drink mourning their deac queen Victoria ruled Brittania for 6 years and her personal wore was law to onethird of all the peoples of Asia to half the AM cans the entire continent 01 Australia and half the North American continent IT WAS during Victorias long reign that the British Empire grew from a handful of scat tered colonies to the greatest the world had ever seen stretching over onefifth of the land surface of the earth A different ruler sits on the imperial throne t o d a torias great great granddaugh ter Queen Eizabeth the structure of the empire has changed radically It is now a commonwealth of independent nations which regard her merely as a symbol of common interests and do not recognize her word as law There are a few absentees from the imperial family that Queen Victoria knew during her reign Ireland was the first to leave followed by Burma And at the end of the month South Africa will leave But the commonwealth remains surprisingly firm despite the facl that this worldwide community is no longer held together by law and allegiance but only by i community of ideals and inter ests VICTORIA was born 142 years ago in Kensington Palace in Lon don Today onequarter of the human race which lives in the dwindling commonwealth of na WASHINGTON MVThe Senate has passed the multibilliondollar highway financing bill after add ing an extension of the billboard control bonus plan The measure gives President Kennedy the major share of the revenues he asked for the inter state roads system The Senate gave its voice vote approval Thursday night after a ninehour session The measure now goes back to the House which has passed its own version ONE MAJOR difference be tween the Senate and House bills A Senate amendment to con tinue for two years incentive pay ments to states to regulate bill boards The bill is a landmark This is the first time since the 41000 mile interstate system of express ways was set up in 1956 that fi nancing is provided to cover the entire federal share of the cost The federal government picks up 90 per cent of the tab Of the ystems estimated cost of Dillion Washington pays almost billion The billboard extension propos al was adopted on a voice vote n the Senate after its supporters 3eat down 55 to 38 an attempt o limit it to one year THE BILL increases the appor ionments of federal funds to the states for the interstate system by S1156 billion over the next 11 WARMER North Iowa Partly cloudy aw warmer through Saturday Low Friday night in lower 50s High Saturday 7580 Iowa Partly cloudy and warme Friday night and Saturday Lows Friday night in the 50s Highs Saturday 7580 furthe cloudy arid mil Sunday fiveday Iowa Rainfall wil average 25 to 75 of an inch Saturday through Wednesda with temperatures averagin near normal Normal highs are 84 to 88 and normal lows 62 to 67 degrees Warmer Saturday cooler Tuesday or Wednesday Rainfall ivill be light to moderate occurring as occasional showers or thundershowers Tuesday or Wednesday Minnesota Fair and warmer through Saturday highs in 80s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset 69 41 years and provides the extra revenues to meet these allot ments The apportionments will be stepped up starting with the one or fiscal 1963 scheduled to be made next month It will be rillion as compared with illion for fiscal 1962 Theappor ionments are authority to the tates to let contracts Most of the extra revenue in he bill comes from an extension f the fourth cent on the federal as tax which otherwise would Irop to 3 cents a gallon at the nd of this month This will bring n million next year million by 1972 Russian ballet dancer defects PARIS leading Sovi t ballet dancer asked for poli cal asylum in France Friday n a dramatic scene at Le Bour et airport I want to stay in France tions celebrates her birthday as Commonwealth Day Although she commanded the love and respect of most of her subjects throughout the empire Victoria often was the target of her own people Throughout her reign the great white queen refused to be persuaded either by the views of her conservative party statesmen demanded a federation of the parliaments of the empire or by her liberal statesmen who wanted the colonies to become independent and go their own ways The result was that Queen Victoria as the sovereign ruler was left as the sole official bone of the entire empire SHE NEVER ceased to em phasize the personal nature o this bond In the queens palaces there was no color bar She sur rounded herself with Indian serv ants And when black brown yellow and red citizens from her empire came to London she re ceived them with great friend liness and entertained them in a regal manner This steadfast refusal by Queen Victoria to regard the many dif ferent races of people in her em pire as being in any way inferior to the people of England resulted in her being more loved and respected throughout the emjpire than at home in Britain Queen Victoria became for one quarter of the human race the source of law and order and the intermediary who stood between them and corrupt and overbear ing officialdom That view of the British sover eign by the common people of the empire has remained largely un changed Rudolf Noureev shouted to startled French police as he ar rived at the airport with a Soviet Ballet troupe Protect me protect me Two Russian dfficials made a grab at him as police and cus toms officials milled around in confusion They took him to the airport bar and a police spokes man said they tried to per suade him to return to Mos cow but Noureev refused OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD WHEELING V Va UPI Henry H Luckel 36 driver for the Wheeling Public Service Co had a sheepish grin on his face after his bus collided with one of those wee cars I looked jack and then looked forward but I didnt look down Luckel said Riders are arrested at airport cafe By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Police in Tallahasse Fla today arrested 10 Freedom Riders at the city airport and three other persons were refused to obey a city order to disperse None of the Free dom Riders offered any re sistance The airport restaurant had been closed before arrival of the group Thursday and they waited in the vicinity for nine hours before the police ordered them out The ministers sent a telegram to the Interstate Commerce Commission chair man urging him to intervene in their behalf THE GROUP was escorted to the airport Friday morning by state highway patrol cars City police were at the terminal The Rev J W Collier Jr Newark N J spokesman for the riders said none had eaten since they had lunch at a bus terminal Thursday He said the group would re main atthe airport until the restaurant reopened and served them integrated He said plane reservations for New York had been confirmed for Satur day THE INCIDENT at the air port was the first major resis tance met by four groups of Negroes and white persons dur ing a ride into the Deep South to test facilities at interstate bus terminals Three groups planned to criss cross Florida in a further chal lenge of bus station racial bar riers The 10 at Tallahassee were part of a group of 18 ministers and rabbis who left Washington BC three days ago All reached the Florida capital Thursday and were served inte grated at the Greyhound bus terminal Then eight of the riders flew back North Maritime walkout to tie shipping Czech charge denied No spying claims US FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The State Department Friday denied emphatically Chechoslovakian charges that US agents tried 0 recruit a Red diplomat in New York as a spy But a spokesman said that for good and valid reasons he United States asked the zech United Nations mission n New York last Tuesday to withdraw its No 2 counselor VL Miroslav Nacvalac State Department press fficer Lincoln White said Nac is not functioning in Few York in the interests of epresenting his government in he UN here he was up to omething else CZECHOSLOVAKIA said in a note to the UN secretariat hat the alleged approach to Nacvalac was only one of a cries of incidents demonstrat ng that UN headquarters hould be moved out of the Jnited States Russia started a campaign early this month to move the UN from New York in formally asking Austrian au thorities whether Vienna would house the world organization The Czech complaint to the UN which ignored Communist aoycotted SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold said the two purported U S intelligence agents were accompanied by a Czech named Tisler a criminal whose extradition of embezzlement of a large sum of money belonging to the Czecho slovak state had been officially requested from the U S govern ment in the past THE THREE men the com plaint said approached Nacva iac while he was at lunch When the Czechoslovak dip omat rejected with a resolute protest this brazen offer these agents of the U S intelligence service prevented him to leave nd started to threaten hMi rudely and declared that he be forced to leave the United States The note recalled that Czecho lovakia filed a similar com ilaint with the United Nations DOWN GIRL When was the last time youve seen a president hugged and squeezed by a woman in public President Kennedy restrains himself while his wife Jackie gives him a Photofax hearty embrace on her arrival Thurs day night from her goodwill vacation trip to Greece The Presidentwas on hand to meet her at Washingtons Na tional Airport n 1959 concerning an alleged attempt of the U S intelli ence service to recruit the river of the Czechoslovak per manent mission V Hruska FREEDOM RIDERS SLEEP IN CHURCH Four pajamaclad freedom riders sleep beside the organ at Bethel Baptist Church for Negroes at Talla hassee Fla after being evicted from the Tallahassee air terminal Teh riders were refused service to the terminal Photofax restaurant Thursday andlater were ar rested They were turned out of the terminal at midnight and passed through a group of about 30 antago nistic white men There were no inci dents On the inside Editorials Page Clear Lake News5 Mason City News67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 89 North Iowa News 10 Sports 1112 Comics 16 Band Features17 Transit Schedule 18 TV Guide Pullout section Waiting period on marriages could mean four days DES MOINES in terpretingIowas new marriagi law say that when the legislature required a threeday waiting period for issuance of a mar riage license it meant three ful days Also Sunday would not b counted as a day Thus under the interpretation of the Iowa Health Department if a couple applied for a license on Thursday the prospective newlyweds would have to wai through Friday Saturday and Monday and not receive the li cense until Tuesday The department relied on an oral opinion ofthe attorney gen eral but to make sure it is re questing a written opinion Adlai leaves LaPaz amid more rioting LA PAZ Bolivia WAdlai E Stevenson flew to Peru Friday after a night of rioting in Bo livias capital in which four leftist demonstrators were slain and five wounded Extra troops and police were ordered out for his visit in Lima to prevent violence there The violence that flared in scat tered sections of La Paz Thursday was not antiStevenson and he was not involved in it Although there were some shouts of down with Yankee imperialism the leftist demonstrations were timed to embarass President Victor Pas Estenssoro during the visit by President Kennedys special en voy CONGO ROUNDUP LEOPOLDVILLE Congo W Gen Joseph Mobutus soldiers rounded up dozens of suspects Friday amid reports that the Con golese government had uncovered a plot to overthrow President Jo seph Kasavubus regime by force N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Firemen file suit WATERLOO Waterloo firemen have filed a suit against the city to test whether they can be ordered to work emergency overtime without extra pay The suit was filed by Local 66 of the Interna tional Association of Firefighters on behalf of 12 firemen the local contends were ordered to work overtime to help fight the floods that ravaged the city in March Bombs set off at capital WASHINGTON Two homemade bombs were set off in downtown Washington Thursday night and early today and an anonymous caller told police the blasts were related to the integration Freedom Riders in the South Police Pvt John Logan a dis patcher at headquarters said the caller told him four more bombs were set France wants new orders GENEVA France has called on the interna tional conference on Laos to give truce teams new orders and equipment for enforcing the Laotian ceasefire Second specialist called WASHINGTON The White House disclosed that a second specialist had been called into consulta tion on President Kennedys back ailment Photofax NO WEDDING BELLS Actress Lauren Bacall and her fiance actor Jason Robards Jr manage smiles in Vienna despite refusal of authorities to grant them a wedding license in the Austrian capital The license refusal was based primarily on Robards Mexican divorqe which he said authorities would not recognize and the fact that Miss Bacall did not have a death certificate of her late husband actor Humphrey Bogart Unable to head it off All ports are struck NEW YORK UP Sea man began a strike Friday that could tie up the na iions 990ship merchant fleet and hamper industry across the nation The walkout affected every type of US commercial vessel from ocean liners to oil tankers on the Atlantic Gulf and Paci fic coasts President Kennedy pressed for a quick settlement but there was no indication of an early agreement on a new unionman agement contract The walkout could affect transportation of oil to seaboard areas but the petroleum indus try said there was a 40day supply on hand on the East Coast INDUSTRY SOURCES said the stores consisted of 11141000 barrels of residual fuel oil in1 30256000 barrels of light fuel oil 472000 barrels of gasoline and 10876000 barrels of kerosene including commercial jet fuel Ships at sea continued on their normal course but were scheduled to tie up once they reached United States ports The impact on general cargo was relatively minor because United States ships handle less than 10 per cent of waterborne commerce ABOUT 135 American flag tankers are manned by the striking unions The unions also could picket Americanowned vessels flying foreignflags such as those of Panama Li beria and Honduras One of the key points in the dispute over a new contract is whether Americanowned for eign flag vessels would be un ionized More than 80000 officers and unlicensed crewmen sailing out of East West and Gulf Coast ports were affected Secretary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg who was sent here Thursday by President Kennedy planned new efforts to settle the contract dispjute between shipping companies and the seven striking unions Picket lines were set up at piers in the vast Port of New York and in some other ports NO AMERICANFLAG luxury liner was docked in New York when the strike began None is due in until next Wednesday when the United States and the Constitution are scheduled to ar rive The big foreign liners along with other foreign vessels are not affected Joseph Curran president of the big National Maritime Union said support of the strike has been pledged by the International Long shoremans Union union oil work ers and central labor councils in 30 ports A major issue in the dispute is the union demand for a right to organize and represent the crews of Americanowned ships that fly socalled flags of convenience Most of these 450 ships are tank ers registered under the flags of Liberia Panama and Honduras The unions call them runaway ships with lower pay and in ferior working conditions com pared to Americanflag ships with union crews SAME ;