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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for Hwnt CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North lovans neighbors Associated Press tnd United Press Internationa Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 26 1961 7c a Copy Ths Paper Consists o Two SectionsSection No 221 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KOLO 11300 pm Sunday KWLO Oecorab pm Sun WOI Amei 640 am Tuesday WTAD Quincy i930i pm Thurs WSUI towa City 910 a m Sat Excellence without an elite W7E CANT HAVE IT BOTH ways If we really believe that all men are created equal we cant in intelligent sincerity say Let the best man win The two ideas are in fun damental conflict as John W Gardner president of the Car negie Foundation emphasizes in a challenging little book called Excellence rather recently off the Harper Press In the book there is a stimulat ing exposition of the cult of the excellent Some vastly important questions are raised and answered Is excellence possible in democracy Does our devotion to equality VFW OFFICERS ELECTED New officers elected in the closing session of the Iowa VFW convention in Mason City are left to Lloyd Goins Creston department commander War ren Allbaugh Des Moines senior vice commander Boyd Jordal Buffalo Cen ter junior vice commander Edgar M Mick McConnell Des Moines quarter master and Father Patrick J Nooney Struble chaplain U S must stand firm f r senator tells VFW a pervasive condemn us to mediocrity How can one honestly explain or justify the slovenliness so often accepted as normal in ed ucation in trade unions in in dustry in government How equal can we be Can an equalitarian society tolerate winners How much talent can society absorb Does every young American have a right to a college educa tion And last Are we headed to ward domination by an intellec tual elite IN LAYING the foundation for his treatise of Stanford and teacher in New England before he with the Carnegie joined up Foundation after service in World War invited attention to three com petitive approaches in a na tions philosophy and culture These are hereditary privilege equalitarianism and competi tive performance As a matter of fact he points out they may all be present in the same society Indeed they are present in our own When a son rises to the presi dency of a business in succes sion to his father who has moved into the board chairman ship we have a clearcut ex ample of hereditary privilege When fastlearners are held back to the pace of slowlearn ers in a classroom we have an echo of the all men are created equal thesis And when a poor boy rises to the bank presidency we hare competi tive per chance he married the bankers daughter NO DEMOCRACY Gardner asserts can function effective ly until it has gone a long way toward dissolving systems of hereditary stratification On the other hand he was quick to add no democracy can give itself over to extreme emphasis on competitive per formance and remain a democ to extreme equalitar ianism and retain its vitality In an early chapter the author harks back to the advent of the first Russian sputnik and the loud clamor for more engineers and scientists This says Gard ner annoyed a good many thoughtful people who reason that the mission of our educa tional system is to educate In a world rocking with change Gardner observes we need more than anything else a high capacity for adjustment to changed circumstances a ca pacity for innovation The solu tion we hit on today will be out moded tomorrow ONLY HIGH ABILITY and sound education he added equip a man for the continuous seeking of new solutions We dont even know what skills may be needed in the years ahead That is why we must train our ablest young men and wom en in the fundamental fields of knowledge and equip them to understand and cope with change That is why we must give them the critical qualities of mind and the durable quali ties of character which will serve them in circumstances we cannot now even predict It is not just technical com Continued on Past 2 Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper told a joint meeting of Iowa Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary in convention here Saturday night that the United States has more striking force than Communism but that there was little comfort in the thought A determination to stand pat a denial of weakness on our part and I believe the Kremlin will not move said Sen Hickenlooper We today are facing the greatest test that this or any nation has ever faced in modern history It is a question of whether Communism will con tinue on the road to expansion or whether the free nations of the world led by the United States will stop that tide of tyranny and expansion from the Kremlin THERE threat and IS no A danger or group of men alone can stem this The only thing that can is the free peo ple of the world of which we bounds You can hear the sabre rattling with vehemence Disunity in a free world is dangerous Communism has an advantage by operating within a circle and from a single com jnand the Kremlin In the free world we stand for free people Seventy nations have to be brought into agreement before the free world can make move We as a country coulc make a decision but we must bring the nations of the free world into unity before we can act The Kremlin can make a decision overnight and have its orders g6 in to effect the nexl morning Our freedom slows u up in this conflict that is go ing on Sen Hickenlooper said that Laos goes down the drain then all of Southeast Asia will fol low and the African nations will go down one after another to the aw of Communism WE HAVE LOST more face for the United States and the not miscalculate each other in this strife One small bomb in Japan killed 140000 in one blast A bomb today on Chicago would not only destroy the entire city but everything as far west as the Mississippi VFW elects Lloyd Goins i of Creston Lloyd Goins Creston was elected the new department commander for Iowa in the clos ing session of the VFW conven tion in Mason City Sunday He is of Theodore J Martin Post 1797 largest in the state per centagewi s e for enrollment with 905 members He succeeds John F Gabriel Invokes TaftHartley to halt ship strike WASHINGTON Wi Presi dent Kennedy invoked TaftHartley Act in an effort Monday to halt the strike of maritime unions In an executive order the President said the strike will if permitted to continue im peril the national health and safety At the same time Kennedy set up a threemember emer gency board to consider facts and circumstances of the dis pute between seagoing unions and ship operators Kennedy set a deadline of Friday for the board to make its report The board under TaftHart ley law will make no recom mendations but will merely report on the issues of the dis pute Kennedy unless the strike is settled in the meantime pre sumably will then seek an in junction to halt the strike for an 80day cooling off period The first step of the injunc tive machinery is to ask for a temporary restraining order Under the law the federal judge who gets the applica tion mustgrant the temporary restraining order Kennedy named David L Cole as chairman of the emer gency board Cole is former head of the federal mediation and concili ation service Other members are Samuel I Roseman of New York and Prof James J Healy of the Harvard Business School Secretary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg told reporters the board is expected to act very promptly Goldberg had given the President a report on a week end survey of the strikes im pact In a statement accompany ing his executive order Ken nedy said the strike already has resulted in serious inter ruptions in the movement of food oil and other commodi ties Iowa Generally fair except for chance of widely scattered thunderstorms northwest Monday night and in north east Tuesday Warmer Mon day night and in southeast Tuesday Lows Monday night near 60 Highs Tuesday in the upper 80s Further out look Fair to partly cloudy widely scattered thunder showers southeast Wednes day owa Fiveday Forecast Tem peratures will average 24 de grees below normal Tuesday through Saturday with only minor daily changes Normal highs are in the lower to mid 80s and normal lows in the 60s Rainfall will average 15 to 25 of an inch in widely scattered showers and thun derstorms in the first half of the period Minnesota Scattered showers and thunderstorms Monday night ending early Tuesday Warmer Monday night except in the extreme northwest lows 5562 Tuesday fair and cooler highs 7580 north 78 82 south data Crush revolt in Venezuela FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CARACAS Venezuela The government of President Rom ulo Betancourt Monday crushed a fivehour rebellion by the 250mar army garrison at Barcelona after minor fighting that killed at least two persons The rebels in Barcelona struck at dawn in an attempt to overthrow Betancourt whom they accused of heading the country toward Communism and selling it out to foreign petroleum companies They moved toward the near by oil port of Puerto La Cruz but were stopped A simul taneous attempt at an uprising by four junior officers at La Guaira port of Caracas was crushed The insurgents at Barcelona 150 mileseast of Caracas in the rich oilfields of the north eastern Venezuelan coast kid naped the governor of Anzoate gui state and other officials and appeared to be temporar ily in control of the big port city BUT BETANCOURT demand ed their unconditional sur render and dispatched an 1100 man force to enforce his order A combined force of civilians and national guard troops loyal to the government surrounded the rebel camp Outside Barcelona the country was reported quiet Traffic was detoured two blocks away from are world with the defeat Junction departmen At the close of World War than in anything that for the past year the Kremlin influence during my convention was one of the over only Russia and about held numbering about million people Sen cant expect a few persons attending with looper pointed out By to bring strength official delegates strokes of the pen the this threat Only Allbaugh Des Moines of the Kremlin has been of our people can elected senior vice com ended over another 3 we stand rigid on our Boyd Jordal Buffalo jeople in Europe China junior vice commander Southeast the Kremlin M McConnell Des There still exists a and waves its paws if was reelected quarter 3f freedom in onethird of pat the bear backs A J Allen Ames was world offset by one third roars elsewhere judge advocate Rob Communism and onethird we show weakness C Rechkemmer Oelwein ioesnt know where it is that is the reelected surgeon and Fa It is the latter that Communism Patrick J Nooney Struble he battleground between tyranny and freedom said DO NOT reelected chaplain principles of the free Moines was voted the they do understand city for 1962 anc 1 CAN ONLY express specter of was voted the fall Pow wn feelings but these always stalking in the site for 1961 with no ire growing by leaps field Be sure we dates Honor editor of paper in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE highway bill WASHINGTON The House passed WM P T T legislation Monday providing additional OTTUMWA W Clarence taxes and spending for the nations interstate Fohnston 70 retiring program It is designed to keep the big ditor of the Ottumwa program on a payasyou go basis vas honored by the newspapers mployes Sunday scheduled completion in 1972 Johnston retires July 1 8 years service with the fleet laper 36 as managing The Navy handed down THE RECOGNITION a death sentence for its blimp fleet It vas attended by 130 employes nd special guests at the Counry eight of its 10 active airships would be deflated and placed in storage by Nov 30 The two others Mr and Mrs Johnston kept in service until a year from now for resented a picture of Old development building on the campus of Lesley an College which the eteran newspaperman space rom 1911 to The civilian space The large painting was will launch a satellite designed to study n special assignment by in outer space and the danger they jiwanek of Ottumwa new art irector at Iowa space vehicles The launching powered by a 72foot 36600pound fourstage Scout rocket JOHNSTON ALSO way place at Wallops Island ented a volume of letters 3wa editors and publishers Typical of the sentiments life for ressed by the VEGAS Entertainer Beverly as this from Lee Loomis prepared Sunday to start what she called ason City chairman of new life marriage to Maurice oard of Lee Leon 22 a Los Angeles draftsman Miss Ib is comforting to me as a o r m e r cub reporter on widely known as the last love of the late ouricr to know that the Flynn had to wait 24 hours to marry De aff of that paper has been papers arrived Angeles establishing ich competent Six area persons hurt DICKENS persons four of them children on their way to a church camp at Storm Lake were injured Monday in a twocar crash George T Earhart 53 Mason City driver of the car carrying the children was critically in jured Others in the Earhart car were Linda Ebaugh about 9 daughter of Don Ebaugh Clearjthe Miraflores presidential pal Lake serious condition Janetace The only military guard on about 9 Clear Lake seduty there was a detachment of TM r steelhelmeted soldiers On the occasion of previous uprisings armored cars have been sent to guard the palace The revolt came 48 hours after Gen Pedro Jose Quevedo the army commander said the armed forces would put down up LO o am muiiuay Maximum 83 Minimum 47 At 8 am 71 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum DaWayne Bull 9 son of Forrest Bull Nora Springs good Jerry Lindy 9 and Erwin Lindy 17 sons of Orval Lindy Mason City both good Bernard Culver 44 Dickens alone in the other car was in fair condition All the injured were taken to a Spencer hospital Boy foui in BUFFALO N Y The bound and gagged body of a 3yearold boy third child kidnaped by an attractive dead p case ment apartment across the street from the entrance to a zoo that is part of Delaware Park any attempts at personal ad ventures THE UPRISING was the fourth reported revolt of 1961 against Betancourts regime which is considered middle of the road Both leftists and rightists have 3een involved There has also aeen a series of strikes and riots with political overtones Communists irritated by Bentan courts denunciation of SovietRed Chinese interference in Latin American affairs have been in volved in much of the trouble nette mystery woman in two months was found floating in in ware Park Blond blueeyed Andrew T Ashley was the first child to die at the hands of the apparently deranged woman described as slender from 30 to 35 year old with a ponytail hairdo The two children previously abducted while outside playing were found bound and gagged One had a plastic bag over his head but it was not tight enough to cause suffocation FBI AGENTS were aiding in the investigation National Guard Lt Robert Kawczynski participating in a massive search for the Ashley boy who vanished Friday spot ted his body floating face down few feet from the shore this afternoon Kawczynski waded nto the water and brought the body to shore The boys hands were tied be hind his back with womens stockings His fed were tied at he ankles also with stockings white cloth gag knotted at he back of his head was in his mouth GUARDSMEN took tht body o the morgue where Medical Dxamincr James Creighton chcduled an autopsy to deter mine the cause of death The boys father Francis C Ashley 26 is an accountant who ccently was graduated from anisius College here The shleys have one other child The family lives in a basc ANDREW WAS Edwin J Ehrne last seen byj policeitlonal Betancourt suspended constitu PREMIER KASSEM Kuwait claimed by Iraq LONDON rejected Monday Iraqi Premier Abdel Karini Kassems claim that the oil state of Kuwait belongs to Iraq At the same time the For eign Office disclosed that tha British government has begun immediate consultations with the ruler of Kuwait over Kas sems move to annex the shiek dom which lies next to Iraq The ruler is Shiek Abdullah Al salim Assabah Britain ended its protectorate over Kuwait last week but an nounced it would guarantee Kuwait continue to against ag guarantees Jan 23 after the boy was walking toward announcing uncovering of a plot the zoo entrance at 4 pm Frijby Venezuelan Reds and some military men to set up a govern ment patterned on Fidel Castros Cuban regime y day with the brunette woman who was wearing a slatecolored rain coat She was described as tall and slender The description of the woman matched the accounts of wit nesses in the previous abduc tions of Richard Edgington 5 and Susan Benedict also 5 Ehrne said that Andrew was dragging back apparently re luctant to go with the woman THE KIDNAPINGS of the children began April 23 when little Susan Benedict walked off unsuspectingly with the woman They touched off a wave of fear among parents Mothers have been keeping their children in the house or watching them closely if they are outside The discovery of Andrewsbody intensified their fear The woman also took the Edg inglon boy on a walk to the zoo later leaving him to be found by a searcher The cir cumstances were similar for Susan All three children live within a few blocks of each other and all apparently were playing alone at the lime they were ap proached by the woman The Edgington boy was ab ducted last Thursday He had Report new training for Cuba rebels WASHINGTON George A Smathers DFla says he has heard reports o new military training of Cuban revolutionaries in Florida The State Department had no immediate comment Monday Smathers said he had no knowledge of any US coop eration and indicated it was be ing done by antiCastro Cubans themselves Blonde chosen in Iowa contest ARNOLDS PARK UP A shapely blonde from Ocheyedan will represent Iowa in the Miss Universe beauty contest at Mi ami Fla later this summer Picked over eleven other bea lies in the Miss Iowa contest Sunday night was 19yearold Deanne Ostermann The blue barely been located when thejeyed beauty measures 372537 Ashleyboy was reported miss rig by his frantic parents She is 5fcct7 and weighs 125 pounds gression if the shiekdom asked for aid Kassem told a news confer ence the sheik of Kuwait will be appointed chief of administra tion of Kuwait by an Iraqi ordi nance Monday He said Kuwait was historic ally part of Iraq The 5800square mile terri tory on the shores of the Persian Gulf has been under British pro tection since 1899 SHEIK SIR Abdullah as Salim asSabah has been receiv ing an estimated S3 million a day from a crude oil output which topped 68 million tons in 1959 The American Gulf Oil Corp and the British Petroleum Co have been jointly engaged in ex ploiting Kuwaits oil resources On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 810 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets U Mason City News 1415 Comics 16 Clear Lake News 417 DIE IN RAINS TOKYO persons Monday were reported killed 18 injured and 12 missing in the years biggest downpour which has pounded southwestern Japan since Saturday SAME DATE19M24I ;