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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Preis tnd United Press International Full Wiret MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 31 1961 Tc a Copy This Paper of Four SectionsSection No Ml TC V m Britain has own bias problems Jamaicans moving in By RICHARD C WALD Herald Tribune News Service LONDON Britains anxious and disapproving study of the riots in Alabama over the past few days has been tempered by the realization that there is a serious and growing racial dis crimination problem right here It exists in London it exists in the industrial Midlands it exists in the big port cities it exists indubitably in a coun try that once boasted it was free of such things Discrimination here will prob ably never reach the proportions of organized stateaided anti Negro measures in Americas South It does not exist to any tangible degree in the univer sities or the intellectual life of the country BUT IN LONDON slums in dilapidated housing areas of Bir mingham it has already grown to such an extent that the liberal conscience is prodded into a con tinuing stream of newspaper ar ticles sociological surveys tele vision reports and dinner con versations on the plight of col ored people here In reaction there has already been started a movement inside the Conservative Party to close Britains doors to the colored populations of the Common wealth who now in PARIS TURNS OUT EN MASSE FOR PRESIDENT KENNEDY A BOUQUET FOR MRS KENNEDY KENNEDYS ESCORTED BY DE GAULLE Big Paris greeting to Kennedy creasingly right of free entry And at the fringes there are the semiFascist organizations that turn up with a Keep Brit ain White poster at any public function likely to get them some notoriety Britains attitude to foreign ers is traditionally ambivalent For hundreds of years it has welcomed the oppressed of other lands Jews from Spain or Hu guenots from France But they were seldom accepted joyously by the population TEN YEARS ago people here watched the struggle for inte grated schools in the American South with a great deal of smug interest In 1954 when the Su preme Court decision against school segregation was handed down many were ready to pounce on a stray American and tell him how much better these things were done in England But things were beginning to build up already In 1952 the Jamaican economy took a long slide down and Jamaicans began Record total of holiday deaths Traffic 457 Boating 40 Drowning 62 Miscellaneous 116 TOTALS 675 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The nations traffic death toll sons were killed in traffic acci dents The years heavy toll on the highways compared with 367 traffic deaths for last years threeday Memorial Day week end Other violent fatalities during the fourday weekend in cluded drownings not involving racing along at a tragic in boating accidents and rate of more than four an miscellaneous mishaps for 102 hours hit a record high for the extended Memorial Day weekend Late reports covering the pe 1jThe overall death toll com l pared to last years 579 In the 1957 Memorial Da weekend there also were 13 SHOWERS riod from 6 pm Friday to mididrownings and 113 person night Tuesday were expected in miscellaneous acci boost the final count far past the previous high of 413 for a fourday Memorial Day observ ance That was in 1957 Safety experts expressed fear the belated reports might show one of the heaviest tolls for a tioliday weekend during the spring and summer months in dents for a death toll of 660 Only three states Hawaii Delaware and Rhode Island an the District of Columbia wen through the fourday period Saturday through Tuesday vvithout a single traffic death California Michigan and Uli nois topped the list of state 11 years During the July 419501 with each reporting more than weekend of four days 491 peri30 highway deaths Martin retires as Iowa GOP leader DES MOINES Verne R Martin Newton whose sales to large Promotional approach to political organization was largely cred numbers What had once been a trickle of seamen on the Liverpool and London docks became a flow of about 5000 persons a year Most ly they were laborers looking ited for Republican successes at the polls last fall announced his retirement as GOP state chairman Wednesday Martin 68 indicated he wants to give more time to his tensive farm interests in Chickasaw County and to be able to accept speaking engagements throughout the United States anc Canada for the poorerpaid jobs that His resignation was announced through Republican state Englishmen didnt want trying to find a little warmth in a land where the climate is far from Caribbean The frictions grew to the ex ploding point in Londons Not ing Hill area in September 1958 when there were riots and beatings that brought the whole story of discrimination into the limelight NOW THERE ARE 200000 West Indians in Britain most of them from Jamaica where un employment is so bad they dont tabulate it any more There are 75000 in London 50000 in Bir mingham and the rest scattered through most of the Midlands Together with some Indians Pakistanis and Cypriots they account for 29180 immigrants in the first four months of thi year It is an insignificant sum compared with 50500000 other Britons on these islands but it is fairly easy to find whole areas where the attitude is We dont want coloreds The main problem is housing Many landlords dont want West Indians or anyone else who could not be lost in a crowd Others including some West Indians charge fantastic rents On the inside Editorials 4 Society News 78910 Sports 1920 Clear Lakt News 2425 North Iowa News 29 Latest Markets 30 Mason City News 3031 Comics32 headquarters Martin is in Washington this week to attend the a plate dinner ito help select a national party chairman to succeed Thruston Morton of Kentucky became tured in Cuba for 500 bull dozers Twotoone that is the rate Let Dodd make a simple cal culation before sending US mercenaries to Viet Nam Re state and has since devoted full time ro the of North Viet Nam adopts Castros tractors policy TOKYO UPI Commu nist North Viet Nam Wednes day warned it would apply Cu ban Premier Castros tractors forprisoners proposal to anyjchairman in American or UStrained guerA p r i 1 1959 rillas captured by the Reds in Viet Nam Radio Hanoi advised Sen Thomas Dodd RConn to step up US bulldozer produc tion before sending spies and mercenaries into Viet Nam for sabotage and subversion Dodd recently returned to Washington from a tour of Southeast Asia and has sup ported suggestions that guer rilla experts be dispatched to train Viet Namese in hitand run tactics But there is one thing Dodd perhaps forgot Radio Hanoi said he forgot to draw lessons from the recent US aggression in Cuba He should remember Fidel Castros proposal to exchange 1000 friends of Kennedy cap A MEETING of the Republi can State Central Committee is set for June 10 in Des Moines to discuss naming a successor to Martin Martin is a retired official of the Maytag Co of Newton He non posi fice a salaried tion He took1 over the reins when the Re publican party was at a comparatively North Iowa Considerable cloud iness with occasional showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night locally heavy thunder storms with large hail and strong gusty winds lows 57 65 Partly cloudy Thursday with showers and thunder storms during forenoon highs 7683 Iowa Considerable cloudiness Wednesday night with show ers and thunderstorms locally heavy accompanied by large hail and strong gusty winds lows 50s northwest to 6065 southeast Thursday partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms mostly in forenoon cooler northwest and extreme north highs 70s northwest to 80s southeast Further outlook Partly cloudy Friday cooler east FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 7 degrees above normal Thursday through next Monday with no major daily changes Normal highs are from the mid 70s north to near 80 south Normal lows are from the lower 50s north to mid 50s south Rainfall will average 50 to 75 of an inch in showers and thunderstorms intermitt e n 11 y throughout the period Minnesota Partly cloudy show ers Highs Thursday near 75 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 74 Minimum 56 At 8 am 66 Precipitation trace Sunrise Sunset DeGaulle agrees on Berlin FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES PARIS President Kennedy and President Charles de Gaulle came to a general agreement on how to handle the Berlin sit uation Monday in Kennedys first venture into European per sonal diplomacy On Saturday Kennedy will meet Soviet Premier Khrush chev in Vienna Austria under the threat of a new Berlin crisis later this year White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger made the dis closure on Berlin at the end of conversations in the Elysee Pal ace that followed a cheering redcarpet welcome for the American President on his ar rival Wednesday morning Salinger declined to elaborate on his statement But it xvas presumed that the French and American presidents hadj reached a firm decision to give no ground to any renewed Soviet pressure against the divided German city Salinger said most of the dis cussion on Berlin took place during a 35minute preluncheon discussion They talked about the problems of Southeast Asia the situation in Laos and started on African problems Salinger said He added that the talks be tween the two men at which North Iowa ministers wife killed MARTIN low ebb in Iowa The Democrats in the 1958 general election had won the governorship placed two m en on the Iowa Supreme Court two on the State Com merce Commission and cap tured half of Iowas eight con gressional seats MARTIN APPLIED aggrts sive sales promotion techniques at the precinct level designed to get the Republican voters to the polls His plan of organization re ceived its first test in a special election in the 4th District to fill a vacancy in Congress It was hailed as a major factor in the victory of Rep John Kyi ST PETER Minn ftf The rife of an Iowa minister was illed Tuesday in a twocar crash ear here Dead was Delphine Tweit 44 rife of the Rev Milton E Tweit utheran minister at Lawler The Rev Mr Tweit 52 crit ically hurt with chest injuries and a broken hip was taken to a St Peter hospital The couple had been visiting relatives in the St Peter area Ernest Pringle 21 Sanborn Minn driver of the second car was hospitalized with multiple lacerations The two cars met headon on a county road about 17 miles north west of St Peter SAMI DATE1960191 RAFAEL TRUJILLO Trujillo reportedly is slain FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Rafael Leonidas Trujillo 69 dic tator of the Dominican Republic for 31 years was reported Wed nesday to have been assassinated This word reached President Ken nedy in Paris and the State De partment in Washington Regular direct communication between the Domnican Republic and the United States as well as with Haiti adjacent to Dominican Republic was cut off THE STATE Department said it had received unconfirmed re ports that the 69yearold dicta tor has been assassinated But Pierre Salinger White House press secretary apparently ac cepted it as a fact In view of the assassination of Rafael Trujillo Secretary of State Rusk will not come to Paris Salinger told reporters in the French capital Rusk had been scheduled to leave Washington Wednesday night and join Presi dent Kennedy in Paris and Vien N ews m a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES only interpreters were present were held in an atmosphere of great cordiality Salinger said Kennedy was extremely delighted at his re ception in Paris And it was ob vious the French were equally delighted From the moment the Presi dent and his wife Jacqueline stepped off their Air Force jet plane from New York Paris took them to heart The greeting outstripped that accorded Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev when he visited France in March 1960 THE RECEPTION boomed along the boulevards clad in the brilliant sunshine of a brisk spring day It followed to the Quai DOrsay where the Ken nedys are staying in the royal suite It sounded in the echoes of a 101gim salute and it swelled to great volume outside the presidential palace De Gaulle 70 greeted Kenne dy 44 with obvious warmth in his handshake In his resonant rolling French he told Kenne dy You are most welcome to France He spoke of the dif ficult circumstances in which the world finds itself and which weigh upon our two countries to concert their actions canst to assassination in the jungle Rusk opened the Speaking without notes as did administrations argument for a foreign Gaulle Kennedy delivered in aid program by telling the Senate Foreign Relations Committee We can afford to do what has to be done Asks life for generals PARIS The prosecution has asked life im prisonment for two leaders of last months abortive generals revolt in Algeria Prosecutor general Antonin Besson told the special military tribunal that he found it impossible to ask the death penalty for former generals Maurice Challe 55 and Andre Zeller 63 He said he had spent a week of sleepless nights in reaching the decision Plugs for foreign aid WASHINGTON Secretary of State Dean Rusk said the free world must arm to meet Communist ag gression at every level from the thermonuclear holo New initiative in Laos GENEVA The control commission of India Canada and Poland notified the EastWest confer ence in Laos that it is taking a new initiative to halt the fighting in the Southeast Asian kingdom The commission dispatched a report of plans to send truce teams to trouble spots Tractors money not tabulated NEW YORK Eleanor Roosevelt said no tabu lation of the money raised by the Tractors for Free dom committee can be made until Cuba formally con firms the tractorsforprisoners exchange ment calling for greater Western unity and strength na A CORRESPONDENT reported from Kingston Jamaica that the airport in the Dominican capital was ringed by soldiers and that passengers aboard a plane that anded there were not allowed to eave Trujillo became absolute ruler of the Dominican Republic in 1930 In the 31 years of his rule he never once relaxed his ironfisted control of the country although several times he gave up the title of president He does not hold the title now Although he built a backward nation from bankruptcy to one of he most beautiful tourist islands Irujillo filled the jails with poli tical prisoners who opposed him Photofax ARREST SETS OFF RIOT A mob moves in on a Los Angeles police officer holding the arm of a youth who touched off rioting at Griffith Park Some 1 000 took part after the boy and several others en gaged in horseplay near a merrygoround and it got out of hand Police reenforcements eventually put down the disturbance WELCOME JACK and Jackie read a large sign in front of a cafe The biggest crowd was in the Sorbonne sec tion where Mrs Kennedy went to school ten years ago and the students didnt forget Kennedy by displaying a large Harvard banner Kennedy acknowledged this salute to his alma mater with a laugh and wave De Gaulle insisted on thrusting Kennedy into the spotlight At Orly Airport he put his arm around the American Presi dents shoulder and firmly guid ed him to the place of honor for the playing of the French and American national anthems And as the procession from the airport moved into the Boule jvarcl St Michel the cheers for Kennedy grew so loud and long that De Gaulle persuaded him jto stand up in the rear seat of jthe opentop Citroen limousine so everybody could get a good look Kennedys plane made tha transAtlantic crossing in six i hours and 51 minutes Shortly i after leaving the US the Pres ident and Mrs Kennedy retired to two bunks in a private state room They were up about an hour before they reached Paris South Africa takes on its independence BRETORIA South Africa South Africa became a republic Wednesday with the nation mo bilized against demonstrations by the nonwhite majority of its people Church bells at midnight and cannon at daybreak her alded the birth of Africas 22nd independent nation and the only one still wholly ruled by whites Jubilant ly Afrikaners who long wanted a republic free of the 51year rule under the British crown braved rain for nightlong rev elry ;