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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 11, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Editvd for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NCWSPArift THAT MAKES VOL rEurope Paris Has Changed in 13 Years EDITORS NOTE Thii is an other in a series of articles by the Globe Gazettes editor while on an Sday visit to Mo nich and Lisbon for a closeup look at the operations of Radio Free Europe He was a paying fluest of Crusade for Freedom sponsor of Along with his reports on the p r o flram for getting truth to 70 million people behind the Iron Curtain in satellite countries Hall will touch on conditions in Germany and Portugal By W EARL HALL Paris I found here this afternoon after my plane had dropped down on LeBourget Air port is different in several re spects from the Paris I found 14 years ago when I jolted down Champs Elysecs in an Army jeep one of the first two Ameri cans in civilian clothes to enter Paris following its liberation The first and most obvious dif ference is in the people Then they were gaunt of face and fig ure and their clothes mens and womens alike were on the threadbare and frowzy side Their city hadnt suffered but they had Todays P a r i sians are both w e 11f ed and wellclothed Next in the order of differ HALL ences between now and back then are the shops Then even the showwindows had meager display of offerings and the interiors of the stores had been pretty well stripped by the Hitler forces of occupation Today those establishments are bulging with merchandise IF t WERE making the com parison with a half dozen years ago J my here I wouldnt nfu c write about Then as now Paris pre sented an appearance of con tented security and boundless prosperity Only the government seemed unstable then and Gen Charles de Gaulle say taken care of that My rather elegant room at the famous Grand Hotel looks out on the magnificent entrance to the opera building within stone throwing distance of the re nowned Cafe de la Paix and of the Scribe Hotel where for al most a month in 1944 I was a neighbor of that greatest of mod ern reporters Ernie Pyle Some of my colleagues spent the evening in the Latin Quarter or at the Folies Bergere but I settled for the Lido on Champs Elysees not far below the Arc d Triomphe The food the en tertainment indeed most of my fellow patrons were American about what Id find at a top night club in New York AMoclattd United full Wirei LL NORTH 10WANS N I I G H I 0 K S 7e a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 11 195g HOME EDITION Cuban Rebel Sympathizers Arms Seized FORT LAUDERDALE Fa agents surprised nearly two dozen Cuban rebel sympa thizers in the act of loading mu nitions aboard a plane and charged 22 persons with violating the Neutrality Act Two women were among the roup seized with an armsladen ancient B18 bomber on abandoned Prospect Air Field Monday night BORDER PATROL agents blas ed a fleeing autos tire with ma chine gun bullets preventing the jetaway of five of their prisoner The airplane pilot who identified limself as Rodger Steadman 41 Miami a native of Huron S led in a truck but was arrested ater at a Fort Lauderdale bus station Agents said a big assortment Lrifles machine guns ammuni i sougm m medical supplies boots and vain for something that could be feld equipment were placed classified as a bargain in the aboard the plane as they watched shops In neither quality IN MUNICH I had Thl Paper ConnUU of Two a Ihului and Layout liy Muiscr The Weather Mason City Fair to partly cloudy through Wednesday Cooler Tuesday night low 2528 High Wednesday 5053 Iowa Mostly fair Tuesday and Wednesday Warmer extreme southeast but cooler or turning cooler clsesvhere Tuesday high 50 northwest to 65 southeast Cooler Tuesday night low 25 northwest to 35 southeast Cool er south and east Wednesday Minnesota Fair and colder High Wednesday near 50 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Tuesday Maximum 57 Minimum 35 At S 40 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 47 32 Budget Requests Heard Commissions Ask Boosts DBS M01NES budget re quest of annually by the Iowa Conservation Commis sion headed the list of askings presented to Gov Herschel Love less and State Comptroller Glenn Sarsfieid at budget hearing Mon day The commissions annual budg et appropriation in the current biennium was The com mission also asked for expanding and improving stale parks lakes and forests Commission director Bruce Stiles citing the increased use of park requesl for park spending would amcHint to about 10 cents per park visitor compared with a national aver age of 19 cents THE REQUESTS from the var ious state departments boards and agencies are presented to the governor just before the Legisla ture meets every two years The governor considers them in draft ing his budget proposals for the Legislature All agencies heard so far ask increases over their appropria tions for the current biennium The askings are for two years starting next July 1 One of the larger requests Mon day was from the Department of Agriculture It asked against a year in the present biennium contending it has been given many added du ties with no increase in funds Iowa Fair Board officials asked for an increase of in state funds for maintenance plus price did I feel I was doing bet ter than I could do in my own home town In remarkable de gree the merchandise offered was the same as that back home With considerable anticipation therefore I set out in Paris to find what I hadnt discovered in the Bavarian city And I must report a repeat experience With the essence now available for processing in the United States French perfumes cannot longer be said to be any great bargain What if anything has happened to the French morale under the from concealment SOME OF THE material was in packages marked Fidel Castro heads the rebel army which dominates much of Cubas Oriente Province There was no immediate word on where the plane came from or who owned it Agents said the last owner of available record was the Bank of Anchorage Alaska South Florida has been the scene of numerous daring at tempts to supply Castros forces 000 for two new buildingsboys dormitory and an administration soared about 79000 miles of the building 97Q nnn in The Legislature has been ap Aiit iiegibiaiure nas been ap u m 3 propriating a year in tax gravilv to mirn UP in Olir almos tn JL j i n n P r P funds to supplement state fair earnings THE BOARD said the Nation Takes Time Out to Pay Tribute to Military Veterans Both Living and Dead WASHINGTON UPI The nation paused Tuesday to pay tribute to American vet and dead Veterans Day ceremonies here artd across the land stressed the sacrifice of tha servicemen who died for their country and the task of keeping the peace shared by Americas living vet erans Focal point for the national observance was the hushed acres at nearby Arlington Na tional Cemetery Solemn wreath ceremonies at the graves of fallen comrades were the order of the day Schools government offices and some businesses were closed irt many communities for the 4QJb commemoration of what was once called Armistice Day in remembrance of the end of World War exactly 11 on Nov 11 1918 President Eisenhower was not present for the traditional pres idential wreath ceremony at Ihe Tomb of the Unknowns in Ar lington ate in the morning Sumner G Whittier adminis trator of veterans affairs of ficiated on Eisenhowers behalf Whittier said the President joined him in a tribute to those Who served Ihe cause of free He said the nation in honoring the dead of two world wars and Ihe Korean conflict also honored Ihe determination of a free nation from Valley Forge to heartbreak ridge fo de fend our liberties under God at the cost of life Of Ihe living veterans 000 are from World War I and from World War H There are Korean War veterans of whom also had served in World War II There are SpanishAmer ican War veterans average age years The only wo living survivors of the Civil War are Confederate veterans John Sailing 112 Slant and Walter W Wil liams 115 Houston Tex ManMade Planet Goal fl of Armys Moon Probe SAN ANTONIO Tex Army plans to shoot a rocket right at the moon and create a planet Dr Wernher von Braun said Tuesday And the Germanborn rocket genius predicts it has a one in two chance of doing just The rocket would never come back v It would escape from the posiuin attended by 700 space and medical scientists The Air Force probes were de given some control to swing them around the moon once or into a steady orbit around the moon or near the moon and then home again The Army plnn is in a large sense much less difficult earths gravity and be captured by the suns gravity Falling into an orbit around the sun it would become a 30pound baby planet revolving around the sun much can escape from any rent infill encc of lerrcslial gravity THE ROCKET would speed op when it fell under Ihe influence ol the suns gravity and take up ils orbit around the run This is pre suming it doesnt hit the moon even if aimed directly for it Hitting the moon without guid ance control inside the probe f it 4 r aiitu uujiuui uisiUJ small fourthstage of a would be difficult Chance of e asca mu tislagc rocke has lo be given Thal is parlly whv in honnhT hour or better That like Earth Mars and Jupiter THE FIRST attempt probably will be made in the first week of December It will be the first of two moon probe shots by the Army The Air Force has so far One weaker and weaker the farther you go away from the earth and launched three probes J miles to the moon in October then vas tugged back by earths phere The Army plans to shoot its probe at such high speed that it fair will o past the moon and for De Gaulle dictatorship and thats what it amounts to isnt discernible on the surface at least not to one as unfamiliar t u o u f OVJ UlC strange places I even have a phonograph record with the De Gaulle Hope Diamond Now Belongs to U S WASHINGTON The Hope iamond a beautiful Jark past belonged t government Tuesday Officials of the Smithsonian stitutc hoped to build a national win gl UIC iniHlll itlia needs more help from taxpayers ever escape from the earth It because of declining profits might pass within 10 to 50 thou Board Secretary Lloyd Cunning ham said profits from this years fair arc expected to be between and Commission for the Blind proposed a budget of a year compared to it gets annually now Commission offi cialssaid the increase is for ex panded services which include the establishment of regional of fices at Council Bluffs and Sioux City The commission also wants i v an ujiiainiiiai jtne nope lo buildan orientation with French behavior as I a beautiful gem with aand adjustmcnt center for inten His picture shows up in some dark past belonged to the U training of the adult blind stranse places I even have a government Tursdav Askings of other departments for each year of the next bien nium and the amount approprialj ed for them in the current hieni nium included Executive Council Aeronautics Commisi sion attorney general District Courts state auditor and History and Archives Depart ment sand miles of the moon It would soar millions of miles beyond earth and the moon until the suns gravity pulled it into some yet unpredictable orbit around the sun SOME DETAILS of the Army moonprobe plane became known here informally at a space sym velocity to get it away from the earth The earths gravity pull gels the escape escaping to become for practical purposes the rocket did happen Army experts indicated they would not be unhappy if the probe did hit the moon It will he sleriP izcd to prevent contain inn ting the moon with earthly germs if that Auto Overturns Near Manly 6 Boys Ages 10 to 15 Hurt George Hardwick 15 son of Mr and Mrs Harold Bartz of rural Grafton was in critical condition at a Mason City hos pital Tuesday Hardwick suffered head in juries in a car accident north east of ManJy Monday night Five other boys ranging from 10 to 14 were injured and also admitted to the hospital Authorities believe that Doan Bublitz 14 son of Mr and Mrs Harold Bubfitz Graflon was driver of the car It is owned by his brother Rublitz was re ported in fair condition ife is suffering from a head injury Reported in good condition were Dennis White 13 son of Mr and Mrs John While Grafton David Colby 14 son of Mr and Mrs Charles Colby Kensctt Art WahJ 13 and Wayne Want 10 sons of Mr and Mrs Armand Wahl Graf ton The accident occurred at about p m The car was traveling west on a gravel road about six miles cast and Ihrce fourths of a mile north of Man ly It left the road and traveled 100 feet then rolled limes ending 150 feet from the road Berlin Crisis Possible Reds Keep Up Pressure OUR W1KE West Ber in Tuesday feircd n total Com mmisl blockade despite an pledge to fight if ncc jssury o hold the city against he Communists The threat came from Soviet rcmicr NikiUi Khrushchev who said Monday the Soviets will muster lo the East German gov rnmcnt the fourpower functions still exercised by the control of the air land and canal lifelines to the West KHRUSHCHEV questioned th continued Western Allied use o the air space over the Sovie Zone East Germany joined in on ho subject Tuesday A communique said continued Allied occupation of West Berlin was unbear The West met the new hrcnt with confidence State De partment spokesman Lincoln While recalled that Secretary of Slate John Foster Dulles said only Friday that we are most solemnly committed to hold West Berlin if need be by military Khrushchev had an answer in advance for this comment Ho said Ihe Soviet Union and the other Communist nations allied with East Germany in the War saw Pact would come to the aid of the Communist zone if it is at tacked Here was the situation in the capitals most immediately con cerned WASHINGTON The State De partment pointedout that Ihe right lo occupy Berlin came from the total surrender of the Nazi regime and no one of the four powers can divest itself of ils responsibilities aud obliga tions London A Foreign Office spokesman said Western occupa tjon was based on the defeat o Nazi Germany and not the Pots dam agreement that Khrush chev was trying to force Western recognition of East Germany and thai agreements ending the 1948 blockade recognized the rights of the West to be in Berlin AP Thotofax LOTS OF was no time for posing when Elsenhower was greeted iy actress Mary Martin before a benefit perform at Consli lulion Hnll in Washington First they tnlkcd top and then came the Jaugh The First was a patroness of tha benefit which starred Miss Alarlin grooves circling a r u ua llVMld l I jewel collection with the 4416 FRENCH to as a A gift of New lork ecm merchant Harryj arrived THE FRENCH to as a full stature in World War I gcm Joffre and Foch But they HVPfll j r In at the first smell of gunpowder by registered mail insured in 1940 Theres no blinking one miUlon dollars obvious fact Thrown OffTracror State Employe Killed FARMINGTON Wherry Martin 65 Farmington was fa tally injured Monday when he was thrown accidentally from a Iread type tractor and run over by it in the Shimek slate forest pre Can De Gaulle lead them backiserve near here He had been a their glory road slate employe H years and The conspicuous contrast be tween the bombpocked London I h a d left and the unscarred Paris I entered around Sept l 3944 prompted me to write a commentary titled Tale of Two It was a story of contrasts The French were not cast in a heros role I wonder I wonder 4 planned to retire next March WORK HALTED ATLANTIC Judge Bennet Cullison has ordered a suspension of work on Interstate Highway 80 through property owned by Mr and Mrs Andrew Jepson near Anita The Jepsons were granted the injunction until a seltlement is reached as lo the value of their property OVERTURNED CAR IN WHICH 6 YOUTHS WERE INJURED Chrysler Production Tieup Seen DETROIT UP More than Chrysler Corp salaried em ployes on strike at Tuesday threatening to cut off all production of the corporations 1959 aulos The salaried workers left their iobs when company and United Auto Workers negotiators failed o reach agreement on a new con racl by the strike deadline DOUGLAS FRASER chftf UAW negotiator in the absence of Union president Walter P Reutlier accused the company of refusing to discuss the principle issues wage inequities wage progression and areawide sen iority We still have three major is sues which have to be ironed out before we can begin writing a Fraser said A contract for the was left in the air when Chrysler agreed to terms of a new three year contract for the production workers on Oct 1 Negotiations continued sporadically since then but there was no urgency about the talks until the union set the strike deadline CHRYSLER has increased pro duction steadily during the last few weeks and a strike was viewed as extremely costly A Chrysler spokesman said the corporation produced units last week the week before and the week before that SAME White no ;