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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper f dtttd for the LOBE HOME EDITION VOL H The Newspaper Th a t Makes A 11 North lowans Neighbors nd United laUnuttoul Full Wire MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 23 1959 Copy ThU Paper Conrirti ot Two M Payola charge brings firings One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE CGLO WOl fnesiU WTAD Qulncy SJO WSUI low City Tom Dooley measures up to expectations MY LIST of unforgettable peo ple has a new name Along side Will Rogers William Alien White and Ernie Pyle is the name of Tom Dooley I sat at the table with him when he was given the Mutual of Omaha C C Criss Award for his work in bringing humanitarian aid to the medically under privileged of the The award was nationally televised The unselfish and selfless achievements of this amazing young doctor first in Vietnam and then in Laos are modestly set forth in his two books De liver Us From Evil and The Edge of Recently I read both and they were the subject of this onceaweek commentary a fortnight ago My review of his two books had been brought to his atten tion and Im sure I shall never receive a more deeply appreci ated compliment Two of us who had previously won the Criss memorial award were on hand for the Dooley citation in enormous Civic Audi torium Appropriately enough be cause along with being chair man of the board of judges that selected Tom Dooley for the award he is one of the worlds most honored names in the field of medicine Dr Charles W Mayo of Rochester con ferred the honors on the youth ful jungle doctor IN HIS PRESENTATION Dr Mayo hailed Dooleys devo tion to the cause of world medi cine as a truly remarkabl manifestation of a free man helping other free men on a persontoperson President V 3 Skutt of tual of Omaha originator of the award honoring the memory of his predecessor and founder of Polands spy chief defects Stations in their own crackdown But probers also act NEW YORK Jockey Alan Freed a pioneer in the rock n roll craze who has been fired by a New York radio sta tion met Monday with televi sion officials here to talk about While congressional investiga tors probed payola underthe table payments by record com panies to disc jockeys for plug ging certain records on their some stations took quick action In Detroit radio station WJBK Sunday fired disc jockey Thomas Clay who admitted tak ing payola Dale Young master of ceremonies on WJBKTVs Detroit Bandstand and another disc jockey Don McLeod re signed They did not comment WASHINGTON Wl Col Pa wel Monat one of Communist Polands top intelligence offi cials has asked for asylum in MILK DELIVERY BY BOAT Farmers in the Snohomish Valley of northwest Washington are be ingforced to deliver milk cans by boat as rising rivers flood the rich farmland Many roads were cov AP Photofax ered or washed out and hundreds fled their farm homes Its been raining in the West for nearly a week at stake Rehire the teller she tells bank Atest ban to continue But for few weeks only WASHINGTON Eisenhower now seems certain o order an extensior of the U S ban on nuclear weapons for a few weeks only Fur her extensions could follow Administration leaders are prepared to go along with a J n i t e d Nations resolution adopted Saturday opposing any resumption of nuclear tests dur ing negotiations for a perma nent policed test ban But the negotiations them selves are expected to come to a climax at Geneva in the first half of 1960 and a breakdown of the conference now more than a year old would bring a quick resumption of underground nu clear Lest explosions by tha United States Eisenhower already has ex tended for two months until Dec oneyear U S res pite he originall put into effect at the end of October 1958 He thus has more than a month dur ing which he can act to keep the ban in effect N NEW YORK radio station WABC fired Freed Saturday after he refused to answer ques tions put to the stations record the United States The State Department ported Monday rrived in this country with his amily The application for per mission to stay is being pro cessed in the usual a State Department spokesman said Press officer Lincoln White at a news conference refused to shed any additional light on the case except to say Monat dz some months ago spinners Freed insisted he was and it was an insult that Monat has ask him Freeds Big Beat is a pro gram slanted towards teen agers which features performers who mime the words to record played in the background It i a packaged product entirely op crated by Freed Officials of WNEWTV here jwhich carries a Freed asked the disc jockey to meet with them We want to know what the situation said WNEWTV general manager Bennett Korn We dont be lieve in prejudging a man On the other hand we dont in tend to be soft or ostrichlike Monat is reported to have been the intelligence boss of Polish military attaches in diplomatic missions around the world As such he could be expected to know much about the Poles mil itary intelligence work includ ing possible links with the Soviet Union Monat is believed to be in pro tective custody of American au The gence Agency Central queried Intelli earlier in our Clay admitted he was paid Further honor Viewers of Whats My Line on KGLO Sunday night were pleased to see Dr Tom Dooley as the first subject His identity was guessed by Arlene Francis Last week he was honored by This Is Your about the case refused to con firm or deny that Monat had fled Poland Air Force gives up search for space capsule VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif Force Sunday to plug records oa his program BECAUSE I AM human and wanted to give my wife and family security I accepted pay said Clay Clay was a favorite with De troit area teenagers and Young was master of ceremonies oi the popular Detroit Bandstand Both men are 30 Station officials declined to Air night abandoned its search for a tiny space cap sule ejected from a Discoverer satellite in polar orbit All ef forts to recover the 27by33inch the company turned over a check for with the ob comment on Clays dismissal One said however that Storer Broadcasting which owns WJBK and WJBKTV is in vestigating payola if any a its five television and 12 radio stations Clay who had been a disc jockey in Cincinnati falo before coming to De troit in 1957 said he netted HOLYOKE Mass UW Mrs James Walsh gays shell gladly give to a certain bank if it will rehire a fired teller The teller Miss Ann Halliwell reportedly was fired because she mistakenly gave the bank check for that amount to Mrs Walsh Mrs Walsh had gone into the Hadley Falls Trust for a bank check in the amount of Miss Halliwell hit a wrong gimmick on the check writing machine and it came out to Mrs Walsh wife of an Air Force sergeant said she would have surrendered the check immediately had it not been for a threat that if she didnt some one wouldcall on her husbands commanding off icer Kennedy ddmits Loveless will have big role IOWA CITY John Kennedy DMass said Satur day Iowa Gov Herschel Love1 less will play a large role in the 1960 Democratic conven Kennedy a leading contender or the Democratic nomination tor president said Loveless part in the convention will be important because of his own qualities and because he comes from an important section of the Asked how he felt about Love less as a vice presidential choice if Kennedy is nominated for the presidency the Massa chusetts senator said it would be a mistake to start setting up ticket before I become a Kennedy has not of ficially announced he is a can didate Added Mrs Walsh Then when I found out they were going to fire that girl I decided to hang onto it And I will not give it up until the bank rehites her Maybe Im stubborn but I feel everyone makes mistakes even bank George V Wallace president of the bank had no comment Mrs Walsh said she gave the check to her hus band when he left for a round trip flight between Westover Air Force Base and Goose Bay Labrador which may set a new altitude record for a kited check Sgt Walsh his wife said is due home in a day or The matter will rest she added until his return Mason City Considerable cloud iness Monday night and Tues day with snow flurries Highs Tuesday 39 to 44 Lows Mon day night 25 to 29J Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Tuesday with snow flurries in the northeast Mon day night and over east Tues day Slightly colder Monday day night lows 2533 Highs Tuesday in the 40s Further outlook Partly mild Wednesday cloudy and FiveDay Iowa During the week temperatures in Iowa will average 25 in the north to 30 in the south at night and 42 north to 48 south in the day Temperatures will be about six degrees above sea sonal normals Little precipi tation if any is expected Minnesota Cloudy flurries little temperature change Highs Tuesday 2838 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 48 31 31 49 32 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum 37 Minimum 29 nstrument package were haltedjafaout over the past 18 with the setting sun months for plugging records on The United States had hoped ihis sixnightsaweek show He servalion that You Dr Tom Dooley have honored us by ac cepting this In his role of master of cere monies for the television pickup of the award program Bob Considine renowned in journal ism as well as in radio and TV paid tribute to the Dooley char acter by pointing out With one hand he gives medicine with the other friend Considine also introduced a grim reminder of the young doctors recent loss of a lung in a cancer operation by suggest ing that he has entered the fel lowship of those who bear the mark of BY THIS LANGUAGE Consi dine demonstrated that he has read the Dooley books The ex pression fellowship of hose who bear the mark of is borrowed from Dr Albert Schweitzer whose life has been a guide and inspiration for young Tom Dooley It was fitting therefore that in connection with this Criss Award to Dooley there should have been a message from the venerable Schweitzer in Africa along with one from President Eisenhower Congratulations Dr Dooley on winning the Mutual of Oma CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 to recover the capsule as it parachuted earthward or pick it up in the vast Pacific Naval vessels also had assisted in the futile search An area larger than 50by200 miles southeast of Hawaii was combed by up to nine Air Force planes and two Navy ships for more than 24 hours said his salary was a year COMPOSER DIES NEW YORK L M Lewis 76 who wrote the lyrics for more than 800 popular songs including Mammy and In a Little Spanish died Sunday New Panama noting feared PANAMA Pana m a n i a n s say nationalism rather than antiAmericanism inspired the current crisis in affairs There is fear of renewed riot ing in the Panama Canal Zone next Saturday The visit here of Livingston Merchant deputy under secretary of state is one sign of the diplomatic activity on both sides to avert what many Panamanian leaders fear might be a worse outbreak thar that of Nov 3 when 82 persons were injured November 28 is the anniver sary of Panamas independ ence from Spain Reports from the provinces say hun dreds are planning to parade to the capital that day Feel ings whipped up over the is sue of sovereignty over the Canal Zone could get out of the control of either President Ernesto de La Guardia or the opposition Chief Aquilino Boyd Some members of Pana mas national assembly have suggested that Panamas flag flown alongside the Stars and Stripes would satisfy the coun trys sovereignty claims with out affecting jurisdiction Mercury still on miid side lowans continued to enjoy rather mild weather Monday de pile a blanket vhich covered of cloudiness much of the state The Weather Bureau fore On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News Clear Lake 13 Mason City News 1415 Sports 1718 North Iowa 19 Comics 20 GARNER IS 91 UVALDE Tex Wi Former Vice President John Nance Gar once crusty but now mellow Cactus Jack marked cast above seasonal tempera ures for the remainder of the week High temperatures Sunday ranged from 41 at Sioux City to 60 at Burlington but the mer cury dropped considerably ear Monday following the pas sage of a weak cold front Cloudiness Was expected to diminish Monday night with temperatures again falling into the high 20s and low 30s Charles City girl overcome by fumes finally revived CHARLES Zim mer 17 daughter of Mr and Mrs Don Zimmer Bassett was in the Cedar Valley Hospital here Monday after being over come by carbon monoxide She was found Sunday night listening to a radio in a car in side a garage while the motor was running Charles City firemen used mouthtomouth resuscitation to bring her back to consciousness and then used 2Vz tanks of oxygen before taking her to the hospital She attends school in Charles City his 91st birthday here Sunday with a huge cake and a quie party given by old friends Reds fail in Cubas union vote HAVANA UPI Cuban un ionists overrode a personal plea from Premier Fidel Castro Monday and chose a Commu nistfree executive board for the CTC union federation Delegates to the CTC conven tion here rejected a unity plan indorsed by Castro which would have given the Reds rep resentation on the executive committee and perhaps the antiCommunist ONE TACTICAL objective of the administration at the present time is to try to maintain the pressure on the Soviet govern ment to keep the Geneva nego tiations moving along The latest word on administra tion thinking came from Chair man John A McCone of tha Atomic Energy Op posing any prolonged extension on the present test ban he said any such action should be taken OP a weektoweek basis McCone said he was opposed to an indefinite ban on nuclear weapons testing in the absence of an international agreement among the United ain and the Soviet Union pro viding for an inspection system But he said that the present sus pension could be continued for short periods THE U N General Assembly in New York voted 601 Saturday for a resolution asking all coun tries to refrain fro atomic test explosions during the threepow er talks at Geneva McCone said he thought the SURGEON DIES BOSTON W Dr Sara M fordan 75 world famous sur eon and cofounder of the La hey Clinic died Saturday United States was bound by this resolution to refrain from testing while the talks then he added should reach a continued but that the talks makeorbreak point early next year He implied that if it be came apparent that the Soviets were not willing to conclude an international test prohibition with inspections States would seek SAME right to veto proposals Despite the rebuff to the or ganized Reds informed sources said the 13man group included several former Communists and some Communist sympathizers Heading the group is Secre tary General David Salvador Castros choice installed last Jan 1 when the revolution tri umphed and an outspoken critic of the United States A congress resolution charged the IAROW was under the con trol of American imperialism has consistently supported all The delegates also proposed a handful of other reso lutions bristling with attacks on the United States the United to break off the Geneva conference and U resume underground testing When properly controlled under ground tests create no fallout hazard Only one weekend fatality in Iowa Bj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Only one person was killed on Iowa highways over the week end in one of the safest week ends of the vear The victim was Paul Raymond Klyn 37 Killduff Kiyn a member of the truck firm of Klyn and Troen of Killduff died when his car collided with a semitrailer truck near Kellogg FIREBUG AT WORK Peoria firemen push their hoses right into the center of a fire at the Arion Hotel ejirly Monday Five persons were missing and AP Photofax presumed killed and two taverns and two homes also were destroyed Arson is suspected since the build ings are near another hotel which burned Sunday ;