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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper for Hit DM ClTY GLOBE The newspaper that makes all North lowans HOME EDITION VOL f jUtoeUted PNM ud IWM fnm full Uut wirti MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER M WO neighbors t Copy Paper Consists of Two Nt Jf Replica i of Bounty at sea Nail from original used By BOB McDERMOTT BALBOA Canal dup licate of the HMS Bounty victim of the famous mutiny is under sail forTahiti witiua nail from the original vessel as part of her hull The bronze sheathing nail was hammered into the vesse during the ships passage through the Panama Canal by Luis Harden the National Geo graphic Societys veteran under sea photographer Marden found the remains of the original Bounty off lonely P i t c a i r h Island in 1957 The exact loca tion of the ship had been un known since Jan 23 1790 when Fletcher Christian scuttled her to keep from being discovered in exile THE NEW BOUNTY built at Lunenburg Nova Scotia is be ing sailed to Tahiti the desti nation of the original ship There a MetroGoldwynMayer unit headed by Marlon Brando Trevor Howard and Hugh Grif fiths will go aboard to shoot scenes for a widescreen color remake of Mutiny on the Bounty done in 1935 with Charles Laughton and Clark Gable The new Bounty 110 feet long at the waterline and 30 feet wide was made with oak from New Jersey and fir from British Columbia The masts were in dividually fashioned with a broadax The ship was con structed from original plans now in the British Admiralty Museum Above decks the new vessel faithfully copies the original Below she has two auxiliary en gines five electrical generators fuel tanks electrical galley and comfortable accommodations for 40 persons A SPECIALLY selected crew of 23 men ranging in age from 16 to 69 willkeep the ship un der sail as much time as is needed to get experience in handling the vessel Marden found the Bountys re mains while collecting material for a story about descendants of the mutineers still living on Pitcairn Island After six weeks of diving he spotted some en crusted sheathing nails Even tually he uncovered hull fittings an oarlock and fragments of copper with which the Bounty had been sheathed Marden has with him a copy of the original vessels log which relates events leading up to the mutiny called by Captain Bligh one of the most astro cious acts of Piracy ever com mitted JUST BEFORE sunrising Bligh wrote later Mr Chris tian with the master at arms gunners mate and Thomas Burket seaman came into my cabin while I was asleep and seizing me tied my hands with a cord behind my back and threatened me with instant death if I spoke or made the least noise I however called so loud as to alarm everyone but they had already secured the officers who were not of their party Christian had onl ya cutlass in his hands the others had muskets and bay onets I was hauled out of bed and forced on deck in my shirt Bligh and 18 loyal officers and men were set adrift in a launch A master navigator Bligh accomplished the incredi ble feat Of sailing 3618 nautical miles across the Pacific to the Dutch settlement at Timor He battled 41 days against starva tion thirst pitiless sun and the cruel sea itself to achieve the worlds most celebrated openboat voyage Fletcher Christian and his men sailed back to Tahiti their island paradise where 16 elec ted to remain ashore The oth ers along with 12 Tahitian wom en and a little girl sailed to Pitcairn Island and were not discovered until 18 years later by which time all but one of the mutineers were dead VISITS POPE VATICAN CITY John XXIII Wednesday warmly welcomed British Prime Minis ter Harold Macmillan on a visit to the Vatican as a statesman inspired by the great ideals of freedom justice and peace DONT HIDE BEHIND THAT DOLLAR Pam mela who lives at 908 Madison NW thought the Community Chest drive was going to the dogs so she contributed Anyone who has only given a dollar in the regular campaign probably hasnt done his fair share she suggested So dont forget to turn on that porchlight tonight Flip the switch make porchlight drive successful Donors listed on Page 7 Only 323 of Mason Citys 10000 porchlights were lit Tuesday evening in the Community Chest campaign to reach its 1960 quota The 323 donors added of the approximately needed to make the goal of P 0 Brunsvold campaign chairman admitted the showing was disappointing but said he thought Mason Cityans surely would help out on Thanksgiving Eve Junior Chamber of Commerce members who did the can vassing on foot reported that in some instances they were met with the statement that the household already had given We know that is true Brunsvold said Mason Cityans already have raised more money than any Community Chest campaign in history But we have no choice except to ask them to add a little more A dollar or so from each would put us well our goal One encouraging happening he reported was the offer by three firms to add a total of to the porchlight drive Two of the firms made up amoutits their employes were short of quota in the regular campaign The calls came unsolicited Brunsvold said and were real encouragement for him He suggested that any others will ing to help could call the Junior Chamber workers at the YMCA between 7 and p m We must get the job done tonight Brunsvold said Wed nesday There will be a sound track touring the residential sections to remind householders to turn on their porchlights The can vass will be made from 7 to p m A group of women also will be calling their friends to remind them to turn on their own porchlights and to ask each of those friends to call others Loses his life under tractor LONE Schneid er 60 of near Lone Rock was tilled Tuesday when a tractor ie was driving on a farm south west of here overturned in a ditch and caught fire SAME Iowa Safety Department Figures Black Flag Means Traffic Death in Fast 21 Houn A new weather eye aunched into orbit ff N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Millions of Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving Thursday with church rites special holiday observances traditional turkey din ners and college and professional football games For most of the country the weather will be fair and mild with many sections basking in Indian summer tem peratures JERUSALEM Israel The Ministry of Justice has picked March 6 as the starting date for the trial of former mass murderer for the Nazis Adolf Eich mann PARIS The National referendum on President Charles de Gaulles plans for an Algerian republic be held simultaneously in France and Algeria in the first two weeks of January it was announced Refined satellite hailed Takes photos of clouds FROM OCR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Americas second weather satellite Tiros II is performing so well that space officials indicated Wed nesday they may speed up plans to launch more advanced weather stations in space Tiros H was launched at Cape Canaveral Fla into a nearly perfect circular orbit Four and onehalf hours later the National Aeronautics and Space Admin istration here had received the first cloud cover pictures taken by the satellites television cam era from an altitude of more than 400 miles The satellite sent eight blanks after its first pass because it was tippe dat an angle when the photographs were taken The second time around it sent pic tures of cloud patterns over the Dakotas and the northern plains area The satellite still was somewhat tipped when these pic tures were taken but it was ex pected to straighten itself out later by means of stabilizing rockets BEFORE WEDNESDAYS successful launching NASA planned to put up another Tiros in 1961 and the firs tof four ad vanced satellites called Nimbus in 1962 The Nimbus satellites described as more sophisti cated than Tiros are expected to constitute an operational pace weather system in con rast to the experimental nature of the Tiros satellites Dr Morgis Tepper chief of NASAs meterological satellite program said that in view of Tiros IIs success we will now reconsider future weather sat llite plans He indicated that by that he meant with a view to speeding up the program The first pictures were taken directly by ground command from the control station at Fort Monmouth N J They were televised by the smaller of the two cameras aboard the satel lite Still to be tested was its larger wideangle lens camera and infrared sensors which are to be used when the portion of the earth being photographed is dark TIROS II was carried upward on the nose of a 92foot Thor Delta rocket A NASA statement said Ini tial calculations show a perigee of 415 statute miles and apogee of 435 miles The orbital period is 98 minutes This is very close to the orbit sought The variation of only 20 miles between the near point and the far point of the orbit indicated that the satellite is in the most nearly circular or bit of any satellite yet launched Shaped like a large drum with two television cameras protrud ing from its base Tiros II re sembles the extremely success ful Tiros I which spun into orbit last April That satellite relayed 22952 clour cover pictures be fore its instruments conked out after 78 days Tiros II is an ad vanced model Although pictures from Tiros I turned out clearer and more interesting than expected as sembly and analysis of the in formation was too slow for any practical value in forecasts Ti ros II while still experimental is expected to be of real aid be cause of the speed with which data may be assembled and dis tributed Oklahoma man is victim of crash CALMAR UPVByron E Gil Icspie 23 Oklahoma City Okla was killed early Wednesday in a collision on Highway 52 about two miles north of here CELEBRATORS AND COACH A jubilant Murray Warmath University of Minnesota football coach arrives downtown as students and others cele brated word that the Gophers are going to the Rose Bowl Police estimated that between 2000 and 3000 AP Photofax students gathered They sang Minnesota Hats Off to Thee stopped traffic shot firecrackers and waved California here we come banners Warmath who was at a dinner in St Paul came to Minneapolis to join in the celebration Story on sports Russia Chinese still at odds over party policies MOSCOW L The Soviet Union in a tough rejoinder to its critics within the Communist camp Wednesday declared peaceful coexistence still a con trolling principle in its policies The declaration in Pravda in dicated very hard bargaining on Communist world tactics is still going on in the Red sum mit meeting here that has been in progress for two weeks though some kind of paper com promise may be reached even tually Only two days ago the official Peoples Daily of Peiping in an evident attack on Soviet Pre mier Khrushchevs theories of peaceful coexistence and the possibility that World War in may not be inevitable declared it was an illusion to think com munism can get along with im perialism Peiping in the role of stand pat revolutionism called for allout Communist backing for revolutionary movements in un d e r developed countries It urged however in a seeming mood for compromise that Com munists turn to the possibility of averting world war into i reality The Pravda article also de dared that banishing of nuclear FAIR North Iowa Fair and not so cold Wednesday night lows in upper 20s Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday highs in 50s Iowa Generally fair and warm er Wednesday night lows 25 32 Mostly fair Thursday warmer east and south highs in the 50s Further outlook Continued mild Friday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees above normal Thursday through next Monday with no large day to day changes Nor mal highs are from the upper 30s in the north to the mid 40s in the south Normal lows are from near 20 in the north to the mid 20s in the south Little if any precipitation is indi cated Minnesota Generally fair warmer through Thursday Highs Thursday in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 44 Minimum 18 At 8 am 25 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 48 31 On the inside Editorials 4 Socitty News 89 Norm 10 1M2 Lattst Marktts 14 Mason City Ntws 1415 Comics 16 Clear Niws 17 Balloon launched as part of satellite test spotted here The large heliumfilled bal loon launched from Sioux Falls S D was sighted about 15 miles northeast of Mason City Wednesday morning Spokesmen for Raven Indus tries Sioux Falls the builder and launcher of the balloon said it was floating at an alti tude of 114000 feet when it passed over this area The balloon was launched in conjunction with the Tiros II weather satellite It got caught in a jet stream and moved across the country at unusual speed bringing reports of a reddishwhite ballshaped ob ject that had a long white tail Reports of an unidentified flying object were heard all over the Midwest until the Air Force cleared up the mystery Many North lowans spotted the balloon as they went to work about weapons still was a controlling principle in Soviet policy In a separate interview with Khrushchev on disarmament it quoted him as saying the Soviet Union would accept any type of controls if an agreement is reached for general and com plete disarmament He denounced Western ideas before the TJN political com mittee however saying these proposed controls not disarm ament The statement on coexistence was in an editorial which spoke for the Soviet delegation at the summit meeting here But in keeping with past practice there was no mention of the fact such a conference is in progress The Soviet Union has been un der fire from the Chinese Com munists and certain other Com munist organizations for seeking workable living arrangements with the Western powers In stating the Soviet partys position Pravda said Events of the last three years have borne out the cor rectness of analysis of the in ernational situation made ia he declaration and peace mani festo by a conference of Com munistbloe leaders in 1957 and the correctness of their Marxist leninist conclusions Party leaders in the Pravda declaration said in effect The Communist party of the Soviet Union has held and still lolds to the Leninist principle of peaceful coexistence of states with different social systems and the general line of the Soviet Unions foreign policy The principle does not deny class struggles It does not mean reconciliation between so cialism and capitalism It pre supposes intensification of the struggle for the triumph of So cialist ideas for the complete victory of socialism The conference here apparent y has engaged in sharp debate over whether to accept the Soviet party point of view or adopt the harder line demanded y the Red Chinese APphotofax POLARIS PROTESTERS Being removed from Navy bus by military policeman is Victor Richman The sitdowner is Edmund Leites Theyre both from New York City and were among nine pacifists who were arrested for trying to halt the launching at Gro ton Conn of Polaris missile firing submarine Ethan Allen The group was taken to New Haven and charged with entering a restricted area Correspondent wanted at Northwood Please call or write STATE EDITOR GlobeGazette Mason CRy ;