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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 24, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North lowat Daily Newspaper Idtted fir HM CITY GLOBE HOME VOL newspaper that makts all North lowans AifocUM mm B4 ValM tBterHttoital Full MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 24 19M neighbors e Ptper CoiuUt of Five ScctlonvSecUon One Lets say grace and get started Marine boss ends traditions Close order drill dropped By RONNALD H NESSEN WASHINGTON David Monroe Shoup of Battl Ground Ind began his stint a commandant of the US Marin Corps by shattering tradition and he has been upsetting leath erneck customs ever since When President Eisenhowe named the 55yearold Meda of Honor combat hero to b boss of the Marines in Augusl 1955 he passed over nine senio generals including the brothe of Air Force Gen Nathan F Twining then chairman of tin joint chiefs of staff BIFOC ALW promptly served notice that he didnt consider as sacred Ma rine traditions going back to the halls of Montezuma and the shores of Tripoli He told Ma rine officers to throw away their swagger sticks Rather than worrying with such flourishes he declared in what became known as Shoup manifesto those expeditionary creatures Marines should buckle down to selfless serv ice The former boot camp com mander now has taken his lat est swipe at tradi t i o n by abolishing closeorder drill He decided that leadership alertness and discipline coulc be taught just as well in so called landing party drill which is simpler and corresponds to army training IN CLOSEORDER drill the Marines were grouped in eight man squads which were sup posed to march turn and ma neuver as a unit Shoup won the Medal of Hon or for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his own life above and beyond the call of duty during the World War II battle for the Pacific Is land of Tarawa one of the bloodiest engagements in Ma rine history He was a colonel at the time in the second regiment of the second Marine division Suffer ing from an infected leg wound and severely shocked by an ex ploding shellj he exposed him self to enemy fire between Nov 20 and 22 1943 to rally hesitant troops in a charge against heavy Japanese fortifications SHOUPS APPOINTMENT as commandant was followed by the resignation of several top Marine generals It was specu lated that they might have quit because they were unhappy about being passed over for the top job Before being named Marine chief Shoup served as inspector general and fiscal director of the corps and commander of the Parris Island S C recruit depot RID RELATIONS TOKYO UPI Communist North Korea and the Bepublic of Mali in Africa have decided to establish diplomatic relations with each other the Communist New China Agency re After drive Chest short The Mason City Communit Chest still is short of it 1961 quota of The Mason City Junior Cham ber of Commerce in its two night porchlight c a m p a i g raised In addition four firms sent inadditional pledge totaling IT WOULD appear that thi years Community Chest driv will dose approximately short of its goal P 0 Bruns void the campaign chairman conceded after Wednesda nights reports by the Junio Chamber workers He paid tribute to the young men who covered Mason City on loot on two successive nights deserved a better result he said but fail ure to reach the hopedfor goa of certainly was not the ault of the workers SOME 80 Junior Chamber members and 40 drivers from he four Mason City service clubs were out on the two nights They collected Tuesday night and an additiona 171992 Wednesday evening Brunsvold said he was par icularly gratified by the addi ional pledges of the four busi ness houses Three of them made up the amounts the em ployeswere short of their quota 3 Iowa students killed in crash DIXON 111 m Three Cor iell College students were killed nd two others were seriously njured late Wednesday in a raffie accident while they were riving home from Mount Vern n for the Thanksgiving holiday All lived in the Chicago area billed in a crash with a semi railer truck on U S Highway 0 about 15 miles east of here vere Eugene Baldelli 18 of Chicago and Sharon Watts 18 nd Kobert Horchler 19 both of ark Forest a Chicago suburb Baby contest ends Saturday noon The big Communitys Pop ular Baby Election comes to an end at noon Saturday All Baby Votes must in the election office by that time in order to be counted None will be accepted after noon Satur day The names of the 250 prize winners will be an nounced in the GlobeGazette early next week The parents of the winners may claim their babys priie immediate ly after the announcement is made at the GlobeGazette of fice Please do not phone ttte GlobeGazette for the results of the election before the an nouncement is made Correspondent wanted at Northwood Please call or write STATE EDITOR GlobeGazette Mason City Please pass the cranberries A GREAT DAY FOR BEBB The Max Minotts 2515 Carolina NE had a big juicy kapon for the main course at their Thanksgiving Day dinner And that was perfectly all right with Bebe their five monthold Beagle Minott who is right at home with Man am I ever stuffed a camera captured this series of poses with Bebe playing the leading role Actually the pups name is Brigitte Bardot but her master shortened it for convenience sake Bebes reaction to all this horse play Lets cut out the acting Im hungry U N peace group cancels Congo trip By BRUCE W MUNN UNITED NATIONS N Y UN conciliation Commission for heed ing President Joseph Kasayu bus plea for time to prepare groundwork for their mission Thursday canceled its departure for Leopoldville Kasavubu strengthened by recognition of his delegation by the General Assembly appeared to have dropped most of his op position tothe dispatch of a good offices group to seek re conciliation of warring Congo lese political factions He mef for more than an hour Wednesday night with the 15 nation group which comprises only the African and Asian countries contributing contin gents to the UN force in th Congo Guinea and Mali ob to theassembly recogni tion ofKasavubu have an nounced they will not serve wit the group Informed sources said Kasa vubu told the commission he be SAME Black Flag Means Traffic Death in Fast 2i Hours Holiday opens in death DEATH LOG Traffic 44 Fires 6 Miscellaneous 4 Total 54 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic accidents across the ation took 44 lives in the first ours of the extended Thanks iving holiday weekend Since the count started at 6 m Wednesday 44 deaths on ighways were reported In ad ition 3 persons lost their lives n an airplane crash in North Carolina and 2 children perished n a fire in Canastota NY The ount will continue until mid ight Sunday covering a period f 102 hours Fair weather prevailed in most sections of the country but was raining and foggy near Varrenton in northe astern orth Carolina We d n e s d a y ight when a light plane crashed in a wooded area killing two and a man The National Safety Council oes not make a preholiday es mate of traffic deaths during he Thanksgiving holiday peri d It says it is not the type of oliday which brings out the normous number of motorists n other major holidays Buf The Associated Press in survey for a period compara e to the Thanksgiving holiday und 433 persons killed in traf c accidents 69 died in fires nd 144 died in miscellaneous pe accidents The period was om 6 pm Wednesday Nov 9 ntil midnight Sunday Nov 13 Red boss pledges eternal friendship MOSCOW Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev said Wednesday night that with our friends we have eternal friend ship but ducked all questions about a top secret Communist summit meeting here which is trying to resolve the Peiping Mpscow ideological fight over relations with the Capitalist world The Soviet Communist party newspaper Pravda again bitter ly attacked the Chinese Com munist position that war with Capitalism is inevitable in a lead editorial Wednesday ap parently ending the temporary public truce between the Krem lin and Peiping on the issue of peaceful coexistence When Khrushchev showed up at a Finnish embassy reception for visiting President Urho Kek konen he was ringed by news men and bombarded with ques tions about the secret meeting at the Kremlin HE WAS smiling broadly and in good form throughout dodg ing all the questions and anj swering them with jokes But finally he said Well with our friends wej have eternal friendship and i will continue the way it has been Observers had no doubts he meant members of the Commu nist camp whep he s a i c friends Khrushchev and other leaders met questions about the Com munist summit meeting with al leged surprise that there was any such meeting WHATS THAT shrugged Khrushchev Thats the Communist con ference where even the devi cant find out anything a re porter replied Well Khrushchev laughing ly retorted Am I better or worse than the devil If you dont know anything I dont to know more than you so therefore I dont know any thing FRENCH DEBATE PARIS UPI Former Min ister of State Jacques Soustelle challenged President Charles de Gaulles plans for a semi independent Algeria Thursday with an offer to debate the issue on television Chinese puzzle Ding Dong Whats Wong WASHINGTON UPI A fouryearold puzxlt caused when a bank confused Dong Wong for Ding Wong finally has bttn straightened out only way to understand mixup is to start at beginning So in 1956 a car driven by Ding Wong struck a pedes trian The man sued and won a judgment The Security Bank receiv ing a court order to turn over account of Ding Wong also known as Dong Wong gave the injured pedestrian the savings of Deng Wong no relation to driv er in the accident Three months ago Dong retired restaurant owner re turned from two years in York City and went to the bank to withdraw his savings When he found them gone he sued bank Wednesday Ding now 73 Dong now 41 pedestrian bank officials and their law yer met to straighten out the tangle The bank admitted its mis take and gave Dong his money with interest and an allowance for lawyers fees promptly opened new account in the bank lieved a reconciliation aimed a establishing a more stable gov ernment in the Congo was pos sible but that he needed tint to prepare for it v The sources said Easavubi planned to leave for Leopold ville within a day or two H scheduled unspecified stops en route to the Congo THE SOURCES said Secre ary General Dag Hammars cjold told the commission he be ieved a reconciliation was pos sible in the Congo The group which had post poned its departure from Tues day until Thursday canceled it reservations It had been sched uled to start work in Leopold ville on Saturday It scheduled another private meeting Thursday afternoon Doubt on the possibility of suc cess for a good offices mission was expressed Wednesday by Soviet Ambassador Valerian A Zorin US ban starts to hurt Cuba election into the House if enough outhern electors denied Ken Even so the odds still would favor Kennedy In any such Jouse showdown each states ongressional delegation would cast one vote to be decided by majority of the delegation The Democrats control 29 state delegations compared to 17 for the GOP Four are evenly di vided HAVANA UPI A United tates embargo on spare machin ery parts will cause trouble dur ng the forthcoming sugar grind ng season according to reports from Cuban provinces Thurs lay The grinding starts in Janu ary and already the mills have run out of replacement gaskets or heavy duty compressors Hardwood rings are being fash oned for makeshift substitutes The same type of gaskets are eing used in compressors at lie Texaco oil refinery in San iago which the government low operates and workers are eported sabotaging the rings y picking wood with defects Similar sabotage probably can e expected in the sugar mills Government engineers at the expropriated Esso refinery are eported having difficulties with he catalyst This is an agent used for transforming one roleum product into another The Weather owa Generally fair and warm er Thursday night Friday partly cloudy and continued mild Lows Thursday night in the 30s Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness Thursday night and Fri day A little warmer in south and central portions Thursday afternoon A little colder in north portion Friday Low temperature Thursday night 22 to 32 High Friday 40 to 50 in south Somebody do dishesIm sleepy1 Hopes up looks to Illinois votes By SAM FOGG WASHINGTON UPI partys top legal adviser said Wednesday he has no doubt that a recount of al legedly fraudulent and irregular ballots in Illinois could swing the states 27 presidential electoral votes from Sen John F Ken nedy to Richard M Nixon Meade Alcorn general counsel for the GOP national com mittee said that on the basis of ohthegrbund investigations I have no doubt that Illinois could wind up in the Nixon col umn Some of the votes in other states look equally suspicious The RepuKicaaeffieialraddedia a statement tMt recounts would be demanded in each case where evidence indicates fraud or irregularity in the 8 balloting All fairminded citizens in the states are determined to take every legitimate and reasonable step to see that the final result in each case is recorded correctly Alcorn said There can be no place in America for vote even the suspicion of fraud A shift of Illinois away from Kennedy still would leave Mm with 273 electoral votes four more than the needed 269 But could result in throwing ALCORN vote fraud IN discussing the investigation now underway said the GOP nation al committee had received an unprecedented total of more ian 35000 telegrams and let ers demanding recounts in various areas He said authors of many of the complaints cited specific cases of alleged fraud and offered to testify in court Alcorn who is in Hartford torn said in the statement hat he is referring the com plaints back to the GOP state chairmen in the areas involved or investigation at the state or ocal level The GOP official cited three ages of excerpts from some of he letters and telegrams THEY CAME from Chicago assaic County N J Bexar lounty Tex Decatur 111 an Antonio Tex Wilkes Jarre Pa Essex County J Wyncote Pa Sanford C East Orange N J Yancy County N C Luzerne lounty Pa Sumter S C ilinton N C Cleveland Ohio El Paso Tex Evanston 111 Louis Philadel phia Pittsburgh Kansas City Mo Plainfield N J New Brunswick N J Lake Bluff 111 and Linden N J With reports in from all but four of the nations166263 vot ing in Alaska and two in UPI tabulation showed Kennedy leading Nixon by 194676 popu lar votes out of a total of 68 508713 THE TOTAL includes 34095 416 for Kennedy 33900740 for Nixon and 512557 for unpledged electors and minor party can didates Kennedys percentage of the twoparty vote was 50143 compared with 49857 per cent for Nixon This indicates that votes for major party candidates were more evenly divided than ever before The percentage differ ence of 0286 compares with record low of 0300 difference in 1884 These figures do not take in account an estimated 10000 ab sentee ballots which still remain uncounted On the inside Society News 1TI2T314 Editorials Page 23 Clear Lake Sports27 North Iowa News 29 Mason City News 3435 Comics 46 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The U S population reached 182 million at about 4 a m Thursday the Census Bureau estimated It based the calculation on results of this years population count and birth death and migration rates The nations population stood ata record 179323175 on April 1 NEW YORK Beverly Aadland 18yearold protege of the late Errol Flynn was issued a police identity card Nov 14 permitting her to perform in New York night clubs despite her troubles with the law in California it was disclosed Thursday BORDEAUX France A French court has sen tenced two Americans to five years in prison each for robbing a U S Army armored car of ROME The governing Christian Democrats have voted to refuse even indirect neoFascist or Communist support in city councils and to ally with the leftwing Socialists only in clearly specif led 1 ;