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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL 99 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 31 1960 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO ilSOOi pm Sunday WOI UOSS MHO pm WTAD Qaincy 930 pm Tburs WSTJI City One step closer to Broadway WITHIN THE NEXT YEAR unless Im a very bad prophet several hundred thou sand persons will be roundly ap plauding Meredith Willsons new musical play The Unsinkable Molly Brown in Broadways capacious Winter Garden The ater There has been an almost unprecedented buildup for the Nov 3 New York opening In sadness I must tell you that I wont be on hand for the open ing performances But dont feel too sorry for me because Ive seen the delightful show based on a sparkling book by Richard Morris not just once but twice The first time was in the Cali fornia storybook home of Mere dith and Rini Willson perched on a Brentwood hillside overlook ing Mandeville canyon In an earlier commentary I recalled this unforgettable experience participated in by Mrs Halls California sister June Gillette The leading man Harve Pres nell was there with his robust baritone But Tammy Grimes the tempestuous little Molly Brown couldnt make it She had other commitments stage or TV So it fell to Meredith and Rini to double in brass with Richard Morris writer of the book filling in with the dialog and the narration WHOLLY LACKING in stage settings and props I could only appraise the production by its tunes and its story But I threw caution to the fourwinds In my review commentary I forecast that Mason Citys Meredith Will son could very well have some GlobeGazette Photo by Musser TIMID or treating on Hallow een apparently doesnt come naturally to all young sters David Whitney mustered up all the courage he could to knock on the door of Mrs Ray Harms 1315 8th SE but then shyly turns his face away as he demands money or eats From the look of Davids saclc however it appears hes doing all right for him self David is the son of Mr and Mrs Rex Whitney 1309 8th SE N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BOSTON Miss Mildred Paperman secretary partner to industrialist Bernard Goldfine pleaded guilty at the outset of her trial on income tax eva sion charges She was given a suspended fourmonth jail term and fined on each of five counts HAVANA A special force of 1450 U S Ma rines whose weekend visit to Guantanamo Bay TT brought charges of aggression from supporters of hXte MoSBrown than he Prime Minister Fidel Castro went back to sea They had In The Music Man now headed for home base on Puerto Rico after four about to start its fourth year in weeks of maneuvers at sea aboard the assault car the Broadway Theater almos squarely across the street from the Winter Garden My second viewing of the Molly Brown play came a coupl weeks or so in advance of the Broadway opening at the Shu bert Theater in Philadelphia Thats where The Music Man had its dry run too It could be that Willsons feel that bit of special charm attaches to this spot In Virginia and Washington D C on another mission didnt even try to parry an in vitation to fly on into the City of Brotherly Love for what takes rank as another unforgettable evening with the Meredith Will sons Except for what I saw and heard that night Id never sense how vastly important to the success of a theater produc tion is this period of experimen talion andvrevision in some city other than New York THANKS to some influential intervention by Rosemary Sulli van Meredith Willsons capable secretary I was able to go to the theater an hour and a haU ahead of the curtains rising and sit in on the preliminaries which are never viewed by the ordi nary theatergoer The orchestra under the direc tion of Herbert Green was beine rehearsed in some revisions of the score with Meredith in his outgoing way instructing the in dividual sections about the pre cise effect he was seeking All the while dancers in leotards were practicing little snatches of their dance routine innumerable times What persistence This interlude brought an op portunity to renew acquaintance with Richard Morris whom I had met in the and to meet Dore Senary who with the Theater Guild is pro ducing the show By curtain time the Shubert Theater had been filled to standingroom only propor tions Some critics of the open ing performance on Sept 20 had been a bit critical of the muaical play some about its length some about its slow start some about the difficulty of under standing some of the performers particularly Tammy Grimes THE THIATIR PUtklC of Philadelphia demonstrated inwttf on Pifft 2 rier Boxer and 48 hours of shore leave at Guanta namo NEW DELHI INDIA India has decided to purchase a number of large transport planes from the Soviet Union despite the advice of senior Indian air force officers wellinformed sources said WASHINGTON Charles P Taft chairman of the Fair Campaign Practices Committee has urged voters to beware a deluge of hate literature di rected at both presidential candidates in the final week of the election campaign Oddsmakers still giving edge to Sen Kennedy LAS VEGAS Nev Iff Sen John F Kennedy is favored by Las Vegas bookmakers to win five of six big industrial states in the Nov 8 presidential elec tion The bookmakers have made the Democratic candidate a 31 favorite in New York The odds are 2V61 in hs favor in Ohio and 75 in Pennsylvania Michi gan and California Vice President Richard M Nixon is a 75 favorite in Illi nois Kennedy is generally an 85 favorite here to win the elec tion The odds were 75 in Nix ons favor shortly after the nominating conventions Sports Bulletin MILWAUKEE Milwaukte Monday traded vtttrari infitldtr A Dark to Hit San Francisco Giants for infitldtr Andrt Rodgtrs A Bravti spokes man said understood Dark would bt named manager at San Franeiico SAMI DATIltffStt WIND North Iowa Cloudy with rain ending Monday night colder lows 3236 Partly cloudy and continued cold Tuesday highs in mid 40s Iowa Cloudy east partly cloudy west Monday night with wind and rain ending northeast colder southeast and extreme east lows in the 30s Partly cloudy windy and continued cold Tuesday highs low 40s east to around 50 extreme west Further cloudy and warmer Wednes day Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Cool at beginning of period with a warming trend about midweek Normal lows 20s northwest to 35 to 40 south east Normal highs in the 50s Precipitation will average 25 to 50 inch north and east oc curring mostly toward the end of the week Little if any precipitation likely in the southwest Minnesota Cloudy light rain Highs Tuesday near 50 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Oct 31 Maximum 48 Minimum 39 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 53 Minimum 45 Precipitation 65 After three marriages At last a son for shah of Iran FKOM OUK WIRE SERVICKS TEHRAN Iran Queen Farah Diba gave birth Mon day to a robust boy weighing 8 pounds 11 ounces and Irans shah finally got an heir after three marriages The baby looks like the shah said Dr Jahanshah Sa leh Irans minister of health and an American trained gynecologist who delivered the baby The 41yearold shah be side himself with happiness danced a jig and spoke to the infant in baby talk His 22yearold darkhaired queen tears streaming from her eyes sighed happily from her hospital bed Ive done it Ive done it For more than 20 years the nation had waited for this moment The requirement that the throne must be inherited by a male had cost Shah Mo hammed Reza Pahlevi two previous marriages and at times threatened to topple the government His first marriage to Prin cess Fawzia sister of exKing Farouk of Egypt ended in di vorce when they had only one child a daughter now only a year younger than the shahs present wife His second mar riage to the halfGerman half Persian Soraya was termi nated by divorce when it failed to produce any off spring in seven years The shah married Farah Diba his present queen last Dec 23 She is the daughter of a wealthy Iranian couple Doctors had predicted the birth for last Monday and the past week had been one of ex treme tension but her physi cians said it was a normal and easy delivery for the ath letic queen Cheering crowds mobbed the shah as he drove after the birth from the Charity Hos pital in one of the citys poor est quarters that he and his wife had chosen for the birth place of their first baby The announcement of the crown princes birth and a 41 gun salute that boomed over the city set off frantic cele brations The baby at his birth gave a loud cry and hes in perfect condition the doctor re ported The shah raised his hands and thanked Allah then thanked me and I kissed his hands Saleh said Premier Sharif Emani in a communique saluted the baby rightful direct crowa prince of Iran The shah in a brief state merit said I am veryhappy that Almighty God accepted my prayers and granted us a child Nixon to fly to Alaska Has talk with Ike By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Eisenhower a n d Vice President Richard M Nixon arranged a campaign trategy conference Monday with the presidential race turn ing into the homestretch In another campaign develop ment Nixon announced n plans a visit to Alaska This wil round out his coverage of al 50 states The White House announcec that Nixon Republican candi date to succeed Eisenhower and a group of campaign aides lunched with Eisenhower ASKED WHETHER the meet ing dealt with campaign strat egy with the election just eigln days off presidential press sec retary James C H a g e r t y laughed and replied Certainly they did not talk about the time of day It was a discussion of the final days of the campaign Nixon headed into the and in his opinion week of the campaign classify ing five key states as up for grabs The five Illinois Mich gan Pennsylvania Ohio and York The Republican standard jearer said he will leave Los Angeles about noon next Sunday on his 2400mile jet flight to Anchorage for a late afternoon rally there Sunday night he will make a 3100mile flight to De troit for a final rally next Mon day TMixon so far has campaigned n 47 states He will make stops n South Carolina and Wyoming this week to bring his total to 49 before visiting Alaska NIXON IS convinced that in Ms week he is going to win or ose his battle with Kennedy e vice president apparently eels that all that has gone be ore including four nationwide elevision appearances of the wo candidates has left the score about even at this time Some of Nixons strategists rate the vice president ahead in California Texas Illinois and Pennsylvania They concede he may be behind hi New York and Michigan They call Ohio about even Nixon is pinning his hopes of winning New York on Wednes day campaigning in New York ity with President Eisenhower Lodge Gov Nelson A Rocke eller and Sens Jacob K Jav ts and Kenneth B Keating Despite their public claims it eems evident that the Nixon camp would regard the capture f New Yorks 45 electoral votes as political manna they dont eally expect to fall their way hey credit Rockefeller with working hard for them in the tate but some of them think many Roman Catholics who or linarily vote Republican will go or Kennedy a Catholic Heavy rains cover portions of Iowa Rain strong northeasterly winds and chilly temperatures ngulfed Iowa Monday The rain or the 24 hours ended early Monday r a n g d up to 223 nches at Clarence Davenport nd Dubuque reported 220 nches each Many other ujaces ad hfilf an inch or more Ma on City received 65 Communists renewing Hammarskjold attacks AP Photofax A BIG DAY Queen Farah Diba who gave birth to a boy in Tehran is shown with the Shah of Iran after their wed ding banquet in Tehran last December FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y Top Communist delegates Mon day attacked SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold for with holding information on the Con go and demanded steps to end Belgian activities there and re store the government of leftist Premier Patrice Lumumba Russia has made no bones it is out after Hammarskjolds scalp for his unauthorized ac tivities in the Congo which has resulted in the ouster of Com munist delegations Soviet Ambassador Valerian A Zorin and Bohdan Lewan dowski 34yearold Polish am bassador who is this months Security Council president both authorized letters critical of Hammarskjold Hammarskjold promised a new report toward the middle of the week now that a stage has been reached in the Congo when some meaningful informa tion can be made available Flower maintained by several of top state officeholders DES MOINES of the top state officeholders main tain socalled flower funds a check by The Associated Press showed Monday Some of these funds are used exactly for what their title im parties and other nonpolitical activities the check showed A controversy over the flower fund came to light last week when ah employe of the state auditors office filed suit in Polk County District Court alleging that State Auditor C B Akers had collected almost over the years and had used some of the money to help fi nance his political campaigns Akers acRnowledged that this was true The suit filed by John Poortin ga 23 a state examiner at Ames asked that the court audit Akers fund to show where the Kennedy notes new burst of enthusiasm in East PHILADELPHIA Sen John F Kennedy Monday began the final phase of his allout campaigning in touchandgo Pennsylvania A daylong schedule of motor cade stops that began in a driz zle showed new bursts of enthu siasm for the Democratic presi dential candidate in this city where party chieftains hope to pile up a big enough plurality to carry the states 32 electoral votes The Kennedy motorcade wound through seamy wards of South Philadelphia The crowds were sparse at first but picked up along the way The Democratic candidate made these points 1 A possible countermeasure if the country slipped into a deep recession by January would be a temporary tax cut for four or five months He said a tax cut would be the fastest way to give the economy a lift 2 He and his fellow Ameri can Roman Catholics are strongly against any state re ligion 99 per cent of the population were Catholics I would still oppose it he said 3 In a separate statement he pledged if elected president I shall not devalue the dollar from the present rate This was aimed at recent specula tion in gold in the London mar ket based on a ly denied by the Eisenhower ad ministration that the dollar might be devalued by increas ing the U S price for gold 4 Pledged that if elected he would seek a goal of 82 million jobs by 1968 money was spent Poortinga said that he had contributed to it but received no flowers when he became ill recently Akers said the lawsuit ap peared to be politically inspired and added such funds have been maintained by almost every elective state officer Office funds are maintained by employes of Atty Gen Norman Erbe Secretary of State Melvin Synhorst Secretary of Agricul ture Clyde Spry and State Treas urer M L Abrahamson repre sentatives of iiiose offices said The fund maintained in Erbes office is used strictly for flow ers parties and gifts to office personnel an offihe spokesman said Secretary of State Synhorst said the fund maintained in his office amounts to less than Officials of the state treasur ers office acknowledged that an office fund is maintained pri marily to pay campaign ex senses of Abrahamson Deputy State Treasurer Charles Dayton said the fund amounting to less than at present accepts contributions on a purely volun ary basis also Spry was not available for comment The new attack on Hammar skjolds Congo policy coincided with an outpouring of abuse on the United States by Soviet propaganda outlets in advance of a General Assembly debate on Cubas charge that a U S invasion of the Caribbean island is imminent The assembly will decide whether to send the invasion charge to its political commit ee or debate it directly on the loor of the world parliament Zorin expressed surprise that Hammarskjold had not reported to the United Nations in more than a month on developments in the Congo despite word that Belgian military personnel are beginning to return there and are engaging in subversive ac tivities against the republics po litical independence and torial integrity THE SOVIET letter to Boland came on the heeis of these weekend developments in the Congo 1 Hammarskjolds advisory committee on the Congo has de cided to send a 15nation Asian African committee to the new African republic to see if it can help rival political forces achieve a peaceful settlement 2 UN troops have blunted an offensive by rampaging Baluba tribesmen in chaotic Kasai prov ince after seizing four white offi cers leading the native war riors Three Belgians posing as traders and a white Rhodesian identified only as Rob ert were accused by the UN high command of mastermind ing a plot to plunge Kasai into civil war in violation of a truce pact An uneasy peace was re stored in Kasai Stockholders OK sale of Oliver Corp CHICAGO UP Purchase of Oliver Corps farm equipment A spokesman in the office of business by the White Motor Co ov Herschel Loveless said approved Monday at stock 1 it i governors staff has never main tained such a fund and no con holders meetings of both firms Under terms approved at the Oliver meeting in Chicago and tributions have ever been acceptthat of Whites shareholders in ed from employes Cleveland the Cleveland truck firm also received a twoyear option to buy Olivers crawler tractor business and exclusive distribution and service rights for the crawler tractor prod ucts Oliver stockholders voted to change the firms name to Cle trac Corp because the Oliver name was voted exclusively to White The farm equipment business gained by the 60yearold White mtors firm is valued at about million AP Photofax MARINES HAVE LANDED The only aggression committed by U S Ma leathernecks poses on a fence with their rines who spent a weekend at the naval ice cream cones after Premier Castro installation at Guantanamo Bay Cuba accused the U S of provokingwar by apparently was that on ice cream giving 1450 troops twoday liberty at stands This group of young peaceable the controversial base Midnight is tax deadline DES MOINES Iff Midnight Monday is the deadline for pay ment of thesecond half of state income taxes Tax payments are delinquent after that time and interest is assessed at the rate of 6 per cent On the inside Editorials 4 News Quiz5 Society News IM0 Clear Lake 10 Sports 1314 Comics 15 Latest MarketsU Mason City Newt 1417 North News 24 ;