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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Associated Presi United Press International Full MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31 1962 n e i ghb o rs UOc a ConslsU No 22i India removes Menon irlift as U 5 readies a Control of news was weapon Added drama to action By FRED S HOFFMAN WASHINGTON Pen tagons information chief has ad mitted the Kennedy administra tion controlled news of govern ment actions in the Cuban crisis as a weapon in the drive to force the dismantling of Soviet mis sile bases in Cuba News flowing from actions tak en by the government is part of the weaponry said Syl vester assistant secretary of de fense for public affairs He told a reporter the timing of announcements the rank of the government official making the announcement and other factors figured in the strategy which he summed up as speaking in one voice to your adversary Puffing if another way Sylves ter said In the kind of world we live in the generation of news by actions taken by the govern ment becomes one weapon in a strained situation The results in my opinion justify the methods we used Some of the announcements like the callup of 14000 Air Force Reserves in troop carrying were Soviets that this1 country meant business So were the repeated and point ed references by State Depart ment and Pentagon officials to President Kennedys declaration that further action will be justi fied if offensive military prepa rations continued in Cuba V K MENON Nehru lakes action as critics level barrage on Red attack NEW DELHI Min ister Nehru Wednesday took over the Defense Ministry from V K Krishna Menon Menon was named minister of defense pro duction A Cabinet communique an nounced the change It came in a rising tide of criticism of Menon for failing to prepare Indias de fenses Adequately against Chinese Communist attack The announcement said Presi dent Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan asked Nehru to take over the Indias northeast and northwest defense post ern frontiers showed a grave In fact Nehru has been han dling the job for the past week relegating Menon to the back ground Nehru and Menon have been old friends since the days before Indian independence and the prime minister in the past al ways had angrily and heatedly defended him against all critics But the initial setbacks in the Red Chinese invasion along N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Obviously a variation of the same overall strategy was adopt ed for the new phase which the Cuban affair entered with the agreement in principle for remov al of Sovietrocket bases from the island As late as Monday night solid information was impossible to ob tain on such points as whether the promised dismantling was actual ly under way Two probable aims for that pol icy appeared to be To keep the other side guessing during negotiations on the details as to just how much the United States knows and To head off public evaluations of such information which in the view of officials might heat up the situation anew The governments actions in the news field during the past week of crisis were extraordinary for a shortofwar situation The chief sources of news on the Cuban developments were the White House the Defense Depart ment and the State Department At the Defense Department Syl vester kept a tight rein on the in dividual armed services particu larly the Navy which was playing the chief identifiable role by en forcing the arms blockade of Cuba All military news of the block ade was channeled through Syl vester who appeared at briefings held generally twice a day and made special announcements usually where television cameras could chronicle the event Hawaii rattled shock wave Demonstrations protested The US Embassy has protested to the Soviet foreign Ministry against anti Ameri can demonstrations during the Cuban crisis A note complained about the apparent inability or unwilling ness of the Soviet authorities responsible for the maintenance of public order to take appropriate measures to protect the embassy What no takers NORCO Calif The sign in front ofa Norco home used to say Free Kittens After a while it was changed It now reads Free cats Nixon on CD offensive SAN FRANCISCO Richard Nixon launched a savage attack at the director of the California dis aster office in making civil defense a bigissue in his gubernatorial campaign Nixon incumbent Democrat Edmund G Brown to fire K Jonas for gross negligence since little or nothing has been done to insure the safety of the populace in the last year Radioactivity on increase WASHINGTON The Public Health Service reported increases in radioactive iodine in pasteur ized milk in a number of areas during August and September as a result of both US and Soviet nuclear testing A spokesman said the service had not recom mended countermeasures in any area and regards the levels as not constituting a public health hazard Moriarty again charged NEWARK N Newsboy Moriarty who police say left more than in gam bling loot lying around when he went to jail earlier this year has been convicted of two more gambling charges North Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night lows in the mid 30s Cloudy windy and turning colder Thursday with occasional light rain or snow flurries highs near 50 Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night northwest to 40s Thursday cloudy colder with light lows 30s southeast ern lack of preparation by the armed forces The storm of protest against Menons handling of the army mounted so strongly this time that not even Nehru stood up against it Although Menon is retained in the cabinet it is believed by observers that the end of the political line had been reached by the Russianleaning Ameri canbaiting diplomat In Washington meanwhile the State Department said the US will begin airlifting light infantry weapons ammunition and other arms to India this week The Defense Department re ceived from the Indian govern ment a list of equipment urgent ly needed to supply troops fight ing Chinese Communist armies in the Himalayan Mountains The State Department also said through a spokesman that the United States considers the McMahon Line to be the north ern border of the northeast iron windy and north west and light rain or snow east and south highs hear 40 north west tothe 50s southeast Fur ther outlook Partly cloudy and colder Friday Minnesota Mostly cloudy light rain or snow Colder highs Thursdayin 40s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average three to five degrees below normal in Iowa for the five days Wednesday night through Monday Nor mal high temperatures range from 50 to 56 Lows normally are in the upper 20s in ex treme north Iowa ranging to the middle 30s in the south Turning colder Thursday and Friday and continued cold until warming Sunday and Monday Precipitation amount generally light with 15 inch or less expected to fall Thurs day and again about Monday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 55 Minimum 29 Sunrise Sunset Photofax FOR SHIVERING SPOOKS A good ies candy fruit arid other delicacies on witch in the person of Mrs Lewis tricksortreats night The two gob Hainline Des Moines serves hot choco lins are Jim Baehr 5 and his late to two goblins who were out on brother Bob 4 sons of Mr and Mrs a cold night to gather up sacks of cook George WBaehrDes Moines tier agency area Red China has refused to accept the boun dary which India has long con tended is its legal border One reason for the Indian re treats was the inadequate fire power against the rapidfiring Chinese automatic weapons Critics have been particularly hard on Menons failure to pro vide proper weapons for his troops Now India to the United States and countries that Menon has a pe culiar talent for irritating with slashing attacks in the United Nations and pro vide desperately needed weap ons Khrushchevs Kfo 7 deputy by HONOLULU United States plans a highaltitude nu clear test aboveJohnston Island Wednesday night but it wont pack the power of the one Tuesday which triggered earthquakelike shocks in Hawaii Shock waves rattled windows in Honolulu 750 miles from the Johnston Island test site and showed up on seismographs An Atomic Energy Commission spokesman indicated the device dropped from an airplane was the most powerful at Johnston this year and might have been the big gest of 34 American nuclear tests in tfie Pacific million in Marilyns estate NEW YORK will of Marilyn Monroe was admitted to probate Tuesday The actress who died last1 August left an estate estimated at million The will sets up a trust fund to yield 000 a year support to her moth er Gladys Baker in a Califor nia nursing home and a year for a friend Mrs Michael Chekhov The remainder of the fund after the death of Mrs Baker and Mrs Chekhov goes to Dr Marianne Kris the ac tress former psychiatrist for research Administrator of the rest of the estate after lesser bequests is Lee Strasberg Miss Monroes drama coach DALYS HAVE SON NEW YORK C Daly the My Menon had turned to the So viet Union both for weapons arid for what he hoped would be a restraining influence on the Chinese But Russia has now endorsed the Chinese stand on the border dispute that erupted in an un declared war and the biggest arms deal with the Soviet Un ion is now off Before the announcement India reported close quarter fighting be tween Indian and Red Chinese troops on the potentially most vul nerable invasion route1 to the plains of Assam A Defense Ministry spokesman said an exchange of fire at fairly close quarters occurred Tuesday near Walong at the eastern end of the frontier near Burma It lies in the Luhit River valley the easiest route through the Himalayas for Red Chinese armies FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES Russian First Deputy Premier Anastas Mikpyan is due to take off from Moscow Thursday on what appealed to be a trouble shooting mission to Cuba The hitherto unannounced trip of Mikoyan was interpreted as an attempt by j the Soviet Union to tighten its coordination with Pre mier Fidel Castro in the nego newscaster and CBS program host on Whats Line has become the father of a 6pound 11ounce son Mrs Daly is the former Virginia Warren daughter of Chief Jus tice Earl Warren Pholofax PULLED TO SAFETY The feet of Vaughn Kincey go into the air as the 20yearold Bridgeport Conn man is jerked to safety opto a seventh floor balcony of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills Calif Police said Kincey threatened to jump for an hour When he asked for a drink of water a policeman thrust the glass onto the balcony then dropped it and jerked the 200pound man to safety with the aid of another officer and a house detective SAME Stfetj Department FlrurMi Meant Death ia 21 Hour Rowdyism on U campus OXFORD Miss AP Amid of new trouble the Justice Department sent its No 2 man to the racially troubled University of Mississippi on Halloween eve Rowdy students quickly got this warning quit harassing Negro James H Meredith or face fed eral contempt charges Nicholas Katzenbach the depu ty attorney general flew in from Washington in the wake of a fire cracker barrage on Merediths dormitory Monday night LL Love dean of students later told a group of students Katzenbach had announced that anyone arrested in future disturb ances would be charged with con tempt of federal court Even as Katzenbach flew in trouble flared anew on the campus where rioting killed two and injured scores because of de segregation just 31 days ago Somebody threw a soft drink bottle at a car carrying Meredith The bottle crashed through the closed window of a rear door Fragments of glass cut one of the four federal marshals riding vith Meredith The inddent occurred as Mere dith returned to his dormitory from dinner in the student cafe tcria Emmetsburg may have an arsonist EMMETSBURG UPI The state fire marshals office was asked Wednesday to look into afire which destroyed a small unoccupied frame house here Fires occurred at the home on successive nights The first fire damaged the house Sunday night andthe blaze on the next night finished the job Fire Chief John Brennan said the second fire might have involved arson Brennan said a local firm also had been hit twice by fire dur ing the last week He said fire Friday and Monday damaget he Emmetsburg Laundromat he firm is operated by Mrs Vilton Lewis the wife of a nghway patrolman slatione icre iations on settlement of the uban crisis Western diplomats believed roubleshooter Mikpyans mission at the moment willbe to elp buoy up both Castros and iovict prestige in the wake of remier Khrushchevs decision o withdraw Soviet missiles rom Cuba has been some spec latibn that the Kremlin might be oncerned about the possibility hat Castro may complicate the SovietAmerican agreements for esolving the Cuban crisis There vere reports from Havana that Castro was trying to salvage a semblance of facesaving auton omy over the degree of United Nations verification of the Soviet pullout Mikoyan who has a healthy of trouble shooting assign ments for the Kremlin would be arriving in Cuba relatively soon after Castros talks in Havana withUnited Nations Acting Sec retary General U A high Soviet military source indicated to Western at a diplomatic reception here that he Soviet Union expected Castro togo along with whatever settle m e nt of the Cuban affair was agreed upon by Washington and Moscow But it was believed icrethat Khrushchevwas anxious o have his own man in Ha vana to keep tabs on the situa tion On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 891011 Sports 2324 North Iowa News 25 Clear Lake News 3031 Comics 32 Latest Markets 36 Mason City News 3637 Says Ike comments may be misleading By JACK BELL j WASHINGTON Demo cratic spokesman suggests Repub ican former President Dwight D Eisenhower ought to get out of the political campaign as a rrianifes ation of American solidarity in the Cuban crisis Sen Vance Hartke DInd made the recommendation in com plaining that some of Eisenhow ers barnstorming statements might be misleading because they indicated there is room for criticism of the position taken by the President under the Cuban missile threat A number of Republicans imme diately countercharged saying they found no validity in Hartkes complaint At Gettysburg Pa a spokes man said Eisenhower available for comment was not Hartke told a news conference Tuesday he was speaking only for the Democratic senatorial cam paign committee he heads and no for the White House when he sug gested Eisenhower give serious consideration to cancelling J campaign appearances Hartke was vague about the specific Eisenhower statements I which he objected He said tha among other things the forme Republican president had lef the clear implication that thi crisis is no different from any other one He said this could be interprel ed abroad as indicating that ther was not solid support for Presi dent Kennedys action in orderin the quarantine of offensive arm shipments and demanding the dis mantling of missile bases President Kennedy mean while arranged for a meeting with his key Cuban advisers to review developments in the dis mantling of Russian bases Strong indications reaching the USgovernment from a variety sources suggested the Soviets were hurrying to carry out Khrushchevs pledge that eased the EastAVest tension this week Thant has a second meeting with Castro Wednesday to try to in agreement for TIN verifi ation of Moscows promises in initial twohour 10minute ession between Thant and the carded Cuban leader made no cadway Tuesday informants aid Castro reportedly stuck to uch demands as abandonment y the United States of its Juantanamo naval base in outheastern Cuba The United States already has rejected Castros demands made last weekend He also de manded lifting of all economic measures against his regime and guarantees against hitrun raids and invasion preparations The US naval blockade re mained in suspension as Thant and Castro prepared for their second session Thant asked that the blockade of offensive arms shipments to Cuba be lifted before he began his Ha vana discussions In Washington informants said that although the blockade was suspended the quarantine fleet of carriers cruisers de stroyers and submarines was still on station but pulled into a more compact patrol area The United States also sus pended its aerial surveillance of Cuba to ease the for the ThantCastro meeting WELENSKY SUPPORTED LUSAKA NORTHERN RHO DESIA returns showed Wednesday white voters lined up solidly behind federal premier Sir Roy Welenskys United Federal Party UFP in Northern Rhodesias first gen eral elections ;