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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hw Horn CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL w T h t new spaper that makes all North I o w a n s neighbors Presi and United Frew International Full Lent Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21 1961 a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 291 Did Russ cheat on Atestinj New data is studied By MEL TIPPLE New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTONA good indica tion of whether the Russians cheated during the 34month nu clear test moratorium may come out of the analysis of radioactive fallout from their new blasts Our scientists have a good idea how far along the Russians were in perfectingnuclear weapons be fore the moratorium began based on monitoring the fallout They will check it against new data from this months shots If the Russians have made a great ad vance in the same weapon types they tested in 1958 they probablj cheated by testing underground during the unpoliced ban 4f Temporarily forgotten in the flap over nuclear testing is the status of long range missiles to deliver the weapons There are at least 27 Atlas ICBMs on station in the United States vs an estimated 50 to 100 ICBMs at Soviet bases United States defense still relies primarily on B52 bombers has more than 600 in operation and a deadly dozen of these flying at all times The Soviets have 300 to 400 comparable bombers TT TT if Democrats are disturbed by poor White House staff work and leaks The snafu over George Woods who had been slated to head the foreign aid agency is the latest incident Others that embarrassed the White House in volved well publicized turndowns by at least half a dozen prospects for assistant secretary of state for interAmerican affairs the forced withdrawal of the nomina tion of Frank Reeves to be a AP Photofax SETTLES WEIGHT weights because he thought they were nie Danbury 48 the 217pound spokes getting too fat on their weekly barrel man for 40 buxom girls at a sham of free beer After negotiations the poo factory in London holds a big mug manager backed down and promised the as she stands beside the girls weekly group still would get a barrel of beer jreported before noon thatthe eye Open initial talks on Berlin crisis Hurricane clips Cape Cod Damage wont be severe Esther is eccentric By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hurricane Esther either lost her punch or took a breathing spell Thursday as she neared Cape Cod Mass The Weather Bureau station at Otis Air Force Base on the Cape ration of beer The girls threatened to per week go out on strike after the manager a weight teetotaller asked the girls to list their with no questions about commissioner of the District of Columbia and the dust up over Under Secretary of State Chester Bowles who is still in his job despite a strong White House in clination to move him out At President Kennedys prompt ing the White House and State j Department have quietly started making personal contacts with white only restaurateurs along Marylands highway No 40 the route used by Afro Asian diplo mats driving between the United Nations and the capital A two man team is calling on innkeep ers along the highway where numerous incidents of refusal of service or discourtesy tonegro diplomats have occurred and is seeking to convince them that they in turn are envoys of the US to the new nations The re sponse Mixed with some flat refusals to cooperate The Kennedy administration is moving behind the scenes to help reelect Gov Edmund G Pat Brown in California next year The reason His Republican op ponent is likely to be Richard M Nixon and a defeat in California would knock him out as a poten tial rival to President Kennedy in 1964 Frederick G Dutton spe cial assistant to the President has already visited Gov Brown for whom he once worked and will help increasingly as time goes on President Kennedy has lost a bet to the chief White House re ceptionist Dave Powers an old Massachusetts political lieutenant The President bet that Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris between them would not hit 106 home runs this season Their total through Wednesday 112 For obvious reasons Washington is not saying so but the United States agees with Thailand that France and Britain should drop out of the SoutheastAsia Treaty Organization The feeling here is that the British and French no longer have major interests in Southeast Asia and are a drag on the decisive functioning of SEATO Their departure would leave the United States the Phil ippines Viet Nam Thailand Aus tralia and New Zealand as mem bers Uneasy ceasefire in Katanga Pact signed NDOLA Northern Rhodesia a provisional ceasefire immediate reports whether all uneasy ceasefire was that froze the positions of their proclaimed Thursday in embat tled Katanga but the danger of civil war still hung over the Con go v President Moise Tshombe of Katanga and the UN command j warring forces Still unsettled is the issue that led to the shooting Katangas secession While a lull in the fighting was already evident before the peace pact was reached there were no North Iowa Considerable cloud iness through Friday with scattered showers or thunder storms Lows Thursday night 5563 Locally cooler Friday highs 6577 Iowa Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers or thunderstorms northeast Thursday night and early Fri day Lows Thursday night near 50 northwest to the 60s southeast Colder west andj central Friday highs 50i northwest to near 70 south shooting had stopped according to the timetable set for one minute past midnight A new threat came from the Congo central government which j has been a bystander during the eight days of fighting between the Katangan forces and UN troops acting at the government request With Tshombe as adamant as lever in keeping his mineralrich province independent Congo Pre mier Cyrille Adoula alerted the of the hurricane had closed that winds were fast diminishing and Cod may have no hurricane at all However shortly afterward the station said the eye of the hurri cane had reopened and that the storm was moving forward again The US Weather Bureau of Boston in its noon advisory said Although Hurricane Esther has decreased slightly in intensity during the past 12 hours it still is a dangerous storm It said hurricane warnings still are displayed from eastern Long Island NY to Maine The hur ricane watch had been ended over Connecticut and the New York area At 11 am Esther was centered TED AND BRIDE Photofax Mr and Mrs Ted Williams stopped in Bangor Maine following their wedding at Boston Mrs Williams the former Lee Howard and former Boston Red Sox slugger Williams plan to stay in Maine for the next two weeks and then go to Can ada Mrs Williams 37 is a model and a mother of two N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES AP Photofax CRITICALLY ILL Former actress Marion Davies is re ported as critically iD by her physicians Miss Davies 61 was operated on June 7 for Congolese army with the declara tion the central government would spare no effort to end Katangas secession Speaking in Leopoldville before the ceasefire was announced Adoula warned his government will reply to force with force The shadow of thelate Patrice Lumumba hung over the Congo capital Supporters of the slain leftist former premier demonstra ted in the streets shouting anti Western slogans and Soviet dip lomats kicked out after Lumum bas overthrow moved back to set up shop again To address U N Monday WASHINGTON President Kennedy will ad dress the United Nations General Assembly next aLout 75 statute miles westsouth Monday Kennedy is expected to set forth the United west of Nantuckel Mass the States position on disarmament and a nuclear test Boston forecaster said She was ban and is certain to express U S policy toward the organization of the United Nations itself in the wake UJ in i i at about 10 miles an hour Highest winds were estimated at 100 miles an hour over a small area near the center Winds were expected to decrease somewhat The Miami Fla weatherman said Esthers fate is attributable o the fact she moved along the coast so slowly and stayed over cold water so long the cold water modified the storm considerably Most serious consequences ap peared to be power failures in housands of homes flooding of broken windows and signboards Esther seemed unlikely to chal lenge the record of her unnamed sister which swept up the coast ust 23 years ago Thursday That storm took 588 lives and caused jold cleath of SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarsk The provisional ceasefire million damage for a freeze in mili Preparedness was the watch osteomyelitis of the jaw then ary operations jn Katanga was word in Esthers path About 700 cloudy and quite cool Satur day Minnesota Clearing cool High Friday 63 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday 12 days after surgery she fell in the hospital room and broke her left leg Maximum Minimum Precipitation 77 55 13 RIGHT ON THE DOT1 ELIZABETH CITY N C stork was a stickler for punctuality when Virgilla Leah White 24 gave birth to her second child The girl named Dorothy was born at am two years to the min ute after the birth of Mrs Whites first child Keeping their minds on their business SAME DES MOINES Erbes commission on alco holism had appropriate nap kins during a refreshment session at its meeting crash day When an office secretary served coffee and cookies to the members of the commis sion one of them quickly no ticed the accompanying nap kins Printed on the napkins was a cocktail glass com plete with cherry and sur rounded by bubbles and pink elephants jreached Wednesday night in a cordial but cool atmosphere on neutral grounds in this Northern Rhodesian frontier town Smiling and outwardly confi dent Tshombe made the an nouncement first at a news con ference Mahmoud Khiari of Tunisia who took over as chief UN negotiator after Dag Ham marskjold met his death in a the peace North lowan killed another escapes jet plane crashes One North lowan was killed and another escaped injury Wednesday in separate jet plane east of a on the range Capt L 28 a Ma rine Corps pilot from LuVerne accidents jascaped injury when he para Dead is 2nd Lt John L Madjchuled from his F8U fighter son 25 son of Mr and Mrs Leon Madson Hampton Mad son was killedwhen he crashed his F100C fighter while on a training flight from Luke Air Force Base Ariz Madson was on a training mis sion on the Gila Bend gunnery range southeast of Phoenix The crashed about 50 yards after a flameout at 30000 feel near El Toro Calif Holmes glided the plane down to 10000 feet and then ejected He was picked up by a hclicopj ter He was on a routine train ing flight from the El Toro Ma1 rinc Air Station His plane crashed on open ranchland talks confirmed the agreement j later UN forces held a number of strategic buildings in Elisabeth ville and the airport and their morale appeared high On the other hand there were indications of dissension bc t w e e n Katangese troops and their white mercenary officers here NonBelgian white officers at Camp Massart reportedly were furious with African troops because of their refusal to fight in two attacks on UN positions They also claimed Belgian while officers were un willing to take the offensive against the United Arrangements were being made for a swap of prisoners On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 10 Sports 1718 Latest Markets 20 Mason City News 2021 Society News 222324 Clear Lake News 25 North Newt 26 Transit Schedule 30 persons left their homes in the Montauk NY area at the east ern lip of Long Island for emer gency shelters or higher ground Fierce winds tore down electric and power lines The Long Island Lighting Co in New York said more than 206000 homes in Suf folk Nassau and Queens Counties all on Long Island were without power More than 10000 phones were out Schools were closed for JFKs tots evacuated HYANNIS PORT Mass President Kennedys daughter Caroline and 10monthold son John Jr were removed from their Cape Cod summer home for protection from Hurricane Esther They were taken to Otis Air Force Base at Fahnouth With them in a fivecar caravan went all persons at the Kennedy compound including six cousins GM decision accepted DETROIT The United Auto Workers Na tional General Motors Council voted unanimously to accepMhe decision of the unions international execu tive board and end all local strikes against the na tions largest manufacturer Bridges has heart attack CONCORD N H Sen Styles Bridges R NH suffered a moderately severe heart attack and has been admitted to a hospital The senators physi cian said Bridges condition was serious but not crit ical A political football s DES MOINES Dr James 0 Cromwell state director of mental health warned that Iowas mental health program will take a big step backwards the day in many communities I if it becomes a partisan issue in the next legislature Thorny issues at stake Rusk host to Gromyko NEW YORK Secre tary of State Dean Rusk started a series of cold war conferences with Soviet Foreign Minister An drei Gromyko here Thursday to find out whether a peaceful solu tion to the Berlin crisis may be possible The two men met on the 28th floor of a nidtown Manhattan ho tel where Rusk had invited Gro myko for lunch Each was accom panied by a panel of advisers in cluding US Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson on the American side and Deputy Foreign Minister Val erian A Zorin with Gromyko Berlin was the central issue of the meeting but aides both men said there was no doubt they would also discuss the crisis in the United Nations arising from Soviet opposition to appointment of a successor to SecretaryGen eral Dag Hammarskjold Gromyko gave no advance sign of any Soviet yielding on either of the two great problems that have brought the worlds two mightiestpowers into threatening conformation Rusk was reported in an ada mant mood determined to warn the Soviet government anew of war dangers in the Berlin dispute and of Western fears for the fu ture of the UN Rusk who took the initiative in setting up the talks faced tha tricky task of sounding out So viet views on Berlin negotiations without giving Gromyko any im pression that the Western Allies are acting from weakness or fear of war Such an impression West era diplomats said would in crease the danger of war over Berlin by encouraging a Soviet miscalculation of Western inten ions Rusk was reported intent on getting across two points to Gro myko First the Western powers will not consider negotiating away their West Berlin rights or tole ate interference with their ac cess to the city Second the West ern powers are prepared to nego tiate on German problems in cluding Berlin though they will not negotiate on the Soviet Un ions terms THEFT DAVENPORT MI Burglars took an estimated worth of merchandise from Masters TV Sales and Service Wednes day night Ignores some political friends Erbes attitude irks Nicholas AMES Norman A Erbe is excluding from his group of cldse political advis ers many of the Republican leaders who helped him win his job in 1960 William H Nich olas declared Thursday Nicholas said this was appar ent after Erbe last week hur riedly called a meeting of many top GOP leaders report edly to discuss the governors political future Nicholas a former lieutenant governor from Clear Lake whom many lowans believe will oppose Erbe in the GOP pri mary next year said a number of top Republicans in the stale were not invited to the meeting He declined to list any names but said he was one of those excluded I didnt expect to g e t in vited said Nicholas who ran against Erbe in the GOP primary in 1960 and has expressed criticism of Erbes tenure in office so far I can see why a lot of Re publicans are not friendly to Erbe They have been left out of E r b es closed closeknit group of political associates said Nicholas a turkey farmer and member of the Iowa High way Commission Most of these Republicans feel they did Erbe a great serv ice in helping him get elected last year and now the gover nor is ignoring them he added It seems o me he could give them more recognition for their service said Nich olas Asked if Erbes action con stituted a split in the Republi can party in Iowa Nicholas said he did not think so Ill support the Republican candidate in the general elec tion even if its Erbe he said Nicholas has not yet made a formal announcement of his intention to run for governor but most Iowa political lead ers feel sure he will He ad mits he would like to be governor The highway commissioner said Erbe has made a num ber of mistakes since he has held the governors chair Its an admitted fact that the meeting last week was called to plan ways to shore up Erbes prestige which has dropped since he took said Nicholas He said he re ceived his information from a source which declined to be identified But it will take a lot of reconciliation to get his pres tige back up Nicholas said hinting he didnt think Erbe would be able to survive a primary election fight against other GOP candidates Erbe has become fright cned at the scope of the criti cism directed his way and is willing to do almost anything lo overcome it Nicholas de clared ;