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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 15, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The newspaper that makes ail North lowans neighbors Associated Md United Pres International Full Wire MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST IS 1960 7o Copy TM Pawr Coulrt 0 Two SaclonSectoo One No 244 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO tlSOOi pm Snndiy WOL AMES S4U pm Tuesday WTAD Qulncy 930 pm Tfaurs WSPI Iowa City am Sst Democracy versus Communism pOR MOST AMERICANS De A mocracy and Communism do not constitute a debatable question The advantages of de mocracy are so and so important as to make it a notably lopsided matter In the past what appeared to be a strong talking point for authoritarian were thinking particularly of Germany under the Kaiser then under Hitler faded out in the long pull A ruler cloaked with unlim ited power as Hitler was and as Khrushchev can plan a war and launch it at the time of his own choosing That isnt true of a Democracy No true De mocracy could launch an ag gressive war It must wait for somebody else to start things Every now and then youll hear somebody advocate what is euphemistically referred to UN esteps Katanga clash SPACE COMMUNICATION DEVICE This is the AP Photofax I m orbit The test was between the Collins station space trackingand communication device of the Col and one of its subsidiary the Alpha Co at Dallas 1 a tJ w D C fJ C n i m mi t i i i t lins Radio Co near Cedar Rapids which was used in the first livevoice test of bouncing short range ultra high frequency signals off the balloon satellite Echo Tex The test early Saturday also was the first simul taneous twoway voice communication by use of the satellite The tests are continuing U2 pilots trial nears Russ shake fists at Powers kin as a preventive war That would have meant destroying Russia back in the days when we had all the ABombs Russia none That of course was utter nonsense Triggering a war in a nation where the people rule is no overnight proposition ITS AN IMPRESSIVE FACT however that even though their adversaries have the advantage which conies from being able to strike first the democratic nations are able always to sur vive the initial shock Further more the free nations gather strength as the war progresses while the dictatorships strength diminishes Well thats one aspect of the comparison betweeirfree people and slave people between gov ernments based on the consent of the governed and govern ments under which people are subjects rather than citizens There are many others Not long ago a friend of mine dealt with another phase of this subject in a scholarly presen tation on the campus of Stan ford University where for many years he was the distinguished MOSCOW young Russians shook their fists at the black limousine carrying Amer ican U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers family from a confer ence with his Soviet defense attorney Monday Western newsmen outside the office of the lawyer saw one of the youths kick the tires of the car HOWEVER THE rest of the crowd of about 300 Russians clustered at the scene seemed only curious to see the family of American who will stand trial Wednesday on espionage charges It was the first disclosure to the Russian public that the Powers family was in Moscow The presence of the pilots wife Barbara 25 and his parents Mr and Mrs Oliver Powers was not reported in the Soviet Press The crowd gathered while Sovietappointed defense attor ney Mikhail Grinev conferred with the pilots parents and later talked separately with the fliers brunette wife Grinev told the pilots father that I will do my utmost to fight for Powers life at his trial PASSE RSBY HAD noticed a group of foreign newsmen stand ing outside the attorneys office negr the Bolshoi ballet theater The Russians asked what was going on Many of the Russians began arguing with newsmen about Powers May l flight which end ed when he was downed over Sverdlovsk By the time the family had left the building the crowd had jammed the side Troops remain neutral ELISABETHVILLE the Con go Ml Police used tear gas Monday to break up street demonstrations against Katanga Premier Moise Tshombe U N soldiers pledged to political neu trality looked the other way The Swedish U N force was out on the first day of patrol in Elisabethville after taking over guard duties from Belgian sol diers who had lent support to Tshombes demands for inde pendence from Premier Patrice Lumumbas central government in Leopoldville After arrival of the U N force last weekend Tshombes police began moving around the city throwing tear gas bombs when ever large groups refused to dis perse Members of the oppo sition Cartel party were arrested Fair program Tuesday IMPERIAL SHOWS ON MIDWAY of baby beef Day Free admission to the grounds for all children under 16 Rides at special reduced rates until 6 pm All persons celebrating their Golden Wedding anniversary will be guests of fair management Holter Wild Animal Show Holter Wild Animal Show Wednesday walkand filled almost half thea but later released after paying street One of Barbara Powers American lawyers Frank Rog ers entered the building say ing he wanted to ask Grinev what the Soviet attorney had in mind for the defense and what he thinks the prosecution has in mind After emerging Rogers told newsmen The meeting was highly satisfactory But we promised that the substance must be confidential WARM head of the political science de partment Now he bears the hon ored rank Professor of Politi cal Science Emeritus His subject was Crisis Diplo macy His name Doctor Gra ham H Stuart BUT BEFORE I TURN to this talk I think Ill hark back to the beginning of our friendship We were members of a 10man Carnegie factfinding mission to South America From the time we first set foot on LatinAmeri can soil we began meeting up with former students of Graham Stuart in the U S diplomatic and consular service I dont know for sure whether statistics are available but its my guess that no one educator in our country has been re sponsible for the preparation of as many diplomatic personnel as this scholarly Californian More often than was the case with anybody else in our party Doctor Stuart was chosen to speak for us at meetings with our hosts in the several coun tries visited during the mission During the course of our mis sion I wrote an even hundred reports on my experiences and observations In preparing them for a projected publication in book form Doctor Stuart did some very much appreciated editing of my voluminous com North Iowa Considerab cloudiness and warmer Mon day night lows 5255 Occa sional showers and thunder storms Tuesday warmer highs 8084 ments In numerous other ways down through the 19 years since that factfinding odyssey he has given token of his warmth of personality and friendship IN HIS TALK Crisis Diplo macy Graham Stuart pro ceeded from a premise stated in these We must face the fact that democracies are handicapped in the conduct of foreign relations in fact the peril is enhanced by our demo era tic procedures In the first place the vet eran Stanford educator pointed out democracies are slow moving Consider tiie disaster at Pearl Harbor coming as it Continued on Page 2 Iowa Considerable cloudines with showers and thunder storms south and west Monda night and over most of th state Tuesday Warmer north east Monday night lows i lower 50s northeast to the mi 60s southwest Warmer ove the state Tuesday highs nea 80 northeast to mid 80 southwest Further Few isolated thundershower and a little warmer Wednes day Fiveday Iowa Temperature for the five day period Tues day through Saturday will av erage near normal in north ern Iowa 36 degrees above normal in southern Iowa High temperatures will aver age from the lower 80s in northern Iowa to the upper 80s in southern Iowa Lows will average from the low er 60s in northern Iowa to the upper 60s in southern Iowa Warmer first part of period cooler later part Precipita tion will average from 50 in southern Iowa and frcra 50 to 100 with locally heavier amount in northern Iowa oc curring as thundershowers in termittently during period Minnesota Showers cooler Highs Tuesday in high 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 75 Minimum 49 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 83 Minimum 54 Precipitation 01 On the inside Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 Ntws Quiz Society News 789 Mason City News Sports 1314 Comics 15 Clear Lake News 16 North News 22 ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LONDON Soviet technicians and advisers were reported to be leaving Communist China by the trainload apparently as the result of worsening relations between Moscow and Peiping WASHINGTON President Eisenhower got a first hand look at the Discoverer 13 satellite capsule and hailed it as new evidence that the U S has forged far ahead in space exploration The Presi dent also was presented with a small 50star flag which the 98pound capsule carried along with its instruments WASHINGTON The US charged that the reason Russia has refused to allow American diplo mats to interview U2 pilot Francis Powers is because they have something to conceal WASHINGTON The House joined the Senate in returning for a postconvention session of Con gress but many House members are taking another week of vacation or campaigning North Iowa girl shot accidentally NEW Goe bel 12 died Saturday after she was accidentally shot in the home of her parents Mr and Mrs Abe J Goebel who live MONDAY MORNING a large crowd of young Africans gath ered in Elisabethvilles main square in front of the post office Police rode up and began throwing tear gas bombs An armored car rolled into the square The U N soldiers continued marching on their guard posts looking off in the distance Responsibility for order in Elisabethville the provincial capital was officially handed over to the United Nations Sun day by Belgian soldiers in a tearful ceremony More U N soldiers were on their way to replace Belgian forces in the province beef judging Day Free admission to the grounds for aft children under 16 Rides at special reduced ratef until 6 pm Holter Wild Animal Show Holter Wild Animal Show Top animals first to arrive for fair Animals highlighted F Day F for fair minus 1 at the North Iowa Fairgrounds west of Mason City Monday Hundreds of animals in both junior and open shows came in early for a little extra groom ing and rest Foremost among Lhe early arrivals were the baby beeves More than 150 were on the grounds by Sunday evening and the rest were ex pected by Judging on Monday evening the baby beeves three miles west of here Sheriff Galen Folkers said Cuba to take over US mining plant HAVANA Osval do Dorticos announced Sunday he government will take over iperation of the Moa Bay Mining to a million American wned nickel and cobalt plant in astern Cuba The intervention nnouncement came only a week fter a government decree na ionalizing more than 700 million ollars worth of other American wned properties the girls brother Ervin 16 was preparing to go pigeon shooting As the youth came up from the basement the barrel of his shotgun bumped the kitchen stove and accidentally dis charged The charge struck Lois sitting in a kitchen chair Coroner Donald F Tresz said he death was accidental and no inquest was planned Just three years ago THE BELGIANS were with drawing to their big military base at Kamina 300 miles northwest of Elisabethville Among the troops heading to Elisabethville under the U N banner were Ethiopians flying from Addis Ababa Mali Fed eration soldiers traveling by train from neighboring Kivu province some Moroccans and more Swedes A U N officer said this would bring the total to about three battalions to replace the 4000 Belgian soldiers whose presence starts Tuesday at 8 am Among the first arrivals for the open beef show which starts Wednesday morning were 10 head from Claymore Farms Spencer This entry has a local interest since Homer Duea Thornton is herdsman for the farms Activity on the midway also increased as Imperial Shows completed setting up its rides and concession stands Visible above the midway are the al ways popular ferris wheels and other thrill rides In the exhibition halls the sounds of hammers and saws were in evidence as final touches were put on the hun dreds of displays awaiting the fair goers Inthe fair office Hans Hen rikscn fair secretary and his assistant Leo Ruppert joined the rest of the staff in solving the multitude of problems which come up before every opening day You havent spotted balloon satellite Well look again younger brother was killed in SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT front of the home in an auto accident Services will be at am Tuesday in St Marys olic Church here Besides her parents a n brother Ervin the girl is su vived by three sisters Mrs Robert Johnson Ames Mrs Roger Heubener Waterloo an Sister Richardine at Mount S Francis Dubuque and nin other brothers James Maso City Dennis with the army i Germany Raynold Vincen Robert Ralph Kenneth Thorn as and Arnold all at home Nixon plans forays into the V South in quest for support By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The presidential candidates worked Monday on opposite ways of appealing to voters One concentrated on a geo graphic region The other a bill before Congress After spending part of his weekend politicking in the North the Republican candi date Vice President Richard M Nixon planned some quick campaign trips into the South Seldom visited by Republi cans The Democratic candidate Sen John P Kennedy rushed into a Senate battleover medical care for the aged He had promised to do so in a speech Sunday at Hyde Park NY While at Hyde Park the home of the late President Franklin D Roosevelt Ken nedy also won the political support of Eleanor Roosevelt She had wanted the Demo crats to nominate Adlai E Stevenson for president The Republican national chairman Sen Thruston B Morton said he is urging Nix on to make flying trips to Mississippi Alabama Georgia and Virginia during this ses sion of Congress f Nixon has scheduled a trip to Greensboro NC Wednes day On Saturday Nixon flew to Portland Maine where he told a news conference that he believed it would be a mistake for the United States to re s u m e underground nuclear testing now He said there still was a chance for negotiations to lead to a test ban with proper inspection arrange ments In Washington Sen Henry M Jackson of Washington the Democratic national chair man said the United States should not wait too long be fore resuming tfie testing He said his views were his cwn and he had not discussed them with Kennedy in Katanga has been a major factor in averting a mass flight of the whites who run the rich provinces mines and planta tions The dispatch of African U N troops to Katanga was intended to quiet criticism by Congo Pre mier Patrice Lumumba who assailed U ft SecretaryGen eral Dag Hammarskjold for starting the Katanga operation with white troops instead of Af ricans Wisconsinthe tali corn state DODGEVILLE Wis UP Fowler Cedar Rap ids is still amazed at the height of Wisconsin corn Fowler was piloting his pri vate plane Sunday from Ce dar Rapids to Fond du Lac Wis when he crashed into a cornfield about two miles west of here Fowler said his altimeter obviously faulty showed 2500 feet at the time of the incident He quipped I knew the corn was high but I didnt think it was that high Fowler suffered only cuts and a broken nose His air plane was a total loss Lightning blamed for farm fire CLARION fire believed i be caused by lightning de Lroyed a barn and a storage uilding on the Kenneth Tillman arm four miles southeast of ere Sunday Tillman said he Iso lost 4000 bales of hay 1 00 bushels of oats and two ows in the blaze The Clarion olunteer fire department bat ed the fires for six hours Many North lowans having een glancing skyward eacl night in the hopes of catching a glimpse of Americas big bal loon satellite But in most case theyve gone to bed wtih sore necks and nothing to show for it Chances are observatory of ficials say theyre just looking at the wrong spot in the heavens The satellites there all right as bright as a big star but mov ing very slowly Heres the timetable for Mon day night and Tuesday with a helpful suggestion on where to look pm Rising in south moving eastward at 30 degrees above the horizon and disap pearing in southeast i pm Rising in west passing a little north of over head and setting in east am Rising in west passing a little north of over head and again setting in east in northwest passing slightly north of over lead and vanishing in southeast in northwest massing slightly north of over icad and vanishing in southeast am Rising in north west reaching a maximum of 45 degrees above the horizon and setting in southeast Tuesday night the positions of he satellite will be about the ame but the timetable calls ior appearances over Iowa at m pm pm am and am MOTHER IN CUSTODY AP Photofax This is Mrs Vincent Fratantonio Cleveland Ohio shown with her newly born daughter Mrs Fratantonio now has admitted she was responsible for the drugging of two of four other children She blamed a guilt complex brought about by indiscretions of her own and the fact she was losing the affection of her husband story on page h ;