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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for th Associated Pttu and United MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANI M I I 0 H B O K 5 HOME EDITION Cenu Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY Paper Two SecUouSecUoo Ne Stassen Drops Dump Nixon Drive STANDARDS RAISED FOR HOOVERState Stand ards go up over the convention floor Tuesday night as Republicans cheered the appearance of Herbert Hoover on the rostrum at the Cow Palace in San Francisco The 82yearold former president addressed the conclave and then received a medallion from Chairman Joseph Mar tin for service to his party REVENUE FALLING Plan Crackdown on OutState Truckers MOINES fl Safely Department said Wednes day Iowa is losing about annually by failure of outofstate trucking Jirms to register the required number of their vehicles in Iowa We are taking steps to correct Barry Minear the depart ments administrative assistant told the Iowa Tax Study Committee He reported on a study just completed on truck use of Iowa high ways and registration fees paid Meanwhile the Iowa Legislative Interim Committee through the State Highway Commission is making a survev of truck meui n i nf A that tnev registered vehicles of Iowa highways A report is Tnwo aTlH nr pccted this fall The two studies slem from cussion in the 1955 Legislature ofi truck operations in Iowa whctherj they are paying their share of the outside Iowa and 422 of them in state and paid should have P in Hoover Offers Counsel Platform Is Approved SAN FRANCISCO UP Herber Hoover the only living Republi can expresident Tuesday coun seled the GOP to adopt a re sounding declaration tha America shall safeguard the freedom of Then after the 82yearold par ty elder left the platform amic echoing cheers the Republican national Convention roared its ap proval of such a declaration of and the GOP campaign platform of which it is a part The declaration spells out GOP aims as safeguarding free institu tions maintaining world peace and building dynamic prosperity at home Our government was createc by the people for all the people and it must serve no less a pur the party statement said Affectionate Ovation The delegates gave Hoover an affectionate ovation exuberant Young Republicans parading past the lectern with banners carry ing such sentiments as We love you Mr This was the seventh GOP con vention that Hoover has ad dressed and he got a gold medal lion in recognition of his service to the party In his speech Hoover told the delegates that If you face the truth that we are in a critical battle to safe guard our nation and civilization then you will be guided step by step to restore the foundations of right thinking of morals am faith throughout the world Then you will issue as pure a note in as full a tone as that cai to arms given by your political ancestors at your convention oi 100 years America safeguard the freedom of The survey showed also that 28 men Praises Ike in his role as party motor vehicle taxes and the lack trucking firms from 6 states are Hoover of information on those matters exempt from the compensation generally clear Several sessions ago the and from the proration of li alure passed an act waiving the cense plates through reciprocity owa compensation tax with he sbc slates ly paid by outofstale truckers Only 2 per cent of their travel is if the trucking firms registered iin Iowa but thev regisrered Jn rnn in Iowa the proportionate share of their trucks based on the mile ages they travel in Iowa as com pared with their total mileage Since then the annual state rev enue from the compensation tax has been declining steadily The tax is supposed to be paid by those firms which follow regular routes between fixed termini Minear who was speaking for Safety Commissioner Clinton Mover said a survey of 20 truck ing firms in Minnesota Nebraska trucks outside Iowa and 120 in this state and paid in fees and South Dakota showed 1 ptrj cent of their travel SAME dtith President Nixon as two great leaders He cred ited the Eisenhower administra tion with stemming the malign forces which have beset us from within and without and with in creasing the prosperity of our Following Hoovers address 15 women spoke in 30 record according to some males The women who were a fea ture at Tuesdays marathon ses sion were upstaged by the arri val of President Eisenhower at nearby International Airport and gave their brief speeches to a halfempty Cow Palace Eisenhowers Cabinet officers also paraded before the conven tion to tell the delegates what had been done for the country over the past three and onehalf years Because of Eisenhowers simultaneous arrival they too talked to a comparatively small audience SMILING IKE AT CONVENTION SCENEPrtiffit and Mrs Dwight Eisenhower their faces wreathed in smiles enter the St Francis hotel at San Francisco Tues day night where theyll stay during the Republican na tional convention They were given a roaring welcome the airport and along route to the hotel President s and stuck But he did Eisenhower and Vice 5 TOTS PERISH SUMMIT HI chil dren perished in fire which de stroyed their apartment and criti cally injured their mother Tues day night All About The Weather M n City Generally fair through Thursday Continued warm Thursday High 8489 A little warmer Wednesday night low 5862 Iowa Generally fair through Thursday little change in tem perature Low Wednesday night MOB SCENE AS IKii REACHES was the scene outside the St Francis hotel in downtown San Francisco Tuesday night when President Eisen howers motorcade arrived from the airport Circled is AP Wircphoto the Presidents car with Ike standing and waving to the crowd Confetti dropped by delegates looking down from their rooms litters the air Nixon Flies to Bedside of III Father Emergency Trip to Los Angeies FROM OUR WIRE 5KKV1CES WHITTIER Presi dent Nixon sped to this Los An geles suburb by plane from the San Francisco Republican con vention Wednesday to be at the bedside of his critically ill father Frank A Nixon 77 was strick en at 4 with an abdominal ailment His physician said It is very doubtful that he will sur Richard Nixon expected to be nominated for a second term as vice president at the GOP con vention arrived by plane at In ternational Airport at He his wife his brother Don aid and the letters wife left at once by Secret Service car for the elder Nixons home Stay Overnight We wont know how long were going to stay until we see the doc the Vice President said But were going to stay through the day and overnight If conditions will permit well try 0 get back to the convention Thursday Nixon said he couldnt say at this time whether he would be able to get back in time for his scheduled speech accepting his almost certain renomination The Vice President looking drawn and slightly nervous ex pressed concern over his fathers condition Long Illness The elder Nixon has been ailing or several months and has not been in good health for several years He is 77 Nixon had booked another busy day of visiting with delegations and conferring with other leaders schedule that would have kept rim tied up almost to the time for actual balloting for the vice pres dential night GOP Program WEDNESDAY Opens with music parade of Young Republicans call to order presentation of colors of allegiance national anthem and invocation Election of national committee E Dewey of New York Music Roll call of to nominate for president end ta ballot Music Roll call of to nominate for vice president ami tw ballot Appointment of nottty for president and vice president nomination Wednesday Generally fair warm 5866 Minnesota er GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 77 Minimum Tuesday night 52 At 8 Wednesday 65 YEAR AGO Maximum 103 Minimum 58 Insulator Gives Forced Off Air The trouble was not in your TV set Tuesday when you could not get a picture and only got poor sound on KGLOTV after An insulator gave way at the according to Don Harrer raffic manager This caused burning and arcing in other in ulation he added Unfortunately said Harrer the station has spare equipment for almost everything but the insula tors They are not expected to burn out he explained The station wired to a factory Tuesday night for the insulator and will be transmitting Wednes day at a slightly reduced power HEAVY PLANKS SAN FRANCISCO UP The Republican platform has ended up with about words twice the length of the 1952 GOP cam paign platform Hoegh Believes GOPs Farm Plank Will Be Attractive to Voters By BOB HOOAN SAN FRANCISCO IDPA One of Gov Leo Hoeghs chief concerns here has been a Re publican platform with a strong farm plank He feels now that the GOP convention has given him and all party candidates one that will be attractive to farm voters The governor said he was happy to note that Secretary Benson promised action and gave bis full endorsement to the farm plank With action Hoegh feels the GOP can move ahead in the fall cam paign Benson addressed the conven tion and received one of the biggest hands of any cabinet member Many state banners were wigglewaggled in the re ception for Benson but not Iowas While Benson was speaking the Iowa governor was discussing civil rights with al ternate delegate Lawrence Oliver Des Moines Benson hasnt been popular in Iowa William Say re Ackworth said the farm plank clearly draws a line between the Demo cratic and Republican farm Sayre a member of the agri culture subcommittee said the key line in the plank is this The government should ever be the farmers helper never his master Carols Coming A Massachusetts reporter said the greatest thing that happened at the Democratic convention in Chicago last week was when you fellows from Iowa brought Carol Morris Miss Universe to the That girl he said was the most beautiful hed ever He even got off the train at Ottumwa en route here to see what the town with the most beautiful gal looked Miss Morris will attend the Republican convention too Seth Barker Ottumwa dele gate not to be outdone by Dem ocrat Herschel Loveless has c t m p leted arrangements to bring Carol here Shell be greeted at the airport by Gov Leo Hoegh and others when she Thursday Led Demonstration The H a w k e y e delegation made the most of its first op portunity to head a demonstra tion as former president Herb ert Hoover appeared In a morning caucus Sen Tom Martin had suggested that the state pay tribute to Herbie with a floor demon stration A fiveminute tribute paced by the lowans greeted the venerable 82yearold native of West Branch when he spoke Tuesday night Curt Yocum Chariton James Remley Anamosa W B An derson West Branch and W Palmer Wilson Oehvein took turns carrying signs which read Iowa Hoovers Birth Kenneth Edge Spencer carried the Iowa delegation placard Anna Lomas Red Oak helped escort Hoover to the rostrum He talked for 23 minutes Favors The Iowa caucus Tuesday in dicated in a roll call that not a single delegate or alternate will vote for any one other than Richard Nixon for vice presi dent Alternate Hughes Bryant Mason City a member of the delegation four years ago as sergeantatarms said he fa vors Nixon but his first choice is Governor Aide Surprised Vice President Nixons press aide was bowled over by a couple of lowans delegate James Remley Anamosa and Jeanne Gee Shenandoah They had been instructed to advise the vke president that the Iowa delegation will unanimously support him Mrs Gee approached the press aide who assuming she and Remley expected to see Nixon personally started to tell her it would be impossible But the attractive lowau said in stead Oh we wont have to see him personally You can give him the The publicist couldnt believe h Every one was demanding to see Nixon personally no matter what the message London Talks on Canal Near Close Hopes Pinned on Indias Proposal BULLETIN LONDON UP Eaypt sud denly tot H be known Wednes day that she is willing to nego tiate the Suez Canal dispute but only if Britain and France call off their military buildup in tne Middle East LONDON Western Big Three met Wednesday to decide how to confront Egypt with then Suez Canal plan backed by 18 of the 22 nations at the London con erence There was no indication Presi dent Nasser of Egypt would ac ept their proposal despite its solid backing It calls for inter lational control of the waterway he seized last month Secretary of State DuUes first met for 40 minutes with V K Crishna Menon of India whose ival plan leaving Egypt in con rol of the canal won support rom only four nations assembled lere No Delay Then Dulles conferred with For eign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd of Britain and Foreign Minister Christian Pineau of France French sources said the Big Three were determined to ar for presenting their pro posal to Nasser without delay It was possible two separate groups be chosen to present Egypt vith the rival Indian and U S Ians Dulles also met briefly with prime Minister Eden and Soviet oreign minister Shepflov Shepi ov championed the Indian plan Tuesday Indias Flan It appeared as delegates went ack into session that the best the Big Three could hope for would be Egypts acceptance of ndias plan for an international roup to give advice only to the European canal management The conference was nearly over The only business before Wednesdays session was appoint nent of a committee to inform Nasser of decisions reached Pre sumably the committee would also suggest the opening of nego iations Balloting Ready to Begin No Question of Result SAN FRANCISCO lisenhower Wednesday clinched enomination for Vice President n with a dramatic announce ment that Harold E Stassen had bandoned his drive to dump xon from the Republican Eisenhower said Stassen per onally had told him he now is onvinced the great mass of the elegates at the GOP national onvention want Nixon as the ice presidential nominee The President gave this word to precedentshattering nationally Revised news conference held in he last hours before the conven ion moved into the formalities of laming him and Nixon as the tOP ticket Eisenhower met the newsmen t the temporary White House et up in the plush St Francis Hotel The President had just eceived a visit from Stassea Convention Eisenhower recalled that he reviously had called for an open onvention with the delegates free o fill the No 2 spot He added that both he and Nixon still feel hat way about it His position Eisenhower added is that anyone of national sta ture would be acceptable to Yum Significantly in view of Presidents two major illnesses during the last year he said he has hoped all along that the vice presidential nominee would be a younger man than he is The President is 85 Nixon is 43 Eisenhower said Stassen told him he will ask the convention for aermission to second the nomina ion of Nixon I told him I would come right down here and report it to this Eisenhower said mean ing the newsmen Consent Liktly Stassen is not a delegate and vould not be entitled to the floor xcept by unanimous consent the delegates In view of his last Morrell Union OKs Work Load Proposal OTTUMWA W United Pack nghouse Workers Union Local No 1 voted Tuesday night accept a plan for settlement a work load grievance in pork loin wrapping department at John Morrell Co to of the BOND ISSUE FAILS CEDAR RAPIDS WVA proposed bond issue to finance the Hiilding of two new outdoor swim ning pools here failed to attain he required 60 per cent majority in a special election Tuesday The rate was in gainst favor to Accepts Choice SAN FRANCISCO Califor nias Gov Goodwin J Knight said Wednesday President Eisenhower has unmistakenly indicated that his choice for vice president is Richard M Knight yid I am pleased to accept Presi derrts There had been some talk of Knight as a pot sible vice presidential nominee minute switch there seemed no uestion but what the convention vould permit him to confess pub icly his error Eisenhower quoted Stassen ai aying he is convinced the masses vant Nixon and that Nixon is as good a man as you could Other highlights of the B e w i Conference 1 Eisenhower said Stassea lans to support the administra ion meaning that ha lans to work for the reelection f an EisenhowerNixon ticket In response to a question resident said so far as he is con erned Stassen will resume his ob as presidential aide on dis rmament matters when his xpires at the end of the week tassen took the leave of vhile working against the re omination of Nixon No List 2 Eisenhower said he never ad prepared a list of accept ble running mates He recalled hat he did make up such a list in 1952 3 A newsman asked whether he ver had checked Stassens con sntions that having Nixon on the cket with him would cost the cket more than four million otes in November Eisenhower touched off a laugh n doing answering that ne was a little bit Then he went on to say that olls he has seen showed that any ice presidential seemed to reduce my own entage a As for the state of bis health this point Eisenhower recalled   

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