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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1959, Mason City, Iowa v North Daily Newspaper for MM HOME EDITION Newspaper That Makes North lowans VOL H ud OniUitf Prcw fBUrMtfeM MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 30 19S9 Copy el tt Officially in race Hu four primari WASHINGTON AvSen Hu bert H Humphrey DMinn Wednesday plunged officially in to the race for the 1960 Demo cratic presidential nomination Humphrey announced at a news conference that his name be entered in presidential primaries in Wisconsin the Dis trict of Columbia Oregon and South Dakota Humphrey indicated he will campaign primarily onforeign policy and national security is sues He aimed immediate barbs at the Eisenhower ad ministration We can no longer tolerate SSS A floating school of medicine US vessel to carry knowledge to needy nations By FEL MOLEY NEW YORK nation wide campaign has been opened to finance the fitting and opera tion of the medical ship Hope a nongovernmental personto person project to carry Ameri can medical knowledge to other nations The mothballed Navy hospital ship Consolation will be turned over at the San Francisco Navy Yard to the sponsoring organi zation Health Opportunities for People Everywhere It is expected to beready to sail as the SS Hope sometime in the spring for its first mission ary port in Indonesia THE SHIP to staffed by 15 nurses 2 dentists and 20 auxiliary personnel with an additional rotating force of 35 physicians will be primarily a teaching hospital dealingwith the medical personnel of the na tion visited and going only where it is invited Requests for visits have been received also from Vietnam and East and West Pakistan the organization said HUBERT HUMPHREY sponsoring Dr William B Walsh Wash ington D C physician and president of HOPE said the po litically hot issue of the export Russia accepts summit talks date of May 16 LONDON Soviet Uni ion Wednesday accepted the Western proposal for a May IB summit meeting responsible London sources reported Notes from President Eisen hower British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and French President Charles de Gaulle suggesting the May 16 date were delivered in Moscow only Tues day to Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko Moscow reports had indicated Premier Nikita Khrushchev was expected to accept the date The Western notes were a counterproposal to Khrushchevs Christmas Day letters agreeing to a summit meeting in Paris Khrushchev said the Western proposal for April 27 as a date was inconvenient however and suggested April 21 or May 4 a government that reacts in stead of taking the initiative he said in a statement handed to reporters We cannot afford to have an administration that spends ail of its time repairing damage instead of building long term programs Humphrey became the first among the Democrats most prominently mentioned as pres idential possibilities to get of ficially into the race Although he has spoken in almost every sector of the nation he never formally declared his candidacy until now A Humphrey for President committee has been working on his b e h a 1 f for months however Sen John F Kennedy D Mass returns Saturday froma Jamaica vacation and is expect ed to confirm then that he also seeks the prize A TRIO OF other major po tential contenders for the nomi Adlai E Stevenson Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas and Sen Stuart Symington of expected to con tinue for sometime to play it coy The first of the primaries that Humphrey said he will enter is that in Wisconsin It is to be held April 5 Dates of the others are Dis trict of Columbia May 3 Ore STORM COBBLES ROAD This car was just one of many trapped in the Peggoty Beach section of Scituate Mass by abnormally high feet When the water receded the residential area was AP Phototal buried in boulders sea stones and sand New Eng land was hit by the worst storm of the season with 15 inches of snow in the northern inland areas Erbe pjidicts sharp reversals for Iowa Safety Dept rulings gon May 20 and South Dakota June 7 Sen Wayne Morse DOregon has said his name will go in the Oregon primary where all of the presidential aspirants are ex pected to be entered either with or without their consent MORSEAN active Colom bia Committee has indicated he may enter the District of Co umbi a primary of birth control information is at present no problem to the doesnt plan to deal in it Oar policy as of now is that we will not disseminate birth control information W a Is h said Aside from the moral or religious basis I think we would be putting ourselves in a diffi cult position which could be subject to propaganda attack The Indonesian jfavernment has no policy on birth control ques tions and we have not been re quested by their physicians for birth control information So as sel the hydrog it stands we have noproblem ice ship Ungo THE FUND RAISING cam paign under direction oi the Ad vertising Council is designed to raise million to fit the ship and keep it operating for one year It is asking contributions of a dollar or more and Council President Theodore S Repplier said it seems from past experience that we will have raised the operational fund long before the SS Hope leaves the drydock The council said national ad vertisers and advertising media have already indicated they will contribute space and time val ued at several million dollars to the fund campaign It is expected the ship will re main in Indonesia about six months The ship will operate as a clinic and teaching center and units will also travel inland for treatment and instruction Spec ialists will be flown to the ship from time to time for special seminars Russians claim vessel attacked LONDON Radio charged Wednesday a South Ko rean warship fired on an un armed Soviet vessel off the eas coast of North Korea and causec casualties among the crew Moscow said the attack oc curred in an East Korean ba Dec 28 and also caused seri ous damage to the Soviet ves sel the hydrogeographical serv GOOD TV FAN TEMPLE Tex UPI Bil Childers a poultry farmer re ported he was so interested in Civil War movie on televisio showing raiders burning crop and barns that he didnt notic barn on fire until it ha burned to the ground Humphrey hopes to take South akota his native state along nth Minnesota and Wisconsin s the nucleus of a Midwest bloc e hopes will give him a mini mum of 150 convention votes n the first presidential ballot Humphreywho is generally pposed by Southern Democrats ecause of the position he has aken oh civil rights said he had 10 illusions about his quest for he nomination It will be an uphill fight he said frankly Revelers to face road block war DES MOINES W1 A road block war on drunken drivers will be conducted by the State HighwayPatrol on New Years Eve State Safety Commissioner D M Station said Wednesday said Patrol Chief Dav id Herrick has ordered patrol men to cover rural dancehalls taverns night clubs and any By DAN PERKES DES MOINES UP Iowa Atty Gen ErbeAVed nesday forecasta sharp re versal next year for the Iowa Safety Department in its cam paign to suspend drivers li censes fortraffic violations The year 1960 Erbe said decisionsslrik the the safety cpnynissionerintaking away drivers licenses and the requirement of taking a li cense reexamination in case of moving violations Efbe is an announced can didate for dhe Republican nomination for governor Safe ty Commissioner Donald Stat ion is a Democrat Both are from Boone Station last October said that any motorist convictedof a serious traffic violation would have his license sus pended for 30 days regard less of thepoint system Also that month Statton an nounced a crackdown on drunk drivers ordering the license Of a suspended im mediatelyoh arrest for drunk driving withoutwaiting for trial A case is pending in Brerner County District Court at Wav erly which could decide the constitutionality of Stations drunk driving license suspen sion order The case involves a Waverly man who had his license suspended after he was arrested f or alleged drunk driving The Bremer County BarAssn brought suit in District Court against the safety department con tending the order was illegal and The court issued a writ of certiprari requesting Statton turnibver to the court rec ords in connection with the case Statton said that among other things he expected the court decision to establish whether driving in Iowa is a right or a privilege At the time of his crack down announcement Statton said he questioned the consti tutionality of the law but would let the courts decide the issue As long as the law gives me the authority to sus pend drivers licenses under such circumstances he said I have but to fol low the law Several days ago the safe ty commissioner said that any governor is dead Native of North Iowa AUGUSTA Maine GH Goy Clinton A Clausen 64 died in his sleep at the executive man sion early Wednesday The governor a Democrat was in his first year of a four year term Under Maines constitution he is succeeded by the president of the state SenatesRepublican John H Reed 38 a welltodo potato grower from Fort Fair field CLAUSON A chiro practor and native of Mitchell towa was the first Maine gov ernor to die in office foi almost 40 years He was a graduate of Lyle Minn High School Dr Joseph R Crawford said the cause of death undeter mined but in all likelihood it was heart or a cerebral hem orrhage The Governor was dead when Dr Crawford arrived at Elaine House the cutive man ion at m The only member of amily presents vas Mrs ClauJ on The gover nor also leaves j son Cor nelius Water ville and a I daughter Mrs CLAUSON William Shasse Brunswick CLAUSON CAME to Maine at young chiropractor He set tled in Waterville where he served as city treasurer in 1930 and mayor in 1956 and 1957 la motorist arrested for a mov ing traffic violation during the ChristmasNew Year holiday would be called up for a driv er license examination There were about 170 such violations reported acrossthe state from the start of the holiday period through Tuesday other public place where there may be heavy drinking on New Years Eve Patrolmen will set up road blocks on highways near se lected spots and stop all cars to check the drivers for drunken ness Herrick said Guard may stay two more weeks ALBERT LEA Minn Na tional Guard troops may remain another two weeks to help keep the peace at a strikebound meat packing plant it appeared Wed nesday Minnesota Adj Gen Joseph E Nelson said the 100 troop ers could safely pull out now without any danger of new vio lence at the Wilson Co pack ing plant But local officials including Sheriff Everett indicatedthey needed time to reinforce police to prepare for removal The vern more staffs of the guard NELSON SAID was placing no time limit on when the 100 Guardsmen could quit patrol ling the Wilson plant gates and return to their homes But he SAME OOWA IAFET2 DEPARTMENT fUt to pest 21 heart AP Photoiax WIDOW QUESTIONED Lois Clark 30 a beauty queen at 16 and since a supposedly ideal mother and wife is shown with Painesville Ohio Sheriff R B Evans after being questioned in the sniper slaying of her husband Charles Mrs Clark now has admitted relationships with seven other men in recent years but police arent certain she was involved in the slaying said keeping Guardsmen at Al bert Lea was costing taxpayers a day and we cant go on indefinitely Talks aimed at settling the strike at Albert Lea and seven other Wilson plants across the country continued in Chicago with both sides still far apart Federal mediator Douglas Brown said the major stumbling block to reaching agreement was the order in which prob lems were to be discussed THE COMPANY wants to agree on a contract first and then turn to the strike issues he said But the union insists that strike issues be settled first and then the question of a con tract be taken up The encouraging thing Brown said is that things are peace ful and representatives of both management and the union are meeting in one room GIFT TO DRAKE Mason City Variable cloudi ness through Thursday Cold er Wednesday night other wise little temperature change Low Wednesday night 8 to 13 High Thursday 23 to 28 Iowa Variable cloudiness through Thursday Some scattered light snow or snow flurries southeast Wednesday night Locally colder east Wednesday night low 8 to 14 northeast 14 to20 southwest Warmer central and west Thursday highs mid 20s northeast to mid 30s south west Outlook for Friday Rain or snow and warmer FivtDay Iowa Temperatures will average near or slightly below normal Thursday through next Monday with lit tle daily change until colder over the weekend Afternoon highs will range from the mid to upper 20s in the north to around the lower 30s in the south Overnight lows will range from 8 to 12 degrees in the north to the mid teens in the south Precipitation will average around 15 of an inch occurring as snowabout the weekend Minntsota Mostly cloudy con tinued chilly Highs Thursday 2232 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 29 Minimum 18 At 8 am 18 Nonstrikers target of window breakers CEDAR RAPIDS nonstriking workers at the Wil on Co packing plant here lave complained to police that vindows were broken in their lomes Henry Leutjcn said a rock was thrown through the glass in a door at his home in a southeastern residential dis trict He said the rock struck the crib of one of his grandchil dren but no one was injured Allen Glass in the northeastern part of the city said a brick was hurled through a window at his home recent years he had been in the oildistribution business there Active in Democratic party affairs formore than 30 years he was US collector of inter nal revenue for Maine from1934 to 1953 He was elected governor in 1958 succeeding Edmund S M u s k i e Democrat n o w Maines junior US senator Clauson did not have the back ing of Muskie or other top lead ers oftheir party in the 1958 primaries but he defeated their candidate Maynard S Doloff and went on to a victory over exGov Horace Hildreth Re He was the first gov ernor elected to a four rather than a twoyear term On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society Comics 7 Clear Lake News 8 Latest Markets S Sports Mason City News 1213 North Sowa News Young Fort Dodge jail escapees held FORT DODGE young who escaped from the men Webster County jail here Dec 12 after threatening the jailer with a knife have been recap tured in Lovington N M Sher iff Joe L McMahon said Wed nesday McMahon said he was advised by Lovington police that Richard M Olson 19 John B Hogan Jr 23 and Hogans wife Colleen all of Fort Dodge were arrested Tuesday night in a stolen car The arresting officer learned that the two men had escaped jail here from news paper clippings the fugitives had The Drake University capital gifts fund Wednesday received a do nation of from one of the schools oldest and most loyal families The grant was made jointly by William J Goodwin William J Goodwin Jr andRobert K Goodwin HILTONNAMED WASHINGTON Dr James H Hilton president of Iowa State University was ap pointed Tuesday as a director of the Federal ReserveBank of Chicago Albert Svo boda Wichita Falls Tex sobs as the fire that took the life of her twoyearold son levels her home Roy Moore a friend of the family consoles her Three other children were rescued but firemen could not reach the youngest boy in another partofthe house Af Photofai
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