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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                1 3 North Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes AH North lowans Neighbors VOL n Vitm Onlted Full MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY if 1HO Tc Copf CoruItU Four M Drastic slash Russian military A running mate for Nixon Qualifications will outweigh balance idea By EARL MAZO New York Herald Tribune News Service is one lure pointer for speculation about the vice presidential nom inee on the Nixon ticket now that Gov Nelson A Rockefel lers pullout leaves the big re maining question for Republi cans In approving a running mate Richard M Nixon would all bul ignore the tradition of political balance and stress the quali fications he considers vital in the man to serve with him should he be elected Nixon is proud of having changed the vice presidency from a gavelpounding opera tion in the Senate to a position of importance and responsibility in the administration SHOULD HE BECOME chief executive Nixon would undoubt want to assign to his vice president m any specific re sponsibilities in the diplomatic executive and legislative fields In fact the vice president in a Nixon administration would have even more to do than the record amount of work and re iponsibility President Eisenhow turned over to Nixon The tradition of picking a vice presidential candidate to bal ance the ticket as a voter at traction stemmed from the be tief of many politicians that th balance should be along geo graphical and perhaps even lib eralconservative lines T h i year there is much talk of a Catholic issue thus extend ing the balance to religion lines Nixon reportedly doubts the value or even the wisdom o stressing balance in picking nominees for the nations twt highest offices THUS BECAUSE HE is from California in the Far West i no reason to eliminate Govs Mark O Hatfield of Oregon and Willliam E Quinn of Ha waii as his possible running mate It is known that Hatfieli and Quinn would b among five governors on an list of names Nixon would lik as running mates if he drew u such a list Theother governor are Christopher del Sesto o Rhode Island Cecil Underwoo of West Virginia and Willia Stratten of Illinois Also on such a mythical lis of Nixons high re gard for them as public figure and be si members of the Eisenhowe cabinet four senators forme Secretary of Defense Neil I McEIroy and the President brother Dr Milton Eisenhower who accompanied Nixon to Rus sia last summer THE CABINET members re garded as potential nominee are Ambassador Henry Cabo Lodge Secretary of L a b o James P Mitchell Atty Gen William P Rogers Secretary o Interior Fred Seaton Secretar of Health Education and We fare Arthur S Fleming an Treasury Secretary Robert Anderson The senators are Kenneth Keating Hugh Scot and John Sherman Coo er and Thruston B Morton both of Kentucky There is much talk in Wash ington about the possible nomi nation of Rep Charles A Hal leek the Republican minority leader of the House Nixon associates believe how ever that if a member of the House of Representatives was chosen it mere likely would be Rep Gerald R Ford i close friend of the vice presi dent Khrushchevs aim A Western stampede WASHINGTON UP Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrush chevs missilerattling speech was viewed here Thursday as an effort to stampede the West into accepting disarmament and a nuclear test ban on Russias terms Officials also believe that the portion of his speech claim ing Russia will slash its armed forces by 1200000 men appeared be a bid to regain the peace offensive initiative he lost to President Eisenhower as a resultof the Presidents recent goodwill trip to Europe Africa and Asia Some observers also Felt that the overall tone of Khrushchevs utterances took some of the luster off what Soviet propaganda has called theCamp David spirit U S officials did not discount the Soviet leaders claim of powerful new weapons but they expressed primary interest particularly on the diplomatic level in the timing and content of his speech They said it appeared obvious he was trying to build up an atmosphere of invincibility which might persuade the United States and the other Western powers to agree to his disarmament and nuclear ban proposals This country has taken the position that the proposals fail to carry adequate inspection and control provisions On capitol hill Sen Henry M Jackson DWash saw speech as a shrewd psychological move in the cold war He also stressed however that the Russians never bluffed the past about new weapons development in 3new House inquiries set WASHINGTON inquiries were set up Wed nesday into radioTV payola jet age airline safety and the law of food additives which set offthe cranberry scare last fall They were announced by Rep Oren Harris DArk as chair man of both the House Legislative Oversight subcommittee am ts parent Commerce Committee The food additive hearing cheduted for Jan 26 Harris said the subcommittee vill begin its longawaited radio V investigation about Feb 8 He said the group will go into all phases of payolaunderthetable payment to disc jockeys and others for plugging music and other commodities on the air OTHER THAN indicating that everal disc jockeys will be in vited to testify Harris declined 0 say what witnesses would be called Nor would he say what other phases of broadcasting would be looked into Last year the subcommittee 1 e I d a sensationpacked two week inquiry into rigged TV quiz show scandals He was not definite about what the Commerce Committee will cover in its investigation of the aw covering food additives iVithout amplifying Harris said he problem has become more acute because of recent bans on cranberries and poultry contain ing certain food additives SECRETARY OF Welfare Ar hur S Flemming has said he wants Congress to modify the aw because the mandatory ban on use of any suspected cancer producing agent forces his agency into unfair application of it A subcommittee headed by Rep John Bell Williams D Miss will conduct the inquiry into what effect the switchover to jets is having on air safety service and scheduling I re gard this as one of the commit tees most important tasks Harris said He indicated the committee has received complaints that airlines are cutting corners in training personnel and provid ing maintenance in order to get jets into service No date was set for the investigation Walkout at Deckers is averted A threatened walkout bj Jrcob E Decker and Sons em ployes at 11 am Thursday wa averted a short time before i was scheduled to take place I seemingly was caused by a mis understanding arising in a meet ing of management with a com mittee of the local union o United Packinghouse Workers o America Union officials said the man agement had announced it would disregard a provision in the contract which with seniority gives workers the right to bump younger workers from their jobs when the elder is laid off Missiles again get accent Manpower to drop by third MOSCOW Nikita Khrushchev said Thursday the Soviet Union has such powerful weapons it can discharge one of every three men in its armed forces in the next year or two In a threehour speech td the Supreme Soviet the Premier painted a picture great strength The Soviet army has fire pow er that no other army ever has possessed he said Rockets are taking the place of bombers and the production of bombers will cease Khrushchev said Russia now has a fantastic weapon in the works He did not describe the new weapon but said he could announce that the weapon we have today in the hatching stage is even more perfect more formidable than any thing developed before Production of industrial and consumer goods together with labor productivity increased last year more than the current sevenyear plan called for he declared adding the United States is no longer the worlds leading military power Interna tional tensions are lessening and agreements are possible at the May summit meeting in Paris the premier said KHRUSHCHEV TOLD the Su preme Soviet or Parliament that Soviet armed forces are currently at 3623000 down from a high of 11 million in war time and nearly six million in the 194955 period Now he said plans are for a cut to 2423000 men As he pro jected it this reduction of 1 200000 from the current figure will be brought about without waiting for the Western powers to join the Soviet Union in a dis armament program Disarma ment discussions are due to start at Geneva this spring Western experts last spring igured the Soviet Union and her European satellites had 200000 men under arms as compared with 3365000 in the United States and its Allies of A BOY YES A BOY Joanne Willens Pasadena Calif waves to the train engineer as she proudly holds up her son Steven She got acquainted with the engineer during her confinement through ex changing waves as the diese whizzed by her house each day On her first day home from the hospital AP she held up the boy to the window A day later the engineer flashed a sign A boy Then Mrs Willens held up her own sign A boy On the next trip the engineer stopped the train got off and handed her a box Inside was a knit suit and a card To a sweet little boy Dan C engineer Sante Fc No 20 6 snow cold in Iowa forecast Winter weather began to make itself felt in Iowa Thurs day although most of the state remained blanketed wi t h drizzle and fog Temperatures dropped be low freezing in northwest sec tions of the state early Thurs day and light snow moved into extreme western Iowa The Weather Bureau issued a heavy snow warning for northwest Iowa with up to six inches expected Snow was predicted for most of the slate Friday with more than two inches likely in central sec tions Thunderstorms in extreme southeast Iowa Thursday night should increase the threat of flooding along streams in that area already swollen by heavy rains earlier in the week Schools at Lennox were closed Thursday because county roads were muddy and nearly impassable after the rains Low temperatures Thursday night should be much like Wednesday night when they ranged from 27 at Spencer to 40 at Burlington Highs Wed nesday varied from 33 at Sioux City Council Bluffs and Spen cer to 43 at Davenport Mason City had 37 The Highway Commission reported freezing mist and rain Thursday in nn area northwest of a line through Atlantic Fort Dodge and Osage Highways in the area generally were icy except in the vicinity of Rock Rapids and Sibiey where they were clear and dry the commission said Elsewhere around the state highways were wet and sloppy but not icy Management denied making such an announcement Even if it had been made said P J Thogerson general manager of the plant the contract provides for orderly procedure to settle the matter without a walkout or strike SAME IOWA SAFETX DEPARTMENT FIGURES White menus no raffia deatk fa 24 hoars Rockford farmer pinned 24 hours under bales ROCKFORD Henry Heeren about 60 was in critical condition Thursday at the Cedar Valley Hospital Charles City after being trapped for nearly 24 hours by a halfton of frozen baled hay A neighbor Nylus Hanawalt noticed that the cattle on Heerens farm three miles south of Rockford had not been fed Thursday morning He investigated and found Heeren be side the stack of hay from which the bales had fallen on him He had been there since Wednesday noon Heeren was aWe to breathe but could not move Hanawalt called the Rockford Fire Department to the hay bales Heeren was taken to Charles City by Weaver ambulance He is reported to have a broken legpartial para lysis and possible internal injuries Heeran a widower lives alone in a new house which was recently built en his firm he North Atlantic anization Treaty Or KHRUSHCHEVS demobrliza ion announcement climaxed a ong review of Soviet achieve ment during the past year in which he assured the 1300 dep uties that the Soviet Union is ahead of ali other countries in he development and assembly ine production of intercontinen al ballistic missiles of various types The Premier said his govern ment is able to cut its armed orces without hurting its de fense potential because of the trength of its nuclear weapons including rockets and missiles The Soviet Union has now accumulated enough atomic and nuclear weapons he said Since no agreement has yet been reached with the Western powers over the cessation of atomic and nuclear weapon pro duction we are compelled to continue this production WE HAVE A powerful rock et technique the air force and the fleet have already lost their previous importance We have already decreased the produc tion of bombers and will stop it altogether Our military avia tion will be almost entirely rockets The Soviet Premier assailed President Eisenhowers decision to end the U S moratorium on nucelar weapon tests He denounced New York Gov Nelson A Rockefeller former President Harry S Truman and former Secretary of State Dean Acheson as a trinity opposed to the end of the cold war He said however that their views are no longer popular with the American people Joe Gibson named Rath Co head WATERLOO Gib son 58 a native of Shell Rock who started out as a clerk at the Rath Packing Co 39 years ago Thursday was elected president of the meatpacking firm Gibson 58 who had been executive vice president was named to succeed A D Don nell as the sixth president of the69yearold firm On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 North Iowa 9 Latest Markets 10 Mason City News 1011 Clear Lake News 1213 Comics 14 Sports 1718 The Weather North Iowa Rain turning to snow northwest portion and showers southeast Thursday night and snow entire section Friday Snow accumulating 25 inches Increasing north east winds Thursday night continued windy Friday shift ing direction Warmer south east Thursday night turning colder southeast Friday Lows Thursday night 2835 highs Friday 3037 Iowa Heavy snow warning ex treme northwest through Fri day accumulating 6 inches or more Showers southeast Thursday night witb light snow Friday Warmer south east Thursday night turning colder Friday Lows Thurs day night and highs Friday 20s northwest to 40s extreme southeast Further outlook Decreasing cloudiness and colder Saturday Minnesota Heavy snow in south colder Highs Friday 1522 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 37 Minimum 31 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 38 Minimum 28 POOR DIET POZNAN Poland autopsy on Bongo the hippopo tamus who died recently at a ripe old age yielded a hanc grenade and a postmans leath er bag Poznan zoo officials re ported Thursday No indictment in Parker case BlLOXf Miss federal grand jury considering the Mack Charles Parker lynch case told Federal Judge Sidney Mize Thursday it was unable to re turn any indictments This was the ninth day of de liberation into the lynching of the 23yearold Negro accused of raping a pregnant white woman Parker was kidnaped from a jail cell at Poplarville last April His body was found 10 days later in the Pearl River The decision apparently means the slayers of the young Negro will escape punishment and re main anonymous State action in the case was virtually ruled out two months ago when a Pearl River County grand jury did not return any indictments in the case PRINCESS STEALS SHOW Princess Anne Queen Elizabeths 9yearold daughter is the center of at traction as the wedding party gathers around the cake at Romsey England Married were Lady Pame la Moimtbafcten and a commoner Left to right AP Lady Pamela David Hicks the interior decorator bridegroom Lord Brabourne the best man Prin cess Anne Lady Mountbatten and Lord Louis Mount batten the brides parents and Annes older Prince Charles   

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