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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 11, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper fer HM Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL PTM UK The Newspaper That Makts Ail North lowani Neighbors Prew rm WlrM MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FFRBIIAOY 11 1UA To Copy 1 Revised Atest proposal made by Eisenhower MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 11 fouf WASHINGTON Wl President Eisenhower announced Thurs day a new fourpoint US plan for international restrictions on nuclear tests Aimed to break the deadlock with Russia it would exempt low power underground test ex plosion from the proposed ban No worry for Demos in House Voter opinion gives party big advantage By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON N the latest trial heat of vot er preference for House of Rep resentatives shows Democratic candidates running ahead of Re publican candidates by at least as big a margin as they racked up in the 1958 election What should be of deep con cern to GOP leaders across the nation is that todays findings would indicate that Democratic candidates would do consider ably better today than they did in the 1956 congressional elec same year that Presi dent Eisenhower racked up his impressive victory over Adlai Stevenson Todays survey results are of special significance because they provide an excellent indi cation of the basic strengths of the two major political parties across the nation less than nine months before the allimportant 1960 elections THIS NOVEMBER every seat in the House of Representatives plus each states electoral votes for president as well as about one of every three Senate seats will be up for grabs Heres how the vote went in the latest survey with adult cit izens in all walks of life The question If the elections for Con gress were being held today which party would you like to see win in your own dis Republican or the Democratic party The results Democrats55 Republicans42 Undecided 3 With the undecided eliminat ed the results are Democrats 567 Republicans 433 In 1958 the Democrats won control of the House of Repre sentatives by the big margin of 129 seats while picking up 56 per cent of the popular vote TODAYS FINDINGS thus in dicate that sentiment for Demo cratic congressional candidates is at least as great as it was in November not a bit greater When todays opinion is stacked up alongside the nation al congressional vote of the past elections the trend looks like this Popular Vote Mouse Seats GOr Dem GOP Dem 19JS 463 j37 171 190 407 oOS 190 233 1952 49R 302 221 213 47J2 5258 203 232 inrS 4Sfi 235 560 133 282 From the above table it can be seen that the GOP was un able to win a majority of the popular vote albeit they did win a majority of the House seats in 1952 in the last six nationwide congressional elections Even in 1956 when Dwight D Eisenhower won so impressively over Adlai Stevenson the Dem ocrats were able to win control of the House by a majority of 35 seats Todays findings would seem to indicate that barring some thing unforseen the House of Representatives is very likely to remain Democratic come No vember At Geneva Switzerland where the US Russia and Britain have been negotiating a test pro hibition for more than 15 months the plan quickly was rejected by the Soviet bloc It was called a backward step IN A STATEMENT Eisen hower said the new proposal would end forthwith under as sured controls the following types of explosion 1 All nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere 2 All nuclear weapons tests in the ocean 3 All such tests in those re gions in space where effective controls can now be agreed to 4 All tests beneath the sur face of the earth which can be monitored Low powered underground tests would thus be exempted as not subject to effective monitor ing These are steps which offer an opportunity to consolidate the important progress made in the negotiations thus far the North Iowa Fair and colder Thursday night lows 5 below to 3 above Fair continuec cold Friday highs 1016 Iowa Fair and colder Thurs day night lows 210 below northwest to 5 above south east Fair continued cole Friday highs 1016 north 16 22 south Further outlook Partly cloudy moderatin temperatures Saturday Minnesota Continued fair anc cold Highs 515 GlobeGazette weather dat upto 8 amThursday Maximum 28 Minimum 5 At 8 am 6 c On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 678 North Iowa News 9 Clear Lake News Mason City News 1213 Latest Markets 13 Comics Sports 1718 THE LAST LAUGH CHICAGO businessman waiting in a blinc ing snowstorm for a commute train at Park Forest 111 con gratulated the conductor whe the train arrived right on tim at am Thanks a lot said the conductor but this i the resident said It is our hope hat the Soviet Union will join ith us in this constructive be inning EISENHOWER emphasiied new that the US will insist on ffectivemeasures of verifica ion to police any ban The Rus ians and the western powers re in general agreement on aeasiircs to detect all nuclear xplosions except the smaller nderground blasts They dis gree on how difficult it is to etect these He left unclear the status of roposed underground tests vhich the defense Department nd Atomic Energy Commission vish to carry out in Nevada this ummer There tests are de igned to perfect and refine nuclear warheads for the Polar s and Minuteman missiles im irove the Armys somewhal Iumsy tactical bomb and get ahead on development of the antimissile missile a basic defense instrument The President also dealt with hese other topics KHRUSHCHEV Labeled as crazy a specific contention by Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev that communism is superior to free world capital sm Hewas asked for comment on a statement attributed to Khrushchev that Russias flag s flying on the moon and this troves that communism is bet er than capitalism The Presi dent said he concedes that Rus sia has to its credit some spec tacular achievements in space exploration Butthe American people Eisenhower went on should not get hysterical about such achievements he deplores public argument among military experts regarding the adequacy and specific requirements of the nations defense Eisenhower said he was trying to keep his own statements outside of the party field attempting to dedi cate his efforts entirely to the security of the United States in the fieldsof foreign affairs and defense Without picking particular tar gets he said those involved should be big enough not to seek fieadlines big enough to seek a real solution to problems fac ing the country As for the arguments princi pallyby Democrats that he is more intent on balancing the budget than in fully adequate defense planning Eisenhower rejected such theories vehe mently GOOD REPORT DES MOINES tion services enabled 1253 dis abled lowans to enter profitable employment during 1959 the di vision of vocational rehabilita tion of the Department of Pub lic Instruction said Thursday Attack on sub readied Argentina in hubbub AP Photofax VALENTINE BIRTHDAY PREVIEW Twins Aldecided to dig and how into their heaitshaped phonse left and Frank Formicola Rochester N Y cake a couple days early For dessert mom gave them will be a year old Sunday Valentines Day But they soap also applied externally WASHINGTON Uft A dark atellite that the Pentagon said may be of Soviet origin tumbled hrough space Thursday in an rbit of mystery Its path over the poles was me that would be desirable for any type of seeing eye space PY Moscow was saying nothing about it Heres all thats known about he mystery object according o the Defense Department It appears to be in a near HEXES NEIGHBOR Minnie troit admits she put a tarandfeather hex sign on the home of a 75yearold young neighbor woman who she accused of trying to steal her husband The neigh bor complained Mrs Gilland splashed a ring of tar with chicken feathers stuck in it on the front of the house Police are bringing a charge of destruction of property In silent orbit over poles Who owns mystery satellite polar orbit It is dark and is probably less than 19 feet long It is silent as far as U S moni tors are concerned But American space scientists have not ruled out the possibility that the satellite could be send ing messages if triggered by a remote receiving station in the Soviet Union However these scientists have learned from ex perience that it is difficult to receive signals from a space ve hicle tumbling in orbit as this one appears to be doing At Jodrell Bank in England scientists at the British radio telescope said they knew of no satellite sent aloft by the Rus sians recently and that they have no information on any new satellite around the poles Navy tracking stations first spotted the object about three weeks ago but the Defense De partment said nothing about it THERE WAS NO official com ment until after word was pub licized Wednesday that the Pen Cold wave follows blizzard The snow has ended but the rippling effects of the vorst storm remained with the outhern twothirds of Iowa Thursday And adding to he discom iture of the digging out process vas the colder air which had settled over the state Temperatures tumbled to near zero at some places Sib ey had the state low at one above Sioux City had 2 above and the overnight lows ranged up to 13 at Burlington Mason ity had 5 THE IOWA Highway Com mission reported several main lighways still were blocked Thursday Highways east of Cedar Rap ds have many blockades and general oneway traffic the commission said Also Iowa 22 and 149 were closed in the vicin ty of Sigourney US 30 was blocked by trucks east of Cedar Rapids and west of Clinton but it was expected to be opened by noon Elsewhere the commission said highways north of a line through Missouri ValleyCar roll Waterloo and Dubuque were nearly normal South of this line highways varied from near normal in central Iowa to snowpacked in the southwest part of the state HIGHWAYS IN southeast Iowa were open but consider able oneway traffic prevailed around Knoxville Oskaloosa and Ottumwa Roads in the area around Fairfield Burlington were ice covered Southeast Iowa bore the brunt of the storm Wednesday Albia got 16 inches of snow and snow fall amounts of just under a foot were general in that area of the state Extreme northern Iowa got little or no snow Seven deaths were blamed on the storm A girl it is Dad has insight DES MOINES On Lawrence Armington West Des Moinei went to the desk at Iowa Methodist Hospital where expectant fathers check in for their wives and the clerk asked if he had other children Two daughters Armington replied The clerk asked what he thought this one would be and he said A girl How do you know the clerk inquired She was just born in the emergency room Armington said He explained that because of the snowstorm he and his wife got as far as the ambulance entrance and the baby was born just inside Suspended terms for farm couple ELKHORN Wis UPI An itinerant farmer and his wife went free Thursday on sus pended sentences after admit ting they cremated three of their 18 children Judge Philip B Morrissy placed Mr and Mrs Chester Organ on lion when they pleaded they didnt have enough money to give the children a proper fu salary for highway chief AMES proposal to fix the salary of Chief Engineer L M Clauson at a year was approved by the Iowa Highway Commission Thursday This would make Clauson who be came chief engineer Feb 1 on the retirement of John Butter the fourth highest paid employe on the state payroll Butter re agon was buzzing with what is it speculation American scientists quickly eliminated the possibility that the space traveler was one of the known American or Soviet satellites w h i c h had been launched in a generally east west orbit Six US Discoverer satellites iiavc been fired into polar or bits The only one of them still circling is Discoverer VIII aunched last Nov 20 from Vandcnbcrg Air Force Base alif Navy trackers who keep a continuous watch on all space objects said they knew the whereabouts of the Discoverer rocket that this object was not one of them THE ONLY indication of the mystery satellites size came in the Pentagons comment that the object is slightly small er than the Discoverer carrier rockets These carrier rockets are 192 feet long and 5 feet in diameter weighing 1400 pounds at burnout Their ejectable capsules weigh 300 pounds The Navys Spasur Space Surveillance fence which first picked up the mystery satellite extends across the southern part of the United States Ships in the Atlantic and Pacific also carry on tracking operations The Pentagon says this assures that passive or silent satellites will not be able to orbit un noticed above the United States neral and burial Organ 53 and ceived a year The pro his vife Helen 41 receivedIposal is subject to the approval maximum oneyear terms forjof the State Executive Council illegal cremation and threeJAlso recommended were pay months for failure to report ajincreases for about 2000 com death mission employes BUENOS AIRES Argentina UPI President Artura Frondizi Thursday ordered the Argentine Navy to make an all out attack on the mystery sub marine believed trapped at the bottom of the Golfo Nuevo inlet some 650 miles southwest of here Frondizi also instructed the foreign office to be prepared to break diplomatic relations in stantly with the country to which the submarine belongs Official sources said a max sivc attack by the combined sur face and air strength of Argen tinas armed forces would start at midnight FRONDIZlS ORDERS were understood to have been issued after a new midmorning sonar contact between Argentine sur face craft and the mysterious submersible At least seven warships rang ing from frigates to cruisers and scores of aircraft including fighters bombers and helicop ters will participate in the all out blow Reports of one or more mystery submarines have had Argentina agog since Jan 30 Earlier Thursday unconfirmed reports said that a second mys tery submarine had appeared on the scene cither to aid sislcrship in effecting repairs or as a diversion to enable it le escape FOREIGN correspondent poured into Buenos Aires There were rumors in Buenos Aires that several attacks on one or the other of the submarines were made last night between dusk and dawn Other uncon firmed reports said the com mander of the first submarine had radioed for surrender terms Agentine navy planes and warships were reported patrol ling the area Magnesium flares were used during the night to illuminate the scene Armed Argentine marines in full battle regaiia patrolled the northern shoreline of the Nuevo Gulf in let Army troops guarded the south side SAME NBC censors bit of Jack Paar show NEW YORK tt Pan was off the air for five Wednesday night A portion of his program which is recorded on tape two hours before broad cast was replaced by a news summary when it went on the National Broadcasting Co net work An NBC spokesman said Parr told a story that NBCs department of standards and practices felt was not in good taste The spokesman said it was about a water closet with double meanings c Employment drops by 1900000 WASHINGTON LP Employ ment dropped seasonally by 1 900000 last month but the num ber of Americans with a record high for January the Labor Department announced Thursday Employ ment was roughly a million higher than a year ago despite the usual postholiday shrinkage in retail payrolls and the winter curtailment of farming building and other outdoor work HARD GOING ON ROUTE 41 The winters worst snow storm is blowing itself out of the Great Lakes but it left misery plenty of it along a wide path AP PkotofM I Here the beginnings of a foot of the white stuff going almost on 41 near t S jf i vl   

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