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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 17, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Daily Newspaper Edited for HM VOL M MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T h Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors MASON CITY tOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 1940 Copr Thl of roar Pren ted OaUed frtu iBternattotia run Wlnf Union workers expected to approve pact with Wilson A Nobel prize to Nikita Report has it that Russia is making plug By BARRETT McGURN New York Herald Tribune News Service ROME Intriguing new de tails in a story of the Kremlins effort to get the next Nobel Prize for Soviet Premier Khrushchev have come to light The piece de resistance is that Khrushchev would be agreeable to sharing the prizewith Presi dent Eisenhower or if the Pres ident is not a candidate then some other suitable person The first inkling that Khrush chev was after the prize that would stamp him in the eyes of millions as the man of peace he wishes to appear was car ried last week by the Italian News Service Agenzia Conti nentale There has been a tend ency in some parts of the world to regard the story as something of a jest in view for example of certain recent events in Hun gary ON THE CONTRARY how ever investigation has disclosed that the story is authentic The Herald Tribune News Service has learned that on instruction from the Soviet Moscow Mikhail Girgoryevich Gribanov the Soviet ambassa dor in Oslo called on Gunnard Jahn chairman of the Nor wegian Nobel committee on or about Jan 31 He also talked to certain other members of the committee According to reliable informa t i o n Ambassador Gribanov sounded out the committee about the nomination of Khrushchev as a candidate for the I960 Peace Prize which will be awarded next Dec 10 In conformity with the will of the donor the late Dr Alfred Nobel the prize is awarded an nually to the person who shall havemost or best promoted the fraternity of nations and the abolishment or diminution of standing armies and the forma tion and extension of peace con gresses The will also provides that no consideration whatever should be paid to the national ities of candidates THE DEADLINE for submis sion of candidates was Feb 1 Ambassador Gribanov requested that this be extended until Feb 7 and according to an informed source this was quietly done Since the fiveman committee which is appointed by the Nor wegian Parliament does not re veal the names of candidates it is not known for sure whether the Russians formally submitted Khrushchevs name after Grib anov sounded out Jahn They may not have done so In a sense however this is ir relevant because the interesting thing for the light it sheds on Mr Khrushchevs efforts to build a peaceloving image of himself is that he sought the prize at all In his approach to Jahn Ambassador Gribanov ac cording to the information here suggested Khrushchev as a can didate in his role of private cit izen rather than as Premier OVER THE YEARS the Nobel Peace Prize has gone to such figures as former Secretaries of State Frank Fellogg and Cor dell Hull Nicholas Murray But ler former president of Colum hia University Viscount Cecil of Chelwood Jane Addams and the Archbishop of Sweden The prize carries an award of 650 In the past the committee has shied away from giving the award to a statesman in office The reason for this is that the time might come after the award when in the discharge of his duties such an official might be forced to take steps that would be out of harmony with the spirit of the prize A typical example would be the case of former British Prime Minister Anthony Eden who made many contributions to peace but then ordered the Brit ish attack on Suez AP Photofax MINISTER AIDS IN PACT The Rev Lloyd A Peterson Albert Lea is credited with a major role in reaching of a tentative contract agreement between Wilson Co and the union Here Peterson looks over a draft of the new contract with Ralph Helstein president of the United Packinghouse Work ers of America Flu bug studied Teenagers top target BETHESDA Md UP Asian flu strikes heaviest among teenagers possibly because of the crowded setup of modern American schools a Public Health Service researcher said Wednesday Dr Alexander D Langmuir of the services Communi cable Center Atlanta Ga said that was the Ameri can experience noted during the epidemic of In a report at the First International Conference on Asian Flu attended by scientists from five foreign countries in cluding the Soviet Union Dr Langmuir summarized studies of the 1957 outbreak a Incidence of disease was relatively low in preschbol chil dren he said It rose in grammar school children and reached a peak among those of high school ages and young adults Then the rates dropped abruptly among older adults The modern American system of education particularly the crowded consolidated high school which is now almost universal throughout the country and its system of school bus transportation probably permits a maximum of transmission among teenage groups he added Vote will be taken Thursday Tentative OK given CHICAGO UPI Striking members of the United Packing house Workers of America meet Thursday to vote on an agree ment designed to end their bit ter strifetorn walkout against Wilson Co Tentative agreement to end the 106dayold strike was reached Tuesday night largely thanks to the efforts of a Pres byterian minister who succeed ed as peacemaker where federal mediators had failed The announcement of the set lenient came only minutes be fore the latest incident of vio lence since 5600 workers walked out at seven Wilson plants Nov 3 AN EXPLOSION believed caused by dynamite rocked the neighborhood of the Wilson plant in Albert Lea Minn The blast occurred across the street from the plants east gate Damage was limited to a few broken windows in a nearby building The plant itself was untouched In December it was the scene of violent demonstra tions and National Guardsmen were summoned to preserve order Ralph Helstein UPWApresi dent and Wilson Prasident ffames D Cooney reached the settlement after a marathon 24 hour bargaining sessions Sixteen union delegates repre senting locals at plants in THEYLL RACE EACH OTHER FOR HER Jean Girling 19 holds hands with identical twins Howard and Vaughan Clarke also 19 at Uni versity of North Wales in England Jean unable to AP Photofai choose after dating them in turn for several months has agreed to marry the one who wins a 104mile foot race Friday May the best pant pant man win never deliberately misled country Ike Military training manual denounced WASHINGTON The Air Force Wednesday announced the withdrawal of an instruction manual which had been attacked by the National Council of Churches as linking churches and communism An Air Force statement said Secretary Dudley Sharp ordered an investigation immediately upon learning of the existence of the manual It reported the manual already had been withdrawn by Air Force headquarters on Feb 11 The statement said Secretary Sharp categorically repudiated the publication as representing Air Force views He has directed an Air Force inquiry into the circumstances of the development and issu ance of this manual including names of individuals respon sible As evidence the council cited such statements in the manual as this There appears to be overwhelming evidence of Com munist antireligious activity in the United States through the in filtration of fellow travelers into churches and educational insti tutions James Wine associate general secretary of the council re leased a copy of the manual and a letter of protest that he had written to Secretary of Defense Thomas S Gates Jr The manual used in a reserve noncommissioned officer course discusses American churches and the National Council of Churches in a section titled Security Education and Disci pline The manual says the council officially sponsored the Revised Standard Version of the Bible Of 95 persons who served in this project the manual con tinues 30 have been affiliated with proCommunist fronts proj ects and publications In his letter to Gates Wine said that to imply some rela Queen moves into maternity suite LONDON Queen Elizabeth II moved Tuesday night to the maternity suite arranged for her in Buckingham Palace after her doctors told her to expect her third baby at any minute In what may have been their final prenatal examination th doctors found the 33yearold monarch in the best of health They anticipated no complica tions The Queen moved from he own apartment to the ground floor suite at the back of the palace which has been converl ed into a royal maternity ward 100 routed in fire at hotel in Keokuk KEOKUK Nearly guests of the Hotel Iowa her were routed out of their bed about am Wednesda when the building was filled wit smoke coming from a dinin room on the second floor Fire men found that the cloth an some decorations on a table i tionship between the Standard Version of the Holy Bible and communism it insid ious and absurd the dining room had caught fir Revised during the mgntt There als was some damage to chairs an Ihe floor but the blaze was con fined tb that room FROM OUR WIRE SERVICpS Ei senhower Wednesday described as despicable any charges or im plications that he had misled the American people in the bitter debate over defense policy The1 President made his state ment at a news conference dur Omaha Neb Albert Lea JMinn Cedar Rapids Iowa ansas City Kan Memphis enn and Los Angeles voted ntative acceptance of the greement Helstein said no erms would be disclosed until le union members vote Thurs ay night However Cooney earlier stockholders meeting that the greement was substantially atisfactory to both parties and ontains none of the objection ble features of the unions or ginal demands COONEY GAVE MUCH of the redit for the final agreement a minister the Rev Lloyd L Peterson of the First Pres yterian Church of Albert Lea Peterson had intervened in the trike negotiations several times n the past particularly when ilinnesota Gov Orville Free man called out the Guard at Ibert Lea last December The minister said he acted as a peacemaker in the strike on lis own initiative The strike vas creating tension bad feei ng and hardship in Albert Lea le said It was important thai ve have a settlement Bitterness and violence rose teadily after the company be an hiring nonstrikers The Wilson spokesman saic ooneys announcement followed allnight conferences between he firm and the UPWA in Chi cago Previous negotiations had Broken down despite pleas from governors of the states involvec and the efforts of federal medi ators DETECTIVES WERE as signed to guard Tuesdays stock loldcrs meeting following ru mors of a union demonstration None took place Cooney said the company iiopcful that the union demam for rehiring of all eluding those who have com mitted illegal acts could b resolved on a fair and honor able basis Cooney did not reveal detail of any agreement but said th union has dropped all of its de mands which would infringe o management responsibilities we will continue to have the au thority to run the business on ar efficient basis One of the companys key stands in the dispute has bee its insistence on the right to fir 17 Cedar Rapids plant employe after repeated warnings fo acts of insubordination and sabo lage The Weather North cloudiness through Thursday Colder Wednesday night Continued cold highs 1520 lows 28 Thursday ing which he also announced that he willmake a nationwide radio and television address at pm CST Sunday on his defense policy He also will discuss his trip to Latin America He declared that U S de fenses are strong and awesome and that he was tired of hearing people cite national defense as an excuse for wasting money A QUESTIONER told the President that critics of his de fense policy contend that his ad ministration is too complacent and is putting economy above security He was asked if he thought he had misled the American people Eisenhower replied that if any one believed he bad deliberately misled the country he would like to tell that person what he bought of him because lie re arded the charge as despicable Asked specifically whether he planned to carry to the people lis side of the current defense controversy Eisenhower said hat he would suppose that dur ng his Sunday evening talk he vould include items such as the security and strength United Slates owa Variable cloudiness through Thursday Colder Wednesday night lows zero to 5 below northwest 510 south east Continued cold Thursday highs 1020 Further Partly cloudy and continued cold Friday iveday Iowa Temperatures will average 8 to 12 degrees below normal Thursday through next Monday Turning colder at beginning of period and quite cold thereafter with only minor daily temperature changes Afternoon highs will average 20 to 25 degrees north and 25 to 30 degrees south Overnight lows will average 5 to 10 above north and 10 to 15 south Precipitation will average about 20 to 30 of an inch south and 10 of an inch or less north occurring as light snow mostly over the weekend Minnesota Fair colder Highs Thursday 1220 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 47 Minimum 2 Precipitation trace Baby No 4 comes on scheduleits Feb 17 again PROVIDENCE RI UPI Mass woman Wednesday gave birth to her fourth Feb 17 baby new addition is a boy born to Mrs Arthur Sweeney at Providence Lyingin Hos pital Mrs Sweeney and her hus band a factory worker have three other children with these birthdays Doris Feb 17 1957 Jeanne Feb 17 1958 Lucille 17 1959 The new baby was born by Gaesarean section On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 1415 Clear Lake News 15 Sports 1718 Mason City News 2223 Latest Markets 23 North Iowa News 27 turbcd a number of the tradi tional economic arrangement under which the United States tries to help the Cuban economy and people He concluded by saying that he hoped that the US troubles with Cuba could be worked out so that the Cuban people them selves would not suffer Other highlights of Eisenhow ers news conference HE SAID RUSSIA appears to be offering greater hope for agreement on an Hbomb test THE PRESIDENT hinted in remarks about Cuba that U S patience eventually may run out with Fidel Castros revolution ary regime Commenting on new Soviet trade and aid arrange ments with Cuba the President recalled that the Castro regime recently has repudiated or dis of DV moving away from previously rigid position on in spection and control He Des Moines woman victim of accident DES MOINES UPI Ger trude B Arminglon 75 Des Moines was fatally injured Tuesday whon she was hit by a truck at an intersection here SAME DATE IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES WHY ARE THEY SMILING r Its AP Photoffcx you guessed that the fire actually was not hard to understand why these Tor the school itself youre right As a re onto Canada kids are smiling once the facts are known Theyre watching a suit a weeklong holiday was declared until arrangements can be made to get big bonfire on the school grounds If the children in different quarters ilorcd Russias action in reject ing his plan to ban all nuclear weapons tests except smaller underground blasts which defy detection under current long range methods He deplored the fact that a spirit of nationalism and crav ing for prestige impelled coun tries such as France to want to explode their own Abombs But he acknowledged that this a perfectly understandable de sire under current circumstan ces He recalled that the United States in 3947 warned that one of the dangers unless there were a ban on testing was that many nations would want to de velop such weapons But he ex pressed the hope for an early workable test ban agreement which might end such national istic striving He said that in more than seven years of working closely with Vice President Richard M Nixon never once has Nixon been at any major variance vith him regarding administra ion policy A reporter had toldEisen lowcr that some people feel that ic and Nixon seem to have somewhat different philosophy on some matters and a different approach to handling problems Eisenhower commented that here probably arent any persons who dont have differ ent ideas regarding procedure Another set of twins at Clarion CLARION W The fifth set of twins born at the Clarion pital this year were delivered Tuesday The parents are Mr and Mrs Howard McCutcheon Goldfield The McCutcheoa twins are girls as were three the other four sets WHAT AGAIN TALLAHASSEE Fla Mary Call Collins17 daughter of Florida Gov Leroy was defeated by Kay m a contest for May Queen at Leoi High School here years ago Kays mother defeat ed Marys mother for the MTM honor   

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