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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                Doily Ntwspaper N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht Newspaper That Makts All North 1 o w a n Neighbors VOL M MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY II 1WO r CoBrt on m Kennedy rj 1 following Poll shows hed get 692 of Catholic vote By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON N J How important is the religious factor likely to be in the coming elec tions The possibility of the re ligious issue being injected into this years political campaign ing is one that is giving much Concern to top leaders is both political parties On the one hand if the Demo cratic nominee is a Protestant what effect will it have on the Catholic vote On the other should Sen John Kennedy a Roman Catholic be the Demo cratic candidate what is likely to happen to this same Catholic vote RESULTS OF A just cent pleted survey with Catholics in a 11 walks of life throw some light on what would happen at this time if Adlai Stevenson a Protestant or Kennedy a Cath olic were running against Vice President Richard Nixon a Protestant For example when rank and file Catholics who are registered or eligible to vote were asked Suppose the presidential elections were being held to day If Adlai Stevenson were the Democratic candidate and Richard Nixon were the Re publican candidate which one would you like to see win CATHOLIC VOTERS ONLY Ntxon 495 Stevenson 489 Undecided t Neither one 10 And when the same crosssec tion of Catholic voters were Asked a second question Suppose the presidential Elections were Being held to day If John Kennedy were the Democratic candidate and Richard Nixon were the Re publican candidate which one would you like to see win CATHOLIC VOTERS ONLY Nixon 305 Kennedy 492 Undecided 3 In other wordi among Cath olics eligible to vote Nixon ceived 19 per cent more votes when matched against Steven son than he did when matched against Kennedy A breakdown of Roman Cath olic sentiment in todays tria heats by the way voters classi fied themselves politically shedj further light on the shift in sen timent that takes place when Nixon is matched first agains Protestant Stevenson and then against Catholic Kennedy This is the way Roman Cath olic Democrats voted CATHOLIC DEMOCRATS ONLY NIXON VS STEVENSON Nixon 22 Stevenson 77 Undecided 1 NIXON VS KENNEDY Nixon 10 Kennedy 90 From the abovs it can seen that among Roman Catho lic Democrats Nixon got 12 per cent more support when running against Stevenson than he did when running against Kennedy And heres the way Catholic independents voted when Nixon was paired with the two front running Democrats CATHOLIC INDEPENDENTS NIXON VS STEVENSON Nixon 73 Stevenson 23 Undecided 1 Neither one 3 NIXON VS KENNEDY Nixen 41 Kennedy 54 Undecided I In other words among Catho lic Independent voters Nixon got 32 per cent more support when paired against Stevenson than he did when paired against Kennedy And heres how Catholic Re publicans answered when tiixon was matched against the same two Democrats CATHOLIC REPUBLICANS NIXON VS STEVENSON Nixen 19 Stevenson 11 NIXON VS KENNEDY Nixon 70 Deplores space work division FROM OVX WIKK SKKVICKS WASHINGTON The former dead of Ihc Armys Ballistic Missile Agency testified Thurs day that splitting the nations space effort between two gov ernment military the other illogical and incorrect Retired Maj Gen John B Medaris told the House Space committee that the assumptions behind having both the Defense Department and the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis tration NASA carrying on space work are totally incor rect Mcdarls called for a single overall space agency to be un der Pentagon control He also stressed the need for the United Status to achieve equality and eventually superi ority in the space race with Rus sia This he said is one of the most critical and fundamental decisions of our day I want to affirm by personal conviction he said that for psychological reasons alone the free world must attain no less CHESSMAN PETITION TO GOVERNOR Gov Ed mund Brown of California receives a petition asking clemency for Caryl Chessman and abolition of capital punishment Carrying some 1500 names of Univer sity students and faculty members the petition was AP Photofax brought to the Governor by Michael Myerson sec ond from James Chandler and Susan Witkov sky Chessman isolated to be executed Friday after 12 years of legal maneuvering Indonesia welcomes Premier Reception is more warm JAKARTA Indonesia WT Neutralist Indonesia Thursday gave Nikita Khrushchev the most enthusiasticwelcome of his current Asiantaur and he beamed with appreciation An estimated 200000 Indone sians greeted Khrushchev in the airport area and 300000 more lined the motorcade route into the city as the Soviet Premier began his 12day visit looking brighter than at any time since he left Moscow KHRUSHCHEV who got only luTcewarm receptions from the public in New Delhi Calcutta and Rangoon was in high spir its He looked healthy and rested in contrastto the tired subdued appearance he exhibited during mfist of his stay in India and Burma Indonesias powerful C o m munist party and the Commun istrun trade union federation SOBSI joined the government in bringing out the crowd KHRUSHCHEV declared full support for the independent and active policy of this sprawling young island republic and said the Soviet Union and Indonesia jointly stand far peace for elimination of coloni alism and for prohibition of nuclear weapons menacing the life of humanity Indonesias President Sukar no met Khrushchev he alighted from the big turbo plane which brought him from Burma Doctors attend queen Time draws nearer LONDON UPI Elizabeths four doctors called on her at Buckingham Palace Thursday and public tension and excitement moutjted by the hour in anticipation of the imminent birth of her third child A source close to the palace said the birth would occur Thursday even if it had to be induced Crowds outside the palace gates swelled into the hundreds Prince Philip went off to a lunch in his honor at the Guild hall the capitals financial district and expressed his re grets that the Queen could not be present But you he added with m straight face she has other matters to attend to At the palace the Queens doctors were watting watchfully They had not been expected to arrive there until the birth was imminent They arrived it am and hours later the who will actually deliver the baby was still Dr Johnffeel the Queens obstetrician stayed throughout the day his Evansher personel physi cian and Sir John Weir her family doctor came and went Evans returned in the afternoon Helped end strike Little fanfare for returning minister ALBERT LEA UPI There was little fanfare when the Rev Lloyd Peterson returned home Wednesday night But the city couldnt find anyone to whom it owed more Most of the credit for bringing an agreement in the bitter Wilson Co strike was given the Rev Peterson pastor of the First Presbyterian Church here It was Mr Peterson who stepped in on his own on severa occasions in attempts to get both sides together when negotiation down in the long strike And he was instrumental in getting both sides to agree to the final proposed settlement WORKERS IN Wilson plants throughout the nation vote Thursday night on whether accept the new contract Albert1 Lea Wilsonworkers vote at News of the proposed settlej ment was greeted in Albert Leai with prayerful iy Mayor Shoff But there is caution also Strikers are considered certain to react angrily to any settle ment that wont allow them to return to their previous jobs Nearly all of them have been replaced by nonunion members The issue of who would be al lowed to or non union a touchy SAME DATE Bliefc ttffU M hoar T AP Photofax UP TO OLD TRICKS Nikita Khrushchev found a rather cool reception during his visit to Burma but he made out all right with the kids Here he beams broadly while hoisting two tots the boy actually is the son of a Russian engineer on duty in Burma in Chessmans last hope fades fast Clemency bid fails 43 SAN FRANCISCO W Con demned Caryl Chessmans last thread stretched peri lously thin after nearly 12 years of tenacious legal battling sus pends Thursday from an effort to switch one vote That is the vote of at least one member of the California Su preme Court majority Wednes day the a series of rapidfire developments de cided 43 against recommending clemency for the death row con victauthor CHESSMAN IS slated to die in the greenpainted gas chamber at San Quentin at 10 am Fri day He was convicted in 1948 of kidnaping with bodily harm robbery and sexual abuse in Los Angeles California Gov Edmund G Brown at sundown Wednesday noted he cannot grant clemency unless the Supreme Court rec ommends The law puts this re striction on granting mercy to men convicted previously of fel ony Brown said any further ac tion on hii part depended on what happened in Chessmans move Thursday for reconsidera tion of the 43 vote The convicts attorney George T Davis said his petition for reconsideration would be ac companied by a request for a hearing on a complete brief sup porting the action DAVIS SAID after the U S Supreme Court the California Supreme Courtand the Gover nor acted or commented on the case that he didnt have a chance to be heard on the llth hour clemency appeal At a San Quentin news confer ence the 38yearold Chessman expressed belief his 12year court struggle Stalemate on civil rights is broken WASHINGTON UPI The House Rules Committee Thurs day formally ended a sixmonth stalemate and sixweek tugof war by ratifying a goahead for House action an civil rights legislation next month Chairman Howard W DVa said the measure will come up on or after March 10 under an agreement allowing 15 hours of general debate and un limited amendments ONE PROVISION of agreement specifically will per mit the administrations elec tion referee plan to be offeree as an amendment to the moder ate civil rights bill approved by the House Judiciary Committee last year The judiciary committees bil had been bottled in the rule since last August group which chan committee The rules nels legislation to the floor agreed tentatively Wednesday to clear the measure It ratified the action Thurs day by a 74 vote ruling ou need for a discharge petition which advocates of the bill had been circulating for six weeks SMITH AND oth Southerners voted against clear ing the bill All four Republi cans on the committee joined three northern Democrats in voting for clearance The bill is a strippeddown of President Eisen howers 1959 civil rights pro gram It would allow federal in spection of voting records am provide penalties for interfcr all bargaining point No details of the settlement j chessman steadfastly has in will be released before prelsisted on his innocence and he sented to union members jdid so again He said tnats why MR PETERSON titimatcs htihe never has asked for clemen walked two miles between cornley but for a full pardon He pany and union headquarters in messaged Brown to do what Chicago more than 70 times lever your conscience dictates When too tired to walk cab fare came out of his own pocket He arrived in Chicago Monday morning for the final session and did not get any sleep until midnight Tuesday when the fina agreement was reached school integration for hate bomb ence with orders and ings Thursdays action came a the Senate ran into its fourtl consecutive day of debate on the civil rights issue with m end in sight continued ton Iowa Fair partly cloudy continued cold through Friday Low Thursday night near 5 Ilighs Friday in low 20s owa Fair to partly cloudy con tinued cold through Friday Lows Thursday night zero to than parity and preferably a margin of superiority in field of space exploration and exploitation MEDARIS DESCRIBED present militarycivilian structure of this country as working by u sort of hot house nurtured or blackjack inspired coordination He said that since no one au thority is totally and immediate ly responsible for the complcta mission what is everybodys business ends up being nobodyi business In another field Medaris called upon the United States to immediately begin produc tion of the NikeZeus antimis sile missile The Nike Zeus he said is our only conceivable positive defense for the next 10 years MEANWHILE SEN Htnry M Jackson DWash chal lenged President Eisenhower to north to 10 above border Highs Fri 5 above southern day in the 20s Further outlook fair and a little warmer Saturday Minnesota Partly cloudy cold er Highs Friday 515 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 28 7 13 trace 23 0 Another fraternity at Drake on probation DES MOINES Phi Epsilon fraternity at Drake University has been placed on probation for a year and fined because of a party last month in which it was alleged there had been drinking It was the second Drake fraternity against which such disciplinary action was taken Pi Kappa Al pha previously was placed on probation following a Christmas holiday parly RECORD SET E V A N S T 0 N 111 Evanstons q u i e I treelined streets reigned Thursday as the safest in the nations history This university town has gone 781 days without a fatal traffic accident breaking a record of 16 years standing give the American people spe cifics on U S and Soviet mis sile progress in the Presidents radioTV report Sunday night I hope it will not be another generalized reassurance that we have overall deterrent strength The people want to know specifically Jackson said Eisenhower announced Wed nesday he would deliver a 15 minute talk at pm CST Sunday to discuss his policies and the South American Lour he begins Monday Charge against Beck dropped NEW YORK in dictment charging former Teamsters Union president Dave Beck with illegally accepting from two truck com pany officials and three was dismissed Thursday by Fed eral Judge Sidney Sugarman Sugarmen said he was con vinced the payments made in 1954 and repaid in regular in stallments thereafter were a loan pure and simple and not a violation of the TallHartley law as charged by the govern ment Indictments against the truck ing officials and firms including the Fruehauf Trailer Co and its president Roy Fruehauf De troit also were dismissed On the inside Editorials 4 Society Comics Latest Mason City Ntwi 1213 Cltar News 14151617 North Iowa Sports News Dollivertaking it easy after 14 years in federal service SPIRIT LAKE HVAfter 12 girlhood summers And it is the years in Congress and 2 years in US government service in the Middle East James I Dolli ver and his wife have retired to the West Okoboji Lake area near here Thats where Dolliver spent some of his student days Its where Mrs Dolliver spent her area where the Doilivers spent their honeymoon in 1022 Dolliver who repre sented Iowas 6th District in Congress says he will continue to be vital ly interested in Republican poli tics and will assist when needed in the affairs of the party But Im not interested in be More money needed for new building DES MOINES Board of The Iowa was faced ful again Mr Peterson said fmdinS additional funds to build He said he expected no public acclaim on his return No one knew when I was coming back and most of them dont know yet that Im home QUEMOY SHELLED TAIPEI Formosa UPI The Chinese Communists fired 105 shells at the Qucmoy Islands Wednesday over a 10hour period a new dormitory at the Girls State Training School at Mitch ellville The Legislature appro priated for the purpose but when the board opened bids from contractors Wednesday the bids on three divisions of the project totaled more than 000 Board members said a search of other board funds will he made as the new dormitory is essential AP Pholofax QUIET LIVING Former Iowa Rep James Dolliver relaxes with his wife at their home in Spirit Lake The house is liberally furnished with items Dolliver made as a woodworker and with articles theyve brought from their world travels coming a candidate for public office nor in going further in government service he said in an interview After all Im 65 I love it here and can think of no better place in which to live Last May the Doilivers re turned from the Middle East where he served as regional legal counsel for the Internation al CoOperation Assn in con nection with the Point 4 Pro gram He was stationed at Tehran Iran and his duties for the US government included supervision of legal matters in Iran Leban on Jordan Egypt Iraq and Libya DOLLIVER SAID that through his experiences in these coun tries he has gained a high re spect for the U S foreign aid program It is bringing us closer to gether all of the time and is making a great contribution to the objective of world peace he said It was a great experience which we wouldnt have missed for anything But we have no de sire to return We are happy and content to be back in The Dolliver home used to at Fort Dodge But they now have made their summer their permanent residence They purchased land and   

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