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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper thot Makes All North lowans Neighbors Prtn and United Presi International Futt Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL M 1MO a Copy ConiUU of Two ITS Economic issues in spotlight By JOSEPH R SLEVIN New York Herald News Service WASHINGTON Democratic and Republican politicians are readying a dazzling set of eco nomic charges and counter charges for the fall election campaign The Republicans will talk about the good the Democrats will talk about the bad and there will be a great deal of truth in the statements that both sides will make Its that kind of an economy It has something to offer the phrasemakers of both parties THE REPUBLICANS will stress the things the United States has The Democrats will emphasize the things that this country needs All the expectations are that employment will hit a new peak before November and the Re publicans truthfully will be able to claim that more people have jobs than ever before But unemployment is proving sticky and that is what the Dem ocrats will call attention to The unemployment rate has not slipped back to where it was be fore the recession and there are pools of jobless workers in a number of big industrial cities Prices are edging up slowly but they are not climbing at the rapid pace that prevailed three years ago The Republicans plan to boast of price stabil ity and to claim that they have successfully licked inflation But there is another side to that coin too and the Demo crats are polishing it with lov ing affection Their orators will emphasize that prices still are rising They will remind the voters that living costs climbed to a record high during the Ei senhower Administration and that the value of the consumers dollar has fallen 10 cents since Eisenhower entered the White House in January 1953 WHERE THE Republicans will claim that the administra tion antiinflation program has one of the bright spots of recent years the Democrats will assert that the Administra tions tight money policies have unnecessarily boosted in terest rates at the expense of borrowers and to the advantage of the Wall Street bankers They will contend that tight money has denied credit to home buyers small bussinessmen local governments and others The US is the richest most prosperous country that the world has known and the Repub licans will be stressing that comfortable fact from now un II Disciplined to remain calm1 Caryl again at deaths door SAN QUENTIN Calif UPI All I can do now is sec what happens Ive disciplined myself to remain calm Thus poker faced Caryl Chessman who lias evaded death in the San Quentin deatli chamber Cor 12 years Satur day faced what could well be the final two days of his life He seemingly lost his last chance to escape execution at 11 am CST Monday when the State Supreme Court Fri day again rejected his latest appeal for clemency The vote was 43 Informed of the courts de cision California Gov Ed mund G Brown said This means my hands arc still completely tied 1 am power less to take any action It was the third time the states high court had ro jcctcd pleas that Chessmans death sentence be commuted to life in prison But Chessmans resourceful trio of attorneys immediately busied themselves with an alternative application to be filed in Ihe same court and issued a round of optimistic statements that they still had many other legal recourses to explore But no one denied that the announcement of the high courts verdict was a shat tering if not climatic blow in Chessmans 12year fight to evade death Attorney George T Davis who had indicated he believed one justice had changed his mind since a similar 43 vole last February filed a simple threepage application Friday afternoon Us main thesis was that the convicts dozen years of harrowing reprieves from death formed a kind of cruel and unusual punishment which is outlawed in the US Constitution It argued that it was par ticularly cruel for Brown to have granted a reprieve last Feb 19 less than 10 hours be fore Chessmans eighth ap pointment with death partly because of a desire to avoid riots during President Eisen howers South American tour At that lime Chessman al ready had been moved lo the holding room a few yards from the gas chamber Davis told newsmen Cliess mm was optimistic when he left him at the prison Fri day He quoted Chessman as saying Ill see you in Vaca villc next Monday afternoon Vacavilie is the processing center for life prisoners But almost three hours af ter thepetition was filed the crushing ruling came Here arc the charges on which Chessman was found guilty First degree Robbery five years to life eight counts con sccutive Sex perversion 0 to 15 years 2 counts Kidnaping death on two counts Attempted robbery 020 years 1 count Grand theft 110 years 1 count Attempted rape 025 years 1 count CAMPUS CONTRAST The appear ance of Takako Hajrashi Tokyo on the campus of Barnard College in New York offers a study in the extremes of feminine garb the subject of consid erable controversy at the college Barn ard students Wendy Supovitz left and AP Phototax Martha Kostyra wear shorts which now are frowned upon as classroom attire Barnard once was a leader in break down clothing barriers but now college authorities say its getting out of hand An outright ban on shorts ap pears on the way Another approach Kl to care for aged ews in a utshell til Nov 8 National output is due to crack the billion a year mark this month and the Repub licans are hopeful that it will climb still higher during the coming months The industrial capacity greater than it ever has been before and it still WASHINGTON ffi The Eisenhower administration Satur day was reported working onstill another approach to a volun tary program for medical care for the aged Secretary of Welfare Arthur S Flemming has been work ing undera deadline to come up with a plan that will be satis factory to President Eisenhower and yet will serve to mute Democratic attempts to make health care for the aged a hot campaign issue F 1 e m m i n hopes to get the administration plan in shape by next Tuesday Some Democrats in Congress want to put through a plan similar xto the Forand bill which would finance such medi cal care through the Social Se curity System by raising so cial security taxes The Forand bill failed to win House commit tee approval but has supporters in the Senate EISENHOWER HAS an nounced adamant opposition to raising social security taxes or including health coverage in that system He has denounced the idea as compulsory insur ance So far the administration has not come up with an al teYnative Earlier this week the admini stration was studying a plan for aged health coverage through BUT THE Democrats have some questions about the record prosperity too They want to know whether the economy is growing rapidly enough to keep ahead of the Russians and to provide good jobs for a steadily increasing American population And they want to know whether we are spending our money for the right things The issue they are raising is the continuing argument over whether the countrys resources should be channelled into lux urious cars appliances and homes or whether a larger is growing insurance partly de frayed either by federal sub share should be earmarked for schools housing public works national defense and foreign aid This is the economic growth debate and it will be the central economic issue of the 1960 pres idential election c sidies or by special income tax deductions THE PLAN now under con sideration a reliable source said involves federal state matching funds It would have these alternatives 1 Comprehensive stateoper ated coverage with states hav ing the option of doing the in suring themselves or contract ing through private insurance companies such as Blue Cross or Blue Shield 2 The purchase by individu als of health insurance policies they desire with federal and governments paying per haps half of the cost up to a certain level The coverage would be avail able only to persons 65 or older Barbershop quartets in region finals Barbershop singers from seven states Saturday were gathering in Mason City and Clear Lake in preparation for the regional barbershop quartet contest The contest finals will start Saturday at 8 pm at the Clear Lake Junior High School Leading officials of the Cen tral States District of the So ciety for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America were present at preliminary meetings Saturday morning All officers of the Central States District were reelected to terms that end Dec 31 The organization is changing from the use of the fiscal year to the use of the calendar year The election in effect extends the terms from June 31 to the end of 1960 Bob Hafer Kenosha Wis ex ecutive director of the society will act as master of ceremonies at the final contest An After glow of informal song for tic ket holders will start Saturday at 11 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall TWO POLARIS SHOTS CAPE CANAVERAL Fla Lfl Navy emphasizing its drive to have the Polaris missile combatready by this fall suc cessfully fired two of the sub marine weapons more than 1000 miles in a fourhour period Fri day night FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES LONDON The roy al family gathered at Windsor for the week end to make a finalde cision on whether to con fer a title on Antony ArmstrongJones before his marriage next Fri day to Princess Margaret in Westminster Abbey CHICAGO One of the last bastions against inflation the nickel pack of chewing may fall if retailers pass on to consumers the Wil liam Wrigley Jr Cos first price boost in 43 years Wrigley an nounced it was raising its 20pack box price from 55 to 60 cents HOLLYWOOD Turners 16 year old daughter Cheryl who two years ago stabbed her actress mothers hoodlum lover has es caped from a countyop erated home for girls WASHINGTON Iowa was one of four states in which person al incomes dropped in February compared with the same month a year ago while the rest of the nation enjoyed increases in personal income CAIRO Egypt A boycott of American shipping at the Egyptian ports of Alexandria Port Said and Suez began in reprisal for the picketing of the Egyptian freight er Cleopatra in New York harbor Istanbul unrest remains ISTANBUL Turkey WVNew antigovernment demonstrations erupted in Istanbul Saturday About 1000 students and youths paraded before the building where NATO foreign ministers will meet Monday shouting Freedom Defying a martial law ban on public galherings the students confronted thousands of troops who stood shoulder to shoulder in dusty heat outside the still un finished NATO structure TANKS WERE drawn up at every approach Helicopters swooped low overhead There were no clashes be tween demonstrators and troops but tanks followed the marchers and gradually pushed them to side streets The procession headed by youths carrying Turkish flags marched down a wide street through which Secretary of State Christian A Herter Brit ish Foreign Secretary Sehvyn Lloyd and other top NATO min isters were due to pass within a few hours THE NATO foreign ministers were expected to land at Yvesil koy airport later Saturday Maximum security arrange ments now in effect in Istanbul have caused grave traffic snarls throughout the city Earlier in the day troops with fixed bayonets removed 2000 student sitdown strikers from the campus of the Univer sity of Istanbul The students who had staged an 18hour dem onstration against the govern ment of Premier Adan Men deres were interned in army camps and charged with violat ing martial law regulations Rallies set for Berlin AP Pholofax SAVANNAH TAKES SHAPE This is the worlds first nuclearpowered merchant ship the Savannah as it nears completion in the yards at Camden N J The tentative schedule calls for installation of the nuclear core aboard the vessel about Aug 1 Frost warning out for lowans Iowas April sunshine and showers brought out the flowers and then they were nearly killed with cold and snow at months end And whats more the Weather Bureausaid Saturday that May would begin with a continuation of freezing temperatures No trace of Gluckmann HONOLULU Guard planes searched the waters and islands of the Pacific Saturday for long overdue Peter Gluck mann the flying San Francisco watchmaker Gluckmann van ished in radio silence three days ago on a try for a nonstop rec ord for light planes from Tokyo to New York A Bandera Tex housewife Mrs J E Sifferliu reported hearing what she thought was a shortwave radio message from Gluckmann that he was setting down on an island 150 mile rom Honolulu But there was no sign of Gluckmann on any o he beaches within that radius of Hawaii and a Coast Guan spokesman called the search very long shot Gluckmann 34 who has been flying single engine plane across oceans for seven year and holds several records wa ast heard from in a confirmee radio report at 9 a m Wcdncs day CAFE BURNS WATERLOO UPI Fire destroyed Beeliners Cafe here early Saturday Light suow suddenly swept into the southwest and central portions of the state Friday night and moved eastward dur ing the night Temperatures plunged below the freezing mark at several widely separated cities Satur day mornings low included Spencer 26 Council Bluffs and Sioux City 29 Lenox 30 and Ma son City and Lamoni 32 On the inside Maroon and BluePage 2 Editorials 4 Comics 5 Church News 7 Society News 8 Sports News 910 Mason City News1213 Clear Lake News 1415 North Iowa News 18 North Iowa Fair with frost or freezing temper atures Saturday night lows 24 to 32 Fair and warmer Sun day highs 55 to 58 Northwest erly winds 25 to 35 mph dimin ishing Saturday night owa Freeze or frost warning Saturday night Mostly fair Saturday night and Sunday Colder cast Saturday night with frost or freezing temper atures over most of state lows 24 to 32 Warmer Sunday highs 55 to 62 Northwesterly winds 20 to 35 mph Saturday after diminishing Saturday noon night Minnesota Clearing warmer Highs Sunday 5060 Globe Gazette weather data up to 3 am Saturday Maximum 55 Minimum 32 Precipitation 05 ITS UNDERSTANDABLE CHICAGO UPI Marie Schultzs car collided with a isporls car Friday careened i across a sidewalk and came to IKOM OUK W1KK SERVICES estimated one million Berliners will demon strate Sunday in Communist and antiCommunist rallies that will underline the EastWest dis pute over the city Both West and East Berlin plan to convert traditional May Day observances into demon strations for and against the Soviet proposal to get the West ern allies out of the city West Berliners will gather around a sign reading freedom for all before the old Reichstag building on the EastWest city border MAYOR WILLY Brandt ap pealed to West Berliners to turn out in unprecedented num bers lo show the forthcoming Paris summit meeting that they reject the Soviet proposal to make West Berlin a free de militarized zone Last year 500000 turned out for the same reason Brandt said the world would be watch ing to compare this years at tendance with last years We want to support those who arc representing our in terest Brandt said We must show the world what Berlin wants and what it doesnt want That is our common task on May 1 THE WEATHER promised to be unfavorable but the West Berlin press told Berliners to get umbrellas and attend even if it pours The Communists also hoped to exceed last years rally fig ure of 250000 They will parade down Under Den Linden into the Marx Engels Platz about a mile from the western rally Both Eastern and Western police were scheduled to be out in force along the border to prevent incidents The Communists were calling their rally a fighting demon stration for a free city The Communists rejected in advance the West Berlin free dom rally Their official news paper Neues Deutschland said in an editorial that West Berlin opinion is not binding on any one rest beside the brass rail in Sul tap Xo one was injured but three of Sullivans custom ers spilled their beers SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES Iowas June 6 primary may attract biggest voter turnout since DES MOINES WJ State officials expect 350000 voters to cast ballots in Iowas pri mary election next June 6 That would make it the big gest primary voter turnout since 1952 when 418499 Re publicans and Democrats went to the polls Secretary of State Melvin Synhorst told the As sociated Press Saturday Republican Synhorst unop posed in the primary for re election said he based his es timate of the voter turnout on four main factors 1 The large number of candidates for governor and United States senator on the Republican ticket 2 Political non partisan education courses held across the state in recent months to stimulate election interest 3 More political activity in this presidential election year which traditionally has pro duced a heavier primary voter turnout in Iowa 4 Interestin a constitution al convention which has put the spotlight on the contro v e r s i a 1 reapportionmcnt issue There are three Republicans in the governors race Atty Gen Norman Erbe Boons State Sen Jack Schroeder Davenport and former Lt Gov William H Nicholas Clear Lake Contending for the GOP nomination for US senator are six candidates They are Rollo Bergeson Des Moines forrrcr Ally Gen Dayton Countryman Nevada State Sen Jack Miller Sioux City Oliver J Reeve Waverly Ernest Secmann Waterloo nd State Rep Kenneth Stringer Davenport Gov Herschel Loveless is unopposed in the primary for the Democratic nomination for United States senator and two Democrats are seeking their partys nomination for governor Iowa Commerce Commissioner Harold Hughes of Ida Grove and Lt Gov Ed warcJ JMcManus of Keokuk Synhorst credited bringing much of the issues before the people to a series of political education courses held in Iowa Leaders in this field he said have been the Iowa League of Women Voters the Chambers of Commerce and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation The Citizens Committee for a Constitutional Convention al so has been active in drum ming up support for such a convention to resolve the re districting issue More people seem to be talking politics these days than ever before observed Synhorst and all the talk ap pears to be centering on re apporlionmert Its the hottest issue in Iowa politics this year he added Synhorst noted that primary voter turnout has steadily de clined since 1952 possibly be cause of a lack of interest in both the issues and offices candidates sought The presidential year of 1952 drew 418499 to the polls as a ratio of four Republicans for every Democrat In 1954 with ony the gover nors seat at stake the voter turnout in the primary totaled 320984 with the ratio four Republicans to every Demo crat continuing There were six Republicans seeking the governor nomination V Interest in the 1956 primary focused on the US Senate race A total of 334701 voters turned out but the ratio changed to 231 Republicans for every Democrat The slightly larger turnout was at tributed by Synhorst to the presidential year In 1958 with only the gov ernors race to spark interest the primary voter turnout dropped to 293068 with two Republicans casting ballots for every Democrat
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